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Hasbro Announces Star Wars Lightsaber Academy + All New York Toy Fair Reveals

By now, most Star Wars enthusiasts have either seen or heard of Lenovo’s Jedi Challenges.  This augmented reality simulator allows you to hone your lightsaber techniques against hologram projections of Star Wars characters like Kylo Ren.  That system was, of course, aimed more towards the adult market with its price point and complexity.  But this […]

J.J. Abrams Officially Announces Star Wars: Episode IX Has Wrapped Filming

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J.J. Abrams has taken to his official Twitter account to announce that Star Wars: Episode IX has completed principal photography. John HoeyJohn Hoey is the Co-Lead Editor and Senior Writer for Star Wars News Net and the host of The Resistance Broadcast podcast “For my ally is the Force, and a powerful ally it is.”

Lucasfilm Announces Triple Force Friday Event for October 4

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This year’s Force Friday event is set to be something really special, as it will not only encompass the launch of merchandise tied to the Star Wars Episode IX movie, but also merchandise for the Disney+ television series The Mandalorian and Respawn Entertainment’s Jedi: Fallen Order. In addition, the event will also happen closer to the release of Episode […]

Unfounded Rumors Force Rian Johnson to Clarify His Star Wars Trilogy is Still in Development

Rumors that Rian Johnson might not be making future Star Wars movies after The Last Jedi have appeared since the movie was released. Now, more sourceless rumors have surfaced – which we are deeming are unfounded and misinformed. Johnson’s trilogy is still in development at Lucasfilm (as he was able to confirm recently), though it just may […]

The Star Wars Show: Paul Scheer Talks Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge, A New Master and Apprentice Excerpt, and Kowakian Monkey-Lizard Facts

This week on The Star Wars Show: Anthony sits down with actor Paul Scheer to chat about Star Wars Celebration and the new Star Wars-themed land, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, coming to Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort; Plus an exclusive excerpt from Claudia Gray’s upcoming novel, Master & Apprentice, new Star Wars Galaxy […]

Qui-Gon Jinn is Given the Chance of a Lifetime in a Preview of Claudia Gray’s Upcoming ‘Star Wars: Master & Apprentice’

Jedi Knight, Qui-Gon Jinn, and his student, Obi-Wan Kenobi, were always an odd pairing to be sure. In The Phantom Menace, Obi-Wan urges his master to not defy the council any further concerning the training of the boy, Anakin Skywalker. This dynamic of opposing perspectives was implied by their interactions in the film, but in Claudia […]

Diamond Select Toys to Purchase Select Assets of Gentle Giant

Diamond Select Toys is a company known for making highly detailed Star Wars figures with uncanny likenesses. They are most known for their quarter-scale figures which make for excellent addition to Star Wars collections. Now Diamond Select Toys are expanding their product lines. We just received a press release from them announcing they will now be […]

AtGames Announces Classic Star Wars Games to be Featured in Future Products

Popular retro arcade maker AtGames recently announced that iconic games from Disney and Lucasfilm will be featured in their various upcoming product lines after acquiring rights. Justin KolledaWriter and Star Wars lover located in Florida, USA. “I don’t like sand. It’s coarse and rough and irritating and it gets everywhere.” – Anakin Skywalker

The Art of Star Wars Rebels Coming Fall 2019

Over the last several years now, Star Wars movies have had the luxury of getting companion books that explore the art that helped bring the movies to life. For the first time, this new tradition will now extend to television with the addition of The Art of Star Wars Rebels coming this fall. Justin KolledaWriter […]

Emperor Palpatine Actor Ian McDiarmid Confirmed for Star Wars Celebration

The Emperor is coming here?! The guest list for Star Wars Celebration is growing by the day, and now we can add “The Senate” to the list. Ian McDiarmid (Emperor Sheev Palpatine) has just been confirmed for Star Wars Celebration Chicago! John HoeyJohn Hoey is the Co-Lead Editor and Senior Writer for Star Wars News […]

Star Wars: Episode IX – That’s a Wrap for R2-D2

As the end to principal photography for Star Wars: Episode IX nears, more actors, performers, and characters are announcing the completion of their work on their parts in the film. Jimmy Vee, the actor who took over R2-D2 for the late Kenny Baker, is the most recent to indicate he has just wrapped. It is […]

Benioff and Weiss’s Star Wars Series is a Trilogy, Says HBO Boss

As producers David Benioff and D. B. Weiss wrap up their work on the Westeros/Essos saga portrayed in Game of Thrones, they will shift their attention to a galaxy far, far away in a series of Star Wars films that fans have speculated (or rather, have hoped) could be set in the Old Republic era. While […]

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