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Denny’s Solo Marketing Promotion Kicks Off Tomorrow

I was invited to attend Denny’s exclusive marketing campaign reveal for Solo: A Star Wars Story at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. and while I couldn’t attend in person (due to the holiday weekend), we do have someone covering the event for us. Look for the official campaign to kick off tomorrow and watch for more details soon.

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Star Wars Action News’ 500th Episode!

This weekend is Toy Fair International 2018! Tons of new Star Wars collectibles will be revealed (including, likely, the first look at SOLO toys)! Star Wars Action News will be there to cover all the releases.

But before Toy Fair, here’s a look back at the state of collecting in 2017 and expectations for 2018.

So please enjoy this 500th episode of Star Wars Action News!

Congratulations to Arnie, Marjorie and the entire SWAN team for their milestone podcast!

The Last Jedi Receives 4 Oscar Nominations

This morning, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released the nominees for this year’s 90th Academy Awards and Star Wars: The Last Jedi gathered 4 nominations:

Best Visual Effects
Best Original Score
Best Sound Mixing
Best Sound Editing

Congratulations to Disney, Lucasfilm, ILM, Skywalker Sound and John Williams for their achievement.

Star Tours To Split Prequel and Original Trilogy from Sequel Trilogy

WDW News Today is reporting that Star Tours attractions at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland Park is planning on updating the ride experience giving riders the option of experiences elements of Episode 1-6 or 7-8 and beyond – essentially splitting the characters and locations from the Prequel and Original Trilogies from current Sequel Trilogy (pre- and post-Disney acquisition of Lucasfilm if you will). Head on over to WDWNT for the details.