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.
The St. Louis ToyMan Show returns this this Sunday, September 24.
With over 200 dealer tables, you never know what vintage or new Star Wars, GI Joe, Transformers or He-Man items you might find, and often at great prices!
You may even run into yours truly and a few of our forum members! For more details, click on the image above!
Our friends at MakingStarWars have shared a now deleted Tweet from @MarkHamill teasing the possible reveal of a new trailer for The Last Jedi during Monday Night Football on October 9.
Jedi Temple Archives is back to leaking this week, this time, giving up the slogan for Disney and Lucasfilm’s “Wookiee Weekend” – the marketing launch for next year’s as-of-yet untitled Han Solo standalone film.
That’s one way to go I guess.
Rhode Island Comic Con has announced via their Facebook page that they will be offering 3 exclusive classic tin wind-up toys from the Schylling Toys: Concept Boba Fett, Darth Vader and Stormtrooper. Convention admission is required to pre-order and attendees can pick up their purchase at the onsite Show Store the weekend of the show (November 10-12). For full details check out their Facebook page and ricomiccon.com.
Thanks to CollectorsCantina for the heads-up.
Walmart.com has announced their participation in the Force Friday II launch with their Be Jedi Ready campaign. Select Walmart Stores will host a Force Friday Weekend Event with Games and Activities including:
- Lightsaber Battles and New Product Demonstrations
- Find the Force Augmented Reality Experience
- FREE give-a-ways including Trading Discs, Posters and Stickers while supplies last
Check out this list* for participating locations and times.
*List is for those hold events during the day, this is not a list of stores opening at midnight or having midnight events.
StarWars.com has posted an extensive breakdown of events, giveaways and more surrounding the launch of Force Friday II. Head on over for the full details.
The Force Friday II event is your opportunity to be among the first to purchase new Star Wars and Star Wars: The Last Jedi themed merchandise, including unique products found only at Disney Parks.
For more information, check out the Disney Parks Blog.
*Event subject to change.
Just announced via Twitter, Mark Hamill is retiring from the autograph convention circuit (in the U.S.) and this year’s New York Comic Con will be the last place you’ll be able to get it!
UPDATE: Apparently, the NYCC Twitter feed was a bit “off the mark”, here is Mark’s official clarification:
— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) June 27, 2017
Our friend Corey from First Order Transmissions has provided us some on-site images from the floor of Star Wars Celebration. You can check them out on our Facebook page.
The official Star Wars Celebration site has posted their procedures for purchasing the exclusive 40th Anniversary Collection 6″ Luke Skywalker (X-wing Pilot) figure for Thursday and Friday.
In short, tickets will be given out starting at 6:00am to people in special early morning queues. Only those with tickets will be able to purchase the figure on those two days. Saturday and Sunday, Hasbro’s booth is open to shopping without a ticket.
For the full details, head to StarWarsCelebration.com