Here’s where the fun begins…it’s the return of the Star Wars Celebration Pin Trading Program! The Star Wars Celebration Europe pin set will feature pins based on the emojis from the official Star Wars app, with 40 unique Star Wars character pins spanning the entireStar Wars galaxy – including some surprise variants.
The president of Lucasfilm will be joined by the director of Rogue One and special guests for an opening day event at the massive fan gathering this July.
“Secret mission? What plans? What are you talking about?”
Find out, when Gareth Edwards – director of the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story — joins Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy and some special guests for a Rogue One panel at Celebration Europe on July 15th for what is sure to be a can’t-miss event! Visit starwarscelebration.com for tickets, and check back closer to the show for queuing and wristband details.
DisneyParks Blog has announced that Star Wars: Force for Change will be returning to Disney Parks on May 4th and locations will be offering the first merchandise to feature the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story logo. Twenty-five percent of the retail sale price of this product will be donated to U.S. Fund for UNICEF in support of UNICEF Kid Power.
At what comes as no great surprise, ReedPop has announced that Mark Hamill will official be attending Star Wars Celebration Europe. He will be hosting various panels and signing autographs over the course of event. Star Wars Celebration Europe runs from July 15-19, 2016 at the ExCel London Exhibition Centr. Friday and Sunday single day tickets are still available.
This Saturday, April 9, Disney Store will host special Star Wars-themed in-store events where Guests join the resistance, take part in defense training against Stormtroopers, Millennium Falcon flight training and learn how to write their name in Aurebesh.
All the magic and excitement of the past, present, and future of Disney entertainment will come together once again D23 presents D23 Expo 2017 at the Anaheim Convention Center the weekend of July 14–16. Each of Disney’s magical worlds will unite under one roof to celebrate what’s new and what’s on the horizon from theme parks, television, music, gaming, and films, including Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel. Advance tickets for D23 Expo 2017 will go on sale at D23Expo.com beginning July 14, 2016.
With this date superseding SDCC, could we see our first trailer for Episode VIII at D23?
Hasbro has released images for some of their reveals from their NYCC Preview Party. There are a couple conspicuous absences but stay tuned for those soon, but until then check out the attached image gallery of Black Series 6″ figures, Titanium Vehicles and Micro Machines.
WDW News Today is reporting a rumor that popular annual event, Star Wars Weekends, is retiring in 2016.
Star Wars Weekends has been perhaps the most popular annual event in the history of Walt Disney World since it was introduced in 1997, so much so that it became an annual event in the early 2000’s at the then Disney-MGM Studios. Well, after 16 fantastic events, it seems Star Wars Weekends is being shelved in 2016.
Galaween takes place in the midst of the world’s largest collection of Star Warsmemorabilia and is hosted by master-collector Steve Sansweet. The Gala will raise funds for the ongoing costs of maintaining Rancho Obi-Wan and enable us to continue our mission of inspiring others. We look forward to spending an incredible evening with you celebrating our mutual love of Star Wars and relaxing amongst friends! Head to Rancho Obi-Wan for the details.
We’d like to thank all of our affiliates and friends in the Force that have made the past 15 years simply amazing. This month Sandtroopers.com kicked off the 15th Anniversary celebration at their Sponsor Brian’s Toys. Make sure to check out the new video clips that feature never before seen footage of Brian’s Toys and his personal collection and stay tuned as we are putting together additional photos from the tour. We’ll also be dropping many giveaway prizes to celebrate a decade and a half of service to the collecting community!”
Ten years ago, August 30, 2005, two Star Wars collectors released the world’s first podcast dedicated to Star Wars collecting: Star Wars Action News. From the Revenge of the Sith line through The Black Series, and even looking back at Vintage and 90s toys, Marjorie and Arnie have covered it all.
Now join Star Wars Action News at a party to celebrate this milestone! At Wizard World, Chicago, join Arnie, Marjorie, Brock, Jerry, Daryl, Andrew, and other members of the Star Wars Action News team for drinks, food, cake, and fun!
The party starts at 7:30pm, Saturday, Aug 22 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare, the hotel attached by skywalk to the Stephens Convention Center.