Beginning on Wed. Morning, Disney and Lucasfilm launched their full marketing “force” behind the merchandise for Rogue One. Articles published via EW.com and USA Today show several products from Hasbro, Funko and Disney Store and more that tie directly to the first standalone film in the Star Wars universe. Watch for more product announcements and preorders in the coming days.
A new trailer for Rogue One has hit YouTube featuring new footage and dialogue from the upcoming Star Wars story.
Thanks to ComicBook Now! for the heads up.
Watch and rewatch and rewatch.
The latest episode of The Star Wars Show has given fans the best look yet at the U-wing Transport/Gunship from Rogue One. They exclusively reveal that the U-wing as two flight modes, the second of which features a swept-wing configuration. Check out the episode on YouTube for additional technical specs and a new image right from the film.
I can’t wait for the Hasbro version!
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StarWars.com has announced that the last scene for Episode VIII has been filmed and the anticipated sequel has officially wrapped production (aside from some pick ups and reshoots I would imagine). Now the long wait until December 2017.
Looks like a lot of old friends, once thought long gone, turn up in Season 3.
Star Wars Celebration has reveal the first Rogue One Black Series figure: Sergeant Jyn Erso.
Note the continuation of the red/black line look.
Image courtesy @_ericpfeifer
The Realm Recap returns this week and we’re in full “con mode” as more and more exclusives have been announced. Hasbro as lifted the veil on theirs with the reveal of three 6″ Black Series items not to mention the return of the Fan’s Choice poll! Hasbro has also shown off some new products that we can expect to see in aisles this fall. Funko and Sideshow/Hot Toys have even more announcements this week with new POP!s hitting stores and preorders going online. Finally, Flyguy and I run down the latest book announcements including Chuck Wendig’s Aftermath: Life Debt which has clear ties to The Force Awakens. All of this and much more on Episode 101 of The Realm Recap.
StarWars.com as posted a preview of issue #21 of Marvel’s Star Wars title. Head on over to check out the deployment of the new Elite Stormtroopers and the action figure cover variant by John Tyler Christopher.
The headline says it all. Jump on over to EW.com to check out over a dozen new still from Rogue One!