Disney and Lucasfilm have also announced that Episode IX will be pushed back from its scheduled May 2019 release date to December 20, 2019.
Disney and Lucasfilm have announced that J.J. Abrams will now return to write and direct Episode IX after the departure of Colin Trevorrow.
Hungarian magazine Mozimánia has published a new image featuring Luke Skywalker in his new outfit from The Last Jedi. Click the image above for a closer look.
While catching up on the latest Adam Savage Tested YouTube videos, I came across a new one which covers two lost alien characters originally designed to be used on the holochess scene in A New Hope. Phil Tippet and Dennis Muren originally designed 10 dejarik aliens but only 8 could fit on the table. Thought lost to time, they have now been brought back to life in a way and are available via a Kickstarter tier from Phil Tippet’s Mad God project. Watch the Tested video to see how it was done.
The Battlefront II tie-in novel Inferno Squad is now available in stores and online. It picked up right after the events of Rogue One and A New Hope so sure to check out StarWars.com for the seven reason why it is “the perfect prequel” to the game coming this November.
This week’s episode of The Star Wars Show gives fans the first close up look at Kylo Ren’s ship from The Last Jedi – the TIE Silencer. Skip ahead to the 1:00 for the details.
Go behind the scenes of Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Last night, the 43rd Annual Saturn Awards were held and Star Wars took top honors in the following categories:
Best Science Fiction Film: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Best Direction in Film: Gareth Edwards (Rogue One)
Best Film Visual / Special Effects: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Best Animated Series or Film on Television: Star Wars Rebels
Star Wars Rebels: Season 3 will arrive on Blu-ray and DVD on August 29! Head to StarWars.com for the full details and specs.
“Star Wars Forces of Destiny,” an original series of animated shorts which explore the untold stories that helped shape the destinies of Rey, Jyn Erso, Princess Leia, Sabine Wren, Padmé Amidala, Ahsoka Tano and others, will make its debut beginning on July 3rd on YouTube.com/Disney.
A new short will premiere online each day at 10am PST, culminating with their broadcast debut on Disney Channel, Sunday, July 9th.
“Star Wars Forces of Destiny” will also be supported by global product extensions such as books, apparel, bedding, as well as Hasbro adventure figures & role play items available beginning August 1st.
Lucasfilm has announced that Academy Award winning director Ron Howard will be taking over for the ousted Phil Lord and Christopher Miller for the untitled Han Solo film. Full details at StarWars.com