Force For Change: Win An Autographed Rogue One Stormtrooper Helmet

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story star Felicity Jones reveals the prize for this week’s top Star Wars: Force For Change fundraiser: a wearable Rogue One stormtrooper helmet autographed by the cast! In addition, Star Wars: Force for Change will match the donations of Star Wars fans to four select charities up to $1 million until May the 4th.

Episode 473: Blu Rey

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Now available in Blu!

Tomorrow The Force Awakens arrives on Blu-Ray — the first new live-action Star Wars home release in 11 years. There are a handful of exclusive versions and many tie-in sales. Prep for your Tuesday shopping by joining Arnie and Marjorie to find out which version is right for you!

Plus tomorrow also marks the rerelease of the Disney Store exclusive Elite figures — including a new Boba Fett! Find out how you can score these figures that have commanded top dollar on eBay.

With a report from Wizard World Chicago, a review of the latest Funko Smuggler’s Bounty box, and more, it’s all in this new episode of Star Wars Action News!

UPDATE: Hasbro Announces Fan Figure Photo Series

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens lands on Digital HD on April 1 and Blu-ray April 5, featuring tons of special features.  In celebration, Hasbro is launching the first #StarWars #HasbroToyPic Fan Figure Photo Series and calling on fans to show off their amazing collections and creativity by recreating scenes from Star Wars: The Force Awakens using Hasbro’s Star Wars figures and vehicles.

Beginning Tuesday, April 5 through Wednesday, May 4 (aka May the Fourth), all photos posted to social using #StarWars and #HasbroToyPic will be considered for inclusion in a Star Wars: The Force Awakens Figure Photo Timeline in the Hasbro booth at San Diego Comic Con.  Credit will be given to all creators within the Timeline display.  For inspiration and more information, several background scenes provided by Hasbro including Jakku, Starkiller Base, and Takodana and additional #HasbroToyPic details can be found at Hasbro Pulse*.

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UPDATE: The announcement page on Hasbro Pulse is now live.

New Bladebuilders “Rey” Lightsaber Found

By all accounts, this looks to be a simple re-package of the Nerf Luke Skywalker Bladebuilders Lightsaber that hit stores on Force Friday (yes, there was product released that day) but now with Rey taking front and center on the card art – as she should.

Thanks to @thisginger_kt on Twitter for the heads up.

Upcoming Disney Store In-Store Events and Free Pin

Looks like the Disney Store will be the place to be for you and your family as we approve Star Wars Day (May 4th). @BobaSpeich passed on the above image detailing the events as well as the reveal of a FREE Boba Fett pin available to the first 50 guests* on May 1 and May 4.

*purchase required

New Force For Change Campaign

Today, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and Star Wars veteran Mark Hamill announced a new campaign sponsored by CrowdRise in support of Star WarsForce for Change, an initiative that inspires people to make a positive impact on the world. Starting April 5thStar Wars: Force for Change will match the donations of Star Wars fans to four select charities up to $1,000,000!

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New Boba Fett Items Coming to Disney Store on May 4

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If you follow us on social media (which you should) you caught our breaking news of Disney Store’s plan to offer several new Boba Fett related items on May 4. Click the image above to check out the Limited Edition Boba Fett statue, Elite Series Prototype Boba Fett as well as this Fett-inspired Project Legion Helmet and Boba Fett Series of Tsum Tsum with deco inspired from The Empire Strikes Back.

Thanks to @BobaSpeich for the images and report.

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