On this episode of The WolfPack Podcast, Corey, Jayson, and Curto talk about all the leaked info regarding the Force Friday Midnight Toy Launch, on September 4th. We also discuss the Star Wars Saga Blu-Ray Steelbook releases and more!
As fans count down the days until the long-awaited seventh episode of the Star Wars saga, they’ll have something else to look forward to as the first six will be released as commemorative Blu-ray steelbooks for a limited time on November 10, with pre-orders beginning on August 7. Each film comes with beautiful new character packaging that include Darth Maul for The Phantom Menace, Yoda for Attack of the Clones, General Grievous for Revenge of the Sith, Darth Vader for A New Hope, an Imperial stormtrooper for The Empire Strikes Back, and Emperor Palpatine for Return of the Jedi. Star Wars: The Complete Saga will also be released in newly-repackaged artwork on October 13. Head to StarWars.com for the full details.
The Realm Recap returns this week with the latest in Star Wars collecting news. On this episode, Flyguy and I discuss the relaunch of the Fans’ Choice poll from Hasbro where collectors and fans get to choose their favorite character to be released in the 6″ Black Series line. Also this week, several more SDCC exclusives were announced from Funko, LEGO, Gentle Giant and more so get those wallets and shelf spaces ready. Star Wars Rebels was back last week with the Siege of Lothal and this week, we finally get details on the Season 1 Blu-ray and DVD release. As always we wrap things up with reviews and our new acquisitions for the week. All this and more on Episode #67 of The Realm Recap!
Also, if you prefer an audio-only version, a downloadable MP3 is available as well.
Disney and Lucasfilm have announced that Season One of Star Wars Rebels will be available to purchase on Blu-ray and DVD on September 1, 2015. Click on through for the full press release.
Amazon has posted a placeholder page for the Star Wars Rebels Blu-ray revealing a September 1 release date. No cover image is shown but it does list a total run time of 450 minutes. Watch for an official announcement soon.
Thanks to José R for the heads up.
Guardians of the Galaxy has been called “a Star Wars for today’s generation”. What better way to tie the franchises together than with a free downloadable cover to insert in your blu-ray case. Matt Ferguson has created an amazing homage to the original Star Wars Hildebrandt poster. Thanks to Poster Posse for the heads up.
Amazon.de has made available pre-orders for the as-of-yet to be officially announced sixth season (originally available on Netflix) release of The Clone Wars on Blu-ray and DVD. It is slated for a November 2014 release. Head on over to check it out a view a closer look of the preliminary jacket artwork.
Thanks to jedi-bibliothek.de for the alert.
It seems that this rumor/claim comes around a few times a year but we’ll pass it on again. Comicbook.com is reporting “exclusively” that plans are in motion to release the Original Trilogy, unaltered, in its pre-Special Edition form on Blu-ray. Obviously, no official statement has been made so treat it as a big rumor for now.
Yodasnews has alerted to us that Amazon is currently offering Star Wars: The Complete Saga on Blu-ray for $59.99 with FREE SHIPPING.
Walmart has listed a few of their pre-Black Friday “Jumpstart Saving Event” items today. Head on over to checkout The Complete Saga on Blu-ray for $74.96, the LEGO Advent Calendar for $29.00 and a 31″ Vader and 212th Attack Battalion Clone Trooper bundle for $40.00
Our friends at Star Wars Action News alerted us to the fact that Amazon.com is listing two new releases of the Prequel Trilogy and the Original Trilogy coming to home video. Now they are coming as Blu-ray/DVD Combo set and received a packaging makeover as well. Watch for these on store shelves this October.
StarWars.com has announced that The Clone Wars Season 5 will be released this October 15th as a stand-alone Blu-ray/DVD set or as part of a complete boxed set including all 108 episodes. The boxed set include a limited edition Art of The Clone Wars book containing never-before-seen concept art from the series. For the full announcement, head to The Official Site and watch the announcement trailer.
Just a friendly reminder that Season 4 of The Clone Wars hits store shelves next week on Tues (Oct. 23).
StarWars.com has posted their official announcement of The Clone Wars Season 4 Blu-ray and DVD. Head on over to view the specs and features as well as a trailer for its release.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Season 4 hits stores on October 23.