JediNews is reporting that the company responsible for those ultra-high end props from The Force Awakens, PropShop, looks to be out of business. They report that their website is under construction and all of their items they had for sale are now listed as out of stock. Head on over to JediNews for the full details.
Since our last show, rumors have “gone Rogue” regarding the first waves of 6″ Black Series set to launch on Force Friday 2.0. Reports of 6″ Ahsoka figure sightings are becoming more prevalent as well as the appearance of the Kmart Exclusive Rey figure. New lists of Funko POP! figures have leaked as well with huge support for Rogue One characters. All of this plus Sideshow, Disney Elite, LEGO, Tsum Tsum news & reveals and much more including our latest acquisitions on Episode #94 of The Realm Recap.
Our friends at JediNews alert us to the reveal of a 6″ Black Series version of First Order General Hux posted on a Polish website, Ekranie. Hidden in there as well is a boxed shot of the 6″ Black Series TIE Fighter Pilot which, as suspected, is different than the Special Forces TIE Pilot packed with the 6″ Black Series Special Forces Elite TIE Fighter.
Target has updated their website with new information announcing Share the Force Saturday on September 5th. Check out their Star Wars Shop, plus photo ops, a giveaway for kids and demos of new Star Wars toys.
Also, be sure to check out which stores near you are participating in the midnight launch on Force Friday.
Our friends at JediNews have received additional details regarding the Admiral Ackbar Keepsake Ornament from Hallmark. It will be available this year at Gold Crown store at their Ornament Premiere on July 11. Be sure to check out their other article as well which includes info on two ornaments coming later this year The Force Awakens.
Our friends at Jedi Temple Archives and Jedi News are on the show floor for Celebration Anaheim’s Preview Night and the have provided a great detailed look at new revamped packaging for the 6″ Black Series. It is 1000X better than the orange and blue versions to be sure. Head on over to their respective sites to check these out as well as carded images of The Black Series.
Our friends at JediNews are on the floor at Star Wars Celebration and have been snapping photo of the set up progress. One image caught my eye in particular as it appears that The Black Series is getting a color change again from blue to red and possibly a switch to Chewbacca from the current TIE Pilot. Note the “2015 New Series” text on the side of the display cabinet. You can check out the full image via Instagram or Twitter.
Ever since Disney’s acquisition of the Star Wars brand, it has been speculated that we’d inevitably see a Star Wars-themed Disney cruise. Our friends Mark and James from JediNews wrote about this recently for Metro News, but now a tweet from Attractions Magazine virtually confirms the rumor.
If the rumor we heard comes true, Star Wars fans will want to save their money for a cruise next year.
Following up on JediNews’ reveal of the Digital Release Commemorative Collection sets, Andrew’s Toyz has posted via Facebook new loose and boxed images of these packs. Some of the details have changed since first announced as Padmé is now included in the Episode I set (previously thought to include Obi-Wan). Look for release information and pricing to be announced next week at NY Toy Fair.
Our friends at JediNews have updated with additional info regarding Hasbro and LEGO product releases for The Force Awakens including estimated released dates as well as new series of Saga Legends action figure box sets supporting digital releases of the first two trilogies. Head on over to check out the latest developments.