Vinylmation World alerts us to news that a new Vinylmation Eachez Sabine from Star Wars Rebels (season 1) will be available Feb. 12 at Disney D-Street and at Disney Springs Pin Traders. There is a common version (9/10) that features Sabine sans helmet, and a rare chase (1/10) wearing her distinctive helmet. Head on over to Vinylmation World for a closer look.
Lucasfilm today has announced LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, a new entry in the No. 1 LEGO video game franchise, allowing players to experience all the action of the hit film combined with LEGO’s hallmark humor and visual style. Coming June 28, 2016, for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 (along with exclusive DLC), PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U, the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, and Windows PC.
Today, Disney and Lucasfilm announced that Star Wars: Episode VIII, originally scheduled for release in summer 2017, will now debut on December 15, 2017.
The move follows the extraordinary success of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which was the first Star Wars movie to premiere outside the traditional summer blockbuster window and smashed numerous records, including biggest domestic and global debuts of all time as well as the biggest domestic second and third weekends, en route to becoming the highest grossing domestic release of all time with over $861.3 million and the third biggest global release ever with $1,886.7 billion.
Written and directed by Rian Johnson, Star Wars: Episode VIII is currently in preproduction and will begin principal photography in London next month. Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman will produce and J.J. Abrams, Jason McGatlin, and Tom Karnowski will executive produce. Stay tuned for exciting updates in the coming weeks.
Season 2 of Star Wars Rebels looks to be getting A LOT more intense with this new trailer posted on EW.com. Check out the return of characters from the Original Trilogy, Prequel Trilogy, The Clone Wars and nods to The Force Awakens.
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USA Today has posted an exclusive announcement that Poe Dameron is receiving his own comic series from Marvel this April. The title will flesh out more of Poe’s backstory, missions and pilots of the Resistance.
Star Wars Rebels is set to return in a big way next week (January 20) with the series debut of Princess Leia in the episode: “A Princess In Lothal”. Head on over to TV Insider for the exclusive report.
Today, Disney Interactive introduced a new set of six playable limited edition Star Wars™ Light FX character figures for Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition. The collectible figures have Lightsabers™ that light up when placed onto the Disney Infinity Base and include Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader from Star Wars™ Rise Against the Empire, Anakin Skywalker, Yoda and Obi-Wan Kenobi from Star Wars™ Twilight of the Republic and Kanan Jarrus from Star Wars Rebels™.
Click on through for the details on where each are available and slight sculpt differences from the original releases.
Empire Magazine has revealed their special edition lenticular covers for The Force Awakens! The six covers (with a seventh subscriber cover to be revealed) features Rey with BB-8, Captain Phasma, Finn, Poe Dameron, Kylo Ren and Han Solo with Chewbacca. Click on through to check them out.
It’s the return of The Realm Recap! After an extended break we are back with the latest in Star Wars collecting news. A lot has happened over the past few weeks so we’ll get right to it with the newest developments from Hasbro, Sideshow, Hot Toys, LEGO, Gentle Giant, Funko and so much more! We also discuss media barrage of all things “The Force Awakens” – from trailers, posters, TV spots and special behind the scenes looks. It’s all on a jammed-packed episode of The Realm Recap
In case you missed the official broadcast premiere of the spot last night on ABC, here is the full 60 sec. TV Spot for The Force Awakens.
Sabine is assigned a mission to escort a courier of secret information vital to the rebel cause to a rendezvous point. The task is quickly complicated by the arrival of Sabine’s old friend and partner, Ketsu, who is looking to collect the bounty on the courier.
Click on through for images from next week’s episode of Star Wars Rebels.
We are sad to report that Daniel Fleetwood, the Star Wars fan who was diagnosed with cancer, has passed away. He was fortunate enough to have his wish granted as he was able to see a rough cut of The Force Awakens recently. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.
UPDATE: A GoFundMe page has been established to help Daniel’s family with his associated medical costs. Please, donate what you can today.