SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. (October 8, 2017)—Lucasfilm announced today that the trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi will debut on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” on Monday, October 9, during halftime of the National Football League (NFL) game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Chicago Bears in Chicago. The game starts at 5:15 p.m. PDT/8:15 p.m. EDT.
Following the trailer launch, tickets to the highly anticipated cinematic event will be on sale everywhere movie tickets are sold.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens in U.S. theaters on December 15.
Disney and Lucasfilm have released the key art / poster for the final season of Star Wars Rebels. Click the image above for an expanded look. If you missed it, you can also get the full broadcast schedule for Season 4 here.
Lucasfilm has issued a press release in regard to the U.S. schedule for the final season of Star Wars Rebels.
All the paths are coming together as Star Wars Rebels returns for its fourth and final season beginning Monday, October 16th on Disney XD.
Before its highly anticipated finale, many new Rebels episodes will be broadcast back-to-back, giving fans a full hour of the Ghost crew’s thrilling adventures each week though November 13th :
· Monday, 10/16 – “Heroes of Mandalore” Parts 1 & 2
· Monday, 10/23 – “In the Name of the Rebellion” Parts 1 & 2
· Monday, 10/30 – “The Occupation” and “Flight of the Defender
· Monday, 11/6 – “Kindred” and “Crawler Commandeers”
· Monday, 11/13 – “Rebel Assault”
After the holiday break, Star Wars Rebels will return in early 2018 with its final episodes leading up to its epic finale — a story so secret that only a few people on the production team know how it will end!
Look for new episodes every Monday with five airings throughout the day at 12:30 a.m., 3:00 a.m., 7:30 a.m., 5:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on Disney XD (also on the Disney XD App and VOD), and don’t forget to catch StarWars.com’s “Rebels Recon” show, which will be posted after the 9 p.m. broadcast.
Jedi Temple Archives is back to leaking this week, this time, giving up the slogan for Disney and Lucasfilm’s “Wookiee Weekend” – the marketing launch for next year’s as-of-yet untitled Han Solo standalone film.
That’s one way to go I guess.
Disney and Lucasfilm have announced that J.J. Abrams will now return to write and direct Episode IX after the departure of Colin Trevorrow.
After gathering as much PUBLICLY accessible information as possible, through cross referencing the dozens of DPCIs, SKUs and UPCs and cataloging leaked product that has hit shelves and eBay, we are happy to present our official “unofficial” Force Friday 2 Checklist! Our downloadable pdf should assist you in planning for Friday’s expenditures as this year we’ve included MSRPs for most of the items. A huge debt of gratitude goes out to you, the fans, for sending in your store finds via email and most importantly SOCIAL MEDIA as they were instrumental in making this list as complete and verifiable as possible. Brands covered include Hasbro, Funko, Disney Store, Jakks Pacific, LEGO, Hot Wheels, and Sphero.
Click the banner above to download your guide to finding the Force on Force Friday!
UPDATE: In light of today’s new product announcements and before people start to ask “where is X on your list?” and “is this going to be available today?” questions – yes, I realize there are things missing (now) and I have no idea what will be available in your particular store at the particular time go there. The checklist was the best possible guide we could provide with the knowledge at hand.
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.
The Force Friday II event is your opportunity to be among the first to purchase new Star Wars and Star Wars: The Last Jedi themed merchandise, including unique products found only at Disney Parks.
For more information, check out the Disney Parks Blog.
*Event subject to change.
The second theatrical teaser poster for The Last Jedi is now available for through Disney Movie Rewards. Only 750 points.
Thanks to @RogueKnite on Twitter for the tip.