StarWars.com has updated today with word that the Star Wars Rebels movie Spark of Rebellion will now be available to watch 3 days earlier than the original Septemeber 29th date. Subscribers will now be able to watch the introductory TV movie on this Friday, September 26.
Glendale, Calif. (September 22, 2014) — Disney Consumer Products has unveiled an intergalactic assortment of products celebrating the release of Star Wars Rebels, the new Disney XD animated television series which debuts October 3 on Disney Channel and continues on Disney XD starting October 13. With all new exciting adventures and memorable new characters, Star Wars Rebels will introduce a new generation of fans to the Star Wars galaxy, inspiring new lines of figures, spaceships and lightsabers, apparel and accessories, home décor, books and more from best-in-class licensees including Hasbro, LEGO, Mad Engine, Rubies and Jay Franco.
— Stephen Stanton (@Stephen_Stanton) September 13, 2014
Stephen Stanton (The Clone Wars) tweeted an image last night showing some signage at Walmart and you’ll notice that the release date for Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion is listed for October 3 – the same day the special airs on the Disney Channel. This contradicts the October 14 release date stated back in August. Signage could be wrong, or Walmart has an exclusive distribution deal with Disney/Lucasfilm.
Santa Cruz Skateboards™ continues their collaboration with Lucasfilm™ to present their next series of Limited Edition Star Wars™ Collection of skateboard decks and cruzers. Click on through for the details and for a sneak peek at Series Three which includes The Emperor, Yoda and Obi-Wan!
In “Not What You Think,” a special Star Wars Rebels short, Ezra finds a downed TIE fighter on the plains of Lothal. The young rebel opens the ship’s hatch — pretending to help the ungrateful Imperial pilot — and leaves with a few souvenirs.
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.
Get a first look at Star Wars: Commander, a new action-strategy combat game coming to iOS devices! Build your base as you choose a side in the Galactic Civil War; will you take over the galaxy as the Empire, or command Rebel heroes to restore freedom?
Download the free game today for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
The Star Wars YouTube page has updated today with the newest short from Star Wars Rebels focusing on the artistic flair and tactics of Sabine.
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.
You’ve undoubtedly seen various reports over the past few days regarding a proposed helmet design for the stormtroopers of Episode VII. We won’t be posting the image here but if you’re not afraid of some spoilery material and images, head on over to MakingStarWars.net for more details. After that, head back to our forums to discuss your thoughts in the spoiler thread.