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The Clone Wars: 100th Episode

This Saturday, January 5th, The Clone Wars reaches its milestone of 100 episodes. While not all episodes have hit the mark (honestly, what TV show has?) the show overall has accomplished an amazing feat in both production quality and by doing its job in invoking that feeling from a galaxy far, far away. EW.com has posted an awesome montage of some of the highlights of the entire series that every Star Wars fan, casual or otherwise, should watch.

Disney Acquires Lucasfilm – Episode 7 in 2015

BURBANK, Calif. & SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Continuing its strategy of delivering exceptional creative content to audiences around the world, The Walt Disney  Company (NYSE:DIS) has agreed to acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. in a stock and cash transaction. Lucasfilm is 100% owned by Lucasfilm Chairman and Founder, George Lucas.

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Episode 364: Star Wars Action News Reads Day in Roseville

Last Saturday was the first annual Star Wars Reads Day, an event promoted by Del Rey and Lucasfilm to promote literacy in general, and the reading of Star Wars books in particular. Over 1,000 libraries and book stores across the country took part, with kits provided by Del Rey giving kids activities and crafts, and promoting Star Wars. Marjorie and Arnie of Star Wars Action News trekked to Roseville, MN for one of these events at Barnes & Noble with guests Troy Denning, John Jackson Miller, and Dan Wallace. On this episode of the podcast, they recap the events and share their hopes for next year’s event to make it even better!

And with Star Wars Reads day what better book is there than the Star Wars Essential Reader’s Companion to introduce new readers to the Star Wars Expanded Universe? Star Wars Action News Book Club liaison Brock provides an in-depth review of this new book on this show.

With a recap of finds at the Toy Man Toy Show in St. Louis and the Fallcon convention in Roseville, new finds at Toys R Us, a die-cast C-3PO, and more, it’s on this week’s Star Wars Action News podcast!

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Angry Birds Star Wars Coming Nov. 8

Those wacky Angry Birds, created by Rovio Entertainment, have already been cast into space. Now they are joining forces with the cast of a beloved space saga.

In Angry Birds Star Wars, a totally new edition of the game out Nov. 8 for iOS, Android and computers, the birds and pigs alike will take on the personalities of characters from the Star Wars saga. “They are not Angry Birds dressed up as Star Wars characters,” says Paul Southern, vice president of licensing and consumer products marketing for Lucasfilm Ltd. “They are characters in their own right.”

Read on for the full details…