Twitter follower Darren Hayes shares this image he snapped at his local theatre of the first one sheet/poster for The Force Awakens – not surprising since the trailer will be attached to The Avengers: Age of Ultron this weekend.
— Rich Bernier (@Darth_Geekula) April 26, 2015
Darth Geekula sends in this report via Twitter that the new line of Hot Wheels vehicles are starting to hit Toys”R”Us stores in Canada.
UPDATE: These have also been found in the US (Ohio) at Target for $4.99 each
StarWars.com has announced that there are now Star Wars Emojis available for Twitter. Check out #C3PO, #BB8 and the TFA #Stormtrooper
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Twitter follower The Plastic Empire has shared with us a find at his Canada Walmart – all 6 of the Digital Commemorative Release sets from Hasbro. They are priced there at 29.99CD. The packaging is well done but the contents leave something to be desired.
A mysterious LEGO Star Wars polybag has turned up online thanks to a tweet from @JediMasterOutred. It features a Rebels style Stormtrooper Sergeant. Look for more details on the release of this figure soon.
— Good Morning America (@GMA) December 1, 2014
Good Morning America offered up a tweet this evening teasing exclusive details for Star Wars: The Force Awakens tomorrow. Check local listings for air times.
Good Morning America is aired on ABC, a division of The Walt Disney Company.
UPDATE: GMA confirms the rumor that the voiceover in the teaser was indeed given by Andy Serkis and they also state the source of that other lightsaber (not the cross blade one) you hear in the trailer. Head over to ClubJade for the details, spoiler warnings apply.
The Ultimate Star Wars Die Cast Set that has shown up on DisneyStore.com recently is also being found in brick and mortar Disney Stores per this tweet from Tucson ToyHunter. This set includes the Millennium Falcon, Y-wing, Darth Vader’s TIE Advanced, 2 standard TIE Fighters, an Imperial Star Destroyer, Luke’s “Red Five” X-wing and an Exclusive Wedge Antilles “Red Two” X-wing.
This is available now, on special, for $79.95
While we won’t be there in person this year (again), we encourage you to check out the coverage of this year’s New York Comic-Con (NYCC), starting tomorrow night for Hasbro’s Preview Party via our friends listed below:
We will be sharing the news from the event here and through our social media channels as we can so be sure to like, follow and +1 for the latest news. Also, be sure to tune in to this weekend’s episode of The Realm Recap (Saturday, 11pm EST) as Flyguy and I break down the reveals and announcements from NYCC!