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Cool Stuff: Hasbro is Releasing an Ahsoka Tano Force FX Elite Lightsaber

Hasbro is continuing to expand their line-up of Star Wars Force FX Elite lightsabers. Hot on the heels of the release of Emperor Palpatine’s lightsaber from Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, as well as the deep cut of Darth Revan’s lightsaber from the Knights of the Old Republic video game, comes the saber of one of the most beloved characters from the animated side of Star Wars. Ahsoka Tano, the former Jedi apprentice of Anakin Skywalker from The Clone Wars who went off to follow her own path, i...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Animation, Sequels, Hasbro, Lucasfilm, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Anakin Skywalker, Palpatine, Old Republic, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Hasbro Pulse, Ahsoka Tano


ILM Explores the Making of the Razor Crest in a New Mandalorian Featurette

ILM Explores the Making of the Razor Crest in a New Mandalorian Featurette The Child (a.k.a. Baby Yoda) may have stolen the spotlight from the title character throughout The Mandalorian’s first season. However, if it weren’t for the series’ true unsung hero, the Razor Crest, they never would have crossed paths in the first place. Mando’s ship certainly saw a lot of action last year, and it’s mostly thanks to the talented crew at ILM. Not surprisingly, a lot of work went into designing the bou...
Tags: Star Wars, Video, TV, Movies, Disney, Streaming, Air Force, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Ilm, Mando, Favreau, Giancarlo Esposito, Chiang, ComingSoon, Doug Chiang


‘Star Wars: The High Republic’ Unveils a Brand New Lightsaber From a More “Civilized Age”

As Obi-Wan Kenobi says, lightsabers are “elegant weapons for a more civilized age” — so what exactly did they look like during that civilized age? That’s what the Lucasfilm creative team had to figure out while designing the new lightsaber for the Jedi Knights of the High Republic in the Star Wars: The High Republic multimedia story. Set centuries before the events of The Phantom Menace, the High Republic era was known as the peak of the Jedi Order, and needed a lightsaber design that would sui...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Lucasfilm, Lightsaber, Thomas, Arthur, Excalibur, Star-Wars, Disney Publishing, Grant Griffin, Star Wars: The High Republic, High Republic, Jeff R Thomas, Michael Siglain Lucasfilm Publishing, Excalibur Siglain


John Powell Announces Expanded Score for Solo: A Star Wars Story!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW John Powell Announces Expanded Score for Solo: A Star Wars Story! Composer John Powell announced on his Instagram page the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story: The Deluxe Edition, which will feature over two hours of his original score for the Ron Howard film! Check out the full announcement below.   View this post on Instagram   Solo: A Star Wars Story (The Deluxe Edition) Coming soon in 2020 to d...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Lucasfilm, John Williams, Ron Howard, Powell, Neal Scanlan, John Powell, Christopher Miller, Bradford Young, Movie News, Pietro Scalia, Jamie Wilkinson, Rob Bredow, Kathleen Kennedy Allison Shearmur, Dominic Tuohy


‘Star Wars: The High Republic’ Details Revealed: First Story is a Race Against Time, and the New Villains Sound Especially Dangerous

Early this year, Lucasfilm finally pulled back the curtain on a mysterious project they’d been working on which was codenamed “Project Luminous.” The company announced Star Wars: The High Republic, a medium-spanning storytelling initiative comprised of books, comics, and potentially even video games, TV shows, and movies. The first project chosen to launch this new initiative is Star Wars: Light of the Jedi, a novel by Marvel’s Star Wars comic writer Charles Soule. In a new interview, Soule tea...
Tags: Books, Hollywood, Movies, Sci-fi, Lucasfilm, Old West, Coruscant, Nihil, Soule, Star-Wars, Action/Adventure, Charles Soule, Outer Rim, Star Wars: The High Republic, High Republic, Star Wars: Light of the Jedi


‘The Mandalorian’ Will Have Weekly Merchandise Reveals with “Mando Mondays” Starting in October

The second season of The Mandalorian begins on October 30. But before new episodes arrive, Disney and Lucasfilm will kick off Mandalorian mania with a new global consumer products, games and publishing program called Mando Mondays. Is it a crass commercial opportunity to sell merchandise tied to every episode of the second season of the Star Wars series? You bet it is. Are we still excited about it no matter how embarrassing that might be? Absolutely. Get details on Mando Mondays below. Disn...
Tags: Amazon, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Walmart, Lego, Sideshow Collectibles, Sequels, Hasbro, Lucasfilm, Cool Stuff, Mando, Amazon Star Wars, Imperial Stormtrooper, Star-Wars


Star Wars Bits: Star Wars Squadrons, The Star Wars Archives, Liam Neeson Praises The Phantom Menace, Babu Frik, and More!

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Star Wars: Squadrons CG short “Hunted” Ushers in New Era of Star Wars Storytelling The Star Wars Archives 1977–1983 Gets Re-Release Liam Neeson Praises The Phantom Menace Babu Frik Is Now a Talking Plush Toy Podcast & YouTube Round-Up Star Wars: Squadrons CG short “Hunted” Ushers in New Era of Star Wars Storytelling Star Wars Squadrons arrives October 2 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and VR, promising to bring classic Star Wars dogfights to new interac...
Tags: Star-Wars, Movies, Disney, EA, New Zealand, Liam-Neeson, Resistance, Disneyland, Shakespeare, Lucasfilm, Avengers, Gq, George Lucas, Alex, Ewan McGregor, Target


‘The Empire Strikes Back’ Returning to Theaters For 40th Anniversary

There’s an on-going debate as to whether or not movie theaters are safe right now, so anytime there’s an announcement about something “coming to theaters,” it’s accompanied by a pang of uncertainty. So please take this news with caution: Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back is returning to theaters. And I’m not talking about drive-in theaters, but actual, indoor movie theaters. The re-release is to honor the movie’s big 40th anniversary. The Empire Strikes Back in theaters on September 25! Se...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Luke Skywalker, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back


Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Lightsabers, Jedi Robes, Sith Artifacts & More Merch Coming to Disney’s Online Store

Since the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at the Disneyland and Disney World theme parks, there has been a collection of Star Wars merchandise that you can only get within the park shops. But with Disneyland still closed and Disney World not operating at full capacity, Disney theme parks aren’t selling nearly as much merchandise as they usually do, so they’re releasing some of it onto Disney’s online shop for the first time ever. Starting later this month, ShopDisney.com will have Jedi and ...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Gear, Sequels, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Lucasfilm, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, Disney World, Jedi, Disney Springs


‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Trailer May Have Evidence of Boba Fett Hiding in Plain Sight

The first trailer for the second season of The Mandalorian arrived earlier this week, and we took a deep dive into the first footage frame-by-frame. However, a more eagle-eyed fan picked up on a detail that we missed, and it appears to show evidence of the return of Boba Fett – or at least his armor. That’s all we’ll say up here. If you want the more details with spoilers, you’ll have to keep reading below. You’ve been warned! The shot from The Mandalorian season 2 trailer which seems to cont...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Timothy Olyphant, Lucasfilm, Montgomery, Boba Fett, Mando, FREETOWN, Chuck Wendig, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Temuera Morrison, Sarlacc


Disney+ Announces Premiere Dates for ‘Marvel’s 616’ & More, Promises ‘WandaVision’ is Coming This Year

Disney+ has unveiled its upcoming calendar of releases for the streaming platform, with legacy titles like the Tom Hanks classic Big and brand new shows like the anthology documentary series Marvel’s 616 locking down slots in the coming months. Find out what else is coming to the platform below, including the news that the original series WandaVision is still on track for 2020. We already knew that The Mandalorian season 2 would be arriving at the end of October, but this is the first conf...
Tags: Television, Movies, Marvel, Disney, Nasa, Lego, New York Times, Jane Lynch, Kate Winslet, Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Louisiana, John Legend, Lincoln Center, Pixar, Lucasfilm


New ‘Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge’ Teaser Arrives with Anthony Daniels Joining the Cast as C-3PO

There may not be a new Star Wars movie arriving in theaters this holiday season (there might not be any blockbusters arriving in theaters this holiday season), and theme parks may still be closed, but Lucasfilm is making up for it by releasing a new virtual reality video game experience called Star Wars: Tales from Galaxy’s Edge. Set in the Black Spire Outpost from the Disney theme park attraction, Star Wars: Tales from Galaxy’s Edge will send players on a VR adventure on the Oculus Quest where...
Tags: Movies, Video Games, Casting, Disney, Lucasfilm, Yoda, Daniels, Anthony Daniels, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, Batuu, Black Spire Outpost, Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy's Edge, Black Spire Outpost Players, Seezelslak


WandaVision Confirmed for 2020 in New Disney+ Promo

BEGIN SLIDESHOW WandaVision Confirmed for 2020 in New Disney+ Promo Disney has released a new promo revealing what fans can expect to see for the rest of this year on Disney+, including confirming that WandaVision will release in 2020! You can check out the video now in the player below to see what other movies and shows are headed your way on the streamer! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefre...
Tags: Video, TV, Movies, Marvel, Disney, Nasa, Lego, New York Times, TV News, Streaming, Jane Lynch, Kate Winslet, Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Louisiana, John Legend


‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Trailer Breakdown: This is No Place for a Child

Disney+ finally released the first trailer for the highly anticipated second season of The Mandalorian, and it gave us a fantastic first look at the next series of adventures for the bounty hunter Din Djarin and his valuable, curious, and powerful little asset known as The Child. In the second season of The Mandalorian, the titular bounty hunter is tasked with reuniting The Child with its own kind, which means seeking out the ancient order of sorcerers known as Jedi. That takes Mando and the ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Luke Skywalker, Leia Organa, Mando, Don, Jakku, Imperial, Darth Maul, Jedi, Hoth


Check Out 50 The Mandalorian Season 2 Trailer Screenshots!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Mandalorian Season 2 trailer: “Wherever I go, he goes” Disney+ and Lucasfilm have revealed The Mandalorian Season 2 trailer, and now you can pour over every detail with 50 screenshots in the gallery below! ComingSoon.net managing editor Max Evry also whipped up this little video tribute children of the 80’s should appreciate… PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptA...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, Disney, Timothy Olyphant, TV News, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Nick Nolte, Boba Fett, New Republic, Rebel Alliance, Carl Weathers, Favreau, Giancarlo Esposito, Jango


‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Trailer: Mando and Baby Yoda Are Back

Baby Yoda is back. Lucasfilm and showrunner Jon Favreau have unveiled the first The Mandalorian season 2 trailer for the Disney+ series, and you can watch it in all of its glory below. The Mandalorian Season 2 Trailer We suspected we might see the first trailer for the upcoming second season during this year’s Star Wars Celebration, but that event was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. So Lucasfilm and Favreau decided to wait, building even more frenzied anticipation from those wh...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Jon-Favreau, Lucasfilm, Boba Fett, Carl Weathers, Favreau, Giancarlo Esposito, Rosario Dawson, Action/Adventure, TV Trailer, Dave Filoni, Katee Sackhoff, Michael Biehn


‘Star Wars: The Phantom Menace’ Star Liam Neeson Has Kind Words to Say About ‘Episode I’ and Jar Jar Binks

Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace has gone from totally reviled to somewhat beloved over the years, and Liam Neeson, who played Qui-Gon Jinn in the film, wants you all to know he’s made peace with the project. In a new interview, Neeson said he enjoys the movie and has nothing but good things to say about Jar Jar Binks and the actor who played him, Ahmed Best. Star Wars: The Phantom Menace was a big deal. It was the first Star Wars movie in decades, and George Lucas returned to write...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Sci-fi, Best, Chicago, Roger Ebert, Sequels, Liam-Neeson, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Andy Cohen, Eddie Murphy, ICM, Neeson, Ahmed Best, Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace


CS Unboxed: Diamond Select’s Chewbacca Statue From Solo

BEGIN SLIDESHOW CS Unboxed: Diamond Select’s Chewbacca Statue From Solo Welcome to the latest installment of CS Unboxed — our series of premium collectible unboxing videos — in which Diamond Select Toys has provided ComingSoon.net with the chance to unbox their Solo: A Star Wars Story – Chewbacca Milestones Statue by Gentle Giant LTD. Measuring approximately 14 inches tall, this 1/6 scale piece comes with a certificate of authenticity in a full-color box. Check out our review of this awe...
Tags: Star Wars, Toys, Hollywood, Movies, Disney, Phil Lord, Harrison Ford, Lucasfilm, Ron Howard, Collectibles, Emilia Clarke, Extras, Lando, Donald Glover, Glover, Christopher Miller


‘Star Wars: Squadrons’ Short Film: If You Want Fresh ‘Star Wars’ Content, This Should Hold You Over

It’s been nearly nine months since the latest Star Wars movie hit theaters, four months since Star Wars: The Clone Wars came to an end, and we still have over a month to go until The Mandalorian season 2 hits Disney+. Star Wars fans who have gotten used to a constant diet of content from a galaxy far, far away may be desperate for more stories set in that universe. Now a story has arrived to fill that gap – albeit from an unexpected source. Electronic Arts, the video game company behind the upc...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Lucasfilm, Jay, Grey, Imperial, Short Films, Action/Adventure, Disney Star Wars, James Waugh Lucasfilm, Star Wars: Squadrons, Varko Grey, Neel Upadhye


The Imperials Strike Back in Star Wars: Squadrons CG Short Premiere

The Imperials Strike Back in Star Wars: Squadrons CG Short Premiere We are just a few weeks away before the official release of the Star Wars: Squadrons video game. To pump up the fans, EA has released a brand new CG short, “Hunted,” featuring the origin story of one of the pilots whom players will fly alongside (via SuperHeroHype). The short came from Motive Studio in collaboration with Lucasfilm and ILM. As usual, the visual powerhouses didn’t disappoint. You can pre-order your copy of the ...
Tags: Star Wars, Video, Games, Movies, EA, Lucasfilm, New Republic, Imperial, ComingSoon, Video Game News, Alphabet Squadron, Star Wars: Squadrons


Cool Stuff: ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Breakout Character Babu Frik Is Now a Plush Toy

Though a lot of fans walked away disappointed in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, pretty much everyone can agree that one of the best parts of the movie was the new alien droidsmith called Babu Frik. However, despite being a breakout favorite from the movie and having his life in the Star Wars universe saved by Steven Spielberg in post-production, the little guy hasn’t seen much merchandise commemorating his role in defeating the First Order once and for all. But that’s about to change. Lucasf...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Target, Steven Spielberg, Cool Stuff, Mattel, Skywalker, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Babu, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Babu Frik, Star Wars Babu Frik Plush Toy


New ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Photo Seems to Tease Another Return to a Familiar ‘Star Wars’ Locale

A first look at the upcoming second season of The Mandalorian recently surfaced online, giving us a sneak peek of the Star Wars show’s new episodes. But if you take a second look at the images, they seem to hint at a possible return to a familiar Star Wars locale. The Mandalorian Season 2 Photos Most of the above photos were already highlighted earlier this week, but now that they’re in higher resolution and don’t have a watermark on them, we wanted to bring them to your attention ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Timothy Olyphant, Lucasfilm, Boba Fett, Mando, FREETOWN, Tatooine, Mos Eisley Cantina, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Tusken Raiders, The Mandalorian


Cool Stuff: Massive ‘Star Wars’ LEGO Cantina Playset is a Wretched Hive of Scum and Building Bricks

Every year, LEGO Star Wars playsets keep getting better and better, and this year is no exception. A massive LEGO Star Wars Mos Eisley cantina playset inspired by A New Hope is coming in October that will let you build both the exterior and interior of that wretched hive of scum and villainy with 3,187 pieces and 21 minifigures to populate it. You can finally decide once and for all whether Greedo or Han shoots first. LEGO Star Wars Mos Eisley Cantina Playset Coming from a galaxy far, ...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Sci-fi, Lego, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Cool Stuff, Luke, Skywalker, Lego Group, Mos Eisley, Greedo, Mos Eisley Cantina, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Lego Star Wars


Daisy Ridley Says ‘Star Wars’ Toyed With Rey’s Parentage, Including Making Her a Kenobi

Rey Kenobi? That might have been the true parentage of Rey revealed in Star Wars: Episode IX, according to Daisy Ridley, who revealed that the Star Wars teams toyed with several ideas for Rey’s origins before settling on making her the granddaughter of Emperor Palpatine. But “an Obi-Wan connection” was one of the front-runners before the idea on Rey’s parentage had been decided on, which Ridley revealed was not even set in stone while she was filming Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. In an i...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Daisy Ridley, Rey, Kathleen Kennedy, Abrams, J J Abrams, Palpatine, Skywalker, Ridley, Anakin, Obi Wan Kenobi, Kenobi


‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 First Look Photos: Baby Yoda and The Bounty Hunters Are Back

The second season of the live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian will be arriving on Disney+ in October. Fans are getting hungry for the first trailer from the series, but in the meantime, a batch of first look photos and executive producers Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni have teased some new details about what to expect from the new episodes of The Mandalorian. The Mandalorian Season 2 Photos Entertainment Weekly‘s latest cover story focuses on The Mandalorian season 2 first look pho...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Dave, Sequels, Jon-Favreau, Lucasfilm, Jason Sudeikis, Entertainment Weekly, Pascal, Boba Fett, Mando, George, Gideon, Carl Weathers


Women In The Castle: Daisy Ridley, Kristin Scott Thomas & Nina Hoss to Star in World War II Drama

Women In The Castle: Daisy Ridley, Kristin Scott Thomas & Nina Hoss to Star in World War II Drama According to Deadline, Star Wars alum Daisy Ridley, Nina Hoss (Homeland, Phoenix) and Academy Award nominee Kristin Scott Thomas (The English Patient) have been tapped for the leading roles in Jane Anderson’s upcoming film adaptation of author Jessica Shattuck’s 2017 best-selling novel titled Women In The Castle. The project hails from the creative team behind the 2017 acclaimed drama film The Wi...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Disney, Hitler, Ralph Fiennes, Lucasfilm, Seth Macfarlane, Daisy Ridley, Rey, Jane, Ridley, Nina, Jane Anderson, Nina Hoss, Kristin Scott Thomas, Movie News


John Boyega Gets Brutally Honest About His ‘Star Wars’ Franchise Experience

John Boyega became a huge star thanks to his casting as one of the main characters in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Almost any actor would kill to get such a high caliber role to further their career, and Boyega was undoubtedly excited about having the biggest role given to a Black actor in the Star Wars saga…until he wasn’t. In a recent interview, now that all the fluffy publicity of Star Wars is behind him, Boyega got brutally honest about his overall experience in a galaxy far, far away. And...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Resistance, Lucasfilm, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Finn, Daisy Ridley, Colin Trevorrow, Rey, Abrams, Adam, Skywalker


‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Finally Gets an October Release Date and a New Logo with Baby Yoda

The Mandalorian made huge waves last year when it arrived as not just one of the first pieces of original programming on Disney+, but the first ever live-action Star Wars series. Now it’s one of the most beloved parts of the Disney era of Star Wars, and the second season is arriving this fall. We’ve been waiting to find out exactly when new episodes would start debuting on Disney+, and today we got our answer along with a brand new logo (seen above) featuring the titular bounty hunter walking a...
Tags: Star-Wars, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Disney/Pixar, Release Dates, The Mandalorian, Baby Yoda


‘The Mandalorian’ launches its second season on Oct. 30

“The Mandalorian” is returning to Disney+ with new episodes starting on October 30. The Star Wars spinoff series (created by Jon Favreau) was the biggest original offering when Disney+ launched in November of last year. With its story of a mysterious bounty hunter (played by Pedro Pascal) and his adorable alien ward, the first season turned “Baby Yoda” into a pop culture phenomenon and is currently nominated for 15 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Drama Series. Disney+ even released a whole se...
Tags: Travel, Star Wars, Media, Entertainment, Disney, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Ilm, The Walt Disney Co, Pedro Pascal, Mandalorian, The Mandalorian, Baby Yoda


Star Wars: John Boyega Calls Out Treatment of POC Characters

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Star Wars: John Boyega calls out treatment of POC characters In a recent interview with GQ magazine, Star Wars alum John Boyega has again opened up about his six-year experience with the iconic sci-fi franchise by expressing his frustrations on how Disney and Lucasfilm failed to give more depth and importance to the Star Wars sequels’ POC characters, including Boyega’s Finn, Kelly Marie Tran’s Rose Tico, Naomi Ackie’s Jannah, and even Oscar Isaac’s Poe Dameron. “It’s so d...
Tags: Star Wars, London, Movies, Disney, Carrie Fisher, Netflix, Steve McQueen, Lucasfilm, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Billy Dee Williams, Leia Organa, J J Abrams, Adam



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