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Every ‘Star Wars’ Movie and Disney Plus Project in 2021 and Beyond

Ever since Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012, audiences have  created a plethora of new “Star Wars” content. The sequel trilogy — 2015’s “The Force Awakens,” 2017’s “The Last Jedi” and 2019’s “The Rise of Skywalker” — wrapped up the main storyline of the Skywalker Saga. Standalone films “Rogue One” and “Solo” explored specific stories within […]
Tags: Star Wars, News, Disney, Lucasfilm, Skywalker, Obi-wan Kenobi, The Bad Batch, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus Project

Cool Stuff: New ‘Star Wars’ and ‘The Mandalorian’ Hot Toys and Sideshow Collectibles Items Revealed

Star Wars Day might be getting more expensive than Christmas. Whenever May the 4th rolls around, you can always expect to open up your bank account for some new Star Wars merchandise, and today is no different thanks to a batch of new collectibles unveiled by the quality creators at Hot Toys and Sideshow Collectibles. Hot Toys has unveiled a trio of new figures (including a gnarly steed) inspired by the live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian, as well as the animated series The Bad Batch. ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Sideshow Collectibles, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Hot Toys, Star Wars Rebels, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Anakin Skywalker, Mando, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Ahsoka Tano, Ahsoka

The Morning Watch: Updated 2021 ‘Star Wars’ Canon Timeline, Boba Fett Returns in Animated LEGO Fight & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this Star Wars Day edition, find out everything you’ve missed recently in the Star Wars universe with an updated canon timeline, including all the movies, TV shows, books, comics, and more. Plus, watch Boba Fett’s return ...
Tags: Star-Wars, Movies, Disney, Lego, Boba Fett, Video Of The Day, Deets, Star Wars: A New Hope, Star-Wars:-The-Clone-Wars, The Morning Watch, The Mandalorian, Star Wars: The High Republic, Canon Timeline Boba Fett Returns

Cool Stuff: May the Fourth Be with These New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy and ‘The Mandalorian’ Posters

Happy Star Wars Day! May the Fourth be with you! Now it’s time to spend some money on stuff you don’t need. Bottleneck Gallery has released a big batch of new Star Wars posters by artists Pablo Olivera, Bartosz Kosowski, Lawrence Noble, and Marko Manev. Some of the focus on the original Star Wars trilogy while others dig into the second season of The Mandalorian. But that’s not all. Artist Scott C. has also debuted a Star Wars collection of his signature Great Showdowns watercolor prints inspir...
Tags: Art, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Hand, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Lucasfilm, Cool Stuff, Mondo, Finn, Lucas, Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, Rey, Scott C

Disney Plus Hotstar to Launch in Malaysia With Local Content Component

Walt Disney Company is set to launch its Disney Plus Hotstar streaming service in Malaysia from June 1. The platform will boast a significant local content component in addition to the mainstay Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic brands. The launch is being held in association with Astro, the country’s leading pay-TV platform. […]
Tags: Asia, News, Disney, Global, Malaysia, Walt Disney Company, Disney Pixar Marvel Star Wars, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus Hotstar

Star Wars Bits: 30 Years of Thrawn, Inside Galaxy’s Edge, Knights of the Old Republic, Star Wars: The Bad Batch, and More!

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Timothy Zahn talks 30 years of Thrawn Kristin Baver talks Skywalker: A Family at War Inside The Art of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Knights of the Old Republic gets a remake? Star Wars: Visions & Ronin Star Wars podcast & YouTube round-up And more! Timothy Zahn Talks 30 Years of Thrawn In Star Wars Insider #202, author Timothy Zahn talks to Brandon Wainerdi about the phone call that spawned Heir to the Empire and introduced the world to Grand Admiral Thraw...
Tags: Star-Wars, Bob Odenkirk, Movies, Disney, Hasbro, Disneyland Resort, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Jason, Stellan Skarsgard, Daisy Ridley, Charlotte, Amy, Josh, Alexander, Tom

The Morning Watch: The Magic of ‘Harry Potter’ VFX, Rating Gunslinging Scenes in Movies & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, Warner Bros. Pictures reveals the impressive digital effects used to create some of the sets, creatures, and spells of the Harry Potter franchise. Plus, quick-draw world champion Nicole “Fastdraw” Franks rat...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Harry-Potter, Westworld, Visual Effects, Collateral, Django Unchained, Warner Bros Pictures, John Wick, Tom Yum, The Empire Strikes Back, Raya, Video Of The Day, The Magnificent Seven, Babish, The Morning Watch

This Week's Best Toys Are Packing Baby Yoda Heat

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round-up of the latest toy news and tempting plastic goodness. This week: Luigi hops in on the Lego Super Mario fun, Hasbro returns to The Clone Wars, and you can have the power... to wield a very large He-Man sword. Check it out!Read more...
Tags: Droid, Science, Fiction, Long, Nintendo, How To Train Your Dragon, Mario, Luigi, Hasbro, Lucasfilm, Adam, Obi Wan, Astrid, Fortnite, Fictional Characters, Belch

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Director Rian Johnson Wants to Direct an Episode of ‘The Mandalorian’

The first two seasons of The Mandalorian saw a variety of directors get behind the camera for the live-action Star Wars series, including executive producers Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau. But sometime in the future, The Mandalorian may have one of the Star Wars feature film directors step in to direct an episode, because Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson wants a crack at the series. Reporter Sariah Wilson (via ComingSoon) recently caught up with director Rian Johnson for an upcomi...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Netflix, Sequels, Johnson, Usa Today, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Rian Johnson, Robert Rodriguez, ComingSoon, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Rick Famuyiwa, Dave Filoni

Rian Johnson Wants to Direct an Episode of The Mandalorian

Rian Johnson has spoken with Dave Filoni about directing an episode of The Mandalorian In a recent interview with USA Today’s Sariah Wilson, critically acclaimed director Rian Johnson, who helmed Star Wars: The Last Jedi, made it known that he would love to return to that galaxy far, far away. However, rather than a film, Johnson would love to direct an episode of hit Disney+ show The Mandalorian. In fact, he’s already spoken to co-executive producer Dave Filoni about getting involved.. RELA...
Tags: Star Wars, Comics, TV, Movies, Disney, Netflix, TV News, Johnson, Usa Today, Jon Favreau, Gina Carano, Rian Johnson, Wilson, Jedi, Rian, Colin Wilson

Cool Stuff: Hot Toys Expands ‘The Mandalorian’ Collection with New Ahsoka Tano and Grogu Figures

The Mandalorian reached back into the prequel era to bring Anakin Skywalker’s former apprentice Ahsoka Tano into the live-action side of the Star Wars universe. Now you can bring Ahsoka Tano to your collectible shelf thanks to the new figure from Hot Toys, featuring the uncanny likeness of Rosario Dawson as the Togruta hero of the Clone Wars. And that’s not all, because Hot Toys is also releasing a special edition Ahsoka Tano figure that comes with a new version of Grogu. The Mandalorian...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Hot Toys, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Anakin Skywalker, Rosario-Dawson, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Ahsoka Tano, Ahsoka, The-Clone-Wars, The Mandalorian

‘Soul’ and ‘Wolfwalkers’ Take Top Honors at Annie Awards

Pixar’s “Soul” continued its awards season dominance on Friday by winning seven Annie Awards,  including feature. The jazzy look at the before-life also won for music (Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and Jon Batiste), writing (Pete Docter. Mike Jones and Kemp Powers), character animation (Michal Makarewicz), FX (Tolga Göktekin, Carl Kaphan, Hiroaki Narita, Enrique Vila and Kylie […]
Tags: News, Awards, Soul, Pixar, Kylie, Jon Batiste, Kemp Powers, Trent Reznor Atticus Ross, Annie Awards, Wolfwalkers, The Mandalorian, Pete Docter Mike Jones, Michal Makarewicz

Every Star Wars movie and show you can stream on Disney Plus - from 'A New Hope' to 'The Mandalorian'

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Disney Plus offers every Star Wars movie from the original trilogy through "The Rise of Skywalker." The service is also home to exclusive Star Wars shows, like "The Mandalorian" and "The Bad Batch." Disney Plus costs $8 a month or $80 a year. Monthly Subscription Service (small) The Disney Plus streaming service is home to a large selection of movies and TV shows from all...
Tags: Reviews, Star Wars, Japan, Entertainment, Disney, Trends, Tech, Features, Fox, Netflix, Iron Man, Streaming, Espn, Thor, Pixar, Jon Favreau

‘Soul,’ ‘The Mandalorian’ and ‘The Midnight Sky’ Lead VES Awards

Pixar’s “Soul,” George Clooney’s “The Midnight Sky” and “The Mandalorian” led the winners at the 19th annual Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards. Comedian Patton Oswalt served as host for the 10th time for the virtual ceremony which celebrated the art of visual effects across 25 categories. “Soul” was named top animated film, winning five awards. […]
Tags: News, Awards, Soul, George Clooney, Pixar, Patton Oswalt, Visual Effects Society, The Mandalorian, Visual Effects Awards

‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Featurette Shines a Light on the Bigger, Improved Virtual Sets

The first season of The Mandalorian brought an innovative new tool to the filmmaking world with the virtual set production technology known as StageCraft. Often referred to on set as “The Volume,” Industrial Light & Magic’s StageCraft technology allows for fully rendered digitally created backgrounds to appear on LED screens in incredibly high resolution. It’s essentially real time visual effects that makes shooting movies and TV shows infinitely more efficient and cost effective. A new feature...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Visual Effects, Ilm, Helios, Video Clips, Favreau, Industrial Light Magic, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Video Of The Day

The Mandalorian Season 2 Was Made With the Most Powerful Filmmaking Tool ILM Has Ever Created

When people think of Industrial Light and Magic, they obviously think of great visual effects, as well as the countless classic movies the company has worked on. But what you might not realize is that for many of those films, some of the effects were completely impossible until ILM specifically created the technology…Read more...
Tags: Science, Jon Favreau, Ilm, Fortnite, Fictional Characters, Television Series, Industrial Light, The Mandalorian, Mandalorians, Creative Works

ILM shows off the new Stagecraft LED wall used for season 2 of ‘The Mandalorian’

The first season of “The Mandalorian” last year wasn’t just a great show, it was the result of an entirely new paradigm in film and TV production. Stagecraft, the enormous LED-wall volume ILM used to shoot that season has since been expanded and updated to be better, faster and easier to use. In a behind-the-scenes video, directors and others from the production weigh in on how the system makes everything easier, and enumerate the improvements for the 2.0 version. The most recognizable piece of ...
Tags: Star Wars, Media, Entertainment, Disney, Tech, Jon Favreau, Robert Rodriguez, Ilm, Unreal Engine, Unreal, Favreau, Industrial Light And Magic, The Mandalorian, Cinema Tech, ILM Disney Unreal

Behold New ‘Star Wars’ and ‘The Mandalorian’ Posters from Danny Haas and Andy Fairhurst

It’s a good day to be a Star Wars fan. Hot on the heels of the casting news for the Obi-Wan Kenobi series coming to Disney+, a batch of new posters inspired by the original Star Wars trilogy and the new original series The Mandalorian have arrived, courtesy of Bottleneck Gallery and Acme Archives. But if you want them, you’ll have to be quick. The Savior (The Mandalorian) by Andy Fairhurst Giclee print 16 x 20 inches Hand-numbered edition of 375 $50 Artist Andy Fairhurst brings to life the ...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Poster, Luke Skywalker, Obi Wan Kenobi, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars: A New Hope, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, Andy Fairhurst, Fairhurst, The Mandalorian

‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Featurette Goes Behind the Magic of the VFX

Remember The Mandalorian season 2? I’m sure you do, but it almost feels like that season came and went a full year ago, when in reality it wrapped-up in December. Since then, Disney+ viewers have moved on to obsess over WandaVision, and The Falcon and The Winter Soldier is dropping tomorrow. But in case you forgot about old Mando, ILM has just released a behind-the-scenes video that highlights the show’s VFX. The Mandalorian Season 2 Featurette  I gave up on The Mandalorian midway throu...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sydney, Magic, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Ilm, Video Clips, Taika Waititi, Patty Jenkins, Behind the Scenes Footage, The Mandalorian, WandaVision, Ahsoka Rangers

WandaVision Transforms Back Into Its Comic Book Roots in This Bewitching Art

You can always tell when a new series like Marvel’s WandaVision is a hit with audiences when the fandom starts creating its own impressive works of art that draw creative inspiration from the topic at hand. Illustrator Vadim Dvoeglazov’s no stranger to putting channeling his love for live-action fiction into stylized…Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Disney, Marvel Comics, Vision, Scarlet Witch, Fictional Characters, The Mandalorian, WandaVision, Creative Works, Entertainment Culture, Vadim Dvoeglazov, Illustrator Vadim Dvoeglazov

Cool Stuff: ‘The Mandalorian’ Hot Toys Line Expands with Bo-Katan Kryze of Mandalore

The second season of the live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian expanded the roster of characters quite a bit by bringing back a variety of familiar faces from both the animated world and the original trilogy. One of the more exciting entries among them was Katee Sackhoff as Bo-Katan Kryze, the legendary Mandalorian who is fighting to restore Mandalore, and now she’s being turned into a detailed Hot Toys figure to add to your collection. The Mandalorian Bo-Katan Hot Toys Figure “I a...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Hot Toys, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Katee Sackhoff, Mandalore, Bo Katan Kryze, Bo Katan, The Mandalorian

‘The Mandalorian’ Visual Guide Will Not Arrive This Year; Original Novel Not Moving Forward, Either

Apologies to fans of The Mandalorian, but we have some disappointing news from the publishing world. The Mandalorian Ultimate Visual Guide, a deep dive into the lore and minutiae depicted in Lucasfilm’s first live-action Star Wars series, has been canceled…at least for the time being. And that’s not all: an original novel set in the world of the show has also been scrapped. Read on to learn the reason why. Due to the ever-expanding world of The Mandalorian, we will no longer be publishing Th...
Tags: Books, Movies, Disney, US, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Gina Carano, New Republic, Christopher, Rosario Dawson, Del Ray, Disney/Pixar, Carano, Dave Filoni, Pablo Hidalgo, Ahsoka Tano

Some Mandalorian Books Have Been Canceled, But Not for the Reason You Think

Fans looking forward to the universe of The Mandalorian expanding in print are going to be disappointed, as two future books centered on the Disney+ Star Wars franchise have been cancelled. But it’s not for the reason you think.Read more...
Tags: Science, Lucasfilm, Gina Carano, Boba Fett, Del Rey, Disney Star Wars, Pablo Hidalgo, Ahsoka Tano, Fortnite, Disney Publishing, Adam Christopher, Fictional Characters, Television Series, Phil Szostak, The Mandalorian, Mandalorians

The Morning Watch: ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Trailer in LEGO, Stuntmen React to ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, check out the Top Gun: Maverick trailer recreated with stop-motion and computer animated LEGO minifigures and pieces. Plus, Corridor Crew delivers a new edition of Stuntmen React with a look at some of the a...
Tags: Movies, Lego, Atlantic City, Lone Survivor, Top Gun, Fandango, Spongebob Squarepants, Gary, Patrick, Lost City, Star-Wars, Video Of The Day, Top Gun: Maverick, The Morning Watch, Corridor Crew, The Mandalorian

‘The Mandalorian’ and ‘Soul’ Lead Visual Effects Society Nominations

The nominations for the 19th Annual Visual Effects Society Awards have been announced with “The Mandalorian” and “Soul” leading. “The Mandalorian” leads with 13 nominations including outstanding visual effects in a photoreal episode. “Soul” was next with five nominations, followed by “The Witches” and “Project Power.” The VES awards will be handed out in a […]
Tags: News, Awards, Soul, Visual Effects Society, The Mandalorian

‘The Mandalorian’ and ‘WandaVision’ Share the Same Killer Flaws

(Welcome to The Soapbox, the space where we get loud, feisty, political, and opinionated about anything and everything.) This post contains spoilers for The Mandalorian and the latest episode of WandaVision . For better or worse, the debuts of The Mandalorian and WandaVision on Disney+ within just 14 months of each other represent something of a game-changer in this Streaming Era. Amid so many different shows all competing for the same spotlight in a post- Game of Thrones vac...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Features, Fox, Jon Favreau, Wanda, Vision, Rian Johnson, Paul Bettany, Luke Skywalker, Boba Fett, Mando, Evan Peters, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Gideon, Borg

‘Mandalorian’ Actor Simon Kassianides Sells ‘The Weatherman’ Movie Script to U.K.-Based Raw

“The Mandalorian” star Simon Kassianides is set to make his feature screenwriting debut. The actor, who plays Axe Woves on the hit Disney Plus Star Wars series, has sold the psychological thriller “The Weatherman” to U.K.-based production house Raw. The film is said to be female-led and in the vein of Christopher Nolan’s “Memento,” with […]
Tags: Christopher Nolan, News, Simon Kassianides, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus Star Wars, U K Based Raw

Mattel’s The Child Plush Toy Comes With Its Own Floating Pram

Soon after he made his adorable debut on The Mandalorian, Grogu had everyone clamoring to adopt their own tiny green Child. But only a few will be able to get one, complete with his iconic hovering pram, with the new auction of Mattel’s The Child toy with floating pram that made its debut at the New York Toy Fair last year, along with a limited release collector’s edition plush toy of The Child in a motorized hover pram. Last year, Mattel debuted a plush-and-vinyl toy of The Child resting wi...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Ebay, Sci-fi, Paypal, Barbie, Lucasfilm, Robert, Mattel, New York Toy Fair, Mattel Creations, The Mandalorian, Baby Yoda, Grogu, Michael Kadile, Kadile

Cinefex Closes Down Thanks to the Goddamn Pandemic

It’s a tough time to run a print magazine. It’s an even tougher time to run a print magazine about the film industry. And after more than 40 years of definitive coverage of the special effects industry, Cinefex has shut down. Read more...
Tags: Science, Shay, Cinefex, Television Series, Special Effect, Star Trek The Motion Picture, The Mandalorian, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture

Cool Stuff: Mark Englert’s New ‘The Mandalorian’ Poster Focuses on Ahsoka Tano’s Pivotal Episode

We’ll be waiting awhile before we return to the story of The Mandalorian, but as we wait for the third season to arrive on Disney+, artist Mark Englert has some outstanding new artwork to keep our spirits up. Inspired by one of the pivotal episodes of the second season of The Mandalorian, this new poster features Mando meeting with Ahsoka Tano as she tests Grogu and his skills with The Force. But following in the footsteps of Mark Englert’s previous Star Wars artwork, the poster also features a...
Tags: Art, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Cool Stuff, Mark Englert, Mando, Rosario Dawson, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Bottleneck Gallery, Elsbeth, Ahsoka Tano, Ahsoka