Star Wars Force Friday Returns This September; New Packaging Revealed

STAR WARS FORCE FRIDAY II COMING SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
GET THE FIRST DETAILS ON THE GLOBAL LAUNCH OF STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI TOYS, COLLECTIBLES, AND MORE!

Attention, Star Wars fans: It’s time to make some room on your desk, toy shelf, bookshelf, and in your closet.

Disney and Lucasfilm today announced Star Wars Force Friday II, a global fan event celebrating the launch of Star Wars: The Last Jedi products. Toys, collectibles, books, apparel, and more will go on sale beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, September 1, 2017, with stores around the world opening for a weekend-long celebration of all things Star Wars. In addition, packaging for the new line, featuring striking images of a lightsaber-wielding Rey, Poe Dameron, and Finn, was also revealed today and can be seen below.

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Star Wars Celebration | ‘The Last Jedi’ Director Rian Johnson and Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy Confirmed

KATHLEEN KENNEDY AND STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI DIRECTOR RIAN JOHNSON TO APPEAR AT STAR WARS CELEBRATION
ANNOUNCING A SPECIAL PANEL FEATURING THE FILMMAKERS BEHIND STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI!

Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy and Star Wars: The Last Jedi writer and director Rian Johnson are confirmed to appear at Star Wars Celebration Orlando on Friday, April 14, for a special panel discussion. While specifics are still under wraps, the talk promises to feature a few surprises and special guests, kickstarting what is sure to be an exciting and memorable weekend.

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The Star Wars Show | The Last Jedi Filmmakers at Celebration, Kitster, and More!

This week’s episode of The Star Wars Show features an announcement regarding The Last Jedi and Celebration Orlando, another Rogue One set visit, a new exclusive from Hasbro, and more Kitster! Co-host Anthony Carboni also takes a trip to Sideshow Collectibles to look at upcoming Rogue One releases.

See it all in the video below:

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Celebration Europe: Episode VIII Updates and Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo is Official

Pablo Hidalgo was the host for the Future Filmmaker Discussion which featured Lucasfilm Cnkwm1dXgAAranZ.jpg-largePresident Kathleen Kennedy and Kiri Hart, Senior Vice-President of Development. They were on hand to discuss the future of Star Wars films, in particular Episode VII and the recently announced Han Solo film.

Here are some of the highlights from StarWars.com:

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Star Wars in My Backyard — A Guest Blog by Paul Loughlin

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Star Wars in My Backyard — A Guest Blog by Paul Loughlin

When it comes to all things Star Wars I always avoid spoilers especially when it comes to the movies themselves, however this was not the case when I made the trip to Ceann Sibéal in Dingle. (Don’t worry there won’t be any spoilers here!). It had long been rumoured that production for the latest episodic instalment of the saga would be returning to Kerry in 2016. And this proved true when set construction began on March of this year. I was still feeling the high I got when watching The Force Awakens with the icing on the cake being Skellig Michael appearing in the third act of the movie, so to hear that production was returning to Kerry and in particular Dingle, a thirty minute drive from my home, my excitement levels went into overdrive.

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Star Wars Comic Review — Poe Dameron #1

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This review is for Star Wars: Poe Cameron, written by Charles Soule and drawn by Phil Noto. It contains some spoilers, but not many.

OK, let’s be frank and to the point: What Marvel’s Poe Dameron #1 does to Star Wars comics — and canon — is nothing less than spectacular.

Charles Soule and Phil Noto have taken the Star Wars Saga’s comics to a new level, a higher level, setting a new standard for not just this series, but others based on characters and events that we know are key components of The Force Awakens and Episodes VIII and IX.

The fill-in: Poe Dameron takes place ahead of the seventh film, setting the stage for the opening scenes of that film and giving readers — nearly all of whom are already viewers — more detail on Poe Dameron’s backstory, the rise of the First Order, the struggle by the Resistance and, looming over all, the disappearance of Luke Skywalker.

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Mark Hamill and Kathleen Kennedy Announce New Star Wars: Force For Change Charitable Campaign

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SHOW YOUR FORCE! MARK HAMILL AND KATHLEEN KENNEDY ANNOUNCE NEW STAR WARS: FORCE FOR CHANGE CHARITABLE CAMPAIGN

Star Wars: Force for Change will match up to $1,000,000 in donations made by fans to four charities between April 5th and May 4th.

(April 5, 2016) – Today, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and Star Wars veteran Mark Hamill announced a new campaign sponsored by CrowdRise in support of Star Wars: Force for Change, an initiative that inspires people to make a positive impact on the world. Starting April 5th, Star Wars: Force for Change will match the donations of Star Wars fans to four select charities up to $1,000,000!

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Check Out the Latest ‘RADIO 1138 – Show #38’ From the Jedi News Network

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The road to Rogue One may be rolling our way faster than a Rathtar on steroids but that doesn’t mean that our Force Awakens journey stops any time soon. This episode we talk Jakku village action with Dasha Promenti actress Ana-Maria Leonte, are joined by First Order Admiral Rony Bridges, chat with The Force Awakens voiceover duo of Christian Simpson and Orly Schumacher and discover the detective work required to track down the actor who played boShek with investigative journalist Bill Jensen. Plus we visit the Star Wars Costume Exhibit and discuss Episode VIII in the 38th episode of RADIO 1138.

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Star Wars Episode VIII — Filming Has Begun! Official Cast Announcement Within!

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Monday got you down? Here’s BIG NEWS sure to put a spring in your step! Filming on Episode VIII has begun, and new cast members have been announced.

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CAMERAS ROLL AND THE CAST IS CONFIRMED FOR THE NEXT CHAPTER OF THE STAR WARS SAGA.

Rey took her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and will continue her epic journey with Finn, Poe, and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the continuing Star Wars saga, Star Wars: Episode VIII, which began principal photography at Pinewood Studios in London on February 15, 2016.

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