Hasbro's brand of adorable Star Wars Galactic Heroes toys has been a big hit with children and collectors for years. And now it appears that we may be seeing a brand new animated TV series in development based on this popular toy line.
See the following article posted over on IESB.net:
"Yes, you are hearing right. IESB has exclusively learned that George Lucas is currently in pre-production on yet another Star Wars animated series. The key demographic? Pre-School to Kindergarten aged children, yes, the Star Wars: Galactic Heroes will be gracing televisions very soon.
The latest from Lucasland a.k.a. Skywalker Ranch is that a director has been brought on board to direct the new series based on the popular line of toys.
The working title for the TV series is believed to be "Squishies."
Uncle George has always had a soft spot for making more money, hmm, I mean children. No word yet if Cartoon Network or its WB sister companies will be airing the series.
A few years ago, when IESB broke the news that both a live action and an animated TV show were in development, we were quite excited about the possibilities, this one on the other hand, just seems like another way for the Lucas Empire to fill up their piggy banks.
I give an animated Indiana Jones TV series about 2 years before that gets announced."
Fact or fiction? While nothing has been officially confirmed/denied, we'll be sure to keep you updated on this story as more information becomes available.