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October 31, 2014

BBC Interviews J.J. Abrams About Trek And Wars

J.J. Abrams did an interview with the BBC as part of the promotional tour for Star Trek Into Darkness, and he naturally had something to say about Star Wars along the way.

CEII: Jabba's Palace Reunion - Massive Guest Announcements

The official site has just updated the Celebration Europe II guest list with a TON of people. Michael Carter (Bib Fortuna), John Coppinger (Jabba the Hutt), Sean Crawford (Yak Face), Tim Dry (J'Quille), Mike Edmonds (Logray), Gerald Home (Tessek), Femi Taylor Ogilvy (Oola), Toby Philpott (Jabba the Hutt), Tim Rose (Salacious B. Crumb) and Simon Williamson (Max Rebo)! This is the 30th Anniversary of Return of the Jedi and there's no better way to celebrate than with all of these great cast and crew from the film. This makes 19 movie guests thus far.

Fathead's May the Fourth Be With You!

Star Wars Night With The Tampa Bay Storm Reminder

Attention all Florida Star Wars fans! The Star Wars Grand Florida Alliance, along with Lucasfilm Ltd. and the 501st Legion will be participating in Star Wars Night with the Tampa Bay Storm on Saturday, May the 4th at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. After spending the morning and afternoon hitting local comic shops for Free Comic Book Day as well as hitting Hollywood Studios for your exclusive May The 4th Be With You, Always merchandise, join your fellow fans for more Star Wars fun. Full details inside!

Stephen Hayford Star Wars Weekends Exclusive Art

Official Star Wars artist Stephen Hayford will be attending Disney's Star Wars Weekends at Hollywood Studios during the 2nd and 3rd weekends (May 23-26 & May 31-June 2) and he will have four exclusive art prints available along with an interactive Death Star Diorama. You can find him in Darth's Mall with all the other exclusive event merchandise for 2 hours each day. The prints will be offered all four weekends. Be sure to stop by and say hello to Stephen during your trip to the park!

ForceCast #251: To Spoil or Not to Spoil

Do you want to know secrets about Episode VII? Do you really want to know? At what point do secrets become spoilers, and at what point does your excitement for new Star Wars content cause you to give in to the Dark Side? Join us as we discuss the world of spoilers and how the environment of the new films will differ from the days of prequel spoilers. But don't worry -- this episode is spoiler-free! All this, plus the latest news and events!

New Timothy Zahn Audio Books Coming

Timothy Zahn, considered to be one of the most popular and ground-breaking Star Wars authors in the history of the franchise, will have three of his previously released hardcover books available in unabridged audio book format. This includes Star Wars: Allegiance, Star Wars: Specter of the Past and Star Wars: Vision of the Future. Check out all the details inside!

SDCC: Exclusive Black Series Boba Fett With Han In Carbonite Set

USA Today revealed this morning that Hasbro will be offering an exclusive Black Series Boba Fett with Han in Carbonite figure for the popular summer event that is San Diego Comic-Con. This will be part of the upcoming Black Series that was first announced in January. Check out the full article right here.

Star Wars Art Exposition May 4th

Star Wars Celebration VII In Orlando?

-STORY UPDATED INSIDE- ReedPop has the next several scheduled events listed on their website, which is completely normal and nothing out of the ordinary. What might interest Star Wars fans is that they have a Star Wars Celebration listed after the 2014 C2E2 event at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. This would mean a third trip back to Orlando and welcomed news for many of the 35,000+ attendees from Celebration V & VI. Could we get a formal announcement on May 4th? Perhaps during Celebration Europe II? The page hasn't been updated since November of 2012, so we are waiting on confirmation from LFL. Keep it locked right here for all the latest developments!

The Force Within Us Celebrates May The 4th Be With You!

Order The Force Within Us at now until May 6th and get (2) sets of trading cards FREE!!!

The Clone Wars Takes Home Voice Acting Trophies

The organization Behind The Voice Actors has announced the winners of the 20th annual BTVA Voice Acting Awards and the results are great for Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

Star Wars Origami Free May 4th Download

May The FETT Be With You

Mimoco: New Mimobot Coming May 4th

Fresh off the Jar Jar Binks announcement, Mimoco is set to unleash another Star Wars character Mimobot adding to the long list of previous offerings. What do they have up their sleeve this time? Be sure to check back here first thing Saturday, May 4th for the reveal as we celebrate Star Wars Day!

WeLoveFine Loves May The 4th

May The Fourth Grant You Savings On A Great Book!

Star Wars Island In Geoffrey's Jungle

Catalog Details For New Essential Characters Guide

The Edelweiss catalog has posted a synopsis for Daniel Wallace's Star Wars: The Essential Characters, the third character-focused title in the Essential Guide series.

Synopsis Posted For Star Wars: Kenobi

Random House has posted a synopsis for Star Wars: Kenobi by John Jackson Miller.

The Empire Circulates Propaganda Video

The Empire is aware of our plans to celebrate May the 4th and has started to circulate a propaganda video looking to destroy our cause.

Zen Studios Celebrates May 4th With A Star Wars Pinball Sale

In joyous celebration of Star Wars Day, Zen Studios is offering a 50% discount on Star Wars Pinball starting today, April 30th!

May The 4th Be With You At Coagula Curatorial

Jedi Journals: May 2013

The Making Of Star Wars: Return Of The Jedi Cover Revealed

The long awaited follow up to The Making Of Star Wars: The Definitive Story Behind the Original Film and The Making Of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back books by J.W. Rinzler has finally received a cover and just posted the reveal along with several unseen images from the Return of the Jedi production. The book is due out in stores October 1, 2013.

Her Universe Unveils New May The Fourth SW Products

Ashley Eckstein and Her Universe have unveiled a new line of products for Star Wars Day, May 4th, 2013. Six new products will go on sale on May 4th exclusively through Hot Topic's website.

Why Is May The 4th Called Star Wars Day?

The Clone Wars Nominated For Daytime Emmy Awards

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the nominees for the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards, and Star Wars: The Clone Wars is well represented.

OfficialPix May The 4th Exclusives

Official Pix is getting in on the Star Wars Day celebration with two brand new metallix images exclusively available on May the 4th. The first is a color 10x20 photo and the second is a black & white 11x17 photo. Both images include the official May The 4th Be With You logo and are limited to just 250 each, so be sure to grab yours early before they sell out! Click on the Limited Edition tab to view the product page here.

Toledo Mud Hens Feel The Fourth With Wookiee Jersey

For this weekend only, professional Baseball team the Toledo Mud Hens will be sporting a jersey inspired by everybody's favorite Wookiee; the mighty Chewbacca! The jerseys will be available though a silent auction with proceeds going to the Read for Literacy and the Spina Bifida Association of Northwest Ohio. Follow this link for additional information.

Christopher Lee Celebrates May The 4th With Cool Print

This Saturday artist Christopher Lee (not to be mistaken with the actor) will open the orders for a new print that celebrates the classic Kenner collection. Click the thumbnail above for a closer look at the Star Wars Compendium Poster and follow this link for additional information.

Celebrate Star Wars Day And Save At

This Saturday, May the Fourth, Hasbro is offering collectors 20% off on any Star Wars toy listed in their online store using the promo code SWFANDAY. Click through for the full press release.

Stride Rite Celebrates May The 4th

Stride Rite® is ready to celebrate – from May 3rd to May 5th, all Star Wars™ shoes will be 25% off in store and online!

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