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Posted by Chris on August 27, 2015 at 01:00 PM CST |
The official Star Wars Celebration website has just announced that in addition to all 3-day tickets selling out last month, now, all Saturday Adult passes are gone. With 322 days until the event, attendance is looking extremely positive so far.
Posted by Chris on August 27, 2015 at 12:11 PM CST |
It's not much, but we get to see something really cool that deals with Finn and a weapon for a more civilized age! Spoiler forthcoming if you don't want to see anything until December 18th...
Posted by Chris on August 27, 2015 at 11:09 AM CST |
Details about Disney's own Force Friday festivities have been announced on their theme park merchandise website. Get the full rundown inside!
Posted by Dustin on August 27, 2015 at 10:54 AM CST |
As debris from battles above shower the desert ground, the feeling of chaos is intensifying. A Star Destroyer has just crash-landed and some of its engines are still smoking. The battle has just begun...
Posted by Dustin on August 27, 2015 at 10:37 AM CST |
Fans who subscribe to EMPIRE magazine will get their own collectible cover featuring BB-8 as shown above. They also posted two new images of Finn on set of The Force Awakens. The magazine is available today at retail with two other collectible covers and a large section of the magazine dedicated to coverage of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Posted by Dustin on August 27, 2015 at 10:20 AM CST |
Star Wars fan Nicholas S. scored the Hasbro Target exclusive remote control BB-8 as shown above. According to the price sheet posted yesterday this item is $79.99. You can see a video of the droid in action at the Everything BB-8 Facebook page here.
Posted by Dustin on August 26, 2015 at 06:59 PM CST |
New television commercial mentions October but no definitive date given.
Posted by Dustin on August 26, 2015 at 03:28 PM CST |
BB-8 has quickly become a fan favorite, and the full functioning version of the rolling ball astromech made his actual debut at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim.
Posted by Dustin on August 26, 2015 at 10:54 AM CST |
I've been getting a lot of feedback from established Star Wars collectors that they are not going to be participating in any Force Friday activities. Will you be partaking in the midnight madness? Or has this massive marketing machine of "gotta have it first" finally run its course? We're interested in what our readers think. Please sound off on the subject in our comments section, we'd love to hear any and all feedback regarding this upcoming event.
Posted by Dustin on August 26, 2015 at 10:45 AM CST |
Star Wars: The Force Awakens products are set to be unveiled in the world's first-ever global live toy unboxing event. Unfolding over 18 hours in 15 cities and 12 countries. Check out the full press release in the full report!
Posted by Chris on August 26, 2015 at 09:00 AM CST |
Star Wars Celebration Anaheim left us all with many wonderful memories. From seeing new footage of The Force Awakens to getting pictures & autographs from our favorite celebrities to meeting lifelong friends, SWCA allowed fans of all kinds to have an experience like no other! In a series entitled "Celebration Stories," fans share unique and interesting tales with TheForce.Net straight from the convention floor and beyond!
Posted by Jay on August 26, 2015 at 08:32 AM CST |
Shane Turgeon's The Force In The Flesh Volume II is now on sale through Amazon (regularly $80). If you haven't grabbed this very cool book yet, make sure to follow the top link in this story to get your copy! You can also get an excellent box set of Volume I and II thru his website, www.theforceintheflesh.com.
Posted by Chris on August 26, 2015 at 08:00 AM CST |
WE'RE BAAAAAAACK, well, sort of. We love having a new episode of Star Wars Rebels to talk about it but we're not so thrilled that it came right in the middle of convention season! Sorry for the delay in getting this episode out to you all, but it's a good one. Join Spencer as he hosts a roundtable discussion with the gang from RadioFreeTatooine.com. Listen to the episode here!
Posted by Dustin on August 25, 2015 at 07:50 PM CST |
Empire magazine keeps teasing fans with little tidbits of information to be released this Thursday when the new issue hits newsstands.
Posted by Dustin on August 25, 2015 at 07:29 PM CST |
Target is teaming up with Lucasfilm to create an archive of memories from Star Wars fans.
Posted by Adam on August 25, 2015 at 12:30 PM CST |
Today we're able to bring you the first-ever Canadian originated reveal courtesy of DK Canada, with an exclusive look at the cover of their upcoming Star Wars Rebels Epic Battles Visual Guide, that provides an in-depth look into the characters, locations, and themes from the first and second season of Star Wars Rebels.
Posted by Chris on August 25, 2015 at 10:50 AM CST |
East coast Star Wars fans and runners can look forward to the first ever Star Wars themed Half Marathon Weekend taking place at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, FL come April 14-17, 2016.
Posted by Dustin on August 24, 2015 at 07:21 PM CST |
EMPIRE have posted a never before seen image of Kylo Ren in advance of their upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens issue that hits newsstands this Thursday.
Posted by Justin on August 24, 2015 at 12:50 PM CST |
New infographic reveals the might of Star Wars gaming and celebrates the game's first anniversary.
Posted by Dustin on August 24, 2015 at 08:27 AM CST |
Click through for a view of what possibly is our first peek at three new helmets from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story!
Posted by Chris on August 24, 2015 at 08:15 AM CST |
What can we learn from the Rogue One cast photo? Megan, Paul, and John take a close look at the characters and actors revealed at D23, as well as thoughts on Rogue One in general. Is the new cast up to the task? Will the anthology films confuse the mainstream audience expecting the next episode in the main saga? Will Colin Trevorrow be able to pull off such a drastically different Star Wars film? We tackle these concerns and much more in this episode of The ForceCast! Listen to it here!
Posted by Dustin on August 24, 2015 at 08:10 AM CST |
Erik is back on the show! This week Lou, Chris, and Erik talk about our favorite moments from the prequels. What fight scene did we like best? Which moment did we feel was the single best scene across the entire saga? Listen to this episode to find out!
Posted by Dustin on August 23, 2015 at 05:42 PM CST |
Justin Bolger joins the crew this episode to discuss the international teaser, ship design, Kylo Ren, the First Order, and much more! This is the first of a "double-header" release of The ForceCast, so be sure to catch both of this weekend's episodes right here!
Posted by Dustin on August 23, 2015 at 05:34 PM CST |
DailyMail.com is reporting that Lucasfilm is going above, and beyond to digitally recreate Peter Cushing as Grand Moff Tarkin for the upcoming Star Wars spin off.
"This is one of the most complex and costly CGI re-creations ever. Cushing is a pivotal plot line as he was the one to create Darth Vader and there's a whole back story that will come out."
Read the full scoop here!
Are you going to purchase the recently announced limited edition Star Wars Saga Blu-Ray Steelbooks coming this November?
Yes, I cannot wait to add these to my collection!
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