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Star Wars: Jedi Challenges App Adds Augmented Reality Holochess

Star Wars: Jedi Challenges, a smartphone app that previously required extra equipment to play, including a Lenovo Mirage AR headset and lightsaber controller, has a new version for iPhone that has been updated to use ARKit, a version of augmented reality. In celebration of the update, the game creators have added a free Holochess mode […]

New ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Merchandise Available Starting April 13

Starting on Friday, April 13 brand new merchandise for Solo: A Star Wars Story will start popping up in Disney Stores, on shopDisney.com, and at other retail locations around the world. Brand names like Funko, Hasbro, Jakks, Lego, Mattel, Pottery Barn Kids, Regal Robot, Rubies, seven20, Topps, and Tervis have all created brand new film-inspired […]

New ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Trailer Released

Solo: A Star Wars Story will debut in theaters on May 25. On the official Star Wars Twitter Account, fanatics got yet another glimpse of the film with an all-new trailer. The new trailer includes Han Solo gambling, fighting, and of course piloting the Millennium Falcon. Alden Ehrenreich stars as Han Solo, the legendary bounty-hunter, […]

Mark Hamill Is Concerned Disney May Be Pumping Out Star Wars Films Too Quickly

In an interview with CinemaBlend, Mark Hamill, primarily known for playing Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars franchise, said that Disney should “pace themselves” with the production of so many Star Wars titles. His concern is that with so many Star Wars films being produced the saga could become oversaturated. “(Hamill) said to Disney, ‘Really? […]

Disney Releases On-Ride Image from Millennium Falcon Attraction

NVIDIA, who is working with Walt Disney Imagineering on the new Millennium Falcon attraction for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, has released a brief glimpse at what guests will see while on the attraction when it opens in 2019. A picture taken from a video sequence created by ILMxLAB shows the detail and immersion that the […]

Disneyland After Dark Star Wars Nite Announced for May 3rd

The Disneyland Resort will continue its series of Disneyland After Dark hard-ticket events with a Star Wars Nite on May 3rd at Disneyland Park. The event will include many firsts, including the Disneyland debut of the “March of the First Order,” a chance to meet Rey in the Star Wars Launch Bay, the return of […]

Disney Shares Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Construction Flyover Video

The Disney Parks Blog has shared a new video that includes a flyover of the construction site for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland Park. Construction is in full-force for the new land coming to both Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World. Galaxy’s Edge will transport guests to the planet of Batuu, […]

Lucasfilm Announces Jon Favreau as Writer and Producer for New Live-Action Star Wars Series

Lucasfilm has just announced that Jon Favreau has been signed on to executive produce and write a live-action Star Wars series for Disney’s upcoming direct-to-consumer platform. Favreau played roles in both the Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series and in the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story and is no stranger to the Star Wars universe. “I couldn’t be more excited about Jon coming on […]

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Reportedly Using Solo Cups as a Marketing Tool

Puns are fun, right? Well, according to Thrill Geek, in an attempt to be humorous the marketing team behind Solo: A Star Wars Story and Solo Cups, known for their red disposable cups, are apparently working together to promote the movie. This idea started as an internet meme, but is now being taken seriously as […]

Iconic Composer John Williams Retiring from the Star Wars Saga After ‘Episode IX’

According to IGN, the well-known composer John Williams recently stated in an interview that after Star Wars: Episode IX he plans on retiring from composing films in the Star Wars saga. Williams has created the iconic soundtracks behind the Star Wars films for 42-years! In an interview with the radio station KUSC, Williams said, “We […]