Hasbro to release a George Lucas Stormtrooper action figure

The Maker is coming to your toy collection.

George Lucas, the legendary creator of Star Wars, will join Hasbro’s vaunted 6-inch Star Wars: The Black Series line of action figures. Created in celebration of Lucasfilm’s 50th anniversary and in tribute to its founder, the figure cleverly depicts Lucas in stormtrooper armour and comes with a removable helmet and blaster. Continue reading

Disney Plus Star Wars show ‘The Book of Boba Fett’ gets release date

We now have a release date for ‘The Book of Boba Fett’ on Disney Plus. The “Mandalorian” spinoff will debut on Dec. 29 2021.  The show was first teased following the conclusion of “The Mandalorian” Season 2 finale.

In the series, legendary bounty hunter Boba Fett and mercenary Fennec Shand are navigating the Galaxy’s underworld when they return to the sands of Tatooine to stake their claim on the territory once ruled by Jabba the Hutt and his crime syndicate.

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Antonio Banderas joins ‘Indiana Jones 5’

Antonio Banderas is Harrison Ford’s newest co-star in the anticipated next installment in the Indiana Jones franchise.

The Oscar-nominated Banderas has closed a deal to join the film to star alongside Ford, who returns as our favourite archaeologist, and an all-star ensemble that includes Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Mads Mikkelsen, Boyd Holbrook and Shaunette Renée Wilson. Continue reading

‘The Simpsons’ crosses over with ‘Star Wars’ in Disney Plus short ‘The Force Awakens From Its Nap’

Disney Plus has announced plans to celebrate Star Wars Day 2021 on May the 4th.

Along with the previously-announced debut of the animated series “Star Wars: The Bad Batch,”  the platform is also dropping the “Star Wars”-themed “Simpsons” short “Maggie Simpson in ‘The Force Awakens From Its Nap,’” which will see characters from the Star Wars universe mix with the Springfields favourites. They will also be releasing two bundles of virtual artwork for fans.

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Mads Mikkelsen joins ‘Indiana Jones 5’

Following the news that Phoebe Waller-Bridge had landed the female lead in the next Indiana Jones movie, Lucasfilm has found Harrison Ford’s next co-star in Mads Mikkelsen, who is set to join the next installment.


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LucasFilm Games developing ‘open world’ Star Wars game

LucasFilm Games have announced they are collaboration with developer Ubisoft ‘to develop a new, story-driven, open-world Star Wars game!’

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New Indiana Jones game announced

Following yesterdays announcement that Lucasfilm Games will be “the official identity for all gaming titles from Lucasfilm, a name that encompasses the company’s rich catalog of video games and its eye toward the future” – the company has announced a new Indiana Jones game.


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‘The Book of Boba Fett’ Star Wars series coming to Disney +

Warning: SPOILERS for Mandalorian Season 2 Finale.

Following the Disney Investors Day announcements which included several new live-action Star Wars shows announced for Disney Plus including ‘Ahsoka’, ‘Lando’ and ‘Rangers of the New Republic’ as well as updates on previously announced shows.

 


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Disney Investors Day Announces New Star Wars Series

During its investor day, Disney has confirmed its long-term plans for the Marvel and Star Wars franchises on their Disney Plus streaming services.

10 Star Wars and 10 Marvel TV shows are in the works over the next few years, according to the presentation.


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New animated Star Wars series coming to Disney+

Disney+ has ordered animated series from Lucasfilm titled Star Wars: The Bad Batch! Fresh off of the critically-acclaimed series finale of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the Disney+ original series will premiere on the streaming service in 2021. Continue reading