April 25th, 20141246 I’m sitting down to write this with NO idea WHATSOEVER what I’m going to write. This will be a fun experiment. Maybe not for you, but it will be TERRIBLY interesting for me. I’m thinking about how Star Wars is hugely responsible for the rise of popular culture, and the toy industry and collecting hobby as we now know...
Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) announced today the upcoming global release of four new books based on the original Star Wars film trilogy. The classic Saga will come to life like never before through adaptations by bestselling children’s authors Tom Angleberger, Tony DiTerlizzi, Adam Gidwitz, and R.J. Palacio. Each of these...Star Wars News & Info
Lucasfilm is teaming up with CBS’ The Big Bang Theory and ABC’s The Goldbergs for this year's annual 'May the Fourth (as in ‘May the Fourth be With You!') Star Wars Day' celebration.The special episode of The Big Bang Theory, “The Proton Transmogrification,” will feature special guest Bob Newhart as the childhood mentor...Star Wars News & Info
DISNEY PUBLISHING WORLDWIDE AND PUBLISHING PARTNERS ANNOUNCE THIRD ANNUAL STAR WARS READS DAY
Bookstore and library events to be held October 11, 2014
Glendale, CA., April 3, 2014 – Disney Publishing Worldwide and its publishing partners announced today the third annual Star Wars Reads Day to be held this October 11, 2014. Last...Star Wars News & Info
Last week, we shared an official press release from Lucasfilm announcing its collaboration with Santa Cruz Skateboards on a limited edition collection of Star Wars skateboard decks and cruzers. A short teaser trailer was included with that release - but now the full-length video is available for your viewing pleasure.Feast your...Star Wars News & Info
Hang on tight, because we've got another Rebel hero coming our way! Check out the official Lucasfilm press release below, and get to know Hera.Hera is the heart of the Ghost crew from Star Wars Rebels. The Twi’lek is an ace pilot, able fighter, and is revealed to fans in this behind-the-scenes video featuring creator...Star Wars News & Info
We've already met some fantastic new characters from Star Wars Rebels, and today is no exception. Check out the official press release from Lucasfilm below, and get acquainted with Sabine!Sabine is a key member of the Ghost crew in Star Wars Rebels. As seen in this special video, featuring early design concepts, animation tests,...Star Wars News & Info
Every team needs a tough guy. Introducing Zeb, the (smart) muscle of the Ghost crew from Lucasfilm’s upcoming animated series Star Wars Rebels. He is revealed for the first time in this video, featuring concept art, clay sculpts, and final renderings of the character, in addition to creator...Star Wars News & Info
Industrial Light & Magic, the visual effects arm of Lucasfilm - which is, of course, owned by Disney - is close to signing a lease for space in central London. The new ILM facility will be located outside of Soho, an area that is already home to several VFX houses.Remodeling is already planned for the space, and ILM hopes to take...