Comicbook.com broke the story today that Build-A-Bear Workshops would now be featuring Wicket the Ewok as a build-ble character tapping into the Star Wars fever that seems to be invading all aspects of our culture. The announcement came today hot on the heels of the Rogue One trailer. “The 16″ plush (They’ve already been selling a 10” ready-made mini one) is available today on the website, buildabear.com, and will hit stores in the US and UK early next week. Of course, what’s inside counts with Build-A-Bear, and an Authentic Ewok sound chip can be added in for six sounds pulled right from the film. “Wicket runs $28,
PRESS RELEASE: Today, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and Star Wars veteran Mark Hamill announced a new campaign sponsored by CrowdRise in support of Star Wars: Force for Change, an initiative that inspires people to make a positive impact on the world. Starting April 5th, Star Wars: Force for Change will match the donations of Star Wars fans to four select charities up to $1,000,000!
You can now wear your love for Star Wars on your sleeve with two new jackets from Think Geek.
When May the Fourth rolls around this year, we won’t have a Star Wars movie to see in the theaters, but we can get in on Marvel’s True Believers: Star Wars collection.
The LEGO video games are always a lot of fun, and with the LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens game arrives, I’m sure many an hour will be spent in front of the television having fun and busting bricks. A new trailer for the game has arrived that gives us a glimpse of the scope of the game.
If you are a fan of Carcasoone (and really, who isn’t?), and you love Star Wars, then you are about to have a peanut butter cup moment as the two properties will collide in Carcassonne: Star Wars this fall.
If you were on the fence about funding Axel Braun’s latest adult fan film, perhaps the latest casting news will change your mind, as adult film star Casey Calvert joins the cast as Tendra Risant Calrissian.
Remember how cool Darth Maul was in Star Wars Episode I? Remember how they killed best character off in the third act? That sucked. Fortunately, fans brought the character back for some pre-Episode One adventures in Darth Maul: Apprentice.
If Princess Leia, Chewbacca, Darth Vader, C-3PO, and Poe Dameron can get their own stand alone series at Marvel, what’s stopping Han Solo from getting a solo series? At this point, nothing as Marvel announces Han Solo #1.
Marvel has announced that Poe Dameron will get his own series beginning in April, written by Charles Soule with art by Phil Noto.