The Walt Disney Company and Lucasfilm announced today that Star Wars: Episode IX will be released May 24, 2019. Directed by Colin Trevorrow, the film will close out the third Star Wars trilogy.
The Walt Disney Company and Lucasfilm also announced a new release date for the fifth chapter of the Indiana Jones series - July 10, 2020. Both Steven Spielberg and Harrison Ford will return for the film.
The Star Wars Celebration Orlando exclusive Black Series 40th Anniversary 6" X-Wing Luke Skywalker carded figure is now available on HasbroToyShop! $24.99 plus shipping, grab him while you can!
UPDATE: Looks like the stock lasted just under 30 minutes. Hope you were able to get one if you needed one!
The voting is over and we have a winner! Vintage Kenner favorite Sim Aloo is the 2017 Hasbro Star Wars Fan Figure winner here at JediDefender. Rounding out the top five were Yak Face, Tonnika Sister, Tzizvvt, and Jaxxon. Be sure to stop into our forums to discuss the results of Round One as we wait for Hasbro to kick off Round Two next week!
Just a reminder that today is the last day to cast your vote in the 2017 Hasbro Star Wars Fan Figure Poll here at JediDefender! Click here to learn how to cast your vote!
Site sponsor Entertainment Earth is running a "Buy One, Get One 40% Sale on select items from Funko. The sale includes an assortment of Pop! Vinyl figures, bobbleheads, plush, ReAction figures, and more. Sale ends May 2, 2017.
In case you missed it during the Star Wars Celebration news avalance last week, Yakface posted some photo confirmation that the Black Series Titanium Series 3.75" figures do indeed have some articulation in the head and shoulders. Not sure if that makes a difference to you, but at least they're not just metal mini-statues.
Just a reminder that this week was the tentative planogram date for Target stores to put out the Black Series 40th Anniversary 6" items. A number of people have posted their Target finds in our forums. Worth a look if you haven't picked up Wave 1 or the Legacy Pack with Darth Vader yet!
Happy Easter to all our readers! We hope everyone has a great day with the Easter Bunny and safe travels to where ever you are going today. Hope everyone makes it home from Star Wars Celebration safely!
The Vintage Collection of 3.75" highly articulated figures is coming back in Spring 2018 and Hasbro is looking to the fans to help select a character to join it! Click here to find out how to cast your vote!
Hasbro used their @HasbroNews twitter account to announce that the Celebration exclusive 40th Anniversary 6" X-Wing Pilot Luke Skywalker carded figure is "sold out for the remainder of the weekend". Congrats to those who got one and to those that didn't, hopefully you'll be able to get one via HasbroToyShop.
Gamestop is now taking pre-orders for the newly revealed Black Series 6" Inferno Squadron Agent figure. The exclusive figure, taken from the upcoming Star Wars: Battlefront II video game, is due later this Fall (tentatively scheduled for November).
Forum member PeteFett was in attendance at the Disney Merchandise panel at Star Wars Celebration on Thursday and shared a few details on that mysterious Droid Factory Sandcrawler Playset that was teased. Be sure to stop by our forums for the update.
Today, the official Star Wars Rebels Season 4 Trailer was debuted at Star Wars Celebration. Follow the link for a tease at the future for the crew of the Ghost in the fourth and final season of the popular animated series.
At Celebration today, Kathleen Kennedy confirmed to a number of news outlets that despite earlier reports, Carrie Fisher will not appear in Star Wars: Episode 9. Kennedy said that the story team and filmmakers have come up with a plan for how to handle Fisher's absence and that all of her work on The Last Jedi had been completed.
Another day, another new Black Series reveal from Hasbro! A 6" Grand Admiral Thrawn figure was put on display in the Hasbro booth at Celebration today. Thanks to forum member JediMoses for sharing the image on his twitter account.
Finally, the official Teaser Poster and Teaser Trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi are here! December 15th can't get here soon enough! Now if you'll excuse me, I'm off to watch that trailer 100 more times.
Today at the Disney Parks Merchandise panel at Celebration, Disney officially revealed the new Build-Your-Own Protocol Droid series that kicks off tomorrow at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park. Thanks to Disney Parks Blog contributor Steven Miller for sharing the image of the droids and parts on his twitter account.
Also at the Disney Parks Merchandise panel today, Disney
unveiled four more single carded Droid Factory astromechs.
Once again, check out Steven Miller's twitter account for
the pics of BB-8 (D23 exclusive), R5-D23 (D23 exclusive),
R2-B0017 (Halloween), and R3-H17 (Christmas Holidays).
Another day, another new Hasbro Black Series reveal! Today at Star Wars Celebration, Toys R Us debuted an exclusive Black Series 6" Clone Commander Gree. Commander Gree will cost $24.99 and should be available this Summer.
In case you missed it in our forums, a number of folks have reported finding the exclusive 40th Anniversary Collection 6" R5-D4 carded figure at their local GameStop store. Unfortunately, it seems some stores are slapping price stickers on the front of the card. You may have to shop around if you're hoping for an unstickered sample for your collection.
Hasbro has announced a new line of toys to support the recently revealed Star Wars Forces of Destiny initiative. The line will include new 11-inch figures and role play items based on characters including Rey, Jyn Erso, Princess Leia, and more, as well as loveable sidekicks and epic villains. Look for the line to debut on August 1st at a retailer near you.
Disney and Lucasfilm today announced Star Wars Forces of Destiny, a new initiative celebrating the inspiring stories of iconic heroes from across the Star Wars universe. Click here to check out the full press release.
Look, it's another pre-Celebration reveal from Hasbro! The brand new Black Series 6" Landspeeder set will hit retail this Fall with a $60 MSRP. The set, which includes a tweaked Farmboy Luke Skywalker figure, will be on display at Celebration this week.
Looking for an old news story? Check out the Archives!
© Copyright 2002-2017
JediDefender.com. All Rights Reserved.
Disclaimer | Privacy