New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer to Drop October 19th

It’s going to be big for geekdom next week.  Already are all the plans for October 21st and the Back to the Future Celebrations, but that’s on Wednesday.  JJ Abrams has given us a way to chase away the Monday Morning blues – The last of The Force Awakens trailers! Not only that but if all the rumours are to be believed you can pre-order your movie tickets for The…

Star Wars: The Force Awakens to Own All IMAX Theaters for 4 weeks

Starting Dec 18, 2015, Star Wars: The Force Awakens will take over IMAX and all of its screens in both North America and most of Europe for a solid 4 weeks.  According to The Hollywood Reporter Imax Entertainment CEO Greg Foster expresses his confidence in the film, saying, “Star Wars: Episode VII is the ultimate crossover movie — it crosses over to everyone.”  JJ Abrams had reportedly filmed several scenes…

Star Wars Samurai Figures Coming to A Galaxy Near You

I’m just going to let the pictures do the talking for this one…. Lord Vader and the Classic Stormtrooper have been on sale for some time in Japan, the new Boba Fett, Sandtrooper and Imperial Guard will all go on sale over the next few months in to 2016.  They are a part of Tamashii Nations’ Meisho (great commander) Movie Realization toy line.  The Sandtrooper Stormtrooper went on pre-sale on August…

JJ Abrams Discusses the New Empire's First Order

In a Star Wars-centric edition of Empire magazine JJ Abrams discussed some details on the origins of his ideas for The First Order. “That all came out of conversations about what would have happened if the Nazis all went to Argentina but then started working together again?’” Abrams reveals. “What could be born of that? Could The First Order exist as a group that actually admired The Empire? Could the…

Dr Who meets Star Wars as Tom Baker Announces He's "in this new Star Wars thing"

At The Day of the Doctors convention last week in Slough, England Tom Baker chatted with fans as he signed autographs, and it seems the 4th Doctor had something to say about “this new Star Wars thing” according to Sci Fi Fantasy Network. “I’m going to be in this new Star Wars thing, you know?” he told eager fans as he signed his autograph. “I’m going down to record some…

Rogue One – The Daring Mission Has Begun

All kinds of news has been pouring out of D23 for the last 2 days.  The Star Wars news has probably been some of the most highly anticipated!   August 15, 2015 – Lucasfilm announced today that their first film in the new standalone Star Wars stories series, “Rogue One,” has begun principal photography. Gareth Edwards (“Godzilla,” “Monsters”) is directing “Rogue One,” which tells the story of resistance fighters who have united to…

The Force Awakens Special Poster for D23

Given to audience members after the live action presentation at D23, Episode VII’s poster features Finn, Rey, Kylo Ren, and Han Solo.  The beautiful artwork is by Drew Struzan, who has created the posters for many iconic movies from the original Trilogy and the Indiana Jones movies to Bladerunner, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and How to Train Your Dragon. One of the most interesting notes on it is…

Better Have a Spare Room Ready for This 1/6 Scale Millennium Falcon!

Because somewhere, somehow there is a small army of humans that will not only want this but will buy it and have the place to put it together! From their Facebook: Hot Toys is raising the bar once again to bring Star Wars fans some astonishing collectibles of the saga’s spacecrafts in 1/6th scale! On July 24 – 28, Hot Toys will once again be participating in Ani-Com and Games…