Taika Waititi to Direct & Co-write Theatrical Star Wars Film

The official Star Wars website has updated with an announcement that Taika Waititi will be directing and co-writing a theatrical Star Wars film. Additionally, Krysty Wilson-Cairns will be joining him on the project as a screenplay writer for the film as well. For those who are not aware, this is not the first Star Wars project Taika has worked as as he recently voiced IG-11 on The Mandalorian. The website also announced that Leslye Headland will be working as the executive producer and showrunner on a separate Star Wars project for Disney+. These projects will join the currently running Star Wars productions including a Disney+…

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Joby Harold to Write Obi-Wan Series

Variety has reported that Joby Harold has been hired to write the Disney+ Obi-Wan series. Earlier last year it was reported that Hossein Amini would be the head writer for the series, although he has since left the project. Outside of Amini, it was reported that Ewan McGregor, Kathleen Kennedy, Tracey Seaward, John Swartz and Jason McGatlin were announced as producers on the project. Additionally, production for the project was initially set to start in August 2020, however it is now set to start production in January 2021. No other details are confirmed at this time…

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars Final Season Trailer

Happy Wednesday heroes, as today we have the trailer for the final season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Now, I could not be more excited to see how everything will play out in this season. I do not have much else to say, I mean this series is what made me fall in love with Star Wars in the first place, if I am being honest. So, watching this trailer, I am looking forward to seeing this cast of characters one last time. The season is set to drop…

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Deborah Chow to Direct Disney+ “Obi-Wan Kenobi” Series

The official Star Wars website has updated with an announcement that Deborah Chow will be directing the upcoming Disney+ exclusive series based on Obi Wan Kenobi. Hossein Amini will be working as the writer on the project. Chow will serve double duty as an executive producer with the help of Amini, Ewan McGregor, Kathleen Kennedy, Tracey Seaward, and John Swartz. Lucasfilm’s Executive Vice President of Production, Jason McGatlin, will work as the co-producer. Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy had this to say about her inclusion on the project. “We really wanted to select a director who is able to explore both the quiet…

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D23 2019: Disney+ Star Wars Series Details Revealed

The official Star Wars website has updated with details about the upcoming productions that will be released on Disney+. Outside of the previously revealed trailer for The Mandalorian Lucasfilm revealed several new details about some of what there is to expect for the platform. First, Lucasfilm revealed that Star Wars: The Clone Wars will be making its’ return in February 2020 on Disney+. While it is sad to see that the series will not launch alongside the service it is nice to hear about the timeframe in when the series will be making its return. Lastly, Lucasfilm official revealed…

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Ewan McGregor In Talks to Star in Disney+ Exclusive “Obi-Wan Kenobi” Live-Action Series

Several news outlets have reported that Ewan McGregor is in talks to star in an upcoming Disney+ exclusive live-action series based on Obi-Wan Kenobi. For those who not aware, Ewan portrayed the character in his younger years during the Star Wars “Prequel Trilogy” starting with Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. Previously the late Sir Alec Guinness portrayed the character starting with the original Star Wars film later named Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.  Previously it was reported that the project was potentially a standalone film in the Star Wars franchise similar to Rogue One:…

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SWCC 2019: Official Hasbro Star Wars Product Images

Hasbro has recently updated their Hasbropulse instagram page with the official Star Wars product images of their reveals at Star Wars Celebration 2019. While Hasbro didn’t unveil any new retail Star Wars the Black Series 6 Inch figures they did unveil box shots of the upcoming wave of figures. They also unveiled some new Star Wars the Black Series 6 Inch figure boxsets that will be sold exclusively at Disney Parks. In addition to their Star Wars the Black Series 6 Inch reveals they also unveiled new official carded shots of the next wave of Star Wars the Vintage Collection figures along…

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NYTF 2019: Official Star Wars Product Images

Hasbro has recently revealed official images for their Star Wars product reveals at New York Toy Fair 2019. The new reveals include new figures that will be released in the Star Wars the Vintage Collection, a new line of Kenner styled figures called the Retro Collection, and more. The reveals consist of: Star Wars Retro Collection STAR WARS RETRO COLLECTION DARTH VADER 3.75-INCH Figure (HASBRO/Approx. Retail Price: $9.99/Available: Spring 2019) Available exclusively at Target. STAR WARS RETRO COLLECTION CHEWBACCA 3.75-INCH Figure (HASBRO/Approx. Retail Price: $9.99/Available: Spring 2019) Available exclusively at Target. STAR WARS RETRO COLLECTION PRINCESS LEIA 3.75-INCH Figure…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures Series 3 Announced

The official Star Wars website has updated with the reveal of the next wave of the Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures figures. For those who are not aware, the figures are a tie-in toyline with the Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures animated shorts. The new wave of figures are set to release this Spring. Similar to the previous two waves each figure will be released in tube shaped packaging and will include a mini-comic. Each figure will retail for $9.99. The wave consists of: Rey Kylo Ren Obi-Wan Kenobi (Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of Sith) Darth Maul General…

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SDCC 2018: Star Wars The Clone Wars Returns

In shocking news I didn’t see coming at all, coming out of San-Diego Comic-Con. Star Wars The Clone Wars, a beloved animated series will be coming back with all new episodes. That’s right guys and I don’t know what to do with myself. This era of Star Wars, being episodes 1-3 are what got me into the franchise and 7 along with 8 has made me stay if I’m being honest. As of right now we have no clue as to when it will release but we do have a…

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