Around the Web

February 10, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Celebration, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Toys | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

Comic Book News

  • Marvel’s next Star Wars crossover will be The Screaming Citadel. The five issue mini-series will put Luke Skywalker and Doctor Aphra together with Jason Aaron and Kieron Gillen handling the writing. The series will kick off in May with a one shot and will alternate between series just like Vader Down. StarWars.com has more details and an interview with the writers.

Convention & Event News

With Star Wars Celebration Orlando drawing nearer, they’ve started to announce some of the celebrities that will be in attendance including Felicity Jones, Ian McDiarmid and Jeremy Bulloch.

For more events, check Star Wars Actor Appearances and the Jedi News convention page.

Fandom News

  • Josh Gad strikes again, but this time with Judi Dench.

Movie & Television News

  • A new Star Wars spoof is under way from the creators of Scary Movie. It’s in pre-production right now with plans to start shooting in the Fall. The title is Star Worlds Episode XXXIVE=MC2: The Force Awakens The Last Jedi Who Went Rogue.
  • Jedi Bibliothek has the titles and descriptions of the next five episodes of Star Wars Rebels.

The film is currently in pre-production targeting a fall shoot.

Toy & Collectible News

  • Screen Rant has pictures of upcoming Hasbro 3.75-inch figures including Bistan and Raddus.
  • How deep are your pocketbooks because Kay Jewelers is offering a Rogue One Kyber crystal necklace.
  • There are five new Egg Attack Action Figures coming out in April from Diamond Comic Distributors and Beast Kingdom. Here’s a look at the lineup.

  • Emerald City Comic Con is getting an exclusive Muftak Funko Pop.
  • Dave Filoni revealed the old Captain Rex Funko Pop.

  • Sideshow has a video showing off their Premium Format Rey and BB-8.

  • i09 has a look at some of the upcoming 40th anniversary Star Wars items including new figures from Hasbro and a quasi return of the Star Wars Unleashed statues.
Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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