Around the Web

February 22, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Conventions, Events, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles, trailers | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Convention & Event News

For those going to Star Wars Celebration Chicago, they’ve announced that Monday will be The Phantom Menace 20th Anniversary on the Celebration Stage. They’ve also announced more guests: Billy Dee Williams, Freddie Prinze Jr., Alan Tudyk, Taylor Gray, Michael Culver, Julian Glover, John Morton, and Anthony Forest.

  • Pensacon is February 22 to 24 in Pensacola, FL. Star Wars guests include Julian Glover, Claudia Gray, Taylor Gray, Bill Hargreaves, Alan Harris, Guy Henry, Cathy Munroe, Clive Revill, Felix Silla, Jim Swearingen, and Timothy Zahn.
  • Classic Plastics Toy & Comic Expo is March 2 to 3 in Parkersburg, WV. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • MidSouthCon 37 is March 15 to 17 in Memphis, TN. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • FantaSci is March 22 to 24 in Raleigh, NC. Star Wars guests include John Jackson Miller, and Timothy Zahn.
  • Star Wars Celebration 2019 is April 11 to 15 in Chicago, IL. Star Wars authors who will be in attendance include Jeffrey Brown, Katie Cook, Zoraida Cordova, Delilah S. Dawson, Alexander Freed, Claudia Gray, Justina Ireland, E.K. Johnston, Cavan Scott and Timothy Zahn.
  • ConGlomeration is April 19 to 21 in Louisville, KY. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • D23 is August 23 to 25 in Anaheim, CA.
  • Disney’s Star Wars Day at Sea will be returning in 2020.

Fandom News

  • I’m liking these Star Wars By the Numbers videos. This week they released one for the Force.

  • Here’s the latest episode of The Star Wars Show.

Movie & Television News

  • Latest episode of Bucket’s List for Star Wars Resistance “The Core Problem”.

  • And Star Wars Resistance Rewind.

  • Now for some new movie trailers. First up, there’s Dragged Across the Concrete. I’m not sure about his one but it’ll be out March 22nd in selected theaters and video on demand.

  • As a fan of westerns, this one has my interest. The Kid is a new take on Billy the Kid and will be out March 8th.

  • New trailer for Rocketman which will be out May 31st.

  • Netflix is also doing a movie on Mötley Crüe called The Dirt which will be out March 22nd.

  • This one looks fun. Long Shot will be out May 3rd.

  • Netflix is really going all out as the trailer for Triple Frontier has a great cast. It’ll be on on Netflix and theaters March 13th.

  • Aside from westerns, I also like gangster flicks and The Highwaymen looks really good. It’ll be out March 15 in select theaters and March 29th on Netflix.

Toy & Collectible News

  • For those who pre-ordered Jabba’s sailbarge, they’ve updated the shipping date to March 4th.
  • I didn’t even realize they were coming out with this, but Hasbro is making a Jabba’s Palace playset.
  • Hasbro 6″ Black Series Wave 20 is hitting Target stores. This wave includes Holdo, Mace Windu, Han in mudtrooper armor and Dryden Vos.
  • Another item I didn’t realize was coming out is a new Desert Skiff which would be perfect alongside Jabba’s sailbarge. Pre-orders are up at Entertainment Earth.
Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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