Around the Web

March 8, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Celebration, Conventions, Events, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • Okay, I thought this was a joke on The Star Wars Show, but this is a real book that’s coming out this year. This looks awesome. How Not to Get Eaten by Ewoks (and Other Galactic Survival Skills) by Christian Blauvelt will be out in hardcover on September 24, 2019. StarWars.com has an interview with the author and some previews of interior graphs/pictograms. You can pre-order it here.

Convention & Event News

Revealed this week, there will be three animation panels at Star Wars Celebration – one for Star Wars: The Clone Wars, one for Star Wars Rebels, and one for Star Wars Resistance. StarWars.com has the full details. New guests have also been announced – Paul Bettany, Riz Ahmed and Hermione Corfield.

  • 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

  • For #RebelsRemembered day, Dave Filoni shared some new artwork.

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

  • And there’s a new Star Wars By the Numbers video for people jumping into cockpits.

Galaxy’s Edge News

  • Opening dates for both Galaxy’s Edge parks have been announced. The one at Disneyland will open May 31st, and the one at Disney World will open August 29th. Note that they’re planning on opening it in phases, so those are the dates for phase one which includes the Smugglers Run attraction. Phase two will include the Rise of the Resistance attraction.
  • If you’re looking for more Galaxy’s Edge coverage, you can check out Nerdist and EW which both have some good articles going over the various aspects of the parks revealed to the press.

Movie & Television News

  • Here’s the latest Bucket’s List for Star Wars Resistance “The Disappeared.”

  • And the latest Star Wars Resistance Rewind.

Toy & Collectible News

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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