The Force Awakens

In this edition of Star Wars Bits:

  • The Star Wars: The Force Awakens comic book adaptation has been extended.
  • Everything you need to know about Star Wars: Aftermath – Life Debt.
  • Timothy Zahn on the return of Grand Admiral Thrawn.
  • A clip from LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures.
  • Star Wars: Force For Change wraps up with a goodbye video.
  • A breakdown of who has the most screen time in The Force Awakens.
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set to arrive on Starz this September.
  • Rian Johnson plays Pokemon Go on the set of Star Wars: Episode 8.

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Star Wars Rebels Season 3 Trailer

Star Wars Celebration continues today, and with it came some huge updates regarding the upcoming third season of Star Wars Rebels. From the panel earlier today, we learned that the expanded universe character Grand Admiral Thrawn was being brought into Star Wars canon officially as a new adversary for the Ghost crew and the rest of the Rebel Alliance to face, and there were plenty more tidbits revealed from the upcoming season.

Now you can get a taste of what’s in store yourself with the new Star Wars Rebels season 3 trailer. And this is a big tease of what’s coming later this year with over three minutes of footage from the new season. There are Mandalorians who give Ezra and Sabine a run for their money, Darth Maul trying to manipulate Ezra with the Sith holocron, and of course, the outstanding reveal of Grand Admiral Thrawn. Watch below! Read More »

Star Wars Rebels Season 3 Panel

Star Wars Rebels Season 3 won’t air on television until this Fall, but series creator Dave Filoni came to Star Wars Celebration Europe 2016 to premiere the two-episode season premiere and participate in a panel discussion about the upcoming season. What did we learn about the future of the acclaimed Disney XD animated series? Get all the important details from the Star Wars Rebels season 3 panel after the jump.

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After Disney purchased Lucasfilm, it was announced that the Star Wars expanded universe would no longer be considered official canon. Relabeled “Legends,” these stories would continue to exist in print and other mediums for future generations to enjoy. It was later clarified that places, characters, elements and stories from Legends could be adapted for future Star Wars canon if creators chose to incorporate them in this new wholly connected Star Wars universe.

The Star Wars Rebels season 2 finale included the now infamous line “there’s always some truth in Legends,” a tease of things to come. We’ve seen this already in the Star Wars novels, and now the animated television series Star Wars Rebels is brining back a big character from the expanded universe. Find out who and how Grand Admiral Thrawn will fit into Star Wars Rebels season 3 after the jump.

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Star Wars Rebels Season 3 Clip

Star Wars Celebration will be in full swing tomorrow, and we’ll have coverage straight from the convention in London with all the latest updates on the future of the Star Wars franchise (hopefully some of our predictions come true). But before the news starts rolling in, there’s a little treat for fans who are curious about what the future of Star Wars Rebels has to offer.

On the latest installment of The Star Wars Show, the first Star Wars Rebels season 3 clip debuted, and with it comes the reveal of a whole new look for the Jedi apprentice Ezra Bridger, as well as some new weapons too. Watch the clip after the jump. Read More »

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The Toy Box is a weekly feature at /Film that will round up some of the newest and coolest collectibles, decorations, gadgets and other memorabilia that you nerds might want for your shelves.

Disney has a new batch of Sketchbook Ornaments for movies like The Lion King and Alice in Wonderland while LEGO has unveiled their official Adventure Time set. Nintendo has a new mini classic edition of their original system coming with 30 games pre-loaded on it and Nickelodeon has a new subscription box that will be debuting at Comic-Con. There are also new figures for Predator, Frozen, Star Wars Rebels and much more.

See everything in this edition of The Toy Box after the jump. Read More »

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Star Wars Rebels Characters in Star Wars Movies

Plenty of characters who originated in the live-action Star Wars movies have gone on to appear in animated series like The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels. However, we’ve yet to see an animated character making the jump to live-action. That changes this winter when The Clone Wars supporting character Saw Gerrera gets played by Forest Whitaker in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. And it sounds like this is something that could happen more often in the future.

Star Wars Rebels writer and executive producer Simon Kinberg recently spoke with Moviefone about the connectivity of the various Star Wars media out there, borrowing characters from the movies for animated shows, and the possibility of seeing that process go the opposite way in future Star Wars movies. Find out what Simon Kinberg had to say about Star Wars Rebels characters in Star Wars movies after the jump. Read More »

Star Wars Celebration Europe Art

In addition to the usual hype that comes to San Diego Comic-Con, fans of the Star Wars saga across the pond are getting another opportunity to show their love for the sci-fi franchise that has new life following Disney’s purchase of Lucasfilm and release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Next month brings Star Wars Celebration Europe to our friends overseas, and they’re getting a bunch of cool Star Wars goodies, including a batch of exclusive artwork that you won’t be able to get anywhere else.

Check out some of the Star Wars Celebration Europe art after the jump. Read More »

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In today’s edition of Star Wars Bits:

  • Rian Johnson is “in the home stretch” of Star Wars: Episode 8.
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens officially leaves theaters.
  • Author Timothy Zahn discusses the new canon.
  • An impressive LEGO recreation of The Finalizer‘s TIE Fighter hangar.
  • Footage from the Star Wars land construction site.
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens teases Jabba the Hutt.
  • Updates on upcoming Star Wars video games.
  • A coffee table shaped like a familiar ice cave…
  • And more!

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