The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special is out today on Disney+, exactly 42 years after the abysmal original Star Wars Holiday Special aired on CBS. Thankfully, the new holiday special set in the building brick version of the Star Wars universe brings a lot of holiday fun and time-hopping action to the table, and will entertain kids and adults alike. And longtime franchise star Anthony Daniels couldn’t have been more pleasantly surprised to finally be part of a good Star Wars holiday special.
In support of the LEGO Star Wars Holiday special, /Film was lucky enough to be offered the opportunity to speak with Anthony Daniels, the man who has played the droid C-3PO for decades and is the only actor to have appeared in every single Star Wars movie. Endlessly enthusiastic, warm, and friendly, Daniels recalled the disaster of the original Star Wars Holiday Special, pinpointed what might be C-3PO’s finest moment, and revealed whether he was privy to any sequel plans George Lucas may have had for the golden protocol droid before Disney bought Lucasfilm. Read More »
The Star Wars Holiday Special is so infamous that George Lucas has not only disavowed it entirely, but it has been said that he would gladly smash every copy with a sledgehammer. However, Disney is hoping to give fans a better way to celebrate Life Day with The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special. The animated special is coming to Disney+ next month, and it will bring all three of the Star Wars trilogies together in a cross-timeline adventure that will have character meetings that would otherwise be impossible, including Rey fighting Darth Vader. Read More »
There may not be a new Star Wars movie this year, but fans will easily be able to get back into a galaxy far, far away with three new and very different video game offerings arriving soon.
Star Wars: Squadrons will put players in the cockpit of starfighters of the New Republic and the Galactic Empire, while LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga allows them to experience all nine main chapters of the primary film franchise in building brick form. And finally, in what is one of the weirdest Star Wars video game offerings, there’s a Galaxy’s Edge-themed game pack for The Sims 4. Get a glimpse at all of the new Star Wars video games below. Read More »
In this edition of Star Wars Bits:
- Toy Empire: The British Force Behind Star Wars Toys on BBC
- Vader Immortal: A Star Wars Vr Series Is Coming to Playstation VR
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Stories of Light and Dark Audiobook Excerpt
- First Editions of Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising Pay Homage to the Grand Admiral
- The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special to Premiere on Disney+
- Funko Reveals New the Child Pop! Bobblehead
- And More!
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The Star Wars Holiday Special is a stain on the legacy of the sci-fi saga, but it’s also beloved by fans for being such a weird piece of the franchise’s history. Now a new Star Wars holiday special will be coming to Disney+ this fall, but this time it will be in the style of LEGO animation.
The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special will take place after the events of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and follow Rey and BB-8 as they head off on a quest to gain a deeper knowledge of the Force. But something goes terribly wrong, leaving them stuck spiraling through time and space and putting them in danger of missing their Life Day celebration with Chewbacca back on his homeworld of Kashyyk. Yes, Life Day is back! Read More »
There are so many Star Wars LEGO sets out there that it’s hard to keep track. But the building brick company isn’t slowing down because the Star Wars line is one of their most popular themes, and this year they’ve got plenty of new additions from across the spectrum of media set in a galaxy far, far away.
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is a new video game coming in October this year that goes through all nine chapters of the primary Star Wars saga with all the action, adventure and humor that the LEGO video games bring to the table. So LEGO is releasing a bunch of sets from across the spectrum of Star Wars that tie into the video game, including sets that will include codes for the game to unlock certain characters and ships to be used in the game. Get a look at the 2020 Star Wars LEGO sets below. Read More »
Now that the Skywalker is complete with the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, fans will soon be able to re-live all three trilogies with the help of LEGO.
The release of LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga has been teased with the release of a new trailer highlighting some of the most memorable moments from all nine of the Star Wars films in the Skywalker saga, from The Phantom Menace through The Rise of Skywalker. Get a taste of the new video game coming to consoles in 2020 below. Read More »
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, watch as a bunch of cute kids remix Star Wars scenes in some wild ways, all through the magic of stop-motion LEGO animation. Plus, take a few minutes to watch the short film Sweet Steel from friend of the site and former entertainment reporter Will Goss, and listen as the energetic and boisterous Billy Eichner recounts his career in film and television. Read More »
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Star Wars Resistance debuted on The Disney Channel not too long ago, but it’s not the only new animated series coming to TV from a galaxy far, far away.
Disney XD has announced a new animated series called LEGO Star Wars All-Stars, a combination of online shorts and half-hour series episodes that will give us adventures with the building block versions of our favorite Star Wars characters from all eras of the saga. The first LEGO Star Wars All Stars trailer has just arrived, and you can watch below. Read More »
There are still a number of mysteries left over from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. What has Luke Skywalker been doing this whole time in exile? How did Maz Kanata get his lightsaber? Who are Rey’s parents? How much does the First Order spend on fixing stuff Kylo Ren has broken in fits of rage? But now we’re about to get an answer to a different question that many had fans regarding Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
After Finn and Poe Dameron escape the First Order Star Destroyer, they get shot down and crash in the deserts of Jakku. However, when Finn wakes up in the TIE Fighter wreckage, Poe is nowhere to be found, leaving him to assume that the X-Wing pilot is dead. But then when Maz Kanata’s castle is being attacked by the First Order, a black and orange X-Wing piloted by Poe Dameron swoops in to save the day. So how did he survive? The new LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens video game has an answer. Read More »