No point writing much here, you’re not reading it. You just want to see the 2+ minutes of new Star Wars goodness. So here it is. So much to be excited about, but almost 2 months to wait! But if you’re the kind of person who knows they have to see it first, you’re in luck. Ticket sales for the sequel also went live today, just after the spot aired during tonight’s Giants/Eagles game on ESPN (a nice bit of corporate synergy from the Mouse House). What do you think? Is the Force strong with this one?
If there was ever a must-not-miss panel at Comic Con, this year’s Star Wars panel, in Hall H would be it. Hosted by Chris Hardwick, in what must have been the height of his nerdgasm of a career, and featured just about the entire cast of the eagerly awaited sequel. “Guys, we are in this! This is happening right now! This is the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Panel.” gushed the comedian, sharing his memories of seeing the original Star Wars with his father, almost 40 years ago. First up, Director J.J. Abrams, Screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan, and Lucasfilm President Kathleen … Continue reading
Remember being a kid in the school yard, hanging out with your friends, looking through those blue, red, yellow, and green bordered cards, trading your doubles with your friends, trying to make a complete set? Well now your kids (and you) can relive that experience, 21st century style. On your iPad. Topps Launches STAR WARSTM: CARD TRADER App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch Featuring the First-Ever Star Wars: The Force AwakensTM Digital Trading Card. The Topps Company, Inc. today released Star Wars™: Card Trader, the official Star Wars™ digital trading card app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Available … Continue reading
Last year, when the New Star Wars films were going into production, with the story picking up 30 years after the events of Return of the Jedi, there was a lot of talk about The Expanded Universe, the collection of books, comics, and other media that had come out, going all the way back to Timothy Zane’s Heir to an Empire trilogy of novels. To no one surprise, but to many fans anger, Disney and Lucasfilm announced they would not be following those stories, and they would no longer be considered canon in the Star Wars Universe. So that means, … Continue reading
The seven year old inside of me just punched the air in triumph… The Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer debuts today, in a handful of theatres around the country, and lucky for the rest of us, on the internet (via the Star Wars Youtube page, among other places.) But to save you the trouble of hunting for it, we went and put it right here. Few films defined my childhood as much as the original Star Wars, and it’s two sequels. So when the prequel trilogy came out (15 years ago?!) me, and many … Continue reading