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Hulu will get Disney’s Nomadland movie the same day as theaters

Hulu will get Disney’s Nomadland movie the same day as theaters

Nomadland, a drama that will hit some IMAX theaters later this month, will be available to stream on Hulu on the same day it gets its widespread premiere in theaters throughout the US. Though it hasn't taken as big of steps as Warner Bros when it comes to embracing streaming during the pandemic, this won't be the first time Disney has launched a movie on digital.

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Open world Star Wars game in the works at Ubisoft and Lucasfilm Games

Open world Star Wars game in the works at Ubisoft and Lucasfilm Games

Disney and Lucasfilm kicked off this week by announcing they were reviving the Lucasfilm Games brand and looking to work with a number of developers in creating games for Lucasfilm properties. The following day, we learned that Lucasfilm Games would be working with Wolfenstein developer Machine Games to create a new Indiana Jones game, with Bethesda's Todd Howard serving as executive producer on the title. It turns out the announcements aren't over yet, as Ubisoft and Lucasfilm Games have now announced a partnership of their own.

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Indiana Jones is Lucasfilm Games’ first major release

Indiana Jones is Lucasfilm Games’ first major release

Yesterday, Disney announced that it's reviving the Lucasfilm Games brand. From here on out, LucasArts will be known as Lucasfilm Games (which is the name LucasArts originally launched with way back in the 1980s), and the company will be collaborating with "the finest studios across the industry," according to Disney. Now we know who one of those collaborators is: Wolfenstein developer Machine Games, which is making a new Indiana Jones game.

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Lucasfilm and Disney revive Lucasfilm Games

Lucasfilm and Disney revive Lucasfilm Games

A number of gamers out there grew up playing games made by LucasArts, but before the gaming arm of LucasFilm was known as that, it was known as Lucasfilm Games. In fact, the company was known as Lucasfilm Games from 1982 to 1990, which is when it switched branding to LucasArts. Today, Disney and Lucasfilm announced that it'll be switching branding back to Lucasfilm Games, and with that switch apparently comes a renewed interest in gaming.

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New Star Wars timeline revealed with Bad Batch

New Star Wars timeline revealed with Bad Batch

Today we're taking a peek at the latest official timeline of Star Wars events as approved by Lucasfilm. This timeline appears in the new book A Test of Courage. In the timeline, we get a glimpse of where all the major movies and television shows rest, including one not yet confirmed before now. Star Wars: The Bad Batch, it seems, will take place in the age called "Reign of the Empire".

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Star Wars The High Republic first wave comic and book release dates

Star Wars The High Republic first wave comic and book release dates

Today we're taking a peek at the first wave of books released by LucasFilm, Disney, and the publishers and authors behind a variety of new stories. Star Wars The High Republic is an era of Star Wars that takes place before the Star Wars prequel movies - before The Phantom Menace - in the "Golden Age" of the Jedi, a time we've not yet explored.*

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Fortnite’s free Disney+ promo is about to end: How to claim it

Fortnite’s free Disney+ promo is about to end: How to claim it

If you've made a real-money purchase in Fortnite recently, you have the opportunity to get two months of Disney+ for free -- but the promotion is ending tomorrow, so you only have hours left to claim the offer before it disappears. The offer is open to players who have spent real money in the game from November 11 to December 31.

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When should The Mandalorian end?

When should The Mandalorian end?

Disney's confirmed that there is, indeed, more of The Mandalorian in the works - but let's consider for a moment that they do not follow through. Would it be the end of the world? Or would you be satisfied with the characters going their separate ways, appearing only in alternate media like comic books and novels from this point on?

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Disney+ 2021 schedule: Lots of Marvel, less Star Wars

Disney+ 2021 schedule: Lots of Marvel, less Star Wars

This week a list of 2021 Disney+ programs was released - and it would appear to be a little different than we expected. If you're looking for your fix of The Mandalorian any time soon, you're out of luck. If you've been patiently awaiting content for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, THIS is your year.

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Star Wars Loop Order: Beyond the Machete

Star Wars Loop Order: Beyond the Machete

This week we're taking another peek at The Mandalorian and the rest of the Star Wars universe and we're putting it all together! As long as Disney and Lucasfilm don't decide to botch up the entire universe with another purge of old canon material, the following timeline of shows and clips should serve through the foreseeable future.

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The Mandalorian

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The Mandalorian

If you've been judging each episode of The Mandalorian as you watch, you're doing yourself a disservice. If you've enjoyed Star Wars your whole life, survived the 90's "drought", waited in line for Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace, and still own the action figures you played with as a kid, you COULD be living in a golden age. Unless you are earning your living as a film and TV critic, not ONE person depends on you to critique the merits of any episode of The Mandalorian. You have the right to sit back and enjoy the ride with impunity.

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The Mandalorian catch-up: A watch list for Bo-Katan and The Darksaber

The Mandalorian catch-up: A watch list for Bo-Katan and The Darksaber

If you've just finished watching The Mandalorian and you're wondering why The Darksaber is important, we've got a list for you. Before The Mandalorian was released, there was a TV show called Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and a whole lot of still-canon Star Wars lore within. Today we're going to run down the data you'll need to get back in the swing of things.

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