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Why Baby Yoda plush toys aren’t ready for Christmas 2019

Why Baby Yoda plush toys aren’t ready for Christmas 2019

You cannot buy an officially-licensed Baby Yoda plush toy in time for Christmas 2019. That's by design... sort of. As Lucasfilm product licensing SVP Paul Southern said today, "It was important to us that the reveal of the new character, the Child, be a special moment for fans, and we could not be more thrilled with the response." Lucasfilm and Disney felt it was so extremely important to keep Baby Yoda a secret that they did not include imagery or descriptions of the character in the first wave of license-ready media for manufacturers. As far as they knew - no such character would even exist!

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All the Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker trailers so far [UPDATE: And another!]

All the Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker trailers so far [UPDATE: And another!]

Watch all the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailers released thus far and you might end up having viewed spoilers aplenty. This isn't the sort of movie you go see without any knowledge of its contents. The idea is just baffling - and almost impossible if you're the sort of person who uses the internet on a regular basis. If you've read this far, chances are you're not worried about a silly little SPOILER ALERT or two, right? Let's take a peek at all these little trailers.

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Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker film clip: Why ‘they fly now’, but LEGO doesn’t

Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker film clip: Why ‘they fly now’, but LEGO doesn’t

Today we get a glimpse of the next Star Wars movie: The Rise of Skywalker, in a full 30-second clip. This is a clip from the movie- without special cuts or nonsense, as far as we're aware. In the clip we're shown some action that, as we're already fully aware, is also captured soundly in a single LEGO set that's already out in stores. What a strange time to be alive!

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The Mandalorian’s new trailer gives bounty hunters their due

The Mandalorian’s new trailer gives bounty hunters their due

Bounty hunters have never had it easy in the Star Wars universe. While not really taking sides in the grand battle of light and darkness, the only two named bounty hunters met gruesome ends in the films. As this new trailer for Disney's first live-action show says, it's a difficult profession. And since everyone loves a good underdog story, that's exactly what The Mandalorian is expected to deliver, with loads of gunfights, space fights, and new creatures to boot.

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Star Wars The Mandalorian trailer release tonight: Here’s what’s up [UPDATE]

Star Wars The Mandalorian trailer release tonight: Here’s what’s up [UPDATE]

There's a big trailer release tonight and, if the last Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer was any indication, we're in for a whopper. If we take a peek at the lead-up to this trailer, we see teasers for trailers, articles about leaks, and a tip that the first episode will contain at least one doozy of a "dramatic Star Wars-universe spoiler." Whatever that means.

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker final trailer lands as ticket sales begin

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker final trailer lands as ticket sales begin

Move over superhero films. The next few months will perhaps be dominated by a different genre of fantasy that will be the talk of the town for the months following. This December will mark not the end of the Star Wars saga but the end of the Skywalker story. And if the final trailer for The Rise of Skywalker is any indicator, it will finally be answering the biggest mystery in the franchise since 2015: Who is Rey?

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Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker trailer 3 release tipped spoiler-packed

Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker trailer 3 release tipped spoiler-packed

The release date and a few significant details on the next Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer leaked today. Before we go further, know here that we will NOT spoil anything for you in the article you're reading right here, right now. We WILL go so far as to tell you that rumors from reputable sources suggest that the next trailer will give away some BIG plot points that you may want to save for the release of the film - we're almost there!

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Boba Fett Funko Futura 2000 gear released before Mandalorian

Boba Fett Funko Futura 2000 gear released before Mandalorian

It's right about time when the most mysterious - or once-most-mysterious Star Wars character gets licensed to all ends of the earth. Now that The Mandalorian is coming to the Disney+ streaming service as the first official live action Star Wars television show, that is. It's largely because of the never-ceasing popularity of Boba Fett that The Mandalorian exists in the first place, really.

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Official 3D-scanned Mandalorian replica helmets will cost $650

Official 3D-scanned Mandalorian replica helmets will cost $650

Today the folks at Anovos announced that they've begun production on a officially licensed life-sized replica helmet from "Star Wars The Mandalorian". This is the same helmet that the main character wears in the first live-action Star Wars show, the show that'll debut on the first Disney streaming service, Disney+ (Disney Plus, if you like). Before the show is even shown, the folks at Anovos are making a $650 helmet for the super fans.

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Star Wars Triple Force Friday: Caution for collectors

Star Wars Triple Force Friday: Caution for collectors

For the past several years, Lucasfilm and Disney have made it their mission to make "Force Friday" a shopping holiday. To make the absolute most of the first Friday in which certain Star Wars toys were made available, they initiated a sort of tradition. Since just before the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, we've been experiencing this day they call Force Friday.

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LEGO Star Wars Battles incoming: 9 films, dark and light decks

LEGO Star Wars Battles incoming: 9 films, dark and light decks

There's a new game coming to the Star Wars universe with content from all 9 of the main-series films as well as Clone Wars and Rogue One. This means we've got everything from Porgs to Boba Fett, AT-ATs to the Millennium Falcon. The game goes by the name LEGO Star Wars Battles, and it'll be a free download starting in 2020.

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Disney confirms Obi-Wan Kenobi original show with Ewan McGregor

Disney confirms Obi-Wan Kenobi original show with Ewan McGregor

Following weeks of speculation and rumors, Disney has confirmed that it will release a Star Wars series on its Disney+ platform that stars actor Ewan McGregor. The actor played the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequel trilogy from 1999 to 2005 and will, according to Disney, play that role again in the new show. The company hasn't announced a name for the series at this time.

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