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Mandalorian Season 2 trailer just released: Who is that Jedi?

Mandalorian Season 2 trailer just released: Who is that Jedi?

Today we're taking a peek at the new Mandalorian trailer for Disney+. This trailer shows a glimpse of what we'll see in season 2, including but not limited to bits and pieces of The Force, our heroes on a boat, and a whole bunch of stormtroopers. Also, a little bit of a Game of Thrones Samwell Tarly action re: "Wherever I go, he goes."

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Today’s worst TV show idea is: RoboCop without RoboCop

Today’s worst TV show idea is: RoboCop without RoboCop

There's a TV series in the making right now that involves characters from the RoboCop movie franchise. RoboCop, the 1987 movie directed by Paul Verhoeven, the movie that had two sequels: RoboCop 2 and RoboCop 3, the movie that had one reboot: RoboCop (2014). Now there's an idea in the mix for a TV series that'd be a prequel to RoboCop... so... no RoboCop.

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Star Wars Mos Eisley Cantina LEGO set finally goes full-size YOLO

Star Wars Mos Eisley Cantina LEGO set finally goes full-size YOLO

At long last, it's time for a proper LEGO Mos Eisley Cantina. LEGO released a couple of editions of this location in the Star Wars universe before, but the size of the tavern was limited. We've gotten fractions of this watering hole before, but never one so complete as this.

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DUNE 2020 trailer released with a BANG

DUNE 2020 trailer released with a BANG

Today we're taking a peek at the first trailer for the latest adaptation of the epic DUNE by Frank Herbert. This movie is the second most ambitious iteration of the film, while the most ambitious version remains Jodorowsky's Dune, a movie that was never actually made.* This new version of DUNE's screenplay was written by Jon Spaihts, Denis Villeneuve (also the director), and Eric Roth.

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Mandalorian Season 2 episodes start date teased before trailer

Mandalorian Season 2 episodes start date teased before trailer

There's a new season of The Mandalorian coming to Disney+ this October, and the folks at Star Wars are ready to roll with teasers galore. This begins with new merchandise from season 1, of course - who wouldn't want to pass up that opportunity. Then there's a solid release date for season 2 of The Mandalorian straight from the horse's mouth.

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Newly discovered Star Wars IX Easter Egg points to Jacen

Newly discovered Star Wars IX Easter Egg points to Jacen

This week an intrepid viewer spotted the latest in a line of appearances of the starship Ghost in Star Wars live action films. This ship originated in the 3D-animated Star Wars series "Star Wars Rebels" and took part in the birth of the rebellion we see prevalent in episodes 4, 5, and 6 (the original Star Wars trilogy). Barring any additional editing done by Disney in the future, the Ghost does not pop up in A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, or Return of the Jedi. But it does appear in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (Episode IX, 9).

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Mondo Mandalorian 8XLP set goes on pre-order before release

Mondo Mandalorian 8XLP set goes on pre-order before release

So you're starving for more Mandalorian TV show, but Disney's not yet delivered the trailer or the premiere of the next season? The folks at Mondo have a physical music disc product at which you might want to take a gander. Mondo is a company that creates limited edition collectible products of several sorts. In this case, they've created an 8XLP set, eight individually-pressed vinyl records with the music from the streaming TV show The Mandalorian, season one.

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Raised by Wolves trailer shows big Ridley Scott potential for HBO MAX

Raised by Wolves trailer shows big Ridley Scott potential for HBO MAX

The first major trailer was released today for the HBO MAX series Raised By Wolves. Raised By Wolves is a science fiction series about human children and their two android caretakers. The androids are "tasked with raising human children on a mysterious new planet after the Earth was destroyed by a great war."

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Christopher Nolan’s ‘Tenet’ movie hits international theaters first, then USA

Christopher Nolan’s ‘Tenet’ movie hits international theaters first, then USA

The spy-thriller science fiction film "Tenet" was announced for release this week as a full in-person real-deal debut on August 26, 2020 internationally. The film will debut in select theaters in the United States starting on September 3. Warner Bros confirmed that Tenet will open in more than 70 countries worldwide starting in late August.

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Star Wars The BAD BATCH revealed, fans reply with Lizzo

Star Wars The BAD BATCH revealed, fans reply with Lizzo

There's a new television show coming to Disney+ in the year 2021, and it's called THE BAD BATCH. This show will focus on a group of clone troopers that were originally revealed in Star Wars: The Clone Wars. This group of clones was originally featured in the "final season" of The Clone Wars before Disney+, nearly lost forever, then brought back to life as Disney+ became immensely popular and effectively green-lit all things Star Wars.

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The world’s rarest Star Wars toy just went up for auction

The world’s rarest Star Wars toy just went up for auction

A true prototype Rocket Firing Boba Fett Star Wars action figure was revealed for sale on eBay this week. As the Star Wars brand made the most valuable "collectors item" toys in modern history, the Rocket Firing Boba Fett is the most sought-after item in the whole Star Wars action figure universe. This version of the action figure is not only one of the very few examples of this action figure to ever exist, it might also be one of the rarest iterations of said action figure.

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Star Wars: Squadrons settles on key period in Empire’s history

Star Wars: Squadrons settles on key period in Empire’s history

Since the dawn of Star Wars, George Lucas's universe has expanded with stories from across the galaxy - and across time. In Star Wars: Squadrons, the gamer is dropped in to the cockpit of a starfighter at a key point in the history of the Rebellion, and the decline of the evil Galactic Empire. Much like Star Wars: Battlefront (2015), this game takes place (at least in part) just after the battle of Endor, after the destruction of the Death Star II.

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