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Disney tipped in talks with Ewan McGregor for Obi-Wan Kenobi TV show

Disney tipped in talks with Ewan McGregor for Obi-Wan Kenobi TV show

Actor Ewan McGregor may resume his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in an upcoming Star Wars TV show, a new report claims. McGregor played the Jedi in three Star Wars movies and has previously expressed a willingness to take up the role again in the future. Disney has already revealed plans to release multiple live-action Star Wars shows on its new Disney+ streaming service.

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Marvel Comics will release Kylo Ren limited series before Episode IX

Marvel Comics will release Kylo Ren limited series before Episode IX

Marvel will release a limited comic book series on Kylo Ren before Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker hits theaters on December 20, the company has announced. The series will focus on the origins of the new movie trilogy's Kylo Ren character, according to Charles Soule, the writer behind the series. Readers will find out about the Knights of Ren and Kylo's place in it.

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Star Wars: The Mandalorian season two already in pre-production

Star Wars: The Mandalorian season two already in pre-production

Later this year, Disney will finally opens the doors to its Disney+ streaming service, enabling the public to subscribe to the service and enjoy both existing and original content. Among the original content that will be available at the time of its launch is the first season of Star Wars: The Mandalorian, and though it hasn't premiered yet, Disney already has work underway on the second season.

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Disney’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is about to unleash a major new ride

Disney’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is about to unleash a major new ride

Disney has announced plans to launch another major ride at its Galaxy's Edge theme park starting later this year. The 'Rise of the Resistance' ride will first arrive at the Disney World Resort later this year, followed by a similar launch at Disneyland in California in early 2019. Disney calls this the 'most immersive and advanced attraction' it has ever launched at one of its parks.

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Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order first look has 15 minutes of gameplay

Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order first look has 15 minutes of gameplay

During its E3 2019 event today, Electronic Arts talked about Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order, its upcoming game first detailed weeks ago. EA did things a bit different at E3 this year compared to in the past, choosing to broadcast details about its games every 30 minutes. Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order kicked things off with an exclusive new look at gameplay.

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Third live-action Star Wars series teased for Disney+ service

Third live-action Star Wars series teased for Disney+ service

Disney will launch its Disney+ streaming service later this year, offering subscribers a vast library of existing and original content. Among the original content planned for Disney+ are two live-action Star Wars shows, including one called The Mandalorian, and now Disney is teasing plans for a third series set in the same universe. The content would fill the gap until the arrival of the next Star Wars movie planned for 2022.

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Star Wars Boba Fett’s Slave I: 20th Anniversary Edition LEGO Review

Star Wars Boba Fett’s Slave I: 20th Anniversary Edition LEGO Review

Boba Fett's own personal lowrider Slave 1 was made available as a 1,000-piece LEGO set at last. Note here that I'm using the lower-cased l, the number 1, and the upper-cased I interchangeably because different sites say different things, and different Gs use different keys. But here's the deal - this is the most balanced version of Boba Fett's spaceship offered yet.

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LEGO Star Wars Boost Droid Commander coding kit arrives this fall

LEGO Star Wars Boost Droid Commander coding kit arrives this fall

During CES 2017, LEGO introduced Boost, a product that helps kids learn to code. The company has announced the latest product to join the Boost lineup, and it involves one of the most iconic Star Wars characters. Called the LEGO Star Wars Boost Droid Commander kit, the set will include R2-D2 alongside two other programmable droids.

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9 games that deserve a spot in the World Video Game Hall of Fame

9 games that deserve a spot in the World Video Game Hall of Fame

Yesterday, The Strong Museum of Play in Rochester, New York announced its four inductees to the World Video Game Hall of Fame for 2019. Those four games are Mortal Kombat, Super Mario Kart, Microsoft Solitaire, and Colossal Cave Adventure. Those games managed to beat out some serious competition in the round of 12 finalists, including Candy Crush Saga and Half-Life, which got us thinking about other games that deserve a spot in the World Video Game Hall of Fame.

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Peter Mayhew is forever Chewbacca: RIP, 2019

Peter Mayhew is forever Chewbacca: RIP, 2019

It was announced last night that actor Peter Mayhew died on April 30th, 2019, with his family by his side. Mayhew's family announced the passing of this film hero, best known for his role as the wookie Chewbacca from the Star Wars film series. Peter Mayhew portrayed Chewbacca in all the original films, and passed the torch to a new generation over the course of the filming of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

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Razer Stormtrooper gaming gear goes B&W for Star Wars day

Razer Stormtrooper gaming gear goes B&W for Star Wars day

A set of new peripherals for Razer fans popped up today with full-on Stormtrooper regalia. There's a new mouse, there's a new keyboard, and there's a new MASSIVE mouse mat. Each of these items was decorated with Lucasfilm-approved graphics, black and white, all in a suite. They're the same as they were before, only now they're better, because they look, all... stormtrooper-like.

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Original Battlefront lands on GOG in time for Star Wars Day

Original Battlefront lands on GOG in time for Star Wars Day

If there's one good thing that came from all of the controversy surrounding the turbulent launch of Star Wars: Battlefront 2 in 2017, it's that the classic Battlefront games were thrust back into the spotlight as examples of just how good the series used to be. Perhaps it isn't surprising, then, to hear that the original Battlefront is coming to GOG today, which as always means that it'll be available DRM-free.

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