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Star Wars original trilogy will be turned into animated shorts for kids

Star Wars original trilogy will be turned into animated shorts for kids

Disney has revealed plans to create a series of short animated videos based on the original Star Wars trilogy. These animated shorts will be targeted at children and feature iconic characters from the first three movies, including Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, and Han Solo. The new series will be called the Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures and serve to introduce young viewers to the franchise's pivotal moments, classic themes, and more.

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 update brings Obi-Wan Kenobi on November 28

Star Wars Battlefront 2 update brings Obi-Wan Kenobi on November 28

On November 28, EA will push out a Star Wars Battlefront 2 update that brings Obi-Wan Kenobi to the game. The new character will be included as part of the Battle of Geonosis update, his arrival coming a couple months before the Anakin Skywalker addition in February. The character will include his trademark blue lightsaber and a slew of abilities.

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Disney+ streaming service detailed for late 2019 Netflix attack

Disney+ streaming service detailed for late 2019 Netflix attack

Disney will launch its Netflix rival in late 2019, the company has confirmed today, with ominous implications for the movies you might currently be enjoying on Netflix. The service has been in the pipeline for more than a year now, and will launch with Star Wars content among other things.

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Star Wars’ Boba Fett spinoff movie canceled in favor of Mandalorian TV series

Star Wars’ Boba Fett spinoff movie canceled in favor of Mandalorian TV series

The last few years have seen the Star Wars franchise return to the big screen with new films, including several that focus on specific characters or stories unrelated to the main trilogies. One such project that has been in the works is a standalone movie for Boba Fett, the iconic bounty hunter from the original trilogy. Unfortunately that's no longer the case, as Lucasfilm has confirmed that the Boba Fett movie has been canceled.

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Star Wars: Vader Immortal trailer and release info revealed [UPDATE]

Star Wars: Vader Immortal trailer and release info revealed [UPDATE]

This week the folks at ILMxLAB spoke at Oculus Connect 5 about their new title "Vader Immortal." This is a virtual reality experience that takes place in three parts - the first of which is called Vader Immortal: Episode I. In the game, users will travel to Mustafar, to Darth Vader's palace. This experience will take place in the Star Wars universe in the period of time between Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: A New Hope.

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Star Wars: Jedi Challenges adds Dark Side games and Kylo Ren lightsaber

Star Wars: Jedi Challenges adds Dark Side games and Kylo Ren lightsaber

Lenovo promised regular updates for the Star Wars: Jedi Challenges augmented reality game, and it's been delivering, with the latest being a Dark Side Expansion and a new lightsaber option. The AR game uses a smartphone slotted into Lenovo's Mirage headset, and wirelessly-connected weapons modeled after those in the hit movies.

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LEGO Star Wars Cloud City: Why this one’s unique

LEGO Star Wars Cloud City: Why this one’s unique

The time at which Star Wars and LEGO have reached peak insanity is now. Here, in 2018, we've gotten back to the point at which the most fabled and legendary of original Star Wars LEGO sets was hatched is back. This is Star Wars: Cloud City, in LEGO form. If you're a hardcore Star Wars LEGO collector, you know the original is basically unattainable. If you're new to the game, you'll understand why this set's reboot is about to keep with the tradition of mind-boggling largeness.

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Star Wars Resistance animated series debuts first trailer

Star Wars Resistance animated series debuts first trailer

Star Wars animation fans may not have any more episodes of Rebels to look forward to, but an all-new series is only a few month away. Disney and Lucasfilm have revealed the first trailer for Star Wars Resistance, along with confirming its debut on October 7th. The new show will take place before the events of The Force Awakens, and focus on General Leia Organa's rebel fighter pilots and their fight against the First Order.

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Disney is reviving Star Wars: The Clone Wars for its Netflix rival

Disney is reviving Star Wars: The Clone Wars for its Netflix rival

When Disney took over Lucasfilm, there were a lot of casualties in the expanded Star Wars universe. Perhaps the casualty that hurt the most was Star Wars: The Clone Wars, an animated series on Cartoon Network that had just wrapped up season five when Disney took the reins from George Lucas. Instead of giving the show a proper ending, Disney decided to quickly cancel it, later releasing a series of "Lost Missions" on Netflix.

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Billy Dee Williams back as Lando in 2019 for Star Wars 9

Billy Dee Williams back as Lando in 2019 for Star Wars 9

Billy Dee Williams never really left the Star Wars universe, unless you're one of those nerds that refuse to see anything but the main movie series. Today word is that Williams won't just be assisting Donald Glover in restaurants with Lando-esque advice on acting with the next gen. I say thee nay! Today there's a tip that this legendary actor will return to the Star Wars film series in the year 2019.

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Disneyland Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge expansion opening really soon

Disneyland Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge expansion opening really soon

You don't need to travel back to the distant past or wait for light speed travel to take you to an unnamed galaxy far, far away to get your space opera fix. If you're lucky enough to be living near or have access to either the Disneyland or Disney World Resorts, then all you have to do is wait and hope that the Force is strong with you. Disney has finally given a solid date, more or less, to the opening of its most ambitious Star Wars attraction ever: Star Wars Galaxy's Edge.

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Beat Saber is the new hype VR game

Beat Saber is the new hype VR game

This week the folks at Hyperbolic Magnetism are probably pretty pumped up about all the press they're getting for Beat Saber. They first started development for this game back in 2016, and between then and now it's been tested by hundreds of users. In its first couple weeks on the Steam VR store and Oculus Store, Beat Saber's become a sort of shock hit.

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