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The Mandalorian Season 2 leak tips a major Boba Fett mystery mix

The Mandalorian Season 2 leak tips a major Boba Fett mystery mix

All the pieces seem to be falling into place. The latest leak appeared in an Instagram Story that appeared only in the German Disney Plus account DisneyPlusDE. In that leak, we get a glimpse of a cast list that includes Timothy Olyphant and Rosario Dawson. While these names could signify many things, we're going to go ahead and explore the most likely situation right this minute.

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Star Wars ‘what if’ explores one major Palpatine fail

Star Wars ‘what if’ explores one major Palpatine fail

Star Wars fans produced an animated video exploring an alternate reality in which Palpatine's "Order 66" had failed. Even without the video, it's interesting to think: If Star Wars was reality, what would it have taken for Palpatine to fail at the tail end of Revenge of the Sith? Could a few small factors change the tide, or was Palpatine so well situated that his endgame was inevitable?

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Star Wars: The High Republic and a new lightsaber

Star Wars: The High Republic and a new lightsaber

This week the folks at Star Wars revealed a new sort of lightsaber that'll appear first in The New Republic. This is a new era that takes place before the Prequel movies. That means it's in an era before Luke Skywalker, before Darth Vader... but not before Yoda. And it'll be elegant - oh, so elegant.

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Mandalorian Season 2 leak confirms classic character

Mandalorian Season 2 leak confirms classic character

There's a classic Star Wars character coming to The Mandalorian Season 2. It was teased a LITTLE bit near the end of the first season, and tipped a time or two in the months between then and now. But now, here in the year 2020, just before the release of the actual first episode of The Mandalorian Season 2 on Disney+, we've got the most solid confirmation we could hope for - sort of actually seeing Boba Fett in episode 1.

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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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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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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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The Sims 4 is getting its own major Star Wars crossover

The Sims 4 is getting its own major Star Wars crossover

Only months after the end of Fortnite's big Star Wars crossover comes a similar tie-in with another popular game: The Sims 4. This time around, players will be able to interact within the Star Wars universe, blending the humor and style of The Sims with popular characters like Stormtroopers and objects like the Millennium Falcon. The new expansion, which is titled "Journey to Batuu," was recently detailed in a new video.

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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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Disney is reviving the Star Wars Holiday Special with a LEGO makeover

Disney is reviving the Star Wars Holiday Special with a LEGO makeover

Anyone who has seen the Star Wars Holiday Special from 1978 will tell you that it's not very good. In fact, it's been the most maligned piece of Star Wars content since it aired, becoming famous among fans for how bad it is. Given that negative reception, we've never seen a second Star Wars Holiday Special, but that's going to change later this year.

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Disney delays next Star Wars trilogy, tweaks Mulan and Avatar dates

Disney delays next Star Wars trilogy, tweaks Mulan and Avatar dates

Disney has delayed the next trilogy in the Star Wars universe, news that isn't terribly surprising given the state of the world at the moment. As well, the company is bumping the release date for the new anticipated Avatar and it has decided to delay its live-action Mulan indefinitely. These aren't the first major movies to see such substantial disruption -- another anticipated blockbuster was recently delayed indefinitely over the pandemic.

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