Lost in the shuffle yesterday, we finally got confirmation – via the ticket sales – that
, at 2 hours, 35 minutes. That’s only two minutes longer than The Rise of Skywalker will be the longest Star Wars film yet The Last Jedi, so keep that in mind when ordering refreshments.
Trailer breakdowns from
io9, /Film, Star Wars Explained and EW. I’m sure there are more out there but it’s been a day, so head to the comments if there’s one you like a lot. Continue reading “Rise of Skywalker: Post-trailer roundup”
Force for Change are launching Roar For Change, their latest initiative for Solo. Share your Chewie roar on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #RoarForChange, and Force for Change will donate $1 to UNICEF USA, for up to $1 million.
It’s Mark Hamill’s turn to pull a fast one on some unsuspecting
Star Wars fans for Force For Change.
They’re turning up the charm offensive with John Boyega at Celebration in the latest
Force for Change video.
There was nothing about any of the upcoming spin-off films at Celebration, but we did get this “behind the scenes” look at the Han Solo film with Warwick Davis and directors Christopher Miller and Phil Lord, who revealed a new alien.
Meanwhile, Kathleen Kennedy clarified the faux-issue about Han’s name for MTV’s Josh Horowitz. “It’s obviously his name,” she said. “It will always be his name.” She also hopes to announce the third spinoff film “this summer.”
And finally, here’s a rumor that
a prequel-era character may appear in the Han film. (I am side-eyeing this one a bit, but stranger things have happened.)
Ahead of Celebration, Mark Hamill and Daisy Ridley present a new Force for Change initiative.
A first look at
some of the first products for , which will support the The Last Jedi Force for Change charitable initiative and launch at Celebration Orlando. Bonus: A new outfit for Rey!
→ There was some footage shown yesterday at CinemaCon as part of a Disney sizzle reel. They were
brief shots of Rey on Ahch-To with the blue lightsaber. Unfortunately, there’s also some faked footage floating around that contains none of this. So don’t be fooled. (Seriously, other than a fairly well done photoshop of Adam Driver with a scar, it’s super fake.)
→ Now, rumors! Making Star Wars has two since we last checked in. The first is regarding
a piece of scenery that hasn’t yet been officially revealed, and the second says that . The Leftovers’ Justin Theroux has a role
Rogue One tickets finally on sale, Lucasfilm drops maybe the best TV spot so far… Some new footage! A glimpse of someone!
→ If you haven’t bought your tickets yet, StarWars.com has a list of theater exclusives
Our first look at Bail Organa in… US Weekly?!?
→ Need new gear?
Target and a Force for Change have teamed up to offer ten t-shirts, with $5 from each sale going to UNICEF. They’re available through the end of the year.
→ Another new behind-the-scenes featurette has emerged, this time focusing on Diego Luna:
It’s already May 4th in England, and Daisy Ridley (and pals) are out to remind us that the latest Force for Change fundraiser is almost over.
To the surprise of no one, Mark Hamill will be a guest at this summer’s Celebration Europe in London, Reed announced this morning on the official Celebration site. There’s also a Force for Change element, where one fan will win a chance to hang out with Mark in London during the con.