Today in The Force Awakens: Maz Monday brings new Blu-ray clip, emoji

tfa-maz-cropLupita Nyong’o shared a new behind-the-scenes clip from the Blu-Ray for #MazMonday – there’s also now a Maz Kanata emoji in the Star Wars app

→ Harrison Ford’s Tumblr Q&A was about what you’d expect, but he did talk about the ending of the film and praise some of his costars. Read all his answers.

→ Daisy Ridley and John Boyega both won Empire awards this weekend, and then proceeded to be adorable with them.

→ The cover to Marvel’s The Force Awakens #1 is… Certainly a comic book cover.

Emoji invade the official Star Wars app


The official Star Wars app got it’s first substantial update last week, bringing a full set of the emoji characters that delighted fans during Celebration Anaheim and San Diego Comic-Con. They’re the work of artist Truck Torrence, aka 100% Soft. Torrence spoke about the project at io9, Disney Insider, and more.

These aren’t formal emoji that you can nab straight from the keyboard, but if you have the app they act just like regular images.

They say they’re not sure if there’ll be more, but seeing as we’re lacking Rey, Finn and Poe images (among others,) I’d say it’s a sure thing there’ll be more by the time December rolls in.

The app is available for iOS and Android