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Bob Iger Confirms - Too Much Star Wars

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, September 20, 2018

For the first time in ages, we have only one known Star Wars movie release date.   Disney CEO Bob Iger talks about the possibility of having too many movies in THR's feature "Bob Iger Talks Disney's Streaming Service, 'Roseanne,' James Gunn and a Coming 'Star Wars' "Slowdown."   A choice quote:

"I made the [annual Star Wars theatrical release] timing decision, and as I look back, I think the mistake that I made — I take the blame — was a little too much, too fast. You can expect some slowdown, but that doesn't mean we're not going to make films. J.J. [Abrams] is busy making [Episode] IX. We have creative entities, including [Game of Thrones creators David] Benioff and [D.B.] Weiss, who are developing sagas of their own, which we haven't been specific about. And we are just at the point where we're going to start making decisions about what comes next after J.J.'s. But I think we're going to be a little bit more careful about volume and timing. And the buck stops here on that."

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Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,517: R2-F1P (Droid Factory Line Look)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, September 18, 2018

From Disney, it's R2-F1P!  It looks a lot like other droids you've bought over the years, but it's slightly different.  Exciting is hardly the word I would use, but it's one more droid for your shelf.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,516: R5-232 (Droid Factory Line Look)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, September 13, 2018

One of the many figures you forgot existed and won't realize you don't have until 5 years from now, Disney's R5-232 (Droid Factory Line Look) can be bought right now.  It has a new restraining bolt, but otherwise is just a fancy redeco of a mold you've had access to for quite some time.  It's still one of the more interesting droids in this set based on Solo: A Star Wars StoryRead on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,511: R2-S8 (Droid Factory Line Look)

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The Solo 4-pack is pretty hit and miss with two fairly interesting robots and two that do not impress.  The R2-S8 (Droid Factory Line Look) is my favorite in the set - not only is it black and white and red all over, but there's weird and colorful writing on the dome.  It's good!  You should get this one.  Read on!

2018 Disney Star Wars Halloween Droid Figure Revealed

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, August 7, 2018

We were shown this on Twitter, and well, why not just show it to you? Here's this year's Halloween Disney parks droid R4-B0018.  Thanks to @Jesse_James77 on Twitter for sharing in a tweet.



Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,504: R5-PHT (Droid Factory Line Look)

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, August 2, 2018

It's new, but it looks like something you have.   This R5-PHT (Droid Factory Line Look) is in a 4-pack, and basically looks like droids you may own except for a little more silver and a newly added restraining bolt.  Read on?

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,491: Power Droid (Wind-Up Fight Droids, Solo: A Star Wars Story Line Look)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, June 20, 2018

From Disney, the Power Droid (Wind-Up Fight Droids) is pretty big - it might be too big, but it's neat.  It walks and swings its arms with all the precision of the windmill.   It's $9.95 for both figures, so it's plenty cheap.  Read on!

Available Now: Solo: A Star Wars Story - Wind-Up Fight Droids

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, May 27, 2018

3587 Disney theme parks are selli Solo: A Star Wars Story - Wind-Up Fight Droids for $9.95 (plus shipping).  The Astromech 4-pack isn't online at this time - I still need to get one, myself - but this 2-pack is. The listing says they're 3 3/4-inches, so I assume that means they'll fit nicely next to Hasbro figures.  Order yours here.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,468: Vendor Droid (Gold, Droid Factory)

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, April 2, 2018

Gold! The Vendor Droid (Gold, Droid Factory) is based on designs from The Clone Wars and is sold at Disney parks in parts bins.  Should you get one?  Probably!  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,466: LOM-Series Protocol Droid (Blue, Droid Factory)

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, March 26, 2018

We're less than a month away from Solo toys, but while we wait let's catch up with LOM-Series Protocol Droid (Blue, Droid Factory).  You can put it together at the Disney parks, and yours might look different from mine - but it's blue!  It's cool!  Read on.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,437: BB-9E (Droid Factory Line Look)

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, December 15, 2017

I saw The Last Jedi last night, but I wrote the review of BB-9E (Droid Factory Line Look)  a couple of weeks ago so as to avoid spoilers for you all.  It's a nice figure!  It looks good!  And yes, this is the Disney one - we'll look at Hasbro's shortly.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,436: BB-4 (Droid Factory Line Look)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Disney's exclusive BB-4 (Droid Factory Line Look)  gives us a glimpse at the new movie that opens tomorrow.  So soon?  Yes.   Anyway, what's his deal? I don't really know yet, but I look forward to finding out.  Read on!

Disneyland Adds New $25 AT-AT Star Wars Popcorn Bucket

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, December 8, 2017

3466 It's a strange new era of licensing Star Wars, with some of the strangest and newest things coming straight from the halls of Disney.   My pal Zac was at Anaheim's theme park this week and spied this new AT-AT Popcorn Bucket for $25.  He said it's about half of the size of a Kenner one and it's awkward and bulky - as you can see, it's a big toy with a hollow slot for a popcorn sack.   After years of novelty drinkware, it's certainly something new.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,425: BB-8 (Droid Factory Line Look)

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, November 13, 2017

One good droid deserves another - the BB-8 (Droid Factory Line Look) is a newish mold!   He's bigger than Hasbro's, but the deco is different - not better, not worse.  Neither seems truly superior, but this one is bigger and a little bit more adorable thanks to the eye seeming to have more life in it.  Read on!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,424: 2BB-2 (Droid Factory Line Look)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Not from Hasbro!  Disney's 2BB-2 (Droid Factory Line Look) is pretty slick and, for some reason, have the lettering backward.  Go figure.  It's a neat robot that looks kind of like a globe of Earth.  Read on!