It's not every day that we get a requested Rebel pilot, and Ekelarc Yong was surprising. Not that Hasbro made him, but that Lucasfilm named him that. I don't know how to pronounce the first name, but is it a good figure? Read on!
A preview of this Friday's next Clone Wars episode #4.21: Brothers, is now online with video and images. The dark warrior Savage Opress is on a quest to find his long-lost brother. Could Darth Maul truly be alive, after more than a decade since his gruesome bisection at the blade of Obi-Wan Kenobi? Savage voyages into the depths of a twisted planet to find whatever became of the fallen Sith Lord.
Walmart's known to follow their own lead, so when it's time to make shelf space, why not start moving that "new" old stuff? No massive sale at ToysRUs this week, but there are a couple of items cheaper than usual.
Here's a quick update on some cool orders and latest arrivals from BigBadToyStore.com. Star Wars items include Wave 2 of Movie Heroes Class II Vehicle assortment with the new Naboo Starfighter!
A new wave of park exclusive Disney Star Wars figures are scheduled to be released this month at Walt Disney World and Disneyland.
This past weekend a light went out in the universe as Ralph McQuarrie passed away at the age of 82. The concept artist of the original trilogy, the artist took Lucas' words and created visions of a galaxy far, far away that would inspire generations of artists to come. It is to the memory of this great visionary that Marjorie, Arnie, and the crew of Star Wars Action News dedicate our latest podcast. He will be missed.
Actress Ashley Eckstein, the voice of Ahsoka Tano on the popular Cartoon Network animated series, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, had the ultimate cosplay experience recently when she dressed up in full make-up and costume as the Star Wars character she brings to life on the show. She documents her experience and the world of cosplay in a new blog she has written exclusively for CNN Geek Out! online and shares photos of the finished product.
Ridley Scott, the creative genius behind several Hollywood blockbuster films such as “Alien,” “Blade Runner” and “Gladiator,” returns to SCIENCE this February with the remaining four episodes of the critically acclaimed PROPHETS OF SCIENCE FICTION. Through the series, Scott explores the connections between science fiction and science fact.
Retailers around the country are sold out of the first two issues of Dark Horse’s recently launched Star Wars series, the highly anticipated Dawn of the Jedi!
The second wave of Movie Heroes has less re-issue more new sculpt with action feature. More focused on play than display, they're still very displayable unlike the old action feature laden figures of old. A new iteration of Queen Amidala in Theed Palace battle outfit is most welcomed since we haven't had a version since 1999 and it badly needed an updated. How does she measure up?
Whither Jedi Force? Does Sabe have a future in toys, for you Kiera Knightley fans? All this and more, in this week's thrilling Q&A! Well, OK, maybe not "thrilling" but they can't all be winners.