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Hey there Star Wars fans, here we go once again with some cool Star Wars news. This week, we have more Star Wars Celebration Orlando news with the addition of more celebrities to the Celebration autograph hall. Also in Star Wars Celebration Orlando news, Funko has released their convention exclusives as well as details on how to get your hands on those Funko Pops! In Han Solo movie news, Woody Harrelson recently revealed his name for the the new movie. Also, Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger recently revealed some details about the Han Solo film. Our favorite weekly web series, The Star Wars Show has some really cool updates and news for you as well. Star Wars Rebels fans, get ready for the season finale of Disney XD’s Rebels (It’s a great show!). Finally, we’ll close it out with a look at comic book releases for this week.

Celebration is only three weeks away! This week we had some more names added to the Celebration Orlando autograph hall. Freddie Prinze jr (Kanan, Star Wars Rebels) and Sara Michelle Gellar (Seventh Sister ‘Inquisitor’, Star Wars Rebels) will be signing autographs and participating in photo-ops with fans. They’ll be joining a large cast of Star Wars alumni for this huge Star Wars party. We are all still patiently waiting to hear if a certain “Last Jedi” will announce his appearance some time soon, fingers crossed!

What makes attending conventions really cool are some off the “con” exclusives that various toy and collectibles companies release for the event. Funko has announced its Celebration Funko Pops exclusives. In addition, because these little vinyl collectibles are so popular Funko and Celebration have created a lottery system in order to purchase these exclusives. You must be a Celebration Orlando badge holder and in attendance to purchase these exclusives. To enter the lottery click right here. Take a look below at the Funko exclusives.

Woody Harrelson was recently on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon promoting his new movie Wilson. Jimmy Fallon asked Woody about the Han Solo film where Woody Harrelson reveled his character name to be “Beckett”. This is a new character we’ve never heard so we’re eager to see how Beckett plays into the Han Solo, Star Wars lore. Take look at the interview below courtesy of NBC Universal.

 

Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed some inside information about the Han Solo film. Here’s what Variety reported,

Iger also revealed that the next film, a standalone project on Han Solo, will follow his life from the age of 18 through 24. The film will including “acquiring a certain vehicle and meeting a certain Wookie,” he said. “You’ll also discover how he got his name.”

Anticipation is starting to build for this stand alone film!

Are you a fan of the Star Wars Show as much as we are. They always have the inside track on some of the coolest Star Wars news. Take a look below for some updates on Star Wars Celebration and an exclusive interview with Industrial Light and Magic’s Hal Hickel about Rogue One.

Last week’s Disney XD’s Star Wars Rebels “Twin Suns” episode was so phenomenal we thought it couldn’t get any better. Well we’re wrong, this weeks episode is the season finale featuring Grand Admiral Thrawn. Take a look at the trailer below for the special hour long episode of Disney XD’s Star Wars Rebels!

Comic book releases for this week include Star Wars Darth Maul issue #2 . Now we know Darth Maul was vanquished by Obi Wan last on Rebels, but at least you can still follow his adventures on print and digital comics. Darth Maul is written by Cullen Bunn, pencilled by Luke Ross with cover art by Rafael Albuquerque.
Issue synopsis: A Jedi Padawan has been captured by sinister forces…and Darth Maul is determined to find her?! This early tale of the galaxy’s deadliest Zabrak continues!

That’s all we have this week, we’ll be back to next week with more great Star Wars news!

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