The Star Wars News Roundup – 12.12.14

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Star Wars The Force Awakens

The purpose of this roundup is to put the highlights of all things Star Wars from the last week in one location. If you read this each week, you should be able to converse fluently with any Star Wars fan on everything from the latest Star Wars: Episode VII developments to the latest toys. And maybe you’ll even share with them something that they might have missed.

Let’s get to it!


The Force Awakens News and Rumors

The big news of the week was the release of the main characters’ names in the form of vintage Topps trading cards:

 The names are:

John Boyega as Finn
Daisy Ridley as Rey
Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron
??? as Kylo Ren
And the ball droid as BB-8

Reaction to the trailer continues online:

Saturday Night Live – The Force Awakens Trailer Parody

Star Wars – Episode VII: The Force Awakens – Retro-cut

Star Wars vs Indiana Jones droid chase!

Oscar Isaac got some welcome advice from Harrison Ford:

Disney’s CEO Bob Iger spoke this week:

Rumors continue to be posted online over at MakingStarWars.Net:

Fan art continues to arrive as well:

And around the web:


Episode VIII and Spinoff News and Rumors


Television


Around The Web


Books and Comics


Video Games


Attractions and Events


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