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The Star Wars News Roundup – 6.23.17

Star Wars news for the week of June 23, 2017

The purpose of this roundup is to put all the Star Wars news 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 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 Last Jedi News and Rumors

#TheLastJedi crew shot a piece for #EpisodeIX at the request of #ColinTrevorrow: https://t.co/wQ2eRL1f6Q #StarWars pic.twitter.com/CkgB4SUhSF

— Nerdist (@nerdist) June 19, 2017

Mark Hamill clarifies his ‘fundamental disagreements’ with Star Wars: The Last Jedi director https://t.co/4jazwXHBI1 pic.twitter.com/r5nbU5cC4U

— SFX magazine (@SFXmagazine) June 19, 2017

Report: New Trailer for #StarWars #TheLastJedi Set to Drop at D23 or SDCC https://t.co/H7R4quDfJy pic.twitter.com/XaW1n2EH4I

— Jason Ward (@MakingStarWars) June 20, 2017

Does New ‘Darth Vader’ Comic Explain Luke Skywalker’s Exile? – https://t.co/FqYdsBRFSj #StarWars #TheForceAwakens pic.twitter.com/odknXQjPtV

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) June 22, 2017

Rian Johnson tells The Talkhouse Podcast at https://t.co/3cIryZ6FCp that post-production for #TheLastJedi will finish in August. #StarWars

— John Hoey (@JohnnyHoey) June 22, 2017


Han Solo News and Rumors

‘Star Wars’: Han Solo Film Loses Directors https://t.co/2KVDDXvqux pic.twitter.com/tLLcYfd6pv

— Heat Vision (@HeatVisionBlog) June 20, 2017

BREAKING: Phil Lord and Chris Miller exit the #HanSolo movie! https://t.co/vZnTtAVREx

— ComingSoon.net (@comingsoonnet) June 20, 2017

Phil Lord and Chris Miller Met With DC About ‘The Flash’ During Han Solo Hiatus (Exclusive) https://t.co/tlHZxYvk6y pic.twitter.com/NGDnBZQaQR

— TheWrap (@TheWrap) June 21, 2017

This crew T-shirt for the Han Solo movie feels eerily prescient now: pic.twitter.com/KlImwCvDge

— Brett Gallman (@brettgallman) June 21, 2017

‘Star Wars’ Han Solo Spinoff: Lord & Miller Fired After Clashing With Kathleen Kennedy (EXCLUSIVE) https://t.co/0qcq4lAEsa

— Variety (@Variety) June 21, 2017

Why Lord & Miller got fired from HAN SOLO: they clashed with legendary screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan. The story: https://t.co/bsTNuK8QXw

— Borys Kit (@Borys_Kit) June 21, 2017

Han Solo film firing may force Directors Guild to make tough choices https://t.co/9OGS7Nks9V pic.twitter.com/OxqqRTIelP

— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) June 21, 2017

Ron Howard Steps In to Direct Han Solo Movie https://t.co/uKrZPApmJF pic.twitter.com/P8gNMG6xfI

— Heat Vision (@HeatVisionBlog) June 22, 2017

Han Solo filming to resume July 10 and release May 25, 2018 https://t.co/XRwYzD3FAq pic.twitter.com/1eCPUiDTNA

— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) June 22, 2017

New Han Solo director Ron Howard “will pore over a rough edit to see what the project has and still needs” https://t.co/A9TXDi0EQq

— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) June 22, 2017

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ron Howard will assume directorial duties on the untitled Han Solo film. https://t.co/Ki04TAoKEe pic.twitter.com/7LvRyTUt6t

— Star Wars (@starwars) June 22, 2017

It’s official! Ron Howard takes over as Han Solo director https://t.co/pUtRnn9V0C

— ComingSoon.net (@comingsoonnet) June 22, 2017

Here’s how the Han Solo film broke apart – with Ron Howard picking up the pieces: https://t.co/OQ6uUTRR7v pic.twitter.com/2gffHjovyi

— Anthony Breznican (@Breznican) June 22, 2017

It should also be noted Ron Howard’s character helps save Ford’s character from a fiery wreck in this film… https://t.co/0UQqmysio5

— Ryan Parker (@TheRyanParker) June 22, 2017

There are no bad guys in the #HanSoloMovie debacle, writes @anyacrittenton, but there are rules https://t.co/2tYx0y7HJc pic.twitter.com/cNPQeXcHfG

— Tracking Board (@MyTrackingBoard) June 22, 2017

I’m beyond grateful to add my voice to the Star Wars Universe after being a fan since 5/25/77.

— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) June 22, 2017

I hope to honor the great work already done & help deliver on the promise of a Han Solo film.

— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) June 22, 2017

Finally, the world will get to see the twist George told us he always wanted to tell during Grafitti!

— Richard Dreyfuss (@RichardDreyfuss) June 23, 2017

Don’t be giving away any secrets, Richard! and on behalf of all of us at #ImagineEntertainment thanks 4 the gr8 work on @ShotsFiredFOX https://t.co/3usBiPMDJf

— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) June 23, 2017


Television News and Rumors

Ashley Eckstein & Matt Lanter Record New Material For Star Wars Mystery Project. – #StarWarshttps://t.co/86ItoJd92d pic.twitter.com/Cl3Xee6liZ

— SWNN (@StarWarsNewsNet) June 20, 2017

For the first time *ever* a “Star Wars” movie will be available to stream on @Netflix next month https://t.co/G5cAWjSz16 pic.twitter.com/fKVmX2GS5P

— HelloGiggles.com (@hellogiggles) June 20, 2017


Around The Web

WATCH: #GuardiansoftheGalaxy‘s Star-Lord Faces Off Against Boba Fett in Super Power Beat Down https://t.co/wucM2dsQ7i pic.twitter.com/yRKQvWnDo6

— Comic Book Resources (@CBR) June 16, 2017

Harrison Ford, Peter Mayhew and a cheeky Mark Hamill pic.twitter.com/54XESQC3md

— thebeardedtrio (@thebeardedtrio) June 16, 2017

Coroner says Carrie Fisher suffered from atherosclerotic heart disease and “drug use,” but no specifics were given. https://t.co/feABSbHwid

— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) June 17, 2017

Billie Lourd addresses Coroner report: “She’d want her death to encourage people to be open about their struggles”: https://t.co/b0b8LeLxqr

— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) June 17, 2017

Carrie Fisher Had Cocaine, Heroin and Ecstasy in Her System, Autopsy Finds https://t.co/ss2FMx4LEd pic.twitter.com/Bs2P3afL2D

— TheWrap (@TheWrap) June 19, 2017

The Metro: Carrie Fisher’s ‘Star Wars’ Memorabilia Goes Up For Auction – https://t.co/XeoTfznWfs #StarWars @MetroUK pic.twitter.com/F4bVdM4dmO

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) June 17, 2017

So How Do You Tell Your Daughter Her Dad Is Darth Vader? – https://t.co/YFkkgxK6t4 #StarWars @PEOPLEbabies pic.twitter.com/lvFKWxdlrh

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) June 18, 2017

George Lucas and the real Darth Vader: a #StarWars story for #FathersDay: https://t.co/qGL5QbwJiW pic.twitter.com/uSZe5rTZ0d

— Anthony Breznican (@Breznican) June 19, 2017

Looks like not everybody made it out of Echo Base in David Wentworth’s entry into the @ILMVFX Art Challenge. pic.twitter.com/vIL17JZ7Xf

— Star Wars (@starwars) June 19, 2017

A Postage Stamp, a Pez Dispenser & now..THIS? I’m so honored! Hope this isn’t #FakeNews @fox5sandiego, in which case, I’m so trolled! #SDGuy https://t.co/Z7KhNsIIt7

— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) June 20, 2017

I’m going to be blogging about my time at Lucasfilm up to Disney & release of TFA. First one is up now: https://t.co/WC4y8aHXc0

— J. W. Rinzler (@jwrinzler) June 21, 2017


Books

“The Rebellion has hope. The Empire has Inferno Squad.” Finished jackets have arrived. @ChristieGolden #StarWars #Battlefront2 #InfernoSquad pic.twitter.com/EmhNLwrYAK

— Star Wars Books (@DelReyStarWars) June 19, 2017

Can’t wait until July 25th? Here’s the first excerpt from @ChristieGolden Star Wars Battlefront2: #InfernoSquad https://t.co/7EhPgvkct0

— Star Wars Books (@DelReyStarWars) June 21, 2017


Comics

Here’s the cover for A Star Wars Comic #6 – “Wild Space” out next Sunday! RT if you’re excited. #starwars #comics pic.twitter.com/gdqrQMkVtW

— A Star Wars Comic (@astarwarscomic) June 18, 2017

#ICYMI @TheRealRothman goes Inside @Marvel‘s #DarthVader comics with @WaltHickey, @kierongillen and @CharlesSoule https://t.co/GTniJ5ZS0d pic.twitter.com/K4QDYiltmQ

— ABC News Live (@ABCNewsLive) June 22, 2017

GEMS OF THE MONTH: An exciting new era in all-ages Star Wars comics begins at @IDWPublishing!

More: https://t.co/Y5ouztudTh pic.twitter.com/GTEofIMKyM

— PREVIEWSworld (@PREVIEWSworld) June 23, 2017


Video Games

We speak with @EAStarWars #BattlefrontII‘s @Janina Gavankar about Iden Versio’s backstory in this #StarWarsShow extended interview. pic.twitter.com/kN8eKCkZME

— Star Wars (@starwars) June 16, 2017

Rumor: The Main Character of Visceral’s Star Wars Game, plot and more! https://t.co/QNVoUHzW5J pic.twitter.com/gL3EjFTfgK

— Jason Ward (@MakingStarWars) June 20, 2017

Rumor: The Importance of Alderaan to Visceral’s Star Wars Game! #StarWars https://t.co/PhVGillQaD pic.twitter.com/atFmbqQ9wA

— Jason Ward (@MakingStarWars) June 21, 2017


Collecting

#starwars #breakfastcereal from #kelloggs spotted in Denmark. Strange this version hasn’t hit the uk. Love the #… https://t.co/7bKoo0awv7 pic.twitter.com/OZ1Lwu4qFk

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) June 17, 2017

Star Wars D23 / Disney Store Exclusives | https://t.co/Gox1PxSoBv https://t.co/GoLkRwKsqj #d23 #disneystore #exclusive #premiumeliteseries pic.twitter.com/XYSQQDI7l6

— Yakface (@yak_face) June 20, 2017

PG Member Exclusive Lobot Mini Bust Update | https://t.co/Gox1PxSoBv https://t.co/WARdNOrFb4 #gentlegiantltd #minibusts #premierguild pic.twitter.com/InntWpQNtV

— Yakface (@yak_face) June 21, 2017

The force is strong with these @GentleGiantLTD #StarWars #SDCC exclusive busts: https://t.co/10re78fdmr pic.twitter.com/fu3fP3jhPn

— SDCC Unofficial Blog (@SD_Comic_Con) June 21, 2017

We reveal @GentleGiantLTD‘s #SDCC exclusives, do some mo-cap work at @ILMVFX, talk with @TomSpinaDesigns, and more on The #StarWarsShow. pic.twitter.com/JXYEim3eMl

— Star Wars (@starwars) June 21, 2017

New #forcesofdestiny Product Images | Yakface.con https://t.co/qPEyJw42UZ #hasbro pic.twitter.com/AFstbmUc9q

— Yakface (@yak_face) June 22, 2017

Too many to choose just 1- but the Luke that could be removed from a disemboweled Tauntaun certainly comes to mind. #GoofyGutsyGrossLuke #SW https://t.co/AagCh68pkS

— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) June 22, 2017

yes https://t.co/MrN0JqkQ1f

— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) June 23, 2017