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The Star Wars News Roundup for August 11, 2017

Star Wars news for the week of August 11, 2017

The purpose of this roundup is to put all the Star Wars news from the week of August 11, 2017 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

Fan-made #TheLastJedi poster, featuring Kylo and Rey, by @andfaris94! pic.twitter.com/ZKiy4Esgqi

— The Last Jedi News (@TheLastJedi2017) August 6, 2017

@HamillHimself I have and will always love you Mark!!!!pic.twitter.com/vT05Y3bFTJ

— I Mark Hamill (@LUKEHAMILL77) August 6, 2017

The Last Jedi “Tango Neon Speeder” Revealed | https://t.co/Gox1PxSoBv https://t.co/3t2NYtI8SR #thelastjedi #cantobight #hasbro #rumorreport pic.twitter.com/d7oYSJRtJd

— Yakface (@yak_face) August 6, 2017

More of the #StarWars #TheLastJedi teaser posters. #LEGOStarWars @starwars pic.twitter.com/zjlue0BWvc

— LEGO (@LEGO_Group) August 7, 2017

Breathe, just breathe… Now, don’t freak out… #StarWars #TheLastJedi teaser posters got us like . Wait for more! #LEGOStarWars @starwars pic.twitter.com/TFczhalHdn

— LEGO (@LEGO_Group) August 7, 2017

Full ‘The Last Jedi’ Shots Crop Up Online – https://t.co/dEvSqw5Q0c #StarWars @carlmilner #TheLastJedi pic.twitter.com/JgBsRw2r8b

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) August 7, 2017

#MorePorgs from Jake Lunt’s #TheLastJedi concept art. pic.twitter.com/fstxZaSdvx

— Star Wars (@starwars) August 7, 2017

Andy Serkis On The Worst Snoke Theory He’s Ever Heard. – #StarWars #TheLastJedihttps://t.co/8nk8BGxEYv pic.twitter.com/hp4EQ9m172

— SWNN (@StarWarsNewsNet) August 8, 2017

.@JohnBoyega dishes on the next #StarWars, Carrie Fisher and why he doesn’t watch #GameofThrones #POYH https://t.co/rHybxROYDd pic.twitter.com/LFb1Bfkmh6

— Variety (@Variety) August 8, 2017

.@LauraDern on a possible #BigLittleLies season 2 and her #StarWars role https://t.co/5oUG2qY5iE pic.twitter.com/PkHscNaurl

— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) August 8, 2017

Stealing it.

— Rian Johnson (@rianjohnson) August 8, 2017

The force is strong, #StarWars fans! Grab your lightsabers and get exclusive intel on #TheLastJedi: https://t.co/vGt4Dm9pCA pic.twitter.com/TUvk9GMeSV

— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) August 9, 2017

New Star Wars: The Last Jedi photos revealed! #StarWars #TheLastJedi https://t.co/tzsGaxAnyt

— ComingSoon.net (@comingsoonnet) August 9, 2017

The Last Jedi: Can Rey save Luke Skywalker from his own darkness? https://t.co/9FbujuFDbP

— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) August 9, 2017

The Last Jedi: With Finn and Rose, a ‘big deal’ is redeemed by ‘a nobody’ https://t.co/3G9mUTCdHI

— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) August 9, 2017

The Last Jedi: Meet the porgs and ‘The Caretakers’ from Luke Skywalker’s island https://t.co/7uFAywZ8BQ

— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) August 9, 2017

Also Part 3 of The Last Jedi cover: The alien nun “Caretakers” of the Jedi temple on Ahch-To: https://t.co/JIq7r6FVZP pic.twitter.com/mqTIKeHjiV

— Anthony Breznican (@Breznican) August 9, 2017

New Star Wars: The Last Jedi details on Luke Skywalker, newcomer Rose Tico #StarWars #TheLastJedi https://t.co/RyTBbi1luw

— ComingSoon.net (@comingsoonnet) August 9, 2017

Exclusive: New images from #TheLastJedi have arrived: https://t.co/c8Z4jOCY1O #StarWars pic.twitter.com/S64OdCge55

— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) August 9, 2017

The Last Jedi: Supreme Leader Snoke emerges with elite Praetorian Guard https://t.co/QmJ0P41wm6

— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) August 9, 2017

We check out new #TheLastJedi images, visit Hollywood to find out who watches #TheStarWarsShow, recover a bombad relic, and more! pic.twitter.com/cLM9jmpcsG

— Star Wars (@starwars) August 9, 2017

EW posted this photo of me in episode VIII, and everybody’s like “OMG look at that cute Porg!” Smhh pic.twitter.com/GsH3P3JYMm

— Joonas Suotamo (@JoonasSuotamo) August 9, 2017

Rian Johnson is fully aware The Last Jedi might sound like Empire Strikes Back, and he doesn’t care https://t.co/wee5RmbJB3 pic.twitter.com/M3jR20oLWA

— io9 (@io9) August 9, 2017

the @EW @Breznican cover we deserve pic.twitter.com/7JzTSRYOZi

— heath (@heathdwilliams) August 9, 2017

A good time to plug Mike Duncan’s History of Rome podcast, which I was listening to while I was writing VIII https://t.co/G4xPf7qR4i https://t.co/YgVN6jWZd8

— Rian Johnson (@rianjohnson) August 10, 2017

The Last Jedi: In her final Star Wars film, Carrie Fisher restores hope for Leia Organa https://t.co/jgcQWisRSQ

— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) August 10, 2017

The Last Jedi: New details on Benicio Del Toro’s devious character https://t.co/Ba7AEB23EE

— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) August 10, 2017

I fully endorse this @rianjohnson endorsement:
AVOID EVERYTHING YOU CAN FROM NOW TILL DECEMBER!!!!! #WordsOfWisdom #WellWorthWaitingForVIII https://t.co/OLgmuDpxGg

— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) August 10, 2017

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Themed Popcorn Buckets, Toppers, and Cups! https://t.co/umHmmggTS9 pic.twitter.com/28inpqzdnB

— Jason Ward (@MakingStarWars) August 10, 2017

Repost @lucasfilm #facebook Soaking up some inspiration from Skywalker Ranch… Post-production continues on “Star… https://t.co/haqLc6SKg8 pic.twitter.com/m9JZzmPuWD

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) August 11, 2017


Han Solo News and Rumors

action figures really help us figure out high octane action for #UntitledHanSoloMovie Yes folks, this is my day job pic.twitter.com/a1SsQBC6rn

— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) August 4, 2017

The Metro: Who Will Clint Howard Play In ‘Solo? – https://t.co/lh7S21VInE #StarWars @MetroUK @theclinthoward pic.twitter.com/xRyUthsMtX

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) August 7, 2017

Inside Glover’s secret sit down with original Lando actor @RealBDW, a torch-passing arranged by Lucasfilm: https://t.co/oYbzLnyQtZ pic.twitter.com/GVzNfmYWKn

— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) August 9, 2017

Checking a camera move for #UntitledHanSoloMovie pic.twitter.com/ueDlcHNG85

— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) August 9, 2017

Rehearsing a crane shot as we wait for sundown – pic.twitter.com/gg2MJ0aAAK

— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) August 10, 2017

Where old Speeders go to die. pic.twitter.com/WITP1xpzvf

— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) August 10, 2017


Television News and Rumors

It’s Official – This Trooper From ‘Return Of The Jedi’ Is Captain Rex – https://t.co/XeK3c6PFTH #StarWars #StarWarsRebels #CaptainRex pic.twitter.com/uvNYv9sw0N

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) August 5, 2017

Star Wars Rebels writer walks back claim that beloved fan theory is ‘happening.’ https://t.co/CDwiySAQqo pic.twitter.com/puYoaWhNoJ

— io9 (@io9) August 7, 2017

Ahsoka battles a malfunctioning droid in Star Wars #ForcesOfDestiny: “The Padawan Path.” pic.twitter.com/4LuyU3qJVc

— Star Wars (@starwars) August 7, 2017

Disney to pull movies from Netflix, launch its own streaming service in 2019 https://t.co/FsfRVY5i0n

— ComingSoon.net (@comingsoonnet) August 8, 2017

Netflix is in talks with Disney to keep the Star Wars and Marvel Studios films https://t.co/mpKJ6CxKRp

— ComingSoon.net (@comingsoonnet) August 11, 2017


Around The Web

The fastest hunk of junk in… the ocean? The Millennium Falcon journeys underwater in this concept art from The Force Awakens. pic.twitter.com/bJqxEmCH76

— Star Wars (@starwars) August 7, 2017

Carrie Fisher Leaves Behind Estate Worth Nearly $7 Million, Court Papers Show https://t.co/ToF3NVFhJs pic.twitter.com/pt5DB9piqH

— TheWrap (@TheWrap) August 9, 2017

Riz Ahmed is joining Tom Hardy in the Venom movie! #Venom https://t.co/xg2AToz6PB

— ComingSoon.net (@comingsoonnet) August 10, 2017

John Boyega, James Corden spoof ‘That Boy Is Mine’ with Jeffrey Tambor https://t.co/nvaCdBRhWk

— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) August 10, 2017

Old secrets become new problems for Owen and Beru Lars in Andre Bosley’s work for the @ILMVFX Challenge. pic.twitter.com/lG0Qro327n

— Star Wars (@starwars) August 10, 2017

10 Frames Per Second – The Toy Photography Of Johnny Wu https://t.co/Ap0VnTzjcS

— Bleeding Cool (@bleedingcool) August 10, 2017

Oscar Isaac goes through a bizarre superhero origin in the intriguing short film Lightningface https://t.co/hp9u40VfZ1 pic.twitter.com/Z5ylgPN5NY

— io9 (@io9) August 11, 2017


Books

‘Star Wars’: Look and Find (Journey to ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’) – https://t.co/kOtNcf8h2S #StarWars #JourneyToTheLastJedi pic.twitter.com/Xf2jY3PJld

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) August 7, 2017

So delighted!!!!!!!! https://t.co/k7jDIBvZUx

— Gwendoline Christie (@lovegwendoline) August 10, 2017


Comics

A New @johntylerchris Star Wars Marvel Cover Revealed Of K-2SO K-2 & Cassian get thier own comic… https://t.co/2GqTTNYaor

— FLYGUY™ (@FLYGUY) August 4, 2017

FIRST LOOK – Star Wars #35 action figure variant by @johntylerchris – Ugnaught – another awesome cover. pic.twitter.com/7m64obCcVd

— Bossk’s Bounty (@bossksbounty) August 5, 2017

PREVIEW: #StarWars: #RogueOne – Cassian & K-2SO Special #1 by @swierczy & @FdoBlanco https://t.co/EdDwsQUdBf pic.twitter.com/8EDvqskGQu

— Comic Book Resources (@CBR) August 6, 2017

Writer @79SemiFinalist and artist @MChecC return Captain Phasma to duty with a new limited series! Read more: https://t.co/1hJfODDyLD pic.twitter.com/kgcKqOfee8

— Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) August 8, 2017

Make room in your Jedi Archives. Your Journey to #TheLastJedi is about to begin. #BookLoversDay https://t.co/ryAJS1YlbE pic.twitter.com/otTkKtJmE1

— Star Wars (@starwars) August 9, 2017


Attractions

‘Galaxy’s Edge’ Model Will Be On Display At Hollywood Studios In September – https://t.co/vCwhruuLTu #StarWars #GalaxysEdge pic.twitter.com/jY756S6Je7

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) August 11, 2017


Collecting

STATE Launches New Line of ‘Star Wars’ Backpacks – https://t.co/F50UbMZCsb #StarWars pic.twitter.com/mIN1Z4La5J

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) August 7, 2017

New Elite Series Die Cast Figures for The Last Jedi | https://t.co/Gox1PxSoBv https://t.co/wMAH2dbEg4 #disneystore #exclusives #thelastjedi pic.twitter.com/vsx0OygfnT

— Yakface (@yak_face) August 7, 2017

New Images Of Canto Bight Police Speeder And A-Wing Fighter From The Last Jedi https://t.co/6nbX0VnplC

— Rebelscum.com (@rebelscumnews) August 7, 2017

Here are the links, UPC, SKU for @OriginalFunko #StarWars Ewok 3Pack @Walmart #Exclusive POP https://t.co/IELZgYSzfm pic.twitter.com/0nAJabnHz0

— MTFBWY (@MayTheFunkoBWY) August 7, 2017

Here are the links, UPC & SKU for @OriginalFunko #StarWars Cloud City 3Pack @Walmart #Exclusive POP https://t.co/g5XEaDzFta pic.twitter.com/MFybfVWThN

— MTFBWY (@MayTheFunkoBWY) August 7, 2017

Barzinga At Henn Fest 2017 With Fancy Star Wars Tiki Cups! https://t.co/y9rymlF6Pt @thinkgeek #starwars #nerdhome #barzinga

— Bleeding Cool (@bleedingcool) August 7, 2017

SPOTTED: BANPRESTO’s #BobaFett astromech droid, part of a new R2-D2 “Colordinate Collection.”

Photos courtesy @hobby_magazine. pic.twitter.com/9qhaUhJ05B

— Boba Fett Fan Club (@bobafettfanclub) August 7, 2017

.@sperrytopsider unveils its new line of #StarWars inspired shoes: https://t.co/rf4a1cLvMM pic.twitter.com/8KRVpCYZd1

— Nerdist (@nerdist) August 8, 2017

A New Star Wars LEGO The Last Jedi Set  Poly Bag Has Been Spotted In Several Places… The AT-AT… https://t.co/g52Jzfhz2s

— FLYGUY™ (@FLYGUY) August 10, 2017

Pre-Order Sideshow K-2SO Premium Format Figure – https://t.co/KEGWjFPQqF #StarWars @collectsideshow #K2SO #RogueOne pic.twitter.com/yLGNIH2cas

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) August 10, 2017