Star Wars News: Force Friday II, The Last Jedi and More

Star Wars News: Force Friday II, Last Jedi and more

The purpose of this roundup is to put all the Star Wars news from the last week in one location, including updates on Force Friday II and Star Wars: The Last Jedi. 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

Adam Driver Teases “Unexpected” Kylo Ren Development in ‘Last Jedi’

— Heat Vision (@HeatVisionBlog) August 18, 2017

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Star @JohnBoyega Teases Cameos by Prince William, Harry Again

— TheWrap (@TheWrap) August 18, 2017


IG: toyfiend

— ‏ً (@captainkylo) August 19, 2017

eBay listing gives new look at the Porgs of Ahch-To #thelastjedi #hasbro #Porgs

— Yakface (@yak_face) August 20, 2017

Updated with new image with porgs from TLJ and more on the toy! Porg Toy Footage Reveals What Creatures Sound Like.

— SWNN (@StarWarsNewsNet) August 20, 2017

‘Star Wars’ villain Adam Driver hopes fans are happy with Kylo Ren’s fate

— TODAY (@TODAYshow) August 20, 2017

#StarWars: New BB Unit Revealed in Leaked Toy Image

— Comic Book Resources (@CBR) August 20, 2017

Updated with More Lines from Kylo Ren! Hasbro’s Force Link Band Reveals Several Possible Phrases from #The Last Jedi

— SWNN (@StarWarsNewsNet) August 20, 2017

Great Captain Phasma fan art @lovegwendoline

— Star Wars Holocron (@sw_holocron) August 20, 2017

More The Last Jedi Toy Leaks Continue to Hit the Web Sharing More Interesting Details – #TheLastJedi

— SWNN (@StarWarsNewsNet) August 21, 2017

Hey, if Yahoo can share a deleted video showing off officially unannounced products, it’s got 2 B ok, right? #hasbro

— Yakface (@yak_face) August 21, 2017

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We can’t blame BB-8 for losing his head over the porgs too. #StarWarsBlips

— Star Wars (@starwars) August 23, 2017

Two new vehicles from #TheLastJedi revealed, exploring Lucasfilm’s vaults, the voice of Graballa the Hutt, & more, on The #StarWarsShow!

— Star Wars (@starwars) August 23, 2017

Two new First Order vehicles revealed from Star Wars: The Last Jedi #StarWars #TheLastJedi

— (@comingsoonnet) August 23, 2017

How the First Order’s newly revealed technological terrors were designed for #TheLastJedi.

— Star Wars (@starwars) August 23, 2017

Very cool #TheLastJedi puzzle posted on Instagram by:
It almost looks like a poster, but we want more villains… 🙂

— SWNN (@StarWarsNewsNet) August 24, 2017

Han Solo News and Rumors

Rough corner of the Galaxy.

— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) August 18, 2017

#StarWars fans tired of waiting for a #HanSoloMovie title, so they’re taking matters into their own Hans:

— USA TODAY Life (@usatodaylife) August 19, 2017

Michael K. Williams has been cut from the Han Solo movie #StarWars #HanSolo

— (@comingsoonnet) August 22, 2017

Official Han Solo Movie Title Possibly Revealed by LEGO Leak

— Comic Book Resources (@CBR) August 23, 2017

Michael K. Williams Reveals Name Of Emilia Clarke’s Character In Han Solo Film – #StarWars #HanSolo

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) August 23, 2017

Television News and Rumors

From Lucasfilm headquarters (and a galaxy far, far away….) this is The #StarWarsShow.

— Star Wars (@starwars) August 20, 2017

Star Wars: Rebels video goes behind the scenes of Obi-Wan Kenobi’s return

— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) August 21, 2017

A shape-shifting assassin picks the wrong Jedi and senator to mess with in Star Wars #ForcesOfDestiny: “The Imposter Inside.”

— Star Wars (@starwars) August 21, 2017

Go behind the scenes of #StarWarsRebels for Thrawn intel in this exclusive video from the Season 3 Blu-ray:

— Amy Ratcliffe (@amy_geek) August 22, 2017

Around The Web

Beverly Hills High School oral history: Carrie Fisher’s carpools, Angelina Jolie’s “goth” phase revealed

— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) August 19, 2017


— Stephen Collison (@jedisexpest) August 18, 2017

Oscar Isaac calls his new sci-fi film ‘very weird and very beautiful’

— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) August 21, 2017


We can’t wait for you to read PHASMA next week. But first, a note for our friend and author @DelilahSDawson #Phasma #TrooperOfOurHearts

— Star Wars Books (@DelReyStarWars) August 24, 2017

PHASMA’s desolate homeworld and her initial encounter with the First Order are revealed – first excerpt from PHASMA

— Star Wars Books (@DelReyStarWars) August 24, 2017

Well, hello Cardinal. See the full cover jacket for #Phasma

— Star Wars Books (@DelReyStarWars) August 24, 2017


Hoth #PrincessLeia is the next action figure variant cover by artist @johntylerchris – she will appear on issue 38 of #Marvel #StarWars

— CollectorsCantina (@CollectCantina) August 20, 2017

Revisit #RogueOne with @IDWPublishing‘s new adaptation.

— Star Wars (@starwars) August 21, 2017

We exclusively reveal the solicit information & one of the covers for “Star Wars Adventures” #4 from @idwpublishing

— Multiversity Comics (@multiversitycom) August 22, 2017

John Jackson Millers Returns To ‘Star Wars’ Comics In ‘Star Wars Adventures’ – #StarWars @IDWPublishing @jjmfaraway

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) August 23, 2017


Experience white-knuckle action with battles above Star Wars’ most iconic planets. See Starfighter Assault:

— EAStarWars (@EAStarWars) August 19, 2017

Announcing Star Wars™: Legion, a miniatures game of infantry battles across the galaxy! #StarWars #Legion #miniatures @starwars

— Fantasy Flight Games (@FFGames) August 18, 2017

Star Wars Battlefront II – Starfighter Assault Gameplay Demo | PS4


VIDEO: @starwars: Galaxy’s Edge takes shape with construction milestone at @Disneyland

— Inside the Magic (@InsideTheMagic) August 22, 2017

VIDEO: Highest point in the new #StarWars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland park put in place yesterday:

— Disney Parks (@DisneyParks) August 22, 2017

The highest point in @StarWars: #GalaxysEdge at @Disneyland Resort was put in place this week. Learn more here:

— Disney (@Disney) August 23, 2017

Details for #Force FridayII Sept. 1 #StarWars-themed merchandise events at @WaltDisneyWorld & @Disneyland:

— Disney Parks (@DisneyParks) August 23, 2017


.@HasbroNews@starwars Forces of Destiny unboxing #StarWars #forcesofdestiny

— (@comingsoonnet) August 19, 2017

Convention Exclusive Clone Captain Rex Packaging Revealed | #hasbro #exclusives #blackseries

— Yakface (@yak_face) August 18, 2017

Just found Poe’s Ski Speeder from #TheLastJedi at Walmart!

— Jill (@booksandescape) August 18, 2017

@yak_face found at Walmart! Did not ring up but they sold it to me for 19.97. Not sure what retail is.

— Southern Pickin (@75Denny) August 19, 2017

Get thee to Target. #HeresRey #TheLastJedi

— Tricia Barr (@fangirlcantina) August 19, 2017

#thelastjedi Chewbacca with Porg variant #hasbro thanks to fellow @FirstOrderPod member Corey for the heads up

— Yakface (@yak_face) August 20, 2017

The new Luke Funko Pop is perfectly cute with his little backpack and fluffy hair @HamillHimself @hamill_hareem

— HereComesMarkHamill (@herecomeshamill) August 20, 2017

@yak_face Can’t wait to add these to my collection.

— THEC0LLECT0R (@theC0LLECT0R_) August 21, 2017

Found at Wal-Mart but couldn’t purchase any of them. In the case assortmemt: 3 Hux, 3 Rose,2 of Chewie,3PO and Paige

— Nabil Carrillo (@nabil6901) August 22, 2017

I found one! My first Porg! @yak_face

— Soheyl Shafiee (@soybean311) August 21, 2017

HI-Res Star Wars the Black Series 6″ Luke Landspeeder, Rey & Speeder Boxed & Loose Images… Again…

— FLYGUY™ (@FLYGUY) August 22, 2017

The biggest LEGO set to date is the 5,922 piece Taj Mahal but, brace yourself! The newest LEGO Star Wars set is 1,619 pieces bigger!

— LEGO (@LEGO_Group) August 22, 2017

@yak_face Found in the wild, Smiths Supermarket 70th south West Jordan UT.

— Steve Jones (@mandalorian05) August 22, 2017

@yak_face @FLYGUY @JTArchives found in @WalmartCanada #StarWars #TheLastJedi

— Seamus Gameus (@SeamusGameus) August 23, 2017

@yak_face @FLYGUY @JTArchives found A-wing @WalmartCanada #StarWarsTheLastJedi #StarWars #TheLastJedi

— Seamus Gameus (@SeamusGameus) August 23, 2017

@yak_face @FLYGUY found in @WalmartCanada #StarWars #TheLastJedi @JTArchives

— Seamus Gameus (@SeamusGameus) August 23, 2017

Black Series Centerpiece Line Hitting Target | #blackseries #hasbro #centerpiece #target

— Yakface (@yak_face) August 23, 2017

Find the Force for Force Friday | #findtheforce #forcefriday #apps

— Yakface (@yak_face) August 23, 2017

New merchandise coming in! #StarWars #TheLastJedi @MakingStarWars @StarWarsNewsNet

— REN (@__JoseOjeda) August 24, 2017

Four POP! Figures from The Last Jedi Available at #thelastjedi #funko #toysrus

— Yakface (@yak_face) August 24, 2017

Droid Factory Astromech R3-BOO17 Hits Disney Parks | #droidfactory #disneyparks #buildadroid

— Yakface (@yak_face) August 24, 2017

Porg and Praetorian Plush on | #plush #porgs #porg #thelastjedi

— Yakface (@yak_face) August 24, 2017

#ForceFridayII #TheLastJedi video on our Facebook page

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) August 24, 2017

We have intercepted Resistance transmissions… #ForceFridayII

— Star Wars UK (@StarWarsUK) August 24, 2017

Here’s how #StarWars fans can interact with #TheLastJedi augmented reality characters during #ForceFridayII

— Brian Truitt (@briantruitt) August 24, 2017

Find out how you can explore Star Wars: The Last Jedi and join in the #ForceFridayII celebrations

— Star Wars UK (@StarWarsUK) August 24, 2017

Target Ad Leaks Confirming Midnight Opening for Force Friday | #forcefriday #thelastjedi

— Yakface (@yak_face) August 24, 2017