The Star Wars News Roundup for September 8, 2017

The Star Wars News Roundup for September 8, 2017

The purpose of this roundup is to put all the Star Wars news from the week of September 8, 2017 together. 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

You could win a chance to attend the world premiere of #TheLastJedi. Go to for details.

— Star Wars (@starwars) September 2, 2017

.@rianjohnson talks about the freedom of working on Star Wars: The Last Jedi, plus a new photo #StarWarsTheLastJedi

— (@comingsoonnet) September 6, 2017

I spoke with @rianjohnson about the making of his film Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) September 6, 2017

Smart, strong, and adorable. There’s no droid we’d rather roll with on #ForceFridayII. #DroidDays #LEGOStarWars @starwars

— LEGO (@LEGO_Group) September 1, 2017

Breathe…just breathe. Empire’s holographic subscriber cover for Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been revealed:

— Empire Magazine (@empiremagazine) September 1, 2017

I love the folks at Empire, this is very cool. Also thrilled to announce that TLJ is a stealth Terminator crossover. Don’t @ me.

— Rian Johnson (@rianjohnson) September 1, 2017

THERE IS ANOTHER…#TheLastJedi COVER! Get @empiremagazine Thursday-Then read AFTER 12/15 to avoid SPOILERS! #WinWin

— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) September 4, 2017

AP News: Mark Hamill On Luke Skywalker’s Return, Losing Carrie Fisher – #StarWars @AssociatedPress @Hamill_himself

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) September 1, 2017

Elite Praetorian Guard databank entry

— Leland Chee (@HolocronKeeper) September 2, 2017

Does New POP! Figure Reveal Meaning Behind DJ’s Name In ‘The Last Jedi’? – #StarWars #TheLastJedi

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) September 2, 2017

Images & Details On Snoke’s New Ship In ‘The Last Jedi’ – #StarWars #Snoke #TheLastJedi

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) September 2, 2017

This is how the Star Wars set on Fuerteventura looks a few months after filming. You can barely see anything happened there @StarWarsNewsNet

— daroode (@daroode) September 2, 2017

Laugh it up, Fuzzballs- Wish I had one… this anomaly is probably worth a bloody fortune! #UniqueLookLuke #FreakyForceFriday

— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) September 2, 2017

I know a lot of people have been asking about this so I threw together a comparison so we can settle it once and for all. #TheLastJedi

— Eleven-ThirtyEight (@eleventhirtyate) September 2, 2017

NEW Image of REY #TheLastJedi

— Star Wars Legacy (@TheSWLegacy) September 2, 2017

The droid the droids are looking for. #StarWarsBlips

— Star Wars (@starwars) September 3, 2017

BB-8, Chewbacca, and a porg in the Millennium Falcon. ‘Nough said. #StarWarsBlips

— Leland Chee (@HolocronKeeper) September 4, 2017

.@rianjohnson talks Snoke and Kylo Ren revelations in Star Wars: The Last Jedi #StarWars #TheLastJedi

— (@comingsoonnet) September 5, 2017

Which of these LEGO versions of #TheLastJedi teaser posters would you rather hang on your wall?

— Star Wars UK (@StarWarsUK) September 5, 2017

Luke Whitewalker #StarWars #TheLastJedi @GameOfThrones @starwars #viii #elihyder #porgsiscoming #porgsishere #porgsfordays #porglife

— Eli Hyder (@venamisart) September 5, 2017

This is probably my favorite piece that I was lucky enough to create for the Star Wars: The Last Jedi. #StarWars #TheLastJedi #jedi

— Steve Anderson (@SteveDAnderson) September 4, 2017

.@BlairJCampbell posted this on Instagram, and I feel it speaks to our current situation in many different ways. @DelilahSDawson

— EK Johnston (@ek_johnston) September 4, 2017

New photos of Supreme Leader Snoke debut online #StarWarsTheLastJedi

— (@comingsoonnet) September 6, 2017

Mark Hamill: GQ Icon Of The Year – #StarWars @Hamill_Himself #GQAwards

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) September 6, 2017

Still in a state of shock that this actually happened… #GQMenOfTheYearLOL #IconNotBelieveIt #YesIcon

— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) September 7, 2017

Han Solo News and Rumors

The Outer Rim just got a little bit wilder #PaulBettany #ForceFriday

— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) September 1, 2017

Behind the scenes in a dark and strange new corner of the Galaxy #UntitledHanSoloMovie

— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) September 5, 2017

The Metro: Who Will Paul Bettany Play In The Han Solo Movie? – #StarWars @MetroUK @Paul_Bettany @RealRonHoward

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) September 5, 2017

I admit. It’s a lot of hard work, but a hell of a lot of Fun

— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) September 5, 2017

Intense & cool action scene on my monitors today as we make #UntitledHanSoloMovie

— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) September 6, 2017

REPORT: #HanSolo Film’s Millennium Falcon Looks ‘Brand New’

— Comic Book Resources (@CBR) September 7, 2017

Episode 9 News and Rumors

BREAKING: Colin Trevorrow is out as Star Wars: Episode IX director #StarWars

— (@comingsoonnet) September 5, 2017

Could @rianjohnson direct Star Wars: Episode IX? #StarWars

— (@comingsoonnet) September 6, 2017

Script issues are at the core of the Trevorrow-Episode IV parting, say sources.

— Borys Kit (@Borys_Kit) September 5, 2017

Why do @StarWars films keep losing directors?

— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) September 6, 2017

Star Wars 9 could return to Jakku, the desert planet from The Force Awakens via @MetroUK @Prefect_Timing

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) September 2, 2017

Television News and Rumors

Sorry @netflix#StarWars and #Marvel films are moving to @Disney‘s streaming service

— Variety (@Variety) September 7, 2017

All paths come together when #StarWarsRebels returns for its fourth and final season. Premieres Monday, October 16 on @DisneyXD.

— Star Wars (@starwars) September 2, 2017

Leia and Sabine team up to outwit stormtroopers… and a familiar bounty hunter in Star Wars #ForcesOfDestiny: “Bounty of Trouble.”

— Star Wars (@starwars) September 4, 2017

Around the Web

The new @ISS_Casis Star Wars mission patch, @Walmart‘s Force Friday II festivities, X-wing kirigami, and more, on The #StarWarsShow. #ad

— Star Wars (@starwars) September 6, 2017

NEWS: Lucasfilm Creates Mission Patch Representing International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory Research→

— ISS National Lab (@ISS_CASIS) September 6, 2017


Disney World To Bring Back Star Wars: Galactic Nights This December

— Bleeding Cool (@bleedingcool) September 6, 2017


A Resistance spy is taken to the depths of a First Order Star Destroyer for questioning in this excerpt from Phasma.

— Star Wars (@starwars) September 1, 2017

Phasma’s author, @DelilahSDawson, discusses developing the mysterious captain’s backstory.

— Star Wars (@starwars) September 2, 2017

Cover For ‘The Last Jedi’ Visual Dictionary Revealed – #StarWars #TheLastJedi @pablohidalgo

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) September 2, 2017

Step inside the art department for #TheLastJedi this December. Tag a friend who loves art

— Star Wars UK (@StarWarsUK) September 3, 2017

Coming to #NYCC? Get the special convention edition of FROM A CERTAIN POINT OF VIEW, w/ exclusive cover and more!

— Star Wars Books (@DelReyStarWars) September 7, 2017

An absolutely gorgeous book jacket. We’re less than one month away from From a Certain Point of View #OperationBlueMilk

— Star Wars Books (@DelReyStarWars) September 7, 2017


Nearly time for STAR WARS ADVENTURES #1, which includes a link to the ADVENTURES IN WILD SPACE series

— Cavan Scott (@cavanscott) September 3, 2017


Commander Iden Versio herself @janina in costume at the GameStop Expo. #StarWarsBattlefrontII

— EAStarWars (@EAStarWars) September 2, 2017


The #LEGOStarWars galaxy has never been more secure or more at risk. #LightSide vs. #DarkSide  #ForceFridayII #StarWars #TheLastJedi

— LEGO (@LEGO_Group) September 1, 2017

The wait is over! The Droid Inventor Kit is here #littleBits #StarWars #InventorsWanted #StarWarsLife #ForceFridayII

— littleBits (@littleBits) August 31, 2017

New Movie Realization Preorders at BBTS | #BBTS #tamashiinations #bandai

— Yakface (@yak_face) September 1, 2017

Here’s a preview of the @Loungefly_ Star Wars: #TheLastJedi collection! Coming this Fall! #ForceFriday

— Funko (@OriginalFunko) September 1, 2017

Love this Forces of Destiny set with Kylo and Rey! Tempted to preorder

— Scavenger’s Hoard (@ScavengersHoard) September 1, 2017

Hit up #disneyparks in USA this #forcefridayII #thelastjedi #bb8 and friends n foes 4 pack thanks to @endorexpress

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) September 1, 2017

Regal Robot Introduce New … – #StarWars @RegalRobot #RegalRobot #BobaFett #StarWars #Mandalorian #ForceFridayII

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) September 1, 2017

Update On Hallmark ‘The Last Jedi’ Rey & Praetorian Guard Keepsake Ornaments – #StarWars @Hallmark #TheLastJedi

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) September 1, 2017

I got these 4 @disneystoreuk posters free at the #forcefridayII launch I’m hearing it’s 6 in total. Anyone know wh…

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) September 2, 2017

New Royal Mail Stamps Celebrate ‘Star Wars’ Droids & Aliens – #StarWars

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) September 3, 2017

Shiny new @RoyalMailStamps @StarWars creatures and droids stamps! @StarWarsUK #PORG #R2D2 #BB8 #C3PO #Chewbacca #K2SO #Maz #Snoke #LastJedi

— Malcolm Tween (@MalcolmTween) September 3, 2017

R2 display stand designed by the awesome @InterbangUK for the new @RoyalMailStamps @starwars creatures and droids stamps. #Starwars #R2D2

— Malcolm Tween (@MalcolmTween) September 3, 2017

Pre-order the new STAR WARS™ stamps and discover their secrets, revealed only by UV light. @starwarsuk #StarWars

— Royal Mail Stamps (@RoyalMailStamps) September 4, 2017

These new #StarWars Stamps look incredible. The artist, @MalcolmTween, shows how they were created from start to finish. Check it out! #Porg

— Royal Mail Stamps (@RoyalMailStamps) September 4, 2017

A pic of the 3.75″ Force Link Rose (First Order Disguise), BB-8 and BB-9E Deluxe Pack #hasbro #forcelink #thelastjedi (via @Marsola812)

— Yakface (@yak_face) September 5, 2017

Droid Factory R3-H17 Holiday Astromech | #droidfactory #disneyparks #astromech #buildadroid

— Yakface (@yak_face) September 5, 2017

Hasbro Force Link “Hints & Tips” Videos – #StarWars @HasbroNews #ForceLink #ForceFridayII #TheLastJedi

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) September 5, 2017

Snoke mask and Luke wig for when you want to be a Star War.

— Devin Rubink (@DevinRubink) September 6, 2017

Cross Release 2017 ‘Star Wars’ Limited-Edition Collection – #StarWars @CrossPensUK

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) September 6, 2017

Another #disneyparks exclusive has been revealed. On sale soon in Florida and California parks #astromech #buildad

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) September 8, 2017