The Star Wars News Roundup for October 6, 2017

Star Wars news for the week of October 6, 2017

The purpose of this roundup is to put all the Star Wars news from the week of October 6, 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

Domhnall Gleeson on Star Wars 8 & J.J. Abrams’ Return via @Collider #StarWars

— Star Wars Events (@StarWarsEvents) October 1, 2017

Mark Hamill Interview: The Last Jedi Speaks #StarWars

— Star Wars Events (@StarWarsEvents) September 30, 2017

Check out new Databank entires for #TheLastJedi on Star

— Star Wars (@starwars) September 30, 2017

The Last Jedi: More Details on The Evacuation of D’Qar and New Character! – #StarWars #TheLastJedi

— SWNN (@StarWarsNewsNet) October 3, 2017

The Last Jedi: Rian Johnson Confirms A-Wing Leader Tallie Lintra is Played by … – #StarWars #TheLastJedi

— SWNN (@StarWarsNewsNet) October 4, 2017

New Star Wars Book Reveals Snoke’s Force Powers, Canto Bight, & More! – #StarWars #TheLastJedi

— SWNN (@StarWarsNewsNet) October 3, 2017

Can’t wait for folks 2 get 2 know her better. She elevates the joy-levels of any room she enters, instantly.

— Chris Argyropoulos (@ThatChrisA) October 4, 2017

Star Wars actress Kelly Marie Tran teases Last Jedi role

— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) October 5, 2017

Report: Star Wars: The Last Jedi Tickets Go On Sale Monday

— Comic Book Resources (@CBR) October 4, 2017

NYCC 2017: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Costume & Prop Exhibit – #StarWars #NYCC #TheLastJedi

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) October 6, 2017

Han Solo News and Rumors

@thandienewton returned 2 #TheGalaxy to light up some key new #UntitledHanSolo scenes then back to #Westworld. What a powerhouse talent!

— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) September 30, 2017

Director’s monitor. Turns out Smuggling has its stressful moments in the #Galaxy

— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) October 5, 2017

Taking a break but yes still wearing my booties so as not to scuff floor of #MillenniumFalcon when I go back to work

— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) October 4, 2017

Episode IX News and Rumors

Bob Iger To Leave Disney In 2019 After Seeing Early Cut Of Star Wars Episode IX

— Bleeding Cool (@bleedingcool) October 4, 2017

Television News and Rumors

“This is how a rebellion starts… Let’s go.” The final season of #StarWarsRebels blasts off on Monday, October 16th! @starwars

— Disney XD (@DisneyXD) October 4, 2017

Big Star Wars Rebels space battles shown in the new Season 4 trailer! #StarWarsRebels

— (@comingsoonnet) October 4, 2017

#StarWarsBattlefrontII Beta details, making #ForcesOfDestiny, #StarWarsRebels@DanteBasco, & more, on The #StarWarsShow with @WalMart. #ad

— Star Wars (@starwars) October 4, 2017

Rey saves the Millennium Falcon in new ‘#StarWars Forces of Destiny’ short

— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) October 2, 2017

Watch ‘Forces Of Destiny’ Episode Titled “The Starfighter Stunt” – #StarWars #ForcesOfDestiny

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) October 4, 2017

Around the Web

A first look at Daisy Ridley and @TomHolland1996 in Chaos Walking! #ChaosWalking

— (@comingsoonnet) October 2, 2017

Daisy Ridley may film Daddio before starting Star Wars: Episode IX in June 2018 #Daddio

— (@comingsoonnet) October 3, 2017

Daisy Ridley is Mary Debenham in Murder on the Orient Express, in theaters 11.10.17. #OrientExpressMovie

— Orient Express (@OrientExpress) October 5, 2017

Harrison Ford and Jimmy Sip Glasses of Scotch and Tell Each Other Jokes

Harrison Ford on punching Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford Lose It at Hilarious Interview! | This Morning

Rahm Kota Was Mentioned In An Early Script For ‘Rogue One’ – #StarWars #RogueOne

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) September 29, 2017

I can’t get enough of @BryAlexand‘s Harrison Ford/Ryan Gosling outtakes

— Andrea Mandell (@AndreaMandell) October 3, 2017

Turns out that Harrison Ford was actually a fan of Han Solo’s death in #StarWars:

— USA TODAY Life (@usatodaylife) October 3, 2017

Yup. I’m in a Stormtrooper Uniform. In the London Evening Standard, no less.

— Michael Giacchino (@m_giacchino) October 5, 2017

It’s a very porg-y Lucasfilm Sidewalk Chalk Art Fest this year. #StarWars #TheLastJedi #PorgNation

— Phil Szostak (@PhilSzostak) October 6, 2017


To celebrate #FromaCertainPOV, check out this great interview on #StarWars featuring our wonderful editor Elizabeth!

— Star Wars Books (@DelReyStarWars) October 3, 2017

Bestselling artist and author Jeffrey Brown takes us inside his From A Certain Point Of View sketchbook.

— Star Wars (@starwars) October 3, 2017

Obi-Wan Kenobi receives a visit from his former master in this From a Certain Point of View excerpt.

— Star Wars (@starwars) October 4, 2017

The book doesn’t hit shelves until 12/15, but you can get your very own Chewie and the Porgs poster tomorrow at @DisneyHyperion booth 2329 at #NYCC It looks like this, and it’s adorable:

— Michael Siglain (@msiglain) October 6, 2017

Sad but true: We won’t be getting any “The Making of #StarWars” books for the movies in the new Disney era. It’s a different business now.

— SWNN (@StarWarsNewsNet) October 5, 2017

For sale early at #NYCC! The Legends of Luke Skywalker by @kyliu99

— Jay @ NYCC (@admiraljello) October 5, 2017

Here’s the back cover, by request.

— Jay @ NYCC (@admiraljello) October 5, 2017


Praetorian Guard helmet from #TheLastJedi at #NYCC #StarWars

— John Hoey @ NYCC (@JohnnyHoey) October 5, 2017

Video Games

Get a taste of the Star Wars Battlefront II story in the first cut scene #StarWarsBattlefrontII

— (@comingsoonnet) September 29, 2017


A look at the @HasbroNews @starwars: The Last Jedi toys at the New York Comic Con! #StarWarsTheLastJedi #NYCC

— (@comingsoonnet) October 6, 2017

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Homeware From Funko Europe – #StarWars #Funko #TheLastJedi

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) October 1, 2017

LEGO BrickHeadz Boba Fett and Han Solo in Carbonite will be arriving as this year’s New York Comic-Con exclusive! #LEGONYCC #NYCC @StarWars

— LEGO (@LEGO_Group) October 2, 2017

NYCC Exclusive LEGO BrickHeads Boba Fett & Han in Carbonite | #nycc #lego #brickheads

— Yakface (@yak_face) October 2, 2017

Walmart Exclusive 6″ Black Series Kylo Ren (Throne Room) UPC/SKU Info | #blackseries #hasbro

— Yakface (@yak_face) October 2, 2017

UBTECH Introduces New ‘Star Wars’ First Order Stormtrooper Robot – #StarWars

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) October 3, 2017

Preview Of Hot Toys Boba Fett (Animation Version) Sixth Scale Figure – #StarWars @collectsideshow #BobaFett

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) October 4, 2017

Funko Announces POP! Specialty Series Rose | #funko #thelastjedi #specialtyseries

— Yakface (@yak_face) October 4, 2017

Google Brings ‘Star Wars’ AR Stickers To Pixel 2 Phones – #StarWars

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) October 5, 2017

@yak_face @CollectorsHutt Hot Toys 1/6 Poncho Luke revealed #NYCC

— Victor Vallejo (@socalrider99) October 5, 2017