The Star Wars News Roundup for November 17, 2017

Star Wars news for the week of November 17, 2017

The purpose of this roundup is to put all the Star Wars news from the week of November 17, 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

Rian Johnson’s confirmed that The Last Jedi will be the longest Star Wars film yet:

— IGN (@IGN) November 17, 2017

Daisy Ridley Is ELLE UK’s December Cover Star

— ELLEUK (@ELLEUK) November 13, 2017

NEW ISSUE! So excited to share the winter cover of @HamillHimself Our reporter @PhilipNByrne ACTUALLY MET HIM and talked Last Jedi, Ireland, Leia and Tayto. Yes, really. #LastJedi #StarWars #Hero #LukeSkywalker

— Irish Tatler Man (@IrishTatlerMan) November 14, 2017

The exclusive new @IMAX poster for @StarWars: #TheLastJedi is finally here (: IMAX)

— USA TODAY Life (@usatodaylife) November 14, 2017

“As a team and as a tribe, the people who are making these films care so deeply about their female characters. It’s so amazing for kids and for girls.” – Laura Dern on #TheLastJedi.

— Dunc (@clubjade) November 14, 2017

The Rise Of Rose: How A Badass Nerd Became The New “Star Wars” Lead via @flahertykeely

— Chris Argyropoulos (@ThatChrisA) November 14, 2017

Great great interview. Everyone meet Kelly, one of my favorite human beings.

— Rian Johnson (@rianjohnson) November 14, 2017

Take a tour of Lucasfilm with #TheLastJedi’s Kelly Marie Tran!

— Star Wars (@starwars) November 17, 2017

‘Star Wars: Battlefront II’ Gives a Clue About the First Order’s Plans in ‘The Last Jedi’

— TheWrap (@TheWrap) November 14, 2017

Star Wars: Battlefront II’ Gives Clues About How Luke Skywalker Got to that Planet He Was on in ‘The Force Awakens’

— TheWrap (@TheWrap) November 14, 2017

Daisy Ridley’s porg toy is obviously one of her most prized possessions #TheLastJedi

— USA TODAY Life (@usatodaylife) November 15, 2017

Princes Harry and William play Stormtroopers in the new #StarWars film

— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) November 15, 2017

Check out our EXCLUSIVE artwork from @StarWars: The Last Jedi! In one month, see why Dolby Cinema is light years ahead – get tix:

— Dolby Cinema (@DolbyCinema) November 15, 2017

Four new Star Wars: The Last Jedi TV spots are online! #StarWars #StarWarsTheLastJedi

— (@comingsoonnet) November 15, 2017

Oh, hi, Mark. #TheLastJedi

— Star Wars (@starwars) November 16, 2017

TIME Posts More Images Of Rose & Amilyn Holdo From ‘The Last Jedi’ – #StarWars #TheLastJedi

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) November 16, 2017

#DaisyRidley talks about #MurderOnTheOrientExpress, updates on #StarWars, #MarkHamill, other projects, home life and more: #TheLastJedi #Rey

— ruben nepales (@nepalesruben) November 16, 2017

Solo News and Rumors

Paul Bettany’s Han Solo Character is an Intergalactic Gangster

— Peter Sciretta (@slashfilm) November 13, 2017

Deep into post production on #Solo The journey continues! Fun

— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) November 15, 2017

Television News and Rumors

Rey goes where no scavenger has gone before in Star Wars #ForcesOfDestiny: “The Happabore Hazard.”

— Star Wars (@starwars) November 13, 2017

Join us on a daring mission inside Lucasfilm for more information about the #StarWarsRebels midseason finale, “Rebel Assault.” #RebelsRecon

— Star Wars (@starwars) November 14, 2017

On a classified mission… @starwars #TheLastJedi x #TheNextIdol

— American Idol (@AmericanIdol) November 16, 2017

Around the Web

Exploring Kobe Bryant’s Friendship With John Williams

— thebeardedtrio (@thebeardedtrio) November 12, 2017

Kathleen Kennedy to be honored by Art Directors Guild

— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) November 13, 2017

Darth Vader with Anakin’s voice makes for a much less frightening #StarWars villain:

— Nerdist (@nerdist) November 13, 2017

Important: there are 12 chickens in the Ewok village in Return of the Jedi.

— Pablo Hidalgo (@pablohidalgo) November 14, 2017

Adam Driver, the actor and veteran, wants to encourage fellow soldiers to make the leap into the arts

— New York Times Arts (@nytimesarts) November 14, 2017

Guys: It’s official. It makes everything better. #ThorRagnarok #StarWars

— Knights of Rant (@KnightsOfRant) November 14, 2017

Daisy Ridley and Josh Gad to reunite in Netflix superhero comedy

— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) November 17, 2017


Star Wars: Padme Amidala Young Adult novel on the way!#StarWars #PadmeAmidala

— Jason Ward (@MakingStarWars) November 13, 2017

Want to read an exclusive excerpt from #StarWars: Canto Bight? Here you go:

— Amy Ratcliffe (@amy_geek) November 15, 2017



— Newsarama (@Newsarama) November 16, 2017

Witness the rise of an Imperial mastermind in this preview of @Marvel‘s Star Wars: Thrawn.

— Star Wars (@starwars) November 13, 2017


Get a peek at Batuu – the planet guests will travel to when #StarWars: Galaxy’s Edge opens at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and @Disneyland park in 2019 – now aboard Star Tours!

— Disney Parks (@DisneyParks) November 17, 2017

Just rode the new #StarTours at @WaltDisneyWorld! It included planet #Crait from #TheLastJedi as well as #Batuu, the planet from the forthcoming Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge! Also cameos from Boyega, Isaac, Gleeson and Lupita!

— Max Evry (@maxevry) November 17, 2017

At Galactic Nights you’ll be able to go inside Luke Skywalker’s hut from Ahch-to. There will also be a full size Rancor and other locations and creatures as part of the scavenger hunt. #DisneyParks

— Rob Keyes (@rob_keyes) November 17, 2017

Lots of #StarWars today at #DisneyParks

— Rob Keyes (@rob_keyes) November 17, 2017

BREAKING: Star Tours Will No Longer Mix Places & Characters from Different Eras, Ride to be Seperated Into Two Paths

— WDW News Today (@WDWNT) November 13, 2017

FIRST LOOK – Inspired by Star Wars: #TheLastJedi, Star Tours at Disney’s Hollywood Studios & Disneyland park will take off to Crait beginning Friday 11/17:

— Disney Parks (@DisneyParks) November 14, 2017

Star Wars Galactic Nights Adds New Celebs And More For Winter Event

— Bleeding Cool (@bleedingcool) November 14, 2017

VIDEO – Mark Hamill @HamillHimself rides Star Tours at @Disneyland, surprises guests with personal greeting on @StarWars ride

— Inside the Magic (@InsideTheMagic) November 15, 2017

The Force is strong with @HamillHimself as he surprised guests on Star Tours @Disneyland. #TheLastJedi

— Walt Disney Studios (@DisneyStudios) November 15, 2017

A construction milestone was recently celebrated at #StarWars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios!

— Disney Parks (@DisneyParks) November 15, 2017

Video Games

PlayStation has debuted a new live-action trailer for Star Wars Battlefront II #StarWarsBattlefront2

— (@comingsoonnet) November 13, 2017

EA Cuts Cost of ‘Star Wars’ Hero Unlocks After Historic Reddit Backlash

— TheWrap (@TheWrap) November 13, 2017

Today, we turned off in-game purchases for #StarWarsBattlefrontII. The game is built on your input, and it will continue to evolve and grow. Read the full update:

— EAStarWars (@EAStarWars) November 17, 2017

Star Wars: Battlefront II’s Janina Gavankar previews game’s new antiheroine

— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) November 15, 2017

We play #StarWarsBattlefrontII in REAL LIFE, (includes paid @EAStarWars​ content), & more in The #StarWarsShow, with @Walmart​. #ad

— Star Wars (@starwars) November 15, 2017


Here’s a closer look at our new Star Wars #TheLastJedi line! Which one would you rock to the movies?

— Loungefly (@Loungefly) November 11, 2017

New ‘The Last Jedi’ Ice Cream Flavors From Ample Hills Creamery – #StarWars #TheLastJedi @amplehills

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) November 14, 2017

LEGO Star Wars Collectors, be sure to pick up your 20pc Millennium Falcon this week at Target – $4.99 each or FREE with Lego Star Wars purchase of $30 or more #lego #target #starwars

— Yakface (@yak_face) November 14, 2017

Rumor Report: “Solo” Force Link Set and Flagship Coming In April | #hasbro #forcelink #solo #soloastarwarsstory

— Yakface (@yak_face) November 14, 2017

We’ve updated #TheLastJedi #StarWars Universe section of our #Hasbro #photoarchive with the exceptional #LukeSkywalker (Jedi Exile) 3.75-inch #actionfigure. Follow the link above to have a closer look!

— (@rebelscumnews) November 14, 2017

Our Star Wars Smuggler’s Bounty #TheLastJedi box closes soon! Reserve yours before it’s too late!

— Funko (@OriginalFunko) November 15, 2017

Our Star Wars #TheLastJedi Executioner Trooper styles are available now!

— Loungefly (@Loungefly) November 13, 2017

Small figures. Big fun. We talk with @HasbroNews‘ about their new Micro Force figures.

— Star Wars (@starwars) November 15, 2017

Discover the strength of the Force starting December 1st with new LEGO BrickHeadz Rey and Kylo Ren! @StarWars

— LEGO (@LEGO_Group) November 15, 2017

Unboxing: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Inspired Poe Dameron Shaver … – #StarWars @Philips #TheLastJedi #PoeDameron

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) November 15, 2017

Platinum LEGO … – #StarWars @LEGO @LEGO_Group #lego #r2d2 #prizedraw #starwars #thelastjedi #starwarsthelastjedi

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) November 16, 2017

New Star Wars Preorders at Gentle Giant | #minibusts #jumbo #kenner #vintage #gentlegiant

— Yakface (@yak_face) November 16, 2017

New ‘Star Wars’ Knitted Christmas Sweaters Revealed For 2017 – #StarWars @merchoid #StarWarsTheLastJedi #TheLastJedi

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) November 16, 2017