The Star Wars News Roundup for December 15, 2017

Star Wars news for the week of December 15, 2017

The purpose of this roundup is to put all the Star Wars news from the week of December 15 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

Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens to $45 million at Thursday previews! #LastJedi #StarWars

— (@comingsoonnet) December 15, 2017

Read our first Star Wars: The Last Jedi review here #StarWarsTheLastJedi #StarWars #TheLastJedi

— (@comingsoonnet) December 12, 2017

Check out our second Star Wars: The Last Jedi review here #StarWarsTheLastJedi #StarWars #TheLastJedi

— (@comingsoonnet) December 12, 2017

George Lucas thinks #TheLastJedi was “beautifully made”

— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) December 13, 2017

Watch our fun interview with @starwars: The Last Jedi’s @andyserkis, @lovegwendoline, and Domhnall Gleeson! #StarWarsTheLastJedi #StarWars #TheLastJedi

— (@comingsoonnet) December 12, 2017

We talked to Oscar Isaac, @LauraDern, and Kelly Marie Tran about @StarWars: The Last Jedi! #StarWarsTheLastJedi #StarWars #TheLastJedi

— (@comingsoonnet) December 11, 2017

This is the @StarWars: #TheLastJedi interview you’re looking for!

— Disney (@Disney) December 7, 2017

Poe & Finn in #theLastJedi Chinese posters!

— WizardWho (@WizardWho) December 8, 2017

Chinese posters for Princess Leia Organa & Luke Skywalker. #TheLastJedi #StarWars

— WizardWho (@WizardWho) December 9, 2017

The Light and The Dark. We love these @starwars The Last Jedi posters by @Cakes_Comics. You can pick these up at select UK screenings of The Last Jedi at @ODEONCinemas. @RealD3D #TheLastJedi #StarWars

— PosterSpy (@PosterSpy) December 9, 2017

We are thrilled to announce our latest official collaboration with @Disney_DMR for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” Read how you can pick up these 3 amazing posters by @kazoomori > #Fridayfeeling #TheLastJedi

— Poster Posse (@PosterPosse) December 8, 2017

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Moviegoers Will Get Poked, Shaken, Soaked at Immersive Theater

— Variety (@Variety) December 9, 2017

Rian Johnson Reveals More Film Director Cameos In ‘The Last Jedi’ – #StarWars #TheLastJedi #RianJohnson

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) December 9, 2017

It took some movie magic to complete Carrie Fisher’s Leia dialogue in The Last Jedi

— io9 (@io9) December 9, 2017

Kathleen Kennedy On Selecting Rian Johnson To Helm New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy – #StarWars #RianJohnson

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) December 9, 2017

RT & follow @gamespot+@RealD3D for a chance to win these Exclusive Star Wars #TheLastJedi #inRealD3D Glasses (comment with which one you want).

Four (4) winners picked Sunday at 11:59PM PT! (US only) #giveaway

— GameSpot (@gamespot) December 9, 2017

BB-8 greets Prince William and Prince Harry at the European Royal Premiere of #TheLastJedi @KensingtonRoyal

— Star Wars UK (@StarWarsUK) December 12, 2017

A quick chat with Luke Skywalker before #thelastjedi starts!

— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) December 12, 2017

Photos from the Star Wars: The Last Jedi European Premiere! #StarWarsTheLastJedi #StarWars #TheLastJedi

— (@comingsoonnet) December 13, 2017

The Last Jedi @PosterPosse Tribute Phase 2 | by @turksworks#StarWars #TheLastJedi #art

— StarWars Art Gallery (@SW_ArtGallery) December 13, 2017

The Last Jedi @PosterPosse Tribute Phase 2 | by @RolaRafal#StarWars #TheLastJedi #art

— StarWars Art Gallery (@SW_ArtGallery) December 13, 2017

We talk with the cast of #TheLastJedi and director @RianJohnson, go behind the scenes of our red carpet live stream, and more, on The #StarWarsShow, with @Walmart​. Includes paid @Sphero content. #ad

— Star Wars (@starwars) December 13, 2017

#TheLastJedi production designer says when George Lucas visited, he asked, “Why are you building all these sets?”

— Heat Vision (@HeatVisionBlog) December 13, 2017

And @nerdist just broke everyone at the @ElCapitanThtre as they brought @mcgregor_ewan out at 2:45am before Revenge of the Sith! #NerdistElCap

— Patrick “PJ” Campbell (@pj_campbell) December 14, 2017

SURPRISE! The Jedi master himself, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Mr. @mcgregor_ewan drops by our #StarWars marathon at @ElCapitanThtre to introduce REVENGE OF THE SITH. #NerdistElCap

— Nerdist (@nerdist) December 14, 2017

RUMOR: ‘The Last Jedi’ To Be Released In 4K Ultra HD In 2018 – #StarWars #TheLastJedi

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) December 14, 2017

Carrie Fisher honored by brother Todd at TCL Chinese Theatre before #TheLastJedi opening

— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) December 14, 2017

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Cut Prince William & Harry’s Cameos

— Comic Book Resources (@CBR) December 15, 2017

Check out photos from the Star Wars: The Last Jedi @WaltDisneyWorld premiere! #StarWarsTheLastJedi #StarWars #TheLastJedi

— (@comingsoonnet) December 15, 2017

Live From The Red Carpet Of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Mark Hamill: The Best Star Wars Fans Are ‘U-P-Fs’

Lost ‘Star Wars’ Footage Of Luke Skywalker At The Cantina

Star Wars: The Last Jedi | Worlds of The Last Jedi

The Last Jedi Cast Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions | WIRED

Star Wars Cast Takes “Which Star Wars Character Are You?” Quiz

The Last Jedi Cast Competes in a Compliment Battle | Teen Vogue

The Last Jedi Cast Touches Bearded Dragons & Other Weird Stuff | Fear Box | Vanity Fair

John Boyega and Oscar Isaac Read Hilarious Thirst Tweets

Solo: A Star Wars Story News and Rumors

New Hasbro “Solo” Roleplay Blasters Info Found | #SoloAStarWarsStory #hasbro #roleplay

— Yakface (@yak_face) December 13, 2017

Spinoff News and Rumors

RUMOR: Filming For Obi-Wan Standalone Film To Begin In January 2019 – #StarWars

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) December 9, 2017

Episode IX News and Rumors

.@JJAbrams Reveals Why He Really Returned to Direct ‘Star Wars Episode IX’

— TheWrap (@TheWrap) December 8, 2017

Denis Lawson, Wedge Antilles from Star Wars, Did Not Reject Doing the New Films After All

— Bleeding Cool (@bleedingcool) December 9, 2017

Around the Web

The Walt Disney Company to Acquire Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., After Spinoff of Certain Businesses, for $52.4 Billion in Stock:

— Walt Disney Company (@WaltDisneyCo) December 14, 2017

Disney gets this little indie movie James Cameron worked on called Avatar, and its upcoming sequels #Avatar

— (@comingsoonnet) December 14, 2017

Mads Mikkelsen: Backstory Of The Empire Should Be Expanded – #StarWars #RogueOne

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) December 8, 2017

Daisy Ridley surprises seven-year-old ‘Florida Project’ star (Exclusive)

— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) December 9, 2017

Adam Driver sets Broadway return in 2019 revival of Lanford Wilson’s combustible drama set in gritty 1980s New York, ‘Burn This’

— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) December 14, 2017

#StarWars: the late, legendary actor Richard Pryor once bartended at the Mos Eisley Cantina — or at least he pretended to for laughs

— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) December 13, 2017

LEGO Star Destroyer. Rocket. Prepare for maximum breakage!

— Nerdist (@nerdist) December 14, 2017

Cool TimeLapse of the building of the Death Star…

And nice music by @benjaminbotkin as well!

— Michael Giacchino (@m_giacchino) December 15, 2017

Storm: A Star Wars Indie

STORM: A Star Wars Indie – Official Trailer from Michael McGrady

Video Games

You don’t have to travel to a galaxy far, far away to team up with characters from Star Wars: #TheLastJedi.

For the first time ever, the Google Pixel 2 features AR stickers of your favorite characters! Via @MadeByGoogle.

— Star Wars (@starwars) December 12, 2017

PORG SIGHTING! Excited to announce new storylines for our Star Wars: Jedi Challenges game. Coming January 2018: #TheLastJedi

— Lenovo (@lenovo) December 14, 2017


Lucasfilm’s @jenheddle on why this collection of stories from #TheLastJedi‘s casino city of Canto Bight are essential reading.

— Star Wars (@starwars) December 8, 2017

Explore deeper into #TheLastJedi with these upcoming books.

— Star Wars (@starwars) December 8, 2017

Rose Tico stars in the upcoming book, Cobalt Squadron. Here’s a special preview. #TheLastJedi

— Star Wars (@starwars) December 13, 2017


Force For Change Returning To Disney Parks December 16 – #StarWars #ForceForChange #Solo

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) December 11, 2017

“We’re home.” #starwars #galaxysedge – Learn more this Saturday at Star Wars: Galactic Nights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

— Disney Parks (@DisneyParks) December 13, 2017


See the dazzling new @StarWars inspired shoes designed by @LouboutinWorld. Read more:

— Walt Disney Studios (@DisneyStudios) December 7, 2017

Have you seen the new, limited edition #StarWarsNote? Designed by @DeLaRuePlc and featuring hidden details, the collectable is impressive. Most impressive. All proceeds go to @Tog4ShortLives. Available here:

— Star Wars UK (@StarWarsUK) December 9, 2017

LEGO: Han Solo Set Date Release

— (@rebelscumnews) December 9, 2017

The Luke Skywalker collectible figure from @starwars: The Last Jedi has been revealed by Hot Toys!

— (@comingsoonnet) December 11, 2017

Carded Image Of Hot Wheels Saw Gerrera ‘Rogue One’ Character Car – #StarWars @Hot_Wheels #RogueOne

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) December 11, 2017

New Hot Wheels Starships Listings for Solo | #soloastarwarsstory #hotwheels #mattel #lucasfilm #mimban

— Yakface (@yak_face) December 12, 2017

Gentle Giant Web Direct Exclusive Bib Fortuna Mini Bust | #minibusts #gentlegiantltd

— Yakface (@yak_face) December 12, 2017

Find Rey, Kylo Ren, Chewbacca, R2-D2, Captain Phasma & BB-8 character spoons, 1 inside each specially marked Big G cereals. #TheLastJedi

— General Mills Cereal (@GenMillsCereal) December 4, 2017

In celebration of #StarWarsTheLastJedi coming out this week, we’re thrilled to release @martinansin‘s stunning ROGUE ONE poster as a timed-edition (available NOW through 12/18 at 12PM CT).

Save the Rebellion. Save the dream.

— MONDO (@MondoNews) December 14, 2017

#TLJ Countdown is almost over – the launch of #TheLastJedi is upon us! Today is the official launch in the UK… #StarWarsShoesByPoZu Available in both Black and Brown –

— Po-Zu Shoes (@Po_Zu) December 14, 2017

From #StarWars lettuce to branded Christian Louboutin heels, the strangest and swankiest #TheLastJedi merchandise

— Variety (@Variety) December 15, 2017