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The Last Star Wars News Roundup of 2017

The last Star Wars News Roundup of 2017

The purpose of this roundup is to put all the last Star Wars news from 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!


Star Wars: The Last Jedi News and Rumors

I regret voicing my doubts & insecurities in public.Creative differences are a common element of any project but usually remain private. All I wanted was to make good movie. I got more than that- @rianjohnson made an all-time GREAT one! #HumbledHamill https://t.co/8ujJfBuEdV

— @HamillHimself (@HamillHimself) December 26, 2017

Adam Driver had no problem with that shirtless scene in Star Wars: The Last Jedi https://t.co/sRn4mglYfF

— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) December 23, 2017

OMG it’s a life sized Porg at the Disney store #StarWars #Porg #PorgNation #KyloRen #LukeSkywalker #DarthVader #Reylo #KyloRey pic.twitter.com/xi67YxqFdv

— LoveSetMatch (@SourceSyndicate) December 22, 2017

MY FAVORITE NEW STAR WARS TOY FROM #THELASTJEDI! PS-if it was real I’d buy two. [By @johnd_c] cc @starwars @HamillHimself @rianjohnson pic.twitter.com/o8ooUMSpSR

— Kyle Newman (@kyle_newman) December 23, 2017

If you played the single-player of #StarWarsBattlefrontII, you might have spotted something familiar in #TheLastJedipic.twitter.com/kjGnRR42jt

— EAStarWars (@EAStarWars) December 23, 2017

Us… IN SPAAAAAACE! https://t.co/Cuwz8pffar

— Star Wars (@starwars) December 24, 2017

How #TheLastJedi created the #porgs‘ distinctive “coo” https://t.co/1Gp4JX5bRz pic.twitter.com/5KRLMw0XA6

— Nerdist (@nerdist) December 26, 2017

“When you use the Force does it make your head spin?” Find out what happened when Daisy Ridley met @LEGO_Group Rey. In cinemas now, book tickets: https://t.co/dw02SlMq8M pic.twitter.com/cXzXBdYq5X

— Star Wars UK (@StarWarsUK) December 27, 2017

I think this probably one of the coolest things ever! I’m a sticker in a @starwars sticker book! @StarWarsUK pic.twitter.com/1mTntUHjSS

— MICHAEL JIBSON (@mikejibson) December 26, 2017

Ever wondered what KG3/Kylo’s Shuttle Pilot does backstage during @HamiltonWestEnd? He builds his own ship that he pilots in @starwars @StarWarsUK! Took me 3 and 1/2 shows to build this! @LEGO_Group #starwars #LegoStarWars #KG3 #KylosShuttlePilot pic.twitter.com/Es4TnDdQnY

— MICHAEL JIBSON (@mikejibson) December 28, 2017

The two @AMCTheatres locations that posted a warning about a #StarWars #TheLastJedi scene “have removed the sign” https://t.co/QHe6OgX0dB pic.twitter.com/TaxHRJiR7u

— Variety (@Variety) December 27, 2017

It’s time to find out whether the cast and crew of #TheLastJedi are light side or dark side. In cinemas now, book tickets: https://t.co/dw02SlMq8M pic.twitter.com/T57ItL455c

— Star Wars UK (@StarWarsUK) December 28, 2017

Rian Johnson on His Favorite ‘Last Jedi’ Joke, Loving Kylo Ren and Arguing With Mark Hamill https://t.co/fppH6XR4RV via @Newsweek #StarWars

— Star Wars Events (@StarWarsEvents) December 28, 2017

Was a real pleasure to chat with @Rianjohnson about @starwars & his film making. Listen to find out which @lcdsoundsystem track inspired the script for #TheLastJedi https://t.co/0MmplDIFm0

— edith bowman (@edibow) December 28, 2017

#TheLastJedi himself, @HamillHimself, talks to https://t.co/mVXi17I07U about the role that made him an icon. https://t.co/15QHjRCk4V pic.twitter.com/DW15DrTIuk

— Star Wars (@starwars) December 29, 2017


Solo: A Star Wars Story News and Rumors

LEGO: First Solo Minifig https://t.co/baDZTaZsOJ

— Rebelscum.com (@rebelscumnews) December 23, 2017

Ian McCaig (concept artist for Lucasfilm) on #Solo:

“By far the best Star Wars script, and one of the best scripts period, that I have ever read. I laughed, I cried, I did all the things you should do when reading a good script. You’re in for a treat.” pic.twitter.com/7HAlW5aDen

— Star Wars Legacy (@theswlegacy) December 25, 2017

Rumor Report: 6″ Black Series “Solo” Wave (16) | https://t.co/Gox1PxSoBv https://t.co/sihmS0ZbFQ #blackseries #SoloAStarWarsStory #hasbro pic.twitter.com/jNF6te5weP

— Yakface (@yak_face) December 26, 2017

New Solo: A Star Wars Story Details Tease a ‘Different Solo’https://t.co/vg9xWmxjoe pic.twitter.com/GBtV4P6ZUB

— Comic Book Resources (@CBR) December 27, 2017

Some Updates On #Solo: A #StarWars Story – Including a First Look at the Cast? Possible Cameos, & Trailer Coming Soon?https://t.co/apbLl2tGb7 pic.twitter.com/li3mFlk4GM

— SWNN (@StarWarsNewsNet) December 27, 2017


Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm said that the image did not come from them, but some sites persisted…

And here’s the actual source of the #Solo leak – Licensing Russia. Definitely seems legit. https://t.co/WEdEfYRXWM pic.twitter.com/nmLZXUCS3z

— SWNN (@StarWarsNewsNet) December 27, 2017

New “Solo” Force Link 2pk Info Found | https://t.co/Gox1PxSoBv https://t.co/KOZVJGTEgM #SoloAStarWarsStory #hasbro #forcelink pic.twitter.com/fJPLbptQqm

— Yakface (@yak_face) December 28, 2017


Around the Web

#StarWars fans recreated the Obi-Wan vs. Darth Vader duel from ‘A New Hope’ with impressive results https://t.co/HYVRrH63kL pic.twitter.com/uc5p2e04gv

— HitFix on UPROXX (@HitFixUPROXX) December 24, 2017

RIP to Alfie Curtis, who played Mos Eisley Cantina’s most dangerous drunk https://t.co/LdMHmIVOOj pic.twitter.com/wd2SiIrPSv

— io9 (@io9) December 26, 2017

ALFIE CURTIS made the #StarWars Mos Eisley Cantina scene (one of the most memorable I’ve ever been a part of) even MORE memorable. As horrific as he was on-camera, off-camera he was funny, kind & a real gentleman. Thanks Alf- you’ll be missed. #RIP – mh pic.twitter.com/laxKvbGmrd

— @HamillHimself (@HamillHimself) December 27, 2017

The New York Times: The Women Who Run ‘Star Wars’ – https://t.co/T2l4fIEfoK #StarWars @nytimes @StarWars pic.twitter.com/Qg7f0a9fyf

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) December 27, 2017

Billie Lourd honors mother Carrie Fisher on emotional trip one year after her death https://t.co/AZS8yJn5Nj

— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) December 28, 2017


Books

Learn the unusual stories behind turning movies into minifigures! Go behind the scenes with #LEGO @StarWars: https://t.co/4tk0PKTQ3R pic.twitter.com/bHJzGIYGa2

— DK Books UK (@dkbooks) December 27, 2017


Collecting

Videos: Gentle Giant Previews PG Exclusive Obi-Wan Mini Bust & Emperor Jumbo Figure – https://t.co/nINaMzFazk #StarWars @GentleGiantLTD pic.twitter.com/H3XR7pIZWU

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) December 22, 2017

Going to the new #StarWars movie over the #Christmas holidays? Our #Stamps are a great way to celebrate the film! #R2D2https://t.co/v2Yms6t6We pic.twitter.com/AMk5eKbt0n

— Royal Mail Stamps (@RoyalMailStamps) December 27, 2017

Earlier this week the SFGATE posted an article about the original #StarWars Early Bird set. Now, 40 years later, you can get a JUMBO 12″ version from https://t.co/oYQx7b1vyQ ! https://t.co/8fV5gHFXNR

— Gentle Giant Ltd (@GentleGiantLTD) December 28, 2017