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The Star Wars News Roundup for January 19, 2018

Star Wars news for the week of January 19, 2018

The purpose of this roundup is to put all the Star Wars news from the week of January 19, 2018 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

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— Rian Johnson (@rianjohnson) January 19, 2018

Best Buy & Target Exclusive ‘The Last Jedi’ Blu-ray Images, Over 2 Hours Of Bonus Content – https://t.co/XVjO9b64yD #StarWars #TheLastJedi pic.twitter.com/51iAz422Qe

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) January 13, 2018

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— John Boyega (@JohnBoyega) January 14, 2018

Proper family issues lmaoooo https://t.co/3YcIjGGWDK

— John Boyega (@JohnBoyega) January 15, 2018

Here are just some of the spoilery nuggets #StarWarsTheLastJedi director Rian Johnson told us during our recent Pod-chat… https://t.co/OGyHtamDQF pic.twitter.com/7obw5Jvuz7

— Empire Magazine (@empiremagazine) January 16, 2018

The theaters are split 50-50, with each side experiencing different effects including the vibrations, tilts, wind, fog, strobe as well as “feeling” the light saber battles differently… tickets for a 4DX screening of #TheLastJedi are $25, in case you’re wondering… https://t.co/y9wGWkqGhh

— Abid Rahman (@gentlemanabroad) January 16, 2018

Rian Johnson Answers All Your Spoilery ‘Star Wars’ Questions About Luke And That Surprise Cameo https://t.co/XLUg0ZbYc9

— Variety (@Variety) January 16, 2018

New York Times Sits With Michael Kaplan To Discuss ‘The Last Jedi’ – https://t.co/Rw2cmhuhC2 #StarWars @NYTimes #TheLastJedi #MichaelKaplan pic.twitter.com/PGosXOjDjQ

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) January 17, 2018

Johnson Explains Why the Knights of Ren Were Absent in #StarWarsTheLastJedi https://t.co/kHYdXmueOm pic.twitter.com/L9nljO6SBD

— Comic Book Resources (@CBR) January 18, 2018


Solo: A Star Wars Story News and Rumors

Prepare to make a jump to adventure with the official Solo: A Star Wars Story synopsis. https://t.co/ttJsKrC8o7 pic.twitter.com/0aB1efVi32

— Star Wars (@starwars) January 16, 2018

Phoebe Waller-Bridge On The ‘Solo’ Director Change & Reshoots – https://t.co/8sOVslBeRt #StarWars #Solo pic.twitter.com/iff0Vnpy9r

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) January 13, 2018

Unseen Photos from the Fuerteventura Han #Solo: A Star Wars Story Set Surface – #StarWarshttps://t.co/iC2hZFk4eA pic.twitter.com/wkxXP7QEbw

— SWNN (@StarWarsNewsNet) January 14, 2018

New: “Solo” Class A Vehicles and Deluxe Hero Series UPCs/DPCIs | https://t.co/Gox1PxSoBv https://t.co/lYj3rRRhIt #hasbro #SoloAStarWarsStory pic.twitter.com/YbPtPbC4xJ

— Yakface (@yak_face) January 15, 2018

Apparently Disney showed a sneak peek of Solo: A Star Wars Story at a film event in Munich today. One of the antendees had this to say about the movie #Solo #StarWars https://t.co/wNbYCyW2QQ pic.twitter.com/ACXgI128ac

— dragon’s daughter (@yeahclarke) January 17, 2018


TV

The trailer, poster and schedule for the final episodes of Star Wars Rebels! #StarWarsRebels https://t.co/d8lvYAqe4e

— ComingSoon.net (@comingsoonnet) January 19, 2018


Around the Web

‘Star Wars’ meets ‘Fist of Fury’ in this new Bruce Lee fan videohttps://t.co/k39dPKstnJ pic.twitter.com/BdLaSx5Ree

— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) January 13, 2018

Cover For ‘The Last Jedi’ Ultimate Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Surfaces – https://t.co/DGUpF7PD0T #StarWars #TheLastJedi pic.twitter.com/awiem0Om75

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) January 15, 2018

Star Wars with Tommy Wiseau Is Tearing Me Aparthttps://t.co/kk4FQF4Xe7 pic.twitter.com/pwzwlQ7JRh

— 9GAG (@9GAG) January 14, 2018

Pretty sure this photo of Oscar Isaac spotting someone who spotted him on a plane is about as good as today’s gonna get. pic.twitter.com/ycBXV307Gv

— Scott Wamplerâ„¢ (@ScottWamplerBMD) January 16, 2018

I am pleased to reveal I have written a children’s book! It’s called “Sulwe”! Sulwe is a dark skinned girl who goes on a starry-eyed adventure, and awakens with a reimagined sense of beauty. Coming January 2019! More: https://t.co/aGcbwNKrcP pic.twitter.com/6sass0oxOM

— Lupita Nyong’o (@Lupita_Nyongo) January 17, 2018


Books

Release Date For ‘Thrawn: Alliances’ Novel Pushed Back To July 24 – https://t.co/OuxoKo61g3 #StarWars #Thrawn #ThrawnAlliances pic.twitter.com/Sh5gDGLAsu

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) January 15, 2018

The Expanded Universe story that led to Lucasfilm re-writing Star Wars canon https://t.co/ocEiTFYJQK pic.twitter.com/dVGa5MqqwH

— io9 (@io9) January 15, 2018


Comics

Alright, two in a row! My Star Wars Forces of Destiny-Hera cover has just been revealed as well! Colors by @COLORnMATT! 🔥 Story by @Gothamette, interior art by @EvaWidermann! pic.twitter.com/8kVAorUq4o

— Elsa Charretier (@e_charretier) January 12, 2018

Exclusive Preview: Our friends at @starwars are showing off the first five pages of #StarWars: Forces of Destiny – #Hera! Be one of the first to view the beginning of this epic tale from a galaxy far far away 🌟 – https://t.co/m79YiEVDxf pic.twitter.com/s54uMTydCx

— IDW Publishing (@IDWPublishing) January 12, 2018

Luke Skywalker: Yavin Fatigues Action Figure Variant From … – https://t.co/dt9YgotWkS #StarWars @johntylerchris @HamillHimself @Marvel pic.twitter.com/Jy2hjfl0cO

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) January 12, 2018

‘Star Wars Adventures’ Puts Rose Front and Center (Exclusive Preview) https://t.co/7pDvFx0hFA pic.twitter.com/0rAIafK4Gn

— Heat Vision (@HeatVisionBlog) January 15, 2018

STAR WARS ADVENTURES from @IDWPublishing is an #FCBD18 Silver Sponsor Comic! In this all-new story, feared bounty hunters Zuckuss and 4-LOM finally have two of the biggest scoundrels in the galaxy in their sights! 😮 https://t.co/bt0nWmUjDJ #FindYourStory pic.twitter.com/chhOVR5dwv

— Free Comic Book Day (@Freecomicbook) January 18, 2018


Collecting

Entertainment Earth The Last Jedi Exclusive Figures | https://t.co/Gox1PxSoBv https://t.co/Rp5Mb4zcS8 pic.twitter.com/V5807i2H3m

— Yakface (@yak_face) January 16, 2018

Gentle Giant Emperor’s Royal Guard Jumbo Figure Pre-order Now – https://t.co/P71UEBIWH4 #StarWars @GentleGiantLTD pic.twitter.com/xysHy4YMyR

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) January 18, 2018

Gentle Giant Zuckuss Collector’s Gallery Statue Pre-order Now – https://t.co/c5FA2mPsBI #StarWars @GentleGiantLTD #Zuckuss pic.twitter.com/4A9CVSPGuy

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) January 18, 2018