The Star Wars News Roundup for February 2, 2018

Star Wars news for the week of February 2, 2018

The purpose of this roundup is to put all the Star Wars news from the week of February 2, 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!

Star Wars: The Last Jedi News and Rumors

Rey & Kylo Ren fighting the Praetorian Guards to “Footloose”

— internet famous emo Saw TLJ x4 (@rachlikesbands) January 25, 2018

This is what happens when your hilarious friends take you to dinner

— Laura Dern (@LauraDern) January 27, 2018

The only reason I came back was to make Weird Al’s lyrics come true.

— @HamillHimself (@HamillHimself) January 27, 2018

Before we talk about the next ‘Star Wars’ movie, there’s still some lingering ‘Last Jedi’ business that needs to be addressed. Let’s dig in

— WIRED (@WIRED) January 29, 2018

Gaining some perspective on Skellig Michael. #StarWars #TheForceAwakens #TheLastJedi -B-

Credit: @filmtourismus

— The Star Wars Underworld (@TheSWU) January 29, 2018

#SXSW: Rian Johnson, Apple’s Eddy Cue join 2018 speaker lineup

— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) January 30, 2018

Guys… @rianjohnson is the greatest and sweetest person who took the time to talk to me about the importance of the Tico sisters to me & visibility… And also, this photo. #StarWars #StarWarsTheLastJedi #colliderimax

— Laura (@lsirikul) February 1, 2018

Live stream to the Q&A with @rianjohnson is here #TheLastJedi

— sleemo (@sleemo_) February 1, 2018

New Photos From ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Live On ‘Star Wars’ … – #StarWars #StarWarsAuthentics @StarWars @Topps

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) February 1, 2018

Solo: A Star Wars Story News and Rumors

The Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer is expected to debut on Good Morning America on Monday! #SoloAStarWarsStory #StarWars

— (@comingsoonnet) February 1, 2018

Midway thru a long flight. Back in the #Solo editing rooms now. Btw, who’s gonna win #SuperBowl2018 ?

— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) February 1, 2018

Rumor Report: “Solo” Vehicle Class B Assortment | #Hasbro #soloastarwarsstory #rumorreport

— Yakface (@yak_face) January 26, 2018

#LastJedi‘s Subpar China Box Office Performance Spurs #Solo Retitling

— Comic Book Resources (@CBR) January 27, 2018

Remembering Solo and Rogue One producer Allison Shearmur.

— Star Wars (@starwars) January 30, 2018

Three Planets from Solo: A Star Wars Story Confirmed – #SoloAStarWarsStory #StarWars

— SWNN (@StarWarsNewsNet) January 30, 2018

Star Wars: Episode IX News and Rumors

Lupita Nyong’o Discusses Possible Star Wars Episode IX Return & Protecting Franchise Secrets – #EpisodeIX #StarWars

— SWNN (@StarWarsNewsNet) January 28, 2018

Gwendoline Christie Worried Captain Phasma Won’t Be Back For Episode IX – #StarWars @lovegwendoline #EpisodeIX

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) January 30, 2018

Television News and Rumors

Own the complete second season of #LEGO Star Wars: #TheFreemakerAdventures. Coming to DVD March 13.

— Star Wars (@starwars) January 26, 2018

Is Lucasfilm Hiring For a New #StarWars Animated Series?

— Comic Book Resources (@CBR) January 28, 2018

Dave Filoni: Final Sound Mix For ‘Star Wars … – #StarWars @dave_filoni #FollowTheWhiteLothcat #StarWarsRebels

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) January 28, 2018

Around the Web

Helen Mirren Is Really Sad #StarWars Stormtroopers Have to Die: ‘They’re All Human’

— TheWrap (@TheWrap) January 26, 2018

Spielberg plans to shoot the fifth #IndianaJones installment in 2019 with a goal of having it released in 2020

— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) January 26, 2018

Former @Oasis singer @NoelGallagher looks back (not in anger) at the time he had a backyard lightsaber duel with @mcgregor_ewan. Get the full story in this interview.

— Star Wars (@starwars) January 27, 2018

#Grammys: Carrie Fisher wins best spoken word album for ‘The Princess Diarist’

— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) January 28, 2018

Padme, Leia and Rey illustrations by @andy_fairhurst. #starwars @HamillHimself @StarWarsUK

— PosterSpy (@PosterSpy) January 29, 2018

Six years after Walt Disney spent $4 billion to buy a single franchise, ‘Star Wars’ is looking a little less stellar

— The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) January 29, 2018

#GeorgeLucas and #MellodyHobson hit the purple carpet at the #BlackPanther premiere.

— YBF CHIC (@TheYBF) January 30, 2018

.@andyserkis has been selected to receive the Motion Picture Showman of the Year Award next month at the Publicists Awards

— Deadline Hollywood (@DEADLINE) January 31, 2018

Our son was born on Tuesday the 30th of Jan. No feeling compares to the happiness felt when I first held him in my arms. Welcome to the world my son! Daddy loves you.

— Joonas Suotamo (@JoonasSuotamo) February 1, 2018

Thank you and thank you for this drawing! Can’t wait to film this scene with the newborn Talent at home

— Joonas Suotamo (@JoonasSuotamo) February 2, 2018


Read an excerpt from Star Wars voice actress Ashley Eckstein’s It’s Your Universe

— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) January 29, 2018

Celebrate the Empire’s peacekeepers in the new book Stormtroopers: Beyond The Armor. We talk with the authors.

— Star Wars (@starwars) February 2, 2018


“Star Wars: DJ – Most Wanted” writers @bnacker and @BenBlacker return to Canto Bight in the new one-shot! Read more:

— Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) January 26, 2018

Is Mark Hamill to Write Hit-Girl Comics?

— Bleeding Cool (@bleedingcool) January 28, 2018

My cover and variant for @starwars #forceofdestiny #Rose&Paige@IDWPublishing

— nicoletta baldari (@nicolettabaldar) January 29, 2018

Go inside the latest Star Wars Adventures comic, featuring #TheLastJedi‘s Tico sisters.

— Star Wars (@starwars) January 31, 2018


‘Star Wars’ Day at Sea & Marvel Day at Sea Returning in 2019 – #StarWars @DisneyParks #DisneyParksBlog

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) January 27, 2018

Video Games

We try out the new hyper-reality experience Secrets of the Empire and chat with writer David S. Goyer, show off @runDisney‘s new Dark Side Half Marathon medals, and more, on The #StarWarsShow!

— Star Wars (@starwars) January 31, 2018

Unreal Engine: ‘Star Wars: Secrets of … – #StarWars @VOIDVR @ILMxLAB @UnrealEngine @EpicGames #SecretsOfTheEmpire

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) January 26, 2018

EA Posts Poor Sales for ‘Star Wars: Battlefront II,’ Teases Return of Microtransactions

— Variety (@Variety) January 31, 2018

The porgs are taking over! Porg your photos in the Star Wars App.

— Star Wars (@starwars) February 1, 2018



— Anthony Daniels (@ADaniels3PO) January 29, 2018

We are very excited to be returning to our #StarWars roots and offering Pre-Orders on a bunch of fantastic names, many of whom we’ve never offered before! There’s even a few non-Star Wars names too. #OfficialPix #Autograph #Exciting

— Official Pix (@officialpix) January 29, 2018

New Star Wars Porg Pin Set at @BoxLunchGifts! Details:

— Disney Pins Blog (@DisneyPinsBlog) January 29, 2018

Metakore Diecast Porg from TakaraTomy #porgs #TheLastJedi #takaratomy #metakore

— Yakface (@yak_face) January 30, 2018

#RogueOne double vinyl soundtrack signed by @m_giacchino – in our August online charity auction! #StarWars

— Cancer Gets LOST (@CancerGetsLOST) January 30, 2018