The Star Wars News Roundup for June 29, 2018


Star Wars news for the week of June 29, 2018

The purpose of this roundup is to put all the Star Wars news from the week of June 8, 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!

Solo: A Star Wars Story News and Rumors

The @Target exclusive 4K/Blu-ray/digital home video release of #SoloAStarWarsStory has been unveiled! Deets are still forthcoming, but I spy some Art Of #Solo concept art in the booklet, just like Target’s #TheLastJedi exclusive from earlier this year #StarWars

— Phil Szostak (@PhilSzostak) June 24, 2018

Ron Howard Doesn’t Believe Those Star Wars Spinoff Rumors, Either

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

Solo’s Jonathan Kasdan to script Indiana Jones 5!

— by Mandatory (@comingsoonnet) June 28, 2018

Standalone News and Rumors

Lucasfilm “licking their wounds” but not halting #StarWars development

— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) June 22, 2018

Episode IX News and Rumors

Ewan McGregor Rumored to Return As Obi-Wan in Star Wars: Episode IX

— Comic Book Resources (@CBR) June 25, 2018

Television News and Rumors

Rey and Finn attempt to outrun the First Order in a dangerous chase across Starkiller Base. Watch Star Wars #ForcesOfDestiny: “Perilous Pursuit.”

— Star Wars (@starwars) June 25, 2018

Bring home the fourth and final season of #StarWarsRebels July 31.

— Star Wars (@starwars) June 28, 2018

Around the Web

Han Solo’s ‘Return of the Jedi’ blaster sells for $550K at auction

— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) June 24, 2018

Natalie Portman taking a selfie with a Stormtrooper at Disneyland is what dreams are made of.

— That Film Girl, Britt. (@brittbarnim) June 25, 2018

Mark Hamill Talks To IGN About Luke’s Portrayal In ‘The Last Jedi’ – #StarWars @HamillHimself #TheLastJedi

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) June 26, 2018

Redesigned launched today. Congrats to the team! Give it a whirl.

— Chris Argyropoulos (@ThatChrisA) June 26, 2018

In the #MarvelUniverse– NO
In the #StarWarsUniverse– Luke wouldn’t fight a hero, but if asked to do so, he could cut it into a million little pieces.

— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) June 27, 2018

Such an amazing day being back at my old school training with these amazing kids. Thank you to Oliver Goldsmith primary school for having me back

— John Boyega (@JohnBoyega) June 27, 2018

Benicio Del Toro wants more #StarWars and #Sicario movies

— Variety (@Variety) June 27, 2018

From “The Usual Suspects” to “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” Benicio Del Toro has been a strikingly economical actor, averaging an unusually high ratio of memorable moments to minutes on screen

— New York Times Arts (@nytimesarts) June 28, 2018

Exclusive: ‘Solo’ scribe Jonathan Kasdan writing ‘Indiana Jones 5’ for Steven Spielberg.

— Collider (@Collider) June 28, 2018

#IndianaJones5 directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Harrison Ford has been pushed back by months, perhaps even a year

— Deadline Hollywood (@DEADLINE) June 28, 2018


The future Grand Admiral meets Anakin Skywalker in this excerpt from Thrawn: Alliances.

— Star Wars (@starwars) June 25, 2018

And while you’re there, check out this amazing variant on the Thrawn: Alliances cover art, which is going to be the cover for the San Diego Comic Con Exclusive edition of the book. #SDCC #StarWars

Long time no see, Anakin!

— Star Wars Books (@DelReyStarWars) June 25, 2018


Neue Variantcover von @johntylerchris und @Rahzzah für den 18.07.2018.

— Jedi-Bibliothek (@JediBibliothek) June 22, 2018

Video Games

Amy Hennig Has Left Electronic Arts, Says ‘Star Wars’ Game Is “On The Shelf” – #StarWars

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) June 28, 2018


#TheCloneWars is celebrating its 10th anniversary at #SDCC2018, and we’ve got all the details! Plus, comedian @PFTompkins, @GentleGiantLTD‘s new exclusive, and a deep dive into Rodians. This and more, on The #StarWarsShow!

— Star Wars (@starwars) June 27, 2018

#Disney is making the blaster fire at #StarWars: Galaxy’s Edge’ extremely lifelike

— HitFix on UPROXX (@HitFixUPROXX) June 29, 2018


STOP THE PRESS: The latest release from the Star Wars™ | Po-Zu co-branded footwear range.
This is how we roll, R2D2 style.

Launched for pre-order, for dispatch at the end of August 2018, with global shipping.#StarWarsShoesByPoZu#R2D2 #OrganicCotton#FairRubber#Vegan

— Po-Zu Shoes (@Po_Zu) June 22, 2018

.@Loungefly – part of the Funko family – is back at #SDCC with some amazing totes and backpacks for #StarWars, #Cuphead, and #StrangerThings:

— SDCC Unofficial Blog (@SD_Comic_Con) June 22, 2018

Hallmark: No ‘Star Wars’ Limited Quantity In-Store Exclusive This Year – #StarWars @Hallmark

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) June 22, 2018

GameStop Exclusive Black Series Shock Trooper Helmet #gamestop #hasbro #blackseries #battlefrontII

— Yakface (@yak_face) June 26, 2018

Gentle Giant Ltd: #SDCC Exclusive Jedi Luke Skywalker Mini Bust!#GentleGiantLtd. has announced another cool #SanDiegoComicCon exclusive. Click through for images and information on the light up #Jedi #LukeSkywalker #MiniBust!

— (@rebelscumnews) June 26, 2018

Some great loose shots of the 6” Black Series Captain Phasma (Quicksilver Baton) figure via obsessivecollectingdisorder #hasbro #blackkseries

— Yakface (@yak_face) June 27, 2018

Here is a look at our #SDCC exclusive Luke Skywalker (Jedi Knight) mini bust with the lightsaber illuminated! Today is the LAST DAY for Premiere Guild members to pre-order him. After today you will have to pick him up at #Comiccon booth 3513!

— Gentle Giant Ltd (@GentleGiantLTD) June 28, 2018

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