Cartoon Network’s new three parts mini series The Yoda Chronicles written by Michael Price (Simpsons). The first 30-minute special titled “The Phantom Clone” will premiere on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 8pm ET/PT. The series is centered on Jedi Master Yoda and a fresh class of Padawans who set out to stop Darth Sidious and his minions from creating a new super-weapon that could crush the Republic. The special will also introduce Jek 14, an all-new original clone character who has been “enhanced” by the Force. Check out The Yoda Chronicles snippet below. CONTINUE READING →→→
Pringles and Star Wars have announced seven finalist, for the promotional contest “The Force For Fun”, that more than a thousand fan-generated video ideas through Tongal.com. The final seven videos are competing for a grand prize of $25,000 and the chance to be featured as a Pringles national advertisement. Each spot was required to merge the iconic Pringles snack brand with the Star Wars universe and characters. The filmmakers behind the seven videos are David Brashear, Erik Beck and Justin Johnson, Ryan O’Rourke and John Griese, Colin Duffy and Matt Sklar, Jared Hedges and Dave Cain, Brooke Dooley, Jordan Allen and Luke Rocheleau, and Steven Houser. Stay tuned to Pringles YouTube and Facebook pages for the announcement of the winning video at the end of June. Check out the seven finalist below.
“Pringles and Star Wars fans are clearly passionate about the same interests – fun times, tasty snacks, and galaxies far, far away,” said Teresa Lindsey-Houston, Pringles Marketing Director. “We can’t wait to see our fans’ reaction to the winning ‘The Force For Fun’ video, which will be unveiled in June!”
This past weekend Mimoco and Lucasfilm announced a limited edition MIMOBOT USB flash drive to celebrate Star Wars Day: May the Fourth be with you! the latest Star Wars MIMOBOT is a fan favorite R2-A6 an R2-series astromech droid related to RD-D2 and part of the Royal Naboo Security Forces in 32 BBY. Starfighter/pilot Ric Olié from the planet Naboo believed that R2-A6 was a good-luck charm. So using him to save your filed might be a good idea! just like all the of Mimoco’s MIMOBOT it’s available up to 128GB and USB 3.0 capabilities, comes preloaded with bonus Mimory and the MimoDesk personalization suite of wallpapers, icons, and avatars. The R2-A6 MIMOBOT USB flash drive is limited to 1,000 hand-numbered units and sale now, starting at $19.96. Check out more pictures below.
For those who want to celebrate Star Wars Day: May the 4th but are at loss for ideas, here is a fun video from Galactic Living TV’s fashion experts the Jawa’s to help! giving you some Tatooine inspiration, cool party tips, food ideas, decorations, and even some neat costuming for those who don’t know what to wear tomorrow. Check all the video inspirations below. May the 4th be with you!
I have to admit I love the latest Uniqlo x Star Wars T-shirt collaboration. One shirt in particular that caught my eye, is the classic white tee with black lined, blue prints of AT-AT, AT-ST, Tie Interceptor, Tie Fighter and Millennium Falcon? actually I don’t know the rest. And honestly I’m not that much of a Star Wars expert! but I know this shirt is perfect for those who are. Complex in its simplicity, what do you think? Well I have some bad news even if you like it, it’s only available through Uniqlo Japan.
Star Wars fans are you ready for what the house of mouse has just released? check out this new promo video for the May 2013 opening of Tokyo Disneyland Star Tours attraction. The videos are promoting a revamp in the parks tours. Which portrays the Sith Lord Darth Vader commanding troops in Sapporo, Japan, but it seems that the Dark forces of the Galactic Empire made a wrong turn somewhere and ended up in the northern island of Hokkaido. Follow Darth Vader and Storm Troopers drink tea and get lost on more adventures at Vader.jp and to check out more of the campaign.
Mimoco Announced today (no joke) the Jar Jar Binks MIMOBOT designer USB flash drive, in collaboration with Lucasfilm. This particular Jar Jar Binks USB is to celebrate April Fool’s Day, after an upset about the prank release of the character last year. Mimoco went ahead and actually produce a real Jar Jar USB that is extremely limited, only 500 hand-numbered units are now available with up to 128GB of data storage.
“Listen, Jar Jar Binks was a fool. But he was an extremely self-assured fool, and there’s something to be said for that,” explains Jessica Smiley, Director of Social Media at Mimoco. “When mimocult members tried to buy our BinksBOT last year, we said ‘ Gotcha!’ but knew we had to make it right this time around.”
A couple of days I posted the teaser trailer for the upcoming expansion for the new Star Wars Angry Birds franchise, the new episode by Rovio called Cloud City will arrive as an update in the next few days. Soon you’ll be able to explore Cloud City and meet Boba Fett, one of the galaxy’s most legendary bounty hunters! Check another trailer below to keep you the “PEW PEW PEW” mood.
Earlier this year at the International Toy Fair in New York City, the LEGO Group unveiled the Yoda Chronicles, which will include a series of books from DK Publishing, video games, movies and, of course, a toy LEGO line. Here is a first look at a new LEGO Yoda and Storm Trooper minifigures from the highly anticipated addition to the series. LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles by Daniel Lipkowitz a hardcover book for about $18.99 from DK Publishing and you can pick it up through my site via Amazon. That focuses on the wise Yoda providing facts, pictorials showcasing Yoda training Luke on Dagobah, befriending Wookiees and more all as LEGO. Check out more below.