‘The circle is now complete …’
Star Wars: Beyond The Skywalker Saga
Look back with Nerdvana at more than 40 years of space fantasy highs and lows after Star Wars: Episode IX — The Rise of Skywalker brought the trilogy of trilogies to an epic conclusion.
‘The Saga will end. The story lives forever.’
The Rise of Skywalker may be the end of the nine-film Skywalker Saga, but that doesn’t mean the end of Star Wars. More movies are on the way, and both live-action and animated TV series on Disney+ will explore adventures in A Galaxy Far, Far Away alongside original novels, comics books and interactive video games. Nerdvana brings you the latest news here:
Celebrate 40 years of Return of the Jedi with Star Wars Celebration panel 4 days ago - Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Return of the Jedi from the Star Wars Celebration LIVE! Stage 2023. Moderator Ming-Na Wen discusses 40 years of Return of the Jedi with Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, Warwick Davis, Ian McDiarmid, Doug Chiang, Rob Bredow, and Neal Scanlan.
Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian – The Making of Season 3 coming to Disney+ June 28 (5/15/2023) - The latest installment of Disney's Gallery documentary series pulls back the curtain on the making of the third season of The Mandalorian ...
Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures premieres on Disney+ and Disney Junior (5/4/2023) - “Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures” will debut on Disney+ and Disney Junior on May 4, 2023.
Star Wars: Visions Volume 2 debuts, includes short from Wallace & Gromit studio (5/4/2023) - Star Wars: Visions Volume 2 will premiere exclusively on Disney+ on May 4, 2023 ...
Maggie Simpson returns to Star Wars galaxy for May the Fourth (5/4/2023) - Maggie Simpson brings the battle to Springfield in this epic short celebrating all things Star Wars ...
Journey further through the world of Star Wars Jedi in The Art of Star Wars Jedi: Survivor (4/17/2023) - A behind-the-scenes look at the next chapter of Cal Kestis’ Jedi saga, the Art of Star Wars Jedi: Survivor will arrive in December ...
Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures shorts and key art released (4/17/2023) - Lucasfilm unveils key art and animated shorts for Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures ...
Star Wars Celebration is going to Japan in 2025 (4/10/2023) - April 18-20, 2025, in Japan will be the next Star Wars Celebration event.
Clone Wars spinoff The Bad Batch to end in 2024 with third season (4/10/2023) - Star Wars: The Bad Batch will be back for a third and final season in 2024 ...
Tales of the Jedi is getting a second season (4/9/2023) - Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi will return for a second season on Disney+ ...
Jedi: Survivor story trailers tease a place beyond the Empire’s reach (4/9/2023) - Follow Cal and his crew's increasingly desperate fight as the galaxy descends further into darkness ...
Return of the Jedi back in theaters April 28 (4/9/2023) - Star Wars: Episode VII -- Return of the Jedi is returning to movie theaters for the film's 40th anniversary ...
Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker trailer hints at return of the dark side’s ‘greatest evil’ (4/12/2019) - Ian McDiarmid, who played Emperor Palpatine aka Darth Sidious in Star Wars: Episode VI -- Return of the Jedi and the prequel trilogy (Episodes I-III), appears to be returning for the final chapter of the main Star Wars saga -- Star Wars: Episode IX -- The Rise of Skywalker.
Emperor looms over Rey and Kylo Ren’s showdown in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker poster (8/24/2019) - Check out the new poster for Star Wars: Episode IX -- The Rise of Skywalker that was revealed Saturday at Disney's D23 Expo presentation.
‘Your journey nears its end.’ Watch the D23 Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker ‘Special Look’ teaser (8/26/2019) - Watch the D23 Star Wars: Episode IX -- The Rise of Skywalker "Special Look" teaser.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker tickets go on sale, as intense final trailer premieres (10/21/2019) - Ticket sales and a final trailer for Star Wars: Episode IX -- The Rise of Skywalker landed during the NFL's Monday Night Football.
Dolby Cinema exclusive poster shows red-trimmed Star Destroyers bearing down on a lone Resistance X-Wing (11/19/2019) - Check out the Dolby Cinema exclusive Star Wars: Episode IX -- the Rise of Skywalker poster.
‘They fly now’: First Order Jetpack Troopers pursue Resistance heroes in first Rise of Skywalker clip (11/25/2019) - The Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker clip has been released, and it looks like we're in for a good, old-fashioned chase sequence!
Watch ‘The Evolution of the Stormtrooper’ (11/27/2019) - Lucasfilm hosts a most impressive display showcasing the evolution of the Star Wars stormtrooper.
Spoilery Rise of Skywalker clip teases the source of Kylo Ren’s demons (12/12/2019) - Kylo Ren confronts his demons in a spoilery new Rise of Skywalker clip.
Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (12/18/2019) - Long have you waited ... to read our spoiler-free Rise of Skywalker review. It is your destiny!
Star Wars prequel anthem ‘Duel of the Fates’ featured in ‘Rise of Skywalker’ TV spot, but missing from film (12/21/2019) - A TV spot for The Rise of Skywalker featured the rousing chorus of "Duel of the Fates" - battle hymn of the Star Wars prequels. But did it make the final cut?
Did you know? Star Wars hero Wedge Antilles is in Rogue One and Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (12/22/2019) - Wedge Antilles has a part in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, despite actor Denis Lawson's famous refusal to return to the Galaxy Far, Far Away.
The Rise of Skywalker nominated for 3 Academy Awards (1/13/2020) - Star Wars: Episode IX -- The Rise of Skywalker received Oscar nominations for best visual effects, best score and best sound editing.
HEY HEYYY! Meet Babu Frik, Star Wars’ newest cute alien, in Rise of Skywalker clip (1/16/2020) - Meet dimunitive droidsmith Babu Frik in this extended scene from Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker. HEY HEYYY!
Read a dark encounter from The Rise of Skywalker novelization cut from the final movie (2/18/2020) - The Rise of Skywalker novelization expands upon Kylo Ren's rampage across Mustafar.
Rise of Skywalker Blu-ray/DVD coming March 31; digital March 17 (2/19/2020) - The Rise of Skywalker Blu-ray is coming March 31, two weeks after the film's digital release.
Frozen 2 comes to Disney+ 3 months early; The Rise of Skywalker now for sale digitally (3/13/2020) - Frozen 2 will be available three months ahead of schedule on Disney+ in the U.S. beginning Sunday, March 15.
The Rise of Skywalker comes to Disney+ streaming (4/27/2020) - The final chapter of the Skywalker saga will begin streaming two months early on Disney+
Celebrating Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga and Beyond … (12/19/2020) - Look back with Nerdvana at more than 40 years of highs and lows as Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker brings the trilogy of trilogies to an epic conclusion.
EXPLORE CLASSIC STAR WARS COMICS:
Classic Comic Cover Corner: Star Wars #7 (No, not that one!) (1/27/2013) - With very little direction from Lucas’ then fledgling film company, Marvel Comics took the first step towards expanding the Star Wars universe with Star Wars #7.
Classic Comic Cover Corner – Star Wars #13 (4/13/2014) - It was announced a few days ago that the seven-foot tall and 70-year-old actor, Peter Mayhew, would be reprising his role as Chewbacca in Star Wars: Episode VII...
Classic Comic Cover Corner – Howard the Duck #23 (11/16/2014) - Gene Colan gave us the classic Star Wars film poster as it might have been if George Lucas had found Howard a decade earlier.
Classic Comic Cover Corner – Star Wars #9 (1/18/2015) - They say the future ain’t what it used to be, but as the Star Wars expanded universe returns to Marvel Comics, the past is no longer what it used to be either.
Classic Comic Cover Corner – Star Wars: Return of the Jedi #1 (9/6/2015) - Did you know that when Marvel initially took on the Star Wars comic book license, George Lucas practically had to beg Stan Lee to buy into it?
Classic Comic Cover Corner – The Phantom Blot #2 (9/20/2015) - A few weeks back, George Lucas revealed that Jar Jar Binks was inspired by Goofy. This makes a lot of sense when you really think about it.
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