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August 23, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, Events, Movies, News, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles, trailers, Video Games | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • A second and third excerpt have been released for Black Spire which will be out August 27th.

Convention & Event News

You can check out the livestream schedule for D23 here.

  • D23 is August 23 to 25 in Anaheim, CA.
  • New York Comic Con is October 3 to 6 in New York, NY. Star Wars guests include James Arnold Taylor, Mark Brooks, Ken Lashley, Charles Soule, and Billy Dee Williams.
  • Authors Kevin Hearne and Chuck Wendig will be in Doylestown, PA on October 7th at 7:00 PM for a book signing at Doylestown Bookshop.
  • Author Kevin Hearne will be in Richmond, VA on October 8th at 6:00 PM for a book signing at Fountain Books.
  • Author Kevin Hearne will be in Charlotte, NC on October 9th at 7:00 PM for a book signing at Park Road Books.
  • Author Kevin Hearne will be in Orlando, FL on October 10th at 7:00 PM for a book signing at Barnes & Noble (Colonial Drive).
  • Disney’s Star Wars Day at Sea will be returning in 2020.

Fandom News

  • has a little write up on Galaxy’s Edge talking about the characters and locations.
  • WDW News Today has some info on the pricing for the Star Wars hotel. It’s expensive.
  • Chapter 2 for Star Wars Rollout. Interestingly enough, the episodes are connected. Not sure if they’ll all be like that or not.

  • Here’s the latest episode of The Star Wars Show.

Movie & Television News

  • Star Wars Resistance Season One is now available on DVD.
  • The Hollywood Reporter has a interview with Jon Favreau going over some stuff for The Mandalorian.
  • Now for some movie trailers. First up, Villains which will be out September 20th.

  • Motherless Brooklyn will be out November 1st. Kind of low key but maybe worth a watch when it hits streaming.

  • Now this one could be funny. The Day Shall Come will be out September 27th.

  • If you like horror, there’s Antlers which will be out next year.

  • Then there’s Underwater which will be out January 10, 2020.

Toy & Collectible News

Video Game News

  • EA revealed Republic Commandos will be coming to Star Wars Battlefront.

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