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Star Wars Thrills: Disney+ Shows, Games, Comics, Books and More!

The purpose of Star Wars Thrills is to put all the Star Wars news from the last week in one location. We’ve got updates on the Disney+ shows, video games, comics, collecting and more.

Star Wars Thrills: Disney+ Shows, Games, Comics, Books and More!

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.

You can click the links below for more on each update and don’t hesitate to contact us if you have news that you think should be included in the next installment of Star Wars Thrills!


THE DISNEY+ SHOWS

THE MANDALORIAN

The Mandalorian was nominated for Best Drama Series at the Golden Globes and Best Drama Series at the Writer’s Guild. Jon Favreau sent his thanks for the nominations. They were also nominated for Best Stunt Ensemble by the Screen Actors Guild Award.

Season 3 of The Mandalorian is rumored to begin filming April 5th (via Jedi News).

The Mandalorian announced that Ludwig Goransson has received a nomination for Outstanding Original Score for a Television Production at the Society of Composers and Lyricists Awards.

Paul Sun-Hyung Lee talks about his time on The Mandalorian (from Fantha Tracks).

Good Morning America gave a look at a Baby Yoda snowman!

ILM discusses the Krayt Dragon with Befores & Afters.

OBI-WAN KENOBI

Ewan McGregor gave an update on the series which starts filming soon (via Reddit).

Obi-Wan may have found its cinematographer (via Fantha Tracks).

ANDOR

Alan Tudyk talks about K-2SO’s eventual return in Andor with Entertainment Tonight. He also talked about it with Entertainment Weekly.

Discussing Film posted a rumor that Benjamin Caron (The Crown) and Susanna White (The Deuce) will direct episodes of Andor.

WILLOW

In addition to the Star Wars Disney+ shows updates, The Hollywood Reporter announced that Jonathan Entwistle will direct the Willow Disney+ Pilot Episode.


AROUND THE WEB

Lucasfilm has named Momita SenGupta as New EVP Physical Production (via Deadline).

Daisy Ridley talks about how she felt during the last day of filming The Rise of Skywalker (via Digital Spy).

A new Guinness World Record was set using the LEGO Millennium Falcon (via Jedi News).

Rian Johnson gave an update on his porg from The Last Jedi.

Check out a deleted Darth Vader scene from Rogue One (via Newsarama).


VIDEO GAMES

LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga will feature 300 playable characters! (via Jedi News).

Add C-3PO Translates to your Amazon Echo! (via Disney Parks).

Is Aspyr taking over Knights of the Old Republic? (via SWNN).


COMICS

The Comic Mint announced a variant cover for The High Republic #2 (via Star Wars Books News).

Check out a preview of Darth Vader #10 via Jedi News.

Watch Rachelle Rosenberg color Star Wars Pages for Marvel Comics via Jedi News.

See some new variant covers for The High Republic #2 from Star Wars Book News.


BOOKS

StarWars.com offers up an excerpt from Alphabet Squadron: Victory’s Price.

Jedi News reports that you can get a book plate signed by Charles Soule for The High Republic.

The Comic Mint announced a variant cover for The High Republic #2 (via Star Wars Books News).

Del Rey announced that they are changing the sizes of their paperbacks.

Around the Galaxy features a new interview with author Matthew Stover.


ATTRACTIONS

Disneyland is replacing the Rainforest Cafe with a Star Wars store at Downtown Disney (via SWNN).


COLLECTING

Hasbro unveiled a whole new batch of Lucasfilm Anniversary Black Series figures. They include exclusives for Best Buy and Walmart (via Kenner Toys and Junk).

Hot Toys has announced a new Rogue One Assault Tank Commander figure (via Jedi News).

Get a look at the Cal Kestus lightsaber that will be available at Galaxy’s Edge via Jedi News.

Is this a new AT-ST Driver or a Richard Marquand figure? (via The Bearded Trio).


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