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Star Wars Thrills: Mandalorian Updates, Empire Strikes Back & More

The purpose of Star Wars Thrills is to put all the Star Wars news from the week of July 10, 2020 in one location. This week, we’ve got updates on The Mandalorian, new The Empire Strikes Back books, Baby Yoda cereal, and much 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.

Let’s get to it, and don’t hesitate to contact us if you have news or updates that you think should be included in the next installment of Star Wars Thrills!


Television News and Rumors

Watch as the Oscar-winning composer Ludwig Göransson performs the theme from The Mandalorian. The video was directed by Isaac Ravishankara.

Join Jedi Master Kelleran Beq (Ahmed Best), wise-cracking protocol droid AD-3 (Mary Holland), and astromech LX-R5 in Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge, as they guide Padawans Max and Ziggy (Blue Team), Sarah and Juliana (Orange Team), and Anna and John (Purple Team) in their quest to become Jedi Knights.


Around the Web


Books

On This Week in Star Wars, they get excited about Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising with a brand new excerpt, identify their favorite sounds from a galaxy far, far way with Sound Designer Ben Burtt, and buckle up for Solo: A Star Wars Story heading to Disney+. Plus, they take a trip back to 2015 when San Diego Comic-Con Hall H attendees got their first look at Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

On The Star Wars Book Club, Kristin Baver delves into The Legends of Luke Skywalker, part of the Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi series, with panelists Jenny Ely, Cavan Scott, and Christopher Sean. Plus, Kristin asks author Ken Liu your questions about the book.


Video Games


Attractions


Collecting

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