The Star Wars News Roundup for March 22, 2019

The Star Wars News Roundup for March 22, 2019

Star Wars news for the week of March 22, 2019

The purpose of this roundup is to put all the Star Wars news from the week of March 22, 2019 in one location. 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!

Episode IX News and Rumors

Oscar Isaac says ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ explores Poe and Leia’s bond

— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) March 15, 2019

Goodbye from the workshop! My final day having wrapped out seems like a fitting time to retweet this. Thank you all the amazing CFX crew, @jjabrams @rianjohnson Gareth Edwards @RealRonHoward & @jjabrams again! It’s been a blast. #starwarsvii to #Starwarsix

— Lee Towersey – R2D2 (@artoodetoo) March 15, 2019

“I think the one thing I can say [about #EpisodeIX] is that it has been the most fun for me, particularly working with John Boyega because we have just had so much more to do together and we just really connected in a great way.”

— Dunc (@clubjade) March 18, 2019

Oscar Isaac Says Poe and Rey Will Team Up in Star Wars: Episode IX

— SuperHeroHype by Mandatory (@SuperHeroHype) March 21, 2019

New Trilogy News and Rumors

Rumor: Benioff and Weiss’ First Star Wars Film Set Well Before the Skywalkers to Begin Filming this Fall – #StarWars –

— SWNN (@StarWarsNewsNet) March 19, 2019

Television News and Rumors

Thor: Ragnarok’s @TaikaWaititi to Voice Bounty Hunter IG-88 in The Mandalorian!

— by Mandatory (@comingsoonnet) March 22, 2019

Learn about the perilous world of The Mandalorian with Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni in a special panel discussion on Sunday, April 14. Don’t have Sunday tickets? Use, LYTE, our official ticket exchange website #StarWars #StarWarsCelebration

— StarWars Celebration (@SW_Celebration) March 21, 2019

This week on The #StarWarsShow: we announce #StarWarsCelebration panels for #TheMandalorian and @ILMxLAB, and talk @SW_Celebration exclusives and guests. Plus, we get a look at props from #TheLastJedi and sit down with #StarWarsResistance’s @ChristopherSean. Presented by @GEICO!

— Star Wars (@starwars) March 21, 2019

Star Wars: Resistance creators discuss Tam’s fateful choice in season finale

— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) March 18, 2019

Star Wars: The Clone Wars Leaving Netlifx – In case you haven’t heard, The Clone Wars TV series is leaving its current streaming service in April. #StarWars #TheCloneWars #Netflix #OneStepCloserToDisneyPlus #CloneWarsSaved

— TheForce.Net (@theforcenet) March 19, 2019

Learn the full might of the Empire with #GalaxyOfAdventures:

— Star Wars (@starwars) March 21, 2019

Around the Web

Lucasfilms Bunny Alsop has passed away – #StarWars @starwars @lucasfilm @KurtzArchive #bunnyalsop

— Fantha Tracks: Star Wars News In A Single File (@FanthaTracks) March 17, 2019

How ‘Catastrophe’ said goodbye onscreen to Carrie Fisher: “We were both delighted to get the chance to say goodbye to her in that way, and to have her funny, irreverent voice through Rob’s eulogy.”

— USA TODAY Life (@usatodaylife) March 18, 2019

Daniel Mays is ‘thankful’ his Star Wars reshoot performance in ‘Rogue One’ survived the edit #StarWars

— Star Wars Events (@StarWarsEvents) March 18, 2019

Natalie Portman gets her mind blown in the Lucy in the Sky trailer

— by Mandatory (@comingsoonnet) March 19, 2019

See @alanparsons Music Video From @moonwatcher1‘s Star Wars-Themed Film 5-25-77

— by Mandatory (@comingsoonnet) March 20, 2019

Did You Know: Enfys Nest’s helmet contains a poem close to her heart.

Translated, it reads: “Until we reach the last edge, the last opening, the last star, and can go no higher.” #WorldPoetryDay

— Star Wars (@starwars) March 21, 2019

Star Wars story #RogueOne almost had a very different ending

— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) March 22, 2019

Looking forward to @GMA and talking about the @KnightfallShow Premiere: Monday March 25th on @HISTORY– Is it too early in the morning to talk about the impalements, the beheadings & the unrelenting bloodshed of the most violent show on TV?#AllTheGlamourOfThe14thCentury ??

— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) March 21, 2019

How does sword fighting on @KnightfallShow compare to lightsabers? We HAD to ask @HamillHimself! ??

— Good Morning America (@GMA) March 22, 2019


1981’s STAR WARS #50 Reprint Coming (Ads & All) Ahead of 2019 Sequel

— Newsarama (@Newsarama) March 15, 2019

Thanks to @Marvel and @writerjimbeard for the fun list of their favorite Star Wars Action Figure covers! A couple of my favorites made the list, can you guess which ones? Also, who are your favorites, or who would you like to see? #StarWars

— johntylerchristopher (@johntylerchris) March 20, 2019

IDW To Offer “Star Wars Day” Exclusive Edition of “Vader’s Castle”

— PREVIEWSworld (@PREVIEWSworld) March 22, 2019

#DarthVader is en route to reprimand a failed mission in STAR WARS: VADER – DARK VISIONS #2. Prepare for some stern #Sith punishment. Check out the preview by @HopelessDent with art by @brian_level #Marvel #Comics

— ComicsVerse (@ComicsVerse) March 22, 2019

My cover for @marvel’s #StarWars TIE FIGHTER #3. Watercolor, gouache, prismacolor, acrylic. @sequenceart #C2E2

— Tommy Lee Edwards (@tommyleeedwards) March 22, 2019


Amazing to hold this creation, my book: ILM Presents Making SOLO a Star Wars Story. The print quality is top notch. Thanks @ABRAMSbooks, @ILMVFX, and @Lucasfilm_Ltd.
Amazon has it on sale now: #Solo #VFX

— Rob Bredow (@rbredow) March 22, 2019

Video Games

Disney is Reviving Lucasfilm Games

— SuperHeroHype by Mandatory (@SuperHeroHype) March 19, 2019

Fans are remaking Star Wars: Dark Forces in Unreal Engine 4.

— io9 (@io9) March 18, 2019

ILMxLAB To Reveal Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series – Episode I Details At Star Wars Celebration – #StarWars #VaderImmortal –

— SWNN (@StarWarsNewsNet) March 19, 2019

Join us for the @ILMxLAB panel and come face to face with Lord Vader at #StarWarsCelebration: @SW_Celebration

— Star Wars (@starwars) March 20, 2019


Updates Planned For Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular at Hollywood Studios – #IndianaJones @DisneyParks @WaltDisneyWorld

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) March 15, 2019

Disneyland Cast Members React to Being Part of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Opening Team – #StarWars @Attractions @DisneyParks #GalaxysEdge

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) March 18, 2019

First Look at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge App For Disney Parks

— Peter Sciretta (@slashfilm) March 18, 2019

Punch it, Chewie! Virtual panel reservations and queuing are coming to #StarWarsCelebration this April: @SW_Celebration

— Star Wars (@starwars) March 21, 2019


#StarWarsCelebration Chicago exclusives revealed! Check out a galaxy of items coming to @SW_Celebration next month:

— Star Wars (@starwars) March 22, 2019

New Hallmark “Beginnings” C-3PO and R2-D2 Keepsake Ornament 2-Pack – #StarWars @Hallmark @SW_Celebration #StarWarsCelebration

— Jedi News (@JediNewsUK) March 22, 2019

The HasLab Jabba’s Sail Barge Goes Global – Hasbro has lifted their US/CA-only sales stipulation. #StarWars #HasLab #JabbasSailBarge #Khetanna #NowAvailableOutSideTheUSA

— TheForce.Net (@theforcenet) March 18, 2019

Star Wars Celebration: Pop! PEZ Exclusives!

— DisFunko (@DisFunko) March 21, 2019

Cool news for those wanting the @LEGO_Group #StarWarsCelebration Darth Vader bust. Limited quantities will be available through Target REDcard on April 11th.

— Jordan Maison (@JordanMaison) March 21, 2019

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