In The News

Star Wars often makes the news in “real life.” The most relevant articles will be collected on this page. If you think we are missing any, let us know in the comments.

Disney says its ‘primary focus’ for entertainment is streaming — announces a major reorgCNBC10/12/2018
‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’: New Animated Series To Debut On Disney+ In 2021Deadline7/13/2020
Disney World Opens Its Gates, With Virus Numbers RisingNY Times7/11/2020
Disneyland Pushes Back Its Reopening As New Cases Surge In CaliforniaNPR6/25/2020
Star Wars and ActivismSyFy Wire6/5/2020
Disney World sets reopening dateCNN5/27/2020
Join Meetings from A Galaxy Far, Far Away with These Star Wars BackgroundsStarWars.com4/16/2020
Actor Andrew Jack dies of coronavirus at 76 in BritainAssociated Press3/31/2020
Disney Parks and Cruise Line Will Close in Response to CoronavirusNY Times3/12/2020
Lucasfilm to Launch Star Wars: The High Republic Publishing Campaign in 2020StarWars.com2/24/2020
Jake Lloyd Update; Statement from FamilyGeek News Now1/29/2020
‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’ Is The Pinnacle Of The Theme Park As ArtForbes1/16/2020
Hero in UNC Charlotte Shooting Is Honored in New ‘Star Wars’ Book NY Times12/27/2019
Lucasfilm story group chops arms off a 20-year-old Star Wars fan theory Polygon12/27/2019
Star Wars’ timeline – the complete chronology from Phantom Menace to Rise of SkywalkerDigital Spy12/20/2019
Billie Lourd on Becoming the Keeper of Princess Leia Time11/7/2019
Leia’s original ‘Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker’ role revealed: ‘She was going to be the last Jedi’ Yahoo!11/7/2019
Dressing the Part: Bounding for Your Visit to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland ResortDisney Parks Blog6/10/2019
Easter Eggs of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge – An Exhaustive Guide to Hidden References, In-Jokes, and Hidden MickeysLaughing Place6/7/2019
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge visitors need to meet the land’s main character, Vi Moradi Polygon6/4/2019
Every Merchandise Item (with Prices) From Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities at Star Wars: Galaxy’s EdgeWDW News Today6/3/2019
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’s 1,400 cast members each have unique backstories and costumesCNBC5/29/2019
CA votes to officially declare May 4 “Star Wars Day.”The Hill5/3/2019
Peter Mayhew dies at age 74Detroit News5/2/2019
‘Star Wars’ Chief Kathleen Kennedy’s Lucasfilm Deal Extended for Three Years (Exclusive)The Hollywood Reporter9/18/2018
Who Is Ebay Seller Tunghori?Future of Star Wars9/2/2018
Inside the ‘Star Wars’ Fake News Con That Tortured Fans for 20 YearsThrillist12/11/2017
Movie Viewing Order for Kids
Carrie Fisher Dies at 60 ABC News 12/27/2016
What’s a Dad to Do When His Daughter Wants to Dress as Han Solo?The Good Men Project10/26/2014
Farewell Snig and Oopla and the “Hyperspace Hoopla”WDW Radio5/20/2014
The Clone Wars Chronological Episode OrderStarWars.com3/17/2014
White House Response to Death Star PetitionWired1/11/2013
Disney Acquires Lucasfilm
Hollywood Reporter
Cost of Building Death Star

George Lucas announces ‘Star Wars’ prequel
Entertainment Weekly6/24/1994

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