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.




ArticlePublicationDate
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is getting a remake for the PS5The Verge9/9/2021
Funko Pop!-Inspired Grogu Balloon Will Fly at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day ParadeStarWars.com9/9/2021
Disney’s Star Wars hotel comes with an out-of-this-world price tagCNN8/4/2021
Star Wars: Rangers of the New Republic Show No Longer In Active DevelopmentScreen Rant5/21/2021
‘The Mandalorian’ EP Dave Filoni’s ‘New’ Job at Lucasfilm Isn’t Actually New, but Fans on Twitter Got Excited AnywayVariety5/20/2021
Disney Settles Royalties Dispute With Star Wars AuthorsSuper Hero Hype5/11/2021
Neil Gaiman, Chuck Wendig, and More Are Uniting to Make Disney Pay RoyaltiesGizmodo4/29/2021
No, Kathleen Kennedy Is Not Being Replaced by Jon Favreau or Dave Filoni, Says Disney CEOCollider3/9/2021
The future of Star Wars has arrived, and it takes place hundreds of years in the pastWashington Post2/23/2021
Rian Johnson’s Star Wars Trilogy Is Reportedly Still in the WorksIGN2/16/2021
‘The Mandalorian’ Star Gina Carano Fired Amid Social Media ControversyHollywood Reporter2/10/2021
High Republic Concept Art GalleryStarWars.com1/4/2021
Jeremy Bulloch, Original Boba Fett Actor in Star Wars, Dies at 75IGN12/17/2020
A Star Wars writer claims Disney isn’t paying royalties — but the issues are trickyPolygon12/16/2020
Future Lucasfilm Projects RevealedStarWars.com12/11/2020
‘Star Wars: Kenobi’ Is Filming In Boston, England (Not Massachusetts)CBS Boston12/5/2020
‘Star Wars: Kenobi’ Reportedly Set To Film In Boston Next MonthCBS Boston12/3/2020
The Mandalorian: Rosario Dawson Tells All About Ahsoka TanoVanity Fair11/30/2020
Star Wars Author Pens Open Letter To Disney Over Unpaid RoyaltiesSuper Hero Hype11/18/2020
George Lucas’ ‘Star Wars’ Sequel Trilogy Made Leia ‘the Chosen One’ and Darth Maul the VillainIndieWire11/11/2020
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
A Star Wars binge guide for Ahsoka TanoSyFy Wire4/1/2020
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
‘Star Wars’: George Lucas Would Have Set Third Trilogy in ‘Microbiotic World’ Linked to Midi-ChloriansIndieWire6/18/2018
Inside the ‘Star Wars’ Fake News Con That Tortured Fans for 20 YearsThrillist12/11/2017
Movie Viewing Order for Kids
Fatherly9/15/2017
The explosive aesthetic of Sabine WrenPoetry in Costume4/5/2017
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
10/30/2012
Cost of Building Death Star
Forbes2/21/2012

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

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