Tag: A New Hope

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 3, 2011
  You can pre-order from Amazon.com by clicking here.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2011
CARLSBAD, Calif. (March 31, 2011) – Actress Carrie Fisher, known for her portrayal of Princess Leia in Star Wars Episodes IV, V and VI, made a special appearance in Carlsbad today to commemorate the grand opening of STAR WARS™ Miniland at LEGOLAND® California. The ceremony, held prior to Park opening, was attended by community leaders…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2011
LegoLand Star Wars MiniLand Time-Lapse Build Video At the end of the month Abby and I will be going down to Carlsbad to cover the opening of the new LegoLand Star Wars MiniLand for AFi and I couldn’t be more excited.   I made my first trip down to LegoLand California just last June and was blown away by the recreations of cities…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 8, 2011
Calling All Star Wars Fans!! Launching on Wednesday March 9, 2011 at 12pm ET through Saturday, March 12, 2011 at noon, Gilt CHILDREN (gilt.com) invites members to a curated selection of 30 hard-to-find vintage collectibles — hand-picked by Brian Semling! Brian Semling was born in 1977, the same year Star Wars was released. Perhaps that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2011
Every year the Lego group gives out some amazing Toy Fair press exclusives.  Traditionally they are numbered, and for the past several years they have been Star Wars themed.  This year, with Legoland adding the new Star Wars Miniland to their Lego theme parks they have created replicas of the Han and Chewy "Minilanders" for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2011
Our Hasbro coverage is now online and being labelled as I type! Lots of shots from the showroom in New York from Toy Fair 2011, showing new GI Joe, Transformers, Star Wars, Marvel Comics and lots more. Go there now!  

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2011
Today was the big Hasbro collectors event.   The presentation was over two hours long so there was a lot of information to absorb.  We did our best live Tweeting at the event as they did not allow recording of any kind this year.  Here’s some information from the Tweets as well as some additional fill…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 7, 2011
Star Wars Comes to Blu-Ray THE MOST ANTICIPATED BLU-RAY RELEASE IN THE GALAXY IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR WORLDWIDE PRE-ORDER STARTING TODAY LAS VEGAS (Jan. 6, 2011) – The most anticipated Blu-ray release ever – the Star Wars™ Saga – emerges from light speed this September 2011. For the first time, all six of George Lucas’ epic films (Episodes I-VI) are…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 6, 2011
Experience the Saga like never before at family theme park in Carlsbad CARLSBAD, Calif. (Jan. 6, 2011) – In March 2011, LEGOLAND® California is introducing an all-new, dedicated STAR WARS Miniland area for the very first time! Guests can enjoy seven of the most famous scenes from the six live-action STAR WARS movies, as well…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 2, 2010
New LEGO Star Wars Mini-Movie!! Lego is kicking off the holiday season with a new LEGO Star Wars mini-movie!  – ‘The Bombad Bounty’ that they shared with us so we can share it with you!      

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
 The Hasbro Star Wars team has answered the latest round of  Star Wars questions submitted by AFi readers. This is the first round of answers for 2010,and there’s plenty more to come.   Check the end of this post for how you can submit a question for the next round.    Q1)  Will we ever see a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
Well this is a surprise.  This close to Halloween and we just got TREATED not tricked with a great surprise from Hasbro’s PR team giving fans a quick sneak peek at some of their upcoming 2011 product!  From Jedi to bounty hunters to droids, next year is going to be a great year for STAR…

 

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