Sometimes, things seem predestined by the Force. One could argue that’s the case for Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, known for his role as Appa on the beloved Kim’s Convenience. A Star Wars superfan, Lee would land a role on The Mandalorian playing Captain Carson Teva, shocking even him. In this exclusive excerpt of “Carson’s Convenience” in Star Wars Insider #205, available now, writer John Kirk talks with the actor to uncover the story of how he landed in the galaxy far, far away.
“In 2018, myself and the entire cast of Kim’s Convenience attended the Unforgettable Gala, which is a celebration of Asian-Americans in Media, and it was a culture-shock for me,” recalls Paul Sun-Hyung Lee. “I’d never been to Los Angeles before, and we were in this place where they hold the Emmys and the Golden Globes.
The Mandalorian brings Grogu to the planet Tython on their journey to find more allies. Now your favorite action figures can answer the Child’s call with this DIY rotating stand! The open design of this action figure stand allows you to easily change out your collection as the mood strikes.
Transform a turntable spice rack into the seeing stone and you can decide who will come to Grogu’s aid. And if you play out the scene complete with sound effects when the Empire arrives? We won’t judge.
What You’ll Need
9” rotating spice carousel 3” foam ball, cut in half Tan and white acrylic paint Blue glitter acrylic paint Decorative moss pieces Sand decorative filler School glue Water Small spray bottle Grogu meditating figure (optional) Paint brush Hot
This fall, Star Wars fans will armor up for a special behind-the-scenes journey.
Lucasfilm and Abrams announced today The Art of Star Wars: The Mandalorian (Season 2), a hardcover collection of concept art chronicling the making of the hit Disney+ Original Series. Written by Lucasfilm’s Phil Szostak, the book arrives December 14 and comes filled with concept art, character, vehicle, weapon, and creature designs, as well as interviews with key crew and creatives, including show creator/executive producer/writer Jon Favreau and executive producer/director/writer Dave Filoni. In addition, the cover features new artwork by Lucasfilm legend Doug Chiang, created exclusively for this release. Get a first look below!
In The Mandalorian Season 2, Din Djarin continued his thrilling quest to deliver the Child — now known as Grogu — to the Jedi.
Star Wars is going to a new galaxy of storytelling. Star Wars: Visions, an anime anthology featuring nine shorts from some of the world’s best anime creators, is set to debut September 22 on Disney+. With Inside Star Wars: Visions, StarWars.com will pull back the curtain on the series for exclusive early insights into what might await us. In this final installment, StarWars.com finds out about some of the new ships and vehicles coming in for a landing.
A conjoined Star Destroyer, the return of the Z-95 starfighter, and the galaxy’s answer to a garage band’s trusty tour van. In the upcoming anthology Star Wars: Visions, the anime series proves there are no limits on creativity, form, and function when it comes to the stylized ships and vehicles flying through these shorts.
Jason Eaton grew up worshipping at the altar of Joe Johnston and the wizards of Industrial Light & Magic. Eaton saw Star Wars: A New Hope in 1977 at age four, spurring a lifelong love of the galaxy far, far away — but it was the behind-the-scenes model making magic that truly captured his imagination. Over the years he developed incredible skill at the craft, building his own models from nothing just like his ILM heroes; the results, as documented previously on StarWars.com and Lucasfilm’s Our Star Wars Stories digital series, are often astounding. Still, model making has served mostly as a (time-consuming and physically demanding) hobby for Eaton, who never thought his interest and gifts would go any farther. “I want to walk a mile in the shoes of
A new episode of Star Wars: The High Republic Show has arrived, and this month is filled with first looks at the next wave of book covers in the Star Wars: The High Republic initiative and more. When Wave 3 of books and comics was announced during the San Diego Comic-Con@Home panel, it spelled dark times ahead for the Jedi in their prime, and the covers of Claudia Gray’s The Fallen Star, Justina Ireland’s Mission to Disaster, and Daniel José Older’s Midnight Horizon do little to allay those fears. Host Krystina Arielle also revealed the cover of the first issue in Marvel’s The High Republic: The Eye of the Storm, a two-shot comic series that will dig into the history of Marchion Ro, as well as cover art for Star Wars: The
In StarWars.com’s exclusive preview of Marvel’s Star Wars:Bounty Hunters #16, part of the War of the Bounty Hunters crossover event, Valance and Dengar arrive at the Vermillion to face the most powerful crime syndicate in the galaxy in the hopes of freeing Han Solo.
Star Wars is going to a new galaxy of storytelling. Star Wars: Visions, an anime anthology featuring nine shorts from some of the world’s best anime creators, is set to debut September 22 on Disney+. With Inside Star Wars: Visions, StarWars.com will pull back the curtain on the series for exclusive early insights into what might await us. In this installment, StarWars.com finds out about some of the starring heroes.
Star Wars wouldn’t be the same without droids. From Artoo to Kaytoo, they’ve turned the tide of battle, saved our heroes, and become fan favorites. In Star Wars: Visions, we’ll meet more of these mechanical beings, but many unlike those we’ve seen thus far — including a droid that can play guitar solos with the best of ‘em. StarWars.com caught
Today, in an all-new cinematic trailer for Star Wars: Hunters, we meet some of our prospective teammates and opponents. From the shrewd dark side warrior Rieve, to the Mandalorian stalwart Aran Tal, and the imposing Grozz, a Wookiee warrior with a penchant for disarming droids, the competitive combat game from Zynga and Lucasfilm Games will transport gamers to the world of Vespaara to meet these and other combatants from familiar factions on the battlefield.
Set after the fall of the Galactic Empire, Star Wars: Hunters will connect players in real time to battle in arena settings inspired by iconic Star Wars locales. Compete as daring bounty hunters, heroes of the Rebellion and hold-outs of the fallen Empire in an action game
The Galactic Builders series highlights how Lucasfilm and close affiliates use their technical skills to bring Star Wars stories, droids, and products to life. This season, we hear from Julie Kogura (Lucasfilm Animation associate post production manager), Psy DeLacy (Pixar technical director and droid builder), Edward Duncan (global head of design for action figures, plush, and inventor relations) Denise Wong (senior manager – product design) from Mattel, and