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The Mandalorian Nominated for 15 Emmys

On Tuesday, the cast and crew of The Mandalorian were among the top talents in television entertainment nominated for the 72nd Emmy Awards.

The Lucasfilm and Disney+ series, created by Jon Favreau, is a contender for Outstanding Drama Series — as well as 12 other categories — for a total of 15 nominations that run the gamut from acting to cinematography, costumes to special effects, and include recognition for the show’s haunting score.

And Star Wars Resistance, the Disney Channel series from Lucasfilm animation set in the time of the sequel trilogy, snagged a nomination for Outstanding Children’s Program.

Here’s the full list of nominations:

Outstanding Drama Series: The Mandalorian Outstanding Children’s Program: Star Wars Resistance, for Brandon Auman, Executive Producer; Athena Yvette Portillo, Executive Producer; Dave Filoni,

New Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge Story and Cast Details Revealed

When you start your adventure on Batuu in Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge, you’ll meet some interesting, deadly, and adorable beings.

ILMxLAB, Lucasfilm’s award-winning immersive entertainment studio, released an exciting new behind-the-scenes video today on the upcoming virtual reality experience — revealing story details and introducing some major new characters.

As announced in the featurette, acclaimed actor and comedian Bobby Moynihan (Saturday Night Live, Star Wars Resistance) will star as Seezelslak, a bartender with a penchant for storytelling who is central to the story. “He’s a little kooky,” says Moynihan. “Maybe being alone and not having a lot of customers has affected him…” According to senior producer Alyssa Finley, Seezelslak will tell stories and “gives you a gateway into the world of Galaxy’s Edge.” Indeed, as the Azumel

Be Cooler Than Carbonite with These Geeki Tikis Star Wars Drink Recipes

The world-renowned mid-century modern artist SHAG and tiki culture go together like power converters and Tosche Station. Now the famed designer has brought his distinctive style into the Star Wars galaxy with a collaboration that will be long remembered. 

This limited-edition collection of Star Wars-inspired tiki mugs from Geeki Tikis features legendary characters stylized in unique retro fashion. The first-ever collaboration between SHAG and Beeline Creative, creators of Geeki Tikis, we’ve taken inspiration from these pieces of art by creating distinctive drinks for each one.

But even if you didn’t snag this set, fear not: they’ll still pair well with any of Geeki Tikis’ many Star Wars tikis.

The Boba Fett Tiki is filled with Boba Frost, a sweet satisfying beverage featuring what else — boba! The chewy tapioca balls

Comic-Con@Home: The Lightsaber Collection Revealed and More from the Lucasfilm Publishing Panel

New books just announced from Star Wars publishing promise to take us back to Batuu, inside Darth Vader’s creepy castle, and into the Jedi Archives for a closer inspection of some legendary lightsabers.

During the Comic-Con@Home livestream this afternoon, Star Wars authors gathered to share news on upcoming titles and stories, book reveals, and insights into their craft. Hosted by yours truly and Lucasfilm Publishing’s senior editor Robert Simpson, the panel included special guests Justina Ireland (The High Republic: A Test of Courage), Preeti Chhibber (A Jedi, You Will Be), George Mann (Myths & Fables, Dark Legends), Rebecca Roanhorse (The Clone Wars: Stories of Light & Dark), Alex Segura (Poe Dameron: Free Fall), Tom Angleberger (From A Certain Point of View), Timothy Zahn (Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising), Greg Pak (Marvel’s Darth

Comic-Con@Home: 7 Things We Learned from the Doctor Aphra: An Audiobook Original Panel

With this week’s release of Doctor Aphra: An Audiobook Original (available wherever digital audiobooks are sold), the timing was perfect for a San Diego Comic-Con @ Home virtual panel featuring the audio drama’s creators. Narrators Marc Thompson and Emily Woo Zeller (Doctor Aphra herself), author Sarah Kuhn, and Del Rey editor Elizabeth “If it’s nerdy, I do it” Schaefer, in a conversation moderated by audiobook producer Nick Martorelli, discussed our favorite rogue archaeologist and their new release, an adaptation of Aphra’s introduction in Marvel’s Darth Vader series. Make sure Triple-Zero and Beetee have restraining bolts and check out the highlights.

1. Why Doctor Aphra? Following the success of the Dooku: Jedi Lost audio drama, editor Elizabeth Schaefer started to look for another character who would suit the medium. “We had always wanted to do something with Aphra. She’s such

Comic-Con@Home: The Child from The Mandalorian Comes to Our Galaxy as a Hot Wheels Character Car

For Star Wars and Hot Wheels fans, this could be the ultimate bounty.

Just revealed by Mattel at Comic-Con@Home, the Child — the super-cute being from Disney+’s The Mandalorian — is coming to the Hot Wheels Character Car line. The popular toy-car series launched in 2010, combining the classic Hot Wheels line with some of pop culture’s biggest heroes and villains, resulting in some truly creative and imaginative designs. Mattel’s take on the Child (seen in the concept art below) looks like it will carry on that tradition in clever fashion, as the Child cautiously and curiously peers out from its hover pram, with features from each element blending together and forming what could be the galaxy’s most adorable car. loved the design so much, we collected our bounty

How SHAG and Beeline Creative Made Star Wars Geeki Tikis That Will Be Long Remembered

If you’ve ever wondered what it would look like if Han and Chewie stepped foot on Easter Island or if Vader visited a tropical planet with a babbling waterfall, the new collaboration from the artist SHAG and Geeki Tikis is for you. Giants of the tiki world, Beeline Creative’s Geeki Tikis line is bound to have tiki-fied one of your favorite pop culture characters and SHAG’s name is synonymous with the classic tiki style of mid-century modern art. Now, the two titans have joined forces for the first time to create a unique and quintessential collection that everyone is sure to love — tiki and Star Wars fans alike. From mugs and coasters to swizzle sticks and prints, they’ve got everything you need to enjoy Star Wars tiki in style.

Inside Star Wars: The High Republic: Meet the Jedi Knights and Masters, Part 2

In an exclusive series, is pulling back the curtain on Star Wars: The High Republic, a publishing epic set about 200 years before the events of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, with insights from creators, new details, and never-before-seen concept art. Arriving January 2021, the story will be explored through multiple voices and span adult and young adult novels, children’s books, and comics from a variety of publishers. In this installment, gets a first look at some of the starring Jedi Knights and Masters, as well as a powerful High Republic family. 

Obi-Wan Kenobi and Yoda, two of the greatest Jedi, lived their lives with a quiet reserve. They taught patience. They respected the opinions of others. They were understanding and thoughtful.

Not all Jedi were like Obi-Wan

7 Insights and Things to Know About Star Wars: Squadrons

If you’ve ever loved Star Wars, you’ve probably wondered what it would be like to fly an X-wing or TIE fighter, if not dreamed of it. Soon, that dream will come closer to reality: announced last month, Star Wars: Squadrons is coming October 2 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and virtual reality. A brand-new flight game and the first of its kind for this generation of consoles, it will put players in the cockpits of X-wings, TIE fighters, and more iconic craft, bringing classic Star Wars dogfights to interactive life like never before in gaming. If a game could ever make you feel like you could take on the whole Empire (or New Republic) yourself, this is it. Following the reveal of Squadrons, was eager to uncover just a little more and