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We’re still a little over 100 days until the premiere of Star Wars VII. However, that won’t hold new information back regarding Star Wars VIII. According to the latest reports, it seems that there are three women up for a leading role in the next film. Those names are Tatiana Maslany, Gina Rodriguez, and Olivia Cooke. Get ready, because it’s time to play the speculation game. (more…)

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The release date for Star Wars, Episode VII: The Force Awakens is starting to creep up on us, but we haven’t seen a lot of footage yet.  It appears that the galactic Powers-That-Be want to keep it that way for a little while longer, but they do throw us lowly humans a bone every now and then, as evidenced by today’s release of a new – and frustratingly short – teaser video via the official Star Wars Instagram page.

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A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… People are dicks. Not for the first time, a young girl has been bullied for liking Star Wars, because – wait of it – Star Wars is for boys. Hm. Let’s tell that to all the ladies you passionately wrote opinion pieces about the casting of Star Wars: The Force Awakens when it looked like there was only one new female character. But this isn’t a story about complaining. No, this is the story about the real heroes, the men and the women of the 501st Legion. Star Wars fans par excellence, the Legion took it upon themselves to remind girls everywhere that Star Wars is for everyone. (more…)

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Greetings, Nerd Bastards readers, Jake here from The Hall of Comics – where heroes shop. I’m a bag and boarded professional. My passion (and business) is to read, write about and sell comics. In an alliance forged in the stars, The Hall of Comics will be dropping by Nerd Bastards weekly, to bring you the latest word and the weeks best pulls in comics. So sit back, grab a snack, and check out what latest comic titles you should be reading. (more…)

Toy Story Land at DisneyÕs Hollywood Studios in Florida -- The reimagining of DisneyÕs Hollywood Studios will take guests to infinity and beyond, allowing them to step into the worlds of their favorite films, starting with Toy Story Land. This new 11-acre land will transport guests into the adventurous outdoors of AndyÕs backyard. Guests will think they've been shrunk to the size of Woody and Buzz as they are surrounded by oversized toys that Andy has assembled using his vivid imagination.  Using toys like building blocks, plastic buckets and shovels, and game board pieces, Andy has designed the perfect setting for this land, which will include two new attractions for any Disney park and one expanded favorite. (Disney Parks)

Earlier today it was announced at D23 that Disney will adding a Star Wars Land expansion to both its Anaheim and Orlando theme parks. Turns out, that was just the tip of the iceberg. Disney is rolling out a slew of new lands and entertainment experiences. Star Wars, Toy Story Land, Pandora – The World of AVATAR, Soarin’, Iron Man and much much more! (more…)

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Disney park enthusiasts rejoice, you have but another reason to make an annual pilgrimage to the happiest place on earth. Or, if Disney Land/Word wasn’t appealing to you maybe now you have a reason to go. Both Disney parks are planning an unprecedented expansion;  ushering in the world and characters from a galaxy far far away. Disney CEO Bob Iger just announced at the D23 Expo that they are making not one, but two, full-on Star Wars-themed lands at their theme parks.  (more…)

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Greetings, Nerd Bastards readers, Jake here from The Hall of Comics – where heroes shop. I’m a bag and boarded professional. My passion (and business) is to read, write about and sell comics. In an alliance forged in the stars, The Hall of Comics will be dropping by Nerd Bastards weekly, to bring you the latest word and the weeks best pulls in comics. So sit back, grab a snack, and check out what latest comic titles you should be reading. (more…)

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Geek culture has provided us with trinkets and tchotchkes abound to help bring out the true nerd in ourselves, but let’s be honest: there’s a dearth (Vader?) of pop-culture products aimed at our paw-padded compatriots.  That’s right, our pets need to feel the love of movies, TV, and comics just as much as we do; finally, one company is stepping up and helping out in this arena.  Animal-friendly superstore Petco has recently unleashed a surprisingly-large collection of Star Wars toys and apparel for the furry friend in your life.

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