There has been an awakening; have you felt it? Lucasfilm and Walt Disney Consumer Products have now announced that the highly anticipated global reveal of this year’s Star Wars Triple Force Friday will kick off this Thursday, September 26 at 2 PM ET. Fans around the world can tune in to the Star Wars YouTube page for a livestream event from Pinewood Studios in London. An ensemble of veteran and new Star Wars talent will then reveal new products that will roll out globally for Triple Force Friday on October 4. These items are inspired by a trio of upcoming original Star Wars releases including:
· Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker: the highly anticipated final installment of the Skywalker saga, which hits theaters December 20
· The Mandalorian: The first-ever Star Wars live-action series. It debuts in the U.S. on November 12 exclusively on Disney+, the Walt Disney Company’s new streaming service
· Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order: a brand-new action adventure game from Respawn Entertainment, releasing November 15
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Star Wars talent participating in the global reveal will include: Daisy Ridley (‘Rey’); John Boyega (‘Finn’); Oscar Isaac (‘Poe’); Anthony Daniels (‘C-3PO’); Billy Dee Williams (‘Lando Calrissian’); Joonas Suotamo (‘Chewbacca’); Keri Russell (‘Zorii Bliss’); Naomi Ackie (‘Jannah’); Kelly Marie Tran (‘Rose’); Pedro Pascal (‘The Mandalorian’); Gina Carano (‘Cara Dune’ in “The Mandalorian”) and Cameron Monaghan (‘Cal Kestis’ in “Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order”). Livestream viewers will also be treated to the worldwide premiere of a new trailer for “Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order” and more. Furthermore, we can expect other special surprises from across the Star Wars galaxy.
Warwick Davis will host the livestream event at Pinewood Studios. The prolific actor gained fame for his roles as ‘Wicket the Ewok’ in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi and also as ‘Willow Ufgood’ in Willow.
As well as seeing new characters like ‘Zorii,’ ‘Jannah,’ ‘The Mandalorian,’ ‘Cal Kestis’ and the new droid ‘D-O’ in product form for the first time, fans will get their first look at the wide array of new products that bring the characters to life in new and unexpected ways. These include toys, apparel and accessories, books, gaming, tech and home goods.