Pop singer George Michael, who had sold millions of albums as a member of the duo Wham!, and on his own, was found dead on Sunday at his home in Goring in Oxfordshire, England. He was 53. Continue reading
Carrie Fisher’s death on Tuesday at the age of 60 has left some Star Wars fans wondering what will happen to the main saga films. Variety reports that Fisher finished her work on Star Wars: Episode VIII, coming to theaters on December 15, 2017. Because of this, the trade adds that The Walt Disney Company and Lucasfilm will not have to address Fisher’s death until Episode IX begins shooting in 2018, as Princess Leia was originally slated to appear in that production as well.
We at Podcast Unlimited like to give our characters a run for their money. And this week, we got a top notch battle brawl with men of steel! And no, we aren’t talking about Superman! Over at Marvel Comics, there are some pretty tough customers. For this “Versus,” we have not only two strong competitors with steel-like skin! We have everyone’s favorite strong man from the X-Men, Colossus! And battling him will be the Avengers very own Luke Cage, also known as Power Man! Since they both have skin that makes it very tough to penetrate, who would you like to see win this match up? We will let you decide – but first, here is a little about each participant!
This cold-blooded Corellian is a veteran of countless bounties who has tirelessly pursued his targets since before the Clone Wars, but those decades of work have taken their toll. His weather-beaten face is now heavily scarred, but the cold dead eyes of this remorseless man-hunter are as bright and hungry as ever!
“I fear nothing. All is as the Force wills it.”
Fans worldwide are stoked about a new adventure in a galaxy far, far away – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story! One of the most exciting new characters introduced in this epic film is
Chirrut Îmwe, a blind warrior monk from Jedha. Chirrut believes all living things are connected through the Force, and his profound spirituality makes him a formidable warrior crucial to the Rebels’ desperate attempt to steal the plans of the Empire’s devastating super-weapon – the Death Star.
In celebration of the famed Hong Kong actor and martial artist Donnie Yen starring as the spiritual warrior Chirrut, Hot Toys is excited to present a special Deluxe version of the sixth scale Chirrut Îmwe only available in selected markets. This extremely life-like collectible figure is specially crafted based on the character’s appearance in the film, featuring a newly developed head sculpt, a meticulously tailored costume, detailed weapons, and accessories including a staff and a crossbow. This Deluxe Version will exclusively include a diorama figure base with a Stormtrooper helmet and a special package design inspired by traditional Asian art!
It is time to #GoRogue and expand your Star Wars Hot Toys collection! Continue reading
“The captain says you’re a friend. I will not kill you.”
Droids have always been an iconic element in the Star Wars galaxy and in the latest release, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the new droid K-2SO has captured attention since the character’s first reveal!
A reprogrammed Imperial security droid now loyal to the Alliance, K-2SO is an alarming sight standing within a secret Rebel base. The pragmatic droid is an effective insertion agent, as he can blend in perfectly at Imperial installations and outposts.
Sideshow and Hot Toys are very excited to introduce the sixth scale collectible figure of this new droid! Meticulously crafted based on the appearance of the droid in the new film, the highly accurate K-2SO collectible figure stands approximately 36cm tall and features a sophisticatedly constructed mechanical structure, LED light-up eyes with separate rolling eyeballs, a blaster pistol, a grenade, and a specially designed figure stand! Continue reading
The Star Wars galaxy expands in size and scope as the story advances to new planets and locales never before seen on film. This December, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will
introduce us to the secluded and heavily guarded tropical planet Scarif, where Imperial military installations are established and new specialist Stormtroopers known as the
Shoretroopers are stationed to patrol the beaches and bunkers of the planetary facility.
Sideshow and Hot Toys are excited to announce the sixth scale collectible figure of the new Shoretrooper. The movie-accurate collectible figure is specially crafted based on the image of the Shoretrooper in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and features a highly poseable new body with a distinctive helmet, all-new armor with weathering effects, a new blaster rifle, detailed utility belt with pouch and other accessories, plus a specially designed figure stand and backdrop.
Prepare to #GoRogue as the Shoretrooper will be a unique and indispensable addition to your Imperial army! Continue reading
“We have hope. Rebellions are built on hope!”
A new chapter of the Star Wars galaxy unfolds in the new film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story starring the courageous new character named Jyn Erso! Jyn is reckless, aggressive, and undisciplined until she crosses paths with the Rebel Alliance where she takes her chance to make a real difference by taking on the mission to steal the plans to the Empire’s super-weapon.
Sideshow and Hot Toys are very excited to officially introduce a Deluxe Version of the widely anticipated sixth scale Jyn Erso collectible figure! Meticulously crafted based on the appearance of Felicity Jones as Jyn Erso in the film, the highly life-like collectible figure features a newly developed head sculpt, sophisticatedly tailored costume with multiple layers, detailed weapons and accessories including a blaster pistol, fighting baton, E-11 blaster rifle, and figure stand.
This Deluxe Version will exclusively feature an additional costume including a poncho with bandolier, a breathing mask, hat with goggles, quadnoculars, and additional blaster parts for Jyn’s unique blaster that can be combined into multiple modes.
It is the time to #GoRogue and to recruit this fearless heroine to your Star Wars Hot Toys collection! Continue reading