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Star Wars: The Force Awakens expected to shift $5 billion of merchandise in first year

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We all know that Star Wars: The Force Awakens is going to rake it in at the worldwide box office, with predictions of a $600 million + global opening weekend, and now analyst Tim Nollen has told The Hollywood Reporter that tie-in products for the hotly-anticipated blockbuster could pull in around $5 billion in sales within the first twelve months.

“The Force Awakens could generate $5 billion in consumer merchandise sales in its first year of release, assuming it does better than Cars 2’s $3 billion,” states Nollen. “This would easily net Disney about $500 million in licensing and retail revenue. Cars 2 sold more than $2.8 billion worth of merchandise in its first year alone in 2011, and the original Cars movie sold approximately $10 billion worth of merchandise in its first five years of release. Taking into account the strength of the Star Wars franchise, which has altogether sold over $20 billion worth of licensed goods in its lifetime, »

- Gary Collinson

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New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Promo Art Features Kylo Ren, Chewbacca, Rey And More

18 hours ago | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

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As “Force Friday” rapidly approaches, fans are preparing for the onslaught of official Star Wars: The Force Awakens merchandise to hit shelves all over the world. In the build-up to that event, we’ve had quite a few early leaks, and this latest batch of promo art provides new looks at several of the characters as they’ll appear on various merchandise packaging from September onwards.

In the gallery above you’ll see the sinister Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and some of his First Order Stormtroopers, the saga’s latest doid addition Bb-8, Jakku resident and one of our new young heroes Rey (Daisy Ridley), and last but by no means least, everyone’s favourite walking carpet, Chewbacca.

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You’ll get to see the initial toy reveals before Friday, as things kick off with the first unboxing in Sydney, Australia at 7:45 a. »

- Mark Cassidy

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"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" - Lego Commercial

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Sneak Peek footage from the new Lego TV commercial supporting director Jj Abrams' "Star Wars" live-action reboot, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens":

Cast of the new film includes Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels...

...Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac...

...Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline Christie, Lupita Nyong’o and Max von Sydow.

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" will be released December 18, 2015.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"...

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- Michael Stevens

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Force Friday promotional posters

30 August 2015 2:07 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A few hours ago we brought you a Lego commercial for its upcoming range of Star Wars: The Force Awakens sets [watch it here], and with Force Friday fast approaching we now have a look at some of the promotional posters set to be on display in stores around the globe this coming Friday as Disney and Lucasfilm unleash their merchandising blitz. Of course, they’re not as polished as Drew Struzan’s D23 poster, but they certainly help to build excitement for this Friday. Check them out here…

See Also: Check out Hasbro’s full Star Wars Force Friday catalogue

 

What will you be picking up on Force Friday? Let us know in the comments below…

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set for release on December 18th and sees J.J. Abrams directing returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C- »

- Gary Collinson

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Wenders Retrospective: Until the End of the World | Review

30 August 2015 11:00 AM, PDT | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

Pray for the Wounded Planet: Wenders’ Belabored Road Trip to the Apocalypse

The troubled production and following critical ambivalence towards Wim Wenders’ 1991 film Until the End of the World launched it into a sort of oblivion. Nearly twenty five years after its ill-fated reception, initially released as a three hour film which the director bitterly deigned the Reader’s Digest version of his epic, the near four hour and forty minute director’s cut premiered at the 2015 Berlin International Film Festival to coincide with the premiere of his first narrative feature in seven years, Every Thing Will Be Fine. Now, this complete version is finally seeing a Us theatrical release courtesy of a fifteen city national touring retrospective of Wenders’ films kicking off in New York at the IFC Center. In retrospect, time has been much kinder to the mishandled title than anticipated. Restored as Wenders’ complete vision, it’s »

- Nicholas Bell

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Check Out The First Commercial For Lego's Upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens Sets

30 August 2015 10:25 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is one of the most secretive movies out there right now, and whether or not the upcoming merchandise reveal will shed any light on what we should expect from it remains to be seen. For now though, we have this very cool new commercial for the upcoming Lego sets. Will you guys be picking any of these up? Let us know your thoughts below. Starring original cast members Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker and franchise newcomers, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline Christie, Lupita Nyong’o and Max von SydowStar Wars Episode VII is set to be released on December 18th, 2015. Are you excited? »

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Watch a commercial for Lego’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens sets

30 August 2015 10:02 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

This coming Friday is “Force Friday”, a.k.a. the wallet-busting day that Star Wars: The Force Awakens merchandise hits the shelves, and to whet our appetites a commercial has arrived online showcasing Lego’s upcoming range of sets for the hotly-anticipated December blockbuster, as well as offering up

See Also: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Force Friday promotional posters

See Also: Check out Hasbro’s full Star Wars Force Friday catalogue

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set for release on December 18th and sees J.J. Abrams directing returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C-3Po), Kenny Baker (R2-D2) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), in addition to Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (A Most Violent Year), Andy Serkis (Avengers: Age of Ultron), Domhnall Gleeson (Ex Machina), John Boyega (Attack the Block), Daisy Ridley (Silent Witness), Gwendoline Christie »

- Gary Collinson

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New Captain America: Civil War footage! Fantastic Four review! – Watch The Flickering Myth Movie Show #7

30 August 2015 5:34 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Black Widow can punch explosions.

Fantastic…Bore. Fantastic…Fourth Worst Movie Ever Made. Fantastic…4%. Or, as some have taken to calling it, just ‘Four’.

It was the fail story of the Summer, with Twentieth Century Fox’s tentpole superhero blockbuster bombing so hard at the box office, it took out a five-mile stretch of Odeons in the Greater Bexleyheath area. In the September edition of The Flickering Myth Movie Show, Oli Davis, Rebecca Perfect, Luke Owen and Kat Kourbeti discuss the problems with the movie, the practice of entrusting $100million+ franchises with young, independent filmmakers (think Gareth Edwards on Godzilla and Colin Treverrow on Jurassic World), and who is really to blame for the movie’s failure – Fantastic Four’s director Josh Trank, or the studio that allegedly hamstrung his production?

Fantastic Four also gets to be the first film receiving the Best Bad Reviews treatment – our new series that »

- Oli Davis

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In Real World, 'Compton' Not (Anytime Soon) to Break Record as Highest-Grossing Domestic Hit Directed by Black Filmmaker

28 August 2015 4:18 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

'Straight Outta Compton' poster. Weekend box office: 'Straight Outta Compton' to beat weak competitors, but still far from being top blockbuster directed by black filmmaker If you thought last weekend was bad at the U.S. and Canada box office, you should see what's in store for this weekend, Aug. 28-30, '15. For starters, only one movie, F. Gary Gray's sleeper hit Straight Outta Compton, is expected to earn more than $10 million. The rest – and that includes Zac Efron, Owen Wilson, Pierce Brosnan, and the Power of (Christian) Prayer – will perform quite powerlessly indeed. In case Straight Outta Compton reaches the box office gurus' estimated $15 million, it will get close to the $140 million mark. Bear in mind there's no guarantee that will happen; despite basically no competition, the drop-off rate of Gray's hip hopping film was steeper than expected last weekend. (See updated weekend box office estimates.) Now, some »

- Zac Gille

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"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" - 'Luke Skywalker' Leaked Image

28 August 2015 1:44 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek new teaser footage from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", plus take a look @ a leaked image of actor Mark Hamill in costume as 'Luke Skywalker', prepping for a scene on the set :

Cast of the new film also includes Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Anthony DanielsPeter Mayhew, Kenny Baker, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley...

...Adam Driver, Oscar IsaacAndy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline Christie, Lupita Nyong'o and Max von Sydow.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"...

There has been an awakening... #StarWars #TheForceAwakensA video posted by Star Wars (@starwars) on Aug 27, 2015 at 10:00am Pdt

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- Michael Stevens

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King Of The Road: Five Films You Need To See During Janus Films’ Touring Wim Wenders Retrospective

28 August 2015 10:00 AM, PDT | CriterionCast | See recent CriterionCast news »

Very few movements in film history have been as rewarding, and yet as undervalued among film fans, as that of the New German Cinema. With names like Rainer Werner Fassbinder now beginning to be muttered in broad collections of film fans, the world of German filmmaking that came to light in the late 1960s has birthed some of the greatest auteurs of its generation, even a handful that are still turning out some of their best work. Most notably filmmakers like Werner Herzog have transitioned from this movement into worlds that they themselves have broken the ground on.

Same could be said for one Wim Wenders.

Best known for masterpieces like Wings Of Desire and Paris, Texas, the filmmaker is to this day pushing the boundaries of what cinema can do. With 3D films like Pina and his startlingly poignant Salt Of The Earth, Wenders has had a more than productive career spanning 5 decades, »

- Joshua Brunsting

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Catch A Quick Look At New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Footage

27 August 2015 7:40 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

©Lucasfilm 2015

Today, Instagram announced that – in addition to square posts – you can now share photos and videos in both portrait and landscape orientation on their platform. With this update, Instagram users can upload widescreen video which will be more cinematic than ever.

This morning, Star Wars released an exclusive look at their upcoming film, The Force Awakens, using Instagram’s new landscape orientation.

As part of this collaboration, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the very first video content to be showcased in this new format for the Instagram community.

There has been an awakening… #StarWars #TheForceAwakens

A video posted by Star Wars (@starwars) on Aug 27, 2015 at 10:00am Pdt

Lucasfilm and visionary director J.J. Abrams join forces to take you back again to a galaxy far, far away as “Star Wars” returns to the big screen with Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The film stars Harrison Ford, »

- Michelle McCue

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Game of Thrones: Stannis Lives!

27 August 2015 12:50 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Reports of Stannis Baratheon’s death have been greatly exaggerated… in the Game of Thrones source material, at least.

A fan recently asked author George R.R. Martin, via a comment left on Martin’s LiveJournal, whether Robert’s throne-hungry brother was still alive. The question is relevant given the end of the HBO series’ fifth season, which led viewers to believe — but did not actually show — that Stannis had been killed by a vengeful Brienne of Tarth. (One of the series’ directors later confirmed that Stephen Dillane’s character was, indeed, dead.)

“In my books?” Martin replied Wednesday. “Alive, beyond a doubt. »

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Star Wars: The Force Awaken Gets A New Viral Video with New Footage

27 August 2015 12:43 PM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Set approximately 30 years after the defeat of the Empire and the demise of Darth Vader, the plot follows a trio of young leads, along with characters from the previous installments. The new “Star Wars” movie stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Harrison Ford as Han Solo, Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia Organa, and Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker, with Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker as R2-D2. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” hit theaters everywhere on December 18, 2015, in IMAX.

The post Star Wars: The Force Awaken Gets A New Viral Video with New Footage appeared first on Shockya.com. »

- Rudie Obias

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'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Teaser Has Kylo Ren, Finn and Lightsabers

27 August 2015 11:13 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

It's finally here! New Star Wars: The Force Awakens footage! And it's epic. We not only get to see Rey and Bb-8 in a few seconds of never-before-seen footage, we also get to see the film's epic lightsaber duel teased. Yes, Finn will be going up against Kylo Ren, using Luke Skywalker's original blue lightsaber. The fight is only hinted at, but it will surely be one of this sequel's most talked about moments. It's only a few seconds long, but well worth the wait.

Today, Instagram announced that - in addition to square posts - you can now share photos and videos in both portrait and landscape orientation on their platform. With this update, Instagram users can upload widescreen video which will be more cinematic than ever. This morning, @StarWars released an exclusive look at their upcoming film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, using Instagram's new landscape orientation. »

- MovieWeb

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New footage in Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser

27 August 2015 11:08 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The official Star Wars Instagram has released some new footage from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Whilst there are only two new shots in the short clip, the footage is certainly enough to get fans excited and gives us a look at Finn (John Boyega) with a lightsaber as he prepares to do battle with Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), as well as a shot of Rey (Daisy Ridley) and Bb-8.

See Also: Star Wars: The Force Awakens box office estimates suggest a $615 million global opening weekend

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set for release on December 18th and sees J.J. Abrams directing returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C-3Po), Kenny Baker (R2-D2) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), in addition to Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (A Most Violent Year), Andy Serkis (Avengers: Age of Ultron), Domhnall Gleeson »

- Thomas Roach

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New Star Wars The Force Awakens footage released!

27 August 2015 10:27 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

New Star Wars The Force Awakens footage: Instagram debut new footage from the upcoming sequel in the Star Wars saga. New Star Wars The Force Awakens footage

New Star Wars The Force Awakens footage has just been released via the official Star Wars Instagram page!

Come this way to take a look at the new Star Wars The Force Awakens footage, but blink and you’ll miss it.

There has been an awakening… #StarWars #TheForceAwakens

A video posted by Star Wars (@starwars) on Aug 27, 2015 at 10:00am Pdt

This afternoon, the official Star Wars @starwars Instagram account released exclusive new footage from their upcoming film, The Force Awakens, using Instagram’s new landscape format.

Inspired by the new cinematic video format that helps showcase a long-awaited snippet of the film, the clip comes after Instagram announced today that — in addition to square posts — you can now share photos and videos »

- Paul Heath

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It's 'Finn' Vs. 'Kylo Ren' In Epic New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser

27 August 2015 10:15 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

  There has been an awakening... #StarWars #TheForceAwakens A video posted by Star Wars (@starwars) on Aug 27, 2015 at 10:00am Pdt Well, that was epic! As you can see, this new preview reveals that Kylo Ren is in that snowy forest about to go to war with a lightsaber wielding Finn. We also get a new look at Bb-8 and Rey, along with another glimpse at the entire First Order ready for action. This has to mean that the new full-length trailer is on the way, and with any luck, Disney and Lucasfilm won't keep us waiting for long. Starring original cast members Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker and franchise newcomers, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline Christie, Lupita Nyong’o and Max von SydowStar Wars Episode VII is set to be released on December 18th, »

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens box office estimates suggest a $615 million global opening weekend

27 August 2015 9:57 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We all know Star Wars: The Force Awakens is going to be big – the only question is, ‘how big’?

Well, according to predictions from Deadline, the first chapter of Disney’s Star Wars sequel trilogy could pull in a $615 million worldwide opening weekend, which would shatter the previous record set earlier this year by Jurassic World on $524.4 million.

See Also: Star Wars: The Force Awakens behind-the-scenes images and Bb-8 Empire cover

Analysts are suggesting a $300 million domestic opening (again, another Jurassic World record) plus a further $315 million internationally, which would almost certainly propel the J.J. Abrams-directed film to the fastest $1 billion of all time, held by – yep, you guessed it – Jurassic World, which achieved the feat in just 13 days.

The Force Awakens is set to dominate multiplexes in December and early January, playing on around 50% of screens, as well as having its run of IMAX theaters exclusively for a month. »

- Gary Collinson

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens behind-the-scenes images and Bb-8 Empire cover

27 August 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We’ve already seen Empire’s two Star Wars: The Force Awakens-themed covers [see here], and now the magazine has released the subscriber cover to the latest issue, which features the new droid Bb-8. And that’s not all, as we’ve also got a couple of behind-the-scenes images from the hotly-anticipated film featuring John Boyega’s Finn (click on either for larger versions)…

See Also: J.J. Abrams talks Kylo Ren, Supreme Leader Snoke and the First Order from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

 

See Also: The Empire Strikes Back gets Star Wars: The Force Awakens-style trailer

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set for release on December 18th and sees J.J. Abrams directing returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C-3Po), Kenny Baker (R2-D2) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), in addition to Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (A Most Violent Year »

- Gary Collinson

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