BB-9E: What We Know About The New Star Wars Droid

Star Wars: The Force Awakens introduced a lot of new characters to the galaxy far, far away, but among the most popular was BB-8, the adorable droid who was packed with personality and a lot of technological goodies within his spherical body. BB-8 is rolling back into action in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, but he won't be the only BB unit getting the spotlight in the upcoming movie. We've learned that BB-8 will have an evil counterpart in the form of BB-9E, who serves The First Order and is...
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The World’s Largest Lego Set Is Star Wars, And You Can Now Take A Look

 Believe it or not, LEGO might not be around today if it weren't for Star Wars. It was in the late 90s that sluggish sales threatened to shutter the decades old Danish toy company until the Lucasfilm license proved that Star Wars and LEGO were two great tastes that tasted great together. Now, LEGO is set to celebrate the December release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi with its single biggest set to date. Featuring 7,541 pieces and an $800 price tag, a new Millennium Falcon set celebrates the ship...
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Your Nerd Side has Star Wars Creatures And Characters, Ranked By Cuteness

 Recently Star Wars: The Last Jedi revealed some of the new alien creatures that will be part of the newest film in the franchise. Porgs. The internet met them with a collective "awwwww." I mean, for real. While the Star Wars Universe is full of aliens, many of them are of the giant monster variety, but some are downright adorable. While many viewed the Porgs as some sort of pandering to the toy market, the fact is that weird, and occasionally cute, aliens have been a part of the Star...
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How Big Is Snoke? New Toy Reveals Supreme Leader’s Stature

Having only seen him as a massive hologram in The Force Awakens, fans have been curious about Snoke's true identity, with many conjectures being that he could potentially be a character we've seen in a previous film in a new incarnation. Many theories can now be stricken from the record as new The Last Jedi toys tease the Supreme Leader's height. Star Wars News Net came across the below images of a BB-8 playset, which comes with a figure of Supreme Leader Snoke and one of his praetorian guard...
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Your Nerd Side has all the movies coming out this year!

The Dark Tower - Friday, August 4 Detroit - Friday, August 4 Kidnap - Friday, August 4 Wind River - Friday, August 4 Annabelle: Creation - Friday, August 11 The Glass Castle - Friday, August 11 Good Time - Friday, August 11 Ingrid Goes West - Friday, August 11 The Nut Job 2 - Friday, August 11 The Only Living Boy In New York - Friday, August 11 The Trip to Spain - Friday, August 11 The Hitman's Bodyguard - Friday, August 18 Logan Lucky - Friday, August 1...
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Star Wars Multiplayer VR Is Coming To Disneyland And Walt Disney World

Both Disney Theme Parks are currently under construction to bring the world of Star Wars to guests in a big way. However, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge won't be the only way to experience the galaxy far, far away. Disney Parks has announced plans to bring "hyper reality" experience centers to both parks that will allow guests to enter, and interact, with the world of Star Wars. While details are minimal, this will apparently involve using virtual reality, as well as other concepts to create a...
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Does New Figure Reveal Kylo Ren Ditches His Helmet For Good In ‘The Last Jedi’?

On September 1, consumers will celebrate Force Friday, the day upon which Star Wars toys honoring The Last Jedi will hit shelves everywhere. Although it will be another three months before the film itself is actually released, early analysis of these toys can give fans clues about what to expect from the film. Despite the official release of these toys being over a month away, one shopper came across some Hasbro 3.75" figures in Panama that might have given away clues about The Last Jedi, as dis...
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Star Trek: Discovery Bans The Word ‘God’

Some may think that the restrictions on what can and can’t be said in a television series developed for streaming services would be less stringent than those created for broadcast. It turns out that’s not the case when it comes to Star Trek: Discovery, at least not in one very specific example. The word “god” is banned from use on Star Trek: Discovery, adhering to the part of Gene Roddenberry’s original vision for Star Trek that involved humanity progressing past the need for religion. ...
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How Much Of Avengers: Infinity War Takes Place On Earth

Avengers: Infinity War will tell a sprawling cosmic epic, with some characters guaranteed to leave the relative safety of Earth to confront Thanos. We know from the Infinity War trailer that some characters do, in fact, get to go to another planet, which leaves us wondering how much of Infinity War will be spent on Earth vs other cosmic settings.  At San Diego Comic-Con  director Joe Russo said how much of the film was set on Earth. A good amount. It's a lot of different narra...
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Even Mark Ruffalo Was Surprised Thor: Ragnarok Got Away With So Much Improvisi

From what we have seen thus far, there has arguably never been a superhero movie quite like Thor: Ragnarok. Director Taika Waititi's upcoming threequel looks like a love letter to the insane, and the improv-heavy film (reportedly at least 80% of it is improv, in fact) looks like nothing we have ever seen before. The cast and crew got away with a lot while filming the sci-fi fantasy romp, and even Hulk actor Mark Ruffalo was surprised by the amount of leeway they received from Mar...
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