Baby Yoda invades Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with an astronaut, space Snoopy and Stormtroopers
If Baby Yoda can make it here, he can make it anywhere. The adorable green Force-wielder from the Disney Plus "Star Wars" series "The Mandalorian" soared over Broadway in Funko Pop form during the 95th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday (Nov. 25). (You can actually score a Funko Pop version of the Baby Yoda balloon, complete with his toy metal ball, for $30 at Funko.com and find more Black Friday Star Wars deals for your fans at home.) But Baby Yoda wasn't the only cosmic character to drop in on the turkey day event. Stormtroopers and an augmented reality float (complete with the Millennium Falcon) also made in an appearance along to promote the new VR game "Star Wars: Tales from The Galaxy's Edge" on Oculus Quest, which you can get with a $50 voucher in this Black Friday deal, and a giant Snoopy decked out in a NASA spacesuit floated behind a float of his Peanuts friends, bobbing just like you'd expect in zero gravity. "Oh no! Stormtroopers have Seezelslak and a porg captive! And look what's swooping in to this year's Macy's Parade to save them: the Millennium Falcon!" Macy's wrote on Twitter.space.com
Baby Yoda lands in Minecraft Star Wars DLC
A range of " Star Wars " stories from a galaxy far, far away landed recently in the epic building game, Minecraft— including some with Baby Yoda. A new downloadable content (DLC) package called " Minecraft Star Wars " landed in the Minecraft Marketplace a short while ago, according to Minecraft.net. A trailer for the DLC on YouTube shows several worlds of fun awaiting long time "Star Wars" fans. A Baby Yoda makes a cameo appearance, in a nod to the ongoing Season 2 of "The Mandalorian" on Disney Plus. The Millennium Falcon has a new, epic block-like form to match with the building blocks of Minecraft.space.com
Save up to 50% on Star Wars Funko Pop! figures this Cyber Monday
Star Wars fans can relive some of the most famous scenes from the movies or display their favorite characters on their shelves with Funko Pop! figures make a wonderful gift if you're looking for something to impress a Star Wars fan, or you can grab them up for yourself. We've looked for the most popular characters and scenes in Funko's Star Wars repertoire. figuresMandalorian and The Child: $32.99 $24.88 at AmazonThe bounty hunter and his precious cargo are side by side in this Funko Pop! View DealCheck out our best Star Wars Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals here and don't miss our favorite Star Wars Lego sets for 2020!space.com
Space Gifts 2020: The best gifts in the universe
The Force is strong will all the Baby Yoda gifts available this year. Baby Yoda Funko Pop! Star Wars: Baby Yoda deals Reduced Price Funko Pop! Star Wars: Escape from Death Star(Image credit: Hasbro)Old-school Star Wars fans will love this retro Escape From Death Star game, including a retro collection Grand Moff Tarkin action figure. Baby Yoda Chia Pet(Image credit: Joseph Enterprise)Even plant-lovers can get in on the Baby Yoda craze this holiday season.space.com
Take a video tour of SpaceX's Crew-1 Dragon spaceship with Baby Yoda (and astronauts, too)
While en route to the International Space Station, the four astronauts of NASA's Crew-1 mission — along with special passenger Baby Yoda — showed viewers around their SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft. (Image credit: NASA TV) Image 2 of 5 NASA astronaut Shannon Walker describes life inside SpaceX's Crew Dragon while a Baby Yoda toy floats nearby during a Crew-1 video tour on Nov. 16, 2020. (Image credit: NASA TV) Image 3 of 5 Baby Yoda floats on as Japanese Aerospace Exploration Astronaut Soichi Noguchi (partially visible at top) shows off the roomy storage area on SpaceX's Crew Dragon Resilience. (Image credit: NASA TV) Image 5 of 5 NASA astronaut Victor Glover shows off his gold astronaut pin in space. You can watch SpaceX's Crew-1 flight for NASA live here , courtesy of NASA TV.space.com
The 'Lego Star Wars Holiday Special' is coming to Disney Plus this month
Time to break out the "Star Wars" holiday sweaters and the sweat-inducing holographic memories of the infamous 1977 "Star Wars Holiday Special." Lego is bravely bringing a new holiday special to the "Star Wars" universe. "Lego Star Wars Holiday Special" drops Nov. 17 — that would be Wookiee Life Day to "Star Wars" fans — on Disney Plus, for an epic franchise-crossing adventure starring the Jedi Knight Rey and her robot sidekick, BB-8. Related: These Lego 'Star Wars' sets for 2020 are strong with the ForceLego Star Wars Advent Calendar| Save $10.03 | Now $29.96 at Amazon Steer clear of sugar-packed advent calendars by going for something that encourages creative thinking and play. Life Day is back in the Lego Star Wars Holiday Special coming to Disney Plus in November 2020.space.com
The Mandalorian' season 2 is landing on Disney Plus Friday
Season two of " The Mandalorian " lands on Disney Plus Friday (Oct. 30), so here's one final glimpse of what we can expect from the stoic space bounty hunter in a galaxy far, far away. It's clear that the Mandalorian needs the assistance of both Dune and Greef Karga (Carl Weathers) to help return The Child, a.k.a. Watch the first 'The Mandalorian' Season 2 trailer"The Mandalorian" returns to Disney Plus on Oct. 30 with the season two premiere. Season 2 of "The Mandalorian" premieres on Disney Plus on Oct.30. The first season of "The Mandalorian" is on Disney Plus, which is available for $6.99 per month or $69.99 per year in the US and in the U.K., it's £6 a month, or £60 a year.space.com
‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2, with all its Baby Yoda glory, premieres on October 30
ROANOKE, Va. – Just like the hero he is, Baby Yoda is coming to save 2020 when we need him most. Disney announced on Wednesday that its highly popular Star War series, “The Mandalorian,” will debut season two on October 30 on Disney Plus. New episodes start streaming Oct. 30 on #DisneyPlus. #TheMandalorian pic.twitter.com/8oruZ3oedx — The Mandalorian (@themandalorian) September 2, 2020The last episode of the first season aired in December 2019, and fans will be able to continue the story of the bounty hunter and The Child soon enough. Season one of this Star Wars spin-off series is currently available to stream on Disney Plus.
Celebrate ‘Star Wars’ Day with new ‘Mandalorian’ docuseries on Disney+
Disney is planning to drop a new eight-part docuseries called “Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian,” beginning Monday. Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian, an Original Series, starts streaming May the 4th, only on #DisneyPlus. pic.twitter.com/gRSge03Hzn — Star Wars (@starwars) April 23, 2020The series takes a behind-the-scenes look at how the fan-favorite series, “ The Mandalorian , ” was created. “After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe. Production has been shut down on all of its shows, including some upcoming Disney+ series.
Baby Yoda toys from 'Star Wars' will launch an unstoppable campaign of cuteness this year
(Image credit: Disney/Getty) Image 3 of 22 Adorable new Baby Yoda toys from "The Mandalorian" will become available in 2020. (Image credit: Disney/Getty) Image 4 of 22 Adorable new Baby Yoda toys from "The Mandalorian" will become available in 2020. (Image credit: Disney/Getty) Image 5 of 22 Adorable new Baby Yoda toys from "The Mandalorian" will become available in 2020. (Image credit: Disney/Getty) Image 6 of 22 Adorable new Baby Yoda toys from "The Mandalorian" will become available in 2020. (Image credit: Disney/Getty) Image 22 of 22 baby yoda (Image credit: Disney/Getty)But finally, the wait is over.space.com
We can’t deny Baby Yoda’s popularity, but classic content remains supreme on Disney+
ROANOKE, Va. – Classic Disney movies like Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, and Snow White have been a staple in family homes for decades; however, streaming classic princess movies isn’t the only plus to Disney+. While highspeedinternet.com says that more than half of Disney+ subscribers prefer to stream classic Disney movies, content from Marvel, Star Wars, Pixar and National Geographic is also available. It currently ranks as the most popular original series on the platform, with 50% of people stating they’ve streamed at least one episode. High School Musical: The Musical: The Series takes second on the most popular original shows, surprising absolutely no one. The High School Musical fandom has been strong since the first movie release on Disney Channel in 2006.
Baby Yoda coming to Build-A-Bear stores
ROANOKE, Va. – Baby Yoda has likely made his way onto your social media timelines as the subject of countless memes, if not onto your screens in Disney+'s Star Wars: The Mandalorian. Now, he’s making his way to Build-A-Bear stores. A prototype of the plush toy was unveiled at a conference in Orlando on Tuesday. Baby Yoda is set to debut at Build-A-Bear in the coming months.
Baby Yoda: Why you can't get the Star Wars toy for the holidays
That's because toymaker Hasbro is rolling out a line of official Baby Yoda toys, but they won't be available until May. It found that "Baby Yoda" searches rose throughout November by more than 7,000%, and forecast that demand would increase this month. Among the retailers now selling Baby Yoda toys that won't be available until early 2020 is Walmart, whose plush Baby Yoda-themed doll will ship in April. Hasbro says this Baby Yoda toy will be available in the spring and retail for $9.99. And another unofficial Baby Yoda toy sold on Etsy has a 14-to-17-month wait list, according to CNET.cbsnews.com
Hasbro unveils line of Baby Yoda toys now available for preorder
The Child, popularly known as "Baby Yoda," is a character in the new Disney+ series, "The Mandalorian"Hasbro, which holds the master toy license for Star Wars-branded toys, has finally revealed its first collection of figures based on everyone's favorite character from "The Mandalorian" Baby Yoda. While the cute creature has been dubbed Baby Yoda, because of his resemblance to the iconic "Star Wars" character, retailers, manufacturers and Disney itself call the character "The Child." Starting Thursday, fans will be able to preorder four new Baby Yoda toys. Keeping "Baby Yoda" a secret has meant that toys, plush and other items haven't been available to purchase right away, disappointing eager holiday shoppers. Print-to-order mugs, T-shirts and magnets are easy to produce quickly, however sculpting toys and creating accurate three-dimensional objects takes a bit more time.cnbc.com
These baby Yoda memes are driving the internet crazy
Whether you’re a fan of “Star Wars” or not, we’re sure you have fallen prey to the baby Yoda craze that is sweeping social media. Thus, the baby Yoda craze was born, but we’re not complaining. Well, we’ve scoured the web looking for the best baby Yoda memes the internet had to offer. Every single baby Yoda meme has been me like HOWWW pic.twitter.com/z4yLusRgYv — scandal (@eskandalowithak) November 29, 201921. We know the internet is full of other baby Yoda memes, so share your favorite in the comments below.
'Baby Yoda' caught the merch industry off guard, and now they're trying to catch up
Fans weren't the only ones surprised by the appearance of the cute alien currently known as "Baby Yoda." "Baby Yoda" merchandise available on Disney's online store. DisneyIt's why most fans have noticed that retailers are selling a very similar image of "Baby Yoda" on everything from T-shirts and hoodies to mugs and cell phone cases. New "Baby Yoda" T-shirt designs from Fifth Sun. All we want for Christmas is 'Baby Yoda'Keeping "Baby Yoda" a secret has also means that toys, plush and other items won't be available to purchase right away.cnbc.com