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Win a LEGO Episode I 3D Mural

StarWars.com Team | February 16, 2012

Southern California fans (Update: see below) have a chance to win one of the stunning Star Wars: Episode I 3D murals comprised completely of LEGO bricks spotted at select theaters across the country. ArcLight Hollywood has just posted a contest to their Facebook page asking fans who see The Phantom Menace 3D at the Hollywood venue to snap a photo of themselves in front of the mural with a caption explaining what makes them the biggest Star Wars fan!

The entry that receives the most votes by Wednesday, February 22 will take the LEGO mural home! Click here to enter.

There’s a good chance that more of these murals will become available in similar contests across the country, so stay tuned as we’ll update this entry with any new contests that are announced!

Go to the official ArcLight site for more info.

UPDATE: It appears that Harkins Theatres of Scottsdale, Arizona has launched their own mural giveaway contest, requiring only that you “Like” them on Facebook to enter! Check it out here!

McDonald’s Star Wars Spinners

| February 8, 2012

Starting February 10 in U.S. McDonald’s restaurants, fans will be able to collect one of eight Episode I 3D-themed spinners with the purchase of a Happy Meal!

The spinners, which are launched like tops from a spring-loaded handle, come in eight shapes: Darth Maul’s lightsaber, Sebulba’s Podracer engine, Mace Windu’s lightsaber, Qui-Gon Jinn’s lightsaber, Yoda’s lightsaber, R2-D2, Anakin’s Podracer engine, and Obi-Wan Kenobi’s lightsaber. The spinners themselves showcase the corresponding handle’s “owner.”

Look for all eight Star Wars spinners at participating McDonald’s in the U.S. starting this Friday (and while you’re at it, go catch Episode I 3D in theaters!).

Week 5: Exclusive Queen Amidala T-shirt Now Available

StarWars.com Team | February 6, 2012

We’re in the final week’s stretch to the release of Episode I 3D, which means the fifth and final Episode I-themed exclusive t-shirt is now available at welovefine.com!

This striking Queen Amidala tee, designed by Lucasfilm’s Craig Drake, is available through midnight Sunday (February 12) in a womens fitted, mens, and hoodie. In addition to the exclusive tee, StarWars.com is devoting their Episode I 3D page to Queen Amidala this week, with exclusive videos, a soundboard, a drawing tutorial, and more!

You can also browse back through the previous weeks of content by clicking the tabbed dates, which will take you to pages featuring the Racer Rush game, the Maul Me feature, exclusive video, downloadable prints, craft and drawing tutorials, and much more!

Head on over to welovefine.com now to pick up this week’s Queen Amidala t-shirt – the last in this exclusive series!

Darth Maul Puck for Tampa Bay Lightning Fans

StarWars.com Team | February 3, 2012

It’s Star Wars Episode I 3D night at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Thursday, February 16, when the Tampa Bay Lightning hockey team takes on the San Jose Sharks! Select ticket-holders will sit in a special Star Wars seating section, have photo-ops with costumed characters from the 501st Legion, and receive a limited edition Phantom Menace Lightning puck (pictured above)!

The puck comes as part of a “Star Wars Prequel VIP Pack,” which also includes a terrace endzone seat, a “stadium favorites” menu, and a selection of beverages. Click the image below for an expanded view of the event flyer and ticket information.

Episode I Toy Premiums from French Quick Restaurants

Pete Vilmur | February 3, 2012

Fans from France, Belgium and Luxemburg may have recently discovered a cool Episode I 3D-themed promotion overtaking their local Quick restaurant – a promotion which earned a lot of buzz last month with a sneak peek of a black-bunned “Dark Vador Burger” (which doesn’t yet appear on the chain’s French site – it will be offered exclusively in France between March 2 – 5).

In addition to the Dark Burger and Jedi Burger currently available between January 31 and March 1 in France (or to March 5 in Belgium and Luxemburg), there are several Episode I 3D toys being offered in Quick “Magic Boxes”, the equivalent of a Happy Meal box in the U.S. While the Magic Box toys are usually reserved for younger children, older fans – ages 9-14 – are eligible to receive some cool menu top box items, such as light-up lightsaber key chains, glow-in-the-dark bracelets, buttons, and iron-ons.

Check out the Magic Box prizes below, with the menu top box premiums for older kids shown at the bottom (and if you’re feeling adventurous and don’t mind doing a little navigating around a French-language site, you can find the promotion’s TV spot as well as pdf downloads of the Dark Burger and Jedi Burger posters!):

Podracer roll-along

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Exclusive Darth Maul 3D Glasses at RealD Theaters

StarWars.com Team | January 30, 2012

Fans have the chance to feel the Force like never before with an exclusive pair of Darth Maul 3D glasses at all RealD theaters across the country! The glasses, tattooed like the sinister Sith, are available while supplies last at day-one 3D screenings of Episode I at all RealD theaters. Check your local RealD theater for additional details!

Additionally, 10 AMC theaters across the U.S. will be hosting special event screenings of Episode I, which will offer activities, interactive experiences, and giveaways (including a pair of exclusive Podracer 3D glasses!). Click here to find out if your city’s AMC theater is hosting an Episode I special event screening!

Week 4: Exclusive “Jedi Thumb Trick” T-shirt Now Available

| January 30, 2012

It’s Jedi Week at StarWars.com — videos, crafts, downloadable posters and more await fans of the galaxy’s saber-toting peace-keepers! A new themed week also means there’s a new Jedi-themed t-shirt exclusive available from Mighty Fine through next Sunday!

“Jedi Thumb Trick” by Reece Ward is now available exclusively from welovefine.com through midnight Sunday, at which time the fifth and final t-shirt design will be unveiled! Head on over to pick up this week’s exclusive tee before “Jedi Thumb Trick” becomes all but extinct!

Lucas, Filoni and Others Sign Clone Wars Poster for Charity

StarWars.com Team | January 26, 2012

Clone Wars Supervising Director Dave Filoni

In an effort to support the Aids and Breast Cancer Emergency Fund of San Francisco, Lucasfilm Animation has just posted a 3-day auction at eBay for a rare Clone Wars artwork poster by Dave Filoni, supervising director of The Clone Wars. In addition to the striking artwork, what makes this poster exceptionally cool are the signatures that grace it — here’s the auction description:

This is an extremely rare poster that was only made available to select pass-holders at Star Wars Celebration V (2010). The artwork was done by Dave Filoni, Supervising Director of the hit series Star Wars: The Clone Wars and features fan-favorite characters – Cad Bane and Boba Fett.

The poster includes original signatures from George Lucas, Dave Filoni, Daniel Logan (“Boba Fett” in Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: The Clone Wars) and Corey Burton (“Cad Bane,” “Count Dooku,” and “Ziro the Hutt” in Star Wars: The Clone Wars).

Opportunities to pick up any officially-sanctioned, multiple-signature posters from Lucasfilm don’t come up too often, and this one’s window will be closing in less than 3 days — head on over now and place your bid!

More images below:

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Exclusive LEGO Poster Free with Star Wars Pre-Orders

StarWars.com Team | January 24, 2012

For just 5 more days, fans who pre-order any one of the eleven new LEGO Star Wars sets listed below will get a free 2-sided 24×32-inch poster showcasing the 2012 LEGO Star Wars mini figure gallery on one side and Episode IV’s trench run scene on the other!

This exclusive offer is only available for orders made through the LEGO Catalogue, on shop.LEGO.com and over the phone. This offer ends at 4pm EST on January 29, so head on over to shop.LEGO.com now!

Pre-order any of these new Star Wars sets to get a free poster:

Views of both sides:

Week 3: Exclusive R2-D2 Tee Now Available

StarWars.com Team | January 24, 2012

“R2 Graffiti” is the latest exclusive t-shirt available from welovefine.com for one week only, the third of five exclusives that are being rolled out before the February 10 release of Episode I 3D! Designed by Reece Ward, “tagged Artoo” still pulls off the look, don’t you think? Order it here through this Sunday night!

R2-D2 is just one of the many Episode I droids being highlighted at StarWars.com this week, where you’ll find exclusive videos, crafts, soundboards, and other interactive activities (while you’re there, be sure to also check out the Podracing and Darth Maul themed pages)!

Stay tuned for next week’s update (along with an exclusive new tee): “Obi-Wan”