Monday, May 04 2015 01:00

Star Wars Day: "Legendary Chewbacca" Comes to Build-A-Bear Workshop...

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There have been a lot of different plush versions and variations on Han Solo's faithful Wookiee companion, Chewbacca over the years, but what Build-A-Bear Workshop has unveiled today just may be the cutest ever. Revealed for Star Wars Day 2015, "Legendary Chewbacca" is an 18" plush character with electronic sounds. Available in-stores on July 24, 2015, Build-A-Bear Workshop is now accepting online pre-orders, with the promise that orders will ship prior to the in-store street date. Take a peek, right here on THE ROCK FATHER...

Chewie!Legendary Chewbacca

Chewbacca is a fiercely loyal Wookiee that would make the perfect companion for any Star Wars fan. This iconic character is completed with a Bowcaster and 5-in-1 Chewbacca Sounds. Price includes: 18 in. Chewbacca, Chewbacca Bowcaster, and Chewbacca Sounds.

Preorder event available online only. Limit of 4 per order. Entire order will ship before product can be purchased in stores on July 24, 2015. Quantities limited.

You can pre-order your Chewie from Build-A-Bear Workshop online for $54 bucks. Millenium Falcon co-pilots don't come cheap.

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James Zahn is best-known as The Rock Father™, a media personality, commentator, adventurer and raconteur. He is the Owner, Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief of THE ROCK FATHER™ Magazine. In January, 2019, after nearly a decade of publishing The Rock Father™ Magazine, he joined Adventure Media and Events as Senior Editor of The Toy Book—the leading trade publication for the toy industry since 1984, as well as The Pop Insider — a destination for all things pop culture, and The Toy Insider — the leading consumer guide for toys and games. He is also editor of The Toy Report, a weekly newsletter published by The Toy Book each Thursday. Zahn has over 27 years of experience in the entertainment, retail and publishing industries.

He regularly serves as a Brand Ambassador and spokesperson for several Globally-recognized pop culture and lifestyle brands in addition to consulting for a number of toy manufacturers. 

Creatively, James has directed/edited music videos, lyric videos, and album trailers for bands such as FEAR FACTORY, has appeared as an actor in feature films and commercials, written comic books, and performed in bands. He currently serves as an artist manager and video director for PRODUCT OF HATE, whose debut album was released by Napalm Records in 2016, distributed by ADA/Warner Music in the U.S. with Universal Music handling global. A new album has been completed and is set for release this year.

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