Are you aware that it’s been 50 years since Lucasfilm started its work? At least, it will be starting in 2021. And as it turns out, they’ll be celebrating that anniversary with…special Star Wars merch!

Lucasfilm 50th anniversary logo.
Hard to believe that it’s been 50 years since we saw the Death Star blow up.

In a recent statement, Lucasfilm announces 2021 to mark their 50th anniversary since they first opened up back in 1971. It’s hard to believe that it’s really been 50 years since George Lucas started it all, isn’t it? Makes you feel a bit long in the tooth….

That’s not all though. Lucasfilm also announces that they’ll be doing something special for their 50th anniversary. Starting in January 2021, Lucasfilm will release commemorative Star Wars merchandise for their anniversary. Unfortunately, they’re not specifically saying what this new merch will be. The only clue in their statement is:

To commemorate Lucasfilm’s 50 years of storytelling, we look forward to honoring this consumer products legacy and bringing to life brand-new products, games and publishing offerings that celebrate our future with Lucasfilm’s exciting feature films and Disney+ series ahead.

Paul Southern, Lucasfilm Senior Vice President, Licensing and Franchise

Celebrating When Lucasfilm Turns 50

Remember Will, 50 is really just two 25 year olds...two old, fat, bald, wrinkly 25 year olds glued together. Happy birthday, old man!
Always look on the bright side of life!

So 50th anniversary Star Wars merch, games, and books? That would be pretty sweet of Lucasfilm. Granted, we can still only guess as to what form these merch and products will take without any official statement. Maybe we’ll even finally get to see Disney release Star Wars Detours from their vaults? That would be quite the present for the 50th anniversary of the Star Wars franchise as a whole.

Star Wars Detours logo, also from Lucasfilm.
Seeing this reach the light of day would be the best 50th anniversary present ever.

This is all speculation pending official confirmation from Lucasfilm though. You’ll have to take this with a bit of salt.

Salt shaker on salt.
Salt-ception, anyone?


Lucasfilm will commemorate their 50th anniversary with special Star Wars merchandise, games, and books. What form these products will take is still unknown, pending any official announcement. Knowing the company though, it’ll probably be something pretty special.