Author: Aaron Thonney

Could new Star Wars trailer drop during the Super Bowl?Could new Star Wars trailer drop during the Super Bowl?

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The stars could align to once again catch a glimpse of the latest installment of the Star Wars franchise during the upcoming Super Bowl.

The as-yet-untitled Star Wars Episode IX is set to hit theaters Dec. 20, 2019. It’s the last movie in the latest trilogy which began with “The Force Awakens” and “The Last Jedi,” combining new characters with some well-known favorites from the original series.

Reports suggest the newest movie’s teaser trailer will drop during the Super Bowl, according to the Express. Composer John Williams, who provided the soundtrack on every Star Wars movie, is rumored to be working on an exclusive piece just for the trailer.

Principal photography on the new film began in August and is expected to wrap up in February, perhaps perfectly coinciding with a Super Bowl trailer release. Additionally, promoting a new Star Wars film in the Super Bowl is nothing new. The first teaser trailer for the most recent movie in the ever-expanding franchise, “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” was released during the 2018 Super Bowl.

It’s a spin off separate from the newest trilogy and focuses on the origin story of the famed Han Solo.

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Non-profit Purpose Built Communities has signed a long-term lease to occupy the full second floor of the Hosea + 2nd development at the corner of Hosea Williams Drive and 2nd Avenue in East Lake. Purpose Built Communities was established in 2009 to help local leaders replicate the successful East Lake neighborhood revitalization model in other urban areas of concentrated poverty around the nation.

Thomas Eye Group has opened its eighth location in Midtown in the brand new Northside Medical complex, 1110 West Peachtree St. The 6,500 square foot office has 12 exam rooms and provides convenient and quick appointments for residents and professionals. Several specialists focused on LASIK, cataract, pediatric and glaucoma have joined the new location. For more information, visit

Planet Fitness was expected to open a new location at West End Mall on Oct. 1. The gym is located at 854 Oak Street in Atlanta. For more information, visit

Beginning as a small startup in 2013, Atlanta-based Gather, now the leading event management software platform for restaurants and venues, has received recognition from Inc. 5000, placing in the top 10 percent of growing companies in the U.S. and 13 out of 141 companies recognized in Atlanta, specifically. Gather recently moved to new, larger offices in Midtown and expects to double its number of employees to 130 by the end of the year. For more information, visit

TPA Group has purchased Buckhead Tower at Lenox Square, a 19-story office building located at 3399 Peachtree Street. The Class-A office tower shares a promenade with Lenox Square and is currently 85 percent leased.

Sarah Tourville, CEO and Founder of Media Frenzy Global, has been accepted into the Forbes Agency Council, an invitation-only community for executives in successful public relations, media strategy, creative and advertising agencies.

The DeKalb Entertainment Commission will host its second Entertainment Expo on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at ROAM Innovative Workplace at Perimeter Center, 1151 Hammond Drive NE. The event features resources and information for DeKalb companies, professionals and residents seeking to build a presence in the entertainment industry.

All the details you need to know about Super Bowl LIII in AtlantaAll the details you need to know about Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta

Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta

Super Bowl fans are counting down the days and hoping their favorite teams make it to the big showdown in Atlanta Feb. 3.

This is the third time Atlanta will play host to the Super Bowl. It previously hosted it in 1994 and 2000. However, this is the first time players will vie for the Vince Lombardi Trophy in Atlanta’s new Mercedes-Benz stadium.

CBS is televising the Super Bowl LIII, which people can watch on their local stations or via cable. CBS will also offer a stream of the game through its CBS All Access subscription. It is offering a week free trial for customers.

If fans want to do more than watch from home, they’ll have to pay up. The NFL doesn’t sell tickets directly to the public, and tickets are already being offered for thousands of dollars online. The NFL’s official ticket partner is On Location Experiences, and is offering ticket packages ranging from $5,000 to $17,500. Resale sites have tickets listed ranging from $3,000 to $16,039.

For those who travel to Atlanta, there are a number of Super Bowl-related events, including a nine-day Super Bowl Live festival in Centennial Olympic Park, which will have free concerts and activities.