Pop Goes The News — Retail giant Target has apologized to a customer who came across phallic Star Wars toys in her local store.

Joni Jones, a mother of one in Indiana, contacted Target last week through its Facebook page after snapping pics of Star Wars: The Force Awakens pool toys.

Pop Goes The News — Canada’s CIBC is cashing in on Star Wars: The Force Awakens by selling collector coins from the New Zealand Mint.

One of the 1 oz. pure silver coins depicts Han Solo (Harrison Ford) frozen in carbonite from 1980’s Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and another features a full colour image of Rey (Daisy Ridley) from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Pop Goes The News — Liam Neeson sat in the scorching Mexican heat Saturday morning wearing a grey suit and sipping hot tea to speak to reporters gathered at the five-star Las Ventanas al Paraíso resort.

Neeson was promoting his new movie Silence, a historical drama directed by Martin Scorsese and co-produced by Mexico’s Gastón Pavlovich, at the Los Cabos International Film Festival.