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Star Wars Bits: J.W. Rinzler, Galactic Starcruiser, War of the Bounty Hunters, The Black Series, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and More!

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Author J.W. Rinzler Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser Reveals First Poster Marvel’s Upcoming Star Wars Comics Star Wars: The Black Series Announcements Obi–Wan Kenobi Rumors and Speculation And more! Author J.W. Rinzler Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer J.W. Rinzler, author of The Making of Star Wars: The Definitive Story Behind the Original Film (2007), The Making of The Empire Strikes Back (2010), and The Making of Retur...
Tags: Star Wars, Hayden Christensen, TV, Movies, News, Marvel, Disney, Walmart, Timothy Olyphant, Hasbro, Darth Vader, Lucasfilm, Ewan McGregor, Epcot, Sarah, Emilia Clarke


‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ Breakdown: The Details and History That Enrich “Infested”

This article contains major spoilers for the latest episode of Star Wars: The Bad Batch. After returning to Ord Mantell from another mission for Cid, the Bad Batch find that Cid is no longer in control of her place. Instead, there’s a Devaronian named Roland Durand of the Durand crime family, new to the Star Wars canon (which immediately makes this episode of Star Wars: The Bad Batch, titled “Infested,” a worthwhile endeavor). He’s taken over with an army of goons and intends to broker a deal w...
Tags: Features, Reviews, TV


Interview: Ashley Eckstein Discusses Her Universe Fashion Show

With Comic-Con kicking off this weekend, we decided to talk with Ashley Eckstein about her upcoming Her Universe geek couture fashion show, which is premiering virtually this year on Friday, July 23. Fans of the animated Star Wars series The Clone Wars will recognize Eckstein as the voice of Ahsoka Tano, the popular apprentice of Anakin Skywalker last seen battling Darth Maul and fighting her way through Order 66. Eckstein has also lent her voice to TV shows such as She-Ra and the Princesses of ...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Netflix, San Diego, Anakin Skywalker, Darth Maul, Eckstein, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Ashley Eckstein, San Diego Comic Con, Ahsoka Tano, Ahsoka, Her Universe Fashion Show, Universe Fashion Show, Jeff Ames


Star Wars: Visions: Release Date, Cast and More

(Welcome to …And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.) The main Star Wars movies might be taking a brief hiatus at the moment (although not for much longer), but the television side of the galaxy far, far away has been enjoying a thriving boom. This continues with the upcoming Star Wars: Visions, the newest and most refreshing-sounding television series set in this beloved universe t...
Tags: TV


New ‘Star Wars: Visions’ Details Reveal the Show’s Place on the Saga’s Timeline

Ever since Disney acquired Lucasfilm, we’ve all had to make our peace with the fact that Star Wars would likely dominate the big screen and our television sets until the end of our lives (and almost certainly beyond that, too). Even the most hardcore fan would have to admit that the key to staving off franchise fatigue will be introducing fresh perspectives and original approaches, and that’s where Star Wars: Visions comes in. The animated anthology series is already shaping up to be one of the...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, News, Disney, Ocho, Lucasfilm, Twins, Shell, Toyko, Luke Skywalker, Luke, Skywalker, Jedi, Imperial Army, Kamiyama


Disney+ August 2021 Schedule: Movies and TV Titles Revealed

Disney+ has revealed the full list of new movies and TV titles available on the streaming service this coming August 2021. This includes the highly-anticipated series debut of Marvel Studios’ first animated series What If…? which will reimagine significant events from the Infinity Saga in unexpected ways. In addition, three new episodes of Marvel Studios: Legends are also set to arrive, centering around Peggy Carter, The Avengers Initiative, and The Ravagers. Next month will also see the premier...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, Disney, America, TV News, Finland, Streaming, Pixar, National Geographic Channel, Marvel Studios, Mark Hamill, Luke Skywalker, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Peggy Carter, Ruff


Sung Kang is About as Excited to Work on the ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ TV Series as You Would Be

Even though Star Wars isn’t churning out TV shows for Disney+ as fast as Marvel Studios, there’s still plenty to be excited about when it comes to the galaxy far, far away. Along with The Book of Boba Fett and the continuation of The Mandalorian on the horizon, the live-action side of Star Wars is bringing Ewan McGregor back as Obi-Wan Kenobi in his own TV show. If you’re excited about the return of the Jedi Master, imagine how Fast and Furious franchise co-star Sung Kang feels as one of the sh...
Tags: Star Wars, Hayden Christensen, TV, Movies, News, Disney, Darth Vader, Rotten Tomatoes, Ewan McGregor, Marvel Studios, Luke Skywalker, Obi Wan Kenobi, Kang, Sung Kang


‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ Makes a Promising Shift to Spotlight a ‘Rebels’ Origin Story in “Devil’s Deal”

The Bad Batch takes a bold story departure, rendering its eponymous Batch (Dee Bradley Baker) as a cameo in their own series. They surface at the 13-minute mark then peace out, while Crosshair is present as a supporting player carrying out the Empire’s bidding. Last week, “Common Ground” opened on another person’s story before passing the spotlight to the Bad Batch. The opening of “Common Ground” prepares the audience for the drastic shift in “Devil’s Deal” (directed by Steward Lee and written ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Disney, Features, Republic, Lucasfilm, Cham, Marshall, Imperial, Hera, Gobi, Star-Wars, Eleni, Robin Atkin Downes, Featured Stories Sidebar, Hera Syndulla


Star Wars Bits: The Book of Boba Fett, Star Wars: Visions, War of the Bounty Hunters, Secrets of the Sith, and More!

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Temuera Morrison Talks The Book of Boba Fett A Special Look at Star Wars: Visions  Bossk vs. Boba Fett in Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters The Secrets of the Sith Revealed Star Wars: The Old Republic Gets Expansion And more! Temuera Morrison Talks Star Wars: Book of Boba Fett In an interview with Express, New Zealand actor Temuera Morrison, known for playing Jango Fett in Star Wars: Attack of the Clones and Boba Fett in The Mandalorian, casually c...
Tags: TV, Movies, News, Disney, New Zealand, Anime, Lucasfilm, John Williams, Robert Rodriguez, Leia, Boba-Fett, Morrison, Palpatine, Jedi, Silvan, Old Republic


‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ Breakdown: The Details and History That Enrich “Devil’s Deal”

There are major spoilers here for the latest episode of Star Wars: The Bad Batch . This episode of Star Wars: The Bad Batch is unique in that it puts a focus on larger galactic events and the Bad Batch play only a tangential role (at least at this point.) Trouble brews on planet Ryloth, home to the Twi’lek people. They don’t take occupation well and rebelled against the Confederacy during the Clone Wars, fighting side-by-side with Jedi and clones. Though Cham Syndulla trusts the clones to h...
Tags: TV, Movies, Features, Darth Vader, Empire, Cham, Palpatine, Jedi, Hera, Timothy Zahn, Gobi, Amidala, TAA, Thrawn, Star-Wars, Eleni


The Morning Watch: VFX Artists React to ‘The Mummy’, The Evolution of Outer Space in Movies & More

(The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fan-made productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.) In this edition, the VFX artists from Corridor Crew bring in Industrial Light and Magic’s visual effect art director Alex Laurant for a closer look at The Mummy starring Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz. Plus, see how out...
Tags: TV, Movies, Kaley Cuoco, Gravity, Magic, Rachel Weisz, Visual Effects, Ilm, Elizabeth Olsen, Variety, Brendan Fraser, Star-Wars, 2001:-A-Space-Odyssey, The Mummy, Destination Moon, Apollo 13


‘The Book of Boba Fett’ Will Bring Back More Directors from ‘The Mandalorian’

The Book of Boba Fett is coming to Disney+ this Christmas and it’s bringing with it some notable directing alumni from The Mandalorian. We already knew that Robert Rodriguez would be executive producing the series and helming several episodes himself, but now the actor under Boba Fett’s helmet and armor, Temuera Morrison, has dropped the news that a few other directors will be returning to help film the bounty hunter’s adventures. Jon Favreau, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Dave Filoni Will Retur...
Tags: TV, Movies, News, Disney, Darth Vader, Bryce-Dallas-Howard, Jon-Favreau, George Lucas, Mark Hamill, Robert-Rodriguez, Luke Skywalker, Boba Fett, Morrison, Luke, Wen, Skywalker


‘Star Wars: Ronin’ Novel Will Follow a Wandering Samurai Sith from ‘Star Wars: Visions’

This fall, Star Wars: Visions will bring a galaxy far, far away to life in a new way with a collection of anime short films offering new interpretations and remixes of Star Wars mythology. Expanding on that storytelling style will also be a new book called Star Wars: Ronin: A Visions Novel. Inspired by Kamikaze Douga’s The Duel short directed by Takanobu Mizuno, the book will expand upon the story within the short, following a former, unnamed Sith known only as Ronin, who has become a wandering...
Tags: Star-Wars, TV, Movies, Akira Kurosawa, George Lucas, Cool Stuff, Kurosawa, Jedi, Waugh, Ronin, Lucasfilm Story Group, Outer Rim, Kamikaze Douga, James Waugh, Star Wars: Visions, Emma Mieko Candon


Brian De Palma Made Fun of The Force After the First Screening of ‘Star Wars’

Artists often show their friends and fellow creatives their work before it’s finished. It’s a great way to get feedback and new ideas, and you hope your friends will be more honest with you than people who rely on you for a paycheck. Apparently, that level of honesty was a bit too much when director George Lucas screened his unfinished cut of Star Wars: A New Hope for his Hollywood friends, including filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Brian De Palma. This screening is the stuff of legend – the onl...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, George Lucas, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Force, Lucas, Brian-De-Palma, Jay Cocks, George, Gordon, De Palma, Star-Wars, Carrie Scarface, Brian De Palma Made Fun, Collider De Palma


‘Star Wars: Visions’ Special Look: A Long Time Ago, in an Anime Galaxy on Disney+

While Disney is full-steam ahead on The Mandalorian, its assortment of spin-offs, and other live action projects for the streaming service, little has been known about the previously-announced Star Wars: Visions. Until now, that is. Described only as “an Original Series of animated short films, [celebrating] the Star Wars galaxy through the lens of the world’s best Japanese anime creators” and set for release sometime in 2021, we finally received our first real look at the mysterious series tha...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Anime, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Rian Johnson, Kurosawa, Luke Skywalker Mark Hamill, Star-Wars, TV Trailer, Akiro Kurosawa, Ben Solo Adam Driver, Star Wars: Visions


First Look Trailer for Awesome Japanese 'Star Wars: Visions' Animes

"I am happy I directed a Star Wars episode as my final work." Whoaaaa this looks incredible!! Disney has unveiled a first look teaser trailer for a new series of short films titled Star Wars: Visions - arriving this September. Everyone knows that George Lucas was inspired by Akira Kurowasa while making the original Star Wars movies. Disney has decided to finally go to Japan to let Japanese filmmakers tell their own Star Wars stories. Star Wars: Visions is a series of nine entirely original S...
Tags: Star Wars, Japan, Movies, Trailer, Disney, Animation, George Lucas, To Watch, Akira Kurowasa


Star Wars: Visions Gets Special Look Trailer, Reveal Titles for Each Short

During Anime Expo Lite Disney announced more details about the upcoming Star Wars: Visions anime series. It will see seven Japanese animation studios that will each create different short films for Lucasfilm. Each short will stream exclusively on Disney+.  MORE: Star Wars: Visions Sneak Peek to Debut at Anime Expo Lite The anime studios collaborating with Disney are Kamikaze Douga, Geno Studio (Twin Engine), Studio Colorido (Twin Engine), Trigger, Kinema Citrus, Science Saru, and Production IG....
Tags: Star Wars, Video, TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Streaming, Akira Kurosawa, Anime, Lucasfilm, Trigger, Disney Disney, Saru, Disney Plus, Star Wars: Visions, Twin Engine


‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ Fails to Deliver on Big Promises in “Common Ground”

When “Common Ground” opens, it flaunts the scale and flavor of a Clone Wars episode sans Tom Kane’s narrated montage. It begins not on the Bad Batch (Dee Bradley Baker) pondering an issue, but on a planet in peril and a worried senator, Avi Singh (Alexander Siddig), looking over his civilians in an Imperial gunpoint situation. This time, we’re witnessing the post-Republic era where the Republic-turned-Empire is the antagonist with the clone army unambiguously serving the oppressors in a tyranni...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Features, Animation, Rex, Republic, Lucasfilm, Omega, Hunter, Imperial, Tom Kane, Star-Wars, Dee Bradley Baker, Ahsoka, TV Reviews


‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ Breakdown: The Details and History That Enrich “Common Ground”

This post contains major spoilers for the latest episode of Star Wars: The Bad Batch. The Empire has occupied Raxus, the former capital of the Confederacy of Independent Systems. Captain Bragg, the Imperial tasked with pacifying the planet, makes a very public show of strength and solidarity, using their Senator, Avi Singh, as a puppet to tell them it will all be okay. Singh, though initially agreeing to collaboration with the Empire, decides mid-speech to turn on the Empire. After a public di...
Tags: Movies, France, Nazis, Sci-fi, Disney, Features, Animation, Paris, Lucasfilm, Leia, Omega, Sparks, Vichy, Singh, CIS, Padme


Star Wars Bits: Rogue Squadron, The High Republic, Vader’s Castle, The Clone Wars, and More!

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Star Wars: Rogue Squadron finds writer in Matthew Robinson Star Wars: The High Republic Wave 2 is here Del Rey adds to Star Wars Legends Essentials Collection Star Wars Adventures: Ghosts of Vader’s Castle haunts Halloween The Clone Wars receives Emmy nominations And more! Star Wars: Rogue Squadron Finds Writer in Matthew Robinson According to The Hollywood Reporter,  Matthew Robinson   is penning the script for Star Wars: Rogue Squadron, which Patty...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Disney, Ricky Gervais, Tbs, Darth Vader, Warner Bros, Lucasfilm, Ewoks, George Lucas, Dora, Scott, Robinson, Luke, Conan O Brien, Gideon


Star Wars: The Old Republic Announced New Expansion During Tenth Anniversary Livestream

BioWare and EA celebrated the tenth anniversary of Star Wars: The Old Republic with a livestream revealing its next expansion, Legacy of the Sith. In the upcoming expansion, the war between the Galactic Republic and the Sith Empire is spreading to new territory as Darth Malgus travels across the galaxy for ancient relics. You return to Manaan, which offers a new base of operations for your faction, as the Legacy of the Sith‘s story unfolds. You’ll also make your way to Elom for a new Flashpoint...
Tags: Games, BioWare, EA Games, Legacy of the Sith, Pc, Star Wars, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Video Game News


Star Wars Detours Probably Won't Ever Be Released and Here's Why

Somewhere, 39 completed, official episodes of a Star Wars television show exist. A show George Lucas helped create. A show with Darth Vader, Han Solo, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and more. And yet, according to the show’s co-creator, odds are we’ll never get to see any of it.Read more...
Tags: Droid, Star Wars, Science, Films, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Solo, Seth Green, Obi Wan Kenobi, Human Interest, Star Wars Detours, Matthew Senreich, Solo A Star Wars Story, Cad Bane, Imax Films, Creative Works


Cool Stuff: ‘Ghostbusters’, ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Star Trek’ Hallmark Ornaments Will Be Comic-Con Exclusives

Hallmark won’t be bringing a booth to any in-person conventions this year. But when the home version of Comic-Con International in San Diego and New York Comic-Con come around later this year, they’ll be offering limited quantities of a few exclusive ornaments that fans of Star Wars, Star Trek, and Ghostbusters will want to get their hands on. There’s also another exclusive collectible that might be of interest to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse fans. PopMinded by Hallmark will be releasing...
Tags: New York, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, San Diego, Ghostbusters, Super Mario, Collectibles, Video Game, Cool Stuff, Hallmark, Comic Con International, Star Wars Star Trek, Star-Wars, Comic Book/Superhero, RTV


Boba Fett’s Spaceship Slave I is Getting Renamed on Toy Packages After Order From Disney

Bounty hunter Boba Fett returned to the Star Wars universe in a big way thanks to the second season of The Mandalorian last year. Though the character already had a rich history thanks to the stories that are now being relegated to Star Wars Legends, the new Star Wars canon established by Lucasfilm in 2014 after Disney purchased the company wipes the slate clean. Now those in charge of Star Wars have freedom to take Boba Fett in new directions, and that could include giving his ship a new name....
Tags: Star-Wars, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, America, Lego, Sequels, Walt Disney Company, Darth Vader, Lucasfilm, Leia, Michael, Anakin Skywalker, Boba Fett, Ren, Jens


‘The Rising Storm’ Brings Us to the ‘Star Wars’ Equivalent of Disneyland for a Fresh, Action-Packed Adventure

This post contains minor spoilers. Written by Cavan Scott, Star Wars: The High Republic – The Rising Storm is the latest major novel in this first wave of stories coming from the High Republic era of Star Wars. Taking place approximately a year after Charles Soule’s Light of the Jedi, the Nihil have been biding their time and laying low as the Republic and the Jedi grow complacent. In order to show off the strength and culture of the Republic to a region of the galaxy that might ne...
Tags: Books, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Features, World, Lincoln, Disneyland, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, United, Walt Disney, Brad Bird, Damon Lindelof, Anakin Skywalker, Kurosawa


‘Race to Crashpoint Tower’ is a ‘Star Wars’ Story as a Side Quest, But That’s Perfectly Okay

This contains minor spoilers. Playing throughout the events of Cavan Scott’s new novel  The Rising Storm, Daniel Jose Older’s Race to Crashpoint Tower (with illustrations by Petur Antonsson) tells the tale of Jedi padawans Ram Jomaram and Lula Talisola. Ram has a cameo in The Rising Storm and Lula Talisola features prominently in Older’s IDW High Republic Adventures comic book series. These padawans are drawn into a mysterious plot on the planet Valo when they realize the comm...
Tags: Books, Movies, Sci-fi, Features, Ram, Lucasfilm, Willow, Scott, King Kong, Daniel Jose Older, Jedi, Nihil, Star-Wars, Cavan Scott, Featured Stories Sidebar, Valo


‘Foundation’ Trailer: David S. Goyer Adapts the Isaac Asimov Sci-Fi Classic for Apple TV+

The work of Isaac Asimov serves as inspiration for the flashy new Apple TV+ sci-fi series Foundation. The upcoming show follows a band of exiles on a journey to save humanity and rebuild civilization during the fall of the Galactic Empire (note: this is not the same Galactic Empire from Star Wars, so please don’t get confused). Jared Harris and Lee Pace lead the series, which comes from showrunner David S. Goyer. Watch the latest Foundation trailer below. Foundation Trailer  If the Dune...
Tags: Apple, Star Wars, Hbo, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Apple TV, Adaptation, Jared Harris, Lee Pace, Foundation, Roland Emmerich, Skydance, Isaac Asimov, Hari, Columbia Pictures


Your Weekend Justice #293: A Wikipedia Article Waiting to Happen

You, during the apocalypse, you can make your own rope! – Rox of Spazhouse This episode was recorded May 24, 2021. Names have been changed to protect the innocent. And since nobody involved is innocent, no names were changed. Agenda: Jon vs. his own teethJab update!Experimentation at PublixVaccine nostalgiaRox has a visitorMadman spawnsRumnesiaYour friendly neighborhood Planet of the Apes artistHow bad government facilitates travel (we do not necessarily endorse this)Making Disne...
Tags: Art, Star Wars, Games, Christopher Nolan, Television, Podcasts, Wikipedia, Alcohol, Weekend Justice, Marvel, Spider-Man, Disney, America, Atlanta, History, Netflix


Star Wars: Rogue Squadron Film Will Be Written by Matthew Robinson

The upcoming Star Wars: Rogue Squadron film now has its writer. The Invention of Lying and Dora and the Lost City of Gold writer Matt Robinson will be penning the upcoming film in the Star Wars franchise. Even thought Disney has not officially commented on Robinson’s involvement with the project, Deadline reports that he will be the one writing it. Not much else is known of the upcoming Star Wars: Rogue Squadron film other than Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins will also be directing it. Star...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Dora, Robinson, Skywalker, Matthew Robinson, Patty Jenkins, Matt Robinson, ComingSoon, Movie News, Rogue Squadron, Star Wars: Rogue Squadron, Rogue Squadron Film, Invention of Lying


‘Rogue Squadron’ Star Wars Movie to Be Written By ‘Love and Monsters’ Co-Writer

Patty Jenkins‘ Star Wars movie has found a writer. Matthew Robinson, who co-wrote and co-directed The Invention of Lying alongside Ricky Gervais, has been tapped to write Rogue Squadron, Lucasfilm’s next Star Wars film. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Robinson has been hired as the Rogue Squadron writer. Patty Jenkins, the filmmaker behind Monster, Wonder Woman, and Wonder Woman 1984, is set to direct, making her the first woman to serve as the director of a Star Wars feature film. Robi...
Tags: Action/Adventure, LucasFilm, Sci-Fi, Screenwriting, Matthew Robinson, Patty-Jenkins, Rogue Squadron, Star-Wars



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