Tuesday, May 23, 2017
"It all makes sense now." - Thanks to Star Wars Underworld for the meme.
"StarWars.com is excited to announce Star Wars: Rogue One — Cassian & K-2SO Special #1, coming in August from Marvel. Written by Duane Swierczynski with art by Fernando Blanco, the 40-page one-shot will reveal how Cassian, one of the top intelligence officers of the Rebel Alliance, met K-2SO, a reprogrammed Imperial security droid." - via StarWars.com
"With Star Wars enjoying one of its greatest eras of activity and creativity, it can be easy to forget just how impactful Star Wars: A New Hope was upon release in 1977. From concepts like Jedi and the Force and Wookiees to its visuals and beyond, A New Hope altered the course of filmmaking, culture, and how culture views and celebrates film. As Star Wars turns 40 this week, here are five big ways that A New Hope changed everything." - via StarWars.com
Monday, May 22, 2017
OK, the person who created this meme does help us out by faintly adding a certain Hutt to the rock, but you can still get the effect.
Friday, May 19, 2017
Where's a meter maid when you need one? Thankfully, it doesn't look like downtown London was very busy the day this TIE Fighter crashed.
"StarWars.com is excited to announce Star Wars: Jedi of the Republic — Mace Windu, a new five-issue miniseries coming in August from Marvel, penned by Matt Owens and illustrated by Denys Cowan. Starring the fan-favorite Mace Windu, a Master on the Jedi Council who tangled with Jango Fett and Darth Sidious, it picks up after the start of the Clone Wars as the Jedi Order faces possibly its greatest challenge yet. You can get a first look at Jesus Saiz’s dynamic cover below, featuring Mace delivering some battle droids a Force push to remember." - via StarWars.com
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Thursday, May 18, 2017
I absolutely love this fan art homage to the Return of the Jedi poster. You can check out the full artwork after the jump.
Lucas Seastrom and StarWars.com talk to Pablo Hidalgo of the Lucasfilm Story Group about the real-world and filmmaking influences behind Rogue One. You can check out the whole article here.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Megan Crouse and StarWars.com give us five things we might not know about ruthless First Order Captain Phasma. I'm just as interested as you are to read these since she did nothing of any importance in The Force Awakens. Check out the five things right here.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Besides voicing Sabine, the Ft. Worth, Texas native has appeared on television in "The Suite Life On Deck" and "The Vampire Diaries." She also appeared in the films 17 Again, The Internship, and voiced a character in Walking With Dinosaurs. Happy birthday Tiya!
Monday, May 15, 2017
"Our friend Florian at Jedi-Bibliothek has found a cool hint at a fan favorite ship which may be making its return in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Florian says that a series of books called Replica Journals from Studio Fun will be a part of the additional literature for The Last Jedi. One of the books that now has a title in the online catalogues is being called Bomber Command." - via MakingStarWars.net
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Sunday, May 14, 2017
Saturday, May 13, 2017
According to the Social Security Administration's recently-released list of most popular baby names, the most popular boy name for 2016 was Noah. However, one name made the biggest one-year jump in rank: Kylo. That's right - people are naming their kid after a Star Wars character that killed his father. You won't believe where he ranks on the list.
Friday, May 12, 2017
|Photo taken by Matt Hardeman.|
Thursday, May 11, 2017
"The most fearsome villain in the entire galaxy returns for an all-new series -- Prepare for Darth Vader #1! This June, superstar writer Charles Soule (Poe Dameron, Astonishing X-Men) will team with chartbusting artist Giuseppe Camuncoli (Amazing Spider-Man) to chronicle the epic rise of one of the greatest villains in all of fiction!" - via Newsarama. See the preview right here.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Ben Blacker talks to StarWars.com and Jamie Greene about the inspirations, surprises, and future of Star Wars: Join the Resistance. The book, which is the first in a new series of books for young readers, follows a young, rag-tag group of Resistance cadets…and the trouble they inevitably get into. The co-creator of Thrilling Adventure Hour discusses his acclaimed Star Wars book and its sequel right here.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
|Ephraim Shirey with RtwoDtwo.|
Monday, May 8, 2017
THIS IS SO WIZARD! Someone made an action figure of Alan Tudyk in his "motion capture" suit, as he wore on the Rogue One set! You gotta see this thing.
Doctor Aphra - the kinda good, kinda bad archaeologist - has won Hasbro’s Star Wars Fan Figure Vote on StarWars.com, meaning that she’ll be making the jump to toy form and joining the new 3.75-inch Star Wars Vintage Collection. You can read more right here.
Friday, May 5, 2017
Let's just get it out in the open right now. With May the 4th Be With You, Revenge of the 5th, and the release dates of the Star Wars movies being moved back, May really is just Star Wars Month. To help cement this logic even more into our psyche, Star Wars is even taking over Free Comic Book Day at one store in the Dallas area. Madness Games and Comics in Plano, TX is hosting several of the voice actors from both The Clone Wars and Rebels. You can check out more info after the jump.
"Madness Games and Comics is excited to welcome Jim Cummings (Hondo), Julie Dolan (Princess Leia), Tom Kane (Yoda), and Matthew Wood (General Grievous) from Star Wars Rebels and Star Wars: The Clone Wars for Free Comic Book Day on May 6th! Come out and meet the voices behind some of your favorite Star Wars characters!
Check out our Free Comic Book Day page for more information on meeting Jim Cummings, Julie Dolan, Tom Kane, Matthew Wood, or our other celebrity guests." Here's the link.
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Enjoy May the Fourth and Revenge of the 5th!
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
If you're in the Dallas / Fort Worth, TX area, you won't want to miss this. Our good buddies JediCole Houston and Eddie Medina from The Rantcor Pit will be hosting some of the events. The cost is free and it takes place at BRiCk, 550 NW Summercrest Blvd. For more information call (817) 426-9104.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
I find it hard to believe that the presence of one Star Wars actor would get a fan to pay for an entire event. However, I deem it necessary to let everyone know Wilford Brimley will be greeting and signing autographs at Texas Frightmare Weekend this coming Friday, May 5th through Sunday, May 7th in Dallas, TX. Many will remember him as Noa Briqualon from the TV-movie Ewoks: The Battle for Endor.
Monday, May 1, 2017
"Rey and Kylo Ren will have slightly new looks in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Thanks to a pre-order bonus image for Star Wars Battlefront 2, we have a glimpse at their new wearables. The image was released after an announcement at Celebration that Star Wars: The Last Jedi costumes would come with the game." - via /Film
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"We’ve been hearing about the Star Wars-themed coming-of-age tale 5-25-77 for nearly a decade. After starting production in 2004, the film debuted at the Hamptons International Film Festival in October of 2008 under the title ’77, but ended up going back to a release that that Star Wars fans will recognize as the exact day that George Lucas first took us into a galaxy far, far away." - via /Film
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Friday, April 28, 2017
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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
A little girl cosplaying as Jyn Erso spent all of Star Wars Celebration handing out copies of the Death Star plans to every Princess Leia cosplayer she found. Just like Jyn was supposed to do in Rogue One!