This is potentially good news for those who were hating that Star Wars: The Clone Wars was cancelled. Disney has announced production of Star Wars Rebels for the Disney Channel and Disney XD.
Or – “I Find Your Lack Of Faith Disturbing…”
As the Empire dawns, the Dark Lord of the Sith and his nefarious master work to consolidate their absolute power. We know from Star Wars that it worked, but it’s the journey, not the destination, that matters… Your Major Spoilers review awaits!
Kathleen Kennedy, the President of Lucasfilm and producer of Star Wars Episode VII, will make her inaugural Star Wars Celebration appearance in Essen this July. Kennedy will make an appearance on the main Celebration stage talking with celebrity host Warwick Davis about her amazing career in the movie industry and her recent move to Lucasfilm.
Set between the movies Star Wars: A New Hope and Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Dark Horse’s Star Wars series brings back old characters from the original trilogy into a brand new original story. All of the classic characters are represented: Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Darth Vader, even Boba Fett makes a guest appearance. The Rebel Alliance searches for a new home base. However, with a traitor within their organization, can anyone be trusted?
Talk about a strange mash-up! Take one part William Shakespeare and one part Star Wars and stir really good, and you get something that needs to be seen to believed.
This week, from May 3rd – 5th, Stride Rite is celebrating Star Wars Day (May the 4th Be With You), by discounting their Star Wars shoes by 25%. I know my son (The Boy) is going to be all over this, and it is worth it to me as a parent to get him to the store as any child that tries on a pair of Star Wars shoes gets a scratch card game that will enter them to win a trip to the Chicago Toy and Game Fair.
This weekend at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, Diamond Select Toys will offer an exclusive variant of the vinyl Jawa bank so many of you want to get your hands on.
Tonight on Parks and Recreation comedian Patton Oswalt will make an appearance as a Pawnee citizen attempting to filibuster a city vote. During filming the director told him to just ad-lib for a few minutes about whatever he wanted to. What happened next was roughly an 8-minute pitch for Star Wars VII featuring Boba Fett…and Thanos?
Sad new for Lucasfilm, as the company laid off all of its game development and support staff, and suspended work on Star Wars 1313, and Star Wars: First Assault.
It’s no April Fools’ prank! Dark Horse is honored to announce a dream project: working with J.W. Rinzler, executive editor at LucasBooks, and artist Mike Mayhew (Avengers) to adapt the rough-draft original screenplay which spawned the biggest franchise in film history!
The original princess with an attitude, Carrie Fisher, is slated to appear at Celebration Europe this July 26-28 in Essen. Princess Leia Organa in the original Star Wars trilogy, Fisher will be greeting fans and signing autographs in the Celebration Autograph Hall organized by Official Pix, and is scheduled to appear on stage for an interview and a question and answer session.
Conventions are a wonderful time for publishers and creators to interact with their fans while teasing what is to come and having convention only products for fans. With WonderCon next week in Anaheim, Dark Horse has announced they will be offering an exclusive variant cover for Star Wars Legacy #1 that released this week.