Thursday, April 18, 2019

Video: George Lucas Visited The Set Of The Final Season Of 'Game of Thrones'

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By: Dominic Jones

The overlap between Star Wars and Game of Thrones are many, and only growing in numbers (sort of like the soldiers in the Night King's army, amirite?), with directors and cast members having been involved in both.  This continued on the set of the final season of Thrones, when Star Wars creator George Lucas visited the set.  Lucas' visit was featured in a behind the scenes video released by HBO, where he can been seen on set and offering some "direction" to Jon Snow actor Kit Harrington.
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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The SWU Podcast LIVE | Celebration Chicago Day Five

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It's the final day of Star Wars Celebration Chicago, and The Star Wars Underworld Podcast is live on the floor! Dominic, Ben, and Chris look back on the weekend, and share their thoughts on some of the reveals from the show about The Rise of Skywalker, The Mandalorian, The Clone Wars, and more.  Then, we hear from live listeners to the show about their experiences at Celebration and what they thought of the reveals.  Plus, Dominic reviews the Vader Immortal trial, we get a report from the Resistance panel, and a live performance from F-105!  All this and much more!

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Kathleen Kennedy Says Bringing The Emperor Back Has Always Been In The Plan For The Sequel Trilogy

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By: Dominic Jones

Perhaps the biggest surprise revealed during Star Wars Celebration this past weekend was that Darth Sidious, aka Emperor Sheev Palpatine, would play some sort of role in the final installment of the sequel trilogy, Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker.  The reveal was a major shock to all who watched the teaser trailer on Friday, and had many asking the question: was this in the plan all along or was this something new that director JJ Abrams came up with when he was brought on board in Fall 2017?
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Monday, April 15, 2019

Star Wars Celebration Will Return To Anaheim In 2020

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By: Dominic Jones

Star Wars Celebration Chicago has come and gone but at least it won't be too long until we all get together again.  During the Closing Ceremonies of Celebration Chicago, stage host Warwick Davis announced that the convention will be returning to Anaheim, California next year in 2020!  The specific dates of the convention have yet to be revealed, however it's nice to know we won't have to wait another two years (like we did between Orlando 2017 and Chicago 2019) to have another Celebration. 
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The SWU Podcast LIVE | Celebration Chicago Day Four

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Dominic, Ben, Chris, and Ciaran break down the fourth day of Star Wars Celebration Chicago!  They share their thoughts on the panel for the seventh season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, including the trailer and clips that were revealed there.  They also analyze the panel for The Mandalorian and the new footage that was revealed there.  Plus, thoughts on Alan Tudyk's panel with Warwick Davis. Also on this episode, Alex Damon, David Jesse, Sam Jesse, Nathan Jesse, Eric Strothers, Charlie Ashby, Chris Abbot and Graham Hancock.  All this and much more
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Sunday, April 14, 2019

'The Clone Wars' Season Seven Trailer & Clips Released At Celebration Chicago

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By: Dominic Jones

Ever since it was announced that Star Wars: The Clone Wars is coming back, fans of the series have been clamoring for more details about the return of the series.  Today, they got their wish as supervising director Dave Filoni, and cast members Dee Bradley Baker (the Clones), Ashley Eckstein (Ahsoka Tano), and Sam Witwer (Maul) took the stage at Star Wars Celebration Chicago to preview the new season.  They showed three clips, and an amazing new trailer that brought the audience to their feet.  You can see those clips and trailer below,
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New Pictures From 'The Mandalorian' Released At Celebration Chicago

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By: Dominic Jones

The fourth day of Star Wars Celebration Chicago kicked off with a bang, with The Mandalorian executive producers Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni presenting a special preview of the upcoming series.  They were joined on stage by series stars Pedro Pascal, Gina Carrano, and Carl Weather, who each revealed tidbits about their characters, "The Mandalorian", Cara Dune, and Greef Carga respectively.  Images of the characters from the series were also revealed, which you can see below,
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Saturday, April 13, 2019

The SWU Podcast LIVE | Celebration Chicago Day 3

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Dominic, Ben, Chris, and Ciaran break down day three of Star Wars Celebration Chicago, including what they thought about the trailer and panel for Jedi: Fallen Order.  They also discuss their run ins with Dave Filoni, Hayden Christensen, and Tim Zahn.  Plus, reports from the Rebels Remembered panel and the costume contest, and they talk about what they saw on the floor and much more!

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BREAKING: 'Jedi: Fallen Order' Trailer Released

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By: Benjamin Hart

The full panel for Jedi: Fallen Order just finished up here at Star Wars Celebration Chicago and the official trailer for the upcoming video game was released! The trailer reveals the game's main character, Cal Kestis, played by Cameron Monaghan(Shameless, Gotham), who is a Jedi Padawan struggling to survive and complete his training in the wake of Order 66.
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Maya Rudolph, Scott Lawrence, and Steve Blum Announced As Cast Members In 'Vader Immortal'

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By: Dominic Jones

The news at Star Wars Celebration never stops!  Yesterday during the Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series panel, two new cast members will appear as new character in the upcoming VR experience. Former Saturday Night Live cast member Maya Rudolph will play a droid called ZOE3.  The droid was written with Rudolph in mind, and will continue the tradition of witty companions in Star Wars.
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'The Rise Of Skywalker' Toy Packaging, And Other Merchandise Reveals From Celebration Chicago

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By: Dominic Jones

Star Wars Celebration Chicago is off to the races. Now that the trailer for Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker is out, the announcements have been coming fast and furious.  On the collectables front, Lucasfilm unveiled the official packaging for the toys and other merchandise associated with The Rise of Skywalker.  The packaging definitely evokes that which was used for The Force Awakens, featuring Kylo Ren (now with his repaired helmet).  Check it out below,
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#233: Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker - Trailer Reaction | The IPC Podcast LIVE

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On this very special episode Zac is joined by great friends Jake Damon and Shawn Geroux to break down the title and trailer for Star Wars: Episode IX that was just revealed at Star Wars Celebration Chicago! Ben stops briefly to give an update from the convention, then the guys dig deep into everything they saw (and heard) in the trailer for "The Rise Of Skywalker".



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Friday, April 12, 2019

The SWU Podcast LIVE | Celebration Chicago Day Two

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Dominic, Ben, Chris, and Ciaran break down day two of Star Wars Celebration Chicago, and share their thoughts on the panel, trailer, and title for Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker.  Also, Lauren interviews Cat Taber (Padme Amidala on The Clone Wars) and James Arnold Taylor (Obi-Wan Kenobi on The Clone Wars).  Also on this episode, Steele Saunders, Chris Abbot, Trey Atwood, Syl Sydney, and Din of F-105.  Plus, more stories from the show floor, and much more!
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BREAKING: 'Episode IX: The Rise Of Skywalker' Teaser Trailer Released

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By: Dominic Jones

"We've passed on all we know...."

At long last, it is here.  Today at the Episode IX panel at Star Wars Celebration, Lucasfilm unveiled the teaser trailer for Star Wars: Episode IX The Rise Of Skywalker (the title was also revealed at the panel).  The trailer was revealed at the end of the panel which featured, writer/director JJ Abrams, producer/Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, and cast members Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Naomi Ackie, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suatamo, Anthony Daniels, and Billy Dee Williams.  You can watch the long awaited trailer below,

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Bob Iger Says 'Star Wars' Movies Will Go On A Short "Hiatus" After 'Episode IX'

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By: Dominic Jones

Back in September, Disney CEO Bob Iger promised there would be some slowdown when it comes to the Star Wars films, and today he's sticking to his word.  In an interview with Bloomberg TV, he reiterated that the Star Wars films would go on a short "hiatus" after Episode IX.  Iger explained, "We will take a pause, some time, and reset, because the Skywalker saga comes to an end with this ninth movie. There will be other Stars Wars movies, but there will be a bit of a hiatus."
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