Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Footage of Rey From 'The Last Jedi' Shown at CinemaCon

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By: Dominic Jones

While the rest of the world waits for Star Wars Celebration in Orlando next month for our first look at Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi, attendees of CinemaCon got their first look tonight during Disney's presentation.  Disney screened a special sizzle reel promoting their upcoming films for the members of the film industry and members of the press in attendance.  While there was certainly not as much footage from The Last Jedi screened at CinemaCon as there was at the Disney shareholders meeting a few weeks ago, there were at least two shots of interest.  iO9's Germain Lussier was in attendance at the event and tweeted what he saw,
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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

'Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures' Nominated for Four Daytime Emmys

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By: Dominic Jones

The Disney XD series Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures has picked up four Daytime Emmy nominations.  The series, which wrapped up its thirteen episode first season last August, was nominated in the following categories: Best Children's Animated Program, Best Casting for an Animated Series or Special, Best Animation Sound Editing, and Best Music Direction and Composition
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Rumor: Description of a 'The Last Jedi' Set

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By: Dominic Jones

The release of Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi is still many months away but with Star Wars Celebration taking place next month anticipation is really starting to heat up at the prospect of the first trailer.  But to tide us over until then, our friends over at MakingStarWars.net have a new interesting tidbit about one of the sets from the upcoming film.  The set is actually one we saw in some leaked picture last year, but now MSW has provided us with some new tidbits about what will happen there.  This is not a huge spoiler, and as usual, there is a chance this may not be true, but if you are trying to avoid all The Last Jedi spoilers then stop reading now.  This is your SPOILER ALERT!
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On This Day: March 28, 1985

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By Ciaran Duggan,

The Star Wars saga triple bill was screened in nine cities in the U.S. and Canada.

Star Wars: A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi were released together for the first time ever.

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Tem Morrison, Denis Lawson & More Headed To Celebration Orlando

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By: Benjamin Hart

Lots more celebrity guests for Star Wars Celebration Orlando have just been confirmed! With mere days left until the kick off of the convention, the official Star Wars Celebration site has been updated to include a number of well known faces.
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Funko Unveils Second Wave Of Celebration Orlando Exclusives

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By: Benjamin Hart

With Star Wars Celebration Orlando right around the corner, news about the convention has been more and more frequent. Just recently Funko began revealing which products they would be bringing to Celebration as exclusives. The first group of exclusives can be viewed here, and the second can be seen below.
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Jack Reynor Is Relieved To Not Be Playing Han Solo

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By: Dominic Jones

Prior to the casting of Alden Ehrenreich in the upcoming young Han Solo film, the short list for the role was leaked to the press.  In addition to Ehrenreich, the list included Kingsmen: The Secret Service star Taron Egerton and Transformers: Age of Extinction star Jack Reynor.  Now, months after losing out on the part, Reynor revealed to the Irish Times that he's relieved that he didn't get the part.
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On This Day: March 27, 1985

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By Ciaran Duggan,

Billy Dee Williams got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on this day in 1985.

The 79-year-old played the suave and smooth-talking Lando Calrissian in the final two instalments of the Original Trilogy (The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi).

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Gary Barlow Confirms He Will Appear In 'The Last Jedi'

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By Ciaran Duggan,

The Take That singer has confirmed that he will be starring in Episode VIII.

The 46-year-old made this known on ITV's Lorraine earlier today, but kept quiet about who or what character he would play in the upcoming film.

One thing that the singer made clear was that he wouldn't be playing a stormtrooper.

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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Origins of Saw Gerrera Explored In 'Rogue One' Bonus Feature Preview

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By Ciaran Duggan,

The origins of the Rebel extremist, Saw Gerrera, are set to be explored in a Rogue One behind-the-scenes featurette.

Lucasfilm have released a preview clip of the featurette on Twitter. The clip focuses on the reasoning behind the inclusion of Saw Gerrera in Rogue One.

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On This Day: March 26, 1976

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By Ciaran Duggan,

The set of Star Wars: A New Hope was hit with the first winter rainstorm in 50 years during filming in Tunisia.

Poor weather conditions had hampered the first day of shooting on March 22. The scene with Luke watching as the twin suns set was scrapped and later be filmed on March 29.

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Rebels Recon Teases Season Four Of 'Star Wars Rebels'

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By: Benjamin Hart

Earlier today the third season of Star Wars Rebels ended with the two-part finale episode "Zero Hour", which focused on Grand Admiral Thrawn's fateful attack on Phoenix Squadron's secret base. As this season draws to a close, we can now begin to look ahead to the fourth season of the series.

The behind the scenes web show "Rebels Recon" has released a brand new episode focusing on "Zero Hour", and near the end of the video the creators offered some intriguing teases for what we can expect to see next season.
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Saturday, March 25, 2017

The IPC Podcast LIVE #138 | Top Five Episode Arcs Of Star Wars: The Clone Wars

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On this episode, Zac and Ben follow up their previous discussion about episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars by breaking down their Top Five Episode Arcs of the series. They read a ton of awesome listener submitted lists, and then jump into their own lists which reveals that they agree on more than they thought. Furthermore, they touch on the very end of The Clone Wars with a special Quote Of The Night and Ben introduces a brand new Sandwich on #BBQWatch. This is an episode you don't want to miss!
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Rumor: Ian Kenny Cast in Young Han Solo Film

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By: Dominic Jones

The young Han Solo film looks to have added a new cast member.  Variety is reporting that Sing Street star Ian Kenny has been cast in the yet untitled Han Solo A Star Wars Story film.  There are no details about the role he would play.  If true (and it comes from Variety, who are very rarely wrong when it comes to this sort of thing), Kenny would join a cast that already includes Alden Ehrenreich as Han, Donald Glover as Lando, and Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke in an unknown role.
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Friday, March 24, 2017

John Knoll Says He Has An Idea For Another 'Star Wars' Stand Alone Film

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By: Dominic Jones

The man behind the original concept for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story may have another Star Wars film up his sleeve.  Rogue One executive producer, ILM chief, VFX pioneer John Knoll spoke with Screen Rant recently and revealed that he's been working on idea for a another Star Wars Story film that he's considering pitching to Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy.
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