Sunday, March 15, 2015

In Case You Missed It: March 7th - 14th, 2015

By: Benjamin Hart

Boy, oh boy, did we have a fantastic week in Star Wars news! Lucasfilm dropped several information bombs on us over the past few days, and In Case You Missed It is back to bring it all together in one convenient place!


'Star Wars: Rogue One' Begins Filming This Summer, Starring Felicity Jones
The first spin-off film finally has a name! "Rogue One" hits theaters December 16th, 2016!

Star Wars Episode VIII to be Released May 26, 2017, Rian Johnson Confirmed as Director
We will be able to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first Star Wars film by watching the eighth!

Description of 'Rogue One' Concept Art from Disney Shareholders Meeting
A piece of concept art from the spin-off was revealed. We can't see it just yet, but other People did.

John Williams to Record the Score for 'The Force Awakens' This Summer
The man, the myth, the legend, John Williams will be working his magic to create new classic Star Wars music very soon!

Details on 'The Force Awakens' Editing Process
Get an inside look at Episode VII from the editors!

Smoking Now Banned In Star Wars
Everyone in the Galaxy far, far away is going to have to kick the habit! No more Deathsticks!


Lucasfilm Announces 'Journey to The Force Awakens' Books From Del Rey, Marvel, and More
A plethora of new reading material is on the way to tide us over until December!

'Star Wars: Aftermath' Synopsis Revealed
Get your first taste of the first canon post-ROTJ novel.

'Star Wars: Aftermath' Author Revealed
Chuck Wendig will pen the Return Of The Jedi sequel/The Force Awakens prequel novel!

'Journey to The Force Awakens' Young Readers Novel Synopses Revealed
Some great reads for the Padawans to prepare them for the upcoming movies.

'Journey To Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Shattered Empire #1' Comic Cover Revealed
Marvel will be bridging the gap between Episodes VI & VII with this comic and more!

'Star Wars: Princess Leia #2' Preview
Our favorite Princess now has her own comic series, and you can get a sneak peek at here next adventure here.

'Kanan: The Last Padawan #1' Preview
Learn how the Star Wars Rebels hero came to be with this upcoming comic series!

Star Wars Magazine Publication on Hold
Unfortunately for the Younglings they won't be getting a new Magazine for a while. Thankfully Insider will continue!

George Lucas Spotted Buying Star Wars Comics
The Maker himself got in on the Star Wars comic craze earlier in the week!


J.J. Abrams & Kathleen Kennedy To Be Joined By 'Special Guests' On Opening Celebration Anaheim Panel
Now this is the panel you're going to want to camp out for! Who could these special guests be?

Billy Dee Williams, Dee Bradley Baker & Others Confirmed For Celebration Anaheim
A ton of new guests were announced, including Lando & Captain Rex!

James Arnold Taylor & Dee Bradley Baker to Host Cosplay Contest, and Other Celebration Updates
Details about the cosplay festivities and much more were revealed.

Star Wars Celebration Anaheim Autograph Prices
Save up your credits, because a ton of awesome celebs will be in Anaheim signing!

Star Wars Fan Film Awards Audience Choice Voting Opens
The fan film awards have returned, and YOU can help select a winner!

'This is Madness' Character Tournament Returns, Voting Begins March 12th
March Madness Basketball? Never heard of it... THIS is the event of the month!

Also Check Out...

  • This week's SWU Podcast, hosting discussions about the breaking news about Rogue One, Episode VIII & more, plus a wrap up discussion for season one of Star Wars Rebels!
  • A new opinion article by our friend Tom, in which he discusses Darth Vader's expanding Star Wars Rebels and what the Ghost's crew knows about the Dark Lord.

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