Sunday, January 25, 2015

In Case You Missed It: January 17th - 24th, 2015

By: Benjamin Hart

What better way to wrap up the week than with another edition of In Case You Missed It? Star Wars news headlines came faster and more intense than usual this week! The maker himself set the Internet ablaze with his comments about The Force Awakens, Lando classed up Star Wars Rebels with his presence and Marvel revealed more about their current and future comics. Plus, more games, more toys and more rumors! Read on to get caught up...


George Lucas Says Disney is Not Using His Original Idea for Episode VII
Well, this is interesting.... The maker has seemingly set the record straight that his story treatments are not being used for the new films.

Oscar Isaac Talks About Playing Poe Dameron in 'The Force Awakens'
It's always good to hear from one of the stars of Episode VII, and Isaac does not disappoint!

Report: Leanne Best Cast in 'The Force Awakens'

George Lucas Calls the 'The Force Awakens' Trailer "Intriguing"
He saw it! He finally watched the trailer, and here's what he had to say!

Conflicting Reports on What the Second 'The Force Awakens' Trailer Will Contain
What can we look forward to seeing in the next trailer? We have a few ideas...

Oscar Isaac Calls Working on 'The Force Awakens' "Wild"
It seems the actor had quite the time working on the latest film.

Report: Official 'The Force Awakens' Sketches By Robert Bailey Revealed
They may not be concept art, but they're still pretty cool!


Star Wars Rebels 'Idiot's Array' Episode Guide Released
Lots of great info about Lando's first appearance, as well as a clip from the next episode!


Jason Aaron and John Cassaday Tell '6 Things You Didn't Know About Star Wars #1'
If you've read the new comic book, you may have missed a few things. The creators behind it tell all!

'Darth Vader #1' Already Has 300k Pre-Orders, New Variant Covers Unveiled
Tons of different covers, hundreds of thousdands of people want it... and it's not even out yet.

Marvel Solicitations for April 2015
Take a look at what's coming down the pipe from Marvel!

Report: Marvel Considering Prequel Era Comics
A Marvel editor confirms that comics set during the Prequel trilogy are being talked about.

'Jedi Academy: The Phantom Bully' Cover Revealed
The ever popular series continues with a brand new book!


Iconic Star Wars Games Released on
You can be playing old favorites like X-Wing VS TIE Fighter, Galactic Battlegrounds and more with just a few clicks!


Hasbro Announces Star Wars Hero Mashers Line
You, or your kids, will be able to combined their favorite characters with these new toys.

Report: Seven 'The Force Awakens' Lego Sets Are Coming
I'm sure these will leave us screaming "shut up and take my money!" before the year is out.


Celebration Updates: Navajo Screening of 'A New Hope', Tattoos, and Speed Dating
Get a date, get a tattoo and watch Star Wars in another language all in one place!


Peter Mayhew Expected To Make Full Recovery After Pneumonia Hospitalization
The mighty Wookiee himself has unfortunately been under the weather, but is thankfully recovering.


Tatiana Maslany, Rooney Mara, and Felicity Jones in Consideration for First Stand Alone Film
The Orphan BlackGirl With the Dragon Tattoo and The Theory of Everything stars, respectively, may have a shot at taking the lead in the first stand alone movie!

Kate Mara Screen Tested for 2016 Stand Alone Film
Another actress gets in on the action... what role could they be vying for?

Han Solo & Boba Fett Will Appear Together In A Stand Alone Film
A Boba Fett movie and a Han Solo movie? No, no... a Boba Fett AND Han Solo movie!

The Force Awakens Re-Shoots and 2016 Stand Alone Filming Details
Episode VII actors will soon be back in front of cameras and we might have a better idea about what the first spin-off will be like.

Two New Pieces of 'The Force Awakens' Concept Art Leaked
Our buds at Making Star Wars have revealed some cool speeder concepts!

'The Force Awakens' Early Castle Concept Art Description
An interesting design that could appear in Episode VII.

'The Force Awakens' Fat Moebius Man Concept Art Description
And another!

Visceral Is Developing A Han Solo Game
The secret Star Wars game currently in the making could focus on a certain scoundrel.

Lando Calrissian Comic Series in the Works
The old smoothie may get his own comic, and let's be honest, he deserves it!

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