Sunday, February 8, 2015

In Case You Missed It: January 31st - February 7th, 2015

By: Benjamin Hart

In Case You Missed It is back to back to wrap up another week and get you ready for the next, 'cause Star Wars news doesn't stop, and we want to help you keep up with it all! This week the rumor plot surrounding the first stand alone film thickens, we hear from more cast & crew about The Force Awakens and a ton of classic characters appear to be coming to Star Wars Rebels. Plus, Netflix down under, Star Wars Land, Boba Fett's family, comics, wax figures, Nic Cage and Luke just wants us to chill! Read on to get caught up....


JJ Abrams Calls Working on 'The Force Awakens' "A Dream Come True"
As you can imagine, getting the job of directing the seventh Star Wars film is a pretty big deal.

JJ Abrams Confirms He'll Be Executive Producer on Episodes VIII and IX, Talks CGI and New Lightsaber
The director gives away some interesting details and gives his reaction to our reaction to Kylo Ren's triple bladed Lightsaber.

Anthony Daniels Talks 'The Force Awakens' & More With The Comlink
He's one of the few actors to appear in all seven films, and he's got some stories to tell.

Mark Hamill Urges Fans To Relax About 'The Force Awakens'
Take it from the Jedi master... just chill out!


Tarkin Confirmed for Star Wars Rebels Episode 'Call to Action'
The Grand Moff is coming to Lothal, and he means business!

Two Previews for 'Call to Action' Featuring Tarkin
Our good friend Stephen Stanton returns to voice him, and as expected, it's awesome!

Billy Dee Confirms There Are "More Adventures with Lando Coming Up" on Star Wars Rebels
You can never have too much Lando! It's now official that the infamous scoundrel will return to the animated series.

Hondo Ohnaka Confirmed to Appear in Future Episode of 'Star Wars Rebels'
A fan favorite Clone Wars character is making the jump to the newest series!

Report: 'The Clone Wars' Coming To Netflix Australia & New Zealand
It appears fans down under will finally get to enjoy The Clone Wars on Netflix!


'Star Wars #1' Was The Top Selling Comic Book Of January 2015
Luke Skywalker > Batman

'Star Wars #2' Comic Preview
Luke & Vader face off in the second issue of the new ongoing series.

'Star Wars: Princess Leia #1' Pre-Orders Reach 200,000
The first issue of the heroine focused comic is already selling like hot cakes!


Disney to Reveal 'Star Wars' Theme Park Plans Later This Year
Star Wars Land is not that far away... I can barely contain my excitement.

Madame Tussauds London Announces Star Wars Expansion
The infamous wax museum is getting an incredible Star Wars themed addition!

Kotobukiya Announces Star Wars Celebration Exclusives
Here's the first of hopefully many things we can pick up, and only pick up at Celebration Anaheim!


Nicolas Cage Praises Hayden Christensen's Portrayal Of Anakin Skywalker
Who knew Nic Cage was an Anakin fan?

Actor Richard Bonehill Dies At 67
Sad news: we lost the man behind many different characters, including Nein Nunb.


Felicity Jones in Talks to Star in 2016 Stand Alone Film
The Theory Of Everything actress looks to have a lead role in the first spin off!

2016 Stand Alone Film to be About Boba Fett's Family
Everybody loves Boba, so why not get to know him and his family better?

Minor Updates About the 2016 Stand Alone Film
Small, but interesting details about next year's Star Wars film.

J.J. Abrams Requested To Move Up The Force Awakens' Release Date
Is it just a joke, or could we really be watching Episode VII a few months early?

'The Force Awakens' Character and Plot Details
Spoilers! Some interesting stuff in here!

More 'The Force Awakens' Plot Tidbits
More from where that came from...

Luke Skywalker's Son in The Force Awakens?
Is there another Skywalker?

The Legacy of Classic Trilogy Character Hinted at in 'The Force Awakens' Prop
An intriguing report about a classic character's lineage possibly continuing in Episode VII.

Three Character to Make Guest Appearances in Star Wars Rebels Season 2 Premiere
It appears the second season of Rebels will start off with a bang!

Han Solo to Appear in Season 2 of Rebels
The crew of the Ghost can't get enough smugglers, can they?

Ahsoka Tano to Appear on Star Wars Rebels
Please be true.... please be true.... please....

Also Check Out...

  • The latest SWU Podcast, where we discuss all the latest news and break down the latest Rebels episode!
  • Darth Daddy has a special announcement about Luke Sprywalker in his newest customizing corner!

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