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Ron Howard, Robert Zemeckis And Steven Spielberg All Passed On Star Wars Prequels For The Same Reason

While appearing on the HappySadConfused podcast (via Indie Wire), director Ron Howard discussed his brief moment with the Star Wars prequels. He said Star Wars creator George Lucas approached him about series. “He didn’t necessarily want to direct them, and he told me that he had talked to [Robert] Zemeckis, he talked to me, he… Read more »

Mads Mikkelsen Is “Aware” Of Star Wars

While talking with IGN, actor Mads Mikkelsen said he is “aware” of the popularity and extreme interest in anything to do with Star Wars, including his role in next year’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. “But that hat, we can’t wear all the time,” he explained. “We have to focus on each individual scene.”… Read more »

Star Wars: Battlefront Review: There Is Good In Him, I’ve Felt It

Over the last year, I’ve really been thinking about ‘the power of Star Wars‘. Even as someone who would only considers themselves a passing fan of the franchise, with the run up to the Force Awakens, the sheer excitement and wonder that I get from those around me has been palpable. If you’re as entrenched… Read more »

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Gets PG-13 Rating; Mark Hamill Teased In Omaze Video

Much like it is little surprise that the DC Entertainment films will aim for PG-13, it comes as no shock the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens has received the same rating from the Motion Picture Association of America’s Classification and Ratings Administration. The reason stated in CARA’s special language is “sci-fi action violence.” The… Read more »

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Playset For Disney Infinity 3.0 Gets Trailer

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is really beginning to ramp up to uncontrollable marketing levels right now. As we get more and more TV Sports, that hype is starting to cross mediums. Did you know Disney 3.0 will be the first game to feature the franchise as it currently is (minus Star Wars: Battlefront‘s Battle… Read more »

New Satellite Show Episode 29 — Gods Of Egypt, Turkish Star Wars And Other Thanksgiving Meals

The Satellite Show is a monthly “pop culture clambake” curated by Erik Amaya. A rotating Panel of Experts — usually anchored by writer Justin Robinson and Zombie Ranch creators Clint and Dawn Wolf — take on topics like DC Comics‘ latest travails, upcoming films, Denmark, and other tales of misery and woe. But if topics… Read more »

Star Wars: Battlefront To Continue To Give Free DLC

The Battle of Jakku is coming for free to Star War: Battlefront early next month. With with a $50 Season Pass on top of the main game though, many assumed it would be the last blast of content handed to us without cost. It seems that is not so though. In a blog post, DICE… Read more »

Yes, Marvel Really Are Publishing The Star Wars: Ewoks And Droids Omnibus For $100

We mentioned that this was coming earlier in the year. And now there is official Amazon-listed confirmation. A Marvel Omnibus collecting Star Wars kids comics Ewoks 1-14, Droids 1-8 and even the Ewoks UK Annual 1989. The most lovable stars of a galaxy far, far away, in a complete collection of their adorable all-ages adventures! Join Wicket and… Read more »

Empire Releases Six Star Wars: The Force Awakens Covers

With Empire‘s Star Wars: The Force Awakens issue hitting newsstands in the UK on Friday, the magazine has released images of the six covers(!) that will be available featuring new characters like Rey, Finn, Captain Phasma and Poe Dameron. There is also one cover featuring Han and Chewie. Take a look below:

Breaking Benjamin Lead Singer Didn’t Like Star Wars: Battlefront So Much

Watching the response to Battlefront over the last week has been fascinating. Some in the hardcore gaming community have panned the game as not deep enough, while others who just mildly enjoy games and like Star Wars seem to love it by my crude and over-simplified estimation. I’m getting a whole host of reactions relayed… Read more »

Funko Pop And Shirt From Loot Crate In December, With Star Wars, Galaxy Quest And Halo 5 Items

Most people have yet to receive their November box yet… but Loot Crate has already moved on to December for their Galaxy crate with Star Wars, Halo 5 and Galaxy Quest items. And they promise both a T-shirt and a Funko Pop toy amongst the five items. You can click here and use the code BLEEDINGCOOL… Read more »

Howard Chaykin’s Art From The Very First Star Wars Comic Is On Show Tomorrow. As Is Howard Chaykin.

The San Diego Comic Art Gallery attached to comic book publisher IDW is launching their  Comic Book Art of Star Wars exhibition tomorrow, running until the end of January. The exhibit will feature 30 pieces of rare Star Wars original art from the very first comic book series released by Marvel Comics in 1977, mostly from the… Read more »

Francesco Francavilla’s Darth Vader Comes To Marvel Comics As The Market Gets Flooded With Old Star Wars Variants

This is the newly announced Francesco Francavilla variant cover for Darth Vader #15, 1 available to retailers for every 25 copies of the standard comic they order. And as Leinil Yu comes on board the Star Wars comic, he’ll be doing the same for Star Wars #16. Also, for retailers, it might be worth knowing that… Read more »

Harrison Ford And Omaze Surprise Some Star Wars Fans

A group of Star Wars fans who had previously donated to Omaze were getting a Skype call about a new special premiere for Star Wars: The Force Awakens that they could attend when they had a special visitor pop in. Stuff like this just makes me like Harrison Ford more and more. And you have to… Read more »

MCM Comic Con Birmingham: Things To Do This Weekend If You Like Memorabilia, The Bionic Man, Star Wars and Comics

By Olly MacNamee Closing down an increasingly busy con season here in the Midlands is the two day end-of-year blowout that is MCM Comic Con Birmingham serving up a big, bold slice of TV and film memorabilia, stars and celebrities, as well as the indie-centric Comics Village where I will be once more bumping into… Read more »

New Star Wars: The Force Awakens TV Ad Focuses on Finn And, Yes, More Footage

Offering yet more glimpses of the film, the latest Star Wars: The Force Awakens TV spot focuses on John Boyega‘s Finn. There are some pretty cool shots and one interaction between Han and Finn that makes it worth the slight spoilage: Star Wars: The Force Awakens “Finn” TV SpotWe’re up for this. Posted by Star… Read more »

Loot Crate Launches Loot Pets As Well As Special Crates For Doctor Who, Star Wars And Call Of Duty

As the game-heavy November “Combat” Loot Crate subscription boxes start to ship out and the ordering window closes tomorrow, Loot Crate are launching a few new themed products for the holidays. On November 30th, a Limited Edition Crate full of Star Wars exclusives will go on sale on Cyber Monday for $100 On November 23rd, a Limited Edition Crate… Read more »

Sweet Release! Star Wars Battlefront, Mario Tennis Ultra Smash, Game Of Thrones Retail, Deadpool, Stella Glow

By Jared Cornelius Welcome back to Sweet Release! Bleeding Cool’s look at the new games hitting store shelves and digital platforms.  Are we done yet? Dear sweet merciful heaven, can we be done yet?  After last weeks huge release of Fallout 4 and Tomb Raider with Call of Duty Black Ops III and Halo 5 a… Read more »