While the name of the first Star Wars spinoff, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was met with little of the heated debate which followed the Prequel Trilogy titles and Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it was something director Gareth Edwards certainly debated the meaning of in his own mind. And as he tells Empire,… Read more »
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Star Wars: Poe Dameron #5 by Charles Soule and Angel Unzueta has been through the wars. As it were. It has moved from this cover… …to this. And despite that notation, has moved from $3.99 to $4.99 in price. Is is now a 40 page comic rather than a 32 page. And it has changed… Read more »
Looking for a pilot who can make the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs? Or maybe you just want a blue drink in a futuristic looking Tupperware tumbler… Either way, news of a new Mos Eisley style pop-up Cantina in Hollywood may get your attention. Were told by Nerdist that this is not a… Read more »
A Japanese trailer for the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story offers up a few extra moments and one intriguing extra bit of dialogue. Since it’s in a trailer, it’s not exactly a spoiler, but it certainly adds weight to Jyn Erso’s decision to enlist with the Rebellion. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story… Read more »
Courtesy of Dirk Manning…. Love Stories (To Die For) #1 can be found here…. In Swipe File we present two or more images that resemble each other to some degree. They may be homages, parodies, ironic appropriations, coincidences or works of the lightbox. We trust you, the reader, to make that judgment yourself? If you… Read more »
Sad news this morning as The Guardian reports that actor Kenny Baker, perhaps best known as the man inside R2-D2 in the original and prequel Star Wars trilogies, has passed away at age 83. “It was expected, but it’s sad nonetheless,” niece Abigail Shield told the site. Baker had reportedly suffered from a long illness… Read more »
Star Wars and Empire Strikes Back producer , along with Iron Giant and Harry Potter‘s Richard Bazley and How To Train Your Dragon‘s Paul Goodenough have been working on project called The Chimeran for around four years now. And at the ICE Comic Convention in Birmingham, Saturday September 10th, they will be releasing a preview comic of The Chimeran from Ben… Read more »
The new trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has been unleashed to an appreciative Star Wars fanbase online, offering further glimpses of the team and their objective, an impressive battle station with the firepower to destroy a planet. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story opens on December 16th.
In what seems to be a rebuttal to The People vs. George Lucas, The Prequels Strike Back: A Fan’s Journey appears to lead the charge with a new way of thinking about George Lucas‘ Star Wars prequel trilogy. Or, at the very least, one fan is willing to give the movies another chance. Can it change… Read more »
Making good on plans to release a 3D version of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Disney announced today that the four-disc set will be released on November 11th. In addition to the film in its 3D form, the set will include an audio commentary by director J.J. Abrams, a handful of featurettes and more deleted… Read more »
While the upcoming trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is getting teased in shorts adds and videos like the one below, one site suggests it may not be the one audiences saw after the Rogue One presentation at Star Wars Celebration last month. According to Star Wars News Net, the trailer will be… Read more »
Disney XD announced today that the third season of Star Wars Rebels will debut on September 24th. The one-hour premiere will introduce Grand Admiral Thrawn as he is dispatched by the Empire to deal with the increasingly troublesome Rebel Alliance. Meanwhile, the crew of the Ghost have established a new base on Atollon and aid… Read more »
Jimmy Smits was on The Talk this week and was shown a clip from footage of the film that fans were claiming was him portraying Senator Bail Organa once again. Bail of course was the adopted father of Princess Leia and dies as Alderaan blew up in A New Hope. Smits played Organa in Attack of… Read more »
ABC may be looking to get into the Star Wars business. While speaking with reporters at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour, ABC entertainment president Channing Dungey mentioned there have been discussion with Lucasfilm in regards to a possible Star Wars TV show on the network. “It would be wonderful if we could find… Read more »
“90% of the comic enthusiast out there today will only remember me for Star Wars, which had poisoned my career.”: Interviewing Howard Chaykin By Olly MacNamee Ahead of his storming, expletive laced appearance at this year’s San Diego Comic Con, Howard Chaykin attended a much smaller, but intimate, affair right here in the beautiful countryside… Read more »
Foodles Production, the company used by Lucasfilm to make Star Wars: The Force Awakens in the UK, has pled guilty today on two counts to failing to protect actors and workers. This followed Harrison Ford suffering a broken leg and other injuries when he was struck by a metal door on the set of the Millennium… Read more »
This is the Top Ten Bleeding Cool Bestseller List, as compiled by a number of comic stores from their sales on Wednesday and Thursday. It measures what are known as the “Wednesday Warriors”, those who can’t wait to the weekend to get this week’s comics. We salute you, and the keenness you bring to your… Read more »
By Mike Sangregorio You may not recognize Jason Aaron. He trimmed his beard. It is not all gone but it certainly trends toward a Stephen Strange and away from an Alan Moore on the practicing magician facial hair spectrum. Current writer of titles such as “Doctor Strange” and “Thor” at Marvel and for Image there… Read more »
Just on the heels of Star Wars Celebration last week, Star Wars Episode 8, which is still nameless, has finished shooting. On SDCC weekend no less. It was confirmed with this video by Rian Johnson‘s on the Star Wars Facebook that the incredibly anticipated sequel to The Force Awakens is now moving into post-production. You can… Read more »
Mondo has revealed their variant movie posters, pins, vinyl album covers and prints they’ll be offering up at SDCC 2016. These include images from Star Wars, The Incal, The Punisher, Batman, Ant-Man, Captain America, The Rocketeer and Inside Out. Artists involved include: Mike Mitchell, Florian Bertmer, Becky Cloonan, Nicolas Delort, Jock, Ken Taylor, Rory Kurtz, Declan… Read more »
Lego as always is huge at San Diego Comic Con, and this year is no different. With play areas set up for kids and families to help Lego Master Builders put together giant size Batman, Batgirl, and Joker figures, and no wonder. High above the Lego booth is a banner for The Batman Movie, coming… Read more »
Here is another panel from the Star Wars Celebration going on over in London this weekend. Here we have the 20+ minute panel for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The panel is hosted by Gwendoline Christie and she presents Felicity Jones the first ever Jyn Erso action figure.
Amy Hennig‘s Star Wars game has loomed over EA’s schedule like a specter for quite some time. It’s been a few years since the Uncharted creator left Naughty Dog to go work on a game in the franchise with Visceral, but it is, as of yet, mostly illusive. The game director was at Star Wars… Read more »