John Boyega revealed a gift from Rian Johnson on his Instagram, and a The Last Jedi hint – of sorts. The illustration expresses Boyega’s “frustration with the most complex Star Wars lingo.” So what could a bio-hexacrypt be, and what does it have to do with Finn? Tumblr user Bripenguin13 has a degree in cell biology and one (possible) explaination.
Meanwhile, if you’re still poking at
The Last Jedi title, Johnson has an answer. ( And more.)
Looks like Chopper’s been compromised in Saturday’s new
Rebels episode, ‘Double Agent Droid.’
More images below the cut.
Michael Kenneth Williams has officially joined the Han Solo film,
StarWars.com has announced. Variety first reported the casting last week.
Wednesday is and a new Legends collection. Doctor Aphra #5 collects #19-37 of Dark Horse’s The Old Republic Volume 2 Knights of the Old Republic series, plus the series’ handbook.
Mon Mothma resigns from the Senate and meets up with the
Ghost crew on this week’s “Secret Cargo.” In Recon, Andi Gutierrez chats with Taylor Gray, Henry Gilroy, Dave Filoni and Pablo Hidalgo about the episode, while Pablo answers a Thrawn question.
Rebels will survive to fight another day – or at least a season. Lucasfilm and Disney XD have announced that the show will continue for a fourth season next fall, and that we’ll get “more details” and “an announcement” at Celebration Orlando.
The third season of the show is due
to wrap up this month, leaving Celebration free and clear for future hype.
Variety reports that Michael K. Williams ( The Wire, Boardwalk Empire) is in talks to join Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s Han Solo spinoff. They had no details on his character or role.
Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Woody Harrelson and Emilia Clarke are the confirmed cast members of the movie,
which is filming now.
A special limited edition of Timothy Zahn’s will be on sale at Celebration. The hardcover features a full face of Thrawn and printed endpapers, and will come with a not-yet-identified “extra special gift.” Thrawn
The white cover is the standard edition, while the black cover is a
Barnes & Noble exclusive.
The book is out April 11, so if you want the special edition, you’ll have to hold off a few days. Celebration Orlando begins on April 13.
And a tiny bit of March. Because it’s not like much happened, right?
USA Today has
an excerpt of Chapter 2 from Timothy Zahn’s first canon novel, , out in April. It features Thrawn’s first meeting with Palpatine. Thrawn