May 20th, 2010 by Dunc · 3 Comments
Filed: people · star wars
Tagged: billy dee williams · chewbacca · empire strikes back · ewan mcgregor · han solo · harrison ford · interviews · ot · peter mayhew
April 15th, 2010 by Paula · 2 Comments
Woe be unto you, Club Jade fans. Dunc is having a real life this week and has left me to round up the news for you. So, sorry. She’ll be back soon! So let’s round up some bits and bobs in the world of Star Wars, shall we?
- That awesome fan project, Star Wars: Uncut, is now cut. And we have a trailer!
- Speaking of fans, the University of Georgia paper profiles a member of the 501st Georgia Garrison. Yes, Athens fans, there are others near you!
- And they’ll need all the help they can get. Star Wars Weekends is cranking up again.
- The 501st even helped Lando, um, I mean Billy Dee Williams, arrive in style to the Sunscreen Film Festival. I bet he’d love to have Colt 45 can greet him, just once.
- We’ll move from that The Empire Strikes Back actor to StarWars.com’s review of Empire cast and crew swag. (I’ve always wanted one of those passports.)
- And finally, from the film that inspired it all, Kurosawa Hidden Fortress action figures. Awesome!
Dunc will be back soon. Promise!
Filed: fandom · film · people · star wars
Tagged: 501st legion · billy dee williams · collecting · empire strikes back · merchandise · star wars uncut
February 4th, 2009 by Dunc · 2 Comments
The Fanboys cometh. Director Kyle Newman interviewed at StarWars.com and Sci Fi Wire, while Billy Dee Williams talks to SciFi Scanner.
Meanwhile, TFN has the final theater count and a Chicago premiere report. And for those of us who are going to have to wait, Newman tells us what to expect on the DVD.
- Bale’s short fuse. A recording of Christian Bale cussing out a crew member on the set of Terminator Salvation proved embarrassing for all involved, except maybe the guy who made it into a kicking techno remix. (And these guys.) Harry Knowles defended the actor, which might mean more if it was coming from someone other than Harry “Is Hollywood watching? Are they impressed?” Knowles.
- Slumdog Millionaire star joins Airbender. M. Night Shyamalan’s Avatar adaption has a new Zuko – Dev Patel. Fan reaction has been mixed – folks are happy to see more diversity, but many are bothered about the implications of the film’s only Asian actor playing the villain.
- Someone too committed to Sparkle Motion. There have been rumors floating around of a Donnie Darko sequel. Now, io9 has word of the direct-to-DVD S. Darko. Honestly, I have a hard time believing this isn’t a prank…
- Bloop. No WALL-E sequel in sight. Phew.
Filed: fandom · film
Tagged: avatar: the last airbender · billy dee williams · christian bale · fanboys (movie) · interviews · terminator · wall-e
November 4th, 2008 by Dunc · 4 Comments
Tagged: billy dee williams · lando · palpatine · spoofs · video
July 23rd, 2008 by jawajames · 2 Comments
Combined with the release of the Robot Chicken: Star Wars special on DVD is the news that there is a second Star Wars special coming down the line from Seth Green, Matthew Senreich and company. Carrie Fisher and Billy Dee Williams will be joining the voice cast. Episode II will be coming out on November 16 on Cartoon Network.
Filed: star wars on tv
Tagged: billy dee williams · carrie fisher · robot chicken
April 30th, 2008 by Dunc · 5 Comments
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Tagged: billy dee williams · ewoks · music · video
October 5th, 2007 by Dunc · 1 Comment
Filed: expanded universe · fandom · gaming · people · star wars
Tagged: art · bantha tracks · billy dee williams · carrie fisher · chewbacca · crime · harrison ford · hyperspace · interviews · kids · master replicas · merchandise · natalie portman · renegade squadron · rick mccallum · saga order
July 15th, 2007 by Dunc · Comments Off
Tagged: billy dee williams · video
July 11th, 2007 by Dunc · 1 Comment
Harry Potter movies still lag behind Star Wars saga in the box office, though they have beaten Lord of the Rings. In other epic comparison news, Luke goes head to head with Harry and Frodo.
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Tagged: artoo · billy dee williams · dueling franchises · harry potter · ilm · john knoll · lists · lord of the rings
June 2nd, 2007 by Dunc · Comments Off
Tagged: billy dee williams · celebration europe