Entertainment Weekly confirms that Jason Isaacs is indeed the Rebels’ big bad.
Isaacs is known to genre fans for playing Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter films, and voicing Admiral Zhao on the first season of Avatar: The Last Airbender – which Dave Filoni worked on before leaving for The Clone Wars.
He was originally rumored for the role by TFN.
Weird Al is releasing songs and videos from his new album every day this week, and this one really speaks to me. (Us?) Particularly the bit about Prince. And it’s really nice to have a version of ‘Blurred Lines’ that isn’t Xizor levels of skeevy.
Since today has been refreshingly Star Wars news free thus far (which is fine, because yesterday was nuts) have this Mockingjay promo – err, address from President Snow. And friends.
And, since we’re on the subject, here’s the previous transmission:
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 will be in theaters January 16.
Our pal Mary Franklin has a strong supporting role in this video about the real-life Chopper and his travels! (There’s a new Rebels clip at the end as well.)
With another vague teaser, the BBC and BBC America announced yesterday that the new season of Doctor Who – Peter Capaldi’s first as the Twelfth Doctor – will begin on August 23.
With a little help from Steve Sansweet and Rancho Obi-Wan, A Force for Change reveals a new mid-campaign bonus.
You may spot a few familiar faces in this video promoting A Force For Change.
James Arnold Taylor chats with Mark Hamill at Star Wars Weekends! He chats about his beard (yes, it’s exactly what you think it is,) talks Star Wars, does impressions, and even breaks into the Joker. (via)
In a hurry? Just the Joker/Luke dialogue:
Carrie Fisher on her A New Hope accent, the buns, Gary, her books and more on the Paul O’Grady Show. (via)
Tony DiTerlizzi’s The Adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight, a storybook version of the original trilogy using Ralph McQuarrie’s concept art, is the first of a new wave of books for kids. It’ll be out in October from Disney Lucasfilm Press.