Have you been saving your Republic credits? Because Lucasfilms’ licensees have a lot in store for you, this year:
The Celebration 3 Exclusive Figure
The Official Pix license awarded to C2 Ventures
The new line of stickers from Mello Smello (alas, not scratch’n’sniff)
The Hallmark Ornaments for 2005
The ROTS Topps Cards (Spoilers abound!)
This just adds to the list that includes the previously announced books, action figures and the rather nifty, yet oh-so-pricey, window blinds.
Must start playing the lottery, again.
TFN claims that the first full trailer for Revenge of the Sith will debut March 11th. It will be attached to the animated feature Robots, which features the voice of Ewan McGregor. They also have a ‘description‘.
Not as bizarre as the Star Wars window blinds, but Lightsaber Pendants? For $200 a pop? Really? Ladies, can you honestly see yourself wearing these? Because I honestly can’t see dropping almost enough money to score an iPod on something nonfunctional that screams “I’m a huge geek.” People are going to know that the minute I open my mouth.
The official site updated with the covers for the novelization, The Making of, The Art of, and the graphic novel adaptation of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith. IESB has high res scans (scroll down) for the detail-oriented. TFN, however, has a summary of the novelization. It reveals, well, pretty much the whole plot of the movie, so Spoiler Masters only.
Playskol strikes gold again with the introduction of Mr Potato Head Darth Vader!
Scroll down past the information on some new video game to see their latest masterpiece!
Thanks to Comingsoon for the head’s up on this!
The next Insider, due in subscriber mailboxes somethime this week, features a cover article about the next round of Clone Wars cartoons, interviews with Samuel L. Jackson and Christopher Lee, a history of the Mandalorians and a tour of Jango and Boba Fett’s apartment set, as well as the usual Prequel Update, and all new photos (including a pic that’s already setting Anakin fangirls around the off in high-pitched squees of lust.) Non subscribers can expect the issue in stores by the end of the month.
Lips were flapping at a film festival in Palm Springs over the weekend. Apparently in “Revenge of the Sith”…. uh… read it here.
And yes, big spoiler!
SFX magazine conducted a poll to find the greatest ever special effect, and Star Wars comes out on top for the opening scene of A New Hope.
Only four of the effects in the top ten were created digitally. Other pre-CGI honorees include the climax of 1933’s King Kong (#2), the skeleton warriors from 1963’s Jason and the Argonauts (#4) and the chest buster from 1979’s Alien (#9.)
Hooray! I’m not the biggest dork on the planet!
Jeff Tweiten is already lining up in Seattle. But as CBBC notes…
… there could be one major problem for the super-keen fan. As yet, he’s not actually sure if the cinema in Seattle he is queuing outside will even be showing the film!
Uh… no comment.