StarWars.com has the first excerpt from Timothy Zahn’s , in which Thrawn and Darth Vader meet with the Emperor. It gives us some idea of the book’s time frame, and a mention of a new planet Thrawn: Alliances you may recognize.
will be out July 24 in hardcover and eBook. Thrawn: Alliances
io9 has the concept art for some of – the stuff that was held back from the art book due to spoilers. There are only a handful of pieces, but they’re some good ones. The Last Jedi’s biggest surprises
an interview with Joonas Suotamo on taking over Chewbacca full time for The Last Jedi and Solo. He also appeared on the latest Star Wars Show. They also talk to droid builder Lee Towersey.
Kelly Marie Tran stops by
Oh My Disney (with BB-8!) and Fangirling to talk shooting The Last Jedi, ships, and working with John Boyega and Benicio del Toro.
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Disney Music Group will re-release remastered versions of John Williams’ soundtracks for the first six Star Wars films on May 4. The soundtracks have been “reconstructed from new hi-resolution (24/192) transfers supervised by Shawn Murphy and Skywalker Sound.”
They’re up for preorder now.
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Eight new episodes of
Forces of Destiny went up on the Disney Youtube this afternoon. Watch them all in the playlist below!
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Two comics and a Dark Horse era collection are headed for the comic shops on
Wednesday, March 21. Pick up , Star Wars #45 , or for the prequel-era Legends fans, there’s a new Epic Collection, Poe Dameron #25 . The Clone Wars: Volume 2
Disney has announced that we can expect the next set of
Forces of Destiny shorts on Monday, March 19. All eight new episodes will debut at 10:00 a.m. PT (1:00 p.m. ET) on Disney’s Youtube and Disney.com. The special will air on the Disney Channel the following Monday (March 25) at 9:50 p.m. ET/PT.
Voices include Mark Hamill (Luke), Daisy Ridley (Rey), John Boyega (Finn), Lupita Nyong’o (Maz), Kelly Marie Tran (Rose), Tiya Sircar (Sabine), Ashley Eckstein (Ahsoka), Vanessa Marshall (Hera), Catherine Taber (Padmé) and Matt Lanter (Anakin).
Titles, descriptions, and images in a gallery under the cut.
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Rian Johnson and (eventually) Mark Hamill showed up at SXSW for
The Director and the Jedi, and you can watch their Q&A, or check out The Hollywood Reporter’s article, which highlights my favorite Rian Johnson quote re: Luke. (The post-screening Q&A is this way.)
If you’re waiting for the Blu-ray, here’s a few more clips: Luke’s struggle, above, plus
Mark Hamill and Frank Oz reunite, Paige Tico and the bomber attack and the gorilla walkers. Meanwhile, also check out Mike Ryan’s observations on Johnson’s commentary.
StarWars.com has an interview with puppeteer Brian Herring, one of the BB-8 operators, who also worked with the porgs in The Last Jedi.
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A new set of
Solo posters has turned up in Brazil, featuring the same artwork but without the title frame. It seems likely that this could be a reaction to the recent claims that the original design was (quite blatantly) based on a set of 2015 album covers from Sony – or it could be that the title down there – Han Solo – doesn’t lend itself to the original treatment. In any case, I wouldn’t be surprised to see future waves of U.S. posters more closely resemble these.
Meanwhile, another set of new images have shown up
courtesy of Denny’s. Their , but it seems we might get an earlier look. Solo menu debuts April 3
IMDB has an 11 and a half minute preview of , the behind-the-scenes documentary on Rian Johnson and The Director and the Jedi The Last Jedi. It debuted today at SXSW, and will be avaliable to all with The Last Jedi digital release tomorrow.