Cartoons. StarWars.com has continues their Dave Filoni interview. It focuses on The Clone Wars S5. ( Part 1 dropped a few weeks ago.)
One year on. Here are a few more flashbacks to the big announcement last year: I spent that evening talking it over the buyout/Episode VII announcement with Tosche Station’s Bryan and Nanci. (Please don’t tell me if I said anything dumb.) And here’s the special edition tweet roundup.
Retro. Alas, the lawyers caught up with the , but check out these two other great behind-the-scenes pics that (I suspect) originate from the enhanced Star Wars blooper reel Making of eBooks: A different angle on Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford during the medal ceremony and Mark Hamill gets meditative (or just bored) during the filming of Return of the Jedi.
Also on Tumblr. Artist Jeff Bennett improves the sentimental schlock of Thomas Kincade by adding ; The Stooge tackles Star Wars the top ten soon-to-be-confirmed and a great pair of Star Wars rumors homemade Artoo and Threepio costumes.
And so the
Making of eBook poledance continues, with video clips on Yahoo (stormtrooper on fire!) and Mashable (Hamill and Fisher’s chasm jump). Today, Entertainment Weekly heads to the Sarlacc.
Weighing the purchase?
StarWars.com has a complete listing of the additional content for each book.
Releasing Tuesday are the eBook versions of J. W. Rinzler’s , featuring video, audio and other extra content. Random House has them priced at $17.99, but check your device’s marketplaces. Making of books for the original trilogy
Comic fans can head to the shops on
Wednesday for . Legacy #8
It’s also time to keep an eye out for the new
, which features a Leia short story bu editor Jen Heddle. Star Wars Insider
Next week brings
(now dated to the 29th) and the still-pricey-but-not-ridiculously-so version of The Bounty Hunter Code: From the Files of Boba Fett . Frames
And there’s a fairly recent update to
our book release schedule – the is scheduled for May 27. Crucible paperback
Rebels. Lucasfilm’s Tracy Cannobbio tells Lightsaber Rattling that John Williams is “not composing music for Star Wars Rebels.” So keep on speculating, I guess.
Video. There’s another Jett Lucas interview; Harrison Ford continues to not say much about Episode VII.
Nonfiction. Star Wars Books has posted some screencaps from the enhanced Making of eBooks, which will be out next week.
On Saturday at Comic-Con, I had a chance to sit down with Lucasfilm’s J. W. Rinzler to discuss his upcoming works:
The Making of Return of the Jedi, The Making of … ebooks with enhanced content, and The Star Wars, the eight-issue comic portraying the original draft screenplay of George Lucas for Star Wars. Big thanks to Mr. Rinzler for the interview, and Del Rey for their secret press room.
Haven’t made it to the bookstore yet?
Peek inside with Making of Star Wars a new feature on the Random House website.
, with author appearances by Timothy Zahn, Matthew Stover, J.W. Rinzler, Michael Stackpole, Helen Keier and more! Star Wars events all over this May
. And while you’re at the bookstore, you might want to pick up a few The Making of Star Wars magazines…
There’s been quite a bit of coverage on the book (including The Hollywood Reporter has an article on next week’s big release, The Making of Star Wars. Playboy, which you can check out via their ‘Free Preview’ feature) and so far it’s very positive…