First (almost) look at a new ship from Rogue One

U-wing (Rogue One)

Debuting (sort of) on the latest Star Wars Show is the U-wing, or Incom UT-60D, a new ship we’ll see in Rogue One… Which was also in the very first piece of Rogue One concept art we saw! That’s the movie still above, and here are a few screenshots:

Learn more from our old pal Matt Martin of the Story Group, who stops by with more details. The show also features “Weird Al” Yankovic.

They also announced a second show, The Star Wars Aftershow, which launches Thursday on Verizon’s Youtube. It’ll be hosts Andi and Peter along with “other Lucasfilm employees” talking about the week’s news in a round table setting.

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Filk Friday

This week’s featured filk takes us back to the excitement leading up to the release of Episode I. Jeff Suess’ Bare Naked Ladies parody takes us One Week before the release of the movie, and the hype and celebration lives on. You can find more of Jeff’s work here.

And continuing with news on Weird Al’s recently released album, the quick favorite outside of the first single “White and Nerdy” is apparently his Green Day parody called “Canadian Idiot.” Fans have already started on the homemade videos, like this remix of the Robot Chicken Voltron dance off.