Droid Wrangler

The official site has a multi-page profile of Don Bies, Lucasfilm’s go-to guy for keeping droids in check. Some interesting insight on the unique issues of working with Artoo and Threepio. Spoilers are fairly minor – just don’t look too closely at the pictures.

In other Ep3 news, some collector cards have gone up on eBay, with new images and some spoilery information. Check out the auctions here and here. See them at IESB. Watch for MAJOR SPOILERS.

The Dark Side’s Middle Management

Some hilarious musings on the Sith power structure from Venusburg.

It must have been terribly frustrating for poor Count Dooku, getting older and older in his position in middle management as young Sith turks are fast-tracked into being deputy Sith lord. I mean, the guy is ancient. All the other young Sith must have wondered why, after his long years of service, he was still stuck on the fourth floor, corner office or no. Rumours of some scandal, perhaps involving Darth Sidious’ wife. Or could he just not handle the pressure?

Movie News: ROTK, Unfortunate Events, Superheros

The extended edition of Return of the King is scheduled for release on December 14th. It features, among other things, a in-character comment track from Gollum and Smeagol.

Superheros! Bryan Singer on Superman; David Goyer on Batman Begins; first pics of the Fantastic Four. And then there are spoof rumors.

Rumor Mill: Sean Connery may give voice to Aslan in the The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe film.

The official site for the Series of Unfortunate Events movie is up, and Coming Soon has a look at the preview poster.

Karrdes may enjoy these pictures of Natalie Portman in her latest film, Closer. Our little Amidala’s all grown up…