Casino Royale, the latest James Bond movie, will film scenes at Villa del Balbianello in May. The Villa served as one of the more recognizable locations in Attack of the Clones.
Clive Thompson thinks science fiction comes across better in games than film, using Star Wars as his example. As a SW fan who has never really played a Star Wars game – or most other sci-fi themed games – I’m not really qualified to agree or disagree. Thoughts? (via SF Signal)
The contest for the next Star Wars Fan Club President has begun. There are rules and a leaderboard and everything!
Autoblog thinks the Nissan Terranaut concept car is something out of Star Trek: TNG, but the interior looks quite Alderaanian to me.
Revenge of the Sith has received 10 Saturn nominations from The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror. Sith is up for Best Science Fiction Film and Special Effects, along with writing and directing nods for George Lucas and several acting and technical awards.
Our cup runneth over today…
If you’re a paid-up Hyperspace member you can become President of the Star Wars Fan Club by being really, really annoying. I annoy through blogging. Should I just link to all Hyperspace articles from now on? The username’s D-A-R-K S-P-O-R-K.
Of use to those with artistic talent are portfolio review tips from Lucas Licensing Art Director Troy Alders.
For the collectors, a preview of new stuff from Hasbro.
And gamers are no doubt having fits over the official announcment of LEGO Star Wars II. I just want old-fashioned non-digital solid LEGOs. Is that so wrong?
Star Wars Valentines from Something Awful. Brilliant!