The University of Southern California’s Daily Bruin has an article on George Lucas. He was on campus to show THX 1138. The writing is a tad cheesy (‘Even today, the “Star Wars” faithful will don their capes and wait in line for hours
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.
The official site posted a teaser for Jude Watson’s Secrets of the Jedi yesterday, complete with cover art.
Ewan McGregor seems determined to sprinkle more family fare into his acting resume.
The first trailer for his upcoming animated adventure Robots has been released.
His neutral American accent keeps getting better and better! But watch out for him to be overshadowed by Robin Williams. Looks amusing, though!
This is so VERY rumor mill/wishful thinking that I’m mainly just posting it for the hell of it: Kevin Smith??? Well, it would be interesting, I’ll give you that much. AICN has their own ideas, including some refugees from Mutant Enemy.
I’m still holding out for an Batman: TAS style cartoon that plunders the EU for story fodder. I just can’t see a live action series working out in the long run…
Mel Brooks has no more luck than George Lucas staying away from a franchise. He has plans to make a sequel to Spaceballs, his Star Wars spoof from the late 80’s.
May the Schwartz be with you!
Who knows what evils lurk in the hearts of fangirls?
Ah, who am I kidding? We had a wedding ceremony for a pair of cardboard cut-outs and a baby shower for a pineapple. We know.
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?
Remember when you were younger and actually read the paper every day? It was probably only because you wanted to read the daily Star Wars comic strip.
The Official Site will be running daily comic strips for Hyperspace members every weekday, starting October 4th. Along with reruns of the classic daily comic strip, we’ll also get two new stories. One of those is written by Paul Ens, TOS webmaster and all-around good guy.
Now…if only they could link from there to Ripley’s Believe It, Or Not!
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.
Rumor Mill: Sean Connery may give voice to Aslan in the The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe film.
Karrdes may enjoy these pictures of Natalie Portman in her latest film, Closer. Our little Amidala’s all grown up…