Star Wars Rebels is to take place 5 years before Star Wars: A New Hope and many rumors and speculation have been surfacing over the internet about who we’re going to see join the start of the Rebellion. One that has popped up over the weekend is that Billy Dee Williams is going to be part of the show. We were expecting to see some familiar faces, possibly Leia or even Bail Organa and Mon Mothma mixed somewhere along the show. This tweet came out over the weekend, Billy Dee Williams let slip that he’s doing voice work for #StarWarsRebels … Continue reading Billy Dee Williams to Join Star Wars Rebels?
Much of the success of the original Star Wars trilogy leaned on certain simple aspects that the prequels lacked. One of those is the rugged, western style feel. It seemed that the ships in the galaxy for example, (The Millennium Falcon) were well used and appeared to be hundreds of years old. The other is the fact that everything seemed so mysterious such as the force and how exactly Anakin Skywalker became Darth Vader. Director JJ Abrams has recently stated that he will be following these tones because he knows these small but important factors kept fans so fascinated by … Continue reading JJ Abrams Reveals That Star Wars Episode VII Will Follow Original Trilogy Tones
Alright, so tonight if you caught it, was a teaser trailer for Star Wars Rebels. If you missed it, well, here it is. It is pretty much what we expected, no actual finished footage of the show or any of the characters shown, but it’s still pretty cool. So what are your thoughts? I know it isn’t much but it’s still enough to get us excited for next fall. The Empire shall rise and so shall the rebels. It’s cool to see that there will be some type of Jedi involved, at least, that’s what the teaser hints at for … Continue reading Star Wars Rebels Teaser Trailer
Jedi News just got a pitch from Riley Blanton of starwarsreport.com saying that he recently spoke to Liam Mcintyre who told him that he recently read for a role as a Jedi in SWVII. This is obviously in “rumor” territory as we have not received confirmation. The other rumor going around right now is That Ksenia Solo (imagine that!) will be playing Leia Organa Solo and Han Solo’s child. Ksenia Solo is known for roles in titles such as “Black Swan” and television’s “The Lost Girl”. We hope to receive news on confirmed actors/actresses for the new films soon, and we will … Continue reading Rumor: Ksenia Solo and “Spartacus” Actor Liam McIntyre Have Read Roles for Star Wars: Episode VII
So many of us long time Star Wars fans know that George Lucas had a slightly different view of the Original trilogy long before the galaxy that we now know and love came into existence. But now we get the chance to see George Lucas’s rough draft come to life by Dark Horse comics, which is scheduled to release on September 4th. So what’s different about it? Well, it follows the young farm boy jedi Anniken Starkiller and an old grey haired General Luke Skywalker along with a lizard faced Han Solo going against an ancient Sith order. Also, it … Continue reading George Lucas’s Original Ideas of Star Wars Coming To Dark Horse Comics