Last week we posted about the suspicious activity that has been on the official Star Wars Youtube. For the last couple of weeks they have been posting the trailers of the original trilogy and many are suspecting they are leading towards a possible Episode VII teaser or some type of news on October 30th. What’s significant about Oct 30th? It’s the one year anniversary of when Disney purchased Lucasfilm. As predicted, today they posted the Revenge of the Jedi trailer, which is the original Return of the Jedi trailer which shows Luke still sporting a blue lightsaber on Tatooine. Tell … Continue reading Lucasfilm Building Towards An Announcement?
The home of the young Darth Vader is in danger of disappearing. The Tunisia Desert was a great place to film the rough desert planet known as Tatooine. Both Mos Eisley and Mos Espa were filmed in this location. Because of the popularity of the films, it has become a great tourist spot. Due to it being in the sand dunes, sand storms are slowly burying the set. “Ever since they finished the part of the movie shot in 2003, sand dunes have surrounded the film set from every side. They should not have allowed this to happen,” says Tahar. … Continue reading Time to Visit Mos Espa Set Is Running Out!
With news being scarce about the movies, more deals are being made to ease the fans while they wait. While JJ Abrams is not going to be taking from the Expanded Universe, it isn’t stopping the production of new books. One in particular focuses on the adventures of Obi Wan Kenobi while he remains an exile watcher of the infant Luke Skywalker. This story takes on the question of how does Obi Wan Kenobi, the jedi that is hiding from the empire, come to be known as Old Ben Kenobi. The name Ben was actually a geographical name and the … Continue reading Star Wars: Kenobi
Over the weekend of Comic Con 2013 down at the San Diego Convention Center not much was revealed about the Star Wars movies, but we did get a little information on what to expect with the franchise as a whole. It was announced that they were planning on bringing a special Phineas and Ferb Star Wars adventure. It was announced that the two brothers of the show were going to be residents on the planet of Tatooine during the events A New Hope. Recently, a little more on the plot was revealed. What roles are the duo going to play … Continue reading Scoop on the Phineas and Ferb Star Wars Crossover
Many are familiar with the home of Anakin Skywalker, Mos Espa which they introduced in the first Star Wars prequel film. After filming, they had left the sets up and fans have been able to visit and experience the life of a Tatooine civilian themselves. But now, fans might not have that much time to visit the home of Anakin Skywalker. BYU Planetary Scientist Jani Radebaugh says that sand dunes are soon coming to cover the sets in the Tunisian Desert.The dune is said to be measured at 20 feet tall and 300 feet wide in 2009, and it’s been … Continue reading Mos Espa Threatened By Sand Dunes