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Star Wars Weekly Buzz: A Closer Look at The Force Awakens Walkers; Rian Johnson Addresses Some of VF’s Revelations and More

There is no doubt that this week belongs to Vanity Fair and their awesome coverage on The Last Jedi, as well as the celebration of Star Wars’ 40th anniversary. Still, there were a few interesting bits that made their way in our weekly social buzz article. We will take a closer look at the walkers from The Force Awakens; a few of The Last Jedi cast members attend a John Williams scoring for The Last Jedi; Rian Johnson addresses some fans issues; Oscar Isaac pays Stephen Colbert a visit on The Late Show; Meet Jeremy – The Force for Change winner, New authors added to the “40 stories – 40 authors” book “From a Certain Point of View“; The latest from Pablo Hidalgo and more.

 

 

The German Amazon has a look inside in an upcoming Star Wars book titled “Star Wars – On The Front Lines“, which gives us a closer look at the walkers from The Force Awakens that we briefly saw in the background during Hux’ speech on Starkiller Base:

 

Some people thought this could be a walker from The Last Jedi, but Pablo Hidalgo clarified:

 

 

 

 

Mark Hamill, Laura Dern and Rian Johnson attended a scoring session for The Last Jedi, watching the maestro John Williams doing his magic!

 

 

 

Also Rian Johnson addressed the topic about the romance in The Last Jedi that was discussed in one of Vanity Fair’s articles from yesterday:

 

 

And here’s another important post by Johnson regarding the aliens in The Last Jedi.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
This comment was in regards to fan outrage about the fact that we don’t see any familiar aliens in The Last Jedi, based just on the Vanity Fair photo shoot. Pablo Hidalgo tried to explain why that was, but he quickly became target of some fans about the gripe and really doesn’t have anything to do with this. Here’s what Pablo said before that:

 

 

I really don’t see why people get upset by not seeing a familiar alien in a place that we’ve never seen before, and all that based on just one photo shoot. If what we heard is right and we will be going back to Tatooine, Endor and Mustafar in the Sequel Trilogy, I am sure we will see some familiar creatures.

 

 

And here’s what Johnson thinks of The Last Jedi. :)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oscar Isaac appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. He spoke briefly about his scenes with Carrie Fisher in The Last Jedi and how she slapped him 27 times. :)

Check out the full interview below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

StarWars.com announced the winner of the Force for Change initiative, who will go to Skywalker Ranch, join the cast at the premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and visit the set of the upcoming Han Solo movie.

 

 

 

 

 

Several new authors were added to the  book “From a Certain Point of View“, dedicated to celebrating the 40 Years of Star Wars (via JediBibliothek):

 

 

 

These authors will join the previously announced group (here)

 

 

 

 

After the news that Lucasfilm will decide on the third spinoff film in June, our own John Hoey made a quick poll on Twitter with the two most likely candidates. Here are the results:

 

 

 

 
A cool shot of Han Solo’s speeder at Fawley Power Station from the untitled movie:

 

 

 

 

 

We may still not have a Black Series figure of Luke Skywalker from The Force Awakens, but LEGO revealed a first look at their Luke Skywalker’s minifigure.

 

 

 

 

 

Star Wars fans across the globe are feeling the force this week as the entire space saga celebrates its 40th anniversary. Here are some cool stories on the subject:

 

 

 

 

 

 

And something really special from the official site. Make sure to go and check it out:

 

 

 

 

 
Latest from Pablo Hidalgo:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stay tuned for more next week.

 

 

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