Star Wars News Net https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com Star Wars News Net is your source for news - Covering everything from the films, TV shows, novels, comics and more. SWNN - A Force for News! Mon, 23 Apr 2018 20:28:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.4 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/cropped-SWNN-Favicon-32x32.jpg Star Wars News Net https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com 32 32 Welcome to The Resistance Broadcast! Run by a ragtag band of staff members and contributors from starwarsnewsnet.com and our forum, The Cantina, The Resistance Broadcast brings you the latest news, rumors and speculations from that galaxy far, far away – particularly about the new Star Wars films on the horizon. Intercept our transmission each week, and spread the word… The Resistance is on the rise! Star Wars News Net clean episodic Star Wars News Net viralhide@gmail.com viralhide@gmail.com (Star Wars News Net) News, rumors and speculations from the galaxy far, far away. Join us to talk everything Star Wars! viralhide@gmail.com Welcome to The Resistance Broadcast! Run by a ragtag band of staff members and contributors from starwarsnewsnet.com and our forum, The Cantina, The Resistance Broadcast brings you the latest news, rumors and speculations from that galaxy far, far away – particularly about the new Star Wars films on the horizon. Intercept our transmission each week, and spread the word… The Resistance is on the rise! Weekly New Solo: A Star Wars Story TV Spot Gives Us a Better Look at Corellia https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/new-solo-a-star-wars-story-tv-spot-gives-us-a-better-look-at-corellia.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/new-solo-a-star-wars-story-tv-spot-gives-us-a-better-look-at-corellia.html#respond Mon, 23 Apr 2018 20:20:45 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78476 Comicbook.com shared a new teaser for Solo: A Star Wars Story, giving us the first panoramic view of Corellia. Looks like the industrial branch of the Imperial Navy left a footprint there.   Qi’ra raises the question of the day: what are the motives of the young scoundrel? Revenge, money, or something else?   Check it […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/new-solo-a-star-wars-story-tv-spot-gives-us-a-better-look-at-corellia.html/feed 0 Fourteen New Character Posters for Solo: A Star Wars Story Revealed https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/14-new-character-posters-for-solo-a-star-wars-story-revealed.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/14-new-character-posters-for-solo-a-star-wars-story-revealed.html#respond Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:22:52 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78449 Today Disney released a variety of awesome new character posters for Solo: A Star Wars Story both in the US and the UK. Take a look below!   The first batch of Solo character posters came via Buzzfeed.   First and foremost let’s take a look at L3-37, the self-made and self-modified droid companion of Lando Calrissian. […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/14-new-character-posters-for-solo-a-star-wars-story-revealed.html/feed 0 Giveaway – Win One of Several New Hasbro Mighty Muggs Sets from ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ and ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/giveaway-win-several-new-hasbro-mighty-muggs-sets-from-solo-a-star-wars-story-and-avengers-infinity-war.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/giveaway-win-several-new-hasbro-mighty-muggs-sets-from-solo-a-star-wars-story-and-avengers-infinity-war.html#respond Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:12:19 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78397 Hasbro has put out a new wave of Mighty Muggs in advance of the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story. Mighty Muggs are the adorable looking cartoonish figures that can change to feature three different expressions. Tap them on the head and you get a whole new emotion. Who knew acting was this easy?   It […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/giveaway-win-several-new-hasbro-mighty-muggs-sets-from-solo-a-star-wars-story-and-avengers-infinity-war.html/feed 0 The Resistance Broadcast – Chewbacca Set to Steal the Show in Solo: A Star Wars Story https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-resistance-broadcast-chewbacca-set-to-steal-the-show-in-solo-a-star-wars-story.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-resistance-broadcast-chewbacca-set-to-steal-the-show-in-solo-a-star-wars-story.html#respond Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:38:14 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78423 In this episode we discuss the ground breaking announcement by Lucasfilm in hiring Victoria Mahoney as the second unit director for Episode IX, our thoughts on the Kasdans recent comments on how they approached writing Solo: A Star Wars Story, and we analyze the latest TV spots and promotional releases about the film. We announce […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-resistance-broadcast-chewbacca-set-to-steal-the-show-in-solo-a-star-wars-story.html/feed 0 In this episode we discuss the ground breaking announcement by Lucasfilm in hiring Victoria Mahoney as the second unit director for Episode IX, our thoughts on the Kasdans recent comments on how they approached writing Solo: A Star Wars Story, In this episode we discuss the ground breaking announcement by Lucasfilm in hiring Victoria Mahoney as the second unit director for Episode IX, our thoughts on the Kasdans recent comments on how they approached writing Solo: A Star Wars Story, and we analyze the latest TV spots and promotional releases about the film.<br /> <br /> We announce our YouTube subscriber exclusive GIVEAWAY winner of the Star Wars: Jedi Challenges VR game by Lenovo!<br /> <br /> We also RUNDOWN several other news items and as always we answer your questions in our segment #AskTheResistance!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> Chewbacca Set to Steal the Show in Solo: A Star Wars Story<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> On this transmission of The Resistance Broadcast: John Hoey, James Baney, and Lacey Gilleran!<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br />  <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel or follow us on Soundcloud so you are alerted when new episodes post! 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As always, let us know if you have any episode feedback so we can make sure these episodes get better every week. Your support and comments are highly appreciated! If messaging us on Twitter, make sure to include #AskTheResistance so we can access your questions directly every week.<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> ***NEW MERCH ALERT!***<br /> <br /> Stop by our merchandise store over at TeePublic to pick up some Resistance Broadcast gear! We have four new designs including this smooth one here! Fly FALCON AIRLINES with your Captain Lando Calrissian, but remember, you might want to buckle up baby!<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> NEW shirt! Come fly FALCON AIRLINES! "You might want to buckle up baby!"<br /> Get yours today on SALE for 30% off right here on our TeePublic store! #StarWars #Podcast #Lando #SoloAStarWarsStory https://t.co/a7GRBd5Cby pic.twitter.com/7IEQvDgDdj<br /> <br /> — The Resistance Broadcast (@RBatSWNN) April 19, 2018<br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> Special thanks to Matt Pasterick for our theme song!<br /> <br />  <br /> <br />   Star Wars News Net clean 50:06 It’s a Wrap on the Post Production of Solo: A Star Wars Story! https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/its-a-wrap-on-the-post-production-of-solo-a-star-wars-story.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/its-a-wrap-on-the-post-production-of-solo-a-star-wars-story.html#respond Sun, 22 Apr 2018 19:10:59 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78418 After a year of production drama, rumors, and reshoots, Solo: A Star Wars Story is officially finished. Director Ron Howard has announced via his Instagram account that the movie is ready to make the jump to lightspeed and by the sound of the early buzz around early screenings, we may be in store for a great adventure! […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/its-a-wrap-on-the-post-production-of-solo-a-star-wars-story.html/feed 0 Interesting New Bios About the Main Characters from Solo: A Star Wars Story https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/interesting-new-bios-about-the-main-characters-from-solo-a-star-wars-story.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/interesting-new-bios-about-the-main-characters-from-solo-a-star-wars-story.html#respond Sat, 21 Apr 2018 18:08:06 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78376 Issue 180 of Star Wars: Insider was officially released a few days ago. As always, the issue has some fantastic stories from the galaxy far, far away, but this time there is also a brief story covering the main characters from the highly anticipated stand-alone movie – Solo: A Star Wars Story. There are no spoilers […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/interesting-new-bios-about-the-main-characters-from-solo-a-star-wars-story.html/feed 0 RUMOR: Star Wars Episode IX Casts a Character Codenamed “MARA” https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/rumor-star-wars-episode-ix-casts-a-character-codenamed-mara.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/rumor-star-wars-episode-ix-casts-a-character-codenamed-mara.html#respond Sat, 21 Apr 2018 15:56:25 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78356 Before any Star Wars Legends fans get too excited, I want to stress that this is a code name of a character, which most likely means that she will have nothing to do with Mara Jade – Luke’s wife from Timothy Zahn’s Thrawn trilogy, which now exists outside of the new official Star Wars canon.   […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/rumor-star-wars-episode-ix-casts-a-character-codenamed-mara.html/feed 0 Ron Howard Shows Us His Brother Clint in Solo: A Star Wars Story https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/ron-howard-shows-us-his-brother-clint-in-solo-a-star-wars-story.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/ron-howard-shows-us-his-brother-clint-in-solo-a-star-wars-story.html#respond Sat, 21 Apr 2018 14:23:29 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78358   Back in August 2017, director Ron Howard hinted that his brother Clint will continue the tradition of appearing in his movies with a cameo in Solo: A Star Wars Story. After the final trailer of the movie was released we thought we spotted Clint in one of the scenes with the droid L3-37, and […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/ron-howard-shows-us-his-brother-clint-in-solo-a-star-wars-story.html/feed 0 Solo: A Star Wars Story – New Details on Dryden Vos and Ron Howard Shares First Screening Reactions https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/solo-a-star-wars-story-new-details-on-dryden-vos-and-ron-howard-shares-first-screening-reactions.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/solo-a-star-wars-story-new-details-on-dryden-vos-and-ron-howard-shares-first-screening-reactions.html#respond Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:47:16 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78293 What would a Star Wars movie be without good villains? There is new information about lavish crime boss Dryden Vos from Solo: A Star Wars Story, including a little more about his criminal organization, his preferences for ships, and some other minor details.   From the official StarWars.com Data Bank it sounds like Dryden Vos, […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/solo-a-star-wars-story-new-details-on-dryden-vos-and-ron-howard-shares-first-screening-reactions.html/feed 0 EW: Being Self Made – The Unifying Trait Connecting the Outlaws in Solo: A Star Wars Story https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/ew-being-self-made-the-unifying-trait-connecting-the-outlaws-in-solo-a-star-wars-story.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/ew-being-self-made-the-unifying-trait-connecting-the-outlaws-in-solo-a-star-wars-story.html#respond Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:48:46 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78322 A young Han Solo, trying to find his way in the galaxy, on his own path, on his own terms, bouncing around in different places and roles, accidentally develops friendships along the way. Solo: A Star Wars Story will have no shortage of outlaws, each with different motives and each with different ways of handling […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/ew-being-self-made-the-unifying-trait-connecting-the-outlaws-in-solo-a-star-wars-story.html/feed 0 Solo: A Star Wars Story – The Curious Case Of Enfys Nest https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/solo-a-star-wars-story-the-curious-case-of-enfys-nest.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/solo-a-star-wars-story-the-curious-case-of-enfys-nest.html#respond Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:35:19 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78261 POTENTIAL SPOILERS! A new piece of information from Lucasfilm about Enfys Nest contradicts previously revealed trading cards, now indicating that Enfys Nest is a male. But is everything as it seems?   In a newly-released report from Star Wars Insider – a magazine published by Lucasfilm themselves – Enfys Nest is explicitly and deliberately referred to […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/solo-a-star-wars-story-the-curious-case-of-enfys-nest.html/feed 0 Art Prints of The Last Jedi by Dan Mumford Are on Sale at Bottleneck Gallery, and a New Interview with the Artist https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/art-prints-of-the-last-jedi-by-dan-mumford-are-on-sale-at-bottleneck-gallery-and-a-new-interview-with-the-artist.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/art-prints-of-the-last-jedi-by-dan-mumford-are-on-sale-at-bottleneck-gallery-and-a-new-interview-with-the-artist.html#respond Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:41:21 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78278 I am sure many of you will immediately recognize Dan Mumford’s stunning style when you see these prints from The Last Jedi. Dan created four officially licensed pieces for both The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi that were given out at select U.S. screenings of the movies as lithographs. Now thanks to our friends at Bottleneck […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/art-prints-of-the-last-jedi-by-dan-mumford-are-on-sale-at-bottleneck-gallery-and-a-new-interview-with-the-artist.html/feed 0 Collider Jedi Council: Yoda in Episode IX? Vanessa Marshall Joins the Council! https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/collider-jedi-council-yoda-in-episode-ix-vanessa-marshall-joins-the-council.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/collider-jedi-council-yoda-in-episode-ix-vanessa-marshall-joins-the-council.html#respond Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:30:48 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78219 On this episode of Collider Jedi Council, Kristian Harloff, Mark Reilly and Vanessa Marshall discuss: Episode IX Will Reportedly Bring Back Legacy Character; Filmmaker Victoria Mahoney Will Be First African-American Woman to Direct for Franchise; New Solo: A Star Wars Story TV spot; EMPIRE Magazine Reveals New Images and Details for Solo: A Star Wars Story; Mark Hamill […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/collider-jedi-council-yoda-in-episode-ix-vanessa-marshall-joins-the-council.html/feed 0 Updated! New Solo: A Star Wars Story Ad Reveals Rio Durant’s Voice https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/new-solo-a-star-wars-story-ad-reveals-rio-durants-voice.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/new-solo-a-star-wars-story-ad-reveals-rio-durants-voice.html#respond Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:18:01 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78256 A new ad for Solo: A Star Wars Story has just revealed what Jon Favreau’s character, the alien pilot Rio Durant, is going to sound like. There’s a lot of new footage in this spot as well, so be sure to check it out!   Dominic Jones, one of the key writers and podcasters behind Star […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/new-solo-a-star-wars-story-ad-reveals-rio-durants-voice.html/feed 0 Disney UK Reveals New Solo: A Star Wars Story Poster https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/disney-uk-reveals-new-solo-a-star-wars-story-poster.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/disney-uk-reveals-new-solo-a-star-wars-story-poster.html#respond Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:04:07 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78250 The latest (and greatest?) poster for Solo: A Star Wars Story has been released by Disney UK, giving us a different color tone than the orange and yellows we’ve seen in most of the previous promotional material for the film. In addition to this, unlike the last poster, this one includes both presumed villains of the film […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/disney-uk-reveals-new-solo-a-star-wars-story-poster.html/feed 0 Disney to Reportedly Release Solo In China Earlier than Expected https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/disney-to-reportedly-release-solo-in-china-earlier-than-expected.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/disney-to-reportedly-release-solo-in-china-earlier-than-expected.html#respond Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:44:09 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78245   In a bit of a surprising turn of events, it seems that the next Star Wars release won’t experience the same delays in getting to China that past releases have. It appears that Disney is aiming to release the film in China the same day as it gets released in North America.   From […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/disney-to-reportedly-release-solo-in-china-earlier-than-expected.html/feed 0 The Resistance Broadcast – Therm Scissorpunching Fan Service With Ash Crossan! https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-resistance-broadcast-therm-scissorpunching-fan-service-with-ash-crossan.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-resistance-broadcast-therm-scissorpunching-fan-service-with-ash-crossan.html#respond Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:40:46 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78227 One episode could not contain #Porgnation, so The Resistance Broadcast is joined once again by our guest Ash Crossan to discuss fan service in Star Wars! We talk about when it works, when it doesn’t, how they’ve used fan service in Star Wars to this point, and speculate on what kind of fan service we […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-resistance-broadcast-therm-scissorpunching-fan-service-with-ash-crossan.html/feed 0 One episode could not contain #Porgnation, so The Resistance Broadcast is joined once again by our guest Ash Crossan to discuss fan service in Star Wars! We talk about when it works, when it doesn't, how they've used fan service in Star Wars to this po... One episode could not contain #Porgnation, so The Resistance Broadcast is joined once again by our guest Ash Crossan to discuss fan service in Star Wars! We talk about when it works, when it doesn't, how they've used fan service in Star Wars to this point, and speculate on what kind of fan service we expect to see in Solo: A Star Wars Story!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> On this transmission of The Resistance Broadcast: John Hoey, James Baney, Bill Sheehy, Lacey Gilleran, and our special guest Ash Crossan!<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXjVrSqY25I<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> Subscribe to us here on iTunes if YouTube and Soundcloud aren't your thing!<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> Is The Force With You...<br /> <br /> that Solo will wind up with a higher metacritic rating than Rogue One?<br /> <br /> <br /> if we don't see any more Solo footage until the movie comes out?<br /> <br /> <br /> if Vader or The Emperor appear in Solo: A Star Wars Story? <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> Fan Service: A Star Wars Discussion<br /> <br /> Ash Crossan joins us to delve into the history of fan service in Star Wars! We get into the importance and significance of it. When is it used properly? What were some moments that it felt so forced that it took you out of a Star Wars film or show? We also speculate on the future of fan service including how much of it we expect to see in Solo!<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> Resistance Transmissions<br /> <br /> Tobias Beckett is heard giving advice to Han Solo in the full Solo trailer saying “Let me give you some advice: assume everyone will betray you and you will never be disappointed."<br /> <br /> So to have some fun with this, we asked you to give us your best Tobias Beckett fake quote giving Han advice about something that we all know happens to Han in episodes IV - VII, and we chose the best ones! Did yours make it on the show? Listen to find out!<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> If you would like to submit questions to have answered on the show you can tweet at us on our Twitter account @RBatSWNN, message us on the Cantina Forum in the questions and comments thread, or send an email to resistancebroadcast@gmail.com. As always, let us know if you have any episode feedback so we can make sure these episodes get better every week. Your support and comments are highly appreciated! If you send us a question on Twitter, make sure to include #AskTheResistance so we find your questions easily!<br /> <br />  <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> MERCHANDISE SALE!!!!!!!!!<br /> <br /> Buy a Resistance Broadcast T-shirt, sticker, hoodie, mug, poster here! All of our 25+ designs are currently 30% off right now so get take a look and see what you like and if you dig a design pick one up before the sale ends! Check out these limited Solo variant character color designs!<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> Special thanks to Matt Pasterick for our theme song!<br /> <br />  <br /> <br />   Star Wars News Net clean 50:39 Celebrate a New Era in the Rich History of Star Wars https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/celebrate-a-new-era-in-the-rich-history-of-star-wars.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/celebrate-a-new-era-in-the-rich-history-of-star-wars.html#respond Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:24:17 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78234   With the upcoming release of Solo: A Star Was Story in May the epic continues to grow and expand, exploring characters and events beyond the core Star Wars saga to enrich the entire mythology. New Zealand Mint are a part of this launch with a new, officially licensed 1oz fine silver coin.   The […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/celebrate-a-new-era-in-the-rich-history-of-star-wars.html/feed 0 Buckle up, Baby and Watch This New ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Supercut Trailer https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/buckle-up-baby-and-watch-this-new-solo-a-star-wars-story-supercut-trailer.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/buckle-up-baby-and-watch-this-new-solo-a-star-wars-story-supercut-trailer.html#respond Wed, 18 Apr 2018 23:39:16 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78221 Ten days ago Disney and Lucasfilm dropped its official trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story and this week we saw two new TV spots for the film. If you’re not interested in watching several videos from around the internet looking for new bits of new footage, then you may want to check out a four […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/buckle-up-baby-and-watch-this-new-solo-a-star-wars-story-supercut-trailer.html/feed 0 The Star Wars Show Talks With ‘Solo’ Writers Lawrence and Jon Kasdan https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-star-wars-show-talks-with-solo-writers-lawrence-and-jon-kasdan.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-star-wars-show-talks-with-solo-writers-lawrence-and-jon-kasdan.html#respond Wed, 18 Apr 2018 20:01:07 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78209 Lawrence Kasdan has written his final entry in the Star Wars saga with Solo: A Star Wars Story, and he did it with his son Jon Kasdan. The Star Wars Show interviewed the duo to talk to them about working together in writing the standalone film about our favorite scoundrel and what it took to […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-star-wars-show-talks-with-solo-writers-lawrence-and-jon-kasdan.html/feed 0 Review: A New Era Begins in Star Wars: Poe Dameron #26 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/review-a-new-era-begins-in-star-wars-poe-dameron-26.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/review-a-new-era-begins-in-star-wars-poe-dameron-26.html#respond Wed, 18 Apr 2018 17:01:45 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78186 This week marks a significant change in the status quo of Marvel’s Poe Dameron series from writer Charles Soule and artist Angel Unzueta. From the beginning of this series, we have followed Poe and Black Squadron in their pre-The Force Awakens adventures, and now, we are actually in a place that we’ve never been before […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/review-a-new-era-begins-in-star-wars-poe-dameron-26.html/feed 0 Star Wars Episode IX Will Have The Franchise’s First Female Second Unit Director https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/star-wars-episode-9-will-have-woman-serve-as-franchises-first-second-unit-director.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/star-wars-episode-9-will-have-woman-serve-as-franchises-first-second-unit-director.html#respond Wed, 18 Apr 2018 00:14:34 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78127 While fans will have to wait to see a woman or a person of color direct a Star Wars film, significant progress toward reaching that milestone came today with the news that Victoria Mahoney will be serving as a second unit director on Episode IX.   Earlier today, Ava DuVernay – a friend of director J. […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/star-wars-episode-9-will-have-woman-serve-as-franchises-first-second-unit-director.html/feed 0 Further Investigating The Star Wars Celebration Rumors https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/further-investigating-the-star-wars-celebration-rumors.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/further-investigating-the-star-wars-celebration-rumors.html#respond Tue, 17 Apr 2018 19:51:22 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78069 Yesterday we posted a rumor that we heard Star Wars Celebration might take place in Anaheim in the Fall of 2019. This was based off of whispers from a source, but due to its lack of official confirmation we posted it as just that, a rumor. We have since further investigated this situation, as many of […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/further-investigating-the-star-wars-celebration-rumors.html/feed 0 NEW Solo: A Star Wars Story TV Spot “Risk” – Video and Screenshots https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/new-solo-a-star-wars-story-tv-spot-risk-video.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/new-solo-a-star-wars-story-tv-spot-risk-video.html#respond Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:27:21 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78059 The official Star Wars Youtube account has just released a new TV spot for Solo: A Star Wars Story, featuring even more new dialogue and shots from the movie. Check it out…           Here are some screenshots with the new scenes from the spot:           Solo: A […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/new-solo-a-star-wars-story-tv-spot-risk-video.html/feed 0 Review: Han and Lando Finally Grow Up in Star Wars: Last Shot by Daniel José Older https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/review-han-and-lando-finally-grow-up-in-star-wars-last-shot-by-daniel-jose-older.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/review-han-and-lando-finally-grow-up-in-star-wars-last-shot-by-daniel-jose-older.html#respond Tue, 17 Apr 2018 04:01:21 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=77800 Over the last few days I have had the opportunity to sit down with the latest novel in Del Rey’s ever-growing line of Star Wars books – Last Shot – a Han and Lando novel from author Daniel José Older. With the promotion of Solo: A Star Wars Story now fully underway, Last Shot is […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/review-han-and-lando-finally-grow-up-in-star-wars-last-shot-by-daniel-jose-older.html/feed 0 UPDATE! Star Wars Celebration 2019 Rumor https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/rumor-star-wars-celebration-will-return-to-anaheim-fall-2019.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/rumor-star-wars-celebration-will-return-to-anaheim-fall-2019.html#respond Mon, 16 Apr 2018 17:36:04 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78005 Star Wars Celebration has been on a lot of people’s minds recently. Last week was the one year anniversary of a memorable Celebration in Orlando which gave us some unforgettable moments. The 40th anniversary Panel with a loaded lineup full of Star Wars legends, a concert conducted by John Williams, and our first trailer for […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/rumor-star-wars-celebration-will-return-to-anaheim-fall-2019.html/feed 0 The Resistance Broadcast – Possibly Spoiling Solo: A Star Wars Story With Ash Crossan and Announce a NEW Giveaway Contest! https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-resistance-broadcast-possibly-spoiling-solo-a-star-wars-story-with-ash-crossan-and-announce-a-new-giveaway-contest.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-resistance-broadcast-possibly-spoiling-solo-a-star-wars-story-with-ash-crossan-and-announce-a-new-giveaway-contest.html#respond Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:28:09 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78025 In this episode we are invaded by Porgnation as we are joined by the awesome Ash Crossan! We take a closer look at the theatrical poster and full trailer for Solo, as well as get into an article John wrote for the site that talks about the possible MacGuffin of the movie, in what could potentially […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-resistance-broadcast-possibly-spoiling-solo-a-star-wars-story-with-ash-crossan-and-announce-a-new-giveaway-contest.html/feed 0 In this episode we are invaded by Porgnation as we are joined by the awesome Ash Crossan! We take a closer look at the theatrical poster and full trailer for Solo, as well as get into an article John wrote for the site that talks about the possible Mac... In this episode we are invaded by Porgnation as we are joined by the awesome Ash Crossan! We take a closer look at the theatrical poster and full trailer for Solo, as well as get into an article John wrote for the site that talks about the possible MacGuffin of the movie, in what could potentially be a spoiler for Solo: A Star Wars Story!<br /> <br /> We also announce a brand new GIVEAWAY contest, the Star Wars: Jedi Challenges VR game by Lenovo! Details on how to enter to win that are below!<br /> <br /> We also RUNDOWN several other news items and as always we answer YOUR questions but this time we had you ask them to our guest Ash Crossan in our segment #ASHTheResistance!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> Possibly Spoiling Solo: A Star Wars Story With Ash Crossan<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> On this transmission of The Resistance Broadcast: John Hoey, James Baney, Bill Sheehy, Lacey Gilleran, and our special guest Ash Crossan!<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel or follow us on Soundcloud so you are alerted when new episodes post! If these formats aren't your thing, subscribe to us here on iTunes!<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> GIVEAWAY!!! <br /> <br /> Do you want to win a Star Wars: Jedi Challenges VR game? Then all you have to do is these three things:<br /> <br /> Subscribe to our YouTube channel here.<br /> LIKE today's episode, it is posted above, "Possibly Spoiling Solo: A Star Wars Story With Ash Crossan".<br /> Comment on the episode with whether you will train as a SITH or a JEDI if you win the game.<br /> <br /> That's it! We will pick a winner on next Monday's show so go enter now by doing those three things and you will be entered to win it!<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> ASK THE RESISTANCE!<br /> <br /> If you would like to submit questions for the show you can tweet at us on our Twitter account @RBatSWNN, message us on the Cantina Forum in the questions and comments thread, or send an email to resistancebroadcast@gmail.com. As always, let us know if you have any episode feedback so we can make sure these episodes get better every week. Your support and comments are highly appreciated! If messaging us on Twitter, make sure to include #AskTheResistance so we can access your questions directly every week.<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> SWAG!<br /> <br /> Stop by our merchandise store over at TeePublic to pick up some Resistance Broadcast SWAG, like Han Solo in headphones! It is truly the best way to support the show!<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> Special thanks to Matt Pasterick for our theme song!<br /> <br />  <br /> <br />   Star Wars News Net clean 52:28 Empire: New Images and Details for Solo: A Star Wars Story https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/empire-new-images-and-details-for-solo-a-star-wars-story.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/empire-new-images-and-details-for-solo-a-star-wars-story.html#respond Mon, 16 Apr 2018 13:36:40 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=78020 Empire recently shared a couple of articles previewing their upcoming Solo-centric issue. In the brief articles, we get two new images from the movie and some minor details concerning the film’s main villain and the train heist sequence that we’ve seen in the trailers.     First up, Paul Bettany’s Dryden Vos…     From Empire: […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/empire-new-images-and-details-for-solo-a-star-wars-story.html/feed 0 Solo Twitter Buzz: New Details On The Millennium Falcon’s Age & Ron Howard Hints At The Force’s Presence https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/solo-twitter-buzz-new-details-on-the-millennium-falcons-age-ron-howard-hints-at-the-forces-presence.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/solo-twitter-buzz-new-details-on-the-millennium-falcons-age-ron-howard-hints-at-the-forces-presence.html#respond Sun, 15 Apr 2018 22:02:30 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=77996 Ahead of the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, some new information has surfaced revealing why the Millennium Falcon looks brand-new in the movie (set only a few years later) even though it canonically appeared (however briefly) in Revenge of the Sith. In addition, while it’s been clear since day one that the movie won’t have a […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/solo-twitter-buzz-new-details-on-the-millennium-falcons-age-ron-howard-hints-at-the-forces-presence.html/feed 0 New Solo: A Star Wars Story TV Spot With New Scenes and Dialogue https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/new-solo-a-star-wars-story-tv-spot-with-new-scenes-and-dialogue.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/new-solo-a-star-wars-story-tv-spot-with-new-scenes-and-dialogue.html#respond Sun, 15 Apr 2018 16:27:30 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=77982 The official Star Wars site has just released a new TV spot for Solo: A Star Wars Story featuring new scenes and funny dialogue between Han and Chewie. We also get some new shots with the action taking place on the Conveyex and of course the game of Sabacc between Han and Lando. We catch […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/new-solo-a-star-wars-story-tv-spot-with-new-scenes-and-dialogue.html/feed 0 Hasbro Black Series Unboxing Contest https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/hasbro-black-series-unboxing-contest.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/hasbro-black-series-unboxing-contest.html#respond Sat, 14 Apr 2018 17:10:36 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=77976 If you are a Star Wars fan you are probably already aware that Hasbro’s line of Solo: A Star Wars Story merchandise has started rolling out this week. Well, if scouring  the shelves of your local brick and mortar stores only to open your figures in a lonely house without millions of people watching isn’t quite thrill enough […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/hasbro-black-series-unboxing-contest.html/feed 0 Meet Han and Lando’s Crew in Del Rey’s Latest Novel – Star Wars: Last Shot https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/meet-han-and-landos-crew-in-del-reys-latest-novel-star-wars-last-shot.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/meet-han-and-landos-crew-in-del-reys-latest-novel-star-wars-last-shot.html#respond Fri, 13 Apr 2018 18:25:18 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=77950   Yesterday, shortly after we shared our first thoughts on Del Rey’s latest Star Wars novel, Last Shot by Daniel José Older, the publisher tweeted several images to get fans acquainted with the team that tags along with Han and Lando in their latest adventure, set about a year after the Battle of Jakku. Read on […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/meet-han-and-landos-crew-in-del-reys-latest-novel-star-wars-last-shot.html/feed 0 Mark Hamill On The “Broom Boy” Scene In ‘The Last Jedi’, Snoke, And Possible ‘Episode IX’ Return https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/mark-hamill-on-the-broom-boy-scene-in-the-last-jedi-snoke-and-possible-episode-ix-return.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/mark-hamill-on-the-broom-boy-scene-in-the-last-jedi-snoke-and-possible-episode-ix-return.html#respond Fri, 13 Apr 2018 15:30:01 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=77938 After Star Wars: The Last Jedi fundamentally changed the course of the franchise going forward, Mark Hamill has been a chatterbox about the things he likes about the movie and what parts he had reservations about. In an interview with GamesRadar, Hamill expresses fondness toward the epilogue with the Force-sensitive stable boy, and he also clarifies some […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/mark-hamill-on-the-broom-boy-scene-in-the-last-jedi-snoke-and-possible-episode-ix-return.html/feed 0 Sneak Peek of Empire’s Subscriber Cover for Solo Issue https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/sneak-peek-of-empires-subscriber-cover-for-solo-issue.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/sneak-peek-of-empires-subscriber-cover-for-solo-issue.html#respond Fri, 13 Apr 2018 14:32:30 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=77955 Having been through a few releases in the new Disney era now, we start to see patterns in the pre-release marketing. It’s not always identical for each release, but there are a few things that consistently provide us with significant content to whet our appetites for the upcoming film. You have the trailers, the toy […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/sneak-peek-of-empires-subscriber-cover-for-solo-issue.html/feed 0 Collider Jedi Council: Solo: A Star Wars Story Official Trailer Breakdown https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/collider-jedi-council-solo-a-star-wars-story-official-trailer-breakdown.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/collider-jedi-council-solo-a-star-wars-story-official-trailer-breakdown.html#respond Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:38:14 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=77945 This week on Collider Jedi Council: Kristian Harloff, Ken Napzok and Rosie Knight discuss the newly released Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer and movie poster; share their thoughts on Tony Gilroy’s comments about the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story reshoots; breakdown Star Wars #46, Darth Vader #14 and Star Wars Thrawn #3; talk […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/collider-jedi-council-solo-a-star-wars-story-official-trailer-breakdown.html/feed 0 Disney’s Purchase Of 21st Century Fox Looking To Be Finalized By Spring/Summer 2019 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/disneys-purchase-of-21st-century-fox-looking-to-be-finalized-by-spring-summer-2019.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/disneys-purchase-of-21st-century-fox-looking-to-be-finalized-by-spring-summer-2019.html#respond Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:51:00 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=77928 According to Deadline, 21st Century Fox President Peter Rice has confirmed that Disney’s acquisition of the company’s entertainment assets is shaping up to be finalized by the Spring or the Summer of next year. Provided that everything goes off without a hitch, this would mean that Disney could finally release a nine-film Star Wars box set […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/disneys-purchase-of-21st-century-fox-looking-to-be-finalized-by-spring-summer-2019.html/feed 0 Solo: A Star Wars Story Will Be 2 Hours and 15 Minutes According to Cannes Film Festival https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/solo-a-star-wars-story-will-be-2-hours-and-15-minutes-according-to-cannes-film-festival.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/solo-a-star-wars-story-will-be-2-hours-and-15-minutes-according-to-cannes-film-festival.html#respond Thu, 12 Apr 2018 18:02:54 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=77917 The running time for Solo: A Star Wars Story has been revealed by the Cannes Film Festival, and according to them the film will clock in at 2 hours and 15 minutes.   The film is listen on the festival’s official website under “Out of Competition” titles, listing its director Ron Howard and running time next […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/solo-a-star-wars-story-will-be-2-hours-and-15-minutes-according-to-cannes-film-festival.html/feed 0 First Thoughts About Star Wars: Last Shot by Daniel José Older https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/first-thoughts-about-star-wars-last-shot-by-daniel-jose-older.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/first-thoughts-about-star-wars-last-shot-by-daniel-jose-older.html#respond Thu, 12 Apr 2018 16:30:59 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=77814 Over the last few days I have had the opportunity to sit down with the latest novel in Del Rey’s ever-growing line of Star Wars books – Last Shot – a Han and Lando novel from author Daniel José Older. With the promotion of Solo: A Star Wars Story now fully underway, Last Shot is […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/first-thoughts-about-star-wars-last-shot-by-daniel-jose-older.html/feed 0 Arihnda Pryce On Her Way To The Top In Marvel’s Thrawn #3 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/arihnda-pryce-on-her-way-to-the-top-in-marvels-thrawn-3.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/arihnda-pryce-on-her-way-to-the-top-in-marvels-thrawn-3.html#respond Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:00:53 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=77851 Marvel’s adaptation of Timothy Zahn’s excellent novel, Thrawn, continues this week with its third issue dedicated to Arihnda Pryce of Lothal. Most of us know her as Governor Pryce from Rebels, but the governor has a complicated history with the Empire – the least of which is how she rose to power. Pryce’s story was a big […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/arihnda-pryce-on-her-way-to-the-top-in-marvels-thrawn-3.html/feed 0 Historical Lesson Ends Up in a Tsunami in Marvel’s Star Wars: Darth Vader #14 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/historical-lesson-ends-up-in-a-tsunami-in-marvels-star-wars-darth-vader-14.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/historical-lesson-ends-up-in-a-tsunami-in-marvels-star-wars-darth-vader-14.html#respond Thu, 12 Apr 2018 13:30:04 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=77832 Written by Charles Soule Art by Giuseppe Camuncoli As the Emperor’s grip tightens on the galaxy, no tolerance for rebellion can be afforded… especially not when being fomented by a surviving Jedi on Mon Cala. SPOILERS AHEAD….   When we left Mon Cala in the last issue, Vader had arrived with his Inquisitors to Dac […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/historical-lesson-ends-up-in-a-tsunami-in-marvels-star-wars-darth-vader-14.html/feed 0 The Resistance Broadcast – How Can Rian Johnson Make Star Wars Fresh Yet Familiar? https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-resistance-broadcast-how-can-rian-johnson-make-star-wars-fresh-yet-familiar.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-resistance-broadcast-how-can-rian-johnson-make-star-wars-fresh-yet-familiar.html#respond Thu, 12 Apr 2018 12:30:54 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=77862 The Resistance Broadcast is joined once again by our guests the Black Series Rebels to discuss the future of Star Wars. We talk about Rian Johnson’s view on the future of the franchise, what we are looking for, mild speculation, but mainly the importance of Star Wars moving forward and not relying on the crutch […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-resistance-broadcast-how-can-rian-johnson-make-star-wars-fresh-yet-familiar.html/feed 0 The Resistance Broadcast is joined once again by our guests the Black Series Rebels to discuss the future of Star Wars. We talk about Rian Johnson’s view on the future of the franchise, what we are looking for, mild speculation, The Resistance Broadcast is joined once again by our guests the Black Series Rebels to discuss the future of Star Wars. We talk about Rian Johnson’s view on the future of the franchise, what we are looking for, mild speculation, but mainly the importance of Star Wars moving forward and not relying on the crutch of full nostalgia!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> On this transmission of The Resistance Broadcast: John Hoey, James Baney, Lacey Gilleran, and our special guests @BlkSeriesRebels!<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b35DVc0ISeM<br /> <br />  <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> Subscribe to us here on iTunes if YouTube and Soundcloud aren't your thing!<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> Is The Force With You...<br /> <br /> on Luke Skywalker NOT returning as a Force Ghost in Episode IX?<br /> <br /> <br /> J.J. Abrams flipping the script and having Rey's parents turn out to be significant people in the Star Wars saga?<br /> <br /> <br /> that Solo: A Star Wars Story will be lowest grossing Star Wars film under the Disney ownership to date?<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> Rian Johnson on the Future of Star Wars: A Star Wars Discussion<br /> <br /> Our friends the Black Series Rebels join us to delve into Rian Johnson's thoughts on the future of Star Wars, and how he must balance the foundation of what makes Star Wars what it is, while also innovating and respecting what the franchise stands for, which is the innovative trend setter that made people fall in love with it to begin with 40 years ago! How does Star Wars move forward without relying on the full crutch of nostalgia?<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> Resistance Expanded Universe<br /> <br /> Our special guests Alex Backes and Stephen Ellis, the Black Series Rebels LIVE show! Check out Alex and Steve as they interview great guests, play games, give out prizes, and remind us all that Star Wars should be one thing before anything else: FUN!<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> If you would like to submit questions to have answered on the show you can tweet at us on our Twitter account @RBatSWNN, message us on the Cantina Forum in the questions and comments thread, or send an email to resistancebroadcast@gmail.com. As always, let us know if you have any episode feedback so we can make sure these episodes get better every week. Your support and comments are highly appreciated! If you send us a question on Twitter, make sure to include #AskTheResistance so we find your questions easily!<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> Buy a Resistance Broadcast T-shirt, sticker, hoodie, mug, poster here!<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> Special thanks to Matt Pasterick for our theme song!<br /> <br />  <br /> <br />   Star Wars News Net clean 1:21:07 The Star Wars Show: Donald Glover and Alden Ehrenreich Talk Solo: A Star Wars Story https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-star-wars-show-donald-glover-and-alden-ehrenreich-talk-solo-a-star-wars-story.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-star-wars-show-donald-glover-and-alden-ehrenreich-talk-solo-a-star-wars-story.html#respond Thu, 12 Apr 2018 12:06:29 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=77772 On this episode of The Star Wars Show: Andi Gutierrez chats with Alden Ehrenreich and Donald Glover about how they approached their roles in the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story film.  Also Anthony visits the prop masters at Regal Robot and more.         The Star Wars Show can be found on […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-star-wars-show-donald-glover-and-alden-ehrenreich-talk-solo-a-star-wars-story.html/feed 0 Dryden’s Den, The Droid Arena, and More Potential Locations in Solo: A Star Wars Story – Shaping the Timeline of Events in the Movie https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/drydens-den-the-droid-arena-and-more-potential-locations-in-solo-a-star-wars-story-shaping-the-timeline-of-events-in-the-movie.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/drydens-den-the-droid-arena-and-more-potential-locations-in-solo-a-star-wars-story-shaping-the-timeline-of-events-in-the-movie.html#respond Wed, 11 Apr 2018 16:46:04 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=77698   Two days ago we published an article revealing multiple Solo toy products and games expected to be released in the coming months. We also received a press release from Hasbro with some new items from them, and thanks to the high resolution of the images, you are able to see some bits and pieces […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/drydens-den-the-droid-arena-and-more-potential-locations-in-solo-a-star-wars-story-shaping-the-timeline-of-events-in-the-movie.html/feed 0 Mark Hamill Ambivalent About Returning To Franchise Following Carrie Fisher’s Death https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/mark-hamill-ambivalent-about-returning-to-franchise-following-carrie-fishers-death.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/mark-hamill-ambivalent-about-returning-to-franchise-following-carrie-fishers-death.html#respond Wed, 11 Apr 2018 12:30:19 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=77767 Mark Hamill has recently explained that he’s less interested in making a return to the franchise for Star Wars Episode IX because of the death of Carrie Fisher. This doesn’t rule out him ever doing another project in the series, however – just that he’d be less excited to do so if asked.   Hamill recently […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/mark-hamill-ambivalent-about-returning-to-franchise-following-carrie-fishers-death.html/feed 0 Possible Chronology of Solo: A Star Wars Story and Is the Coaxium the MacGuffin of the Movie? https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/possible-chronology-of-solo-a-star-wars-story-and-is-the-coaxium-the-macguffin-of-the-movie.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/possible-chronology-of-solo-a-star-wars-story-and-is-the-coaxium-the-macguffin-of-the-movie.html#respond Tue, 10 Apr 2018 19:19:20 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=77731 We believe we may have uncovered the MacGuffin of Solo: A Star Wars Story. If you are unfamiliar with that term (I was too before The Force Awakens), a MacGuffin is an object or device in a movie or a book that serves as a trigger for the plot. I refer to this as factually backed […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/possible-chronology-of-solo-a-star-wars-story-and-is-the-coaxium-the-macguffin-of-the-movie.html/feed 0 Solo: A Star Wars Story Trailer Breakdown and Screenshots https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/solo-a-star-wars-story-trailer-breakdown-and-screenshots.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/solo-a-star-wars-story-trailer-breakdown-and-screenshots.html#respond Tue, 10 Apr 2018 16:24:56 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=77520 It’s insane to me that we are 45 days away from another installment in the Star Wars universe. Honestly we’re probably a little spoiled right now given that we just had The Last Jedi in December but we finally got the full trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story. If you haven’t watched it already, […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/solo-a-star-wars-story-trailer-breakdown-and-screenshots.html/feed 0 Star Wars: The Last Jedi Dominates the DVD and Blu-Ray market in its First Week https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/star-wars-the-last-jedi-dominates-the-dvd-and-blu-ray-market-in-its-first-week.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/star-wars-the-last-jedi-dominates-the-dvd-and-blu-ray-market-in-its-first-week.html#respond Tue, 10 Apr 2018 14:54:20 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=77716 The numbers are in from The Last Jedi’s first week on the home video market and as expected it has dominated the field. Although they do not release specific numbers of copies sold, we do have reports from MediaPlayNews on the relative strength of each release.   In its first week of release The Last Jedi topped the charts. Jumanji was […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/star-wars-the-last-jedi-dominates-the-dvd-and-blu-ray-market-in-its-first-week.html/feed 0 The Official Star Wars Site Shares New Solo Products. New Hasbro Toys Revealed! https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-official-star-wars-site-reveals-new-solo-products-including-new-hasbro-toys.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-official-star-wars-site-reveals-new-solo-products-including-new-hasbro-toys.html#respond Mon, 09 Apr 2018 18:52:27 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=77625 The quick turnaround between the release of The Last Jedi and Solo: A Star Wars Story has really changed up the pre-release scheduling and marketing for the upcoming standalone movie. Whereas we usually have months of buildup before a major Star Wars release, for Solo everything is getting compressed.   Here we are only a […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-official-star-wars-site-reveals-new-solo-products-including-new-hasbro-toys.html/feed 0 The Resistance Broadcast – Talking Star Wars With the Black Series Rebels! https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-resistance-broadcast-talking-star-wars-with-the-black-series-rebels.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-resistance-broadcast-talking-star-wars-with-the-black-series-rebels.html#respond Mon, 09 Apr 2018 17:19:41 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=77503 In this episode we talk about Awesome Con (an event our own Lacey helped organize), including John Boyega talking about Daisy Ridley and their characters reuniting in Episode IX! We also talk about Solo: A Star Wars Story! We RUNDOWN: Enfys Nest is a female and other exclusive details we received about the character, Jabba’s sail […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-resistance-broadcast-talking-star-wars-with-the-black-series-rebels.html/feed 0 In this episode we talk about Awesome Con (an event our own Lacey helped organize), including John Boyega talking about Daisy Ridley and their characters reuniting in Episode IX! We also talk about Solo: A Star Wars Story! - In this episode we talk about Awesome Con (an event our own Lacey helped organize), including John Boyega talking about Daisy Ridley and their characters reuniting in Episode IX! We also talk about Solo: A Star Wars Story!<br /> <br /> We RUNDOWN: Enfys Nest is a female and other exclusive details we received about the character, Jabba's sail barge met its goal at Hasbro’s HASLAB, scoring for Solo is finished, and as always we answer YOUR questions in #AskTheResistance!<br /> <br /> Our special guests the Black Series Rebels' LIVE taping of their show in Los Angeles is out now! We have the episode posted below, check it out!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> On this transmission of The Resistance Broadcast: John Hoey, James Baney, Lacey Gilleran, and our special guests @BlkSeriesRebels!<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br />  <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel or follow us on Soundcloud so you are alerted when new episodes post! 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Check it out!   Adventure, humor, drama, action, it was all packed into the two-minute plus trailer and the podcast tackled it […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2018/04/the-resistance-broadcast-solo-a-star-wars-story-official-trailer-reaction-and-analysis.html/feed 0 Just minutes after the release of the official trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story our podcast The Resistance Broadcast fired up their transmissions and did a 15 minute reaction and analysis of the clip. Check it out! -   - Adventure, humor, Just minutes after the release of the official trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story our podcast The Resistance Broadcast fired up their transmissions and did a 15 minute reaction and analysis of the clip. Check it out!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> Adventure, humor, drama, action, it was all packed into the two-minute plus trailer and the podcast tackled it all for you tonight (including, was Chewie ADDED to some scenes later?! SEE PHOTO BELOW), and picking each of our favorite moments! Check it out:<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br />  <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> Ummmm......was Chewbacca added to some scenes after the fact? Perhaps Ron Howard kept some Lord and Miller shots but added our favorite Wookiee? Great catch by James!<br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />  <br /> <br /> Keep in mind, this was MINUTES after the trailer was released so it was an immediate reaction based on everything we saw and soaked in after the first viewing or two. 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