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Star Wars News Net https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/ResistanceLogo.png https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com Weekly EA Employee Teases Star Wars Battlefront 2 Trailer. https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/ea-employee-teases-star-wars-battlefront-2-trailer.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/ea-employee-teases-star-wars-battlefront-2-trailer.html#comments Sat, 25 Feb 2017 21:00:34 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57783 A recent tweet from an Electronic Arts employee implied that a trailer for Star Wars Battlefront 2 is in development. Might it be finished in time for Celebration Orlando?     Today we our off to do some mocap for a very big upcoming trailer. @Floppy_Ragdoll seen here pondering the ways of the force. pic.twitter.com/gPCYByXTnK […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/ea-employee-teases-star-wars-battlefront-2-trailer.html/feed 3 J.J. Abrams Says Mark Hamill is Underrated, Praises The Last Jedi and the Han Solo Film! https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/j-j-abrams-says-mark-hamill-is-underrated-praises-the-last-jedi-and-the-han-solo-film.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/j-j-abrams-says-mark-hamill-is-underrated-praises-the-last-jedi-and-the-han-solo-film.html#comments Sat, 25 Feb 2017 16:00:33 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57762 Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams was at the 12th annual Oscar Wilde Awards in Santa Monica, supporting the US-Ireland Alliance non-profit organization, hosted at Bad Robot. In several interviews, the director didn’t miss the chance to praise the upcoming Star Wars movies and the people involved.     First J.J. Abrams spoke […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/j-j-abrams-says-mark-hamill-is-underrated-praises-the-last-jedi-and-the-han-solo-film.html/feed 38 Rumor: Why You Should Be Excited For Disney’s D23 Event This Year! https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/rumor-why-you-should-be-excited-for-disneys-d23-event-this-year.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/rumor-why-you-should-be-excited-for-disneys-d23-event-this-year.html#comments Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:00:01 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57690 This year will be very exciting for Star Wars fans. In 10 months time we will get to see Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the highly anticipated sequel to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, directed by Rian Johnson. Just 5 months after that, we will have the pleasure of enjoying the second Star Wars stand-alone movie about […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/rumor-why-you-should-be-excited-for-disneys-d23-event-this-year.html/feed 23 Star Wars Weekly Buzz: TLJ Reshoots Are Not Happening, No Unaltered Original Trilogy Release and More https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-weekly-buzz-tlj-reshoots-are-not-happening-no-unaltered-original-trilogy-release-and-more.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-weekly-buzz-tlj-reshoots-are-not-happening-no-unaltered-original-trilogy-release-and-more.html#comments Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:00:20 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57718 On this week’s Buzz: We try to clarify several recent Star Wars rumors, including the potential The Last Jedi reshoots, the release of an unaltered version of the Original Trilogy and more. Also we share some cool interviews with Empire’s End author Chuck Wendig, the Oscar nominated for Rogue One sound team, some more bits […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-weekly-buzz-tlj-reshoots-are-not-happening-no-unaltered-original-trilogy-release-and-more.html/feed 177 Collider Jedi Council: Filming Begins On Young Han Solo Movie and More https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/collider-jedi-council-filming-begins-on-young-han-solo-movie-and-more.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/collider-jedi-council-filming-begins-on-young-han-solo-movie-and-more.html#comments Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:00:25 +0000 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57743 This week on Collider Jedi Council: Kristian Harloff with Tiffany Smith, Mark Ellis and John Rocha discuss Han Solo spin-off cast announcement, The Last Jedi is indeed plural, Episode 9 shooting in IMAX, Rogue One Blu-ray release, Josh Gad and Daisy Ridley series concludes and more.           The team wants to hear from you! The Council […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/collider-jedi-council-filming-begins-on-young-han-solo-movie-and-more.html/feed 10 Editorial: The Possible Origin of Supreme Leader Snoke https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/editorial-the-possible-origin-of-supreme-leader-snoke.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/editorial-the-possible-origin-of-supreme-leader-snoke.html#comments Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:10:21 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=56964 After reading Chuck Wendig’s Aftermath: Empire’s End, the conclusion to his post-Return of the Jedi trilogy, I have found that although a lot things were brought to light in the novel, there are still so many unanswered questions. If you were wondering if the identity of Snoke is finally revealed in the book – let […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/editorial-the-possible-origin-of-supreme-leader-snoke.html/feed 62 Potential Star Wars: The Last Jedi Reshoots Happening Soon? https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/potential-star-wars-the-last-jedi-reshoots-happening-soon.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/potential-star-wars-the-last-jedi-reshoots-happening-soon.html#comments Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:30:58 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57697 According to a new report posted on the web, the extras casting agency for Star Wars: The Last Jedi is currently casting extras and walk-on roles for a major motion picture. Could this be about potential reshoots for Rian Johnson’s The Last Jedi? Read on to find out.   The site Project Casting (via Omega Underground) […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/potential-star-wars-the-last-jedi-reshoots-happening-soon.html/feed 36 Official Poster for Star Wars Celebration Orlando Revealed! https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/official-poster-for-star-wars-celebration-orlando-revealed.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/official-poster-for-star-wars-celebration-orlando-revealed.html#comments Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:00:52 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57679 Yesterday the official Star Wars site announced that this year’s Celebration Orlando will kick off with a special event dedicated to Star Wars‘ 40th anniversary and promised a few surprises for the fans. Together with this announcement they also revealed the official key art for Star Wars Celebration Orlando by artist Paul Shipper. See the […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/official-poster-for-star-wars-celebration-orlando-revealed.html/feed 34 UPDATE 2! TSWS: Rogue One Blu-Ray Confirmed for April 4 + Details on the Bonus Features and a New Trailer for the Home Release! https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/the-star-wars-show-rogue-one-blu-ray-confirmed-for-april-4-details-on-the-bonus-features-and-more.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/the-star-wars-show-rogue-one-blu-ray-confirmed-for-april-4-details-on-the-bonus-features-and-more.html#comments Wed, 22 Feb 2017 20:09:34 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57653 Today on The Star Wars Show: Andi and Anthony announce what we all have been waiting for: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will be released on Blu-ray on April 4 with a digital release on March 24. Also there will be a special Star Wars Celebration Orlando panel for Star Wars’ 40th anniversary that […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/the-star-wars-show-rogue-one-blu-ray-confirmed-for-april-4-details-on-the-bonus-features-and-more.html/feed 83 Editorial: The Tragedy of Jar Jar Binks (Aftermath: Empire’s End SPOILERS) https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/editorial-the-tragedy-of-jar-jar-binks-aftermath-empires-end-spoilers.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/editorial-the-tragedy-of-jar-jar-binks-aftermath-empires-end-spoilers.html#comments Wed, 22 Feb 2017 18:30:34 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57578 Yes, weesa going there…     Star Wars fans are tearing into the last installment in Chuck Wendig’s Aftermath trilogy, Empire’s End. There’s no doubt many questions fans will hope to find answers or hints to. Is any character standing out to be Snoke? Is Luke going to finally show up? Are there any hints at Rey’s […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/editorial-the-tragedy-of-jar-jar-binks-aftermath-empires-end-spoilers.html/feed 43 Confirmed! The Last Jedi, Han Solo and Star Wars: Episode IX Will be Using IMAX Cameras! https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/confirmed-the-last-jedi-han-solo-and-star-wars-episode-viii-will-be-using-imax-cameras.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/confirmed-the-last-jedi-han-solo-and-star-wars-episode-viii-will-be-using-imax-cameras.html#comments Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:45:14 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57640 It’s something that we all expected, but now “IMAX” has officially announced that key scenes from Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi were shot using IMAX cameras. Read on for the official press release.   Actually, as we first reported back in May 2016 (HERE), during The Last Jedi filming in Ireland several of […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/confirmed-the-last-jedi-han-solo-and-star-wars-episode-viii-will-be-using-imax-cameras.html/feed 18 Fans Edit Alternate Music for Star Wars: The Force Awakens into Movie. https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/fans-edit-alternate-music-for-star-wars-the-force-awakens-into-movie.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/fans-edit-alternate-music-for-star-wars-the-force-awakens-into-movie.html#comments Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:00:52 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57260 Music makes a substantial difference in the way a scene plays out on film, and Star Wars is no different, as some alternate compositions for The Force Awakens have just been re-edited into the scenes they were originally intended to appear in. Two particularly villainous moments originally had other backing tracks to them – one of which sounds something […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/fans-edit-alternate-music-for-star-wars-the-force-awakens-into-movie.html/feed 15 Star Wars Rebels: “Through Imperial Eyes” Preview Clip https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-rebels-through-imperial-eyes-preview-clip.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-rebels-through-imperial-eyes-preview-clip.html#comments Tue, 21 Feb 2017 22:31:53 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57618 After last week’s exciting episode of Star Wars: Rebels, we’re just 5 episodes away from the grand season 3 finale. In a new preview clip of the next episode titled “Through Imperial Eyes”, we get a glimpse at agent Fulcrum, as admiral Thrawn with the help of a familiar character tightens his grip on him…   […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-rebels-through-imperial-eyes-preview-clip.html/feed 34 First Star Wars: Han Solo Cast Photo Revealed. Movie Confirmed for a May 2018 Release! https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/first-star-wars-han-solo-cast-photo-revealed-movie-confirmed-for-may-2018.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/first-star-wars-han-solo-cast-photo-revealed-movie-confirmed-for-may-2018.html#comments Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:26:34 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57604 StarWars.com has just revealed new cast photo from the second Star Wars spin-off movie about the adventures of young “Han Solo”. The photo features directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, and all already revealed cast members + confirmation that Thandie Newton and Phoebe Waller-Bridge are indeed part of the cast. We also get a first look at […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/first-star-wars-han-solo-cast-photo-revealed-movie-confirmed-for-may-2018.html/feed 167 UPDATE! Rogue One Blu-Ray Available for Pre-Order for an April 4 Release! https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/rogue-one-blu-ray-available-for-pre-order-for-an-april-4-release.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/rogue-one-blu-ray-available-for-pre-order-for-an-april-4-release.html#comments Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:45:57 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57523   In the last few weeks we have done several reports on the possible release date of the Rogue One Blu-ray. Most of the clues have pointed to a possible release in the last week of March or the first week of April. Now, a new listing of the movie on Best Buy pretty much confirms […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/rogue-one-blu-ray-available-for-pre-order-for-an-april-4-release.html/feed 42 Kyle’s Review of Aftermath: Empire’s End by Chuck Wendig (Non-Spoiler) https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/kyles-review-of-aftermath-empires-end-by-chuck-wendig-non-spoiler.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/kyles-review-of-aftermath-empires-end-by-chuck-wendig-non-spoiler.html#comments Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:00:43 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57053 Chuck Wendig has brought us to the end of the line with his last entry in the Aftermath trilogy, Empire’s End. While the cover and title give any casual Star Wars fan a sense of what to expect in this book, there are still plenty of great surprises and revelations in this novel. This review, however, will […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/kyles-review-of-aftermath-empires-end-by-chuck-wendig-non-spoiler.html/feed 80 UPDATE 2! New ILM VFX Reels for Rogue One Revealed! https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/new-ilm-vfx-reel-for-rogue-one-revealed.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/new-ilm-vfx-reel-for-rogue-one-revealed.html#comments Tue, 21 Feb 2017 03:02:23 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57321 Just a few days before the Oscars, ILM has revealed a new video showcasing Rogue One’s VFX for award consideration to the academy. So far Rogue One didn’t win any VFX awards, although it got many nominations. Most likely this will be the case with the Oscars too. The competition was really hard this year […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/new-ilm-vfx-reel-for-rogue-one-revealed.html/feed 93 Josh Gad Takes His Questioning to Daisy Ridley About The Last Jedi to Another Level! https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/josh-gad-takes-his-questioning-to-daisy-ridley-about-the-last-jedi-to-another-level.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/josh-gad-takes-his-questioning-to-daisy-ridley-about-the-last-jedi-to-another-level.html#comments Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:05:51 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57542 As you probably already know, Daisy Ridley is currently filming her new movie Murder on the Orient Express, directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Johnny Depp. Josh Gad, another cast member, has been very persistent lately trying to get some info from Daisy about The Last Jedi in a series of Instagram videos. His latest […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/josh-gad-takes-his-questioning-to-daisy-ridley-about-the-last-jedi-to-another-level.html/feed 50 The Resistance Broadcast – Episode 57 – Weesa Back!!! https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/the-resistance-broadcast-episode-57-weesa-back.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/the-resistance-broadcast-episode-57-weesa-back.html#comments Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:00:14 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57504 This week’s episode is a giant return to many fan favorites and maybe not so many favorites. We see a lot of news about The Last Jedi and our first look at the sequel trio on the new merchandise packaging. We are getting hyped for a return to Rebels and with no hiatuses between now […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/the-resistance-broadcast-episode-57-weesa-back.html/feed 10 This week’s episode is a giant return to many fan favorites and maybe not so many favorites. We see a lot of news about The Last Jedi and our first look at the sequel trio on the new merchandise packaging. We are getting hyped for a return to Rebels an... This week’s episode is a giant return to many fan favorites and maybe not so many favorites. We see a lot of news about The Last Jedi and our first look at the sequel trio on the new merchandise packaging. We are getting hyped for a return to Rebels and with no hiatuses between now […] Viral Hide clean 2:20:49 Highlights from Toy Fair New York With All the Star Wars Merchandising https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/highlights-from-toy-fair-new-york-with-all-the-star-wars-merchandising.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/highlights-from-toy-fair-new-york-with-all-the-star-wars-merchandising.html#comments Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:30:10 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57420 Toy Fair New York is officially underway now. The event, dedicated to showcase merchandise from numerous brands, runs from Saturday, February 18 through Tuesday, February 21. The first day of the fair offered many exciting revelations regarding the Star Wars merchandising. Read on for the latest toys from Hasbro, LEGO and more, with many photos […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/highlights-from-toy-fair-new-york-with-all-the-star-wars-merchandising.html/feed 14 Star Wars Rebels Season 4 Announcement Possibly Imminent; Creator Discusses Sabine’s Story Arc. https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-rebels-season-4-announcement-possibly-imminent-creator-discusses-sabines-story-arc.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-rebels-season-4-announcement-possibly-imminent-creator-discusses-sabines-story-arc.html#comments Sun, 19 Feb 2017 15:30:52 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57405 No, Star Wars Rebels isn’t being cancelled at the end of Season 3 to make room for a new series, contrary to what some recent speculative pieces on other sites might tell you. Based on an interview with Dave Filoni, an announcement for Season 4 should happen in the near future even if there has not yet […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-rebels-season-4-announcement-possibly-imminent-creator-discusses-sabines-story-arc.html/feed 57 Star Wars Rebels Reveiw: “Legacy of Mandalore” + Rebels Recon. What Did You Think? https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-rebels-reveiw-legacy-of-mandalore-rebels-recon-what-did-you-think.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-rebels-reveiw-legacy-of-mandalore-rebels-recon-what-did-you-think.html#comments Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:00:06 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57478 After ANOTHER long hiatus, Star Wars: Rebels is back and it’s with a MIGHTY vengeance. I only mean that in the best way possible. There are some MAJOR happenings in this episode and I will try and keep the spoilers in my review to a MINIMUM. Let’s just jump into it!!!!!!     SPOILERS BELOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-rebels-reveiw-legacy-of-mandalore-rebels-recon-what-did-you-think.html/feed 20 Editorial: Confessions from a Casual Star Wars Fan https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/editorial-confessions-from-a-casual-star-wars-fan.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/editorial-confessions-from-a-casual-star-wars-fan.html#comments Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:30:14 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57176 Or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the new canon.   I am a casual Star Wars fan. This is not a statement my younger self could have ever imagined making nor is it something I have embraced willingly. It is a status that has been forced upon me by the sheer volume […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/editorial-confessions-from-a-casual-star-wars-fan.html/feed 100 Star Wars: Inferno Squad Novel Sets the Empire Against the Partisans. https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-inferno-squad-novel-sets-the-empire-against-the-partisans.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-inferno-squad-novel-sets-the-empire-against-the-partisans.html#comments Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:03:47 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57387 A new novel, set shortly after the events of Rogue One (and, by extension, A New Hope), will focus on the perspective of a group of Imperial crack operatives as they go after the scattered Partisans, formerly led by Saw Gerrera. Christie Golden, who previously worked on the novelization of the unproduced Dark Disciple episodes of The Clone […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-inferno-squad-novel-sets-the-empire-against-the-partisans.html/feed 25 Star Wars Weekly Buzz: Laura Dern Talks The Last Jedi, Harrison Ford Close to Another Flying Incident and More https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-weekly-buzz.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-weekly-buzz.html#comments Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:00:27 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57325   On this week’s Buzz: Laura Dern shares her excitement for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Felicity Jones and Riz Ahmed to present awards at the Oscars, Hasbro and Sideshow Collectibles reveal even more new Star Wars toys, Harrison Ford flies casual again, the latest from Pablo Hidalgo and more.     Today we start […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-weekly-buzz.html/feed 15 Is This Emilia Clarke’s New Look for the Han Solo Movie? https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/is-this-emilia-clarkes-new-look-for-the-han-solo-movie.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/is-this-emilia-clarkes-new-look-for-the-han-solo-movie.html#comments Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:00:57 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57278   Principle Photography for the untitled Han Solo spin-off movie started two weeks ago. It could just be coincidental, but actress Emilia Clarke, who has been revealed as a part of the cast, has just shown up with a completely different look. Could this be a hint at her look in the movie?     Emilia […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/is-this-emilia-clarkes-new-look-for-the-han-solo-movie.html/feed 12 Millennium Falcon Launches Star Wars Ships Coin Collection https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/millennium-falcon-launches-star-wars-ships-coin-collection.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/millennium-falcon-launches-star-wars-ships-coin-collection.html#respond Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:30:54 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57343 This stunning 1oz silver coin kicks off the new Star Wars Ships coin collection from New Zeland Mint. Demand is sure to be high for this one, so don’t delay and start your collection today before they disappear into space!     This officially licensed coloured and engraved silver coin features part of the design […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/millennium-falcon-launches-star-wars-ships-coin-collection.html/feed 0 UPDATE: International Titles for Star Wars: The Last Jedi Suggest That “Jedi” is Plural! https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/french-title-for-star-wars-the-last-jedi-suggests-that-jedi-is-plural.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/french-title-for-star-wars-the-last-jedi-suggests-that-jedi-is-plural.html#comments Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:02:23 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57329 Since the announcement that Star Wars Episode VIII would feature the subtitle of The Last Jedi, there’s been a bounty of speculation on whether “Jedi” is singular or plural (as the plural form of “Jedi” is “Jedi”). Just now, we got a big hint from the official French Star Wars Twitter account that the title could refer […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/french-title-for-star-wars-the-last-jedi-suggests-that-jedi-is-plural.html/feed 120 Collider Jedi Council: Will Palpatine Show Up In Episode 8 or 9, and More https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/collider-jedi-council-will-palpatine-show-up-in-episode-8-or-9-and-more.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/collider-jedi-council-will-palpatine-show-up-in-episode-8-or-9-and-more.html#comments Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:51:40 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57334 This week on Collider Jedi Council: Kristian Harloff with Mark Reilly, Perri Nemiroff and Ken Napzok talk about the recently announced Star Wars Celebration dates, Bob Iger’s thoughts on The Last Jedi, the latest rumors on Episode VIII, Thandie Newton’s potential role in ‘Han Solo’ and more.         The team wants to hear from you! […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/collider-jedi-council-will-palpatine-show-up-in-episode-8-or-9-and-more.html/feed 2 Star Wars: The Last Jedi Packaging Shows Rey, Finn, & Poe; Force Friday Date Announced. https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-the-last-jedi-packaging-shows-rey-finn-force-friday-date-announced.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-the-last-jedi-packaging-shows-rey-finn-force-friday-date-announced.html#comments Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:01:53 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57303 The first packaging for Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi has been unveiled, and while Poe and Finn both look the same, Rey is rocking a new haircut. In addition, Force Friday II has officially been announced.     An image of what the packaging is going to look like was just unveiled on the […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-the-last-jedi-packaging-shows-rey-finn-force-friday-date-announced.html/feed 145 Actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge Denies ‘Han Solo’ Casting Rumors https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/actress-phoebe-waller-bridge-denies-han-solo-casting-rumors.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/actress-phoebe-waller-bridge-denies-han-solo-casting-rumors.html#comments Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:00:45 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57291 A few days ago we shared with you a new report, claiming that actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge is being considered for an important role in the upcoming second Star Wars spin-off movie about young Han Solo. The role was expected to be CGI – driven and a few days later more rumors claimed that she will […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/actress-phoebe-waller-bridge-denies-han-solo-casting-rumors.html/feed 7 Rian Johnson Shares a New Photo from The Last Jedi Set! https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/rian-johnson-shares-a-new-photo-from-the-last-jedi-set.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/rian-johnson-shares-a-new-photo-from-the-last-jedi-set.html#comments Thu, 16 Feb 2017 07:29:58 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57270 Just a few hours after the official Star Wars site revealed that Rian Johnson is coming to Star Wars Celebration Orlando, the director shared an image from The Last Jedi set confirming the news. Read on for the full details…     Johnson first posted the image on his Tumblr account. When he shared it […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/rian-johnson-shares-a-new-photo-from-the-last-jedi-set.html/feed 27 Poe Is On The Run in Marvel’s Poe Dameron #11 https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/jelenas-review-of-poe-dameron-11.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/jelenas-review-of-poe-dameron-11.html#comments Wed, 15 Feb 2017 21:30:21 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57219   Written by Charles Soule Art and cover art by Phil Noto   Things are heating up for Poe Dameron and super-spymaster C-3PO! The First Order is on their tail…and Terex’s evil cronies as well. Not to mention… Who’s feeding information to the First Order in the first place?       When we left […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/jelenas-review-of-poe-dameron-11.html/feed 11 The Star Wars Show: The Last Jedi Panel at Star Wars Celebration to be Held on Friday April 14th and More https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/the-star-wars-show-the-last-jedi-panel-at-star-wars-celebration-to-be-held-on-firday-april-14th-and-more.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/the-star-wars-show-the-last-jedi-panel-at-star-wars-celebration-to-be-held-on-firday-april-14th-and-more.html#comments Wed, 15 Feb 2017 20:26:37 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57243 Today on The Star Wars Show: Andi and Anthony announce that Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and The Last Jedi writer and director Rian Johnson will be at Star Wars Celebration Orlando. The panel will be held on Friday April 14th! Also we get a first look at some Hasbro and Sideshow Collectibles toys + an […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/the-star-wars-show-the-last-jedi-panel-at-star-wars-celebration-to-be-held-on-firday-april-14th-and-more.html/feed 5 New Rumors on The Last Jedi Star Destroyers and Finn’s Outfit https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/new-rumors-on-the-last-jedi-star-destroyers-and-finns-outfit.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/new-rumors-on-the-last-jedi-star-destroyers-and-finns-outfit.html#comments Wed, 15 Feb 2017 18:11:42 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57225   Making Star Wars is reporting some new potentially very interesting spoilers for The Last Jedi. Both don’t really spoil the film for you, but nonetheless if you want to stay completely spoiler free, steer clear now.     Potential Spoilers for The Last Jedi   The first small bit of information revolves around the […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/new-rumors-on-the-last-jedi-star-destroyers-and-finns-outfit.html/feed 49 Han and Leia Discuss Their Next Move in New Excerpt From Aftermath: Empire’s End https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/han-and-leia-discuss-their-next-move-in-new-excerpt-from-aftermath-empires-end.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/han-and-leia-discuss-their-next-move-in-new-excerpt-from-aftermath-empires-end.html#comments Tue, 14 Feb 2017 22:35:29 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57199 The official Star Wars website just released an exclusive excerpt from Aftermath: Empire’s End featuring everyone’s favorite princess and scoundrel duo.     Excerpt from StarWars.com:   Leia startles at the sound of a furious pounding on the door, her knee banging into the table above which a glittering star map is projected. The map […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/han-and-leia-discuss-their-next-move-in-new-excerpt-from-aftermath-empires-end.html/feed 66 Possible Brief Description of a New Planet in Star Wars: The Last Jedi ? https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/possible-brief-description-of-a-new-planet-in-star-wars-the-last-jedi.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/possible-brief-description-of-a-new-planet-in-star-wars-the-last-jedi.html#comments Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:46:48 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57185 According to Making Star Wars, one of their sources has vaguely described a new planet that will be of some importance in the upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Read on for the details.     MSW reports that their source described the new planet as looking like “Mars with snow on it“, and seems to […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/possible-brief-description-of-a-new-planet-in-star-wars-the-last-jedi.html/feed 125 Actor Jimmy Vee Finally Confirmed to Play R2-D2 in Star Wars: The Last Jedi https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/actor-jimmy-vee-finally-confirmed-to-play-r2-d2-in-star-wars-the-last-jedi.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/actor-jimmy-vee-finally-confirmed-to-play-r2-d2-in-star-wars-the-last-jedi.html#comments Mon, 13 Feb 2017 22:41:04 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57155 Back in September 2015, during the filming of Star Wars: The Last Jedi on Skellig Michael, we first reported (here) that actor Jimmy Vee is playing R2-D2 in the sequel to The Force Awakens. Now Vee’s agency officially announced that fact.     From ohsosmall.com: We’re proud to officially announce that our client Mr Jimmy […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/actor-jimmy-vee-finally-confirmed-to-play-r2-d2-in-star-wars-the-last-jedi.html/feed 38 UPDATE! Star Wars Rebels: Legacy of Mandalore Preview Clip! https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-rebels-legacy-of-mandalore-preview-clip.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-rebels-legacy-of-mandalore-preview-clip.html#comments Mon, 13 Feb 2017 22:29:58 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57162 After a brief hiatus, Star Wars: Rebels is back this Saturday with a new episode titled “Legacy of Mandalore”. Hit the jump for a brief preview clip from the upcoming episode…   From Youtube: In this clip from the Star Wars Rebels episode “Legacy of Mandalore,” Sabine arrives on her homeworld with something unexpected…   […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-rebels-legacy-of-mandalore-preview-clip.html/feed 27 Doug Chiang Gives New Details on the U-Wing, Jedha, Vader’s Castle and More Rogue One Designs https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/doug-chiang-gives-new-details-on-the-u-wing-jedha-vaders-castle-and-more-rogue-one-designs.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/doug-chiang-gives-new-details-on-the-u-wing-jedha-vaders-castle-and-more-rogue-one-designs.html#comments Mon, 13 Feb 2017 18:54:09 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57132 Rogue One did an absolutely fantastic job of looking and feeling like the galaxy we know in the original trilogy. The lived-in world that made Star Wars feel like Star Wars, the futuristic yet somehow familiar. One of the many people we have to thank for nailing the look and feel is production designer Doug […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/doug-chiang-gives-new-details-on-the-u-wing-jedha-vaders-castle-and-more-rogue-one-designs.html/feed 46 John Williams Wins his 23rd Grammy for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. He Is Already Conducting The Last Jedi. https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/john-williams-wins-his-23rd-grammy-for-star-wars-the-force-awakens-he-is-already-conducting-the-last-jedi.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/john-williams-wins-his-23rd-grammy-for-star-wars-the-force-awakens-he-is-already-conducting-the-last-jedi.html#comments Sun, 12 Feb 2017 23:10:35 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57103 Legendary composer John Williams won his 6th Star Wars Grammy, this time for his work on Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Also a new report confirms that Williams is currently conducting the score for Rian Johnson’s The Last Jedi. Read on for the details.     John Williams was nominated in the category “Best Score […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/john-williams-wins-his-23rd-grammy-for-star-wars-the-force-awakens-he-is-already-conducting-the-last-jedi.html/feed 86 The Resistance Broadcast – Episode 56 – Family Matters: Star Wars Edition https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/the-resistance-broadcast-episode-56-family-matters-star-wars-edition.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/the-resistance-broadcast-episode-56-family-matters-star-wars-edition.html#respond Sun, 12 Feb 2017 16:00:02 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57094 In this episode we dive into our thoughts on when to expect Star Wars: The Last Jedi content. We talk about new actor roles and how they are being considered by the TRB podcast group. We talk about the upcoming Empire’s End release coming up on February 21 and the exclusive offer from Barnes & […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/the-resistance-broadcast-episode-56-family-matters-star-wars-edition.html/feed 0 In this episode we dive into our thoughts on when to expect Star Wars: The Last Jedi content. We talk about new actor roles and how they are being considered by the TRB podcast group. We talk about the upcoming Empire’s End release coming up on Februar... In this episode we dive into our thoughts on when to expect Star Wars: The Last Jedi content. We talk about new actor roles and how they are being considered by the TRB podcast group. We talk about the upcoming Empire’s End release coming up on February 21 and the exclusive offer from Barnes & […] Viral Hide clean 1:40:59 Star Wars: Han Solo – Thandie Newton in the Negotiations for Role. https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-han-solo-thandie-newton-in-the-negotiations-for-role.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-han-solo-thandie-newton-in-the-negotiations-for-role.html#comments Sat, 11 Feb 2017 05:58:04 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=57037 Following her critically-acclaimed performance as Maeve Millay in HBO’s Westworld, actress Thandie Newton is apparently taking an interest in playing a character in the Galaxy Far, Far Away for the currently-untitled Han Solo Star Wars spin-off.     From Variety: Westworld star Thandie Newton may be headed to a galaxy far, far away. Sources tell Variety the actress […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-han-solo-thandie-newton-in-the-negotiations-for-role.html/feed 63 Star Wars Weekly Buzz: Bob Iger Comments on The Last Jedi, Hasbro Reveals New Toys for Star Wars’ 40th Anniversary and More https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-weekly-buzz-bob-iger-comments-on-the-last-jedi-hasbro-reveals-news-toys-for-star-wars-40th-anniversary-and-more.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-weekly-buzz-bob-iger-comments-on-the-last-jedi-hasbro-reveals-news-toys-for-star-wars-40th-anniversary-and-more.html#comments Fri, 10 Feb 2017 17:30:56 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=56940   This week on the Weekly Buzz we have: Bob Iger comments on The Last Jedi, Rosario Dawson wants to play Ahsoka Tano, Jimmy Smits talks Rogue One, new toy reveals from Hasbro for Star Wars’ 40th anniversary, Timothy Zahn is coming to Star Wars Celebration Orlando and more.     Inside The Magic reports […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-weekly-buzz-bob-iger-comments-on-the-last-jedi-hasbro-reveals-news-toys-for-star-wars-40th-anniversary-and-more.html/feed 21 Seltzer & Friedberg to Make Star Wars Spoof. https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/seltzer-friedberg-to-make-star-wars-spoof.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/seltzer-friedberg-to-make-star-wars-spoof.html#comments Fri, 10 Feb 2017 15:40:41 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=56951 Alright, so I try my best to write objectively for this site and give every Star Wars-related idea the benefit of the doubt, but even I have my limits. And those limits have just been tested, because it turns out that the guys behind the comedic kidney stones like Meet The Spartans and Disaster Movie are making […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/seltzer-friedberg-to-make-star-wars-spoof.html/feed 75 Collider Jedi Council: Rumors on The Last Jedi Trailer Date, Billy Dee Williams Talks “Han Solo” and More https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/collider-jedi-council-rumors-on-the-last-jedi-trailer-date-billy-dee-williams-talks-han-solo-and-more.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/collider-jedi-council-rumors-on-the-last-jedi-trailer-date-billy-dee-williams-talks-han-solo-and-more.html#comments Fri, 10 Feb 2017 14:30:45 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=56985   This week on Collider Jedi Council: Kristian Harloff with Mark Ellis and Tiffany Smith talk about the latest rumors on when we can expect the first footage from The Last Jedi, Billy Dee Williams’ comments on the “Han Solo” movie, Rosario Dawson wants to play Ashoka Tano, Q&A with John Knoll and more.   […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/collider-jedi-council-rumors-on-the-last-jedi-trailer-date-billy-dee-williams-talks-han-solo-and-more.html/feed 2 Actress Pheobe Waller-Bridge Eyed for a CGI-Driven Role in “Han Solo”! https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/actress-pheobe-waller-bridge-eyed-for-a-cgi-driven-role-in-han-solo.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/actress-pheobe-waller-bridge-eyed-for-a-cgi-driven-role-in-han-solo.html#comments Thu, 09 Feb 2017 07:20:20 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=56934 Variety is reporting that “Fleabag” actress Pheobe Waller-Bridge has been considered for an important role in the upcoming second Star Wars spin-off movie about the adventures of young Han Solo. The role is expected to be CGI-driven. It is not clear if she will play a droid (like K-2SO) or an alien character (like Maz […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/actress-pheobe-waller-bridge-eyed-for-a-cgi-driven-role-in-han-solo.html/feed 67 Star Wars Comic Crossover to Be Gothic Horror Story https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-comic-crossover-to-be-gothic-horror-story.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-comic-crossover-to-be-gothic-horror-story.html#comments Wed, 08 Feb 2017 23:30:01 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=56917   The Official Star Wars website and The Star Wars Show announced Star Wars: The Screaming Citadel, a five-issue crossover that will find in its first issue Luke Skywalker teaming up with Doctor Aphra. The writers of the crossover are Kieron Gillen and Jason Aaron, while the artist for the first issue is Marco Checchetto. […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/star-wars-comic-crossover-to-be-gothic-horror-story.html/feed 33 Final Star Wars Rebels Season 3 Episodes Get Names and Descriptions. https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/final-star-wars-rebels-season-3-episodes-get-names-and-descriptions.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/final-star-wars-rebels-season-3-episodes-get-names-and-descriptions.html#comments Wed, 08 Feb 2017 22:20:34 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=56907 Descriptions for the final five episodes of Star Wars Rebels Season 3 have arrived ahead of the air dates of the last two episodes to get descriptions. The even better news is that there will be no more hiatuses this season!   From Jedi-Bibliothek: 3×18 “Secret Cargo” – 3/04/2017 When a routine refueling mission goes wrong, […]]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/final-star-wars-rebels-season-3-episodes-get-names-and-descriptions.html/feed 60 The Star Wars Show: A BTS Look at the Rogue One Aliens, New Marvel Star Wars Crossover Comics and More https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/the-star-wars-show-a-bts-look-at-the-rogue-one-aliens-new-marvel-star-wars-crossover-comics-and-more.html https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/the-star-wars-show-a-bts-look-at-the-rogue-one-aliens-new-marvel-star-wars-crossover-comics-and-more.html#comments Wed, 08 Feb 2017 21:14:11 +0000 http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/?p=56913 On the latest episode of the Star Wars Show, Andi and Anthony reveal a new Marvel Star Wars crossover comics (more on this later today), Pablo Hidalgo takes us behind the scenes of Rogue One discussing the magnificent aliens from the movie with creature shop superviser Neal Scanlan, and more.          ]]> https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/02/the-star-wars-show-a-bts-look-at-the-rogue-one-aliens-new-marvel-star-wars-crossover-comics-and-more.html/feed 6