Sourcebooks, the publisher of the Put Me In The Story series of children’s books has announced that they will be releasing two Star Wars themed picture books in September. Star Wars Rebels: Battle Plans from Darth Vader and Star Wars: The Force Inside.
Electronic Arts has released bits of information about Star Wars Battlefront in time for this week’s Gamescom convention in Germany. To build up hype for this even, EA has released new information regarding two modes – “Blast”, which is the deathmatch mode, and “Fighter Squadron”, which is a mode based entirely on aerial warfare.
Back in Julywe reported on potential additional filming occurring at Skellig Michael, the island off the coast of Ireland that was reportedly used to film the final scene of The Force Awakens. On Saturday, The Irish Times dug a little deeper into the rumored shoot scheduled for September as well as the surrounding controversy.
With the names of our three main villains for Episode VII having now been revealed join Bluestreaking as he again attempts to formulate some sort of idea of what we may be seeing on screen. Click the jump to read Bluestreaking’s theories regarding how our villains will interact with each other.
A recent leak of next year’s LEGO Star Wars products has revealed a number of interesting details about the movie, including the name of one of the planets. Furthermore, there are new lines of LEGO toys that expand beyond The Force Awakens, with new sets based on existing canon works.
Video game company Electronic Arts took a moment to talk about the slate of Star Wars games coming out in the coming years. They project that Battlefront will do extremely well, and mention that the Visceral Games project is coming along swimmingly.
Esquire has an in depth interview with Adam Driver in its September Issue. Although most of the interview stays away from off limits topics like details on the production of The Force Awakens, there are a few interesting Star Wars tidbits in there as well as some fascinating background on Driver’s life and career.
Yesterday J.J. Abrams was on The Daily Show and was supposed to talk about his latest movie that he is co-producing – Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation. Well, that didn’t happen. During the whole 7 minutes of the interview J.J. was talking about Star Wars, revealing that he actually broke his back while trying to lift the hydraulic door that crushed Harrison Ford’s ankle on the set during the filming of The Force Awakens. Watch the video below…
On today’s Jedi Council, Kristian and Mark are joined with Tiffany Smith to discuss everything from rumored Rogue One casting, how many practical effects are actually in The Force Awakens and the rumor that Disney and Lucasfilm might bring Star Wars to Netflix! Enjoy!