Saturday, January 24, 2015

Sideshow Collectibles Review: Shadow Trooper

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If you’re like me you were probably introduced to the magical myth of Star Wars as a young kid. I mean, who can forget first seeing Darth Vader march onto the Tantive IV shrouded in the still wafting fog of war, flanked by his menacing stormtroopers. But one of the odd little enigmas that plagued my then childish mind was: Why weren’t the stormtroopers all black and evil-looking like Darth Vader? I wanted black stormtroopers. Well, thanks to Hot Toys and Sideshow Collectibles this quirky wish has been fulfilled in spades!

Friday, January 23, 2015

RUMOR: Details on Visceral’s Untitled Star Wars Game. A Hint for the Spin-Off Movie?

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Not too long ago, we mentioned that the staff at Visceral Games are enthusiastic about their Star Wars project, and that they can’t wait to officially unveil it. While the release of the game is a ways away, we’ve apparently come into contact with exclusive rumors about the title – including how it might tie into a spin-off movie.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

UPDATE! Robert Bailey on his Sketches from Star Wars: The Force Awakens!

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A long time ago George Lucas came across Robert’s aviation art website and asked him to work on Star Wars. Now Robert Bailey is a licensed Star Wars and Disney artist, who is also licensed for Marvel characters. Hit the jump to check out some really cool sketches from The Force Awakens…

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Star Wars: Darth Vader #1 Has 300k Pre-Orders! Variant Covers Revealed!

star-wars-darth-vader-1-variantsMarvel Comics has confirmed, via ComicBook.com, that Darth Vader #1 has received over 300k pre-orders, making it another strong start from Marvel’s recently launched Star Wars comic book line. Hit the jump for more details!

Thursday, January 22, 2015

UPDATE! Star Wars Spinoff: Shooting Rumored to Occur in Mexico, Four Actresses Eyed for Roles.

Han Solo Boba FettSince The Force Awakens is in post-production and Strange Magic is set to release in a few days, Lucasfilm’s next focus will be the first Star Wars spin-off movie ever, which is rumored to start up production very soon. Supporting this rumor are two new sets of information about the movie – one of which seemingly answers the question as to which character may be the star to the first spin-off.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

EXCLUSIVE: A New Interesting Item from Star Wars: The Force Awakens!

Construction_of_the_Death_StarOur sources have dropped by with a few extra — and juicy — pieces of content relating to the production of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, and we’re ready to give you details about one of them!

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Disney And George Lucas’ TFA Treatment, A Different Point Of View . . .

badrobot-scriptGeorge Lucas’ statement that Disney is not using any of his treatments for The Force Awakens has set the fanbase abuzz with concern about the direction of the new trilogy. Does this mean the end of George Lucas’ vision for Star Wars? Or might we be overreacting just a wee bit?

 

A slightly different perspective on this after the jump.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

More Classic Star Wars Games Released on GOG.com

GOG gamingStarWarsUnderworld has reported that six classic Star Wars titles are being released on the gaming website GOG.com for digital download. Hit the jump to see what they are.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Adds Leanne Best to Cast.

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Total-Geeks has reported that Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death actress, Leanne Best, has joined the cast of The Force Awakens. Hit the jump for more details.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

UPDATE! Disney didn’t Use George Lucas’ Ideas for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

George LucasGeorge Lucas’ latest creation is a fairytale musical about fairies, goblins, and elves. This is his first full-length animated feature, and he’s been working on it for the last 15 years. Strange Magic opens in theaters next week and George is doing the rounds, promoting the movie. In several press conferences Lucas also talked about Star Wars in general, shared his opinion on the Oscars and revealed that he has finally seen The Force Awakens trailer, but that’s all he knows about the movie. Hit the jump for more.