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Posted by Chris on February 3, 2016 at 12:48 AM CST |
The Force Awakens has been an overwhelming success in every way. It's pretty safe to say Rogue One will be also... or is it? It's the first spin-off, the first with a different tone, and the first without the iconic main characters. What kind of struggles will it face? How will Lucasfilm handle the marketing and merchandising? And perhaps most importantly, how will the mainstream audience deal with a non-Skywalker Star Wars film? Find out what Erik, Lou, & Chris think on this week's Echo Base!
Posted by Dustin on February 2, 2016 at 01:24 PM CST |
Updated and expanded with amazing new material including characters from Star Wars: The Force Awakens!

Posted by Dustin on February 2, 2016 at 11:55 AM CST |
In this clip from the Star Wars Rebels episode "Legends of the Lasat," the Ghost crew's wise newcomer, Chava, explains the prophecy of the fool, the warrior and the child. Zeb confidently declares himself the warrior, but can he be so sure?
Posted by Dustin on February 2, 2016 at 11:43 AM CST |
Help raise money in Epilepsy Action's National Doodle Day auction with a doodle by Jeremy Bulloch!
Posted by Dustin on February 2, 2016 at 11:41 AM CST |
UPDATED! - Video added to the full report! - Remember that crazy rumor about Jar-Jar Binks being a Sith Lord in Star Wars: The Force Awakens? Well artist Stephen Byrne did and took it one step further creating the comic Star Wars Episode 7.5: The Complete Saga. This beautifully crafted comic about the insane premise of Jar-Jar being a Sith Lord has a surprise twist, and hilarious ending. The first four panels are posted above in order from left to right, and you'll have to visit his Facebook page right here to see the rest.
Posted by Dustin on February 2, 2016 at 11:06 AM CST |
If you missed out on getting tickets to Europes 2016 Star Wars Celebration, then you are in luck as they've recently made more tickets available to fans. There are NO 3 DAY passes left, but you can buy individual passes for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday right here!
Posted by Dustin on February 2, 2016 at 11:03 AM CST |
The No. 1 LEGO videogame franchise triumphantly returns with an in-depth journey through the latest Star Wars blockbuster! Experience new story content from the Star Wars universe that provides deeper insights into the film's most memorable moments, while allowing players to build, battle and fly through the galaxy like never before!
Posted by Chris on February 1, 2016 at 04:33 PM CST |
It looks like Star Wars has December locked down for three consecutive years. Should they give up May releases and keep this trend going? Also, should Lucas come back for Episode IX? And is there any chance of a live-action TV series soon? Join us for all this and more on this week's ForceCast!
Posted by Dustin on February 1, 2016 at 10:42 AM CST |
The Star Wars In Concert website has launched with a splash page where you can sign up for their exclusive email list to be one of the first to get concert information, and secure your tickets before the general public! Click here for more detail!
Posted by Dustin on February 1, 2016 at 10:35 AM CST |
Before He Launched X-Wings, Aaron Allston Changed RPGs Forever...
Posted by Dustin on January 30, 2016 at 08:58 AM CST |
It appears that iTunes is not the only place where Star Wars Rebels season two has been broken up into two seasons forcing fans who's cable companies do not carry Disney XD to pay twice just to view the entire season. The same thing is happening at Amazon, and fans are so upset that currently season two has only a 1 star rating on the site. It is so sad to see this happening to such a good show. I hope someone figures it out soon, otherwise a portion of the Star Wars Rebels fanbase will disappear.
Posted by Dustin on January 30, 2016 at 08:50 AM CST |
The guys over at MSW have posted some much larger, more detailed images of the Star Wars: Rogue One costumes on display at Nuremberg Toy Fair that were sent in by a fan. These are perfect for all you fans planning to cosplay these characters. Click the images above to check them out!
Posted by Dustin on January 30, 2016 at 08:25 AM CST |
LEGO announced a new animated Star Wars series coming August similar to their two previous animated series The Yoda Chronicles and Droid Tales. The announcement was made at the Nuremberg Toy Fair, and also included news of some new LEGO sets. The Eclipse Fighter (75145) and the Star Scavenger (75147) will play a big part in the show. There will also be Rogue One sets coming out in October. Look close at the image above, is that a Slave One ship shown above the Rogue One wording? Is it a hint of what we'll see in Rogue One?
Posted by Dustin on January 28, 2016 at 09:22 PM CST |
The crew of the Ghost is surprised when the two refugees they agree to help escape the Empire are revealed to be surviving Lasat. Zeb must come to terms with his past to help his people reach their new home. Find out more about the Lasat and their mysterious relationship with the Force when an all-new episode of Star Wars Rebels debuts WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3 (9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney XD.
Posted by Dustin on January 28, 2016 at 09:20 PM CST |
The Nuremberg Toy Fair is underway and several shots of costumes from Rogue One have popped up on Twitter. Check out the full report to see them all!
Posted by Dustin on January 28, 2016 at 08:53 PM CST |
Fan of TheForce.net JPS writes - "Just wanted to write and let you know that iTunes has split Season 2 into "Volumes" and now with the second half of Season 2 customers are expected to pay another $28.99 for the remaining episodes. That's $60.00 for 1 season, with no disclaimer that this was being done at the beginning of the run. Truly a rip-off."
Posted by Dustin on January 28, 2016 at 08:48 PM CST |
Harrison Ford will be unveiling some of the plans for upcoming Star Wars attractions at Disneyland and Walt Disney World in "The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60," airing Sunday, February 21 (8:00 10:00 p.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network.
Posted by Dustin on January 28, 2016 at 08:35 PM CST |
We know Darth Vader has to make some sort of an appearance in Rogue One because Brian Muir (created original Vader) was brought on board to recreate the original A New Hope Vader look, and now Cinemablend has some more news.
Posted by Dustin on January 28, 2016 at 08:23 PM CST |
Disney Chairman Bob Iger told recently told BBC that "There are five Star Wars films - four more with Episode VII: The Force Awakens - that are in varying stages of development and production. There will be more after that, I don't know how many, I don't know how often." So what do you think about the upcoming Star Wars marathon? Is too much Star Wars a bad thing? Sound off in the comments section below!
Posted by Chris on January 27, 2016 at 09:15 PM CST |
When Disney announced the "Star Wars Day at Sea" for their cruise line, we all wondered what was involved and whether it'd be worth it. Lou went on the inaugural voyage and has returned with a full report! Listen here!