Release Dates for Episode VIII and ‘Rogue One’

March 12, 2015 at 4:35 pm | Posted in Episode VIII, Movies, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

release_datesDisney and Lucasfilm have revealed some very important release dates for their upcoming films, and Variety has the details. Star Wars Episode VIII will be out May 26, 2017 and the first Star Wars standalone film will be out December 16, 2016. Furthermore, the standalone film be called Rogue One. It will star Felicity Jones, and of course is being directed by Gareth Edwards. They also made it official that Rian Johnson is directing Episode VIII.

“Rogue One,” based on an idea by Oscar-winning vfx supervisor John Knoll, was written by “Cinderella” scribe Chris Weitz. Kathleen Kennedy will produce the standalone film alongside Knoll, Tony To and John Schwartz.

Click here to check out their full write up, or head on over to for more details.

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Podcasts in Review

March 12, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Books, Comic Books, Marvel, Movies, Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars Rebels, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review.

501stCast: Episode 87 touches on the Star Wars costume exhibit in Seattle, troop reports, the Disney Star Wars Half-Marathon (including a mention of the BB-8 cosplayers, ie. Rich and Sarah from Skywalker Through Neverland), and Star Wars Celebration Anaheim news and info.

Assembly of Geeks:Remembering Leonard Nimoy” features guests Lauren Gallaway and Kayla LaFrance as they share comments from Star Trek’s cast and crew on the passing of Leonard Nimoy, they play audio clips from Leonard, reveal the story behind the hand gesture, talk about his music, his books and their favorite Spock moments. It’s a touching farewell to an icon.

Coffee With Kenobi: Rebels Reactions “Rebel Resolve” features guest Darth Taxus as they cover the penultimate episode of Star Wars Rebels season one. It’s a pretty good review of the characters and themes of the episode. Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

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