Around the Web

November 10, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, Events, News, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • has an exclusive excerpt from Star Wars: Canto Bight which will be out December 5th.
  • Random House is offering a free Canto Bight pin for those who pre-order the book. Just follow the following link for details.
  • And there’s an update on the upcoming DK book Star Wars Encyclopedia of Starfighters and Other Vehicles. We now know the author – Landry Q. Walker. The release date is still set for April 3, 2018. Here’s the new description for the book via edelweiss.

The definitive guide to the vehicles from a galaxy far, far away…Learn all about your favorite Star Wars(TM) vehicles, from the A-wing to the Y-wing.

Don’t know your X-wing from your Y-wing? Not sure what type of craft Slave I is? Look no further than the Star Wars Encyclopedia of Starfighters and Other Vehicles. From the swamps of Kashyyyk to the deserts of Jakku, from inner-city Coruscant to the vastness of hyperspace, this new Star Wars book will show you the right craft for the job. This handy guide is full of fun facts and intriguing information, guaranteed to enthrall fans for hours on end.

This encyclopedia features more than 200 weird and wonderful vehicles from the world of Star Wars, including ships and vehicles from the entire saga of movies as well as the television series Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars: Rebels. One vehicle is explored in detail on each page, so there’s something new even for die-hard fans. All the technology behind the vehicles such as repulsorlift craft and hyperspeed is fully explored.

Convention & Event News has released new details on Disney’s upcoming Galactic Nights event which is December 16th. Warwick Davis will be hosting the event and it will include a panel on Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge moderated by David Collins.

For more events, check Star Wars Actor Appearances.

Fandom News

  • has an interview with Bistan actor Nick Kellington.
  • Here is the latest episode of The Star Wars Show.

  • Here’s the extended interview with Kathleen Kennedy on The Star Wars Show.

  • Jamie Stangroom has an interview with Ahmed Best which you can check out here.

Movie & Television News

  • Here is the official news release from on Rian Johnson doing a new Star Wars trilogy. Interesting to note that he’s creating an all new trilogy but only set to write and direct the first film in the trilogy. Could Rian be the new George Lucas?
  • Variety is reporting that Disney is indeed working on a live action Star Wars television series which will air on Disney’s new streaming service with an expected launch in 2019.
  • Here is the latest episode of Rebels Recon and the official episode guide for “Kindred” and “Crawler Commandeers.”

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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