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June 1, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Chronicle Books, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story will be getting a Del Rey novelization which will be out in September and is being written by Mur Lafferty, a newcomer to Star Wars.
  • Amy Ratcliffe will be writing a new Star Wars book called Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy which will be out in October in hardcover. You can check out the full details here and an interview with Amy talking about the book.
  • Canto Bight is out this week in paperback.

Convention & Event News

Star Wars Celebration ticket prices have been revealed.

  • Lilac City Comicon is June 2 to 3 in Spokane, WA. Star Wars guests include Daniel Logan, and Timothy Zahn.
  • Origins is June 13 to 17 in Columbus, OH. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • All*Star Comic Con is June 15 to 17 in Tysons Corner, VA. Star Wars guests include Jason Aaron, John Jackson Miller, and Brian Muir.
  • Westercon is July 4 in Denver, CO. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson.
  • Bell County Comic Con is August 3 to 5 in Belton, TX. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • Tampa Bay Comic Con is August 3 to 6 in Tampa Bay, FL. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson.
  • Dragon Con is August 30 to September 3 in Atlanta, GA. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson.
  • FanX is September 6 to 8 in Salt Lake City, UT. Star Wars guests include Tim Curry, Delilah S. Dawson, Kevin Hearne, Paul Reubens, and Brent Spiner.
  • Star Wars Celebration 2019 is April 11 to 15 in Chicago, IL.

Fandom News

  • You can check out the full “Inside Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” panel on YouTube.

Movie & Television News

  • If you’ve already seen Solo, a nice way to follow up is checking out all the interviews the cast and crew has been doing lately. Lot of great insight in some of these, and others are just fun. has an interview with Solo director Ron Howard talking about the film.

  • As does Collider which covers some of the stuff that was cut.

  • also has an interview with Alden.

  • ABC News Australia has an interview with Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover, Phoebe Waller-bridge, Paul Bettany, Emilia Clarke, and Ron Howard covering Solo.

  • Rotten Tomatoes also has interviews with the cast and crew.

  • Paul Bettan on The Tonight Show.

  • Emilia Clarke on The Tonight Show.

  • Wired has a fun video with the Solo cast.

  • MTV also has a fun video with the Solo cast on how well they know each other.

  • And heatworld did the same.

  • ODE asks the Solo cast “Who would you call” which sheds some behind the camera info on each other.

  • The Star Wars Show talks with the Solo cast about pronunciations.

  • has some articles on Designing Solo. You can check out part one and part two.
  • There’s been some conflicting discussion of just who Anthony Daniels Solo cameo was, but Entertainment Weekly has the official news and where to find him.
  • Jon Kasdan spoke with about the big spoiler cameo in Solo.
  • Wondering where Tag & Bink were? Well, they were cut.

Toy & Collectible News

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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