Around the WebApril 1, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Comic Books, Interview, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television | Leave a comment
Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.
- Paul S. Kemp‘s next novel, A Conversation in Blood, now has a cover!
The release date is currently set for January 2017 but pre-orders are up.
- Heroes For A New Hope will be out November 15 in hardcover collecting the Princess Leia, Lando and Chewbacca mini-series in one big collection.
Star Wars : Heroes For a New Hope
$50.00 USD, $63.00 CAD
344 pages , Announced 1st Print: 15K
- Del Rey is giving away Bloodline posters and novel in a contest leading up to the book’s release. Click here to check out the details.
- April 26 is Alien Day and Reebok is celebrating with Reebok Stompers!
- This is pretty cool, two Star Wars fans sent an X-Wing and a TIE Fighter into space in a bid to be an extra in the next Star Wars movie.
Movie & Television News
- Here the last Rebels Recon for this season (with hints at what’s to come in season 3) and the official episode guide.
- io9 has an interview with Dave Filoni covering the Star Wars Rebels finale. Definitely worth checking out, Dave has some good answers and teases.
- IGN also has an interview with Dave Filoni covering Star Wars Rebels. Definitely worth checking out as Dave has a lot more to say in this interview. And then there’s their pre-episode release interview with Dave, Simon Kinberg and Ashley Eckstein.
- /Slashfilm has an interview with Dave Filoni as well.
- StarWars.com has an interview with Ashley Eckstein.
- Want more Rebels? Jawa James has the full Q&A from the press screening.
- And stepping away from Rebels, how about some trailers? War Dogs looks like it could be good. It’ll be out in August.
- The new Ben-Hur finally has a trailer. It’ll be out in August as well.
- Then there’s the trailer for The LEGO Batman Movie coming in February 2017.
Toy & Collectible News
- Pre-orders are up for Sideshow’s life-size First Order Stormtrooper. At $8,000 it’s not for the average collector.
- Pre-orders are also up for the Sideshow Luke Skywalker Rogue Group Snowspeeder Pilot, and the R5-J2 Imperial Astromech Droid.
- Disney is re-releasing their Star Wars Elite Series figures on April 5th.
- Her Universe has a new Ahsoka t-shirt in honor of the Star Wars Rebels season finale.