Around the Web

December 23, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Collecting, Conventions, Events, Interview, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Toys, trailers | Leave a comment

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

Convention & Event News

StarWars.com has a first look at the badge artwork for Star Wars Celebration Orlando. Plus it has been revealed that Warwick Davis, Amy Ratcliffe and David Collins will be the stage hosts.

Fandom News

  • Wondering what shots weren’t used in Rogue One? Here’s a nice rundown all in one video.
  • The Star Wars Show Holiday Special. It’s worth every second.

Movie & Television News

  • Saw is coming to Star Wars Rebels.
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures is out now on Blu-ray and DVD.
  • EW has a nice spotlight on Star Wars Rebels references in Rogue One featuring some intriguing comments by Dave Filoni. Dave even gives confirmation on which Syndulla the movie references.

Filoni says fans of the show may someday see Rogue One’s action retold from his characters’ perspective on a future season of Rebels. “I already have some theories about the story behind it,” Filoni says. “I can imagine doing that entire [Scarif] battle from their point of view, whoever is on the Ghost at that point.”

  • Saturday Night Live fans can look forward to January as Felicity Jones will be hosting SNL on January 14th.
  • Comicbook.com has a nice rundown of all the cameos, and a bunch of the voice actors, in Rogue One.
  • Cool little Rogue One locations featurette showing off some of the real world shooting locations.
  • StarWars.com has an interview with Doug Chiang on Rogue One. Definitely worth a ready as Doug has some neat insight into the film.
  • And in the K-2SO featurette you can see Alan Tudyk in his motion capture suit and stilts.

  • The teaser trailer for Blade Runner 2049 is out.

Toy & Collectible News

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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