Around the WebMarch 3, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Del Rey, Events, Marvel, News, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.
- USA Today has an excerpt from Timothy Zahn‘s upcoming novel Thrawn.
- You can read Delilah S. Dawson‘s short story Scorched online for free on StarWars.com. It’s a tie-in to Star Wars: Bloodline.
- Dey Rey revealed what stories will be in the 2017 sampler.
- Edelweiss now has an entry for the Star Wars Stormtroopers guide which we knew Adam Bray was working on, but now we also know that Ryder Windham is involved.
Star Wars Stormtroopers: The Complete Guide
Authors: Ryder Windham and Adam Bray
Release Date:October 24, 2017
Details: Hardcover, 176 pages, $45
ISBN 9780062681171, 0062681176
12 in H | 9 in W | 1.4 lb Wt
- And here’s the details on the making of Rogue One book.
Making Rogue One: A Star Wars Story: A Behind-the-scenes Oral History
Release Date: October 3, 2017
Details: Hardcover, 256 pages, $29.99
ISBN 9781419723988, 1419723987
300 color illustrations, 10 in H | 7.6 in W
This official companion to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story takes fans on an in-depth tour of the film’s production, featuring exclusive interviews with the key contributors who brought it to the big screen
Convention & Event News
Newly announced Celebration guests this week include Peter Mayhew, Ray Park, Daniel Logan, Taylor Gray, Brian Herring, Angus MacInnes, Clive Revill, Tim Rose, Paul Blake and Jimmy Vee. Click here to check out the full list of celebrities so far.
- Emerald City Comic Con is March 2 to 5 in Seattle, WA. Star Wars guests include Kevin Hearne and Timothy Zahn and Del Rey will be giving away their Star Wars 2017 Sampler there.
- The 4th Annual Artists Day at Reel Art Collectibles is March 4 in Berwyn, IL. Star Wars guests include Dave Dorman.
- Northwest Comic Con is March 18 to 19 in Tillamook, OR. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
- Star Wars Celebration Orlando is April 13 to 16, 2017 in Orlando, FL.
- Force V is June 2 to 4 in Melbourne, Australia. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
- Origins Game Fair is June 15 to 18 in Columbus, OH. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
- SoonerCon is June 23 to 25 in Oklahoma City, OK. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
- IndyPopCon is July 7 to 9 in Indianapolis, IN. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
- World Fantasy Con is November 2 to 5, 2017 in San Antonio, TX. Star Wars guests include Martha Wells.
- The American Society of Cinematographers has part two of their interviews up for Doug Chiang and John Knoll covering Rogue One.
- Here’s the latest episode of The Star Wars Show.
- And How It Should Have Ended has finally finished their Rogue One episode.
Movie & Television News
- Here’s the latest episode of Rebels Recon and the official episode guide for Star Wars Rebels “Through Imperial Eyes.”
- Kong: Skull Island has a new trailer. It’ll be out next Friday.
- Coming out at the end of this month is a pretty creepy looking zombie movie called Here Alone. It’ll be out March 31st.
- Bill Paxton fans can look forward to Mean Dreams which might be out in April from the looks of things.
- New Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 trailer which will be May 5th.
- New trailer for Alien: Covenant which comes out May 19th.
- Also out in May is Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales which has another trailer. It’ll be out May 26th.
- There’s a new trailer out for Cars 3 which will be out June 16th.
Toy & Collectible News
- YakFace has a look at three new Disney Elite Series figures and the Muftak Funko Pop will be available at F.Y.E.