Around the WebMarch 10, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Celebration, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, News, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys | Leave a comment
Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.
- The novelization of Kong: Skull Island will be out next Tuesday and it’s written by former Star Wars author Tim Lebbon. Might be worth checking out.
- Edelweiss has some details on Making Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Making Rogue One: A Star Wars Story: A Behind-the-scenes Oral History
Josh Kushins, Lucasfilm Ltd
On Sale Date: October 3, 2017
Hardcover | 256 pages
$29.99 USD, $37.99 CAD
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
- Jedi News has a look at the Rogue One adaptation artwork. John Tyler Christopher is also doing a special Star Wars Celebration cover for the comic.
- John Jackson Miller has created sort of an unofficial AMA on reddit where people can ask him questions or see his thoughts on the Knights of the Old Republic comics.
Convention & Event News
The Star Wars Celebration app is now available. There’s details on the Star Wars Rebels Panel. Plus they’ve announced more guests including Billy Dee Williams, Alan Tudyk, Vanessa Marshall and Matthew Wood. For book fans, author John Jackson Miller confirmed he’ll be heading to Star Wars Celebration Orlando. After this year, the next Star Wars Celebration will be 2019 with a yet to be announced location.
In addition to Celebration, the Disney Park Blog has more details on Star Wars Galactic Nights.
- SXSW is March 10 to 12 in Austin, TX. Star Wars guests include Gareth Edwards and there will be a special Rogue One experience.
- Northwest Comic Con is March 18 to 19 in Tillamook, OR. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
- MidSouthCon is March 24 to 26 in Memphis, TN. Star Wars guests include John Jackson Miller.
- 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.
- Here is this week’s episode of The Star Wars Show.
Movie & Television News
- The latest episode of Rebels Recon is out for Star Wars Rebels “Secret Cargo” as well as the official episode guide.
- In the realm of movie trailers, the trailer for Geostorm is out and shows off the latest in weather disaster movies. This one will be out in October.
Toy & Collectible News
- Kotobukiya has revealed their Star Wars Celebration exclusives which include a Triple Zero and Bee-Tee.