Around the Web

March 24, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Celebration, Conventions, Events, Interview, News, 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.

Art New

  • Dave Dorman had a nice update for his Star Wars fans, “Because I am not going to SW Celebration this year, I don’t want my fans, old and new, to miss out on any Dorman SW prints. So for one week prior to Celebration, I will have a sale on my SW artist proofs. This will probably run from April 4-12. Keep it tuned here on FB for more as we get closer. I am working on a new small oil painting of DARTH MAUL. I will have that to show and sell towards the end of the week.” You can watch Dave paint Darth Maul right here.

Book News

  • Author Jason Fry has posted part 1 and part 2 of his author notes for Imperial Justice.
  • Update from author Paul S. Kemp via Facebook, “In vague writing news, finished a novel outline and am now pondering a short story for a cool antho.” That novel outline may or may not be related to the tie-in novel he mentioned he was working on in his January reddit AMA.

Celebration News

  • For those not attending Star Wars Celebration Orlando this year, Verizon will once again be live streaming the event.
  • Del Rey is offering a special Grand Admiral Thrawn pin at their booth during SWCO. Del Rey’s full schedule is also now available. Authors include Delilah S. Dawson, Christie Golden, John Jackson Miller, Chuck Wendig and Timothy Zahn.

Convention & Event News

For more events, check Star Wars Actor Appearances and the Jedi News convention page.

Fandom News

  • StarWars.com has an interview with Sam Witwer covering his role in Star Wars Rebels “Twin Suns.” Does include spoilers.
  • Spencer Brinkerhoff III has a series of videos interview with Star Wars Celebration artists including Matt Busch, Jason Christman, Chris Dee, Joe Hogan, Randy Martinez and Brian Miller.

  • And here’s the latest episode of The Star Wars Show.

Movie & Television News

  • Woody Harrelson revealed his character’s name on The Tonight Show. Not much else than that, but he did confirm he’s a mentor to Han.

  • Bob Iger revealed some details about the Han Solo moving in a recent interview. The Star Wars stuff starts at 25:50. He comments on Carrie Fisher being in Episode VIII and them not changing her role in the film despite her passing, and them not doing any CGI with her. He comments on what time period the Han Solo movie will cover, he’ll meet Chewie, and how he got his name.
  • The latest episode of Rebels Recon is out as well as the official episode guide for Star Wars Rebels “Twin Suns.”

Toy & Collectible News

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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