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August 22, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in Books, Comic Books, Contest, Conventions, Dark Horse, Del Rey, Events, Interview, JJ Abrams, Movies, Random House, Star Trek, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Random House is giving away twenty copies of the SDCC promo copies of John Jackson Miller‘s upcoming book A New Dawn. Click here to enter.
  • Suvudu released an exclusive video of their Star Wars: A New Dawn panel from SDCC.
  • Coffee with Kenobi interviewed John Jackson Miller on his new book A New Dawn.
  • Goodreads has a giveaway for Stories of the Raksura by Martha Wells.
  • Silence in the Library has a kickstarter out for one of Timothy Zahn‘s novels Cloak. In his words, “So if you think you might be interested in reading about a stolen Indian tactical nuke, an assassination plot, and the theft of a newly-invented Cloak of invisibility, hop over to the Kickstarter page and take a look.”
  • Kevin J. Anderson also has a book out now on writing called Million Dollar Productivity.

Comic News

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Charity, Charity…IS THAT A STARFIGHTER?!

July 22, 2014 at 4:53 pm | Posted in Charity, Episode VII, JJ Abrams, Movies, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

So in the latest Force For Change video, J.J. Abrams tries to get people to think of charity, but utterly fails by distracting everyone with the awesome visual of an extremely weathered starfighter that is not an X-wing. But hey, you could win a chance to be on set with that ship if you help out the charity. Anyways, check out the video and the uber cool starfighter.

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More Exciting Casting Updates for Star Wars Episode VII!

June 2, 2014 at 10:31 am | Posted in Episode VII, Game of Thrones, HBO, JJ Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy, Lucasfilm, Mockingjay, Movies, News, Sequel Trilogy, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Television | Leave a comment
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Announced on StarWars.com today, the long rumored Academy Award Winner Lupita Nyong’o and Game of Thrones star Gwendoline Christie will be joining the cast of Star Wars Episode VII! There have been reports since the initial announcement of the new cast that there were still major roles yet to be filled, and well, it looks like that has now been the case!

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Monday Funny: Don’t Screw Up

March 24, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in Humor, JJ Abrams, Monday Funny, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Official Episode VII News

March 18, 2014 at 12:00 pm | Posted in Episode VII, JJ Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy, Lucasfilm, Movies, News, Star Wars News | 10 Comments

urlWell folks it has finally happened we have some official info on Episode VII.  In this link from a StarWars.com tweet it confirms filming will begin in May and the following tidbit:

It has also been confirmed that Star Wars: Episode VII is set about 30 years after the events of Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi, and will star a trio of new young leads along with some very familiar faces. No further details on casting or plot are available at this time.

So a trio of new young stars and around 30 years after RotJ!!  Let the speculation begin!!

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Star Wars Episode VII Update

January 21, 2014 at 8:09 am | Posted in Episode VII, JJ Abrams, Movies, Star Wars | Leave a comment

We’ve finally got a bit of news, real news, about Star Wars Episode VII now. First off, the script has been completed, and secondly, filming will begin in May. The news comes out of the Television Critics Association summer press tour and via The Wrap. Abrams also confirmed that he spoke with Breaking Bad actor Jesse Plemons. Their article is worth checking out as they have several quotes from Abrams. Meanwhile USA Today is reporting the May filming news.

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JJ Abrams and the Quest for Canon

January 7, 2014 at 6:44 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Del Rey, Disney, Episode VII, JJ Abrams, Lucasfilm, Marvel, Opinion, Sequel Trilogy, Speculation, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, The Clone Wars, Video Games | 1 Comment

jjYesterday Leland Chee Tweeted that the Story Group at Lucasfilm has full control on what is and isn’t canon in the Star Wars Universe.  That in and of itself has spawned a plethora of stories across the interwebs today.  But I’m going to take you farther down the rabbit hole, I’m going to show how what Leland Tweeted yesterday opens up a whole new can of worms.

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November 29, 2013 at 11:08 am | Posted in Around the Web, Interview, JJ Abrams, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Television, The Clone Wars, Video Games | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news round up of Star Wars and beyond.

Black Friday Deals

  • Amazon has the Star Wars Legacy Droid Factory figures half off. You can check out their other half off Star Wars deals here which includes wave one of the 6″ Black Series figures.
  • Titan Magazines is running a special promotion for Star Wars Insider. Sign up and you can get a free copy of the Millennium Falcon Owner’s Workshop Manual or the Death Star Owner’s Technical Manual.
  • Yakface.com is doing a Black Friday Giveaway for Wave 2 of the 3-3/4″ Black Series figures.
  • As a comic fan, my favorite Black Friday sale is Things From Another World. Discounts vary, but on nick and dent items you can get 80% off. Click here to check out their Star Wars selection.
  • Her Universe has a Black Friday sale going on with free shipping, a free Darth Vader holiday pin with any purchase, and new items being offered.
  • The Force Among Us is doing a sale with 50% off some items and some freebies like the Ewok Tusken Raider poster and trading cards.
  • Dark Horse Comics has a Star Wars digital mega bundle.
  • WeLoveFine is running both a Black Friday deal and a Cyber Monday deal. For Black Friday, use promo code BLACKFRIDAYTSHIRTS15 for 15% off and BLACKFRIDAYTSHIRTS25 for 25% off orders over a $100. On Cyber Monday, use promo code JEDI15 for 15% off and REBEL25 for 25% off orders over $100.
  • The short story “Human Error” by John Jackson Miller is free today on Amazon.
  • Angry Robot Books is having a half off sale today on eBooks. While they don’t have any Star Wars titles, they do have books by Star Wars authors such as Emilie & The Hollow World by Martha Wells, The Hammer and the Blade by Paul S. Kemp, and A Discourse in Steel by Paul S. Kemp. Just enter “robotfriday” for the promo code.
  • Star Wars artist Joe Corroney is running a 30% off sale today for his online store. Just use the promo code SITH.
  • Star Wars artist Jerry Vanderstelt is also running a sale with 15% off his artwork on his online store. Just use the promo code BFW-1.

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November 8, 2013 at 12:05 am | Posted in Books, Conventions, Episode VII, Events, Fantasy, Interview, JJ Abrams, Movies, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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