LUKE SKYWALKER RETURNS TO THE GALAXY, FROM DECEMBER 15TH, 2017

ARRIVING IN LONDON, FROM 18TH NOVEMBER, 2016. BOOK NOW FOR THE ULTIMATE 'STAR WARS' EXHIBITION

Thursday, 27 July 2017

'THE LAST JEDI' - UPCOMING BOOKS AND TIE-INS...

Now inheriting Luke Skywalker's lightsaber, a haunted Rey stands alone, in a concept piece revealed in The Art of The Last Jedi, coming later this year.




The lack of new footage and enthused cast and crew for The Last Jedi at the recent San Diego Comic Con may have been a severe disappointment, but DISNEY's overall STAR WARS presence with regards to upcoming books and comic tie-ins was certainly never more abundant nor more scintilating- with some stunning covers showcasing upcoming releases for the rest of the year, for many returning recognized names penning sequel related endeavours and pre-bridging adventures.We're looking forward particularly to the novelisation, the Art of via ABRAMS, and DK's Incredible Cross-sections.


http://www.starwars.com/news/new-star-wars-the-last-jedi-books-and-more-revealed-at-sdcc-2017

Rose joins Rey and Finn to be Heroes of the Galaxy.

Other EPISODE VIII news:

http://www.starwars.com/news/star-wars-the-last-jedi-props-and-costumes-on-display-at-sdcc

http://www.jedinews.co.uk/film-music-tv/articles/lots-action-coming-finn-last-jedi/ 








ROGUE ONE: 'RUSH TO DUTY'





On Yavin IV, bold Rebel pilots rush to their fighters, and the imminent Battle of Scarif, in this filmed but deleted moment from ROGUE ONE, nicely captured on TOPPS CARD format.

SCOUNDREL'S JOURNEY! MORE ON THE 'HAN SOLO' MOVIE...

Filming of an important meeting on the new Han Solo movie.




As the possible return of Darth Vader is leaked, and maestro John Powell is officially announced as the score bringer for the new Han Solo movie, here's some additional news/imagery to keep our interests firmly piqued...


http://www.starwars.com/news/john-powell-to-score-untitled-han-solo-movie

http://www.jedinews.co.uk/film-music-tv/articles/ron-howard-shares-bts-photo-chewbacca-han-solo-film/

http://www.jedinews.co.uk/film-music-tv/articles/ron-howard-posts-falcon-cockpit-photo-han-solo-film/

http://screenrant.com/han-solo-movie-directors-trevorrow-ron-howard/

http://variety.com/2017/film/news/star-wars-han-solo-movie-warwick-davis-1202507717/

http://variety.com/2017/film/news/woody-harrelson-ron-howard-star-wars-han-solo-movie-1202491289/

http://comicbook.com/starwars/2017/06/28/star-wars-han-solo-film-emilia-clarke/

OUT NOW IN UK HARDBACK: 'INFERNO SQUAD'!



Riding the crest of the wave of the success that is the all-new BATTLEFRONT II game, the rapidly assembled elite Imperial team comprising Inferno Squad make their explosive novel debut today in the literary STAR WARS Expanded Universe, as author Christie Golden propels them on a satisfying and pacy adventure against the surviving members of Saw Gerrera's partisan group, following the successful destruction of the once mighty Death Star by Rebel forces. This is a baptism of fire for the squad worthy of their name, against an enemy they have sworn revenge against- a revenge dish needing keen serving by their team leader in new female villain fan favourite Iden Versio.

Get the immediate best seller book, in hardback from Century Publishing, here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Star-Wars-Inferno-Christie-Golden/dp/1780894821/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1501157915&sr=8-1&keywords=inferno+squad

http://www.starwars.com/news/7-reasons-iden-versio-rules-battlefront-ii-inferno-squad

'BLADE RUNNER 2049' - LATEST NEWS (LATE JULY 2017)


Getting in just before their The Last Jedi coverage kicks in, our Replicant hunting screen heroes of BLADE RUNNER 2049 make the well deserved cover grade for the latest issue of EMPIRE film magazine, out now on UK newsstands.

 http://www.empireonline.com/movies/news/empire-exclusive-blade-runner-2049-cover-revealed/

Latest trailer (3): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8p1Kp8fXjg

From COMIC CON July 2017: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3Q-W7q196w

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VK5LSMOJi44
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZoXmJXv12bE

Thursday, 20 July 2017

EPISODE VIII: BEHIND THE SCENES FOOTAGE REVEALED...

The Last Jedi cast at the Disney D23 event. Image: USA TODAY.




Short but tantalizing, the new sizzle reel for The Last Jedi has lots of interesting eye candy and plot points to catch - surely a fresh and exciting continuation of the work/foundations previously laid down for the evolving sequel trilogy by J.J. Abrams.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ye6GCY_vqYk

New teaser posters: http://www.jedinews.co.uk/film-music-tv/articles/high-resolution-images-last-jedi-character-posters/

Other EPISODE VIII news, interviews and clips:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WvUA7UqMMkU
  
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sB98NOrc9U

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0DcrP1BtldI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9N4_UW3W5zk
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMdZ3k-utKY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxL-vabra3c

Kylo Ren in bloodthirsty red for the new character teaser poster.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=asefWQPYT-k 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Edm8sY7n3gI 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQKu9VwAhTI 

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vo_g9G9VwgQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NtUyoU7u-9A 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=goUcs5Vw4I4
  
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mC5eQw9vdY

Kylo Ren's new fighter revealed:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMTExpDs7WA

THE 'INTO THE UNKNOWN' EXHIBITION CONTINUES...





If you're a UK STAR WARS/sci-fi fan, then the London Barbican Centre's ambitious Into the Unknown exhibition is well worth catching during the Summer holidays. As well as showcasing an original Darth Vader mask from The Empire Strikes Back, there's also a Stormtrooper helmet from A New Hope, plus several classic Ralph McQuarrie conceptual pieces, other Classic Trilogy storyboards, and a look at Doug Chiang's numerous cityscapes from EPISODE I and his portfolio work outside STAR WARS. As well as our favourite saga, there's great model/art/costume pieces from Star Trek, Buck Rogers, Alien and Dune to be savoured.


Details: https://www.barbican.org.uk/intotheunknown/

COMING TO US BLU-RAY/DVD: 'STAR WARS REBELS' SEASON THREE





Relive the excitement of Grand Admiral Thrawn's debut in the STAR WARS animated universe, and cheer on the heroes of REBELS as they show their bravery of defiance against his campaign of terror, as STAR WARS REBELS Season Three comes to Blu-ray and DVD in the US from August 29th, 2017. Sadly, no word yet on a UK release in either format, that I'm aware of...


More info here: http://www.starwars.com/news/star-wars-rebels-complete-season-three-arrives-on-blu-ray-and-dvd-august-2

Original trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmXp802sFgQ

MORE FROM 'FORCES OF DESTINY'!


Jyn kicks Stormtrooper butt, Ahsoka and Padme fight an assassin, Leia tackles a Wampa! The rise of STAR WARS 'Girl Power' continues in further fun Dave Filoni produced animated shorts: Forces of Destiny.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTxJpEkR7CE 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPS6Od-oxcc&t=13s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OgNnBNvLB2Y&t=7s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xc0O1yP9kNo&t=6s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3II-zqUe6M&t=5s 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTxJpEkR7CE

Saturday, 8 July 2017

OUT THIS MONTH: 'STAR WARS: 99 STORMTROOPERS JOIN THE EMPIRE'


They are the fan beloved foot soldiers of the Galactic Empire, with their feared visage and violence thuggery when en massed legion: Imperial Stormtroopers.

And yet, despite their cool visual appeal, and their importance as a notable enemy, they are the worst shots ever seen on film, and they've been mocked numerous times in other key ways to the point where they have become a mine of comedy gold by writers/comediennes across the pop culture universe.

Now, acclaimed writer/artist Greg Stones celebrates the Imperial Stormtrooopers in a fun and danger- filled way that is both clever, inspired and very funny, as 99 of them fall to various dire unexpected, unfortunate and careless demises across the entire STAR WARS saga, as they mix with Prequel and Classic Trilogy (including the recent Rogue One) characters, and across various worlds and environments. Out this month from CHRONICLE, STAR WARS: 99 STORMTROOPERS JOIN THE EMPIRE is a lovely addition to the STAR WARS family humour books range.

Book details (from US): http://www.chroniclebooks.com/titles/entertainment/star-wars/99-stormtroopers-join-the-empire.html

Get it here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Stormtroopers-Join-Empire-Star-Wars/dp/1452159246/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1499542899&sr=1-1&keywords=99+stormtroopers+join+the+empire
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