Yes, Disney is throwing all their force to promote the first Star Wars spinoff under their jurisdiction. After showing character teasers online, they’ve released an extended preview for Star Wars Rebels and it’s looking pretty snazzy. The Empire has conquered the planet Lothal, but the seeds of rebellion are starting to sprout. Meet young Ezra […]
In June 2014, Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World received a visitor from a galaxy far far away … or in real life, London, where Star Wars Episode VII was in production. Yes, Mark Hamill attended Star Wars Weekends, participating in a motorcade and being interviewed by voice actor James Arnold Taylor, Ben Kenobi […]
Today Steve Sansweet posted a blog entry regarding Disney preparing new Star Wars merchandise for its stores. While reading it, this popped out at me: “With the merchandise being developed, it became the job of Jonathan Storey, a 22-year Disney Store veteran, to prepare the Stores and the Cast Members. It was a task that […]
On September 20, 1977, Gary Kurtz, Carrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford appeared on a French TV show, Spécial Cinéma, hosted by Christian Defaye. On May 16, 2014, Bertha Rand uploaded a video of Ford’s part in the interview. Here it is: http://youtu.be/5SbGxjKc9jU This clip is also available at Les Archives de la Radio Télévision Suisse.
Yes, Once Upon a Time has a visitor from a galaxy far, far away. Sort of: http://youtu.be/1TFGx4B_HqE
What’s May the Fourth without Star Wars videos? Star Wars Day Greeting from J.J. Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan Posted on May 4, 2014 “Straight from London, Star Wars Episode VII director and writer, J.J. Abrams along with writer Lawrence Kasdan have a quick video message for Star Wars fans this May the 4th.” A Star […]
It’s official. The cast of Star Wars VII has now been announced. Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker will be reprising their roles for the new film. Joining them will be John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow. The […]
On December 17, 1977, Alec Guinness is interviewed for the first time on television (Source: Radio Times, December 17/23, 1977.). The show is Parkinson, broadcast on BBC1 from 11:20 to 12:19. Guinness discusses his career, including his involvement with Star Wars, which would soon premiere in London on December 27, 1977. UKToyCollector1977 uploaded the clip […]
How did Stephen J. Sansweet amass the world’s largest collection of Star Wars memorabilia? He told the story at Star Wars Celebration Europe II in Essen, Germany, July 17, 2013. Thanks to Association Mintinbox.net, “Rancho Obi-Wan: From Dream to Reality” is now available online: Posted on Dec 3, 2013 The story is also blogged here.