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Star Wars Fans and Mar...

First, the boycott of EA over an in-game purchase system, causing actual job and stock market loss to the company. Then the raising of private funds to change the ending of “The Last Jedi” to something closer to what the fanboys wanted. Next, the online bullying of Kelly Marie Tran so intense she quit social […]

Star Wars: Rebels, “Trials o...

Jondee here at Sabine’s training camp , Atollon, Chopper Base, Fenn Rau heads for the Ghost, Kevin McKidd returns to voice Fenn Rau, Kanan shows him the darksaber. It first appeared in the Clone Wars episode “The Mandalore Plot” (2010). Fenn explains the origin of the darksaber, Tarr Vizla was the first Mandalorian admitted as […]

Where is Lando?

Jondee here at Socorro, It was unusual to not see Billy Dee Williams in The Force Awakens, especially since he did voice work for Star Wars: Rebels, first in “Idiot’s Array” (2015) and then “Siege of Lothal” (2015), he likes the character. I think I may have an idea on it. I think he is […]

Star Wars: Rebels, “Warhead...

Jondee here at Chopper Base, Star Destroyers launch probes into space. One heads to Atollon and lands with a protocol droid walking out. Krykna Spiders smother it. Chopper base, Hera brings in Hobbie and Wedge for a mission. Zeb is left behind as head of security with Chopper and AP-5. the protocol droid calls Zeb […]

Han Solo: A Star Wars Story sp...

Jondee here at Carida, Ok, we are getting a clearer picture of the story from the casting. Alden Ehrenreich is 28 now playing Han Solo about the age I target Han to be in the film. We have Woody Harrelson, 56, as a mentor for Han Solo, I suspect he will be Montross Holdaack. Donald […]

Star Wars: Rebels, “Ghost of...

Jondee here on Geonosis, The Ghost appears out of hyperspace, Ezra asks about the mission, Senator Bail Organa (Phil Lamarr) is on hologram, they are going to check on a team sent to Geonosis. There was an energy source detected on the planet. Captain Rex notes that the team leader is Saw Guerrera. We of […]

The Fate of Leia

Jondee here on Espirion, It was unexpected to lose our princess, but she has no end in the new films as of yet. So what would be the most satisfying and respectful end for the character? Colin Trevorrow in a Hollywood Reporter article is said to meet on January 10 for story meetings that will […]

Disney in 2016!

Jondee here at Zootopia, Yes, Disney is at the tops of the box office, currently at $7 billion dollars at #1. Previously, box office champ, $2.4 billion, Universal is at #4 with $1.2 billion. The question is why and what is the ramifications. Last year Universal dominated the box office with the top twenty movies,#2 […]

Remembering 2016

Jondee here at the end of 2016, So many people who have made our lives brighter, funnier, and full of music have passed this year. It is not simple sadness we should feel, it is wondrous that they gave us something like a song or film. So let’s not forget them. The person who stunned […]

Tribute to a Princess

Jondee here on Alderaan, There is sadness at the loss of Carrie Frances Fisher today, our thoughts and prayers were with her and her family as she was recovering from her heart attack on a flight from London on Friday, December 23rd. Heart conditions are very difficult. I have a weak heart and have lost […]

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story R...

Jondee here on Scarif, I solemnly swear as a Star Warrior not to reveal anything, there are character names and settings, that is not in the trailers. The anthology or Star Wars Story films give some hope in allowing filmmakers expand on the SW universe in new directions. All credit for Rogue One has to […]

Star Wars: Rebels, “Visions ...

Jondee here at Dathomir, Atollon, Hera is planning the attack on Lothal, Ezra hears the voice of Maul, he can’t shake seeing Maul in the passing Rebels. Kanan senses something wrong with Ezra, he turns to face Maul and collapses! Ezra recovers, but Kanan and Hera are worried. Sabine has AP-5 load the ordnance. Ezra […]

Star Wars: Rebels, “An Insid...

Jondee here at the Imperial Armory Complex, An Imperial base on Lothal with scout walkers patrolling it, Ezra and Kanan are on a rooftop scanning the area. Ryder Azadi (returning Clancy Brown) is on a land speeder dodging blaster fire from two speeder bikes and a scout walker. Ryder is the family friend that carried […]

Star Wars: Rebels, “The Wynk...

Jondee here at Wynkahthu, The Ghost with the Imperial shuttle, Ezra reassures the others about the meeting with Hondo, Zeb is still angry at him. He has a new partner, Azmorigan whom we last saw in “Brothers of the Broken Horn” in season 2! James Hong returns to voice him. Hondo promises a profit for […]

Star Wars Rebels, “Iron Squa...

Jondee here at Mykapo, The Ghost heads toward the planet Mykapo to evacuate it with some other Rebel vessels. They see a YT-2400 freighter being attacked by TIE fighters. Hera sends the transport down while the fighters are to engage the Imperial fighters. The young pilot dismisses their help, he says, “Whoever you are, the […]

Star Wars Toys Drive Sales!

Jondee here on Scarif, Star Wars toys are selling well with Rogue One, according to Entertainment Earth, the online retailer for toys and collectibles. Here’s the press release: Entertainment Earth Sees 72% Increase in Space Saga’s Merchandise; Action Figures, Roleplay Items Biggest Hits with Buyers SIMI VALLEY, CA: November 15, 2016 People who buy pop culture toys and […]

Star Wars: Rebels, “Imperial...

Jondee here on Mandalore, Sabine and Fenn Rau (Kevin McKidd) are playing the holographic game Blades and she tries to bring his Protectors over to the Rebellion. He was captured in “The Protector of Concord Dawn” in the second season. Zeb takes them to the war room where communications are lost on Concord Dawn. Hera […]

Star Wars: Rebels, “The Last...

Jedi Jondee here at Agamar, The Ghost emerges from hyperspace to descend to the planet Agamar with a crashed ship. Captain Rex has led them there because of the battle. Ezra finds the head of a battle droid. He is there with Kanan, Zeb, and Chopper. Rex finds proton bombs in the armory. A ray […]

Han Solo Film Speculations!

Jondee here on Corellia, The announcement of Donald Glover in the role of Lando Calrissian adding to the cast with Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo in the Han Solo anthology film leads to some speculation. Han Solo is born on Corellia on 3, a year after Lando Calrissian was born on Socorro, and the year […]

Star Wars: Rebels, “Hera’s...

Jondee here at Ryloth, Ryloth, two beasts, blurrgs that first appeared in Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985) and made canon in a Clone Wars episode, are running from Imperial speeder bikes. Cham Syndulla (Robin Atkin Downes) and a Twi’lek woman, Numa (Catherine Taber). A thermal detonator is thrown which takes one of the speeder […]

Live Action Aladdin Movie!

Jondee here at Agrabah, There actually is already a live action Aladdin movie, it’s called Thief of Bagdad (1940). Note that this film was remade many times (there is a 1924 Douglas Fairbanks film), but it is the Alexander Korda produced film that is a classic. The film covers the adventures of a thief (played […]

Star Wars: Rebels, “The Anti...

Jondee here at Skystrike Academy, The episode is written by Gary Whitta who worked on Rogue One. The Rebel fleet emerges into normal space for a supply mission, but an Imperial cruiser appears. The A-Wing fighters engage and the TIE interceptors shred the transport, but it is destroyed! Back at the base, the Rebels discuss […]

Star Wars: Rebels, “The Holo...

Jedi Jondee here at Atollon, A Blockade Runner in hyperspace, Ezra talks to Kanan about the holocron, they are headed to Malachor. Out of hyperspace, they see a listing a ship. Kanan and Ezra enter and find a fallen man saying that a “Red Blade” is after Ezra. They contact Hera on the ship, Kanan […]

Star Wars: Rebels, “Steps in...

Jedi Jondee here at Yarma, Season Two ended with our Rebels recovering from a run-in with Darth Vader and Maul, Ahsoka fallen, Kanan blinded, and Ezra in possession of a Sith holocron. A walker passes as the Rebels infiltrate a hangar with Ezra throwing off a stormtrooper. There is Zeb and Sabine with Chopper. They […]

Han Solo #3 Review!

Jondee here at the Dragon Void, The Dragon Void Run continues! Marjorie Liu is at the controls of the Falcon with Mark Brooks navigating the artistic waters. The comic book features a cover by Lee Bermejo of Han piloting with Falcon flying underneath him. A holonet reporter is covering the race with Leia watching a […]

Star Wars: Canon Timeline

Jedi Jondee here at the Jedi Archives, The dating system for Star Wars in the Expanded Universe was BBY (Before the Battle of Yavin) and ABY (After the Battle of Yavin). This is unusual in that the Battle of Yavin is not a pivotal event in the history of the galaxy, it is for the […]

Rogue One: The Death Star

Jedi Jondee here on Scarif, The prequels and Rogue One invalidates much of the Expanded Universe lore on the Death Star. It was said to be designed by Bevel Lemeisk who was introduced in Kevin Anderson’s Darksaber (1995) novel. The real designer was Qwi Xux, a bird-like woman with blue skin, her race is identified […]

Kenny Baker: An Appreciation

Jondee here at the droid factory, A sighing noise from R2. News has come in about the passing of actor Kenny Baker at 81 after a long illness. He of course was known as Artoo Detoo whom he last played in 2005’s Revenge of the Sith. The design of R2 is perfect as is his […]

Rogue One behind the scenes vi...

Jedi Jondee here at Scarif, Celebration Europe came to the ExCel Center in London this weekend. One of the highlights was the Rogue One panel that brought the cast, director, Gareth Edwards, Kathleen Kennedy, President of Lucasfilm, Kiri Hart, part of the Lucasfilm Story Group and producer of Rogue One, and John Knoll, visual effects […]

Last Day of Celebration: Europ...

Jedi Jondee here at Lucasfilm (via live streaming), Art of Storytelling panel. Knoll explained the Lucasfilm motto, “Is there a better way of solving a problem.” LED screens showing the graphics projecting around the spaceship set. The second shot was the ship headed towards the beach. Knoll also added that it helped actor performances. More […]