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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]

The Return of Don-Wan Kihotay?

Jondee here at Aduba-3, The Entertainment Weekly article (released online on June 22nd) introduced the characters that we saw in the cast photo from last year. Interesting was Donnie Yen’s character, Chirrut Imwe, a “warrior monk”, like the blind Zatoichi. This was a swordsman created by Kan Shimozawa and turned into a series of films […]

Rogue One Teaser Trailer (Part...

Jondee here at the Celebration, This is a return to the article for the last day of Star Wars Celebration, April 19, 2015.  It gives some info on Rogue One.  (Pablo) Hidalgo then gave the official summary, “A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a daring mission to steal the Death Star plans and […]

Rogue One Teaser Trailer!

Jondee here at Yavin IV, From the beginning, there is the light piano keys of the Star Wars piece “Binary Sunset”, setting the drama rather than the action (hint of the music by Alexandre Desplat? John Williams’ score is intact). Felicity Jones’ character is brought in as a prisoner past Rebel guards, across a hangar […]

What Happens in Rogue One? ...

Jedi Jondee here on Ralltiir,  Bria Tharen, art by Brian Rood. Rogue One has begun filming, but we can still explore a little into the Expanded Universe. The encounter with Lord Tion from the radio dramatization was expanded upon in the Dark Horse comic book, Star Wars: Empire #5 (2003) “Princess…Warrior” written by Randy Stradley. […]

What Happens in Rogue One? ...

Jedi Jondee here on Toprawa,  Cast photo of Rogue One. Rogue One is set for release on December 16th of next year, but still we can assemble some information. It was described in a tweet by the official Star Wars account, “A band of resistance fighters unite for a daring mission to steal the Death […]