It was a dark and stormy night… well, not really. It was my first day at Star Wars Celebration Europe, and my first main panel: The “Star Wars Rebels” Panel and Season Premiere! The first part of the panel was information about the new season of Rebels, and discussions about the characters, cast, story, and design. Clips, photos, the season trailer, and finally the season premiere were shown, followed by more discussion and ending in a Q&A. Details and photos after the break!
“Used to wonder about that myself. Thought it was a bunch of ‘mumbo-jumbo’. A magical power holding together good and evil, the Dark Side and the Light. Crazy thing is, it’s true. The Force, the Jedi…all of it. It’s all true.”
The words of Han Solo, uttered in the same place where he had denied the idea that some all powerful Force controlled everything, renouncing the Jedi and their ways as “simple tricks and nonsense”, carried with them the weight of a teacher, a mentor, a father-figure to Rey in The Force Awakens. And rightfully so, because the audience as well as Rey needed to understand what was at stake in the galaxy. Continue reading →