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Examining the Rogue One Celebration Reel

NOTE: A very small “spoiler” ahead from the teaser trailer shown exclusively to the Celebration audience. I only remark on it to confirm the identity of a character seen in the reel.


Jyn Erso’s Homeworld

Galen-Jyn youngHere we see the planet where Jyn’s father, Galen Erso, is living. I believe this is likely the first scene of the film.

Galen is a scientist who is wanted by the Empire and the rebels. He created something very powerful and now regrets it, being compared to J. Robert Oppenheimer, a scientist who helped create the atomic bomb. It is likely that Galen created a key component that is used in completing the Death Star’s superweapon. Continue reading

Casting Legends – SWBW #23

Big movie and book news has been released since our last episode and we need to talk about it! We put together this special episode to briefly talk the Episode VII casting and to dig into the big Star Wars Expanded Universe news.

  • As our guest this episode we have Megan from Blog Full of Words and Den of Geek.
  • Episode VII casting. We give our thoughts on the return of the original actors and the fresh faces.
  • Finally! We get official word from Lucasfilm on the future of the EU.
  • What did Timothy Zahn have to say about the announcement and is he way off base?
  • Will new books and comics be bland? We discuss the possibility that the publishers will play it safe in order to keep things clear for future movies.
  • We give our initial thoughts on the four (now official canon) books announced.

A New Dawn

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