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Posted by Dustin on May 14, 2015 at 01:11 PM CST |
The guys from Tested meet up with Holman Wang, who along with his brother recently published the Star Wars Epic Yarns book series featuring needle felted interpretations of iconic Star Wars scenes. Holman shares his self-taught process of crafting the detailed felt characters, and then we join him for a workshop to learn how to make our own felt Jawa!
Posted by Dustin on May 14, 2015 at 01:01 PM CST |
Star Wars Weekends officially started today with a special Galactic Gathering event, and then will be running every weekend from May 15th until June 14th 2015.
Posted by Dustin on May 14, 2015 at 12:35 PM CST |
World famous wax museum goes all out re-creating 11 famous scenes from Star Wars...
Posted by Dustin on May 14, 2015 at 12:32 PM CST |
Sources tell Variety that Diego Luna is in talks for a lead role alongside Felicity Jones and Riz Ahmed, with Ben Mendelsohn set to star as the film's primary villain. Of course, nothing officially announced from Lucasfilm or Disney yet so take it as a rumor until then. Read the full report here.
Posted by Dustin on May 13, 2015 at 10:07 AM CST |
Disney is holding their annual D23 convention Aug. 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center ( we were just there for Celebration! ) and they've released a press release with a schedule of what to expect!
Posted by Dustin on May 13, 2015 at 09:47 AM CST |
Filmmaker and historian Jamie Benning is back with a brand-new documentary short focusing on Luke Skywalker's dashing Tatooine buddy, Biggs Darklighter, from Star Wars: A New Hope. Benning is legendary for his ultimate dissection and discovery of neglected scenes, key characters and classic sequences in geek movies created in a format he calls Filmumentaries.
Posted by Dustin on May 13, 2015 at 09:47 AM CST |
My Saga follows the journey of Adam Harris, a husband, father and Star Wars fan. Four years ago, the discovery of a brain tumour and a serious health scare caused Adam to re-evaluate his priorities and follow his dreams.
Posted by Dustin on May 13, 2015 at 09:44 AM CST |
Actress returns with new Her Universe Star Wars fashions for 2015!
Posted by Dustin on May 13, 2015 at 09:00 AM CST |
Colin Hanks ( Son of Tom Hanks ) chimed in on instagram recently about his own personal experience with his young daughter and the lack of female Star Wars characters and toys.
Posted by Dustin on May 11, 2015 at 09:10 PM CST |
4,000 thousand years ago an ancient and powerful artifact capable of amplifying the dark side present in any force user to terrifying levels went missing and was presumed lost...until now.
Posted by Dustin on May 11, 2015 at 09:06 PM CST |
Nick from Andromeda Media wrote us to let fans know about the trailer for their new Star Wars Fan Film, "Rise Of The Empire."
Posted by Dustin on May 11, 2015 at 08:49 PM CST |
To celebrate the launch of their new Star Wars Collection, Samsonite has organized contest for European Star Wars fans.
Posted by Dustin on May 11, 2015 at 08:38 PM CST |
A group of Jawas get more than they bargained for when they attempt to kidnap a lone droid in the desert. There's a reason they invented restraining bolts.
Posted by Dustin on May 11, 2015 at 08:34 PM CST |
When the official @starwars twitter account asked fans "Who would your mom be in a galaxy far, far away?" I doubt they expected Carrie Fisher to reply...
Posted by Adam on May 11, 2015 at 06:00 PM CST |
We've received a spy report about a number of different lines from The Force Awakens that have appeared on the system at Toys "R" Us in the UK that seems to corroborate a report in January on product assortments being solicited by Hasbro. Click through for all of the details, though be aware that there may be some items that are decidedly spoiler-ish!
Posted by Dustin on May 11, 2015 at 06:00 AM CST |
Ultimate Star Wars Bed, Star Wars scenes cut from one sheet of paper, BB-8 riding bagpipe playing fan from Portland, and more!
Posted by Chris on May 10, 2015 at 01:33 PM CST |
For over 30 years, Kevin Kiner has been creating music for video games, television shows, and film scores, but Star Wars fans will recognize his name for being the composer for The Clone Wars and now Star Wars Rebels. Kyle Winner (the ForceCast's Galactic Top 40) and I sat down with Kevin in an exclusive interview to discuss his Star Wars fandom, his experience at Celebration Anaheim, his inspirations and motivation, and much more!
Posted by Justin on May 10, 2015 at 09:02 AM CST |
Star Wars Day week brought fans a treasure trove of information and pictures from The Force Awakens, and we're discussing all of it this week. We're also talking possible directors for the second Anthology film now that Josh Trank has vacated the position. This and more including the extent of George Lucas' involvement with Star Wars going forward, a Comlink giveaway, and a Fan Focus interview with the team that created the 16-bit Super Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer.

All this and Around the HoloNet on this week's ForceCast!
Posted by Eric on May 7, 2015 at 12:00 PM CST |
Ryder Windham, the first author contacted about working on Ultimate Star Wars, explains how he applied his years of experience creating Star Wars reference books to this mammoth and unique project.