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Star Wars Insider Star Wars Insider #204

Celebrating the greatest space adventure saga of all time, Star Wars Insider really gets the reader inside the worlds of Star Wars through interviews, behind-the-scenes exclusives and unrivalled access to the Lucasfilm archives. Each issue offers star interviews, ‘making of’ features and merchandise coverage, plus the unique ‘Blaster!’ section covering up-coming books, comics, action figures and other collectibles.

United Kingdom
Titan Publishing Group
€ 5,37(Incl. btw)
€ 42,20(Incl. btw)
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in deze editie

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You won’t be reading this editorial until a few months after it was written—on May 4th, 2021 to be precise. Star Wars Day. It felt appropriate. Back then, the debut episode of The Bad Batcharrived on Disney+, and it punched all my Star Warsbuttons with its tale of heroic outcasts, the rise of the Empire, and hints at an epic storyline about to unfold. By now you’ll know where that story was headed, but the me of the recent past still had it all to look forward to. I’m not sure whether I should be jealous, or if it should be the other way around? As I write this, all I know is next Friday’s episode can’t come soon enough! With The Bad Batchserving as a sequel to the prequel era, while…

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meet the contributors...

Melissa T. Miller @melissatruth Scientist and science writer Melissa visits Comic-Con every year to purchase new Star Wars paraphernalia for her pet dog. Jay Stobie @StobiesGalaxy Starship fanatic and blogger Jay writes articles for StarWars.com and is searching for a way to reside full time in the Star Warsgalaxy. Justina Ireland @ justinaireland New York Times bestselling author of Star Warsnovel A Test of Courage, Justina is one of the creators behind Star Wars: The High Republic. Bryan Young @swankmotron Bryan is an author, journalist, and filmmaker. The podcast host also writes for several websites, including StarWars.com, Syfy, and/Film. Mark Wright @mwrightwriter Mark co-authored Doctor Who: Who-ologyand has scripted numerous audio dramas starring the irrepresible time-traveller. Dan Wallace @ danwall88 Dan has written many Star Wars books including several in the Essential Guide series and was a co-author of Ultimate Star Wars.…

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in step with the stars

A trio of Star Wars luminaries will soon join the ranks of Hollywood’s finest when they receive their very own stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Ewan McGregor (currently filming his return as Obi-Wan Kenobi in the eponymous Disney+ series), Ming-Na Wen (who plays busy bounty hunter Fennec Shand in multiple Star Wars shows for Disney+, including the forthcoming The Book of Boba Fett), and the late Carrie Fisher will each be honored with one of the famous stars that pave the sidewalks of Hollywood and Vine Boulevards in Los Angeles, following ratification by the Hollywood Chamber’s Board of Directors. Carrie Fisher’s posthumously awarded star follows in the footsteps of those for original trilogy co-stars Mark Hamill, who received his in 2018 (located at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard), and Harrison Ford, which…

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say hello to a galactic legend

Sporting his grey-tinged beard and blue lightsaber, Jedi Master and Republic warrior General Obi-Wan Kenobi joined EA’s Galaxy of Heroes mobile strategy game this June sporting his Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith (2005) look and bringing upgraded abilities, powers, and the Force with him. In a Galactic Legends event which launched on June 16, players could unlock the character and experience Kenobi’s escapades in the final movie of the prequel trilogy, confronting General Grievous, discovering the horror at the Jedi Temple left in the Sith’s wake, and his heartbreaking encounter with Anakin Skywalker on Mustafar. Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes is available on the App Store and Google Play.…

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an anime far, far away

For a saga that took some of its early inspiration from Japanese cinema and culture, it seems like destiny that Star Wars should bring things full circle in the form of nine exquisite new anime interpretations of the galaxy far, far away in Star Wars: Visions. Arriving on Disney+ on September 22, Visions showcases unique takes on the saga from some of the most respected creators in the anime genre. Lucasfilm have collaborated with seven renowned Japanese animation studios to create the series, each bringing their own individual styles to Star Wars storytelling, packed with imaginative visuals and personal perspectives. The films include The Duel from director Takanobu Mizuno at Kamikaze Douga; Lop and Och ō from Geno Studio; Tatooine Rhapsody, a Chibi-style animation from Studio Colorido; The Twins and The…

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production diary

IN PRODUCTION Starring Diego Luna as Cassian Andor Disney+ Episode Director: Tony Gilroy Cast Includes: Genevieve O’Reilly, Stellan Skarsgård, Denise Gough, and Kyle Soller. Starring Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ Director: Deborah Chow Cast Includes: Hayden Christensen, Moses Ingram, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell and Benny Safdie. IN POST-PRODUCTION Starring Temuera Morrison as Boba Fett Disney+ Cast Includes: Ming-Na Wen as Fennec Shand…