Coffee Chat: Jason Hall (248)

On our winter coffee chat for 2017, we welcome Jason Hall. Jason is a long time Star Wars fan, as well as a father and supporter of Coffee With Kenobi. Jason has been a longtime Patreon supporter of our show and is an important reason this is the podcast you’re looking for. He is the fourth winner of our biannual Coffee With Kenobi Patreon Coffee Chat

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Legends Library: Razor’s Edge (247)

Join Randy this month as Rebels Reactions host, Aaron Harris joins him to discuss the book Razor’s Edge by Martha Wells. One of the final books to be published in the Legends line, Razor’s Edge is a Leia-centric story and takes place between episodes four and five. Randy and Aaron discuss their favorite characters from the book as well as a few of their favorite moments. Randy also makes a big announcement about the next few months of book reviews. Enjoy listening and may the force be with you!

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Take 15% Off Star Wars Keychains Today Only from ANOVOS

Never lose your keys again! Well, maybe not never — but it’ll be easier to keep track of them when you’ve got them secured to a handy Star Wars keychain from ANOVOS! Today only, take 15% off in-stock keychains using discount code StarshipSunday now through 11:59 PM PT (February 19, 2017).

Shop ANOVOS here.

 

Star Wars Rebels: Rebels Recon for “Legacy of Mandalore”

***SPOILERS*** for the Star Wars Rebels episode “Legacy of Mandalore.”

It’s a tense reunion when Sabine, Kanan, and Ezra pay a visit to Sabine’s family. They seek the aid of Clan Wren in the fight against the Empire, but Sabine’s mother has other ideas. Sabine will need to prove herself, and that she’s not a traitor.

Go behind-the-scenes of “Legacy of Mandalore” with Rebels Recon:

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Rogue One: Quiet, Calm, Powerful

No one thinks of “quiet” and “calm” when they think of Star Wars. No one. From the very first blast of the iconic John Williams’ score at the beginning of Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, to the fantastic ships, weapons, thundering confrontations and larger than life characters, it’s a loud saga. Big. Booming. Atlas holding the sphere of the world and tossing it around like a ping-pong ball. But it has occurred to me recently, after my most recent viewing of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, that it is in simple, quiet moments and the characters who define them that I find the most power, more than any other Star Wars film.

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New Star Wars Novel ‘Inferno Squad’ Will Pick Up Immediately After Rogue One

NEW NOVEL INFERNO SQUAD WILL PICK UP IMMEDIATELY AFTER ROGUE ONE
GET FIRST DETAILS AND SEE COVER ART FOR A NEW BOOK ABOUT AN ELITE IMPERIAL SQUAD.

You don’t steal plans to the Death Star without making the Empire angry. We’ll learn how angry very soon.

StarWars.com is excited to announce Inferno Squad, a new novel from Christie Golden coming July 25, about an elite Imperial squad and their mission following the events of Rogue One. While there are more details to come regarding the book, we have a first look at the cover, and the official description below offers a glimpse into what fans can expect:

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BB-8 Will Greet Guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Starting This Spring

The Disney Parks Blog announced something very cool this week: This Spring, BB-8 will begin greeting guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios! You can read the full announcement below:

Guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will have more Star Wars fun to look forward to this spring when BB-8, the loyal droid from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, begins character greetings at the park’s Star Wars Launch Bay.

BB-8 will appear in addition to Kylo Ren and Chewbacca, two characters from the Star Wars galaxy who guests regularly encounter at Star Wars Launch Bay. In addition to character greetings, the location also offers guests the chance to explore galleries full of treasured memorabilia and authentic replicas of large-scale Star Wars artifacts, including some from the latest film in the franchise, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

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Big Star Wars Card Trader News and Updates from Topps Digital’s Facebook Live! [VIDEO]

Topps Digital took to Facebook Live earlier today to make some big announcements regarding the Star Wars Card Trader app. Among the highlights were the introduction of new marathon cards and the exciting news that card locks have been increased to 50!

In case you missed it, you can watch the video below. You just might hear a shout-out to a certain Star Wars podcast!

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INTEREST LIST NOW AVAILABLE — ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY Imperial Tank Trooper Helmet

The Tank Trooper Wearable Detailed Replica Helmet, as seen in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, will be available from ANOVOS next week, but you can sign up for the interest list now. That way, you will be notified as soon as the helmet goes on sale.

More information can be found below:

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Behind the Magic: Creating Jedha and Scarif for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story [VIDEO]

ILM has released a new video highlighting the work that went into creating the worlds of Jedha and Scarif for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The ILM team earned one of two Oscar nominations for Rogue One this year in the category of Best Visual Effects (the other nomination is for Best Sound Mixing).

Check out their amazing work in the visual effects breakdown video below:

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