Lucasfilm and Audible Uncover Secrets of ‘The Last Jedi’ [SPOILERS]

Audible connects with Lucasfilm team members Jennifer Heddle, Matt Martin and Star Wars expert Geek Girl Diva to uncover the secrets of The Last Jedi by exploring the audiobooks The Legends of Luke SkywalkerLeia: Princess of Alderaan and Phasma.

December 20, 2017 09:00AM Eastern Standard Time

NEWARK, N.J. – Audible Inc., the world’s largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken word entertainment, hosted a Twitter discussion on the evening of December 19th, using information from The Legends of Luke SkywalkerLeia: Princess of Alderaan and Phasma to answer some of the most pressing questions fans have after watching The Last Jedi. Excerpts from the conversation below.

***SPOILERS BELOW***

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Three Things from ‘Leia: Princess of Alderaan’ Expected to Appear in ‘The Last Jedi’

Kevin Smith, Jay Mewes and Geek Girl Diva hop on Twitter to explore the crucial, developmental years of Princess Leia and the characters and locations of Leia: Princess of Alderaan expected to show up in The Last Jedi.

NEWARK, N.J. – Audible Inc., the world’s largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken word entertainment, hosted a Twitter discussion on November 30th to discuss the character backstories and events of The Last Jedi as told in audiobook, Leia, Princess of Alderaan.

As part of Audible’s series of Star Wars chats to prepare for The Last Jedi,  Audible was able to catch up with Star Wars super fans and experts Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes and Geek Girl Diva to get their thoughts on Leia: Princess of Alderaan and the stories fans can expect will impact the movie.

*Spoilers for the book Leia: Princess of Alderaan*

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CWK Show #95: “Are there porg diapers?”, with Christian Blauvelt and Matt Moore (190)

Dan Z is joined by Star Wars Made Easy author, Christian Blauvelt, and Comics With Kenobi’s Matt Moore. They start the show discussing The Last Jedi spot that aired during Game 7 of the 2017 World Series, as well as a new revelation in “Force of Destiny”. Dan Z checks in with Christian on his new book, and Tom brings us up to date on the news.  For the Coffee Chat, we share part two of the conversation with horror filmmaker, Mark Pavia, and resume the CWK book study with the end of LeiaPrincess of Alderaan and start Phasma. This the podcast you’re looking for!

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CWK Show #92: “Why does a vacuum cleaner need Wi-Fi?”, with Marcus Dohring and Kristin Baver (187)

Dan Z is joined by 501st member and 501st Cast co-host, Marcus Dohring, and StarWars.com, Star Wars Insider, and Coffee With Kenobi blogger, Kristin Baver. They start the show with a brief discussion on the trailer for The Last Jedi. Nick Dico shares his experiences on the Beta for Star Wars Battlefront II, and Tom brings us up to date on news.  For the Coffee Chat, CWK co-founder, Cory Clubb joins Dan Z to discuss The Last Jedi movie poster. This the podcast you’re looking for!

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CWK Show #89: “Yoda, or yogurt”, with Sarah Woloski and Jared Cantor (184)

Dan Z is joined by Skywalking Through Neverland’s Sarah Woloski, and Star Wars fan Jared Cantor. They start the show discussing Jyn and Cassian’s relationship at the end of Rogue OneThen, the hosts discuss the newest episodes of Forces of Destiny, and Tom brings us up to date on the news.  For the Coffee Chat, Tom and his daughter, Kayleigh, review the book Star Wars Coding ProjectsThis the podcast you’re looking for!

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CWK Show #88: “Another great excuse to go out and get cereal”, with Jeff McGee and Garr Van Orden (183)

Dan Z is joined by Comics With Kenobi’s Jeff McGee, and Star Wars fan, Garr Van Orden. They start the show discussing the all-new Star Wars Rebels Season Four poster. The hosts discuss how they consume Star Wars, in all respective mediums, and Tom brings us up to date on the news.  For the Coffee Chat, they look at Qui-Gon Jinn, his differences in ideology with the rest of the Jedi order, and how he may have impacted the Clone Wars.This the podcast you’re looking for!

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Leia: Princess of Alderaan & Phasma CWK Book Study Reading Schedule

Excited to read the two latest novels in the Star Wars mythology, but trying to figure out how to fit them into your schedule? Join Dan Z at the beginning of each episode of Coffee With Kenobi as he reads Leia: Princess of Alderaan and Phasma over the next two months, and discusses them a few chapters a time. Here’s the reading schedule:

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Lattes with Leia Show #21: Being a Force of Destiny

It’s time for episode 21 of Lattes with Leia! We discuss the Forces of Destiny animated shorts and why seeing examples of everyday heroism is so important. We also talk about the new Darth Vader comic, Sphero’s BB-9E, and Force Friday.

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Star Wars Book Review – Leia: Princess of Alderaan

A Guest Book Review by Amy Wishman Nalan

(This review may contain minor spoilers)

To Me, She’s Royalty

When a young-adult Leia novel written by Claudia Gray was announced, I was as full of anticipation as the next fan. Having loved Gray’s previous Star Wars novels, I was eager to see a young Leia novel. And Claudia Gray did not disappointment. Leia: Princess of Alderaan is the Leia book fans have been wanting for decades.

Leia: Princess of Alderaan begins with Leia standing before her parents declaring her intention to someday rule Alderaan and her plan for tasks to test her heart, her body, and her mind. Her transformation and growth in each of these areas is the subject of the book. What unfolds in the story is a year in the life of Leia Organa.

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‘Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Book Details, Plus ‘Canto Bight’ Novel Announced

Entertainment Weekly has the scoop today on details of the “Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi” series of books coming our way in the next few months, and how they will fit in with the film when it’s released in December. Also announced is a collection of four short stories about the newest location in the Star Wars universe, Canto Bight.

From EW.com:

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