Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars
From Disney Jedi Princesses to the upcoming Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars special, franchise crossovers are a common practice and even more prevalent when it comes to Star Wars. On July 26, the galaxy far, far away will be taking our favorite duo in a whole new adventure. The special, a parallel story that will follow the events of Episode IV: A New Hope, will premiere at 9PM Eastern on the Disney Channel and re-air on August 4 at 7:30PM Eastern on Disney XD. Download the Disney Watch app or visit the site to watch an early preview on July 19. Whatever you do, don’t miss the extended look of the upcoming animated series Star Wars Rebels following the repeat on August 4.
Links of Interest:
- ‘Phineas and Ferb’s‘ ‘Star Wars‘ Special Lands Premiere Date | The Hollywood Reporter
- Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars Wikia Entry (Beware of Spoilers)
New Episode of “Now, This Is Podcasting!”
After a few absences, Jeremy Conrad of Furious Fanboys and I returned to MakingStarWars.net‘s “Now, This Is Podcasting!” this past weekend. The new episode is currently available on iTunes and at the website. Jason Ward and the team reveal a Star Wars VII rumor that will intrigue Star Wars Rebels fans and stir up conversation. As always, nothing is true until it comes straight from Lucasfilm. We also discuss other rumors, Star Wars Underworld, and Star Wars Battlefront. While you’re there, make sure to check out the latest “I Have a Feel About This!” featuring Amanda Ward, Tracy Gardner, and me!
Fangirls Going Rogue #8 Now Available
Teresa Delgado and Tricia Barr return for another fangirl-filled episode of Fangirls Going Rogue!
Teresa and Tricia are joined by Vanessa Marshall, the voice of Star Wars Rebels’ Heraar W Syndulla, to talk about Star Wars Weekends and connecting with fans. Bethany Blanton from Star Wars Report helps the Fangirls break down the Sabine and Ezra clips from the Behind the Force show. Teresa shares how much fun she had seeing “A Conversation With Mark Hamill” on Week 4. After sharing their perspectives about how fans engage with Episode VII speculation and spoilers, they dive into a character discussion about the Jedi Order. Is the Jedi Order a character unto itself within the franchise? Tune in and find out.
Tricia also provides fans with the episode’s show notes as well as the photobomb by Steve Glosson as shot by David Manderville during the Star Wars Weekend’s RebelForce Radio meet-up over at FANgirl Blog!
Star Wars: A New Dawn at San Diego Comic Con
Del Rey Books recently announced that San Diego Comic Con-goers will have the opportunity to grab a free advance promo copy of the Star Wars Rebels novel, Star Wars: A New Dawn, by John Jackson Miller at the Del Rey booth. The novel is set to debut on September 2, 2014, which you can pre-order from Amazon today, but lucky fans will receive this exclusive copy two months prior to the release. The advance promo copy of will also include excerpts from Star Wars: Tarkin by James Luceno, Star Wars: Heir to the Empire by Kevin Hearne, and Star Wars: Lords to the Sith by Paul Kemp.
Links of Interest:
- Disney Publishing Worldwide and Random House Announce Relaunch of Star Wars Adult Fiction Line | StarWars.com
- Star Wars: A New Dawn Entry | Wookieepedia
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Available Through Other Platforms
All of the seasons of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, including “The Lost Missions,” premiered on Netflix back in March 2014, leaving many fans wondering how else to access to the final season of the Emmy Award winning animated series. A recent announcement on the The Clone Wars Facebook page revealed that the remaining episodes will appear in the following platforms: Apple iTunes (US & Canada), Amazon Google (US & Canada), Microsoft (US & Canada), Sony (US & Canada), and Verizon VUDU. No word yet on international as well as DVD/Blu-ray releases, which are concerns that have been brought up in the comments section by several fans.