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‘Star Wars Rebels’ Roundup: October 24, 2016

General

  • The second season soundtrack of Star Wars Rebels is available on iTunes and Amazon.
  • The first episode of the Salt Lake Comic Con podcast features a discussion around the adventures of Ahsoka Tano. The Director of Programming for Salt Lake Comic Con, Ryan Call, talks about the creation of the panel which featured Bryan Young, E.K. Johnston, Pablo Hidalgo, and Amy Ratcliffe. To read more about it, Team Ahsoka has a detailed article. You can also find an abridged transcript of the panel at Club Jade.
  • Big Shiny Robot reported that Dave Filoni is no longer the Supervising Director of Star Wars Rebels. That job title has fallen onto Justin Ridge, who previously worked as an episodic director on Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels. Filoni now oversees all of Lucasfilm Animation projects.
  • Jedi-Bibliothek provided the next four episode titles in season three:
    • 3×07: “Imperial Super Commandos” (November 5, 2016)
    • 3×08: “Iron Squadron” (November 19, 2016)
    • 3×09: “The Wynkahthu job” (November 26, 2016)
  • Designed by 100soft, the Star Wars app recently added new Rebels season three emoji characters.
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(Photo: 100soft)

Links: Articles, Reviews, Polls

Posts related to Star Wars Rebels at StarWars.com:

  • 10 Times Star Wars Characters Dressed in Costume (James Floyd)
  • From a Certain Point of View: Which Member of the Ghost Crew is Most Essential? (Amy Ratcliffe and Dan Brooks)
  • Parenting Padawans: 6 Star Wars Role Models to Learn From (Jamie Greene)
  • Poll: What is the Scariest Moment in Star Wars? (StarWars.com Team)
  • Quiz: Which Star Wars Rebels Creature is Your Spirit Animal? (StarWars.com Team)
  • Ranking Rebels: 10 Highlights from “Steps Into Shadow” (Geek Girl Diva)
  • Ranking Rebels: 10 Highlights from “The Holocrons of Fate” (Geek Girl Diva)
  • Ranking Rebels: 10 Highlights from “The Antilles Extraction” (Geek Girl Diva)
  • Ranking Rebels: 10 Highlights from “Hera’s Heroes” (Geek Girl Diva)
  • The Cinema Behind Star Wars: Empire of the Sun (Bryan Young)
  • The Playlist: A Guide to the First Death Star’s Biggest Moments (Bryan Young)

Other posts related to Star Wars Rebels:

Books

  • Ahsoka by E. K. Johnston was #1 in New York Times’ Bestseller list for YA Hardcover and YA eBook, according to Disney Hyperion.
  • Nabil from First Order Transmissions captured footage of the Barnes & Noble #AhsokaYA book signing in Orlando, Florida.
  • Aaron from Star Wars Bookworms recorded the 15-minute Q&A from the Barnes & Noble #AhsokaYA book signing in New York City.

Interviews

  • Ashley Eckstein:
  • Steve Blum:
    • Talked with Bmag about his voice acting career and the voices he’s played. You can also find another version of the interview at Force Material.
    • Sat down with The Star Wars Show to talk about voice acting and his previous roles.
  • Vanessa Marshall talked with Life of Dad about what to expect from season three and more.
  • Taylor Gray spoke to the hosts of Force Cult about his character in season three.
  • Katee Sackhoff confirmed that she recorded dialogue for 3 episodes in an episode of Schmoes Know.
  • Andrew Kishino, the voice of Saw Gerrera on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, talked with Fangirls Going Rogue.
  • E. K. Johnston was interviewed by Michael Moreci over at StarWars.com.

Fan Creations

  • Victoria Leigh created a beautiful Ahsoka Tano dress for New York Comic Con (pictured below).
  • FamilyPartyCustoms made a Disney Infinity custom figure of Ezra Bridger holding the Sith holocron (pictured below).

Toys and Games

  • According to past #AskFunko conversations on Twitter, a Captain Rex Funko Pop! has been planned.
  • The Sabine Wren and Ahsoka Tano Hallmark itty bittys debuted at New York Comic Con 2016, and I asked someone at the booth regarding their released. They stated that the two will be released in May 2017 as a .com exclusive. I asked if more #StarWarsRebels itty bittys will be released and they said that that’s all they have right now (pictured below).
  • StarWars-Figuren.com has new images of the Star Wars: Black Series Sabine Wren 6-inch figure (pictured below).
  • Scheduled to arrive later this year is Sabine’s TIE Fighter Expansion Pack from Fantasy Flight Games. It will arrive along with the rest of the X-Wing Wave X starship expansions (pictured below).
About JM (739 Articles)
Content creator of The Wookiee Gunner and Geeky Bubble. Contributing writer for Jedi News, Fangirl Next Door, and Fashioned for the Geek. Podcasts: @RebelsChat, @GalacticFashion, @Team_Kanan, and @StarScavengers. You can also follow me on Twitter and Instagram.

4 Comments on ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Roundup: October 24, 2016

  1. boxerlessbossk // October 24, 2016 at 10:45 PM // Reply

    You’re doing the (Dark) Lord’s work here, this is great!

    (and thanks for the link to Hound’s Tooth of course ^^ )

  2. You’ve no idea how much I love these monthly round-ups. Thank you for putting these together…and for the links back to Team Ahsoka. <3

    • I’m so glad these come in handy! You provide such great information on your site, so including your content is a must! ^_^

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