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‘Star Wars Rebels’ Roundup: November 30, 2016

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General

  • Star Wars Rebels was nominated for three Annie Awards:
    • Outstanding Achievement, Music in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production: Episode: #2-24: “Twilight of the Apprentice” – Lucasfilm Ltd. / Disney XD – Composer: Kevin Kiner
    • Outstanding Achievement, Voice Acting in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production: Episode: #3-05: “Hera’s Heroes” – Lucasfilm Ltd. / Disney XD – Starring: Lars Mikkelsen Character: Grand Admiral Thrawn
    • Outstanding Achievement, Editorial in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production: Episode: #2-24: “Twilight of the Apprentice” – Lucasfilm Ltd. / Disney XD, Nominee: Joe E. Elwood, Nominee: Alex McDonnell
  • Due to his role as Director of Chopperations on The Star Wars Show, Chopper officially has an IMDb page!
  • This year’s Her Universe pin will feature Ahsoka Tano! Ashley Eckstein revealed the news on Instagram, where she also shared other details, including the fact that the necklace will be added to every Her Universe purchase at Hot Topic (while supplies last) on December 2.
  • A new Star Wars Rebels promo reminds viewers that the weapon of a Jedi Knight is meant to be wielded with patience and control and that fighting should be left as a last resort. You can watch the 30-second video on YouTube.
  • Get new Star Wars Rebels content with the UNICEF Kid Power app’s newest Force for Change mission featuring Ashley Eckstein. According to the official announcement: “With this mission, kids from all galaxies will be able to get active and save lives, while unlocking exclusive content, including badges, souvenirs and more from Star Wars Rebels Season 3!” Watch the 40-second promotional video here.
  • Both Hera Syndulla and Ahsoka Tano were featured in a New York Times article, entitled “The Strong Women of ‘Star Wars’” by George Gene Gustines.

Links: Articles, Podcasts, Polls, Quizzes

Posts related to Star Wars Rebels at StarWars.com:

  • Commentary Track: Behind the Scenes of Ahsoka with E. K. Johnston (James Floyd)
  • Poll: What’s Your Favorite Darth Maul Moment? (StarWars.com Team)
  • Quiz: How Hondo Ohnaka Are You? (StarWars.com Team)
  • Ranking Rebels: 10 Highlights from “The Last Battle” (Geek Girl Diva)
  • Ranking Rebels: 10 Highlights from “Imperial Supercommandos” (Geek Girl Diva)
  • Ranking Rebels: 10 Highlights from “Iron Squadron” (Geek Girl Diva)
  • Ranking Rebels: 10 Highlights from “The Wynkahthu Job” (Geek Girl Diva)
  • The Cinema Behind Star Wars: How Princess Mononoke Inspired Ahsoka Tano (Bryan Young)
  • The Playlist: A Guide to Holocrons (Bryan Young)

Other posts related to Star Wars Rebels:

Books and Comics

  • Author Jason Fry wrote a four-part series on Tumblr about the writing, storytelling, and continuity behind Servants of the Empire: Edge of the Galaxy.
  • Darth Maul gets a new Star Wars comic book. Written by Cullen Bunn and illustrated by Luke Ross, the five-issue miniseries will debut in February and it will take a closer look at his past before he first appeared in The Phantom Menace. Read more about it over at USA Today.
  • Diana Davidsson (@omegasama_art) drew a lovely piece of art that features the main characters of the Ahsoka novel by E. K. Johnston.
  • Team Ahsoka reminded fans that the Ahsoka fan comic by artist Phillip Sevy and writer Michael Moreci will be out in December! Read more about it here.

Interviews

  • Coffee With Kenobi Show #59: Rebels Season Three, featuring Freddie Prinze Jr. (226) (Coffee With Kenobi)
  • Lucasfilm’s Pablo Hidalgo Interview (Jedi Council)
  • #MyFandom: 10 Questions with Lucasfilm’s Matt Martin (Fandom)
  • Special Guest Interview – Lars Mikkelsen (Everything Geek Podcast)
  • Supanova: Star Wars, Wolverine voice actor Steve Blum prepares for Australia’s ‘nerd sanctuary’ (ABC News)
  • Taylor Gray, Mandalorian Mercs Armor Building, and Fan Halloween Costumes (The Star Wars Show)

Fan Creations

  • @MrScienceGuy2 is giving the Millennium Falcon a Sabine styled paint job. You can see the progress of the project here and here.
  • @verojecsguard created an Ahsoka Tano inspired necklace and bracelet (pictured below).
  • ParvumAutomaton created a cross-stitch of Sabine’s season three look (pictured below).
  • Gabby (@ageofaquarius77) made a crochet doll of Hera Syndulla!
  • Check out these amazing custom Ahsoka Tano plush dolls: Doll #1 and Doll #2.

 Toys and Games

  • Korean developer Netmarble Games Corp. announced a new multiplayer mobile Star Wars game that will include a variety of Star Wars characters, including Ezra Bridger. Read more over at Game Informer.
  • A new LEGO set of the second Phantom will be arriving in 2017 with the Thrawn and Kanan Jarrus minifigs, according to The Brothers Brick.
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.

3 Comments on ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Roundup: November 30, 2016

  1. So much amazing stuff – some very talented fan creators out there! Thanks Johna for bringing all this to our attention (especially the Jason Fry Tumblr stuff – I love those books) :)

  2. Our family LOVES the show. So much in fact we have made a bunch of Star Wars: Rebels pixel patterns (perfect for cross-stitch, perler beads, mosaics or legos). You can see and download the free patterns here: https://maythefourthbewithyoupartyblog.com/tag/rebels/

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