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- Rumor has it, according to StarWarsNewsNet, that Ian McDiarmid recorded some lines as Emperor Palpatine for the fourth season of Star Wars Rebels. Keep in mind that Sam Witwer has voiced the Emperor in the series already, so it’s best to wait for an official announcement later this fall.
- Twitter user and Star Wars fan, Ian Perkins, took a picture of an alternate season three poster at Hollywood Studios. Many in the fan community have been claiming this is the season four poster, but rest assured that it is not. According to Tracy Cannobbio on Twitter, the poster pictured is a one-off design. She also stated that the whole crew will be represented in the season four poster and that it will be released late summer/early fall.
- The Star Wars YouTube channel uploaded a corrected version of the “Animated Origins and Unexpected Fates” panel from Star Wars Celebration Orlando. When the panel had originally aired, fans at home were unable to see the concept art, so this video includes the missing artwork.
- While browsing the Disney Rewards website, I found an article pertaining to the leading ladies of the galaxy. The list includes the Seventh Sister as well as some information about her. The third bullet appears to be new information and it states, “Early on in production of Rebels, The Seventh Sister was called ‘Chatter,’ but her name was changed after the character of ‘The Eighth Brother Inquisitor’ was created.”
- Dragon Con announced that writer Henry Gilroy will return to the convention to talk about Star Wars Rebels and Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
- James Arnold Taylor launched a new YouTube series called Clone Wars Conversations. The first episode features Anna Graves, the voice of Duchess Satine Kryze. She briefly mentioned working on Star Wars Rebels and stated that she did a voice for an episode in season four.
- On his birthday, Dave Filoni shared a sketch of Ahsoka, a convor, and a wolf, and wrote, “It might be my Birthday, but here is a gift, and perhaps a clarification, for you. May the Force be with you!” It turns out the popular fan theory of Ahsoka having transformed into a wolf is wrong. It was fun while it lasted!
Links: Articles, Polls, Podcasts, Reviews
Posts related to Star Wars Rebels at StarWars.com:
- 6 Things You Might Not Know About Mon Mothma (Amy Ratcliffe)
Other posts related to Star Wars Rebels:
- Ahsoka Tano Lives in This Star Wars Tattoo (Nerdist)
- Ashley Eckstein & E.K. Johnston Join Forces for ‘From a Certain Point of View’ (Team Ahsoka)
- Breaking Ranks – In Defense of “Filler” Episodes (Eleven-Thirty Eight)
- Dave Filoni’s Cryptic Birthday Gift to Ahsoka Tano Fans (Team Ahsoka)
- Fan Art Friday #25 (Team Ahsoka)
- Feeding Tarkintown (The Imperial Talker)
- Future Star Wars YA Books: A Wish List (Future of the Force)
- Intrigued by Mandalorian Art (Star Wars Maven)
- Late to the Party: Star Wars Rebels (SyfyWire)
- Parenting Lessons from Kanan Jarrus: How Star Wars Rebels Helped Me Grow as a Mom (Unmistakably Star Wars)
- Star Wars: 15 Reasons We Can’t Wait To See Forces Of Destiny (Comic Book Resources)
- Star Wars: A Tale of Two Thrawns (Future of the Force)
- Star Wars Rebels: 15 Plotlines Season 4 NEEDS To Resolve (Screen Rant)
- ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season 4: Rumored Characters for Final Installment (The Christian Post)
- Stuff We Love: The scene revealing the Grand Inquisitor’s past on Star Wars Rebels (SyfyWire)
- This is the Fan Service I’m Looking For in Season 4 (Unmistakably Star Wars)
Comics and Books
- The Spark of Rebellion: A Star Wars Rebels Cinestory Comic paperback from Joe Books LTD will be released on August 8, 2017. You can pre-order the book on Amazon.
- Star Wars Rebels comic artist Ingo Römling shared two character studies on social media. One was of Gooti Terez and the other was of Wedge Antilles.
- Coming in August from Marvel is the Star Wars: Jedi of the Republic – Mace Windu comic book. Here’s hoping we see or get a mention of Depa Billaba, Kanan’s old Master, in the comic. Read more about it here.
- Jedi News’ Brian Cameron interviewed Steve Blum and Mary E. McGlynn in episode 63 of RADIO 1138. Find the interview here.
- A new Smuggler’s Bounty box was announced and its theme is Droids! The promotional art features Chopper, so if you’re looking to get the Chopper themed item, go ahead and subscribe before time runs out!
- Madison H. (@CynderMizuki) created Loth-cat designs inspired by Star Wars Rebels characters, such as Ahsoka, Sabine, and Hera. You can find more of her art on Redbubble (pictured below).
- Richard Garrett Jr.’s son was inspired by the “Animated Origins and Unexpected Fates” panel and drew a sketch of Ezra Bridger, and as a an Ezra Bridger fan, I couldn’t help bu include it in this roundup!
- Laryssa Ferrara added a new Sith holocron design to her Redbubble (pictured below).
- @2times_mum recently purchased a custom necklace from CreativeEtching. The necklace features the Starbird on one side and a convor on the other.
- Lisa Kula (@Lisa_Casteele) got a tattoo of a convor on her right arm (pictured below)!
- Daryl Mark Ng (@darylmarkng) created a LEGO version of the Ghost (pictured below).
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