More anthology films are coming. So is a new trilogy by Rian Johnson. And now a film series by Benioff and Weiss. And Bob Iger confirmed we’re getting “several” television projects for the new streaming service. Are we on the verge of hitting oversaturation? This week we discuss that plus more on Solo characters, the extent of George Lucas’s involvement on the Solo film, and much more!Read More
Category: Echo Base
Special guest and former JAG officer Tom Harper (ZZZ, @xxx) joins us to discuss some of the more controversial military and legal issues presented in The Last Jedi. Was the “Holdo Maneuver” feasible? Was Poe justified in his mutiny? In what circumstances is it acceptable to disobey a direct order? Additionally, with the final Rebels episodes on the horizon, what will be the fates of our favorite characters? Join us here at Echo Base for a discussion you won’t want to miss!Read More
LEGO leaks some Solo ship designs and character names, though Lucasfilm still hasn’t given us a trailer, and they’re running out of time. Also, Ewan McGregor talks Kenobi, The Last Jedi gets a possible DVD release date, John Williams is doing a theme for Solo, and much more!Read More
Director Rian Johnson clarifies a lot about The Last Jedi, but he points out something our hosts consider a major problem (though they all loved the film). But the movie has dominated the box office, despite a Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score that reports are now saying may have been skewed. We cover some things you might have missed in your first viewing, discuss more about the movie, and ask a trivia question about past opening weekends. Don’t miss this jam-packed episode of Echo Base!
WARNING: This episode contains spoilers for Star Wars: Episode VIII — The Last Jedi.Read More
Do we want the story of Rey, Finn, and Poe to end with Episode IX? What do we know so far about Snoke? Might we see the Solo trailer soon? Based on Rian Johnson’s clarification, what can we expect from the new trilogy? Join us as we wait out the last ten days before The Last Jedi!Read More
One lucky fan wins a charity auction to learn Episode IX‘s plot (though there’s a catch), other fans petition to have Lucasfilm revoke EA’s license for Star Wars video games, and we have more tidbits about Episode VIII as we enter the last few weeks before its release!Read More
What would it take for a live-action Star Wars television series to be successful with the non-fan, mainstream audience? What is it about other series that make them so successful? This week we take a look at the announcement of a live-action Star Wars series, the Jedi Challenge AR headset, new Galaxy’s Edge details, and more!Read More
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