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Star Wars Celebration 2016 Recap

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Star Wars Celebration 2016 Recap
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Star Wars Celebration Europe happened over the past weekend and Chris and Casey get on the mic to chat about it. The highs and the lowest of the lows. Take a listen as they express their geekly opinions about their most beloved of movie series!

Show Notes:

Rogue One

  • Sizzle reel -multiple times… what else did they see? How they handled livestream
  • Trailer EXCLUSIVE
  • Vader revealNew troopers
    • New ships, tank troopers, tanks!
    • The beach
  • Thoughts on film so far
  • Little gunner character played by Warwick

Rebels

  • Ezra’s path… Speculation 
  • Thrawn in show and book
    • Ysalamiri - force dampening creatures
  • Wedge as a tie fighter pilot and maybe Shara Bey?
  • Darktroopers
  • Mandalorians 
  • Darksaber and Sabine 
  • An end in sight?

Commercial

Video games

  • Battlefront announcements: Death Star, R1
  • Viceral’s secret game (uncharted-esque)
  • TOR - is it cannon? New expansion “Knights of the Eternal Throne”
  • Galaxy of heroes: Tank Takedown raid & Greivous added. Beating them will lead to exclusive Game Mods.

Toys

  • Rey Resistance Hot Toy
  • Jyn Urso black series figure
  • Princess Leia ugliness 
  • Force band for BB8 wearable

Books

  • Ahsoka
  • Thrawn 
  • Talk a bit about Life Debt

Comics 

  • No news?! Why? 
  • Waste of time of a panel 
  • Only reveal was about Vader Comic #21 inside panels and #25 variant covers

Han Solo

  • Alden Ehrenreich OFFICIALLY cast as Han Solo

Misc

  • Goyer, VR Vader?! Movie, game? Makes no sense, the usual Goyer way 

Closing

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