Premiered at Star Wars Celebration, Lucasfilm has released the second teaser trailer for the latest Star Wars movie:
A new species of catfish has been discovered, and researchers in Auburn University in Alabama named it Peckolita greedoi. A paper published last week describes several newly discovered catfish including P. greedoi, and explains the etymology:
Named for Greedo of Rodia, a bounty hunter killed by Han Solo in Chalmun’s Spaceport Cantina in the movie “Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope” (Lucasfilm, Twentieth Century Fox, 1977) with whom this species shares a remarkable resemblance.
The full paper, Three new species of saddled loricariid catfishes, and a review of Hemiancistrus, Peckoltia, and allied genera (Siluriformes) is available online: http://zookeys.pensoft.net/articles.php?id=4632
Everyone’s favorite smoothie is back in Star Wars: Rebels!
Film veteran Billy Dee Williams brings his famed character Lando Calrissian back to a galaxy far, far away in “Idiot’s Array”. This episode, set before the original appearance of Lando, shows the scoundrel working on his dastardly plan to one day have a gas mining business that takes up all of his time.
For some behind-the-scenes goodness, click on the vid below:
In addition to being shown in select theatres across North America this Thanksgiving weekend, the teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens will also be premiering on iTunes Friday.
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J. J. Abrams tweeted the following message on Tuesday, November 24:
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Filming for the movie ended November 3. The trailer is premiering online 25 days after the end of principal photography.
Great news for fans of The Clone Wars! Four episodes of the prematurely cancelled show have been released in their unfinished state on the StarWars.com website:
In a video titled, “The Clone Wars Legacy”, the production team of The Clone Wars discuss the many unfinished storylines in the show, George Lucas’ involvement in the stories, and that they are now going to share a lot of their unfinished work through the StarWars.com website. They also mention Darth Maul’s story was adapted into the comic book “Darth Maul: Son Of Dathomir”
Sporting a very Jedi-Master-looking beard and holding dear Lava Bear in his arms, Mark Hamill Instagrams a photo of himself outside the set of Episode VII:
Last night’s “Conan” monologue included a clip that collects “fan reactions” to the leaked pictures of the Millennium Falcon under construction:
Hollywood gossip site TMZ has released more photos, this time from “inside an uber-secret location in the UK”. The photos show the Millenium Falcon in the early stages of construction. There are also pictures of the nose section of an X-Wing being built.
For the full article, click to visit TMZ!