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post Star Wars live action show starting pre-production

September 11th, 2009

Filed under: Star Wars: Live-Action — admin @ 3:17 pm

Steve Sansweet (“Future of Star Wars” panel at Dragon*Con) officially acknowledged the Live Action TV series and gave a rough timetable and hinted strongly at a bit of casting news (though the hint will make it constitute as rumour at best).

First: Pre-production on the show will be starting soon and go through until the new year. The writers have been working for a while and, according to Sansweet, no one knows anything about the story for sure except George Lucas, Rick McCallum and the writers.

He also gave 2012 as a reasonably firm date for seeing the project on the air. It is a one hour format drama show and will air weekly.

As far as the casting news. An audience member asked about Daniel Logan (who portrayed Boba Fett in Attack of the Clones) and his possible participation in the show reprising his role. Sansweet remained cryptic, reminded everyone that no major casting deals have been made with anyone but said (and I quote), “A couple of years ago Rick McCallum said that he would consider it, and I would expect news from Daniel’s camp in the not-too-distant future.” He didn’t say what that news would be, but it seemed to me to insinuate that he was the front runner for the part. Which would please me.

He also reminded the audience that anything other than what he told us today that anyone read on the Internet was probably not true.

So, here we are with the straight dope, right from the horses mouth.

Posted at Big Shiny Robot




post Clone Wars TV Show Early Reviews

July 14th, 2008

Filed under: Star Wars on Tv,Star Wars: The Clone Wars — admin @ 3:00 am



The Cartoon Network held a screening of an entire episode of The Clone Wars TV show during their TCA Press Tour and you can check out the links below for coverage and reviews (gathered by TheForce.Net): *BEWARE OF MINOR SPOILERS*

LATimes.com – “TCA: Star Wars: The Clone Wars series first look”
THRFeed.com – “First look: ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ TV series”
PremiumHollywood.com – “We interrupt our chronological coverage of the TCA Press Tour”
Post-Gazzette.com – “Press tour: ‘Clone Wars’ screened”
Deseretnews.com – “Oh my gosh! “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” rocks!”
SFGate.com – “Geek alert: Cartoon Network just showed full ep of “Clone Wars”‘
Variety.com – “Star Wars: Clone Wars”
NJ.com – “Staaaaaar Waaaaaars… if they should baaaaarrrr waaaarrs…”
IGN.com – “Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Our First Look”
Zap2it.com – “Cartoon Network sneak peeks full episode of ‘Clone Wars'”
Oregonlive.com – “Summer TCA: It’s “Clone Wars” But Yrs. Truly Prefers John King’s Electoral Map”
TheGlobeandMail.com – “The force falls flat”
Meevee.com – “First look at “Star Wars: The Clone Wars”‘
LATimes.com – “‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ is previewed”
Aintitcool.com – “Does The Cartoon Network’s New, CGI, Tartakovsky-Free CLONE WARS Rock Real Hard??”
eFluxMedia.com – “Cartoon Network Previews Full Episode Of ‘Star Wars: Clone Wars'”
iFMagazine.com – “Breaking News: HOW ‘STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS’ MOVIE WILL TIE-IN TO THE TV SERIES”

SOURCE: theforce.net

post Clone Wars TV Show to Debut Oct. 3rd

July 14th, 2008

Filed under: Star Wars on Tv,Star Wars: The Clone Wars — admin @ 2:47 am

The Clone Wars series begins October 3rd on TV!

Cartoon network will air 22 episodes picking up where the August feature file leaves off.

post Clone Wars Cast Announced

July 14th, 2008

Filed under: Star Wars: The Clone Wars — admin @ 2:40 am

The voice cast features Matt Lanter as Anakin Skywalker; Ashley Eckstein as Ahsoka Tano; James Arnold Taylor as Obi-Wan Kenobi; Dee Bradley Baker as Captain Rex and the Clone Troopers; Tom Kane as Yoda; Nika Futterman as Asajj Ventress; Ian Abercrombie as Chancellor Palpatine; Anthony Daniels as C-3PO; Christopher Lee as Count Dooku; and Samuel L. Jackson as Mace Windu.

post Japanese fans get early glimpse of Clone Wars film and TV show

July 7th, 2008

Filed under: Star Wars: The Clone Wars — admin @ 4:46 pm

Japanese fans will see clips from Lucasfilm Animation’s “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” at Star Wars Celebration Japan, a three-day event in Tokyo starting July 19.

“Clone Wars” director Dave Filoni will fill in fans on the pic’s production in a Q&A with Japanese animator Atsushi Takeuchi, whose credits include “Ghost in the Shell” and “The Sky Crawlers.”

Fans will also get a glimpse of an episode of the “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” TV series that will air this fall in the U.S., as well as meet “Star Wars” actors including Mark Hamill, the original Luke Skywalker, and Anthony Daniels, the original C-3PO.

“Star Wars: The Clone Wars.” opens in the U.S. on Aug. 15 and in Japan on Aug. 23.

post Star Wars Dance Off

June 24th, 2008

Filed under: Star Wars Humor — admin @ 7:59 pm

This has nothing to do with upcoming Star Wars TV shows or movie but I couldn’t resist.

post The Full Clone Wars Trailer

May 11th, 2008

Filed under: Star Wars: The Clone Wars — admin @ 2:51 am

post Clone Wars Trailers to air on TV May 8

May 7th, 2008

Filed under: Star Wars on Tv,Star Wars: The Clone Wars — admin @ 5:47 pm

Star Wars Clone Wars Trailer

Star Wars fans will get an unprecedented look at the newest intergalactic adventure on Thursday, May 8, when the world-premiere trailer for the upcoming CG-animated movie Star Wars: The Clone Wars debuts across five Turner networks simultaneously.

At 7:58 p.m. in all U.S. time zones, Cartoon Network, TNT, TBS, CNN, and Boomerang will debut an action-packed, two-minute preview of the animated adventure from creator George Lucas and Lucasfilm Animation. It marks the first time a theatrical trailer has received a simultaneous, cross-network airing on Turner Networks. The trailer debuts in theaters on Friday, May 9, along with the first poster for the movie.

LucasFilm is also planning to release the first official movie trailer at screenings of Speed Racer, which is released worldwide on Friday.

According to the official plot synopsis: “Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Padmé Amidala are on the front lines of an intergalactic struggle between good and evil, along with brand-new heroes like Anakin’s Padawan Ahsoka. Sinister villains, led by Palpatine, Count Dooku and General Grievous, are poised to rule the galaxy. Stakes are high, and the fate of the Star Wars universe rests in the hands of the daring Jedi Knights. Their exploits lead to action-packed battles and astonishing new revelations.”

SOURCES: EmpireOnline.com, StarWars.com

post Clone Wars poster revealed

May 7th, 2008

Filed under: Star Wars: The Clone Wars — admin @ 5:39 pm

Star Wars Clone Wars Poster

The poster is available for pre-order exclusively at StarWarsShop.

post Star Wars: Clone Wars – Behind the Scenes

April 26th, 2008

Filed under: Star Wars: The Clone Wars — admin @ 5:16 am

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