On today’s Jedi Council (February 15, 2018), Kristian Harloff, Ken Napzok, and the Geek Girl Diva discuss the following:
Star Wars Movie News
1. David Benioff and D.B. Weiss might be tackling The Old Republic in their new series of Star Wars films. The panel speculates what they might do with it.
2. Ron Howard announces on Twitter that he has hired Jon Favreau to voice a CGI alien character in ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’
3. EW released a spoiler free article explaining why the Millennium Falcon looked different in ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ trailer
4. The first ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ toys have been released. The panel offers their thoughts.
5. Paul Inglis Hired As Supervising Art Director for ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’.
6. George Lucas directed a scene in ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ according to Ron Howard.
7. Speaking of George Lucas, rumors surfaced that he might be in talks to direct the Obi-Wan Kenobi standalone movie.
What’s the Deal with Canon
1. Disney XD released two new clips previewing the February 19th Star Wars Rebels episode, “Jedi Night”, that will begin the back half of the final season of the show.
2. How ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ might connect to Alan Dean Foster’s “Splinter of the Mind’s Eye” novel.
3. The panel reviews Star Wars Thrawn #1 and Darth Vader #11.
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