Rebel Force Radio: Star Wars

We are back from Disney's  Star Wars Weekends with a full report from our listener meet-up and celebrity interviews!  Hear from Warwick Davis, Jeremy Bulloch, James Arnold Taylor and a few surprises! Leaving no fan behind, we will take you there with audio recorded live at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Orlando. Plus, Star Wars Episode VII news including the introduction of the first alien from the film, and the Star Wars: Force For Change campaign. And, a controversy is brewing surrounding online comments made by the writer of a future Star Wars stand-alone film, Gary Whitta. We analyze his remarks and discuss the potential impact they may have on the future of the franchise. All this and Boba Beer this week on RebelForce Radio!

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He's the Oscar-winning Set Decorator from the original Star Wars film from 1977. The man who physically built the first-ever  lightsaber hilt, the Millennium Falcon hold, and even ole Artoo Detoo himself!  Roger Christian joins Jimmy Mac & Paul Bateman In The Cantina for a hardcore discussion about the amazing work he did on the props and sets of the film that started it all.  Roger also talks about developing the iconic "used universe" of Star Wars, his working relationship with George Lucas, and info about his own film, Black Angel.  Also this week, Jason & Jimmy review the first full trailer for Star Wars Rebels and some of the latest Star Wars news.  Plus, Simon Kinberg, Denis Lawson, details about our first-ever Disney Star Wars Weekends listener meet up and much more!

Be sure to download Roger Christian's legendary film "Black Angel", coming to iTunes on May 20th!

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This week on RFR: Jimmy Mac takes you behind the scenes as he appears on Chicago's WGN Radio to discuss The 'Wars.  Paul Bateman weighs in on the Star Wars Episode VII cast announcement, title rumors, and the Expanded Universe.  And Steve Glosson talks about the latest Star Wars news and Disney's Star Wars Weekends. Plus, we wait in line for Jedi with The Goldbergs, a May the Fourth Be With You recap, Billy Dee and much more!

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David Collins, Jimmy Mac and Star Wars Oxygen is back with Volume 6! In this edition, we dive deep into the music of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. We continue our exploration into the iconic Imperial March, dig deep into the use of the minor key in TESB, and examine the lush and rich notes of "Yoda's Theme".  Plus, revelations about a little recognized theme for Artoo & Threepio and more!

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The momentous Episode VII cast announcement from earlier this week gets in-depth analysis from Jimmy & Jason...The Expanded Universe becomes Legend and Erich Schoeneweiss and Joe Scalora from Star Wars Books join us for a discussion recorded live at the Del Rey booth at C2E2. Also in Chicago, we get caught up with Ashley Eckstein to discuss The Clone Wars Lost Missions, Disney's Star Wars Weekends and more. And as if that isn't enough, Star Wars Rebels actress Vanessa Marshall makes her RFR debut and fills us in with deets about her new character Hera Syndulla. How do we contain so much amazing Star Wars content into one show? You gotta listen to find out!

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