Rebel Force Radio: Star Wars Podcast

We're throwing away the Episode VII rumors and focusing on cold, hard facts this week on RFR with audio highlights from recent interviews with major players from the Star Wars saga. Hear from JJ Abrams, Harrison Ford, Jett Lucas and more. New info about the future of Star Wars at the Disney Parks is leaked, and we got the deets. And, we review the new Rebels teaser, The Making of Return of the Jedi, and the Black Series Mara Jade action figure. Plus, James Caan has a gripe with the original Han Solo, Marina Sirtis wants to get rebellious, and Billy Dee meets Bane.

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RebelForce Radio: September 27, 2013

James Arnold Taylor from The Clone Wars, Star Wars books Editor for Del Rey Erich Schoeneweiss, and Geek Out Loud's Steve Glossen gather around the Roundtable with Jimmy Mac to discuss "Star Wars: Kenobi".  It's a fun onversation that digs deep into the character of Obi-Wan Kenobi during his early days on Tatooine. Plus, James Arnold Taylor performs a reading of "Kenobi" produced by Jimmy Mac exclusively for RFR.  And, Star Wars Audiobooks narrator Jonathan Davis talks to Jason & Jimmy about recording over 25 Star Wars stories for Random House Audio. If that wasn't enough, we have one more Kenobi Keychain to give away. Listen to learn how you can win! 

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Ahsoka Tano actress Ashley Eckstein is celebrating her birthday today and RebelForce Radio is hosting an unforgettable bash in her honor!  Join us for a fun hangout with Ashley as we enjoy some sweet treats with our party guests and a few surprises along the way, including an Ahsoka/Anakin reunion you don't want to miss, courtesy of Matt Lanter!  Plus, conversation about Star Wars: The Clone Wars, giveaways, trivia, and more!

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RebelForce Radio: September 20, 2013

Steve Sansweet stops by to talk about Rancho Obi-Wan finally being recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest collection of Star Wars memorbilia in the world.  And creator of the Lucasfilm's iconic bronze Yoda statue, legendary Star Wars artist Lawrence Noble joins us to talk about the relation between art and a galaxy far, far away. Plus, Billy Dee slaps us around and more! 

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Actors Daniel Logan & Tom Kane joined RebelForce Radio in Central Illinois at the 2013 Marigold Festival for a special show with a live audience. Join Jimmy Mac for an in-depth interview recorded live in Pekin Illinois on Sunday September 8th,  Daniel and Tom talk about the early days in their careers, all the way up through Star Wars: The Clone Wars and beyond. Listen closely for hints about the upcoming Clone Wars Bonus Content and Star Wars Rebels.  Plus, a surprise visit from the 501st, Rebel Legion and Mando Mercs!

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A major prize!  We won, we won, we won!  This week on RebelForce Radio, we celebrate our Parsec Awards victory with audio highlights from the awards ceremony along with complete DragonCon coverage from our friends Riley & Bethany Blanton of The Star Wars Report.  We go thru the weekly round-up of the latest Star Wars Episode VII casting rumors, including some exclusive news about an actor audition that you will only hear here. And, we look back in time at other famous Star Wars casting rumors (Leo DiCaprio anyone?).  We have Kenobi keychains to giveaway and more on the evolution of the Krayt Dragon sound effect. Plus, Natalie Portman and John Williams news, and Billy Dee turns it on at DragonCon.

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It's a KENOBI-centric episode of RebelForce Radio as we celebrate the release of Del Rey's "Star Wars: Kenobi" with a special giveaway. Listen to learn how you can become eligible to win a Kenobi Keychain. Also this week, we discuss the potential future of downloading original Star Wars content on emerging new technologies - like Apple TV. And, of course, we're talking all about the latest EPISODE VII casting rumors, plot speculation, and predictions. Plus, Krayt Dragons, Billy Dee, Zim Zams and more Star Wars than you can handle! 

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Disney journalist and Sorcerer Radio station manager Aljon Go joins us to discuss the future of Star Wars at Disney Parks and more fallout from the D23 expo.  We have the latest Star Wars Sequel rumors, plot speculation,  more audio highlights from Celebration Europe, and rapping Wookiee Peter Mayhew. Plus, ewok inspired listener feedback, Force ghosts, a review of the latest Star Wars novel "Kenobi" by John Jackson Miller, Gilbert Gottfried feels The Force and more!

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RebelForce Radio" August 16, 2013

Actor Jon Heder joins us to talk about his famous role as Napoleon Dynamite and his Star Wars fandom.  But that's just part of this week's action-packed show recorded in Chicago!  We have a full report of everything that happened at last weekend's Wizard World Chicago Comic Con.  Plus, we discuss future Star Wars sequel casting announcements and when to expect them, Star Wars collecting,  and an update with filmmaker Sheldon Norton about his RFR documentary "When The Galaxy Listens".  Chris Spice from joins us to talk about his interview with Jett Lucas, Aljon Go from Sorcerers Radio checks in from Disney's D23 Expo, and we chat with the girls from the Admiral Theater about their Star Wars and more burlesque show "Comic Strip". 

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The buzz about a Star Wars television series is picking up steam again and we discuss the potential TV future for the saga. Plus, Paul Bateman provides a complete report from Star Wars Celebration Europe. And, we have a lot to talk about with our special guest co-host, Star Wars collecting guru Dan Curto. We have highlights from recent interviews with Jett Lucas, Mark Hamill, and The Billy Dee Quote of the Week.

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