Rebel Force Radio: Star Wars Podcast

This week on RFR, we have a big preview of Star Wars Celebration Europe II with a couple of major players. First, host of the Digital Stage, David W. Collins, joins us to talk about what's in store for fans next month in Germany. We pull back the curtian and go behind-the-scenes of "Smuggler's Gambit," and we congratulate the winner of our custom action figure contest. Later, we provide an inside look at The Clone Wars big win at the Daytime Emmys and welcome Supervising Director Dave Filoni to the show. Dave talks about the Emmys, the upcoming Clone Wars bonus content, and a little about the next era of Lucasfilm animation: Star Wars Rebels.

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Television writer/producer Michael Price (The Simpsons/LEGO Star Wars)  joins us In The Cantina to talk about the humorous side of Star Wars, including what to expect from the next edition of "The Yoda Chronicles".  Also, we break down the latest news about Star Wars Episode VII pre-production and what J.J. Abrams is up to.  And, we have info on the Star Wars presence expanding at Disney Parks, an update from Star Wars Rebels producer Greg Weisman, and an outrageous story about Chewbacca vs the TSA. 

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This week on RFR: We discuss the latest rumors about "The Big Three" returning to Star Wars and other Sequel Trilogy rumors, we go inside Star Wars Insider Magazine with Editor Jonathan Wilkins, and we review the latest Star Wars TV special "LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles".  Plus, has "It's A Trap" jumped the shark?  All this and The Billy Dee Quote of the Week, Star Wars artist Jeff Carlisle at C2E2, and Luke Skywalker's pants! 

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Filmmaker Kyle Newman joins us to talk about his documentary 'Return to Return of the Jedi" and Jaime King gets opinionated about Ewoks.  Rancho Obi-Wan's Steve Sansweet stops by to tell us about his plans for Star Wars Celebration Europe 2.  Plus, Star Wars Rebels, J.J. Abrams, and "Wars > Trek" - From a certain point of view. Also, Jimmy Mac hits Artist Alley at C2E2 for a conversation with Star Wars Artist Grant Gould, Billy Dee goes green, and much more.

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This week, we discuss the big news from Lucasfilm Animation - Star Wars Rebels, we review the latest JJ Abrams interviews, and dive in to listener feedback. Plus, we talk to the We Love Fine "Design The Dark Side" RFR judges pick winner, artist Cory Freeman, more fun Jedi memories, musical moments and Billy Dee! 

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This week, podcasting icon Steve Glosson (Geek Out Loud/The Big Honkin' Show) sits in to discuss the latest Star Wars news and sequel rumors.  Plus, an update on Kyle Newman's documentary "Return To Return Of The Jedi", Spanish Vader, and the Patton Oswalt frickin' controversy continues! 

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This week on RFR: We celebrate the 30th anniversary of Return of the Jedi with a report from the incredible VIP screening last weekend in Hollywood.  We give you the inside scoop on Kyle Newman's new documentary "Return to Return of the Jedi". And we get caught with Clone Wars actor Stephen Stanton (Tarkin) and filmmaker Trey Stokes who gives us the lowdown about the "Pink Five" saga.  All this and Patton "Frickin" Oswalt on RebelForce Radio!

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 In honor of the big May The Fourth weekend, actor Sam Witwer (Clone Wars/Being Human) joins Jimmy & Jason to watch Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.  We return to the roots of the franchise for a fun, informative discussion about what makes this film a classic. Join us as we watch the Blu Ray edition of the film that started it all. Celebrate Star Wars Day with RFR & fan fave Sam Witwer for an in depth analysis of A New Hope! 

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RebelForce Radio returns to Chicago's McCormick Place for the annual C2E2 Entertainment Expo.  Join Jimmy Mac and Friends for reports from the show floor, exclusive interviews, and more.  We talk to Star Wars actors Daniel Logan (Boba Fett), Ashley Eckstein (Ahsoka Tano) and Orli Shoshan (Shaak Ti); Being Human's Sam Huntington recalls his experiences on the set of Fanboys, we visit the Dark Horse booth to talk Star Wars comics with writer Brian Wood, and Travel Channel's Toy Hunter Jordan Hembrough chats about his rare vintage Star Wars toy finds.  Special thanks to Chris Spice and Sandtroopers.com, Aljon Go (Sorcerers Radio), Cris Macht (The Force Within Us) and all the loyal RFR listeners who stopped to say hi to us during the wild weekend at Chicago's C2E2.

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This week, we discuss the leak of a possible premise for a potential animated series called Star Wars: Reclamation. Real or hoax?  Hear what we think! Filmmaker Cris Macht joins us to talk about The Force Within Us,  Harrison Ford appears on Letterman and grumbles a little bit about appearing in the Sequel Trilogy, while we go back in time to discuss what could have been Return of the Jedi without Han Solo. It's an Investigative Report you won't want to miss featuring an EXCLUSIVE excerpt from the upcoming book The Making of Return of the Jedi. Plus, Dark Horse gets rough with Star Wars, Tracy Morgan & Patton Oswalt make predictions about the Sequel Trilogy, J.J. Abrams talks to Playboy, and much more!

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