Rebel Force Radio: Star Wars Podcast
RebelForce Radio: August 2, 2013

Last weekend, Star Wars Celebration Europe provided fans with some cool news and reveals. RFR is here to break it all down. Joining us once again is Digital Stage host, RFR correspondent, and all-around great guy David W. Collins.  David provides invaluable insight into all the amazing events and excitement of Celebration Europe as we discuss the biggest stories from the weekend like the return of John Williams, Star Wars Rebels, The Clone Wars, and Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2015.  Complete with audio highlights and more, RFR leaves no fan behind with more in depth coverage of the biggest Star Wars event of the summer.

Listen to see if you won an autographed copy of Star Wars: Crucible signed by author Troy Denning courtesy of Penguin/Random House!

For the latest Star Wars action figures and more, visit www.dorksidetoys.com! 

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Star Wars Celebration Europe Special

RebelForce Radio leaves No Fan Behind with our Star Wars Celebration Europe Special!  Joining Jimmy Mac is RFR correspondent and host of the Digital Stage David Collins, fresh off the Closing Ceremony stage. David tells us about some of his favorite moments from the weekend and discusses some of the big breaking news, like the announcement that John Williams will be scoring the Sequel Trilogy and more.  Then, we are proud to bring you the opening press conference in it's entirety. Hosted by David Collins, you will hear from the stars of Star Wars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels, Warwick Davis, Peter Mayhew, Ian McDiarmid, and Jeremy Bulloch. 

Join us this Friday August 2 for more coverage and recaps from Star Wars Celebration Europe. 

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RebelForce Radio: July 26, 2013

Will he stay or will he go?  J.J. Abrams rumors blew up this week concerning his future with the Star Wars franchise. We discuss the potential of J.J. walking away, along with the latest Star Wars sequel news and rumors. Also, we catch up with the Caravan of the Force as they wind their way to Star Wars Celebration Europe in Germany. Plus, more "Crazy Mace", action figure talk, Listener Feedback, and Billy Dee!

Don't forget to listen to see if you won an autographed copy of Star Wars: Cruicible by Troy Denning.  We'll tell you how to become eligible to win another autographed book that we'll be giving away next week!

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RebelForce Radio is back this week to discuss all the Star Wars news and rumors, including discussions about the upcoming films, television, novels, and three guys in Britain named Yoda.  Do we want to see the return of Mace Windu in the Sequels? How does C-3PO "feel"? And what does George Lucas think about the other "Star" franchise? Plus, The Wall Street Journal takes a closer look at Star Wars novels, Lando Calrissian goes to the "West Coast" and The White Sox bring "The Wars" to Chicago.

GIVEAWAY: Listen to this week's show to learn how you can become eligible to win a signed copy of Troy Denning's novel "Star Wars: Crucible"! 

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Over the years, RebelForce Radio has had many encounters with the creator of Star Wars, George Lucas himself.  From conventions to media events to banquets, we have had the opportunity to yell "G.L. in the house!" on numerous occassions. For this edition of RFR's "Star Wars Lightspeed" we are happy to present you with a collection of some great Lucas moments and parodies. Plus, you will also hear from Jon Favreau, Jon Stewart, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and even the new Mrs. Lucas, Mellody Hobson. So join us as we pay tribute to "The Notorious G.L." in this edition of "Lightspeed". 

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Joining us In The Cantina this week for a rare interview is original Star Wars marketing man Charles Lippincott.  Charles has interesting stories about the early days of Star Wars and Lucasfilm, as well as working on sci-fi classics like Westworld and Alien, his strong opinions on The Empire Strikes Back and Yoda and the future of Star Wars with JJ Abrams at the helm.  Charles even shares critiques on new films like Man of Steel and the opinions about the current state of film making.


Also, the latest Star Wars sequel casting rumors; George Lucas ties the knot; Billy Dee goes to the Great White North; we got your feedback on "It's a trap" jumping the shark and more this week on RebelForce Radio.

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Welcome to the second in our series of Star Wars Celebrity Film Commentaries with Sam Witwer and this time, we are watching The Empire Strikes Back on Blu Ray.  Cue up your disc and watch along with us or just listen to the commentary by itself!  You will be amazed at some of the well-thought observations and opinions from our special guest Sam. You might even discover a few things about Empire that you never noticed before.  So grab a seat on the couch with us and enjoy our latest commentary of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.

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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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