Star Wars: Episode IX Wraps Principle Production!

JJ Abrams shared this tweet and photo today announcing that the yet to be name Episode IX has wrapped filming.

Abrams tweeted: “It feels impossible, but today wrapped photography on Episode IX. There is no adequate way to thank this truly magical crew and cast. I’m forever indebted to you all.”

Luke Eddy Confirms Bossk’s Point Value and Hints at a Future Imperial Corps Unit

There has been some speculation going around whether Bossk is valued at 85, 115, or 135. If you put your money on 115 you win the pot. Luke Eddy confirmed today that Bossk is indeed 115 pts.

Also while on The Fifth Trooper and Notorious Scoundrels podcasts Eddy stated that his favorite list so far to play test was Krennic, 1x Death Troopers, 3x E-Webs and 6x yet to be announced corps units.

Pretty exciting stuff! My money is on the long fan requested Shore Troopers. But only time will tell.

I had the pleasure of meeting Eddy during LVO and I can confirm that he truly loves this game, and is a great, stand up gentleman.

Jon Favreau Tweets Out Image of IG-88 For Christmas!

As rumored, Jon Favreau confirmed today that the notorious bounty hunter IG-88 will play some role in the upcoming TV series The Mandalorian.

The Mandalorian is an upcoming American space opera web television series that is scheduled to premiere on Disney+. Set in the Star Wars universe created by George Lucas, the series will take place after the events of Return of the Jedi and before The Force Awakens, and follows a lone Mandaloriangunfighter beyond the reaches of the Republic. Jon Favreau is a writer for the series and executive produce alongside Dave Filoni, Kathleen Kennedy, and Colin Wilson. The series stars an ensemble cast featuring Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano, Nick Nolte, Giancarlo Esposito, Emily Swallow, Carl Weathers, Omid Abtahi, and Werner Herzog.

CASSIAN ANDOR LIVE-ACTION SERIES ANNOUNCED

Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced today that Lucasfilm is in development on a second Star Wars live-action series for Disney+, the Company’s new direct-to-consumer streaming service. The series, which will go into production next year, follows the adventures of rebel spy Cassian Andor during the formative years of the Rebellion and prior to the events of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Diego Luna will reprise the role of Andor. “Going back to the Star Wars universe is very special for me,” said Luna. “I have so many memories of the great work we did together and the relationships I made throughout the journey. We have a fantastic adventure ahead of us, and this new exciting format will give us the chance to explore this character more deeply.”

The rousing spy thriller will explore tales filled with espionage and daring missions to restore hope to a galaxy in the grip of a ruthless Empire. A release date for the series has not yet been announced. Stay tuned to StarWars.com for the latest updates.

Above image from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

Source: https://www.starwars.com/news/cassian-andor-live-action-series-announced

THE MANDALORIAN FIRST IMAGE

the mandalorian

“Production on the first Star Wars live-action streaming series has begun! After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe. The Mandalorian is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. We follow the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic.” – starwars.com Continue reading →