Where's Hera? It's the question Star Wars fans around the world are asking as they search store shelves for merchandise that exclude women. Tricia Barr (FanGirls Going Rogue) and Amy Ratcliffe (Geek With Curves) join Justin to discuss this issue and why it matters. David Collins (The Comlink) and Lukas Kendall (Film Score Monthly) also stop by to talk possible contenders for John Williams' Star Wars musical crown.
These things, plus a roundtable review of Darth Vader #2 and the HoloNet in this edition of the ForceCast! Full Report
The ForceCast is undergoing a bit of a reconstruction, but we're still on the air! This week we've got interviews with Fantasy Flight Games' Edge of the Empire producer Max Brooke and DJ Elliott from Star Wars Celebration. Then we put uber Dark Horse Star Wars comics fan Paul Hermann together with former Star Wars: Droids editor Ryder Windham for a heartwarming geek out session. All that plus the HoloNet in this episode of the ForceCast! Full Report
It's Valentine's Day weekend, which means we're talking about love in Star Wars. But it's also the release week for Marvel's Star Wars: Darth Vader #1, so we're going to the dark side with an interview with the writer, a roundtable discussion of the issue, and a deeper look at Vader's psyche. All that plus the week's news, fan events, and rumors in an exciting episode of the ForceCast! Full Report
The first standalone film has a new lead actress, but this time we think it's for real. Disney is suing an image-hosting service over The Force Awakens concept art, which is a pretty big deal. Bob Iger wants you to know that Disney is working on Star Wars theme park attractions and vaguely considering a revolutionary new distribution method for video content. Plus, we talk to Brian Novicki from EU Cantina about why he's reading the novelization of TFA before seeing the film. All that and more, including Rebels and Celebration news, in this week's ForceCast! Full Report
The first standalone may have a new writer, and a random site has a strange rumor about Boba Fett in the movie. It's that kind of week, folks. We also discuss media appearances by Oscar "Gonk Droid" Isaac and Ewan "Real Talk On the Broadsaber" McGregor. Plus, Freddie Prinze Jr. teases big things for Kanan on Star Wars Rebels, and we take questions from our live, virtual-studio audience. Full Report
Four actresses are auditioning for roles in the first Star Wars standalone film, George Lucas says Disney didn't use his treatment for The Force Awakens, and Justin talks to Star Wars comic writer Jason Aaron. Plus, Marvel teases big Darth Vader comic numbers and big announcements, Star Wars news emerges from the UK Toy Fair, and we share information on how a friend of the show is raising money for a good cause. Start your weekend right with the ForceCast! Full Report