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Star Wars gets the 4K treatment

In the lead-up to the rumoured digital re-release of episodes I-VI, we now discover that Reliance MediaWorks have done a “4K 16 bit restoration” of the “Star Wars trilogy” (i.e. episodes IV-VI). You can see some of the handiwork here: There are no clues to suggest which version of the film was restored, but I’d put…

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Introducing Agent Kallus

The Hero Complex blog has updated with a piece on Agent Kallus from Rebels, including a video profile on the character. This is the first confirmation we’ve seen that David Oyelowo is playing the character and that Kallus is part of the Imperial Security Bureau. Here’s the video:

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Stormtroopers at Puzzlewood? (updated)

At this point it’s all but confirmed that Puzzlewood is indeed a location for Episode VII. But who (or what) will appear there? The Daily Mail, that bastion of journalistic integrity, has just updated with a bunch of photos from the location. There’s nothing revealing, except for this: Are those, perhaps, the boots of a…

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Steven Moffat to write Star Wars movie?

Jedi News are reporting that Steven Moffat (Doctor Who, Sherlock) may be involved in one of the upcoming Star Wars movies in some capacity. Moffat previously worked on the Kathleen Kennedy-produced Steven Spielberg film The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, so it’s really no surprise to see his potential involvement in Star Wars. But…

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A New Dawn jacket and full blurb

On the 2nd of September, Star Wars: A New Dawn will officially signal the start of a new chapter in Star Wars storytelling, where novels, comics, games, TV series and films all contribute to the overall canon of the universe. Although we’ve had a taste already with Darth Maul: Son of Dathomir and Blade Squadron,…

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Episode VII tidbits: IMAX, 3D and the return of Brian Muir

First up: Jedi News is reporting that Brian Muir, the sculptor for Darth Vader’s helmet and the stormtrooper armour on the original Star Wars, has announced that he is working on Episode VII: Muir is a legend of the Golden Age of science fiction and fantasy filmmaking. Check out this resumé: Alien Clash of the…

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Rebels to kick-off San Diego Comic-Con Star Wars presence

StarWars.com have updated with a guide to the official Star Wars presence at the San Diego Comic-Con later this month. Here are the highlights: a Rebels panel featuring Dave Filoni, Simon Kinberg, Freddie Prinze, Jr., Vanessa Marshall, Steve Blum, Tiya Sircar and Taylor Gray an original trilogy storyboards panel featuring Joe Johnston and J.W. Rinzler a Hasbro…