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Star Wars Rebels Premiere Date Revealed We had heard that the much-anticipated new animated series Star Wars Rebels would debut in October, but now the official premiere date has been revealed. The special one-hour premiere event, called Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion, will first air on Disney Channel on Friday, October 3rd - but fans will actually be able to watch it even earlier if they are a verified user on WATCHDisneyXD.com and the WATCH Disney XD app beginning Monday, September 29th. Regular half hour episodes will then begin airing in the show's regular timeslot on Monday, October 13th at 9:00pm on Disney XD.

Star Wars Rebels “Art Attack” Short Film Introduces Sabine Last Week, Disney XD released the first Star Wars Rebels short film “Ghost in the Machine” which focused on the animated series’ new astromech droid Chopper. This week Disney has released another Star Wars Rebels short film titled “Art Attack” which focuses on Sabine Wren, the Mandalorian Human female weapons expert who is part of the new series. In “Art Attack,” a special Star Wars Rebels short, Sabine sneaks into an Imperial compound, looking to create a diversion for her friends aboard the Ghost.

Unaltered STAR WARS Original Trilogy Might Be Released By Disney For many years fans of Star Wars have moaned and wailed against George Lucus for his new trilogy and its overuse of CGI. Many more have been angered at his tampering of the old trilogy by adding in new scenes and even more CGI. However according to the sources at comicbook.com Disney has plans to release the orginal trilogy on Bluray as seen as it was in theaters. here is an Excerpt from the article by Comicbook.com,  According to our sources, Disney has plans to release the orginal cut of the Star Wars trilogy on Blu-ray.

'Star Wars 8' Director Rian Johnson Talks Practical Effects and Fan Pressure Yesterday was either a great day for Star Wars fans eagerly awaiting Episode VII, or a really bad one as Indie Revolver, Latino Review and Badass Digest divulged a Tsunami of spoilers, giving away pretty much the entire movie. From villains, to character flashbacks, to Stormtrooper designs and even Han Solo's wardrobe, nothing was left off the table of discussion. Of course, neither Disney nor Lucasfilm confirmed any of these leaks.

Rex From Disneyland’s Original Star Tours To Appear In ‘Star Wars Rebels’? I remember when the Star Tours ride first opened in 1987 (am I old?) they had a ABC Magical World of Disney special which focused on the attraction. And when I finally got to ride the attraction, it was just as magical as I had imagined, taking us on a tour of a galaxy far far away at the same time as the climactic moments of the Star Wars.

‘Star Wars Episode VII’ Will Resume Shooting Soon Just like in the beginning of Return of the Jedi, it took a while, but Han Solo is ready to go again. Harrison Ford‘s leg injury appears to be almost fully healed and after a two week hiatus, Star Wars Episode VII will resume shooting later this month. Read more about the Star Wars 7 filming schedule below. The Hollywood Reporter broke the news, which was expected considering the July 6 update revealed the hiatus. But after writer director J.J. Abrams and crew finished filming in Ireland, he was spotted back in Los Angeles.

Disney And Amazon In Fight Over Captain America And Maleficent Blu-rays There is a standoff in the works here between Disney and Amazon over the contract terms for selling some of Disney’s biggest DVD/Blu-ray titles including Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Maleficent, Million Dollar Arm and Muppets Most Wanted. The on-line retailer will have the right to sell the instant videos but not the DVD or Blu-ray copies according to Deadline. Consumers will have to go to other retail options like Best Buy or Target to purchase those unless the dispute is resolved.

Amazon Blocks DVD Pre-Orders Of CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER Hail Hydra! Earlier this month, the world's largest online retailer, Amazon.com, posted its biggest quarterly loss since 2012. For many years, the online mega-retailer has been basking in its own good fortunes but now that times are tough they are playing hardball to squeeze out a few pennies more from their suppliers. In June, Amazon went after Warner Bros.. They blocked DVD pre-order sales of The Lego Movie, 300: Rise of an Empire, Transcendence, and Winter's Tale. That dispute was later resolved. And now, Amazon is focusing their attention on Disney.

‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ Star Daisy Ridley Will Return for Episodes 8 & 9 As J.J. Abrams continues production on his highly anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII, fans of the galaxy far, far away are left with a frustratingly little amount of official information regarding the project. We know which actors will be lending their talents to the film, and that Abrams is using practical models and locations to fill out his take on the universe, but not much else. Everything from what the plot will entail to the Click to continue reading ‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ Star Daisy Ridley Will Return for Episodes 8 & 9

‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ Star Daisy Ridley Will Return for Episodes 8 & 9 As J.J. Abrams continues production on his highly anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII, fans of the galaxy far, far away are left with a frustratingly little amount of official information regarding the project. We know which actors will be lending their talents to the film, and that Abrams is using practical models and locations to fill out his take on the universe, but not much else. Everything from what the plot will entail to the Click to continue reading ‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ Star Daisy Ridley Will Return for Episodes 8 & 9

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