Jedi Temple Problem kicks off, the Mandalorian ramps up motion

Jedi Temple Challenge kicks off, the Mandalorian ramps up action

Time once more for STAR WARS WEEKLY, the SYFY WIRE collection that rounds up a very powerful information of the week from a galaxy far, far-off.

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The primary two episodes of Star Wars: Jedi Temple Problem had been launched this week, which may be essentially the most distinctive providing to come back from the Star Wars model for the reason that Disney takeover. This YouTube present stars Ahmed Finest (who additionally produces) and is vaguely set in the Star Wars universe and the mythology of the Jedi. Nevertheless it’s additionally a send-up of throwback Nickelodeon content material like Double-Dare and Legends of the Hidden Temple, solely in a galaxy far, far-off.

It must be seen to be believed.

The primary season is 10 episodes lengthy and the present, up to now, is impossibly charming. New episodes come out on Wednesdays. If you end up upset or irritated by this, attempt to bear in mind what it was wish to be a tween and know that this is able to have blown their thoughts.


Del Rey introduced a brand-new assortment of tales of their From a Sure Level of View collection. This time, it is tapped 40 authors to inform tales across the edges of The Empire Strikes Again in honor of the movie’s 40th anniversary.

Authors who’ve made their presence identified within the assortment embody Amy Ratcliffe, Alexander Freed, Django Wexler, Michael Kogge, Jason Fry, John Jackson Miller, Gary Whitta, Rebecca F. Kuang, and lots of others.

The entire record shall be revealed on Monday, but it surely’s shaping as much as be a fantastic assortment of expertise, telling tales we won’t wait to learn.

From a Sure Level of View: The Empire Strikes Again is about to be launched on Nov. 10.


Collider obtained the inside track that Extraction director Sam Hargrave was added to the line-up of administrators engaged on The Mandalorian.

Hargrave has an attention-grabbing position, although. He did not direct any particular episode. His mastery of motion flagged him as somebody who may deliver extra to the desk so far as motion sequences within the second season, and he got here in as a second unit director for simply that function. “The subsequent season is actually, actually cool,” he stated. “The best way the story arcs is actually cool. So we tried to have the motion symbolize that and take it to the following degree. I feel we did that.”

Hargrave has been a stunt performer for a very long time in Hollywood, doubling for the likes of Captain America, Wolverine, and Sabretooth, amongst others, and graduating to directing combat choreography for Captain America: Civil Struggle and the final two Avengers movies.

The Mandalorian‘s second season is about to air on Disney+ in October, and it feels like it is going to be extra action-packed than ever.


The legendary poster artist Drew Struzan has been posting lovely renderings of the art work over the span of his profession on Twitter. He is no stranger to Star Wars and has achieved extra posters for the franchise than many would possibly understand. Not too long ago, he posted his work for the 1984 TV film The Caravan of Braveness. Many have fond reminiscences of the Ewok motion pictures and, even for those who did not like them for no matter purpose, you must admit that Struzan’s art work for it’s spectacular.

He is additionally posted little odds and ends that are not usually seen. Take this, as an illustration: a picture of Steven Spielberg (type of) passing off the crown to George Lucas (type of) as soon as once more.

Go comply with him on Twitter for normal infusions of his artwork, Star Wars-related and in any other case.


Suppose again to the times earlier than The Empire Strikes Again. Think about you are a child hyped for a sequel to Star Wars. Bear in mind that it is the late ’70s and really early ’80s, and there is no such factor because the web.

However you hear a few cellphone quantity you possibly can name to listen to messages from all of your favourite characters.

This was one profitable piece of the advertising marketing campaign for The Empire Strikes Again from a long-dead period. It is now been posted to YouTube for all to hearken to.


Lucasfilm as soon as once more provided a put up in assist of Black Lives Matter on its social media. This time, it was a little bit of chalk-art graffiti that someone left on the Yoda statue in entrance of the corporate’s San Francisco headquarters.

Many different folks related to Star Wars shared the picture as nicely, together with John Boyega and Mark Hamill.

Till subsequent week: Could the Power be with you!

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