Star Wars Australia + New Zealand //
Fans at San Diego Comic-Con’s Hall H were treated to a special look behind the scenes of Star Wars: The Force Awakens by director J.J. Abrams, producer and Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and writer Lawrence Kasdan.
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Spotlight of the Week //
Purged from the otherwise complete Jedi Archives is all evidence of the mysterious world of Kamino. A lonely world beyond the Outer Rim and just south of the Rishi Maze, few could have predicted that Kamino would become a key contributor to a massive shift in political power in the final days of the Republic. Kamino is a planet of endless oceans and storms. Few features mark its surface, save for massive stilt-mounted cities wherein reside the planet's natural inhabitants, the Kaminoans. From Tipoca City, the planet's Prime Minister rules. Lama Su closely monitored the operations of Kamino's most prized export: clones.
At the time of their introduction, the Republic clone troopers represented the future of galactic warfare. Far superior to battle droids, the clone troopers formed the backbone of the Republic's new military that waged war against the forces of the Confederacy of Independent Systems. So symbolic were they of the times, the galaxy-wide conflict that saw their debut took its name from their ranks: the Clone Wars.
Behind the Scenes //
Prop Master Ty Teiger returns to make real the carried weapons seen in the final film. This documentary explores the design of new weapons, some from familiar cultures, and some from totally alien worlds.
Star Wars Rebels //
Agent Kallus, one of the Empire’s leading enforcers in the upcoming Star Wars Rebels animated series, is a major threat for the Ghost crew’s small band of heroes. In this special behind-the-scenes video, actor David Oyelowo discusses playing the new villain.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars //
Star Wars Celebration is coming July 15-17, 2016, to the Excel London Exhibition Centre. Lucasfilm's official fan festival, Star Wars Celebration includes appearances from the saga's actors and creators, in-depth panels, exclusive merchandise, and lots more. We would be honored if you would join us.