StarWars.com Weekly Roundup: March 8, 2013

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Wondering what’s been happening at StarWars.com? Here’s a quick roundup of what you might have missed this week!

CELEBRATION EUROPE NEWS

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The Emperor is coming here…? Indeed, he is: Ian McDiarmid is now confirmed for Celebration Europe! The actor who played the most evil villain of the Star Wars saga will appear on-stage and sign autographs.

Lucasfilm also released a new Celebration Europe trailer!

STAR WARS FANWRAPS

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Fans can now add some special modifications to their vehicles. Introducing FanWraps, the first of their kind in user-installed vehicle graphics and the only officially licensed Star Wars wraps available.

THE BEST OF THE BLOG

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In “Leigh Brackett and Small Town Star Wars,” John Booth investigates the surprising origins of The Empire Strikes Back.

Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff, co-author of The Last Jedi, discusses where she gets her ideas from and writing a young Darth Vader.

In her latest “Fully Operational Fandom” column, Amy Ratcliffe looks at the art of creating Star Wars dioramas.

Ashley Eckstein shares some private e-mails exchanged with Dave Filoni, discussing Ahsoka’s shocking choice in the The Clone Wars season finale. (If you missed the season finale, you can watch it now on StarWars.com.)

In his latest Star Wars Mysteries column, Pablo Hidalgo solves the case of the “Wilderness Fighter.”

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