Wondering what’s been happening at StarWars.com? Here’s a quick roundup of what you might have missed this week!
THE CLONE WARS SEASON FIVE, EPISODE EIGHT PREVIEW
The Clone Wars Season Five continues tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m. on Cartoon Network with “Bound for Rescue.” In this episode, the Jedi younglings, stranded and alone after a pirate attack, must decide whether to rescue Ahsoka from Hondo and his motley crew, or to wait for help. Check out StarWars.com’s preview of “Bound for Rescue,” featuring a video clip, character relationships, and a picture gallery.
STAR TOURS: (SOON TO BE) BIG IN JAPAN
The signature Star Wars attraction, Star Tours, is heading to Japan. Tokyo Disneyland Park has announced that Star Tours: The Adventures Continue — a complete renovation of the classic ride, now featuring 3D images and much more — will open in Tomorrowland on Tuesday, May 7, 2013.
THE BEST OF THE BLOG
The Official Star Wars Blog also hosted several new guest posts this week:
- Casey Pugh checks in with an update on The Empire Strikes Back Uncut, showing homemade scenes featuring the DIY filmmakers’ furry companions…
- Lucasfilm’s Mary Franklin provides some details on the progress of Celebration Europe with “Celebration Europe: The Great Building Game Begins!”
- Ink Master contestant — and big Star Wars fan — Sarah Miller offers insight into her technique and thought-process behind the “Star Wars Forever” challenge from this week’s episode.
- Jason Fry, co-author of Star Wars: The Essential Atlas, delves into the making and challenges of his innovative book.