Marvel and Lucasfilm Teaming For ‘Star Wars’ Comics

When Disney and Luasfilm merged in 2012, it was only a matter of time before we got an announcement that Marvel film, also under Disney's banner, would begin publishing 'Star Wars' comics. Not only does it make great business sense, but it would bring the history of 'Star Wars' in comics full circle, as the series' first foray into comics was at Marvel Comics in the 1970s and 1980s. The comics are currently published under Dark Horse Comics, as they have ever since the 1990s, but starting in … [Read more...]

Star Wars Episode VII to Open December 18, 2015

Pre-production is  in full-swing and a confirmed release date of December 18, 2015, has been set for Lucasfilm’s highly anticipated Star Wars Episode VII.“We’re very excited to share the official 2015 release date for Star Wars: Episode VII, where it will not only anchor the popular holiday filmgoing season but also ensure our extraordinary filmmaking team has the time needed to deliver a sensational picture,” said Alan Horn, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios.Star Wars: Episode VII … [Read more...]

NYCC 2013: Star Wars panels, events and sneak peek at “Rebels”

It's about that time of year where the geeks converge on New York to celebrate all that is good and holy in the universe of Star Wars - New York Comic Con 2013! Sorcerer Radio's WDW Tiki Room will be reporting on the events and will be discussing it on-air as well as on the WeBeGeeks podcast. Here is a list of some must-see events for Star Wars fans. Enjoy the con and may the Force be with you... always!Star Wars hits the Big Apple at New York Comic Con 2013, October 10-13 at the Javits … [Read more...]

ABC To Layoff 2% of Workforce

 For those of you who don't know ABC television is owned by Walt Disney Co. Unfortunately yesterday they begun laying off about 175 people, or 2 percent of its workforce. They say it's to adjust to changes in viewing habits.The layoffs were prompted by a company-wide review of possible cutbacks to jobs Disney no longer needs, either because of improvements in technology or redundancies following a string of major acquisitions in the past few years.The layoffs will happen across … [Read more...]

Highlights of Star Wars Celebration Europe and Bonus Footage

Star Wars Celebration — the second Star Wars Celebration Europe took place July 26-28, 2013 in Essen, Germany. It's the ultimate fan experience focused on a galaxy far, far away...Star Wars Celebrations bring fans of all ages together, from all points of the globe, to celebrate the pop-culture phenomenon that is Star Wars. Whether it's young fans of Star Wars: The Clone Wars or die-hards fueled by the nostalgia for the original Star Wars trilogy; curious, casual followers; gamers, readers, … [Read more...]

Star Wars Celebration Convention Returns to US in 2015

Lucasfilm revealed during closing ceremonies of Star Wars Celebration Europe that the next official Star Wars Celebration will take place in Anaheim, California, from April 16-19, 2015. The timing couldn't be better with the release of Star Wars: Episode VII. The event promises to be the biggest and best one yet! … [Read more...]

New Animated Series ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Coming in 2014

I was sad to learn that 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars', which has been one of the best additions to the 'Star Wars' canon, was coming to an end. It had some of the best storytelling and character development that the 'Star Wars' universe had seen while also keeping it alive for fans new and old of the franchise. On the tail of the announcement that the series was ending though, Lucasfilm had announced we'd have another series to take its place. Up until now, it's only been rumor and speculation on … [Read more...]

New Animated Series ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Coming to Disney XD in 2014

If you're like me you were bummed to hear that "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" was being cancelled after a tremendous five season run. The animation, stories and acting were top notch and I really hoped that this new series Lucasfilm hinted at would be on par with the quality we, Wars fans, have grown accustomed to in terms of production value and storytelling. It would appear that our geeky prayers have been answered! just released details on their new animated series "Star Wars … [Read more...]

Top 5 Ways Princess Leia is a Disney Princess

Ever since Disney purchased LucasFilm and announced upcoming Star Wars films, Disney fans are beginning to consider Princess Leia as the newest Disney princess; and after Merida's Coronation and  2013 Star Wars Weekends beginning this week, I got to thinking that Leia really does deserve to be one of those royal ladies.Now I know what you're thinking. Princess Leia doesn't exactly generate thoughts about cute, woodland creatures, ball gowns, and sweet, romantic ballads; but Princess Leia is … [Read more...]

Disney and EA Announce Multi-year Deal to Develop Star Wars Video Games

Today Disney and EA announced that they will be coming together to bring about new Star Wars games for hardcore gamers. So fear not Playstation and X-Box console lovers, you may just get your Star Wars first person shooter or squad based game sooner than later. It also looks like Disney will continue to push forward developing casual  games for Facebook and mobile platforms. Read the press release info below.The Walt Disney Company and Electronic Arts Inc. today announced a new multi-year … [Read more...]