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JustinL
07-10-2009, 07:23 AM
Its time for your weekly dose of Star Wars news and much more with The Weekly ForceCast! Join Jason Swank and Jimmy Mac, along with special guest co-host, The Jedi Princess of Jazz Bethany Hamilton, for the latest news and information from The Galaxy Far, Far Away. Check out The ForceCast this week for all the hottest rumors about the upcoming Star Wars Live Action Show, San Diego Comic-Con news, and information about The Clone Wars. Have you been wondering what happened to The Clone Wars: Decoded? So have we! Listen to find out what we know! Plus KYLE NEWMAN pops by to receive…A gift! Gift? What Gift?!?!? Chill out Threepio! Join in on the fun right now with The Weekly ForceCast…The Galaxy is Listening!

http://theforce.net/latestnews/story/ForceCast_July_10_2009_124816.asp

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ToplessPalpatine
07-10-2009, 07:48 AM
Too bad it's not on iTunes yet http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/frown.gif

shazbazzar
07-10-2009, 08:59 AM
my iTunes just started loading it.
Yay! Fodder for the drive home! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/grin.gif

Eric_Geller
07-10-2009, 09:09 AM
Great show. Can't wait to listen to it again.

Mike_S
07-11-2009, 04:42 AM
Just a quick word on Tatooine in the LA TV series, I came across this a few weeks ago:

http://www.theforce.net/latestnews/story/LiveAction_Series_Set_Location_Speculation_123444. asp

shazbazzar
07-11-2009, 09:12 AM
FYI
Here are the Whooping Cough (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZH7vpZFTXg) and Making of PSA Whooping Cough (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7B_69vakbrc) videos mentioned this week.

MusicalJedi
07-12-2009, 09:02 AM
Great show, as always guys. Already anticipating SDCC announcements big time, but your show just puts me over the top with eagerness for whatever news is going to come our way. Keep up the good work.

TomH1138
07-13-2009, 10:37 AM
Hey, folks - great show as always. One thing I'd like to mention, though:

Don't trust everything IMDB says. Everyone knows that GL is making a live-action series, so it's easy for IMDB to just throw out the title and add a few likely names, whether they're true or not. John Williams wrote the theme, so his name will go up right away. Anthony Daniels has always voiced C-3P0, so they add his name whether or not he's even been approached. There have been mentions that Boba Fett might be involved, so IMDB shows the last actor to play Boba Fett, even though the role might be recast, as George likes to do.

How do I know this? Because every time there's a new Muppet production, IMDB gets all the facts wrong. They'll list Frank Oz as playing Miss Piggy and Fozzie Bear, even though Oz hasn't worked actively with the Muppets in nearly 10 years. Every new production lists "Kermit the Frog/Abraham Smollet," even though that was only the name for Kermit in Muppet Treasure Island. Sometimes even Michael Caine gets listed, though he hasn't worked with the Muppets since the Christmas Carol movie!

My guess is that GL will stick to his 3-year plan:

1977-1980-1983-1996 (Shadows of the Empire)-1999-2002-2005-2008 (Clone Wars).

Based on that, I think the live-action show will premiere in 2011. Because of the long lead time that Lucas needs for the special effects, though, pre-production could start any time.

Those are just my thoughts, anyway. Keep up the great work! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/smile.gif

Jorbex
07-13-2009, 10:47 AM
I agree; I think I had previously mentioned this, but John William's appearance in the listing is most likely due to the pervasiveness of the SW theme in all SW projects, earning him a credit in any project set in the GFFA, wether he actually writes new music or not.

TomH1138
07-13-2009, 11:04 AM
P.S. Regarding the director's cut for Clone Wars episodes - it's not that unusual for a show to run a few minutes longer than intended. That doesn't mean Filoni & co. were planning full 30-minute shows; but sometimes scenes get added and then other scenes need to be cut to make room, or what have you.

I would expect probably a minute or two of extra footage in a handful of episodes, as opposed to a rougher "PG-13" cut or a full 8 minutes extra every episode.

Of course, I could be wrong. But I'm basing this on what I've seen happen in the past. Anyway, thanks for letting me share my thoughts! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/cool.gif

TomH1138
07-14-2009, 12:18 PM
P.P.S. (last thing, I swear)! http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/wink.gif

Jason, the character that you were thinking of ("I wrote a song about it! Like to hear it? Here it go!") was not from "Mad TV." The character, whose name was Calhoun Tubbs (David Alan Grier), was actually on "In Living Color." http://threads.rebelscum.com/images/graemlins/grin.gif