Star Wars Bits: Cassian Andor Show, ‘Episode 9’ Rumors, Celebration Guests, and More

/Film | 2/20/2019 | Ben Pearson
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In this edition of Star Wars Bits:

Just how terrible are the Stormtroopers at firing blasters?

And more!

Hearing some cool stuff about Episode IX. Particularly the material shot in Jordan. Rey/Kylo scenes framed like Leone. "All that 'Solo’s a western' stuff. Bullshit. IX is the western."

Variety - Reporter - Kris - Tapley - Sources

According to Variety reporter Kris Tapley’s sources, J.J. Abrams‘ Star Wars: Episode 9 is going to feel more like a western than Ron Howard’s Solo: A Star Wars Story.

StarWarsUnderworld points us to ten new guests who will be appearing at this year’s Star Wars Celebration in Chicago this April:

Peter - Mayhew - Chewbacca - Saga - Temura

Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca in the saga), Temura Morrison (Jango Fett and clones in Attack of the Clones & Revenge of the Sith), Donald Faison (Hype Faizon on Star Wars Resistance), Jason Isaacs (the Grand Inquisitor on Star Wars Rebels), Myrna Valesco (Torra Doza on Resistance), Vanessa Marshall (Hera Syndulla on Rebels), Michael Pennington (Moff Jerjerrod in Return of the Jedi), Catherine Taber (Padme Amidala on Star Wars: The Clone Wars), Dee Bradley Baker (Captain Rex and other clones on The Clone Wars and Rebels), and Tom Kane (Yoda on The Clone Wars).

And that’s not all: says that Ian McDiarmid, who played the Emperor/Darth Sidious, will also be present for the festivities, along with BB-8 puppeteer Brian Herring and voice actor Mark Dodson, who helped bring Jabba the Hutt’s cackling court jester Salacious B. Crumb to life.

Practice - Fan - Conventions - Talent - Photo

As is the standard practice at fan conventions, all of the talent will be charging for photo ops and autographs. Pre-sales are open now, so act quickly if you want to lock down a pic with your favorite star.

Those who have been watching Star Wars Resistance probably don’t need any reminding, but Lucasfilm’s Leland Chee shared this “reintroduction” to CB-23, a BB astromech unit who “serves as Poe Dameron’s co-pilot while BB-8 keeps...
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