Kevin Layne Interview – Resistance Bomber Pilot

To crack heavily armoured targets, the Resistance called upon two squadrons of MG-100 StarFortress bombers laden with powerful proton bombs. The bombers were committed to another mission during the raid on Starkiller Base, but rushed back to D’Qar for the base’s evacuation. Escorted by swift starfighters, Cobalt Squadron attacked the initial wave of First Order […]

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Star Wars: Aftermath – Book Review

Aftermath is the first in Chuck Wendig’s Star Wars trilogy, and takes place after the events of Return of the Jedi.  The story begins in Coruscant as people gather to pull down the statue of Emperor Palpatine, the man responsible for enslaving the galaxy who had recently been killed during the Battle of Endor.

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Star Wars: Bloodline – Book Review

Bloodline is one of the many books released to accompany The Force Awakens in 2015 and is set nearly 25 years after the defeat of the Empire.  The book is without a doubt a combination of a political and action/adventure story with Leia at the centre of it all.

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Willie Coppen Interview – Ewok

Ewok’s were a diminutive species of furry bipeds native to the forest moon of Endor. They were most notable for helping the Rebel Alliance defeat the forces of the Galactic Empire at the Battle of Endor, allowing the shield generator there to be destroyed, and in turn, the Death Star II.

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Star Wars: Phasma – Book Review

One of the main criticisms of The Force Awakens when it was released in 2015 was the lack of Captain Phasma, despite being one of the main characters heavily used to market the film. If Delilah S. Dawson’s book Phasma is anything to go off, fans will want to see as much of the character […]

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Star Wars: Last Shot – Book Review

2018 is definitely a year to celebrate characters like Han Solo, Lando Calrissian and Chewbacca. With Solo: A Star Wars Story being released in May, as well as a flurry of books/comics to accommodate the film, the stories of our favourite smugglers continue with the release of Star Wars: Last Show by Daniel Jose Older.

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Temirlan Blaev Interview – Temiri Blagg

Temiri Blagg, a Force-sensitive male, was a child who lived a forlorn existence working as a stable hand in the Canto Casino during the First Order–Resistance war. He was part of a team of urchins—children abandoned on the planet Cantonica as a result of gambling losses—who oversaw the racing fathiers of Canto Bight under the management of Bargwill Tomder. In 34 ABY, he briefly encountered the Resistance operatives Rose Tico and Finn, who were attempting to evade the officers of the Canto […]

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Star Wars: Most Wanted – Book Review

Set before the events of SOLO: A Star Wars Story, readers are introduced to the infamous lives of the White Worms, the sewer dwelling criminals that owe their lives to Lady Proxima. Han and Qi’ra are scumrats living in the Corellian sewers, working for Grindalid crime lord Lady Proxima. The pair have been tasked with […]

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Angus Wright Interview – Kado Oquoné

Kado Oquoné was a human male who served as a captain in the Alliance to Restore the Republic during the Galactic Civil War. During the Battle of Scarif, Oquoné was in command of the Sphyrna-class corvette Lightmaker. After his ship was damaged he took it away from the line of fire to guard the line of retreat. Late in the battle, Admiral Raddus ordered Oquoné to ram his corvette into the side […]

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Star Wars: Cobalt Squadron – Book Review.

Cobalt Squadron is a short YA novel that details a mission undertaken by the Resistance that ends up concurring with the First Order’s attack on the Hosnian System. The squadron end up following Vice Admiral Holdo as she assists the evacuation of D’Qar, the resistance base being destroyed at the start of The Last Jedi. […]

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Daniel Adjei Interview – Jashco Phurus in The Force Awakens.

Jaschco Phurus was a human male pirate who prowled the Arrowhead Region of the galaxy east of the planet Coruscant. Around thirty years after the Battle of Endor, Phurus was standing next to the wall opposite the entrance to Maz Kanata’s castle on the planet Takodana when the smuggler Han Solo entered with the scavenger Rey, the former stormtrooper Finn and the astromech droid BB-8. Shortly after their entrance, many of the castle’s patrons, Phurus included, rushed outside to witness the destruction of the Hosnian system by […]

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Mason Ball The Force Awakens Interview – Praster Ommlen.

I managed to get the chance to interview Mason Ball recently. Mason was the man behind Praster Ommlen in The Force Awakens. The Ottegan male known as Praster Ommlen worked as a gunrunner before putting his life of crime behind him and becoming a devotee of the Sacred Order of Ramulus, an Ithorian sect of worship. […]

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Katy Coleman SOLO: A Star Wars Story Interview – Rio Durant.

“It’s no good to die alone, kid. Val was right.“―Rio Durant’s last words to Han Solo before dying Rio Durant was a four-armed Ardennian pilot who lived during the reign of the Galactic Empire. Durant carried out dangerous missions alongside the scoundrel Tobias Beckett for years and was good-natured and up for any challenge. Rio […]

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Matthew Dale Rogue One Interview – Jedha Priest.

In a recent interview, I spoke to Matthew Dale about his time in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the first film outside of the Skywalker saga. The Brotherhood of the Beatific Countenance was a Force-based Lorrdian religious group that was active during the reign of the Galactic Empire. Most members of the Brotherhood were […]

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Simon Williamson Interview – Max Rebo.

In a recent interview with Simon Williamson, we discussed his work as Max Rebo in Return of the Jedi, his journey to Star Wars,  other characters he would like to play and loads more. Max Rebo was a male Ortolan from Orto and a popular musician who led the Max Rebo Band. He mainly played the red ball jett organ, which he played with […]

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Charlotte Louise SOLO: A Star Wars Story Interview – Margo

I managed to get the chance to interview Charlotte Louise who plays Margo in SOLO: A Star Wars Story. We spoke about her work on SOLO and Episode VIII: The Last Jedi, as well as her costume process, and what Star Wars means to her. Margo was an Imroosian female who was part of Dryden Vos’ concierge aboard First Light. She […]

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Harley Durst SOLO: A Star Wars Story Interview – Moloch.

Moloch was present in the White Worm’s den when Han Solo was brought to Lady Proxima after his failed mission. Lady Proxima was angered by Han’s failure and ordered Rebolt to hit Han with a staff. Han got angered by this, grabbed the staff from Rebolt, and said that he will hit back. Moloch then pulled out a blaster and pointed […]

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Nalini Krishan Interview – Barriss Offee

In a recent interview I managed to chat with Nalini Krishan, who portrayed Jedi Padawan Barriss Offee in the prequel trilogy. Barriss Offee was a female Mirialan who trained as a Jedi Padawanduring the Clone Wars. She carried a blue lightsaber and trained under Jedi Master Luminara Unduli.Offee was a survivor of the Battle of Geonosis and was extremely loyal to her Jedi Master. Offee preferred studying ancient Jedi […]

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Comic Book Insights – Black Krrsantan

“You’re Black Krrsantan. The infamous Wookiee bounty hunter. I’ve heard of you. I know why you were forced to leave Kashyyyk. And how you’ve disgraced your people ever since. Jabba hired you, didn’t he?“―Obi-Wan Kenobi to Black Krrsantan

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Comic Book Insights: 0-0-0 (AKA Triple-Zero)

 “I’m 0-0-0 or Triple-Zero if you prefer. I’m a protocol droid, specialized in etiquette, customs, translation and torture, ma’am.“―0-0-0 introduces himself to Doctor Aphra. Doctor Aphra’s dynamic droid is one of the meanest and most terrifying characters in Star Wars. Triple-Zero was first introduced to us through the Darth Vader Marvel comic series. Triple-Zero accompanied his companion BT-1 […]

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Chris Parsons Interview- 4-LOM

In a recent chat with Chris Parsons, I managed to ask him about his time portraying several characters in the Original Trilogy. Some of the characters Chris has portrayed consist of 4-LOM, K-3PO, E-3PO, R-3PO and even the body double for C-3PO.

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Victor Botha Interview -Death Trooper

I recently got the chance to interview Victor Botha, formerly in the British army, but now a Death Trooper in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Death troopers were an elite variant of the Galactic Empire’s stormtroopers who were part of Imperial Intelligence. They served as protective details and bodyguards for important Imperial officers and members of the Tarkin Initiative, as well as being used […]

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Who’s Who in the Star Wars Universe? – Kit Fisto.

Next up on the Who’s Who in the Star Wars Universe segment is Jedi Master Kit Fisto. Fisto quickly became one of my favourite Jedi’s when I first saw him on screen in Attack of the Clones and my love for him continues to grow after seeing his character development in the Clone Wars animated series. The […]

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Gerald Home Interview – Tessek and Mon Cal Officer Verrack.

“Admiral! We have enemy ships in sector 37!” “It’s a trap!”―Captain Verrack and Admiral Ackbar In a recent interview, I managed to speak to actor Gerald Home about his work portraying Tessek and Mon Cal Officer Verrack in Return of the Jedi. Tessek was a Quarren who worked as a bookkeeper for Jabba the Hutt. Verrack was a Mon Calamari computer technician and specialist who held the rank […]

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Laurie Goode Interview – Saurin

I recently managed to interview actor Laurie Goode about his time playing Hrchek Kal Fas (Saurin) in A New Hope’s Mos Eisley cantina scene. Hrchek Kal Fas was a male Saurin from Durkteel. He was a droid trader and the cousin of Sai’torr Kal Fas and wisely kept his bodyguard with him at all times. He was a patron in Chalmun’s Spaceport Cantina when Obi-Wan Kenobi took Luke Skywalker there. He […]

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Keith De Winter Interview – Goss Toowers.

In a recent interview I conducted, I asked Keith De Winter several questions about his time playing Goss Toowers in Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. Goss Toowers was a male member of the Shozer species who lived approximately thirty years after the Battle of Endor. He was part of the Resistance and served on the technical crew that provided mechanical support to the Resistance’s fleet of starfighters. A hard […]

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Alistair Petrie Interview – General Davits Draven

“There will be no extraction. You find him? You kill him…those are your orders.“―Draven to Cassian Andor   I recently managed to catch up with Alistair Petrie and ask him some questions about his time working on Rogue One:  A Star Wars Story. Alistair played Davits Draven, a human male who served as a general in the Alliance to Restore the Republic during […]

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Katy Kartwheel Interview – The Circus Performer that Brought HURID-327 to Life.

I recently got the chance to interview actress and circus performer Katy Kartwheel. Katy worked as a creature and droid performer for Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens and Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi. She also portrayed HURID-327 in The Force Awakens. HURID-327 was the groundskeeper of Maz Kanata’s castle, which was located on the planet Takodana, and was responsible for carrying her guests’ […]

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Nick Kellington Interview – Bistan

I was recently fortunate enough to be able to interview the one and only Nick Kellington.  Nick is an actor who has worked on several big name productions such as Teletubbies, In The Night Garden, The Muppets and has now entered into the world of Star Wars. Over the last two years, he has played […]

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Scott Richardson Interview – Quiggold

Quiggold was a male Gabdorin pirate and the first mate of Captain Sidon Ithano’s crew in the Outer Rim in the decades after the Galactic Civil War. Assisting Ithano in the hunt for a possible lost shipment of kyber crystals meant for Count Dooku, Quiggold and the rest of the crew ended up finding a clone trooper frozen in stasis named Kix and locations to long-forgotten former Separatist bases. He would also accompany Captain Ithano on […]

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Paul Warren Interview – Varmik

Paul Warren is an actor known for playing characters in prosthetic makeup and creature suits in such films as Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Guardians of the Galaxy, Thor: The Dark World, Clash of the Titans and World War Z. Paul was the man behind Varmik in The Force Awakens […]

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Who’s Who in the Star Wars Universe – Shaak Ti

“Thank you for believing in me, General.” “It is not a matter of belief, Fives. It is simply the right thing to do.” ―Fives and Shaak Ti Shaak Ti was a female Togruta Jedi Master and member of the Jedi Council who served the Jedi Order in the waning years of the Galactic Republic. During the three-year conflict of the Clone Wars, she took the rank […]

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Who’s Who in the Star Wars Universe – Ki-Adi-Mundi

“He is a political idealist, not a murderer.“ ―Ki-Adi-Mundi, to Padme Amidala, about Count Dooku Ki-Adi-Mundi, a Force-sensitive Cerean male, was a Jedi Master and member of the Jedi High Council during the last years of the Galactic Republic. By the time of the Clone Wars, Mundi became a Jedi General of the Grand Army of the Republic. Like his Jedi colleagues, he led the Republic clone troopers against the Separatist Alliance forces in several battles across the galaxy, […]

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Who’s Who in the Star Wars Universe – Plo Koon

“Sergeant, why are you so certain no one is coming?“ “We’re just clones, sir. We’re meant to be expendable.“ “Not to me.“ ―Plo Koon to Sergeant Sinker Plo Koon was a Kel Dor Jedi Master serving as a member of the Jedi High Council during the last years of the Galactic Republic. He frequently undertook dangerous missions and was also responsible for the discovery […]

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Who’s Who in the Star Wars Universe? – Saesee Tiin

“Wing commanders, form up. We’re going in.“ ―Saesee Tiin during the Battle of Lola Sayu Blockade of Naboo & the Separatist Crisis A male Iktotchi born on the moon Iktotch, Saesee Tiin was eventually promoted to the rank of Jedi Master and appointed to a seat on the Jedi High Council prior to the blockade of Naboo by the Trade Federation. 

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Who’s Who in the Star Wars Universe? – Eeth Koth

Hailing from Nar Shaddaa, a crime-infested moon of the Outer Rim Territories, Eeth Koth was discovered to be Force-sensitive and accepted into the Jedi Order at the age of four. Koth served as a member of the Jedi High Council around the time of the Battle of Naboo in 32 BBY and the reveal of the new Sith presence of Darth Sidious and his apprentice Darth Maul. The Zabrak Jedi Master […]

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Who’s Who in the Star Wars Universe – Adi Gallia

Adi Gallia was a female Tholothian Jedi Master and a General in the Republic Army during the Clone Wars. She also had a seat on the Jedi High Council. During the Clone Wars, Obi-Wan and Anakin tasked Adi with the rescue of Eeth Koth who was held hostage by General Grievous. Adi also assisted Obi-Wan with his investigation of […]

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Who’s Who in the Star Wars Universe? – Barriss Offee

“I’ve learned that ‘trust’ is overrated. The only thing the Jedi Council believes in is violence!“ ―Barriss Offee, expressing her views Barriss Offee was a female Mirialan who trained as a Jedi Padawan under Jedi Master Luminara Unduli during the Clone Wars. At some point, she studied lightsaber techniques with Tutso Mara, and the two grew to become close. Barriss wasn’t a typical padawan, she would […]

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Who’s Who in the Star Wars Universe? – Even Piell

Even Piell was a male Lannik Jedi Master who served on the Jedi Council during the Invasion of Naboo and the Clone Wars. Even Piell was born on Lannik prior to the Clone Wars. He was found as a Force-sensitive and was taken to the Jedi temple where he was trained in the ways of the force. He went on to become a Jedi master […]

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Who’s Who in the Star Wars Universe? – Aayla Secura

Aayla Secura is a Twi’Lek Jedi master most commonly known for serving as a general in the infamous Clone Wars. Aayla Secura was trained as a Jedi Guardian which entailed her having to focus more on her combat skills and becoming an impressively skilled fighter. Secura’s lightsaber skills allowed her to survive the battle of Geonosis, hold […]

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Who’s Who in the Star Wars Universe? – 2-1B

2-1B was a 2-1B surgical droid that was a member of the Alliance to Restore the Republic. Along with FX-7, 2-1B was stationed at Echo Base on Hoth. The droid treated Luke Skywalker with bacta after he had been attacked by a Wampa during ‘Empire Strikes Back’. 2-1B also treated Skywalker after his hand was amputated in a duel with Darth Vader on Bespin.

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Dave Fennoy Interview – Pong Krell

In a recent conversation with Dave Fennoy, I managed to ask him a few questions about his voice over work, in particular, his role as Jedi Pong Krell in the Clone Wars: Animated  Series. “I will not be undermined by creatures bred in some laboratory!“―Pong Krell Pong Krell, a Force-sensitive Besalisk male, was a Jedi […]

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Meet the Habitants of Ahch-To.

As the Force Awakens drew to a close, Rey, Chewbacca and R2-D2 travelled towards the island of Ahch-To. The final moments of the film see Rey and Luke coming face to face as Rey offers forward Luke’s lightsaber, and although the island seems very deserted, Luke isn’t the only occupant on the island.

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Is Mace Windu, Supreme Leader Snoke?

With the release of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens in 2015, and the introduction of new characters such as Rey, Finn, Poe, Kylo Ren and Supreme Leader Snoke amongst several others, there has been a lot of speculation as to what the backstories of these characters are. 

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Who’s Who in the Star Wars Universe – Ree Yees

Ree-Yees was a male Gran criminal from Kinyen who suffered from a recessive genetic mutation, uncommon among Gran, which caused his hands to be deformed. Ree-Yees enjoyed visiting other planets via Star Tours and often brought his custom three-eyed cameras to take pictures, despite flash photography not being allowed.

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Bail Organa Set To Cameo In Rogue One!

The character of Bail Organa, as played by Jimmy Smits, recently confirmed that the character will be making a cameo in Rogue One. Bail Organa first appeared in the Star Wars prequel trilogy during Episode II: Attack of the Clones, as well as making an appearance in Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. The character has […]

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What do the different colours lightsabers represent?

As a Star Wars fan, one thing I have always been curious about is why there are so many different colour lightsabers, but after a bit of research it has all become clear. Lightsabers themselves are powered by crystals in which the Jedi and Sith shape the crystals themselves to make their own weapon. As […]

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Meet Star Wars: Rogue One’s new cast.

With Star Wars: Rogue One edging closer to its official release, it’s time to get to grips with the new cast and their roles in the film. The main character in Rogue One is Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones). Jyn Erso has been alone from the age of 15, and during her time, has established necessary fighting skills […]

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Star Wars: Rogue One casts 3 new characters!

With Star Wars Celebration 2016 over and San Diego Comic Con currently taking place, there hasn’t been a shortage of news regarding Star Wars: Rogue One.  One of the main reveals is the addition of 3 new interesting characters, characters who could prove to be very important in the near future.

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