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Sunday, October 26, 2014

Watch Darth Vader's Cameo in 'Star Wars Rebels'



By Dave Bouressa


Following in Disney and Disney XD's footsteps, ABC has recently aired the pilot TV movie for Star Wars Rebels, called "Spark of Rebellion". However, unlike the previous airings on different stations, the ABC airing had a very special feature to it-never before seen footage including the appearance of the Dark Lord of the Sith, Darth Vader, voiced by James Earl Jones. Vader is seen sending the main antagonist of the series, The Inquisitor, on his quest to hunt down any remaining Jedi, including force- sensitive children.


The critically-acclaimed epic adventure Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion will air on ABC 
on Sunday, October 26 (7:00 p.m. ET/PT). Executive producer Dave Filoni states, “We wanted to do something special for the ABC broadcast. We’ve added a scene which gives audiences insight into the Inquisitor and includes a cameo by Darth Vader voiced by thedistinguished actor James Earl Jones.”
-Starwars.com

Check out the special scene below.



This scene changes the entire tone of not only the series premiere, but the series as a whole, as we get a look into The Inquisitor's tasks of hunting down Jedi children and their masters, while transitioning into said Jedi child and future master, as opposed to simply starting us off with characters we have never met before, while also giving us an establishing villain with some real meaning as opposed to ending the movie on a cliff hanger ending with a character with unknown motives. The timing of this scene could not be better as The Inquisitor makes his official episodic premiere on the next episode of Star Wars Rebels this Monday on Disney XD.


Star Wars Rebels airs on 8pm EST on Mondays, only on Disney XD


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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Full Trailer Leaks Online


By Dave Bouressa


After stating that the first ever trailer for Avengers 2: Age of Ultron would premiere alongside next week's episode of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, Marvel fans went full on nerd. However, the trailer has leaked online a week early and revealed our first in-depth look at what we are to expect next May, including the teased "Hulkbuster" Iron Man suit which is, of course, designed to do just that-bust the Hulk, and boy, do we get a nice taste at that fight...

UPDATEMarvel has caught wind of the leak and decided to release the official version. Check it out below!






Check it out while you can, because who knows how long the trailer will remain up. Marvel tends to have a lock-down on things like this and tends to wipe them out fairly early on.


Marvel's The Avengers: Age of Ultron comes out May 1st, 2015

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Large Amount of "Star Wars Episode VII" Concept Art Leaked Online



By Dave Bouressa

The mystery surrounding the latest installment in the Star Wars saga seems to be virtually non-existant, with new set pictures "leaked" and teasers from director J.J. Abrams hitting the internet every other week.

Apparently, that time of the week has come again, because another "leak" has recently hit the online community, unleashing a large bundle of supposed concept art for the new film, including a crashed TIE fighter, the rumored "Chrome-trooper", Chewbacca with a robotic arm, and the supposed villain eyeing over Vader's helmet.

Check out the pics below, and click on them to enlarge them for more detail.

*MAJOR SPOILER WARNING*
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Whether or not these have been intentionally "leaked" by Abrams and his team, or Lucasfilm itself is still to be determined, but this is no small bundle, so if this has indeed been released by accident, no doubt that Lucasfilm is going to have some heads on the chopping block.


Star Wars Episode VII comes out on December 18th, 2015 and stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnal Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker.



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Thursday, October 9, 2014

Darth Vader to Appear on ABC Premiere of "Star Wars: Rebels"


By Dave Bouressa


After Disney premiered its television movie, Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion to kick off its new show on Disney XD, ABC (who is also owned by the Disney corporation) is going to premiere the television movie as well. However, the ABC version will have a bit of a kick to it, introducing the presence of the Dark Lord of the Sith, Darth Vader.

This had previously been sheer rumor, but Starwars.com had this to say:


The critically-acclaimed epic adventure Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion will air on ABC 
on Sunday, October 26 (7:00 p.m. ET/PT). Executive producer Dave Filoni states, “We 
wanted to do something special for the ABC broadcast. We’ve added a scene which gives 
audiences insight into the Inquisitor and includes a cameo by Darth Vader voiced by the
distinguished actor James Earl Jones.”
The television movie Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion delivered 6.5-million viewers in its 
premieres on Disney Channel and Disney XD around the world including the U.S. and 16 
markets in Europe, Middle East and Africa and Canada.  The Star Wars Rebels weekly series 
on Disney XD (Mondays 9:00 p.m. ET/PT), has been renewed for a second season.
As cool as this news is, there is a bit of spite to this...

The news of this was not released until after what can be assumed as hundreds of thousands of people had already purchased the television movie on iTunes and the DVD-which was shown without the scene. From a marketing standpoint, this only makes sense, but it doesn't deter from the shadiness of it. No doubt there will be another version released for retail that will cost audiences another lump of cash for a single scene.

Since the Disney buyout of Lucasfilm, the Star Wars community has been shaky on what Disney would be doing with the franchise, and although Star Wars Rebels seems to be kicking off to a decent start, the processes behind it are certainly a slight cause for concern. 

Either way, Star Wars Rebels is certainly a series to check out, bringing back the feel of the 1977 Original Trilogy in a bold new way.




Star Wars Rebels will kick off its first official episode, "Droids in Distress", on Disney XD on October 13th, and the ABC version of "Spark of Rebellion" featuring Darth Vader will air on October 26th at 7pm EST.




Saturday, October 4, 2014

Robert Downy Jr Interested in Iron Man 4...If Mel Gibson Directs


By Dave Bouressa


In a startling move, Robert Downy Jr. has recently been in the headlines due to his latest statements about his involvement in the possible fourth installment in the Iron Man franchise. When asked about Mel Gibson's "comeback" in hollywood, in an interview with Deadline, Downy had this to say...



DOWNEY: Well, first off, he has changed so much. Nobody should make a case for somebody who just wants forgiveness but hasn’t changed, but he’s a fundamentally different guy. I think it was just the very worst aspects of somebody’s psyche being treated as though they were the blanket statement about a person. But honestly we are talking about a competitive business and it all comes down to this: because he is so gifted as a story teller and a director, I don’t know that he requires some sort of mass forgiveness. He has changed, but at the same time he’s still Mel. He and I are so similar in so many ways. He really, honestly is the first to admit his character defects and also is just a great, great collaborative guy. I always say too that if you want to judge a man or a woman then look at their kids. He has the healthiest, happiest, most productive kids you could ever meet or know, and I’m fortunate to be friendly with several of them. He did a lot right, and there’s stuff he taught me about parenting that didn’t sink in at the time but have proven to be true. We’re writing this thing right now, Yucatan
DEADLINE: That’s the project Steve McQueen developed for himself.
DOWNEY: Yes, and I’m like, God, if I could find a part for Mel. But he also likes to do his own thing and sometimes he goes out of his way to do the unexpected. Sometimes with these things, it becomes a matter of time, and is seems like it’s getting a little bit old to hold a grudge.
DEADLINE: True, but the year he made Apocalypto, I didn’t see a better movie and he was ignored and hasn’t directed since. Marvel badly wants Iron Man 4 and you’ve said you aren’t doing it. How about the idea you’ll do that movie if Mel directs it?
DOWNEY: Correct.
DEADLINE: Is that our headline?
DOWNEY: Why not? That movie would be bananas.

Whether or not Downy said this out of a joke, as a serious declaration of "I will only do it if..." or just as a statement thrown in the air with no real meaning behind it is unknown, but as any celebrity knows, if you say something and it goes on the internet, people will take it seriously. However, back in January, it was reported that Downy wanted Gibson to take part in Avengers: Age of Ultron, but this proposal was rejected.




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