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In today’s edition of Star Wars Bits:

  • Our own Peter Sciretta stops by the Collider Jedi Council.
  • Ahsoka Tano is getting a novel to explain where she went for thirty years.
  • Star Wars Rebels executive producer Dave Filoni answers some burning questions.
  • Sabine Wren will have more to do in Star Wars Rebels season three.
  • Read an excerpt from Star Wars: Aftermath – Life Debt.
  • Walt Disney World teases its new Star Wars-themed half marathon.
  • A look at the industry of creating cool lightsaber props for fans.
  • And more!

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In today’s edition of Star Wars Bits:

  • Ewan McGregor chats about the possibility of an Obi-Wan Kenobi movie.
  • Billy Dee Williams is set to return to Star Wars Rebels.
  • A not-so-beloved Star Wars character makes a bizarre cameo.
  • Gary Whitta is working on another episode of Star Wars Rebels.
  • The strange origins of “nerf herder.”
  • Yes, Knights of the Old Republic did inspire something in Star Wars Rebels.
  • A Star Wars-themed motorcycle, complete with lightsaber holster.
  • An extended look at the DLC for Star Wars Battlefront.

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Star Wars Rebels season 2 finale

Now that you’ve seen the Star Wars Rebels season two finale “Twilight of the Apprentice”, you’re probably wondering what the heck happened. I was at the premiere of the finale and Star Wars Rebels executive producers Dave Filoni and Simon Kinberg were on hand to answer questions after the screening. Hit the jump to find out what they said regarding the epic ending and your other Star Wars Rebels season 2 finale questions.

Obviously, spoilers for the season 2 finale of Star Wars Rebels follow.

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Earlier today we told you how a character created for the Star Wars animated series may have already appeared in one of the original trilogy films. Well, that’s not the only bit of Star Wars canon retcon we have for you today. Did you know that we already saw The Grand Inquisitor during The Clone Wars?

During the first season of Star Wars Rebels, the Grand Inquisitor was tasked by Darth Vader with taking out the possible Jedi in our hero’s rebel faction. We never got to find out the backstory of the Grand Inquisitor, but his appearance in an episode of Star Wars Rebels season two got some fans wondering about his origins. And as it turns out, show runner Dave Filoni confirms that we’ve seen the Grand Inquisitor before. Learn the details of The Grand Inquisitor’s backstory after the jump.

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When Disney bought Lucasfilm and unified Star Wars canon across all storytelling mediums, it created the possibility of characters introduced in the books, televisions shows and video games crossing over into the live-action big screen movies. And Star Wars Rebels producers Simon Kinberg and Dave Filoni have both expressed interest in that possibility in previous interviews. But it turns out that one of the characters created for the Star Wars animated series might have already appeared in a live-action Star Wars film. Filoni talked about the possibility at the world premiere of the Star Wars Rebels season two finale (no spoilers for that episode, I promise). Learn the details after the jump.

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What? The official announcement that Star Wars: Episode 8 has begun filming wasn’t enough for you? Okay. Fine. Sheesh. Here’s some more Star Wars Bits. In today’s edition:

  • A possible date for the next Force Friday event.
  • The latest round of awards for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
  • A seriously intense study of the Star Wars expanded universe.
  • Jacob Tremblay wants to be in a Star Wars movie, thank you very much.
  • The coolest Star Wars drone yet.
  • A Star Wars: The Clone Wars veteran joins Star Wars Rebels.
  • A new look at LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
  • The long-lost identity of the actor who played Boshek.
  • Rey in finally on the way to Star Wars Monopoly.
  • The highlight of the latest issue of Marvel’s Darth Vader.
  • A Star Wars/Mario Kart mash-up, just in case that’s your thing.
  • A Star Wars Rebels/Firefly mash-up, just in case that’s your thing.
  • And more!

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Welcome back to Star Wars Bits, your regular catch-all for anything and everything Star Wars. In today’s edition:

  • A fascinating profile of Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy.
  • Star Wars is getting its own EDM soundtrack for some reason.
  • Professional artists reimagine Star Wars with stunning art.
  • Gaze upon the greatest Star Wars mobile game never made.
  • And look at the latest preview for Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes.
  • Star Wars Rebels may have an hour-long season finale.
  • And more!

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Welcome back to Star Wars Bits, your regular source of delicious, bite-sized, and surprisingly healthy bits of Star Wars news. In today’s edition:

  • Star Wars Rebels brings back a fan-favorite character.
  • Disney Cruise Lines previews its Star Wars day.
  • An extended preview of Star Wars: Rebellion.
  • A close examination of the various divisions of the clone army.
  • Look into the future of Star Wars video games.
  • Preview the newest edition of the Star Wars Character Encyclopedia.

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You may have noticed that Rogue One news stories are becoming common enough that we’ve had to spin them off into their own separate series. Does that mean Star Wars Bits is any less crammed full of cool stuff? Nah. In today’s edition:

  • Star Wars: Episode 8 heads to a familiar location.
  • Two potential Han Solo actors speak out.
  • Harrison Ford will introduce Star Wars Land on television.
  • A clip from the next episode of Star Wars Rebels.
  • An official update on the latest Star Wars trading cards.
  • Star Wars: Battlefront gets new updates.
  • A smorgasbord of great Star Wars art that you can buy right now.

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