The Star Wars News Roundup – 8.22.14


The purpose of this roundup is to put the highlights of all things Star Wars from the last week in one location. If you read this each week, you should be able to converse fluently with any Star Wars fan on everything from the latest Star Wars: Episode VII developments to the latest toys. And maybe you’ll even share with them something that they might have missed.

Let’s get to it!

Episode VII News and Rumors

This past week a metric Hutt-load of spoiler rumors hit all at once in an unprecedented flurry. Below are the highlights which you can click if you want to know more. There’s also an interesting confirmation / debunking article. Check ’em out and comment below.


Star Wars: Episode VII – AUDITIONS

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (J.J. Abrams)

Steven Spielberg Accepts The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge From Oprah Winfrey

Gareth Edwards Accepts the Ice Bucket Challenge

Episode VIII News and Rumors

Girls In Hoodies with Rian Johnson 8/14/14 | Grantland Podcasts


Star Wars Rebels: “Art Attack” Short

Star Wars Rebels: Zeb

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Star Wars Rebels: Fight

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There was also a questionable rumor about the original, un-altered films being released on Blu-ray. It’s not quite believable for a whole host of reasons, but here’s the original article for reference.

Around The Web

Sylvester Stallone talks his Star Wars Audition

Jaime King Is OBSESSED With Star Wars

Harmy’s Star Wars: Despecialized Edition v2.5 – Video Sources Documentary


Video Games

Books and Comics