Takei Lends Voice to “Clone Wars”


Actor George Takei will lend his voice talent on this Friday’s episode of “Star Wars: Clone Wars,” according to Newsarama. Takei, who is best known for his role as Hikaru Sulu on “Star Trek” will provide the voice for a new villian, Lok Durd.  Takei has done extensive voiceover work the past several years, including […]

Slice of SciFi #191: Interview with Ashley Eckstein (Star Wars: The Clone Wars)


Interview: This week, we talk to Ashley Eckenstein, the voice of Ahsoka Tano on Cartoon Network’s “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.” Ashley may be familiar to some of our younger listeners (and our listeners with young children) as Muffy from Disney Channel’s “That So Raven.” Ashley talks about playing the padawan of Anakin Skywalker on “Clone Wars.”

“Star Wars” Flash Drives


Looking for the perfect gift for the “Star Wars” fan on your holiday list?  How about a flash drive that looks like their favorite character from the original trilogy? Mimoco has a series of flashdrives, decorated to look like characters from the “Star Wars” universe, including Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia and C3-PO. Quantities are […]

Upcoming “Star Wars” Book Details

Earlier this week, we brought you the news  that LucasFilm Limited and Del Rey books signed a new deal to publish 45 more “Star Wars” universe titles over the next several years. At the time, the only information given was about a new, nine-novel series, “The Fate of the Jedi.” Now, LucasFilm Limited editor Sue […]

Create your own Death Star pumpkin

How can you make your house the most feared on the block this Halloween? Why not carve your pumpkin to look like the Empires’ ultimate weapon, the Death Star? Full details on how select, carve and display your own Death Star are included at Noel’s Pumpkin Carving Archive. Darth Vader and a ton of expendible […]

Could “Force Unleashed” be coming to a theater near you?


The latest “Star Wars” tie-in videogame “The Force Unleashed” has been heating up the sales chart across several content outlets this summer, leading to speculation that George Lucas might consider adapting the storyline for the big-screen in the near future. The game sold a million units in its first five days on the market, has […]

Get Darth Vader for a Mere $18K

A few months ago, employees entering the lobby of Lucasfilm’s Building A at the Presidio were greeted by a new member of the campus’ growing family of bronze statues… Darth Vader. Fans can now buy this very limited edition piece of art standing nearly four feet tall and weighing a whopping 150 pounds! Of course, […]

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

“Star Wars: The Force Unleashed” is a new combination LucasArts video game, novel from Del Rey Books, a graphic novel from Dark Horse Comics and merchandizing action figure/toys tie-in with Lego and Hasbro. The game will be available on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS, as well as, second-generation N-Gage, iPhone, […]

Fan-Built, Working Landspeeder

A fan of George Lucas’ Star Wars universe named Daniel Deutsch decided he could make his own piece of Star Wars coolness and has built a working, electric landspeeder, the same kind used by Luke Skywalker on Tatooine. The only difference, unlike the one from the set, this one works in the real world without […]