Podcast Stardust #124: The Mandalorian Publishing Initiative

by Podcast Stardust

News of a publishing initiative tied to The Mandalorian dominates this week’s Star Wars news. Plus, Spider-Man had never seen The Empire Strikes Back.

The Rise of Skywalker left theaters months ago and is now available on Blu Ray and streaming (including Disney+). It is no longer a new movie, and now that we have seen it multiple times and read the novelization at least once, we are ready for another discussion. How does this movie hold up? Now that it is no longer fresh, how does it compare to the other Star Wars movies? We have plenty to discuss on this episode of Podcast Stardust.

On this fully armed and operational episode, we discuss:

    • Bryce Dallas Howard’s concern about keeping Baby Yoda secret on the set of The Mandalorian,
    • The Mandalorian publishing initiative, the announced books, and the attached authors,
    • The Barnes & Nobles exclusive poster for Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising, and
    • Tom Holland had never seen The Empire Strikes Back before filming Captain America: Civil War.

Thanks for joining us for another episode. Please subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts and spread the word to all of your Star Wars friends. May the Force be with you!

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Podcast Stardust is the fully armed and operational podcast inspired by the code name for the Death Star. Hosted by first-generation Star Wars fans, Dennis Keithly and Jay Krebs, Podcast Stardust endeavors to bring thought provoking discussion on recent Star Wars news on a weekly basis. Between news episodes, Dennis and Jay review the latest episodes from Star Wars television covering everything from ResistanceRebels, and The Clone Wars to The Mandalorian and other live action productions on Disney+. Of course, Podcast Stardust wouldn’t be complete without thematic discussions, top ten lists, and interviews on everything from Star Wars literature, comics, and the films themselves.

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