Disney+ makes some old school Star Wars additions, Benedict Cumberbatch comments on Thrawn, and Rancors and Durge arrive in Star Wars comics in this week’s news.
Just when it looked like there was no Star Wars content coming to Disney+ until May, Star Wars fans were surprised to learn than some old school Star Wars content, some from George Lucas himself, is arriving on the platform in April. Plus, although he didn’t know who Thrawn was before, Benedict Cumberbatch has thoughts on playing the role now that he has been asked. Finally, there is plenty of classic Star Wars goodness coming to Marvel’s Star Wars comics this June. We discuss all this on today’s episode of Podcast Stardust.
On this fully armed and operational podcast, we discuss:
- Ewoks, Tartakovsky’s Clone Wars, and a snippet of the Star Wars Holiday Special coming to Disney+,
- Benedict Cumberbatch comments on his interest, or lack thereof, in playing Thrawn,
- Rancors arrive in The High Republic comics, and
- Durge returns in Doctor Aphra.
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Don’t forget to check out part three our discussion of Rogue One in episode 231.
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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 Resistance, Rebels, 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.