The Cantina Cast: Star Wars VIII News, Character Dissections and Scene Analysis
It's the time of the week again. Mike and Joao bring you all the latest in the Star Wars universe.

In this episode:
  • Battlefront Death Star Trailer
  • New composer for Rogue One?
  • Is this a little late in the game for a new composer?
  • Adam Driver discusses the tone for Episode VIII with Collider
  • Cantina Patrons (Listener feedback)
  • Do all force wielders have the same potential to turn to the dark side?
  • Did Lucasfilm make the right choice in making Kylo Ren the child of Han and Leia?
  • How does the Force Awakens (sequel trilogy) compare with the Arthurian legend
  • Joseph Campbell quotes

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Mike and Joao bring Bradley and Kyle from the Ministry of Cinema on the podcast this week to talk about the Prequels Strikes Back documentary.
 
In this episode:
  • Rogue One box office predictions
  • Interview with Bradley Weatherholt & Kyle Brodeur
  • Mike and Joao give their review of the Prequels Strikes Back: A Fan's Journey documentary
If you would like to know more about the Prequels Strikes Back: A Fan's Journey documentary or the Ministry of Cinema, please visit their site www.prequelsstrikeback.com or www.ministryofcinema.com. If you have any questions or comments for the podcast, send them to feedback@thecantinacast.com. Please rate, review and subscribe on iTunes. Thank you for listening and be sure to check out our new web site www.thecantinacast.com and our friends over at MakingStarWars.net

 

 

Direct download: Episode143.mp3
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After a rough week in their personal lives the guys jump behind the Mics and forget about real life for an hour
 
In this episode:

 

  • Disney shows of the good for Force Friday/Rogue Friday
  • What merchandise caught the guys attention?
  • Star Wars Rebels character descriptions
  • Will Rebels make it to a 5th season speculation
  • Rebels season 3 "Enter Thrawn" trailer
  • Could Maul be considered a Rebel?
  • Mark Hamill shaves his beard and the episode VIII & IX rumors start
  • Ian McDiarmid will not be in Rogue One
  • Rogue One's new Astromech droid is reveled
  • Star Wars Catalyst novel synopsis
  • ***Episode VIII speculation*** (potential spoilers)
  • More The Force Awakens quotes

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Direct download: Episode142.mp3
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After an unexpected week off due to technical difficulties. Mike and Joao are back at it.
 
In this episode:

  • Star Wars Battlefront Death Star DLC news
  • Rogue One international trailer analysis
  • Could Episode VIII's release date be moved up to May 2017?
  • Gareth Edwards talks to Empire Magazine
  • Joao's Episode VIII's crawl theory
  • The Return of the Quotes (an old segment the guys haven't done since 2014)

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Direct download: Episode141.mp3
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It's that time of the week, Mike and Joao go over all the latest news and much, much more.

In this episode:

  • The Force Awakens comes home to 3D
  • Casting news for the Young Lando Calrissian (Han Solo Standalone)
  • Rio Olympics Rogue One Trailer breakdown
  • Main Topic: Joseph Campbell  "All deeds have good and evil results", Leaning towards the light and artificial division

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Direct download: Episode140.mp3
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Joao makes his triumphant return to the podcast and joins mike in doing what they're known for breaking down the holy saga.
 
In this episode:
  • Riz Ahmed confirms re-shoots are completed
  • Rogue One's first TV spot
  • Jimmy Smits confirms his role in Rogue One
  • Jennifer Muro is working on a new Lucasfilm project
  • ABC in talks with Lucasfilm for a live action TV series
  • Mike and Joao's thoughts on a possibility of a Knights of Ren stand alone
  • Min topic: Breakdown of the Separatists, Rebel Alliance and The First Order (who side is right)

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Direct download: Episode139.mp3
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Mike is back with a break down of all things Star Wars: Rebels from celebration Europe.
 
In this Episode:
  • Cantina Cast News
  • Is Gallius Rax Snoke?
  • Star Wars: Rebels panel from celebration Europe
  • Star Wars: Rebels trailer break down
  • Grand Admiral Thrawn discussion
  • Grand Admiral Thrawn gets his own novel
  • Mike asks Star Wars EU fans to relax

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Direct download: Episode138.mp3
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After a few weeks of vacation Mike is back to talk all thing Rogue One.

 In this episode:

 

  • A new Cantina Cast web site (www.theCantinaCast.Com)
  • Episode VIII is done filming
  • Alden Ehrenreich is officially playing the Young Han Solo
  • Rogue One books
  • Costumes from Rogue One reveled at San Diego Comic Con and Celebration Europe
  •  Two new Rogue One characters announced
  • To scroll or not to scroll, will Rogue One have a scroll or not?
  • Rogue One Celebration Europe panel highlights
  • Rogue One Sizzle Reel breakdown

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The dust has settled on the recent Rogue One news and in this episode (as you guessed by the title) Mike introduces us to Saw Gerrera.

In this episode:

  • Mace Windu alive?
  • Star Wars Rebels produce comments on animated characters to appear in future films
  • Where did Saw Gerrera originate from?
  • Saw Gerrera in the Clone Wars Onderon Arc
  • Canon mentions of Saw Gerrera
  • Saw isn't the first to make the jump from animated cell to live action
  • Why his jump is important now
  • Who would Mike like to see make the jump to live action
  • Saw Gerrera mini character dissection (What we currently know)

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What a week of news, Mike gives his reactions to the Entertainment Weekly Rogue One articles.

In this episode:

  • Rogue One character descriptions
  • Darth Vader returns...a little bit
  • Rogue One image breakdowns
  • More on the Rogue One Re-Shoots
  • Mon Mothma to have a bigger role in Rogue One

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Direct download: Episode135.mp3
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