Episode 38 :: Han Solo and the Kingdom of the Crystal Porg

Released Friday, 20th October 2017
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The suspicious shakeups in the Star Wars Universe keep on coming! In this episode we discuss Colin Trevorrow being booted off Episode IX and the return of JJ Abrams. Along with this more-publicized director change is a promising switch of writers and the reoccurring suggestion that this pivotal film is even more serious than we know - wrapping not just this new trilogy, but uniting and concluding this trilogy of trilogies. Cap, Matt, and Doug also recap all the social media teases spinning out of the newly minted Solo - A Star Wars Story. Yeah, we don't love the title, so we made up some of our own. This summer, Ron Howard has been busy reshooting more of the film than expected. We discuss the cast that's been added and dropped, the major expanded universe surprises, and more. Plus, the first big batch of Last Jedi rumors (safely shielded behind our spoiler-proof blast doors) and new interpretations of the mystery presented by the looming Obi-Wan Kenobi film. For links and more info, head to the main episode page: https://nerdyshow.com/2017/10/state-of-the-empire-…

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huduvudu reviewed this episode on Jan 30th, 2018
"My only go-to Star Wars podcast series. Join the hosts of the show as they follow up-to-date Star Wars details, anything from films to merchandise, hear their speculations and reactions to content, and for spoiler-sensitive content, check behind the blast doors. You may get a terrible Star Wars joke out of it, as well. Of note are two segments related to properties intricately tied into Star Wars as a franchise: Willow Watch and Indy Inquiry."

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