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Author: Pete Fletzer

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Around the Galaxy is the one hour, one guest, Star Wars fan talkshow. Every week, Pete Fletzer brings you conversations with authors, personalities, actors, creators and super fans talking about their Star Wars journey ... and what the saga means to them.
141 Episodes
This week in #StarWars news: Potential confirmation from Rosario Dawson on live action actors for #Thrawn and Ezra, proof of Inquisitors on the set of #Kenobi and Lucasfilm hires a deepfake YouTuber.Inquisitors:
Stephen Kent hosts Right Now, a conservative & libertarian YouTube show on the Rightly network and the popular Star Wars & politics podcast, Beltway Banthas. He has helmed more than 170 episodes of this unique program. Oddly enough, his path to traditional media ran through podcasting first. Beltway Banthas became such a success it launched Kent into public speaking, fan conventions and political events, then on to TV news as a commentator. He has a book coming out in October called "How the Force Can Fix the World." (order now: this episode Stephen and Pete discuss how to have a conversation about Star Wars when you are on opposing sides of the political aisle. We learn his Star Wars journey and discuss the responsibilities of social media, youtubers and entertainment journalists.
This week in #StarWars news: #News on live action actors for #Thrawn and Ezra, #Disney unveils a poster for Galactic Resort, Lego and Hasbro drop new products and wave 3 of the #HighRepublic is announced.Cinelinx Kenobi Story: and Thrawn: Republic panel:
We had so much fun with Adam, we wanted to share the 10 questions segment in this bonus episode.Adam Christopher is a writer who has written short stories for both Star Wars "From A Certain Point of View" books (The Empire Strikes Back and A New Hope) as well as tie-in novels for Stranger Things, Elementary and the Dishonored video game series. He has written his own original novel series called Ray Electromatic Mysteries. Join us as we learn his Star Wars journey, understand his approach to tie-ins vs original works and discuss the power of the
Adam Christopher is a writer who has written short stories for both Star Wars "From A Certain Point of View" books (The Empire Strikes Back and A New Hope) as well as tie-in novels for Stranger Things, Elementary and the Dishonored video game series. He has written his own original novel series called Ray Electromatic Mysteries. Join us as we learn his Star Wars journey, understand his approach to tie-ins vs original works and discuss the power of the
This week in #StarWars news: a major #Kenobi leak and #rumor, the #Mandalorian gets a load of #Emmy nominations and #Lego delivers what the fans want.Cinelinx Kenobi Story: Gunship:
Peter Townley was the original host of Lucasfilm's YouTube show, The Star Wars Show. A weekly news and sketch show, Peter and co-host Andi Gutierrez did the show together starting in 2016. In this episode we discuss his time on the show, growing up a #StarWars fan in California and some interesting takes on The Phantom
This week in #StarWars news looks Star Wars Visions, the directors of Book of Boba Fett and the inside scoop on Zack Snyder's sci-fi epic.Order Ronin: Book of Boba: Snyder: Wars Visions: Daniel Jose Older’s book: Cavan Scott’s book:
Tom Spina is the founder of Regal Robot and a preeminent prop restoration expert. He's worked on bringing many Star Wars props back to life and has created original work for Lucasfilm commercials and television productions. Regal Robot, Inc. creates highly themed furniture, art, decor and collectibles in new and exciting ways. They produce both products and, in Regal Robot Custom Studio, they take on private commissions, creating unique items, tailor-made to suit an individual customers’ needs, style and space.In addition to working in broad themes, offer a line of classic, authentic Star Wars™ creations and one of a kind custom services to fans of these amazing films!
This week in #StarWars news looks at a controversy over the #SlaveI name missing from a #Lego set, the #HighRepublic releases new books and #RogueSquadron gets a writer.Daytime Emmy noms for CloneWars: Squadron has a writer: Republic books: Republic Game info:
Zi Xu is best known to Star Wars fans for her work on the May the Fourth Disney Plus mural that adorned the Star Wars channel. In this episode we learn her art journey, hear about the process for some of her bigger name clients and get the inside scoop on working for Disney and Lucasfilm on the piece she created seen around the world.Buy the mural: the artist: Xu is an illustrator and cover artist who graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art with a B.F.A. in Illustration and Art History in 2018. Since then, Zi has worked with a variety of clients around the globe, creating everything from official posters and cover art for films and comics to concept art and matte paintings for games and production studios.Some of her numerous clients include Adobe, Black Dragon Press, Bottleneck Gallery, Camp, DC Comics, Disney, Gallery1988, Hank Green, Hero Complex Gallery, Lucasfilm, Metallica, Mondo, Nakatomi Inc., Perfect Garbage Studios, Psyop, Spoke Art, and Warner Brothers.Her art has also been recognized by Spectrum, ImagineFX, Society of Illustrators, 3x3, Creative Quarterly, and CMYK.Besides drawing, you can find her indulging in old movies, Soviet rock, and true crime documentaries.
This week in #StarWars #news Emelia Clarke talks #MakeSolo2Happen, Leslye Headland talks about her writers room for The #Acolye, #Durge returns plus this week's #BadBatch recap.Clarke: Durge:
Author, producer, writer, showrunner, former editor-in-chief, entrepreneur and Star Trek expert, Mark A. Altman joins us to talk about his new unauthorized complete history of Star Wars. Order his book: Kickstarter: IMDB: MARK A. ALTMAN is a television and motion picture writer/producer/director who is the showrunner/executive producer of the new sci-fi adventure series, Pandora, airing on the CW and distributed by Sony Pictures Television. He was previously the Co-Executive Producer of TNT's hit series, The Librarians. Other TV credits include TNT's Agent X, ABC's Castle and USA's Necessary Roughness.In addition, Altman (along with writing partner Steve Kriozere) have sold numerous pilots including to USA Networks and, most recently, developed pilots for Beacon Pictures and Sony Pictures Television. Altman has also produced the $30 million film adaptation of the bestselling video game, DOA: Dead Or Alive (Dimension Films). His first film was the much beloved and award winning, Free Enterprise, starring William Shatner and Eric McCormack, which he wrote and produced and for which he won the WGA Award for Best New Writer at the AFI Los Angeles Film Festival prior to its theatrical release. He is also a producer of the House of the Dead series, based on the videogame from Sega, released by Lionsgate. In addition, he produced James Gunn's superhero satire, The Specials, starring Thomas Haden Church and Rob Lowe.His bestselling two-volume book, The Fifty-Year Mission: The Complete Uncensored, Unauthorized History of Star Trek, was released by St. Martin's Press in Summer 2016 in hardcover to unanimous critical acclaim including raves in The Wall Street Journal, Booklist and Publishers Weekly. His subsequent oral history of Battlestar Galactica, So Say We All, was released in 2018 by Tor Books and a follow-up on the James Bond film series will be released in 2020.Altman is a former entertainment journalist. Altman has contributed to such newspapers and magazines as The Boston Globe, Written By, L'Cinefage, Film Threat, The Guardian, The Boston Edge, Cult TV, and many others, including Cinenfantastique for which he launched their independent film division, CFQ Films, which produced numerous successful genre features.Altman has spoken at numerous industry events and conventions, including ShowBiz Expo as well as the Variety/Final Draft Screenwriters Panel at the Cannes Film Festival. He was a juror at the prestigious Sitges Film Festival in Barcelona, Spain. He has been a frequent guest and panelist at Comic-Con held annually in San Diego, CA and a two-time juror for the Comic-Con Film Festival. In addition to being a graduate of the WGA Showrunners Training Program, he is a member of the Television Academy.
This week in #StarWars news brings us an update on the #Marvel Master Kevin #Feige and his Star Wars project, the animated series #Visions, a quiet vintage show drops on Disney Plus.Waldron: Expo:
Sean Kenin Elias-Reyes is a voice actor who Star Wars fans know as the voice of Sifo Dyas in Dooku: Jedi Lost , Triple Zero from Docrtor Aphra and Jaxxon in Fake it Til You Make It in From a Certain Point of View, The Empire Strikes Back. He is also an onscreen actor and voiceover actor known for Tiny Tom Cruise on Family Guy.Stick around for our new Star Wars news segment at the end of the interview and listen for how you could win a sheet of limited edition Star Wars stamps!www.seankenin.com
Mat is a cohost of the Australian YouTube channel, Blue Bantha Milk Co. On this episode he speaks to Pete about what it's like being a Star Wars fan content
Germain Lussier is an entertainment reporter for IO9 who has covered all your favorite genres. From Star Wars to DC to Marvel and more, Germain has brought you the news. In this episode we talk about his Star Wars journey, the challenges of clickbait and breaking the biggest Star Wars story of 2021: Gina Carano leaving
Kevin Cabral took the web by storm last year with his spot on #impressions of #StarWars characters like Han Solo, #Kylo Ren, Lando Calrissian and Grand Moff Tarkin saying "I love it when you call me seniorita." Join us as we talk to TikTok viral sensation Kevin Cabral. Be a part of the live virtual audience as we get to know his Star Wars journey, and take your "requests" for some
Luthien from Girls With Sabers is a "Reylo," or a Star Wars fan who found romance in The Last Jedi. In this episode we talk about the state of fandom and how being part of a fan segment has evolved. The challenges of toxic fandom and how to have a conversation online with someone you disagree
Join Scott Chernoff and our host, Pete Fletzer, as they explore the mystery of the #Ewok movies. They ask the difficult questions and remember the weird #StarWars is good Star Wars. Scott Chernoff is a writer, editor, and performer who has worked extensively for official Star Wars publications, most notably Star Wars Insider magazine, where he was a writer and Managing Editor. He also wrote regularly for Star Wars Kids and contributed to Star Wars Galaxy Magazine and He is the author of the 2002 book The Stars of Star Wars and has served as an onstage host at three Star Wars Celebrations.Chernoff is also a comedy writer and performer known for his work on Rick and Morty, BoJack Horseman, Hot Streets, Conan, and School of Rock, among others. He is the voice of Gearhead on #RickandMortyFollow Scott on Twitter: @ScottChernoffJoin us:
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