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It’s a Big (Expanded) Universe – A Fangirl’s Thoughts on Where to Start


It’s a Big (Expanded) Universe – A Fangirl’s Thoughts on Where to Start

Tricia Barr discusses gateway books for those interested in starting to explore the Star Wars Expanded Universe novels.

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Stories from a Certain Point of View


Stories from a Certain Point of View

The Hunger Games trilogy approaches storytelling from a different point of view than Star Wars, yet has managed to resonate with fans in a similar way. Tricia Barr shares how the Star Wars Expanded Universe taught her to appreciate the intricacies of point of view in storytelling.

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You Cast ‘Star Wars: Heir to the Empire:’ Tight Races Lead to Extended Polling


You Cast ‘Star Wars: Heir to the Empire:’ Tight Races Lead to Extended Polling

Suvudu’s You Cast Star Wars: Heir to the Empire polls closed in the wee hours of Thursday morning for tabulation. After examining several of these heated races, our Suvudu.com election commissioner declared them too close to call. After consultation with his colleagues, the commissioner has issued a directive that the polls will remain open until [...]

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You Cast ‘Star Wars: Heir to the Empire’: We’re Extending the Vote!


You Cast ‘Star Wars: Heir to the Empire’: We’re Extending the Vote!

Hey folks, we’ve got some really tight races in our You Cast Star Wars: Heir to the Empire event, so in the interest of giving equal time to all of the characters, we’re going to extend the voting period until Friday, September 23, 2011. We’ll announce our final cast on the following Monday. See you then!

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You Cast ‘Star Wars: Heir to the Empire’ Round Nine: Leia Organa Solo


You Cast ‘Star Wars: Heir to the Empire’ Round Nine: Leia Organa Solo

Fans would love to see an Heir to the Empire movie, and we would too! To celebrate the 20th anniversary edition of Heir to the Empire, we’re going to indulge in a little game of what-if, and we’d like for you to play along. We thought it would be fun to try to cast each of the book’s major roles, and after a little email brainstorming, we came up with a list of likely candidates to portray the key characters. We’d like our readers to help narrow them down and cast the movie.

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‘Star Wars’ Stand Up To Cancer Video


With all the fun that we’ve had picking out a cast for Timothy Zahn’s Star Wars: Heir to the Empire, I felt obliged to share this short Star Wars-themed spot for Stand Up To Cancer, an excellent organization raising funds for cancer research. I have to say that while I’ve never considered Emma Stone as [...]

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You Cast ‘Star Wars: Heir to the Empire’ Round Seven: Grand Admiral Mitth’raw’nuruodo (’Thrawn’)


You Cast ‘Star Wars: Heir to the Empire’ Round Seven: Grand Admiral Mitth’raw’nuruodo (’Thrawn’)

Fans would love to see an Heir to the Empire movie, and we would too! To celebrate the 20th anniversary edition of Heir to the Empire, we’re going to indulge in a little game of what-if, and we’d like for you to play along. We thought it would be fun to try to cast each of the book’s major roles, and after a little email brainstorming, we came up with a list of likely candidates to portray the key characters. We’d like our readers to help narrow them down and cast the movie.

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Entertainment Weekly Praises Zahn’s ‘Heir to the Empire’


Entertainment Weekly Praises Zahn’s ‘Heir to the Empire’

Star Wars fans should check out a great article at EW.com praising Timothy Zahn’s Star Wars: Heir to the Empire. Check out what reporter Christian Blauvelt had to say about Thrawn:
“Unlike Vader and Palpatine, Thrawn was no Manichaean symbol of evil, but an incredibly charismatic and even sympathetic foe—Erwin Rommel crossed with Sherlock Holmes—but just [...]

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You Cast ‘Star Wars: Heir to the Empire’ Round Six: Lando Calrissian


You Cast ‘Star Wars: Heir to the Empire’ Round Six: Lando Calrissian

Fans would love to see an Heir to the Empire movie, and we would too! To celebrate the 20th anniversary edition of Heir to the Empire, we’re going to indulge in a little game of what-if, and we’d like for you to play along. We thought it would be fun to try to cast each of the book’s major roles, and after a little email brainstorming, we came up with a list of likely candidates to portray the key characters. We’d like our readers to help narrow them down and cast the movie.

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You Cast ‘Star Wars: Heir to the Empire’ Round Five: Mara Jade


You Cast ‘Star Wars: Heir to the Empire’ Round Five: Mara Jade

Fans would love to see an Heir to the Empire movie, and we would too! To celebrate the 20th anniversary edition of Heir to the Empire, we’re going to indulge in a little game of what-if, and we’d like for you to play along. We thought it would be fun to try to cast each of the book’s major roles, and after a little email brainstorming, we came up with a list of likely candidates to portray the key characters. We’d like our readers to help narrow them down and cast the movie.

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