Yesterday I had to thank me lucky charms as I was oh so privileged to interview Jeremy Bulloch, AKA BOBA FETT!!! OMG I was so excited and nervous, who’d think that a small town girl like me one day would be interviewing one of the darkest villians in the galaxy for MTV Geek!!
Jeremy has had quite a career, he started acting on stage at the age of 5 and by 12 years old was doing his first professional acting gig -- a cereal commercial in England, his motherland. He’s also acted in several James Bond films and the original Doctor Who series. He landed the gig as Boba Fett when his half brother, Robert Watts, one of the Star Wars producers, suggested him for the part.
LW: How does it feel being one of the most iconic characters in the Star Wars universe?
JB: It’s very nice when people come up to you and say you’re iconic. To begin with I didn’t know what they were talking about. Then people bow in front of you at these events, but luckily having been around a long time, you take it in stride. It was just a part I played and it became very popular which is very fortunate. Every now and then there were a couple of theatre jobs that came up and I did them, and you came out and they were a huge success and then something else can be pretty bad. But this has just grown over the years and more and more people contact you. So every day I’m reminded that I’m either iconic which I think means old (hearty laugh!!) or you know, it’s something that you’ve done that people appreciate.
So I covered as much Star Wars stuff as BIONICALLY possible at this year's San Diego Comic-Con 2011. I want to give you all the Star Wars Round Up of what I covered to make sure you didn't miss anything!!!
1. STAR WARS BLU-RAY RELEASE 9.16.11
Need I say more??? Deleted scenes, never seen before footage, you know the drill!!!
2. The Clone Wars Season 4 Premiering this Fall!
Ok I actually saw TWO panels on The Clone Wars, one with Dave Filoni, Joel Aron and Cary Silver discussing the story arcs, new characters like KATEE SACKOFF'S, (OMG) old characters coming back and lots of new clips! The second panel I saw was on the Rendering the Galaxy Far, Far Away: The Digital Art and Light of The Clone Wars. Joel Aron, Dave Filoni and another producer discuss the effects Lucasfilm Animation creates to produce the series.
3. Dark Horse Comics: 20 Years of Star Wars!
Hey Star Wars fans!! So yes Star Wars Blu-ray is coming out soon, 9.16.11 in fact!! One week after my birthday, FYI...
And at San Diego Comic Con 2011 thanks to the lovely folks at Lucasfilm, you can participate in the Rebel Base Experience and feel as if you're back in the Star Wars Universe! Be escorted into the Yavin Base by a rebel pilot and experience the attack on the Death Star from the perspective of Yavin Base! Watch the rebel commander as he leads the team to victory! Catch Blu-ray scenes, and even never seen before documentary footage as well!!
Well hellooooo Star Wars fans! Guess what? Lucasfilm released details on the blu-ray release of the complete saga today! The nine-disc collection will be released on September 12 internationally and on September 16 in North America, woo hoo!! Dive deeper into the universe with an unprecedented 40+ hours of special features, highlighted by never-before-seen content sourced from the Lucasfilm archives. The collection also features numerous deleted, extended and alternate scenes, new documentaries and a cross-section of the countless Star Wars spoofs that have appeared in pop culture over the past three decades. Also featured is a coveted peek into the making of the Saga with vintage documentaries, audio commentaries, behind-the-scenes moments, interviews, prop and costume turnarounds, retrospectives and more.
Hi friends! So tomorrow morning at 6am PST Lucasfilm will be announcing some news about its Star Wars Blu-ray disc release this fall!! OMFG!! Starwars.com even has its own countdown page for the fans, so you know it's gonna be GALACTIC!!!
Just to keep you excited, check out the trailer here:
Star Wars The Complete Saga Blu-Ray Trailer
May the 4th be with everyone!
Star Wars Blu-ray Release!!
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OK fans, did I not just list this announcement as one of my TOP TEN from 2010? After you're done doing kartwheels down the hallway, catch your breathe and read this! At 11:30 am PT today coming from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vega$, Lucasfilm announced the official release of the Blu-ray set coming to a galaxy not too fary away this September 2011! Winning big - woo hoo! Read More...