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The ForceCast: Star Wars News, Talk, Interviews, and More!

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The latest news, events, and commentary from the Star Wars community.

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The latest news, events, and commentary from the Star Wars community.

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269 Ratings
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Grrrrrrreat

By ccalhoun@desmondgv - Nov 15 2019
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Excellent job. Come off as very authentic.

Great show!

By jcpoe5278 - Apr 13 2019
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Great show, no negativity, host have great perspective on all things Star Wars and Disney!

iTunes Ratings

269 Ratings
Average Ratings
217
9
7
5
31

Grrrrrrreat

By ccalhoun@desmondgv - Nov 15 2019
Read more
Excellent job. Come off as very authentic.

Great show!

By jcpoe5278 - Apr 13 2019
Read more
Great show, no negativity, host have great perspective on all things Star Wars and Disney!
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The ForceCast: Star Wars News, Talk, Interviews, and More!

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The latest news, events, and commentary from the Star Wars community.

Rank #1: ForceCast Special: Celebration Anaheim Artist Interviews: Matt Busch & Shea Standefer

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Join us to meet and some of the artists that are participating in the Celebration Anaheim artist show. ForceCast Rebels Roundtable co-host and Lucasfilm-licensed artist Spencer Brinkerhoff sits down with the art show participants and talks to them about their work, their experiences, and how they got to be contributors to the Star Wars universe. Today Spencer chats with Matt Busch and Shea Standefer.

Mar 26 2015

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Rank #2: The ForceCast: The Rise Of Skywalker First Reaction

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Join Ryan and Daniel immediately after their press screenings and hear their initial reactions to the movie.

Dec 20 2019

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Rank #3: ForceCast #289: The ForceCast in 78 Minutes

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It's a light news week, but we're keeping things exciting by interviewing the creator of one of Star Wars Celebration's most popular events: Patrick Gorman of The Star Wars Saga In 60 Minutes. In part one of our interview, Patrick discusses his Star Wars fandom, the origins of his show, and more. Plus, we cover a Disney Infinity rumor, discuss a Star Wars Rebels propaganda campaign, and read your emails and Facebook comments.

Feb 07 2014

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Rank #4: ForceCast #285: Star Wars Comics Turn The Page

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The new year began with big news as Disney announced that Marvel would acquire the Star Wars comics license from Dark Horse in 2015. Erik and Eric discuss the license transfer, one of Dark Horse's last big comic projects, Disneyland Star Wars park rumors, The Clone Wars bonus content, a possible Star Wars Rebels character leak, and more. 2014 is off to a fast start and you'll find coverage of all of it here on The ForceCast!

Jan 10 2014

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Rank #5: ForceCast #331: A New Era Begins...Now

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Star Wars blasts back onto the public stage today as fans everywhere watch and rewatch the teaser trailer for The Force Awakens. We discuss the leadup to this momentous event, along with rumors about a standalone film and a sequel-era animated series. We also talk to a ForceCast listener who is using his artistic talents for charity, discuss what the sequels can learn from the prequels, and check in with our Patreon supporters. Join us for the ride as our favorite franchise enters a major new phase.

Nov 28 2014

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Rank #6: Next Stop: Endor - The Story of Star Tours

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The ForceCast presents:Next Stop: Endor - The Story of Star Tours.This audio documentary takes you on the journey that would lead to the creation and opening of the original Star Tours in 1987. From Walt Disney's death to Eisner's Rise to Star Tours and all the way to Galaxy's Edge, join Ryan Donoho as he is joined by the people who helped bring this attraction to life.Cast:Lou Mongello (WDW Radio)Mark Eades (former Imagineer)Tony Baxter (former Imagineer)Tom Fitzgerald (Walt Disney Imagineering)Paul Reubens (Captain Rex)Clayton Sandell (ABC News)Ryan Donoho (The ForceCast)Executive producer: Daniel BerryProducers: Lou Mongello, EndorExpress.net, TheForce.netSpecial Thanks:WDW Radio, Brian Curran, EndorExpress.net, Walt Disney Imagineering. Lucasfilm*This documentary is for entertainment and information purposes only. All copyrighted sounds, music, and clips are property of their respective copyright and trademark owners. All original sound is property of Theforce.net LLC

Apr 07 2019

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Rank #7: ForceCast #319: Pompous Pilot

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With Erik out for the week, Eric and Justin discuss the new Star Wars Rebels short, the release of Star Wars: A New Dawn, and an Episode VII casting rumor. Plus, Eric and Christian sit down for brunch and a discussion of flashbacks in the second installment of A Plate of Star Wars. TGITF: Thank Goodness It's The ForceCast!

Sep 05 2014

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Rank #8: ForceCast #256: The Artist Currently Known As Spencer

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This week, official Star Wars artist and ForceCast Clone Wars Roundtable co-host Spencer Brinkerhoff III joins Eric to talk about his print for Celebration Europe II and the series of artist interviews he is recording for The ForceCast. We also kick off that series this week by presenting Spencer's interview with artist Ken Lashley. Plus, the iPad gets an award-winning Star Wars game for its tenth anniversary, Star Wars meets literature for the second annual Star Wars Reads Day, and the rest of the week's news.

Jun 07 2013

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Rank #9: The ForceCast: April 25th-Vanessa Marshall

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The ForceCast is back!!This week, Ryan and Daniel chat with Vanessa Marshall, as they wrap up their post-Rebels interviews. They chat about the end of the series and how it all went down.The guys also discuss how Hasbro has handled Solo, and what the future of toys will be. There will be no show next week, as the 10 Year Animation Special is coming on May 4th.One month till Solo!

Apr 25 2018

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Rank #10: Weekly ForceCast: May 4, 2012 (RSS)

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Clone Wars Supervising Director Dave Filoni joins us in the Cantina for his annual post season visit, "Uncle" Moralo reads an original "Bedtime Story" just for ForceCast listeners, Billy Dee goes on a "Mad" job hunt, and Obiwan Kenboi gets arrested for hit and run. Plus, the first winners of the ForeCast trading cards are announced and much more on this special "May the Fourth" edition of the Weekly ForceCast.

May 04 2012

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Rank #11: Weekly ForceCast: November 11, 2011 (RSS)

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Brother Billy Mac returns to sit in as special guest co-host and musical guest, Steve Sansweet drops by to tell us about the grand re-opening of Rancho Obi-Wan, and three shockingly outrageous stories that could only be reported here on the ForceCast. Plus, more Songify, Billy Dee, winners of the Jedi Path contest, and much more! // Attention ForceCast App Users: Touch Extras for this episode for a bonus Galaxy of Music twofer courtesy of the 1977 Wonderland Super Shuttle! //

Nov 11 2011

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Rank #12: ForceCast #249: I'm Han Solo

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First The Clone Wars, now LucasArts. Is Disney getting trigger-happy, or was shutting down LucasArts the right thing to do? Join us as we take a deeper look at this issue, reminisce about our favorite LucasArts games, and discuss a recent game that still gives one of our hosts nightmares!

Apr 13 2013

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Rank #13: The ForceCast: December 13th- Nine Questions For IX

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The ForceCast is BACK!!With just 2 shows left in 2018, Ryan and Daniel are feeling reflective.The show opens with the latest news on Resistance and Galaxy of Adventures.After the break, the guys ask and answer 9 questions about Episode IX. The questions range from the sequel trilogy as a whole to what they want to see in the new movie.

Dec 14 2018

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Rank #14: Weekly ForceCast: January 13, 2012 (RSS)

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Daniel Logan saves a life, Rick McCallum reveals the Star Wars underworld, and Clone Wars writers Henry Gilory and Steve Melching join us in the Cantina for a chat about adapting a comic book for the small screen. Plus, Billy Dee and Hutch reunite, G.L. premieres Red Tails in Chicago, and much more.

Jan 13 2012

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Rank #15: ForceCast+ - The Mandalorian Chapter 2

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For Chapter 2, The Child, Ryan is joined by Bill and Steve from TFN and they are joined by Mark Von Ohlen from Topps.

Nov 18 2019

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Rank #16: ForceCast #248: Who Doesn't Need More Killiks?

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On this week's show, we discuss a potential approach to the Expanded Universe that's straight out of the Marvel Comics playbook. Plus, more spinoff rumors, a new Dark Horse miniseries, the future of LucasArts, and a whole lot more.

Apr 06 2013

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Rank #17: The ForceCast: May 12th - Sam Witwer Returns

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The FORCECAST IS BACK!!This week, Ryan and Daniel are reunited for the first time since Chicago.This week, they discuss the announcement that three new Star Wars movies are headed to the theaters starting in 2022. Which movies are coming? The guys speculate and guess as to what it all means.Then, Sam Witwer returns to The ForceCast to discuss his new album and Maul's return in Solo and Clone Wars Season 7.Finally, the guys announce a new project, Join The Force. Go to ForceCastBonus.com for all the details!

May 13 2019

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Rank #18: The ForceCast: October 30th - The Mandalorian Cast And Crew

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THE FORCECAST IS BACK FOR A HUGE EPISODE!This week, Ryan and Daniel are joined by LA correspondent James Burns who was at Mandalorian press day a few weeks ago.He breaks down all the happenings from the event, and sets up the audio of the FULL press conference. Then, hear audio from Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, Gina Carano, Pedro Pascal, and Carl Weathers as we had our microphones at intimate round tables with the cast and crew.

Oct 31 2019

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Rank #19: The ForceCast: August 30th - The Blue Mist Of Destiny

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The ForceCast is BACK!!This week, Ryan and Abe break down the footage released at D23. What does it mean? How have they handled it? What are our wildest theories? All of that is explored and more!

Aug 31 2019

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Rank #20: Weekly ForceCast: March 23, 2012 (RSS)

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This week: actor Sam Witwer, fresh off his performance as Darth Maul in The Clone Wars, joins us for a lengthy conversation about his Star Wars experiences, characters, and more. Plus, a Celebration VI update, Star Wars in Pop Culture, the Billy Dee Quote of the Week, and more!

Mar 23 2012

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ForceCast+ - The Mandalorian Chapter 8

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Daniel, Steve, and Jon Hopkins break down the season finale of The Mandalorian.

Jan 01 2020

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The Final ForceCast Of The Decade

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Starting in 2010, the ForceCast has had an important impact on the Star Wars fandom. The contributions from the hosts starting with Jason and Jimmy going to Eric, Erik, and Justin and on to Saf, Paul, and Megan, the show has endured through the ups and downs of the fandoms and through every piece of content released this decade. We are honored to be the ones in the captain’s chair as the decade comes to a close, and in this final episode of the 2010’s, we finish the decade talking about The Rise Of Skywalker. Ryan and Daniel finish you listener feedback. Later, Greg Grunberg joins the guys to discuss his role in the film and send the year out with a bang. Ryan and Daniel finish the episode with their final thoughts on the decade that was.

Dec 29 2019

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ForceCast+ - The Mandalorian Chapter 7

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Steve, Ryan, and James break down Mando Chapter 7!!!

Dec 24 2019

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The Rise Of Skywalker: Listener Feedback Special

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WOW! We asked for voicemails, and you delivered! We were sent over 50 voicemails! In this episode, we turn it over to you and play what you had to say about the movie!

Dec 24 2019

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The ForceCast Author Series With Special Guest Samuel C. Spitale

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In this episode, Steve talks with Samuel C. Spitale, former head of Global Product Development for Lucasfilm and author of Collecting a Galaxy: The Art of Sideshow! They talk about all sorts of things including him naming a certain fan-favorite character from The Clone Wars. Enjoy!

Dec 24 2019

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The ForceCast Author Series With Special Guest Claudia Gray

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As we look back at the year in publishing, "Star Wars: Master & Apprentice" stands out amongst the others. Steve chats with legendary Star Wars author Claudia Gray all about that book, The Mandalorian, and much more. Enjoy!

Dec 20 2019

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The ForceCast: The Rise Of Skywalker First Reaction

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Join Ryan and Daniel immediately after their press screenings and hear their initial reactions to the movie.

Dec 20 2019

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ForceCast+ - The Mandalorian Chapter 6

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Join Brad and Ryan as they break down The Mandalorian Chapter 6, The Prisoner.

Dec 18 2019

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The ForceCast: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER IS HERE

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THIS IS IT! The final chapter of The Skywalker Saga comes out this week, and this is our final episode before the movie is out. THERE ARE NO SPOILERS!Brian Ballance joins us to break down the TROS media day out in LA, and we play the press conference.Then, Ryan discusses the media event for Rise of the Resistance! Lou Mongello of WDW Radio joins Ryan from Hollywood Studios to discuss their reactions, and two Imagineers join us to discuss the attraction.Finally, the show rounds out with YOU, as we play your voicemails and final predictions.

Dec 15 2019

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ForceCast+ - The Mandalorian Chapter 5

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Join Ryan and Daniel as they break down the Mandalorian Chapter 5, The Gunslinger!

Dec 09 2019

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Everything Is Canon: Episode 12 - "Not So Much OCD"

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In this episode of "Everything is Canon", Steve talks with Sarah Simpson-Weiss!She's an author's assistant to Star Wars publishing superstars Claudia Gray and Cavan Scott!Enjoy!

Dec 07 2019

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The ForceCast Author Series With Special Guest Simon Spurrier

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In this episode, Steve talks with Simon Spurrier all-about the upcoming final issue of Marvel's Star Wars: Doctor Aphra series and those Aphra Disney+ rumors.Enjoy!

Dec 04 2019

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ForceCast+ - The Mandalorian Chapter 4

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Daniel, Abe, and Jon Hopkins break down The Mandalorian Chapter 4!

Dec 01 2019

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The ForceCast: November 27th - The Last Mailbag

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Ryan and Brian discuss all the latest on The Rise of Skywalker and then take your questions!

Nov 27 2019

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The ForceCast Author Series With Special Guest Kevin Shinick

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In this episode, Steve talks with the multi-talented and extremely busy Kevin Shinick all about his new book "Star Wars: Force Collector"Enjoy!

Nov 25 2019

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ForceCast+ - The Mandalorian Chapter 3

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Ryan, Daniel, and Brad break down The Mandalorian Chapter 3, titled "The Sin."

Nov 24 2019

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Everything Is Canon: Episode 11 - Tell Stories

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In this episode of Everything Is Canon, Steve chats with the SVP Executive Creative Director and Head of ILM Rob Bredow! He published a book earlier this year in case you didn't know, "Industrial Light & Magic Presents: Making Solo: A Star Wars Story"Enjoy!

Nov 22 2019

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The ForceCast Author Series With Special Guest Rebecca Roanhorse

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In this episode, Steve chats with first time Star Wars author Rebecca Roanhorse all about "Resistance Reborn" Enjoy!

Nov 20 2019

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ForceCast+ - The Mandalorian Chapter 2

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For Chapter 2, The Child, Ryan is joined by Bill and Steve from TFN and they are joined by Mark Von Ohlen from Topps.

Nov 18 2019

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The ForceCast Author Series With Chelsea Monroe-Cassel And Marc Sumerak

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In this episode, Steve talks with Chelsea Monroe-Cassel and Marc Sumerak all about "Galaxy's Edge: The Official Black Spire Outpost Cookbook" and "Star Wars: The Secrets of the Jedi"Enjoy!

Nov 15 2019

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iTunes Ratings

269 Ratings
Average Ratings
217
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7
5
31

Grrrrrrreat

By ccalhoun@desmondgv - Nov 15 2019
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Excellent job. Come off as very authentic.

Great show!

By jcpoe5278 - Apr 13 2019
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Great show, no negativity, host have great perspective on all things Star Wars and Disney!