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C-3PO actor Anthony Daniels talks ‘The Rise of Skywalker,’ his new memoir and four decades of Star Wars

The only actor to appear in every film of the Skywalker saga reflects on his experience in the book “I Am C-3PO: The Inside Story.” Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-20 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Carrie Fisher's family disavows 'unauthorized' new book. But its author is confused

The upcoming book "Carrie Fisher: A Life on the Edge," by Sheila Weller, is being publicly disavowed by some of the late "Star Wars" actress' family members. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-10-24 23:17:51 UTC ]
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The stories behind big Cannes Lion winners and the riskiest advertising moves of the year

At the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, Ad Age sat down with some of the brightest minds in advertising and marketing to discuss some of the bravest and most talked about ideas of this year, some of which also scored big Lions last week.  One of the most celebrated campaigns... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-24 17:00:00 UTC ]
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Watch: Movie poster psychology explained by a veteran designer

James Verdesoto is a graphic designer who's masterminded the visual marketing for countless movies, including iconic posters for "Pulp Fiction" (when he was creative director at Miramax), "Girl, Interrupted" and "Ocean's Eleven." Today, Vanity Fair puts him to great use with the release of... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi abuse blamed on Russian trolls and 'political agendas'

Report finds half of negative comments aimed at Rian Johnson’s movie came from Twitter bots or trolls, indicating fan backlash was overstatedMore than half of the hostile responses to The Last Jedi, episode eight of the Star Wars saga, were politically motivated trolling or the result of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Midnight Line clocks up second week at number one

Lee Child’s The Midnight Line (Bantam) has boomeranged back into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, a week after it was displaced by Star Wars: The Last Jedi Junior Novel (Dean & Son). It sold 27,165 copies for £114,021, rocketing past the 100,000 copies sold milestone in just three... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi rockets to chart top spot

Michael Kogge’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Dean & Son) has ascended into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 62,104 copies through Nielsen BookScan’s TCM. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Part 'Star Wars' homage, part unexpected coming-of-age novel: 'Black Star Renegades'

It’s easy to read Michael Moreci’s debut novel “Black Star Renegades” and compare it to “Star Wars.” After all, the story was inspired by that epic saga. But to characterize it as a retelling or a ripoff wouldn’t do justice to this complex, self-aware and fun romp through space. “Black Star... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Force as Religion: PW Talks to Jediist Daniel Jones

Ahead of the theatrical release of ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ on Dec. 15, the founder of the U.K.-based Church of Jediism discusses the challenges and appeal of the Jedi-based faith in his book, ‘Becoming the Force.’ Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Disney streaming service bags Star Wars and Marvel content

Star Wars and the Marvel comic book movies will join Disney's upcoming streaming service, potentially giving it broader appeal beyond families with young children. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2017-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Star Wars: Rogue One rockets into the top spot

Matt Forbeck’s Star Wars: Rogue One (Egmont) has knocked Lee Child’s Night School (Bantam) off the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, shifting a stellar 57,949 copies according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fate of the Furious breaks Star Wars box office record with $700 million opening

Star Wars, Harry Potter or indeed the almost century-old comic book legends Batman and Superman may have sprung from a rich creative well, but in a stunning twist all of them have been banished to the box office naughty step. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2017-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hit Makers: How Things Become Popular review – the secret of selling squillions

Derek Thompson unravels the mystery of Fifty Shades’ mega-salesThere are no doubt plenty of people - but probably not as many as read the book - who simply can’t fathom how EL James can have sold more than 125m copies of Fifty Shades of Grey. Derek Thompson is here to help. The reason, it... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: January 2, 2017

We look at the books that ruled the last week of the holiday shopping season, including Bruce Springsteen’s memoir, a novel that expands the ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ universe, and a raft of coloring books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DK at London Comic Con

DK is attending MCM London Comic Con this weekend to showcase its collection of Star Wars, Marvel, DC Comics and LEGO titles - and, as the official sponsor of the Kid Zone, will be offering children the chance to take part in LEGO activities and challenges.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iBooks Bestsellers: ‘The Force Awakens’ Sweeps #1

As ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ dominates the box office following its December 18 premiere, the book tie-in by Alan Dean Foster came it at #1 in the iBooks bestseller list for the week ended December 20. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Move Over, 'Star Wars': Young Koala and Clumsy Cat Win This Week's Viral Chart

A koala and a clumsy CG cat have defeated the Force, at least temporarily.Ladies and gentlemen, meet superstar koala joey Imogen! With 24 million views already for her videos from Australia.com and Symbio Wildlife Park, actually, it's likely that you have done so already. Her charisma and... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2015-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Star Wars' takes center stage in Facebook's 360-degree video rollout

Facebook has added 360-degree videos to its news feed, an immersive feature the Menlo Park-based social media platform said will capitalize on a growing number of video publishers using the format. And to pique the interest of users, The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) and Lucasfilm have published... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2015-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mike Richards leaves Egmont

Egmont Books’ marketing director Mike Richards has left the company following a reorganisation of the marketing team. Richards has been in marketing at Egmont for 15 years, promoting authors and brands such as Michael Grant, Lemony Snicket, Jim Smith, Winnie-the-Pooh and Star Wars. He would... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Licensing Hotline: August 6

Quirk Books's 'Home Alone' picture book, new Star Wars Little Golden Books, Chronicle's bestsellers-to-brands initiative, Dynamite's expanding roster of licenses, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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