Gamorreans were a sentient species of green-skinned porcine humanoids that hailed from the Outer Rim planet of Gamorr. They grouped themselves in clans, each of which was led by a warlord and a Clan Matron. A number of Gamorrean guards were employed by the crime lord Jabba the Hutt throughout his career.Continue reading “Stephen Costantino Interview – Gamorrean Guard”
To crack heavily armoured targets, the Resistance called upon two squadrons of MG-100 StarFortress bombers laden with powerful proton bombs. The bombers were committed to another mission during the raid on Starkiller Base, but rushed back to D’Qar for the base’s evacuation. Escorted by swift starfighters, Cobalt Squadron attacked the initial wave of First Order warships to buy time for Leia Organa’s freedom fighters to escape. All of the bombers were lost, along with their crews, in this desperate mission.Continue reading “Kevin Layne Interview – Resistance Bomber Pilot”
Temiri Blagg, a Force-sensitive male, was a child who lived a forlorn existence working as a stable hand in the Canto Casino during the First Order–Resistance war. He was part of a team of urchins—children abandoned on the planet Cantonica as a result of gambling losses—who oversaw the racing fathiers of Canto Bight under the management of Bargwill Tomder. In 34 ABY, he briefly encountered the Resistance operatives Rose Tico and Finn, who were attempting to evade the officers of the Canto Bight Police Department. Finn and Tico ultimately escaped Canto Bight with the help of Blagg and his fellow urchins, who released the fathiers from the stables, resulting in the animals stampeding through the city and escaping into the desert.Continue reading “Temirlan Blaev Interview – Temiri Blagg”
Kado Oquoné was a human male who served as a captain in the Alliance to Restore the Republic during the Galactic Civil War. During the Battle of Scarif, Oquoné was in command of the Sphyrna-class corvette Lightmaker.
After his ship was damaged he took it away from the line of fire to guard the line of retreat. Late in the battle, Admiral Raddus ordered Oquoné to ram his corvette into the side of a disabled Star Destroyer, causing it to crash into the second Star Destroyer and then into the Shield Gate protecting Scarif. This disabled the Gate and allowed the Rebels on Scarif to transmit the Death Star plans to Raddus. The Lightmaker, along with its skeleton crew was destroyed in the crash. Oquoné’s actions resulted in the capture of the Death Star plans by the Rebels, which were later used to exploit a weakness in the battle station and destroy it during the Battle of Yavin.Continue reading “Angus Wright Interview – Kado Oquoné”
Jaschco Phurus was a human male pirate who prowled the Arrowhead Region of the galaxy east of the planet Coruscant. Around thirty years after the Battle of Endor, Phurus was standing next to the wall opposite the entrance to Maz Kanata’s castle on the planet Takodana when the smuggler Han Solo entered with the scavenger Rey, the former stormtrooper Finn and the astromech droid BB-8. Shortly after their entrance, many of the castle’s patrons, Phurus included, rushed outside to witness the destruction of the Hosnian system by the First Order’s Starkiller Base super weapon, after which First Order forces attacked and destroyed Kanata’s castle.Continue reading “Daniel Adjei Interview – Jashco Phurus in The Force Awakens.”
I managed to get the chance to interview Mason Ball recently. Mason was the man behind Praster Ommlen in The Force Awakens.
The Ottegan male known as Praster Ommlen worked as a gunrunner before putting his life of crime behind him and becoming a devotee of the Sacred Order of Ramulus, an Ithorian sect of worship. Around thirty years after the Battle of Endor, Ommlen spent time in the castle of the pirate Maz Kanata, where he offered spiritual advice to other criminals. While there he connected with the Narquois bandit Pru Sweevant and the Bravaisian gemologists Munduri and Sonsigo.Continue reading “Mason Ball The Force Awakens Interview – Praster Ommlen.”
“It’s no good to die alone, kid. Val was right.“―Rio Durant’s last words to Han Solo before dying
Rio Durant was a four-armed Ardennian pilot who lived during the reign of the Galactic Empire. Durant carried out dangerous missions alongside the scoundrel Tobias Beckett for years and was good-natured and up for any challenge.
Rio Durant was a veteran of Freedom’s Sons , but since it paid no pension, he turned to a life of crime for income and applied his military skills there. By the reign of the Galactic Empire, Rio Durant was already working with the humans Tobias Beckett and Val. They formed a crew which carried out risky though profitable heists. Over the time, Durant carried several dangerous missions alongside Beckett, serving as his pilot.Continue reading “Katy Coleman SOLO: A Star Wars Story Interview – Rio Durant.”
In a recent interview, I spoke to Matthew Dale about his time in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the first film outside of the Skywalker saga.
The Brotherhood of the Beatific Countenance was a Force-based Lorrdian religious group that was active during the reign of the Galactic Empire. Most members of the Brotherhood were clad in heavy vermilionrobes and cowls to represent a physical vow of silence, a counter to their natural physical expressiveness. Some followers carried staff-mounted censers filled with burningQatameric incensethat permeated through their heavy fabrics and masked their natural scent. In-keeping with the faith’s concealment of individuality, some members went so far as to strip themselves of their own names, such as the High Priest, who was referred to by his followers only by a keening wail of a specific pitch. Some members, such as leaders of a congregation, wore Blue Gowns of the Sullen Moon and Lorrdian Cowls of Quiescence.
In a recent interview with Simon Williamson, we discussed his work as Max Rebo in Return of the Jedi, his journey to Star Wars, other characters he would like to play and loads more.
Max Rebo was a male Ortolan from Orto and a popular musician who led the Max Rebo Band. He mainly played the red ball jett organ, which he played with his feet; he and his band often performed for criminals and otherwise sleazy clientele.Continue reading “Simon Williamson Interview – Max Rebo.”
Moloch was present in the White Worm’s den when Han Solo was brought to Lady Proxima after his failed mission. Lady Proxima was angered by Han’s failure and ordered Rebolt to hit Han with a staff. Han got angered by this, grabbed the staff from Rebolt, and said that he will hit back. Moloch then pulled out a blaster and pointed it at Han. Frightened for Han, Qi’ra ran in front of Moloch and pleaded with him to not shoot Han. Han then grabbed a rock and broke a window with it, exploiting the Grindalid weakness of sunlight. This caused Proxima to burn it up and retreat into the water. Han then took Qi’ra, pushed through the scumrats, and ran outside the den. Moloch quickly covered his face with armor so he wouldn’t burn, and started to pursue Han and Qi’ra. As Han and Qi’ra were escaping in a land speeder, Moloch opened fire on them, but was not able to hit them or the speeder.
Moloch then took Rebolt, Syke, and a pack of Corellian hounds with him in his A-A4B landspeeder to pursue the White Worm deserters with. Moloch quickly caught up to Qi’ra and Han in his speeder, and started to knock their speeder with his much more sizable speeder. Moloch proceeded to chase the deserters through the streets of Coronet City. Han eventually took the chase into an industrial manufacturing plant. Han then slanted his speeder to try and fit through a small crevice so Moloch would not catch him. At the end of the crevice Han’s speeder became wedged in the crevice, so him and Qi’ra were forced to continue running on foot. Moloch’s speeder was way to big to go after them, so like Han and Qi’ra, him and his pary were forced to chase the deserters on foot.Continue reading “Harley Durst SOLO: A Star Wars Story Interview – Moloch.”
Back in March I managed to interview Dee Tails about his time working as a creature and droid performer in The Force Awakens, Rogue One & The Last Jedi. Now that SOLO: A Star Wars Story has been released, I have been able to interview him once again, as he features in the movie as Quay Tolsite.
“If you follow me, I’m sure we can reach a…mutually beneficial arrangement.”―Quay Tolsite to Qi’ra
WARNING: The following will contain spoilers for SOLO: A Star Wars Story!
Quay Tolsite was a Pyke capo who administered the Pyke Syndicate’s operations on Kessel. He was a ruthless individual who enslaved several sentient beings, like Wookiees, to work as miners at the Spice mines of Kessel in order to acquire spice for the Pykes.Continue reading “Dee Tails SOLO: A Star Wars Story Interview – Quay Tolsite.”
Back in January, I got in contact with Jerri Quinn, the manager of Mike Quinn regarding the possibility of interviewing him about his portrayal of one of my favourite Star Wars characters Nien Nunb. Here we are towards the end of March and the possibility of an interview became a reality. This has been an interview I was extremely excited to conduct and I am thrilled with the answers Mike Provided.Continue reading “Mike Quinn Interview – The Man Behind the Beloved Nien Nunb!”
I recently managed to interview Dee Tails about his time working as a creature and droid performer in The Force Awakens, Rogue One & The Last Jedi. His roles in the franchise consist of, Cratinus, K-OHN and Slowen Lo.Continue reading “Dee Tails Interview – The Man Behind Cratinus, K-OHN and Slowen Lo in the Star Wars Saga!”
In a recent chat with Chris Parsons, I managed to ask him about his time portraying several characters in the Original Trilogy. Some of the characters Chris has portrayed consist of 4-LOM, K-3PO, E-3PO, R-3PO and even the body double for C-3PO.Continue reading “Chris Parsons Interview- 4-LOM”
I recently got the chance to interview Victor Botha, formerly in the British army, but now a Death Trooper in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Death troopers were an elite variant of the Galactic Empire’s stormtroopers who were part of Imperial Intelligence. They served as protective details and bodyguards for important Imperial officers and members of the Tarkin Initiative, as well as being used as special-mission experts. They wore black suits of armour and specialized helmets that scrambled verbal communications. Death troopers were trained in unarmed combat, heavy weapons, and sniping. Specializing in commando missions, the troopers were experts at covering their tracks, leaving little to no evidence of their missions.Continue reading “Victor Botha Interview -Death Trooper”
“Admiral! We have enemy ships in sector 37!”
“It’s a trap!”―Captain Verrack and Admiral Ackbar
In a recent interview, I managed to speak to actor Gerald Home about his work portraying Tessek and Mon Cal Officer Verrack in Return of the Jedi. Tessek was a Quarren who worked as a bookkeeper for Jabba the Hutt.
Verrack was a Mon Calamari computer technician and specialist who held the rank of captain. Verrack’s expertise in power systems was greatly appreciated as well as needed by the Alliance to Restore the Republic’s fleet. In addition to his technical skills, Verrack also had experience as a gunner. He served aboard Home One during the Battle of Endor, sitting behind Admiral Ackbar at one of the bridge consoles.Continue reading “Gerald Home Interview – Tessek and Mon Cal Officer Verrack.”
I recently managed to interview actor Laurie Goode about his time playing Hrchek Kal Fas (Saurin) in A New Hope’s Mos Eisley cantina scene.
Hrchek Kal Fas was a male Saurin from Durkteel. He was a droid trader and the cousin of Sai’torr Kal Fas and wisely kept his bodyguard with him at all times. He was a patron in Chalmun’s Spaceport Cantina when Obi-Wan Kenobi took Luke Skywalker there. He saw C-3PO in the cantina and tried to follow him, but lost him in the busy streets of Mos Eisley.Continue reading “Laurie Goode Interview – Saurin”
In a recent interview I conducted, I asked Keith De Winter several questions about his time playing Goss Toowers in Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.
Goss Toowers was a male member of the Shozer species who lived approximately thirty years after the Battle of Endor. He was part of the Resistance and served on the technical crew that provided mechanical support to the Resistance’s fleet of starfighters. A hard worker, Toowers’ duties also included the monitoring of arriving and departing ships. Toowers was present at the Resistance base located on the planet D’Qar shortly before the Battle of Starkiller Base.Continue reading “Keith De Winter Interview – Goss Toowers.”
In a recent interview , I caught up with Rony Bridges, a British actor who portrayed the First Order Admiral in Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.Continue reading “Rony Bridges Interview – The Actor Behind the First Order Admiral.”