Weekly Roundup: July 6, 2012

StarWars.com Team | July 6, 2012

Wondering what’s been happening at StarWars.com? Here’s a quick roundup of what you might have missed last week, including the fourth season of The Clone Wars on Blu-ray and DVD, the start of Course of the Force, updates on Celebration VI and more!

THE BLOG IS BACK!
Since you’re reading this, you’ve obviously discovered the Star Wars Blog has returned! Look for several new regular and guest contributors to the blog, and be sure to bookmark it as updates will be coming often. Be sure to also let us know what you want out of the Star Wars Blog!

THE CLONE WARS SEASON 4 COMING TO BLU-RAY AND DVD
You’ll be able to catch up on all the action and excitement of Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ fourth season this October when it comes to Blu-ray and DVD. Five video commentaries with cast and crew are new to this set, plus a special behind-the-scenes “Jedi Temple Archives” section exclusive to the Blu-ray.

COURSE OF THE FORCE STARTS SATURDAY
Course of the Force — the first-ever lightsaber runners relay — starts tomorrow, July 7, in Santa Monica, CA and will finish in San Diego on the 11th, just in time for Comic-Con! Check out the daily relay schedule or head over to CourseoftheForce.com for the latest news and updates.

CELEBRATION VI ARTWORK AND CELEBRITY UPDATES
In addition to revealing the third set of Celebration VI artwork prints, recent updates included the announcement of chalk art murals and a host of tattoo artists returning to Celebration. Fans of Star Wars: The Clone Wars will also be pleased to learn that Supervising Director Dave Filoni and voice actor Dee Bradley Baker (Captain Rex, Clone Troopers) will be on hand to talk up Season 5!

MORE TO EXPLORE
New entries to the Official Encyclopedia include the All Terrain Scout Transport from the Battle of Hoth and Imperial outpost on Endor, the heavily-armored B-wing fighter from Return of the Jedi, the spider-like Probot probe droid from The Empire Strikes Back as well as its older cousin from the Clone Wars, the Dwarf Spider Droid.

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