CWK Show # 7 : The Role and Rights of Fandom (14)

CWK Show # 7 : The Role and Rights of Fandom (14)

CoffeeWithKenobi_LogoFinal_FINAL.jpgIn today’s show we will discuss new Clone Wars episodes, script information for Episode VII,Darth Vader themed tv specials, and news on new and current Star Wars books. We will also discuss our topic for today, the role and rights of fandom in the Star Wars franchise? Do filmmakers/EU writers listen to fans? How powerful is the Star Wars fan community, and what are some of the pros & cons of this? This is the Podcast You're Looking For!

Show Notes

Remaining Clone Wars Episodes to air in early 2014

Kasdan & Abrams Take Over Script Duties

Darth Vader Themed T.V. Specials

Dan Z. Joins Assembly of Geeks to talk Star Wars

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  1. Neil
    November 6, 2013 at 16:06Reply

    Hi guys – sorry I’ve been quiet. Been busy, but catching up with the podcasts.
    Just to chuck my two cents into the pile – we live in not only the most cynical age of our time, but also one in which we think we are entitled to everything. It’s a generational thing. As far as fans go (and I count myself among some of the biggest), we have ZERO rights. Any producer that listens to fan suggestions is not worth his or her fat check at the end of the day – the movie business is about making money, not keeping us happy, and the whining that issues from fan sites and blogs does little to affect the business of a film. Fans hate to admit it, but they are still a minority when it comes to the bigger picture. Sure, we all have our wish lists, but they should remain relegated to the owner’s blog where they can be anonymously torn to shreds or given a hearty thumbs up by the few hundred visitors who will read it. JJ felt obligated to respond to that non-nonsensical ‘4 rules’ video, but I’m pretty sure he won’t let it influence what he is doing.
    Oh, did I just rant? I think I ranted. Sorry about that.

    1. Melinda
      November 22, 2013 at 17:12Reply

      I echo Neil’s sentiments! 🙂 Well put!!!
      All I’d like to see in the film are (1) an excellent story, (2) great action, (3) some outstanding special effects, (4) R2 and C3PO, and last — but certainly not least! — (5) Mark Hamill (aka Luke Skywalker 😉 ). <3 That's my wish list. JJ Abrams and crew can do with it as they see fit. 🙂

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