Weekly roundup: April 19, 2019

April 19, 2019

 

A round-up of notable news and updates in the Star Wars Expanded Universe 

 

* Star Wars Celebration wrapped up on Monday. It saw a noticeable uptick in EU cosplay, fan booths, and EU era merch for sale by vendors. 

 

* Marvel 108 final cover was announced at Celebration

 

* SWTOR Onslaught, the next expansion for The Old Republic, was also announced at Celebration. 

 

* Illustrator Chris Cold is about to begin work on Supernatural Encounters, a lost short novel set in the EU timeline. If you want to (or are able to) be a part of it, the fund drive is still live. Perks include physical copies of the book! 

 

* Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy sent the internet into a frenzy over speculation that a Knights of the Old Republic movie is in the works, the canonicity of which was unknown as of April 2019. 

 

* Star Wars Celebration 2020 was announced and will be held in Anaheim, California. Hopefully more EU/Legends announcements will be made there!

 

* Matt Chat addresses the surprising origins of the term hardcore to describe EU fans in the latest Matt Chat here.  

 

What other notable EU news broke this week that we missed? Let us know in the comments or write us at contact@theexpandeduniverse.com

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