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Binary System Podcast #65 – Sherlock and Rogue One

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Binary System Podcast #65 – Sherlock and Rogue One

We know you thought the Binary System Podcast was made up of calm, thoughtful people, capable of discussing things in a composed, professional manner. That is, if you’ve never listened to an episode before. Tune in as the twins lose their $h*t over Sherlock and StarWars: Rogue One. Loudly. With much squeeing.

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Binary System Fan Art Gallery – 2016 Tributes

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Binary System Fan Art Gallery – 2016 Tributes

Obviously, 2016 was a tough year in terms of losing celebrities we love. And if you know anything about Binary System, you know we love a good piece of fan art, especially the ones that kick us right in the feels.

This collection is just a tiny portion of the art that pays tribute to a tiny portion of the well-known people who passed away. There’s no way that we can get everybody, but if you have a bit of memorial fan art you’ve found (or made!) please send it over so we can add it.

And geez, cross your fingers that we don’t have anybody else to add to the list in the next three days.

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SDCC 2015 – Star Wars in Hall H

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SDCC 2015 – Star Wars in Hall H

We were standing in the Hall H press cage (no really, that’s what it’s called, it’s a little pen by the side of the stage, they keep us quarantined) waiting for the panel to start, and we heard the guys from TheConGuy.com say that this was going to be the biggest event in Comic-Con history.

Thinking it over, they’re right. No disrespect to any other well-loved franchise, but what else can compare to the 15 years we’ve waited for this movie? Sure we had Comic-Con announcements before the Prequels, but we knew none of the original cast would be in those films. This time is different. The footage we’ve seen gives us hope, the interviews sound promising, and we know that the three characters we know best, played by the three actors who gave them life the first time around, are going to be a part of it all.

And the panel at Hall H lived up to everything we’d hoped for.

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Star Wars Episode VII Cast Announced

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Good news for Star Wars fans: Lucasfilm has posted our first look at the cast of the upcoming Episode VII. From the post on the official site:

The Star Wars team is thrilled to announce the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII.

Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker in the new film.

Director J.J. Abrams says, “We are so excited to finally share the case of Star Wars: Episode VII. It is both thrilling and surreal to watch the beloved original cast and these brilliant new performers come together to bring this world to life, once again. We start shooting in a couple of weeks, and everyone is doing their best to make the fans proud.”

Star Wars: Episode VII is being directed by J.J. Abrams from a screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan and Abrams. Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Bryan Burk are producing, and John Williams returns as the composer. The movie opens worldwide on December 18, 2015.

The website also posted a photo of the cast doing a read-through of the script.

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