The Weekly ForceCast

Date recorded

September 1, 2006

Date released

September 1, 2006




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Weekly ForceCast: September 8, 2006


  • New information on the theatrical versions of the Original Trilogy DVDs is released.
  • A Wall Street Journal article discusses the future of Star Wars including the 30th anniversary, the popularity of the toy line, and the upcoming Force Unleashed multimedia project.
  • The Clothes Off Our Backs Foundation holds a charity auction featuring products signed and provided by Natalie Portman.
  • Disney holds auditions for The Jedi Training Academy.
  • The Smithsonian puts all but 150 of its artifacts into storage but keeps the original R2-D2 and C-3PO on display.

The CantinaEdit

  • Jason and Pete interview composer and friend Steve Parsons.

Collectibles Edit

  • Jason and Pete discuss the latest products from: Hasbro, Sideshow, Acme, Gentle Giant, Wizards of the Coast, and Lego.


  • Pete previews Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy.

Books and ComicsEdit

  • Legacy of the Force: Bloodlines by Karen Traviss
  • Boba Fett: A Practical Man by Karen Traviss

Expanded Universe Character of the WeekEdit

  • Kir Kanos



Notes and TriviaEdit