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Episode 85 - Kevin J. Anderson on Star Wars Legends, Canon and the New Era of the Saga Around the Galaxy, The Star Wars Fan Talkshow

    • TV & Film

Star Wars Legends author, Kevin J. Anderson, is the prolific author of 165 books with more than 50 having become bestsellers. Star Wars fans will know him for his Legends era books from the Jedi Academy series, Young Jedi Knights and the Tales Of The Jedi comic series from Dark Horse. He has also written 14 #Dune novels with the son. of the late Frank Herbert, Brian Herbert. His latest novel is Dune: The Duke of Caladan, available now.  In this forty minute interview, Kevin shares the story of how he became one of the early authors of the first Star Wars sequel books, now known as "legends." He talks about how he felt about the 1990s novels being designated as no longer canon when Disney took over the franchise and the fan reaction. He also gives his impressions of the Disney-era Star Wars films.  



3:30 - Welcome and introduction
4:30 - Writing DUNE
13:30 - An oral history of Star Wars Legends
19:25 - The original Story Group
22:50 - Seeing your concepts on film
28:00 - Fan response to Legends
32:00 - EU / Legends characters he'd like to see come to screen
34:00 - Continuity?
41:00 - Episode I: Untitled
43:00 - The next new movie experience
47:00 - 10 Questions
48:00 - Leigh Brackett
50:00 - The Disney Era
52:00 - Response to The Last Jedi


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Star Wars Legends author, Kevin J. Anderson, is the prolific author of 165 books with more than 50 having become bestsellers. Star Wars fans will know him for his Legends era books from the Jedi Academy series, Young Jedi Knights and the Tales Of The Jedi comic series from Dark Horse. He has also written 14 #Dune novels with the son. of the late Frank Herbert, Brian Herbert. His latest novel is Dune: The Duke of Caladan, available now.  In this forty minute interview, Kevin shares the story of how he became one of the early authors of the first Star Wars sequel books, now known as "legends." He talks about how he felt about the 1990s novels being designated as no longer canon when Disney took over the franchise and the fan reaction. He also gives his impressions of the Disney-era Star Wars films.  



3:30 - Welcome and introduction
4:30 - Writing DUNE
13:30 - An oral history of Star Wars Legends
19:25 - The original Story Group
22:50 - Seeing your concepts on film
28:00 - Fan response to Legends
32:00 - EU / Legends characters he'd like to see come to screen
34:00 - Continuity?
41:00 - Episode I: Untitled
43:00 - The next new movie experience
47:00 - 10 Questions
48:00 - Leigh Brackett
50:00 - The Disney Era
52:00 - Response to The Last Jedi


Follow Kevin on Twitter @TheKJA

Follow Around the Galaxy @ATGcast

Buy Dune: The Duke of Caladan here: https://www.amazon.com/Dune-Duke-Caladan-Trilogy/dp/1250764742/ref=as_li_ss_tl?dchild=1&keywords=dune+the+duke+of+caladan&qid=1602164635&sr=8-2&linkCode=sl1&tag=beyondtheblas-20&linkId=c133c89994923c6918af78818a7c7c53&language=en_US&fbclid=IwAR2MCg2sIggnnAwqFRKZQlMhhrxMsXih83hOPcLPZBQZC3kpEKzKcEoviIU 

Buy our new BTBD gear right now: https://www.teepublic.com/user/beyondtheblastdoors  Do you like #BeyondTheBlastDoors and want more? Consider supporting the BTBD guys on Patreon! You can help guide how they create more content, and have it tailored to what you like. Check it out! #Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/BeyondTheBlastDoors


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