Long-running, award-winning STAR WARS program hosted by podcasting veterans Jason Swank and Jimmy Mac, Rebel Force Radio provides STAR WARS information and entertainment. From the Classic Trilogy to the Prequels... From THE FORCE AWAKENS to ROGUE ONE to SOLO...Rebel Force Radio puts you on the front lines of fandom. Plus, plenty of CLONE WARS and REBELS too! Featuring celebrity guests, news, opinions, comedy, reviews, contests, and more.
KENOBI Casting with Paul Bateman
Ewan McGregor’s OBI-WAN KENOBI series is going in front of the cameras and the cast has been officially announced! Concept artist and friend of the show Paul Bateman joins us to review the cast and guess their roles. Plus, Paul sticks around for Reddit Rumors as we look at a recent post from an alleged insider who spills the beans about the drama surrounding the Sequel Trilogy. From George Lucas’s exit to the ever-shifting sequel scripts, we look at all the rumors and discuss! Plus, voice mail gets us thinking about the stupidest thing Palpatine ever did, STAR WARS collecting talk, memories, stories and more!
Ewok Adventures with Eric Walker
To celebrate the release of the two Vintage STAR WARS Ewok films from the 80s on Disney+, we reconnect with actor Eric Walker who starred in the movies as Mace Towani. Eric joins us to share memories of working on the set with George Lucas and tons of behind-the-scenes stories. An all-new trailer for THE BAD BATCH recently dropped and we have a shot-by-shot review with speculation about the upcoming CLONE WARS spinoff. In news headlines, highlights from recent interviews with a pair of fan-casting favorites as Sebastian Stan addresses the rumor/buzz about him playing young Luke Skywalker and Benedict Cumberbatch discusses the possibility of portraying Grand Admiral Thrawn in THE MANDALORIAN. Plus, Liam Neeson shared a story about Artoo Detoo with The Graham Norton show that provides a ton of laughs and SpongeBob duels with Patrick Star on Mustafar.
How Much Vader Will We See In The KENOBI Series?
The RFR switchboard is wide-open and we’re talking everything YOU want to discuss, including speculation about the upcoming STAR WARS Disney+ series OBI-WAN KENOBI and THE BAD BATCH. How much Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader will we see in “Kenobi”? Will The Bad Batch share the Order 66 “programming” that the other Clone Troopers possess? And will we learn the origin of Baby Yoda aka Grogu in one of the streaming series? In collecting talk, we offer suggestions to Hasbro to satisfy fan demand and Jaxxon is joining the Black Series action figure ranks.
THE MANDALORIAN Season Two Commentary #2
Cue up THE MANDALORIAN Season two and watch along with us! This time, we’re watching Chapter 12 “The Siege” and a big one, Chapter 13 “The Jedi” featuring the live action debut of Ahsoka Tano. You can have us in your ears while you watch, or just listen as a podcast, and enjoy some of the finest (and most fun) STAR WARS we’ve seen in a long time.
From The Muppets to Star Wars with Mike Quinn
Mike Quinn is the talent behind Nien Nunb in RETURN OF THE JEDI and the Sequel Trilogy. Mike joins us IN THE CANTINA to talk about his journey from The Muppets to STAR WARS and shares stories from his career, including memories from working with Billy Dee Williams, George Lucas and more. Speaking of The Muppets, recently Disney+ added THE MUPPET SHOW to its streaming service, including the STAR WARS episode from 1980 featuring Mark Hamill & Anthony Daniels. We look back at the famous episode and feature highlights. Disney head honcho Bob Chapek addressed a few controversial Star Wars topics during a recent investors conference call, including the Gina Carano situation and Kathleen Kennedy’s future with Lucasfilm. We hear what he said and offer our opinions. Plus, listener feedback opens up a fun conversation about The Battle of Endor and more!
STAR WARS Lounge Lizards with RICHARD CHEESE
If Weird Al is the grandfather of STAR WARS parody songs, then Mark Jonathan Davis aka Richard Cheese is the crazy uncle. Mark has been providing tons of Star Wars laughs over the past 2 decades via albums like “The Lounge Awakens” and songs like “The Phantom Medley”. We’re happy and honored to welcome him into The Cantina to talk all about his Star Wars parodies, fandom and more. Plus, listener feedback, The Lemmy Trooper, and we go into the RFR Sound Lab to find a familiar and famous voice hidden in the RETURN OF THE JEDI Radio Drama.
I’ve been listing to RFR since the very beginning (Force-Cast days with Jason and Pete) Jason and Jimmy keep me excited about my Star Wars fandom. These days, I’m almost as nostalgic towards RFR/(old Force-Cast) as I am the original trilogy. Keep up the great work Rebel Force Radio!!
It was better before
Still like but don’t love the show but I am coming back around. They just need to get rid of Paul Bateman, that guy is nasayer cry baby.
Best podcast out there
I've listened to RFR 500 times, BTW where's the episode for