Episode 63: Dream Big Star Wars

Disney’s new streaming service has been given a name: Disney+. Fangirls Going Rogue dives into what we know will be part of this platform, including Star Wars and Marvel offerings. How will television stories be different than the films? And how does Marvel compare to Disney in their first offerings?

Last month Disney kicked off the Dream Big Princess Campaign. Young female filmmakers had a chance to create video shorts with famous mentors like Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy and Mary Poppin Returns’ Emily Blunt. We discuss Kennedy’s advice and whether she is doing enough to mentor women through her role at Lucasfilm. In part this segment was inspired by a conversation among our listeners in our Facebook discussion groupRead more about it over at FANgirl Blog.

A new arrangement of “Across The Stars” by John Williams inspired our conversation about the characters of Anakin and Padmé. Of course, the music is a character of its own in the movies!

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