Galactic News Feed – 4/29/15

The Heroes Of Star Wars Rebels Could Make Their Way To Live-Action

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Producers Simon Kinberg and Dave Filoni revealed this interesting possibility at last week’s Star Wars Celebration.  

Read more at this link http://io9.com/the-heroes-of-star-wars-rebels-could-make-their-way-to-1700935851

The U.S. Air Force’s secret space plane is about to start testing a TIE Fighter engine

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The Air Force Research Lab has confirmed that the ship’s fourth flight will test out Hall thrusters that could prove to be a new, fuel-efficient engine for maneuvering spacecrafts in space.   Basically, it’s a bigger version of the ion engines commonly used to maneuver satellites and deep-space probes. It basically creates thrust by accelerating ions, as the name implies.

Read more at this link http://www.blastr.com/2015-4-28/us-air-forces-secret-space-plane-about-start-testing-tie-fighter-engine

Mystery figure appears in wedding photo

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Originally it was their favorite wedding photo until they spotted something really creepy seemingly lurking behind them.

Read more at this link http://fox59.com/2015/04/24/bride-groom-and-ghost-mystery-figure-appears-in-wedding-photo-2/

X-Files Vets Glen Morgan, James Wong Returning for Fox’s 6-Episode Revival

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Snagging the writing duo is quite a coup for Fox, and should serve as confirmation that the network is pulling out all the stops to ensure this continuation lives up to fans’ high expectations.

Read and see more at this link http://tvline.com/2015/04/28/x-files-writers-glen-morgan-james-wong-fox-revival/

Ben Affleck’s Batman and Jared Leto’s Joker could be crossing over DC films

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Ben Affleck was reportedly spotted on the set of David Ayer’s Suicide Squad, sporting his Bruce Wayne look.  Also, Latino Review claims Jared Leto’s version of the Joker will cameo in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.  The report says the scene is a flashback that will show the Joker killing Jason Todd, aka a former Robin.

Read more at this link http://www.blastr.com/2015-4-29/ben-afflecks-batman-and-jared-letos-joker-could-be-crossing-over-dc-films

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Originally from Minnesota in the United States, Dave has lived all over.  He currently makes his home in Ottawa, Ontario Canada where he lives with his wife and stepdaughter.  Dave works as an on-air announcer at Boom 99-7 (CJOT.) One of his first sci-fi memories was that of watching Star Trek the original series in reruns on Sunday mornings so, as you can imagine, that made quite the impression and was one of the inspirations for founding the Galactic Netcasts network in 2011. You can hear Dave on The Alien Invasion, The SciFi Geeks Club and Weird World Weekly podcasts. Follow him on Twitter @davenelsonvoice