May 2013 Preview

May is always a great month for Star Wars. This year, it also marks the premiere of the latest blockbuster in the Star Trek franchise, with Episode VII director J.J. Abrams at the helm.

Star Wars Weekends – Each of the last two summers, FANgirl Blog has featured reports from Disney’s Hollywood Studios during Star Wars Weekends. This year will be no exception, and we’ll have contributions from new participants, too.

Reviews and Interviews – Linda reviews Tim Lebbon’s Dawn of the Jedi: Into the Void. She also had the opportunity to interview actor Joe Gatt, who provided the voice of Lord Scourge in Star Wars: The Old Republic and appears in this month’s Star Trek Into Darkness.

Here are a few of the other things we’re looking forward to in May:

New Star Wars Books

  • Dawn of the Jedi: Into the Void – May 7th
  • Star Wars Storyboards: The Prequels – May 14th

New Star Wars Comics

  • Star Wars #5 – May 8th
  • Darth Maul: Death Sentence – May 15th (TPB)
  • Legacy: Prisoner of the Floating World #3 – May 22nd
  • Dawn of the Jedi: Prisoner of Bogan #5 – May 22nd

New Movies

  • Iron Man 3 – May 1st
  • The Great Gatsby – May 10th
  • Star Trek Into Darkness – May 15th
  • Epic – May 24th
  • After Earth – May 31st

Television Series Premieres

  • LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles – May 29th at 6:30 p.m. on Cartoon Network

Television Series Season Finales

  • Person of Interest – May 9th
  • Once Upon a Time – May 12th
  • Revenge – May 12th
  • Castle – May 13th
  • Arrow – May 15th
  • Supernatural – May 15th
  • The Big Bang Theory – May 16th
  • The Vampire Diaries – May 16th
  • Elementary – May 16th
  • Grimm – May 21st
  • Nashville – May 22nd
  • Revolution – June 3rd

New Releases on DVD

  • Fringe: The Complete Fifth Season – May 7th
  • Beautiful Creatures – May 21st
  • Covert Affairs: Season Three – May 28th
  • Suits: Season Two – May 28th