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TALKING BAY 94 is the first Star Wars podcast solely devoted to interviews with the cast, crew and creators from a galaxy far, far away.

Join host Brandon Wainerdi (huge DVD special feature dork), for a weekly deep dive into some never-before-heard stories from the set and Skywalker Ranch. From background aliens to some of the biggest stars in the universe, TB94 will be trying to talk to them all, every Wednesday.

(And if someone has George Lucas’ cell phone number, please pass it along.)

Sep 2, 2020

His work has spanned the prequels, the sequels, the spin-offs, Star Wars Insider covers and even the introduction of Darth Maul’s robotic legs, so it was a real thrill to be able to dive into the career of Aaron McBride, as well as his process and his inspirations.

Some topics discussed: Blade Runner and Ridley Scott, interning on The Phantom Menace, working with Steven Spielberg on A.I. and Minority Report and what organic beef jerkey has to do with the skeleton pirates from Pirates of the Caribbean.

With Star Wars, we dive further into his work on Revenge of the Sith (ballet dancers, the model shop making lava for Mustafar), Rogue One (working with John Knoll, designing K-2SO), The Last Jedi (Canto Bight, Fathiers), Solo (Maw Monster) and ILMxLAB (Vader Immortal).

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