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Apparently There's A Moon That Looks Like The Death Star
Being as it’s Star Wars day and all, I can’t think of a better time to talk about this little nugget of information. NASA shared an image of Saturn’s moon Mimas, which, you may very well notice, bears a striking resemblance to the Death Star from Star Wars: Episode IV—A New Hope. Be glad you don’t
star wars Brent McKnight 2015-05-04
10 Star Wars Side Characters Who Need Their Own Movies
As the Star Wars universe continues to expand an an incredible rate, we pulled together a collection of side characters we would like to see get their own solo movie.
star wars Brent McKnight 2015-05-04
Gwendoline Christie Looks Really Imposing In Her First Star Wars 7 Photo
We've got our first look at Gwedoline Christie as Captain Phasma in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and it is totally badass.
star wars Brent McKnight 2015-05-04
Star Wars Finally Reveals Who Adam Driver And Lupita Nyong'o Are Playing
Obviously, it’s May the 4th, which has become an unofficial holiday for fans. But with so many exciting Star Wars projects on the horizon, today’s suddenly the perfect day for Lucasfilm and Disney to drop important information… like the identity of the character Adam Driver is playing in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
star wars Sean O'Connell 2015-05-04
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Products Are Coming, Get The Details
Just this morning, Disney announced their next generation of products to hit stores. In line with the upcoming, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the company will be putting out toys, collectibles, books and apparel in stores on “Force Friday”.
star wars Catarina Cowden 2015-05-03
Why Star Wars Spinoff Director Josh Trank Was Fired
Just last night, the second of the standalone Star Wars “anthology” films had a major setback when its director Josh Trank exited the project. Now with the studio in search for another filmmaker, sources report that the original director was actually fired.
star wars Catarina Cowden 2015-05-02
Star Wars Spinoff Movie Just Lost Its Director
Josh Trank, who had been hired to direct and develop the second of the standalone Star Wars "anthology" films for Lucasfilm, has left that project for undisclosed reasons.
star wars Brent McKnight 2015-05-01
AMC Theaters May Be Preparing To Put On A Huge Star Wars Marathon
How much sick time do you have right now? Enough to watch all seven Star Wars films in a row this December? Then we might have something you'll be interested to read about.
star wars Mike Reyes 2015-04-30
Star Wars: Rogue One - Everything About The Spinoff
Star Wars: Rogue One doesn't drop in theaters for a while, but that doesn't mean we're not excited. We don't have a ton of details about the film just yet, but here's what we know so far.
star wars Brent McKnight 2015-04-29
Star Wars Fans Launch An X-Wing Fighter Into Space With A Message For J.J. Abrams
As the new mega-franchise maestro of the Star Wars brand, J.J. Abrams most certainly gets inundated with requests from fans. However, a duo of amateur astronomy enthusiasts decided to make their own special request float above the pack by launching an X-Wing fighter into actual space! Well…an X-Wing fighter model, anyway.
star wars Joseph Baxter 2015-04-28
Harrison Ford's 10 Best Characters, Ranked In Order
Between Age of Adaline and the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer, Harrison Ford is having a pretty solid week, so what better time to countdown some of our favorite characters he's played over the years.
star wars Brent McKnight 2015-04-23
How To Make Your Own BB-8 From Star Wars: The Force Awakens
While the excitement surrounding this December’s Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens is hardly contained to just one particular thing, the film’s depicted globule gizmo in the droid, BB-8 has become a breakout star. In fact, it seems that it’s already inspiring real-life homebrew contraptions that, with a little know-how, you can make on your own!
star wars Joseph Baxter 2015-04-22
Little Kid Writes Concerned Letter To George Lucas About Jedi Not Marrying, Gets Great Response
What’s a Jedi to do when he or she falls in love? Suppress those feelings, apparently.This didn’t sit well with one young Star Wars fan, so he did what any hopeful Padawan would do, he wrote a persuasive letter to George Lucas to rectify the situation.
star wars Nick Romano 2015-04-21
Marvel Secretly Cuts Off Hands As A Star Wars Tribute, Here's Proof
You may not know this unless you’re a hardcore Star Wars fan, but there is one particular violent act that occurs in just about every single film in the franchise: a character gets a hand or an arm cut off. What you may not know, however, is that Marvel Studios took a great deal of inspiration from this piece of trivia.
star wars Eric Eisenberg 2015-04-21
Boba Fett Could Return To Star Wars, Here's How
It’s certainly safe to say that the fate of beloved bounty hunter, Boba Fett has always been a sore Sarlacc-strewn spot among the Star Wars fanbase over the years. While there’s always been subsequent novels and comic books showcasing a narrative of his survival, it seems that his chances of returning to the continuity are better than they’ve ever been, thanks to the current methodology of the Disney-sized Lucasfilm.
star wars Joseph Baxter 2015-04-21
5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About George Lucas
George Lucas, the father of Star Wars, one of history’s most beloved movie franchises of all time, the founder of Lucasfilm, is a man of simple tastes. Even for a conversation with Stephen Colbert at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival in front of an audience of hundreds of people, he still dons his same old grandpa jeans and white sneakers.
star wars Nick Romano 2015-04-21
Ray Park Wants To Bring Back Darth Maul With Robotic Legs
Star Wars: The Force Awakens already features a ton of returning players. In light of the potential for original characters to make their comebacks, actor Ray Park wants to return as Darth Maul. And he has an idea of how to do it.
star wars Nick Romano 2015-04-20
The Star Wars: Rogue One Trailer Teaser Will Get You Fired Up About The Franchise
This was a GREAT first step for Star Wars: Rogue One, and a killer end to an incredible weekend in Anaheim!
star wars Sean O'Connell 2015-04-19
Star Wars: Rogue One's Official Plot Sounds Like An Action-Packed Blast
It was made clear that the films directed by Gareth Edwards and Josh Trank are going to be Non-Saga films, meaning that they do not connect to the trilogy of films helmed by J.J. Abrams and, later, Rian Johnson.
star wars Sean O'Connell 2015-04-19
Star Wars 7 Is Apparently Changing The Name Of The Empire
It’s been more than 30 years since Return of the Jedi, so there are bound to be some major changes in the Star Wars universe when The Force Awakens drops later this year. One thing we now know is that the two factions formerly known as the Galactic Empire and the Rebel Alliance will be going by different names.
star wars Brent McKnight 2015-04-17
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