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Watch Weird Al, Rick Springfield And Others Awkwardly Try Out For Star Wars' Cantina Band
May the 4th be with you! Well, almost anyway. In anticipation of Star Wars Day, CollegeHumor put together a little "audition" session to fill a coveted spot in the cantina band. The artists who try out are all very familiar... "Chris Darthtry"? "Lliz Ph'Air"? "Muark Mcccccccccc' Wrath"? Where have we heard these names before?
Read About The Star Wars Sequel That ALMOST Replaced The Empire Strikes Back
Did you guys know thereís a new Star Wars movie being made? Itís called Splinter of the Mindís Eye. At least, thatís what would have happened if the success of the first Star Wars film wasnít as grand as eventually became.
Fantastic Vintage Star Wars Photos Show How A Chimp Inspired The Emperor
Now that new Star Wars news finally made its way to the Internet, the floodgates on vintage, archival Star Wars artifacts are starting to bubble up Ė some that we have seen (and shared) over the years, and some thatís even still unique to our eyes.
Star Wars: Episode 7 - What We Know So Far
Star Wars returns to theaters on December 18, 2015 with Star Wars Episode VII. The new film will continue the adventures of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Leia Organa. We answer all the questions you have about the new Star Wars movies. What would the new movies be about? Would they bring back classic characters or introduce new ones? Would there be new stories set outside of the trilogy?
Get To Know Star Wars' Domhnall Gleeson In These 5 Amazing Roles
Are we looking at the son of Luke Skywalker? Possibly. And these five films confirm that if, indeed, thatís the direction J.J. Abrams wants to go in Star Wars: Episode VII, the role is in very good hands.
Adam Driver Is A Perfect Fit For Star Wars
Adam Driverís involvement in < I>Star Wars: Episode VII has been rumored for months, but with so many actors and actresses in the same boat, it was really hard to tell if there was any substance to the whispers. Now, we know there is. Driver will be involved in a major role, assumedly as a newly introduced villain.
It's OK To Completely Lose Your Geek Mind Over The Star Wars Cast Photo
How do we feel? Genuinely excited. Downright thrilled. The natural cynicism that clouds most online movie reporting has dissipated, especially on the Twitter snark machine. A welcome sense of optimism envelops this simple cast photo, featuring a group of actors and a director taking part in a table read. Itís as though weíve all forgotten Episode I: The Phantom Menace even happened!
Star Wars Episode VII Official Cast Announced
The official Star Wars: Episode VII cast has been announced. Among the names included on the list that was revealed today are original Star Wars stars Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Anthony Daniels (C-3PO), Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) and Kenny Baker (R2-D2). Also Announced are John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson and Max von Sydow.
The Original Star Wars Cast Might Be Gearing Up For Filming In London
The rumor mill on a J.J. Abrams Star Wars film is probably the fastest rumor mill in town. This isnít a surprise, as Star Wars: Episode VII is THE film everyone wants the inside scoop on. Every little detail will probably be revealed, and the biggest scoop yet may have landed thanks to a series of supposed coincidences.
Star Wars: The Boba Fett Movie Has Run Into Some Problems
Boba Fett, scourge of the universe, is being hunted by the most powerful force in the galaxy. This time, it isn't the Galactic Empire, but the Disney Empire who's in charge. They're looking to possibly pull the plug on the stand alone film for Fett's theoretical adventures and it's going to take a great disturbance in The Force to get this project back on track. Or at the very least, a good writing/directing team. You know, whichever comes first.
The New Star Wars Movies Aren't Beholden To The Expanded Universe
Apparently, LucasFilm head Kathleen Kennedy has formed a story group. Its members will now oversee all aspects of the franchiseís creative development. They will draw liberally from the Expanded Universe, but and most importantly, they will not be beholden to it.
Watch Darth Vader, Boba Fett And Other Star Wars Characters Dance To Pop Songs
Disney World's Star Wars Weekend is approaching! The annual event, which actually runs for a series of weekends in the Florida theme park, is set to begin next month. What better way to warm up for it than by watching your favorite Star Wars characters dance to pop music?
Star Wars Sequels Could Shift Back To May Release Dates
Horn also confirms that the bulk of principal photography has not commenced, with a few early shots done in Abu Dhabi. He also suggests that these films will cost the industry-standard ď$175-$200 million.Ē Compare this to the $115 million-range budgets of the recent trilogy, and itís clear Disney is trying to amp things up.
Star Wars Was Offered To William Friedkin, But He Passed
"That film changed the zeitgeist. Iíd say 80 percent of American films today are all offshoots of Star Wars," Friedkin says. "If Star Wars had failed, you would not have the kind of films that are popular today."
4-Year-Old Boy Honored With Touching Star Wars Funeral
4-year-old Jack Robinson may not have spent many years on Earth, but during that short time, he was able to accomplish more than he ever could have imagined. Diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor this past January, he constructed a bucket list of things he wanted to do, and with the help of his parents, he set about checking each and every one off.