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If Lucasfilm tries to shut down your Star Wars-themed beer over claims of copyright infringement, what do you do? Call in a stormtrooper for a response video of course!
Just days ahead of the theatrical release of Horns, Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe sat down with his fans to answer some questions about his life and work.
You know what Benedict Cumberbatch sucks at? I donít know. Iím asking. Because he has to be terrible at something. Everyone is, but for some reason, whenever heís shown in public doing anything, heís awesome at it. Heís a great actor. Heís wicked charming, and oh yeah, he apparently does a spot-on Jar Jar Binks impression.
Of the three movies in the Star Wars prequel trilogy, it's Episode I: The Phantom Menace that tends to attract the bulk of the criticism from die-hard fans of the original films. From Jar Jar Binks to the less-than-stellar performance by Jake Lloyd, the first of the series has a number of easy targets that audiences have been laughing at for the last 15 years.
Have you ever thought to yourself, I wonder exactly how many lives were lost in the original Star Wars trilogy? Well, I have some great news for you. Instead of spending a ton of time analyzing every frame of the three films and doing tireless research about ship capacity and planet population sizes, you can just watch the short three minute video below! Be warned: you may end up being pretty shocked by the final tally.
Syracuseís Empire Brewing Co. has been issued a a notice of opposition from Lucasfilm because of the name of one their bock lagers, "Strikes Bock." Yup. Empire's Strikes Bock.
The last time that Han Solo dressed as a Stormtrooper, things didn't exactly go super well. Sure, he was able to sneak into the Death Star alongside Luke, Chewbacca, C-3PO and R2-D2, but the end result involved him getting shot at, getting stuck in a disgusting garbage compactor and almost crushed to death, getting shot at again, and then running for his life.
Star Warsí English connection is set to flourish after Kathleen Kennedy opened up a new Industrial Light & Magic location in London. The English capital is currently being used to shoot Star Wars: Episode VII, and Kennedy even teased that further installments to the franchise will be filmed in Blighty, too.
The main villain of the first six Star Wars movies went by a few names. Some know him as Darth Sidious, others simply call him Senator/Emperor Palpatine. Since the character's introduction in 1980's Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, however, one key element of his moniker has long been a mystery: his first name.
The Ukrainian Internet Party have released a campaign advertisement to promote their candidate Darth Vader. That's right: Darth Vader. And it really needs to be seen to be believed, because not only does it see the Sith lord strumming on a Ukrainian instrument, but he also appears to be seducing a horse.
A couple of years ago a bunch of Star Wars fans recreated Episode IV: A New Hope through a crowdsourced collaboration of epic proportions. That original effort drew a lot of attention and eventually lead to the powers that be at Lucasfilm to help bring the next chapter of the Star Wars saga to the small screen.
In the run up to the beginning of production on Star Wars: Episode VII, there were a lot of names thrown about for the prime spot in the director's chair. Among the shortlist of favorites, though, was frequent Pixar collaborator and uber geek at heart Brad Bird, but alas that was not to be.
ďTrust in the Force,Ē Obi-Wan reminds his scattered Jedi disciples. And itís a message well received by Star Wars fans figuring out how this universe will take shape.
Joel Edgerton would love to play Owen Lars in a possible Obi-Wan Kenobi Star Wars spin-off film, and he even has a great idea for it. Edgerton first came to the attention of Hollywood thanks to his portrayal as Owen in both Revenge Of The Sith and Attack Of The Clones; in fact he even shared the last scene of the trilogy as he held onto baby Luke Skywalker.
A not so long time ago, on the very website you're reading right now, we covered a persistent rumor that Disney could be on the verge of releasing a new version of the complete six film Star Wars saga to Blu-ray and other viewing platforms. While not much has been said officially on the matter, it's still a subject that kicks around from time to time, and today it seems that it has gathered some more steam.