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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.
Movie Poster Mash-Ups Blend Together Your Favorite Blockbusters
Sometimes Fan Art is better than the actual art studios put out, mostly because it presents material that's already known to everyone – just in unique ways. And sometimes, it's better because it makes us laugh when at something we normally wouldn't. Laugh that come from things like British Pop Bands on desolate planets, Ewok hookers, and luxury liners with deadly vendettas. All of those and more lie behind the curtain, as we curate some of the most fun (and funny) art on the Internet.
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?
Star Wars Fans Can Help Save A Vital Part Of A New Hope's History
The Tunisian state has allocated $107,000 to the preservation project. The committee hopes to raise the rest of the money needed to save the sites from Star Wars fans around the globe.
Star Wars Episode 7: Don't Expect To See Lando Calrissian
The Star Wars franchise is heading in new and exciting directions. Disney has brought in fresh blood and opened the spectrum of the universe up to include tons of potential spin-offs, origin stories and straight up sequels. It’s all pushing forward at this point, but even so, the producers have smartly reached out to biggest names from the original trilogies in the name of finishing their stories properly.
Listen To Darth Vader's Classic Dialogue As Read By Winnie The Pooh
It’s the best version we could find, with the strongest audio of Cummings’ terrific line reading. Listen to the crowd go nuts at the 35-seocnd mark, when Cummings says, “Honey.” It’s the equivalent of hearing Jimmy Page begin to play the opening guitar riff to Stairway to Heaven.
How George Lucas Lost Millions To Steven Spielberg On A Dumb Star Wars Bet
We might think of Star Wars as the most established brand in the history of the motion picture industry, at least this side of Charlie Chaplin’s Little Tramp, but all that success wasn’t always such a foregone conclusion. On the set of A New Hope, George Lucas was a worried thirty-something convinced he had a massive flop on his hands.
First Look At Star Wars: Episode VII Concept Art, Probably
With that enhancement you that the Millennium Falcon is pictured in one of the Star Wars: Episode VII photos. The others are harder to make out, but the bottom involves a long-range desert landscape shot. Tatooine? The top one has four different images and one of them looks like Alec Guinness as Obi Wan.
Watch University Of Georgia Students Film An Elaborate Star Wars Tribute Video
An “epic battle” happened over the weekend on the Athens campus of the University of Georgia, where Conley hired friends and fans to shoot various Star Wars scenes in full costume. And because we live in the age of social media, Twitter blew up with amazing photographs involving Stormtroopers, UGA students and men’s head football coach Mark Richt.
13 Fascinating Things We Learned About Mark Hamill During His AMA
There are few things the Internet collectively gets more excited about than Reddit Ask Me Anything sessions. One of those things is Star Wars; so, it should come as a surprise to no one that Mark Hamill’s Ask Me Anything session earlier today was surrounded by an absolute flood of interest.
Is Pixar Planning Its Own Star Wars Movie?
I'm not really sure how much stock to put in this story. On the one hand, it's totally feasible that Disney is looking for any way to make money off of their new sci-fi franchise, but at the same time this report is so vague that it could be totally fake and unprovable. Basically, believe that this story could be true, but don't necessarily believe that it is.
Disney Is Using A Story Team To Determine What Is Or Isn't Star Wars Canon
Over at Disney, Lucasfilms has their own “story team” which employs a man named Leland Chee, and Chee has recently been doing some mythbusting on his Twitter.
Disneyland's Long Rumored Tomorrowland Remodel Will Be Influenced By Star Wars Episode VII
Rumors of a Disneyland remodel and more specifically, alterations to Tomorrowland to coincide with Star Wars: Episode VII have been swirling for months, but without anything more than vague hints from the decision makers at Disney, it’s been tough to separate the baseless speculation from the real possibilities.
Tupac Shakur Was Almost A Jedi In Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace?
"He was telling me that he was supposed to read for George Lucas and them," said Death Row Records engineer Rick Clifford. "They wanted him to be a Jedi. Yes, I'm serious — Samuel L. got Tupac's part."
Star Wars: Episode VII Circling British Actor Jack O'Connell For Key Role
Will it happen? No idea. Star Wars trades in rumors and hearsay. But we’ve been hearing O’Connell’s name for some time now, and I’m willing to bet that where there’s smoke, there is fire. As soon as news breaks, we’ll bring it to you. In the meantime, if you know another about O’Connell, tell us which performances we should look into.