‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’ Inspires Design for Columbia Sportswear Jacket

More than 40 years after “Star Wars” first beamed moviegoers into a galaxy far, far away, Columbia Sportswear will unveil the Star Wars Empire Crew Parka Friday.
The limited-edition jacket is inspired by the original cast and crew — think Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford as opposed to John Boyega and Adam Driver, who will appear in “Star Wars: Episode IX,” due out Stateside Dec. 20, 2019. More specifically, the royal blue outerwear is meant to be reminiscent of the ice planet Hoth scenes in “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.” The unisex $ 500 hooded styles will be sold via columbia.com/StarWars at 12:01 a.m. Friday. There will also be select distribution in Columbia’s freestanding stores in the U.S., Canada, Europe, China, Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea.
Overachieving George Lucas fans can try to score one of a handful of the zip-front parkas signed by Hamill, who they know as Luke Skywalker from the silver screen. This particular piece of fandom will set them back $ 1,980 — intentionally priced to coincide with the year the film was released. But all of the proceeds from the sale will benefit college access programs and scholarships. Shoppers may need lightsabers to try to fend off

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Disney Launches ‘Star Wars’ Digital Animated Series to Turn Kids Into Fans

In the latest addition to the ever-expanding Star Wars universe, Disney and Lucasfilm are launching a new series of free animated shorts — designed to introduce youngsters on the storylines of the space-epic franchise and bring them into the Star Wars fandom. The new “Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures” series is set to premiere Friday (Nov. […]

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John Williams to Compose New ‘Star Wars’ Music for Disney Parks Attractions

Disney on Saturday released new details about the upcoming and much-anticipated addition to its North American theme parks, “Star Wars”: Galaxy’s Edge. Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products chairman Bob Chapek revealed at the Destination D event at Walt Disney World Resort the two new attractions that will be introduced on opening day at Disneyland […]

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Russian bots and trolls ‘behind Star Wars abuse’

Russian bots and politically motivated trolls were responsible for much of the online criticism thrown at Star Wars: The Last Jedi, according to a new study.
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Star Wars: The Clone Wars and the Paradox of the Jedi

In the Star Wars: The Clone Wars episode “Ambush,” the beginning of the end of the Jedi way is clearly laid out.
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Hamill ‘bittersweet’ on Star Wars without Fisher

Mark Hamill has written about the “bittersweet” feeling of facing his final Star Wars episode without the late Carrie Fisher.
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Star Wars: Carrie Fisher and Richard E Grant among Episode IX cast

Carrie Fisher and Richard E Grant will appear in the ninth instalment of the franchise.
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Next Star Wars to use unseen footage of late Carrie Fisher

The late Carrie Fisher will feature in the next Star Wars movie using unseen footage recorded before her death, writer and director JJ Abrams has said.
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Keri Russell in Talks to Join Star Wars: Episode IX Cast

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Lucasfilm Says ‘Multiple’ Star Wars Standalone Movies Still in Development

Lucasfilm has denied reports that standalone Star Wars movies have been put on hold, confirming “multiple” spinoffs are still in active development.

ABC News reports Lucasfilm is moving forward with projects separate from Rian Johnson’s new trilogy of films and another series of movies from Game of Thrones producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss.

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Star Wars director strikes back at abuse of star

Star Wars director Rian Johnson has hit back at the troll “manbabies” who have forced actress Kelly Marie Tran to quit Instagram after months of racist and sexist abuse over her role in The Last Jedi.
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‘Solo’ Sputters at Box Office, Raising Worries of ‘Star Wars’ Fatigue

Ticket sales for “Solo” were big, but by “Star Wars” standards they fell far short. Multiplex gridlock and disgruntled fans were among possible explanations.
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Film Review: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

SPOILER ALERT: The following review contains mild spoilers for “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” The most important thing to note about “Solo: A Star Wars Story” is that, in spite of its widely-publicized behind-the-scenes turmoil, culminating with the replacement of directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller with Ron Howard several months into shooting, the film […]

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Strictly Business Podcast: HBO CEO Richard Plepler on Winning the Streaming Wars

HBO chairman/CEO Richard Plepler has done the math on peak TV, and it all adds up as long as his brand stays healthy. Take the 487 scripted series currently on TV, which amounts to 5,000 hours of programming, and add that to the 750 unscripted series that amount to 4,000 hours, and you get a […]

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Star Wars lead asks ‘where are all the black people in space?’

Star Wars actor Donald Glover has taken a jab at the franchise by joking that the sci-fi films lack black actors.
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Heathrow marks May the 4th with ‘Star Wars flights’

Heathrow Airport cancelled a flight to the planet Alderaan – which was destroyed by the Death Star – in a tribute to Star Wars Day.
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Before Star Wars and Marvel, Disney’s Action Movies Flopped Hard

Before they bought Marvel and Star Wars, Disney had a long history of trying – and mostly failing – to make their own blockbuster adventure films.
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Boyega: Star Wars allowed me to invest in myself

At 26 years old John Boyega is already expanding his CV.
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Star Wars: Why Rebels Is Crucial to Canon

Update: Now that the final episode of Rebels (read our review) has aired, we’ve updated this story with all the latest info on how the animated series connects to some of the most important aspects of the Star Wars canon.

The Emmy award-winning Star Wars Rebels has reached its series conclusion, leaving an indelible mark on Star Wars mythology. The animated series continues the legacy of powerful storytelling, unforgettable characters, and thrilling action Star Wars is known for. But, one thing you may not be aware of is how important Star Wars Rebels is to the franchise’s lore. Executive-producer Dave Filoni and the animation team at Lucasfilm have created a crucial piece of storytelling that adds elements which have changed the galaxy far, far away forever.

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John Williams: Next Star Wars will be my last

Star Wars composer John Williams has announced the next episode of the saga will be his last, leaving a vacuum in the force.
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Mark Hamill Is Honored With Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Perfect Star Wars Fashion

Mark HamillMark Hamill has a new star and it’s not in a galaxy far, far away.
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Oscars 2018: Star Wars’ Mark Hamill on why he’d rather watch from home

Mark Hamill is presenting an Oscar on Sunday (but would prefer to watch from home).
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How John Boyega Went From ‘Star Wars’ Stormtrooper to Sci-Fi Producer

The 25-year-old actor is among a new wave of British actors, many from African backgrounds, who are shaking up the movie industry.
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Help For The Medicine Donated To Veterans of Foreign Wars By Charles Myrick of ACRX

ACRX Recognition Gallery: American Consultants Rx
http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free discount prescription cards being donated to thousands of not for profits,hospitals,schools,churches,etc. in an effort to assist the uninsured,under insured,and seniors deal with the high cost of prescription drugs.

The American Consultants Rx discount prescription cards are to be given free to anyone in need of help curbing the high cost of prescription drugs.

Due to the rising costs, unstable economics, and the mounting cost of prescriptions, American Consultants Rx Inc. (ACRX) a.k.a (ACIRX) an Atlanta based company was born in 2004. The ACRX discount prescription card program was created and over 25 million discount prescription cards were donated to over 18k organizations across the country to be distributed to those in need of prescription assistance free of charge since 2004.

The ACRX cards will offer discounts of name brand drugs of up to 40% off and up to 60% off of generic drugs. They also possess no eligibility requirements, no forms to fill out, or expiration date as well .One card will take care of a whole family. Also note that the ACRX cards will come to your organization already pre-activated .The cards are good at over 50k stores from Walgreen, Wal mart, Eckerd”s, Kmart, Kroger, Publix, and many more. Any one can use these cards but ACRX is focusing on those who are uninsured, underinsured, or on Medicare. The ACRX cards are now in Spanish as well.

American Consultants Rx made arrangements online for the ACRX card to be available at http://www.acrxcards.com where it can also be downloaded. This arrangement has been made to allow organizations an avenue to continue assisting their clients in the community until they receive their orders of the ACRX cards. ACRX made it possible for cards to be requested from online for individuals and organizations free of charge. Request for the ACRX cards can also be made by mailing a request to : ACRX, P.O.Box 161336,Atlanta,GA 30321, faxing a written request to 404-305-9539,or calling the office at 404-767-1072. Please include name (if organization please include organization and contact name),mailing address,designate Spanish or English,amount of cards requested,and telephone number.

American Consultants Rx is working diligently to assist as many people and organizations as possible. It should be noted that while many other organizations and companies place a cost on their money saving cards, American Consultants Rx does not believe a cost should be applied, just to assist our fellow Americans. American Consultants Rx states that it will continue to strive to assist those in need.

Every Actor Who’s Appeared in Game of Thrones and Star Wars

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How Does Secrets of the Empire Fit Into the Star Wars Timeline?

This article contains major spoilers for the VR experience Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire and for the film Rogue One. If you have any interest in trying the VR experience out for yourself, I would recommend coming back to this at a later date. The story, and its surprises, are certainly worth experiencing fresh.

Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire is a VR-based experience that recently opened in Anaheim, Orlando, and London. The experience is powered by The Void, a company that blends virtual reality headsets with haptic feedback suits, body tracking, and physical environments to create unique, immersive storytelling. For Secrets, The Void partnered with ILMxLAB, a division of Lucasfilm that works with experimental technology. Additionally, the story told through the experience was created with the involvement of the Lucasfilm Story Group, and according to them, it’s canon.

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Books of The Times: In ‘Frankenstein in Baghdad,’ a Fantastical Manifestation of War’s Cruelties

Ahmed Saadawi’s novel, set in U.S.-occupied Iraq, is an ingenious updating of Mary Shelley’s classic.
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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Lifts 2017 Worldwide Box Office 3% to $39.9 Billion

Worldwide box office for 2017 has jumped 3% to $ 39.92 billion with “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” providing the final push. Box office tracker comScore, which issued the number Sunday, said that the improvement was due to a variety of strong performances — including the Chinese blockbuster “Wolf Warrior 2,” which has grossed $ 870 million. […]

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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Dominates Christmas Box Office, Nears $400 Million in US

Disney-Lucasfilm’s “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is nearing the $ 400 million mark Monday at the domestic box office in a dominant performance during the Christmas holiday. “The Last Jedi” took in an estimated $ 32 million Monday on Christmas Day at 4,232 North American sites. That’s the second highest total ever on the day, trailing only […]

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi’s 6 Biggest WTF Questions

Spoilers! From Luke to Snoke to Rey, we’ve got a few questions about certain story points and character decisions!
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Rotten Tomatoes Dismisses Claim ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ User Ratings Were Skewed by Bots

Did an alt-right fanboy group — supposedly unhappy with “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” over its alleged “feminist agenda” — game Rotten Tomatoes’ user ratings to push down the score? The website says the claim is hogwash. “The Last Jedi” currently has a 92% aggregate critics’ score on Rotten Tomatoes, making it “Certified Fresh” — […]

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi’s 6 Biggest WTF Questions

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi – the most divisive film ever?

There has been a huge split in opinion over the latest instalment in the Star Wars franchise.
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi’s 6 Biggest WTF Questions

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Power Rankings: Recasting each NHL team as a Star Wars character

The Lightning as Rey? The Penguins as the Death Star? The Canadiens as Darth Vader? Colorado as Lando Calrissian? We channeled our love for both hockey and a galaxy far, far away to identify the Star Wars character who best embodies each team.
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Star Wars: ‘It’s time for a female or non-white director’

The Last Jedi director says it’s time a woman or “director of colour” took charge of an instalment.
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Harry and William attend Star Wars premiere

The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry were among those gracing the red carpet at The Last Jedi premiere in London.
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Star Wars: BB-8 Dishes on Meeting Prince William and Harry at The Last Jedi Premiere

BB-8 is spilling it all!

The beloved droid stopped by PEOPLE Now to dish on everything Star Wars: The Last Jedi. (Disclaimer: The PEOPLE staff does not speak fluent droid and is likely making this all up.)

BB-8 said (beeped?) he loved getting the chance to meet Prince William and Harry on the red carpet at the London premiere of the film and that he does not get along with his evil counterpart BB-9E.

As for the best piece of advice fellow robot R2-D2 gave him?

“Don’t get blown up,” said the droid.

And staying true to the holiday season, BB-8 said if he had a lightsaber, it would almost certainly be red and green.

For his thoughts on porgs and to hear even more behind-the-scenes secrets from The Last Jedi, watch the above video.

Watch our full Star Wars: The Last Jedi special, streaming now on PeopleTV! Download the PeopleTV app on your favorite device or go to PEOPLE.com/peopletv.

In PEOPLE’s new special issue Star Wars: The Ultimate Guide to The Last Jedi (on newsstands now) and an exclusive PeopleTV special, BB-8 puppeteers Brian Herring and Dave Chapman open up about what fans can expect from the rolling droid in the upcoming film.

“He’s still a member of the heroes gang,” says Chapman. “He’s in there getting dirty and down with it.”

While Herring and Chapman promise fans that BB-8 will once again serve as a “comic relief” in the film, they say his role in the story is more important than ever.

“He’s a pivotal point, as the droids of Star Wars tends to be,” says Herring. “He also does a lot of stuff that we haven’t seen him do yet.”

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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Review: Action and Angst of Galactic Proportions

The space saga’s latest episode examines old loyalties with surprising results.
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi has critics in raptures

The latest film in the sci-fi saga gets glowing reviews ahead of its European premiere in London.
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No-spoiler review: Star Wars has changed forever

A long time ago, I gave up on Star Wars. Grew tired of bad acting and vague catchphrases. “What this franchise needs is a rebel,” I thought. Now it has found one.
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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Is Really Good! Here’s Our Review.

With charm and wit, the latest “Star Wars” movie unites the past and present as it looks toward the future.
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John Boyega almost missed Star Wars premiere

Celebrities and a host of Stormtroopers marched the red carpet as Star Wars fans cheered in the world premiere of the popular series’ latest instalment.
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Joe Manganiello Wears Secret Love Note for Sofia Vergara at Star Wars: The Last Jedi Premiere

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The All-Stars of ‘Star Wars’

Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver and their “Last Jedi” comrades discuss the difficulties of new relationships, the joys of villainy and those porgs.
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Royal troopers: Princes’ Star Wars cameos confirmed

Prince William and Prince Harry are to make royal cameos as stormtroopers in the next Star Wars film, actor John Boyega has confirmed.
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Star Wars Battlefront II game faces further backlash

Players criticise the credits required to unlock heroes, as well as the inclusion of loot boxes.
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Star Wars game in U-turn after player anger

It took 40 hours of game play or an extra payment to unlock Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker, among others.
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Every Collectible Location in Star Wars Battlefront 2

Find all the collectibles in the first three chapters and unlock credits and milestone rewards in Star Wars Battlefront 2.
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Get Ready for Star Wars and High School Musical TV Shows

Zac Efron, High School Musical 2May the force be with you, Wildcats.
TV series based on Stars Wars and High School Musical are in the work, Walt Disney Company chairman and CEO Bob Iger revealed during a quarterly…

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Star Wars fans will get new trilogy of films

Three new films are planned to add to the Star Wars universe, it has been confirmed.
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Last Jedi Director to Create Star Wars Trilogy

Rian Johnson, director of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, will be creating a brand-new trilogy of Star Wars films, and is set to write and direct the first of the three films.

StarWars.com announced that Johnson will write and direct the first of the three films along with his long-time collaborator Ram Bergman as producer. The trilogy will be separate from the Skywalker saga and “introduce new characters from a corner of the galaxy that Star Wars lore has never before explored.”

Though reports have said Lucasfilm is looking into making more films beyond Episode IX featuring the characters introduced in The Force Awakens, the official announcement of Johnson’s films indicate these will be entirely different projects.

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New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy in Works With Rian Johnson, TV Series Also Coming to Disney Streaming Service

Disney has just closed a deal with director Rian Johnson to develop a new “Star Wars” trilogy, and it is planning a live-action “Star Wars” TV series to air on its entertainment streaming service that is expected to launch by the end of 2019. Disney chairman-CEO Bob Iger announced the “Star Wars” news during the […]

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Star Wars Director Rian Johnson Developing a New Film Trilogy

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Lucasfilm announced Thursday afternoon that the 43-year-old writer and director of Star Wars: The Last Jedi (in theaters Dec. 15) will create a…

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Star Wars: Did Adam Driver Spoil Rey’s Identity?

Actor Adam Driver, who plays Kylo Ren in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, may have let slip a very big SPOILER about Rey during a recent interview.

Seriously, SPOILERS ahead if Driver’s statement is accurate!

Still here? OK, consider yourself warned!

In a chat with GQ Magazine, Driver recalled his early conversations with Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams about Kylo Ren’s motivations and character: “I remember the initial conversations about having things ‘skinned’, … peeling away layers to evolve into other people, and the person Kylo’s pretending to be on the outside is not who he is. He’s a vulnerable kid who doesn’t know where to put his energy, but when he puts his mask on, suddenly, he’s playing a role. JJ had that idea initially and I think Rian

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These Star Wars: The Last Jedi Figures are Incredibly Realistic

Hasbro’s Black Series figures continue to set a high bar for Star Wars collectibles, and these new figures from Star Wars: The Last Jedi are no exception.

IGN checked out Hasbro’s slate of notable new Black Series figures at New York Comic Con, including a new look at DJ, Benicio Del Toro’s Last Jedi character, and Rey. Rey, DJ and Rex’s figures will all be available in early 2018, while the new figures for Lando Calrissian, 4-Lom and Dengar will be released later in the year.

These Black Series figures make use of Hasbro’s new face scanning technology that helps make the collectibles look incredibly realistic when compared to their real-life counterparts.

These weren’t the only Last Jedi toys being showcased at NYCC. In addition to the Porg plushie that had previously been released at Force Friday, Hasbro also was showing off these realistic-looking Luke and Rey collectibles. They also have some new addition to the adorable Forces of Destiny dolls. Check them out below:

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British Empire Strikes Back: Queen snubs Star Wars

The organisation which runs land belonging to the Queen has revealed it turned down a request from Star Wars producers to film at Windsor Great Park.
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JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars: Episode IX

The writer-director is returning to end the sequel trilogy, as the release is delayed by six months.
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Abrams returns to direct Star Wars: Episode IX

Filmmaker JJ Abrams is returning to the Star Wars franchise, taking over to direct the latest film.
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Star Wars: Episode IX director Trevorrow quits

Writer and director Colin Trevorrow has “parted ways” with the producers of Star Wars: Episode IX.
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Star Wars: Disney has left the force in darkness

It may not look like it from box office figures, but Disney’s ruthless control over the Star Wars franchise signals difficult times ahead.
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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Tops Social Media Buzz With New Set Images

Three months before its release, Disney-Lucasfilm’s “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” easily topped social media buzz last week with 78,000 new conversations, according to media-measurement firm comScore and its PreAct service. The activity was spurred by the studio releasing new set images on Aug. 28 and a feature interview with Mark Hamill two days later…. Read more »

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Royal Mail celebrates Star Wars with eight stamps

The Royal Mail is issuing a set of eight stamps ahead of the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the latest film in the franchise.
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Every Star Wars Force Friday II Toy and Collectible

Note that if you click on one of these links to buy the product, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use.

Force Friday II happens tomorrow, September 1st! A slew of new toys, action figures, collectibles, and tech will be hitting store shelves, causing the wallets of thousands of Star Wars fans to cry out at once, and suddenly be emptied. Fortunately, many of these toys have already been revealed and we’ve rounded the most interesting ones right here, to give you a headstart on ones that might be worth nabbing when they go for sale online at 12:01 AM.

As these toys come online and become available to order this post will be updated with the latest buy links and in-stock alerts.

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Has Star Wars reached peak prequel?

Even more Star Wars spin-offs may be landing in a galaxy near you – but will the force be with them?
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Star Wars: Obi-Wan spinoff ‘in the works’

A Star Wars spinoff focusing on Jedi master Obi-Wan Kenobi is reportedly in the works at Lucasfilm.
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Star Wars Battlefront 2 Space Battles Teased

Electronic Arts has announced it will showcase multiplayer space combat in Star Wars Battlefront II at this year’s Gamescom.

In a post on EA’s official blog, the publisher invited fans to tune in to Gamescom on August 21 at 9:30am PT/12:30pm ET/5:30pm UK (August 22 at 2:30am AET) for a new trailer and live gameplay reveal of the new Starfighter Assault mode.

The blog teases that, “Teams will face off in a swirling dogfight in the Fondor: Imperial Shipyard map, weaving around an Imperial Star Destroyer complete with speedy fighters, thundering bombers, distinct hero ships, and more.”

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How the Animator Behind the Vintage Apple Star Wars Trailer Creates His Art

Pinot gave Esquire a tour of his studio.

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Carrie Fisher’s ‘amazing’ Star Wars send-off

The actress is “kept alive” by her role in the sci-fi franchise, says co-star John Boyega.
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‘Star Wars’ Superfans Fight The Force In Epic First Wedding Dance

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Star Wars: Emilia Clarke’s Chewbacca Instagram Video

It seems Daenerys Targaryen herself Emilia Clarke and Chewbacca are quite close friends.

Clarke, whose role in the Han Solo anthology film is still a mystery, posted an Instagram video of Chewbacca (Joonas Suotamo) from the set of the movie, where the duo celebrate the actress hitting 10 million followers on Instagram.

Check out the video below, in which Chewie gives Clarke a big hug.

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Comic-Con: Which fans are ‘crazier’ – Star Wars or Game of Thrones?

That was the question Gwendoline Christie, who appears in both franchises, was asked at Comic-Con.
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Grand Admiral Thrawn Gets a Star Wars Comic

Always in motion, Marvel’s Star Wars comic book line is. At the Lucasfilm Publishing panel at SDCC today, it was revealed that Marvel’s next Star Wars mini-series will focus on fan-favorite villain Grand Admiral Thrawn.

Star Wars: Thrawn is an adaptation of Timothy Zahn’s novel of the same name, which was released in April 2017. This comic book adaptation will be handled by two veterans of Marvel’s Star Wars line, writer Jody Houser (Star Wars: Rogue One Adaptation) and artist Luke Ross (Star Wars: Darth Maul). The mini-series will debut in February 2018.

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Disney Is Opening a Star Wars Hotel That Sounds a Lot Like Westworld

Hopefully this will go a little bit better.

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Watch the New ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Behind-the-Scenes Teaser From Disney

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is one step closer to entering our galaxy. The eighth “Star Wars” movie got a brand new teaser on Saturday during Disney’s D23 expo. “The Last Jedi” follows up where 2015’s cultural and box office titan “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” left off. Rian Johnson wrote and directed the movie… Read more »

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iTunes Struggles in Video Wars

Apple’s iTunes Store—already struggling against growing competition for music listeners—is losing the battle for video viewers. The company’s market share for renting and selling movies has slid over the past decade.
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iTunes Struggles in Video Wars

Apple’s iTunes Store—already struggling against growing competition for music listeners—is losing the battle for video viewers. The company’s market share for renting and selling movies has slid over the past decade.
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Daisy Ridley Gets Animated in Star Wars: Forces of Destiny Shorts

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Star Wars Battlefront 2: All Gameplay, News, Trailers

Electronic Arts officially revealed Star Wars Battlefront 2 back in May 2016. You’ll be able to get your hands on it when it launches on November 17, 2017 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

The biggest complaint both shooter fans and Star Wars devotees had about the original Star Wars Battlefront was that it was missing a campaign. The folks at EA have addressed this issue in the sequel by throwing in a full story mode as well as a robust multiplayer component. To help get you up to speed on everything you need to know about Star Wars Battlefront 2, read on for all the gameplay, news, trailers, and previews that have been released since we first learned about the game.

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Star Wars: Lando Calrissian ‘Complicated’ in Han Solo Movie

Lando Calrissian is a complicated figure in the upcoming Han Solo spinoff movie, according to Donald Glover.

While speaking to Deadline about what’s been like portraying Lando, Glover said this younger version of the character is very complex. Even though Lando “has a lot of style” in the spinoff, you never know what his true agenda is.

“I think even Han isn’t as complicated as Lando is,” said Glover. “From the first time you meet him, you don’t know whether to trust him or not, and you’re constantly not knowing whether to trust him.”

Elsewhere in the interview, Glover said he’s learned quite a lot about Lando while playing him and that, since Lando is a lot of fans’ favorite character, Glover has been both excited and nervous taking over the role from Billy Dee Williams. Earlier this year, Williams shared his thoughts on meeting Glover, saying he “really got the sense of him

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This Is What ‘Star Wars’ Hyperspace Would Actually Look Like

In the “Star Wars” universe, jumping into hyperspace is illustrated by stars turning to streaks that whizz past as a ship blows right by the speed of light.

While logistically impossible for humans to achieve light speed, science tells us that if we somehow could travel at light speed, hyperspace would look drastically different.

In time for the 40th anniversary of the 1977 release of “Star Wars,” Kyle Hill of Nerdist shows you why and how real hyperspace would be different. And what it would look like! Coooooooooooool!

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Justin Trudeau Is Cool, Wears Cool Star Wars Socks

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Someone Rewrote The Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Album As A ‘Star Wars’ Parody

Thursday, May the 4th, better known as “Star Wars” Day, is almost here. But if you love both “Star Wars” and, say, the Beatles, then prepare for a treat.

YouTubers and self-proclaimed “hobby musicians” Jude and Dan have done something truly spectacular. They covered the entire Beatles’ album “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” and rewrote it as a “Star Wars” parody.

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Star Wars and Indiana Jones get release dates

Disney has revealed release dates for the final movie of the current Star Wars trilogy and the next Indiana Jones.
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Star Wars creator George Lucas has paid tribute to the late Carrie Fisher at a convention celebrating 40 years of the franchise.
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The much-anticipated first trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been unveiled.
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Star Wars Announcement Teased for Tomorrow

Good Morning America is teasing a “big announcement” tomorrow in honor of the Star Wars 40th anniversary celebration.

A tweet from the ABC morning show promises that “Tomorrow, Luke Skywalker and Rey together with the Star Wars announcement 40 years in the making.”

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Carrie Fisher Will Somehow Still Star In ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

Just late last March, Disney CEO Bob Iger confirmed that Carrie Fisher’s scenes in the next “Star Wars” will remain unchanged, despite her recent death at the end of 2016. 

“She’s in [Episode] VIII, and we’re not changing VIII to deal with her passing,” said Iger of the upcoming “The Last Jedi” movie. “Her performance, which we’ve been really pleased with, remains as it was.”

But now her brother, Todd Fisher, is claiming that his sister’s memorable character, Leia Organa, will also be appearing in “Episode IX.” Directors had originally planned to feature Carrie in the movie before her death on Dec. 27, 2016.

Fisher explained to New York Daily News that along with Carrie’s daughter, Billie Lourd, he has granted Disney permission to use recent footage of Carrie in the future movie. A CGI recreation of the actress presumably still wouldn’t be involved as previously announced. 

“Both of us were like, ‘Yes, how do you take her out of it?’ And the answer is you don’t,” said Fisher at the opening night gala of the TCM Film Festival in Los Angeles.

“She’s as much a part of it as anything and I think her presence now is even more powerful than it was, like Obi Wan — when the saber cuts him down he becomes more powerful,” Fisher also said. “I feel like that’s what’s happened with Carrie. I think the legacy should continue.”

Fisher didn’t know how Disney would incorporate Leia into the script, but it seems as if unused footage from “The Last Jedi” and “The Force Awakens” would be repurposed.

In any case, Fisher believes Disney and the filmmakers will “do great things.”

According to Disney’s schedule, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” will be released Dec. 15 and the still untitled “Episode IX” is slated for 2019.

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Star Wars Anthology Book Features 40 New Stories

The Star Wars universe is expanding, with a new anthology book coming later this year.

Announced via a Star Wars blog post It has been announced that a new anthology, Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View, featuring 40 new stories set in the Star Wars universe will be released by Del Rey in October 2017. Among the authors contributing to the anthology are Paul Dini (Batman: The Animated Series), Gary Whitta (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), and Chuck Wendig (Star Wars: Aftermath).

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the franchise — Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope debuted in 1977 — the anthology will deliver 40 stories, each told from the point of view of background characters, including X-Wing pilots and stormtroopers, from A New Hope.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Footage Reveals Luke’s First Words to Rey

 

This article was originally published on EW.com.

It pays to be a Disney shareholder. While Star Wars fans are waiting on the first trailer for The Last Jedi, the House of Mouse screened top-secret footage from the eighth chapter in the Skywalker saga during a Disney shareholders meeting. Fortunately, we have a few details.

According to Los Angeles Times reporter Daniel Miller, who tweeted out some movie morsels, the footage featured Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) asking Rey (Daisy Ridley), “Who are you?” before the prospective padawan “deftly” handles a lightsaber.

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Finn (John Boyega) and Chewbacca were also spotted, while Carrie Fisher’s General Leia Organa appeared briefly in military attire. Elsewhere in the footage, Miller reports sweeping scenes of “mountains, oceans, forests, deserts,” as well as “an X-Wing wobbling mid-air, under attack inside a giant ship.”

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For now, that’s all we’re getting.

Disney revealed a sliver of footage of Star Wars: The Last Jedi footage to the public with its start-of-production video (see below). Compared to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the studio is keeping a trailer under wraps for a longer time. (Perhaps until Star Wars Celebration.) That might be because there’s a lot more going on in that galaxy far, far away — Rogue One: A Star Wars Story hit theaters just a few months ago, and the still-untitled Han Solo film recently kicked off production.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi, directed by Looper‘s Rian Johnson, is expected in theaters on Dec. 15.


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We now know that Episode VIII: The Last Jedi refers to plural Jedi, thanks to the foreign language titles.
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The Women of ‘Star Wars.’ (It’s Not Who You Think.)

Behind the scenes, female executives and visual effects experts have been working to bring gender equity to a specialty field.
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Billy Dee Williams Warms Up To Idea Of Donald Glover Reprising His ‘Star Wars’ Role

Billy Dee Williams was once not a fan of actor Donald Glover reprising his famed “Star Wars” character, Lando Calrissian, but it appears his feelings towards Glover have changed.

Williams, who previously told HuffPost in September that he couldn’t “imagine anybody else” taking on the character, opened up in a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter about how he recently met with Glover over lunch and why he has become more supportive of the “Atlanta” star taking on the role in the upcoming “Star Wars” spinoff. 

“He’s a very delightful young man,” Williams said. “He was doing what normal actors do, they just want to find out what direction they want to take so they gather their information. So, we just sat and talked, and I didn’t want to impose on anything he wanted to do ― he’s got his own ideas, I would imagine…He’s a very talented young man. In fact, I was listening to some of his music and it’s pretty good stuff.”

Despite his comments on preserving his portrayal of the character, Williams went on to tell The Hollywood Reporter that he never envisioned anyone else helming the role. 

“Lando has been very much a part of my life for over 30 years,” he said. “When I go out and do conventions and stuff like that, even though people know me from all the other things that I’ve done, certainly [Lando] takes precedence. I just never thought of anybody else being Lando. I just see myself as Lando.”

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‘Star Wars’ Is Pretty Much Happening In Real Life Because Beyoncé Is Pregnant With Twins

It was Oscar Wilde who said, “Life imitates art far more than art imitates life.” And right now, the basic plot of “Star Wars” is pretty much happening in real life because Donald Trump is president and Beyoncé is pregnant with twins. 

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If you need that spelled out for you, just like the fictional Queen Padmé Amidala, our Queen Bey is carrying the twin and future rebels who will one day save us from the Dark Side. 

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The Best and Worst of the Star Wars Special Editions

As far as Star Wars history goes, 2017 is an important year. Not only is it the 40th anniversary of the release of Episode IV: A New Hope in 1977, but also the 20th anniversary of the release of the Special Editions. The original trilogy was rereleased for fans to behold on the big screen once again in 1997, but the Special Editions weren’t the same films that aired two decades earlier. They featured some… tweaks.

If you ever find yourself longing to engage in a passionate debate with a Star Wars fan and are tired asking “Who shot first?” (and we should all be tired of that one), bring up the Special Editions. You’ll likely begin an entertaining discussion about the alterations George Lucas made to his story set in a galaxy far, far away. The revisions range from minor dialogue adjustments to Hutt-sized additions. Which of the Special Edition changes work well and which are egregious? In honor of the 20th anniversary of the theatrical release of the Star Wars: A New Hope re-release on January 31, 1997, here’s look at the best and worst:

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OK, So Here Are Some Possible Titles For ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

On Monday, the title of the next “Star Wars” film was revealed. “The Last Jedi,” as it’s now known, will hit theaters Dec. 15 of this year.

But the announcement tempts fans to look even further ahead to the still nameless “Episode IX.” What are the possible titles J.J. Abrams and company are tossing around for that?

I’m glad I pretended you asked.

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Woody Harrelson cast in new Star Wars spin-off

Woody Harrelson has been officially cast in a Star Wars spin-off about the adventures of a young Han Solo.
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The Art of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Concept Art Revealed

One of the nice side effects of the rebirth of Star Wars on the big screen is all the great ancillary material that is being released surrounding each film. In particular, books like the Visual Guides or The Art of offer up a treasure trove of information into both the fictional world of Jyn Erso, Rey and the rest, as well as a look at the painstaking process in designing these characters and films.

The latest tome from Abrams Books and Lucasfilm is The Art of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, by Josh Kushins (featuring a foreword by Doug Chiang, Neil Lamont, and Gareth Edwards), and we’ve got some art to show off directly from its pages. Included among the images in the slideshow below are early concepts of Vader’s chamber, a very different Saw Gerrera, “Planet X,” and much more. Click through for all the images right here:

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Woody Harrelson Eyed to Play Han Solo’s Mentor in ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff (EXCLUSIVE)

After playing a mentor to Katniss Everdeen in “The Hunger Games” franchise, Woody Harrelson might help guide another iconic character’s journey. Sources tell Variety that, while talks are still in the early stages, Harrelson is the top choice to play Han Solo’s mentor in the upcoming “Star Wars” spinoff starring Alden Ehrenreich. Donald Glover and Emilia… Read more »

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Star Wars card firm Topps hit by ‘unforgiveable’ hack

Credit and debit card verification details among the data that may have been accessed, the firm behind the Star Wars trading cards has said.
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Stars and fans pay tribute to Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher

Stars and fans around the world remember Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher, who has died aged 60.
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If you’ve watched the latest Star Wars film, Rogue One, its final scene now seems poignant.
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Carrie Fisher, Star Wars actress, dies aged 60

Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher dies aged 60, days after suffering a cardiac arrest on a flight.
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WATCH: Carrie Fisher’s Princess Leia Star Wars Audition — at Just 19

Before she became an icon as Princess Leia, the late Carrie Fisher had to audition for the part. In a leaked audition tape, the actress and author can be seen reading for the role in the original 1977 Star Wars movie alongside star Harrison Ford. She was 19.

Ford, who was 35 at the time, was a far more experienced actor with 10 years of acting experience, including a breakout role in American Graffiti. Fisher had only one big-screen credit — a small role in 1975’s Shampoo, filmed when she was just 17 years old.

But in watching the tape, it’s clear Fisher wasn’t at all intimidated. She held her own against Ford in the reading and showed signs of the fearless Leia we’d all come to know and love.

There’s also a lot of chemistry between Fisher and Ford — chemistry that transferred onscreen and off. Their two characters, Han Solo and Princess Leia, would fall for one another in the film — and the two actors would have a a whirlwind love affair on the set.

“It was so intense,” she previously explained to PEOPLE. “It was Han and Leia during the week, and Carrie and Harrison during the weekend.”

While writing her latest book The Princess Diarist, Fisher stumbled upon her old, often angst-ridden journals that she kept while filming on location in London. She said she felt the time had come to open up about the formative experience.

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“It’s been 40 years!she told PEOPLE. “I didn’t say anything to anybody for years but it’s not like anyone’s deeply affected by it anymore.”

Fisher, 60, was aboard an 11-hour flight from London to Los Angeles on Friday when she went into cardiac arrest. Paramedics removed her from the flight and rushed her to a nearby hospital, where she was treated for a heart attack. She later died in the hospital.

After her death, Ford mourned her loss.

“Carrie was one-of-a-kind…brilliant, original,” he said in a statement to PEOPLE. “Funny and emotionally fearless.  She lived her life, bravely… My thoughts are with her daughter Billie, her mother Debbie, her brother Todd, and her many friends. We will all miss her.”

Fisher is survived by mother Debbie Reynolds and daughter Billie Lourd.


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‘Star Wars’ actress Fisher in intensive care

60-year-old US actress Carrie Fisher, seen in 2015, starred in the original "Star Wars" trilogy and the more recent "The Force Awakens"Hollywood star Carrie Fisher was spending Christmas Eve in intensive care after suffering a massive heart attack near the end of a transatlantic flight. The 60-year-old "Star Wars" actress was preparing to land in Los Angeles around midday Friday (2000 GMT) when she went into cardiac arrest, and was given CPR by an emergency responder on board. Harrison Ford, who played swashbuckling smuggler Han Solo opposite Fisher's Princess Leia in the original "Star Wars" trilogy and last year's "The Force Awakens," said he was "shocked and saddened" in a statement released to the press on Saturday.



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Rogue One star’s iconic Star Wars line fears

Felicity Jones has admitted she felt nerves as she prepared to deliver one of Star Wars’ most iconic lines.
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Bell Star Wars R2D2 Children’s Bicycle Helmet. This is the droid you’re looking for when it comes to the perfect children’s Bicycle Helmet. Bell has created a limited edition children’s Star Wars Bicycle Helmet replete with spot-on R2D2 graphics for adventures one’s neighborhood or galaxies far, far away. This hard-shell Bicycle Helmet is designed for bicycles as well as skateboards, features an array of cooling vents, and is universally sized to fit children’s heads 51cm-54cm in circumference.
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story receives warm reviews

The latest Star Wars film Rogue One, starring Felicity Jones, receives positive reviews.
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This film, masquerading as a heroic tale of rebellion, falls short of the insurgent energy of its predecessors in the franchise.
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Star Wars: Will Other Toon Characters Go Live-Action?

With Clone Wars character Saw Gerrera making his live-action debut in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story as played by Forest Whitaker, might other animated characters from Star Wars television series make the transition to live-action in future Star Wars movies?

Not necessarily, according to Lucasfilm president and Star Wars movie producer Kathleen Kennedy. She said during a Rogue One press conference today at Lucasfilm that the movies are designed as stories first rather than launching pads for existing animated small screen characters to be brought to the big screen in live-action.

“You know, that really isn’t the approach that we have,” said Kennedy. “We don’t sit down and start isolating a list of characters and then build stories around those.”

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Star Wars advance tickets to go on sale

Disney has announced that tickets for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will go on sale this Monday for the December premiere.
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Carrie Fisher Confesses To ‘Intense’ Affair With ‘Star Wars’ Co-Star Harrison Ford

Talk about a blast from the past! 

Carrie Fisher has FINALLY answered one of the longest-running “Have they or haven’t they” questions regarding her romantic history with Harrison Ford. The actress finally confessed the two indeed had a romantic relationship during the filming of the original “Star Wars” movie in 1976, when Ford was married with two children. 

“It was so intense,” the actress told People about being with the 33-year-old when she was still just a teenager. “I was so inexperienced, but I trusted something about him. He was kind.”

“It was Han and Leia during the week, and Carrie and Harrison during the weekend,” Fisher added. 

The now-60-year-old actress spilled all of the details about their three-month affair (which happened “a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away”) in her new memoir, The Princess Diarist

There have long been rumors about the pair’s alleged relationship, but Fisher has always played coy. According to People, the actress sent Ford a copy of her memoir as well as a “heads up” about what it revealed. 

Ford is currently married to his third wife, Calista Flockhart, and it’ll be interesting to see if he speaks out about the affair. The Huffington Post has reached out to reps for Ford and will update this post accordingly. 

Head over to People to learn more about Fisher and Ford’s affair, or pick up a copy of the magazine on newsstands this week. 

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Star Wars 30th Anniversary 2007 Wave 1 Airborne Trooper Action Figure [Regular]

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Obi-Wan Kenobi attacks General Grievous and his droid army on Utapau with the assistance of the Parjai Squad, 2nd Airborne Company, part of Commander Cody’s 212th Attack Battalion. The clone troopers descend upon the droid armies and decimate them while Obi-Wan dispatches Grievous, ending the Clone Wars. This articulated action figure is based on the character from the film Star Wars Episode II: Revenge of the Sith.

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars – The Complete Seasons 1-5 [collector’s Edition] [15 Discs] [blu-ray]

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Star Wars Rolling Luggage Case [Stormtrooper]

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Perfect for the Star Wars fan in your life! Measures approximately 16.5 x 11 x 6 inches and is made of 600D polyester canvas material.
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Wookiee Pies, Clone Scones, and Other Galactic Goodies: The Star Wars Cookbook

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Star Wars Vintage Collection 2010 Wicket Action Figure

Star Wars Vintage Collection 2010 Wicket Action Figure


Celebrate the legendary Star Wars saga that changed the universe forever! This collection brings to life the incredible story of good versus evil that captured our imagination and took us to a galaxy far, far away. Iconic Star Wars heroes and villains are captured with incredible detail and premium features to commemorate each epic tale in the Star Wars saga. May the Force be with you! Collect a piece of saga history with this incredibly detailed Wicket figure! Based on the character from the classic Return of the Jedi film, this action figure and his accessories come in a reproduction of the same packaging the original figure was released in. Whether youre recreating exciting battle scenes or building up your collection, the fun is sure to be epic! Figure comes with accessories.

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Child Medium Scary Child Darth Vader Costume – Star Wars Costumes

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[Contents and Size] One Mask, One Jumpsuit, One Cape, One Belt. Size L, Length: about 59 in

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Star Wars R2-D2 Actor Kenny Baker Dies

British actor Kenny Baker, who played robot R2-D2 in the Star Wars film franchise, has died aged 81 after a longstanding illness.
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Jakks Big-Figs Massive Star Wars Episode VII 31″ First Order Stormtrooper Figure

Jakks Big-Figs Massive Star Wars Episode VII 31″ First Order Stormtrooper Figure


Recreate scenes from the iconic movie and show everyone what your favorite flick is with the Star Wars Episode VII 31″ Stormtrooper Figure. Designed for ages 3 and up, it comes with a blaster so your little one can engage in imaginative play. This Stormtrooper action figure is a massive scale replica of the characters in the movie.

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LEGO Star Wars Stromtrooper Torch

LEGO Star Wars Stromtrooper Torch


Light the way with the Star Wars LEGO Torch, Stormtrooper. It features two white LEDs that are found at the bottom of each foot. This Star Wars action figure is bigger and better as an LED torch is sure to brighten up the dark side of the force. It operates with three AA batteries that are included. To activate the light, simply push the torch button on and off. It is suitable for ages 5 and up. This Stormtrooper is sure to light up the way for hours of enjoyment.

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Star Wars Golf Club Cover Chewbacca

Star Wars Golf Club Cover Chewbacca


Chewie is on the job keeping a watch out for your clubs! Even your caddy will think twice! This driver cover looks like the world’s best-known Wookiee and will look great protecting your favorite golf club. Order Chewbacca now!

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Star Wars – Women’s – A New Hope Fitness Club Racerback Tank

Star Wars – Women’s – A New Hope Fitness Club Racerback Tank


Getting in shape? Slip into the Star Wars A New Hope Fitness Club Heather White Racerback Tank Top and run like Stormtroopers are chasing you! An ombre-style print on the front of this cute white Star Wars tank top reads “A New Hope Fitness Club 1977” below the Star Wars logo. 50% Polyester, 25% Cotton, 25% Rayon. — From ChinUpApparel.com’s fitness apparel line. Color: White Heather. Gender: Womens
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Heys Star Wars Darth Vader Luggage Case

Heys Star Wars Darth Vader Luggage Case


Star Wars Kids Luggage Designed especially for kids. This luggage featuring Star Wars characters was created by Heys with the unique characteristics of children in mind. Incorporating several design features that benefit children, these cases are the perfect travel companion. These beautiful cases have Star Wars characters specially printed onto their hardshell surfaces. There are a variety of unique character prints in this collection; these prints include popular characters such as Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader and R2-D2 In creating a ‘High-end’ series for Star Wars, our designers incorporated several children-specific features. One of these is the internal ‘reversed-curved’ handle system that curves the handle inwards & upwards closer to the child, making it much more comfortable for the child – at a low height – to hold and navigate the case. The Patent Protected design of this case also allows the wheels to ‘protrude’ out. This protrusion keeps the case elevated, so that even when being rolled at a very low height off the floor, the wheels will be the only point of contact and the case will continue to roll with ease. The cases weigh in at a mere 3.7 lbs, and feature our inline skate wheels that make their rolling even smoother, so any child can easily wheel these fun cases around. They also have a zipper closure system, that when opened reveals a beautifully lined interior as well as a zippered divider for internal organization. Carry-on Approved. 18x 12.5 x 9 (46cm x 32cm x 23cm). .
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Lego Star Wars Make N Create 9002960 White Gold C 3P0 Digital Watch

Lego Star Wars Make N Create 9002960 White Gold C 3P0 Digital Watch


Lego Star Wars Make-N-Create 9002960 White/Gold C-3P0 Digital Watch Water Resistant: 50 Meters (165 Feet; 5ATM; 5BAR). Easy To Read Numbers. Minute Track. Interchangeable Interlocking Strap. Hypoallergenic Construction
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Star Wars – Men’s – Arcade Game T Shirt

Star Wars – Men’s – Arcade Game T Shirt


Use the Force and set a new high score with the Star Wars Arcade Game Black T-Shirt. This black graphic tee features a colorful print in the style of the classic Star Wars arcade game so you can take on the Empire every day of the week. 100% Cotton. — From FifthSun.com’s Star Wars t-shirt line. Color: Black. Gender: Mens
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This Star Wars Day Is Better Than Every Other Star Wars Day

This Star Wars Day Is Better Than Every Other Star Wars Day

We have new Star Wars movies now—and they’re great!—and an ever-expanding world of fandom to enjoy. That’s why this should be the best May the Fourth ever. The post This Star Wars Day Is Better Than Every Other Star Wars Day appeared first on WIRED.
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Star Wars Celebration 2017 Location Revealed

Star Wars Celebration 2017 will take place in Orlando, Florida, April 13-16, at the Orange County Convention Center.

Tickets for the event, which can be purchased at the official Star Wars Celebration website, will go on sale Wednesday, May 25, at 3:00 p.m. ET.

“Star Wars Celebration has always been about the fans,” said Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm. “It allows Lucasfilm to connect directly with the thousands of fans who have given their dedication and support to the world of Star Wars over the years, and is the perfect opportunity for us to give something back.”

No guests have been revealed for the event yet, but the announcement promises more information will come soon.

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Star Wars’ Boyega heads for stage

Star Wars actor John Boyega is to play the lead in a new production of Woyzeck as part of the new season at The Old Vic.
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Culture Podcast: Star Wars Isn’t the Only Thing Worth Celebrating Today

Culture Podcast: Star Wars Isn’t the Only Thing Worth Celebrating Today

This week on the WIRED Culture podcast we’re getting a little nostalgic while also looking forward to a bright future. The post Culture Podcast: Star Wars Isn’t the Only Thing Worth Celebrating Today appeared first on WIRED.
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Marvel at the Wonder of Star Wars: The Force Awakens Recreated in Emoji

Marvel at the Wonder of Star Wars: The Force Awakens Recreated in Emoji

This three-minute version of J.J. Abrams’ movie even has BB-8’s flaming thumbs-up and Kylo Ren and Rey’s Force-off. The post Marvel at the Wonder of Star Wars: The Force Awakens Recreated in Emoji appeared first on WIRED.
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‘Star Wars’ Charity Initiative Challenges Fans To Use Force For Good

You don’t need to be a Jedi to do some good in the galaxy. 

Charitable initiative Star Wars: Force for Change kicked off a month-long campaign called “Show Your Force” in early April. Through it, Lucasfilm and Disney will be matching donations to four nonprofits for up to $ 1 million. 

So far, the campaign’s brought in more than $ 314,000 for charity. 

What’s more, donors have the chance to win a trip to hang out with Luke Skywalker Mark Hamill, and visit Skellig Michael, an Irish island where a portion of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” was filmed.  

According to the Force for Change website, the campaign, which is sponsored by crowdfunding site Crowdrise, will run until Star Wars Day, May 4. People can donate or fundraise for the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, American Red Cross, Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Make-A-Wish through the site.  

To meet Mark Hamill, a participant will have to contribute or raise the most money during the week of April 26 – May 4. And while meeting the “Star Wars” legend is already pretty sweet, the interaction will take place at Star Wars Celebration in London. The winner will receive two tickets there, where the lucky fan can take a selfie or “create a secret personalized handshake” with the star, as Hamill joked in a video. 

Participants who donate at least $ 10 will have the chance to enter the sweepstakes for an all-expenses paid trip to Ireland, which includes the island where the final scene of the film was shot. 

So channel your inner Leia and support some great causes. 

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Cantina Talk: Star Wars: Episode VIII Will Be Weird

Cantina Talk: Star Wars: Episode VIII Will Be Weird

In this week’s Star Wars news, Rian Johnson’s installment in the franchise is shaping up to be super strange. The post Cantina Talk: Star Wars: Episode VIII Will Be Weird appeared first on WIRED.
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Star Wars Vintage Black and White in Spanish Men’s Graphic Tee

Star Wars Vintage Black and White in Spanish Men’s Graphic Tee


MEN’S LICENSEDStar Wars Vintage Black and White in Spanish Men’s Graphic Tee TEE SHORT SLEEVE

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20 Things You Didn’t Know About Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ BB-8

20 Things You Didn’t Know About Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ BB-8

Rey and Finn are nice, but BB-8 is clearly the movie’s breakout star. Here are 20 fun facts you probably didn’t know about everyone’s new favorite robot. The post 20 Things You Didn’t Know About Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ BB-8 appeared first on WIRED.
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Star Wars: Attack of the Clones (Mighty Chronicles)

Star Wars: Attack of the Clones (Mighty Chronicles)


Bargain Books are non-returnable. Two decades have passed since George Lucas riveted audiences all over the world with the intergalactic epic Star Wars, the first in the celebrated trilogy that went on to become the most popular sci-fi saga of all time. Now, the Lucasfilm creative team is back with Attack of the Clones, the second movie in the prequel series. And Chronicle Books has captured the newest story in the pages of our mighty big little book. Attack of the Clones follows the story of the beautiful Senator Padme Amidala and the passionate and powerful young Jedi Anakin Skywalker, whose impulsive nature leads him astray. With enough action, romance, exotic locales, and epic battles to satisfy every Star Wars fan, this Mighty Chronicles edition faithfully captures Lucas’s newest legend with 150 two-color illustrations and an adaptation of the script. Mighty Chronicles keep the Star Wars adventure alive long after the credits roll.
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