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Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Darth Vader's Elaborate Surprise Dinner Table Plan Is Weird

We can't help but wonder how much effort went into Darth Vader's dinner table plan.

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Star Wars Dark Side Band 'Galactic Empire' Performs a Sinister Heavy Metal Cover of 'The Imperial March'

Star Wars themed band Galactic Empire, who previously performed an out of this world heavy metal cover of the Star Wars main theme song, further embraced

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The Most Famous TV and Movie Mistakes of All Time

Even some of the best directors, creators, and actors can slip up once in a while. Check out these famous TV and movie mistakes you never noticed before.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The Strangest Lightsabers in the Star Wars Universe: From Dark Rey to Ahsoka Tano - IGN

Rey's switchblade saber is just the latest in a long line of strange lightsaber designs. Here's a look at the most memorable blades in Star Wars history.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

SPACE: 1999 Bridged the Gap from TREK to WARS - Nerdist

Right before Star Wars, a British sci-fi series mixed Star Trek-level science fiction with trippy '70s grooviness. That show was Space: 1999 and it rocks.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Daisy Ridley Reveals She Almost Quit Star Wars While Filming The Force Awakens | Mental Floss

Being part of a franchise as popular as 'Star Wars' can be incredibly overwhelming, which is why Daisy Ridley considered quitting back in 2014.

Entertainment | Star Wars

Admiral Ackbar Actor Upset About Final Moment As Character. Here's Why.

Actor Tim Rose, who played Admiral Ackbar in three “Star Wars” films, said that when his last scene as the character was filmed, he felt slighted that he was asked to make a joke instead of being thanked for playing the character.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Mark Hamill Confirmed How He'll Be Returning in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

We can always count on Mark Hamill to give us some early intel on the next Star Wars movie (whether the studios like it or not).

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

A Guide to Mark Hamill’s Colorful Non–’Star Wars’ Career

Mark Hamill is more than just Luke Skywarer, and his non–“Star Wars” career has been a wild ride, from voice roles as the Joker in “Batman” and Chucky in “Child’s Play” to some regrettable action films. We list all of Hamill’s other work

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

This fan-made, nerd-approved edit of an iconic Star Wars scene took 2.5 years to make

Fast-paced editing, visual trickery, and extra footage make the iconic battle between Obi-Wan and Vader feel brand-new. One of the creators tells us why he did it.

News | In The News

Mark Hamill claims the royal baby name was his idea and he's got the photo to prove it

Mark Hamill tweeted that he's the reason Prince Harry and Meghan Markle chose a 'Star Wars'-inspired middle name for their new baby.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

8 Sci-Fi Cars That Make You Believe Batmobiles and Light Cycles Are Real

Looking inside these classic vehicles from futuristic movies will (almost) make you forget about the Avengers for a minute. 

Entertainment | Entertainment

Peter Mayhew, Chewbacca in 'Star Wars,' dies at 74 - CNN

Peter Mayhew, the original Chewbacca actor in "Star Wars," has died, according to his agent. Mayhew, 74, died on April 30 with his family by his side in his North Texas home. He is survived by his wife, Angie, and three children.

Entertainment | Star Wars

J.J. Abrams Defends Star Wars: Episode IX Title The Rise of Skywalker | IndieWire

The title has left many fans wondering if Abrams will retcon some of the decisions Rian Johnson made in "The Last Jedi."

Entertainment | Entertainment

How The Death Star and Palpatine May Impact THE RISE OF SKYWALKER

The final moments of the teaser for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker gave us Emperor Palpatine's distinctive laugh. We think he's the true enemy all along.

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8 Questions Raised By New Star Wars Episode IX The Rise Of Skywalker Teaser | toofab.com

Who is Luke talking to? Whose medal is that? Is that really the Emperor? Where are Lando's clothes?

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‘Star Wars Episode 9' Title Rumor Raises Some Big New Skywalker Questions | Inverse

If 'Episode IX' really is the end of the Skywalker saga in 'Star Wars', what does that mean exactly? How can a saga end when most of its family members are dead or don't go by the name "Skywalker"? Here are two big options, plus how th

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

Melissa Harris-Perry: ‘Star Wars’ racist because Darth Vader is black

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry made the argument Sunday that “Star Wars” is racist because Darth Vader is black.

Entertainment | Star Wars

Take EW's epic tour of 'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge' at Disney's theme parks

We've been there. We've been to the galaxy far, far away. Now we've returned to tell the tale. Last week,…

Gaming | Gaming

New 'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order' Details Are Coming

Respawn is riding high right now on their incredible success of Apex Legends so far but they've still got one more amazing title on the horizon that will be perfect for Star Wars fans. Though we've known that their upcoming game Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Ord

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

New study finds LEGO sets may just be a better investment than gold | SYFY WIRE

Buyer beware; but at least if you can’t sell a LEGO set, you can still play with it.   

Entertainment | Entertainment

Ultimate Star Wars Land Guide: Here's What is Coming to New 2019 Land

Star Wars Land is the biggest addition to Disneyland and Walt Disney World ever. This fantastic new Disney land will immerse you completely in the Star Wars universe. In our Star Wars Land guide we dive into every aspect of the new expansion.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Mark Hamill Confirms How Luke Skywalker Died in Star Wars: The Last Jedi | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

‘Star Wars Episode 9’ Rumors: Darth Vader Is Almost Definitely a Sith Ghost | Inverse

As 'Star Wars: Episode IX' threatens to wrap up the entire saga, it seems impossible that the most popular Star Wars character of all — Darth Vader — won’t make an appearance. Here's why a Vader Sith ghost makes a lot of sense, and why it's weirdly

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Star Trek, learning from Star Wars' mistakes, to opt for distinct tones, strategic releases with new TV shows

If there is one thing that binds all modern humans, it’s our collective desire for More Content. As such, it seemed only natural to keep our maws stuffed with the stuff, as Lucasfilm demonstrated with its abundance of Star Wars films, spin-offs, TV show

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Marvel Comics fires Star Wars writer Chuck Wendig over Twitter comments - Polygon

Star Wars writer Chuck Wendig announced he had been fired from Marvel Comics’ Star Wars books, because of his outspoken social media presence on Twitter.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Disney CEO Says Star Wars Fans Should 'Expect Some Slowdown' | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

We Rewatched ‘Solo’ On Blu-ray And It’s So Weird That It Exists

After rewatching it, our Mike Ryan has become legitimately fascinated with ’Solo.’

Entertainment | Entertainment

Everything You Need to Know About the History of Vader's Castle

The galaxy far, far away is having a castle renaissance lately. Reintroduced into the Star Wars canon by Rogue One, the sinister abode of Darth Vader has suddenly become a hot topic, be it through current and upcoming comics, or persistent rumors of its r

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Star Wars IX Is a Long Way Away, But Here's What We Know About It So Far

The release date, who's in it, what it could be called, and when you'll see that first trailer.

Entertainment | Films

Mark Hamill Shares Some Very Early Poster Concepts For STAR WARS That Tried To Explain The Film

Thanks to Mark Hamill we have four very early poster concepts for George Lucas' original Star Wars film. I've never seen these posters before and what's interesting about them is that they try to explain the movie to people. Hamill offered some commentary

Entertainment | Star Wars

Mark Hamill in Disguise as First Order Stormtrooper at Comic-Con

Continuing in the proud tradition of celebrities who disguise themselves in cosplay at San Diego Comic-Con, Mark Hamill hid among fans on the convention floor donned as a stormtrooper. “DAY 3 WISH LIST,” Hamill wrote. #SDCC DAY 3 WISH LIST: A) Don’t

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

It’s Crazy That Darth Vader Had A Bomb In His Body The Whole Time

Seriously, Anakin Skywalker (later Darth Vader) had a bomb in his body throughout six ’Star Wars’ movies. Why isn’t there more made of it?

Entertainment | Star Wars

‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ Returns the Jedi With 12 New Episodes, Trailer (Video) - SFGate

There's another "Star Wars" TV show on its way to expand the franchise, but this is one fans thought had already become one with the Force. At San Diego Comic-Con 2018, Executive Producer Dave Filoni announced "Star Wars: The Clone Wars&quo

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Star Wars Episode 9: JJ Abrams Bringing Keri Russell To The Cast - GameSpot

Production on next year's Star Wars movie begins soon, with JJ Abrams returning as director.

Entertainment | Entertainment

WATCH: Luke Skywalker Laments 'Radical Changes' In 'Last Jedi'

In an interview with IGN published this week, Mark Hamill discussed the "tragic" trajectory of his iconic character Luke Skywalker as portrayed by Rian Johnson in "The Last Jedi," w

Entertainment | Star Wars

Mark Hamill and Chris Evans Discuss Whether a Lightsaber Could Break Captain America’s Shield

Mark Hamill and Chris Evans have answered a question that kids everywhere want to know: if Luke Skywalker and Captain America got into a fight, could Luke’s lightsaber break through Cap’s vibranium shield? The “Star Wars” star was asked on Twitter

Entertainment | Star Wars

Legendary Jedi to appear in Star Wars: Episode IX

When Star Wars: Episode IX hits theaters next December, it'll reportedly feature an appearance by one of the franchise's most legendary Jedi.

Entertainment | ENTERTAINMENT

Exclusive: Future ‘A Star Wars Story’ Spinoffs on Hold at Lucasfilm

In the wake of the disappointing launch of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story', Lucasfilm has put plans for more 'A Star Wars Story' spinoffs on hold and is instead focusing on 'Episode IX' and crafting a new trilogy.

Entertainment | Entertainment

No, 'Star Wars' Isn't Failing Because Of Hateful Trolls. It's Failing Because Kathleen Kennedy Has Done A Garbage Job.

On Monday, former Hollywood Reporter editor Marc Bernardin took it upon himself to explain the ongoing failure of the new Star Wars lineup to set the world aflame. His answer: the fans are the problem.

Entertainment | Star Wars

Everything You Need to Know About Disney's New 'Star Wars' Attraction

Disney's new 'Star Wars' land attraction is coming soon to a theme park near you!

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Why Did Solo: A Star Wars Story Bomb at the Box Office?

Why Did Solo: A Star Wars Story Bomb at the Box Office? The standalone prequel fell well short of financial expectations over its opening weekend. So what happened?

Entertainment | Star Wars

Did Han Solo Use A Trick Of Einstein's Relativity To Make The Kessel Run?

As the new Star Wars movie, Solo, premieres, let's look at the physics of how his most famous achievement might actually be possible.

Entertainment | Star Wars

'Star Wars: Episode IX': 1 Actor May Have Revealed a Huge Spoiler About Rey

The 'Star Wars' actor let slip some interesting spoilers about J.J. Abrams' plans for Rey.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The Other Lucasfilms: All The Ambitious Movies That Weren't Star Wars

When they weren't producing Star Wars and Indiana Jones, Lucasfilm also released some of the most inventive movies you've never heard of.

News | Interesting Stories

Owner of volcano-eaten Ford Mustang more worried about R2-D2 mailbox

By now, you've probably seen the video. And if you haven't, well there it is above: Mike Hale's silver Ford Mustang being devoured by the ravenous Pele, Hawaii's volcano goddess, and her unstoppable crush of lava. Yet, if you look closely in that video, y

Gaming | Gaming

'Star Wars' AR, VR experiences let fans live out their fantasies - CNN

'Star Wars' AR, VR experiences let fans live out their fantasies with 'Jedi Challenges' and 'Secrets of the Empire'

Entertainment | Star Wars

US diner chain drops spoilers of Solo: A Star Wars Story characters

If you want to avoid spoilers of any kind for new Star Wars spin-off movie Solo, then avoid trips to US diner chain Denny's at all costs.

Entertainment | Star Wars

'Star Wars': Luke Skywalker's Most Insane Force Powers

We put together a list of Luke's most notable powers. A few are well-known, but others could lead to questions about his intentions in 'The Last Jedi.'

Entertainment | Star Wars

'Solo: A Star Wars Story': The Secret Harrison Ford Told Alden Ehrenreich

Harrison Ford talked to Alden Ehrenreich before he played Han Solo in 'Solo: A Star Wars Story.' Find out how he helped the young actor.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

What If The ’Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Ending Was Seconds Longer

What if the ending to ’Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ was roughly 30 seconds longer?

Politics | Liberal "Tolerance"

Leftists Triggered Over 'White Male' Jon Favreau Being Hired On 'Star Wars' Series

According to the logic of the Left, only black people can write and direct movies about black people, only women can write and direct movies about women, and white males need to check their privilege.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

‘Star Wars 8’ Novel: Kylo Ren Helped Rey Learn Advanced Skills To Kill Praetorian Guards In ‘The Last Jedi’

Supreme Leader Snoke’s decision to connect Rey and Kylo may have led to his downfall in ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’. There were several questions that were finally answered in Star ...

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Here's why no one really cares about Solo: A Star Wars Story

Solo: A Star Wars Story - why people aren't excited about the Han Solo Star War spin-off.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Physicists Created a New Form of Light

Researchers at MIT and Harvard made groups of three photons interact.

Entertainment | Entertainment

First 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Trailer Proves 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Exists | WIRED

The long-awaited and long-troubled Han Solo standalone movie finally has a full trailer. Watch it here.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

All the Star Wars movies and shows in development right now

At least half a dozen Star Wars movies and TV shows are planned for the next several years. Here's a rundown of all of them.

Entertainment | Star Wars

Get your first look at ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ in the new trailer

https://youtu.be/dNW0B0HsvVs Alden Ehrenreich seems to basically channel Harrison Ford in a couple of scenes in this brand new short teaser trailer for Solo:..

Entertainment | Star Wars

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Makes Me Worry About 'Episode IX'

The Last Jedi took Star Wars in a bold new direction, but where does the series go now if it's being handed back to the person who directed The Force Awakens?

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

'Rogue One' Closes One Of 'The Last Jedi's' Perceived Plot Holes

Fans were confused at first, but a single line from 'Rogue One' pays off brilliantly in 'The Last Jedi.'

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Mark Hamill confirms he wasn’t crazy about Luke’s arc in The Last Jedi

Mark Hamill wasn't crazy about some of the choices director Rian Johnson made with Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Politics | Interesting Links

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi': The Full Shapiro Review | Daily Wire

On Saturday night, I went with my wife and dad to see the new Star Wars film. I’ll save my general rating for the end of this review, but it’s very difficult to put an overall grade on such a chaotic film. There are great parts, there are terrible par

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Luke Skywalker Gets Shredded By Ted Cruz, Donald Trump Jr. In Twitter War

It's not often that anyone goes up against Luke Skywalker and comes away the victor, but that's just what happened when the Star Wars actor got in a Twitter tiff with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX).

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Star Wars fans call Last Jedi 'dreadful', 'disappointing' | Daily Mail Online

Some are pointing the finger at director Rian Johnson for what they perceive to be the movie's shortcomings, while others target Disney that bought LucasFilm in 2014.

Entertainment | Entertainment

How to Perform the Star Wars Theme—On Calculators | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Entertainment | Star Wars

Mark Hamill and 'Star Wars' cast describe Carrie Fisher's 'phenomenal' final performance in 'The Last Jedi'

Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, and John Boyega have seen the movie and reveal their instant reactions to their late co-star's farewell to the galaxy far, far away.

Entertainment | Entertainment

The 'Star Wars' Han Solo movie now has an official name

Star Wars' cinematic universe tale focused on young Han Solo has a name, and we found out thanks to director Ron Howard, who announced it using a placard in a video shared on Twitter. It follows the "A Star Wars Story" model set by Rogue One, th

Entertainment | Star Wars

Here's your full-length 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' trailer

The next Star Wars film won't hit theaters until December 15th, but there's a new trailer that just aired during Monday Night Football. Star Wars: The Last Jedi...

Entertainment | Star Wars

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' debuts first looks at First Order's menacing new Star Destroyer, AT-AT

Lucasfilm designers update two iconic Imperial ships for the First Order for epic "Episode VIII" battle scenes.

Entertainment | Star Wars

'Star Wars: Episode VIII': Everything We Learned From New Set Photos

The latest from the set of 'Episode VIII' gives us plenty to get excited for. Here's everything we've learned so far.

Entertainment | Star Wars

'Forces of Destiny' YouTube series explores untold 'Star Wars' tales

Can't get enough Star Wars content while you wait for the next couple of movie installments?

Entertainment | Star Wars

'Star Wars': Everything you never knew about Darth Vader

Fans are two issues in on the new 2017 run of Marvel Comics' "Darth Vader," the books that fill in the backstory of everyone's favorite Jedi-turned-Sith Lord. In last year's Marvel run (25 issues in all), we learned all about what was going on w

Entertainment | Entertainment

Carrie Fisher Autopsy: Cocaine, Heroin, Ecstasy in Her System | Variety

Carrie Fisher had cocaine, heroin, and ecstasy in her system when she became ill on a flight in December, according to her autopsy report.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

11 'Star Wars' gadgets that seemed cool in '77, but we're way beyond now

"Star Wars is not science fiction" is one of those arguments that gets trotted out a lot, and it's fundamentally true — but tell that to a 4-year-old kid who's just seen the original George Lucas film in a theater in 1977.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

A lot of parents are naming their babies 'Kylo' after the new bad guy in Star Wars

'Caitlin' and its variations plummeted in popularity as a baby name in the year after Caitlyn Jenner came out as transgender, according to new government data.

Entertainment | Star Wars

The ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Trailer Is Here! ‘It’s Time for the Jedi to End’

After months of waiting and feverish speculation about singular or plural “Jedi,” we finally have our first look at Star Wars: Episode VIII — The Last Jedi.

Family & Parenting | Wedding Stuff I Love

This wedding's Disney theme (with Star Wars!) is warming our cold villain hearts like a spell

From princesses to Star Wars, this bride, Melissa, loves Disney. Her groom Brodie was on board, too, so choosing a Disney theme for the wedding with a gold gown, Disney princess-channeling bridesm…

Entertainment | Star Wars

'Rogue One' Alternate Ending Revealed: The Lifesaving Escape That Almost Was...

Once there was a way to get back home — at least for Jyn Erso and Cassian Andor

Entertainment | Star Wars

‘The Last Jedi’ Will Make ‘Return of the Jedi’ Meaningless

If 'The Last Jedi' is what its title implies, then Luke might just as well have gotten a job selling power converters at Tosche Station.

Entertainment | Star Wars

The Star Wars Death Star trench isn't where you think it is

Prepare to have your Star Wars mind blown. The actual location of the famous trench run in "A New Hope" isn't as obvious as almost everyone thinks.

Entertainment | Star Wars

'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Has a Title and a Poster!

Mark Hamill in The Force Awakens. Disney has just announced that the next installment of the Star Wars saga (in theaters on Dec. 15) will be called Star Wars: The Last Jedi.  See the first official poster below. A sequel to the 2015 blockbuster Star

Entertainment | Star Wars

Watch Chewbacca Actually Pull Off An Arm In Star Wars: The Force Awakens Deleted Scene

In Star Wars: A New Hope, fans learned an interesting bit of information about Chewbacca while the Wookiee was engaged in a game of Holochess with R2-D2. It turns out that he is a bit of a sore loser, and that one of his favorite aggressive moves is to pu

Entertainment | Entertainment

This Is How Carrie Fisher's Death Will Be Handled in Future "Star Wars" Films

"We don't normally respond to fan or press speculation, but there is a rumor circulating that we would like to address," the statement read. "We want to assure our fans that Lucasfilm has no plans to digitally recreate Carrie Fisher's performance as Princess or General Leia Organa."

Entertainment | Star Wars

One Sneaky Way Star Wars: A New Hope May Tie Into Rogue One

We're not sure if this is accidental, or if there is some sort of witchcraft going on here, but Rogue One: A Star Wars Story may have a rather interesting connection to A New Hope that we've never thought about before. Read on to see just what may have ha

Entertainment | Star Wars

Death Star would cost $7.7 octillion per day to operate

Talk about death to the Empire's budget. A British company runs the numbers, including laundry and light-bulb bills.

Entertainment | Star Wars

Final Rogue One Trailer Brings More Humor, More X-Wing Fighters, And Darth Vader

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is now less than a month away and as we fly toward the release one final trailer has been released that may show us who the real star of the show is, the droid.

Entertainment | Star Wars

How Much The Millennium Falcon Would Cost In Real Life

How much would it cost to bring a fictional spaceship to life? As it turns out, a huge amount of real world money.

Entertainment | Star Wars

New 'Rogue One' Featurette Connects the 'Star Wars' Dots

Anyone who’s still confused about how Rogue One fits into the big Star Wars picture will be grateful for this new behind-the-scenes featurette, which sets up the story while offering some new footage from the film. Remember the text crawl at the beginni

Entertainment | Star Wars

The Death Star Strikes in New Rogue One Trailer

As brutal as the Death Star's destruction of Alderaan was in the first Star Wars installment, at least we never saw it from the Alderaanian perspective.

Entertainment | Star Wars

JJ Abrams Explains What's Really Happening In Rey's Forceback Scene From The Force Awakens - CINEMABLEND

A newly released commentary track from J.J. Abrams has shed some new light onto Rey's vision during the events of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Entertainment | Star Wars

Star Wars: The State of the Empire and the Jedi in Rogue One

We break down everything you need to know about the time period of Rogue One and how an entire galaxy forgot about the Jedi Order.

Entertainment | Star Wars

New 'Star Wars' Novel Reveals Why Dark Side Lightsabers Are Red

Every time a new in-canon Star Wars novel releases, we find out cool new details related to characters we already know. Now we’re learning more about lightsabers, Obi-Wan’s exile, and Ahsoka Tano (Anakin Skywalker’s padawan from The Clone Wars and S

Entertainment | Star Wars

'Star Wars Rebels': The Luke Skywalker Connection You Probably Missed

'Star Wars Rebels' just made a huge connection to Luke Skywalker and the original trilogy. Here's what we saw.

Entertainment | Star Wars

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Trailer 3 – A Rebellion Built On Hope

Lucasfilm has released the third trailer for the upcoming spinoff film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

'Star Wars: The Old Republic' trailer delivers six-minute cinematic twist | Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News

Need a new "Star Wars" trailer? This one isn't for upcoming film "Rogue One" but instead for the franchise's tie-in computer game "Star Wars: The Old Republic," and the six-minute cinematic tells the story of a child learning

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Young Han Solo Auditions by Melissa McCarthy, 50 Cent, and More? ‘Conan’ Shares the Tapes

Sketch shows us how various funny folks — including Bill Hader, Will Arnett, Jodie Foster, Thomas Middleditch, Adam Sandler, and Jeff Goldblum — would play the Man Who Would Pilot the Millennium Falcon

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

New Star Wars ‘Rogue One’ footage! - Recode

And a lesson about the value of really, really popular characters and stories.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff!

Let’s celebrate the loss of the Lucas Museum | Bleader | Chicago Reader

A loss for Rahm is a win for the city's discontented citizens.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

That Star Wars Episode VIII Title Floating Around Probably Isn't Real

With Episode VIII a year and a half away, leaks and spoilers are all we’re going to hear about for awhile. Naturally, that leads to a lot of fake nonsense floating around the internet in an attempt to capture the avid attention of Star Wars fans jonesin

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Wait, What? Obi-Wan Kenobi Wasn't Going to Die in A New Hope

Obi-Wan Kenobi being struck down—and becoming more powerful than we could possibly imagine—is a defining moment in the Star Wars saga. It informs so much of Luke’s journey from farmhand to Jedi Knight. It’s a chapter in the tragic tale of Anakin S

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Yoda Might Be in ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’

Star Wars: The Force Awakens saw the return of several characters from the original trilogy, but not all of them. For instance, Lando. Where are you Lando? But while we might not know what’s going on with Billy Dee Williams, a report suggests another fa

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

See Disneyland's Inside Look at the New 'Star Wars' Attractions — Including a Cantina!

Harrison Ford introduced a sneak preview of the upcoming Star Wars-themed expansion to the Disney Parks during a special broadcast on ABC.

Humor | Funny Stuff

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Hilariously Summarized and Made Fun of in 90 seconds

Crude summaries of Star Wars are always great but here’s an especially silly one from Movie Blast. Instead of just simplifying the story (which it does), it also pokes fun of the movie and in turn, skewers all of us at the same time. Rey becomes Ray Rom

Business & Finance | Marketing

Google's Star Wars deal is ending on February 1st - Business Insider

Google's 'Star Wars' experience, which adds fun elements from the movie to Waze, Gmail and other services, ends on Monday, February 1st.

Business & Finance | Marketing

What About My Star Wars Oranges? How Brand Love Transcends Marketing Logic With The Force Awakens

As the 1.6-billion-dollar box office epic Star Wars: The Force Awakens begins to fade from the public eye, so also have the Star Wars-themed brands lining the shelves. I find myself at a loss in ...

Music | Music

See Rick Springfield's Massive 'Star Wars' Toy Collection

'Jessie's Girl' singer shows us his impressive action-figure treasures in this exclusive Rolling Stone video

Gaming | Gaming

The 20 Most Essential 'Star Wars' Video Games

With "The Force Awakens" coming to theaters and "Battlefront" dominating our TV screens, we look at the best video games set in…

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Channel Boba Fett with this 'Star Wars'-inspired ballistic body armor | Robot 6 | The Comics Culture Blog

With AR500 Armor’s Mandalorian ballistic armor, you’ll have no need for the Force. In collaboration with Heckler & Koch, TEA Headsets, Sog Knives & Tools, Armasight, SureFire, Wilcox Industries Corp, Team Wendy and artist Ryan B. Flowers, bod

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

In the Loop: First glimpse of Disneyland riverfront post-Star Wars Land

Welcome to another edition of In the Loop , the Los Angeles Times' theme park newsletter. I'm Funland theme park blogger  Brady MacDonald , and this week we battle monstrous sea monsters in Pacific Rim 5-D, sail along Disneyland 's short

Entertainment | Movies & Television

People Really Want Shia LaBeouf to Be the New Han Solo | GQ

And you know what? They kind of have a point.

As you might have heard, Disney is currently working on a new Star Wars prequel about a young Han Solo. Although official details about the film are scarce—nonexistent, even—Variety claimed yesterday to have gotten its hands on the short list of actors the studio is considering for the lead role. As you'd expect, it's the usual parade of chiseled, Hollywood up-and-comers: Miles Teller, Dave Franco, Ansel Elgort, Scott Eastwood.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Kylo Ren DIDN'T Kill The Jedi Students Before Star Wars 7? - moviepilot.com

This confirmed plot detail has huge implications for the Knights of Ren... and the mystery of Rey's past!

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

The Force Awakens Has Changed Star Wars Forever | WIRED

In the latest installment of the 'Geek's Guide to the Galaxy' podcast, the panel discusses the new Star Wars movie and what it means for the franchise.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

You're Going to Have to See Star Wars: The Force Awakens Again After Reading This Kylo Ren Theory

You know how Kylo Ren (played by Adam Driver) is the worst? Well, one Star Wars fan contends that maybe he isn't the worst. In fact, maybe he's a good guy, underneath that evil, Dark Side-loving veneer. Warning: spoilers follow. Tumblr user murphcooper

Entertainment | Entertainment

George Lucas Criticizes Latest ‘Star Wars’ Installment

In an interview, Mr. Lucas jokingly compared Disney, which bought the rights to the franchise in 2012, to “white slavers” who had bought his children. He later apologized for the remark.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Fan Watches 'Star Wars' for 46 Straight Hours

Like a long distance runner training for a 10K or a mountain climber steeling themselves to conquer a towering peak, Jim Braden prepared for a grueling endurance test that would challenge himself p...

Entertainment | Films

Skywalker Speaks: Mark Hamill on Returning to 'Star Wars' | Rolling Stone

Skywalker speaks! Mark Hamill on returing to his iconic role for 'The Force Awakens': "It's like 'Star Wars' never went away."

Entertainment | Entertainment

The search for the 'Star Wars' George Lucas doesn't want you to see

Want to see the original, un-retouched, un-messed-with 'Star Wars'? You'll have to take a trip to the Library of Congress.

Entertainment | Entertainment

The 10 highest-grossing movies of all time — there's one movie that beats 'Star Wars'

For this list, we looked at domestic box-office grosses adjusted for inflation to see what old movies would have made in today's dollars.

Politics | Election: 2020

Mock Star Wars Ad Makes Perfect Case Why Conservatism Must Win | Truth Revolt

Star Wars mania has swept the nation, sending fans into a frenzy as they anticipate the seventh installment of the franchise debuting (finally!!!) this weekend. Add to that the hype of the crucial 2016 presidential election now approaching from a galaxy

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The 7 Best Screens in the US to Watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens | WIRED

J.J. Abrams shot a sequence on 70mm 2D IMAX, and recommends 3D IMAX laser projection. So where can you see the new film in the best possible format?

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

George Lucas says he's avoided the Internet for 15 years!

Deep inside a compelling Washington Post profile of George Lucas is the Star Wars creator defending perhaps his most infamous bit of Special Edition tinkering: having Greedo shoot Han Solo first rather than the scruffy-looking smuggler taking a pre-emptiv

Entertainment | Entertain Me

Luke Skywalker, Sith Lord | Observer

Will Luke Skywalker turn to the Dark Side at the end of the trilogy?