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Disney unveils its first real-life retractable lightsaber – and it looks incredible Cue the "take my money" memes because Disney has unveiled something they've been working on for a while: a real-life, working lightsaber. As part of the many reveals on May 4, a.k.a. May the 4th (Be With You), a.k.a. Star Wars Day, Disney Parks released the first video of this beauty in action. The saber will be part of Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, a new Star Wars attraction coming to Disney World in 2022 […]

todayMay 4, 2021

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New Star Wars movie coming from Taika Waititi

The Thor: Ragnarok director will helm a Star Wars film following his work on The Mandalorian. A new Star Wars movie is in the works, and it'll helmed by Taika Waititi, whose previous credits include Thor: Ragnarok and Jojo Rabbit. What better way to celebrate Star Wars Day than with news like this? While details or a release date have not yet been shared, this will be a theatrical release--not […]

todayMay 5, 2020

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Lucasfilm to launch Star Wars: : the high republic publishing campaign in 2020

Later this year, Lucasfilm will launch an epic new era of Star Wars storytelling that will be explored through multiple voices in adult and young adult novels, children’s books, and comics from a variety of publishers including Disney Lucasfilm Press, Del Rey, IDW Publishing, and Marvel. Star Wars: The High Republic, which has previously been referred to as “Project Luminous”, will be set in an era when the Galactic Republic and the […]

todayFebruary 25, 2020

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An Original Trilogy ‘Star Wars’ Character Died in ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ and No One Noticed

A number of characters die in The Rise of Skywalker, and a number of them manage to cheat death, just like their Disney stablemates in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, an original trilogy character did die for real in Episode IX — and it seems to have escaped attention.  Some would argue that’s because the movie is so frenetic. Detractors have argued the rushed production resulted in a choppy finale to the Skywalker saga, […]

todayJanuary 21, 2020

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J.J. Abrams Responds To ‘The Rise Of Skywalker’ Critics: “They’re Right”

J.J. Abrams was asked about the criticism of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker during an interview Friday following a screening of the film at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Hollywood. The film has received less-than-stellar reviews from critics, as well as intense debate among fans (it’s received a B+ CinemaScore, the lowest ever for a Star Wars live-action film). When asked by Vanity Fair‘s Anthony Breznican if fans aren’t getting something […]

todayDecember 23, 2019

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Solo: A Star Wars Story Disqualified From Oscars

The score for Solo: A Star Wars Story has been disqualified for Oscar consideration in the Original Song and Original Score category. With the film award season underway, eyes are already looking towards the pending Academy Award nominations. The first rounds of voting on potential nominees for some of the categories have started, including the Oscars for Original Song and Original Score, with reportedly over 150 potential nominees submitted this year. However, the music branch […]

todayDecember 11, 2018


‘Solo’ Will Lose $50M-Plus in First Defeat for Disney’s ‘Star Wars’ Empire

Lucasfilm's stand-alone Han Solo origin pic is faltering at the global box office, where it is expected to top out in the $400 million range. To borrow one of Han Solo's lines from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, "That's not how the Force works!" It's an apt way to sum up the troubled performance of Solo: A Star Wars Story. In one of the biggest box-office surprises in recent times, Solo is badly underperforming […]

todayJune 5, 2018


‘Solo’ Box Office Disappointment Is Wake Up Call for ‘Star Wars’

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” has earned the ignominious distinction of premiering to the lowest opening for a Disney “Star Wars” film yet — bowing with $103 million over the four-day holiday weekend. Normally a debut of over $100 million would rank as a roaring success, but there are reasons that folks on the Disney lot may be starting to sweat. After all, this is one of the most storied film franchises in movie history; a premium […]

todayMay 30, 2018


Ron Howard Confirms New ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Trailer on the Way

Despite the release date for Solo: A Star Wars Story rapidly approaching, fans still don't know much about the movie. But that's likely to change very soon. With less than two months until the latest Star Wars film premieres in theaters, director Ron Howard is promising fans will get to see one more trailer in the meantime. When asked about the status of a new trailer on social media, the director confirmed that one more look at […]

todayApril 1, 2018

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