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Lucasfilm Is Suing a “Lightsaber Academy” Where Star Wars Stans Learn How to Be Fake Jedis

According to its website, the Lightsaber Academy is "a consortium of lightsaber practitioners with a culmination of 50 years experience of teaching various swordplay techniques."
Jeremy Gordon / October 17, 2016

Watch the Intense New Trailer for Star Wars: Rogue One

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story hits theaters in December. Today, you can watch the second trailer, featuring enough inspirational one-liners and beautiful battle sequences to…
Andy Cush / October 13, 2016

Reggie Watts Plays Some ‘Droid Funk’ With ‘Star Wars” BB-8

Gwen Stefani was on The Late Late Show yesterday, but so was BB-8, the astromech droid that belonged to Poe Dameron in the film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The…
James Grebey / March 9, 2016

Rick Rubin Announces ‘Star Wars Headspace,’ a Compilation of Sounds From a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Update: You can now listen to Röyksopp's contribution, "Bounty Hunters," which liberally samples the Rodian bounty hunter Greedo. #HanShotFirst. Rick Rubin announced today that…
James Grebey / February 8, 2016

Jimmy Fallon Made ‘Star Wars’ Characters Sing the Bee Gees’ ‘Stayin’ Alive’

Last week, Jimmy Fallon got the cast of Star Wars: The Force Awakens to sing an a capella rendition of John Williams' famous theme music, but last…
James Grebey / December 22, 2015

Jimmy Fallon Gets ‘Star Wars’ Cast (Even Harrison Ford) to Sing A Cappella Medley

Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens in theaters on Friday, and to celebrate our return to a long time ago and a galaxy far, far away, Jimmy…
James Grebey / December 16, 2015

Ariana Grande: ‘Han Shot First’

Ariana Grande, it would seem, is a Star Wars purist. In a new short that the "Focus" singer shared on Twitter, she plays the role of everyone's favorite smuggler/scruffy-looking nerf herder and…
James Grebey / December 15, 2015

‘Star Wars’ Cantina Band Auditions: Watch Ben Folds, Mark McGrath, More

Star Wars Day came and went, but we might as well call 2014 Star Wars Year as anticipation (and promotion) builds for Episode VII. As A.V.
Chris Martins / May 5, 2014

Tough Questions for Devendra Banhart

Born in Texas but raised in his mother's native Venezuela, Devendra Banhart has built an enviable career out of being an outsider. The 28-year-old singer-songwriter…
John Sellers / October 21, 2009