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Breaking: Jar Jar Binks Alive and Well in New Star Wars Novel

Does even part of you miss the future-shock lunacy of George Lucas' Star Wars prequels, which is now so totally absent from the hyper-traditionalist, J.J.-Abrams-produced Star Wars movies? Then here's…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 17, 2017

Listen to the Mountain Goats’ Imaginary Star Wars Theme Song, “The Ultimate Jedi Who Wastes All the Other Jedi and Eats Their Bones”

The title of the newest song by The Mountain Goats, "The Ultimate Jedi Who Wastes All the Other Jedi and Eats Their Bones," isn't really…
Andy Cush / January 30, 2017

Donald Glover Signs a New Production Deal With FX, Atlanta Will Return in 2018

Donald Glover is cashing in following his Golden Globes wins last Sunday. The auteur has signed an exclusive overall deal with FX Productions that calls…
Brian Josephs / January 12, 2017

Report: Disney Could Receive $50 Million Insurance Payout From Carrie Fisher’s Death

Lloyd's of London might be forced to pay Disney $50 million in insurance claims over the unexpected death of Carrie Fisher, according to The Insurance…
Taylor Berman / January 3, 2017

Carrie Fisher Will Appear in Two Family Guy Episodes and the Next Star Wars

The late Carrie Fisher will be memorialized just as anyone would want to be: As a character on Family Guy. Before her death, Fisher finished voice-acting…
Anna Gaca / December 28, 2016

Why Rogue One Gets the “Dark Reboot” Right

The Force Awakens may have been the last Star Wars movie a multiplex audience claps for. I saw Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on the…
Emily Yoshida / December 19, 2016

After Alt-Right Pileup, Disney Chief Declares “There Are No Political Statements” in Star Wars Spinoff Rogue One

Over the last week or so, Trump-supporting Star Wars fans have carried out a Gamergate-style social media campaign and proposed boycott of the forthcoming film Rogue One: A Star…
Andy Cush / December 12, 2016

Donald Glover Will Play Lando Calrissian in Upcoming Han Solo Spinoff Film

Atlanta impresario Donald Glover will play Lando Calrissian in an upcoming, as yet untitled Star Wars spinoff film about Han Solo, StarWars.com has announced. Alden Ehrenreich (who most recently…
Anna Gaca / October 21, 2016

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
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