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Jedi Fever: Our 1997 Interview With Mark Hamill

This article originally appeared in the March 1997 issue of SPIN. What did you think the first time you read the script?
Zev Borow / June 13, 2020

Watch a New Teaser for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

We've already gotten a glimpse of Star Wars: Episode IX in the form of an official teaser, released back in April. And this past weekend,…
Will Gottsegen / August 26, 2019

Peter Mayhew, Chewbacca in Star Wars, Dies at 74

Actor Peter Mayhew, known for playing Chewbacca in Star Wars films over a period spanning decades, has died. The actor died April 30…

Conan O’Brien Debuts Star Wars Cantina Band Mockumentary: Watch

Forty-one years since the first Star Wars film, Figrin D'an And The Modal Nodes—otherwise known as the Cantina Band—are finally getting some much-deserved recognition. The…
Rob Arcand / July 22, 2018

Did Slave Leia Have Sex With Jabba the Hutt?

It is the elephant in the room, or giant sentient slug in the room, that has haunted generations of Star Wars fans.
Mark Hing / April 14, 2018

Watch the New, Full-Length Trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story

The new full-length trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story features a fairly comprehensive look into what we should expect from the 2010s Star Wars franchise's second…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 9, 2018

Game of Thrones Creators to Helm New Star Wars Film Series

You might have been worried that there aren't enough Star Wars movies in production. Don't worry, Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss…
Maggie Serota / February 6, 2018

Watch the New Trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story Featuring Donald Glover

Solo: A Star Wars Story released a new trailer during the Super Bowl. The film follows a young Han Solo and Chewbacca, and is set…
Rob Arcand / February 4, 2018

In The Last Jedi, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Plays a Character Named After a Beastie Boys Song

Two years ago, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the movie that rebooted the whole franchise, featured a minor character named after a Beastie Boys album. The Resistance…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / December 19, 2017

The Last Jedi Turns Star Wars Into Something Fun and Funny Again

Note: This review features no major, experience-ruining spoilers about Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Rian Johnson’s new Star Wars: The Last Jedi was supposed to be…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 15, 2017

Here’s a Cute Photo of Thom Yorke and BB-8

Thom Yorke made a new friend on Saturday night when he attended the Star Wars: The Last Jedi premiere in Los Angeles.  Naturally, the man…
Maggie Serota / December 11, 2017

Donald Glover Revealed Billy Dee Williams’ Very Simple Advice on Playing Lando Calrissian

The second season of Atlanta is understandably at the top of most people's Donald Glover-related wish list. Still, the multifaceted star has a number of other things…
Brian Josephs / August 9, 2017

May the Fourth Be With You as You Watch This Bad “All Star” Star Wars Thing

Last night, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon honored the Star Wars annual fan holiday "May the 4th Be With You" by offering up a montage of characters…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 4, 2017

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
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