Star Wars

George Lucas Won’t Be Building a Museum in Chicago After All

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by Matthew Monagle 17 hours ago
Bad news for Star Wars enthusiasts in Chicago: after several legal setbacks, George Lucas has decided not to move forward with his plans for a lakeside museum. According to Variety, the decision was made after it appeared that the lawsuit filed by Chicago group Friends of Parks was not going to be resolved anytime soon.

‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ Creators Say Reshoots Won’t Change the Film’s Story or Tone

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by Matt Singer 4 days ago
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is holding reshoots this summer. No one disputes this. What is disputed is just what those reshoots mean for the movie, how much the film is changing in the middle of production, who is in charge of those reshoots, and whether it means the production is in any kind of trouble.

Darth Vader Will Appear in ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’

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by Matt Singer 5 days ago
Lucasfilm / Disney XD
With Rogue One: A Star Wars Story set betwixt the events of Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope, and with a story that involves the band of Rebels who stole the plans for the original Death Star (the same plans that Princess Leia gave to R2-D2, sparking the plot of the original Star Wars), it would only make sense that the Empire’s villain supreme, Darth Vader, would be involved somehow. I mean, he has to be right? What is he, asleep at the wheel of the TIE fighter? C’mon.

Lost ‘Star Wars’ TV Series Made the Emperor ‘Wronged by a Heartless Woman’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 6 days ago
Lucasfilm
The concept of a a live-action Star Wars TV series seems all-but lost to time, and perhaps with good reason. According to a God of War game director working for George Lucas at the time, the series might have thought to humanize Emperor Palpatine by revealing the backstory of a “heartless” female gangster who “totally destroyed him as a person.”

‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season 2 Sets August Blu-ray Date

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 17, 2016 @ 12:56 PM
Disney XD / Lucasfilm
Those lucky folk at Star Wars Celebration Europe will get an early taste of Star Wars Rebels Season 3, but a chance to relive Season 2 won’t be too far behind. The second season of Disney XD’s animated prequel will hit Blu-ray and DVD in August, along with some exclusive new content.

‘Daredevil’ Might Have Ruined Charlie Cox’s Audition for ‘Han Solo’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 16, 2016 @ 4:07 PM
Marvel / Lucasfilm
Marvel’s Netlix Daredevil will be keeping Charlie Cox busy for the time being, between The Defenders and a potential third season, but the blind hero may actually have taken aim at the actor’s career. Cox had a bit of trouble shaking one particular aspect of his Matt Murdock performance, and it may even have cost him Star Wars’ Han Solo spinoff.