Star Wars

‘Star Wars’ Comic Details Bridge the Gap Between ‘Return of the Jedi’ and ‘The Force Awakens’

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by Britt Hayes a day ago
Marvel
A few months ago, Disney announced the release of various comics and novels for fans of all ages called Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which will explain everything that happened between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens. All of these books, even the ones for little kids, are considered official canon. If you can’t wait until September, we’ve got the details from one of the prequel comics, which should shed a little light on what happened in the gap between movies.

‘Star Wars Rebels’ Sets September Release for Season 1 Blu-ray

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 7 days ago
LucasFilm / Disney XD
Star Wars Rebels gave hungry fans a taste of the old world with its Vader-centric Season 2 premiere, but with fresh installments months away, the acclaimed animated series has its own Season 1 Blu-ray / DVD ahead. Preview the return of Star Wars Rebels’ landmark opening season, and see what features lie in store!

WookieeLeaks: A ‘Lost’ Actor Joins ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

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by Jacob Hall 7 days ago
Lucasfilm
ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything Star Wars! From The Force Awakens, to the upcoming spinoffs and the TV shows, if it pertains to that long ago, far away galaxy, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, check out some costume designs from The Force Awakens, see which Lost actor is in the new movie, and check out the latest toys hitting shelves soon.

‘Star Wars’ Could Get Ewan McGregor Back if They Wanted To

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by Britt Hayes June 22, 2015 @ 5:31 PM
Lucasfilm
Ewan McGregor has had some opinions about Star Wars: The Force Awakens — primarily, he’s had a bone to pick about that crossguard lightsaber, which he doesn’t think is very necessary for a good Jedi. But nitpicks aside, the actor is totally open to returning to the Star Wars franchise, you know, if Lucasfilm is into the idea.

WookieeLeaks: Two More Classic ‘Star Wars’ Characters Confirmed in ‘The Force Awakens’

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by Jacob Hall June 19, 2015 @ 11:33 AM
EA
ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything Star Wars! From The Force Awakens, to the upcoming spinoffs and the TV shows, if it pertains to that long ago, far away galaxy, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, watch new trailers for a trio of big Star Wars video games, delve into more details concerning Star Wars: Rogue One, and pick through the latest The Force Awakens rumors.

‘Star Wars Rebels’ Previews Darth Vader’s Arrival in New Clips and Featurette

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 18, 2015 @ 10:46 AM
Lucasfilm / Disney XD
We’ve known since Star Wars Rebels’ first season finale that Darth Vader would put in a more significant Season 2 appearance than James Earl Jones’ early cameo, but this Saturday’s premiere can’t help showing off the original Star Wars baddie. Vader again shows his skill in a new clip from Season 2, while a cast featurette shows off the significance of his return.

Darth Vader Schools the ‘Star Wars Rebels’ in First Season 2 Clip

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 16, 2015 @ 9:53 AM
Lucasfilm / Disney XD
Star Wars Rebels will continue the fight for Season 2 as early as this coming Saturday, but “The Siege of Lothal” will hardly prove the greatest challenge. Darth Vader himself, again voiced by the legendary James Earl Jones, decimates our titular Rebels in the first clip of the new season.

15 ‘Star Wars’ Facts You Might Not Know About ‘Return of the Jedi’

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by ScreenCrush Staff June 15, 2015 @ 1:28 PM
Jurassic World recently set the record for the biggest opening weekend at the box office with $209 million. But, did you know that Return of the Jedi once held that record in 1983 with just $23 million. That’s just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which looks at the finale of the original Star Wars trilogy, Return of the Jedi!

Forest Whitaker Joins the Cast of ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’

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by Mike Sampson June 15, 2015 @ 12:41 PM
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Whereas the Star Wars: The Force Awakens cast was revealed with one big announcement, the actors joining director Gareth Edwards’ Star Wars: Rogue One have been very slowly making their way public. So far we know that Felicity Jones, Ben Mendelsohn, Diego Luna, Sam Claflin, and Riz Ahmed are set to star in the film, and today comes word that Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker has joined the Star Wars spinoff in an “unspecified” role.

‘Star Wars’ Anthology Film Reportedly Eyes ‘Breaking Bad’ Director Michelle MacLaren

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by Britt Hayes June 13, 2015 @ 1:18 PM
Lucasfilm
Ever since Michelle MacLaren parted ways with Warner Bros. on their Wonder Woman solo film, we’ve been hoping she’d line up another big screen project soon. She’s been rumored as one of Marvel’s choices for Captain Marvel (obviously), and now it looks like she’s caught the eye of another major studio franchise: Star Wars.