Empire Magazine gave us a look at the Rebels and Imperial Military in their alternate ‘Rogue One’ covers. Now Star War‘s latest droid has his very own cover.
He’s famous worldwide as the man who created Star Wars. But did you know when George Lucas was a kid he wasn’t interested in becoming a movie director? Instead, Lucas dreamed of becoming a famous race car driver. A massive car wreck as a teenager nearly killed Lucas and ended those plans. Instead, Lucas went to USC to study filmmaking. That’s just one of the facts featured in the last episode of You Think You Know Movies!
In the first teaser trailer for ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,’ Mon Mothma revealed the first details about the movie’s plot: the Rebels were going after the Death Star plans. But the trailer didn’t include Mothma’s full dialogue. Thanks to a new international trailer, we now know who tipped off the Rebel Alliance.
What’s a ‘Star Wars’ film without John Williams?
Sad news today for fans of the Star Wars films and Terry Gilliam’s Time Bandits: Kenny Baker, the man who brought droid R2-D2 to life, has passed away at the age of 83. According to The Guardian, Baker’s passing comes after a long battle with an unspecified illness.
The latest Star Wars films have featured a much welcomed spike in diversity. Both The Force Awakens and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story are female led, and both feature diverse casts of actors ranging from various racial and ethnic backgrounds. That’s...
Star Wars Rebels has gifted us similarly high-profile big bads each year, from beating Rogue One to James Earl Jones’ Darth Vader return, to this year’s reemergence of Grand Admiral Thrawn. Don’t expect Vader to have any significant role going forward, however, as Rebels boss Dave Filoni says there’s been “an elected decision to not have Vader around.”
“There is a 97.6 percent chance of failure,” one of the characters says in the new trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, referring to their scheme to steal the plans for the Death Star. I’m not sure the percentage is that high for the movie itself, but it’s got to be up there. There’s a lot of risk for Rogue One, or at least as much risk as there can be for a Star Wars movie. It’s got to prove that there is life for the franchise beyond the main “saga” films. And it’s got to prove that a prequel can work in Star Wars (previously, it hasn’t always worked out for this property). Even in a galaxy far, far away, those are some awfully big questions.
Lucasfilm has been tight-lipped on the upcoming Han Solo spinoff, but it looks like a ‘Star Wars’ fan favorite might show up in the new movie.
Those unable to attend Star Wars Celebration in London missed out on the chance to see Star Wars Rebels Season 3 early, but at last, we have a end date for our despair. Star Wars Rebels Season 3 sets an official September premiere, along with a new synopsis teasing the arrival of Grand Admiral Thrawn.