Star Wars

‘Star Wars Rebels’ Clarifies Obi-Wan’s Cryptic ‘Chosen One’ Comment

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 2 hours ago
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The final Star Wars Rebels duel between Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Maul was meant to close off wayward continuity, not add to it. Still, some of Obi-Wan’s words to his fallen adversary wound up confusing fans, for which Star Wars writer Pablo Hidalgo clarifies who the true “chosen one” is.

‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season 4 Sets Saw Gerrera’s Return, ‘Rogue One’ Ties

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 19 hours ago
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Star Wars Rebels has come to yet another temporary close with Season 3 finale “Zero Hour,” dealing the title heroes a harsh blow, and moving us one step closer to the Star Wars films. To wit, producers promise both Rogue One’s Saw Gerrera and Mon Mothma will return in Season 4, which already has its first concept art.

Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ Movie Reveals How Han Met Chewie and ‘Got His Name,’ Whatever That Means

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by Britt Hayes 3 days ago
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Just last night, Woody Harrelson offered a few details regarding his role in Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s young Han Solo movie, in which the actor (and former pothead, thankyouverymuch) will play mentor to Alden Ehrenreich. As for the rest of it, Disney CEO Bob Iger has revealed some new plot intel for the Star Wars spinoff, which apparently explores how Han met Chewie and acquired the Millennium Falcon, as well as…well, that’s the confusing part.

Riz Ahmed Almost Played an Entirely Different Character in ‘Rogue One,’ and Had a Different Fate

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by Erin Whitney 3 days ago
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If you didn’t already guess by the Star Wars news this week, Rogue One was almost very different. Ahead of the film’s digital video release on Friday, Entertainment Weekly has been dropping tons of exclusives about the spinoff that could’ve been. We learned that Darth Vader almost killed off a major character, the film’s original happier ending, then another crazy alternate ending, and a backstory for Jyn’s mom. Today brings news not of a scrapped scene, but a scrapped character.

Mark Hamill Shares Another Photo From the First ‘Star Wars’ Shoot that Lucasfilm Kept Hidden for Years

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by Emma Stefansky 6 days ago
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Mark Hamill, like many stars who enjoy sharing glimpses of the days before they finally made it big, enjoys posting the occasional photo or two from the sets of Star Wars. Just a few days ago, he shared what might very well be the first ever photo taken of Luke Skywalker in costume out in the middle of the Tunisian desert. Today, another early photo of himself as the young Jedi was unearthed, and Hamill pointed out that Lucasfilm was not keen on letting the public see it for years.

‘Rogue One’ Writer Reveals Who Lived and Who Died in the Film’s Original Ending

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by Charles Bramesco 6 days ago
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When pals asked, “What was your favorite part of Rogue One?” and I responded, “The part at the end when they all died,” it sounded like a bitter joke. But it‘s true — the choice to take advantage of the film’s stand-alone nature by concluding with the cast’s noble, obliterating sacrifice was a bold and decisive storytelling choice that helped distinguish Gareth Evans’ film from the rest of the franchise. The characters meant more in death than they ever did while living, and the selflessness of their risky suicide mission attests to the power of the human spirit in wartime. But this was not always the game plan.

‘Star Wars Rebels’ Boss Explains THAT Ending to the Maul-Kenobi Duel

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 7 days ago
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Star Wars Rebels finally circled back to give Darth Maul and Obi-Wan Kenobi one last showdown, and … well, if you’ve seen Star Wars, you could probably guess its outcome. Still, Rebels boss Dave Filoni now explains why the rematch went as it did, and how it simultaneously pays tribute to both Seven Samurai and The Phantom Menace.