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Boba Fett Will Be the Star of the Second ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff Film

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by Matt Singer May 4, 2015 @ 4:32 PM
May the 4th is known throughout the galaxy as Star Wars Day. So it’s the perfect time for this major bit of news, via TheWrap: the second Star Wars “Anthology” film (aka the spinoff films separate from the new trilogy that begins with Star Wars: The Force Awakens) will be an “origin story” for Boba Fett.

WookieeLeaks: Everything You Need to Know About John Boyega and Daisy Ridley

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by Jacob Hall May 1, 2015 @ 12:13 PM
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ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything Star Wars! From Episode 7, 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, read up on John Boyega and Daisy Ridley, gaze upon the first poster for The Force Awakens, and learn the future of Star Wars on TV.

‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ Releases Unfinished ‘Bad Batch’ Episodes

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 1, 2015 @ 11:17 AM
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Star Wars Rebels will bring return quite a bit of Clone Wars goodness with its Season 2 premiere in June, but wouldn’t you know it, the past iteration of Star Wars’ animated branch still has more fruit to bear. Following the “Lost Missions” and new details revealed at Star Wars Celebration, Clone Wars offers a look at four unfinished episodes from the mysterious “Bad Batch” arc.

Some ‘Star Wars’ Genius Sent an Actual X-Wing Model Into Space

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by Jacob Hall April 27, 2015 @ 10:46 AM
Star Wars fans are a dedicated bunch who express their fandom in a variety of ways. Some collect memorabilia. Others design intricate cosplay to show off an conventions. And then there are the two admirable fans who attached a model X-Wing to high-altitude balloons and filmed the iconic spacecraft with a GoPro camera as it literally hovered on the edge of Earth’s atmosphere.

WookieeLeaks: Juicy New ‘Star Wars: Episode 7’ Spoilers

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by Jacob Hall April 24, 2015 @ 10:50 AM
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ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything Star Wars! From Episode 7, 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 the first trailer for the new Star Wars: Battlefront, dissect what we know about Star: Wars Rogue One, and chew on some new spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ Looking to Cast ‘Nightcrawler’ Star Riz Ahmed in Lead Role

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by Jacob Hall April 23, 2015 @ 12:43 PM
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While we’ve been basking in the warm, loving glow of the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Gareth Edwards’ Star Wars: Rogue One has been quietly assembling its various components. First, Felicity Jones was cast in a lead role. Then Ben Mendelsohn supposedly joined the ensemble. Now, Riz Ahmed, who is probably best known for playing the straight face to Jake Gyllenhaal’s memorable craziness in Nightcrawler, is supposedly signing up.

Marvel’s Phase Two Films All Feature the Same ‘Star Wars’ Easter Egg

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by Britt Hayes April 21, 2015 @ 8:04 PM
Marvel has long included Easter eggs in their films, referencing other superheroes and properties in the MCU throughout its current run with Disney. But there’s another Disney property that’s been acknowledged in the MCU: Star Wars. Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige reveals that they’ve used the same Star Wars Easter egg in each and every one of their Phase Two films, although you probably didn’t notice it.

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Trailer Breaks Records With 88 Million Views

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by Jacob Hall April 20, 2015 @ 1:05 PM
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If there were any lingering doubts about the popularity of Star Wars in the year 2015, Star Wars Celebration killed them. Ruthlessly. When the the live-streamed panel for Star Wars: The Force Awakens premiered the second trailer for J.J. Abrams’ wildly anticipated sequel, you could feel the internet quiver and shake underneath the weight of the hype. It was a staggering event that made the next few geek-friendly trailers released in the following days feel like small potatoes in comparison. And yes, this hyperbole is backed up by raw numbers: the second trailer for The Force Awakens shattered the record for most trailer views in 24 hours.