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

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by Matt Singer June 22, 2016 @ 8:32 AM
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 June 21, 2016 @ 2:59 PM
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.

Maz Kanata, Lando and More Pop Up in New ‘LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures’ Trailer

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 10, 2016 @ 8:50 PM
Lucasfilm / Disney XD
It’ll be some time yet before Star Wars branches into any TV or movie properties concurrent with the Force Awakens timeline, but that won’t stop shows like LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures from having fun with the past and present. Not only do some major classic Star Wars characters put in appearances for the new trailer, but so too does fan-favorite Maz Kanata.

Matthew McConaughey Auditions for Lando in Bonus SNL ‘Star Wars’ Bit

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 31, 2016 @ 10:54 PM
NBC
Just when you thought Fred Armisen’s deleted SNL finale sketch the last of Season 41 to hold you over for summer, in swoops a bonus round of celebrity Star Wars auditions! SNL dusted off the November sketch for another round, this time including Matthew McConaughey, along with impressive impressions the likes of Jennifer Lawrence, Shia LaBeouf and more.

‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season 3 Will Premiere at Star Wars Celebration Europe

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 27, 2016 @ 9:00 PM
Lucasfilm / Disney XD
The lead time of Star Wars Rebels had Season 3 well in production while we were busy freaking out at Ahsoka’s showdown with Darth Vader, and that lead will bear fruit as early as July. The first look at Star Wars Rebels Season 3 will arrive at Star Wars Celebration Europe, as lucky fans get to partake in the first two episodes.