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Star Wars Rumor: Episode VII A December Release? Star Wars Rumor: Episode VII A December Release?

There have been six theatrical releases of the Star Wars movies, and no, this does not count the re-releases that came in the mid 1990s. Aside from continuing the same narrative, another thing these films have in common is that …

Conan Tries To Bribe Harrison Ford For Star Wars Rumors Conan Tries To Bribe Harrison Ford For Star Wars Rumors

To put it mildly, the news concerning the new Star Wars: Episode VII movie has been muted. Aside from knowing the behind-the-scenes talent, there’s not much else to go. Sure, the movie blog Latino Review is doing its level best …

New Star Wars Comic to Adapt Lucas’ First Draft New Star Wars Comic to Adapt Lucas’ First Draft

Many Star Wars fans would argue that the screenplays for the newest Star Wars movies could have used a few more drafts, but almost all of them would consider changes to the original Star Wars movie to be sacrilege. It’s …

Star Wars: John Williams Will be Back For Episode VII Star Wars: John Williams Will be Back For Episode VII

For all the praise the Star Wars franchise gets for its technical accomplishments and memorable characters, the one thing the movies wouldn’t be the same without is the music. The John Williams-composed score of Star Wars is now as iconic …

Samuel L. Jackson Explains Mace Windu’s Purple Lightsaber Samuel L. Jackson Explains Mace Windu’s Purple Lightsaber

While we may be able to file this under missing the “strike while the iron is hot” window, for Star Wars fans eager to keep up with details surrounding George Lucas’ last theatrical entries into the Star Wars storyline, this …

Melody Hobson Marries George Lucas At Skywalker Ranch Melody Hobson Marries George Lucas At Skywalker Ranch

Most fans of “Star Wars” couldn’t think of a better place to have their own wedding, so it’s no surprise that when George Lucas decided to tie the knot for the second time, he did it at Skywalker Ranch. The …

This “Homemade Lightsaber” Is As Close As You’re Gonna Get To The Real Thing This “Homemade Lightsaber” Is As Close As You’re Gonna Get To The Real Thing
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Even if you don’t like Star Wars, you have to admit that lightsabers are awesome. The expanded universe sought to explain lightsabers as pseudo-magic crystals that emit light beams, but it really is just a powerful laser. That powerful laser …

Daft Punk Excited About Abrams-helmed Star Wars Film Daft Punk Excited About Abrams-helmed Star Wars Film

French electronic duo Daft Punk recently sat down with Los Angeles radio station KROQ for a rare interview. During the interview the pair talked about a wide variety of topics, but spent a lot of time discussing their optimism for …

Check Out This Star Wars-ian Elevator Prank Check Out This Star Wars-ian Elevator Prank
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The last batch of elevator pranks we’ve seen have been, well, incredibly terrifying. Elevators are great places to pull off pranks – they’re small and operate with an impending sense of doom. Really, they feed a whole mess of different …

Angry Birds Star Wars Adds Lando Bird, New Cloud City Levels Angry Birds Star Wars Adds Lando Bird, New Cloud City Levels

It’s finally happened. Over six months after Angry Birds Star Wars first topped mobile gaming charts, Rovio has finally released an update that includes a Lando Calrissian bird. The new character comes as part of the Cloud City episode released …

E3 2013: Star Wars Battlefront Is In Good Hands E3 2013: Star Wars Battlefront Is In Good Hands

It was revealed a few months ago that EA had secured the exclusive license to make Star Wars games on consoles going forward. The publisher said that it would be putting three of its best teams on said Star Wars …

Star Wars Episode VII To Begin Filming In January Star Wars Episode VII To Begin Filming In January
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Without revealing, well, anything else about the upcoming sequel to Return of the Jedi, director-to-be J.J. Abrams did inform the audience at the Produced By Conference that the newest installment to the Star Wars saga–again, none of that prequel nonsense–will …

Disney Uses Face Scanners And 3D Printers To Turn Guests Into Stormtroopers Disney Uses Face Scanners And 3D Printers To Turn Guests Into Stormtroopers
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I would never want to be a Stormtrooper. They seem to die far too much for my liking. Now, I wouldn’t mind having my face put onto a custom Stormtrooper figurine. If you feel the same way, you might want …

Star Wars Deal Hands Video Game Rights Over To EA Star Wars Deal Hands Video Game Rights Over To EA
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Star Wars is a pretty big deal. The video games based on the classic franchise is an even bigger deal. Some of the best video games ever made have come from the franchise, and now Disney has signed a deal …

EA Signs Exclusivity Deal With Disney To Make Star Wars Games EA Signs Exclusivity Deal With Disney To Make Star Wars Games
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We reported early last month that Disney shut down LucasArts and canceled all the games that the developer was working on. At the time, it was suggested that Disney would farm out future Star Wars games to outside publishers and …

How Goods Are Advertised In The Star Wars Universe How Goods Are Advertised In The Star Wars Universe

TheGamerChick has shared a series of Star Wars commercials/infommercials, giving us a glimpse of what television advertising could be like in a galaxy far, far away. Pretty funny. And don’t forget to check out Darth Vader’s recent at bat. [via …

Baseball Is A Much Darker Sport When Darth Vader Is Involved Baseball Is A Much Darker Sport When Darth Vader Is Involved

The Star Wars YouTube channel has uploaded a series of videos featuring Darth Vader, some stormtroopers and scout troopers getting ready for a baseball game, and even playing (against each other). As one of the videos’ descriptions says, Vader was …

If Star Wars Took Place In Australia Instead Of A Galaxy Far, Far Away If Star Wars Took Place In Australia Instead Of A Galaxy Far, Far Away

The guys at StuntBear have put together, “Aussie Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Bloke,” promising “deep SW references” throughout. Which ones can you find? If you enjoyed that, they also have a Cantina Band rock cover on SoundCloud. [via …

Carrie Fisher Talks Star Wars: Episode VII Carrie Fisher Talks Star Wars: Episode VII

Last year, the Walt Disney Company bought Lucasfilm and announced that Star Wars: Episode VII will be coming in 2015. Other Star Wars films, will also be coming in the future, including spin-offs. Since that time, Star Wars fans have …

Character Customization Coming To Star Wars: The Old Republic Character Customization Coming To Star Wars: The Old Republic

Star Wars: The Old Republic was the subject of countless jokes and TORtantic memes last year after the game started to bleed subscribers. The MMO went free-to-play less than a year after launch, and now EA has to retain players …

Star Wars Actor Dies; Richard LeParmentier Was 66 Star Wars Actor Dies; Richard LeParmentier Was 66

Richard LeParmentier, the actor most famous for playing Admiral Motti in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, has died at the age of 66. The actor, who lived in the U.K., was reportedly visiting relatives in Austin, Texas at …