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Star Wars Bits: The Clone Wars Returns, WWE Superstar Sasha Banks to Appear in The Mandalorian, an Excerpt From the Upcoming Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Novelization, and More!

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Star Wars: The Clone Wars returns this Friday on Disney+! Learn about Ashley Boone Jr. and the critical role he played in launching Star Wars An excerpt from the upcoming Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker novelization A glimpse at deleted scenes from The Rise of Skywalker WWE Superstar Sasha Banks to appear in The Mandalorian Freddie Prinze Jr. on his voice cameo in The Rise of Skywalker And more! Star Wars: The Clone Wars returns this Friday on Disney+ ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Disney, Fox, Dave, Lucasfilm, Abc News, Gina Carano, George Lucas, Alex, Kenner, Lucas, Kylo Ren, Anakin Skywalker, Rey, Stewart

Star Wars: The Clone Wars Clip: The Cavalry Has Arrived

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Star Wars: The Clone Wars clip: The cavalry has arrived A few days ahead of the highly-anticipated premiere of the seventh and final season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Disney+ and Lucasfilm have debuted a new clip showing the cavalry has arrived in the form of Clone Force 99, also known as The Bad Batch. The clip can be viewed in the player below! RELATED: Star Wars: The Clone Wars Trailer: Meet Clone Force 99, AKA The Bad Batch From Dave Filoni, director and executive...
Tags: Video, TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Rex, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Padmé Amidala, Matt Lanter, ComingSoon, Dave Filoni, James Arnold Taylor, Katee Sackhoff, Ahsoka, Sam Witwer

‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ Season 7 Clip: Captain Rex Meets Clone Force 99

The seventh and final season premiere of the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars arrives this Friday, and Disney+ is kicking things off with a bang by introducing a skilled and deadly new group of Clone Troopers called The Bad Batch. The “defective” experimental squad has some mutations that make them stand out from the rest of the troopers, and Captain Rex is a little leery about their tactics when he meets them in a newly released Clone Wars season 7 clip. Watch it below. Star Wars: ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Animation, Sequels, Rex, Lucasfilm, Video Clips, Grand Army, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Ahsoka Tano, Star-Wars:-The-Clone-Wars, Galactic Empire With the Republic

Harrison Ford Has No Idea What a Force Ghost is and He Could Not Care Less

Harrison Ford is famous for not getting caught up in the minutiae of the Star Wars universe. When it comes to playing Han Solo, he’s there to deliver his lines to the best of his ability, but don’t expect him to know what a moof milker is or anything like that. Just in case you needed some more evidence as to how little Harrison Ford cares about anything that doesn’t involve Han Solo, a new interview drives the point home. During the press rounds for the upcoming movie Call of the Wild, star...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Ford, Sequels, Harrison-Ford, Usa Today, Lucasfilm, Adam Driver, Yoda, Ben Solo, Abrams, J J Abrams, Skywalker, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Clone Wars Trailer: Meet Clone Force 99, AKA The Bad Batch

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Star Wars: The Clone Wars trailer: Meet Clone Force 99, AKA The Bad Batch Disney+ and Lucasfilm have debuted a new trailer for the seventh and final season of the acclaimed Star Wars: The Clone Wars introducing audiences to Clone Force 99, also known as The Bad Batch. The teaser can be viewed in the player below! RELATED: Star Wars: The Clone Wars Trailer Gives First Look at Final Season  From Dave Filoni, director and executive producer of The Mandalorian, the final s...
Tags: TV, Movies, Trailer, TV News, Rex, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Padmé Amidala, Matt Lanter, Dave Filoni, James Arnold Taylor, Katee Sackhoff, TV Premiere, Ahsoka, Sam Witwer, SWNN

New ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ Season 7 Trailer Introduces The Bad Batch

The Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series is coming back for one more season on Disney+, and fans have never been more happy to see a bunch of Clone Troopers gearing up for another battle. A new trailer for what will be the final season of the beloved Star Wars show shines a light on the ragtag unit of soldiers in Squad 99, known as The Bad Batch. Why? Because they’re a handful of clones deemed defective, each one having a desirable mutation that helps them on the battlefield. Meet them in ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Animation, Sequels, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Anakin Skywalker, Don, Matt Lanter, Ashley Eckstein, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, TV Trailer, Dave Filoni

‘Indiana Jones 5’ Starts Production in Two Months, and We Can Already Hear the Whip Cracking

Next week, you’ll be able to see Harrison Ford fight the elements with a very good dog named Buck in an adaptation of the Call of the Wild, the classic novel by Jack London. But it won’t be long until he’s getting back into more familiar adventure mode with his trusty whip and fedora in Indiana Jones 5. While making the press rounds for Call of the Wild, Ford confirmed the Indiana Jones sequel starts shooting in a couple months. Find out what else he said about Indy’s return below. We’re n...
Tags: Movies, Ford, Sequels, Cbs, Harrison-Ford, Lucasfilm, Indiana-Jones, George Lucas, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Jones, David Koepp, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar, Indiana-Jones-5, Wild Ford

VOTD: How ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Should Have Ended

When it comes to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, there are a lot of changes that should have been made to give us a more satisfying finale for the Skywalker saga. But the folks at How It Should Have Ended did their best to get a little bit more specific with how things should have went down. However, before getting to How Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker should have ended, which includes making the fight with Mega Emperor Palpatine infinitely easier, they make some pits tops with some amusing...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Hishe, Lucasfilm, Lol, Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, Poe, Leia Organa, Rey, Palpatine, Skywalker, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Video Of The Day

Indiana Jones 5 Start Date Confirmed by Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford confirms production start date for Indiana Jones 5 Earlier this month, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy confirmed that the long-in development fifth installment to the blockbuster Indiana Jones franchise will be a continuation from the previous films, featuring the return of Harrison Ford as the titular adventurous archaeologist. In a recent interview with CBS Sunday Morning, the Academy Award-nominated actor has finally opened up about his involvement in Indiana Jones 5, r...
Tags: Movies, Indiana, Ford, Cbs, Harrison Ford, Lucasfilm, Indiana Jones, Ewan McGregor, Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, AFI, David Koepp, ComingSoon, Movie News

The ‘Star Wars: Resistance’ Post-Mortem: Breaking Down What Worked and What Did Not in the Underrated Series

The Disney XD animated Star Wars Resistance requires patience in ways that frustrated while also marveled. Even when it literally launched into the stars in season two, its tests its own range without really transcending it. There are times where Resistance , set before and during The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi, takes the path of least resistance. But it is not inherently negative if Resistance had breezier aims than other LucasFilm animated productions than Clone Wars ...
Tags: Star-Wars, Movies, Disney, Features, Resistance, Lucasfilm, Kylo Ren, Leia Organa, Tam, Imperial, Kel, Phasma, Poe Dameron, Yeager, Jace, Kaz

The Cassian Andor Disney+ Series Will Shoot This Year, Diego Luna Says

The long-awaited Cassian Andor TV series is finally kicking into gear, according to star Diego Luna. Luna revealed that he is preparing to start filming the Rogue One prequel series this year, making it likely that the Disney+ series will make its projected 2021 debut. One of the most successful elements of 2016’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story were the rich and appealing characters, with whom we could have spent hours. So it was divine providence when Disney+ announced in late 2018 that it wa...
Tags: Television, Movies, Mexico, Sci-fi, Disney, Netflix, Sequels, Death Star, Lucasfilm, Luna, Rogue One, Gilroy, Diego Luna, Star-Wars, Cassian Andor, Rogue One Co

Diego Luna Reveals New Details for Disney+’s Cassian Andor Series

Diego Luna reveals new details for Disney+’s Cassian Andor series In a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight (via Comic Book Movie), lead star Diego Luna has revealed a few details about Disney+‘s forthcoming Rogue One prequel series, centered on Luna’s Cassian Andor from the first Star Wars spin-off film. He confirmed that the Cassian Andor series is indeed expected to begin its production later this year and that he will be digitally de-aged in some parts of the series. ” We are doin...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Lucasfilm, Ben Mendelsohn, Ewan McGregor, Luna, Rogue One, Whitaker, Gilroy, Imperial, Diego Luna, Felicity Jones, Tony Gilroy

Rian Johnson Gives His Thoughts on ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

In the Star Wars fandom, arguments will rage for years about whether or not Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker undid several of the key decisions made in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. But while fans dig into their respective battle stations and shout at those who oppose them, the directors of the two movies have largely been cordial to each other in public. That cordiality continues in The Last Jedi writer/director Rian Johnson‘s off-the-cuff review of The Rise of Skywalker, which he gave to a report...
Tags: Quotes, Hollywood, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Johnson, Lucasfilm, John Williams, Rian Johnson, Skywalker, Rian, MTV News, Star-Wars, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar, Josh Horowitz

Disney+ Releases List of Essential ‘Clone Wars’ Episodes Ahead of Final Season Debut

As we near the premiere date for the seventh and final season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, fans may be scrambling to catch up on episodes on Disney+, where all six seasons are available at the click of a button. But where to start among the series’ 100-plus episodes? Disney+ has the answer, releasing a list of The Clone Wars essential episodes, enough to binge over the course of a weekend. And you still have one more weekend until the final season of The Clone Wars premieres on Disney+. Wha...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Animation, Lucasfilm, Cartoon Network, Brothers, Star-Wars:-The-Clone-Wars, Henry Gilroy, Star Wars Clone Wars, George Lucas Davie Filoni

Baby Yoda is the Best-Selling Funko Pop Pre-Order of All Time, All Hail Baby Yoda

We don’t own Baby Yoda. Baby Yoda owns us. And don’t count on owning a Baby Yoda Funko Pop, because the toy for the diminutive creature may be sold out before it even hits shelves. The Funko Pop for the character known as The Child from the Disney+ Star Wars series The Mandalorian is already the best-selling pre-order Funko Pop of all time, and there are still three months before it becomes available. The Child, aka Baby Yoda, is already the top pre-order Funko Pop of all time, according to ...
Tags: Amazon, Twitter, Toys, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Walmart, Lucasfilm, Brien, Funko, Funko Pop, The Mandalorian, Baby Yoda, Time All Hail Baby Yoda, Baby Yoda Baby Yoda

Video: See How Disney World’s Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser Hotel Will Immerse Its Guests

We’ve known for years that Disney’s plan for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge was to make it as immersive as possible, and that they would eventually create a hotel that’s themed to look as if guests are actually staying on a spaceship. We got our first look at that hotel at last year’s D23 Expo, and today, the company released a video that basically presents all the relevant information about the upcoming hotel so far, as well as unveiling a new piece of concept art of the shuttle that will give fans ...
Tags: Florida, Movies, Disney, Theme Parks, Lucasfilm, Walt Disney World Resort, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Behind the Scenes Footage, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser

‘The Mandalorian’ Visual Effects Have an Amazing Connection to the Original ‘Star Wars’

The Mandalorian‘s blending of practical and digital effects is one of the major reasons for the Disney+ show’s success. The new technology, which allows the filmmakers to create controlled environments with screens that project real-time sets behind the actors, was cutting-edge, but the effect was of an old-school Star Wars film. But there is an even greater connection to the original Star Wars films hidden in The Mandalorian‘s visual effects — and the reason that the series feels so close to t...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Lucasfilm, Ilm, Mando, George, ICG, Mos Eisley, Tatooine, Star-Wars, Tech Stuff, Ralph McQuarrie, Bluff, The Mandalorian, Banthas

Cool Stuff: Every Inch of ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’ Is Covered by Scott C. in New Mondo Poster

Attention, Star Wars fans! Pop culture artist Scott C. has delivered the ultimate print for everyone who was blown away by Star Wars: A New Hope. Whether it was all the way back in 1977 when you were thrust into a galaxy far, far away or at a pivotal time in your childhood, Star Wars means something to you. More often than not, original artwork paying tribute to the movie focuses in one one moment or an overall representation of Star Wars in the style of an illustrated theatrical poster. But th...
Tags: Art, Movies, Sci-fi, Lucasfilm, Cool Stuff, Mondo, Scott C, Scott, Cantina, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Star Wars: A New Hope, Scott C Star Wars

‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Features a Secret George Lucas Cameo

Every new Star Wars movie is chock full of cameos, but a cameo by the creator of the franchise himself, George Lucas, seems like one you couldn’t miss. But Lucas managed to sneak into Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker through a classic cinematic in-joke from the movie’s sound designers. Lucas has kept his distance from the Star Wars films for the past few years, not even attending the premiere for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. But that didn’t stop him from making a cameo in the final film...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Sci-fi, Lucasfilm, George-Lucas, Lucas, Skywalker, David Acord, Wilhelm, Star-Wars, Matt Wood, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Baby Yoda, ABC News Star Wars

‘Mandalorian’ Spin-Offs Might Be Coming to Disney+ in the Future

During the big, mostly dry Walt Disney Company’s Fiscal First Quarter 2020 Financial Results Conference Call, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed that Mandalorian spin-offs are a distinct possibility for Disney+. From what Iger said, it seems that the plan is to bring even more new characters into the live-action Star Wars series, and then possibly spin them off to their own shows. The future of Star Wars appears to be more on the small screen rather than the big. While there will no doubt be more ...
Tags: Star-Wars, Television, Movies, Disney, Walt Disney Company, Iger, Lucasfilm, Ewan McGregor, Disney Company, Obi Wan Kenobi, Diego Luna, Bob Iger, The Mandalorian, Baby Yoda, Disney From

Kiele Sanchez Joins CBS’ The Lincoln Lawyer

Kiele Sanchez Joins CBS’ The Lincoln Lawyer According to Deadline, Kingdom alumna Kiele Sanchez has been tapped to play the female lead in the CBS drama The Lincoln Lawyer. The actress will play Lorna, Mickey Haller’s second ex-wife and office manager who runs the business side of his practice. She also serves as his therapist and tries to help Mickey continue with his recovery from opioid addiction. To date, no one has been cast in the role of Mickey. RELATED: Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy C...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, TV, Movies, News, Matthew Mcconaughey, Casting, Nicole Kidman, TV News, Cbs, Lincoln, Lucasfilm, Indiana Jones, Bosch, Kathleen Kennedy, Connelly

‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ VFX Reel Reveals Movie Magic for Leia, Rey’s TIE Fighter Flip & More

Now that Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has been in theaters for over a month and a half, we can start being a little more casual about the film’s spoilers. In fact, the visual effects house Industrial Light and Magic has just released The Rise of Skywalker VFX reel that shows how the team brought the final chapter of the Skywalker saga to life. In The Rise of Skywalker VFX reel below, you can see how the crew used footage from The Force Awakens to give General Leia scenes after the passing o...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Carrie Fisher, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Visual Effects, Ilm, Leia, Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, Rey, Luke, Roger Guyett, Skywalker, Neal Scanlan, Ridley

‘Indiana Jones 5’ Update: Kathleen Kennedy Confirms It Won’t Be a Reboot

When the still-untitled Indiana Jones 5 was officially announced, its targeted release date was July 19, 2019. Since then, Disney has pushed back its release date several times, and though we haven’t gotten an update in several months, it sounds like director Steven Spielberg and star Harrison Ford are still on board and the project is slowly inching toward production. Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy offered a quick Indiana Jones 5 update from the BAFTAs red carpet, which you can read belo...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Ford, Sequels, Harrison Ford, Lucasfilm, Indiana Jones, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Kennedy, Kathleen-Kennedy, Harrison, Dan Fogelman, Crystal Skull, Bob Iger, Action/Adventure

Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy Confirms Indiana Jones 5 Is Not a Reboot

Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy confirms Indiana Jones 5 is not a reboot Hollywood producer Kathleen Kennedy received the BAFTA Fellowship Award, the ceremony’s version of a lifetime achievement award, during the 73rd British Academy Film Awards yesterday in London. During an interview with BBC, Kennedy, who co-founded Amblin Entertainment with Steven Spielberg and Frank Marshall and has been the president of Lucasfilm since 2012, spoke about the current status of the upcoming Indiana Jones proj...
Tags: Star Wars, Hollywood, London, Movies, Disney, Ford, Harrison Ford, Lucasfilm, Indiana Jones, George Lucas, Ewan McGregor, Steven Spielberg, Kennedy, Kathleen Kennedy, Kathleen, AFI

Kathleen Kennedy Hints That an Upcoming ‘Star Wars’ Movie Will Be Directed by a Woman

Star Wars has been making big strides with diversity in front of the camera, but what about behind the camera? Despite the inspiring female characters that are gracing both the big and small screens in various Star Wars projects, Lucasfilm has yet to hire a woman to helm a major Star Wars movie. But that could soon change, according to Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy. In an interview with BBC News on the red carpet for the BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Awards 2020,...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, BBC News, Lucasfilm, Rian Johnson, Kennedy, Kathleen-Kennedy, Star-Wars, Deborah Chow, BAFTA British Academy of Film and Television, Disney Obi, Bryce Dallas Howard However

POLL RESULTS: What is the Best Scene in Star Wars: A New Hope?

BEGIN SLIDESHOW POLL RESULTS: What is the best scene in Star Wars: A New Hope? Earlier this week, ComingSoon.net asked audiences to vote on their favorite scene from Star Wars: A New Hope, the iconic first installment in the long-running sci-fi adventure franchise, and the responses came flooding in fast, closing out with over 8200 votes! Check out the results below! RELATED: POLL RESULTS: Who Should Direct Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness? Top Five Luke and the Twin Suns ...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Death Star, Darth Vader, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Rian Johnson, Leia, Lucas, Luke Skywalker, Ben, Luke, Skywalker, Yavin, ComingSoon, Tattooine

Star Wars Bits: Chuck Wendig’s Sequel Trilogy, Project Luminous, Knights of the Old Republic, A Kobe Bryant Easter Egg in The Clone Wars, Star Wars: Resistance Series Finale, and More!

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Chuck Wendig’s version of the Sequel Trilogy What the hell is Project Luminous? A new Knights of the Old Republic game in the works? Tour a Los Angeles mansion’s Star Wars-themed basement The series finale of Star Wars: Resistance A Kobe Bryant easter egg in Star Wars: The Clone Wars And more! Chuck Wendig’s Sequel Trilogy On his personal blog, Terrible Minds, author Chuck Wendig has written a three-part series about what the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy wou...
Tags: Star Wars, New York, Movies, Abc, Los Angeles, United States, Nba, Kobe Bryant, Lucasfilm, Clone Wars, John Williams, Los Angeles Lakers, Ilm, Finn, Yoda, Falcon

Test Footage from George Lucas’ Canceled Star Wars: Underworld Series Released

Test footage from George Lucas’ canceled Star Wars: Underworld series released Test footage from George Lucas’ canceled 2010 Star Wars television series, Star Wars: Underworld, has been released (via Geek Tyrant). You can check out the video, which includes a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the test footage, in the player below! RELATED: POLL: What is the Best Scene in Star Wars: A New Hope? According to Geek Tyrant, Lucas wanted the live-action series to be 400 episodes and he appare...
Tags: Star Wars, Video, TV, Movies, Youtube, TV News, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Kathleen Kennedy, Lin Manuel Miranda, Coruscant, Rick McCallum, Stargate Studios, Star Wars: Underworld, Geek Tyrant Lucas

Cool Stuff: New ‘Star Wars’ Prints Pay Tribute to Baby Yoda and ‘Rogue One’

If you don’t have $350 to spend on the new life-size Baby Yoda figure that was just unveiled by Sideshow Collectibles, maybe you can spend a little less money to honor the little guy from The Mandalorian with a special print from Dark Ink by artist Juan Carlos Ruiz Burgos. But that’s not all that Star Wars fans can get their hands on today. DKNG has also released a new print paying tribute to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Upon first inspection, it appears to just be a close-up of a Death Troope...
Tags: Art, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Cool Stuff, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, DKNG, The Mandalorian, Baby Yoda, Juan Carlos Ruiz Burgos, DKNG Imperial Death Trooper Rogue One Imperial, DKNG Screen, Somerset Velvet

Cool Stuff: This Life-Size Baby Yoda from Sideshow Collectibles is Absolutely Perfect

We’ve already seen a bunch of forthcoming merchandise from The Mandalorian that will finally bring home the adorable creature everyone calls Baby Yoda. But the most perfect version of The Child was still yet to come, and we finally have a look at it today. Sideshow Collectibles has announced their partnership with Legacy Effects to bring the most adorable bounty the Star Wars galaxy has ever seen to your shelves in the form of an incredibly detailed life-size figure that looks like the real thi...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Sideshow Collectibles, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, The Mandalorian, Razor Crest, Baby Yoda, Life Size Baby Yoda

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