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John Boyega Teases “Visually Crazy” Moment in ‘Star Wars: Episode 9’

John Boyega has witnessed some pretty wild things on Star Wars movie sets: the Poe Dameron-led X-wing rescue on Takodana, Han Solo’s death, and Luke Skywalker’s incredible reveal at the end of The Last Jedi. But all of that apparently pales in comparison to the “visually crazy” moment Boyega is teasing in J.J. Abrams‘ upcoming Star Wars: Episode 9. View this post on Instagram Great working day on set!! ...
Tags: Images, Movies, Drama, Sci-fi, Lucasfilm, John Boyega, Finn, Luke Skywalker, Phasma, Poe Dameron, Boyega, Yakety Sax, Star-Wars, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar, Star Wars Episode Ix


Adam Driver Was Told Where ‘Star Wars: Episode 9’ Would End Up Before Filming ‘The Force Awakens’

Adam Driver has been keeping a Star Wars secret for several years, and it’s not something mundane like Kylo Ren getting his helmet back in Star Wars: Episode 9. In a new interview, Driver says he’s known for a long time “where it was all going,” so read on as we narrow down the possibilities of what he’s talking about. Speaking with Deadline, Driver compared the experience of working on the HBO series Girls to working on the Star Wars movies, dropping one particularly interesting bit of infor...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Drama, Sci-fi, Sequels, Johnson, Lucasfilm, Jack, Adam Driver, Rian Johnson, Simon Pegg, Daisy Ridley, Kylo Ren, Rey, Kathleen Kennedy, Abrams


This Bleak Star Wars Fan Film Takes Hamlet to Tatooine

The quintessential concern of Shakespeare’s Hamlet is moral paralysis. Is what I’m doing meaningful? Does my life have any meaning? In one of the most famous soliloquies of all time, Hamlet considers this question with poetic precision—to be, or not to be?Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Shakespeare, Hamlet, Lucasfilm, Stormtroopers, Tatooine, Fan Films


These Movies That Will Remind You What It Truly Means To Be Cold

Photo: Courtesy of Buena Vista Pictures Distribution; Illustrated by Mallory Heyer. The Weeknd can't feel his face. You can't feel your face, your toes, or your fingers, and you're fairly certain that your ears now resemble two frozen Jimmy Dean sausage patties. Welcome to winter, everyone!Unless you're off to Gstaad for a spot of skiing with Mitzi and Lance, there's really only way to get through the sub-zero temps and slippery surfaces: a good old-fashioned movie night, served up with a ro...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, New York, Hollywood, London, Jennifer Lawrence, Jack Nicholson, North Korea, France, Russia, New York City, America, Chicago, Pennsylvania, Alaska


New ‘Star Wars Resistance’ Trailer Includes a ‘Force Awakens’ Villain, Series Renewed For Season 2

Star Wars Resistance returns from its winter break in just a few days, and now Disney Channel has debuted a new trailer showing some highlights of what fans can expect when the animated series makes its big comeback. One of those highlights is a crossover with a key moment in Star Wars: The Force Awakens that involves one of that film’s major villains. Plus, the show has officially been renewed for a second season. Check out the new trailer and learn more below. Star Wars Resistance Trailer ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Animation, Silicon Valley, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Lucasfilm, Disney Channel, Poe Dameron, Gleeson, Athena, Kaz, Star-Wars, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar, Amy Beth Christenson


‘Star Wars Episode 9’ Crew Gift Teases a Return to a Familiar Planet and Another Mystery

We’re over a week into 2019, and we still don’t have a teaser trailer for Star Wars Episode 9. Word on the street is that might change sooner than later, but at this point, who knows when director J.J. Abrams wants to start opening the mystery box to let some secrets out. In the meantime, it looks like a gift given to crew members may have revealed a new detail about one of the locations featured in Star Wars Episode 9. However, the source of this latest reveal also raises another mysterious qu...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Reddit, Lucasfilm, J J Abrams, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Star Wars Episode 9, Tatooine Jedha


Amazon hires Disney SVP Kyle Laughlin as Director of Alexa Gadgets

Amazon has hired Disney SVP Kyle Laughlin to head its Alexa Gadgets division, TechCrunch has learned. Laughlin spent eight years at Disney, most recently as the SVP and General Manager of Games, Apps and Connected Experience at the entertainment giant’s Consumer Products and Interactive Media division. According to his LinkedIn profile, the role found Laughlin overseeing apps, connected hardware and games for Disney and Lucasfilm. The gig also involved AI, IoT and AR/VR. Also, lots of Muppet...
Tags: Amazon, Echo, Disney, Tech, Lucasfilm, Hiring, Alexa, SVP, Laughlin, Billy Bass, Alexa Gadgets, Consumer Products and Interactive Media, Gemmy Industries, Disney SVP, Kyle Laughlin, Muppets Amazon


Star Wars novels offer a glimpse of what Disneyland’s Galaxy’s Edge will look like

An upcoming Star Wars novel offers new details about the fictional smuggler’s outpost that serves as the inspiration for Galaxy’s Edge and the notorious characters that will populate the new themed land opening this summer at Disneyland. “Star Wars: Pirate’s Price” describes the setting for Galaxy’s Edge as a “wretched hive of scum and villainy” surrounded by the petrified remains of once-towering ancient trees. “Rising above the shops and dwellings were the petrified trunks of what were once gi...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Lucasfilm, Hondo, Anaheim, Walt Disney Imagineering, Frontierland, Annie Wu, Lou Anders, Disney 's Hollywood Studios, Batuu, Hondo Ohnaka, Black Spire Outpost, Ohnaka Transport Solutions


Cool Stuff: Eric Tan’s ‘Star Wars’ Sequel Trilogy Prints Gear Up For The Skywalker Saga’s Epic Conclusion

As the Skywalker Saga is gearing up for the supposed final installment, the last couple prints in Eric Tan‘s epic franchise-spanning Star Wars series have been unveiled. Hit the jump to get the exclusive first look at the Eric Tan Star Wars sequel trilogy prints. As you probably know, I’m a huge pop culture art print collector. It all started with a visit to the Alamo Drafthouse over a decade ago, where I discovered the work of Tyler Stout sitting in a bin in the lobby outside the small Mond...
Tags: Art, Hollywood, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Austin, Sequels, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Pixar, Lucasfilm, Stan Lee, Steve, Cool Stuff, Mondo


Disney Won’t Debut New ‘Star Wars’ Movies Through Their Streaming Service First

Even though Disney is planning a lot of original content for debut on their forthcoming Disney+ subscription streaming service launching late in 2019, one of their biggest franchises won’t be debuting any new movies there. In a recent interview, Disney CEO Bob Iger said that even though they’re spending big bucks on new projects like The Mandalorian, the first live-action Star Wars series ever, the feature-length adventures from a galaxy far, far away are simply too big to premiere only in thei...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Netflix, Justin Theroux, Sequels, Iger, Lucasfilm, Marvel Studios, Tessa Thompson, Bob Iger, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Barrons


Star Wars: Resistance Is Coming Back, and It's Bringing a Tentacle Monster

The shadow of the First Order looms, but something even more dangerous is in the waters beneath. Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Lucasfilm, Star Wars Resistance


‘Star Wars Resistance’ Animated Shorts Have Some Fun on the Colossus

The animated series Star Wars Resistance is on a short break right now, but there are a few more episodes left to air later this month. In the meantime, you can hang out with the gang from the Colossus in a new series of animated shorts featuring the show’s characters in a series of mini-adventures. They’re all nearly two minutes long, and you can check out the Star Wars Resistance shorts below. In this one, the droid bucket is missing his helmet, and it makes him feel a little naked. Yes,...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Animation, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Video Clips, Poe Dameron, Kaz, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Star Wars: Resistance, Torra Doza, Orka, Kazuda, Kaz '' Xiono


Star Wars Bits: The Animated Princess Leia Has Been Recast, Ewan McGregor Might Be Returning, and Rumors About a Whole New World For Episode IX

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Has General Leia Organa secretly been recast? Which iconic piece of Star Wars memorabilia sold for over $200,000 at auction? Will Ewan McGregor return as Obi-Wan Kenobi in Episode IX? Can John Willams grab two Grammy’s at this year’s ceremony? And much more… Now that we are less than 12 months away from the release of Star Wars: Episode IX it can mean only one thing: rumors are officially go. Making Star Wars has a great report for those of us who enjoy ...
Tags: Movies, La, Sci-fi, San Francisco, Chicago, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Tunisia, George Lucas, John Williams, Ewan McGregor, Mark Hamill, Leia, Sphero, Orlando, Luke Skywalker


More ‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’ Details Emerge: Cinematic Spaces, Limited Signing, and Plenty of Easter Eggs

We’re only half a year out from the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, which is being touted as the most ambitious land ever added to a Disney theme park. The highly anticipated Star Wars-themed lands open at Disneyland in summer of 2019, while Walt Disney World’s version in the Hollywood Studios park will open later in Fall 2019. But one lucky Star Wars fan got a sneak peek at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and has some exciting details to share from the the experience. Barron’s Magazine spent ...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Pandora, Theme Parks, Resistance, Disneyland, Lucasfilm, Walt Disney World, Kylo Ren, Barron, Hollywood Studios, Cantina, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, OGA


Shoppers at Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will haggle with an animatronic shopkeeper and buy Blue Milk from a farmer

Shoppers wandering through Merchant Row and Smuggler’s Alley in the new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge themed land coming to Disneyland this summer will be able to haggle with an animatronic shopkeeper over prices and buy Blue Milk from a Bantha farmer. The new details about the retail shops and restaurants planned for the highly-anticipated 14-acre land emerged from a behind-the-scenes report published by Barron’s. Barron’s reporter Jack Hough toured the construction site behind Frontierland and Fant...
Tags: Disney, Sport, Soccer, Disneyland, Lucasfilm, Anaheim, Orlando Florida, Barron, Hoth, Frontierland, Cantina, Jack Hough, OGA, Disney 's Hollywood Studios, Disneyland Disneyland, Batuu


VOTD: The Hacksmith Created a “Real” Lightsaber, and It’s Probably Not for a Civilized Age

If there’s one sci-fi weapon that audiences have wanted to see become a reality ever since it was introduced, it’s a lightsaber from the Star Wars universe. The glowing sword that can deflect lasers, cut through almost anything, and makes the coolest sounds ever is one of the most iconic props in cinematic history, and now it’s finally real…kinda. The Hacksmith is a YouTube channel that uses real engineering skills to take fictional ideas from movies, video games and comics, and make real worki...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, America, Thor, Lucasfilm, Cool Stuff, Star-Wars, Creations


Star Wars Bits: The Return of Jyn Erso, the Episode IX Rumors Begin, and Mark Hamill Protects Us From Lightsaber Fraud

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Felicity Jones teases the potential return of Jyn Erso You can finally own an officially licensed Aurebesh keyboard The Episode IX rumor mill has begun… is that a new title we smell? One of Luke Skywalker’s original lightsabers is going up for auction And much more… Jyn Erso is one of many new additions to Star Wars canon and the strong willed Rebel leader has quickly become a beloved character in the galaxy. Though we only got to see her in the last few ...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Syfy, Chicago, Sequels, Reddit, Lucasfilm, Mark Hamill, Hot Toys, Ilm, Jones, Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, Palpatine, Hamill


Watch Lando's Falcon Become Han's in a New Video From Industrial Light & Magic

Remember when we first saw images of the Millennium Falcon in Solo: A Star Wars Story? Everyone freaked out because it looked so different from the Falcon of the past. But, of course, there was a plan in place for how that Falcon, owned by Lando Calrissian, would turn into the one we knew from when it was owned by Han…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Han Solo, Millennium Falcon, Lucasfilm, Falcon, Lando, Lando Calrissian, Industrial Light And Magic, Solo A Star Wars Story


My Favorite Art Books of 2018

74 is the final count for the number of art books I’ve reviewed this year in 2018; a slight dip from the 82 I did last year. Quantity notwithstanding, 2018 was still a fantastic year for those of us who enjoy beautiful art books, with plenty of amazing book releases, and I hope next year will be even better. As we welcome 2019 here’s the round up of my favorite art books of 2018 ( in no particular order ); I hope you’ll find something of interest in the list. Do note that not all the books l...
Tags: Amazon, Texas, Tokyo, Anime, Lucasfilm, Gorillaz, Simon Stalenhag, Mondo, Alex Ross, Tokyo Japan, Amazon UK, IDW, Amazon Japan, Jin, Akira, Satoshi Kon


You Can Read The Entire ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Script Online for Free Now

The buzz around Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is at an all-time high, and Sony is taking advantage of that hype to release the entire script for the comic book movie for free online. Written by Rodney Rothman, who co-directed the eye-popping animated movie, and Phil Lord, one half of the high-profile Lord and Miller duo, the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse script gives us a small taste of the final dazzling product. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a movie made for repeat viewings,...
Tags: Movies, Spider-Man, Brooklyn, Animation, Sony, Phil Lord, Lucasfilm, Miller, Miles, Rothman, Peter Parker, Miles Morales, John Mulaney, Rodney Rothman, Screenwriting, Comic Book/Superhero


‘Avengers: Endgame’ Beats Out ‘Star Wars: Episode 9’ For Most Anticipated Movie of 2019

After the emotional distress that Avengers: Infinity War wrought on Marvel fans everywhere, it’s no wonder that Avengers: Endgame is next year’s most anticipated movie. A Fandango poll revealed that the next Avengers film has beat out the year’s other blockbuster big-hitter, Star Wars: Episode 9, for the most anticipated movie of 2019. Marvel is winning on all fronts for building anticipation for its films in 2019, according to a survey conducted by Fandango for USA TODAY. The Russo Brothers...
Tags: Usa, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Avengers, Marvel Studios, Fandango, Star-Wars, Comic Book/Superhero, Disney/Pixar, Secret Life of Pets, Star Wars Episode 9, Russo Brothers Avengers, Avengers: Endgame


The Mandalorian May Feature a Familiar Star Wars Bounty Hunter

We know very little about the plot for the upcoming live-action Star Wars television show, The Mandalorian. But when you think “Mandalorians” you think great warriors. You think bounty hunters. And a character that’s both of those things may be coming to the show.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Streaming, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus, Ig 88


‘The Mandalorian’ Reveals Droid Bounty Hunter IG-88 on the ‘Star Wars’ Show Set

Even though The Mandalorian has officially revealed the cast of the first live-action Star Wars series coming to Disney+ in 2019, there are still plenty of details under wraps. However, one of the rumored elements of the series appears to have been confirmed by a set photo that executive producer Jon Favreau posted to Instagram on Christmas Day. The photo reveals the fan-favorite droid bounty hunter IG-88 on a green screen set, confirming the character’s involvement in the show. Check out IG-88...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Gina Carano, Giancarlo Esposito, Pedro Pascal, Lom, The Empire Strikes Back, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Rick Famuyiwa, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back


‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’ Sneak Peek: A Disney Park Far, Far Away Gets a Little Closer

Disneyland’s version of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the highly anticipated Star Wars-themed land, will open in summer of 2019, while Disney World’s version in Hollywood Studios will open later in Fall 2019. But while the grand opening of those lands are a little less than a year away, the Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade just made that far, far away premiere date seem just a bit closer. The annual parade gave us a Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge sneak peek that will hold Star Wars fans over unti...
Tags: Movies, Abc, Sci-fi, Theme Parks, Resistance, Disneyland, Lucasfilm, Walt Disney World, Orlando, Andrea Bocelli, Disney World, Anaheim, Walt Disney Imagineering, Hollywood Studios, Disney Parks, Matteo


How Long After ‘The Last Jedi’ Does ‘Star Wars Episode 9’ Take Place? John Boyega Has the Answer

As has become customary with any new Star Wars saga film, very little is known about what is coming in the final chapter of the Skywalker saga. Star Wars Episode 9 is currently in production, and very few secrets are making their way on to the web, which isn’t surprising since Mark Hamill recently compared the secrecy surrounding the franchise as something akin to being in the CIA. But with rumblings of a teaser trailer not far off, one new detail has emerged about the Star Wars Episode 9 setti...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Cia, Resistance, Lucasfilm, Mark Hamill, John Boyega, Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, Jedi, Boyega, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Star Wars Episode 9


This Star Wars Battlefront II Concept Art Is Almost as Pretty as the Game Itself

By design, concept art is usually inferior to the final product. That first step is just an idea, even if it’s a very well-developed one; the other is what that idea is working toward, the end result. And yet, sometimes the two things get closer than you’d expect, which is the case with Star Wars Battlefront II.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Video Games, Lucasfilm, Concept Art, Electronic Arts, Star Wars Battlefront Ii


The Star Wars News Roundup for December 21, 2018

Star Wars news for the week of December 21, 2018 The purpose of this roundup is to put all the Star Wars news from the week of December 21, 2018 in one location. If you read this each week, you should be able to converse fluently with any Star Wars fan on everything from the latest Star Wars developments to the latest toys. And maybe you’ll even share with them something that they might have missed. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || ...
Tags: Star Wars, Comics, TV, Hollywood, Movies, America, Netflix, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Kenner, Luke Skywalker, Stewart Copeland, Andy Samberg, Michel, Jason Ward, Warwick Davis


Jock Rounds Out His Luke Skywalker Trilogy with ‘Star Wars: Return of the Jedi’ Poster For Mondo

Acclaimed artist Jock, who has worked with the famous pop art gallery Mondo for years, has finished his Luke Skywalker trilogy. Jock’s new Star Wars: Return of the Jedi poster, entitled “I Am a Jedi, Like My Father Before Me,” is available for everyone to pre-order today only. Check out the full poster and get the details below. Return of the Jedi Poster This 24” x 36” screenprinted poster is part of a timed edition that started earlier this week and ends tonight, December 21, 2018, at 11:...
Tags: Art, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Mondo, Luke Skywalker, Shaun, Jock, Star-Wars, Action/Adventure, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi


‘The Mandalorian’ Hunts Down ‘Black Panther’ Composer Ludwig Göransson

The Mandalorian isn’t done adding exciting talent to the first live-action Star Wars series coming from Lucasfilm. John Williams is best known for providing the score for the primary Star Wars saga, but this time it’ll be Black Panther and Creed composer Ludwig Goransson scoring the action in a galaxy far, far away. StarWars.com made the announcement about The Mandalorian score being composed by Ludwig Göransson, who has quite the eclectic career in music. Not only has Ludwig Göransson worked...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Ryan Coogler, Haim, John Williams, Nick Nolte, Kathleen Kennedy, Donald Glover, Colin Wilson, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar


Nick Nolte ‘Mandalorian’ Character Possibly Revealed; Show Might Feature ‘Empire Strikes Back’ Bounty Hunters

Nick Nolte is headed to a galaxy far, far away on the upcoming Star Wars TV series The Mandalorian. And now we might now know who the grizzled actor is playing. In addition to that, a rumor claims the show will feature the bounty hunter characters first introduced in The Empire Strikes Back – something the now-cancelled Boba Fett movie was originally going to do. More on that, and the Nick Nolte Mandalorian character below. Nick Nolte is an Ugnaught? If you were hoping to actually see Nic...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Rumors, Lucasfilm, Nick-Nolte, Nolte, Wookiepedia, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Making Star Wars, Omid Abtahi, Bespin, The Mandalorian, Nick Nolte Mandalorian