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Open Channel: Let's Celebrate This Guy's 77th Birthday

Seventy-seven years ago a man was born who would release a movie in 1977 that would change the face of the world. He’d do a few other things too. That man’s name is George Lucas. Today, May 14, is his birthday, and we’ve love you all to celebrate.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science Fiction, Science, Film, Steve Jobs, Fiction, Harry Potter, George Lucas, Lightsaber, Jones, Yoda, Solo, Boba Fett, Human Interest, Fictional Characters, Industrial Light


Stern's New The Mandalorian Pinball Table Includes a Ball-Controlling Baby Yoda

Despite the death of arcades, there’s apparently still enough of a demand for pinball machines for Stern to keep churning out new table designs. The company’s latest design takes inspiration from Star Wars: The Mandalorian and includes a Baby Yoda trapped inside who can use the Force to manipulate the ball’s…Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Pinball, Stern, Carl Weathers, Fortnite, Fictional Characters, The Mandalorian, Mandalorians, Greef Karga, Grogu, Star Wars Video Games, Chapter 13 The Jedi, Randy Martinez


Why Star Wars Fans Are Concerned About The Bad Batch and Whitewashing

This week a new Star Wars animated series on Disney+, The Bad Batch, re-introduced us to the last days of the Clone War and the rise of the sinister Empire. But amid the blaster fights and familiar faces, some fans have shown concern that the show’s major characters have had their skin tones adjusted, pushing them…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science Fiction, Science, Youtube, Fiction, Disney, Tumblr, Lucasfilm, Clone Wars, John Boyega, Robert Rodriguez, Finn, Batch, Boba Fett, Hunter, Taika Waititi


There's So Much New Star Wars Art on May 4, May Your Wallet Be With You

If you’re in the market for a new piece of Star Wars art, May the Fourth be with you. To celebrate the unofficial Star Wars holiday, many galleries, dealers, and artists are selling brand new Star Wars art, and today we’re highlighting just a few of our favorites.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Jason Edmiston, Scott, Eyes Without A Face, Marko Manev, Human Interest, Joshua Budich, Ahsoka Tano, Tano, Fictional Characters, Star Wars Comics, Mike Sutfin, Mandalorians, Grogu, Star Wars Video Games


This Week's Best Toys Are Packing Baby Yoda Heat

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round-up of the latest toy news and tempting plastic goodness. This week: Luigi hops in on the Lego Super Mario fun, Hasbro returns to The Clone Wars, and you can have the power... to wield a very large He-Man sword. Check it out!Read more...
Tags: Droid, Science, Fiction, Long, Nintendo, How To Train Your Dragon, Mario, Luigi, Hasbro, Lucasfilm, Adam, Obi Wan, Astrid, Fortnite, Fictional Characters, Belch


The Mandalorian Season 2 Was Made With the Most Powerful Filmmaking Tool ILM Has Ever Created

When people think of Industrial Light and Magic, they obviously think of great visual effects, as well as the countless classic movies the company has worked on. But what you might not realize is that for many of those films, some of the effects were completely impossible until ILM specifically created the technology…Read more...
Tags: Science, Jon Favreau, Ilm, Fortnite, Fictional Characters, Television Series, Industrial Light, The Mandalorian, Mandalorians, Creative Works


Some Mandalorian Books Have Been Canceled, But Not for the Reason You Think

Fans looking forward to the universe of The Mandalorian expanding in print are going to be disappointed, as two future books centered on the Disney+ Star Wars franchise have been cancelled. But it’s not for the reason you think.Read more...
Tags: Science, Lucasfilm, Gina Carano, Boba Fett, Del Rey, Disney Star Wars, Pablo Hidalgo, Ahsoka Tano, Fortnite, Disney Publishing, Adam Christopher, Fictional Characters, Television Series, Phil Szostak, The Mandalorian, Mandalorians


Star Wars: Republic Commando Redeploys Delta Squad on PS4 and Switch

Before Dave Filoni’s Clone Wars cartoon unknowingly kicked off a huge part of the new Star Wars prequel-era canon, our best look at the lives of the clone army came from 2005's Republic Commando, a semi-tactical first-person shooter now hailed as one of the best Star Wars video games ever made. Happily, the game is…Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Clone Wars, Dave Filoni, Fictional Characters, Jango Fett, Del Rey Books, Mandalorians, Creative Works, Star Wars Video Games, Star Wars Republic Commando, Karen Traviss, Star Wars Republic Commando Hard Contact, Clone Trooper, Republic Commando Redeploys Delta Squad


What's Star Wars Going to Do With All This Gina Carano Merchandise?

Toys and Star Wars are almost inextricably linked. From the days of the Early Bird preview set to modern collectibles lining the shelves and desks of ardent fans, the galaxy far, far away’s relationship with merchandise is as old as Star Wars itself. But what’s going to happen when paraphernalia clashes with the…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Fiction, Gina Carano, Boba Fett, Fortnite, Fictional Characters, The Mandalorian, Mandalorians, Cara Dune, Kuiil, Grogu, Entertainment Culture, Ig 11


Send Your Love Across the Multiverse With io9's Adorably Nerdy Valentines

Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us, and it wouldn’t be the year’s sweetest holiday without heart-shaped junk food, a viewing of My Bloody Valentine (1981 original only), and a big virtual pile of geeky io9 Valentines. This year’s batch comes to us from artist Elena Scotti, so scroll through and feel the love.Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Fortnite, Fictional Characters, The Haunting, Catra, The Mandalorian, Mandalorians, Grogu, Elena Scotti


The Mandalorian's Pedro Pascal Says He Doesn't Want to Take His Helmet Off Too Much

One of the most profoundly vulnerable moments in Pedro Pascal’s performance across two seasons of The Mandalorian came in last week’s “The Believer,” when, in order to access some key information about Moff Gideon, Din Djarin had to go against the creed he’s known his entire life and show his face to others. But it’s…Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Pedro Pascal, The Mandalorian, Mandalorians, Disney Plus, Moff Gideon Din Djarin


A Guide to the Mandalore Factions That Could Play a Role in The Mandalorian Season 2

The Mandalorian is back, and Din Djarin is on a mission: find his people, so they can guide him in the ways of being a dad to a Force-wielding little green fella infinitely more popular than him. But Mandalore, a world burdened with such a tumultuous history, is once again broken. Who could he turn to?Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Animation, Explainer, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Star Wars Rebels, Star Wars The Clone Wars, The Mandalorian, Mandalorians, Disney Plus, Din Djarin


The Mandalorian Season 2 Started With Its Most Epic Episode Yet

Season two of The Mandalorian began with an episode that was everything we expected and more. A few pieces of rumored casting were confirmed, some long-time questions were answered, and episode writer-director Jon Favreau gave fans a story straight from an old-school Hollywood Western with the biggest action set piece…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Streaming, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, TV Recap, Boba Fett, Pedro Pascal, Temuera Morrison, Hollywood Western, The Mandalorian, Mandalorians, Disney Plus, Mandalorian Recaps, Timothyolyphant


Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Final Season Is Getting Some Incredible Action Figures

Take the Siege of Mandalore to your desk, and do so in style: Hasbro’s Star Wars Black Series action figure line is returning to the Clone Wars for a new series of action figures, and yes, they’re pretty much exactly the ones you would want.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Toys, Science, Disney, Collection, Animation, Hasbro, Exclusive, Lucasfilm, Clone Wars, Clones, Darth Maul, Star Wars The Clone Wars, Ahsoka Tano, Mandalorians, Star Wars Black Series


‘The Mandalorian’ Almost Had Carl Weathers Play an Alien Character Who Died in Chapter 3

The third episode of Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian arrived on Disney+ today, and with it comes a focus on the show’s small but stellar ensemble cast, which introduces a batch of memorable new characters into the live-action Star Wars universe. Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano and Carl Weathers sat down with executive producers Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni to discuss their experience working on The Mandalorian, get their perspective on Star Wars and share some stories from behind the scenes. Easily th...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Clint Eastwood, Sequels, Steven Soderbergh, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jon-Favreau, Lucasfilm, Gina Carano, Pascal, Capoeira, Boba Fett, Mando, John Huston


6 Interesting Ways The Mandalorian Could Handle Boba Fett's Return

The Mandalorian isn’t just giving us more Baby Yoda than we are probably equipped to deal with when it returns for season two, but seemingly more than a few familiar Star Wars faces. Last week, reports began swirling that one of those faces is the arrival of a specter that has hung over The Mandalorian since it was…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Clone Wars, Boba Fett, Clones, Temuera Morrison, Star Wars The Clone Wars, Jango Fett, The Mandalorian, Mandalorians, Disney Plus, Baby Yoda


In True Star Wars Style, a Very Silly Hashtag May Have Just Revealed an Intriguing Clone Wars Secret

Only a franchise as gleefully dumb as Star Wars could drop a major tease via the medium of...secret emojis?Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Star Wars, Science, Disney, Animation, Streaming, Emoji, Lucasfilm, Hashtags, Darth Maul, Star Wars The Clone Wars, 100 Soft, Mandalorians, Disney Plus


Everything You Need to Know About the Darksaber, the Black Blade That Freed Mandalore

Death Stars. Starkiller Base. The Final Order. The Lightsabers of Jedi and Sith legacies alike. Star Wars is full of incomprehensibly powerful weapons, be they the tools of heroic and villainous individuals or the combined military might of Empires. But none have become more important or interesting to the galaxy far,…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Animation, Explainer, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels, Darth Maul, Jedi, Sabine Wren, The Mandalorian, Mandalorians, Disney Plus, Moff Gideon


One of the Coolest New Mandalorian Characters (No, Not That One) Is Getting an Amazing New Toy

As we patiently refresh every single website in the world waiting for that sweet Baby Yoda merch from The Mandalorian , we’re excited to exclusively reveal another toy based on a new character introduced in the series: the Heavy Infantry Mandalorian, as part of Hasbro’s popular Black Series line.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Hasbro, Jon Favreau, Exclusive, Black Series, The Mandalorian, Mandalorians, Baby Yoda


A Brief Guide to the Long, Ever-Changing History of How Star Wars Has Portrayed Mandalorians 

From the Holiday Special to The Mandalorian, the Star Wars race that counts Boba and Jango Fett among its numbers has a long history in and out of the narrative of the galaxy far, far away. It’s one that Star Wars has long been enamored with—but its portrayal has ebbed and flowed in fascinating ways over the last four…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Books, Comics, Science, Disney, Animation, Lucasfilm, Marvel Comics, Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels, Boba Fett, Dark Horse, Jango Fett, Disney Streaming, The Mandalorian, Mandalorians