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Harley Davidson, 2021 Could Be Their Year

Warning! This editorial is actually about the imminent arrival of the Pan America adventure motorcycle, but it takes a while to get there. Skip ahead for some spy shots and predictions if you like at any time. Harley Davidson unveiled their 2021 lineup of motorcycles in a COVID19-friendly, online event on January 12th. You can watch the full reveal video here if you missed it. Here’s the gist of it for you. Harley is trying to appeal to women riders with their marketing (smart move!) The 2021 C...
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The entire STAR WARS saga, edited down to just memes

The original Star Wars was famously imagined as modern mythology—taking these established tropes of other genres and applying them to a space opera. In a way, the idea of "tropes" is similar to the original definition of a meme as defined by Richard Dawkins in The Selfish Gene, which was first published just a year before A New Hope was originally released. — Read the rest
Tags: Star Wars, Post, News, Memes, Richard Dawkins, Meme, Obi Wan Kenobi, It's A Trap, It's An Older Meme But It Checks Out, Meme Wars, Meme Warfare, Behind The Meme


Liam Neeson Says He Would Bring Back Qui-Gon for Obi Wan Series

Liam Neeson Says He’d Be Up to Bring Back Qui-Gon for Obi Wan Series Liam Neeson doesn’t say much, but when he does he speaks volumes, especially when talking about anything Star Wars related. In this case, the man gave a rather brief affirmative when asked if he would be willing to return as Jedi master Qui-Gon Jinn in the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ series. “Sure, I’d be up for that, yeah,” Neeson told Collider. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlo...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Liam Neeson, Stephen Daldry, Ewan McGregor, Luke Skywalker, Rey, McGregor, Jedi, Neeson, John Swartz, Obi Wan, Obi-wan Kenobi


The Mandalorian's second season has come to an end... but what's coming next?

There remains ample room in the galaxy for new adventures outside the traditional timeline Warning: contains spoilersDid the closing episode of The Mandalorian’s second season just give us the final appearance of Mark Hamill’s Luke Skywalker in Star Wars? If so, the return of the original Jedi knight to carry away Baby Yoda to a future under his care, looks like a fitting farewell to the boy from Tatooine who destroyed the evil Empire. Especially as his last hurrah as a force ghost in the appall...
Tags: Star Wars, Television, Film, Disney, Jj Abrams, Culture, Television & radio, Lucasfilm, Mark Hamill, Luke Skywalker, Boba Fett, Skywalker, Hamill, Obi Wan Kenobi, Tatooine, Ahsoka Tano


Is The Mandalorian setting up a new stream of Mark Hamill-led Star Wars movies?

There are still decades of Luke Skywalker’s life to explore and ample room in the galaxy for new adventures outside the traditional timelineWarning: contains spoilersDid the closing episode of The Mandalorian’s second season just give us the final appearance of Mark Hamill’s Luke Skywalker in Star Wars? If so, the return of the original Jedi knight to carry away Baby Yoda to a future under his care, looks like a fitting farewell to the boy from Tatooine who destroyed the evil Empire. Especially ...
Tags: Star Wars, Television, Film, Disney, Jj Abrams, Culture, Television & radio, Lucasfilm, Mark Hamill, Luke Skywalker, Boba Fett, Skywalker, Hamill, Obi Wan Kenobi, Tatooine, Ahsoka Tano


‘The Mandalorian’ Concludes Its Second Season With an Emotional, Action-Packed Finale Full of Surprising Reveals

Naturally, there are spoilers here. This final episode of The Mandalorian season 2 brings to a head all of the disparate storylines from the series. After learning the location of Moff Gideon (Giancarlo Esposito), Din Djarin (Pedro Pascal) moves across the galaxy to put together the pieces he needs in order to board the Imperial light cruiser and rescue Grogu. First, Slave I, piloted by Boba Fett (Temuera Morrison), captures an Imperial Lambda class shuttle with Dr. Pershing (Omid Abtahi)...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Features, Jon Favreau, George Lucas, John Williams, Mark Hamill, Force, Din, Luke Skywalker, Anakin Skywalker, Boba Fett, Luke, Gideon


Daily Podcast: Marvel, Lucasfilm, Pixar & Disney Animation – A Breakdown of Every Major Disney Announcement from Investor Day 2020

On the December 14, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall to talk about Disney’s avalanche of announcements for Pixar, Marvel, Disney Animation, and Lucasfilm properties. Opening Banter :    In the News: Walt Disney Animation ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ is Being Released in Theaters and Disney+ Premier Access This March ‘Moana’ and ‘The Princess and the Frog’ Sequel Shows Heading to Disney+ ‘Baymax!’ and ...
Tags: Hayden Christensen, Movies, Disney, Lucasfilm, Indiana Jones, Chris Evans, Tom Hiddleston, Lando, Moana, New Republic, Andy Samberg, Ben Pearson, Bao, Obi Wan Kenobi, Diego Luna, John Mulaney


Here’s How Darth Vader Could Fit Into the ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ TV Series – and Why It Makes Sense in Canon

During the massive, four-hour Disney Investor presentation last week, Lucasfilm was able to present its upcoming slate of projects. During that time, they were able to make a number of announcements. So many announcements were made that we’re still sifting through the ramifications of them. The Star Wars universe is going to look very different in a few years, and that’s not a bad thing. One of the things I love about Star Wars  is how malleable it is, and how we’re able to derive new c...
Tags: Hayden Christensen, Hollywood, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Features, Darth Vader, Lucasfilm, Canon, Yoda, Luke Skywalker, Luke, Kathleen Kennedy, Vader, Hayden


Hayden Christensen Back as Anakin Skywalker for Disney+’s Kenobi

Hayden Christensen Back as Anakin Skywalker for Disney+’s Kenobi As fans await more details for the highly-anticipated Obi-Wan Kenobi series at Disney+ featuring Ewan McGregor reprising his Star Wars prequel trilogy role, Kathleen Kennedy revealed at the Disney Investors presentation that Hayden Christen is officially reprising his role as Hayden Christensen for the series. More to come… The post Hayden Christensen Back as Anakin Skywalker for Disney+’s Kenobi appeared first on ComingSoon.ne...
Tags: Star Wars, Hayden Christensen, TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Streaming, Ewan McGregor, Anakin Skywalker, Kathleen Kennedy, Kenobi, TV Premiere, Obi-wan Kenobi, Disney Investors, Hayden Christensen Back, Hayden Christen


Huge Star Wars Updates: Andor Teaser, Obi-Wan Timeline, Lando Show, and The Acolyte

Star Wars and Disney+ will continue to get cozy even when The Mandalorain isn’t around. At Disney’s 2020 Investor’s Day event, significant updates were given on the other Star Wars official shows we knew were coming to Disney+.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Hayden Christensen, Science, Disney, Streaming, Ewan McGregor, Lando, Obi Wan Kenobi, Diego Luna, Disney Read, Lando Calrissian, Justin Simien, Cassian, Leslye Headland, Cassian Andor, Disney Plus


‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’: Hayden Christensen Joins Cast of Disney+ Series

Hayden Christensen is heading back to a galaxy far, far away. At today’s Disney investor presentation, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy announced that Christensen “will return in the role of Darth Vader” in Obi-Wan Kenobi, the prequel series which also features the return of Ewan McGregor in the titular role. He better hope the action isn’t set on Tatooine (because there’s so much sand there, you see, and that guy really hates sand). “Obi-Wan Kenobi begins 10 years after the dramatic even...
Tags: Hayden-Christensen, Television, Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Disney, Lucasfilm, Ewan McGregor, Kennedy, Anakin Skywalker, Christensen, Kathleen Kennedy, Jedi, Star-Wars, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar


The Mandalorian's Latest Episode Will Have Fans Talking for a Long Time

“Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi, you’re my only hope.” “I am your father.” “So be it. Jedi.” Star Wars is filled with moments that have become part of our lives, and have elevated the franchise to the heights of popularity it enjoys today. Chapter 14 of The Mandalorian had several of those—incredible, unforgettable moments…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Long Time, TV Recap, Boba Fett, Obi Wan Kenobi, Giancarlo Esposito, Temuera Morrison, Ming Na Wen, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus, Baby Yoda, Mandalorian Recaps, Dark Troopers


‘The Mandalorian’ Lets Director Robert Rodriguez Stretch His Action Chops With “The Tragedy”

Naturally, there are spoilers here. Robert Rodriguez, renowned action director and digital cinema pioneer, directs the fourteenth chapter of The Mandalorian. “ The Tragedy” bears an ominous title and, by the end, portends even more darkness to come. This installment begins with Din Djarin (Pedro Pascal) bringing Grogu to the planet Tython and the abandoned ruins of a Jedi Temple. Placing Grogu on the seeing stone atop the mountain, the Child activates it with the Force and lights the...
Tags: Star-Wars, Movies, Disney, Features, Sony, Darth Vader, Antonio Banderas, George Lucas, Robert Rodriguez, Din, Luke Skywalker, Boba Fett, Gideon, Imperial, Cara, Jedi


Jason Sudeikis: 'Ted Lasso' Apple TV+ Character Inspired by Robin Williams, Mr. Miyagi and Obi-Wan Kenobi

"Ted Lasso," a TV show that came to Apple TV+ in August, has proven to be popular with viewers thanks to its humor and uplifting positivity. In the series, Jason Sudeikis plays the titular character, who is a small-time college football coach from Kansas that's hired to coach a professional soccer team in England. Sudeikis this week did an interview with Variety where he discussed the origins of the character. Ted Lasso predates the Apple TV+ series and was a character conceptualized by Sude...
Tags: Apple, Robin Williams, Apple TV, Kansas, Jason Sudeikis, Ucla, Variety, Miyagi, John Wooden, Obi Wan Kenobi, Sudeikis, Ted Lasso, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV Shows Apple, NBC Sports English Premier League


Joss Whedon Has Already Departed His New HBO Show

Get your first look at a big red dog in the teaser for Clifford the Big Red Dog. Josh Boone discusses why The Kid won’t be a part of the new adaptation of The Stand. Plus, new rumors about potential characters in the Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ series, a brief tease for Lucifer’s return, and what’s up on the next episode…Read more...
Tags: Science, Pandora, Clifford The Big Red Dog, Next, Joss Whedon, Lucifer, Obi Wan Kenobi, Josh Boone, The Stand, Star Trek Discovery, The Nevers


George Lucas Planned to Make Darth Maul the Star Wars Sequel Villain

George Lucas Planned to Make Darth Maul the Main Villain of Star Wars VII – IX After years of waiting, fans finally got a new trilogy of Star Wars films titled, The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker, all of which were met with mixed results. Specifically because there didn’t seem to be any linear plot connecting each film into a satisfying whole, to say nothing of the trilogy’s lack of a clear-cut villain. As it turns out, George Lucas would have remedied the latter issu...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Disney, George Lucas, Leia, Lucas, New Republic, Luke, Darth Maul, Skywalker, Obi Wan Kenobi, ComingSoon, Maul, Movie News, Darth Talon


The ‘Star Wars’ Prequel Trilogy Gets Recapped in 8 Minutes By Josh Gad as Olaf the Snowman

One of the best parts of Frozen II is when Olaf has to recap the events of the first movie for the Northuldra and a troop of Arendelle soldiers who have been trapped in an enchanted forest for decades. Now, to help motivate people to vote in the 2020 election, Josh Gad has taken it upon himself to recap the entire Star Wars franchise as Olaf, starting with the prequel trilogy in just eight minutes. In addition to telling the story in Olaf’s endlessly chipper voice, he also offers some amusing m...
Tags: Frozen, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Animation, Sequels, Lol, Video Clips, Palpatine, Olaf, Obi Wan Kenobi, Josh-Gad, Gad, Trade Federation, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar


All the new shows you can watch on Disney Plus — from 'The Mandalorian' to 'The Right Stuff'

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Disney+/Business Insider Disney Plus has a ton of new shows based on big franchises, like Star Wars, Marvel, and High School Musical. The service also offers a lot of non-fiction shows and documentaries, including "The World According to Jeff Goldblum," "Encore!" with Kristen Bell, and a program all about Disney Imagineering.Disney Plus costs $69.99 a year for an annual subscription or $6.99 a mont...
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Obi Wan Kenobi’s Lightsaber, ‘Top Gun’ Bomber Jacket Among 900 Film Memorabilia at Prop Store Auction

More than 900 pieces of iconic film and TV memorabilia worth $5.6 million will be available at the next Prop Store auction on Dec. 1 and 2. The pieces on auction include Obi-Wan Kenobi’s lightsaber, used by Ewan McGregor from “Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith,” (2005) that is estimated to sell for between $103,000-$155,000; […]
Tags: Star Wars, News, Global, Auction, Top Gun, Ewan McGregor, Obi Wan Kenobi, Prop Store, Prop Store Auction


Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ Series to Begin Filming in March, Ewan McGregor Says

We will see Ewan McGregor‘s Obi-Wan Kenobi on Disney+ soon. The Obi-Wan Kenobi series starring McGregor, reprising his role from the Star Wars prequel films, is set to begin filming this March, the actor revealed. While no official release date has yet been set for the Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series, this means we can probably expect the series to debut sometime in late 2021 or early 2022. There’s no better spokesperson for the Obi-Wan Kenobi series than Ewan McGregor, and the actor keeps dishing ...
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Obi-Wan Series: Ewan McGregor on Alec Guinness’ Influence

Obi-Wan Series: Ewan McGregor on Alec Guinness’ Influence on His Portrayal During a recent appearance at The Graham Norton Show, when asked about his upcoming Star Wars prequel series, Golden Globe Award-winning actor Ewan McGregor has confirmed that they’re currently planning to start filming the Obi-Wan Kenobi series next year in March. In addition, he also opened up about drawing inspiration from Star Wars alum Alec Guinness’ original portrayal of the iconic Jedi master and how will it in...
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Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney Plus Series to Begin Filming in March, Says Ewan McGregor

Ewan McGregor will soon be donning Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Jedi robes once again. During a Zoom appearance on the BBC’s “The Graham Norton Show” Friday night, McGregor revealed that Disney Plus’ untitled Obi-Wan Kenobi series is finally set to begin filming in March of 2021. “It’s the Obi-Wan Kenobi story, I suppose. It’s not all me, […]
Tags: Star Wars, News, Disney, Bbc, Ewan McGregor, Graham Norton Show, McGregor, Obi Wan Kenobi, Disney Plus


Hot Toys Unveils The Clone Wars’ Darth Maul Figure!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Hot Toys Unveils The Clone Wars’ Darth Maul Figure! Hot Toys is continuing to expand its line of figures from the final season of the fan-favorite animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars with a new figure of iconic Zabrak Sith Lord Darth Maul from his final appearances. The figure, along with previous Clone Wars releases, can be viewed in the gallery below! RELATED: The Clone Wars’ Ahsoka & Clone Trooper Figures Unveiled by Hot Toys! PB =...
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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Lightsabers, Jedi Robes, Sith Artifacts & More Merch Coming to Disney’s Online Store

Since the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at the Disneyland and Disney World theme parks, there has been a collection of Star Wars merchandise that you can only get within the park shops. But with Disneyland still closed and Disney World not operating at full capacity, Disney theme parks aren’t selling nearly as much merchandise as they usually do, so they’re releasing some of it onto Disney’s online shop for the first time ever. Starting later this month, ShopDisney.com will have Jedi and ...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Gear, Sequels, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Lucasfilm, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, Disney World, Jedi, Disney Springs


Ewan McGregor Says the Obi-Wan Show Is a Limited Series

Another iconic hero returns for Screen 5. The writers behind The Conjuring have written an Omen prequel. Batwoman casts a mysterious new figure, while Creepshow adds to its roster. The cast and crew of Supernatural prepare to say goodbye. Plus, Amazon teases Billy Butcher’s between-seasons antics on The Boys, and…Read more...
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Obi-Wan Kenobi Series Production Start Revealed!

Obi-Wan Kenobi series production start revealed! We may still be a long ways away from the premiere fo the highly-anticipated Star Wars prequel series centered on Obi-Wan Kenobi but it looks as though the production may finally hit the ground running soon as star Ewan McGregor has revealed in a new interview the scheduled time for the start of shooting the Disney+ series! (Via SlashFilm) RELATED: Obi-Wan Series Set to Use the Same VFX Technology as The Mandalorian PB...
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Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ Series Will Be One Season and Begin Filming in 2021, According to Ewan McGregor

An Obi-Wan Kenobi project has been floating around in the ether so long, it’s almost surreal when we get real concrete details. But star Ewan McGregor is eager to give updates on his highly anticipated Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ series, which he confirmed will be a single, standalone season. But McGregor did leave open the possibility of more. In a recent interview he conducted with ET Online, McGregor confirmed that the upcoming untitled Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series will be only one season long. Bu...
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