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Star Wars Bits: J.W. Rinzler, Galactic Starcruiser, War of the Bounty Hunters, The Black Series, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and More!

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Author J.W. Rinzler Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser Reveals First Poster Marvel’s Upcoming Star Wars Comics Star Wars: The Black Series Announcements Obi–Wan Kenobi Rumors and Speculation And more! Author J.W. Rinzler Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer J.W. Rinzler, author of The Making of Star Wars: The Definitive Story Behind the Original Film (2007), The Making of The Empire Strikes Back (2010), and The Making of Retur...
Tags: Star Wars, Hayden Christensen, TV, Movies, News, Marvel, Disney, Walmart, Timothy Olyphant, Hasbro, Darth Vader, Lucasfilm, Ewan McGregor, Epcot, Sarah, Emilia Clarke

‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ Breakdown: The Details and History That Enrich “Infested”

This article contains major spoilers for the latest episode of Star Wars: The Bad Batch. After returning to Ord Mantell from another mission for Cid, the Bad Batch find that Cid is no longer in control of her place. Instead, there’s a Devaronian named Roland Durand of the Durand crime family, new to the Star Wars canon (which immediately makes this episode of Star Wars: The Bad Batch, titled “Infested,” a worthwhile endeavor). He’s taken over with an army of goons and intends to broker a deal w...
Tags: Features, Reviews, TV

Star Wars: The Bad Batch Just Brought Everything Together

While last week’s episode of Disney+ and Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Bad Batch pushed its main characters aside to bring back fan-favorite Hera Syndulla, this week built off that. Episode 12, “Rescue on Ryloth,” brought Clone Force 99 back into the mix and gave us an episode filled with action, heart, and even some…Read more...
Tags: Droid, Science, Disney, Lucasfilm, Leia, Hunter, Clones, Hera, Obi Wan Kenobi, Greek Mythology, Wrecker, Hera Syndulla, Television Series, Rampart, Star Wars The Bad Batch, Narratology

Sung Kang is About as Excited to Work on the ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ TV Series as You Would Be

Even though Star Wars isn’t churning out TV shows for Disney+ as fast as Marvel Studios, there’s still plenty to be excited about when it comes to the galaxy far, far away. Along with The Book of Boba Fett and the continuation of The Mandalorian on the horizon, the live-action side of Star Wars is bringing Ewan McGregor back as Obi-Wan Kenobi in his own TV show. If you’re excited about the return of the Jedi Master, imagine how Fast and Furious franchise co-star Sung Kang feels as one of the sh...
Tags: Star Wars, Hayden Christensen, TV, Movies, News, Disney, Darth Vader, Rotten Tomatoes, Ewan McGregor, Marvel Studios, Luke Skywalker, Obi Wan Kenobi, Kang, Sung Kang

New ‘Star Wars’ Toys Include X-Wing Pilot Dave Filoni & More as Hasbro PulseCon 2021 Exclusives This Fall

Hasbro PulseCon is returning this year to reveal a bunch of new toys and collectibles from Star Wars, Marvel, Transformers, Power Rangers, G.I. Joe, and more. Though we’re not sure what the toy makers will be revealing during the virtual event, they’ve already shown off a batch of Star Wars Hasbro PulseCon 2021 exclusives, such as the debut of The Mandalorian executive producer Dave Filoni action figure in the form of X-wing pilot Trapper Wolf. But that’s not all. Star Wars: The Black Se...
Tags: TV, Movies, Hasbro, Kenner, Cool Stuff, Joe, Luke Skywalker, Mando, Wolf, Palpatine, Imperial, Obi Wan Kenobi, Mos Eisley, Dave Filoni, Evanzan, Ponda Baba

Uncharted: Release Date, Cast and More

(Welcome to …And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.) After years in development, a movie version of the popular Uncharted video game franchise is finally heading to theaters with Tom Holland (Avengers: Infinity War, Spider-Man: Far From Home) in the lead role. Here’s everything we know about the film so far. Uncharted Release Date and Where You Can Watch It Earlier this year, ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Disney, Mark Wahlberg, Sony, Drake, Antonio Banderas, Video Game, Grey, Soho, Tom Holland, Obi Wan Kenobi, Art Marcum, Matt Holloway, Nathan Drake, Sabrina

Trump's Oval Office was nicknamed 'the Star Wars bar' because so many bizarre characters would hang out there, Wolff says

President Donald Trump talks to reporters in the Oval Office on January 9, 2019. January 9, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis President Donald Trump's staff were perplexed by the company he kept, author Michael Wolff said. It led them to nickname the Oval Office 'the Star Wars bar' he told The Times of London. The reference was to a locale in the movies beloved of outlaws and bizarre-looking aliens. See more stories on Insider's business page. White House staffers got so used to s...
Tags: Politics, White House, Trends, News UK, Michael Wolff, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, John Kelly, Luke Skywalker, Trump, Sidney Powell, Oval Office, Wolff, Obi Wan Kenobi, The Times of London, Tom Porter

Star Wars Detours Probably Won't Ever Be Released and Here's Why

Somewhere, 39 completed, official episodes of a Star Wars television show exist. A show George Lucas helped create. A show with Darth Vader, Han Solo, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and more. And yet, according to the show’s co-creator, odds are we’ll never get to see any of it.Read more...
Tags: Droid, Star Wars, Science, Films, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Solo, Seth Green, Obi Wan Kenobi, Human Interest, Star Wars Detours, Matthew Senreich, Solo A Star Wars Story, Cad Bane, Imax Films, Creative Works

‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ Breakdown: The Details and History That Enrich “Bounty Lost”

This post contains major spoilers for the latest episode of Star Wars: The Bad Batch. With Omega captured by Cad Bane and Crosshair hot on their tail, Hunter and the rest of the Bad Batch have to make a number of difficult choices. The episode, however, follows the story of Omega in Cad Bane’s hands more closely, as well as the internal politics of Kamino, which grow more interesting than we could have realized. We learn that Prime Minister of Kamino, Lama Su, has hired Bane to capture Omega al...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Features, Animation, Lucasfilm, Omega, Naboo, Hunter, Lido, Obi Wan Kenobi, Jango, Cloud City, Star-Wars, Dooku

Star Wars Bits: Pride Month, The Acolyte, Doctor Aphra, Durge, The Bad Batch, and More!

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: 8 Star Wars Characters to Celebrate Pride Month Durge Joins Marvel’s Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #11 The Acolyte Showrunner Leslye Headland Talks Star Wars Helping the Clones in Star Wars: The Bad Batch Find Their Way Neal Scanlan Talks Star Wars Effects Star Wars podcast & YouTube round-up And more! 8 Star Wars Characters to Celebrate Pride Month is celebrating Pride Month with a list of LGBTQ+ Star Wars characters, including Doctor Aphra and...
Tags: LucasFilm, Doctor Aphra, Durge, Leslye Headland, Pride Month, Star Wars Bits, Star Wars: The Bad Batch, Star-Wars, The Acolyte, The Bad Batch, War of the Bounty Hunters

‘Fast & Furious’ Fan-Favorite Sung Kang Talks Making His Return in ‘F9’

The “Fast & Furious” franchise has made it very clear — through nine films, a theatrical spinoff series and roughly $6 billion at the worldwide box office — that family is everything. Perhaps the most undeniable member of that family is Sung Kang, the actor whom fans single-handedly resurrected through social media fanfare. Kang played […]
Tags: News, Kang, Sung Kang, Obi-wan Kenobi, F9, Fast Saga

Carrie Fisher, Ewan McGregor, and Ming-Na Wen Are Getting Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Three Star Wars veterans will soon be immortalized with stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. There’s Ewan McGregor, who is set to reprise the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in an upcoming Disney+ series; the late Carrie Fisher, who played General Leia Organa across two trilogies of films; and Ming-Na Wen, whose Star Wars credits include The Mandalorian, The Bad Batch, and the upcoming The Book of Boba Fett. But these three performers aren’t the only ones being memorialized with stars on the tourist-hea...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Los Angeles, Carrie Fisher, Michael Strahan, Hollywood Walk Of Fame, Ewan-McGregor, Cool Stuff, Walk Of Fame, Leia Organa, Kenan Thompson, Tcl, Hollywood Boulevard, Vine Street, Obi Wan Kenobi, Hollywood Check

Even More Obi-Wan Kenobi Set Pictures Tease a Mystery Role

Something gets glitchy with Spider-Man: No Way Home. Andy Muschietti teases The Flash’s new suit for Barry. There’s trouble ahead in Alexandria for The Walking Dead’s final season. Plus, a new clip from F9, and Kevin Smith talks Masters of the Universe: Revelation influences. To me, my spoilers!Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Fiction, Walking Dead, Netflix, Ubisoft, Barry, Masters Of The Universe, Gerard Butler, Clive Barker, Hellraiser, Alexandria, Obi, Colin Trevorrow, Spider Man, John Cena

The Book of Boba Fett Wants to Dive Back Into Star Wars' Past

Mindy Kaling’s Velma animated series is taking some surprising turns. Gugu Mbatha-Raw teases her Loki role. Plus, what’s next on Charmed and Batwoman, and there are some suitably mysterious set pictures from Obi-Wan Kenobi. Spoilers get!Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Netflix, Batwoman, Darth Vader, Kate, Ewan McGregor, Robert Rodriguez, Mindy Kaling, Boba Fett, Loki, Mary, Epix, Gugu Mbatha Raw, Obi Wan Kenobi, Scooby Doo

Star Wars Bits: The Mandalorian, Obi-Wan Kenobi, The Book of Boba Fett, Andor, The Bad Batch, and More!

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Ewan McGregor and Pedro Pascal talk Star Wars The Mandalorian Season 3 Production Notes Robert Emms, Duncan Pow, and More Join Star Wars: Andor Michelle Ang Talks Omega in Star Wars: The Bad Batch Regal Robot’s Holochess Prop Replicas And more! Ewan McGregor and Pedro Pascal talk Star Wars Ewan McGregor and Pedro Pascal sat down for a 30-minute virtual chat for Variety’s Actors on Actors. McGregor, who can currently be seen in Netflix’s Halston as th...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Disney, Los Angeles, Netflix, New Zealand, Lucasfilm, Ben Mendelsohn, Ewan McGregor, Pascal, Omega, McGregor, Barnes, Collider, IDW, Obi-wan Kenobi

The Morning Watch: ‘Bridesmaids’ Airplane Scene Breakdown, Ewan McGregor Interviews Pedro Pascal & More

(The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fan-made productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.) In this edition, watch as director Paul Feig takes a look back at the hilarious Bridesmaids airplane scene for the comedy’s 10th anniversary. Plus, listen as Star Wars franchise star Ewan McGregor interviews The Mandalori...
Tags: Movies, Friends, Disney, Lego, Paul Feig, Ellie Kemper, Ewan-McGregor, Vanity Fair, Kristen Wiig, Bridesmaids, Obi-wan Kenobi, Pedro Pascal, Melissa-McCarthy, Star-Wars, Video Of The Day, Wendi McLendon Covey

More Rumors About Who's Returning for Star Wars TV (and Who Isn't)

Get a glimpse of Rachel Zegler’s mysterious new Shazam character. Todd McFarlane has moved on from pitching Spawn to pitching Spawn spinoffs. Plus, what’s to come on The Flash and Batwoman, and get a look at Disney+’s new Monsters Inc show. Spoilers get!Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Jimmy Kimmel, Kung Fu, Fiction, Disney, Liam Neeson, Batwoman, Darth Vader, Sam, Ben Mendelsohn, Twitch, Alice, Jr, Chavez, Obi Wan Kenobi

Pedro Pascal and Ewan McGregor on ‘Star Wars,’ Then and Now

Sixteen years after “Revenge of the Sith” completed George Lucas’ “Star Wars” prequel trilogy, with Ewan McGregor playing Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi, the actor has returned to the franchise for the highly anticipated Obi-Wan series on Disney Plus. When McGregor and Pedro Pascal, the star of “The Mandalorian,” talked for Variety’s Actors on Actors series, […]
Tags: News, Disney, George Lucas, Ewan McGregor, McGregor, Pedro Pascal, Obi-wan Kenobi, Actors on Actors TV

‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ Breakdown: The Details and History That Enrich “Rampage”

This post contains major spoilers for the latest episode of the series. The Clone Troopers of The Bad Batch look for help anywhere they can get it, and in the latest episode “Rampage,” Echo has an idea. Cid was an old contact of the Jedi and they seek out this mysterious barkeep. The group heads to Ord Mantell, hoping they can learn more about Fennec Shand, the bounty hunter that chased them down in the previous episode. As things like this tend to go, they eventually discover that in order to ...
Tags: Featured Stories Sidebar, Animation, Disney, Disney/Pixar, Features, Sci-Fi, Sequels, Television, Star Wars: The Bad Batch, Star-Wars, The Bad Batch

Ewan McGregor Confirms Obi-Wan Kenobi Series Has Begun Filming

During a recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Golden Globe winner Ewan McGregor has opened up about some behind-the-scenes details about the long-awaited Obi-Wan Kenobi series, confirming that production on Disney+’s newest Star Wars prequel series has already begun in Los Angeles. Production was originally scheduled to start in January, but was delayed because of the ongoing pandemic. When asked if they were able to celebrate May the 4th on set last week, McGregor went on to tease that he w...
Tags: Star Wars, Hayden Christensen, TV, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Los Angeles, Action, TV News, Streaming, Jackson, George Lucas, Ewan McGregor, Joel Edgerton, Rian Johnson, Luke Skywalker

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

Five Things Worth Loving About Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith

Star Wars day has come and gone, but now it’s time to really get down to business and celebrate Revenge of the Fifth! What better way to commemorate this holiday than take a look at the best scenes from Star Wars — Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, which is the best of the prequels? Let’s do this! Battle Over Coruscant After two fairly enjoyable, though ultimately lackluster films, namely The Phantom Menace and Attack of the Clones, George Lucas finally righted the ship with Revenge of the Si...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Action, Williams, George Lucas, Natalie Portman, John Williams, Lucas, Yoda, Anakin Skywalker, Palpatine, Skywalker, Jedi, Anakin

Every ‘Star Wars’ Movie and Disney Plus Project in 2021 and Beyond

Ever since Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012, audiences have  created a plethora of new “Star Wars” content. The sequel trilogy — 2015’s “The Force Awakens,” 2017’s “The Last Jedi” and 2019’s “The Rise of Skywalker” — wrapped up the main storyline of the Skywalker Saga. Standalone films “Rogue One” and “Solo” explored specific stories within […]
Tags: Star Wars, News, Disney, Lucasfilm, Skywalker, Obi-wan Kenobi, The Bad Batch, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus Project

‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ Kicks Off With a Super-Sized Glimpse at the Aftermath of Order 66

This review contains spoilers for the first episode of Star Wars: The Bad Batch. “We’re more deviant than defective,” remarks one of the members of the five-soldier clone squad known as the Bad Batch. Their differences have rendered them outcasts, but it has also afforded them experiences not granted to the “reg” clone soldiers. After their debut in the final season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the Bad Batch, clones with mutated and enhanced “defects” that deem them battlefield-worthy against ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Disney, Features, Animation, Republic, Lucasfilm, Omega, Hunter, Padawan, Jedi, Ang, Obi Wan Kenobi, Caleb, DEPA, Star-Wars

Star Wars Bits: 30 Years of Thrawn, Inside Galaxy’s Edge, Knights of the Old Republic, Star Wars: The Bad Batch, and More!

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Timothy Zahn talks 30 years of Thrawn Kristin Baver talks Skywalker: A Family at War Inside The Art of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Knights of the Old Republic gets a remake? Star Wars: Visions & Ronin Star Wars podcast & YouTube round-up And more! Timothy Zahn Talks 30 Years of Thrawn In Star Wars Insider #202, author Timothy Zahn talks to Brandon Wainerdi about the phone call that spawned Heir to the Empire and introduced the world to Grand Admiral Thraw...
Tags: Star-Wars, Bob Odenkirk, Movies, Disney, Hasbro, Disneyland Resort, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Jason, Stellan Skarsgard, Daisy Ridley, Charlotte, Amy, Josh, Alexander, Tom

Star Wars prequels ‘not very much liked’, admits Ewan McGregor

Actor, who played Obi-Wan Kenobi in little-loved trilogy, says negative reaction was ‘quite difficult’While he may have been one of the biggest names in three of the highest grossing movies of all time, Ewan McGregor has said he found it “hard” when the Star Wars prequels were panned by critics and audiences.The actor, who played Obi-Wan Kenobi in the little-loved episodes I, II and III from 1999 to 2005, told the Hollywood Reporter it was “hard they didn’t get well received”. He added: “That wa...
Tags: Star Wars, Hollywood, Film, Culture, Ewan McGregor, Obi Wan Kenobi, Science fiction and fantasy films