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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


EA ‘Fully Committed’ To Making More ‘Star Wars’ Games

Publisher Electronic Arts tells Variety that it’s still fully committed to making more “Star Wars” games following a report that its studios are no longer working on an open world game set in the “Star Wars” universe, but rather a smaller game with a faster development turnaround. Three anonymous sources told Kotaku on Tuesday that EA […]
Tags: Star Wars, News, EA, Variety, Kotaku, Electronic Arts, Publisher Electronic Arts


The Morning Watch: Creating L3-37 for ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’, Are Spoilers Good For You & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, find out how Lando Calrissian’s droid counterpart L3-37 was created by Industrial Light and Magic for Solo: A Star Wars Story. Plus, learn why science says that spoilers for movies might actually be good for...
Tags: Movies, Conan, Visual Effects, Adam-sandler, Conan O Brien, Chris Farley, Lando Calrissian, Star-Wars, Video Of The Day, Tommy Boy, Video Essay, Industrial Light And Magic, Conan-OBrien, The Morning Watch, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Late Night with Conan O'Brien


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


Kano will start releasing Star Wars and other Disney-branded products later this year

Educational computing kit company Kano announced today that it has signed a two-year licensing deal to create Disney-branded products later this year. Details are still pretty scant on how precisely the deal with Disney’s Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products will take shape, but the first product looks to be a Star Wars-themed kit due out in the second half of the year.  Kano, which is best known for its kid-centric computer kit, has already had success with third-party branding, includin...
Tags: Star Wars, Hardware, Marvel, Disney, Tech, Harry Potter, Pixar, Kano, Sphero, Alex Klein, CES 2019, Disney 's Parks Experiences and Consumer Products


Watch: 'Star Wars' Meets 'Shakespeare' in 'TD-73028 Soliloquy' Short

"Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer…" Nothing like a mashup of Star Wars and Shakespeare. Most stories are already inspired by Shakespeare, but this is an attempt to bring Shakespeare's dialogue right into the iconic Star Wars universe. Squad Leader TD-73028 Soliloquy is a short film directed by Maxime-Claude L'Écuyer from Montreal. The short features Hamlet's famous soliloquy presented as the inner voice of a Stormtrooper, emphasizing how relevant this dialogue still is (and will alw...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Short Film, Montreal, Shakespeare, Hamlet, To Watch, Maxime Claude L Écuyer, David Blouin, Anton Golikov


Relive the Kessel Run With This Discounted 1414-Piece Millennium Falcon Set

You don’t have to be a nerf-herding scoundrel to appreciate this deal on a 1414-piece LEGO Star Wars Solo: A Star Wars Story Kessel Run Millennium Falcon set. Read more...
Tags: Kinja Deals, Star Wars, Lego, Lifehacks, Kessel, Lego Deals


The Morning Watch: ‘Hamlet’ By Way of ‘Star Wars’, ‘The Sopranos’ 20 Years Later & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, watch a new take on Hamlet that takes the famous Shakespearean soliloquy from the play and gives it to a Stormtrooper on Tatooine from Star Wars. Plus, The Sopranos creator David Chase and star Edie Falco re...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Glass, David-Chase, William Shakespeare, The New York Times, James McAvoy, Steve-Carell, Ron Burgundy, Hamlet, Brick Tamland, Edie-Falco, Star-Wars, Video Of The Day, The-Sopranos, The Morning Watch


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


The Star Wars News Roundup for January 11, 2019

Star Wars news for the week of January 11, 2019 The purpose of this roundup is to put all the Star Wars†news from the week of January 11, 2019 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, England, TV, Movies, Disney, Mark Hamill, Winnie, Luke Skywalker, Matthew Wood, Jim Cummings, Kessel Run, Kaz, The Star Wars News Roundup, Chewie, Kieron Gillen


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


The Game of Thrones Prequel Rounds Out Its Cast and Adds a Jessica Jones Director

The first Game of Thrones might have centered around that whole “Winter Is Coming” thing, but George R.R. Martin’s next TV series will be about the longest winter of all. HBO has announced the rest of the cast for the still-unnamed prequel with several new actors, including Star Wars newcomer Naomi Ackie, and revealed…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Books, Hbo, Science, Game Of Thrones, George Rr Martin, Jessica Jones, George R R Martin, Jane Goldman, Prequel, Sj Clarkson, Golden Age Of Heroes, Naomi Ackie


Kano will start releasing Star Wars and other Disney-branded products later this year

Educational computing kit company Kano announced today that it has signed a two-year licensing deal to create Disney-branded products later this year. Details are still pretty scant on how precisely the deal will take shape, but the first product looks to be a Star Wars-themed kit. Kano, which is best known for its kid-centric computer kit, has already had success with third-party branding, including a Harry Potter wand kit, which was announced over the summer. Disney, too, has been more agg...
Tags: Star Wars, Hardware, Marvel, Disney, Tech, Harry Potter, Pixar, Kano, Sphero, CES 2019


Disneyland Raises Prices Ahead of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Opening

With Disney’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge theme park land opening later this year, it’s no surprise that Disneyland Resort was going to raise its prices, but the shocking thing is just how huge the price increases are for access to its California park. Read on to learn about the biggest Disneyland price hikes in recent memory, and prepare your wallets for a direct hit from the Death Star if you’re considering a trip to Galaxy’s Edge this year. Looks like Disney has set their price phasers to stu...
Tags: Movies, California, Disney, Theme Parks, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, L A Times, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Walt Disney World News Today


New Star Wars movies will not premiere on Disney’s upcoming streaming service

Disney CEO Bob Iger confirmed that all future Star Wars movies will run in theaters before making their way to Disney+, the media conglomerate's upcoming Star Wars and Marvel-heavy streaming platform. The post New Star Wars movies will not premiere on Disney’s upcoming streaming service appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Star Wars, News, Disney, Trends, Bob Iger, Movies & TV, Disney Plus


No Star Wars Movies Will Be Premiering on Disney+

BEGIN SLIDESHOW No Star Wars movies will be premiering on Disney+ While Disney’s upcoming streaming platform, Disney+, will be home to at least two new Star Wars original series, there are no plans to premiere any new Star Wars films anywhere but the multiplex. Speaking with Barron’s (via /Film), Disney CEO Bob Iger explained the strategy behind the franchise going forward, and how Disney+ will factor into the equation. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandA...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Disney, TV News, Iger, Jon Favreau, Barron, Diego Luna, Bob Iger, Movie News, Film Disney, Disney While Disney, Cassian Andor Disney


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


Mark Hamill Shared Some Hot Trivia About A New Hope's Death Star Run

Decades after its release, it’s easy to imagine we know just about everything about the production of the original Star Wars. But A New Hope still holds a few secrets close to its chest. And some of them are delightful.
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Mark Hamill, Star Wars A New Hope


Here’s How Industrial Light & Magic Created Solo's L3-37

L3-37, Lando’s co-pilot and droid companion, was one of the breakout characters of Solo. Here’s how she came to be. Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Lando, Solo A Star Wars Story, L3 37


Here’s How Industrial Lights & Magic Created Solo's L3-37

L3-37, Lando’s co-pilot and droid companion, was one of the breakout characters of Solo. Here’s how she came to be. Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Lando, Solo A Star Wars Story, L3 37


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


Disney won't make big-budget movies like 'Star Wars' for its Netflix competitor

Disney won't make big-budget original movies exclusively for its upcoming streaming service, Disney+, Bob Iger told Barron's on Friday. Iger said that movies that exceed budgets of $100 million will be made for the big screen and eventually make their way to Disney+, which will launch later this year. That means a "Star Wars" movie won't be made for Disney+, Iger said.  Original movies being developed for the service include a live-action "Lady and the Tramp" remake and a comedy called "Noelle...
Tags: Star Wars, Disney, Trends, Netflix, Anna Kendrick, Miami, Iger, Togo, Tom Hiddleston, Barron, Noelle, Bob Iger, Disney Disney, Willem Dafoe, Bird Box, Disney Iger


‘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


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


2019 Is the Year of the Pop Culture Finale

The new year has only just begun but it’s already got us thinking about the end. Over the course of the next 12 months, fans are going to see the end of some of the biggest franchises and shows of all time. Let’s take a look at which pop culture favorites are wrapping up in 2019.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Big Bang Theory, Glass, Gotham, Fox, Netflix, Streaming, Game Of Thrones, How To Train Your Dragon, Marvel Studios, Mr Robot, Unbreakable, X Men, Lemony Snickets A Series Of Unfortunate Events


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