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CS Soapbox: Will We Ever See A Live-Action Darth Maul Again?

CS Soapbox: Will We Ever See A Live-Action Darth Maul Again? Ever since the Sith Lord played two-on-one with Obi-Wan Kenobi and Qui-Gon Jinn, Star Wars fans have wanted more Darth Maul. While he didn’t say much in  Star Wars: The Phantom Menace , his acrobatic style, unique appearance, and iconic double-bladed lightsaber have made him one of the franchise’s most memorable characters. George Lucas had likely no intention of bringing Maul back after fell in pieces down Naboo’s planet core; h...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Ewan McGregor, Leia, Qi, Naboo, Luke Skywalker, Leia Organa, Darth Maul, Disney Lucasfilm, Skywalker


See Leia's Rise of Skywalker Lightsaber in All Its Glory

Star Wars without lightsabers is like life without sun. The Jedi weapon is one of the most recognizable pieces of one of the world’s most popular franchises and a truly elegant feat of design. Later this year, these key pieces of Star Wars are getting their own book and, to celebrate, io9 is excited to give you your…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Books, Science, Disney, Princess Leia, Exclusive, Lucasfilm, Lightsabers, Jedi, Insight Editions, Star Wars The Rise Of Skywalker, Star Wars The Lightsaber Collection


The Best “Star Wars” Inspired Home Goods in the Galaxy

From your very own light saber to a Death Star made out of Legos, it seems like practically anything from “Star Wars” can be yours. No other series has mastered merchandising quite like “Star Wars.” On that note, why not bring a bit of that world into your home? There are enough “Star Wars”-inspired home […]
Tags: Star Wars, News, Home Decor


Chiss Names Are Some of Star Wars' Coolest Bullshit

Star Wars is full of cool bullshit which is, in many ways, why we love such an absurd behemoth in the first place. Space wizards with laser swords? Extremely bullshit, and very cool (some of the time). Blaster pistols? They go pew pew, what’s not to love. Starfighters? They go pew pew and fly in space, what’s not to…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Books, Science, Disney, Language, Linguistics, Lucasfilm, Timothy Zahn, Del Rey, Thrawn, Chiss, Thrawn Ascendancy Chaos Rising


Dear God, Help Me, I'm Trying to Get 10,000 Digital Han Solo Cards

Being quarantined has led many of us to do stupid, useless things. And yet, I dare you to beat the stupid, useless, ridiculously geeky thing I’m currently doing.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Han Solo, Holy Crap Wtf, Lucasfilm, Card Games, Topps, Nerdery, Star Wars Card Trader, Digital Han Solo Cards


Examining the Iconic Japanese Samurai Film That Inspired ‘The Mandalorian’

(Welcome to The Movies That Made Star Wars , a series where we explore the films and television properties that inspired George Lucas’s iconic universe. In this edition:  Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance .) Samurai movies have long held a place in the inspiration of Star Wars. It began with The Hidden Fortress , which was one of the earliest influences on George Lucas’s creation of Star Wars,  but Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance is perhaps the latest in that line of...
Tags: Japan, Movies, Features, Clint Eastwood, Wu Tang, Quentin Tarantino, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Mando, Wolf, Kurosawa, Wakayama, Samurai, Lone Wolf, Pedro Pascal, Jeremy Bulloch


Medieval Remixes of Star Wars Themes Are Music to Thine Ears

When Darth Vader said “What is thy bidding, master?” apparently he was onto something. The phrase had a certain dated quality. Medieval even. And now, after hearing actual medieval remixes of popular Star Wars themes, those two things definitely go hand in hand.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Music, Science, Disney, Darth Vader, Lucasfilm, This Is Awesome, John Williams, Ludwig Goransson, Samuel Kim, Jake Bartok


The New Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Guidebook Has Some Tantalizing Secrets

Everything about Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is meant to feel real, as if you’re leaving a Disney park and going to the Black Spire Outpost on the planet Batuu. All the sodas are in special alien packages, nothing inside says “Disney,” and all the cast members are in character. It’s basically a Star Wars vacation and the…Read more...
Tags: Travel, Star Wars, Books, Science, Disney, Theme Parks, Disneyland, Lucasfilm, Walt Disney World, Star Wars Galaxys Edge, Black Spire Outpost, Star Wars The High Republic, Cole Horton, Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser


Cool Stuff: Turn Your Amazon Echo Dot into a Baby Yoda That Listens To All Your Secrets

The Amazon Echo Dot has become increasingly popular as people have gotten more lazy about finding information themselves by putting immense pressure on their fingers to type on a keyboard. With Amazon’s home assistant, you can get answers to loads of questions, check the weather, and even hear some jokes. But the devices themselves can be somewhat of an eyesore. Thankfully, if you’re a Star Wars fan, there’s a way you can spruce up your Echo Dot to make it look like the cute floppy-eared asset ...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Cool Stuff, Star-Wars, Gadgets/Tech, Disney/Pixar, The Mandalorian, Baby Yoda, Baby Yoda Amazon Echo Dot Baby Yoda, Amazon Echo Dot Baby Yoda


The Mandalorian's First Tie-In Novel Has Been Delayed

But only by a bit. Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Lucasfilm, Del Rey, Adam Christopher, The Mandalorian, The Mandalorian Novel


‘The Mandalorian’ Novel Release Date Pushed Back to Fall 2021

Earlier this summer, the first wave of The Mandalorian books were teased by Lucasfilm and Del Rey Books. On top of the anticipated The Art of The Mandalorian (Season One) coming in December, there was also supposed to be an original novel arriving around the same time. Unfortunately, fans will be waiting much longer to read that story, because it’s been pushed back to the fall of 2021. Here’s the update from Del Rey Books about The Mandalorian novel delayed to late next year: Quick schedulin...
Tags: Books, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Cool Stuff, Poe Dameron, Timothy Zahn, Del Rey, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Alex Segura, Adam Christopher, Del Rey Books, The Mandalorian


Darth Vader Is Letting the Past Die

When Ahsoka Tano faces Darth Vader in Star Wars Rebels, there is a moment when the Dark Lord growls to his former apprentice “Anakin Skywalker was weak, and I destroyed him.” But for all his confidence there, Marvel Comics is telling a much longer, more tragic tale of how Darth Vader pushed aside his former self.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Marvel, Disney, Darth Vader, Lucasfilm, Marvel Comics, Anakin Skywalker, Joe Caramagna, Padmé Amidala, The Phantom Menace, Ahsoka Tano, Greg Pak, Raffaele Ienco, Neeraj Menon, Sabe


Scoop Out Baby Yoda's Brains and Replace Them With Your Amazon Echo Dot

If you’re having trouble feeling connected to the smart speaker that’s emotionlessly listening in on every word you say, there is, of course, a Star Wars-themed product for that. This time around it’s a stand for your Amazon Echo Dot that makes it look like the adorable Child from The Mandalorian.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Otterbox, Amazon Echo Dot, Smart Speakers, THE CHILD, The Mandalorian, Baby Yoda


No ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Sequel Being Planned Right Now, Director Ron Howard Confirms

There have been recent rumblings about some kind of follow-up to Solo: A Star Wars Story. Though disappointing box office returns had pretty much already solidified the fact that the Star Wars origin story of Han Solo wouldn’t be getting its own new franchise, rumors have been sparking in recent weeks about some kind of continuation of the plot threads established in the movie. But when it comes to rumors of an official sequel getting traction, director Ron Howard has officially debunked them. ...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Rumors, Lucasfilm, Ron-Howard, Rian Johnson, Emilia Clarke, Miller, Andy, Sirius, Howard, Kathleen Kennedy, Donald Glover


Karl Urban Reveals His Secret Stormtrooper Cameo in Rise of Skywalker

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Karl Urban Reveals His Secret Stormtrooper Cameo in Rise of Skywalker While making the rounds for Season 2 of The Boys, actor Karl Urban dropped a fun nugget of info: he cameoed as a stormtrooper in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. The scene in question features two stormtroopers watching the Knights of Ren walk past them down a hallway. “Here’s the process. I had the good fortune to go and visit J.J. Abrams while he was shooting ‘The Rise of Skywalker,’” Urban told Digi...
Tags: Amazon, Star Wars, Movies, Amc, Urban, Star Trek, Jj Abrams, Seth Rogen, Abrams, J J Abrams, Ren, Skywalker, Evan Goldberg, ComingSoon, Movie News, Karl Urban


‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2: The Darksaber Will Play a Key Role in the New Season, Says Giancarlo Esposito

Giancarlo Esposito picked up an Emmy nomination yesterday for his work on the Disney+ Star Wars series The Mandalorian, where we last saw his Moff Gideon character holding an ancient weapon known as the Darksaber. Anyone who watched the series without first watching the Star Wars animated shows probably saw that glowing black blade and thought, “Cool, a new lightsaber!” But fans of the animated shows lost their minds, because the weapon actually has a deep history behind it. In a new interview,...
Tags: Action/Adventure, Disney, Drama, Sci-Fi, Television, Giancarlo Esposito, Star-Wars, The Mandalorian


‘Star Trek’ Actor Karl Urban Made a Secret Cameo in ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

Karl Urban was already part of the new Star Trek franchise created by director J.J. Abrams. But that didn’t stop him from making an appearance in the Star Wars universe. While making the publicity rounds for Amazon’s series The Boys, the Dredd star opened up about a secret cameo he made in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, but you won’t see his face when you spot him. Speaking with Digital Spy, Karl Urban revealed that he got suited up as a First Order Stormtrooper for the final installment o...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Star Trek, Sequels, Lucasfilm, J J Abrams, Trivia, Ren, Skywalker, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Karl-Urban, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Digital Spy Karl Urban


Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge BTS Video Explores Oculus VR Experience

Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge BTS Video Explores Oculus VR Experience A new Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge video has revealed a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming Oculus VR experience developed by ILMxLAB and inspired by Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the Star Wars-themed land at Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World (via StarWars.com). The title is set to launch later this year on Oculus Quest. You can check out the video now in the player below! ...
Tags: Star Wars, Video, Games, Florida, Movies, California, Disney, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Lucasfilm, Walt Disney World, Skywalker, Walt Disney World Resort, Hollywood Studios, Video Game News, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge


Giancarlo Esposito Teases The Mandalorian's Plans for Moff Gideon

David Lynch teases some mystery upcoming projects. The Train to Busan sequel has a new release date. Natalia Dyer talks Nancy and Jonathan’s relationship in Stranger Things going forward. Plus, what’s to come on the next Stargirl, and teeny new snippets of both Star Trek: Discovery and Star Trek: Lower Decks. To me,…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Star Trek, Busan, David Lynch, Nancy, Jonathan, Giancarlo Esposito, Wynonna Earp, Natalia Dyer, Carnival Row, StarGirl, NOS4A2, The Mandalorian, Moff Gideon, Train To Busan Peninsula


Is another Star Wars cantina coming to Disneyland’s Galaxy’s Edge?

Oga’s Cantina has a new rival in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and the new Batuu bar appears to be located right next door to the original hive of scum and villainy in Black Spire Outpost. The new “Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge” virtual reality experience introduces new locations and characters in Black Spire Outpost on the Star Wars planet of Batuu, the setting for the 14-acre lands at Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. “We’re going to explore and expand on the story of Black Spire...
Tags: Star Wars, Florida, Disney, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Lucasfilm, Southern California, Disney World, Anaheim, Walt Disney Imagineering, Bobby Moynihan, Hollywood Studios, Cantina


‘Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge’ First Look Video Teases the VR Experience, Reveals ‘Star Wars’ Veterans Joining the Cast

Earlier this year, we learned Lucasfilm’s immersive entertainment studio ILMxLAB was working on another Star Wars VR project, this time centered around the Black Spire Outpost locale at the center of the Disney theme park land Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Following the release of some concept art earlier this month, an official first look video has provided the first story details on Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge, coming to the Oculus Quest sometime later this year. Along with even more ...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Virtual Reality, Deadpool, Disneyland, Lucasfilm, Wilson, Video Clips, Disney World, Moynihan, Bobby Moynihan, Debra Wilson, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar


Brie Larson Auditioned for ‘Terminator’, ‘The Hunger Games’ and At Least One of the ‘Star Wars’ Movies [UPDATED]

Brie Larson has been established as one of the strongest superheroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with her role as Captain Marvel. But she’s been auditioning for a number of other major studio blockbuster franchises that just didn’t pan out for her. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Brie Larson started her own YouTube channel in order to allow her to bolster “deep conversations, anti-racist rhetoric, inclusive content.” But the actress will also use the outlet to express herself per...
Tags: Jennifer Lawrence, Movies, The Hunger Games, Casting, Sci-fi, Sequels, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Terminator, Terminator Genisys, Emilia Clarke, Brie Larson, Ridley, Larson, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Sarah Connor, Gary Whitta


‘The Art of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’ Announced, New ‘Star Wars: The High Republic’ Details Teased & More [Comic-Con 2020]

Lucasfilm Publishing has a major new publishing initiative being added to the Star Wars universe called The High Republic. Set 200 years before the Skywalker saga began, stories will unfold in a time when the Galactic Republic and the Jedi Order are at the height of their power, serving as true guardians of peace and justice around the galaxy. While Lucasfilm is still playing its cards pretty close to the vest with the upcoming stories in this older era of Star Wars, there were new details reve...
Tags: Books, Movies, Sci-fi, Ireland, Republic, Disneyland, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Comic-Con, Disney World, Sana, Skywalker, Galactic Republic, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Tom Angleberger


A New Ship From Colin Trevorrow's Star Wars Episode IX Is Revealed

A San Diego Comic-Con panel Thursday revealed a very cool piece of Star Wars trivia we did not expect. Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Ships, Lucasfilm, Tie Fighter, Colin Trevorrow, San Diego Comic Con, Tie Fighters, Star Wars Galaxys Edge, Star Wars The Rise Of Skywalker, Comic Con 2020


‘Star Wars: The High Republic’ Reveals Major Connection to ‘The Force Awakens’ Character

Star Wars: The High Republic, a series of books and comics set 200 years before the events of The Phantom Menace, promises to go back even further than a long time ago, in a galaxy far away. And yet, despite its 200-year separation from the events of the Skywalker Saga, there are still major ties between the beloved films and the forthcoming series. One of which includes a mysterious character from The Force Awakens. In an interview with Charles Soule, one of the co-creators of the series, o...
Tags: Books, Comics, Movies, Sci-fi, The Force Awakens, Republic, Lucasfilm, Max Von Sydow, New Republic, Marlon, Star-Wars, Charles Soule, Sydow, Lor San Tekka, Star Wars: The High Republic, High Republic


The Best (at Home) Cosplay From San Diego Comic-Con 2020

San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing, only this time it’s from the comfort of our . But amazing cosplay waits for no convention center! In lieu of our normal compilation videos, we asked cosplayers to send us clips showing off their tributes to our favorite shows, films, comics, and video games. And y’all…Read more...
Tags: Costumes, Star Wars, Comics, Video, Science, Video Games, Marvel, Disney, Star Trek, Netflix, San Diego, Streaming, Warner Bros, Lucasfilm, Cosplay, DC Entertainment


Disney delays Star Wars, Avatar releases, takes Mulan off schedule

The next Star Wars movie won't come out until December 2023
Tags: Star Wars, News, Disney, Trends, Avatar, Delays, Movies & TV, Breaking


New Star Wars Movies Delayed Along With Mulan and Avatar Sequels

Always in motion, the future is, especially in the era of covid-19. And as a result Disney just made some major release date shuffles. Mulan, which was most recently scheduled for release in August, has been undated, and all future Avatar and Star Wars movies have been delayed one year.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Mulan, Lucasfilm, James Cameron, Avatar 2, Release Dates, Avatar 2 5


Disney Schedule Shuffle: Mulan, Avatar, Star Wars & More!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Disney Schedule Shuffle: Mulan, Avatar, Star Wars & More! Walt Disney Studios has just made another huge shift in release plans for both WDS movies as well as 20th Century Studios, Searchlight and Lucasfilm releases. The live-action Mulan, originally shifted from March to August, is now unset. All four Avatar sequels have shifted forward a year, with Avatar 2 now bowing at the tail end of 2022. The next three Untitled Star Wars films have also moved back a year, with the n...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Disney, Avatar, Lucasfilm, Movie News, Mulan Avatar Star Wars More Walt Disney Studios, ANTLERS Searchlight, DISNEY LIVE ACTION Disney


Disney Delays ‘Mulan’ Indefinitely, Pushes ‘Avatar’ Sequels and New ‘Star Wars’ Films Back a Year

Disney has officially delayed Mulan and the Avatar sequels. Mulan has been delayed indefinitely, after being rescheduled several times from its original March release date due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, while all the Avatar sequels have been pushed back a year due to production delays from pandemic closures in Los Angeles. Disney has drastically reshuffled the rest of its upcoming slate over the next few years, including unnamed Star Wars films, which have been pushed back by a yea...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Disney, Avatar, New Zealand, Mulan, Warner Bros, Ridley Scott, James Cameron, 20th Century Fox, Avatar 2, Tenet, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Release Dates, Los Angeles Disney