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Let’s Talk About Alexsandr Kallus, One of the Most Underrated ‘Star Wars’ Characters Ever

With all the acclaim given to Star Wars: The  Clone Wars in recent years, it can be easy to overlook Dave Filoni’s other great animated Star Wars show, Star Wars Rebels . That makes some sense. For one, Rebels lacks the immediate proximity to a Star Wars property enjoyed by Clone Wars . While some familiar faces do appear, the show’s central cast is mostly populated with new characters. Many of the Rebels characters who are familiar originated in the earlier show, impl...
Tags: Movies, Features, Darth Vader, Lucasfilm, David Oyelowo, Star Wars Rebels, Imperial, Vader, Thrawn, Star-Wars, Dave Filoni, Ezra Kanan, Ezra Bridger, Kallus, Featured Stories Sidebar, The Galaxy-Wide Star Wars Character Guide


The Rogue Squadron Pilots We Want in Patty Jenkins' Star Wars Movie

In 2023, Patty Jenkins will deliver (pending future ramifications of the world in which we live) Rogue Squadron, the next major theatrical release in the Star Wars saga: a tale of the bravest squadron of pilots in the galaxy far, far away. The Rogues have a long history within canon and a longer one out of it—and…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Books, Science, Disney, Animation, Explainer, Spaceships, Lucasfilm, Star Wars Rebels, Rogue One A Star Wars Story, Patty Jenkins, Rogue Squadron, X Wings


The Star Wars TV episodes to watch before The Mandalorian

The Mandalorian draws heavily from elements introduced in Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels animated series. Here are the key episodes to watch.
Tags: Star Wars, Trends, Home Theater, Movies & TV, Star Wars: Rebels, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus


CS Soapbox: Why Ahsoka Tano is Hunting Grand Admiral Thrawn

BEGIN SLIDESHOW CS Soapbox: Why The Mandalorian’s Ahsoka Tano Wants To Find Grand Admiral Thrawn Warning! Spoilers for The Mandalorian Chapter 13, “The Jedi”  Ahsoka Tano (AKA “Snips”), the Jedi apprentice of Anakin Skywalker during the Clone Wars, made her debut in the feature film  Star Wars: The Clone Wars  (2008). Created by George Lucas and Dave Filoni late in the game, Ahsoka’s presence as a pivotal character in the animations made sense (ish). However, her absence in both the...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Television, Movies, Movie, Jon Favreau, George Lucas, Grant, Vanity Fair, Yoda, Din, Luke Skywalker, Anakin Skywalker, Gideon, Palpatine, Ashoka


The Mandalorian Has Raised Some New Questions About Its Star Wars Timeline

When The Mandalorian brazenly introduced a certain former Jedi apprentice this past week, the show connected to the larger Star Wars universe in its biggest way yet. Ahsoka Tano isn’t just “The Jedi” who would help Din Djarin complete his quest with the Child, she’s a Jedi who knows way more than he, or anyone else,…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Animation, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Star Wars Rebels, Jedi, Dave Filoni, Star Wars The Clone Wars, Ahsoka Tano, Ezra Bridger, Sabine Wren, Grand Admiral Thrawn, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus


‘The Mandalorian’ May Take Place Before the Final Scene of ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – Here’s What That Means

Last weekend’s episode of The Mandalorian saw the debut of Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka Tano in the live-action Star Wars universe after becoming a fan favorite character from The Clone Wars. Ahsoka also had a hand in the plot of Star Wars Rebels as a Rebel informant under the codename “Fulcrum,” which resulted in an eventual face-off with her old master: Darth Vader. With Ahsoka Tano coming into the live-action Star Wars universe, fans have been wondering what that means for her past, including th...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Animation, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Vanity Fair, Star Wars Rebels, Imperial, Ezra, Thrawn, Rosario Dawson, Bridger, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Dave Filoni


The Morning Watch: ‘Star Wars’ Character Ahsoka Tano Explained, Making Leather Armor for ‘Mulan’ & 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, if you didn’t keep up with Star Wars: The Clone Wars or Star Wars Rebels, then you might want to watch a video explaining everything you need to know about the character Ahsoka Tano on The Mandalorian. Plus,...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Pope, Sherlock-Holmes, Mulan, Jude-Law, Star Wars Rebels, Fantastic Beasts, Dumbledore, Rosario-Dawson, Weta Workshop, Star-Wars, Video Of The Day, ScreenCrush, Ahsoka Tano, The Talented Mr. Ripley


‘The Mandalorian’ Comes with Major Revelations and More Questions in “The Jedi”

Naturally, there are spoilers here. Dave Filoni, protege of George Lucas and a shepherd of the future of Star Wars, wrote and directed the thirteenth chapter of The Mandalorian. In this episode, Din Djarin finally makes his way to the forest planet of Corvus and the city of Calodan, and it’s there that we meet a familiar face. In the city of Calodan, former Jedi Ahsoka Tano (Rosario Dawson), has besieged a city controlled by an evil magistrate named Morgan Elsbeth (Diana Lee Inosanto), and he...
Tags: Star-Wars, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Akira Kurosawa, Darth Vader, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Star Wars Rebels, Grey, Luke Skywalker, Dawn, Anakin Skywalker, Kurosawa


The Mandalorian's Grandest Episode Yet Uncovers Old Friends, and Older Pains

The Mandalorian has always promised the picture of a much wider place it could encompass in the Star Wars universe, ever since its first episode flipped the script and put our titular hero in front of a little green mystery from the stars. Its latest chapter re-aligns the show’s place in that world even as it grows it…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Animation, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Star Wars Rebels, TV Recap, Diana Lee Inosanto, Rosario Dawson, Star Wars The Clone Wars, Ahsoka Tano, Michael Biehn, Grand Admiral Thrawn, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus


The Many Looks of Ahsoka Tano

Padawan. General. Jedi. Jedi, no more. Fulcrum. Above all, a hero of Republics and Rebellions alike. Ahsoka Tano has had as many titles in her Star Wars story as she has had killer costumes. As we prepare to imagine what she may look like when Din Djarin finds her on Disney+’s The Mandalorian, let’s look back on the…Read more...
Tags: Costumes, Star Wars, Science, Disney, Animation, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Star Wars Rebels, Republics, Star Wars The Clone Wars, Ahsoka Tano, Jedi Jedi, Sci Fashion, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus, Din Djarin


The Mandalorian Feels Like It’s Building to Something Much Bigger

Something is bubbling in a galaxy far, far away and it could be hinting at the future for a long time. A long time.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Animation, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Star Wars Rebels, Thrawn, Dave Filoni, Star Wars The Clone Wars, Ahsoka Tano, Sabine Wren, Bo Katan Kryze, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus, Baby Yoda


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 Scariest Scenes in Star Wars

Fear may be a path to the Dark Side but it’s not something most people associate with Star Wars. When you think Star Wars you think sweeping sci-fi adventure or maybe even laid back Western swagger. You rarely think of nail-biting dread or shocking jump scares. They’re in there though and this Halloween, we’ve gone…Read more...
Tags: Halloween, Star Wars, Science, Disney, Lucasfilm, Star Wars Rebels, Spooky, Star Wars The Clone Wars, Star Wars A New Hope, Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars Return Of The Jedi


10 Jedi Facilities That Survived Star Wars' Order 66

Order 66 may have massacred most of the Jedi, but it wasn’t just people that survived Palpatine’s purge. The Jedi existed for eons before the twilight of the Republic, building grand temples of their Order teeming with knowledge and insight that outlived much of the Sith’s wrath, providing hope to new generations of…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Books, Comics, Science, Superlist, Video Games, Disney, Animation, Explainer, Lucasfilm, Star Wars Rebels, The Force, Palpatine, Jedi, Star Wars The Clone Wars, Star Wars The Last Jedi


13 Goofy Star Wars Aliens Who Deserve to Be Goofy Jedi

For over a thousand generations, the Jedi Knights were the guardians of peace and justice in the Old Republic. Then they fucked it all up. Hard. No matter which era of the Star Wars movies you’re looking at, the Jedi could badly need some new blood. Why not make it extremely new blood? There’s still a bevy of alien…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Superlist, Disney, Aliens, Lucasfilm, Star Wars Rebels, Return Of The Jedi, Jedi, Expanded Universe, Star Wars The Last Jedi, Star Wars The Rise Of Skywalker, Old Republic Then


The Essential Star Wars Rebels Stories Every Fan Should Watch

It is a dark time for the galaxy. Ended, the Clone Wars have. But even if you’ve run out of things to watch, have hope: there is another. If you want to chase your watch through of the very best of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, we suggest turning to its successor show, Star Wars Rebels. As usual, io9 is here to guide you…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Animation, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Star Wars Rebels, Disney Plus, Watch It Nerds


‘Star Wars’ Black Series Packaging Gets a Makeover As New ‘Star Wars Rebels’ and ‘The Mandalorian’ Figures Arrive

Hasbro’s Star Wars Black Series line of figures have been a hit with collectors of all ages. But the packaging for the 6-inch action figures inspired by the movies and TV shows of Star Wars always left something to be desired. It appears Hasbro felt an update was in order, because they’ve created an entirely new design for the box art that is much more collectible friendly, and it even shows which Star Wars title each figure comes from with a new colorway classification system. Besides the new ...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Ebay, Sci-fi, Sequels, Hasbro, Lucasfilm, Star Wars Rebels, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Luke Skywalker, Zeb, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Hasbro Pulse, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back


Ahsoka Tano's Star Wars Story (So Far)

First, there was Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Then there was Star Wars Rebels. Then, miraculously, there was Clone Wars again. The story of Ahsoka Tano has been closed and reopened many times over her growth into one of Star Wars’ most beloved heroes. Her story is one that’s far from over, whether that’s in the upcoming…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Books, Video, Science, Disney, Animation, Explainer, Darth Vader, Lucasfilm, Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels, Anakin Skywalker, Star Wars The Clone Wars, Ahsoka Tano, Ezra Bridger, Sabine Wren


Sabine Wren Reportedly Set to Appear in The Mandalorian Season 2

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Sabine Wren reportedly set to appear in The Mandalorian Season 2 Following the recent news of the return of Temuera Morrison’s Boba Fett in upcoming second season of The Mandalorian, rumors have been circulating that another familiar space bounty hunter is also reportedly set to appear in next installment of Disney+‘s Star Wars prequel series. The character in question is none other than female Mandalorian warrior, Sabine Wren who first appeared in Lucasfilm’s animated s...
Tags: TV, Disney Plus, Sabine Wren, Star Wars, Star Wars: Rebels, The Mandalorian, TV News




Get a Glimpse at Star Wars Rebels' Ships, Tech, and Shiny Lightsabers in This Gorgeous Artbook

Star Wars Rebels was a stepping stone between the work done (and still being done) by Clone Wars and the end of the prequels, and bridging the gap to the aesthetic made iconic by the original Star Wars. Rebels had to walk a line between two tonally very different worlds while bringing its own flair to the table—and…Read more...
Tags: Art, Star Wars, Books, Science, Disney, Gallery, Animation, Exclusive, Lucasfilm, Preview, Star Wars Rebels, Dark Horse, The Art Of Star Wars Rebels




This Star Wars Video Explores the Dark Fortress of Darth Vader's Inquisitors

The Inquisitors are some of the most dangerous characters existing in the current Star Wars canon. Trained Force-using killers, serving Darth Vader and hunting down the remaining Jedi and any other Force-sensitives they can find. In keeping with their reputation, the Inquisitors have a terrifying fortress: the…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Lucasfilm, Star Wars Rebels, Jedi, Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order, Inquisitors


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


10 Intriguing Star Wars Details We Learned From The Rise of Skywalker's Visual Dictionary

A new Star Wars movie is out, and for better or worse, that always means there’s also a host of new tie-in material released which can explain or clarify some questions left lingering after the credits rolled. The Rise of Skywalker is no exception, and its own “Visual Dictionary” guidebook is jam-packed with little…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Books, Science, Disney, Lucasfilm, Star Wars The Force Awakens, Star Wars Rebels, Kylo Ren, Rey, Skywalker, Poe Dameron, Star Wars The Last Jedi, Star Wars Galaxys Edge, Star Wars The Rise Of Skywalker


The Mandalorian Saved Its Best Episode for Last [UPDATED]

Tears, cheers, shock, and awe. The season finale of The Mandalorian had all that and more, resulting in almost certainly the show’s best episode.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Gina Carano, Star Wars Rebels, TV Recap, Taika Waititi, Giancarlo Esposito, Pedro Pascal, Sabine Wren, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus, Mandalorian Recaps, Darksaber


The Mandalorian Saved Its Best Episode for Last

Tears, cheers, shock, and awe. The season finale of The Mandalorian had all that and more, resulting in almost certainly the show’s best episode.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Gina Carano, Star Wars Rebels, TV Recap, Taika Waititi, Giancarlo Esposito, Pedro Pascal, Sabine Wren, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus, Mandalorian Recaps, Darksaber


Here Are All the ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Cameos (That We Know Of)

Since Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is wrapping up the Skywalker saga, it’s pretty much the last time for some key characters to make a significant appearance in the long-running sci-fi saga. And since it’s the end of an era in a galaxy far, far away, there are plenty of people who wanted to get in on the last chapter of the story that began all the way back in 1977. That’s why there are plenty of cameos to behold in The Rise of Skywalker, some in the form of new characters, others being cha...
Tags: Hayden Christensen, Movies, Sci-fi, Dhani Harrison, George Harrison, Features, Radiohead, Ed Sheeran, Sequels, Andy-Serkis, Davis, James Earl Jones, Darth Vader, Harrison Ford, Lucasfilm, John-Williams


J.J. Abrams Teases a Fan Favorite Character Cameo in ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has the difficult task of not only wrapping up this new trilogy of Star Wars movies, but the entire Skywalker saga that began back in 1977. Because of that, the movie will be reaching into every facet of Star Wars for an epic finale that we’ve seen teased in the trailers and TV spots. We already know that a bunch of ships from the history of the saga will gather for what will undoubtedly be the biggest space battle of the entire franchise, but it sounds like we ...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Star Wars Rebels, Abrams, J J Abrams, Skywalker, Jedi, Sabine, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Ahsoka Tano, Ahsoka, Ezra Bridger, Hera Syndulla


The 10 Most Essential Episodes of ‘Star Wars Rebels’

Now that Disney+ is available, the entire series of Star Wars Rebels  is streaming there. When it premiered in 2014 on the Disney Channel, Rebels offered brand new Star Wars stories during a slightly fraught period: Disney had acquired the galaxy far, far away and The Clone Wars series was cancelled (a cancelation that lasted six years before its final season was announced for February 2020). Set five years before the Original Trilogy, Rebels focuses on a family of ragtag rebe...
Tags: Television, Movies, Disney, Features, Animation, Darth Vader, Star Wars Rebels, Zeb, Ezra, Jedi, Obi Wan Kenobi, Kenobi, Obi Wan, Imperial Academy, Sabine, Maul