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Deadpool’s Gina Carano Joins the New Star Wars TV Show The Mandalorian

Pedro Pascal has a new companion in the wings. MMA fighter-turned-actor Gina Carano has been cast in Jon Favreau’s live-action Star Wars television show, The Mandalorian. Read More >>

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Rogue One Isn’t Just Getting a Prequel Series, It’s Also Getting This Stunning New Poster

Two years removed from the release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the story of Jyn Erso and her crew is cool again. Not that it ever wasn’t cool, but the fact that Cassian Andor is getting his own prequel series has certainly put the film back in the spotlight. And now, wouldn’t you know it? A new poster is coming too. Read More >>

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The Mandalorian Picks Up Game of Thrones’ Pedro Pascal as Its Lead

First he was in Game of Thrones, soon he’ll be in the DC Universe, and now, he’s going to a galaxy far, far away. Read More >>

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From OB-1 To Yoda1, Meet the Chemicals Named After Star Wars Characters

It’s 1758, the Wi-Fi is shocking and you’re a scientist who’s just made an incredible discovery. A new species, new organ, new kind of coat hanger, it doesn’t matter, it’s new to science and it’s all yours. So, what do you name it? After yourself? Too vain. After your dog? Interesting choice, but you can surely do better. This discovery is crying out to be named after something incredible, something cool like a Rockstar, a Hollywood actor or an animated sci-fi character; something that doesn’t exist in 1758… Read More >>

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Listen to John Williams’ Lush New Arrangement of an Iconic Star Wars Theme

Whether or not you dug the Star Wars prequels, you have to admit the music was on point. “Duel of the Fates”? Incredible, classic stuff, integral to the series’ modern identity. Read More >>

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The Most Important Line in Star Wars Is an Ode to the Peril of Living in the Past

“May the Force be with you.” “No, I am your father.” “It’s a trap!” Star Wars is full of iconic notable quotables. But what has become my favourite line in the entire saga is a line from The Last Jedi that speaks to a wider existential debate about where the franchise is at right now: “Let the past die. Kill it, if you have to.” Read More >>

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The Best and Worst Afterlives in Sci-Fi and Fantasy

The concept of a great beyond, whether heavenly or hellish, exists across so many fictional universes—be they part of belief systems or, more often than not in the realms of sci-fi and fantasy, actual planes of existence. We've gather up a few our of favourite afterlives. Read More >>

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Richard E. Grant’s Reaction to Getting Cast in Star Wars Is Very Relatable

Getting cast in Star Wars is a once in a lifetime experience. Which provides the opportunity for a once in a lifetime over-the-top reaction. Read More >>

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The Design of the Millennium Falcon is Fully Customisable

When most people think of the Millennium Falcon, they think of one specific image: The way the ship looked in George Lucas’ original Star Wars trilogy. But in recent films, it has been hinted that the YT-1300 Modified Corellian Freighter doesn’t necessary have to look like that. Read More >>

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This Adorable Animation Shows How John Boyega Got Cast in Star Wars

A good story of success and opportunity is a lot of fun. When that story is an immensely charming cartoon, it’s even better. Read More >>

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The Boba Fett Movie is Apparently Dead, Just Like Boba Fett

Remember just a few months ago how we all thought Logan’s James Mangold could be bringing Star Wars’ most infamous bounty hunter to the big screen? Well, that’s apparently no longer the case, thanks to that hip, new armoured badass in Star Wars town. Read More >>

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A Brief Guide to the Long, Ever-Changing History of How Star Wars Has Portrayed Mandalorians 

From the Holiday Special to The Mandalorian, the Star Wars race that counts Boba and Jango Fett among its numbers has a long history in and out of the narrative of the galaxy far, far away. It’s one that Star Wars has long been enamoured with—but its portrayal has ebbed and flowed in fascinating ways over the last four decades. Let’s take a look, shall we? Read More >>

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Listen to Five Voice Actresses Talk About The Challenge of Playing Princess Leia

We rightly think of Leia Organa as being Carrie Fisher, through and through. But in the animated world, it’s not so simple, and lots of actress have had to live in the shadow of the late actress and put their own take on the character. Read More >>

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Disney Wouldn’t Let Wreck-It Ralph 2 Joke About Kylo Ren

Wreck-it Ralph 2: Ralph Breaks the Internet traffics is an irreverent sort of film. To collide a bunch of properties together, stir them up in the wide seas of the internet, and throw them out into an animated comedy requires a willingness to not take things too seriously. But there are still some things the movie couldn’t joke about. Read More >>