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This Star Wars Timeline Brings Back a Legendary Style

There are a lot of things I miss from the old Star Wars Legends timeline. Kyle Katarn. Synthetic lightsaber crystals. Mara Jade. But what I really pine for are the timelines. Read More >>

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John Boyega Says British Royalty Was Nearly In Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Last year while the next Star Wars was filming at Pinewood Studios in London, the galaxy far, far away was visited by Princes Harry and William. Instantly, rumours cropped up that the visit was more than just a set tour — and now, it seems John Boyega has confirmed that's the case... except we might not see the royal Star Wars moment after all. Read More >>

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The Best Obi-Wan Story That Could Be Told Has Already Been Done

Last night Star Wars fans were probably celebrating. After a lot of speculation and wishful thinking, reports claim that Disney and Lucasfilm are actively developing a solo film for everyone's favourite Jedi master: Obi-Wan Kenobi. It's something fans have been pestering Ewan McGregor and Lucasfilm about since Disney revived the franchise, and now it looks like it's finally happening. Read More >>

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The Next Stand-Alone Star Wars Movie Will Be an Obi-Wan Prequel

Well, it’s finally happening. There’s movement on the long-rumored Obi-Wan Kenobi standalone movie. Read More >>

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Apparently, George Lucas Still Offers Suggestions About the Jedi

Ever since George Lucas sold Lucasfilm to Disney for $4 billion, the Star Wars creator has been on the outside looking in. However, it seems that when he gets the chance, he still likes to make a suggestion or two. Read More >>

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We Don’t Know How These Characters Relate To Captain Phasma And We Love It

This Force Friday, September 1, fans are finally going to learn something about Captain Phasma. That’s when Delilah S. Dawson’s new canon Star Wars novel, Phasma, is released. And to commemorate it, Del Ray Books just revealed three very mysterious and intriguing new characters. Read More >>

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Benicio Del Toro Is Just The Latest In A Long Line Of Star Wars Hacker Characters

Yesterday, EW broke the news that Benicio Del Toro's Last Jedi character is a "slicer" that Finn (John Boyega) and Rose (Kelly Marie Tran) are tracking down. Despite the fact that you may never have heard the word slicer in a Star Wars movie, they have a long and important history in that universe. Read More >>

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Of Course Princess Leia Has a Space PhD

Over the weekend, the internet promptly freaked out when it rediscovered that George Lucas described part of Princess Leia’s backstory for the first Star Warsmovie as someone who “got her PhD at nineteen.” But, in all honesty, why should we be so surprised to learn that she’s Dr. Leia Organa, PhD? Read More >>

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Star Wars: Episode IX’s New Writer is Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’s Jack Thorne

British writer Jack Thorne has been hired to retool the script for Star Wars: Episode IX, working from a draft penned by the film’s director, Colin Trevorrow, and his writing partner Derek Connolly. Rian Johnson (The Last Jedi) wrote the initial treatment. Read More >>

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Star Wars’ Snoke is an Entirely CGI Villain According to Andy Serkis

Supreme Leader Snoke is a disgusting dude. Stick Gollum's face inside a George Foreman grill for half an hour, and the resulting charred mug would no doubt be an exact replica of the Star Wars villain. Ugly or not though, the creation of this character in large part due to actor Andy Serkis' spot-on delivery — is fascinating.  Read More >>

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Remixed Star Wars Sound Effects Create the Catchiest Song of the Summer

The Star Wars franchise has some of the most iconic and recognisable sound effects, from the whoosh of a lightsaber to the bleeps and bloops of R2-D2. So it’s no surprise that musician Eclectic Method has returned to this wonderful pool of sonic samples to create yet another catchy track you’ll be playing on repeat for the rest of the day. Read More >>

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Scientific Journals Publish Bogus Paper About Midi-chlorians from Star Wars

Some scientific journals will publish literally anything for a price. That includes a meme-filled paper by “Lucas McGeorge” and “Annette Kin” referencing “midi-chlorians.” Yes, George Lucas’ attempt to explain feeling the Force with faux biology is now published “scientific research.” Read More >>

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Timothy Zahn’s Excellent Thrawn Novel Is Being Turned Into a Marvel Comic

Timothy Zahn’s highly anticipated return to the world of Star Wars books with his most beloved character Thrawn has been one of the highlights ofStar Wars this year, full stop. So we’re very excited at the news that it’s forming the basis of a brand new Marvel comic miniseries. Read More >>

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General Leia Is Getting the Badass Star Wars Action Figure She Truly Deserves

In The Force Awakens, we learned Leia Organa had spent the 30 years since Return of the Jedi kicking ass and taking names as the head of the Resistance. But even though it’s been almost two years since the movie, the mighty General has yet to get an action figure of her awesome, elder self. Hasbro’s finally decided to change that — and she isn’t coming alone. Read More >>

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Twitter Says It’s a Safer Place, But There’s No Hard Data to Prove It

Twitter claims it has become a safer site thanks to all its anti-abuse efforts, but there’s no way to tell if that’s true because the company didn’t share any hard numbers behind its data. Read More >>