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The German Language Reveals The Last Jedi’s Title is Plural

Back when Lucasfilm revealed the title of Star Wars Episode VIII, it's been debated over the exact meaning. Specifically if it's singular or plural since the word Jedi is like sheep and can mean both. Thankfully the official German title has revealed all. The title is plural. Read More >>

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Watch ILM Completely Digitally Create the Planets of Rogue One

The best visual effects are the ones we don’t even see. In Rogue One, we know Tarkin isn’t physically there and that the Death Star doesn’t really exist. So it’s the landscapes that are the true magic: entire worlds created in a computer to build out and expand a little sliver of actual filming, or nothing at all. Read More >>

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The Incredible Mystery of Rey’s Last Jedi Haircut Solved Thanks to Empty Toy Box

Back in last July, we learned that whatever hairdo Daisy Ridley was sporting as Rey was somehow so important that Lucasfilm felt it needed to be hidden, even when Ridley was just working out. Now, thanks to a picture of empty toy packaging, this great mystery of our time has been solved. Read More >>

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Star Wars Explained In One Handy Chart

If you've ever wanted a visual representation of the timeline of battles in the current Star Wars canon, you're in luck. Read More >>

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The Han Solo Movie Is Close to Casting a Very Intriguing New Sidekick

A new rumour about the latest casting for the Han Solo spinoff is dropping some major hints about another member of the primary cast of the film, beyond Han himself, Chewie, and Lando. If it ends up being what we think it is, the character could be a pretty interesting first for a Star Wars movie. Read More >>

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The Star Wars and Doctor Aphra Comics Are Crossing Over

It seems like a big, Star Wars-y crossover between Marvel’s roster of comics in the galaxy far, far away is going to become a regular occurrence. Marvel and Lucasfilm have just announced Star Wars: Screaming Citadel, a new event hitting shelves in a few months. Read More >>

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Scary Movie Duo Seeks to Ruin Star Wars with Latest Spoof Film

The guys behind Scary MovieEpic Movie, and Disaster Movie (hey, I’m noticing a trend) are now turning their attention to one of the biggest and brightest franchises of all time: Star Wars. Because why settle for being terrible when you can also be a hack? Read More >>

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We Now Know When Disney’s Avatar and Star Wars Theme Parks Will Open

Disney is embracing two major franchises in its U.S. theme parks—and during an investor call Tuesday, the company CEO announced when each land would open. Read More >>

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Former Babylon 5 Director Is Making A Movie About Waiting In Line For Star Wars

Sadly, it's not an official Star Wars Story anthology movie. Variety has announced that Dow — best known for his role as Wally on Leave it to Beaver, but also as a director with credits for Babylon 5Deep Space Nine, and more under his belt — is directing The Line Kings, which is literally a comedy movie about queuing. Read More >>

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In His Mind, Billy Dee Williams Is Always Lando

Billy Dee Williams created Lando, and although Donald Glover has been cast as the character in the standalone Han Solo film, Williams says he never thought of what it would be like for someone else to be Lando. And, you know what? That is more than fair. Read More >>

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The Paradox of Humanising Star Wars’ Stormtroopers

The Force Awakens did something no other Star Wars movie had done: it made a hero out of a Stormtrooper. But doing that complicates what it means to kill the ubiquitous canon fodder of this fictional universe. Read More >>

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The Curious Case of Wedge Antilles In Rogue One

Be honest. While watching Rogue One, you were really pulling for Wedge to show up during the Battle of Scarif. We all were. Red and Gold Leaders were there, so why not Wedge? Well, there’s a very good reason for it, one most of us likely didn’t think of. Read More >>

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The Last Jedi Now Has a Hilarious Unofficial Theme Song by Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle

Ever since Episode VIII of the Star Wars saga got a real title, folks have been wondering who the titular “Last Jedi” might be. According to a little ditty cooked up by the film’s director Rian Johnson and Mountain Goats lead singer John Darnielle, he’s the one who eats the bones of all the other Jedi. Well, of course. Read More >>

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You’ve Been Wrong About Where the Death Star Trench Was for Your Entire Life

If you were asked to point to the trench that housed the first Death Star’s exhaust port, where would you point? If you pointed at the big obvious seam running along the Death Star’s equator, I am sorry, but you are wrong. But don’t feel too bad—it turns out even the people at Industrial Light & Magic thought that was the answer. Read More >>

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Director Rian Johnson Had to Wait Until Yesterday Morning to Complete The Last Jedi’s Opening Crawl

On Monday, Lucasfilm officially announced the title for Episode VIIIStar Wars: The Last Jedi. Now that it’s finally in the wild, the movie’s director can finally make one tweak to the current cut of the film he’s presumably been wanting to make for quite some time. Read More >>