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OCT
10
2 WKS

Lucasfilm Debuts 'Empire Strikes Back Uncut,' Announces New 'Star Wars' Fan Film Contest

Lucasfilm Debuts 'Empire Strikes Back Uncut,' Announces New 'Star Wars' Fan Film Contest

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away — well, okay, it was actually 2010 and on the very Internet that you’re reading this on — web developer Casey Pugh released Star Wars Uncut, a crowd-sourced remake of George Lucas’ original Star Wars movie. Made up of almost 500 15-second sequences submitted by fans, the movie was a testament to fandom and the power of the original movie… and, it turns out, just the beginning.

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OCT
6
2 WKS

How 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Set Visitors Are Warned Not to Share Spoilers

How 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Set Visitors Are Warned Not to Share Spoilers

The first rule of Star Wars: Episode VII is, you do not talk about Star Wars: Episode VII.

Film producer Frank Marshall, who is married to Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, posted a Twitter pic Monday of a poster from the Pinewood Studios set in England. 

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OCT
3
3 WKS

20 Must-See Panels From New York Comic Con 2014

20 Must-See Panels From New York Comic Con 2014

Next Thursday sees the beginning of the 2014 New York Comic Con, a four-day event that may only be a handful of years old — the first NYCC was held in 2006 — but is already approaching San Diego Comic-Con levels of attendance, importance within the comic book industry and overall insanity.

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OCT
2
3 WKS

'Star Wars' Stories May Span Multiple Genres, Hints Lucasfilm Exec

'Star Wars' Stories May Span Multiple Genres, Hints Lucasfilm Exec

When someone says “Star Wars” to you, what does that conjure in your mind? Memories of Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher fighting the Galactic Empire, probably — or perhaps the animated goodness that was Cartoon Network’s Star Wars: The Clone Wars series. According to one Lucasfilm executive, however, we may be thinking too small.

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SEP
23
4 WKS

How Many Stormtroopers Will There Be in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'?

How Many Stormtroopers Will There Be in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'?

As everyone who's seen Return of the Jedi knows, the Empire ends up defeated by the Rebels, and everyone lives happily ever after, right? Well, maybe not.

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SEP
23
4 WKS

Marvel's 'Star Wars' Comic Book Plans Expand Beyond the Classic Trilogy

Marvel's 'Star Wars' Comic Book Plans Expand Beyond the Classic Trilogy

When Marvel announced the first Star Wars series since it regained the comic book rights to the franchise, one thing that fans noticed was that all three series were set between the original 1977 Star Wars movie and its 1980 follow-up, The Empire Strikes Back.

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SEP
19
1 month

'Star Wars' Stand-Alone Writer Gary Whitta to Pen 'Starlight' for Fox (Exclusive)

'Star Wars' Stand-Alone Writer Gary Whitta to Pen 'Starlight' for Fox (Exclusive)

Gary Whitta has already nabbed one of the hottest writing gigs out there, penning one of the Star Wars stand-alone films, and now he's signed on to work on another hot space hero project.

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SEP
17
1 month

A Familiar Jedi Knight Returns In the 'Star Wars: The Old Republic' Trailer

A Familiar Jedi Knight Returns In the 'Star Wars: The Old Republic' Trailer

Ahead of an expected expansion later this month, BioWare has released a new trailer for Star Wars: The Old Republic that teases the return of a familiar face for longtime fans of the franchise.

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SEP
15
1 month

'Sesame Street' Takes on 'Star Wars' in This Parody Short

'Sesame Street' Takes on 'Star Wars' in This Parody Short

Say what you like about Star Wars, but there’s no denying the fact that it lacked even one scene where Han Solo tried to eat the co-pilot of the Millennium Falcon. Thankfully, Star S’Mores — a new short released online this weekend from Sesame Street — finally rights that wrong.

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SEP
15
1 month

Zack Snyder: Stormtrooper Spotted on the 'Batman v. Superman' Set

Zack Snyder: Stormtrooper Spotted on the 'Batman v. Superman' Set

Another day, another mysterious Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice/Star Wars crossover from Zack Snyder.

The director of the DC Comics sequel tweeted on Saturday a photo of two Gotham City police officers, the newly debuted Batmobile and a Stormtrooper who was being shoved into the cop car, all with an elusive caption: "Case closed."

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SEP
12
1 month

Watch How Awkward 'Star Wars' Is Without John Williams' Score

Watch How Awkward 'Star Wars' Is Without John Williams' Score

Move over, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford — the most important person involved in Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope is definitely John Williams.

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AUG
27
2 MOS

Marvel to Reissue Dark Horse 'Star Wars' Comics

Marvel to Reissue Dark Horse 'Star Wars' Comics

Fans looking to build up their tolerance to the Force in advance of next year’s release of Star Wars: Episode VII got some good news Wednesday when Marvel Entertainment announced that, in addition to its three new Star Wars series and reprint program for the original Marvel Star Wars comics of the 1970s and ‘80s, it would additionally reissue material publis

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AUG
26
2 MOS

Will 'Disney Infinity' Add 'Star Wars' in 2015?

Will 'Disney Infinity' Add 'Star Wars' in 2015?

Now that Disney Infinity has announced various Marvel characters for its second generation release next month, some people might be wondering when Disney’s other massive movie franchise — the one with lightsabers, wookiees and stormtroopers — might be added to the video game that already allows players to mix and match characters from its animated movies, Pirates of the Caribbean series and The Lone Ranger, among other properties.

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AUG
21
2 MOS

The Empire is Hiring in New 'Star Wars: Commander' Mobile Game

The Empire is Hiring in New 'Star Wars: Commander' Mobile Game

The Galactic Empire wants you. But, on the upside, so does the Rebellion. As part of Star Wars: Commander, a new mobile game launched by Disney Interactive and Lucasfilm Thursday, players get to choose which side they’re on before becoming part of the ongoing struggles in a "Galaxy Far, Far Away."

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