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DEC
3
10 MOS

Han Solo's 'Star Wars' Blaster Auctioning for $200,000-Plus

Han Solo's 'Star Wars' Blaster Auctioning for $200,000-Plus

There's no match for a good blaster at your side. And now Star Wars fans have the chance to bid on Han Solo's (Harrison Ford) DL-44 Blaster, which is up for auction at Invaluable.  

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NOV
21
10 MOS

EA/Disney 'Star Wars' Deal to Last 10 Years, Expand Past Movies

EA/Disney 'Star Wars' Deal to Last 10 Years, Expand Past Movies

The deal between the Walt Disney Company and Electronic Arts to produce Star Wars video games -- a deal announced a month after Disney closed Lucasfilm's own video game studio, LucasArts -- is a long-term one, according to EA CFO and executive vice president Blake Jorgensen, who told investors that the partnership will last at least ten years.

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OCT
28
11 MOS

'Star Wars' Blooper Reel: Watch Flubbed Lines, Falling Stormtroopers

'Star Wars' Blooper Reel: Watch Flubbed Lines, Falling Stormtroopers

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, many mistakes were made. A blooper reel for the original Star Wars has made it online, demonstrating that the Force wasn't always with Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Peter Cushing -- and that, sometimes, it's more difficult than you'd think for Stormtroopers to get through doorways.

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SEP
23
12 MOS

'Star Wars Rebels': David Oyelowo, Freddie Prinze Jr. in Talks for Voice Cast (Exclusive)

'Star Wars Rebels': David Oyelowo, Freddie Prinze Jr. in Talks for Voice Cast (Exclusive)

While most eyes have been on the casting of Star Wars: Episode VII, another franchise player set in the galaxy far, far away has been quietly operating under the radar.

Star Wars: Rebels is the CGI-animated series being made by Lucasfilm Animation that will air on Disney XD.

THR/HeatVision has learned that David Oyelowo, Freddie Prinze Jr., Vanessa Marshall, Taylor Gray and Steven Jay Blum are in the process of being cast as the voice leads for the series, which will make its debut in fall 2014.

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SEP
18
1 years

Petco Encourages the Dog Side of the Sith with 'Star Wars' Merchandise

Petco Encourages the Dog Side of the Sith with 'Star Wars' Merchandise

The Force, it seems, doesn't limit itself to humans.

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SEP
17
1 years

Michael Giacchino Takes on 'Star Wars' -- Kind Of (Video)

Michael Giacchino Takes on 'Star Wars' -- Kind Of (Video)

The fact that John Williams will be returning to write the soundtrack for J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: Episode VII means that Abrams' regular musical collaborator, composer Michael Giacchino won't have the chance to bring his particular talents to a galaxy far, far away. Although, considering his re-interpretation of Williams' "Imperial March" -- accompanied by Parks & Recreation's Ben Schwartz -- that might not be the worst decision ever made.

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SEP
13
1 years

Non-Trilogy 'Star Wars' Movies to Be Origins, But For Whom?

Non-Trilogy 'Star Wars' Movies to Be Origins, But For Whom?

Well now it's official: Lucasfilm will alternate new trilogy Star Wars movies with what Walt Disney Co. CFO Jay Rasulo called "origin story" films each year, starting with 2015's Star Wars Episode VII, directed by J.J. Abrams.

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AUG
22
1 years

New 'Star Wars' Games Will Make 'Peoples' Jaws Drop,' Says EA Exec

New 'Star Wars' Games Will Make 'Peoples' Jaws Drop,' Says EA Exec

It's not just in movies and television projects that Star Wars is getting a makeover following Disney's buyout of Lucasfilm; the video game side of things is undergoing an upgrade too, with EA aiming to give the franchise the same kind of treatment that livened up the console life of a certain Caped Crusader.

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AUG
12
1 years

How Hard Would it be to Date in the 'Star Wars' Universe (Video)

How Hard Would it be to Date in the 'Star Wars' Universe (Video)

Any Star Wars fan already knows that universe isn't the most welcoming to women.

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AUG
9
1 years

If 'Star Wars' Debuted Today, Would it be 'No Fun at All'?

If 'Star Wars' Debuted Today, Would it be 'No Fun at All'?

These days, any self-respecting nerd movie property pencils in an appearance at San Diego Comic-Con in its promotional calendar -- maybe even more than one, depending on just how eager producers may be to court the genre audience. But how would the classics have fared in that kind of environment? Not too well, according to someone who'd know: Harrison Ford.

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AUG
8
1 years

'The Star Wars' Trailer Offers a Look at George Lucas' Original Vision

'The Star Wars' Trailer Offers a Look at George Lucas' Original Vision

"Longer Ago, in a Galaxy Even Farther Away…"

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JUL
27
1 years

John Williams Confirmed to Score 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

 John Williams Confirmed to Score 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

It's official: the latest chapter of Star Wars will be scored by John Williams

The composer, who has crafted the score for all six titles in the space opera saga, was confirmed to be joining J.J. Abrams' Episode VII by Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy on Saturday at a Star Wars fan event in Essen, Germany. 

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JUL
23
1 years

'Star Wars' Mocks 'Game of Thrones' in Epic Mashups

'Star Wars' Mocks 'Game of Thrones' in Epic Mashups

[Warning: Spoilers ahead for HBO’s Game of Thrones.]

People have it pretty rough on HBO’s Game of Thrones, but a new series of memes is arguing if you want to find true suffering, look no further than the Star Wars universe.

PHOTOS: 'Game of Thrones'' Most Gruesome Deaths: From Robert Baratheon to the Red Wedding

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JUL
12
1 years

'Star Wars:' Course of the Force Zooms Into Santa Monica

'Star Wars:' Course of the Force Zooms Into Santa Monica

Star Wars invaded the Santa Monica Pier on Friday.

Course of the Force, the charity relay race transporting a lightsaber from Skywalker Ranch to San Diego Comic-Con, brought Wookies, Droids and Storm Troopers  with it. The event celebrating the race's fourth day also included Jabba’s Sail Barge, though the infamous alien was nowhere to be seen.

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