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‘The Mandalorian’: Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni Tease Season 3 at Star Wars Celebration

Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni appeared at Star Wars Celebration on Saturday to give cheering fans their first look at the third season of The Mandalorian. The duo was joined by the cast of the popular Disney+ series, including stars Pedro Pascal, Giancarlo Esposito, Carl Weathers and Temuera Morrison, among others, to pull back the […]

Charlie Cox Spills All on That ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Cameo and His Hopes for Daredevil’s Future

Charlie Cox worried he dreamt the entire conversation. It was June 2020 when his phone rang one afternoon, with Kevin Feige on the other end. The Marvel Studios boss asked if the actor had a few minutes to chat. At first, Cox thought there was a chance he was being put on. “You never know. […]

‘Book of Boba Fett’ Finale Gives Glimpse of What Season Could Have Been

[This story contains spoilers for the finale of The Book of Boba Fett] The season finale for The Book of Boba Fett packed quite a (flamethrower) punch. And it seemed to be exactly what some fans were hoping for the character since the series premiered in December. The seven-part Disney+ program revolved around the most intriguing, […]

‘Book of Boba Fett’: Jennifer Beals Talks Character Suggestions She Made and That Penultimate Episode Moment

[This story contains spoilers for episode six of The Book of Boba Fett.] The Star Wars experience for Jennifer Beals has been overwhelming — and deeply rewarding. Beals connected with the franchise in her youth when she watched A New Hope for the first time, and found that Star Wars — as it does for […]

Jon Favreau to Be Honored by Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild

Jon Favreau will receive the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild’s Distinguished Artisan award during the ninth annual MUAHS (IATSE Local 706) Awards, which are scheduled to be presented Feb. 19 at The Beverly Hilton hotel. He will accept the award virtually, presented by actress Ming-Na Wen of The Book of Boba Fett. “Jon Favreau’s […]

‘Book of Boba Fett’ Fans Equal Parts Elated and Baffled by Latest Episode

[This story contains spoilers for The Book of Boba Fett episode five.] The latest episode of The Book of Boba Fett by all (social media) measures was a massive hit. In fact, a lion’s share of those posting about the episode commented that it was the most enjoyable of the season thus far. And that […]

‘The Book of Boba Fett’ Redeems Bounty Hunter’s Silly ‘Return of the Jedi’ Exit

[This story contains spoilers for The Book of Boba Fett.] Boba Fett was an instant fan favorite the moment he stepped on screen in The Empire Strikes Back. Well, technically, he stirred a massive fascination when he was initially introduced in the infamous Star Wars Holiday Special and then had his (non-rocket firing) action figure […]

How ‘The Book of Boba Fett’ Will Shake Up ‘Star Wars’

Most people working at Disney+ had no idea this was coming. When the second-season finale of The Mandalorian aired on Dec. 18, 2020, a mid-credits scene revealed a spinoff series titled The Book of Boba Fett. That this happened just a week after Disney had revealed 10 new Star Wars shows in development during its Investor […]

‘The Book of Boba Fett’: First Trailer Drops for ‘Star Wars’ Gangster Series

The first look at The Book of Boba Fett dropped Monday — and it is clear there is a new Godfather on Tatooine. Not even two minutes long, the teaser for the highly anticipated Disney+ Star Wars gangster series packs in a lot of action. It appears the program will pick up where Fett’s storyline […]

Those ‘Mandalorian’ Reaction Videos Melted Mark Hamill’s Heart

It meant a lot to Mark Hamill to play Luke Skywalker one more time in the season two finale of The Mandalorian. But fans’ reaction to the top-secret reveal meant even more. In a new behind-the-scenes look at the Star Wars Disney+ series that dropped this week, the beloved actor talked about being asked to […]

Jon Favreau Celebrates ‘The Mandalorian’ Technology Amid Concerns of it Being Co-Opted

In a new behind-the-scenes look at The Mandalorian that dropped Thursday, creator Jon Favreau marveled at the technology that allowed the Disney+ series to bring a de-aged Mark Hamill back as Luke Skywalker in the season two finale. But he also expressed serious concern. While talking about Deepfake, a technology that allows a person in […]

SXSW Winner ‘Not Going Quietly’ Celebrates Activist and ALS Survivor Ady Barkan at Premiere

Ady Barker is “excited to be rejuvenating our democracy with thousands of [his] closest friends” — or at least that’s what he told Jon Favreau in 2017 when Barkan was a guest on Favreau’s podcast Pod Save America. Despite fighting a terminal illness, it was his passion for a cause greater than himself that brought […]