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New Rumors Suggest An Obi-Wan Kenobi 'Star Wars' Movie May Be Coming & This Is Huge

By Ani Bundel
When Disney and Lucasfilm decided to leave Solo: A Star Wars Story in their original premiere spot on May 25, 2018, while allowing Star Wars: Episode IX to push back to Dec. 20, 2018, they were just leaving Solo out to dry in an outlier calendar…

Billy Dee Williams Will Reprise His Role As Lando In 'Star Wars' & I'm Geeking Out

By Ani Bundel
Star Wars Episode IX has begun production with an eye on the Dec. 20, 2019 release date. With actors gathering to work on the final installment of George Lucas's original Skywalker saga, casting rumors are flying, with word last week Keri Russell…

This 'Star Wars' Theory About Qi'ra & Rey Is Making Fans Totally Geek Out

By Ani Bundel
Solo: A Star Wars Story surprised audiences when it arrived by not being as standalone a film as originally anticipated. Much like Rogue One, which had the big ending twist of leading directly into the events at the beginning of A New Hope, Solo…

Here Are The Chances 'Star Wars' Fans Will See More Han Solo Prequels

By Kristen Perrone
Nowadays, an anticipated addition to a big movie franchise is never exactly a one-and-done deal. Audiences love familiarity and production companies love making money. Put those things together and you get a lot more sequels to prequels than you'd…

Refresh Your Memory On Han's Iconic Dice Before Seeing 'Solo'

By Ani Bundel
When it comes to telling the story of how Han Solo became Han Solo, there are some marks Solo: A Star Wars Story is expected to hit. He and Chewie will have to meet and team up. Han will have to meet Lando and win a Corellian YT-1300f light…

5 'Star Wars' Facts Fans Should Know Before Seeing 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'

By Ani Bundel
Solo: A Star Wars Story is the second "stand alone anthology" film that Lucasfilm has attempted since Disney took the reigns. The first, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, was a one-shot deal with no prequel and no sequel. (Well, OK, maybe one could…

5 Details 'Star Wars' Fans Should Know About Emilia Clarke's 'Solo' Character

By Ani Bundel
Solo: A Star Wars Story is arriving in theaters in less than a week. This will be the second Star Wars movie starring all new characters in a six-month time span, and the thrill of learning about new people who inhabit the galaxy far, far away is…

Mark Hamill Reveals Whether Or Not He'll Ever Return To A Galaxy Far, Far Away

By Ani Bundel
Star Wars: The Last Jedi ended on a double heartbreaking note. Fans already knew that a year previous, Carrie Fisher, who plays General Leia, had passed away, and would not be in Episode IX. Then the series had Luke pass away the way Jedi do, fading…

'Solo: A Star Wars Story' May Finally Give Fans The Origin Story Behind Han's Gold Dice

By Ani Bundel
Solo: A Star Wars Story promises the story of "Han as a young man" telling us the story of where Star Wars' favorite swashbuckling smuggle came from, how he met Chewbacca, and how he got the Falcon. So far the trailers have given us glimpses of how…

5 Surprising Details That Went Into The Making Of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'

By Ani Bundel
Star Wars is known for their efforts to keep details of their films under wraps, ever since the Disney reboots began. But the barrier is finally down on the latest installment of the franchise, the stand-alone Solo film. While the first media blitz…

9 Tiny Details In The 'Solo: A Star Wars' Story Trailer You Definitely Missed

By Ani Bundel
After the teaser that dropped during the Super Bowl on Sunday night, Feb. 5, Monday morning saw the follow-up of the first full trailer of Solo: A Star Wars Story. While the standalone film has been plagued by infighting and rumors, everything…

We Finally Have A 'Solo' Trailer & Wow, The Force Is Strong With This Cast

By Ani Bundel
This year will see the biggest dose of Star Wars since Disney announced it was buying the franchise in 2012. While the films have come out in December so far, our first test to see how they fare back in their original debut slot of Memorial Day…

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Crawl Text Will Bring You Back To A Galaxy Far, Far Away

By Ani Bundel
With the sole exception of Rogue One, every Star Wars movie begins the same way. There is darkness and silence, and then the words "A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away...." appear. The crash of cymbals, the fanfare of horns, the ringing of…

Fans Are Dying To Know What Rey Asked Chewbacca To Tell Finn In 'The Last Jedi'

By Ani Bundel
With Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson revealing that BB-8 is the character who was assigned the iconic "I've got a bad feeling about this" line, fans are starting to wonder what all the lines were that were not spoken in earth-based…

Here's Everything We Can Expect To See In 'Star Wars Episode IX'

By Ani Bundel
With Star Wars: The Last Jedi debuting with $220 million on the first weekend, it seems like most fans made it out to see the show. Now that they've seen Episode VIII, that only leaves questions upon questions about the next installment. What will…

18 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Easter Eggs You Definitely Missed In The Theater

By Ani Bundel
One of the joys of these types of "franchise universes" that span generations like Star Wars is all the in-house references and Easter eggs dotted throughout the plot for the hardcore fans to find. Star Wars: The Last Jedi is no exception to this,…

Carrie Fisher’s Daughter Wore Princess Leia Buns To Honor Her Mom & I’m Crying

By Allanah Dykes
Star Wars fans around the world are counting down the days until The Last Jedi hits movie theaters. On Dec.9, household names assembled onto the red carpet to fete the film, but one actress stood out with her especially touching style statement:…

This 'Last Jedi' Theory Connects Darth Vader To Rey In The Most Convincing Way

By Ani Bundel
Once again, Disney and Lucasfilm have done what seems to be the impossible. They've kept almost everything about yet another Star Wars movie almost completely under wraps. Despite legions of fans and spoiler culture galore, most have even less idea…

There's A 'Lord Of The Rings' Reboot In The Works Because Nothing Is Sacred Anymore

By Ani Bundel
Peter Jackson's original Lord of the Rings trilogy was a smash hit when it premiered back-to-back in 2001, 2002, and 2003. But, while fans loved the original movies so much (they helped kick off the fantasy revolution in entertainment that's still…

Who Is The Last Jedi? 'Star Wars' Director May Have Just Confirmed It

By Kelli Boyle
Did everyone catch the final Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer last night? If so, I shall assume you're reading this from your graves because there was no way to make it out of that trailer alive. It was SO. GOOD. I'm seriously wondering if it's one…

The Final 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Trailer Is Here & Twitter Is Freaking Out

By Ani Bundel
Two years ago, Disney rebooted the Star Wars franchise with Episode VII: The Force Awakens. That movie went on to earn $2 billion at the box office that year. (Yes, billion. With a "B".) So for the upcoming sequel, Lucasfilm isn't taking any…

'Hunger Games' & 'Twilight' Sequels Could Be Coming, According To Lionsgate

By Anna Menta
It looks like Lionsgate has come up with a nifty solution to its two biggest franchises ending: Make more movies anyway! According to a new report from Variety, the studio if very seriously considering Hunger Games and Twilight sequels, despite the…

This Director Will Replace Lord & Miller On The Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff

By Ani Bundel
The world was rocked on Tuesday night when, with less than a month to go in filming, it was announced the directing team of Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (henceforth "Lord & Miller") would be stepping down from their directors' chairs on the next…

Obama Had One Last Party At The White House And It Looks Lit AF

By Joseph Milord
I've said this once, and I'll say it again: There are two sides to our commander-in-chief. There's President Barack Obama, of course, leader of the free world. Then there's his other side, a man I like to call Obeezy, the gracious host who throws…

Here's The Problem Disney Has With 'Star Wars' After Losing Carrie Fisher

By Anna Menta
Carrie Fisher left behind a lot when she died suddenly at the age of 60 last week — including a tough decision for Disney. Write Leia out of the new "Star Wars" films or use CGI technology to keep her in? Among the devastated family, friends and…

Heartbreaking Photos Show Billie Lourd Crying At Mom Carrie Fisher's Memorial

By Amanda Fama
It's been a dark and dismal few weeks for Billie Lourd, the 24-year-old daughter of beloved actress Carrie Fisher. Within two days, Billie lost both her mother and her grandmother. On December 27, Carrie Fisher died at 60 years old of a heart attack…

Carrie Fisher's Death Will Make Disney $50 Million From Huge Insurance Claim

By Hope Schreiber
Disney took out the biggest personal accident insurance claim ever in case Carrie Fisher was unable to fulfill her three film contract, according to The Insurance Insider. They claimed the $50 million on Thursday night. Fisher, who played the iconic…

Carrie Fisher Had Her Obituary Planned Out Over 8 Years Ago

By Hope Schreiber
Carrie Fisher has often been a voice for people who have been unheard. That includes people who struggle with bipolar disorder, substance abuse, alcoholism, body image and women in general. On Tuesday, December 27, Fisher, Princess Leia, died…

Donald Glover Officially Cast As Lando Calrissian In 'Star Wars' Spinoff

By Eitan Levine
Welcome to the "Star Wars" family, Donald Glover. Disney, who is in the process of rebooting everyone's favorite franchise set a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, made a massive announcement on Friday that they would be adding one huge…

John Kasich Releases Weird, 'Star Wars'-Themed Ad On The Day He Exits Race

By Kate Ryan
On Wednesday, Republican John Kasich dropped out of the 2016 presidential race and also released a somewhat bizarre, "Star Wars"-themed ad for his campaign. The text for the promo reads, In a galaxy not so far away, in the not so distant…

11 Bad Movies With A Better Rotten Tomatoes Rating Than 'Batman V Superman'

By Kevin Schlittenhardt
As I'm sure many of you have heard by now, "Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice" has not critically lived up to the hype it has created over the past few years. In fact, many reviews have been extremely harsh on the Warner Bros.…

7 Creepy Ways Hollywood Teaches Dudes To Chase Women

By Joe Oliveto
I’m a heterosexual male. That means, from the age of 12, I’ve spent approximately every single minute of my life wondering how I can “get the girl.” I’m also an average dude, which means I have absolutely no idea what I’m doing. Nearly two decades…

Actor Who Voiced Jar Jar Binks Says Michael Jackson Wanted His Role (Video)

By Anna Menta
Perhaps what brings "Star Wars" fans together more than anything else is their mutual hatred of the CGI disaster that is Jar Jar Binks. Ahmed Best, who was the voice actor and motion model for the universally disliked character of the prequels,…

Why The Only True Way To Experience ‘Star Wars’ Is On The Big Screen

By Adrienne Argenbright
I've never seen "Star Wars." I've never seen the original trilogy or any of the prequels. And this wasn’t such a big deal until I went to film school. It was there I learned to be quiet about my dirty little secret. "Star Wars" was the reason a lot…

7-Year-Old Watches 'Stars Wars' For First Time, And It's Way Too Adorable (Video)

By Eitan Levine
This is a super cute video about how having kids sucks. Let's get one thing very clear: Until kids learn to stop talking, they should not be taken to movie viewings. They just shouldn't. Nothing ruins a viewing experience more than constantly…

Boy Gets Best Response After Asking George Lucas To Let Jedis Marry (Photos)

By Adam Pliskin
A little boy named Colin recently wrote a letter to George Lucas about his love for "Star Wars." Specifically, he was worried about the idea Jedis are not allowed to get married and have personal relationships because they may lead to the Dark…

ISIS Took Over Where 'Star Wars' Was Filmed, So Don't Visit Tatooine

By Emily Arata
The sands of Tunisia may be best known as the home of "Star Wars" hero Luke Skywalker, but they're now also the hotly-contested habitat of ISIS. CNN reports officials in the desert town of Tataouine – the real-life basis of Tatooine from the films –…

7 Ways 'The Hobbit' Films Didn't Ruin All Of Middle Earth's Goodness

By Andrew Syrios
Spoilers Alert: Plot information for all "Hobbit" films is ahead. Peter Jackson’s "Hobbit" trilogy is now complete, so we can finally judge it as a whole. JRR Tolkien's "The Hobbit" was easily my favorite book as a child, and I loved "The Lord of…

It Isn't About A Fancy Diploma: 6 CEOs Who Went To Community College

By John Haltiwanger
Traditional thinking says that if you want to be successful in this world, you need to receive a quality education. It is, quite simply, a fact of life. And our parents and teachers agree -- which explains why they remind us just how important…

George Lucas Lost $40 Million To Steven Speilberg Thanks To A 'Star Wars' Bet

By Veronica Grossman
"Star Wars" is such a big hit, you would never think there was a time when George Lucas was actually nervous about its success. However, back in the late 1970s, before "Star Wars" hit the big screen, Lucas' good friend Steven Spielberg was…

The Untold Story Of Steve Jobs: The Man, The Legend, The Visionary

By Paul Hudson
Steve Jobs: the man, the legend, the visionary. A lot can be said about Jobs — both good and bad. The man was no angel and certainly was not the easiest person to deal with. Nevertheless, he almost singlehandedly shaped the history of the past three…

The Things You Didn't Know About Roman Abramovich

By Julian Sonny
The life of a Russian billionaire is a sweet one, indeed. Just take a look at Roman Abramovich one of the wealthiest business tycoons in the world. He has the model girlfriend, celebrity friends and the most expensive yacht in the world to top it…