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Man Sues Lucasfilm for Cancelling Vader Film Celebration

There's a man out there who makes a living filming fan celebration events and live-streaming them to cinemas, and back in 2015 he thought he was on to a blockbuster in securing an interview with Darth Vader torso provider Dave Prowse right before the release of The Force Awakens -- only to have Lucasfilm intervene and ban filming at the last minute. Read More >>

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This Star Wars Documentary on Sound in The Last Jedi Is Delightful

Sounds are the unheralded heroes of movies. They flutter into your eardrums without you even realizing it, and become as crucial a part of the experience as anything else. And nowhere is that truer than in Star Wars, where the sound department has to create sounds for things we’ve never seen before. Read More >>

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I Hope This Kid Appreciates How Awesome His Custom-Made Star Wars AT-ST High Chair Is

What’s the age cutoff for using a high chair without looking super awkward? I’m hoping it falls somewhere just north of 40 so that I can retrace Matthew Regonini’s steps and build a larger version of this wonderful AT-ST high chair for use in my office. Read More >>

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi’s Home Release Includes Rian Johnson Explaining the Bonus Features

Good news! Star Wars: The Last Jedi is getting a digital and Blu-ray release next month. Even better news: there’s a ton of deleted scenes included, complete with commentary from director and resident explainer-in-chief, Rian Johnson. Read More >>

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A Toy Design Actually Forced a Change to Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Star Wars and toys have gone hand in hand ever since the franchise kicked off four decades ago. But usually, it’s the movies dictating what we see on store shelves—not the other way round. But in one particularly odd case, it ended up being that way for The Last Jedi. Read More >>

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A Half-Remembered Retelling Makes This Star Wars Fan Film Special

There isn’t a lot of writing in the Star Wars universe. Stories seem to mostly be passed along via oral culture—one person telling a story to another, with all the foibles and forgetfulness personal retellings entail. This Star Wars fan film captures all the fun, and all the forgetfulness, of a good retelling. Read More >>

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Hasbro is Getting Into Crowdfunding With an Insane Star Wars Toy

Today, Hasbro unveiled Haslab, which promises to basically be the toymaker’s answer to Kickstarter, for diehard fans of its toys. The new crowdsourcing program is kicking off with one hell of a project: a 4-foot long, 14lbs intricate recreation of Jabba’s Sail Barge from Return of the Jedi. Read More >>

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The Books Tied to Solo: A Star Wars Story Will Provide Crucial Connections

A list of books coming out tied to Solo: A Star Wars Story will explore Han’s childhood, future wives, relationship with Lando, his son Ben and more. Read More >>

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Which Star Wars Expanded Universe Characters Do You Want to See Returned to Canon?

As Disney and Lucasfilm’s reset-version of Star Wars continuity has expanded over the years, slowly but surely elements of the old Expanded Universe have made their way back into canon. Lucasfilm acknowledged there’s more on the way in the future... so, where do you want them to get started? Read More >>

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The Millennium Falcon Is Apparently Way Older Than Anyone Thought

She might not look like much when we see her in A New Hope, but the junky, tattered exterior of the Millennium Falcon was always meant to be a hint at a long life for the freighter. So, seeing it shiny and with a fresh coat of paint in Solo: A Star Wars Story should be what it looks like in its prime, right? Actually, no. Read More >>

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The Kessel Run Millennium Falcon Lego Set is Now Official

Yesterday we brought you news that Lego had officially announced the first wave of sets tying into Avengers: Infinity War, but while we were busy doing other things it went and confirmed the newest version of the Millennium Falcon - which is to be featured in the upcoming film Solo: A Star Wars Story. Read More >>

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This Star Wars Mural Is Massive and Mindblowing

We’ve all seen a lot of Star Wars fan art over the years, yes? Well, you’ve never seen anything like this. This is basically all of it put together in one big, beautiful image. Read More >>

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Everything Donald Glover Says Just Makes Us Want a Lando Calrissian Movie Even More

Donald Glover as a young Lando Calrissian in the Han Solo movie. It was the casting that made everybody stand up and applaud when it was announced last year. Now that we’ve seen a trailer for Solo and are hearing Glover talk about playing Cloud City’s chief dude, our hunger for a Lando-centric project has only intensified. Read More >>

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Solo: A Star Wars Story’s New Millennium Falcon Might Not be as New As You Think

On Monday we were treated to not one, but two teaser trailers for the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story, featuring young Han Solo, Chewbacca, Lando, and, of course, the Millennium Falcon itself. We already knew the Falcon might be getting a redesign, thanks to some Lego leaks, but the second trailer confirmed it. Read More >>

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The Makers of Game of Thrones Are Writing and Producing New Star Wars Movies

If you thought the Solo trailer was the big Star Wars news of the week, think again. Breaking news from the galaxy far, far away tells us that the creators of another fantasy epic, HBO’s Game of Thrones, will soon be working on a whole new series of Star Wars films. Read More >>