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Why ‘Star Wars: Bloodline’ is Essential Reading for ‘Star Wars’ Fans


Why ‘Star Wars: Bloodline’ is Essential Reading for ‘Star Wars’ Fans

Today Jennifer Heddle at www.starwars.com posted eight reasons why Claudia Gray’s book Star Wars: Bloodline (May 3, 2016) needs to be on every Star Wars fan’s reading list. If you’re not familiar with the novel then this is going to give you a good idea of what you’re going to get:
Here are the first three:
1. How and [...]

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Badass Comic Book Cover: Star Wars: Darth Vader #19


Every week I’ll be bringing you a comic book cover that I feel eclipses others out there—to the point I might just have to own it when released!

This week: Star Wars: Darth Vader #19! The Sith quelling barons with prejudice!

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Peter Mayhew Reveals Obi-Wan’s Original Fate


What if Obi-Wan Kenobi had survived his encounter with Darth Vader? That’s a question fans are asking now that Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew has tweeted a scene from the original script in which the Jedi master lives. In the old version of the story, Obi-Wan deflects Vader’s blow and makes a getaway with the rest [...]

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How Well Do You Know These Five ‘Force Awakens’ Characters?


How Well Do You Know These Five ‘Force Awakens’ Characters?

One of the things that I love most about the Star Wars films are the background characters: the aliens, robots, bounty hunters, and assorted riffraff lurking in the shadows of cantinas and spaceports, and  busy at the control panels in Rebel and Resistance bases. I always find myself looking at them–a particularly fearsome-looking spacer here, [...]

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Star Wars Actor Jake Lloyd: What You Need to Know About Schizophrenia


News came today that Star Wars: Episode One: The Phantom Menace star Jake Lloyd has been diagnosed with schizophrenia. The actor has been in a South Carolina jail since leading police on a high speed car chase in June of last year. News of the diagnosis came from his mother, who reported that the [...]

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Star Wars Fan Builds Life-Sized AT-ST


What do you think, Star Wars fans? Would you like to build something like this? How about letting someone build it for you?
Via Slashfilm:
The creator preferred not to be identified, so Mr. Kernish has called him “Kuat”, named after the planet where the Galactic Empire produces most of their vehicles, from Star Destroyers to ground [...]

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First Teaser Trailer Drops for ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’


Just as it looked like we were finally catching our breath after Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens, Disney has gone and dropped the trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. In the newest addition to the Star Wars saga, a team of rag-tag rebels are sent to steal the plans to the [...]

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‘Star Wars Doc ‘Elstree 1976′ Gets Release Date, Screening Locations


Star Wars documentary Elstree 1976 is finally coming to theaters. The film is set to begin a limited theatrical run on May 6, and you may get to see it if you’re lucky enough to have an independent theater in your town. There’s a list of dates and appearances here.
Funded off of a successful Kickstarter [...]

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Astronomers: Death Star Explosion Would Have Killed All the Ewoks


Everybody remembers the Ewok celebration (complete with Stormtrooper helmet drums) at the end of Star Wars: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, but if scientists at Purdue University and San Francisco State University are correct, the party wouldn’t have lasted for long. According to Space.com, Dave Minton, a researcher at Purdue University, has written a [...]

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‘The Force Awakens’ Deleted Scenes Hit the Web


With the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on Blu-Ray and DVD mere weeks away, Disney has released a teaser trailer featuring a little less than a minute of footage cut from the original theatrical run. It’s just enough to tantalize, but not enough to give anything away. We see several shots of Kylo [...]

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