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Star Wars VIII Captain Phasma

‘Game of Thrones’ star Gwendoline Christie confirms Captain Phasma role for ‘Star Wars VIII’

By on February 1, 2016 at 6:50 AM.

‘Game of Thrones’ star Gwendoline Christie confirms Captain Phasma role for ‘Star Wars VIII’

What does Game of Thrones and Star Wars have in common? If you thought Gwendoline Christie, then you’re right on the money. The actress plays Brienne of Tarth in the former, and Captain Phasma in the Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

In an interview at the 2016 SAG Awards, Christie confirmed that she’s going to be back Star Wars: Episode VIII. That’s not a surprise, but this is the first time the actress mentioned it. More →

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BB-8 Droid Toy Build Your Own

How to make your own life-size, remote-controlled BB-8 toy for less than $150

By on January 28, 2016 at 7:40 PM.

How to make your own life-size, remote-controlled BB-8 toy for less than $150

Unsurprisingly, one of the hottest toys of the holiday season was Sphero’s BB-8 App-Enabled Droid. It’s a scale model of the droid that appeared Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and can be controlled with a smartphone app from up to 30 meters away. It also costs $150, which can be a deal-breaker for Star Wars fans on the fence about buying one.

Here’s the good news: you can build a life-size BB-8 for even less.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Special Effects

Watch ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ come to life in this behind-the-scenes VFX video

By on January 28, 2016 at 1:28 PM.

Watch ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ come to life in this behind-the-scenes VFX video

A lot was made of the practical effects J.J. Abrams and his crew utilized during the production of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but as with any sci-fi action adventure, visual effects played a major role in the film as well. More →

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Star Wars Rogue One Darth Vader

Darth Vader’s role will be bigger than expected in an upcoming ‘Star Wars’ movie

By on January 27, 2016 at 3:51 PM.

Darth Vader’s role will be bigger than expected in an upcoming ‘Star Wars’ movie

The next time we buy tickets for a Star Wars picture, we’ll be signing up for a movie that’s going to bring back the greatest villains in movie history. Darth Vader is returning to the Star Wars universe this December complete with original costume and voice and he’s going to have a bigger role than anticipated, a new report indicates.

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New Star Wars Marvel Movies

Just how many Star Wars and Marvel movies is Disney making?

By on January 26, 2016 at 2:50 PM.

Just how many Star Wars and Marvel movies is Disney making?

When Star Wars: The Force Awakens released in theaters last month, we all knew it was the beginning of something massive. Disney spent over $4 billion on the property, so no matter how many records The Force Awakens breaks in theaters, on Blu-ray or on demand, you van guarantee that the company is already looking forward to the future of the franchise.

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Star Wars Battlefront 3 Prototype Leak

Years after cancellation, ‘Star Wars Battlefront III’ finally leaks in playable form

Years after cancellation, ‘Star Wars Battlefront III’ finally leaks in playable form

By on January 21, 2016 at 1:48 PM.

After years of anticipation, we finally got a next-generation sequel to Star Wars Battlefront last fall. It was easy on the eyes, chock full of Star Wars nostalgia and just as chaotic as its predecessors, but it lacked many of the elements that made the original series a classic. It just wasn’t quite the Battlefront that fans of the series wanted. More →

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Star Wars VIII Working Title Screenplay

New reports may reveal the reason ‘Star Wars 8’ was delayed

By on January 21, 2016 at 10:51 AM.

New reports may reveal the reason ‘Star Wars 8’ was delayed

The Dark Side delivered us a massive blow on Wednesday afternoon when we learned that the next Star Wars episode we’re all looking forward to will be delayed by more than six months. Instead of premiering in late May 2017, Star Wars VIII will hit theaters in mid-December next year, almost two years after Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Disney did not say why Star Wars VIII was postponed, choosing instead to focus on the theatrical success of Episode VII in its announcement. but it did reveal that principal photography for the second installment in the new trilogy will begin next month in London. More →

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Star Wars Darth Vader Yoda

Darth Vader and Yoda will soon return in animated form

By on January 19, 2016 at 10:35 PM.

Darth Vader and Yoda will soon return in animated form

We’re not done fantasizing about what the upcoming Star Wars movies will bring us, now that Star Wars: The Force Awakens has come and gone. There are numerous theories about the direction Disney will take with the plot of Star Wars, and various spin-offs that will be equally as entertaining as the new trilogy. Some of them might even bring back some of the characters in the first trilogy, but until that happens, we’ll just have to get our Star Wars fix in a different manner. More →

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Star Wars: Rogue One Script Christopher McQuarrie

Star Wars: Rogue One was ‘saved’ by Mission: Impossible director Christopher McQuarrie

Star Wars: Rogue One was ‘saved’ by Mission: Impossible director Christopher McQuarrie

By on January 19, 2016 at 2:02 PM.

If you’ve been keeping up with Star Wars news over the past few years, you’re already aware that Star Wars: The Force Awakens  is more than just the first movie in a new trilogy. The billion dollar blockbuster is also the revival of a dormant franchise, and by this time next year, we’ll have already seen another Star Wars movie by the name of Rogue One. More →

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Star Wars Avengers Disney Movie

I hope I never see Rey and Captain America joining forces in a twisted Disney movie

By on January 19, 2016 at 7:45 AM.

I hope I never see Rey and Captain America joining forces in a twisted Disney movie

Imagine for a second seeing Rey pushing back a slew of attackers with her lightsaber and Jedi powers, just as Captain American throws his shield at them. On a planet far far away. Would you want to see such that movie? More →

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