Justin Simien Bringing Lando Calrissian Limited Series To Disney Plus

One of the Star Wars saga’s most beloved characters is getting his own spinoff show on Disney Plus. As relayed by Variety‘s Joe Otterson on Thursday, a limited-run series about smuggler, gambler and Rebel Alliance general Lando Calrissian is currently in early development for the streaming service. The project was announced by Lucasfilm president Kathleen […]

John Boyega Accuses Disney Of Pushing Black ‘Star Wars’ Stars ‘To The Side’

John Boyega isn’t happy with the way Disney has handled the marketing of people of color in the Star Wars franchise and he let his feelings be known in a wide-ranging interview with British GQ on Wednesday. The actor said the company regularly capitalized on having people of color in their movies when it was […]

‘Jurassic World’ Director Says Leaving ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ Was ‘Traumatic’

Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow was originally slated to direct the final film in the Skywalker Saga, but eventually had to step away from Star Wars: Episode IX. The film has come and gone, but Trevorrow is talking about what went down that caused him to leave the project, something he called “traumatic.” The departure […]

Lucasfilm Expresses Their Support For John Boyega After His Impassioned Protest Speech

During an impassioned speech at a Black Lives Matter protests against police brutality in London, Star Wars actor John Boyega worried that he might never work in the film industry again after speaking out against racism and police brutality, but just hours after his speech, Lucasfilm let him know he had nothing to worry about, […]

Mark Hamill Calls ‘Rise Of Skywalker’ ‘Bittersweet’ As He Reflects On His Final Time Playing Luke Skywalker

On Saturday, May 9, as part of an annual series of tweets with variations on “May The [Date] Be,” Mark Hamill posted a photo of the older Luke Skywalker and a message of goodbye to his most iconic character. The portrayal of Skywalker in the newest films has been controversial among Star Wars fans. The […]

Billie Lourd Shares A Tribute To Carrie Fisher For Mother’s Day

Billie Lourd, the daughter of legendary Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher, shared a heartwarming tribute to her late mother on Sunday in a Mother’s Day Instagram post. The American Horror Story and Scream Queens actress shared a black-and-white photo that shows her mother wearing a clown nose and a big smile while snuggling baby Billie. […]

Trump Campaign Under Fire For Calling Its Operation The ‘Death Star’ As 75K Americans Dead From Coronavirus

Donald Trump’s campaign is coming under fire for referring to its operation as the “Death Star,” a Star Wars nickname that critics have slammed as insensitive given the rising death toll from the coronavirus. The nickname was shared in a tweet on Thursday from campaign chair Brad Parscale, who referred to the internal campaign operation […]

Taika Waititi Named As Director, Co-Writer Of New ‘Star Wars’ Film

In celebration of Star Wars Day, the official Star Wars Twitter account shared some exciting news on the next official film in the franchise. Taika Waititi of Jojo Rabbit and Thor: Ragnarok fame will serve as both director and co-writer for the currently untitled movie. More information about his involvement and the new film was […]

Disney Reveals Line Of Cloth Face Masks To Benefit Coronavirus Relief

Disney has announced that it is rolling out a line of cloth face masks featuring designs inspired by everyone’s favorite franchises and characters, USA Today reported. The masks are for personal rather than medical use, so they’re perfect for kids, as well as their parents, who have to adhere to the Centers for Disease Control […]

Whoopi Goldberg Snuggles Up To ‘Star Wars’ Greats In New Instagram Share

The View moderator Whoopi Goldberg snuggled up to two of the greatest characters in the Star Wars film franchise, Chewbacca and R2-D2, in a new Instagram share. The talk show host looked thrilled to pose with the characters after an appearance on the series by actor Anthony Daniels, who portrays C-3PO in the iconic series […]

Gwen Stefani Wears White Crop Top While Posing With George Lucas For ’90s Throwback No Doubt Post

No Doubt’s latest throwback Instagram post dates back to the late 1990s and is one of their best. For their most recent upload, the “Simple Kind of Life” band posed with Star Wars director George Lucas. Gwen Stefani, the lead singer of the group, stunned in a white crop top. Over the attire, she put […]

New ‘Star Wars’ Movie Breaking New Ground With All-Black Creative Leads

A new Star Wars movie is getting set to enter production, and this flick will be groundbreaking for more reasons than one. Sleight writer-director J.D. Dillard and Luke Cage writer Matt Owens have been contracted to put together the new movie backed by Lucasfilm. Should the eventual project move from the very early stages into […]

WWE Rumors: Sasha Banks Reportedly Joining ‘The Mandalorian’ Cast

WWE superstar Sasha Banks is set to travel to a galaxy far, far away. According to Pro Wrestling Sheet‘s Ryan Satin, the reason for the Friday Night SmackDown superstar’s absence from WWE television recently is because she will be starring in Season 2 of The Mandalorian. News of Banks’ involvement in the Disney Plus show […]

Disney Announces Opening Date For Star Wars-Themed Hotel And Opens FastPasses For Runaway Railway

It may have seemed like any ordinary Thursday to you, but it was a huge news day for Walt Disney World and fans of the mouse. An opening date has sort-of been revealed for the Star Wars-themed hotel, which will be called Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser. Last year, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opened at both […]

‘Baby Yoda’ Signs Were On Display At The March For Life Rally

Just about everyone has likely heard of the internet-famous “Baby Yoda” memes which were inspired by the Star Wars series recent spinoff show, The Mandalorian. The meme made a few unexpected appearances at the March for Life Rally in Washington, D.C., on Friday, according to Mediaite. The controversial Roe v. Wade decision in 1973 made […]

‘Saturday Night Live’ Honors Show Host Adam Driver With Highlight Reel Of Memorable Clips

Saturday Night Live honored Adam Driver with a highlight reel of his most memorable show clips shared to Instagram. The montage showcased some of the most hilarious skits the actor has been featured in as he prepares to host the late-night comedy sketch series for the third time. The actor will be helming SNL’s first […]

‘Rise Of Skywalker’ Screenwriter Addresses #RoseTicoDeservedBetter

One of the screenwriters of newest Star Wars installment The Rise of Skywalker finally addressed the backlash about the lack of screen-time given to Kelly Marie Tran’s character, Rose Tico. The character — and actress — received a plethora of abuse, particularly from alt-right trolls, after the release of the previous offering, The Last Jedi. […]

‘Star Wars’ Actor Blasts ‘Rise Of Skywalker’ As ‘An Absolute F*cking Failure’ Of A Movie

There is a major disturbance in the force. Amid the criticism of the final movie in the original Star Wars series, an actor from the franchise is speaking up to voice his own displeasure. Jake Cannavale, who has a supporting role in Disney’s new Star Wars series The Mandalorian, took to Instagram to blast Star […]

‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ End-Credits Scene: Find Out If It’s Worth Staying Until The Very End

Fans heading out to see Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will want to know if there’s an end-credits scene to keep them in their seats beyond the credits or if they can get an early jump for the exits. The Star Wars franchise has never been one for the end-credits scene, which is a […]

Billy Dee Williams Admits He Never Thought He’d Play Lando Calrissian Again

Several actors have returned to the Star Wars universe after assuming their time in the franchise was over. The Force Awakens saw the return of Harrison Ford as Han Solo, Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker, and Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia. In the last installment of the nine-movie saga, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker […]

‘Star Wars’-Themed Coca-Cola Bottles With Lightsabers That Actually Light Up Are Now Available

With Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker hitting theaters in December, the merchandise has kicked up to the next level by Coca-Cola, according to Mashable. Ahead of the movie release, Coca-Cola has released a limited edition bottle for their No Sugar range featuring lightsabers that light up. This means that fans will be able to […]

Baby Yoda Merchandise Is Now Available — Unfortunately Not In Time For Christmas

As previously reported by The Inquisitr, ever since Baby Yoda was discovered in the new Disney Plus series, The Mandalorian, fans have been demanding the toys. Now, according to SyFy, merchandise is set to be released next year. Baby Yoda has become an instant hit for Star Wars fans after his appearance in the Disney […]

Disney Presenting Two Livestreams This Week: Candlelight Processional And ‘Star Wars’ Dedication

Walt Disney World always has a way of making things more Disney-centric, but you don’t have to be there to truly enjoy everything. The month of December 2019 is a big one in Central Florida, and two huge events will be livestreamed to those who can’t be there in the parks. All you have to […]

Baby Yoda Spawns Internet Memes After Every Episode Of ‘The Mandalorian’

With the Star Wars spinoff show The Mandalorian hitting Disney Plus each week, viewers get a chance to follow the lone bounty hunter in his travels after the fall of the Empire. Not only that, each episode gives viewers a new look at Baby Yoda as well as sparks a wave of memes — a […]

Vote Baby Yoda In 2020 – Star From ‘The Mandalorian’ Trending Better Than Democratic Candidates

Just in case you’ve somehow been living under a rock for the last month, Disney has introduced its own streaming service and it is a bit of a success. Disney Plus has truly become its own entity and The Mandalorian is a huge reason for it. While the original series is huge in itself, it […]

Here Are The Best Shows & Movies Coming To Disney Plus In December 2019

Disney Plus has been in existence for less than a month and it is already one of the most popular streaming services of all time. It is really hard to doubt the power of Disney, but fans are still wanting more, even with the huge library already at their disposal. As the streaming service enters […]

J.J. Abrams Addresses George Lucas’ Disappointment With ‘The Force Awakens’

It’s no surprise that Star Wars creator George Lucas wasn’t enthralled with 2016’s The Force Awakens. The J.J. Abrams-directed flick absolutely dominated the box office and is still, to this day, one of the highest-grossing movies of all time. It was the first Star Wars film that Lucas was not directly involved with, as the […]

Here’s What’s Leaving Netflix In December 2019

More than a handful of titles will be leaving Netflix next month and some of them are fan favorites. Sure, the streaming platform will add a whole lot more titles in December, but Marvel Cinematic Universe and Star Wars fans may need to go ahead and re-watch some of their favorite movies before they disappear […]

Here’s When Missing Marvel, ‘Star Wars,’ And Other Content Will Land On Disney Plus

Disney Plus debuted at over 10 million subscribers earlier this week, and some of those subscribers might be wondering where to find all the content they were promised. It had been reported that all Marvel Cinematic Universe, Star Wars, Disney, and Pixar movies would be on the streaming platform, but a huge chunk of those […]

Disney Plus Garners Over 10 Million Subscribers On First Day, With ‘The Mandalorian’ As Its Biggest Draw

Disney’s new streaming service, Disney Plus, officially launched yesterday. The Verge reports that more than 10 million people signed up for the service on its first day. The article also confirms that one of the app’s biggest draws is the new Star Wars series, The Mandalorian. At present, 3.2 million people and counting have tuned […]

‘Star Wars’ Icon Mark Hamill Piles On After Ivanka Trump’s Social Media Posts Generate A Stir

Over the weekend, first daughter Ivanka Trump prompted a new round of snark across social media in response to a photo she shared. Plenty of people posted digs referencing the picture and caption of Trump’s, and it turns out that Star Wars actor Mark Hamill couldn’t resist getting in on this one, too. As The […]

Disney ‘Star Wars’ Coke Bombs Make Great Souvenirs, But Don’t Try Taking Them On The Plane Home, TSA Warns

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is warning visitors to Disney parks that a popular new souvenir can’t be brought home onboard the plane, Yahoo Lifestyle reports. Whenever the Walt Disney Company brings something big to their parks, they go all-in — the restrooms, the landscaping, and even the souvenirs, food, and beverages are tied to […]

Kanye West’s ‘Star Wars’ Domes Spark Cult Comments, Fans Smell Scientology

Kanye West is back in the news. As the Daily Mail reports today, the rapper has commenced construction of dome structured “community housing” on his 300-acre property in Calabasas, California. The newspaper dubbed the futuristic circular structures as Star Wars-like. Photos that may well be prototypes were shared by the newspaper alongside a report that […]

A Convincing ‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ Fan Theory Suggests Finn Is A Jedi

A Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker fan theory trending around the web suggests that Rey isn’t the only remaining Jedi in a galaxy far, far away. The theory — which was originally posted over at Star Wars Shadow Council and endorsed by Inverse — claims that Finn is also harboring the Force. The theory […]

Stephanie Niznik, ‘Star Trek’ & ‘Everwood’ Actress, Dead At 52

Stephanie Niznik died on June 23 in Encino, California. The accomplished actress’s death was unexpected, as reported today by a number of sources, including Variety. Niznik was 52-years-old. Niznik originally hailed from Bangor, Maine. She matriculated to Duke University — opting for dual majors in theater and Russian — before studying for an advanced degree […]

San Diego Comic-Con: New Sith Trooper Revealed For ‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’

Ahead of the annual San Diego Comic-Con later this month, Lucasfilm has just dropped some exciting new details regarding sith troopers in the upcoming film, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. The latest evolution of the Imperial/First Order guard was revealed on Wednesday via the official Star Wars website. The announcement also revealed that there […]

Daisy Ridley Of ‘Star Wars’ Fame Is Engaged

Sorry, Reylo fans! It appears any hopes of Adam Driver and Daisy Ridley having an off-screen romance have died in light of the news that the Star Wars stunner is engaged to former costar Tom Bateman. According to The Daily Mail, the actress was seen in London wearing a diamond engagement ring. Engagement rumors had […]

‘Game Of Thrones’ Co-Creators Benioff And Weiss Making Next ‘Star Wars’ Film

After two days of wildly varying opinions being cast forth onto social media by excited or agitated Game of Thrones fans — largely over the direction of the final season of the show — there is now even more controversial news emerging. David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, showrunners for GoT — will be behind the […]

Disney Announces Release Dates For Three New ‘Star Wars’ Films Coming As ‘Avatar’ Sequels Delayed Again

After Disney’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox, it was evident that there would be a lot of changes coming to The Walt Disney Company movie studios. Little was known as to what creative endeavors would come about due to that huge purchase, but the impacts are now being felt. On Tuesday, Disney and Lucasfilm announced […]

Billie Lourd Recalls Mother Carrie Fisher In May 4th Instagram Post

For many fans, May the Fourth is the unofficial Star Wars day. Those with an appreciation for the Star Wars saga may greet one another by saying, “May the Fourth be with you.” The greeting sounds quite similar to one of the trilogy’s most well known lines, “May the force be with you.” Even those […]

Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill React To The Death Of ‘Star Wars’ Original Chewbacca, Peter Mayhew

Star Wars fans across the universe are mourning the death of Peter Mayhew. The towering actor, who portrayed “the original Wookiee” Chewbacca in the famous film franchise, has passed away at age 74. Mayhew died with his family by his side at his home in North Texas, as previously shared by The Inquisitr. Now, fans […]

Peter Mayhew Cause Of Death: Health Issues Plagued 7-Foot-2 Actor, Forced Him To Retire From Playing Chewbacca

Peter Mayhew’s cause of death has not yet been announced, but health issues were at the forefront of the actor’s late life and career, forcing him to retire from his role as Chewbacca in the Star Wars series. Family members announced on Thursday that the actor had passed away earlier this week at his home […]

Angelique Mayhew Pictures: Wife Of Actor Peter Mayhew Was A Fraction Of His Height, But Never Overshadowed

Angelique Mayhew was just a fraction of the height of her famous husband, actor Peter Mayhew, but was never overshadowed by the Star Wars actor as the pair worked side-by-side on charitable endeavors. Peter Mayhew passed away this week at the age of 74, and family members released a statement noting how much his role […]

Peter Mayhew Dead, ‘Star Wars’ Actor Behind Chewbacca Passes Away At 74

Actor Peter Mayhew has died at the age of 74. TMZ reports that the veteran of the Star Wars franchise, who portrayed Chewbacca, the Wookiee, is survived by his wife, Angie, and their three kids. Mayhew died surrounded by his family in his home in North Texas. With just a couple of days to go […]

Walt Disney World Releases Three New Discounts For Summer 2019

Early in the morning on Wednesday, April 24, Disney decided to drop some discounts to make your summer that much more magical. Walt Disney World revealed three new summer offers to help fill resort rooms during the sweltering summer months. From June through August, there are a few discounts that parkgoers can take advantage of […]

Full Trailer For ‘Child’s Play’ Remake Reveals Chucky’s New Voice Is Provided By Mark Hamill

Remakes of horror movies have been popular as of late, and it appears that they’re going to keep on coming. One of the latest remakes announced is Child’s Play, with the original having been released back in 1988. Child’s Play spawned a great number of sequels of varying quality and commercial success. Instead of continuing […]

J.J. Abrams Consulted George Lucas Before Writing The Script For ‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’

The world was up in arms this weekend as the trailer for the ninth episode of the Star Wars saga was revealed at Star Wars Celebration in Chicago on Friday. Along with the trailer, the title of the film was finally unveiled, and fans now know it is going to be called Star Wars: The […]

‘Star Wars’ Movies Taking A Break After ‘The Rise Of Skywalker,’ Per Bob Iger

With the internet all abuzz with the latest trailer for Star Wars Episode 9, revealed to be titled The Rise Of Skywalker, one bit of Star Wars news went unnoticed. Disney CEO Bob Iger spoke to Bloomberg about the company’s business plans and mentioned that the Star Wars movie franchise will be taking a break […]

‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ Title Casts Doubt On Rey’s Origins, Again

With the release of the teaser for Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker, audiences will be ready to witness the end of the Star Wars movies that feature Skywalkers as the main heroes. While the teaser, released on the Star Wars Twitter feed, featured many sequences for fans to love and ponder over for months […]

‘Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise Of Skywalker’ Villain Revealed In New Teaser

During the 2019 Star Wars Celebration event, the title and teaser trailer for Star Wars: Episode 9 have finally been revealed as Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker. The ending of the teaser, also released on the official Star Wars Twitter account, heavily implies that the main villain of this new trilogy is none other […]