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Emmy-Nominated ‘The Americans’ Actress Keri Russell To Be Cast In ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

Keri Russell has apparently been cast in ‘Star Wars: Episode IX.’ The Emmy-nominated actress will play a role that requires action-heavy sequences, though it’s not clear if she’ll come from the dark side.

Movies/TV Shows July 8, 2018

Actor Who Played Jar Jar Binks In ‘Star Wars’ Prequels Nearly Committed Suicide Over Toxic Backlash

Jar Jar Binks is perhaps the most hated character in ‘Star Wars,’ and probably in all of cinematic history. But what does that mean to the actor who played him?

Movies/TV Shows July 5, 2018

Star Wars Spinoffs Allegedly Put On Hold After ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Disappoints At Box Office

Following reports saying nine 'Star Wars' films are in development, it turns out Disney and Lucasfilm might be rethinking their plans for the series. For now, sources say planned 'A Star Wars Story' spinoffs have been put on hold.

Movies/TV Shows June 21, 2018

Rumor: 9 'Star Wars' Movies Are In Development, Including Standalones

There could be nine ‘Star Wars’ films currently in development, including a brand-new trilogy, possibly several standalone stories, and other unannounced projects. Will fans get fatigued by ‘Star Wars’?

Movies/TV Shows June 18, 2018

What To Expect At E3 2018: Schedules, Live Streams, And Games

E3 2018 officially starts on June 12, but video game companies will be holding press conferences starting June 9. Here are all the schedules, the links to the live streams, and the expected games.

Video Games June 9, 2018

Can’t Use The Force — ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Is Flopping Hard

'Solo: A Star Wars Story' continues to bring in disappointing box office numbers. The film’s second-week earnings just dropped 65 percent from the first week, raising questions about the fate of the prequel films.

Movies/TV Shows June 4, 2018

Solo: A Star Wars Story Disappoints At The Box Office: What’s Next For The Prequels?

The numbers are in: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ didn’t earn as much as Disney had hoped during its debut weekend. Are people just too fatigued with the Star Wars universe as of the moment?

Movies/TV Shows May 29, 2018

Yup, They’re Making A Star Wars Film Centered On Boba Fett, With ‘Logan’ Director James Mangold

Badass bounty hunter Boba Fett is getting his own spinoff. James Mangold is rumored to write and direct, and 'X-Men' producer Simon Kinberg will reportedly cowrite and produce.

Movies/TV Shows May 26, 2018

'Star Wars Resistance' Will Show What Happened Before 'The Force Awakens'

Disney announced 'Star Wars Resistance,' a new animated series that will focus on the events leading up to 'The Force Awakens.' The cartoon, which will premiere in the fall, will focus on a young pilot named Kazuda Xiono.

Movies/TV Shows April 27, 2018

Scientists Created New Form Of Light With Potential Use In Quantum Computing

In experiments, researchers created a new form of photon that can attract or entangle each other just like atom-size lightsabers. The new photonic matter is also slower than normal light.

Energy February 16, 2018

NASA's Parker Solar Probe To Get Closer To Sun Than Any Other Man-Made Object

This summer, the atmosphere of the sun will get a visitor from Earth. The Parker Solar Probe by NASA will set on a close solar journey to investigate the sun's mysteries.

Space January 23, 2018

Ryan Reynold's 'Deadpool 2' Hitting Movie Theaters In May 2018

Get stoked 'Deadpool' fans! Ryan Reynolds 'Deadpool 2' action movie is hitting theaters in May 2018. The 2016 sequel hits theaters on May 18, 2018, instead of June 1, 2018, allowing fans to see the movie two weeks earlier. See why Fox wanted to change 'Deadpool 2' release date.

Movies/TV Shows January 13, 2018

'Star Wars: Rivals' Coming Soon To Mobile Devices, Adds PvP Combat Mode

'Star Wars' fans, rejoice! 'Star Wars: Rivals' mobile game is coming soon to iOS and Android devices, Lucasfilm and Disney have announced.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 11, 2018

International Space Station Astronauts Celebrate Christmas With New Tree, Gifts, And 'Star Wars'

American crew members spent Christmas 2017 opening presents under an artificial tree. They also enjoyed a special holiday dinner and movie night.

Space December 26, 2017

'123456' Is Still The Most Common Password In 2017, But The List Now Includes 'starwars'

The most common passwords are the most popular passwords, but they're also the worst passwords. Now the results are in for 2017, and that means you should never use any one of these combinations, especially '123456' and 'starwars.'

Security December 20, 2017

LOOK: This Prehistoric Horseshoe Crab Fossil Looks Like Darth Vader's Helmet

A recently discovered horseshoe crab fossil was named after Darth Vader because of the creature's resemblance to the 'Star Wars' character's helmet. Despite their names, horseshoe crabs are more closely related to spiders than crabs.

Animals December 8, 2017

Star Wars: Battlefront II Microtransactions Deactivated Temporarily: Gamers Win, At Least For Now

Electronic Arts has temporarily disabled 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' microtransactions after the massive backlash that the publisher received. This is a crucial win for gamers, who fought back against a 'pay-to-win' environment.

Video Games November 17, 2017

Gamers Fight Back: EA Makes 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' Changes After The Most Downvoted Post In Reddit History

Gamers have scored a huge victory against the trend of abusive microtransactions in the video game industry. After massive backlash, Electronic Arts has reduced the unlock requirements for 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' characters such as Darth Vader.

Video Games November 13, 2017

Electronic Arts Shuts Down 'Dead Space' Studio: What Will Happen To The 'Star Wars' Game Under Development?

Electronic Arts decided to shut down Visceral Games, the studio behind the 'Dead Space' franchise which was working on a 'Star Wars' title. Fans of 'Star Wars' can instead look forward to 'Star Wars Battlefront II', at least for now.

Video Games October 17, 2017

The Space Battles Of 'Star Wars Battlefront II' Will Be Shown Off At Gamescom, And We Can't Contain Our Excitement

The space battles of 'Star Wars Battlefront II' will be showcased at the upcoming Gamescom 2017. However, Electronic Arts will already reveal the gameplay of the Starfighter Assault mode before the annual event.

Video Games August 13, 2017

Star Wars Battlefront II Is The Most Viewed Game From E3 2017 On YouTube

'Star Wars Battlefront II' is the undisputed winner of E3 2017, according to rankings released by YouTube that considered video views. The shooter will launch on Nov. 17 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Video Games June 18, 2017

Do The Scathing 'The Book Of Henry' Reviews Foretell The Fate Of 'Star Wars: Episode IX'?

Critics are lambasting 'Star Wars: Episode IX' director Colin Trevorrow’s new flick, 'The Book of Henry,' out June 16. The overwhelming negative response has caused 'Star Wars' fans to panic about the 'Star Wars' film, out 2019.

Movies/TV Shows June 16, 2017

Star Wars Battlefront II Gameplay Leaks Ahead Of EA Play Reveal

It wouldn't be an E3 lead-up without at least one leak. Early footage of 'Star Wars Battlefront II' leaks ahead of the official reveal at EA Play, and it looks fantastic.

Video Games June 10, 2017

E3 2017: Can EA Rebound With 'Star Wars Battlefront II'

Despite hosting its own event the weekend before E3, EA is still a big presence at the show. One of the biggest titles on hand will be 'Star Wars Battlefront II', which looks to make up for a disappointing first entry.

Video Games June 3, 2017

'Star Wars Land' Will Feel Like An RPG: Visitors Will Build Reputations That Shape Their Experience

Star Wars Land, expected to be completed for Disneyland in California and Disney Hollywood Studios in Orlando by 2019, will offer an experience similar to a role-playing game. Visitors will be able to develop reputations that will affect their stay.

Geek April 16, 2017

Star Wars: Battlefront II Unveiled: Players Will Take On The Role Of Female Imperial Soldier Iden Versio

Electronic Arts officially unveiled 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' at this year's Star Wars Celebration. The sequel improves upon the multiplayer experience of the first game, but also adds a single-player campaign focused on Inferno Squad commander Iden Versio.

Video Games April 16, 2017

Star Wars Updates: Episode VIII Trailer Is Released And Todd Fisher Is Confused

Lucasfilm gifts the fandom with the first official teaser for ‘The Last Jedi,’ but denies Todd Fisher’s claim that Princess Leia will appear in ‘Episode IX.’

Movies/TV Shows April 15, 2017

Carrie Fisher To Appear In ‘Star Wars Episode IX,’ Todd Fisher Confirms

Carrie Fisher’s brother confirms that the recently deceased actress will still appear as Princess Leia in the still-unfilmed ‘Star Wars Episode IX’ and it won’t be through CGI.

Movies/TV Shows April 14, 2017

Disney CEO Agrees To Extend Contract Until 2019, Drops Hints About Upcoming Stand-Alone Han Solo Film

Disney CEO Bob Iger extends his contract up until 2019. The man in one of entertainment’s most powerful positions drops a few hints about the 'Star Wars' films.

Movies/TV Shows March 24, 2017

Disney Plans 'Star Wars' Movies To Go On For Over A Decade After 'Episode IX'

Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed that the studio is already talking about another decade-and-a-half of 'Star Wars' stories beyond 'Episode IX' in 2019. This means that fans can expect 'Star Wars' movies well into the early to mid-2030s.

Movies/TV Shows March 24, 2017

What Would Luke Say: Disney Teases Shareholders With ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Clip

Disney shareholders got a sneak peek of the latest clip from the upcoming 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' film. The clip reportedly revealed Luke Skywalker’s first words plus other characters.

Movies/TV Shows March 9, 2017

Space Scenes In 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Directed In Virtual Reality Through HTC Vive

Gareth Edwards, the director of 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,' utilized virtual reality and the HTC Vive to direct space scenes in the movie. This allowed him to show digital artists what he wanted for the space sequences.

Movies/TV Shows February 27, 2017

LOOK: First Photo, Production Details And Expected Summer Release Date Of Stand-Alone Han Solo Film

Have a first look at the cast of the much-awaited Han Solo movie. Get to know the film's winning team and when we can expect to see the film in theaters.

Movies/TV Shows February 25, 2017

Filming Begins For Stand-Alone 'Star Wars' Movie: Meet The Cast Of Han Solo Spin-Off

Filming has begun for the yet to be titled Han Solo stand-alone film. Meet the actors who will bring the beloved Star Wars characters’ youth to life.

Movies/TV Shows February 24, 2017

Google Play Store February 2017: The New Apps, Music, Movies And TV Shows Available To Download

New titles available in February in the Google Play Store include the mobile game ‘Fire Emblem: Heroes,’ the movie ‘Doctor Strange,’ and the book ‘Empire’s End: Aftermath.’

Apps/Software February 1, 2017

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' New Characters And The Actors Rumored To Play Them

The countdown for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' has begun yet little is still known about the movie's plot or characters. Get to know some of the actors rumored to play interesting new characters in the latest installment of Star Wars.

Movies/TV Shows January 29, 2017

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Red Logo Might Mean Something

Star Wars: The Last Jedi has just released the title of its eighth episode. But the strange new red logo is sending the fandom into speculation frenzy.

Movies/TV Shows January 29, 2017

NASA Cassini Spacecraft Offers New Look At Saturn’s Tethys: Another ‘Death Star’ Moon?

NASA says it looks like an eyeball but latest Cassini spacecraft images of Saturn’s moon, Tethys, show it has a stark resemblance to the planet’s 'Death Star' moon Mimas.

Space January 25, 2017

Lucasfilm Debunks Rumors Of Digital Princess Leia In Future 'Star Wars' Films

There were rumors that Carrie Fisher, who passed away late last year, will be digitally recreated in future Star Wars films as Princess Leia. Lucasfilm, however, has now responded to debunk the reports.

Movies/TV Shows January 15, 2017

Lucasfilm Explains How 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Revived Faces From The Past (Warning: Spoilers)

Lucasfilm explained the decision and technology behind one of the controversial moves made for 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.' The move was questioned by die-hard fans and critics alike on whether it was ethical to do.

Movies/TV Shows December 28, 2016

Carrie Fisher, Celebrated Actress And Star Wars Royalty, Dies At 60

Veteran actress and Star Wars royalty Carrie Fisher passed away in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Dec. 27. Fisher had been hospitalized last week after suffering a heart attack while on a flight from London to Los Angeles.

Celebrities December 28, 2016

Star Wars Battle Quads: These Battle Drones By Propel Let You Duke It Out In Galactic Dogfights

Propel has come up with the Star Wars Battle Quad Drones. Each toy drone is handpainted and extremely detailed, and can be used in an aerial combat.

Gadgets December 25, 2016

'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Spoiler-Free Review: The Prequel That The Original Trilogy Deserves

'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' is the first anthology film in the Star Wars universe. The movie is not just the prequel that the original 'Star Wars' trilogy deserved, but also the one that it needed.

Movies/TV Shows December 20, 2016

NASA Is Looking For Alien Life On Star Wars-Like Planets

NASA is on the search for exoplanets similar to those seen on Star Wars films. Researchers believe worlds such as Kamino, Scarif, Jakku and Jedha may exist in the real-life universe.

Space December 20, 2016

Star Wars Wearable Tech: 4 Coolest Real-Life Wearables Inspired By A Galaxy Far, Far Away

The popularity of wearables has risen in the past years. But these awesome Star Wars-themed gadgets are simply out of this galaxy.

Wearable Tech December 18, 2016

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