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Space combat in ‘Star Wars: Battlefront II’ looks exhilarating


There's a new trailer for Battlefront II and it's all about the "star" part of Star Wars.

Starfighter Assault is the upcoming sequel's mode for people who crave dogfights and nothing but dogfights. As with the rest of the game, the mode's Battlefront II appearance spans all the timelines of the Star Wars series, from the Prequel trilogy on.

This particular trailer is more style than substance, but that's OK. It's not every day you get to see Yoda at the controls of a starfighter. Read more...

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New Star Wars film might include Princes Harry and William


Even princes want to be Jedi. 

Princes Harry and William got significantly closer to that dream with a Star Wars set visit in 2016, and John Boyega confirmed Friday that they did indeed film a cameo — and that they weren't the only visitors on set.

The royals made a highly publicized visit to the set and studios in 2016, when it was rumored they filmed Stormtrooper cameosStar Wars is notorious for its secrecy, and in an interview with BBC Radio 4 "Today", John Boyega decided he was done.

After Boyega spoke candidly about race relations and his film Detroit, the host asked him to treat the royal cameo rumors with the same candor: "When you last spoke to us on the program, you sort of intimated that yes, Prince Harry and Prince William were in the movie as Stormtroopers. I wonder, can you tell us — do they have lines in the movie? What can you tell us?" Read more...

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Obi-Wan Kenobi will be the next ‘Star Wars’ character to get his own spinoff


It looks like we'll finally get to see the Star Wars universe from a certain point of view.

Lucasfilm is planning a standalone Star Wars movie to be centered around Obi-Wan Kenobi, with Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot) in early talks to direct. 

According to The Hollywood Reporter, which first broke the news Thursday, the project is still in the nascent stages, with no script in place at this time. The Obi-Wan movie is apparently one of several spinoffs in development at Lucasfilm, along with projects focused on Boba Fett and Yoda.  Read more...

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Either the Death Star is in the Han Solo movie or Ron Howard is messing with us


That Han Solo solo movie may have just made a huge reveal. Like, so-big-it-might-be-mistaken-for-a-moon huge.

Director Ron Howard's latest photo from the set prominently features a Death Star trooper helmet, sitting atop what appears to be a control panel of the fully-armed-and-operational-battle-station sort.

The Empire Looms Large

— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) August 16, 2017

But what is the Death Star doing in the Han Solo movie? 

Han sees the Death Star for the first time in the original Star Wars, and his standalone movie is confirmed to take place years before those events.  Read more...

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A Death Star waffle maker: May the fork be with you


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When you were a kid, did your parents pretend a fork full of food was an airplane zooming towards your mouth? Well, that’s a cool game for picky babies, but you’re grown now—and it’s time to take things up a notch

For example, the Death Star Waffle Maker. Now, your fork can be an X-wing starfighter on an underdog mission to find the exhaust vent that leads to your tasty breakfast’s reactor core. (Alas, your waffle will not actually explode.) 

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