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"Han turns to Princess Leia, they look sorrowfully at one another, & Han moves towards her to give her a final passionate kiss." Check out about a minute of footage from last night's live-read, featuring Ellen Page as Han and Jessica Alba as Leia.
Total Film have revealed the cover of their February 2015 issue, and it puts the spotlight on a very familiar droid which will make its return in less than one year's time when J.J. Abrams' Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens reaches the big screen. Check it out!
Adam Driver and Mark Hamill on the joy and pressure of making a new Star Wars chapter for a new generation. Hamill, set to return as Luke Skywalker, says, "Oh my God, this time I’m going to appreciate it in a way I wasn’t able to as a young man."
Fan-favourite artist J. Scott Campbell often provides variants for Marvel's biggest releases, such as April's Amazing Spider-Man #1, and now you can check out part one of a series of connecting Star Wars covers.
Hit the jump to check out a video from Omaze's youtube channel, showing parts of the cast and crew of J.J. Abrams' The Force Awakens thanking all of the men and women who donated to help further the success of UNICEF Innovation Labs and Programs.
The official Star Wars Twitter account has posted a reminder that we only have one full year to wait before J.J. Abrams takes us back to the galaxy far, far away. Plus, we have this year's "Happy Holidays from Lucasfilm" Christmas card for you to take a look at.
Yes, you read that right. We've brought you the news on who'll be playing Luke and Vader in tonight's live-read of Empire already, but it seems director Jason Reitman is taking a slightly different approach for Han Solo!
Back in September we heard a rumor that Brit newcomer Maisie Richardson-Sellers was being looked at for a "major role" in J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and now the actress has confirmed that she has indeed been cast. Click on for her comments..
We heard a little earlier this week that another of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens' characters will be called "Captain Phasma", and based on a new report, it sounds as if it will be Game of Thrones' Gwendoline Christie who takes that name. Who is she playing? Find out here...
Obviously he doesn't give too much away, but the Dawn of the Planet of The Apes mo-cap legend does confirm and debunk a few bits of info about the mysterious Star Wars: The Force Awakens character we heard narrate the recent teaser trailer.
Ever wondered what happened immediately following the events of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope? In this first look at Mark Waid (Daredevil) and Terry Dodson's (Marvel Knights: Spider-Man) Princess Leia #1, we revisit an iconic scene from the classic movie...
It seems hard to believe, but at one time people believed Natalie Portman ("Thor"), who won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in 2011's Black Swan, was a bad actress. Portman recalls her struggles after Star Wars.
...In an Empire Strikes Back live read that is! Director Jason Reitman will stage his latest read tomorrow night with a cast that also includes Stephen Merchant as C-3P0, and Kevin Pollack as Yoda. More details past the jump.
The 1977 Star Wars mini-series that was written by Roy Thomas and illustrated by Howard Chaykin will be remastered by Marvel Comics and made into a newly improved graphic novel. Hit the jump to check out the first piece of remastered art!
We recently found out the names of the new characters glimpsed in the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer (BB-8, Kylo Ren etc), but now Lucasfilm have registered applications for these characters, and a new name has been thrown into the mix. Find out who after the jump..
Star Wars Rebels has been a hit for Disney XD, and now another fan-favourite character is set to make their debut in the animated series as Yoda has been confirmed as making an appearance...sort of! Hit the jump for details on that, and which episode he'll first turn up in.
Recent Star Wars: The Force Awakens revelations revealed the names of some of the new characters, including one of the villains Kylo Ren. The Weekly Planet team have some thoughts on who that character may be, so why not hit to jump to check those out and share your own theories.
Based on a leaked email from Sony, Star Wars VIII and IX, which are going to be directed and written by Looper director Rian Johnson, will be "Luke and Leia" storylines. There is also in insult slung at a Star Wars spinoff screenwriter.
In an interview with Yahoo! Movies Mark Hamill discusses the practical effects of ne droid, his hesitation on joining the cast of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and more.
Hold On To Your Hat Star Wars Fans The Celebration Convention Is Only A Few Months Away So Hit The Jump To See One Of the Things Going On There.
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