Star Wars

This image released by Lucasfilm shows Daisy Ridley as Rey in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."
Lucasfilm via AP
April 12, 2019 - 1:31 pm
By Lindsey Bahr CHICAGO (AP) — "No one is ever really gone," says the voice of Luke Skywalker in the first teaser trailer for "Star Wars: Episode IX," which audiences finally learned will be called "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" Friday at a fan event in Chicago. The closely guarded film from...
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Mark Hamill
Robert Deutsch/USA Today Sports
March 26, 2019 - 2:31 pm
( RADIO.COM ) — “Star Wars” actor Mark Hamill gave his stamp of approval to a young fan’s BB-8-inspired prosthetic. Edinburgh 11-year-old Cameron Miller got a pretty cosmic surprise: a custom “Star Wars” prosthetic arm. In a video by Open Bionics, the maker of the prosthetic, Cameron said he was “...
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Star Wars theme park
Lucas Films via CNN
March 08, 2019 - 6:39 am
By David G. Allan, CNN (CNN) -- "Adventure. Heh! Excitement. A Jedi craves not these things," Yoda instructs Luke Skywalker in "The Empire Strikes Back." But theme park guests do crave those things. And if they're "Star Wars" fans, they crave a kind of travel excitement that is as canonical as it...
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Competitors battle during a national lightsaber tournament in Beaumont-sur-Oise, north of Paris.
Christophe Ena/AP Photo
February 18, 2019 - 9:15 am
By John Leicester, AP Sports Writer BEAUMONT-SUR-OISE, France (AP) — Master Yoda, dust off his French, he must. It's now easier than ever in France to act out "Star Wars" fantasies, because its fencing federation has borrowed from a galaxy far, far away and officially recognized lightsaber dueling...
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Disneyland to serve alcohol to general public for first time
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September 02, 2018 - 8:53 am
By Francesca Street (CNN) - - After more than 60 years of teetotal fun, Disneyland Resort in California will begin serving alcohol to the general public in 2019. It's a watershed travel moment -- right now if you fancy a beer between roller coaster rides, your only choice is to bag an invite to the...
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Disney 21st Century Fox
August 08, 2018 - 12:36 pm
By Jill Disis (CNN Money) -- Disney won the battle to purchase most of 21st Century Fox. Now it's getting ready to fight the streaming wars. Disney CEO Bob Iger on Tuesday outlined some of his plans for Fox's assets during the company's first quarterly call since shareholders approved the $71.3...
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Prop Store employee James Chapman adjusts Han Solo's jacket, as worn by Harrison Ford in "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back."
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August 01, 2018 - 9:45 pm
LONDON (AP) — The jacket worn by actor Harrison Ford in the "Star Wars" film "The Empire Strikes Back" is expected to fetch up to 1 million pounds ($1.3 million) in an auction of rare movie memorabilia in Britain next month. The blue-grey cotton jacket, worn in the 1980 film by Ford's character,...
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File photos of Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill as Hamill has said it is "bittersweet" facing his final Star Wars chapter without his co-star.
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July 30, 2018 - 10:47 am
By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- We miss her too, Mark Hamill. The actor posted a touching tribute to his late "Star Wars" co-star, Carrie Fisher, following news that Fisher will appear posthumously in "Episode IX" of the film franchise. Director J.J. Abrams announced Friday that Fisher will...
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Carrie Fisher
Lucasfilm via CNN
July 27, 2018 - 6:51 pm
By Frank Pallotta (CNN) -- Disney has announced the cast for the next chapter from the galaxy far, far away -- and it will include the late Carrie Fisher. Fisher will reprise her role as Princess Leia Organa, using "previously unreleased footage shot for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens,'" director J...
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Donald Glover Lando Calrissian
May 23, 2018 - 10:27 am
By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- It makes perfect sense to Donald Glover that his character in "Solo: A Star Wars Story" is pansexual. "How can you not be pansexual in space?" he told SiriusXM's Entertainment Weekly Radio program . "There are so many things to have sex with." Glover stars as...
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