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  1. 'Star Wars' Spinoff Casting Update: Michael Fassbender as Boba Fett---ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | International Business Times

    Michael Fassbender, who plays as young Magneto in "X-Men: Days of Future Past," is said to be up for the role of Boba Fett in the "Star Wars" spinoff movie. He will reportedly team up with Han Solo actor Harrison Ford in the film.


  2. Ewan McGregor Criticises 'The Force Awakens' Lightsaber, Actor Sceptic About Its HiltRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | International Business Times

    Scottish actor Ewan McGregor, who portrays Obi-Wan Kenobi in the new film "Star Wars Episode II Attack of the Clones," poses with Star Wars character Darth Vader and Storm Troopers in background at the Los Angeles charity premiere of the film May 12, 2002 in Hollywood. The film opens May 16 in the United States Ewan McGregor seems to be skeptical about the shape of the lightsaber in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."


  3. The A 1.50 Star Wars Boba Fett figure that sold for A 18,000:Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    The A 1.50 Star Wars figure that sold for A 18,000: Unopened Boba Fett character from The Empire Strikes back fetches huge sum at auction A Star Wars collector has paid A 18,000 at auction for a rare figurine which went on sale 35 years ago for just A 1.50. The unopened Boba Fett character, a bounty hunter from the 1980 film The Empire Strikes Back, was one of 85 figures put on sale by Star Wars super-fan Craig Stevens.


  4. PSA: Nobody Is Putting Women in Your Beloved Ghostbusters MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Defamer

    ... not a " Han shot first " situation, in which people who want to watch the true and accurate and beloved 1977 movie Star Wars have to put in some effort to find a non-enhanced, non-revised original theatrical edition. George Lucas genuinely believes ...


  5. Anticipated films of 2015: Star Wars, Avengers sequel, Fifty Shades and moreRead the original story

    9 hrs ago |

    ... understanding that all release dates are subject to change: The J. J. Abrams force will be strong with the latest Star Wars chapter. Abrams, after all, appeased Trekkers and Trekkies with his Trek redo. Consider this, too: The generally acknowledged ...


  6. Star Wars' Boba Fett Delivers $27,000 at AuctionRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. In an ongoing Star Wars battle over good and evil today in Thornaby, Northern England, the dark side won-all 3 and A3 4" of him.


  7. Fan Splashes Out A 18k On Star Wars FigureRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Sky News

    The Boba Fett model, thought to be one of only four or five still in a pristine condition, cost just A 1.50 in 1980. A Star Wars superfan has sold a rare Boba Fett figure which he bought for A 1.50 35 years ago for A 18,000.


  8. Hot Toys Star Wars Darth Vader updatedRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | CollectionDX

    Darth Vader is one of the most iconic characters in the Star Wars saga and has frequently been regarded as one of the greatest villains in cinema history.


  9. Look like Hoth stuff in this 'Star Wars' AT-AT driver costumeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | CNET

    In an Empire state of mind? Wear this highly detailed Anovos "Star Wars" costume to relive all your favorite Battle of Hoth moments from "The Empire Strikes Back." No AT-AT required.


  10. Bounty hunter: Star Wars fan hoping to make A 10,000 from sale of rare Boba Fett figureRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    A Star Wars fan is hoping to make more than 10,000 today from a single figure which would have cost just 1.50 when it went on sale 35 years ago. A Star Wars fan is hoping to make more than 10,000 today from a single figure which would have cost just 1.50 when it went on sale 35 years ago.


  11. Star Wars alum Ewan McGregor is reluctant about new lightsaberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Mail

    ... Cuomo's decision to completely shutdown New York subway during storm 'I was a bit dubious about the hilt': Star Wars alum Ewan McGregor is reluctant about the new lightsaber... but is still waiting for the call to join the cast The 43-year-old star ...


  12. 'Birdman' Galifianakis, Carrie Fisher debut weight loss at SAG, skinny on celebsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    ... booze has lost him a ton of weight and gained him major curb appeal. Fisher had a different motivation to lose: Star Wars 7. Producers said she (and Mark Hamill) needed to drop some pounds for their reprisals of Leia and Luke Skywalker. Clearly, she ...


  13. Ewan McGregor says he hasn't been asked at all to be in the new Star Wars franchiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Mail

    'I'm still waiting for the call!': Ewan McGregor says he hasn't been contacted to be in the new Star Wars franchise It seems that the live action stars of Episode I-III were the only ones not be asked back for the new Star Wars franchise. Ewan McGregor - who played a young Obi-Wan Kenobi in the prequel trilogy - says he hasn't had any contact from director J.J. Abrams at all since the new films were announced.


  14. VOTD: Who Is Willrow Hood? A Deep Dive Into A Background Character From Star WarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | /film

    Last week /Film reader Alex D sent me a link to this Star Wars Minute video which profiles a character named Willrow Hood. You might be wondering, who the hell is Willrow Hood? He's one of the more popular original trilogy Star Wars characters that you've never heard of.


  15. What Dreamworks Animation's New Strategy Means For Its FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Seeking Alpha

    ... shifted B.O.O. off the calendar completely and bumped Kung Fu Panda 3 to 2016 (as it realized going up against Star Wars: A Force Awakens was a bad idea). That leaves Home as the lone movie analysts are going to be forced to use when making their ...


  16. What's the Best Movie to Watch When You're Snowed-In?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    ... a few installments ahead of them to catch up on or re-watch include Furious 7 , Terminator Genisys and, of course, Star Wars . If you're looking for something to watch during this blizzard, though, there's fittingly a movie with the same name as the ...


  17. GalaxyFest to host short film festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    ... activities fun for all ages. As always, the location will be at the gorgeous Antlers Hilton in Colorado Springs. 'Star Wars' is always one of the most popular cosplay themes. No doubt there will be 'Doctor Who' enthusiasts showing their best cosplay ...


  18. Chris Weitz Is Writing Gareth Edwards' Star Wars Spinoff MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Collider

    After original writer Gary Whitta amicably departed the project after completing a draft, Godzilla director Gareth Edwards has found a new writer to complete the scripting duties on his Star Wars spinoff movie. And it's not Simon Kinberg , who was rumored for the gig a few weeks ago.


  19. Warwick Davis: 'Being angry would be a waste of my life"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Alpha One

    ... fell ill, and George Lucas plucked him from the serried Ewok ranks as a replacement. (He's back in JJ Abrams's Star Wars reboot, but he's not allowed to talk about it.) Since then, he has enjoyed a sustained and successful acting career, albeit, as ...


  20. A Supercut of the Many User Interfaces Found in 'Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Laughing Squid

    San Francisco video game developer Dino Ignacio took it upon himself to create a supercut of the various user interfaces found throughout 1977's Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope . It's a list that features far more than just software, including moments where characters interact with doors, knobs, buttons and more.