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Rian Johnson Shares His Thoughts on STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has come and gone. There’s been a lot of talk among fans about how certain elements of the film trashed what Rian Johnson included in his film, The Last Jedi. Regardless of what fans think, Abrams has said that’s not the case and explained The Last Jedi strengthened The […]

Cool VFX Reel For STAR WARS: RISE OF SKYWALKER Reveals How Leia Was Brought Into The Film and More

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has been nominated for an Oscar in the visual effects category. Leading up to the big awards, Industrial Light & Magic has revealed a look behind the amazing effect. I will warn you that there are some spoilers ahead in case you haven’t seen the film yet. The VFX […]

Ben Schwartz Got to Write Some of C-3PO's Jokes for STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER

Actor and comedian Ben Schwartz, best known for his roles in Parks and Recreation and Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! this week promoting his upcoming film, Sonic the Hedgehog. After some lighthearted banter about who exactly will be showing up to watch Sonic the Hedgehog on Valentine’s Day, […]

Warwick Davis Confirms Wicket Had a Child in THE RISE OF SKYWALKER and He Has an Idea for a Disney+ Series

Actor Warwick Davis (Willow, the Harry Potter films) has deep roots within the history of the Star Wars universe. He first played the Ewok, Wicket, in Return of the Jedi when he was eleven years old. Then he played the character Weazel, a “low-level thief working for the Hutt Clan,” in The Phantom Menace, who […]

VIZ Media Releases STAR WARS: LEGENDS OF LUKE SKYWALKER Manga

Earlier this week, VIZ Media released Star Wars: The Legends of Luke Skywalker: The Manga. This looks like an incredible read for any Star Wars fan as Akira Himekawa, Haruichi, Subaru, Akira Fukaya, and Takashi Kisaki share stories of Luke Skywalker inspired by Ken Liu’s book Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi: The Legends […]

We Lost a Character in Battle in STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER That Should Get Some Recognition

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was the end of the line for the Skywalker saga. We finished the journey with all the characters who had been along for the ride and survived to that point, and we lost a few within that final journey. But there is one character who participated in the final […]

Carrie Fisher's Daughter Billie Lourd Was the Stand In Actress Who Portrayed Leia in Rise of Skywalker Flashback Scene

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker had the difficult task of including and honoring the late beloved actress Carrie Fisher, who played Princess Leia in the films since the beginning. Luckily, the team who created the film had access to the extra footage that had not been used in the previous films, so they were […]

STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER Editor Talks About the Scenes That Were Added in Post Using Reshot Footage

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker came out last month to mixed reviews. I’d say most fans at least had some fun and enjoyed seeing some familiar faces in their favorite galaxy far, far away, while others had a lot of concerns and complaints about how the story was handled. But it’s over now, and […]

THE RISE OF SKYWALKER Originally Featured More Backstory For Emperor Palpatine But Those Scenes Were Cut

While it was pretty cool to see Emperor Palpatine return in an attempt to dominate the galaxy in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, his introduction did raise a lot of questions that weren’t answered and left some fans confused. Many of those questions involved Palpatine’s backstory. The movie really didn’t give us anything in […]

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