• ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 trailer: Baby Yoda is in danger

    ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 trailer: Baby Yoda is in danger

    Yoda is back, baby! A two-minute trailer for the upcoming Season 2 of “The Mandalorian” on Disney+ features X-wing fighters, Stormtroopers and a butt-kicking Mando (Pedro Pascal) and his precious partner, Baby Yoda. “Wherever I go, he goes,” says the protective bounty hunter of his galaxy-hopping charge. As he questions his orders to deliver the …
  • ‘Star Wars’ fans freak over Daisy Ridley’s explosive Rey Kenobi revelations

    ‘Star Wars’ fans freak over Daisy Ridley’s explosive Rey Kenobi revelations

    Obi-Wan Kenobi . . . you are not the father! According to actress Daisy Ridley, her mysterious “Star Wars” franchise character, Rey, was once going to be a descendant of Jedi master Obi-Wan Kenobi, and not (spoiler alert) the villainous Emperor Palpatine, as revealed in “The Rise of Skywalker.” But then the screenwriters started jerking around with …
  • John Boyega slams Disney’s treatment of his ‘Star Wars’ character

    John Boyega slams Disney’s treatment of his ‘Star Wars’ character

    Film critics deemed it a cinematic milestone when Disney cast John Boyega as “Star Wars’ ” first-ever black stormtrooper in 2014’s “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” However, in a new interview with British GQ,  the British-Nigerian actor claimed that his character still played second fiddle to his white co-stars. “They gave all the nuance to Adam …
  • ‘The Mandalorian’ boss admits Baby Yoda was inspired by E.T.

    ‘The Mandalorian’ boss admits Baby Yoda was inspired by E.T.

    “The Mandalorian” show boss has admitted Baby Yoda was inspired by E.T and revealed the challenge of following in George Lucas’ footsteps. Jon Favreau is the creator of the hit Disney+ series, which follows a bounty hunter in the years following the events of “Return of the Jedi.” One of the most popular characters in …
  • ‘Star Wars’ actor Ewan McGregor to give ex-wife half of movie, TV royalties in divorce

    ‘Star Wars’ actor Ewan McGregor to give ex-wife half of movie, TV royalties in divorce

    Ewan McGregor has to give his ex-wife half of the multi-million fortune he earned during his acting career — including his blockbuster “Star Wars” movies, according to reports of their contentious divorce. The “Trainspotting” star agreed to split with Eve Mavrakis any of his royalties from all of the movies and TV shows before their …
  • ‘Lego Star Wars Holiday Special’ headed to Disney+

    ‘Lego Star Wars Holiday Special’ headed to Disney+

    One of the most infamous events in “Star Wars” history is getting resurrected on Disney+, through a lens made of Lego. “The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special” will debut on the streaming service on Nov. 17. Set after the events of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” the special continues the partnership between Lucasfilm and …
  • Cool props from ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Alien,’ ‘Top Gun’ and more headed to auction

    Cool props from ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Alien,’ ‘Top Gun’ and more headed to auction

    The miniature of the Nostromo spaceship used in “Alien,” one of Tom Cruise’s fighter pilot helmets from “Top Gun” and a Darth Vader costume from the “Star Wars” 1977 promotional tour are among the highlights in an upcoming auction of movie props. The Prop Store’s Aug. 26 and 27 virtual auction — the company’s first …
  • ‘Star Wars’ animated series ‘The Bad Batch’ coming to Disney+

    ‘Star Wars’ animated series ‘The Bad Batch’ coming to Disney+

    A new animated “Star Wars” series is imperial marching its way towards the small screen. Disney Plus has issued a series order for “Star Wars: The Bad Batch,” a spinoff of the popular “Clone Wars” series, Variety has confirmed. This new show, which is slated to launch on Disney Plus sometime in 2021, hails from Lucasfilm …
  • ‘Star Wars:The Empire Strikes Back’ tops box office for the first time since release

    ‘Star Wars:The Empire Strikes Back’ tops box office for the first time since release

    The Force is strong with this one. For the first time since it’s 1980 release, “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” is at the top of the box office due to its re-release at drive-in theatres that have sprung up all over the country. Raking in a $175,000 at 483 locations, the film is expected …
  • James Earl Jones dragged into Jenny Slate’s ‘Big Mouth’ casting debate

    James Earl Jones dragged into Jenny Slate’s ‘Big Mouth’ casting debate

    The Darth haters are out in full force. Actresses Jenny Slate and Kristen Bell might’ve garnered online praise after stepping down from voicing biracial TV characters this week amid accusations of whitewashing. However, online detractors were quick to point out that African American screen legend James Earl Jones voiced a “white character” in “Star Wars” …