First Trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Released

The Rise of Skywalker trailer

It’s almost time to return to the galaxy far, far away as the first teaser trailer for Star Wars: Episode IX – or, as we can now call it, The Rise of Skywalker – has arrived. Check out the Rise of Skywalker trailer below: While I was slightly miffed that we weren’t getting to see […]

First Potential Episode IX Poster Online

Episode IX poster, the Knights of Ren

It looks as though the Force has awakened once again as what appears to be a poster for Star Wars Episode IX has leaked online courtesy of thegeekiverse.com. Mark Hamill himself has cast doubt on this poster, and it has yet to be verified, so maintain your skepticism while appraising it. At first blush, this […]

J.J. Abrams Looking for a New Deal with Studios

J.J. Abrams, Episode IX

J.J. Abrams is about to rule a very different kind of galaxy as Variety reports the Star Wars Episode IX filmmaker is looking into several studios for his new overall deal. Abrams, whose current deal with Paramount ends in March of 2020, is said to be seeking an agreement that would have all of his projects being […]

Russia Hacked Star Wars!

Star Wars, Russian bots, The Last Jedi

Do you dislike The Last Jedi? Then dasvidaniya, comrade. Hyperbole out of the way (on my end, anyway), I’m referring to a recently released study by Morten Bay, a researcher from University of Southern California, entitled “Weaponizing the haters: The Last Jedi and the strategic politicization of pop culture through social media manipulation” [sic]. Dr. […]

Kathleen Kennedy Stays at Lucasfilm

Kathleen Kennedy, Star Wars

Disney is closing out the third quarter of 2018 with a plot twist, as The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively revealed that, contrary to expectations, the Mouse House has renewed the contract of Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy for another three years, keeping her in charge of Star Wars at least through 2021. The past few months, […]

Former Doctor Who Matt Smith Cast in Star Wars: Episode IX

Matt Smith, Doctor Who, Star Wars: Episode IX

Apparently, when your franchise is wounded, you call in a doctor. Variety is reporting that former Doctor Who Matt Smith has been cast in Star Wars: Episode IX. The headline describes Smith’s part as a “key role,” but what that role is, or whether the character will be good or evil, remains unknown. In addition […]