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George Lucas Is Taking His Museum Away From Chicago

After a prolonged battle with San Francisco’s NIMBY empire, George Lucas announced two years ago that he would take his giant filmmaking museum project to the friendlier shores of Chicago. Now, after yet another vicious battle with Chicago’s NIMBYs, he’s abandoning his plans there, too. You’d think he was trying to build the Death Star or something.


Ewan McGregor Is So Over Being Asked About Another Star Wars Movie

And you cannot blame the guy. He has been asked about it a billion times, he said he had no problem returning and now people think he’s pushing for a movie. So count him out.


Rogue One May Secretly Be A Star Wars Beach Party

In the realm of potential Star Wars stories, here’s one we never thought we’d write: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story may actually just be a huge beach party. A bunch of new photos from the film show Stormtroopers and Rebels alike soaking up the sun and frolicking in the surf.


Disney Doesn't Know If Rogue One Should Have An Opening Crawl Or Not

Rogue One is the first Star Wars movie not in the “Saga”, meaning it doesn’t specifically tell a Skywalker-centric adventure. It’s a “story“, making it a Star Wars movie that can be anything. In the case of Rogue One, it’s a heist/war movie about the plans for the first Death Star. So now the question is, what should a Star Wars story look like?


Meet The Heroes, Villains And Badarse Droid Of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

While the first Rogue One trailer revealed Felicity Jones was playing a character named Jyn Erso, all the other characters remained nameless, forcing us to refer to them by their actors’ names. No longer!


We've Finally Got Some Solid Details On Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Sure, we’ve seen a whole trailer for the first Star Wars spinoff already, but there are far more rumours floating around the film (and its reshoots) than there is actual information at the moment. But that’s about to change.


That Scrapped Star Wars TV Show Would Have Starred A Sympathetic, Heartbroken Emperor 

While Star Wars Underworld will likely never make its way to production at this point, hearing details about what might have been in this exploration of the seedy underbelly of Coruscant is still a fascinating prospect. Case in point? The revelation of Emperor Palpatine not just being in the show, but him apparently being… sympathetic?


Mark Hamill Continues To Justify Twitter's Existence 

If there’s any Twitter account that’s actually worth following, it’s Mark Hamill’s. He embodies positive fan interaction, and perhaps nothing is a better example of that then his response to a female Luke Skywalker cosplayer.


Palpatine Says 'Meh' To This Lego Star Wars: Freemaker Adventures Trailer, But We Disagree

Star Wars Rebels is in between seasons. The new movie is several months away. How do you fill that Star Wars void in your heart? Maybe with Disney XD’s new show, Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures, which just revealed a new trailer.


So You Want To Join The Empire: The Final Lessons

Over the past year, I’ve been documenting how to build a suit of Stormtrooper armour, and a little on how to go about wearing it once you’ve completed it. This week, I’d like to close out the column by taking a look at the bigger picture: what have we learned from this little journey?


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