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Benicio del Toro Offered Villain Role in 'Star Wars 8' [RUMORS]

By Jon Niles | Jul 21, 2015 07:00 PM EDT

Benicio del Toro Offered Villain Role in 'Star Wars 8' [RUMORS]

So many new Star Wars movies are hitting theaters soon, starting with 2015's The Force Awakens, which means we better get used to plenty of casting and plot rumors in our news feeds! The latest reports are claiming that Benicio del Toro has been offered the main villain role in the yet-to-be-titled Star Wars: Episode VIII, the direct sequel to J.J. Abrams' upcoming blockbuster for Disney/Lucasfilm. If del Toro is indeed the antagonist of the next chapter of the franchise, which has a 2017 release date, he'll be taking direction from filmmaker Rian Johnson. Read more on this news below. Read More »

Lucasfilm Angry at Amy Schumer GQ Cover

By Joseph Randazzo | Jul 19, 2015 08:40 PM EDT

Amy Schumer

This year has been a good one for Amy Schumer. Her television show, Inside Amy Schumer, is one of Comedy Central's biggest hits and her movie Trainwreck has opened up to positive review after positive review. With all the success has come a little bit of feud and controversy, and right now Schumer has angered one of the biggest film franchises in American history. The comedian, after taking provocative pictures with C-3PO, R2-D2, Stormtroopers and Chewbacca in GQ, caught the ire of LucasFilms. Read More »

New 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Character Revealed on LEGO Box?

By Jon Niles | Jul 16, 2015 01:31 PM EDT

New 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Character Revealed on LEGO Box?

We know that J.J. Abrams will introduce a ton of new characters in the upcoming blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the end of 2015, but the director is trying to keep details secretive to avoid spoilers. Unfortunately for him, one new character might have been leaked thanks to a new LEGO box image showing off Episode VII toys. One figure is named Tasu Leech, but that's all the information we have on him. Find out more on this news below! Read More »

'Star Wars Battlefront' to be Reboot and Not a Sequel

By Joseph Randazzo | May 19, 2015 06:04 PM EDT

Star Wars Battlefront

With the new "Star Wars" movies on the way it's only natural that a new game will follow behind it too. "Star Wars: Battlefront" is the next game to represent the franchise and according to the game's producers, Dice, they're making some big changes to the series. The plan is to cater to both the gamers and fans of the new films by rebooting the series entirely. The new game won't be a sequel at all. Read More »

'Lando' #1: Lando Calrissian Gets His Own Marvel's 'Star Wars' Comic!

By Jorge Solis | Apr 19, 2015 03:00 PM EDT

Lando #1

Following the release of "Star Wars: The Force" Awakens newest trailer, Marvel Comics is giving the galaxy's smoothest gambler and smuggler his own limited series. Trouble awaits for Lando Calrissian (memorably played by Billy Dee Williams) in "Lando" #1, from writer Charles Soule ("Death of Wolverine") and artist Alex Maleev ("Daredevil"). Read More »

'Darth Vader' #3 Spoilers: C-3PO & R2-D2 Spotlight 'Star Wars' Comic Second Printing!

By Jorge Solis | Mar 27, 2015 04:00 PM EDT

Darth Vader #3

Based on the popular sci-fi franchise from creator George Lucas, Marvel Comics continues the popular "Star Wars" comics with "Darth Vader." R2-D2 and C-3PO may take center stage in the second printing but these aren't the droids you're looking for (see what I did there) in writer Kieron Gillen and artist Salvador Larroca's "Darth Vader" #3. Read More »

ComiXology's Marvel Digital Comics Sale: Buy One & Get One Free!

By Jorge Solis | Feb 20, 2015 08:00 PM EST

ComiXology/Marvel Sale

ComiXology is offering readers a special digital comics sale from Marvel Comics. With a valid code, when comic book fans buy one issue, whether it be an installment from the best-selling "Star Wars," "Thor," "Storm," or "Ms. Marvel," they also get one free, at the price of nothing. Read More »

'Princess Leia' #1: Carrie Fisher's Leia Organa of Alderaan Gets 'Star Wars' Solo Series!

By Jorge Solis | Feb 12, 2015 06:00 PM EST

Princess Leia

Based on the popular sci-fi franchise from visionary director, George Lucas, Marvel Comics delivers a must-read Star Wars spinoff centering on Princess Leia Organa of Alderaan (Played by Carrie Fisher). Princess Leia #1 continues Lei's quest to to become one of the greatest leaders in the galaxy, while trying to find a place to call home. Read More »

Lightsaber Duel In Viral 'Star Wars/Arrow' Mash-Up! [WATCH]

By Jorge Solis | Jan 23, 2015 10:00 PM EST

Arrow Jedi: Episode CCCIX

According to C/Net, YouTuber Dave Jones has mashed together the "Stars Wars" franchise and CW's "Arrow" show. In this revnvisoned episode of The Climb, Ra'sAl Ghul (Matt Nable) and Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) , both shirtless in the snow, battle it out in the climatic scene with lightsabers. ] Read More »

Marvel's 'Star Wars' #1 Releases Must-See 'Featurette!' [WATCH]

By Jorge Solis | Jan 16, 2015 06:00 PM EST

Star Wars #1 Featurette

Based on the popular sci-fi franchise from visionary director, George Lucas, Marvel Comics has released the "Star Wars #1 Featurette." With "Star Wars #1," out in stores now, Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), Han Solo (Harrison Ford), and Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) are back on the comic book page in this behind-the-scenes video. Read More »

Marvel's 'Star Wars' #1 Review: Luke Skywalker, Han Solo Return In "Action-Packed" Issue!

By Jorge Solis | Jan 14, 2015 05:00 PM EST

Star Wars #1

Based on the popular sci-fi franchise from visionary director, George Lucas, Marvel Comics continues the exciting space mythology with a new must-read series. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), Han Solo (Harrison Ford), and Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) are back in the comic book page for the "action-packed" "Star Wars #1." Read More »

'Star Wars' Update: Billy Dee Williams To Reprise Role As Lando In Spinoff: Calrissian Returns For 'Rebels'

By Jacques Van Der Haar | Jan 12, 2015 05:19 PM EST

Billy Dee Williams as Lando Calrissian in Star Wars Rebels

Lando Calrissian is retuning to the Star Wars universe, with iconic actor Billy Dee Williams reprising his role as the infamous space pirate, surprisingly talented business administrator and bad-deal maker in an episode of Disney XD's Star Wars Rebels spinoff series. Just wait till you hear those sultry tones purr "The name's Calrissian, Lando Calrissian." You old smoothy, Billy Dee. Read More »

Marvel's 'Star Wars' #1: Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia Arrive For Midtown Comics Signing!

By Jorge Solis | Jan 06, 2015 06:00 PM EST

Star Wars #1

Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Princess Leia are back in an all-new Marvel Comics series based on the popular "Stars Wars" franchise. With exclusive covers, Midtown Comics has a special event and creator signing for sci-fi fans when Marvel's "Star Wars" #1 hits stores. Read More »

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