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JJ Abrams' First Tweet Is About Carrie Fisher & 'Star Wars: Episode 9' In A Touching Tribute

While announcing the start of production for the final chapter of the Skywalker series, Star Wars: Episode IX, filmmaker J.J. Abrams posted his first tweet— and it's about Carrie Fisher. The tweet is sure to break and warm your heart at the same…
By Nina Bradley

Mark Hamill's Thoughts On Carrie Fisher's 'Star Wars Episode IX' Role Will Leave You Sobbing

As if to assure that no fans of Star Wars would have a calm, normal weekend, writer-director J.J. Abrams put out a casting announcement late on Friday, July 27, that revealed he planned to use previously shot footage of the late Carrie Fisher in his…
By Sophy Ziss

Carrie Fisher’s Brother Addressed Her ’Star Wars: Episode 9’ Role With A Thoughtful Statement

Huge news for Star Wars fans broke this weekend, when J.J. Abrams announced details for Episode IX on the franchise's official website. Among the blog post's many headline items was Abrams' decision to bring back General Leia Organa for the next…
By Sophy Ziss

Mark Hamill Will Officially Be In 'Star Wars: Episode 9' & Luke Could Return In A BIG Way

On Friday, July 27, Disney went ahead and made Star Wars fans' dreams come true by announcing so many details about the next movie. Among the most exciting news is that Mark Hamill is returning to the franchise, but how will Luke be in Star Wars:…
By Sophy Ziss

OMG, The 'Star Wars: Episode 9' Cast Was Just Announced With So Many Returning Faves

Hold on to your Porgs, the cast of Star Wars Episode IX has been announced, and all of your favorite stars are returning. As reported by the official Star Wars website, Episode IX will include Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac,…
By Sabienna Bowman

Carrie Fisher Will Be In ‘Star Wars: Episode 9’ In An Unexpected Way

On Friday, July 27, Star Wars fans got a surprise: the Star Wars: Episode 9 cast was announced by Lucasfilm. The cast has plenty of fan faves returning to the franchise, but there was definitely one unexpected one — Carrie Fisher will be in Star…
By Parry Ernsberger

Billie Lourd's Sweet Carrie Fisher Tribute At Her Birthday Party Will Make Your Heart Sing

Like mother, like daughter. While celebrating her 26th birthday, Billie Lourd channeled her late mom Carrie Fisher, as seen in a video posted to her Instagram account on Wednesday, July 18. Standing behind a three-tiered cake with burning candles,…
By Brad Witter

Billy Dee Williams' Lando To Return To Star Wars & Fans Are Already Demanding These Two Things

As tragic as the deaths of some of the original Star Wars characters in Episodes VII and VIII were, there is still one more familiar face that has yet to join in on the new trilogy fun. On Monday night, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that Billy…
By Angelica Florio

William Shatner's Carrie Fisher Tweet Reveals A Curious 'Star Trek' & 'Star Wars' Crossover

They may have been universes apart on camera, but William Shatner and Carrie Fisher shared a real-life experience that sounds like it was one for the history books. On Monday, a Twitter user @area_matter_mk3 tweeted at the star (no pun intended) of…
By Taylor Ferber

Keri Russell May Join Star Wars & Fans Already Have Theories On Who She'll Play

Keri Russell is heading to space. The Americans actor is reportedly being considered for the next Star Wars film. That's right, Keri Russell might join Star Wars: Episode IX. As reported by Variety, sources say that Russell is currently in talks…
By Kristie Rohwedder

This Small Detail Detail About Rey's Lightsaber In 'The Last Jedi' Totally Changes The Movie

By now diehard Star Wars fans have undoubtedly watched The Last Jedi at least a dozen time since it hit theaters last December. However, one detail has emerged about a particular scene that could help to prove a Star Wars theory about Rey's…
By Kelly Schremph

Rian Johnson's Just Shut Down This 'Last Jedi' Troll In The Most Epic Tweet Thread Ever

To all those disappointed Star Wars fans in a galaxy not so far away, director Rian Johnson has the best response to your Last Jedi critiques. Specifically, critiques that go after his choice to — spoiler alert — kill off Luke Skywalker in The Last…
By Shannon Carlin

Chris Evans & Mark Hamill's Twitter Exchange Will Have Marvel & 'Star Wars' Fans Geeking Out

A Luke Skywalker clash with Captain America doesn't even seem possible in a galaxy far, far away. But Chris Evans and Mark Hamill's Twitter exchange on Wednesday, June 27, is sure to have Star Wars and Marvel fans battling over the age-old question:…
By Brad Witter

'Star Wars' Spinoff Films Have Reportedly Been Put On Pause — Sorry, Obi-Wan

Every character in the extended Star Wars cinematic universe has an excitable fanbase, which means that every new announcement by Disney and Lucasfilm comes with a side of possible disappointment. In this case, it's because plans for the rumored…
By Sophy Ziss

Fans Want To Remake 'The Last Jedi' & Rian Johnson Responded In The Most Epic Way

Movies: They're not for everyone. But a viewer disliking a movie isn't automatically entitled to an all-new version of it, tailor-made to suit their interests. This is obviously news to a noxious group of Star Wars fans — but at least one director…
By Sophy Ziss

Billie Lourd's Latest Tribute To Carrie Fisher Will Give 'Star Wars' Fans So Many Feels

She may not have been in a galaxy far, far away, but Billie Lourd's Star Wars tribute to her mom, Carrie Fisher, on June 16 was certainly out of this world. In a sweet nod to her mom, Lourd — sporting iconic Princess Leia-style buns made famous by…
By Brad Witter

‘Star Wars’ Fans CANNOT Handle Natalie Portman’s Response To Mark Hamill’s Tweet

It's miraculous that two of the Star Wars universe's biggest players haven't actually met in real life. But what else can you expect from a galaxy so far, far away? Luckily, it's not too late. While visiting The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on…
By Taylor Ferber

George Lucas' Star Wars Sequels Would Have Been VERY Different Than The New Trilogy

Have you ever wondered how the most recent Star Wars trilogy might have been different if George Lucas had been involved? While it was previously reported that he had unspecified ideas for the sequels, we finally know what Lucas' Star Wars sequels…
By Nathan Diller

'Star Wars’ Actor John Boyega’s Response Kelly Marie Tran's Haters Will Make You Proud

It's been far too long since fans have gotten to check out The Last Jedi's Kelly Marie Tran's now-deleted Instagram account. Last week, the 29-year-old actor deleted her account after enduring months of harassment over her Rose Tico character. And…
By Ashley Rey

Stephen Colbert's New Video Makes Kelly Marie Tran The Star Of Her Own 'Star Wars' Movie

A recent and disappointing dispatch from Star Wars fans came through this week when it was revealed that relentless online vitriol drove actor Kelly Marie Tran to leave social media. Fortunately, Stephen Colbert's re-cut Star Wars trailer starring…
By Sophy Ziss