Star Wars

Videos of Darth Vader Visiting Disneyland…

The ink on the contract has barely dried on yesterday’s big Lucasfilm purchase by the house of Mouse, and there is already video evidence of Darth Vader dancing through Disneyland. OK, these are not actually brand new videos, but commercials for Star Tours, which has been a co-production between Lucasfilm and Disney running in the theme parks for years. The original ...

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Disney Buys Lucasfilm For $4.05 Billion… Sets STAR WARS: EPISODE VII For 2015

In a surprise announcement by Disney, the House Of Mouse acquired Lucasfilm for $4.05 Billion, encompassing all of its properties, Lucasfilm Ltd., LucasArts, Industrial Light & Magic, and Skywalker Sound. The deal also obviously includes the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises. Under the new regime, a slate of Star Wars features will be produced. “Star Wars Episode 7” has been announced, with ...

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8mm Behind-The-Scenes Footage From RETURN OF THE JEDI Hits The Web

Courtesy of filmmaker Jeff Broz, seven minutes of grainy silent behind-the-scenes footage from the 1982 set of Return of the Jedi have hit the web. This footage was shot as the the film was going under the faux production name Blue Harvest in the Buttercup Valley, CA desert. We get some backstage looks at the battle on Jabba the Hutt’s Sail Barge ...

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George Lucas Remembers Visionary STAR WARS Artist, Ralph McQuarrie

The Star Wars community suffered a loss this weekend. Legendary artist, Ralph McQaurrie, passed away at the age of 82, which was announced last night on his website and StarWars.com. McQuarrie was responsible for countless early concept designs for characters, scenes, and creatures that defined the look and aesthetic of the galaxy seen in Star Wars: A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, ...

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Darth Maul Coming To STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS

Just because you get sliced in half by a Jedi Knight’s lightsaber and plummet down a power shaft on Naboo apparently doesn’t mean its the definitive end to a Sith Lord’s scourge of terror. That said, Darth Maul makes his long awaited first appearance on Cartoon Network’s Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and by all accounts it looks like the demon-esque villain ...

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