Did Alec Guinness Really Hate 'Star Wars'?
The first Star Wars movie (later renamed A New Hope) introduced the legendary Alec Guinness as Obi-Wan Kenobi. Guinness was an acclaimed actor who had already won important prizes like BAFTA and an Academy Award by the time he did Star Wars.
Hot Toys Commemorating The 20th Anniversary Of ‘Attack Of The Clones’ With Five New 1/6 Scale Figures And Teases More To Come
Hot Toys is known for manufacturing high-quality Star Wars collectibles and in recent years they have dedicated special attention to the Attack of the Clones line with previous figures like Yoda, Count Dooku, and Jango Fett, the latter still being up for preorder at Sideshow collectibles.
The Full History Behind Han Solo's Famous Blaster
The blaster that shot first. Or did it? Whether you believe Han shot first or not, either way you’re talking about his iconic blaster, the DL-44. While fans often know a lot about each lightsaber that the main characters wield, the trillions of non-Force sensitive beings in the Star Wars galaxy will likely never see one. Blasters are, by far, the weapon of choice for security forces, bounty hunters, and your average civilian living through the chaos and danger that is the Star Wars galaxy.
The History Of One Of 'Star Wars’ Most Mysterious Characters
Darth Plagueis is considered one of the most mysterious characters of the Star Wars saga, for, overall, he has very little exposure and is mainly known through the lore of his apprentice Sheev Palpatine. According to legend, Plagueis was, in his early life, a great and wise Dark Lord of the Sith who had been trained by Sith Master Darth Tenebrous, a legendary artisanal starship designer and a great scientist.
Top 10 Interesting Behind The Scenes Facts About 'A New Hope'
Released on May 25th, 1977, Star Wars: A New Hope turns 45 years old this month and has had a lasting impact on cinema and culture. We know all this. From the opening crawl to the triumphant medal ceremony, it has been picked apart by many a movie nerd and Star Wars aficionados. Its special effects are legendary, and it introduced the world to a galaxy of adventure, heroes, villains, and many a strange monster, custom, and the ever-present Force.
Breaking Down All The Easter Eggs In The 'Kenobi' Trailer
The ghosts of Obi-Wan's past have their sights set on the Jedi Master. Recently, the official trailer for Obi-Wan Kenobi was released by Disney+. The feelings of joy and nostalgia were strong among fans both young and old. Within the trailer, there were nods to previous films and animated series. From the return of the score's composer to references to classic characters, the trailer provided the audience with small hints of what could be expected and a sense of familiarity with the world they grew up in.
What We Know So Far About 'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' Season 2
It has been a while since we have heard anything regarding the adventures of Clone Force 99. We are likely to hear more coming from the Bad Batch Season 2 production, as Season 2 is set to release within this year. There are many questions with the Disney+ animated project that are hopefully going to be answered soon.
New Villain-centric 'Star Wars' Series In Development For Disney+
Disney+ continues to expand the reach of Star Wars with new and amazing shows from The Mandalorian, to Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Andor. There are only so many stories to tell within the galaxy far, far away like the moral dilemma between Jedi vs. Sith, smugglers going on adventures, and rebels standing up to evil empires. Recent rumors suggest that perhaps a story where the villains are the main leads is being considered as part of the wide array of Star Wars Disney+ series.
'Star Wars' Shows Off New Footage Of The Fourth Sister In 'Kenobi' Trailer
As we celebrated May 4th, the unofficial Star Wars holiday, fans were treated to an abundance of content starting off with the release of a new trailer for the upcoming show Obi-Wan Kenobi, which is set to release in a few weeks on May 27. In that trailer, we get our second glimpse of Fortress Inquisitorius and the Inquisitors. While this new trailer and the first teaser trailer heavily featured the Grand Inquisitor, the Third Sister (Reva), and the Fifth Brother, there is some footage of another Inquisitor in the room. She has now been identified as the Fourth Sister.
How Princess Leia Was Inspired By A Mexican Freedom Fighter
You don't have to be a Star Wars fan to see the massive cultural inspirations that George Lucas immersed into his universe. Jedi scream Japanese samurai influence, while Boba Fett, Cad Bane, and other bounty hunters alike share a western gunslinger feel. Looking at Princess Leia, did you ever wonder where her unique hairstyle came from or what was the inspirations behind it? Let's go back in time to the early 20th century in what is modern day Mexico and introduce a fearless woman named Clara de la Rocha.
Insider Hints At 2023 Release For 'Knights Of The Old Republic' Remake
During the lead-up to Celebration later this month the rumor mill seems to be working overtime. It looks like the latest piece of juicy gossip to come out of Twitter might be one of our favorites yet. User @accngt took to Twitter on May 4th to drop a very cryptic tweet that simply said, "Hopefully next year" in response to Okami Games' remark on the release date of the Knights of the Old Republic (KOTOR) remake that is in development at Aspyr Media.
10 Most Powerful Jedi From The ‘Star Wars’ Expanded Universe
I like to think of myself as a pretty avid Star Wars fan. I know a lot about the main saga. I've built my own theories about what certain things could mean or the potential of what the story could become. I'm also pretty well versed in the Disney Star Wars era. However, the Expanded Universe, or Legends as it has come to be known by many, is a part of Star Wars lore that I know very little about. The Expanded Universe is much like a legend to me - a part of the story that I've only heard about.