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Watch the first trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

Hot on the heels of announcing the details of the upcoming Disney+ streaming service (which will feature plenty of Star Wars content), Disney and Lucasfilm just released the first trailer for “S

How Disney Built Star Wars, in real life

From the moment that Disney announced its acquisition of Lucasfilm, the question on every fan’s mind was “when will they build Star Wars in real life?” While most assumed that they would do it e

Space Force will be a Marines-like branch under Air Force authority

President Trump is expected to sign into creation the Space Force today, as a special branch of the military overseen by the Air Force Department, according to a report in The Washington Post. The pr

‘The Mandalorian’ cast includes Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano … and Werner Herzog

Lucasfilm has released an initial cast list for “The Mandalorian,” the live-action Star Wars series that Jon Favreau is creating for the upcoming streaming service Disney+. Pedro Pascal, w

Jon Favreau’s new Star Wars streaming series will be called “The Mandalorian”

We've known for months now that Jon Favreau was working on a live-action Star Wars series for Disney's upcoming streaming service. But that's about all we knew. Until now! Favreau just dropped a fe

Star Wars: Vader Immortal is a virtual reality series coming in 2019

Few properties seem better suited to tap VR than Star Wars, if only because… you know, lightsabers. And Lucasfilm knows it. They’ve just announced Star Wars: Vader Immortal — a three-par

Star Wars: Episode IX will feature unseen footage of Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia

Spoiler warning for anyone who hasn’t seen The Last Jedi, though, if you still haven’t at this point, what are you even doing reading casting announcements for the next one? No one ever re

Disney’s streaming service is resurrecting ‘The Clone Wars’

Star Wars: The Clone Wars, an animated series that ran on Cartoon Network for five seasons, is coming back. Created by George Lucas and overseen by Dave Filoni, the show depicted the adventures of Ana

‘Solo’ is a serviceable Star Wars story

In the trailer for Solo, Chewbacca dangles for dear life from a high speed train barreling through a snowy landscape. “Chewie!” the young Han shouts, as the Wookiee’s head comes within spitting

Check out the latest featurette for Star Wars: A Solo Story

On May 25, the latest installment of the Star Wars theatrical franchise will drop in theaters. Shooting Star Wars: A Solo Story hasn’t been all roses, with Ron Howard stepping in to take over fo

Avengers: Infinity War is set to hit a new box-office record

Disney’s latest alarmingly star-packed Avengers entry is going to set another box-office record for its opening weekend, eclipsing Star Wars: The Force Awakens, according to Variety. The film i

You can now play Star Wars AR Holochess on your iPhone

As the future of technology continues to give us plenty of things we wish it hadn’t, we’re still managing to get some simple pleasures out of the way. Star Wars Holochess can now be played

Here’s the new trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story

Yesterday afternoon, word started spreading that a new — and perhaps final — trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story would land this evening. Sometime during American Idol, they said… of course

Disney’s ultra-realistic Millennium Falcon flight simulator will need 8 GPUs to run

Disney is building a real-time, ultra-high-res flight simulator for the Millennium Falcon and they’re powering it with eight daisy-chained high-end Nvidia GPUs. The experience, which is destined

Here’s drone footage of what Disney’s Star Wars Land looks like right now

If you stand in juuuust the right spot in Disneyland — or if you turn your head at certain times on certain rides — you can get fleeting glimpses into Disney's upcoming Star Wars Land (or “Star

Jon Favreau is making a Star Wars show for Disney’s streaming service

Disney plans to include Star Wars and Marvel TV shows as part of the lineup in its upcoming streaming service, but details about those shows have been scant until today, when the company announced th

The showrunners behind ‘Game of Thrones’ have signed on to write some ‘Star Wars’ movies

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the writers who turned George R.R. Martin's fantasy novels into a television phenomenon, will be writing and producing a new series of Star Wars films.

Get your first look at ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ in the new trailer

Alden Ehrenreich seems to basically channel Harrison Ford in a couple of scenes in this brand new short teaser trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story, which is coming out May 25 in the U.S. He nails the

Sphero’s CEO discusses the company’s shift from Star Wars to schools

If hardware is hard, robotics are next to impossible. Even so, Sphero managed an impressive feat over its first five years, growing from a small startup with a glowing, smartphone-controlled ball into

Original Content podcast: Confronting the light and dark side of ‘The Last Jedi’

This week, TechCrunch’s Original Content podcast takes a break from reviewing the latest streaming titles to tackle the big movie of the week (and arguably the year) — Star Wars: The Last Jedi
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