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The Mystery of Threepio’s Red Arm Revealed in Star Wars Special: C-3PO #1

Like Han Solo, you may not have recognized C-3PO in Star Wars: The Force Awakens thanks to his red arm. So the question arises: how and why did ol’ golden rod get it? Tomorrow, we’ll finally find out.

Rogue One Teaser Trailer

Rogue One Teaser Trailer!

How to Draw Kylo Ren, Disney Infinity Style

We here at love everything about the toys-to-life game Disney Infinity — especially its original design aesthetic, a classic-meets-modern animated look that’s full of energy. To celebrate this week’s release of the new Kylo Ren Light FX figure, we invited Disney Infinity lead artist Jon Diesta to pull back the curtain and show fans how to bring the First Order enforcer to life in the game’s style. So sharpen your pencils…and embrace the dark side!

Mark Hamill and Kathleen Kennedy Announce New Star Wars: Force for Change Charitable Campaign

Today, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy and Star Wars veteran Mark Hamill announced a new campaign in support of Star Wars: Force for Change, an initiative that inspires people to make a positive impact on the world. Starting April 5, Star Wars: Force for Change will match the donations of Star Wars fans to four select charities up to $1 million! See their special video, in which Mr. Hamill finally gets to speak.

Parenting Padawans: 15 Star Wars Quotes to Sum Up the Parent’s Journey

In many ways, being a parent is every bit as adventurous and exciting as being a Jedi. It’s just messier. Luke may have had his hero’s journey, but every parent goes through similar trials and experiences similar hazards, successes, and setbacks. Most of the time, it’s an adventure worthy of an epic franchise. Parenting is rewarding, exhilarating, frustrating, and inspiring. It’s also a long road made up of countless twists, turns, and unexpected bumps. Here, then, are 15 classic Star Wars quotes that perfectly sum up the parenting journey.

John Boyega begins filming Star Wars Episode VIII today

After accepting his Rising Star award at the Baftas, he joked he was "running on fumes" because he's back at work today. "Tomorrow's my first day on set. There's a 6am pick up and then I go straight to doing Star Wars stuff again," he said.

He's the Creative Force Bringing Star Wars to Disney's Theme Parks

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LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures Animated Series Coming to Disney XD This Summer

The Force is set to meet LEGO bricks in a new galaxy-spanning adventure. is thrilled to announce LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures, an all-new animated television series scheduled to debut this summer on Disney XD in the US. The fun-filled adventure comedy series, set between The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, will introduce all-new heroes and villains in exciting adventures with many familiar Star Wars characters.

Rey, Kylo Ren, and More Await You in Star Wars Character Encyclopedia: Updated and Expanded – First

Who’s that big, chin-tusked guy hanging out with a First Order spy in Maz’s castle? Who are the red-helmeted enforcers in the Guavian Death Squad? What’s the story behind Kylo Ren’s mask? There’s a way to get all the intel you need on the new heroes, villains, creatures, and droids of The Force Awakens, and it doesn’t require a run-in with rathtars or, worse, a deal with Unkar Plutt.

From “Blast That X-wing!” to “Traitor!”: The Voices of Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars films have always had a vast visual landscape. But they also have an equally vast aural soundscape, working in tandem with, and amplifying, what you see onscreen.

Star Wars: Episode VIII to Open December 15, 2017

Today, Disney and Lucasfilm announced that Star Wars: Episode VIII, originally scheduled for release in summer 2017, will now debut on December 15, 2017.

Prepare to Encounter Kylo Ren at Disney Parks

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has become a global phenomenon, and soon guests at Disney Parks will be able to interact with one of the film’s most intriguing new characters, Kylo Ren.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Receives 5 Oscar Nominations

Nominations for the 88th Annual Academy Awards were announced today, and the latest film in the Star Wars saga, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, has been nominated in five categories:

Star Wars Rebels Returns…with Princess Leia

The Ghost crew is back, and they’re bringing Star Wars royalty with them. Star Wars Rebels returns with “A Princess on Lothal,” a brand new episode featuring Princess Leia, on January 20 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on Disney XD. Set roughly three years before the events of A New Hope, Leia is introduced as a young leader on her way to becoming the strong, more resolute character portrayed in the original trilogy.

Thank You: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Becomes the #1 Film of All-Time in the US

Star Wars fans have kept a galaxy far, far away alive for close to 40 years. Without them, there is no Star Wars.

13 Story Ideas That Were Dropped from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is absolutely bursting with cool set pieces. But you didn’t see half the insane stuff the movie’s production team came up with. Early versions of the story were full of Darth Vader’s ghost, an underwater Death Star, and more. Here are 13 things they left out of Episode VII.

'Star Wars' crosses $1 billion in record time, topping 'Daddy's Home' and 'Joy'

Moviegoers continued to unwrap Disney’s box office holdover “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” over the holiday weekend as the space saga dominated a host of Christmas Day newcomers, including Paramount’s “Daddy’s Home” and 20th Century Fox’s “Joy.”

Here’s How Hayden Christensen Was Supposed to Appear in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

There were plenty of familiar faces in Star Wars: The Force Awakens to delight fans of earlier installments in the franchise. In addition to Han, Leia, Chewie, the droids, and, eventually, Luke, characters like Admiral Ackbar, Nien Nunb, and the voices of Obi-Wan Kenobi and Yoda all made an appearance. But one other member of the cast was set to make a return. That’s right, we were supposed to revisit Hayden Christensen’s Anakin Skywalker. And we still might.

'Star Wars' Box Office: "People Are Seeing It Three and Four Times"

There's no slowing down Star Wars: The Force Awakens, thanks in part to ardent fans watching the movie multiple times and a growing female audience. J.J. Abrams' tentpole continued to crush one record after another at the Christmas box office, finishing the weekend with a whopping 10-day domestic total of $544.6 million and crossing the $1 billion mark globally faster than any film in history.

15 people you didn't know were in 'Star Wars'

When a film as big as Star Wars: The Force Awakens goes into production, there's bound to be tons of people who want to be a part of the action. Sometimes these sorts of requests are fulfilled with the shortest, yet most prestigious, of roles — the cameo. Through makeup, voice overs, and short little glimpses, the following list of pretty recognizable actors made their mark on the legendary Star Wars franchise — and you didn't even know it.