It’s been a crazy few days for us Star Wars nerds. First we find out, in the latest trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story, that Chewbacca is 190 years old. And now we discover that O.G. Jedi Yoda is going to appear in Episode 9, set to warp into theaters in December, 2019. Continue reading RETURNING TO THE ‘STAR WARS’ UNIVERSE, YODA IS
Earlier this month, we got our long-awaited first trailer for the Han Solo Star Wars spinoff film, and it was actually pretty fine. Not the disaster some fans might have expected given the movie’s tumultuous production, just not the greatest trailer in the world. But it turns out there’s one way to make it pretty dang great: A bit of “Sabotage.”
With the help of the latest film in the iconic sci-fi franchise, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Disney’s Star Wars films have eclipsed $4 billion in worldwide ticket sales, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The Women’s March on Washington has a true queen in their camp. Crowds are channeling General Leia Organa and actress Carrie Fisher with signs, costumes, wall art, and other amazing tributes. The Rebellion is here.
Filmmakers have been stop-motion animation for eons, but holy crap man, people have gotten really, really good at it. This video by Vugar Efendi tracks the evolution of stop motion in film starting with The Enchanted Drawing in 1900, which was really just a drawing of a face changing facial expressions, all the way up to the gloriously beautiful Kubo and the Two Strings, which was released this summer.
Kenny Baker, the British actor who played R2-D2 in six Star Wars films, has died at the age of 83 after a long battle with an illness, The Guardianreports. The 3-foot-8-inch actor became famous in 1977 after his first portrayal of the beloved robot character in Star Wars: A New Hope.