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Watch the creation of Disney’s ambitious and immersive Star Wars land

Watch the creation of Disney’s ambitious and immersive Star Wars land

Two years ago Disney announced that it was planning on adding massive Star Wars-themed expansions to its parks in California and Florida, and today at Star Wars Celebration it revealed some new details — including a behind-the-scenes look at the design and construction of the parks. The panel itself kicked off with a brief...

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Star Wars holochess creator is turning to Kickstarter to fund his new game

Star Wars holochess creator is turning to Kickstarter to fund his new game

Famed movie artist Phil Tippett’s most famous work could soon become a reality: but he’s turning to Kickstarter to make it happen. Today Tippett announced the launch of a crowdfunding campaign to fund HoloGrid: Monster Battle, a new game based on the iconic holographic chess game from Star Wars (which Tippett designed the stop-motion characters...

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Undrafted free agent signings 2016: After NFL Draft, teams begin bidding wars

Undrafted free agent signings 2016: After NFL Draft, teams begin bidding wars

Will any of this year’s undrafted free agents match La’el Collins? The 2016 NFL Draft is in the books and another heated period of the NFL talent acquisition process is spinning up. Undrafted rookie free agency is a wild ride that follows the seventh round of the NFL Draft every year, as dozens of...

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Here’s what J.J. Abrams has to say about Rey’s parents in ‘Star Wars’

Here’s what J.J. Abrams has to say about Rey’s parents in ‘Star Wars’

Karen ButlerNEW YORK, April 16 (UPI) — “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” director J.J. Abrams offered a hint regarding the identities of heroine Rey’s parents at a panel discussion in New York Friday. Latest News – UPI.com

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Mondo is making gorgeous Star Wars and Indiana Jones posters just in time for the new movies

Mondo is making gorgeous Star Wars and Indiana Jones posters just in time for the new movies

It looks like there’s going to be plenty of incredible posters to get people excited about a new Indiana Jones movie: Mondo has announced that it is teaming up with ACME Archives to create a new series of posters based on both the Indiana Jones and Star Wars franchises. The partnership is kicking off with...

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‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ — Meet the New Characters (PHOTOS)

‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ — Meet the New Characters (PHOTOS)

Filming for ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII‘ is underway in Croatia and there are a lot of new faces on set. We got pics of two new alien species … and a land speeder, which looks like an upgrade from any of the pod racers in ‘Episode I.’ Then again, anything is an upgrade from ‘Episode...

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Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew is releasing photos of an early Star Wars script

Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew is releasing photos of an early Star Wars script

A lot of last-minute changes went into making Star Wars the beloved series we all know today and not a potentially stranger adventure featuring a hero named Luke Starkiller and a weapon called a lazersword. Fans of the series may already know a lot about what was inside the early drafts of what came...

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This is Hasbro’s new Rey figure for its Star Wars Monopoly game

This is Hasbro’s new Rey figure for its Star Wars Monopoly game

Hasbro is making good on its promise to include a Rey piece in its next versions of Monopoly: Star Wars. The company showed off the new figure at this year’s annual Toy Fair in New York City with plans to start shipping the new versions of the game in the fall. Fans criticized the...

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Gwendoline Christie’s Captain Phasma is returning for Star Wars: Episode VIII

Gwendoline Christie’s Captain Phasma is returning for Star Wars: Episode VIII

Minor spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens follow. Brienne of Tarth fans might have been pretty disappointed to see Gwendoline Christie’s metal-plated stormtrooper, Captain Phasma, get such a limited role in The Force Awakens. While it seemed she was destined for death by trash compactor after being captured by Finn and company on...

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Hasbro is adding Rey to Star Wars Monopoly after criticism from fans

Hasbro is adding Rey to Star Wars Monopoly after criticism from fans

Rey is coming to Star Wars Monopoly, toymaker Hasbro confirmed, after the company received sustained criticism for excluding her from its latest edition of the board game. Hasbro originally pointed to spoilers as its reasoning for not including Rey — the main character of The Force Awakens — as a figurine its recently released Monopoly: Star...

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