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Meet The Acolyte’s New Jedi Masters and Padawan Revealed

Lucasfilm has released a series of character posters for the highly-anticipated “Star Wars: The Acolyte,” set in the High Republic era, giving fans a glimpse into the new guardians of peace and justice. The posters introduce Jedi Master Sol, portrayed by Lee Jung-jae, who emanates wisdom and a strong connection to the Force. Carrie-Anne Moss brings Jedi Master Indara to life, showcasing her leadership and calculated use of the Force. Amandla Stenberg plays Mae

George Lucas Critiques Hollywood’s Originality at Cannes Festival

At the 2024 Cannes Film Festival, George Lucas, the creator of the Star Wars saga, expressed his disappointment with the lack of originality in the contemporary film industry. He criticized the over-reliance on sequels and familiar stories, both in mainstream cinema and streaming services. Lucas noted that this trend is likely to continue in the next decade, with the industry fixated on recycling old ideas rather than embracing new and unproven concepts. He also reflected on the expansion of the Star Wars

Disney+ Unveils LEGO Star Wars Special Featuring Darth Jar Jar

Disney+ is set to release an animated special titled “LEGO Star Wars: Rebuild the Galaxy,” which introduces a surprising twist to the controversial character Jar Jar Binks. The special follows the adventures of Sig Greebling, voiced by Gaten Matarazzo, who discovers a powerful artifact and is thrown into a topsy-turvy galaxy where heroes and villains are reversed. The trailer teases a darker version of Jar Jar Binks, potentially fulfilling a longstanding fan theory of the character being a

Sigourney Weaver Set to Star in ‘The Mandalorian & Grogu’ Movie

Sigourney Weaver, the iconic actress known for her roles in sci-fi films such as “Alien” and “Avatar,” is in discussions to join the cast of the upcoming Star Wars movie, “The Mandalorian & Grogu.” This would mark Weaver’s first foray into the Star Wars universe, and science fiction enthusiasts are thrilled at the prospect. The film will be directed by Jon Favreau, the creator of “The Mandalorian” series, and production is expected to begin later this year