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More HD photos of Rey’s Lightsaber (and its true identity)

More HD photos of Rey’s Lightsaber (and its true identity)

Today we present the best look at Rey's Lightsaber we currently have available - up close and personal with a nice set of photos. These images come with a bit of confirmation of information passed down this week by the keeper of the canon for Star Wars: Pablo Hidalgo. Before there's any confusion when the first wave of The Last Jedi toys are released in stores - the name "Rey's Lightsaber" is a simple re-naming of a lightsaber we already know very well.

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Star Wars The Last Jedi Trivia: is that a Bothan, or not?

Star Wars The Last Jedi Trivia: is that a Bothan, or not?

The first major photo shoot for Star Wars The Last Jedi brought with it a question of nature of one alien in particular - this horse-faced fellow you see before you. "Many Bothans died to bring us this information," said Mon Mothma, leader of the Rebellion, in Star Wars Return of The Jedi. Since then it's been a never-ending battle to decide what Bothans - the Bothan Spies, that is - were and how they looked. In the most recent discussion on the matter, it's clear: there is no one, single version of a Bothan, but many.

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Star Wars TFA movie easter egg: Alternate Ending (for The Last Jedi assist!)

Star Wars TFA movie easter egg: Alternate Ending (for The Last Jedi assist!)

The director of The Last Jedi (Rian Johnson) apparently asked the director of The Force Awakens (JJ Abrams) to change the end of his film. Johnson revealed this information this week alongside tiny details about how involved he was during the creation of the first film. At this point we've got to warn you that you'll want to turn back if you're not all about spoilers - though the spoilers are mainly for The Force Awakens, not so much The Last Jedi. Though if you want to be entirely vegan about the next film, now's the time to click out.

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May the fourth be with you: Digital Star Wars media to celebrate

May the fourth be with you: Digital Star Wars media to celebrate

May the 4th be with you, all you Android and iOS users, it's a day of celebration for the likes of Star Wars fans everywhere. As such, developers of Star Wars apps and games have put their best force forward with a few price-chops. Google's done a decent job of arranging and displaying the lot - right alongside 5 of the 7 movies that are currently out and available for download, plus comics, plus books, plus soundtracks - though the last few aren't on sale, exactly.

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A select list of May the 4th Star Wars sales now live

A select list of May the 4th Star Wars sales now live

A bunch of Star Wars-themed events are taking place starting today, the 3rd of May, and last until the end of May the 4th (be with you). This is the ump-teenth time in a row that Star Wars has been celebrated on the 4th of May - back since the first Star Wars Geek heard those fabulous 6 words in that order. Fourth really sounds like Force - so let's use it to fill the bottomless pit of need for more Star Wars merchandise and special events, forever!

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2, Star Lord’s Jacket Review

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2, Star Lord’s Jacket Review

Every good modern superhero needs a great jacket. For Chris Pratt's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 hero Star Lord (AKA Peter Quill), that means a red ravager jacket. The jacket we're taking a peek at today is a replica made by the folks at Film Jackets, and for lack of a better term to describe a piece of clothing such as this, this jacket is completely radical.

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Will Disney edit Star Wars? Kathleen Kennedy says no (sort of)

Will Disney edit Star Wars? Kathleen Kennedy says no (sort of)

An interview with Lucasfilm CEO Kathleen Kennedy has popped up this week with a few pointed questions on the future of Star Wars. The folks at SteeleWars (comedian Steele Saunders, to be exact) asked Kennedy how free Lucasfilm is, in its current form, to edit past Star Wars films. Can alterations be made to past Star Wars films, or are they set in stone from this point forward?

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Watch Emma Watson and Tom Hanks discuss The Circle

Watch Emma Watson and Tom Hanks discuss The Circle

The film The Circle actors Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, and Patton Oswalt sat down for a chat today live on Twitter. Right this minute we've got a recap of that chat, including the full chat as re-posted to Twitter through Periscope. This film is essentially about a single company that represents such tech titans as Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple, and follows the story of a tech worker by the name of Mae Holland (Emma Watson).

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Star Wars The Last Jedi Trailer 1 Teaser thrills and chills

Star Wars The Last Jedi Trailer 1 Teaser thrills and chills

This morning the first Star Wars The Last Jedi teaser trailer was released to the public, and it's a chiller. Just like the first teaser trailer for The Force Awakens, this trailer starts off with a shock. Not necessarily anything that'll blow your socks off, but it's meant to start you off with a sharp slap in the face. Don't worry - this article won't be spoiling anything for you before you experience this trailer for yourself!

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New Star Wars ANH extended scene ties in Sith and Rogue One

New Star Wars ANH extended scene ties in Sith and Rogue One

A new "Extended Death Star Meeting Scene" has surfaced at Star Wars Celebration 2017. In this scene, generally known for its first appearance of Tarkin and discussion of the power of the Death Star, we hear the word "Sith" for the first time in the original trilogy. We also hear mention of the bureaucratic meaning of the Death Star. While it's not clear whether the makers of Rogue One had access to the scene we're seeing today, it IS clear that major potential for coincidence is alive and well here in 2017.

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Star Wars Forces of Destiny and the first Easter Eggs, Actors, and Trivia

Star Wars Forces of Destiny and the first Easter Eggs, Actors, and Trivia

The first in a series of clips has been revealed for the newest Lucasfilm project in the Star Wars universe: Star Wars: Forces of Destiny. This show will give a boost to the already awesome new collection of female characters that've popped up in the Star Wars universe over the past couple of years. Taking place in a variety of points in the Star Wars timeline and from several different perspectives, this show will also fill in some moments between already-covered parts of the Star Wars movies.

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That Guardians of the Galaxy 2 shirt worn by Star Lord: what’s on it?

That Guardians of the Galaxy 2 shirt worn by Star Lord: what’s on it?

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 features a new costume for Star-Lord, aka Peter Quill, aka Chris Pratt. This new costume features a t-shirt with a coded message on it - and you know we can't resist investigating. As such, we've done some decoding, some tearing down of graphic design, and a bit of research figure out what's going on with this cosplay-essential bit of Star-Lord / Guardians of the Galaxy costuming.

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