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Millie Bobby Brown side-by-side with Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia

Millie Bobby Brown side-by-side with Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia

If the future required a recasting of the role of Princess Leia for Star Wars, the internet might've just found its actress-of-choice. Millie Bobby Brown, known for her roles as 11 in Stranger Things and Enola Holmes in the Netflix show Enola Holmes, was planted in a set of Star Wars clips via Deepfake. With the greatest of ease, MBB just replaced Carrie Fisher's face - though none of the official parties in play had anything to do with the creation of said video.

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Star Wars comic sheds new light on Ochi, Sith dagger, and Exogol

Star Wars comic sheds new light on Ochi, Sith dagger, and Exogol

The newest Darth Vader comic from Marvel Comics tapped into one of the most mysterious and awe-inspiring planets in the Star Wars universe: Exogol. Before now, we've only really learned about Exogol from the movie Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. In the latest Darth Vader comic series, we're seeing bits and pieces of Rise of Skywalker the theater cut of the film... didn't hit.

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 leads two big weeks of free games at Epic Games Store

Star Wars Battlefront 2 leads two big weeks of free games at Epic Games Store

As 2020 came to a close, there was some question about whether or not Epic would continue giving away free games each week in 2021. After all, this was something that was supposed to end with 2019, but then Epic decided to extend its free games promotion through 2020. It's clear now that Epic will continue offering free games as we move through the year, and with today's rotation, we're in for two big weeks of free games.

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Open world Star Wars game in the works at Ubisoft and Lucasfilm Games

Open world Star Wars game in the works at Ubisoft and Lucasfilm Games

Disney and Lucasfilm kicked off this week by announcing they were reviving the Lucasfilm Games brand and looking to work with a number of developers in creating games for Lucasfilm properties. The following day, we learned that Lucasfilm Games would be working with Wolfenstein developer Machine Games to create a new Indiana Jones game, with Bethesda's Todd Howard serving as executive producer on the title. It turns out the announcements aren't over yet, as Ubisoft and Lucasfilm Games have now announced a partnership of their own.

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Xbox Series X and PS5 update detailed – What to expect

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Xbox Series X and PS5 update detailed – What to expect

Like many games that were released close to the end of the previous generation, it seems that Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is getting a next-generation update that will help it run better on the Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5. As always, we can expect to see higher and more stable framerates, but beyond that Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment has detailed what players can expect to see on a console-by-console basis.

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Lucasfilm and Disney revive Lucasfilm Games

Lucasfilm and Disney revive Lucasfilm Games

A number of gamers out there grew up playing games made by LucasArts, but before the gaming arm of LucasFilm was known as that, it was known as Lucasfilm Games. In fact, the company was known as Lucasfilm Games from 1982 to 1990, which is when it switched branding to LucasArts. Today, Disney and Lucasfilm announced that it'll be switching branding back to Lucasfilm Games, and with that switch apparently comes a renewed interest in gaming.

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New Star Wars timeline revealed with Bad Batch

New Star Wars timeline revealed with Bad Batch

Today we're taking a peek at the latest official timeline of Star Wars events as approved by Lucasfilm. This timeline appears in the new book A Test of Courage. In the timeline, we get a glimpse of where all the major movies and television shows rest, including one not yet confirmed before now. Star Wars: The Bad Batch, it seems, will take place in the age called "Reign of the Empire".

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Star Wars The High Republic first wave comic and book release dates

Star Wars The High Republic first wave comic and book release dates

Today we're taking a peek at the first wave of books released by LucasFilm, Disney, and the publishers and authors behind a variety of new stories. Star Wars The High Republic is an era of Star Wars that takes place before the Star Wars prequel movies - before The Phantom Menace - in the "Golden Age" of the Jedi, a time we've not yet explored.*

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Star Wars: The High Republic release date and trailer

Star Wars: The High Republic release date and trailer

This week marks the first in a long line of releases for a new era in Star Wars. Star Wars: The High Republic has a launch date of January 5, 2021, appearing with a set of books that'll open the floodgates. Today we've got a launch trailer as well as an hour-long panel presentation with some of the main names in the first wave of publishing for Star Wars: The High Republic.

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Star Wars fans celebrate new year’s eve without the NYC ball drop

Star Wars fans celebrate new year’s eve without the NYC ball drop

Supposing you're not aiming to ring in the new year with thousands of mouth-breathers jam-packed in around you out in the freezing cold, there's a new alternative. As we are still living in a global pandemic thanks to COVID-19 and we're entering a new realm of Star Wars all the time, Reddit user Theesm delivered an unexpected gift on the masses: Star Wars celebration time codes.

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When should The Mandalorian end?

When should The Mandalorian end?

Disney's confirmed that there is, indeed, more of The Mandalorian in the works - but let's consider for a moment that they do not follow through. Would it be the end of the world? Or would you be satisfied with the characters going their separate ways, appearing only in alternate media like comic books and novels from this point on?

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Disney+ 2021 schedule: Lots of Marvel, less Star Wars

Disney+ 2021 schedule: Lots of Marvel, less Star Wars

This week a list of 2021 Disney+ programs was released - and it would appear to be a little different than we expected. If you're looking for your fix of The Mandalorian any time soon, you're out of luck. If you've been patiently awaiting content for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, THIS is your year.

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