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Rosario Dawson cast as Ahsoka Tano for Mandalorian S2 live action Star Wars

Rosario Dawson cast as Ahsoka Tano for Mandalorian S2 live action Star Wars

One of the most beloved characters in the Star Wars universe was, until now, relegated to the animated universe. That is Asoka Tano, the once-apprentice of Anakin Skywalker, who began her journey in Star Wars: The Clone Wars. She's been confirmed to appear in Season 2 of the live action Disney+ streaming series The Mandalorian. What's more: She's been confirmed to be played by Rosario Dawson.

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker arrives on digital video days early

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker arrives on digital video days early

Just in time for a weekend spent in self-quarantine comes Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker on digital video. Disney released the video early on Friday, though it can only be purchased at this point. The movie was originally scheduled to arrive on digital video on March 17. The Rise of Skywalker isn't the only movie to experience big changes this month.

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker novel edits Rey’s parents, yet again

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker novel edits Rey’s parents, yet again

It would appear that Star Wars lore just cannot stay solid as, just this week, Rey's parentage changed yet again. As events and details in the novelization of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker showed, the official word on the origin of Rey's parents is not exactly what you might've assumed, given the details present in the film. Further, it would seem that the actor who played Emperor Palpatine (Ian McDiarmid) shed some light on an earlier version of the films' script, after the impenetrable wall of Lucasfilm NDA fell at the film's premiere. This is where I say SPOILER ALERT if you'd like to remain unspoiled.

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Disney reveals Star Wars: The High Republic novels and comics

Disney reveals Star Wars: The High Republic novels and comics

Disney has announced a new Star Wars publishing campaign called The High Republic that will include novels for kids and adults, as well as comic books and more. The company has offered an early look at some of the projects that will be launched under this campaign, as well as concept art and book covers. This is the latest in a long line of written Star Wars materials.

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Why the new Star Wars: The Clone Wars Season 7 episodes 1-4 seem so familiar

Why the new Star Wars: The Clone Wars Season 7 episodes 1-4 seem so familiar

Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Season 7 started its run this week with an episode called "The Bad Batch." With this, the Star Wars animated series jumps right back into the thick of things with one of the most interesting and must-see story elements - the clones! Here we're focusing on individual Clone Troopers, including some new characters we've never seen before - genetically modified to be different from the rest.

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Baby Yoda merchandise is about to invade stores, at last

Baby Yoda merchandise is about to invade stores, at last

From the moment The Child - otherwise known as Baby Yoda among Star Wars fans - appeared in The Manadalorian, we all knew that we'd see a wave of merchandise featuring the character. That merchandise was announced today, with a ton of products by various toy and game makers being revealed ahead of the New York Toy Fair. If you've been looking for some Baby Yoda merch, you're about to have your chance to spend a lot of your hard-earned cash.

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Entire Star Wars Skywalker Saga getting a big box set – with a catch

Entire Star Wars Skywalker Saga getting a big box set – with a catch

With the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the saga that started way back in the 1970s is finally complete. That, of course, means that it's time for a box set featuring all nine films in the Skywalker Saga, which is precisely what Disney is giving us. Disney and Lucasfilm revealed the box set today, which is set to launch alongside the Blu-Ray and 4K UHD release of The Rise of Skywalker next month.

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This Darth Vader plot twist just shocked the Star Wars universe

This Darth Vader plot twist just shocked the Star Wars universe

A new canon (read: part of the official Star Wars story) comic book revealed a twist in the Star Wars universe the likes of which we've only ever seen in movies before. Star Wars hasn't been one to shy away from twists in storyline, not since the first film - but now, here, something has happened. In a comic book released here in the first weeks of 2020, Darth Vader went searching for secrets about his past, and what he found was... quite unexpected. NOTE: The following contains SPOILERS for the 2020 comic book Darth Vader #1 from Marvel Comics!

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is officially a single-player hit

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is officially a single-player hit

If there was any question that Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order was a success for Respawn and EA, it's been answered beyond a shadow of a doubt. In its most recent quarterly earnings call, Electronic Arts revealed that Fallen Order has exceeded its expectations, selling 8 million copies since launch. That's a big deal for any game, but in this case, gamers are hoping that it sends a message to EA that there's still a market for single-player games that lack a live service component.

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Disney+ Obi-Wan Kenobi delay probably won’t impact premiere

Disney+ Obi-Wan Kenobi delay probably won’t impact premiere

Disney's Obi-Wan Kenobi original show has been delayed due to a script rejection, according to a recent report, but series star Ewan McGregor doesn't expect the anticipated premiere date to change. The news first arrived in a report claiming that Disney has rejected two scripts for the show in recent days, leaving the company to develop new stories and scripts for the project.

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars trailer shows off the final season

Star Wars: The Clone Wars trailer shows off the final season

Disney has published the trailer for its final season of The Clone Wars, the hit Star Wars animation that premiered in 2008 and was originally canceled in 2014. The series follows the story of popular Star Wars characters, including Darth Maul, Yoda, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Anakin Skywalker. The final season will only be available to watch on the Disney Plus streaming service.

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Star Wars: Major Skywalker parentage canon fact confirmed

Star Wars: Major Skywalker parentage canon fact confirmed

We're taking another look at a point of interest in the history of the official canon Star Wars universe today - specifically at Anakin Skywalker. It's the perfect time to make clear a significant point on Anakin's history since the last(?) of 9 movies is out in the Skywalker Saga right this minute. The following article does NOT contain major spoiler beyond the point that the trailers for The Rise of Skywalker made abundantly clear: That Emperor Palpatine isn't necessarily as "dead" as we previously assumed.

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