Source: http://www.starwars.com/news/galactic-costuming-looking-back-at-the-501st-legion-with-founder-albin-johnson STARWARS.COM KICKS OFF A NEW FEATURE ON COSTUMING FANS WITH THE FOUNDER OF THE 501ST LEGION. Galactic Costuming is a feature that highlights members of fan groups from around the world who, literally, wear their love of Star Wars in the form of trooper armor, rebel pilot flightsuits, and much more. Star Wars: A New Hope is …

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Source: http://www.starwars.com/news/i-knew-we-were-doing-something-different-dennis-muren-reflects-on-star-wars-a-new-hope THE VISUAL EFFECTS LEGEND LOOKS BACK AT THE FILM THAT STARTED IT ALL. This article is part of a special StarWars.com series in honor of Star Wars‘ 40th anniversary today, May 25.If there were a Mount Rushmore of Star Wars greats, Dennis Muren would have a prominent place. Muren has been with Industrial Light & Magic, Lucasfilm’s …

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Source: http://www.starwars.com/news/7-things-you-didnt-know-about-the-original-star-wars-poster LEARN THE HISTORY — AND STRANGE DETAILS — HIDDEN IN STAR WARS‘ FIRST THEATRICAL POSTER. This article is part of a special StarWars.com series in honor of Star Wars‘ 40th anniversary on May 25. The famous first Star Wars theatrical artwork poster, which more specifically is referred to as the Star Wars “Style A” poster, …

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Source: http://www.starwars.com/news/vanity-fair-reveals-star-wars-the-last-jedi-special-issue GET A FIRST LOOK AT VANITY FAIR‘S DEFINITIVE PREVIEW, FEATURING STUNNING NEW PHOTOGRAPHS BY ANNIE LEIBOVITZ.  It’s time for a closer look into the world of Star Wars: The Last Jedi — thanks to Vanity Fair and legendary photographer Annie Leibovitz. Vanity Fair‘s special coverage of the next film in the saga kicked off today with the reveal of its …

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Source: http://www.starwars.com/news/fully-operational-fandom-a-jawa-meets-bb-8-in-brilliant-cosplay MEET THE CREATIVE FANS WHO BROUGHT TOGETHER A TATOOINE DROID SELLER AND ONE OF THE GALAXY’S GREATEST ASTROMECHS. In Fully Operational Fandom, StarWars.com goes right to the heart of the Star Wars saga — the fans — for insight into their thoughts and experiences surrounding a galaxy far, far away. The Orange County Convention Center …

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Source: http://www.starwars.com/news/5-things-you-might-not-know-about-captain-phasma LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RUTHLESS FIRST ORDER CAPTAIN. As the First Order spreads its reign of fear across the galaxy, stormtroopers armed and armored for war lead the way. The sound of their marching feet is sometimes preceded by another steady gait. Next comes the sight of all of those troopers again, doubled …

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Source: http://www.starwars.com/news/watch-mark-hamill-surprise-fans-on-behalf-of-star-wars-force-for-change ENTER NOW FOR THE CHANCE TO WIN THE GRAND PRIZE IN STAR WARS: FORCE FOR CHANGE AND OMAZE’S EPIC CAMPAIGN BENEFITTING STARLIGHT CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION! Imagine having some fun, reciting some classic Star Wars lines…and the legendary Mark Hamill is your surprise co-star. Well, that happened to a few lucky fans, as seen in the video below …

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The Florida Garrison, Rebel Legion, and Mandalorian Mercs, all showed up in force to help cheer the Run Disney Dark Side 10K and Half marathon runners over the weekend. The troops invaded Hollywood Studios, Epcot, and Disney’s Boardwalk to help motivate the runners along their routes. Source: http://www.rundisney.com/star-wars-wdw-half-marathon/ It is a weekend of galactic fun …

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Source: http://www.starwars.com/news/thank-you-for-an-amazing-star-wars-celebration A SPECIAL MESSAGE TO FANS AFTER A RECORD-BREAKING FOUR DAYS IN ORLANDO. As Star Wars celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, Star Wars Celebration Orlando was especially important for Lucasfilm. We wanted to honor what came before and what comes next, from A New Hope to The Last Jedi, and George Lucas to Rian Johnson. We wanted to create compelling experiences, …

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Source: http://www.starwars.com/news/swco-2017-5-highlights-from-the-heroines-of-star-wars-panel ASHLEY ECKSTEIN, TIYA SIRCAR, DAVE FILONI, AND SURPRISE GUEST DAISY RIDLEY DISCUSS THE LEGACY AND FUTURE OF FEMALE HEROES IN STAR WARS. Princess Leia started a grand tradition of female heroes in the Star Wars universe — a brave, and scrappy young woman who could weld a hunk of junk back together, slay a Hutt, …

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