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Source: http://www.starwars.com/news/check-out-these-new-pop-icon-star-wars-the-last-jedi-posters SEE BEAUTIFUL IMAGES OF KYLO REN’S TIE SILENCER, BB-8, AND MORE. While StarWars.com isn’t a museum, you can consider this a pop art exhibit.This week saw the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi “Pop Icon” posters — simplified, bold, and colorful takes on the gear, tech, droids, and ships of the upcoming film. The …

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Source: http://www.starwars.com/news/behold-the-chewbacc-o-lantern-and-porg-gourd DELIGHT TRICK-OR-TREATING REBELS THIS HALLOWEEN WITH THE ULTIMATE ODD COUPLE FROM STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI. As we can see in the trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Chewbacca and a porg — one of a cute new species of critters debuting in the film — are hanging out together in the Millennium Falcon. And that’s …

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STARWARS.COM TALKS TO MICHAEL BENDER, A FAN WHO’S MADE EIGHT SETS OF TROOPER ARMOR AND WOULD MAKE THE EMPEROR PROUD. 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.Eleven years ago, …

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THE ORIGINAL SERIES OF ANIMATED SHORTS IS ALMOST HERE. The next Star Wars animated series — one unlike any other — is in range. Star Wars Forces of Destiny, a new animated micro-series celebrating some of Star Wars’ most beloved and inspirational characters, will premiere July 3 on YouTube.com/Disney, it was announced today. The highly-anticipated shorts, 2-3 minutes each, tell the untold …

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FROM BATTLE DROIDS THAT BAKE COOKIES TO STORIES ABOUT THE FORCE, THERE’S LOTS TO LOVE ABOUT THE FAN-FAVORITE ANIMATED SERIES. Following the events of season one, the Freemaker family has joined forces with the Rebel Alliance. They’re putting their resourcefulness to the test and helping the Rebellion find parts and keep ships in tip-top condition …

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CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF EVERYONE’S FAVORITE TATOOINE WATERING HOLE. You undoubtedly know by now that 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: A New Hope. Besides your ability to perform basic math, the milestone has been emblazoned on merchandise in logo form and talked about on podcasts, panels at Celebration Orlando, and here at StarWars.com. The …

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THE ORIGINAL CREW BEHIND STAR WARS CAME TOGETHER LAST MONTH FOR A LANDMARK ANNIVERSARY. Imagine your high school reunion, except you all made Star Wars together.On May 27, 2017, a unique gathering took place at a small production studio just north of the Golden Gate Bridge. Known today as 32Ten Studios, it had been the home of Industrial Light …

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TWO STARWARS.COM WRITERS DISCUSS WHICH OF THE EMPIRE’S ACTS RANKS HIGHEST IN ITS MISSION TO RULE THE GALAXY. One of the great things about Star Wars is that it inspires endless debates and opinions on a wide array of topics. Best bounty hunter? Most powerful Jedi? Does Salacious Crumb have the best haircut in the saga? In that spirit, StarWars.com …

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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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