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In this edition of Star Wars Bits:

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story deluxe figures have arrived
  • Gary Whitta reveals the connection between Solo and a scene that was cut from Rogue One
  • Sith fashion for your favorite bad guy
  • Princess Leia destroys a star ship
  • And much more more!

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In this edition of Star Wars Bits:

  • Disney patents some new tech to make Galaxy’s Edge out of this world
  • A new Sith Lord and a… haunted lightsaber?
  • Mark Hamill and Natalie Portman plan a Skywalker family reunion
  • The plot of the newest Thrawn novel is revealed
  • and much much more….

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In this edition of Star Wars Bits:

  • A whole bunch of Solo Easter eggs are revealed
  • Ron Howard makes a stunning revelation
  • Mark Hamill and James Gunn become BFF’s
  • Taika Waititi becomes Boba Fett…sort of
  • And much more!

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Solo: A Star Wars Story has finally been released and it contains a whole bunch of rambunctious reveals and radical additions to the classic Star Wars canon for fans to delve into. To help you decompress after that wild ride, I’ve collected every major easter egg from the newest addition to the Star Wars saga.

Solo has a surprising number of deep cut references and cool original trilogy nods, as well as some pretty important reveals about some fan favorite characters throughout series canon. So grab your co-pilot, set you starship to hyperdrive, and punch it!

Oh, and beware of spoilers.

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In this edition of Star Wars Bits…

  • A standing ovation for Solo: A Star Wars Story
  • A lot more information about Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge
  • A very exciting expanded universe character becomes canon again
  • A secret tour around Lando Calrissian’s Millennium Falcon
    And much much more…

Solo: A Star Wars Story was the first Star Wars movie to debut at Cannes since Revenge of the Sith! And it was apparently very, very well received as the film garnered a standing ovation at the fancy film festival in the south of France earlier this month.

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Solo has been mired in controversy since director team Lord and Miller left early in production, and on the media trail for the film writer Jonathan Kasdan has been sharing how the split was “excruciating.” You can read the whole interview over at Indiewire.

It’s only a year until we can all visit the Galaxy Far, Far Away at Disney’s Galaxy’s Edge Star Wars parks, and this new YouTube video gives us a little insight into the expansive and immersive experience that’ll be coming to Anaheim and Florida in 2019!

There have been rumors floating around about where 2019’s much anticipated Star Wars Celebration would be, but the official Twitter account has announced that this year it’ll be in Chicago! So you’ll have to get your tickets and get ready to fly to the Windy City if you wanna get a glimpse at all the secrets that Lucasfilm will be revealing!

The writer of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Gary Whitta, is always pretty funny on Twitter, but he outdid himself with this picture of a sketch that he did of the Death Star firing on Scarif from the last act of the bleak and beautiful Star Wars Story.

Alden Ehrenreich has been a total joy on the Solo: A Star Wars Story press circuit, and this great story about his first audition for Han Solo is no exception! “They have to be really secretive about Star Wars, so they can’t say ‘Oh, this is a scene with you and Chewbacca,’ and you have like a fake name,” he said. “Like, my fake name was Mike, and then they had me do a scene where I’m talking to a dog, and they had like a dog puppet in the audition, and then like a little dog sound effect.”

A fan favorite Expanded Universe character Ewok Princess Kneesaa has been brought back into canon via the fantastic Forces of Destiny cartoons. Luckily for the uninitiated, Star Wars Explained is on hand to give an introduction and comparison of her new canon version versus the one fans know and love from Legends.

Syfy Wire was on the scene at the Solo premiere, catching some great red carpet interviews with the cast. In a wonderful anecdote, Paul Bettany talked about the ridiculous secrecy on the sets of both Solo and Infinity War!

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The long awaited Star Wars theme park is ever closer to becoming a reality, and as revealed on the Disney Parks website, Disney fans who head to the Galactic Nights event on Sunday, May 27 will be able to find out some of the secrets of Galaxy’s Edge at the exclusive panel that will be held at the evening events of Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Donald Glover’s Lando Calrissian is one of the most anticipated parts of Solo: A Star Wars Story, and according to this interview with Cinema Blend, the musician / actor is fully aware of how culturally relevant his role in the franchise is. “It’s almost like full circle like I’m getting to be part of like, The Bible or something, you know what I’m saying? Like it feels like I get to be something original but also something as old as time,” Glover explained.

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In this edition of Star Wars Bits:

  • Mark Hamill is up to his old tricks on Twitter
  • The stars of Solo hit the red carpet
  • Some Solo: A Star Wars Story spoilers
  • How Lord and Miller influenced Solo: A Star Wars Story
  • And much, much more…

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In this edition of Star Wars Bits:

  • Lando Calrissian calls out the whiteness of Star Wars on SNL
  • Reddit rumors suggest Episode IX will take from Knights of the Old Republic
  • The “Bigger Luke” theory continues to ruin lives
  • Lucasfilm gets sued for using Sabacc to advertise Solo: A Star Wars Story
  • And much, much more!

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In this edition of Star Wars Bits:

  • Is the Expanded Universe creeping into Episode IX?
  • An infamous bootleg Star Wars toy becomes canon
  • A first look at Galaxy’s Edge in construction at Disney Parks
  • A secret Stormtrooper cameo from The Force Awakens is revealed
  • And much much more…

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Wow. So now that we’re all living in a post-Avengers: Infinity War world, it’s time to deal with the fallout of what was undoubtedly a world shaking entry in the MCU. Beware because from here on out there are going to be a lot of spoilers and some serious speculation about the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Half of the universe is dead, let’s start off with that. It’s quite likely that Marvel won’t keep all of their biggest heroes dead, but even if they bring back the core characters and introduce new heroes like Captain Marvel, it’s likely that by the time we hit Phase Five, the MCU will really need some new blood.

So let’s think about who Marvel has left to bring in as the new generation of heroes after the seeming inevitability of a Secret Invasion plot in Phase Four, not to mention the strong possibility of the retirement of Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. as Captain America and Iron Man. It might seem silly to think about this when we don’t know what’s coming for sure in Phase 4, but the answers to this advance question hold the possibility of a very fun, fantastical future for the MCU. Read More »

In this edition of Star Wars Bits:

  • Mark Hamill shares a lot of feelings about a lot of things
  • Ron Howard wants people to know the truth about Alden Ehrenreich and and Han Solo
  • Return of the Battlefront II loot box Saga
  • Rumors abound about the fate of Yoda in Episode IX
  • And much more…

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