Best Stories of the Week

With Independence Day coming tomorrow, Best Stories of the Week is coming at you a little earlier in the day than normal, that way you can go get yourself a burger and light some stuff on fire.

Catch up on the stories from the past seven days including why Amy Schumer turned down The Daily Show, why a Back to the Future remake won’t happen anytime soon, the title for Guardians of the Galaxy 2. There’s also trailers for the second season of Rick and Morty and the Rocky spin-off Creed, not to mention new images from Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice and the Ghostbusters reboot.

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Star Wars Battlefront

“And these blast points, too accurate for Sandpeople.” Only Star Wars Bits are so precise. Here’s what we have in this edition of updates from a galaxy far, far away:

  • Star Wars: Rogue One rumored to be filming, concept art described
  • Pinewood Studios earnings up thanks to Star Wars
  • Acme Archives to have exclusive Star Wars art at Comic-Con
  • Del Rey eBook sampler reveals more Star Wars novels details
  • Concept art may show Maz Kanata from The Force Awakens
  • New merchandise package shows more The Force Awakens promo art
  • First look at Jakku from space from on Star Wars website?
  • Star Wars Battlefront alpha testing footage.

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Star Wars Bits

I want to learn the ways of the Star Wars Bits and become a Jedi Knight like my father. Here’s what we have in today’s round up of news from a galaxy far, far away

  • Release date for Star Wars Rebels Season One on Blu-Ray and DVD
  • The Force Awakens novelization author talks adapting the movie
  • Dave Filoni on Sabine’s new look in Star Wars Rebels
  • You choose the next Star Wars Black Series figure!
  • The Force Awakens promo banner appears with First Order Stormtrooper
  • Rumors of The Force Awakens locations being reused for Episode VIII
  • Lucasfilm clarifies chronology of The Clone Wars Legacy conent
  • Star Wars Battlefront puts a focus on multiplayer gameplay
  • Rumors on who Rey’s parents may or may not be

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Best Stories of the Week

It’s time to catch up on the big news from this last full week in June with the Best Stories of the Week.

Below we recap the biggest stories from the past seven days including our set visit from Ant-Man, new information about Independence Day 2, the cancellation of Hannibal on NBC, our new Spider-Man revealed, rumors swirling about Green Lantern and Ben Affleck’s Batman and more. We’ve also got trailers for Heroes Reborn, the final Paranormal Activity sequel, Sleeping with Other People starring Jason Sudeikis and Alison Brie and Legend with Tom Hardy. And for those wondering if Terminator: Genisys is any good, we have a reaction to the sequel/reboot as well.

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Star Wars - Lando Calrissian comic book

The odds of successfully surviving Star Wars Bits is approximately 3,720 to 1. Here’s the lowdown on all the Star Wars goodies you can find out about after the jump:

  • Go behind the scenes of Star Wars Rebels second season premiere
  • Is Ben Mendelsohn in Star Wars: Rogue One or not?
  • Ewan McGregor bashes Kylo Ren, wants to return as Obi-Wan
  • Phantom Menace star Jake Lloyd arrested
  • Greg Grunberg hypes up Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Lando Calrissian comic book hits shelves in July
  • Disney Infinity 3.0 retail exclusive details
  • Sketches of Han Solo, Poe Dameron and Finn from Vanity Fair
  • How much will The Force Awakens make at the box office?
  • Star Wars Insider sparks debate about Luke in The Force Awakens

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Shakespeare - Revenge of the Sith

These Star Wars Bits are now the ultimate power in the universe. I suggest you use them. Here’s what you can expect from this round of Star Wars updates:

  • Simon Kinberg talks Darth Vader on Star Wars Rebels
  • See the Star Wars LEGO Dagobah Comic-Con exclusive set
  • Mark Wahlberg probably won’t see Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • JAKKS Pacific Boba Fett parade-inspired action figure
  • Second teaser for Episode VII sets a Guinness World Record
  • Mark Hamill growing his Jedi beard again
  • Original Star Wars screens theatrically in China for the first time
  • William Shakespeare’s Revenge of the Sith cover art revealed
  • New The Force Awakens promo image with Finn, Chewie and more
  • Ken Leung may have small role in The Force Awakens
  • Jon Favreau likely not directing any Star Wars movies
  • LEGO BB-8 is as adorable as you think

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Best Stories of the Week

If you’re not too distracted by the little voices inside your head from this weekend’s release of Pixar’s Inside Out, then it’s time to catch up on some entertainment news with the Best Stories of the Week.

This time we’ve got updates on Fox’s mutant spin-off Gambit with Channing Tatum, development of Pitch Perfect 3, casting for Star Wars: Rogue One and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and new details on the Ghostbusters reboot. There’s also new trailers for the animated Peanuts movie, Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell‘s latest comedy Daddy’s Home and Emily Blunt‘s new thriller Sicario. There’s also some great features from the SlashFilm team, including interviews and a farewell from one of our longtime staff members.

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Best Stories of the Week

It’s the weekend again, and in addition to bringing the arrival of Jurassic World in theaters, that means it’s time for our round-up of the Best Stories of the Week.

This time we’ve got updates about The Simpsons, The Hateful Eight, the reboot of Ghostbusters, Spider-Man, Daredevil and more. You’ll also find trailers for movies like The Martian and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 and TV shows like Scream and Orange is the New Black. And as always, there were some big Star Wars updates as well.

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Star Wars Battlefront

Reading Star Wars Bits ain’t like dusting crops, boy. Here’s what we have from a galaxy far, far away today:

  • The Force Awakens production designer at San Diego Comic-Con
  • Behind the Scenes of the Star Wars Weekends creative campaign
  • Details and cover art from deluxe edition of Star Wars Battlefront
  • Details on some tracks from The Force Awakens score
  • George Lucas and Kathleen Kennedy mourn passing of Christopher Lee
  • Weird Al Yankovic records an a capella version of his song Yoda
  • Secret Cinema’s Empire Strikes Back event is now open
  • Star Wars Rebels characters join Disney Infinity 3.0
  • Rumored details on locations, aliens and more in Star Wars: Rogue One
  • New shots of Star Wars: The Force Awakens Black Series Stormtrooper
  • Industrial Light & Magic working on Star Wars virtual reality experience

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