Amy Schumer gets a little dirty with Star Wars

The ability to destroy a planet is insignificant next the power of Star Wars Bits. This week’s news from a galaxy far, far away includes the following:

  • Details on The Battle of Jakku and more post-Return of the Jedi info
  • Harrison Ford gives advice to new co-stars, uses lightsaber as a cane
  • New info on Han Solo and Chewie in The Force Awakens
  • BB-8 on the cover of Make magazine
  • Comic-Con interviews with J.J. Abrams and cast
  • George Lucas to be honored at D23
  • Science Channel ILM documentary special teaser clip
  • Kevin Smith got screwed by Star Wars at Comic-Con
  • Production designer talks mandate for authenticity in Episode VII
  • Amy Schumer‘s saucy Star Wars photoshoot for GQ
  • New details on Star Wars Battlefront gameplay
  • Gary Whitta on Star Wars and the Comic-Con experience

Header image: GQ photoshoot with Amy Schumer (find more on the second page)

Star Wars - Jakku

Some details on what happened in the Star Wars universe after Return of the Jedi have surfaced thanks to a new rundown from MakingStarWars.net. They include facts on the state of the Empire following the destruction of the Death Star, the Battle of Jakku, and much more. This information is supposedly reliable, and may contain spoilers for The Force Awakens, so beware if you decide to read.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Harrison ford as han solo behind the scenes

Harrison Ford had some pretty valuable advice to his new, young Star Wars co-stars, pulled specifically from his own experience after playing Han Solo in the original Star Wars trilogy. He makes some funny little remarks here and there, but he does explain the genuine advice he gave to Daisy Ridley specifically:

Speaking of Han Solo, at the surprise Star Wars concert, Harrison Ford jokingly used a lightsaber as a cane:

And Carrie Fisher also had some lightsaber action of her own:

The Force Awakens behind the scenes

New details on where we find Han Solo and Chewbacca in Star Wars: The Force Awakens have surfaced over at MakingStarWars.net, including some potential information about the state of the Millennium Falcon. Again, beware of spoiler for The Force Awakens if you go read the article.

Star Wars The Force Awakens ball droid

The soon to be favorite new droid from Star Wars: The Force Awakens is featured on the cover of Make magazine for their August/September 2015 issue. Here’s what you’ll find in the magazine featuring BB-8:

“Move over R2D2! BB-8, the adorable new Star Wars droid, stole the show when it rolled on stage at this year’s Star Wars Celebration. In Make: Vol. 46 we show you how three Makers approached building their very own working BB-8 bots, and how you can build one, too!”

Check out the cover image with the little ball droid at MakingStarWars.net.

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If you’re hungry for more of what the stars of Star Wars: The Force Awakens had to say at Comic-Con, several quick interviews are now available online with J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy, Lawrence Kasdan, Harrison Ford, Gwendoline Christie, Adam Driver, Domhnall Gleeson, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley and Oscar Isaac. We’ve included a small batch of them right here:

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