American Lightsaber Academy - Star Wars

If you’re a Star Wars fan, there’s a good chance you’ve had a lightsaber battle with one of your friends. However, it’s unlikely that the fight was nothing compared to what the people from the competitive lightsaber training academy called Ludosport do on a daily basis.

That’s right, there’s a competitive lightsaber training academy that actually exists. And while this sci-fi hobby was previously only available in this form overseas in Europe, one of these academies is finally coming to the United States. Find out more about the American lightsaber training academy after the jump. Read More »

Rogue One Character Posters header

Walt Disney Pictures have released a set of character posters for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The posters take a close-up look at the 8 main characters in this first Star Wars standalone movie. Hit the jump to see the Rogue One character posters.
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Rogue One Star Wars

Last week’s third (and final) Rogue One: A Star Wars Story trailer gave us a great deal to talk about. Now, the actors involved have given us even more. The past few days have seen new character details revealed and a fair share of new interviews with various cast members, so how about we run through everything you need to know?

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Rogue One Images

The most recent trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story revealed so much more about the first spin-off from the primary sci-fi saga, and we took a much closer look at all the new footage on display. Now some new Rogue One images are revealing more of the characters we’ll see in the movie.

In a new batch of digital trading cards from the Star Wars Card Trader app, we get some new shots of the team members from the heist team designated as Rogue One as well as a bunch of new images of the Rebel generals, soldiers and pilots, various Imperial troops, and some of the new aliens as well. Plus, new details about some of the previously unseen characters have been revealed as well. Read More »


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Rogue One footage supercut

Earlier this week Disney released the third and final trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and they really made it count. The latest promo was jam-packed with tons of new footage, including our first real look at Galen Erso (Mads Mikkelsen) in action and more material involving Darth Vader. But how exactly does it fit in with the scenes we’ve seen in the other trailers?

Rogue One footage supercut puts all the material released so far into one long six-minute “trailer,” giving us our most complete look yet at the first spinoff set within the Star Wars universe. Check it out below.  Read More »

President Obama's Essential Sci-Fi Movies and TV Shows - Star Trek

With this year’s election just 25 days away, we’re reminded that President Barack Obama only has a few more months left in office. Regardless of how you feel about his politics, I think we can all agree that President Obama is one of the nerdiest Commanders in Chief that we’ve had, and that’s been rather refreshing.

In case you need any more proof of just how much of a geek President Obama really is, he took the time to act as guest editor for WIRED magazine, where he put together a little list of his essential sci-fi movies and television shows. Some of them he grew up with, while others are more recent and provide thought-provoking and inspirational stories. Check out the list of President Obama’s essential sci-fi movies and TV shows after the jump. Read More »

doctor aphra star wars comic

In this edition of Star Wars Bits:

  • Doctor Aphra, introduced in the pages of Darth Vader, is getting her own comic book series.
  • An interview with the actress who played young Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
  • Phil Lord and Chris Miller describe Alden Ehrenreich‘s Han Solo audition process.
  • The lawsuit over Harrison Ford‘s leg injury has finally concluded.
  • Yes, Ewan McGregor still wants to play Obi-Wan Kenobi again.
  • Timothy Zahn talks about Thrawn and Star Wars Rebels season 3.
  • The coolest Star Wars shot glass ever made.
  • LEGOLAND doubles down on Star Wars.
  • Various updates and videos concerning Star Wars Rebels season 3.

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Star Wars The Old Republic TV Series

Just yesterday, we called your attention to a Star Wars: The Old Republic trailer for the new expansion pack Knights of the Eternal Throne. It’s an awesome cinematic trailer that shows the potential for Star Wars movies that can exist without having direct ties to any of the characters, events and locations that we’re more familiar with from the primary Star Wars saga films. It turns out some other fans agree, but they want to see these stories play out in a different medium.

A new petition from (where all the most important issues are championed) has a group of Star Wars fans asking that Disney and Lucasfilm turn Star Wars: The Old Republic into a TV series on Netflix. Find out more below. Read More »

rogue one trailer breakdown

The third and final Rogue One: A Star Wars Story trailer arrived this morning, so you know what that means – a third and final trailer breakdown where we go through the whole thing frame-by-frame. Join us, won’t you?

And while we can’t directly spoil anything, we can dissect this thing to within an inch of its life and dig up spoilers in the process. So act accordingly.

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Star Wars Rogue One Final Trailer

Disney has released one final trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the first spinoff set in the Star Wars universe. Normally, this is the part of the post where we’d say some stuff about what the movie is and who’s in it and what the story’s about, but at this point you’re probably just skipping over all of this text anyway so you can jump right to the good stuff. So let’s get to it. Watch the Rogue One final trailer below.  Read More »