Star Wars: The Force Awakens stars John Boyega and Daisy Ridley‘s complete inability to be chill about any of this is so totally endearing. Today, they’re (rightfully) freaking out about hanging out with composer John Williams.

Ewok basket

There’s no end to the limited-edition Star Wars collectibles on sale, but you’ll be hard-pressed to find a cuddlier one than this basket of Ewoks. This plush set is one of a limited edition set of 1,000, and marks the merchandising debut of Romba. Pick it up at

Once upon a time, Red Fly Studio was developing a Darth Maul-centered video game called Battle of the Sith Lords. It was cancelled in 2011 ahead of Lucasfilm’s sale to Disney, but Red Fly’s Dan Borth revealed during a Reddit AMA they’re trying to resurrect the project.

[W]e are currently working on a full next gen demo of all things Maul to show to the powers that be. It’s been a lot of work on our off time.

We have been burning a candle for this game since it was killed in hopes we can get it turned back on again. IF that is to happen we need to approach EA with a demo that will impress them. I think we have that or are close to it. Still it is completely not up to us.

However, he admits doesn’t “know what are chances are realistically,” so don’t start saving up just yet. In the meantime, the video above offers a little glimpse of what could have been.

rey crying the force awakens

Mike Ryan at Uproxx digs deep to make the elegiac observation that, “Unless you are immortal, you will never know how Star Wars ends.” Because the movies are just going to keep coming.

We’ve gotten to the point these kind of announcements aren’t unusual. The reason has everything to do with studios trying to reserve those precious historically bountiful dates for their respective franchise movies. It’s kind of like trying to get a hot restaurant reservation, only you are the restaurant and they want to reserve your money five years from now. Which is nice and all, but with these movie dates getting set more and more in the distant future, it’s all starting to make me feel bad about my mortality.

If you like your Star Wars fandom with a side of existential angst, read the whole essay here.

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