501st Legion of 'Star Wars' Fans Will Appear in 'The Mandalorian'

Here’s a cool bit of news out of Star Wars Celebration: the 501st Legion, an organization of Star Wars fans dedicated to wearing screen-accurate costumes of Stormtroopers, bounty hunters, and other Star Wars characters, will be appearing in multiple episodes of Jon Favreau‘s upcoming Disney+ series The Mandalorian. It’s the first live-action TV show in the franchise’s history, and a dedicated group of fans was able to participate in some genuineĀ Star Wars history. Read more about it below. Read More »

501st Legion Documentary

Stormtroopers are the seemingly mindless soldiers of the Galactic Empire and now the First Order. However, the creation of FN-2187, the defected stormtrooper who comes to be known as Finn in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, may complicate the way we see these disposable villains in the galaxy. In fact, a trailer for a new documentary about some passionate Star Wars fans who cosplay as stormtroopers may do that as well. Find out what we mean after the jump. Read More »

The Story Behind R2-KT

If you didn’t get enough crying out of your system while your family was visiting this past holiday weekend, we’ve got something that might get the waterworks flowing for you.

Over the past couple years, Star Wars fans may have noticed a little pink astromech droid called R2-KT popping up here and there. While upon first inspection the pink droid just seems like an obvious female counterpart to the blue R2-D2, there’s actually a very touching story behind how this droid came to enter the Star Wars universe. Read More »