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Mark Hamill Reveals Ending to George Lucas' Star Wars: Episode 9

"George had an overall arc."<p>Mark Hamill has revealed elements of the ending for George Lucas' abandoned Star Wars: Episode 9.<p><i>Warning: Spoilers for</i> …

Animation

What Is Product Management — but Most Importantly, What Isn’t

After ten years working as a Product Manager, all I can say is that this career path has been one of the best decisions I have taken in my …

Enough with the Plastic Already!

Google “turtle straw”… I dare you. This was the video that encouraged me to stop using straws and other avoidable plastics. If you’ve seen it or are …

Industrial Design

Andy Serkis confirms that a backstory for Supreme Leader Snoke exists

One of the most unexpected moments from last year's <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> was the unlikely death of Supreme Leader Snoke, played through motion …

Star Wars: The Last Jedi deleted scenes are revealed

Entertainment Weekly reveals descriptions of deleted scenes from Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and boy are we in for a treat!<p>Our friends at Entertainment …

Star Wars

Star Wars Rebels Brings Back Mortis: Is Time Travel Now Possible?

It's official: The Force transcends time and space.<p>Since its debut in the third season of The Clone Wars, Mortis has been one of the most unique and …

Star Wars

Here’s how Supreme Leader Snoke was changed for Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Industrial Light and Magic VFX supervisors lay out the process for bringing Andy Serkis’ character to life<p>The world of Star Wars CGI is an …

Rian Johnson’s perplexing relationship with Star Wars: The Last Jedi critics

<i>Anghus Houvouras on Rian Johnson’s perplexing relationship with Star Wars: The Last Jedi critics…</i><p>When forging our opinions, we spend a unnecessary …

Could Luke Skywalker return from the dead in Episode IX?

Luke Skywalker will likely return as a Force ghost in Episode IX, but an early script of Return of the Jedi suggests he could return to the world of …

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Box Office: Why 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Is Still A Big Win For Disney

What was presumed heading into the weekend is now official today. Walt Disney’s <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> has crossed $1.31 billion mark at the global box office, including $700m overseas. That puts the film above <i>Frozen</i> ($1.275b in 2013/2014) and below <i>Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part II</i> …

The spiritual message hidden in 'Star Wars'

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Star Wars" has always kept its fingers close to America's spiritual pulse.<p>In the '70s and '80s, the interstellar saga explored Eastern traditions, mainly Buddhism and Taoism, just as many "spiritual, but not religious" dabblers were doing the same.<p>At the turn of the millennium, "Star Wars" …

Star Wars

Rian Johnson Had A Lot Of ‘Awful’ Ideas For Who Rey’s Parents Might Have Been

Going into <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>, one of the biggest mysteries was the one surrounding Rey’s parents. Who were they? Is she a Skywalker? A Kenobi? Anakin Skywalker reincarnated? As it turns out, she was none of those things. The reveal that Rey’s parents were deadbeat nobodies was one of the more …

Rian Johnson

Get a first look at a deleted scene from ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

The first footage from the deleted scenes of <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> has been teased in a new preview video – check out the clip below.<p><i>Star Wars</i> fans …

Convention Exclusive Edition of ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Novelization Available at Emerald City Comic Con

Attending Emerald City Comic Con and want to get your hands on the convention exclusive edition of the novelization for Star Wars: The Last Jedi? Del …

Rian Johnson Says Backlash to ‘The Last Jedi’ Gave Him a ‘Dark Hour of the Soul’

He still wouldn't change anything, though.<p>More than a month after “The Last Jedi” was released, Rian Johnson still finds himself defending his film. …

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Blu-ray and DVD will have 20 minutes of deleted scenes - here's a first look

<i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> was the longest instalment in the science fiction series so far, running for an action-packed 152 minutes, 10 minutes longer …

Rian Johnson Considered Every Option Before Choosing Rey's Parents for The Last Jedi

The revelation of Rey’s lineage in <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> has been one of its biggest points of contention. It was a question raised in <i>The Force</i> …

Rian Johnson Defends The ‘Last Jedi’ Scene That Has ‘Star Wars’ Purists So Upset

<i>Star Wars</i> fans love to argue more than Watto loves money. Who shot first: Han or Greedo? What’s the correct order to watch the episodic films? Is Jar Jar Binks or Supreme Leader Snoke the worse character? (Answers: Han; from <i>Episode I</i> to <i>Episode VIII</i>, obviously; and yes.) The big debate coming out of</i> …

Star Wars

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Luke Skywalker Force projection justified by Rian Johnson

(<b>Warning:</b> Contains spoilers for <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>. But everyone's seen it by now, right?)<p>One of the complaints levelled at <i>Star Wars: The Last</i> …

THE LAST JEDI’s Rian Johnson Answers Question About Luke’s Robot Hand

The reactions from <i>Star Wars</i> fans to <i>The Last Jedi</i> have been so polarizing it has been impossible to discuss the film without being told why everything …

Rian Johnson drops the mic in response to some issues people have with The Last Jedi

<b>SPOILER ALERT: Some Star Wars: The Last Jedi plot points discussed below.</b><p>One thing that director Rian Johnson does better than pretty much every …

Disney Released a Very Vague Synopsis of the New Han Solo Movie

Now we have some plot info, but where is the trailer?<p>We're four months away from the release of <i>Solo</i>, Disney's upcoming Han Solo origin film, and things aren't exactly looking promising.<p>First, the movie's original directors, Phil Lord and Chris Miller, were unceremoniously fired and replaced with …

Movies

Why were the Knights of Ren not in The Last Jedi?

The Knights of Ren were surprisingly missing in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, but Rian Johnson finally revealed the reason why.<p>Heading into <i>Star Wars: The</i> …

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Writes Essay Passionately Defending Luke Skywalker’s Controversial ‘The Last Jedi’ Arc

"A flawed main character is one of the main distinctions between a story with substance and a gratuitous spectacle," Gordon-Levitt writes.<p>Joseph …

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’: Rian Johnson Explains Why Rey’s Parents Were Who They Were

Spoilers ahead.<p><i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> writer/director Rian Johnson sat down with <i>EMPIRE</i> for their Spoiler Special, revealing new details about his writing process. We’ve already written about another part of that podcast in which Johnson explains that the final scene with a force-sensitive kid …

It’s time to start ignoring the Star Wars haters

Let’s stick to real criticism<p><i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> is not a perfect film.<p>The pacing is off, it’s way too long and it throws away — for better or worse — huge swaths of what we expected from this trilogy. It’s a bold movie that takes the Star Wars saga in what feels like an entirely new …

Last Jedi Director Has Only One Response to the Men Who Edited All the Women Out of the Movie

While it was critically acclaimed and made bank at the box office, the latest Star Wars movie — <i>The Last Jedi</i> — did have some detractors. Some were …

Star Wars

The Final Scene In ‘The Last Jedi’ Was Almost Quite Different

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Spoilers Below<p>“The Broom Kid,” as the young lad in the final scene of <i>The Last Jedi</i> has come to be known, almost never made the final cut of the film. Director Rian Johnson made this revelation in the everlasting news cycle that’s orbiting <i>Star Wars 8</i>, telling Empire that he …

Bruce Lee

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Empire Podcast Spoiler Special With Rian Johnson

It's taken a while, but here it is at last — our <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> spoiler special podcast, ready to go down as smooth as a green milkshake.<p>In …

Star Wars

Screenplay for ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ written on dedicated, air-gapped MacBook Air to prevent leaks

Rian Johnson, writer and director of <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>, has revealed the steps he took to guard against the risk of the screenplay being leaked online.<p>To protect against hackers, Johnson said that he wrote the screenplay on a dedicated, air-gapped MacBook Air …<p>He revealed the approach in an …