George Lucas Talks About the Future of the Star Wars Franchise

George Lucas and Kathleen Kennedy discuss the future of Star Wars movies in this clip provided by articlesDisney to Acquire Lucasfilm ( The Force is coming to Disney! Images of Signing! ( … [Read more...]

Disney to Acquire Lucasfilm

Continuing its strategy of delivering exceptional creative content to audiences around the world, The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) has agreed to acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. in a stock and cash transaction. Lucasfilm is 100% owned by Lucasfilm Chairman and Founder, George Lucas.Under the terms of the agreement and based on the closing price of Disney stock on October 26, 2012, the transaction value is $4.05 billion, with Disney paying approximately half of the consideration in cash and issuing … [Read more...]

Star Wars Lover Builds a massice AT-ST House for Cat

Buffy is the lucky cat to benefit from an owner who loves Star Wars and has some carpentry skills. Apparently, many Star Wars fans love to build massive AT-AT ("All Terrain - Armored Transport") cat condos to let their furry friends live comfortably in their fandom world. But, Buffy's owner went a step further and went the All Terrain Scout Transport (AT-ST) route for a playhouse.The AT-ST built for Buffy looks very similar to the real thing but does have a carpeted landing platform for … [Read more...]

Don’t Mess with the Man in Black – Dark Horse Releases “Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Ghost Prison”

STAR WARS: DARTH VADER AND THE GHOST PRISON #1-#5 BUNDLE - Now available!The graduation celebration for the first class of Imperial cadets is disrupted by a sudden terrorist strike! But the real targets of the attack are the new Emperor and his second in command, Darth Vader.Only one man—a disabled, brilliant cadet who, up until the moment of the attack, was experiencing the best moment of his life—stands ready to fight alongside Vader for the life of his Emperor!This bundle contains … [Read more...]

“Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Strange Allies” Has Padiwans Investigating a Mystery

STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS—STRANGE ALLIESCheck out the latest "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" comic from Dark Horse featuring one of my favorite Star Wars writers Ryder Windham!With so many Jedi Generals occupied with the Clone Wars, assignments that would usually go to Knights or Masters are falling to Jedi in training--in this case, masterless Padawan Nuru Kungurama. Accompanied by his squad of clone troopers and a hulking swoop biker named Gizz, Nuru's job begins as a routine protection … [Read more...]

“Star Wars: Agent of the Empire – Hard Targets #1” – Classic Characters Make an Appearance in Dark Horse Comic

Jahan Cross returns to his homeworld of Alderaan for a celebration hosted by Bail Organa in honor of the current Count Dooku. But the situation turns deadly when an assassin kills the Count, and Cross finds himself working both sides of the intrigue!Thus begins a new assignment for Cross—one that will tear at his loyalties, strain his friendships, and bring him into close contact with his own estranged father. All in a day's work for Jahan Cross, Agent of the Empire!• Guest-starring … [Read more...]

‘Angry Birds Star Wars’ Launching Next Month

"May the flock be with you......"  The wildly popular Angry Birds game franchise is coming to a galaxy far far away.  The next version of Angry Birds which will be released on November 8th will feature the characters, stories and settings of the "Star Wars" films.The game will feature the Angry Birds characters  transforming into Luke Skywalker, Chewbacca and other "Star Wars" characters. “Both 'Star Wars' and Angry Birds share the instant and irresistible appeal of hands-on fun," said … [Read more...]

Breast Cancer Awareness Brings Out Support from Star Wars Fans

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is a fundraising walk that takes place every year to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Again this year on October 14th the walk will be notched up by the Midwest Garrison, which is the Illinois Chapter of The 501st Legion. The 501st Legion is a Star Wars Imperial costuming club which creates and wears costumes of the "villains" of the Star Wars Universe.Every Autumn, members of the group make a truce for a good cause and within the Galactic … [Read more...]

Star Wars Reads Day is October 6th – Download a FREE Activity Kit

On October 6th, 2012, fans will come together to celebrate reading and Star Wars. Join in the fun by finding an event near you in the map provided below. All events will have giveaways and a raffle. Select events will have authors and/or costumed characters on hand from the 501st Legion, the Rebel Legion, the Mandalorian Mercs and the R2 Builders Club.Follow Star Wars Reads Day on Facebook!Update: Activity Kits Added!Color Star Wars Reads Day Activity KitB&W Star Wars Reads … [Read more...]

Star Wars Celebration Returns to Europe July 2013

Fresh from the heels of another spectacular Star Wars Celebration,  the largest Star Wars convention will once again head to Europe next July! Join the Party July 26-28, 2013 in Messe Essen, Germany. Be sure to check out for more information and to purchase tickets later this year!Star Wars Celebration is the ultimate fan experience — focused on a galaxy far, far away...The biggest party this side of the galaxy, Star Wars Celebration brings fans of all ages … [Read more...]