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'Game of Thrones' showrunners will work on 2022 'Star Wars' film

May 15, 2019 - 2:27 AM

From Westeros to a galaxy far, far away

SHOWRUNNERS. D.B. Weiss and David Benioff (center) and the cast of 'Game of Thrones' accept the award Outstanding Drama series onstage during the 70th Emmy Awards. Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP

Disney releases dates for upcoming 'Star Wars' and 'Avatar' films

May 08, 2019 - 10:24 AM

There are 3 more 'Star Wars' films and 4 'Avatar' sequels lined up from the studio

Actor Peter Mayhew, Chewbacca in 'Star Wars' saga, dies at 74

May 03, 2019 - 9:43 AM

Peter Mayhew, known for his role as Wookie warrior and best friend of Han Solo, dies surrounded by loved ones on Tuesday

WATCH: Carrie Fisher returns in trailer for final 'Star Wars' movie

Apr 13, 2019 - 10:13 AM

The first trailer for 'Star Wars IX: The Rise of Skywalker' surprises fans with an appearance from the late Carrie Fisher

'Solo: A Star Wars Story' feels like a competent side story. Is that enough?

May 29, 2018 - 6:00 PM

With the Star Wars franchise 'it’s ok' is not ok

Photos courtesy of Disney and Lucasfilm

'Solo: A Star Wars Story' struggles to take off in opening weekend

May 28, 2018 - 9:58 AM

Analysts predict that the movie, directed by Ron Howard starring Alden Ehrenreich as a young version of the swashbuckling Han Solo, would reach $130 million to $150 million

I’ve got a good feeling about these ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ inspired looks

May 17, 2018 - 3:36 PM

Check out these gear to get ready for the premiere

'Star Wars' as big as The Beatles, says Ron Howard

May 13, 2018 - 2:54 PM

'The level of anticipation is unlike anything that I've done. You fall into it and it's amazing. It was a little bit like the Beatles documentary that I took on,' Ron says

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 12: Director Ron Howard participates in a press conference in Los Angeles on May 12, 2018 for "Solo: A Star Wars Story," which opens in U.S theaters on May 25. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney/AFP

WATCH: New 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' trailer is out

Apr 09, 2018 - 10:16 AM

Are you looking forward to this summer movie?

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' second-highest opening ever in North America

Dec 18, 2017 - 7:20 AM

(UPDATED) The latest installment of the epic space opera is bettered only by 2015's Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which took $248 million on its debut weekend

PREMIER NIGHT. Stormtroopers and Praetorian guards pose on the red carpet for the European Premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi at the Royal Albert Hall in London on December 12, 2017. Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Name of new spinoff will be 'Solo: a Star Wars Story'

Oct 18, 2017 - 10:22 AM

Director Ron Howard announces the title on social media

Disney delays release of next 'Star Wars' to late 2017

Jan 21, 2016 - 10:45 AM

Disney says that the next Star Wars episode will be released 7 months later than originally planned

STAR WARS. The 8th installment of the 'Star Wars' films is set for release in December 2017. Photo courtesy of Disney

Star Wars app lets you take hilarious 'Star Wars' selfies

Oct 08, 2015 - 8:12 PM

Plus a look at the other awesome features including assorted Star Wars gifs and emojis a Force Trainer and a mysterious Augmented Reality feature

J.J. Abrams teases trailer for new 'Star Wars' movie

Nov 25, 2014 - 8:17 AM

A tiny peek at what we re working on – this Friday [November 28] in select theaters

A photo tweeted by director J.J. Abrams, teasing the trailer for the upcoming 'Star Wars' film. Twitter/@BadRobot

Lucas hails new 'Star Wars' film director Abrams

Jan 27, 2013 - 9:25 AM

I ve consistently been impressed with J J as a filmmaker and storyteller He s an ideal choice to direct the new Star Wars film and the legacy couldn t be in better hands

NEW 'STAR WARS' DIRECTOR. J. J. Abrams at the 2010 Comic Con in San Diego, California, 22 July 2010. Photo by Gage Skidmore / via Wikipedia.