Since its debut in the first trailer for Episode VII, cute little BB-8 – which looks an upturned bowl balancing on a football – has become the unofficial droid mascot of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Unlike the much-loved robotic pal from the original trilogy, … Continue reading BB-8
So I’m as excited about the “Star Wars Episode VII“ trailer as the next huge dork. The story of this year’s “Star Wars” hype has been one thing we didn’t know we’d always wanted until we saw it after another. We still have absolutely no … Continue reading We are the Evil Empire now
Ever since the new, seemingly Luke Skywalker-less trailer for The Force Awakens debuted on Monday night, one fan theory has dominated all the others. The reason we don’t see Luke in the trailer or the official poster, suggest the Guardian, theHollywood Reporter, Vulture, and many … Continue reading Luke Isn’t Evil in The Force Awakens
She’s described on the official Star Wars site as a “resilient survivor, a scavenger toughened by a lifetime of dealing with the cutthroats of the harsh desert world of Jakku”. But surely there’s something more to this ambitious, staff-wielding young woman? A figure who appears … Continue reading Rey could be The Force Awakens’ Luke Skywalker
The latest and final trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is finally here. While it gave us some awesome shots of BB-8 rolling around, the Millennium Falcon in battle, Leia and Han hugging, and that music, there’s still no sign of Luke Skywalker. Where … Continue reading Where did Luke Skywalker go?
Star Wars: The Force Awakens toy sales are off to a promising start and are “at the high end of expectations” for toy giant Hasbro, CEO Brian Goldner said Monday. “Consumer takeaway is off to a strong start,” he said on the company’s third-quarter earnings … Continue reading ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Toy Sales off to “Strong Start,” Hasbro Says
Abrams has already revealed in interviews that Kylo Ren is something of an evil Empire fanboy, but the new trailer shows just how much Vader worshipping has been going on since the events of 1983’s Return of the Jedi. The crumpled, ruined mask of the … Continue reading Kylo Ren sounds nothing like Adam Driver, but a lot like Darth Vader