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Mark Hamill Confirms Crazy Pitch He Once Made For Infamous 'Star Wars' Character
The actor apparently told the idea to creator George Lucas, who promptly rejected it.
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George Lucas' 'Star Wars' Sequel Idea Will Make Fans Cringe
The director's plans for Episodes VII through IX would have involved everyone's favorites, the midi-chlorians.
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George Lucas Had Other Plans For Luke Skywalker, Mark Hamill Says
Things could have been very different going into "Episode IX."
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This Guy Has A Legit Issue With 'The Last Jedi,' And It's Been 40 Years In The Making
Ernie Fosselius, the creator of the 1978 short film "Hardware Wars," has been holding onto a grudge for decades. He finally wants to iron some things out.
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Norman Rockwell's Hallelujah
Jazz singer/songwriter; granddaughter of Norman Rockwell
“It’s a cold and it’s a broken Hallelujah” – Leonard Cohen I had never seen the actual painting, just poor, darkened reproductions
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George Lucas Says Princess Leia Got Ph.D. At Age 19
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So call her Dr. Organa.
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Believe It Or Not: Luke Skywalker's Lightsaber Bought By Ripley's For $450,000
And little R2-D2 sells for a whopping $2.76 million.
Watch George Lucas Tell Autograph Seekers To Get A Job
"They're not fans," he said.
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Ron Howard Taking Over As Director Of Han Solo Movie
The news comes after Lucasfilm parted ways with the original directors, Phil Lord and Chris Miller.
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Test Your 'Star Wars' Knowledge With These Surprising Facts
On May 25, 1977, "Star Wars" blasted into movie theaters across the U.S. 40 years later, George Lucas' masterpiece has spawned several films, video games, and even television series. In honor of the franchise's 40th anniversary, here are 40 facts about everyone's favorite galaxy far, far away.
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Star Wars Is More Political Than You Think
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It’s May the 4th, which means it’s time to celebrate Star Wars Day. While we’re eagerly awaiting the next Episode 8 trailer
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'Star Wars' Celebration Unites Fans, Filmmakers And Actors
Each year, costumed "Star Wars" fans gather to celebrate the beloved film franchise. This year's convention marked the 40th anniversary of the first-ever "Star Wars" film and included a tribute to actress Carrie Fisher, who passed away in 2016.
Star Wars Celebration
Fans from across the galaxy unite at the Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, Florida to commemorate 40 years of the sci-fi franchise.
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George Lucas Explains The True Meaning Of 'Star Wars'
Lucas made a surprise appearance at the Star Wars Celebration in Orlando.
Throwback Video Reveals The Line Mark Hamill 'Begged' George Lucas To Cut In 'A New Hope'
“Boy, I’ll never forget it as long as I live. I sometimes dream about this line.”
Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Documentary Packs An Emotional Punch at Palm Springs International Film Festival
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Stevens went on to say that he didn't change a frame in the doc since the legends' deaths. "We were shocked and devastated
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George Lucas Loves Art So Much He's Opening A $1 Billion Museum
The "futuristic-looking" museum just found a home in Los Angeles.
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