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Star Wars Stormtroopers (credit: CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

Star Wars Rebels’ Animated Series To Debut Fall 2014

An animated series based on George Lucas’ popular sci-fi franchise will be set sometime in the two-decade-long period between episodes “III” & “IV”…

05/20/2013

Star Trek: Into Darkness (May 17)

Beam This Up: Creating The Sounds of ‘Star Trek’

For “Star Trek Into Darkness” sound designer, nothing was more useful than knowing intimately what original TV show sounded like…

05/17/2013

Director J.J. Abrams (credit: Marianna Massey/Getty Images)

J.J. Abrams Bodly Going From ‘Trek’ To ‘Star Wars’

The director who rebooted “Star Trek” for a new generation, has also been put at the “Star Wars” helm…

05/13/2013

Darth Vader (credit: Lucasfilm LTD.)

New ‘Star Wars’ Movie To Be Shot In UK

The next “Star Wars” movie will be shot in a galaxy far, far away from Hollywood – Britain…

05/11/2013

Ray Harryhausen (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Bay Area Filmmakers Pay Tribute To Visual Effects Legend Ray Harryhausen

Ray Harryhausen, a master of movie special effects whose work was beloved by fantasy film lovers & influenced industry heavyweights such as the “Star Wars” filmmakers, has died…

05/07/2013

Disney Teams With EA On 'Star Wars' Video Games

Disney Teams With EA On ‘Star Wars’ Video Games

A month after shutting down game production at Lucasfilm subsidiary LucasArts, The Walt Disney Co. said Monday that it had entered multi-year deal with EA…

05/06/2013

Scene from "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" (Photo credit by Lucasfilm LTD.)

Celebrate ‘Star Wars Day’ On The Peninsula

Attention Star Wars fans: the Peninsula area provides an array of celebratory opportunities for the whole family. Attend one or all to get in the spirit!

04/22/2013

Yoda (credit: Lucasfilm Ltd.)

‘Star Wars’ Films To Come Yearly Starting In 2015

Disney is turning “Star Wars” films into an annual summer ritual. Walt Disney Co. chairman Alan Horn announced that the studio would release films…

04/17/2013

Notable Deaths 2013

‘Star Wars’ Actor Richard LeParmentier, Victim Of Vader, Dies

Character actor Richard LeParmentier, who as a young Death Star commander learned the hard way that Darth Vader brooks no disrespect, died. He was 66…

04/17/2013

(Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Actor Billy Dee Williams Announces Star Wars Exhibit At San Jose Tech Museum

A galaxy far, far away will soon be coming to a science museum near you when the Star Wars exhibit comes to the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose.

03/29/2013

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