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Star Wars has its first ever non-white, non-male directors. It's a start.

Lucasfilm had the internet buzzing Thursday night when it dropped the first official picture from The Mandalorian, the first Star Wars live action TV show, coming sometime in 2019. And to the delight of many fans, the company announced something
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'Last Jedi' hate tweets were 'weaponized' by Russia, says study

The Brexit vote. The 2016 U.S. presidential election. And ... the online reaction to The Last Jedi.  What do all these events have in common? All were allegedly skewed by Russian trolls.  The Last Jedi accusation comes in a new paper by
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RIP, father of the Force: Remembering Star Wars producer Gary Kurtz

He never sought the spotlight, but the spotlight was almost thrust upon him.  Gary Kurtz, a quiet but friendly soul who died of cancer this weekend at the age of 78, was best known as the solo producer of Star Wars. If that groundbreaking,
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George Lucas' plan for the Star Wars sequels was ... WTF?

Star Wars creator George Lucas has a long history of making statements about plans for future Star Wars films that do not pan out. At various times since 1977 he has said that his space fantasy series was supposed to be 6, 9, 12 or 15 movies. He has
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Before there was a new Star Wars film every year, there were the Ewok TV movies

This post is part of Mashable's You're Old Week. Break through the haze of nostalgia with us and see what holds up, what disappoints, and what got better with time. To be a Star Wars fan in 2018 is to be alive at the greatest moment in the franchise
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George Lucas added at least one joke to 'Solo'

Ron Howard had his work cut out for him stepping into Solo: A Star War Story – not only in working with a beloved franchise but picking up for other directors and the vision created 40 years ago by George Lucas. Howard told Stephen Colbert on
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Harrison Ford honors Mark Hamill at Walk of Fame celebration, remembers Carrie Fisher

Mark Hamill finally got his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and fellow Star Wars star Harrison Ford was by his side to celebrate as well as honor the late Carrie Fisher. SEE ALSO: A new 'Star Wars' TV series is coming from Jon Favreau During
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Peak Star Wars? Why we could be in for a galaxy of bad content.

Star Wars' galaxy far, far away contains endless possibilities for adventure — and that presents a problem. The first person to run into this problem was George Lucas, several days after he started writing about it.  Lucas' first-ever
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The Hero with a Thousand Faces

From: Via: Rajinikanth was reading this book in Lingaa #triviaThe Hero with a Thousand Faces (
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10 Great First Movies Made by Directors Before The Age of 28

From: Via: Cant stop revisiting this article over and over again ... director is often supposed to be someone of experience with