Mark Hamill to Receive a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Hollywood Walk of Fame Class of 2018 was revealed today, and Star Wars legend Mark Hamill is among the honorees. Well-deserved and overdue! Hamill is joined by a variety of honorees from categories that range from motion pictures, television, music recording, radio, and theatre.

You can watch the official announcement and read the press release below:

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Ron Howard Assumes Directorial Duties on the Han Solo Standalone Film

RON HOWARD TO ASSUME DIRECTORIAL DUTIES ON THE UNTITLED HAN SOLO FILM
Lucasfilm is pleased to announce that Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ron Howard has been named director of the untitled Han Solo film.

“At Lucasfilm, we believe the highest goal of each film is to delight, carrying forward the spirit of the saga that George Lucas began forty years ago,” said Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm. “With that in mind, we’re thrilled to announce that Ron Howard will step in to direct the untitled Han Solo film. We have a wonderful script, an incredible cast and crew, and the absolute commitment to make a great movie. Filming will resume the 10th of July.”

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Force and Faith: To Rebel is to be Truly Human

“I rebel.”

Very simply put, this is the most important thing you can come to grips with, and become part of.  And yeah, me, of the first estate by vocation, I will teach this to the bitter end.  There are evil and nefarious forces in the world masquerading as goodness, trying to steal the inherent beauty in each of us.  There are greedy people trying to gain unlimited power through the theft of the beauty each of us possesses.

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The Star Wars Show | Becoming K-2SO on the ILM Mo-Cap Stage, Gentle Giant’s SDCC Exclusives, and More!

On this week’s The Star Wars Show, we find out about SDCC Gentle Giant exclusives, get news of Marvel’s Captain Phasma, take care of a little Emmy ‘For Your Consideration’ business,  visit the ILM mo-cap stage, and talk with prop restoration master, Tom Spina.

All this and more in the video below:

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Heads to Netflix in July

Good news for Netflix subscribers! The streaming service announced today that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will make its exclusive debut on July 18.  Last year it was revealed that — starting from September 2016 onwards — Netflix would “become the exclusive US pay TV home of the latest films from Disney, Marvel, Lucasfilm and Pixar.” Rogue One kicks things off for Lucasfilm!

Everything coming to Netflix in July can bee seen in the announcement video below:

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Directors Christopher Miller and Phil Lord Removed from Han Solo Standalone Film

In case you missed the news that broke earlier this evening, directors Christopher Miller and Phil Lord have been removed from the untitled Han Solo standalone film. Here is the official word from Lucasfilm:

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Cassian Andor Field Jacket Pre-Order — 15% Off Today Only from Anovos!

For today only, you can take 15% off your pre-order of the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Cassian Andor Field Jacket from Anovos:

Captain Cassian Andor commands respect from his Rebel troops with his ability to keep a cool head under fire and complete his missions with minimal resources. Pre-order your ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY Cassian Andor Field Jacket today!

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The Star Wars Show | Extended Interview with Janina Gavankar of Battlefront II

The Star Wars Show has released an extended version of their interview with Battlefront II’s Janina Gavankar. Discussion includes the backstory of Gavankar’s character, Iden Versio, why this is the role of a lifetime, and her love for video games.

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Coffee With Kenobi’s Dan Z Examines Darth Vader #1 for Comic Book Galaxy

In this all-new installment of Comic Book Galaxy, Coffee With Kenobi host Dan Z takes a closer look at Marvel’s Darth Vader #1. How does it increase our knowledge of the Dark Lord and of the Sith in general? Dan also catches up with previous releases Poe Dameron #14, Screaming Citadel #1, and Star Wars #13.

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Star Wars Finds a Home on Empire’s The Greatest 100 Movies List

Empire Online has revealed its list of The 100 Greatest Movies, as voted on by thousands of movie lovers. The entire list features a wide variety of quality films, and it is well worth checking out, but we’ll just highlight the fact that the Original Trilogy did indeed make the cut. Unfortunately, the Prequels, Rogue One, and The Force Awakens did not find homes on the list.

Here’s how the OT placed:

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