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    Lucasfilm Sues Lightsaber Academy for Trademark Infringement

    Lucasfilm, a subsidiary of Disney, has filed a lawsuit was filed against Michael Brown, described as operating businesses including New York Jedi, the Lightsaber Academy and Thrills and Skills, that purports to teach interested Star Wars fans the ways of the Jedi. The defendant’s services, including classes and teaching certifications, are pitched at LightsaberAcademy.com, which also describes […]

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    New Rogue One Trailer Released

    The new trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars story debuted Thursday during Good Morning America, two months ahead of the film’s release. Rogue One, from director Gareth Edwards, stars Felicity Jones as Jyn Erso, the leader of a team tasked with acquiring the plans to the Empire’s secret weapon. Donnie Yen, Forest Whitaker, Diego […]

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    Turner Gets TV Rights to All Star Wars Movies

    In the biggest movie package sold to an ad-supported TV network, TNT and TBS will have exclusive liner basic cable and ad-supported on-demand rights to the Star Wars movie franchise. The Disney deal includes last year’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens, this year’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the next three yet-to-be-released movies and five of the six […]

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    New Star Wars ‘Rogue One’ Trailer Released

    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, in which a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story arrives in theaters December 16, 2016. cover photo: © Disney/Lucas Tweet

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    Disney Garners 13 Teen Choice Awards

    The 18th annual Teen Choice Awards celebrated the best in teen fandom Sunday, when the fan-decided awards were given to some of the biggest names in movies, TV, and music. This year’s edition of the Teen Choice Awards turned somber with the show pausing to address the gun violence that has plagued the country. Jessica […]

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    Harrison Ford Could Have Died in Star Wars Accident

    An English court has heard the case that Harrison Ford could have been killed when he was crushed by a hydraulic door on the set of the Millennium Falcon spaceship while filming the most recent Star Wars film. The company responsible, Foodles Production who is owned by Disney, pleaded guilty to two breaches under health […]

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    Star Wars: The Force Awakens Wins MTV Movie of the Year

    The 25th annual MTV Movie Awards were held Saturday night at the Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank. Disney won four total awards including Movie of the Year, Breakthrough Performance (Daisy Ridley – Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Best Villain (Adam Driver – Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and Best Virtual Performance (Amy Poehler – Inside […]

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    Star Wars and Age of Ultron Get MTV Movie of the Year Nods

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens scored a leading 11 MTV Movie Award nominations including Movie of the Year. The Force Awakens is also up for Best Female Performance (Daisy Ridley), Breakthrough Performance (Ridley and John Boyega), Best Action Performance (Boyega), Best Hero (Ridley), Best Villain (Adam Driver), Best Virtual Performance (Andy Serkis and Lupita Nyong’o), […]

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    Inside Out and Star Wars Win BAFTA Awards

    The 69th British Academy Film Awards on Sunday night, With Disney nabbing three prizes including Best Animation and Best Special Effects. Best animation went to Disney/Pixar’s “Inside Out” with director Pete Docter accepted the award and called on young people in secondary school who were struggling and trying to figure things out to “express themselves.” He said: […]