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Little-known sci-fi fact: How Mark Hamill became Luke Skywalker thanks to Freddy Krueger

Actor Robert Englund is known in the whole of geekdom as horror icon Freddy Krueger. But did you know that it was thanks to him that Mark Hamill landed the part of Luke Skywalker in Star Wars?

Marvel's next Star Wars interlude comic tackles legendary Jedi master Yoda

Yoda will be blessed with a fresh Star Wars backstory arc this December!

Sideshow rolls out their new life-size, $7,450 Star Wars R2-D2 replica

Here's a first look at the feisty Star Wars astromech sculpture from Sideshow Collectibles.

Star Wars Rebels adds Battlestar Galactica alum Katee Sackhoff for Season 3

The next season of Star Wars Rebels will be adding a former Battlestar Galactica hotshot pilot in Season 3.

Here's the frontrunner to play young Han Solo in that Star Wars prequel
Apr 14, 2016

Casting reports have been circulating for months about the proposed Star Wars spinoff featuring a young Han Solo, and now a name has finally risen to the top of the list: Alden Ehrenreich.

Star Wars trilogy coming back to theaters for a traveling road show across the U.S.
Apr 12, 2016

To get fans pumped for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, a theatrical roadshow is set to ramp up in August to bring the original trilogy back to the big screen.

Star Wars' Daisy Ridley on the latest theory about Rey’s parentage
Apr 11, 2016

Along with a whole lot of geeking out, the first trailer of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story also launched a new theory about Rey’s parentage. So, what does Daisy Ridley make of the guess?

The man behind Star Wars' Admiral Ackbar passes away
Apr 5, 2016

Erik Bauersfeld, the actor who provided the voice for Admiral Ackbar in two Star Wars films, has made the jump to lightspeed.

The creator of Star Wars' holochess is making an augmented reality battle game
Mar 30, 2016

Artist Phil Tippett’s most famous creation is easily the holochess game in the original Star Wars, and now the man behind that legendary piece of geekery is creating a real augmented-reality game.

Malachor comes into focus in this Star Wars Rebels clip
Mar 28, 2016

A new clip from Wednesday night's Star Wars Rebels Season 2 finale has been revealed by USA Today, and this one should be interesting for both Rebels and KOTOR II fans alike.