If those Ewoks always creeped you out a bit, this may help explain it all—an actor who appeared beneath the fur of one those Endor teddy bears in Return of the Jedi was just convicted of indecent exposure.
From all of the interviews we've read, Harrison Ford seems like a nice enough guy. But it turns out that if you cross him, he's not what you would call "forgiving."
Back in 2009, George Lucas saw his lawsuit against prop designer Andrew Ainsworth, who manufactured replica stormtrooper helmets, squashed by the U.K.'s High Court, and so he appealed to a higher authority. (No, not Yoda.) But now the U.K. Supreme Court has delivered its own decision, which is: "Sorry, George!"
Look like we have less to fear from the Bloods and the Crips than we do from the Jedi and the Sith, who've brought their bloody battle from the stars to the streets.
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These days, Comic-Con draws more than 125,000 fans to San Diego, and Hall H, where the blockbusters are born, is always packed. But back in 1976, only a couple of hundred fans turned out to watch the first public showing of Star Wars footage.
We try, we really try, never to go OMG or explode with squee around here, but some things are deserving of both—like the deleted scenes from Star Wars that were revealed yesterday at Comic-Con!
If you've got the hots for the Dark Lord of the Sith, be warned—it won't end well. At least that's the lesson to take from a new video that stars Alessandra Torresani, Darth Vader and their unsettling love child.
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The Jedi may have been the peacekeepers of the Star Wars universe, but here on Earth, it's the imperial stormtroopers who do good deeds. Members of the international 501st Legion (aka "Vader's Fist") frequently don their dress whites for a cause.