Star Wars

Star Wars is a multimedia franchise that started in 1977 by creator George Lucas. After the release of Star Wars: Episode IV- A New Hope (originally just titled Star Wars), the franchise quickly exploded, spawning multiple sequels, prequels, TV shows, video games, comics, and much more. After Disney acquired the rights to the franchise, they quickly expanded the universe on Disney+, starting with The Mandalorian.

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Star Wars

Created by
George Lucas


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Ahsoka (2023)
Ahsoka Concept Art Gives Stunning Shows The Mortis Gods, Star Wars' Space Whales, & More

Beautiful Ahsoka concept art shows the space whales known as purrgil, the statues of the Mortis gods, and many other stunning Star Wars designs.

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Ahsoka (2023)
"They Have So Many Fantastic Moments Together": Hayden Christensen, Rosario Dawson, & Ariana Greenblatt Discuss Ahsoka's Relationship With Anakin Skywalker

Three of Ashoka’s stars - Rosaria Dawson, Hayden Christensen, and Ariana Greenblatt - highlight how important the Anakin-Ahsoka relationship is.

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Chilling Star Wars Theory Explains How Lucasfilm Can Bring Back Natalie Portman (And It's Very Dark)

A very dark Star Wars theory suggests how actress Natalie Portman could make a new appearance in the galaxy like other prequel trilogy actors.

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Star Wars: What Tusken Raiders Look Like Under Their Masks

Star Wars has transformed the Tusken Raiders into a complex, well-developed culture - so what do the masks worn by Tatooine's sandpeople mean?

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The Mandalorian (2019)
The Mandalorian Isn't The Best Star Wars TV Show, But It Will Always Be The Most Important

Whether it's considered to be the best or not, The Mandalorian will always be Star Wars' most important live-action TV show, and here's why.

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Ahsoka (2023)
Amazing Clone Wars Comparisons Show How Good Star Wars' Live-Action Young Ahsoka Really Is

A comparison of the animated and live-action versions of young Ahsoka Tano shows that Star Wars nailed her live-action debut.

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Ahsoka (2023)
Star Wars Has Set Up A Thrilling Rematch In Ahsoka Season 2

After the amazing lightsaber fights in Ahsoka season 1, there's a rematch between two characters on the horizon for season 2—and it’ll be epic.

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Ahsoka (2023)
There's 1 Way Star Wars Can Properly Bring Back Leia In Live-Action

With the passing of Carrie Fisher, Star Wars will have a hard time recreating her likeness if the character appears again—but there is a solution.

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Star Wars' Long-Lost "Missing X-Wing" Sells For $3,135,000

The Red Squadron Leader's X-wing has been an important missing piece of Star Wars history for years, and now it's just been sold for $3.13 million.

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Star Wars: All 7 Lightsaber Combat Forms Explained (& Who Used Which)

The Jedi and the Sith use seven different forms of lightsaber combat in Star Wars - here's all you need to know about them, and who uses which.

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Obi-Wan & Anakin Failed As Master & Apprentice

Two of Star Wars’ biggest protagonists, Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi, failed as Master and Apprentice according to the Jedi Code's teachings.

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Star Wars Celebrates Return Of The Jedi's Anniversary With New Visual Archive

The 40th anniversary of Return of the Jedi is being further celebrated with the release of a brand-new visual archive from the final OT film.

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15 Hidden Details In The Star Wars Original Trilogy

The original Star Wars trilogy is packed with hidden details that are fun to spot on rewatch and give viewers a greater appreciation for the movies.

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"Since Time Immemorial": The Origin of Star Wars' Most Dangerous Force Predator Just Became Even Stranger

Star Wars' High Republic era just offered new insights into the strange origins of the galaxy's most dangerous Force predators known as the Nameless.

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Star Wars: 10 Details That Back Up The Darth Jar Jar Theory

One popular Star Wars fan theory is that the clumsy Jar Jar Binks is actually a Sith Lord. There's a surprising amount of evidence to back this up.

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10 Best Disney Star Wars Characters

Disney's Star Wars has introduced a massive number of new characters, whether in the movies, TV shows, or more. But who are the best of the best?

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10 Biggest Missed Opportunities In The Star Wars TV Shows

The Star Wars TV shows have offered some of the most compelling stories in the franchise, but there have also been several missed opportunities.

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Star Wars' Limited Edition "Excalibur" Crossguard Lightsaber Is Better Than Anything Kylo Ren Ever Made

Star Wars collectors can finally own Stellan Gios' stunning "Excalibur" lightsaber, the crossguard lightsaber Kylo Ren could only dream of!

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5 Differences Between George Lucas' Sequel Trilogy & Disney's (& 5 Things That Are The Same)

George Lucas' plans for the Star Wars sequel trilogy were so very different to the ones made by Disney - here are some of the key themes.

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Amazing Star Wars Art Shows Anakin Skywalker's Transformation Into Darth Vader

Darth Vader’s true identity resurfaces in this stunning fan art that brings Anakin back from behind his mask in a most interesting way.

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