Star Wars

'Star Wars' Actor Dies

PA | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Star Wars' actor Richard LeParmentier, best known as the young Death Star commander who had an encounter with Darth Vader, has died at the age of 66....

C3PO Hints At 'Star Wars' Return

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Star Wars' fans could have one more reason to celebrate the return of the intergalactic blockbuster, as another familiar face from the original line-...

Award-Winning Indie Film Shares Story of Young Love

Gregory G. Allen | Posted 04.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Gregory G. Allen

Wow. This 43 year old man was transported back to 1982 when I was just turning 13, had my collection of Star Wars figures and finding first love. Filmmaker Andy Dodd has captured that moment beautifully in It's a Love Thing.

Disney Shutters Games Development At Iconic Studio

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.06.2013 | UK Tech

Disney has decided to close the iconic video games studio Lucas Arts - less than six months after buying the company. LucasArts was responsible for...

Lego: 'Star Wars' Set NOT Retired Due To 'Racist' Complaints

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.06.2013 | UK Tech

Lego has denied that it is withdrawing a Lego set after criticism from a Turkish community in Austria who claimed it resembled a famous mosque. The...

PICS: 'Vadering' Is The New Internet Photo Craze

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK Comedy

Move over planking! There's a new photo-based sensation in town. Or at rather: on the internet. It goes by the name of 'Vadering', and involves one...

Lego Withdraws 'Anti-Muslim' Star Wars Model, Reports Say

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK

Lego has reportedly agreed to withdraw a model from its Star Wars range after complaints it was anti-Muslim. The Jabba's Palace model will be withd...

Star Wars and Selling Things for Free

Pete Giblin | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Tech
Pete Giblin

Free games are nothing new, but high quality free games are. Usually it's some tat like FarmVille that looks cheap and the gameplay is ridiculously basic. While there are some fairly minor restrictions, SWTOR allows free-to-play players to play the entire game. All the way to level 50, the highest level in the game so far. They are literally giving their product away for free.

Will Han Solo Be Joining The Party? 'I Think It's Happening'

The Huffington Post UK | | Posted 19.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Harrison Ford is the latest original Star Wars star to hint that he's up for a return to the rebooted inter-galactic franchise. "I think it's almos...

'In Forces Of Darkness And Forces Of Light..'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK

Any Star Wars fan knows that Jedis have pretty strict taboos about getting married, but should the situation arise in Scotland, the Free Church are pr...

Well, This Is Scary...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK Comedy

Imagine waking up one day and seeing this.... Slightly scary, no? But fear not! It isn't, in fact, the Supreme Commander. It is merely a hot...

Stars Wars' Emperor Palpatine Appears In Baby's Ultrasound Scan (PICTURE)

Rex Features | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK

Ultrasounds can be pretty strange and unsettling at the best of times – but spare a thought for the parents of this little mite – who were present...

Warwick Wants 'Dark' Star Wars Role

PA | Posted 08.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

Warwick Davis has admitted he would like to be in the new 'Star Wars' movie - but he hasn't been asked. The actor played an Ewok in 'Return Of The ...

Princess Leia Strikes Back

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

Carrie Fisher has confirmed she will reprise her role as Princess Leia in the upcoming 'Star Wars: Episode VII', 36 years after she first donned those...

Married Couple Chronicle Their Love With Stormtrooper Masks

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK

It could be the honeymoon album of any newlywed couple. There they are by the pool. On the beach. Taking in the sights. Yet in every shot, both ma...

Shatner On Star Wars: 'JJ Is Being A Pig'

PA | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

William Shatner is wooing director JJ Abrams to try and get a role in his new 'Star Wars' film. The actor - famous for playing Captain James T Kirk...

Hamill To Return As Skywalker?

PA | Posted 21.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Mark Hamill is in talks to return to 'Star Wars', he has revealed. The actor starred as Luke Skywalker in the original trilogy of 'Star Wars' films...

X-Wing Kickstarter Launched After Death Star Fans Raise £200k

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 13.04.2013 | UK Tech

An attempt to fund a real-life X-Wing squadron has been launched online after a project to build a Death Star raised more than £200,000. The found...

WATCH: What Does Pegg Think Of The New 'Star Wars'?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Star Trek' star Simon Pegg gave his thoughts on the new 'Star Wars' films, while appearing on the BAFTAs red carpet on Sunday night. The actor, wh...

Yoda's Creator Dies

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Star Wars' make-up artist Stuart Freeborn has died at the age of 98. During his six-decade career, he was celebrated for creating characters such ...

Kickstarter To Build 'Open Source Death Star' Raises £57,000

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Tech

A funding drive to gather £542 quadrillion to build a Death Star has gathered early support on Kickstarter. The project to build the "open ...

PICS: Lego's New Star Wars Theme Park In Manchester Is Amazing

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Tech

Lego Star Wars has taken over a Manchester shopping centre - and we've got the exclusive pics to prove it. An absolutely massive - 250,000 brick - ...

'Star Wars' Confirms Expanding Galaxy

PA | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Disney is mining The Force for even more new films. Walt Disney chief executive Bob Iger said screenwriters Larry Kasdan and Simon Kinberg are work...

Star Wars Or Star Trek: JJ Abrams Needs to Pick a Side

Richard Berry | Posted 29.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Richard Berry

Star Wars and Star Trek, as anyone with a passing interest in galactic affairs should know, are the yin and yang of science fiction. It is troubling to see both franchises placed in the hands of one man. This is like Alex Ferguson becoming manager of Manchester City as well as Manchester United.

Films We Wanted To Love

Tom Ward | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Tom Ward

With JJ Abrams responsible for both Star Trek and Star Wars there's a lot of pressure on his shoulders, not least the pressure of keeping fans of both franchises on track and the fans happy and on side.