Star Wars

JJ Abrams To Take On Star Wars?

PA | Posted 25.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

JJ Abrams is set to direct the next instalment of Star Wars, which Disney has said will be Episode Seven and due out in 2015, according to reports. ...

Lego Accused Of Racism Amid Claims Jabba's Palace Resembles A Mosque

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK

A Turkish community in Austria has accused Lego of racism amid claims a model from its Star Wars range resembles a renowned mosque. The model in q...

Is There A 'Star Wars' Director In The House? The Latest A-Lister To Excuse Himself...

WENN | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

Filmmaker Joss Whedon has been forced to turn down the job of a lifetime directing the new 'Star Wars' movie due to scheduling issues with his sequel ...

Galactic Empire Attacks Obama For Refusal To Build Death Star

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Tech

Darth Vader's Galactic Empire has issued an official response after President Obama refused to build a Death Star. The White House was forced to is...

Gay Marriage In 'Star Wars' Video Game Restricted To 'Ghetto' Planet

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Tech

The makers of a Star Wars video game have been criticised for segregating same-sex couples on a "ghetto" planet. EA and Bioware, who make the free-...

This Is What Travelling At Light Speed Would Really Look Like

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.03.2013 | UK Tech

Above: what travelling at hyper speed would really look like It is a quirk of Hollywood and derivative science fiction that most of us are pr...

'We Do Not Support Blowing Up Planets': Death Star Petition Rejected

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.01.2013 | UK Tech

A petition calling on President Obama to build a working Death Star has been rejected by the White House. The proposal to build an inter-stellar s...

May The Prenup Be With You..

PA | Posted 04.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

The force of romance is with Star Wars creator George Lucas - he has got engaged. A spokeswoman for Lucasfilm said the 68-year-old director was eng...

WATCH: Hard Of Hearing Darth Vader

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.01.2013 | UK Comedy

It's never right, of course, to mock those who are hard of hearing. Unless they're a ruthless cyborg in charge of an Imperial starfleet. Yes, step ...

Actor McGregor Made OBE Ewan Kenobi

PA | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

Ewan McGregor, who was made an OBE in the New Year's honours, shot to international fame in 1996 with his role as heroin addict Renton in cult hit 'Tr...

The Two Reasons J J Abrams Turned Down 'Star Wars'

PA | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

JJ Abrams has revealed that he "declined" the opportunity to direct a 'Star Wars' film - because he prefers to be in the audience. The 'Star Trek' ...

'Build A Death Star, Mr President'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Tech

An American citizen's petition for President Obama to build a working Death Star has reached the required total for an official response. The propo...

'Death Star Petition' Signed By 19,350 People

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK Tech

The world's biggest military and a dead Bin Laden are apparently not enough to make some Americans feel secure. A petition calling for the White Ho...

Death Star Petition Urges White House To Build Killer Space Station

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.02.2013 | UK Tech

A petition has been launched in America calling for the White House to build a Death Star. More than 1,000 American citizens have demanded the inte...

Jeremy Toombs Performs 'The Alleppey Express'

Posted 22.01.2013 | Home

Jeremy Toombs is a poet and teacher living and working in Bristol, where he also regularly performs at poetry slams and spoken work events. Here he pe...

WATCH: Yoda Sings To Luke Skywalker - Disney-Style!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Another day, another 'Star Wars'/Disney parody. And this one sees Yoda helping to motivate Luke Skywalker through his training regime by singing him a...

New Star Wars Scribe Michael Arndt Can Reignite the Franchise

Nicolas Atkin | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Nicolas Atkin

The news Michael Arndt is to write the screenplay for Star Wars Episode VII shows Disney are taking their new acquisition seriously - and fans of the franchise should be excited not apprehensive about making another journey to a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.

Official: Star Wars Angry Birds Is Mega Hit On iOS App Store

PA | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK Tech

A Star Wars version of popular game Angry Birds has taken top place on the paid-for app chart for iPhone and iPad this week. Angry Birds Star Wars,...

WATCH: Homecoming Dad Surprises Son In Darth Vader Outfit

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.11.2012 | UK Comedy

We're not crying, honestly. We just have something in our eye. When Aiden Whyte entered into a light-saber dual with Darth Vader at his 'Star Wars'...

Who's Your Favourite Sci-Fi Hero Of All Time?

The Huffington Post UK | HuffPost Staff | Posted 09.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Yoda getting his light sabre out from under his frock was probably one of the all-time great screen moments, not just in sci-fi, but, strangely, he(?)...

Interview: Peter Serafinowicz on George Lucas, Gangnam Style and Twitter Wit

Adam Forrest | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK Comedy
Adam Forrest

A lot of these jokes have appeared in some form on Twitter, which I've used as a kind of public joke pad. I've been on there for almost four years now. Twitter taught me how to become better at writing jokes because it forces you to chip away at all the extraneous words.

'Desperate' For A Star Wars Role | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

RUSSELL BRAND wants to ditch his swordsman image by whipping out his lightsaber. The three-time Bizarre Shagger Of The Year is desperate to leave a...

Harrison Ford 'Keen For Return To Star Wars' | Posted 06.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Harrison Ford is apparently keen on a return for Han Solo in Star Wars: Episode VII, according to sources close to the newly announced Disney sequel. ...

WATCH: Disney Princesses Welcome Leia

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Ah, how sweet! Now that Lucasfilm has been sold to Disney, Princess Leia is officially a Disney princess. And rather than regard her with suspicion, t...

It's Good To Be Bad

Hollie Moat | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK Style
Hollie Moat

As girls, when it comes to film, most of us have a tendency to root for the good guy. Usually the good guy from the wrong side of the tracks (Dirty Dancing, The Notebook) or with a hellish streak (Indiana Jones, Drive - possibly largely down to the casting of Ryan Gosling), but always a man who comes good by the end credits.