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Star Wars 9 Isn’t Being Written by Rian Johnson Contrary to popular belief, movie-maker Rian Johnson hasn’t been involved in the writing process for Star Wars: Episode IX. The director of The Last Jedi has been actively engaging with Star Wars fans since making a surprise visit to this year’s Star Wars Celebration, admitting his surprise at how intimately people become involved with the source materials of his upcoming movie.

A new Pirates of the Caribbean featurette examines the movie’s journey from its humble beginnings as a Disneyland ride. The release of the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean movie, Dead Men Tell No Tales, is right around the corner. Once again, Johnny Depp returns as Captain Jack Sparrow, opposite Geoffrey Rush as Captain Barbossa.

Star Wars: Greedo Actor Reveals Deleted Han Solo Scene Greedo actor Paul Blake reveals the existence of a shoot-out scene with Han Solo (Harrison Ford) that was deleted from Star Wars: A New Hope. The character of Greedo was just a minor player in Star Wars: A New Hope – a Rodian bounty hunter in the employ of Jabba the Hutt, Greedo met his unfortunate end at the hands of smuggler Han Solo, who blasted the green alien into oblivion in the back of the Mos Eisley cantina.

Mark Hamill's Luke Skywalker Panel Is Live at Star Wars Celebration Mark Hamill hits the Star Wars Celebration stage for a look back at the past 40 years playing Jedi master Luke Skywalker.

Dave Filoni’s T-Shirt Changes From “Ashoka Lives? To “Ashoka Lives!” At Star Wars Rebels Panel Throughout the Rebels panel at Star Wars Celebration Orlando, Dave Filoni was wearing a black t-shirt which asked the question: “Ashoka Lives?” He was still wearing the shirt near the end of the panel, before they showed the trailer (watch it here): But when the lights came back on after the trailer, Filoni’s shirt was different: Did the shirt now read “Ashoka Lives!”? Indeed, it did. Yes, we made a clickbait article about t-shirt punctuation. You got something to say about that? Dave Filoni’s T-Shirt Changes From “Ashoka Lives?

New Star Wars 40th Anniversary Banners Hanging Near Star Wars Launch Bay in Disney World Disney World is certainly getting into the Star Wars spirit this week! With Star Wars Celebration in just a few days, Disney’s Hollywood Studio has unveiled new 40th anniversary banners near Star Wars Launch Bay. WDW News Today posted these awesome pics on their Twitter earlier. If you’re not familiar, the Launch Bay is where you can see props from the films, watch clips of various Star Wars properties, and you can even meet characters such as Chewbacca or Kylo Ren! ‘m excited to see what else the park unveils this week.

Star Wars Fan Theory: Was C-3PO An Imperial Spy? A new fan theory suggests C-3PO may have been a spy for Darth Vader all along. There are many theories out there regarding many aspects of the Star Wars franchise, from Rey being Luke Skywalker’s clone daughter, to Han Solo secretly being a Jedi Master.

Pirates: Disney Graces Us With New Set Of Character Posters, Plus Sneak Peek Details Jack Sparrow spent a good handful of years away from the big screen, and perhaps it was for the better. The landscape was changing, and audiences were becoming less tolerant of mediocre storytelling on the big screen. As Marvel has proven, we like to see continued growth in our characters, and after letting the franchise sit for a bit, Disney may have found a way to reinvigorate the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.So far, the marketing seems promising.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Gets A Bad Lip Reading The popular YouTube channel Bad Lip Reading has posted a new video taking aim at the blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens, featuring guest star Mark Hamill voicing Han Solo. Ever since Episode VII premiered in December 2015, its status as a pop culture phenomenon has made it ripe for a number of internet parodies that poke fun at everything from its similarities to A New Hope to how the film should have actually ended.

Orlando Bloom’s Will Turner Reemerges In The New ‘Pirates Of The Caribbean 5’ Spot Orlando Bloom’s return to the Pirates franchise (not the porn one) is the big hook in the latest Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales promo. Well, he’s the hook provided you can find him in the 30-second spot’s murky confines. We saw a smidge of Bloom’s Will Turner in the film’s Super Bowl trailer and we get a little more of the Captain of the Flying Dutchman in this preview.

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