May 4, 2012 |
"Star Wars" fans last year deciced to make May 4 Star Wars Day -- thanks to the pun "May the Fourth Be with You. " To celebrate the second year of the geek holiday, Sony Online Entertainment, maker of the "Clone Wars Adventures" video game, came up with this little "Star Wars" quiz for fans to test their knowledge of the pop culture phenomenon that has gone from movies to TV ("The Clone Wars"), video games, comics and more. Test yourselves below, and visit the official "Star Wars" website, starwars.com , for more ways to celebrate.
November 30, 2011 |
Anakin, Obi-Wan and Ahsoka go undercover on the planet Zygerria in the second chapter of the current three-part arc on "Star Wars: The Clone Wars. " In "Slaves of the Republic,” airing at 7 p.m. Dec. 2 on Cartoon Network, Anakin, Obi-Wan and Ahsoka attempt to locate missing colonists amongst the slavers on Zygerria. Anakin struggles with his emotions as a wily Zygerrian queen forces him to take questionable actions in order to carry out his mission. Watch two clips from the episode in the player above and tune in Friday night.
April 29, 2014 |
Adam Driver is going from "Girls" to a galaxy far, far away as a cast member for "Star Wars: Episode VII. " After tons of speculation, Lucasfilm and Disney announced Tuesday the cast for the upcoming "Star Wars" film, but not what characters the actors will play. Expect zero plot details to be revealed as well. Driver, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson and Max von Sydow will join the original stars of the saga--Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker--in the new film.
January 19, 2012 |
Cad Bane, Boba Fett and Bossk are back in the latest episode of "Star Wars: The Clone Wars. " Don't flee just yet: The series' most memorable villains are behind bars in "Deception," airing at 7 p.m. Jan. 20 on Cartoon Network. When the Jedi learn of a Separatist plot to kidnap Chancellor Palpatine, one of them must go deep undercover as a hardened criminal to extract information from the conspirators. To alleviate all suspicions and fit seamlessly into a high security Republic prison, a Jedi must die!
March 17, 2014 |
As production on Star Wars: Episode Seven ramps up, interest in that galaxy far, far away is also increasing. And the "classic trilogy" is getting lots of attention since it looks like the new film is going to reunite Mark Hamill , Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher in their iconic roles. Riding the wave of anticipation is Lucas Books with a new line of Star Wars adventure novels set in the period during the rebellion against the Evil Galactic Empire. (For an old school geek like myself, that's the timeframe I care about most.)
January 10, 2014 |
Is that an AT-AT on LSD? Yes, it is. A video posted to Vimeo Friday turned Chicago into Hoth, the icy planet from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. In it giant walker vehicles -- known to Star Wars faithful as AT-ATs -- pretty convincingly trounce through the city. The video, made by freelance video editor Daniel Cervantes, draws inspiration from several popular photoshopped photos of Chicago being invaded by the Star Wars war machines. Want more?