And now, two Chewbaccas lounging with six bikini Leias by the pool

We're only ten days away from Dragon*Con 2012, so here's a particular amusing snapshot from Dragon*Con 2011 to get you jazzed. Photographer Ethan Trewhitt captured this curious scene of two Wookiees flanked by a bevy of Princess Organas. We'd be remiss if we didn't mention that there were actually nine Leias on deck… » 8/21/12 6:55pm 8/21/12 6:55pm

Chewbacca finally gets his own movie in Chewie

Chewie, the script to a behind-the-scenes tale about Star Wars' Wookiee, was one of our favorite screenplays on the 2011 Black List — now it has a director! Kyle Newman of Fanboys has signed on to helm the odd story of Peter Mayhew, hospital worker turned Wookie smuggler. Via Mayhew's Twitter account: » 8/02/12 10:05am 8/02/12 10:05am

Turkish Star Wars action figures are gloriously awful

These aren't action figures depicting characters from the Turkish Star Wars (a.k.a. Dünyayı Kurtaran Adam or The Man Who Saved The World), but they're almost as great. Hailing from Turkey, these are Uzay action figures, an unabashed rip-off of Kenner's Star Wars line from the 1980s. » 3/26/12 9:25am 3/26/12 9:25am

Gaze into the soulless, dead eyes of baby Chewbacca and Luke Skywalker …

I'm not sure what compels amateur Geppettos to construct infantilized incarnations of say, Lord Voldemort, but hey, the world is a weird place. Right now, somebody is eagerly filling their entire Netflix queue with every episode of Home Improvement. It's happening, trust me. » 10/29/11 7:30am 10/29/11 7:30am

Endearingly weird 1970s Empire Strikes Back promo took you to Luke's…

In this bizarre footage from the defunct wish-granting program Jim'll Fix It, a lucky eight-year-old named Daniel scores a picnic with Luke Skywalker on Dagobah. They then watch a clip from The Empire Strikes Back and Chewbacca admits he eats little girls. » 9/06/11 5:25pm 9/06/11 5:25pm

A collection of Star Wars t-shirts that can serve as your entire…

Is that a bearded, lightsaber-wielding Han Solo?! You bet your ass it is. This t-shirt features early concept art drawn up by none other than legendary concept designer Ralph McQuarrie — the man behind much of the look and feel of the original Star Wars trilogy. This is just one of over 20 new Star Wars tees being sold … » 8/03/11 5:25pm 8/03/11 5:25pm

The Ultimate Star Wars Fan Directory? It's A Trap!

For a franchise that takes place in a galaxy far, far away, Star Wars certainly takes up a lot of this galaxy's internet. Thankfully for those of you who need to tell your Baleen Whaletortoise from your Bergruutfa, someone has created a guide to more Star Wars fansites than you could ever want to visit. Finally,… » 6/06/08 10:37am 6/06/08 10:37am