ISIS Didn't Invade Star Wars Set, Remains Committed to Earth Wars Only

Earlier this week, it was widely reported that the Islamic State had taken over the real-life version of Luke Skywalker's home planet, Tatooine. This is not accurate. ISIS fighters have not torn down the Mos Eisley Cantina and are not currently stomping through the historic streets where a young Jedi's destiny was… » 3/27/15 5:15pm Friday 5:15pm

This Is Your New Star Wars Canon... So Far

With the Expanded Universe obliterated, the Star Wars canon is looking a little thin at the moment. Still not sure what goes where? Here's a new official infographic that shows you where the books, movies, and TV series all fall. » 3/27/15 12:40pm Friday 12:40pm

io9 March Madness Final 4: Trek vs. Doctor Who, Marvel vs. Star Wars!

Today are the semifinals for io9's March Madness: Movies vs. TV. That means it's time to make picks for the grand showdown on Monday. So who's going to be? Star Wars or the Marvel movies? Doctor Who or Star Trek? Time to vote! » 3/27/15 12:00pm Friday 12:00pm

Play Arts Kai Will Turn Boba Fett And The Stormtrooper Into Insane Toys

We've not seen much of Square-Enix's Play Arts Kai Variant takes on the Star Wars universe, but what we have seen so far has been pretty damn awesome. But now the line is getting even better though,with the addition of these tricked out versions of Boba Fett and the Stormtrooper! » 3/27/15 1:00pm Friday 1:00pm

Why I Revisit My Childhood Favorites All the Time

I watch a lot of television and read a lot of books. I don't think that's going to shock a lot of people. It's literally part of my job. I'm at the point where no one really questions how much I watch or read. But the secret is: I spend way more time revisiting old favorites rather than new things. » 3/27/15 3:00am Friday 3:00am

Here's a Sneak Peek at the Star Wars Comic About Kanan's Backstory

It doesn't come out until next week, but Marvel/Lucasfilm has released a preview of Kanan: The Last Padawan, a series exploring how Kanan, Star Wars Rebels' resident Jedi, came to survive Order 66 and what his life was like during the Clone Wars. » 3/27/15 1:00am Friday 1:00am

Darth Vader Now Has an Evil C-3PO and R2D2. I Like Them Already.

The new Star Wars series starring the Dark Lord of the Sith is finding a lot of success in one small conceit: Darth Vader is a lot deeper than anyone thinks. » 3/26/15 3:53pm Thursday 3:53pm

8 Things People Say In Interviews That Usually Mean A Movie Will Suck

We constantly get our hopes up for upcoming movies... and then they let us down. It's easy to get sucked into the hype cycle, as people talk up their projects — but sometimes, you can tell just from the way people talk about a film that it's probably not going to work. Here are eight key phrases that usually indicate… » 3/26/15 12:00pm Thursday 12:00pm

Star Wars: Rogue One May Have Found Its Villain

Or has Felicity Jones found her first co-pilot? Deadline reports that Ben Mendelsohn, star of Netflix's new series Bloodline and the somewhat less prominent Daggett in The Dark Knight Rises, is close to being the next actor cast in Gareth Edwards' Star Wars spin-off Rogue One. » 3/26/15 11:50am Thursday 11:50am

This Insane Tribute To Classic Star Wars Toys Took 2,000 Hours To Paint

Artist Robert Burden's huge mural dedicated to the Star Wars universe celebrates the galaxy far, far away through a slightly peculiar lens — in it there are over 150 Star Wars characters and vehicles, rendered in their original toy forms from Kenner's classic toyline. » 3/26/15 9:00am Thursday 9:00am

Hallmark Made Star Wars Toys So Impossibly Cute Your Head Will Explode

If you're easily nauseated by super-saturated displays of adorableness, you'll want to look away as soon as possible. Because Hallmark has created a series of plush Star Wars toys that push the limits of cute to the outer rim—and well beyond. Remember how intimidating Chewbacca was when you were a kid? Now he's cuter… » 3/24/15 12:08pm Tuesday 12:08pm

A Live-Action Star Wars TV Show Could Be Happening After All!

There's a crazy rumor about the role that Matt Smith plays in Terminator Genisys. More Age of Ultron rumors discuss a new Marvel hero who may have a cameo. Plus, David Ramsey talks wedding bells on Arrow, and what's to come on Flash and Orphan Black. Spoilers away! » 3/25/15 6:00am Wednesday 6:00am

Awesome short film shows Star Wars from the Empire's perspective

Watch this. Now. TIE Fighter is a short animation by Paul Johnson that shows a bit of Star Wars from the perspective of the Empire. It's done in the style of anime from the 80's and shows an aerial fight scene between TIE fighters and X-wings and is pretty much so awesome that Disney should make this an entire movie. » 3/24/15 11:46am Tuesday 11:46am

For Once, A Missing Princess Leia Figure Isn't A Hasbro Disaster

Recently, Star Wars action figure fans were all flustered by the shocking news that a highly anticipated Princess Leia figure had suddenly vanished from preorders and distribution lists. For once however, this wasn't another example of Hasbro's ongoing female Star Wars figure problem. » 3/20/15 5:00pm 3/20/15 5:00pm

Does The New Daredevil Teaser Hint At Matt Murdock's Red Costume?

Oscar Isaac talks about Poe Dameron's future after Episode VII. Who could Watchmen's Jackie Earle Haley play in Suicide Squad? Watch a new Poltergeist teaser. Plus more hints for how Caity Lotz could appear in the new Arrow spinoff. And teasers for what's to come on iZombie, Arrow, and more. To Me, My Spoilers! » 3/20/15 6:00am 3/20/15 6:00am

This Might Be The Best Boba Fett Figure Ever

Sure, it's not as ginormous as Hot Toys' Quarter-scale efforts, and he might be more expensive than the similarly-sized Black Series version — but Kaiyodo's newest Star Wars toy is maybe the most poseable toy of everyone's favourite Bounty Hunter we've ever had. » 3/19/15 1:00pm 3/19/15 1:00pm

All The Things That Star Wars: Rogue One Absolutely Needs To Have

Last week, Lucasfilm announced the title of the first Star Wars spinoff movie, Rogue One. And this has us excited for a movie that's hopefully about badass X-Wing pilots. But will this film live up to its soaring potential? Here are all the things we need to see from Star Wars: Rogue One. » 3/19/15 9:50am 3/19/15 9:50am

J.J. Abrams Could Be Directing A Second Star Wars Movie!

Our first look at the next Hunger Games movie is full of flames. The live-action Attack on Titan movie shows off its CG behemoths. The cast of The Flash talk about this week's big twist. Plus, teasers for what's in store on Outlander, 12 Monkeys, Helix, and more. Spoilers get! » 3/19/15 6:00am 3/19/15 6:00am

​The Real Problems With This Controversial Batgirl Cover

Hello, my friends and potential food source. Spring is dawning here in the post-apocalypse, with its requisite rain showers, blooming flowers, and of course, the cannibal horselords of Old Sante Fe. Now who wants to talk about how incredibly awful that Joker variant cover of Batgirl #41 is? I sure do! » 3/18/15 11:00am 3/18/15 11:00am