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‘Fortnite’ Will Reveal An Exclusive ‘Star Wars: Rise Of Skywalker’ Scene In Game

Fortnite is a game that quite literally disappeared before remaking itself earlier in the year. Now, in the dying weeks of 2019, it will become an exclusive source for Star Wars content, as the game’s producer, Epic Games, announced on Thursday that it’s bringing a galaxy far, far away to the Fortnite universe in a […]

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Epic Games will reveal exclusive Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker footage inside Fortnite

In a move that would no doubt make Admiral Ackbar exclaim “our consoles can’t repel corporate synergy of that magnitude,” Fortnite developer Epic Games revealed that it would be showing off live footage of the upcoming Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker inside the game. The Rise of Skywalker director J.J. Abrams revealed this tonight […]

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A New ‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ Clip Sees Kylo Ren Meeting A Very Old Enemy

Not only did the initial teaser trailer hint at the return of Ian McDiarmid’s villainous Emperor Palpatine in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, but the film’s director and co-writer have both confirmed as much. (Hell, even the prequel trilogy’s invention of midichlorians could show up in some form or fashion.) So, it shouldn’t be […]

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J.J. Abrams Explains The One Thing That Surprised Him The Most About ‘The Last Jedi’

As you’ve probably already noticed, a new Star Wars film is coming out in less than two weeks, so director J.J. Abrams is doing lots of press to promote the ninth and final entry in the “Skywalker Saga.” Most of the filmmaker’s cheerleading for The Rise of Skywalker has, like outing actor John Boyega as […]

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‘What the Hell Is Gender Fluid?’: Billy Dee Williams Clarifies Usage of Gender Pronouns, Says He Was Simply Discussing the ‘Softer Side’ of Men

It looks like we got a little bit ahead of ourselves here. In a recent interview with The Undefeated, Williams says his Esquire Magazine quote, where he said he identified with both “feminine” and “masculine” parts of himself, was misunderstood. Advertisement “Well, first of all, I asked last night. I said, ‘What the hell is […]

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Daisy Ridley Opened Up About Shooting Certain ‘Rise Of Skywalker’ Scenes After Carrie Fisher’s Death

It’s been nearly three years since Carrie Fisher’s sudden passing, but her screen self has lived on in death. The Last Jedi, featuring her last full performance, was released the subsequent December, and she’s even in The Rise of Skywalker, which was originally supposed to feature her prominently. How? A very simple form of movie […]

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‘The Rise Of Skywalker‘ Co-Writer Chris Terrio On Bringing Back Palpatine And Lando

Chris Terrio, along with J.J. Abrams, co-wrote a movie coming out later this month called Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. We spoke to Terrio by phone to ask him a whole bunch of questions, like when it was decided to bring back fan favorites Emperor Palpatine and Lando Calrissian. (Also, yes, we asked if […]

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Billy Dee Williams Opens Up About Gender Fluid Identity, Sees Himself as ‘Feminine as Well as Masculine’

At 82 years old, Billy Dee Williams is not only making moves as an iconic actor but as an iconic person. In his recent feature interview for Esquire, Williams opened up about the ways in which he expresses his own gender identity. Advertisement “And you see I say ‘himself’ and ‘herself,’ because I also see […]

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‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ Will (Unsurprisingly) Destroy The ‘Cats’ Movie At The Box Office

That Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the latest movie from Disney-owned Lucasfilm and the ninth and final entry in the so-called “Skywalker Saga,” is going to beat all of its competitors at the box office is a given. Even the upcoming film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic Broadway musical Cats, which opens the […]

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John Boyega Wants One Thing From The ‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ Press Tour

Everyone seems to love Poe Dameron in the Star Wars universe, and now it’s very clear that John Boyega wants some of Oscar Isaac’s attention off-screen, too. The actor who plays Finn in the latest Star Wars trilogy is gearing up for a worldwide press tour for The Rise of Skywalker by getting in touch […]

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‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Was Screened Early For A Dying Fan

We’re still a few weeks away from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker hitting theaters, but at least two fans have already seen it early. As caught by Entertainment Weekly, Disney granted a private, advance screening to a man from England, who is not expected to live until the film’s December 20 release date, and […]

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John Boyega Admits That It Was His ‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ Script That Ended Up On eBay

Earlier this week, the press tour for next month’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker began in earnest, as J.J. Abrams sat down for several interviews, including one with Uproxx. Since this is a Star Wars joint, and since it’s a film directed and co-written by Abrams, however, very little was revealed in terms of […]

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J.J. Abrams On ‘The Rise Of Skywalker’ And The Return Of Palpatine (And, Yes, Maclunkey)

As you’ve probably heard, J.J. Abrams has returned to direct the ninth and (we are told) final installment in the Star Wars Skywalker saga, The Rise of Skywalker. What’s interesting is that Abrams — known for his secrecy about not just plot points but also for what characters are even in the movie — has […]

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A New ‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ Spot Reveals A Dreaded Enemy From ‘The Force Awakens’

In Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Kylo Ren is pictured killing a bunch of people with a few similarly dressed warriors in Rey’s lightsaber-fueled vision. In the same film, Ren’s then-master, Supreme Leader Snoke, references his being “the master of the Knights of Ren.” Aside from these passing mentions, however, the ominous group of antagonists […]

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J.J. Abrams Credits His ‘Freer’ Approach On ‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ To ‘The Last Jedi’

Although the Disney era of Star Wars has faced plenty of criticism from some darker corners of its fanbase, many of its titles have endured plenty of unrelated behind-the-scenes drama. Amazingly, Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi has enjoyed the smoothest ride so far, which is weird considering just how much more vitriol it […]

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A New Star Wars Trailer Dropped—Let’s Talk About Victoria Mahoney and Her Historic Directing Role in the Film, Though

Cue the epic saga text scrolling, we have a new Star Wars trailer! That’s right, Star Wars: Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker has dropped its much-anticipated final trailer. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Final Trailer (2019) / Movieclips Trailers (YouTube) Default fanboy giddiness aside, the trailer looks damn good. Plus, there’s the added […]

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The Most Sinister Shot In The ‘Rise Of Skywalker’ Trailer Comes From The Original ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy

The third and final Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer premiered on Monday night (the only reason for non-Patriots fans to watch that terrible Monday Night Football game), and with it came Rey and Kylo Ren fighting on what appears to be the ruins of Death Star II, BB-8 looking as cute as ever, […]

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Rian Johnson Had A Spirited Reaction To The ‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ Trailer

The final Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker trailer more than suggested a showdown between Rey and Emperor Palpatine, and it’s an understatement to say that people got highly emotional over the lead-up to the J.J. Abrams-directed installment. Also lurking in the nerd-enthused background? Rian Johnson, who (after Knives Out arrives on November 29) will […]

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The Latest ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Trailer Has Inspired Many Emotional Reactions Online

Drink it in: Humanity has just received what will likely be the final Star Wars trailer — or at least the final trailer for the “Skywalker Saga” that began in 1977 with what turned out to be the fourth episode. There will be many more Star Wars trailers, possibly until the end of recorded time. […]

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‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Third Trailer Teases A Rey Vs. Palpatine Showdown

As promised, Monday brought two things: tickets went on sale for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker — aka Episode IX of the series’ main story branch — and the third full-length trailer for same. The biggest revelation? (Apart from a bit where we see C-3PO missing a chunk of the back of his head […]

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‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ Will Address The ‘Reylo’ Relationship Between Rey And Kylo Ren

Imagine you’re Daisy Ridley. After a long day of shooting Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, you get back to your hotel and open up a bottle of wine to relax. One glass turns into two turns into three, and before long, you’re tipsy and reading Reylo fan fiction on the internet, a.k.a. a normal […]

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J.J. Abrams Makes The Case For Why ‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ Needs To Have Palpatine In It

The first Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker teaser trailer ended with the surprise return of an old foe: Sheev himself, Emperor Palpatine, who was last seen falling into a chasm at the end of Return of the Jedi. (Revenge of the Sith? Never heard of it.) To be fair, we never actually see the […]

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Star Wars: Triple Force Friday features D-O droid and other tech toys

On October 4, Disney is launching Triple Force Friday, a retail event for products for its triple entertainment offering this fall: the Star Wars: The Rise of the Skywalker film; the Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order video game; and the Star Wars: The Mandalorian Disney+ live action television show. Among the toys on display at […]

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