New Star Wars novel to explore Poe Dameron’s backstory before the sequel trilogy!

New Star Wars novel to explore Poe Dameron’s backstory before the sequel trilogy!

Polygon today revealed that a brand new Star Wars novel is coming later this year about Poe Dameron, entitled Star Wars: Poe Dameron: Free Fall! The book will be written by Star Wars newcomer Alex Segura and is set to be released on August 4, 2020. Here's the official description for the novel that was [...]

We now have a much better idea of the timeline of the lead-up to the Star Wars sequel trilogy

We now have a much better idea of the timeline of the lead-up to the Star Wars sequel trilogy

Now that the sequel trilogy has concluded, we're finally getting a lot more clarity as to the timeline of what was happening in-between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens, particularly as it pertains to the events and characters of the sequel trilogy. Thankfully, Pablo Hidalgo's Visual Dictionary for The Rise of Skywalker places [...]

What we learned from the new The Rise of Skywalker clip released in the Fortnite event!

What we learned from the new The Rise of Skywalker clip released in the Fortnite event!

On Saturday afternoon, Star Wars came to Fortnite with an event themed around the upcoming The Rise of Skywalker! You can read about the event here, which included appearances in-game from J.J. Abrams and the Millennium Falcon, as well as a voiceover from Palpatine. But perhaps most pertinent to our purposes was a brand new [...]

Breaking down the new shots from Amazon’s special look at The Rise of Skywalker

Breaking down the new shots from Amazon’s special look at The Rise of Skywalker

Amazon recently released a special look at The Rise of Skywalker, and the video takes a look back at the saga from a behind-the-scenes perspective. There are interviews with J.J. Abrams, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, and Oscar Isaac, and these include interviews both old and new. The video is intended to [...]

Breaking down some of the various TV spots for The Rise of Skywalker!

Breaking down some of the various TV spots for The Rise of Skywalker!

So far, I've been keeping up with the publicly released TV spots from Star Wars for the upcoming The Rise of Skywalker, but there have been plenty of official TV spots from the film that have aired that haven't been uploaded to the official Youtube channel. Thankfully, Zcure1 on Twitter does tremendous work and captures [...]

Breaking down the “Forever” TV spot for The Rise of Skywalker!

Breaking down the “Forever” TV spot for The Rise of Skywalker!

Recently, a new TV spot for The Rise of Skywalker was released, this one called "Forever", and it has a lot of new footage and dialogue. Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOsWnfYT0xI As we've been doing, let's dive in to the new stuff from this TV spot and break it down. At the bottom of the article, [...]

The Rise of Skywalker TV spot confirms an awesome role for R2-D2!!!

The Rise of Skywalker TV spot confirms an awesome role for R2-D2!!!

In the leadup to The Rise of Skywalker, we have seen a ton of C-3PO, as he seems to play a pivotal role in the film's plotline. But the same hasn't been true of R2-D2, who though glimpsed occasionally, hasn't really received much of a focus whatsoever. That doesn't mean he'll just be sidelined entirely, [...]

Breaking down the “Adventure” TV spot for The Rise of Skywalker!

Breaking down the “Adventure” TV spot for The Rise of Skywalker!

On Tuesday, Star Wars released yet another TV spot for The Rise of Skywalker, and this too contains new footage we hadn't seen previously. Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9E4yxmserwg Like we've been doing, let's take a look at the new shots included in this trailer, and I'll speculate on what it could mean where applicable. [...]

Breaking down the “Celebrate” TV spot for The Rise of Skywalker!

Breaking down the “Celebrate” TV spot for The Rise of Skywalker!

We're just a few weeks away from the release of the final chapter of the Skywalker Saga, The Rise of Skywalker, and the marketing blitz has been quite intense recently. It seems like we've been getting a new TV spot practically every day, and that's pretty awesome! A new one dropped over the weekend, and [...]