The Best of Star Wars in the Disney era: Handing out some awards!

The Best of Star Wars in the Disney era: Handing out some awards!

With the Skywalker Saga and The Clone Wars both having recently wrapped up, it feels in many ways like the first chapter of the Disney Star Wars era has concluded. And while there's a cynical group of fans who will ridicule the era, it has been the golden era of Star Wars, with an incredibly [...]

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 5 review: A look at the practical effects that brought the show – and the Child – to life

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 5 review: A look at the practical effects that brought the show – and the Child – to life

The fantastic behind-the-scenes look at the first season of The Mandalorian continued today with the fifth episode, which this time focused on the practical effects. Last week, if you remember, we got a look at the digital effects on the show, which were revolutionary, but don't make the mistake of thinking that the whole thing [...]

The Mandalorian gave us important context about Willrow Hood

The Mandalorian gave us important context about Willrow Hood

In The Empire Strikes Back, as the Empire takes over Cloud City and Lando Calrissian orders the people to evacuate, there's a character seen briefly running. In typical Star Wars fashion, this guy became the focus of a lot of attention. He's been named Willrow Hood, and he has garnered a following amongst Star Wars [...]

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 4 review: The technology is groundbreaking and incredible

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 4 review: The technology is groundbreaking and incredible

George Lucas is one of the true innovators in the history of filmmaking, and the advances he made or pushed are numerous and legendary. There are some things that he wanted to do, however, that he wasn't able to - because he had to wait for the technology to catch up. "He always, always, was [...]

Sam Witwer says Dave Filoni’s live-action experience came in handy during final arc of The Clone Wars

Sam Witwer says Dave Filoni’s live-action experience came in handy during final arc of The Clone Wars

In a recent interview with SW Holocron Blog, Sam Witwer discussed a number of different aspects of Star Wars, including how Dave Filoni's live-action experience came in handy on the final arc of The Clone Wars: “Funny enough, Dave Filoni’s live action experience definitely played into this final arc, because this final arc is more [...]

Report: Timothy Olyphant is wearing Boba Fett’s armor in The Mandalorian… meaning he’s playing Cobb Vanth!

Report: Timothy Olyphant is wearing Boba Fett’s armor in The Mandalorian… meaning he’s playing Cobb Vanth!

It was recently reported that Timothy Olyphant will be appearing in the second season of The Mandalorian, but there were no details on his role. Well, today, Slashfilm's Peter Sciretta reports that Olyphant will wear Boba Fett's iconic armor in the show. But with Temuera Morrison reportedly portraying Fett, that means that Olyphant is playing [...]

There have been subtle hints of Boba Fett’s survival in canon for years

There have been subtle hints of Boba Fett’s survival in canon for years

Last week, The Hollywood Reporter dropped the news that Temuera Morrison will be playing Boba Fett in The Mandalorian season two! Of course, since The Mandalorian takes place five years after Return of the Jedi, you might be wondering: how is Boba Fett alive? After all, last we saw him, he was falling into the [...]

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 3 review: The focus shifts to the cast!

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 3 review: The focus shifts to the cast!

The third episode of Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian aired today, this time shifting the focus from the directors and creatives to the cast. Keeping with the same format as the previous two episodes, this one really revolved around a roundtable discussion with Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni along with the three main stars of the [...]

Katee Sackhoff to reportedly reprise role of Bo-Katan Kryze in The Mandalorian!

Katee Sackhoff to reportedly reprise role of Bo-Katan Kryze in The Mandalorian!

News about the cast of The Mandalorian season two continues to leak, as today Slashfilm's Peter Sciretta reported that Katee Sackhof will be portraying Bo-Katan Kryze in the live-action series! Sackhoff is quite familiar with the character, as she brought Bo-Katan to life by voicing her in both The Clone Wars and Rebels. Most recently, [...]

Could Temuera Morrison also be playing Rex in The Mandalorian?

Could Temuera Morrison also be playing Rex in The Mandalorian?

On Friday, it was reported by The Hollywood Reporter that Temuera Morrison will be playing Boba Fett in the second season of The Mandalorian!  That's obviously a very exciting report, but all things considered, people wondered whether Morrison could actually be playing a different character: Rex. Now, let's make this clear: THR's report specifically stated [...]