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‘Star Wars’ Auction of Signed Stormtrooper Helmets to Benefit Victims of Northern California Fires

A few fun ‘Star Wars’ props from the last 2 franchise films are on the auction block, and are expected to fetch thousands for a good cause — helping victims of last year’s fires in California’s wine country. Lucasfilm donated 2 screen-used First…

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‘Star Wars’ Auction of Signed Stormtrooper Helmets to Benefit Victims of Northern California Fires

A few fun ‘Star Wars’ props from the last 2 franchise films are on the auction block, and are expected to fetch thousands for a good cause — helping victims of last year’s fires in California’s wine country. Lucasfilm donated 2 screen-used First…

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Solo: A Star Wars Story – Teaser for Han Solo Origin Film is Here!

Everything about Solo: A Star Wars Story — from the lead's casting to whatever backstory they've given a beloved character to the fact that this story introduces yet another white brunette leading lady — is bound to be controversial.

Get excited, or angry, or nervous along with fans and watch the highly anticipated story teaser trailer below!

And check out Donald Glover's comments about playing the iconic Lando Calrissian.

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The IMDB synopsis of Solo: A Star Wars Story is very succinct:

"During an adventure into a dark criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future copilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion."

There's a lot to get people excited in this film.

True, many people feel that there's no way that anyone can live up to Harrison Ford as Han Solo.

Also true, there were apparently some difficulties in the film's production, to the point that they switched directors.

And, admittedly, as wonderful as Emilia Clarke is, we're starting to get the impression that every woman in Star Wars is in fact a white brunette. (Rey, Jyn Erso, Leia, Padme)

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But let's look at the positives.

It looks like there's going to be some sort of heist, and I am all about some heist movies. Especially in a science fiction setting. (Yes, I know that Star Wars is technically science fantasy … my excitement stands)

The cast includes Donald Glover (Community, Atlanta), Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones), Woody Harrelson (I'm straight up not going to list stuff because he's been in so many great things), and Thandie Newton (Westword, The Chronicles of Riddick).

And, from the teasers that we've seen so far, it looks like there's going to be some sort of Dark Sided individual whose nature we don't know. It doesn't look like an Inquisitor (because he lacks a lightsaber), so … we'll all find out together.

At the start, Han Solo is trying to enlist in the Empire in an effort to become a pilot. As we all know, life will end up taking him in a very different direction.

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We cannot strongly enough emphasize that everyone's reaction to the TV spot during the Superbowl was a positive response to seeing Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian. Wearing black fur.

Seriously, the delight was almost universal.

Speaking to Us Weekly, Donald Glover reveals what little he can about his experience becoming part of Star Wars.

"I remember going on set one of the first times and [Howard] was like, ‘Yeah, I want to follow you onto the Millennium Falcon and do this.’ I was like, ‘I don’t think I’ve ever seen the outside go into the inside.’ And he’s like, ‘Yeah, no one’s ever done that shot.'"

I'd never really thought about it, but you normally only see the Millennium Falcon from the outside or from the interior. It looks like viewers will be getting a tour of what it looks like when you enter the ship.

"As a fan, I was like, ‘I’m really excited!’ For me, it was a dream."

Obviously, we're sure that he'd have liked to share more, but he cannot.

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Speaking to ABC, Ron Howard spoke of directing the film but refused to leak any spoilers.

"Those are challenging projects. And they take, you know, a lot of very talented people’s energy to try to live up to the legacy of Star Wars and everything that it means."

No one person can control the fate of Star Wars. There's an entire team that makes sure that everything is consistent with established canon and lore and with future plans for the franchise before production begins.

"Of course, no spoilers coming from me but I had a great experience and I think fans are going to really enjoy it."

That's quite a contrast. Famously, when a reporter asked George Lucas what titular "phantom menace" was before the release of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Lucas simply replied "Palpatine."

Unlike George Lucas, however, Ron Howard actually has to answer to Disney.

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A lot of fans are somewhat hesitant to become excited about Solo.

There's a lot that can go wrong when you're telling a character's backstory. Many fans already felt slighted by Han Solo's portrayal in The Force Awakens.

And, speaking of the Sequel Trilogy, The Last Jedi was a controversial film among Star Wars fans. Many felt that there were poor decisions made with respect to characterization, pacing, continuity, and the canon of the series.

(Gotta admit that I'm one of those fans; the review that I wrote up was like 11 pages because I had a lot to say)

Those fans who felt massively disappointed by the most recent film are leery of getting themselves hyped for a new movie that no one really asked for.

That said … I know that I'm going to see it. Watch the trailer and decide if you're going to see it, too.

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Alfie Curtis, Dr. Evazan in ‘Star Wars,’ Dead at 87, One Year After Carrie Fisher Death

Alfie Curtis, the man who played the disfigured thug that tried picking a fight with Luke Skywalker in the first ‘Star Wars,’ has died … a year after Carrie Fisher’s death. Curtis, who played the uncredited Dr. Evazan, in George Lucas’ ‘A New…

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Alfie Curtis, Dr. Evazan in ‘Star Wars,’ Dead at 87, One Year After Carrie Fisher Death

Alfie Curtis, the man who played the disfigured thug that tried picking a fight with Luke Skywalker in the first ‘Star Wars,’ has died … a year after Carrie Fisher’s death. Curtis, who played the uncredited Dr. Evazan, in George Lucas’ ‘A New…

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UFC’s Tim Kennedy to ‘Star Wars’ Trolls: ‘I Will F’ing Gut You’ Over Spoilers

“I will f**king gut you! I will make you bleed. Pain. Pain. A lot of pain.” That’s Tim Kennedy — UFC and U.S. Army Special Forces vet — telling all the internet trolls what he’s gonna do to them for spoiling “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” Tim’s a…

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UFC’s Tim Kennedy to ‘Star Wars’ Trolls: ‘I Will F’ing Gut You’ Over Spoilers

“I will f**king gut you! I will make you bleed. Pain. Pain. A lot of pain.” That’s Tim Kennedy — UFC and U.S. Army Special Forces vet — telling all the internet trolls what he’s gonna do to them for spoiling “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” Tim’s a…

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Prince William and Prince Harry Attend ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Premiere in London

Prince William and Prince Harry were royal guests on the red carpet of Europe’s premiere of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” … and the force looks very strong with these 2. The princes suited up for the London event Tuesday night and cruised past a line…

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