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Deleted ‘Force Awakens’ Scene Proves It’s Not Wise To Upset Chewbacca

16 January 2017 8:21 AM, PST | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

He might be remembered as a lovable character, but “Star Wars” fans will know “it’s not wise to upset a Wookiee”. The warning came 40 years ago from Han Solo to R2-D2 in the midst of a heated game of holographic chess, where Solo let the droids in on a little secret: Wookiees are known […] »

- kmorawetz

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Watch Mark Hamill reunite with his original lightsaber from the Star Wars trilogy

16 January 2017 2:30 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In this clip from an upcoming episode of Pop Culture Conquest, Luke Skywalker himself is reunited with his lightsaber from the original Star Wars trilogy. It’s quite the nostalgia trip and features some new interesting trivia about the mechanics behind the prop along with who else has used it on set. Take a look here…

Star Wars: Episode VIII is set for release on December 15th 2017 and sees returning cast members Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Carrie Fisher (Leia Organa), Adam Driver (Kylo Ren), Daisy Ridley (Rey), John Boyega (Finn), Oscar Isaac (Poe Dameron), Lupita Nyong’o (Maz Kanata), Domhnall Gleeson (General Hux), Anthony Daniels (C-3Po), Gwendoline Christie (Captain Phasma), Billie Lourd (Lieutenant Connix), Andy Serkis (Supreme Leader Snoke), Peter Mayhew and Joonas Suotamo (Chewbacca), Tim Rose (Admiral Ackbar), Mike Quinn (Nien Nunb), Simon Pegg (Unkar Plutt), and Warwick Davis joined by new additions Benicio Del Toro (Guardians of the Galaxy »

- Robert Kojder

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Chewbacca tears off Unkar Plutt’s arm in deleted scene from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

14 January 2017 2:15 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Have you ever wanted to see a wookiee pull someone’s arm out of its socket? Well now you can thanks to a deleted scene from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which sees Chewbacca coming to the aid of Rey when she’s confronted by Unkar Plutt and Maz’s castle, and Unkar coming to realise that it’s not wise to upset a wookiee…

See Also: Carrie Fisher shines in recently released The Force Awakens deleted scene

Star Wars: The Force Awakens sees J.J. Abrams directing returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C-3Po), Kenny Baker (R2-D2), Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) and Tim Rose (Admiral Ackbar), in addition to John Boyega (Attack the Block), Daisy Ridley (Silent Witness), Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (A Most Violent Year), Andy Serkis (Avengers: Age of Ultron), Domhnall Gleeson (Ex Machina), Gwendoline Christie »

- Gary Collinson

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Director Rian Johnson talks Star Wars: Episode VIII, Luke Skywalker and Rey

14 January 2017 10:29 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A few days ago we brought you some comments from Star Wars: Episode VIII director Rian Johnson, where he revealed that the middle-chapter of the Sequel Trilogy will pick up straight after the final shot of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, as well as touching upon Rey’s journey and her training under Luke Skywalker.

Well, USA Today has now posted an interview with the filmmaker, during which he offered a few more tidbits on December’s hugely-anticipated sequel.

“I want it to be a blast and to be funny and to be a ride the way The Force Awakens and the original Star Wars movies were,” said Johnson. “I wanted to know more about each of them, and that doesn’t just mean information or backstory,” Johnson says. “Figure out what’s the most difficult thing each of them could be challenged with now — let’s throw that »

- Gary Collinson

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Rian Johnson confirms that Star Wars: Episode VIII will pick up straight after The Force Awakens, teases Rey’s journey

9 January 2017 4:01 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

During a preview piece looking ahead to 2017’s big releases, USA Today caught up with Star Wars: Episode VIII director Rian Johnson, who offered a few brief words on December’s hotly-anticipated Saga film.

Johnson confirmed that the middle chapter of the Sequel Trilogy will pick up right where Star Wars: The Force Awakens ended as Rey (Daisy Ridley) meets Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), stating that: “I don’t want to skip ahead two years. I want to see the very next moment of what happens.”

I guess that means the opening crawl will be a Force Awakens recap (followed by an ‘I am your father’ reveal?)…

The director also revealed that the relationship between Rey and Luke will be “a large part of the movie” as the Jedi Master helps his new padawan come to grips with her Force abilities.

“Part of what’s she’s dealing with »

- Gary Collinson

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Adam Driver talks Star Wars: Episode VIII and exploring Kylo Ren’s humanity

7 January 2017 7:04 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With the official logo unveiled this week, it may not be too much longer before Disney starts the ball rolling on the marketing campaign for Star Wars: Episode VIII, presumably beginning with a title reveal.

While we wait for some concrete information, we have some comments from Adam Driver, who has been chatting to Larry King about what aspects of Kylo Ren he’s looking forward to exploring in the second chapter of Disney’s sequel trilogy.

I think maybe – this is such a general answer – but you know, humanity,” said Driver. “Even though it’s very much a blockbuster movie, and I’m aware of that, there was no taking that for granted and that we were forced to be general [in Star Wars: The Force Awakens]. There was a lot of plot points that we knew were operating in the first one, that we get to explain more in the second one, that kind »

- Gary Collinson

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Monday Night Raw Reaction 01/02/2017

2 January 2017 10:12 PM, PST | | See recent LRM Online news »

The first Monday Night Raw of the new year brought us some interesting things to talk about. We had a wonderful Last Man Standing match between Sami Zayn vs Braun Strowman which not only made Braun look like a vicious bad ass but gave Sami a much needed boost with the grit and determination he showed in the loss. We had an amazing, yet short, Number One Contender’s match for the Raw Women’s Championship between Nia Jax and Bayley which saw Bayley get the win after Sasha Banks’ music hit causing Nia to become distracted. Yet the end of the show is what really hit me most and not in a good way. It was the debut interview segment of The Kevin Owens Show with his special guest Bill Goldberg.

The WWE showed it’s audience in that segment how much they care about their champion. He was »

- Tim Jousma

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