Stories tagged: Star Wars
Wed., March 20, 2019, 11:09 a.m.
Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox’s entertainment business, putting “Cinderella,” “The Simpsons,” “Star Wars” and “Dr. Strange” under one corporate roof.
Thu., March 7, 2019, 11:11 a.m.
The Millennium Falcon is blasting off from Disneyland on May 31 with the opening of the California theme park’s massive Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge expansion.
Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 8:57 p.m.
“Star Wars” fans will soon be able to pilot the Millennium Falcon and face off against Kylo Ren in battle.
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 7:32 p.m.
A museum official who questioned “Star Wars” actor Adam Driver’s recent comments about remembering frequent Ku Klux Klan rallies during his youth in northern Indiana now acknowledges he was wrong.
UPDATED: Sat., July 28, 2018, 3:36 p.m.
Lucasfilm has revealed the cast for “Star Wars: Episode IX,” the next installment of its Skywalker saga, and it’s official: The late Carrie Fisher will once again appear as Leia, …
UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 10:46 p.m.
Storm Troopers, Ewoks and Jawas paced around the gates of Avista Stadium on Friday, each happily taking selfies with the throngs of Spokane Indians fans enjoying the club’s popular Star …
Sun., May 27, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
In the largest disturbance yet in Disney’s otherwise lucrative reign over “Star Wars,” the Han Solo spinoff “Solo: A Star Wars Story” opened well below expectations with a franchise-low $83.3 …
UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 2:10 p.m.
At last, however, “Solo” had its world premiere Thursday, and though reviews are embargoed till next Tuesday, nothing can stop the first buzz from critics and lucky fans (the latter, …
UPDATED: Sun., April 29, 2018, 5:35 p.m.
A whole lot of superheroes added up to a whole lot of ticket sales. The superhero smorgasbord “Avengers: Infinity Wars” opened with predictable shock-and-awe, earning $250 million in box office …
Wed., April 4, 2018, 4:48 p.m.
‘Solo: A Star Wars Story,’ directed by Ron Howard, opens nationwide May 25. But ‘Solo’ breakfast and lunch items are on sale at Denny’s now through June 26.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 10:33 a.m.
Morihiko Nakahara will conduct the symphony through pieces by John Williams, Gustav Holst and Michael Giacchino.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 7:54 p.m.
Scientists have figured out how to manipulate nearly unseen specks in the air and use them to create 3-D images that are more realistic and clearer than holograms, according to …
Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 2:46 p.m.
Move over, “Star Wars,” there are some new box office champs this weekend. “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” has topped the charts after three weekends in theaters, and newcomer “Insidious: …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, 5:24 p.m.
It turns out that the galaxy far, far away of “Star Wars” legend is quite close by in the Klamath Basin, as Luke Skywalker’s aunt is alive and living well …
Sun., Dec. 24, 2017, 4:20 p.m.
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is continuing its dominance over the movie galaxy as expected, outpacing three new releases. The eighth installment in the Disney-owned space saga is expected to …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 3:36 p.m.
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is off to a death star-sized start at the box office. Disney said Friday that the eighth installment in the space franchise has earned an …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 4:43 p.m.
Authorities in Oregon are taking advantage of the frenzy around the opening day of the latest Star Wars movie to catch a bad guy of their own.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 2:45 p.m.
He might have callously killed his father Han Solo, but like all well-written “bad guys,” Kylo Ren is the hero of his own Star Wars story.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 2:46 p.m.
Havoc Squad, the Eastern Washington-based community of the 501st Legion, focuses on costuming, “Star Wars” and charity work.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 4:44 p.m.
Writer/director Rian Johnson goes for broke during his turn at bat in the “Star Wars” franchise, and he delivers an epic space opera with “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” a …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 1:01 p.m.
The cast has been sworn to secrecy, so beyond admitting they are part of the movie, very little information can be shared. But, there are times when a lot can …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 5:51 p.m.
If you’ve already paid $60 for a video game, haven’t you spent enough? That’s the question Electronic Arts, or EA, the maker of games including the Madden NFL series, FIFA …
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 11:29 a.m.
The young Han Solo Star Wars spinoff film finally has a title: “Solo: A Star Wars Story.”
Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 4:32 p.m.
J.J. Abrams has a knack for doubling his pleasure with space film franchises. And now, the man who guided his second “Star Trek” film to even greater commercial heights than …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 6:16 p.m.
Disney is adding more firepower to the kids streaming service expected in the U.S. in late 2019.
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 3 p.m.
When we last saw Mark Hamill in the “Star Wars” saga, he was a mysterious hooded figure on a jagged, remote island off the coast of Ireland.
UPDATED: Sun., July 23, 2017, 11:13 a.m.
SAN DIEGO – Four “Star Wars” costuming clubs held a tribute to their favorite fallen princess at Comic-Con. The fan groups celebrated the life and work of Carrie Fisher as …
Mon., July 17, 2017, 10:49 a.m.
Disneyland opened 62 years ago to great pomp and nationally televised coverage. Over the weekend, Disney unveiled how it has only perfected its ability to trumpet its imagineering to the …
UPDATED: Sat., July 15, 2017, 3:20 p.m.
Mark Hamill has been bestowed one of Disney’s highest honors, but he can’t believe Carrie Fisher wasn’t there to see it.
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 7:37 p.m.
Where is the character Rey in the “Star Wars” version of Monopoly? In a land far, far away, apparently. Eighteen months after game-maker Hasbro promised to add the female character …