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Boba Fett Movie Is Dead Long Live The Mandalorian

Fanboys please remove your helmets as we return to the well of Star Wars spin-off movie ideas the stand-alone Boba Fett film.

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Kathleen Kennedy Renews Her Contract, Sticks It To Haters

Sorry not sorry.

Despite rumors and "very reliable reports" that exist only on Reddit, Kathleen Kennedy is not going anywhere.

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No, Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy Does Not Need to Retire

Uneasy lies the hand that holds the lightsaber

Never mind that she's one of the most powerful women in Hollywood, or that she's helped produce countless beloved films. Never mind that she was hand selected by the Maker himself, George Lucas. No, she is clearly the root of all evil and must step down to let the nearest available white man take the job, since they will lead Star Wars back to the good ol' days where everyone except for the token woman is a white, cishet, straight man. #MakeStarWarsGreatAgain

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Kathleen Kennedy Explains Why Lord and Miller Were Fired from Solo: A Star Wars Story

"It literally came down to process."

Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy spoke to Entertainment Weekly about the firing of Solo directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller. "I think these guys are hilarious," she said, "but they come from a background of animation and sketch comedy. And when you are making these movies, you can do that ... but it has to be inside of a highly structured process or you can’t get the work done."

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96% of Star Wars Writers and Directors Are Men, and 100% Are White

Variety's Maureen Ryan recently crunched the numbers on the Star Wars creative teams. Of the 24 people hired to write, direct, or otherwise lead a Star Wars film, including upcoming projects, 23 were white men.

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These Rumors About Handmaid’s Tale Director Reed Morano Joining the Star Wars Family Are Too Much for Us to Handle

Reed's work is beautiful and intense. It tells not just a narrative story, but an emotional one. We would love to see what she would do with Star Wars. And yes, the fact that is a woman makes this prospect all the more exciting.

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Watching Star Wars: The Last Jedi in a Heteronormative Society: Why Labels Matter

Warning: spoilers within!

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Anita Hill Will Chair a Commission on Sexual Harassment in Hollywood

"I’ve been at this work for 26 years."

Anita Hill, who bravely brought sexual harassment into the national conversation when she testified against Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas in 1991, will chair Hollywood's newly announced Commission on Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality in the Workplace.

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Colin Trevorrow Reportedly Fired From Star Wars for the Most Obvious Reason

Former Star Wars: Episode IX Director Colin Trevorrow was whisked in on the back of his sudden, dinosaur-fueled rise to fame, but it's hard to say that his departure was surprising. Not only have plenty of other directors met similar fates at the hands of Lucasfilm, but Trevorrow's only other major film to speak of was resoundingly panned. But new word on the real reason for his removal is at once a new piece of the puzzle and wholly unsurprising.

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Watch the Star Wars Team Celebrate Force for Change’s 2017 Impact

Star Wars Force For Change which teams with UNICEF Kid power and Starlight Children's Foundation, has had a huge impact this year.

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Lucasfilm May Soon Announce the Next Star Wars Spinoff—’Til Then…Last Jedi Set Photos!

Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy spoke with MTV News at Star Wars Celebration about the future of the franchise, both as it relates to the Skywalker Saga, and as it relates to the "anthology films." You can check out the full interview in the video after the jump.

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It’s Really Happening! First Cast Photo From the Upcoming Han Solo Anthology Film

Rejoice, Star Wars fans! Disney and Lucasfilm have released our first glimpse at the cast of the upcoming untitled young Han Solo anthology film!

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Kathleen Kennedy Wants to Explore Saw Gerrera’s Character a Little Bit More Than They Did in Rogue One

Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy revealed that Saw Gerrera had a much bigger role in Rogue One, and may yet still pop up elsewhere in the greater Star Wars universe.

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Rogue One’s Original Ending Would’ve Been Way Worse

For the movie, anyway.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is already different from other Star Wars movies just for the fact that its story is more self-contained. While it deals with events within the continuity of the series, its main cast of characters have a self-contained, single-movie story. Other ways in which it differs from the rest of the franchise weren't always as certain, and it's a better movie for the changes that were made.

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Kathleen Kennedy and Lucasfilm Have Achieved Gender Parity In Their Executive Ranks, Time For That to Trickle Down

How did Lucasfilm end up with an executive team that "is more than 50 percent female.?"

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We’re Still Not Buying Kathleen Kennedy’s Clarified Excuses About Star Wars and Female Directors

Last week, Variety did an interview with Kathleen Kennedy, President of Lucasfilm, in which she made some interesting comments about what it would take for a woman to finally get to direct a Star Wars film—comments that were a bit disheartening. This week, in a different interview, Kennedy attempted to clarify those disheartening statements.

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Things We Saw Today: Flo & Joan’s “2016 Song,” Featuring a Lot of Cathartic Swearing

Musicians Flo & Joan put together a little ditty that sums up how they feel about 2016 so far. There's a whole lot of swearing.

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Dear Kathleen Kennedy: If No One Gambled On Newbie Blockbuster Directors, We Wouldn’t Have Star Wars

Last week, we reported on an interview Lucasfilm's Kathleen Kennedy did with Variety about Rogue One and the upcoming Han Solo anthology film. We talked about what she had to say about those projects, but we didn't touch on another important part of the interview. The part where Kennedy talks about why there hasn't yet been a female director attached to a Star Wars film.

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Things We Saw Today: Sailor Moon’s Transformation Scene Works Well on Ice

Who hasn't wanted to go through the Sailor Moon transformation sequence? Moreover, who didn't want to do that while figure skating?!

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Rogue One First Star Wars Feature Film Without An Opening Crawl, Among Other Things

If those stills Jessica posted earlier didn't get you properly jazzed about the impending arrival of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, then maybe these little nuggets of information will! Because there are many ways in which this film will stand apart from its Star Wars brethren, but these could be the most jarring in the actual theater if you didn't know about them in advance. Thank goodness you have us. You're welcome.

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