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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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See You Space Cowboy: Kathleen Kennedy Calls Upcoming Han Solo Movie “A Heist or Western Type”

The Lucasfilm chief says that the young Han Solo movie will have the feel of a classic Western, citing artist Frederic Remington as an inspiration.

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#RogueOneWish: Dying Fan Receives Wish to Watch Rogue One Ahead of Release

Neil Hanvey, who is terminally ill, was recently allowed to see Rogue One early thanks to a fan campaign.

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J.J. Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy Are LEGO Star Wars Characters Now, and I’m a Bit Jealous

J.J. Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy were just revealed as two of the character model unlocks for LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens video game.

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Things We Saw Today: Zootopia Could Have Been So Much Sadder

Apparently a scene involving shock collars as a means of controlling predators in Zootopia made it pretty far down the production line before ultimately being cut. Sounds like a downer scene, right?

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Entertainment Weekly Introduces Us to the (Overwhelmingly Male) Characters of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Now that people are no longer fixating on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story's reshoots, the media hype train has moved on to more exciting news: character descriptions! Entertainment Weekly has released a ton of new information on the people and droids we can expect to fall in love with come December.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Blu-Ray Review

Sorry, Blu-Rey.

Maybe I'm still in the honeymoon period with Star Wars: The Force Awakens, or maybe it's just, objectively, one of the most fun movies ever made.

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Harrison Ford and Steven Spielberg Officially Returning for Indiana Jones 5 in 2019

Indy, we're home?

It's actually happening: according to a press release from Disney, Harrison Ford and Steven Spielberg are returning to the Indiana Jones franchise, with a release date set for July 19, 2019. Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall will also return as producers.

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Remember That Live-Action Star Wars TV Spin-Off? It’s Still Not Happening (Or Is It)

Oh, it's not dead. Not yet.

Star Wars: Underworld isn't in production right now -- but it doesn't sound like the idea is completely dead, either.

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