What would the original Star Wars universe look like if Luke were raised on Alderaan as a Prince, and Leia brought to Tatooine, then trained as a Jedi?Read More
Carrie Fisher's loss is something we are still processing, as people who knew her through her writing, her acting, and her wit. So to those who knew her best, there is no doubt the pain of her loss is still palpable.Read More
Carrie Fisher has been nominated for a posthumous Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album, for the recording of her memoir The Princess Diarist.Read More
Carrie Fisher Insisted That Leia’s Last Jedi Arc Honor All The “Girls Who Grew up Watching Star Wars“
"This is what the character means"
The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson said that Carrie Fisher "really wanted to do right" by all the "girls who grew up watching Star Wars, when Leia was the only female hero on the screen," and that she worked to edit the script accordingly.Read More
The hashtag #SWIsAGirlThingToo reminds angry fanboys that Star Wars fandom is for everyone.Read More
Poe Becomes a “Surrogate Son” For Leia in The Last Jedi and Her Actions Will Affect the Franchise For Years
According to Rian Johnson, a major element in Leia's story will be her relationship with our new favorite resistance pilot, Poe Dameron.Read More
There was just something about the way that gritty, smart-mouthed, dirty-dressed princess exploded onto the big screen, blasting her laser pistol and complaining about the incompetence of her rescue that really got to me.Read More
Warning: emotions ahead.Read More
Hey there, are you headed to San Diego Comic Con? Could you pick me up, erm, all of these?Read More
The late Carrie Fisher's brother and daughter have given Disney and Lucasfilm the go-ahead to feature Fisher in Star Wars: Episode IX.Read More
I've written a little bit about soundtracks and scores in the past. We've covered heroes, villains, and beauty, but sometimes, what you need is a good, old-fashioned cryfest.Read More
ACLU Massachusetts' Whitney Taylor opens up about Star Wars and politics.
As the political director of the ACLU of Massachusetts and a life-long Star Wars fan, it has been a rough couple of months.Read More
Disney and Lucasfilm Keeping Options Open, Negotiate With Carrie Fisher’s Estate to Keep Her Leia in Star Wars
It would be impossible to imagine anyone else playing General Leia Organa in future installments of the Star Wars franchise. Casting a younger actress to play her in the past a la Han Solo in the upcoming young Han Solo anthology film? Easier to picture. Since the iconic Carrie Fisher's death, the future of all live-action versions of Leia was thrown up in the air, and apparently, the folks at Disney/Lucasfilm are keeping all their options open.Read More
Fans Are Petitioning to Make Leia an Official Disney Princess. Is That a Thing We Want to See Happen?
Heroism is a Princess quality.Read More
Amidst Grieving, Team Star Wars Sets Up a Meeting to Determine Leia’s Fate After Carrie Fisher’s Death
It's a difficult thing to think about, but as we know Carrie Fisher's General Leia Organa has a larger role in Episode VIII than she did in The Force Awakens, and her story was planned to continue after that into Episode IX. Now that the beloved Fisher has passed away, the Star Wars team at Lucasfilm and Disney are trying to put the pieces back together and figure out what to do next.Read More
We're super stoked to hear that Millie Bobby Brown, who plays the fan-favorite Eleven on Stranger Things, has thrown her own hat into the ring to play a young Princess/General Leia in a future Star Wars movie.Read More
In sci-fi and fantasy, I've noticed that the Smurfette Principle often combines with Trinity Syndrome. That is to say, usually the lone Smurfette will also be super bad-ass. What would it be like if all of these women teamed up together for the ultimate crossover dream team?Read More
Would a champion of small business murder a Hutt in cold blood?
As reported by The Nerdy Bird, The Star Wars Show has released a mock attack ad warning The Galactic Senate not to vote Leia for First Senator of the New Republic. The ad, which was paid for by "Centrists for a Strong Republic," focuses on Leia's dubious parentage, her murder of small-business entrepreneur Jabba the Hutt, and her relationship with known scoundrel Han Solo (what would Solo know about family values?).Read More
A vote for Leia is a vote to protect the Republic.
Claudia Gray's Star Wars novel Bloodline goes on sale May 3rd! To celebrate, feast your eyes on these ridiculously cool posters.Read More
It's one of the most oft-quoted Star Wars lines...but have you ever wondered why Leia calls Han a "scruffy-looking nerf herder?" Well, you can thank Marvel and their continually awesome Star Wars comic for providing some much-needed back story. *SPOILERS IF YOU'RE NOT CURRENT WITH THE COMICS, YO!*Read More