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Star Wars Universe News: Alden Ehrenreich Is The New Solo

Warning: So many Spoilers

While our beloved nerf-herder, smuggler extraordinaire, and all around swag king Han Solo flies the galaxy no more, his legacy will live on in the second standalone Star Wars film. The as of yet untitled Han Solo installment is set to premiere May 25, 2018. The film will star up and comer Alden Ehrenreich (Blue Jasmine, Hail, Ceaser).

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No Redeeming Qualities: Revenge of the Shit – A Star Wars Podcast

Grizzly Bomb is proud to continue our partnership with the No Redeeming Qualities Podcast!

Episode 25 – Revenge Of The Shit: A Star Wars Podcast

Join Bob and Zipp as they attempt to watch all seven Star Wars films in a row. Despite warnings that such a task would undoubtedly result in their doom, the two press on regardless.

Is the Phantom Menace really that bad? Why is Jabba the Hutt scary? Is Kylo Ren really being portrayed by the guy from “Girls”?Listen to find out! Now THIS is podcasting!

For those unaware, podcast hosts Bob and Zipp were former members of the Bam Kapow family, a site that became the catalyst for GB, and where many of our staff started out and met. Anyhow, here is the newest episode of the NRQ podcast.

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The Lightsaber: Science v. Fiction

An elegant weapon from a more civilized age, the lightsaber has fascinated fans and inspired scientists, but will the Jedi here on Earth ever have a chance to wield one?

The premiere of the ultimate weapon of the future (past?) in the 1977 film Star Wars changed backyard battles around the world, transforming everything from wrapping paper tubes to broom handles into glowing, vwooming, bone slicing sabers. Surely this was something science would solve by the time you reached adulthood, but alas, it was not.

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Trailer Impresses (Most) Fans, Some Vent Sexist Frustrations

We finally have some footage for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which is the first stand alone in the new canon Star Wars universe…

The teaser trailer, an AT-AT filed minute and a half, has blown the pants off ┬ádiehards and skeptical fans alike, leaving them looking forward to the December premiere like a kid looks forward to Christmas. Most of them anyway…

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From Princess To General: New Star Wars Canon Examines Leia’s Journey

The power of the force is stronger than ever, and the heroes of the Star Wars Saga are on fans minds as they haven’t been in decades. In honor of International Women’s Day, let us turn our thoughts to one of our bravest heroes,┬áthe rebel that started it all, Leia Organa (played by Carrie Fisher in the films). While fans well know the fate of her twin brother, her story is only just now being told.

From all corners of the Star Wars extended universe Leia’s back story is being laid out like so many puzzle pieces. Fellow Disney property Marvel Comics released a five-issue comic last summer chronicling Leia’s own adventures just after she doesn’t give Chewie a medal in the closing scene of Star Wars: A New Hope.

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