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Exploring Disney's fascinating dark phase of the 70s and 80s - Den of Geek UK

When George Lucas started writing Star Wars in the early 70s, the space saga was intended to fill a void left behind by westerns, pirate movies and the sci-fi fantasy of old matinee serials. "Disney had abdicated its rein over the children's market ...and more »

Want to see a bigger, better 70mm 'Rogue One'? You're in luck - Minneapolis Star Tribune

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” is about to hit thousands of theaters nationwide Dec. 16. Maybe you've heard of that? What you might not know is that a very, very few select movie houses will be presenting it in a way that will make it a transformative, ...and more »

Behold the X-wing fighter parked at Hollywood's 'Rogue One' premiere - USA TODAY

Corrections & clarifications: An earlier version of this report gave an incorrect release year for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The movie arrived in theaters in 2015. LOS ANGELES — An X-wing landed in the middle of Hollywood Boulevard. And by "landed ...and more »

'Rogue One' premiere brings the Force back to Hollywood - Free Malaysia Today

LOS ANGELES: Fans cheered wildly Saturday as the star-studded world premiere of the hotly anticipated “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” continued the space saga after the last episode shattered box office records. The $200 million spin-off is expected to ...and more »

'Rogue One' premieres to raves, relief and an X-wing - USA TODAY

LOS ANGELES — Moments before entering Hollywood's Pantages Theatre for Saturday's world premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, director Gareth Edwards drew an imaginary line on the red carpet in front of leading man Diego Luna. "I told Diego that ...and more »

Step onto the 'Rogue One' red carpet - USA TODAY

On Saturday, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story premiered in a galaxy not so far, far away. USA TODAY was there when the first standalone Star Wars movie had its world premiere in Hollywood. And you can, join-- virtually. Reporters Bryan Alexander and Carly ...and more »

'Absolutely No Truth' To Rumor Of Anti-Trump Scenes In 'Rogue One,' Disney Says - Huffington Post

On Thursday morning, Twitter user Jack Posobiec sent out a series of tweets calling for Americans to boycott the upcoming “Star Wars” film “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” under the hashtag #DumpStarWars. It started trending on Twitter, though some of ...and more »

'Making "Star Wars" is a team sport': 'Rogue One' director Gareth Edwards on reshoots, inspiration and trepidation - Los Angeles Times

Unshaven and slightly rumpled, with a laid-back demeanor and dry sense of humor, Gareth Edwards doesn't instantly strike you as the type of person who would command an army, cinematic or otherwise. But if "Star Wars" has taught us anything, it's that ...and more »

'Alt-Right' Trumpsters Discover True Meaning of 'Star Wars,' Wage #DumpStarWars Campaign - Daily Beast

First they came for Starbucks and the Broadway play Hamilton, and now Star Wars. Yes, a group of no-sex-having, basement-dwelling neo-Nazis who fancy themselves the “alt-right” have once again taken to their favorite medium, Twitter, to air their ...and more »

Rogue One Director Gareth Edwards on Diversity, Reshoots, and That Star Wars X-Factor - Vulture

As a director, Gareth Edwards can do big — that much, he's amply proven with films like Monsters and Godzilla. Still, it doesn't get any bigger than Star Wars, and tackling the franchise's first spinoff, Rogue One — which follows Jyn Erso (Felicity ...and more »