04:52 PM EDT 08/18/2015
Originally posted 08/14/2015 07:10PM
One great thing about being declared a Disney legend? Never having to say you're sorry – even about Jar Jar Binks.
Originally posted 08/14/2015 05:00PM
It's not easy to follow a full-room standing ovation for director and Star Wars guru George Lucas at the Disney Legends Awards for the D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center on Friday, but leave it to Johnny Depp to find a way.
Originally posted 05/04/2014 03:55PM
May 4 is International (and inter-universe) Star Wars Day, and this year, fans have a lot to celebrate. Whether it's new cast members, Yoda's presence in a 700-year-old medieval manuscript, adorable new droids or just the fact that it looks like we're going to get some new Star Wars that don't suck, everything's coming up on the light side of the Force.
Well, we're here to prey on your heightened emotions. Whether you're a scruffy-looking nerf herder or the proud owner of a ship that can make the Kessel run in less than 12 parsecs (FYI, that's a tricky one: Both of those things refer to the same character!), you'll surely be transported to a time long, long ago by these photos of the Star Wars cast posing with their younger selves.
Originally posted 04/16/2015 06:45PM
May the force be with him.
Originally posted 11/28/2014 11:30AM
Originally posted 09/12/2013 08:50AM
The universe's most famous Wookiee hopes to be up and roaring again soon.
Peter Mayhew, the actor who played Chewbacca in the Star Wars films, is recovering in a Texas hospital after having double knee-replacement surgery on Monday.
"We have made him bigger, stronger & faster; now if we can just get him out of bed! Taking it slow and steady," his family wrote Tuesday on his Twitter page, one of several updates they have given on his condition.
The British-born Mayhew, 69, who is 7'3" and now lives in Texas, has reportedly used a wheelchair for the past two years. He hopes the surgery will let him walk again.
Originally posted 08/12/2013 12:55PM
The filmmaker and wife Mellody Hobson welcomed daughter Everest via gestational surrogate on Friday
Originally posted 07/11/2013 06:00AM
It was a race to the finish!
Alyson Hannigan and her daughters Satyana, 4, and Keeva, 13 months, were dad Alexis Denisof's biggest cheerleaders as he participated in the Course of the Force relay race at George Lucas's Skywalker Ranch in Marin, Calif., on Tuesday.
Denisof, who was dressed in a self-made C-3P0 costume, "walked rigidly" (just like C-3P0!) in the last leg of the race.
"When Alexis rounded the corner, Alyson grabbed the kids and said 'Let's go watch daddy!'" an onlooker tells PEOPLE. "They cheered him on as he finished the relay with the lightsaber."
Originally posted 06/30/2013 10:05AM
After tying the knot on June 22, George Lucas and Mellody Hobson are still celebrating.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Lucas and Hobson hosted friends and family at Chicago's Promontory Point – including Prince, Robin Williams, Mark Hamill, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Al Roker, Gayle King, Jesse Jackson and Ne-Yo.
Performing with a 22-piece band under a large tent, Prince provided the evening's entertainment for Hobson, a Chicago native, and Lucas.
Originally posted 06/25/2013 03:40PM
Something old, something new ... and definitely something blue!
George Lucas's gorgeous bride Mellody Hobson chose the hue for her flowers, and in their wedding photo, the newlyweds are beaming at each other above the bouquet's pop of color.
Their nuptials Saturday were a star-studded event with 200 guests including Samuel L. Jackson, Ron Howard, Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey, Harrison Ford, Calista Flockhart and Tyler Perry.
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