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More Star Wars Secrets Spilled! What We Learned from The Force Awakens' DVD Extras

More Star Wars Secrets Spilled! What We Learned from The Force Awakens' DVD Extras

Originally posted 04/03/2016 01:00PM

Star Wars: The Force Awakens kicked the box office into hyperdrive with a ka-ching-ching-ching-ing $2 billion worldwide gross, and now the saga is ready to conquer a whole new galaxy: home video.

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Skywalker to the Rescue! How Mark Hamill Is Helping Star Wars Fans Beat Shady Memorabilia Dealers

Skywalker to the Rescue! How Mark Hamill Is Helping Star Wars Fans Beat Shady Memorabilia Dealers

Originally posted 12/28/2015 12:30PM

Mark Hamill is helping Star Wars superfans verify his autograph on memorabilia in order to "beat the dealers."

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Where Is Luke Skywalker? Mark Hamill Has Let Slip His Theories on the Missing Star Wars Hero

Where Is Luke Skywalker? Mark Hamill Has Let Slip His Theories on the Missing Star Wars Hero

Originally posted 12/16/2015 06:45PM

The face of Star Wars' main hero has still not been seen in the trailers, TV spots, posters, toys or the magazine cover of PEOPLE's special Star Wars issue.

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PEOPLE's Review! Star Wars: The Force Awakens Reignites the Series with a Fearless Heroine

PEOPLE's Review! Star Wars: The Force Awakens Reignites the Series with a Fearless Heroine

Originally posted 12/16/2015 12:00AM

Somewhere, on an arid little planet, a seemingly unremarkable orphan finds a droid with a critical message. Only this time, it's not Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) we meet, but a young scavenger named Rey (Daisy Ridley). Luke is missing, having exiled himself for reasons unknown. The Dark Side wants to kill him. The Resistance wants to protect him. But he isn't the hero we're looking for. She is.

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Luke Skywalker to the Rescue! Star Wars Favorites Visit Children's Hospital L.A.

Originally posted 12/14/2015 05:25PM

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Yes, Luke Skywalker Is Missing from Our Star Wars Cover, Too – but We Learned New Clues About Him

Yes, Luke Skywalker Is Missing from Our Star Wars Cover, Too – but We Learned New Clues About Him

Originally posted 12/08/2015 01:00PM

For PEOPLE's new Star Wars: The Force Awakens special issue, the talented artists at Disney helped design this exclusive magazine cover. In a reworking of the movie's much buzzed-about poster, Han Solo and Princess-turned-General Leia are now front-and-center to help celebrate the legacy of the saga, along with the new faces in the galaxy and, of course, Leia's latest stunning hairdo. Impressive, most impressive.

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Mark Hamill Reveals He Also Had to Drop Weight for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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Mark Hamill Reveals He Also Had to Drop Weight for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Originally posted 12/03/2015 01:20PM

Carrie Fisher wasn't the only Star Wars stalwart asked to slim down before reprising her role in the highly anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Mark Hamill has reportedly lost around 50 lbs. to come back as Luke Skywalker – but does his slimdown has to do with a secretive new character turn for the former hero?

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FROM EW: Mark Hamill Walked Around Hollywood Disguised as a Stormtrooper

FROM EW: Mark Hamill Walked Around Hollywood Disguised as a Stormtrooper

Originally posted 12/03/2015 12:45PM

He dressed as a stormtrooper to to encourage people to donate to charity for a chance to win a trip to the Force Awakens premiere

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FROM EW: J.J. Abrams and Mark Hamill Address the Disappearance of Luke Skywalker

FROM EW: J.J. Abrams and Mark Hamill Address the Disappearance of Luke Skywalker

Originally posted 11/12/2015 04:40PM

"Certainly Luke is a very important aspect of the story," says Abrams

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