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As we see in today's Star Wars: Dark Droids #1. And uses the Empire's very own technology to spread itself amongst them all. As Star Wars: Dark Droids switched itself into full-blown horror mode With the greatest of threats coming from the smallest of devices. Again and again and again. With either massive waves of death to Imperial soldiers. Or[...]
Star Wars Darth Vader #21 Review: Shadowy Struggle
A shadowy struggle takes on an unexpected twist in Star Wars: Darth Vader #21, an issue that has some success dancing between the raindrops of The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. Star Wars: Darth Vader #21 Cover Credit: Marvel Comics Crimson Dawn is a vast, secretive interstellar criminal organization with a singular goal —[...]
Star Wars Darth Vader #17 Review: Everything You Need
Despite the perception of the unified Empire sweeping across the galaxy with one mind and one purpose, everybody is on their own side in Star Wars: Darth Vader #17 This stellar issue gives you everything you need from the height of the Empire with some wonderful twists and turns using gems from canon along the[...]
Star Wars Darth Vader #14 Review: Imperial Justice
Credit: Marvel Good news for the Empire, but bad news for certain parties the Emperor promised power … if they could kill Vader One of his intimates, Administrator Sly Moore, is an Umbaran, "shadow people" able to see the ultraviolet spectrum and rumored to be able to influence and manipulate others She's part of a cadre[...]
star wars
Following up on yesterday's look at commanding officer Hunter, Thursday brings a look at Echo- a former ARC trooper cybernetically modified to be half-droid, half-clone, and forced to serve the Empire before breaking free and joining The Bad Batch. Image: Lucasfilm Now here's a look back at where things stand with Clone Force 99, check out the clip[...]
the bad batch
With "May the 4th" about to be with us all in a few days, Lucasfilm and Disney+ continue rolling out previews for Star Wars: The Bad Batch– the upcoming animated spinoff rising from the ashes of the beloved Star Wars: The Clone Wars. From the official trailer to the series poster, viewers were introduced to the main[...]
Star Wars Darth Vader #6 Review: Pretending At Power
Credit: Marvel Aside from the surprising fact that the non-human "grand vizier" Mas Amedda now canonically survived past The Empire Strikes Back, this gives Vader a humbling moment of great clarity as he fights against the very people who empower him. The eye candy from Raffaele Ienco, Neeraj Menon and Joe Caramagna (the latter wielding a wicked[...]
Zendaya Photo by Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com
Fox said she thought Zendaya (Spider-Man: Far From Home, HBO's Euphoria) should play the role of the grown-up Nikki for Vol 3, which was originally played by Ambrosia Kelly in the 2003 film. The Euphoria star, while promoting her latest film Dune spoke to Empire about the possibility. ZendayaPhoto by Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com Setting up for Nikki's[...]
Tributes Made to Seb Patrick Who Died, Aged 37
Official web editor and social media manager for Red Dwarf, he was a regular writer for Empire which I could understand, and When Saturday Comes, which I never could He also co-created the UK's first Kickstarter-funded sitcom in 2013, 'A Brief History of Time Travel' which is available right here and I'm off to listen to again. There[...]
The Wonder Years is getting a reboot at ABC (Image: Disney).
Lee Daniels (Empire), writer Saladin Patterson (Frasier, The Bernie Mac Show, The Big Bang Theory), and original series co-creator Neal Marlens and star Fred Savage are teaming up to bring The Wonder Years back to ABC The reboot of the popular coming-of-age comedy will focus on how a Black middle-class family in late 1960s Montgomery,[...]
edgar wright
While we wait for his return to theaters, he teased a little about what to expect from the film in a new chat with Empire. Editorial credit: Matteo Chinellato / Shutterstock.com Edgar Wright Says The Film Is Intense "It will feel very different to my other films," Wright told Empire "But I've always liked films which have a[...]
A look at the cover to Suzanne Rindell's The Other Typist (Image: Penguin Random House).
Written and executive produced by Ilene Chaiken (The L Word, Empire), the limited series would be an adaptation of Suzanne Rindell's best-selling novel Chaiken is set to write the pilot script, and will executive produce with Knightley, Rindell, and 3 Arts representative Oly Obst Knightley brought the rights to the book to Searchlight Television, who[...]
Henson and Terrance DaShon Howard-starring hip hop drama Empire was already ending its run with its current sixth season – unfortunately, the growing coronavirus pandemic is pushing up that timetable considerably. The network revealed that the season's 18th episode – the last episode completed before production was shut down – will also serve as the season and[...]
Kotobukiya Keeps the Empire Alive with New TIE Fighter Statue
This time the Empire is back as the TIE Fighter Pilot gets his statue debut This statue stands at 7 inches tall and has the ability to be in two different poses The first posed in the classic military formation position This sleek pose goes great with the metallic styled paint on his helmet and[...]
What?!?! But what about hit shows like Black-ish, Atlanta, Fresh Off the Boat, Scandal, Empire, Superstore, The Good Place? First, most of those are critical successes, but not necessarily ratings successes Indeed, the top rated scripted and reality shows are still over-whelmingly white, from HBO's Game of Thrones to CBS' The Big Bang Theory/Young Sheldon. Even[...]
'Empire' – Lee Daniels: Jussie Smollett "Will NOT Be Returning" for Season 6
Approximately a month after FOX renewed Lee Daniels and Danny Strong's music industry drama Empire for a sixth and final season, Daniels is finally putting to rest rumors that controversial cast member Jussie Smollett's character Jamal Lyon would join the series' final run Taking to Twitter on Tuesday to respond to a Variety article that reported show[...]
BREAKING: Charges Against 'Empire' Star Jussie Smollett Dropped
In a move that has already set social media aflame once again, Chicago prosecutors have dropped all charges against Empire star Jussie Smollett Arrving to a Chicago courtroom early Tuesday morning for an emergency meeting, after which it was learned that all 16 felony counts were being dropped and that his "record has been wiped[...]
Avengers: Endgame Gets Three New Empire Magazine Covers
Avengers: Endgame is getting three new covers for the next issue of Empire Magazine, which will be on news stands on March 21 Two of the regular covers will feature the original Avengers team of Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Hawkeye, and Black Widow The other will feature Thanos in his battle armor None[...]
Empire Star Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty to Disorderly Conduct
Less than a week after the Empire actor/singer was indicted on 16 counts of disorderly conduct, Jussie Smollett appeared before Cook County trial Judge Steven Watkins on Thursday morning to plead (though attorney Tina Glandian) "not guily" to all counts Currently out on $100,000 bail, Smollett could face more than three years in jail and[...]
'New York Undercover': Dexter's Luna Lauren Velez Returning for ABC Reboot Pilot
Original series lead Malik Yoba (Empire) returns as Det J.C Williams, now supervising the unit as well as the next generation of detectives Though retired from detective work, Velez's Moreno still has ties to the unit. ABC Having Velez and Yoba as part of the new series will go a long way in helping connect fans of[...]
'Empire' EPs Remove Jussie Smollett's Character from Final Season 5 Eps
Less than 24 hours after Empire actor Jussie Smollett was released on $100,000 bond after being arrested Thursday morning on multiple felony charges stemming from an alleged assault in late January 2019, the executive producers of the popular FOX series have made the decision to remove his character Jamal from the remainder of the series'[...]
'Empire' Actor Jussie Smollett Released on $100,000 Bond
UPDATE: Empire actor Jussie Smollett was released on $100,000 bond after a court hearing on Thursday, after being arrested this morning on multiple felony charges stemming from an alleged assault in late January 2019 During the hearing, a series of texts between the actor/singer and siblings Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo showing how the attack was planned were read[...]
Chicago PD: "Dissatisfied with His Salary," Empire's Jussie Smollett Staged Attack; Trump Responds
According to Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, Empire star Jussie Smollett staged his own "assault" because he was "dissatisfied with his salary" and looking for better positioning on the FOX drama series During a Thursday morning press conference, Johnson also revealed that Smollett paid brothers Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo $3,500 (by check) to particpate in the fake[...]
Jussie Smollett FULL Interview on alleged attack | ABC News Exclusive
Empire star Jussie Smollett is under arrest and currently in the custody of of Chicago police detectives, with Chicago PD Chief Communications Officer Anthony Guglielmi confirming the actor/singer's arrest Thursday morning The arrest comes less than 12 hours after Smollett was formally charged with federal disorderly conduct for allegedly "filing a false police report (Class 4 felony)." EMPIRE: Pictured L-R: Kaitlin Doubleday as Rhonda[...]
Empire's Jussie Smollett Faces Disorderly Conduct Charge for Filing False Police Report
Only hours after Chicago Police Department Chief Communications Officer Anthony Guglielmi announced that Empire star Jussie Smollett had been "officially classified as a suspect in a criminal investigation" for allegedly "filing a false police report (Class 4 felony)," the actor/singer has been formally charged with federal disorderly conduct This legal turn of events comes on the[...]
Jussie Smollett FULL Interview on alleged attack | ABC News Exclusive
Chicago Police Department Chief Communications Officer Anthony Guglielmi took to Twitter Wednesday afternoon to announce that Empire star Jussie Smollett has been "officially classified as a suspect in a criminal investigation" for allegedly "filing a false police report (Class 4 felony)." The Chicago PD also stated that investigating detectives were in the process of "presenting evidence[...]
Jussie Smollett FULL Interview on alleged attack | ABC News Exclusive
Responding to CNN reporting late Saturday night from that actor/singer Jussie Smollett either arranged or played a planning role in his assault and was now the focus of Chicago Police's investigation, the Empire star's defense lawyers Todd S Pugh and Victor P Henderson pushed back on behalf of their client with the following statement: EMPIRE: Pictured[...]
REPORT: Citing "New Evidence," Chicago Police Believe Jussie Smollett Planned Attack [UPDATE]
***UPDATE*** Chicago PD has released a statement: "We can confirm that the information received from the individuals questioned by police earlier in the Empire case has in fact shifted the trajectory of the investigation We've reached out to the 'Empire' cast member's attorney to request a follow-up interview." Law enforcement reached out to Smollett's lawyers during the[...]