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New LEGO Star Wars Battle Packs Arrive with Clones and Rebels
Pre-orders are not live, but the set can be found right here going live in 2022. We then travel to Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back as LEGO reveals their new mini Defense of Hoth Battle Pack With the reveal of the massive $700 LEGO AT-AT, collectors will want to add some Rebels to their display,[...]
LEGO Debuts Two New Imperial Star Wars Battle of Hoth Sets
It looks like LEGO is really focusing on the Battle of Hoth from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back after their massive $800 AT-AT reveal Two new sets are also on the way giving Star Wars collectors some more expansion to the Galactic Empire The first one is a nice Snowtrooper Battle Pack that features[...]
Star Wars: How David Prowse and Peter Mayhew Became Unsung Heroes
While Chewbacca was created via synthesizer mixed with a dog and Vader's voice dubbed in post-production by James Earl Jones, Mayhew and Prowse provided some of the most memorable and powerful scenes in franchise history. David Prowse as Darth Vader in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca in Star Wars: A[...]
Star Wars Boba Fett Has a New Target with Hot Toys
Boba Fett is back as Hot Toys brings fans back to the classic Star Wars film The Empire Strikes Back This bounty hunter will be the newest addition to the 40th Anniversary figure line This 1/6th scar figure is packed with massive amounts of detail and comes with a wide variety of customizable pieces For[...]
Simon Pegg at the UK premiere for "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood" in Leicester Square, London. Editorial credit: Featureflash Photo Agency /
Originally introduced in The Empire Strikes Back, Dengar was one of the bounty hunters tasked by Darth Vader (James Earl Jones) to capture Han Solo (Harrison Ford) for Tatooine gangster Jabba the Hutt Morris Bush originally played the character in Empire Pegg took over the role voicing the character in The Clone Wars animated series[...]
"Star Wars": Lawrence Kasdan Talks "Solo", Moving on from Franchise
He spoke with SyFy at the Austin Film Festival about his return to Star Wars and why he's ready to move on. Editorial credit: DFree / Kasdan's first Star Wars film was arguably the most critically acclaimed in The Empire Strikes Back (1980) followed by Return of the Jedi (1983) to close the original trilogy He[...]