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  1. Nonprofit continues fight against Lucas Museum in ChicagoRead the original story

    1 hr ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... en space and a scaled-back design. Mayor Rahm Emanuel offered the land along Lake Michigan for the project to the "Star Wars" creator, who chose to build in Chicago over San Francisco.


  2. A Diamond, but not in the RoughRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Catholic Digest

    ... This was never a great idea for this story, although the subsequent proliferation of Chosen One stories (the Star Wars prequels, Harry Potter , Kung Fu Panda , etc.) hasn't helped. When Aladdin enters the cave, it's a test to see if he will touch ...


  3. Live, filmed streamed performances first week of October from the Kennedy CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 |

    A long time ago in a galaxy far, far would be difficult to imagine a lineup of artists quite like this. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts says "Star Wars" creator George Lucas, groundbreaking actresses Rita Moreno and Cicely... On September 30, CNN is streaming video and a news story about fluorescent sealife in the Solomon Islands.


  4. Princess Leia's 'Slave Bikini' sold for $96,000 at auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    ... Leia's "Blockade Runner" which was part of the film's special effects. It's the first flying ship ever seen in a Star Wars film. It set a record for the sale of any Star Wars artifact in Friday's "Profiles of History" auction, selling for $450,000, ...


  5. Star Wars ship, Princess Leia's bikini sold at auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | DNA India

    The signature costume, which Princess Leia wore after she was captured by Jabba the Hutt on the desert planet Tatooine, was purchased for nearly US $100,000. Wax figures of Star Wars characters Princess Leia and Jabba The Hut on display at 'Star Wars At Madame Tussauds' The gold bikini worn by Carrie Fisher's Princess Leia in Star Wars Episode VI: The Return of the Jedi and the flying ship from the first film Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope was sold at a record sum at the Star Wars memorabilia auction.


  6. A new record for Star Wars fandom: A spaceship model goes for $450,000Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Mashable

    An unnamed bidder just spent $450,000 on a miniature model of the blockade runner vehicle flown by Princess Leia in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope , Reuters reported . On the block as part of three days of bidding on Hollywood artifacts, it's the largest price ever paid for Star Wars memorabilia at auction, according to Californian auction house Profiles in History.


  7. Walk the Moon's 12 steps to a perfect ACL Fest setRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

    ... This Body" featured the best use of synchronized dance moves and vocal teamwork of the weekend thus far. Also: "Star Wars" theme interlude. 8. Make the party mean something, too. For a little heart-on-sleeve, "Portugal" delivered: "'cause even by ...


  8. Star Wars' Princess Leia's famous slave bikini sells at auction for $96,000Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... far it is unknown who the winning bidder, as they were not named. The outfit was just one of more than 50 items of Star Wars memorabilia being sold at Californian auction house Profiles in History during the online auction. That honour went to a ...


  9. Mbatha-Raw Up For "Star Wars: Episode VIII"Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Dark Horizons News

    Gugu Mbatha-Raw has reportedly joined the casting mix for Rian Johnson's upcoming "Star Wars Episode VIII". Latino Review broke the story which says that she's actually already auditioned for the film, and joins a shortlist that includes Tatiana Maslany , Gina Rodriguez and Olivia Cooke .


  10. 'Star Wars' spaceship model sets auction recordRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    A model of the "Star Wars" blockade runner spaceship has sold for a record $450,000 - almost double estimates - at a Hollywood memorabilia auction. Auctioneers Profiles in History said on Friday that the intricate 16-inch model of the flying ship featured in the first film, 1977's "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope," became the most expensive "Star Wars" item ever to be sold at auction.


  11. Princess Leia's 'Star Wars' Bikini Costume Sells for $96K at AuctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hollywood Reporter

    Princess Leia's Star Wars slave bikini, which Carrie Fisher donned in character while sitting next to Jabba the Hutt in 1977's Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi , sold at auction for $96,000. The iconic costume, which Leia wore when chained next to the evil Hutt, opened its online auction on Profiles of History at $80,000 on Oct. 1 and sold for $16,000 above its starting price on Friday to an anonymous bidder, according to CNN Money .


  12. Princess Leia's 'slave bikini' fetches large sum at auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    ... highest bid. That went to the miniature model of Princess Leia's "Blockade Runner," the first flying ship seen on Star Wars, which sold for $450,000. Star Wars creator George Lucas reportedly asked the "slave bikini" to be made, in part, due to ...


  13. 4 pack of Star Wars MinionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boing Boing

    ... a collectable set, I am fairly sure these are not they. One of Princess Leia's slave bikinis she actually wore in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi sold for $96,000 at auction yesterday. No news on who bought it. The costume came complete ...


  14. These Star Wars speakers are so cool the company quit Kickstarter in 3 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Digital Trends

    In case you somehow weren't aware that Star Wars fans are a devoted bunch, a Kickstarter campaign for ACWorldwide's upcoming Bluetooth speakers shaped like the heads of C-3PO and Stormtroopers is absolute proof. The company launched the campaign on Sept.


  15. Proposal: The Starfleet PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    I'm not ashamed to admit it, i'm a nerd. I love to read intelligent fiction, I will be seeing Star Wars, but I am also a huge Star Trek nerd.


  16. New "Star Wars" trilogy will continue the Skywalker family sagaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - While "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is still two months away from its release, Lucasfilm has already had future plans for the "Star Wars" universe, AceShowbiz reports. The studio's president Kathleen Kennedy revealed that the new "Star Wars" trilogy would be about the Skywalker family and might include at least one new character from "The Force Awakens".


  17. Kathleen Kennedy unveils new fact about Skywalker family in Star Wars Episode VII.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Disney Blog

    It's an interesting world we live in when a magazine for a discount shopping warehouse breaks news on future Star Wars films. But that's what happened when Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy was interviewed by Costco Connections.


  18. Reviewing "Star Wars: A New Hope: The Princess, The Scoundrel, and The Farm Boy"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Slice of Scifi

    Warning : this review will contain spoilers to anyone who is not already familiar with the original Star Wars: A New Hope . Imagine if someone asked you to retell the story of the original Star Wars for a new Young Adult audience.


  19. 100 Days of Star Wars trivia - Day 76: RedwoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Disney Blog

    ... as if the shots from Luke's POV on the Speederbike was going at a blazing 120 miles per hour. In the 100 days of Star Wars trivia series, we share 100 unique facts about the Star Wars franchise as we count down the premiere of Star Wars: The Force ...


  20. Today in Movie Culture: 'Dune' Animated Feature, the Best BB-8 Cosplay Ever and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    What would a Dune animated feature or series look like? Artist Matt Rhodes, who was also influenced by filmmaker Tarsem Singh , shows us in the below image plus more images found at Neatorama . Screen Rant shows us 10 hilarious foreign rip-offs of Hollywood movies, including the Brazilian Star Wars and the Italian Jaws : You don't know who William Laboury is, so let the filmmaker brilliantly introduce himself through the words of movie characters : Groucho Marx wearing a Groucho Marx t-shirt.