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Real-life planet quest goes far beyond Star Wars

Over the past 42 years, filmgoers have seen exotic worlds come to life in a succession of Star Wars movies — a series that is now coming to a climax with “Star Wars: Episode IX, The Rise of Skywalker.” But are those … Continue reading

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Boeing helps Disney deploy Star Wars drones

Boeing’s heavy-duty drones, dressed up as X-Wing fighters, flew in for a cameo at last week’s dedication of Disney’s new “Rise of the Resistance” thrill ride in a Star Wars theme park. Get the news brief on GeekWire.

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Star Wars fans suit up for ‘The Last Jedi’

For Star Wars fans, it’s the hap-happiest season of all — and that makes dress-up artists like Kay Ahern something akin to Santa Claus. “Forget Christmas,” said Ahern, who was costumed as emo villain Kylo Ren tonight for the premiere of … Continue reading

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‘Star Wars’ trailer signals start of ticket rush

The Force is clearly with “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” The trailer for Episode VIII of the movie saga made its debut in the midst of Monday Night Football, kicking off ticket sales for the Dec. 14 premiere and beyond. And the … Continue reading

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Space station patch goes all in on Star Wars

Factual and fictional worlds collide in the latest mission patch associated with the International Space Station’s role as a U.S. national laboratory. Virtually every element on the patch ties in to the Star Wars saga, including the droids BB-8, K-2SO … Continue reading

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Star Wars alert: First trailer for ‘Last Jedi’

Did you feel a disturbance in the Force? As if millions of Star Wars fans suddenly cried out in delight? That upswing in the midichlorian count was caused by the release of the first online trailer for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” … Continue reading

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No virtual Carrie Fisher in future Star Wars films

Spoiler Alert: This item avoids discussing major plot twists in any of the Star Wars movies, but wait to read it if you want to stay totally in the dark about “Rogue One,” “The Force Awakens” or Episode VIII or IX. … Continue reading

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