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Could next Star Wars feature a female protagonist?
As the dust continues to settle upon the sudden announcement that J.J. Abrams will be taking the helm for the new Star Wars film, an intriguing story has come out suggesting that the main character in the new film might be female.

Could next Star Wars feature a female protagonist?

As the dust continues to settle upon the sudden announcement that J.J. Abrams will be taking the helm for the new Star Wars film, an intriguing story has come out suggesting that the main character in the new film might be female.

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Opinion: Is an Abrams Star Wars a bad idea?
So, it’s official - J.J. Abrams is the man leading Star Wars into a bold, daring new era with Episode VII. But is it a good idea?

Opinion: Is an Abrams Star Wars a bad idea?

So, it’s official - J.J. Abrams is the man leading Star Wars into a bold, daring new era with Episode VII. But is it a good idea?

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50 Greatest Star Wars Toys

MILLENIUM FALCON

The Toy: The must-have childhood toy of anybody under the age of forty. If your parents didn’t buy it for you, chances are you’ve never forgiven them.

Coolest Detail: Where to start – the swivelling gun-seat, the battle alert sounds, the smuggling compartment. But mainly the joy of owning it.

[FOR 49 MORE AWESOME STAR WARS TOYS, FOLLOW THIS LINK]

 The Story Behind Star Wars
Star Wars starts with George Lucas, the boy from Modesto (the nearest thing they have to Tatooine in California) who grew up to be the bearded billionaire king of blockbusters. Born in May 1944 to a stationary store-owning father, George grew up watching Buck Rogers serials and racing cars. He studied anthropology at college (“How society works, how people put themselves together and make things work, has always been a big interest. [It’s] where mythology comes from, where religion comes from”) before heading off to USC to enrol in the university’s new film course…

The Story Behind Star Wars

Star Wars starts with George Lucas, the boy from Modesto (the nearest thing they have to Tatooine in California) who grew up to be the bearded billionaire king of blockbusters.

Born in May 1944 to a stationary store-owning father, George grew up watching Buck Rogers serials and racing cars. He studied anthropology at college (“How society works, how people put themselves together and make things work, has always been a big interest. [It’s] where mythology comes from, where religion comes from”) before heading off to USC to enrol in the university’s new film course…

Li’l Star Wars
May the cute be with you!

Li’l Star Wars

May the cute be with you!

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40 Greatest Han Solo Moments
2) Carbon Cool
The Moment:  The longest ‘moment’ on the list, as Han remains stuck in the same anguished pose from his freezing on Cloud City to his rescue in Jabba’s Palace.
As Seen In: The Empire Strikes Back and Return Of The Jedi

40 Greatest Han Solo Moments

2) Carbon Cool

The Moment:  The longest ‘moment’ on the list, as Han remains stuck in the same anguished pose from his freezing on Cloud City to his rescue in Jabba’s Palace.

As Seen In: The Empire Strikes Back and Return Of The Jedi

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20 Awesome Movie Sidekicks
1) ChewbaccaThe Sidekick: The hairiest of back-up buddies, Chewbacca (perhaps a distant relative of Cousin It) communicates through throaty rumbles, is adept at piloting and shooting things, and unshakably loyal to hero Han Solo. Note: he’s not fond of losing.The Awesome: For a start, he’s humungous, meaning he’s got prowess by the boot-load. But despite his size meaning he could squash most men under one giant foot, he’s also a big softie – a quality that we love in our giant furballs.

20 Awesome Movie Sidekicks

1) Chewbacca

The Sidekick: The hairiest of back-up buddies, Chewbacca (perhaps a distant relative of Cousin It) communicates through throaty rumbles, is adept at piloting and shooting things, and unshakably loyal to hero Han Solo. Note: he’s not fond of losing.

The Awesome: For a start, he’s humungous, meaning he’s got prowess by the boot-load. But despite his size meaning he could squash most men under one giant foot, he’s also a big softie – a quality that we love in our giant furballs.