Tuesday, May 21

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New ‘The Acolyte’ Character Posters Revealed In New Street Billboards
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New ‘The Acolyte’ Character Posters Revealed In New Street Billboards

Images of character posters for The Acolyte being displayed on the street have been posted to social media by one of the people from the Disney marketing department. Five characters from the series are spotlighted here: Lee Jung-jae as Master Sol, Dafne Keen as Jecki Lon, Joonas Suotamo as Kelnacca, Carrie-Anne Moss as Master Indara, and Amandla Stenberg as Mae. The official images for these have not been revealed by Lucasfilm yet, but they should hit online within the next few days. We’re now entering the final stretch before The Acolyte officially hits Disney Plus, and it’s around this time that Disney and Lucasfilm start to do the last promotional push by dropping more and more 30-second spots and character posters. There have also been rumblings on social media about a possible thea...
Review: ‘Star Wars: Return of the Jedi’ – The 40th Anniversary Special Edition Is Packed With a Ton of Behind-The-Scenes Insights; Exclusive Look Inside!
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Review: ‘Star Wars: Return of the Jedi’ – The 40th Anniversary Special Edition Is Packed With a Ton of Behind-The-Scenes Insights; Exclusive Look Inside!

In 1983 George Lucas and an amazing team at Lucasfilm and ILM brought the original trilogy to a close in the exhilarating and emotional Return of the Jedi. With fans still enjoying and celebrating the film 40 years on this special edition book from Titan Books takes us into the challenging and often gruelling process that brought the movie to the screen as the teams pushed boundaries to not only extend the story of a galaxy far, far away but also to push the emerging filmmaking technologies that had been developed for the first two instalments of the trilogy. Take a look at some of the features you can expect to see in the comprehensive guide, which hits shelves on May 7th.  Writing and Pre-Production on Return of the Jedi This title should really be the other way around as, with his fo...
Kerry Condon Praises ‘Skeleton Crew’, Says It’s “Playful” and “Lovely”
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Kerry Condon Praises ‘Skeleton Crew’, Says It’s “Playful” and “Lovely”

It’s been all quiet on the Skeleton Crew front for a while, but that may be about to change. Though The Acolyte is in the immediate Star Wars future, Skeleton Crew has also been announced to be coming out later this year. The series is led by Jude Law, but we also know that Oscar-nominated actress Kerry Condon has a key role in it. Now, the Banshees of Inisherin performer has opened up about her experience on the set. Speaking to Variety as she promotes the release of In the Land of Saints and Sinners on Netflix UK and Ireland, Condon was asked about her experience on the set of Skeleton Crew, which she shot before her career-defining role in Banshees came out. She was apparently very pleased with how the show came together: “It’s so great. I don’t even have kids, but I’d pay to see thi...
‘Star Wars: Inquisitors’ Comic Miniseries Coming This Year
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‘Star Wars: Inquisitors’ Comic Miniseries Coming This Year

Lucasfilm has announced that the Inquisitors are getting their own Star Wars comic miniseries this July. Titled Star Wars: Inquisitors, the comic will follow the Inquisitorius as they hunt Tensu Run, a new character described as a survivor of Order 66 who has drawn the attention of Darth Vader, the Inquisitors’ master. Tensu is trying to rebuild the Jedi Order and spreading messages of hope, so Vader wants him dead as soon as possible. The story is written by Rodney Barnes, with artwork by Ramon Rosanas. Barnes shared his excitement for the series. It’s such an honor to be writing the very first Inquisitors solo story!” Barnes tells StarWars.com. “I love this time period of Star Wars lore because it’s the one I grew up on — when Darth Vader and the Empire were imposing their will on the...
‘The Mandalorian & Grogu’ Confirmed for May 22, 2026
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‘The Mandalorian & Grogu’ Confirmed for May 22, 2026

It was a long time coming, but it’s been confirmed by Disney now: The Mandalorian & Grogu is officially targeting a May 22, 2026, release date. The announcement was made today in anticipation of next week’s CinemaCon panel in Las Vegas, where the Mouse House is presenting its future slate on Thursday, April 11. The company boasts an attractive lineup for 2026, which besides the next Star Wars movie (and there is still another untitled far, far away title scheduled for December) will be the new home for the live-action Moana remake (July 10) and Toy Story 5 (June 19). As far as competition goes, The Mandalorian & Grogu is not opening up against any big movie, but Disney is still keeping the next Avengers installment on May 1 of that year. Given Marvel’s current behind-the-scenes ...