We Could Watch This Mesmerizing Video of Leia Slapping Poe in The Last Jedi All Day Long

Poe Dameron deserved so much more than a light slap on the face in response to his gross insubordination during Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which is part of what makes this blooper supercut of the multiple times Carrie Fisher had to dramatically hit Oscar Isaac while filming so satisfying. Clearly, they were both having…

How Lucasfilm Made The Last Jedi's Leia Hologram Sound Authentically Crummy

Early on in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, R2-D2 tries to get his disillusioned former master Luke Skywalker to join the fight against the First Order with what Luke calls a “cheap trick”—replaying the hologram that started Luke’s journey in the first place. But it turns out, a lot of work went into making that hologram…

The Last Jedi Takes Star Wars to a Fantastic New Level

Days removed from seeing Star Wars: The Last Jedi, I still can’t believe it’s a real movie. I can’t believe what writer-director Rian Johnson did: He took all of our preconceived notions of what a Star Wars movie is and evolved them. The movie is genuinely shocking at times—multiple times—but it also feels fully…

It Took Some Movie Magic to Complete Carrie Fisher's Leia Dialogue in The Last Jedi 

Carrie Fisher’s death last year was a major blow to the many fans who took inspiration from her life, as well as her work as a writer and actor. She’d completed filming for her final turn as General Leia Organa in Star Wars: The Last Jedi before she passed, but sometimes, filmmaking demands that actors return to the…

Carrie Fisher is the Reason Star Wars: The Last Jedi is Filled With Space Jewelry

Star Wars has always had a bit of space glamor to it—especially in the prequels—but jewelry has never been particularly important to the saga, unless you count the kyber crystal in every lightsaber being the ultimate Star Wars fashion accessory. And yet, it’s seemingly all over the place in the Last Jedi, for one good…

Everything We Know About Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is less than two months away, and while it may seem like we know almost nothing about it, that’s not exactly true. There’s not a ton of official information about the film, but over the past year, between the trailers (including the newest one), set reports, and rumors, io9 has been able to…

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Star Wars Episode IX Will Reportedly Feature Previously Shot Footage of Carrie Fisher

The loss of Carrie Fisher was a huge blow to those who loved her, both on- and off-screen. Inevitably, it also raised questions about the future of her iconic Star Wars character. We’ve known for awhile that she’d already completed work on The Last Jedi before she died. Now we’re hearing that plans may already in…