The Solo Tie-In Novel Includes a Thoughtful, Fascinating Look at Han's Midlife Crisis

Daniel José Older’s new Star Wars novel, Last Shot, was bundled up with the recent wave of Solo: A Star Wars Story-themed book announcements. But while there are parts of it that deal with the early lives of Han and Lando, it’s at its best when it’s set decades after the upcoming movie, as the two come to terms with…

Getting Hunted by Ewoks in Star Wars: Battlefront II Is as Terrifying as Any Horror Movie

Despite the fact they are flesh-eating guerilla warriors capable of thoroughly thrashing a vastly technologically superior foe, everyone’s takeaway about the Ewoks is that they’re cute, stress-lowering, fuzzy teddy bears. But Star Wars: Battlefront II has added a new mode that reminds us that these teddies can be…

Victoria Mahoney Will Help Direct Star Wars: Episode IX, But There's Still Work to Be Done

On Tuesday evening, A Wrinkle in Time and New Gods director Ava DuVernay took to Twitter with a major Star Wars announcement, though it wasn’t about herself. For the first time in the franchise’s history, a black woman will direct a significant portion of a Star Wars film. Her name is Victoria Mahoney; remember it.

All the Solo: A Star Wars Story Toys Available at Midnight Tonight

As inevitable as the sun rising and setting, a new Star Wars movie is coming, and with it, tons of new toys—ready and waiting to empty your wallet even before you get to the movie theater. In fact, the monetary assault of Solo merchandise begins at midnight tonight, so if you’re planning on picking up a Wookiee or six…

Hot Wheels Used Lando Calrissian to Prove That Cars With Capes Are a Wonderful Idea

All my life I’ve been told that a car with a cape is an incredibly stupid idea. Magnificent childhood doodles were critiqued for being “aerodynamically-challenged,” and “downright dangerous to other vehicles on the road.” But 35 years after I abandoned my crayons, Hot Wheels and Star Wars have finally proven that a…

The New Lego Solo: A Star Wars Story Sets Are Worth Making the Kessel Run For

Is there anything more Star Wars than getting a cool new trailer for a movie and then immediately finding out which parts of said trailer you can buy in toy form? I’m not sure, and that’s not stopping Lego from revealing a ton of new Solo: A Star Wars Story Lego sets today—and it won’t be long before they’re on…

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Everything We Can Learn About Solo: A Star Wars Story From Its Denny's Menu

Fans (and more than a few fan sites) have been so desperate for information about Solo: A Star Wars Story and that they’ve been reading clues into just about anything. But what if they’re right?! This week marked the start of Denny’s limited menu of Solo-“inspired” items, so we investigated (and ate) them to see what…

Simon Pegg Claims J.J. Abrams Had a Different Plan for Rey's Parentage Before The Last Jedi

Did you feel that? There has been a great disturbance in the Force. As if millions of Rey theorists suddenly cried out in terror... and were suddenly silenced. Well, actually, they’re probably about to start shrieking about clones and Kenobis and whatnot again, because actor Simon Pegg just reignited the debate around…