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Alfie Curtis, who played Dr. Evazan in ‘Star Wars,’ dead at 87

Alfie Curtis, who may be best known for his role of Dr. Evazan in “Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope,” has died, according to reports. He was 87. The actor appeared in the 1977 film as Dr. Evazan ...

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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' still dominating the movie galaxy

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is continuing its dominance over the movie galaxy as expected, outpacing three new releases. The eighth installment in the Disney-owned space saga is expected to add another nearly $ 69 million to its coffers over ...

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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ earns second-best opening weekend ever

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” soared into theaters this weekend, and made quite a splash at the box office with the second-biggest opening weekend ever. Rian Johnson’s latest addition to the storied space saga earned a whopping $ 220 million ...

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Mark Hamill as reluctant mentor in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

Adventure? Excitement? A Jedi craves not these things — and neither did Mark Hamill when he first signed on for a bizarre, low-budget space opera called “Star Wars.” The then-25-year-old actor, lucky to land a lead role in any movie ...

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Kelly Marie Tran’s unexpected road to ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

Before she joined the “Star Wars” universe, Kelly Marie Tran nearly lost all hope she’d ever make it as an actress. Tran — who plays newcomer Rose Tico in the upcoming “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” — had been mired ...

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'Star Wars: Canto Bight' offers tour of space Vegas: book review

This casino city is the latest stop on the Journey to “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” “Star Wars: Canto Bight” consists of four very different novellas set in the Las Vegas of a galaxy far, far away, on the desert ...

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'Star Wars Rebels' Season 4 Episode 8 Recap: 'Crawler Commanders'

Ssssinister enemies stand in the rebels’ way. The Lothal rebels have set up a new camp in the mountain cave they found in the planet’s southern hemisphere and Sabine Wren (Tiya Sircar) tries to set up a transmitter to contact ...

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‘Star Wars Rebels’ S4 E6 Recap: ‘Flight of the Defender’

A Padawan takes some inspiration from Lewis Carroll. The Lothal adventure brings the Ghost crew back to the planet’s familiar plains, and this episode opens with a trio of Loth-cats joining them as they check out a remote TIE maintenance ...

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‘Star Wars Rebels’ S4 E3/4 Recap: ‘In the Name of the Rebellion’

The rebel extremist of “Rogue One” returns. The Gauntlet fighter blasts out of hyperspace over Yavin IV, where the survivors of the Phoenix group rebel cell moved after being defeated by the Empire on Atollon. Blind Jedi Kanan Jarrus (Freddie ...

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‘Star Wars Rebels’ exec producer confirms Season 4’s arch villain

“Star Wars Rebels” Season 4 is trying something new in bringing a major villain back to take on the Ghost crew. Executive producer Dave Filoni has confirmed that Grand Admiral Thrawn — who split duties with Maul as the big ...

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