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Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Will Open Summer 2019 at Disneyland Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Will Open Summer 2019 at Disneyland

Opening day for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney theme parks in the US is getting closer and closer. First we heard it would be in 2019. Now, we know the seasons—and soon, we’ll have the specific dates.

George Lucas Contributed a Small but Significant Character Moment to Solo  George Lucas Contributed a Small but Significant Character Moment to Solo 

When George Lucas makes a suggestion about Han Solo, you listen. That was Ron Howard’s thought, at least, during the production of Solo: A Star Wars Story. Lucas, who created not just the character Han Solo but the franchise itself, was visiting the set one day and offered up a suggestion on how to change the scene.…

No, the New Poe Dameron Comic Doesn't Prove He's Force Sensitive No, the New Poe Dameron Comic Doesn't Prove He's Force Sensitive

There are many more mysteries of just how the Force works in Star Wars than there are examples of us seeing the ways it works across the entire movie saga. It’s still a relative unknown to both us as the audience and the denizens of the galaxy far, far away at large. But we kind of know one thing: how it doesn’t work.

Turns Out Chewbacca Has a Hell of a Potty Mouth Turns Out Chewbacca Has a Hell of a Potty Mouth

Shyriiwook, the given name of the Wookiee language, has always been a bit of a Star Wars mystery, if only because our experience with it is mostly the whines and growls of Chewbacca. But it turns out, before it gets turned into those famous roars on the set of Solo: A Star Wars Story, Shryiiwook sounds like a very…

One of Jabba's Puppeteers Reveals an Awkward On-Set Moment Between Princess Leia and the Hutt

Long before aliens and unusual scifi creatures were realized with pixels and processors, characters like Star Wars’ Jabba the Hutt were brought to life by a team of talented puppeteers, who, when hidden away inside the giant figure, didn’t always know exactly where the puppet’s hands were.

Don't Get Too Excited About the Latest Obi-Wan Spinoff Rumors Don't Get Too Excited About the Latest Obi-Wan Spinoff Rumors

Gotham wants to bring a bunch of comic book characters to its final season. Get another look at Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’s new hybrid dino. Could Universal be trying to keep the dream of its “Dark Universe” alive? Plus, what’s to come on the season finale of The Flash, and teasers for the CW’s new Roswell…

Lando Calrissian Is Pansexual Lando Calrissian Is Pansexual

There’s a reason everybody loves Lando, you know.

Join Our Book Club and Read Star Wars: Most Wanted With Us Join Our Book Club and Read Star Wars: Most Wanted With Us

Hi everyone! As you may or may not know, io9 has a fabulous Star Wars Facebook group called The Carbonite Freezer. The group has been a great deal of fun so far, with people sharing their own Star Wars creations, thoughts, and suggestions about which pieces of the EU to dive into (or avoid). Most recently, though,…

Lando Calrissian Has a Few Very Curious Mementos Aboard His Millennium Falcon  Lando Calrissian Has a Few Very Curious Mementos Aboard His Millennium Falcon 

Thanks to Donald Glover, fans have already had a chance to tour Lando’s Millennium Falcon from Solo: A Star Wars Story. We know about the bar, the cape room, and the very comfy bed. However, a new behind-the-scenes video reveals some of the mementos Lando has on board—and they are as fascinating, if not more so, than…

This Week's Poe Dameron Comic Examines the Quiet Moments After Star Wars: The Last Jedi This Week's Poe Dameron Comic Examines the Quiet Moments After Star Wars: The Last Jedi

The current arc in Marvel’s Poe Dameron comic series is set in a tantalizing context: the moments immediately after the events of Star Wars: The Last Jedi come to a close. But while it can’t look too far ahead, it still manages to find some emotional time for the tattered heroes of the Resistance to decompress.

To Play Han Solo, Alden Ehrenreich Watched All the Star Wars He Could, Then Forgot About It To Play Han Solo, Alden Ehrenreich Watched All the Star Wars He Could, Then Forgot About It

How do you prepare to play one of the most famous characters of all time, originated by one of the most iconic actors of all time? For actor Alden Ehrenreich, it was a fairly straightforward process.

No, a Lando Movie Isn't the Next Star Wars Story... for Now No, a Lando Movie Isn't the Next Star Wars Story... for Now

Articles have been popping up all morning saying that a Lando Calrissian movie was set to be the next spotlight film in the works from Lucasfilm. But, sadly, that’s not true yet.

Watch Our Spoiler-Free Solo: A Star Wars Story Video Review

For a more detailed, but still spoiler-free, review of Solo: A Star Wars story, check out our written review here. The video is transcribed below.

Thandie Newton Wears a Fabulous Homage to Her Star Wars Debut at Solo Premiere Thandie Newton Wears a Fabulous Homage to Her Star Wars Debut at Solo Premiere

What do you do when someone says you can’t take your action figure collection to Cannes Film Festival? You say “fuck it” and do it anyway. Solo: A Star Wars Story actress Thandie Newton wore a custom Vivienne Westwood dress to the film’s Cannes premiere that featured action figures of all the black characters in the …

Solo Is a Damn Fine Star Wars Story Solo Is a Damn Fine Star Wars Story

Filled with excellent action and a lot of emotion, Solo: A Star Wars Story is going to surprise a lot of people. Despite its troubled production, it’s ended up being incredibly fun and funny, with great characters, performances, and a huge range of Star Wars references to delight fans and non-fans alike.

There's a Cool Story Behind Warwick Davis' Role in Solo There's a Cool Story Behind Warwick Davis' Role in Solo

Is a Star Wars movie really a Star Wars movie without Warwick Davis? The actor first appeared in Return of the Jedi and has since appeared in The Phantom Menace, The Force Awakens, Rogue One, The Last Jedi, Star Wars Rebels and, later this month, Solo: A Star Wars Story.

In Lando Calrissian and the Flamewind of Oseon, Everyone Wants Lando Dead for Very Dumb Reasons In Lando Calrissian and the Flamewind of Oseon, Everyone Wants Lando Dead for Very Dumb Reasons

Last week we started an adventure of, well, reading L. Neil Smith’s The Lando Adventures, a trilogy of ‘80s novels that imagine the life of Lando before he became the Baron of Cloud City. While Mindharp of Sharu ended up being a weird, fanciful escapade, its follow-up, Flamewind of Oseon, is weird for much less…

Someone Inserted Harrison Ford's Face Into a Solo Trailer and It Is Wrong Wrong Wrong Someone Inserted Harrison Ford's Face Into a Solo Trailer and It Is Wrong Wrong Wrong

It’s a heartwarming moment when Harrison Ford surprises Alden Ehrenreich during a press junket interview. But it’s a bloodcurdling experience watching the older man’s young face slapped onto the younger man’s present-day body. Watch this fan edit of the Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer and see for yourself.

This Glowstick-Shooting Star Wars Blaster Replica Looks Like It's Firing Actual Lasers

Star Wars cosplayers of the world take note: Joerg Sprave, the internet’s favorite slingshot-designing mad scientist, has come up with a clever way to simulate blaster fire in real life. Instead of employing dangerously powerful lasers that will get you kicked out of a convention faster than you can reload, his…

A Han Solo Movie Was in Development Even Before The Force Awakens A Han Solo Movie Was in Development Even Before The Force Awakens

The earliest days of the new Star Wars era remain relatively mysterious. We know that in October 2012, Disney bought Lucasfilm, and work soon began on what would eventually become the start of the new trilogy, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. But the story is much more interesting than that, as was revealed in a recent…

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