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The Coolest Sci-Fi Memorabilia You Can Buy at the Upcoming Nostalgia-Fuelled Disneyland Auction The Coolest Sci-Fi Memorabilia You Can Buy at the Upcoming Nostalgia-Fuelled Disneyland Auction

Do you love science fiction and/or Disney theme parks? Well, you may want to hold your breath. Next week in Los Angeles, there’s an auction of vintage Disneyland memorabilia.

A Star Wars Production Designer Says a Now-Halted Spinoff Was Headed to Tatooine A Star Wars Production Designer Says a Now-Halted Spinoff Was Headed to Tatooine

The future of Star Wars is very busy right now. Rumors have been swirling for months that Disney and Lucasfilm stopped production on some or all of the Star Wars Story spinoff films as they focus on the new franchises from Rian Johnson and the guys behind Game of Thrones. Lucasfilm insiders have denied this, but a …

A Brief History of the Times Ewan McGregor Said an Obi-Wan Movie Isn't Happening (But He'd Be Happy to Do It) A Brief History of the Times Ewan McGregor Said an Obi-Wan Movie Isn't Happening (But He'd Be Happy to Do It)

For a movie that never actually got officially announced, it feels like we’ve been hearing about the prospect of a Star Wars spinoff film starring Ewan McGregor as the galaxy’s favorite Jedi-in-Exile, Obi-Wan Kenobi, forever. That’s mainly thanks to all the times people have peppered McGregor with questions about his…

Why Star Wars Rebels Didn't Wait Until the Finale to Kill This Character Why Star Wars Rebels Didn't Wait Until the Finale to Kill This Character

The final season of Star Wars Rebels was full of plot twists, but one looms larger than the others.

Early Plans for Star Wars Rebels Included What Became Rogue One Early Plans for Star Wars Rebels Included What Became Rogue One

Before Lucasfilm decided to make a whole movie out of stealing the plans for the first Death Star, there was a brief moment we could have seen that on TV.

A Batman Villain Could Become the Main Antagonist of Birds of Prey  A Batman Villain Could Become the Main Antagonist of Birds of Prey 

There are more rumors about just what the live action Star Wars TV show could be based on. The Meg director Jon Turteltaub talks the grisly deaths that got cut from the film. Story beats first planned for Justice League could live on in the Cyborg movie. Plus, new looks at Predator and Bumblebee. To me, my spoilers!

The Live-Action Star Wars Show Will Reportedly Be Very Expensive The Live-Action Star Wars Show Will Reportedly Be Very Expensive

Surprise: Turns out bringing the galaxy far, far away as we’ve seen it on the big screen for decades to a streaming service is going to require more than a few galactic credits.

Donnie Yen Has Some Insight Into Why Star Wars Doesn't Do Well in China Donnie Yen Has Some Insight Into Why Star Wars Doesn't Do Well in China

China is an increasingly essential part of the global film market, and cracking into success there is a venture that any Hollywood film franchise needs to take seriously. Star Wars has not done exceptionally well, and Donnie Yen, who was in Star Wars himself, has some thoughts as to why.

These The Last Jedi Fans Put on a Mock Court Martial for Poe Dameron These The Last Jedi Fans Put on a Mock Court Martial for Poe Dameron

One of the hottest debates about the plot of Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the question of hotshot, insubordinate pilot Poe Dameron. Did Poe do anything wrong? Is the beautiful hotshot pilot guilty of doing material harm to the cause of the Resistance, or did he do what any reasonable hero would have done in his…

This Fan Film Lovingly Parodies Rian Johnson's Brick to Show Support for Diversity in Star Wars [UPDATED] This Fan Film Lovingly Parodies Rian Johnson's Brick to Show Support for Diversity in Star Wars [UPDATED]

What happens when you take the plot of Rian Johnson’s directorial debut, high school noir Brick, and run it through the current state of Star Wars fandom? You get Star Wars: Revenge of the Incels, a clever short film that works as a parody, a statement, and a love letter.

Princess Leia, Pikachu's Butt, and More Wonderfully Weird Toys of the Week Princess Leia, Pikachu's Butt, and More Wonderfully Weird Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly round up of the most delightful toys we’ve seen tempting our savings accounts on the internet. This week: S.H. Figurarts finally brings Princess Leia to its Star Wars line, Overwatch’s best dad gets the chibi treatment, and honest to god Pokébutts. Check it out!

Disney Reportedly Wants the Star Wars Broadcast Rights Back for Its New Streaming Service Disney Reportedly Wants the Star Wars Broadcast Rights Back for Its New Streaming Service

Basically, Disney wants to alter the deal. And it’s hoping that TBS and TNT are praying it doesn’t want to alter it any further.

The Origins of Rogue Squadron Now Have a Much Closer Bond to the Star Wars Movies The Origins of Rogue Squadron Now Have a Much Closer Bond to the Star Wars Movies

In the old Star Wars canon, Rogue Squadron—the legendary group of Rebel pilots who faced impossible odds and defied fate on the regular as ace pilot heroes—had a rather pedestrian origin. But now Rogue Group has been given its official, Disney-era origin, and it’s gotten a major connection to the new Star Wars movies…

J.J. Abrams Marks the Start of Episode IX Filming With Cryptic Teases and a Tribute to Carrie Fisher J.J. Abrams Marks the Start of Episode IX Filming With Cryptic Teases and a Tribute to Carrie Fisher

Are you ready for another year of wild, scurrilous Star Wars speculation? Well, even if you’re not, you’re gonna get it anyway. Episode IX has just begun filming, and returning director J.J. Abrams has already started dropping sneaky glimpses.

The Star Wars Rebels Season 4 Blu-ray Is a Fitting Tribute to the Series and Franchise  The Star Wars Rebels Season 4 Blu-ray Is a Fitting Tribute to the Series and Franchise 

If the Star Wars Rebels season 4 Blu-ray was only 15 minutes long, it would still be worth the purchase. That’s because the release (which has about seven hours of content, don’t worry) includes an incredible 15-minute featurette called “Forces of Rebellion,” which is just series executive producer Dave Filoni talking…

Topher Grace Made a 2-Hour Cut of The Hobbit Trilogy, and the World Deserves to See It Topher Grace Made a 2-Hour Cut of The Hobbit Trilogy, and the World Deserves to See It

Actor Topher Grace, otherwise known as that guy who’s not playing Venom anymore, has an interesting hobby of editing down giant trilogies into single feature-length movies. His latest masterpiece is Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit, so it looks like Warner Bros. has a new hashtag to contend with: #ReleaseTheGraceCut.

Staircases in Space: Why Are Places in Science Fiction Not Wheelchair-Accessible? Staircases in Space: Why Are Places in Science Fiction Not Wheelchair-Accessible?

Space, as we all know, is the final frontier. It’s the star-spangled playground in which our imaginations run amok, and the setting for stories that made us fall in love with sci-fi. Some of us spent hours pretending we were the Doctor’s companions, helping him find Gallifrey from the TARDIS. Some of us imagined the …

Everything We Know About the Untold Stories of The Clone Wars Everything We Know About the Untold Stories of The Clone Wars

Saved, the Clone Wars are! The shocking news from Comic-Con that the beloved animated series would return for 12 final episodes means Clone Wars has a chance to truly finish on its own terms. But in the five years since the show came to its end, we’ve learned about a lot of stories the show had planned on telling, but…

Mark Hamill Shares His Feelings on His First Star Wars Movie Without Carrie Fisher Mark Hamill Shares His Feelings on His First Star Wars Movie Without Carrie Fisher

Star Wars fans collectively wiped tears from their eyes last week after learning that Carrie Fisher would indeed appear in J.J. Abrams’ Episode IX. Mark Hamill and Fisher’s family have weighed in on the news...and if you’ll excuse me, I may have something in my eye again.

This Star Wars Rebels Blu-ray Clip Celebrates Hera and Kanan's Powerful Relationship This Star Wars Rebels Blu-ray Clip Celebrates Hera and Kanan's Powerful Relationship

The final season of Star Wars Rebels hits Blu-ray Tuesday and with it, of course, will be a nice selection of special features. io9 is excited to debut this lovely clip from the set, which focuses on Hera and Kanan. Specifically, the course of their relationship during the animated series.

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