The ghost of a certain puppet might be popping up again in Star Wars: Episode IX

According to The New York Daily News’ unnamed sources, Yoda might be appearing in the next Star Wars movie as a new mentor for Rey. Supposedly, he will show up “as a ghost” in a scene where he “acknowledges Rey’s success and growth as a Jedi.” That’s not a particularly shocking rumor, since Yoda materialized on Porg…

Paramount is reportedly "not happy" about J.J. Abrams leaving to make another Star Wars movie

Paramount is having a pretty crummy 2017; this year’s Transformers movie, The Last Knight, was the franchise’s lowest-performing entry to date, and the company’s schedule has been dotted with bombs like Ghost In The Shell and Mother!, the latter of which managed to be exactly as audience-alienating as Darren Aronofsky…

Carrie Fisher’s brother says she’ll appear in Star Wars: Episode IX

Carrie Fisher’s brother, Todd Fisher, has given permission for footage of the beloved actress to appear in Star Wars: Episode IX. Fisher—who died last December, after finishing filming on the franchise’s eighth installment, The Last Jedi—apparently recorded at least some material for the series’ ninth, which is being …

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It’s Rumor Time: Lucasfilm is supposedly securing the rights for a CG Carrie Fisher

Last week, we reported that Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy and Star Wars: Episode IX director Colin Trevorrow had met to discuss what the series’ future would look like without Carrie Fisher. The key discussion point was supposedly whether or not they should completely rewrite Episode IX to account for Fisher and Leia’s…

Colin Trevorrow says the petition for George Lucas to direct Star Wars: Episode IX is “funny”

One of the most wonderful things about the internet is that you can find all sorts of people on it. Sure, a lot of them are just looking for weird porn, but the ones who aren’t are just as fascinating. Case in point: More than 21,300 people have signed an online petition asking Disney to let George Lucas come back and…

If you could change one thing about Star Wars, what would it be?

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d…