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…

The Last Jedi answered a bunch of extremely nerdy questions about Star Wars' space combat

Just as The Simpsons’ Comic Book Guy inquired as to Itchy and Scratchy’s “magic xylophone,” so too have Star Wars fans sought to investigate the inconsistencies in the series’ space combat. Why must the Capital ships come so close to each other during combat? Why can TIE fighters fly through shields? How can a…

Laura Dern apparently couldn't stop saying "pew" when she fired her laser gun in The Last Jedi

By all accounts, actress Laura Dern is a goddamn professional, weathering questions and franchise-powered obsession from such diverse fandoms as Jurassic Park, Star Wars, and Twin Peaks with unwavering grace and charm. But even legendary resolve can only go so far, which is why we’re delighted, but not surprised, to…

Rey crashes a fish-nun party in this deleted scene from Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is jam-packed with funky creatures, like the crystal foxes, the divisive cat-horses, the milk monster, and those perfect little Porgs, but one creature we didn’t get to spend too much time with was the Lanai, Ahch-To’s caretakers. Better known as the “fish nuns,” we only see them briefly in…

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Rian Johnson had some real crazy ideas about who Rey's parents might be

J.J. Abrams left some big narrative holes for his predecessor, Rian Johnson, to fill when he shipped The Force Awakens off to theaters, questions like, “What’s up with Luke?” “Who is Snoke?” and “What’s the deal with Rey’s parents?” And while Johnson found satisfying answers for at least some of those queries—”Snoke…