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Disney to Create Separate Streaming Service for Marvel & Star Wars?

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UPDATE: Earlier this week, Disney revealed that they’d be removing their content from Netflix. However, there’s more to the story. Apparently, they are thinking keeping their own content split up, with separate streaming services for Marvel and Star Wars content. According to Disney CEO Bob Iger, there isn’t a ton of overlap between Disney fans and that other content. For example, kids …

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Disney Ditches Netflix in Favor of Own Streaming Service

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Disney has established itself as one of the biggest cultural institutions around. However, their decision to say sayonara to Netflix sounds like one of Disney’s less wise decisions. There are a lot of television streaming services out there right now, including Amazon Prime and HBO Go. But if viewers had to choose just one to subscribe to, it would be …

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Disney Ditches ‘Han Solo’ Directors in Favor of Ron Howard

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There’s trouble aboard the Millennium Falcon. The much hyped Star Wars anthology film centering around a young Han Solo isn’t going as smoothly as hoped. News that the flick had lost its directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller crept onto the internet yesterday. Now, however, Ron Howard has stepped in to take the helm. Phil Lord and Chris Miller had already …

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New Han Solo Anthology Characters Revealed for Star Wars Day

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UPDATE: The Han Solo anthology film continues to grow! Not long ago, we found out about many of the actors joining the roster. Now, we know some of the actual character names as well. Sure, we don’t exactly know what these names mean. But more and more information is sure to come out, so we might as well get familiar …

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Star Wars: Episode IX Gets Sooner than Expected Release Date

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It’s official: Star Wars: Episode IX has a release date! Disney announced a bunch of release dates for their upcoming films, but naturally the one everyone is most excited for is the upcoming Star Wars. We have a while to wait, but here’s the big day: May 24, 2019! Yes, it’s a long ways away, but it’s still coming before the expected December …

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UPDATE: Carrie Fisher Will NOT Appear in Star Wars: Episode IX

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UPDATE: Some recent comments from Carrie Fisher‘s family indicated that the late star would still be appearing in Star Wars: Episode IX. However, that’s apparently not the case. The Star Wars Celebration took place over the weekend. There were lots of big revelations, especially because the trailer for The Last Jedi just debuted. However, a few fans wound up a little …

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Carrie Fisher Footage Made it’s Way to Star Wars: Episode 9

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There’s no denying that Star Wars is incredibly iconic. Unfortunately, last year we lost one of the wonderful actors who brought the story to life. Carrie Fisher, who played Princess Leia in the films, passed away in December of 2016. However, she is still going to appear in the upcoming Star Wars: Episode 9. After Fisher passed away, her daughter Billie …

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Michael K. Williams Joins ‘Star Wars’ Han Solo Cast in Mystery Role

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Anticipation is growing for the new Han Solo movie. The Star Wars spin-off seems to have more exciting news to share every day. The latest update is that Michael K. Williams is joining the already incredible cast. Williams is most known for his roles in 12 Years a Slave, Boardwalk Empire and his recent series Hap and Leonard. Like most of the news about …

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The Hype for ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Begins

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We’re just over a month away from the premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and that means it’s time to wallow in all the incredible promotional materials coming out. First up, there’s a new thirty-second TV spot titled “Together.” Though there isn’t a ton of new footage that wasn’t already visible in the full-length trailers for Rogue One, there are some …

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Punch It! Donald Glover Joins Han Solo Spin-Off as Lando Calrissian

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A long time ago in a galaxy far far away, there was a Star Wars character named Lando Calrissian. Well, it wasn’t that long ago. He appeared first in Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back in 1980. Now Lando is making a comeback, and Donald Glover will have the honors of playing him. Disney and Lucasfilm have teamed …

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