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Why Is ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Bombing in China?

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The newest Star Wars flick Rogue One may have smitten audiences in the United States, but its overseas opening in China has been lackluster at best. Rogue One: A Star Wars story had an astronomical opening domestically. On it’s opening day, it earned $71.1 million, and the totals for the first weekend exceeded $150 million. Now, it’s totaling about $838 million worldwide. Related: The 25 …

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Carrie Fisher, ‘Star Wars’ Actress, Dead at 60

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, actress Carrie Fisher helped transport viewers into a world of sci-fi and heroics with her portrayal of Princess Leia in Star Wars. Fans are remembering her most well-known performance as they mourn the death of Fisher, who passed away early this morning. Fisher had suffered a heart attack during a flight …

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Star Wars Swashbuckler ‘Rogue One’ Blasts into Earnings Top Spot

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No surprise which movie blasted its way to the top of the revenue lists over the weekend. Despite the publicity push for the Oscar-bound Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling musical La La Land, U.S. audiences went in droves to see the latest Star Wars swashbuckler Rogue One, the well-reviewed eighth movie in the series begun by George Lucas in 1977. Called …

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‘Rogue One’ Sets December Box Office Record with $155M

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If there’s one thing Disney could guarantee they’d get out of expanding the Star Wars franchise, it’s massive amounts of money. The weekend’s box office numbers for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story confirmed that idea with one of the biggest openings in history. Rogue One was just released on December 16, but it has already made more money than most films do over the …

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Han Solo Star Wars Spin-Off to Start Shooting in February

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Rogue One has just hit theaters, but the Star Wars franchise is already looking ahead. One of our favorite characters, Han Solo, may be absent from Rogue One, but luckily he’s got a solo movie coming up very soon. In fact, it’s going to start filming in just two months. The film, which is yet untitled, has been getting loads of hype …

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Movie Review: ‘Rogue One’ Indulges the Darker Side of Star Wars

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How does Rogue One: A Star Wars story stack up to the legendary Star Wars franchise? Find out by reading our movie review: Rogue One is the first Star Wars movie to open without the booming John Williams score or the expository text crawl. I braced for the silence of the credits to be obliterated by that familiar theme, but …

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Carrie Fisher & Harrison Ford Had an ‘INTENSE’ Affair During ‘Star Wars!’

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Everybody knows Princess Leia and Han Solo had the hots for each other, but it turns out their respective actors did, too. Carrie Fisher has recently revealed that she and co-star Harrison Ford were crushing hard on each other while filming the original Star Wars trilogy, and they weren’t afraid to act on their feelings. In an interview with People Magazine, Carrie …

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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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