The New Thrawn Novel Is Forcing Star Wars Wiki Writers to Work Overtime

Image: Thrawn cover from Star Wars Celebration special edition, Del Rey Thrawn, the most anticipated Star Wars book since Disney bought Lucasfilm and declared the old Expanded Universe novels to no longer be canon, is out today. And the things being introduced in it already have Wookiepedia entries. Full disclosure, I am only on page […]

Star Wars Is Poised to Re-Make One of the Expanded Universe’s Biggest Mistakes

Image: By Chris Scalf for The Essential Guide to Warfare (Del Rey) When Disney acquired Star Wars and Lucasfilm announced the all the stories of the Expanded Universe had been jettisoned, it seemed like a galaxy far, far away was getting a fresh start. But that hasn’t totally been true, as pieces of the EU […]

How Good Are the ‘Best’ Star Wars Books, Really? 

Image: Heir to the Empire cover by Rich Kelly (Lucasfilm/Del Rey) Next week, Timothy Zahn’s Thrawn, a book about the rise to power of everyone’s favorite grand admiral, will be released. I’ve never anticipated a Star Wars book more, and now seems like the right time to look back at the books that introduced him […]

Can You Figure Out Why Lucasfilm Hates This Photo of Luke Skywalker?

There’s nothing at first glance that would tell you why Lucasfilm refused to release this behind-the-scenes photo from A New Hope. But once you hear it, and put it together with George Lucas’ need to control details, it makes total sense. Yesterday, a fan account tweeted the above photo of Mark Hamill. And since Hamill’s […]

There Was Yet Another Ending Planned for Rogue One and It Was Absolutely Insane

Cassian Andor almost did something incredible in an alternate ending for Rogue One. All Images: Disney Here’s a hint: it involved carbon freezing. As we all know, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story went through innumerable iterations; some of them you saw in trailers and on the big screen, others never made it that far. […]

Here’s What the Original, Far Less Tragic Ending of Rogue One Would Have Been

Jyn and Cassian had a different fate in earlier versions of Rogue One. Image: Disney By now, it’s common knowledge that Rogue One does not end happily for any of the main characters. Sure, they accomplish their goal, and that goal makes many major things possible, but they never get to see the fruits of […]

This Video Seems to Show Alternate Death Scenes for Rogue One Characters 

A new video just came online that seems to show several Rogue One characters suffering a fate different than the one they have in the film. These are pretty big spoilers so, just in case… Okay, so Making Star Wars noticed that the below ABC News video about the making of K-2SO features on-set footage […]