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Mark Hamill gets us crying again with his touching Carrie Fisher tweet

Image: Araya Diaz/Getty Images for The Midnight Mission Carrie Fisher has one, last ride to take in a galaxy far, far away and her big screen bro, Mark Hamill, is just as broken up about it as the rest of us. Star Wars fans the world over greeted Friday’s news that Fisher would have a role in Episode IX with wistful excitement. We’re all jazzed to see Leia Organa one last time, but many fans are also still coming to terms with Fisher’s unexpected death at the tail end of…

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Carrie Fisher has one last role to play in Star Wars. Her fans couldn’t be happier.

**sobbing uncontrollably**Image: lucasfilms Help us, Carrie Fisher. You’re our only hope. The recent cast announcement for Star Wars Episode IX contained a wonderful surprise: Carrie Fisher will reprise her role as Princess-turned-General Leia Organa one last time, despite the fact that she died in 2016. Fans are weeping in both mourning and celebration at the prospect of once again seeing the legend who made “Princess” synonymous with “unstoppable badass.” SEE ALSO: See the emotional Carrie Fisher tribute from Star Wars Celebration Director J.J. Abrams made it clear that Fisher’s reappearance,…

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In honor of ‘Solo’ hitting theaters, we talked about what makes Star Wars so magical

Jyn, Rey, Leia: Proven box office smashes.Image: lucasfilm/disney Spoiler alert: This post contains a key detail from Solo: A Star Wars Story.  We’re now in the second weekend of the first Star Wars movie since 2005 to feature a male lead. And we still don’t know whether it will turn a profit — unlike the prior three movies of the Disney-Lucasfilm era, all of which had female leads.   The question is, will the Mouse House take a hint? To be sure, Solo‘s financial woes have little to do with…

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Interview with Alden Ehrenreich interrupted by OG Han Solo Harrison Ford

Alden Ehrenreich, the new Han Solo, was visited by the original Han Solo during an interview.Image: Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm The original Han Solo gets to crash whatever interview he wants. Alden Ehrenreich, the titular star of Solo: A Star Wars Story, was in the middle of an interview with Entertainment Tonight when a door opened behind Ehrenreich and in walked the OG Solo himself, Harrison Ford, along with Solo director Ron Howard. SEE ALSO: The first reactions to ‘Solo’: A Star Wars Story’ are here “You’re shitting me,” Ehrenreich said after…

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The new ‘Solo’ trailer has arrived got a good feeling about it?

We’ve got a good feeling about this — or at least, Han Solo does. You may have forgotten that Solo: A Star Wars Story is out next month, since Disney and Lucasfilm haven’t done all that much marketing for the spin-off film since its first trailer dropped after the Super Bowl in February. SEE ALSO: ‘Solo’ trailer breakdown: Why we have a bad feeling about this Star Wars spin-off But that changed Sunday, when a new Solo trailer arrived during American Idol on Disney-owned ABC.  The trailer focuses on the…

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Flyover video reveals jaw-dropping Star Wars park construction

Construction has started on Disney’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge theme park and the first videos of its progress look amazing. What did the worlds we love in that faraway galaxy look like before they came into our lives, fully formed?  SEE ALSO: John Williams says 10 ‘Star Wars’ movies is ‘quite enough for me’ If the constructed land looks unfamiliar – as does the concept art at the end – it’s because this isn’t anywhere we’ve been before. Disney revealed that this park is going to look like a planet…

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Carrie Fisher brought her own wit, humor to her final Star Wars appearance

Carrie Fisher and director Rian Johnson.Image: lucasfilm Carrie Fisher did more than reprise her role as General Leia Organa in the newest installment of the Star Wars franchise. Before her death at age 60 last year, she brought her own wit and humor with her into The Last Jedi — and director Rian Johnson was all about it. He included some one-liners that have that characteristic Fisher bite, which she wrote herself. SEE ALSO: Carrie Fisher’s dog loved ‘The Last Jedi’ and we’re crying In an interview with PEOPLE, Johnson…

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What did the first-ever ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ audience think of the movie?

Image: disney Cheers, chills, and Chewbacca, too. Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a movie of massive moments, jaw-dropping decisions, and megatons of involuntary audience participation. There is no fighting it: Every crowd — not just the first to see it — is going to devolve. Loudly. SEE ALSO: ‘The Last Jedi’ first premiere reactions are here and – you guessed it – the Force is strong “You guys are the first audience ever to see this,” director Rian Johnson said from the stage, where the entire cast — even…

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Star Wars fans, Rian Johnson knows what you want to see in his trilogy — and you’re not getting it

Rian Johnson on tour for his last Star Wars movie … until his Star Wars trilogy opens.Image: Liliana Ampudia Mendez/REX/Shutterstock Star Wars fans, Last Jedi director Rian Johnson has heard what you want as the subject of his upcoming trilogy of Star Wars movies. And he’s not buying it. He’s sympathetic. He loves the subject in question. But alas, that is definitively not what he’s going for. SEE ALSO: What do Star Wars fans want from Rian Johnson? More prequels! The subject? The Old Republic, that time period in the…

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Disney tried to hide the Millennium Falcon, but someone found it on Google Maps

You may be able to hide from people on the ground, but Google Maps sees all. The movie industry tries its best to keep things under wraps until the big premiere, especially with a massive franchise like Star Wars, but with never-ending leaks and sneaky paparazzi, that can be a difficult task.  SEE ALSO: 17 Illicit Acts Caught on Google Street View In an attempt to shield the beloved Millennium Falcon from peering eyes on the M3, it appears that Disney used a bunch of shipping containers located across the…

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These Star Wars POWERbot vacuums talk and play music while cleaning your floors

These Star Wars POWERbot vacuums by Samsung are available for pre-order starting Oct. 10.Image: Samsung Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. For anyone who’s ever dreamed about using The Force to clean their house, here’s some exciting news. Samsung has just released a pair of Star Wars POWERbot™ vacuums that are available for pre-order starting Oct. 10. SEE ALSO: This $10 wireless mouse only needs to be charged once every three months The Star Wars vacuums come in both…

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