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James Earl Jones Officially Retiring from Darth Vader Role?

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Actor James Earl Jones has been the intimidating voice behind Star Wars’ Darth Vader, arguably one of the greatest cinematic villains in Hollywood history, since the Sith Lord was first introduced to audiences in 1977, and it now appears that he is taking steps to both retire and preserve his place in the role. According to Vanity Fair, the 91-year-old signed a very ...

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Hayden Christensen Explains the Physical Challenges of Playing Darth Vader

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On the D23 podcast, one of the most famous actors from the Star Wars franchise spoke about his love of Disney (FYI, he and Lightyear actor Chris Evans share a favorite Disney movie!), his daughter Briar Rose’s connection with the Disney princess Briar Rose, and his experience switching from Anakin Skywalker costumes to the iconic but uncomfortable Darth Vader costume in the new ...

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Finale: An Unfulfilling Conclusion to a Poorly Written Story

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Overall Fanatic Score: 7/10 Warning: The following contains spoilers! Second Warning Third Warning Welp. The final chapter of the most anticipated and most disappointing Disney+ original addition of the Skywalker Saga is finally here. After watching it myself, completing the promise I made in my first review of the series, I am anything but fulfilled. And if this conclusion delivers me ...

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Date Set for Star Wars Character Experiences’ Return to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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The Force is getting stronger once again at the Walt Disney World Resort. After being shuttered for over a year, beloved character experiences are finally returning to the Star Wars Launch Bay at Disney’s Hollywood Studios! According to Disney Parks Blog, Over at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Star Wars Launch Bay returns July 17! A celebration of the legendary space saga, ...

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Part V Made Me Laugh When I Should’ve Cried, Worst *SPOILER* Scene in the Saga

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Fanatic Overall Score: 4.5/10 Warning: Contains Spoilers Second Warning Third Warning Just when I thought this straight-to-streaming installment of the Skywalker Saga could not get any more disappointing, a new episode came along to prove me wrong. Part V of Star Wars’ Obi-Wan Kenobi dropped on Disney+ on Wednesday, June 15, and with it, one of the weakest deliveries yet. After four ...

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Part IV: Terrible Execution of a Crucial Part of the Story

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Overall Fanatic Rating: 4.5/10 Warning: This Review Contains Spoilers Second Warning Third Warning Part IV of the Disney+ Original Star Wars Series Obi-Wan Kenobi dropped on Wednesday, June 8, and as we review this episode, dear readers, let’s talk about the difference between an idea and its execution. We are now 2/3 of the way through one of the most anticipated (and, ...

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Part III: Better, The Force is Getting Stronger

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Fanatic Overall Score: 7/10 WARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS SPOILERS SECOND WARNING THIRD WARNING Wednesday, June 1, saw the release of the third episode of Disney+’s limited series, Obi-Wan Kenobi. Last Friday, I wrote an admittedly scathing review of the show’s double-episode premiere, but I made it clear that I would continue watching the show in its entirety. I stand by my ...

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Update: New Trailer Released, More Info Revealed

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Star Wars fans are less than one month away from the double-episode launch of the highly-anticipated limited series Obi-Wan Kenobi, and as Disney and Lucasfilm with everyone, “May the Fourth be with you,” they also share some new information–including a new trailer. Check it out: The trailer gives fans the first indication that Kenobi and Owen Lars knew each other, and ...

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‘It Scared the **** Out of Me’: Ewan McGregor Talks Darth Vader’s Return

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Star Wars fans are just over one month away from the release of the highly-anticipated mini-series Obi-Wan Kenobi, and perhaps the most anticipated character–outside of the title one played by Ewan McGregor–is Darth Vader. It appears that Hayden Christensen–who brought Anakin Skywalker to life in the prequels and is returning to reprise his now-masked role–shed some light on what it was ...

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PHOTOS: A First Look at the Returning Obi-Wan Kenobi

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The man referred to by Entertainment Weekly as “everyone’s favorite bearded Jedi master”, Obi-Wan Kenobi, is back for his upcoming TV series on Disney+ — and a more detailed first look at the new and improved Obi-Wan in the upcoming Star Wars series has been released! Obi-Wan Kenobi is played by Scottish actor Ewan McGregor, just as he was in previous ...

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