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We live in a world, nay a galaxy, full of mash ups and because of that it was only a matter of time before someone combined Star Wars and French electronic mega-duo Daft Punk.

Luckily for us, that someone was inspired filmmaker Brian Curtin, who could create something super fun to watch.

It's a lot of walking and it takes a while before anything happens, but the pretty lights and the music are all top notch.

If you liked what you saw, Curtin supplies two additional videos for your dancing pleasure.

A behind the scenes featurette:



And a prequel to the Funk Awakens:

Via: io9
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Who would win in a fight: the Millennium Falcon, or the USS Enterprise?

A lot of these celebrities didn't know what they were being asked, but to be fair, I didn't know a lot of these celebrities, so ¯_(ツ)_/¯.

Worry not, professional huge nerd Adam Savage brings it home with some fantastic logic, though I for one assumed the Millennium Falcon would just run away and the fight would never happen.

FOX 29 News Philadelphia | WTXF-TV
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One Philadelphia father has had enough of over-sexualized toys in his Target!

Fred Hill, "furious" parent to two girls who seem to have been denied the joy of seeing Star Wars, complained to his local Fox News station about a Slave Leia figurine being sold at Target.



Hill feels the toy shouldn't be sold where children can see it, because, as he says, "I got two daughters I don't need seeing that. They're like dad why does this doll have a chain around its neck. I don't have any answers. I was just blown away looking at it."

Presumably this man hasn't been to a movie in the last forty years, and seems unaware that the toy comes from PG rated film Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. One of his daughters says the toy is "creepy," but when Fox contacted Target Headquarters about it, they said "We have not received any other guest complaints about this product. If the guest has a question we recommend they reach out directly to Target's guest relations team."

Welcome to parenting in 2015, y'all.



Update: The actress who played Princess Leia, Carrie Fisher, has responded to the 'controversy' saying,

Childhood ruined or childhood enhanced? You tell me! These cosplayers are taking crossover cosplay to new heights combining Disney Princesses with Slave Leia, who I suppose is technically a Disney Princess herself!

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Christopher Miller and Phil Lord of The LEGO Movie and 21 Jump Street fame are set to helm a Star Wars Anthology spinoff film all about Han Solo.  Solo's solo film has not yet been cast and the plot hasn't been revealed, but here's what Miller and Lord have to say about it:

This is the first film we’ve worked on that seems like a good idea to begin with. We promise to take risks, to give the audience a fresh experience, and we pledge ourselves to be faithful stewards of these characters who mean so much to us. This is a dream come true for us. And not the kind of dream where you’re late for work and all your clothes are made of pudding, but the kind of dream where you get to make a film with some of the greatest characters ever, in a film franchise you’ve loved since before you can remember having dreams at all.

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The Han Solo film is the third movie to be announced in the Star Wars Anthology trilogy. The other two will focus on the Rogue Squadron of fighter pilots, titled Rogue One, and on Boba Fett, the notorious bounty hunter who freezes Han Solo in carbonite. 

Meanwhile, the internet has started speculating about who will play the young smuggler:

(Ian Doescher)


(AshesArise)


(darth)

Who do you think should play Han Solo?

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