Star Wars writers “started over” on script after death of Carrie Fisher

One of the biggest questions facing the production of Star Wars: Episode IX has been answered. Carrie Fisher, who played the iconic Leia Organa, will not be seen in the closing episode of the modern Star Wars trilogy. According to Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, the production of Episode IX essentially went back to square one. Fisher passed away following the filming of all...
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May 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Star Wars celebration honors Carrie Fisher, announces animated shorts about women

This week in Orlando, the Star Wars Celebration is taking place, celebrating 40 year anniversary of the first movie’s release in 1977. With this being the first year celebrating the franchise’s birthday without Carrie Fisher, Star Wars and Disney honored Fisher in two beautiful ways. First off, a video was introduced by Fisher’s daughter Billie Lourd to honor her mother...
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April 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Disney is already negotiating with Carrie Fisher’s estate for future CGI Leia appearances in Star Wars

While Carrie Fisher passed away last month, Princess Leia’s character could continue on in the Star Wars franchise. The Walt Disney Company is negotiated with Fisher’s estate “over her continued appearance” in films, according to BBC Newsnight. Through CGI, Star Wars already brought Peter Cushing back from the dead to reprise his role as Grand Moff Tarkin and a young...
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January 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Carrie Fisher’s ashes stored in a giant prozac pill (photo)

Carrie Fisher passed away late last month after suffering a heart attack, but she even recently managed to inject some dry humor into the traumatic event. Fisher’s death saddened many, as the Star Wars star was an iconic actress and was a big reason the franchise was so successful. On Friday, though, she managed to generate a few laughs, even after her passing, as it was revealed...
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January 06, 2017  |  Discuss

A toast of our red Solo Cup for the man who invented it

Robert Leo Hulseman passed away last week, but the plastic boozing vessel he gifted to mankind will live on as a fixture of Rebel athletics culture. 2016 has felled many a great name. Prince. David Bowie. Carrie Fisher. And now, tragically, Robert Leo Hulseman, the inventor of the red Solo Cup. He passed away on Dec. 21, 2016 at the sprightly age of 91. As the namesake for this very...
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December 30, 2016

WATCH: 194: Lydia Cornell on Carey Fisher, George Michael & all the lost stars of 2016

The virtual lounge is open and Ty and Nick welcome old friend Lydia Cornell inside for an hour of fun.  On this edition of Beats and Eats the former "Too Close For Comfort" star discusses what's new in her life as well as the recent passing of pop culture icons Carrie Fisher, George Michael, and Alan Thicke.  Cornell talks about her relationship with both Thicke and Fisher in detail...
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December 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Mariners Moose Tracks, 12/28/16: ZiPS Teaser, 2016 Greatest Moments, and Carrie Fisher

Hump DAAAAAAAAY Good morning everyone! I hope your week is going well so far. Hey, did you know Milennials don’t know what fabric softener is? I am among this group of individuals. Although I know what it is, I don’t use it. I was having an argument about it with someone yesterday, who insisted it was a must-use. As a struggling college student, I’m always looking to save...
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December 28, 2016

The Cheat Sheet: Rex Ryan is gone, bowl season rolls along, RIP Carrie Fisher

The week between Christmas and New Year’s is always kind of a weird one, almost like a calendar-imposed purgatory. You’re recovering from one holiday while prepping for another. Enough people are on vacation that even if you’re working it feels low-stress. Meanwhile, everyone is talking like the current year is over, even when there are a few days left. As far as sports go...
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December 28, 2016  |  Discuss

SEIZE HIM! The Gammonites, secure in self-righteousness, are marching with torches on A-Rod

Hollywood loves to invent new, excruciating ways to die. My fave was in the Star Wars sequel, when Jabba the Hut tried to throw Luke and Carrie Fisher into a pit, to be digested alive over the next thousand years. Ouch. Still, I can think of one worse way to go.Death by media.Yep, you're killed by a billion paragraphs, byte to byte, for as long as people will click onto your link...
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Disney Announces Cast for 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

The cast of Star Wars: Episode VII has finally been announced. Fans have waited anxiously to find out who will join original cast members Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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