"The Empire Strikes Back" at 40: How the sequel launched "Star Wars" into the future

"The Empire Strikes Back" hit theaters forty years ago, on May 21, 1980. And no Jedi mind tricks are needed to make the case that without the groundwork laid by one of the best sequels ever, "Star Wars" wouldn't be the force that it is now......»»

Category: topSource: tmzMay 21st, 2020

Harrison Ford: This ‘Empire’ May Never Fall

This week marked the 34-year anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back's release. (Or, for those of you who strictly adhere to revisionist history, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back.) As sequels go, it remains one of the best, adding iconic c.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodoutbreakMay 22nd, 2014

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Is the Title for Star Wars: Episode VIII

Star Wars fans get excited! The highly anticipated follow-up to Star Wars: The Force Awakens has received an official title and release date. Star Wars: Episode VIII is titled Star Wars:........»»

Category: topSource: tmzJan 23rd, 2017

Ciara Sees No Future With Future (Get It? Fuck Yeah I’m on A Roll)

Ciara spun the rapper wheel of sperm and got knocked up by Future, who proceeded to fuck around on her because he’s a rapper and his name is Future. With their baby, also named Future, just three months old, Ciara has told Future to take a hike bec.....»»

Category: topSource: wwtddAug 13th, 2014

Carrie Fisher Was Developing "Wishful Drinking" Sequel Before She Went Into Cardiac Arrest

The actress had cleverly titled the play 'Wishful Drinking Strikes Back: From Star Wars to, uh Star Wars!'.....»»

Category: topSource: etonlineDec 28th, 2016

Luke Skywalker"s "Star Wars" prop gun set for auction

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A rare "Star Wars" prop piece, Luke Skywalker's DL-44 blaster used in the 1980 film "The Empire Strikes Back", is up for sale at auction with a minimum bid of $200,000......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 23rd, 2016

RIP Boba Fett: Actor behind Star Wars badass dies at 95

THE ACTOR who voiced Star Wars badass Boba Fett in The Empire Strikes Back has passed away......»»

Category: tvSource: dailystarJan 3rd, 2016

Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Reawakens The Classic Series

The original Star Wars film was the movie of a generation for many a young moviegoer in the '70s and the sequels Return of the Jedi and the Empire Strikes Back did nothing to tarnish the legacy. As adults, we've passed our love for the original trilogy do.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodoutbreakDec 16th, 2015

Star Wars lands in London in latest Secret Cinema world

It's not a long time ago and it's certainly not in a galaxy far, far away, but Star Wars is in London as the Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back gets the Secret Cinema treatment - a real world mock up of some of the most famous scenes from the franchise, m.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 20th, 2015

Lucasfilm Debuts "Empire Strikes Back Uncut," Announces New "Star Wars" Fan Film Contest

More than 400 fans recreate the second 'Star Wars' movie onlineread more.....»»

Category: moviesSource: hollywoodreporterOct 13th, 2014

Throwback Thursday - How Not To Present Star Wars Themed Underwear For Children

The year is 1980. The Empire Strikes Back is in theaters and Star Wars fever is running wild. Recently rising to popularity is a brand of underwear called Underoos which operate under a simple........»»

Category: moviesSource: eonlineJan 28th, 2017

Adam Driver Compares ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ to ‘Empire Strikes Back’

“Star Wars: Episode VIII’s” script is still shrouded in mystery so even the smallest kernel of information goes a long way. Franchise star Adam Driver — aka Kylo Ren — dropped some clues about the film’s tone in an .....»»

Category: topSource: varietySep 14th, 2016

Wait, Is Empire Getting a Spinoff?! Get Scoop on Lee Daniels" New Girl Group Series

Empire's empire might be expanding. Empire co-creator Lee Daniels is set to work on another show about the music business for Fox, the network announced on Thursday at the 2015........»»

Category: topSource: eonlineAug 6th, 2015

U.K. Box Office: ‘Empire Strikes Back’ Returns to Top 10

The 'Star Wars' sequel made a dramatic return to the charts 35 years after its original release thanks to Secret Cinema's new immersive more.....»»

Category: boxofficeSource: hollywoodreporterJun 11th, 2015

Ciara Fires Back at Future with Photo of Baby Future after Seahawks Game (PHOTO)

Ciara tried hitting Future where it hurts after he showed up at her hubby's football game. She posted a pic of her and baby Future after the Seahawks lost to the Falcons 36-20.  As we reported, Future showed up at the game, close to the f.....»»

Category: topSource: tmzJan 15th, 2017

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Is the Title for Episode VIII

Star Wars fans get excited! The highly anticipated follow-up to Star Wars: The Force Awakens has received an official title and release date. Star Wars: Episode VIII is titled Star Wars:........»»

Category: break-upsSource: tmzJan 23rd, 2017

George Clooney Strikes Back At "Negligent", "Dangerous" Tabloid Story ... -

Contactmusic.comGeorge Clooney Strikes Back At "Negligent", "Dangerous" Tabloid Story ...Contactmusic.comGeorge Clooney has hit back at the Daily Mail for allegedly misrepresenting the attitude of his fiance's mother. The A-lister .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 1st, 2019

Did Back to the Future 2 predict the Cubs in the World Series?

Back in 1989, when Back to the Future came out, they predicted that the Chicago Cubs would sweep the World Series. Something that seemed really far fetched back then. Well, we are a week away from the Back to the Future 2 date and it looks like the Cubs c.....»»

Category: topSource: seriouslyomgOct 15th, 2015

Adam Driver Says "Star Wars: Episode VIII" Is Like "Empire Strikes Back" — But Not How You"d Expect

Writer-director Rian Johnson is "not dumbing anything down," says the more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterSep 14th, 2016

Exclusive: Designing the "Star Wars" LEGO Echo Base

LEGO designers discuss the "Assault on Hoth" set, featuring characters and vehicles from "The Empire Strikes Back."        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 14th, 2016

Exclusive: New "Star Wars" LEGO set relives "Empire Strikes Back"

Get cute building-block versions of Han, Luke and the Rebels' Echo Base this May.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 15th, 2016