Hot-Wheels Turned an X-Wing Into the Car of Your Dreams for Comic-Con

Don’t bother asking where or how you can buy one, because this is clearly a one-off creation for this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, which gets underway today. But Mattel and Hot Wheels have gone and created a full-size, drivable version of the X-Wing car that will be available as part of a limited edition set during the…

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Hot Wheels Can Charge Me Whatever It Wants For These TIE Fighter vs. X-Wing Cars

San Diego Comic-Con hasn’t gotten underway yet, but Mattel may have already won the show. Following the Spock 1964 Buick Riviera exclusive that will be available once Comic-Con starts, today Hot Wheels revealed a new Death Star trench run set featuring fantastic four-wheeled versions of TIE Fighters bearing down on an…

This Is The First Positive Identification Of A Known Droid In The Rogue One Trailer

As far as I’m concerned the entire Star Wars series is basically an elaborate vehicle to showcase a whole bunch of robots. Rogue One is no exception, though the droids do seem to be a bit less prominent in this trailer than has been the case for past movies. Even so, I’m still happy to announce there’s at least one…

Marine Turned Star Wars Villain Adam Driver Tries On A Bomb Suit In Kuwait

Star Wars: The Force Awakens star Adam Driver is no stranger to the military, having enlisted in the Marine Corps before finding great success as an actor. During a trip to Kuwait, Kylo Ren himself got a chance to don one of Explosive Ordnance Disposal’s iconic bomb suits in the desert heat and get a first hand look…

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Can We Talk For A Minute About How Star Wars Podracing Was Absolutely Horrible? 

We’ve all seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens now, right? I mean, aside from our dipshitty friends who like to remind us, smugly, they never cared about Star Wars. The movie provided a pretty rich look back into the Star Wars universe, full of familiar places and objects and ideas. But there was one glaring omission:…

The Force Awakens Actor Was A Marine Before Picking Up A Lightsaber And Becoming Kylo Ren

Adam Driver, until recently best known for his work on the HBO hit series Girls, was a U.S. Marine before becoming an actor and eventually becoming The Force Awakens primary villain, the masked Kylo Ren. He briefly recounted this crazy journey on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last week.