JJ Abrams is really sorry that Leia and Chewie didn't hug

2016-03-10 19:00

JJ Abrams is sorry General Leia and Chewbacca didn't "hug" in Star Wars: The Force Awakens following the death of Han Solo.

Star Wars makes global sales history

2016-02-08 11:03

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has soared to the $2bn mark in global ticket sales, Disney announced.

Star Wars takes the title of top-grossing movie from Avatar!

2016-01-07 09:06

Star Wars: The Force Awakens soared past Avatar to become the top-grossing movie of all time.

Star Wars still number 1 at the box office!

2016-01-04 10:10

Star Wars: The Force Awakens marched confidently into the new year, raking in an additional $88.3m over the New Year's weekend.

Star Wars named Entertainer of the Year

2015-12-26 11:00

The Associated Press has named Star Wars top entertainer of 2015, beating Amy Schumer and Adele.

Critics' Choice add Force Awakens as best picture nominee

2015-12-23 18:00

Critics' Choice Awards add The Force Awakens as an 11th best picture nominee.

Star Wars fans in Haiti can't watch the new movie

2015-12-22 17:00

Without a single functioning movie theatre in their country, Haitians have been feeling left out in recent days.

John Boyega surprises Star Wars fans!

2015-12-21 14:18

John Boyega surprised Star Wars fans by showing up at screenings of The Force Awakens.

Here's how Star Wars became a pop-culture fixation!

2015-12-20 16:00

Funny robots, wacky hair and light sabers: 10 ways Star Wars became a pop-culture fixation

Force may be with Obama, too

2015-12-17 14:29

Sure, you may be the president of the United States. But that doesn't mean the Force can't be with you too.


Star Wars fans can look forward to 10 more films

2016-03-07 22:00

Disney are reportedly in talks for 10 Star Wars movies, another five for after the current scheduled quintet of films in the franchise up to 2020.

Star Wars tops Leonardo DiCaprio to stay number 1 at the box office!

2016-01-11 11:07

Star Wars stays number 1 at North American box office for fourth week, beats The Revenant.

George Lucas apologises for calling Disney 'white slavers'

2016-01-04 13:42

George Lucas has apologised for criticising Disney's handling of Star Wars and saying he had sold his characters to "white slavers".

Why do fans love Star Wars?

2016-01-02 07:30

After a decade, Star Wars has returned to the world’s silver screens in the form of The Force Awakens.What propelled this film franchise to its cult status? finweek investigates.

Star Wars awakens a cinema revival!

2015-12-23 20:00

Shattering box office records, the latest instalment of Star Wars has stoked the film industry.

Star Wars fan jailed after threatening friend who revealed a spoiler

2015-12-23 14:56

A Montana man was charged with threatening to shoot a boy for sharing information about a subplot of the new Star Wars movie.

Did you know Daniel Craig is in the new Star Wars?!

2015-12-21 17:00

Daniel Craig much rumoured cameo role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens has apparently been confirmed.

Star Wars blasts opening weekend record!

2015-12-21 08:01

Star Wars: The Force Awakens brought in a galactic $238m over the weekend at the box office.

Force Awakens opens with $14.1m in 12 international markets

2015-12-18 10:17

The global rollout of Star Wars: The Force Awakens is already breaking records abroad.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens sets new SA box office record!

2015-12-17 14:11

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has broken the record for the biggest opening in South African box office history.

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