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  • Secrets behind the long lost 'Star Wars' Saturday morning cartoon shows 'Droids' and 'Ewoks' revealed

    A look back at the first "Star Wars" cartoons that launched 35 years ago —and where you can find them today.

  • The It List: Jerry Seinfeld's back with his first comedy special in 22 years, Disney+ celebrates May the 4th, 'Gladiator' turns 20 and the best in pop culture the week of May 4, 2020

    During the coronavirus pandemic, when most of us are staying at home, we’re going to spotlight products that you can enjoy from your couch, whether solo or in small groups, and leave out the rest. With that in mind, here are our picks for May 4-10, including the best deals we could find for each.

  • ‘Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker’ to Begin Streaming on Disney+ on May 4th

    “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” will begin streaming two months early on Disney+ in honor of “May the 4th,” a.k.a. “Star Wars Day,” Disney announced Monday.The final chapter in the Skywalker saga joins Disney+’s previously announced May the 4th offerings, which includes the launch of a making-of docuseries for “The Mandalorian” (titled “Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian”), and the series finale of “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.”With the addition of “Rise of Skywalker” to Disney+ on May 4 (May 5 in the Netherlands, due to the Memorial Day holiday), fans will be able to stream the complete nine-part Skywalker saga all in one place for the first time ever, along with other “Star Wars” movies and TV series including, “The Mandalorian,” “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” and “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.”Also Read: 'Star Wars' Series in the Works at Disney+ From 'Russian Doll' Co-Creator Leslye HeadlandPer the streaming service, “In addition to new content offerings, Disney+ will also honor the artistry of Star Wars with a week-long concept art takeover on the service. Like a commemorative gallery, each film and series’ artwork will be updated on May 4th to feature its original concept paintings. From ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’ to ‘The Mandalorian,’ the updated art will feature work from celebrated artists such as the legendary Ralph McQuarrie and Academy Award-winning artist, author, and production designer, Doug Chiang. On the Disney+ home screen, the animated ‘Star Wars’ brand tile, viewable on web and connected TV devices, gets upgraded with a new animation that honors the signature hyperspace jump.”Directed by J.J. Abrams, “The Rise of Skywalker” stars Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Domhnall Gleeson, Richard E. Grant, Lupita Nyong’o, Keri Russell, Joonas Suotamo, Kelly Marie Tran, Ian McDiarmid and Billy Dee Williams.The film is produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Abrams and Michelle Rejwan. Callum Greene, Tommy Gormley and Jason McGatlin serve as executive producers. The screenplay was written by Chris Terrio and Abrams and the story is by Derek Connolly and Colin Trevorrow and Abrams and Terrio, based on characters created by George Lucas.Read original story ‘Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker’ to Begin Streaming on Disney+ on May 4th At TheWrap

  • Baby Yoda's Secrets Revealed? Mandalorian Docuseries Set on Disney+

    This is the way…. to learn more about The Mandalorian. Disney+ has announced that on Star Wars Day aka May 4 (as in "May the Fourth be with you"), it will premiere Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian, an eight-episode docuseries in which executive producer Jon Favreau invites the cast and crew to share an unprecedented look […]

  • 5 crazy but true fun facts about disco 'Star Wars' — your new May the Fourth soundtrack

    One of the strangest "Star Wars" relics of the 1970s was Meco's instrumental recording, which became a pop-culture phenomenon.

  • May the Fourth: How 'Star Wars' has changed fans' lives forever

    For many Force fanatics, "Star Wars" isn't about movies or games or toys, but is a way of life.

  • California Officially Declared May 4 'Star Wars Day' — Then Yoda Appeared

    The force is strong with the Golden State

  • The Force Is Strong With Them: Celebs in 'Star Wars' Looks

    On May 4, Star Wars Day, check out pics of Julia Roberts, Snoop Dogg, Pamela Anderson, and many more who are seriously into the film franchise.

  • 5 things to know this a.m.

    Kick off Star Wars Day with the latest pop culture headlines, including Gigi Hadid's apology, Heathrow's nod to "May the 4th be with you," and Kanye West's new woes.

  • Watch 'Star Wars' Cast 'Sing' Smash Mouth Hit in 'Tonight Show' Mash-Up Video

    Jimmy Fallon fulfilled fan's wish in honor of the annual 'May the 4th' Star Wars Day celebration, sync-ing dialogue from saga to 'All Star' by Smash Mouth

  • Darth Vader Costume Leads to Wisconsin High School Evacuation on Star Wars Day

    "We believe it was an innocent mistake right now," a police spokesman says of incident where concerned observer saw 'Vader' phoned in possible safety risk

  • 'Star Wars': TBS to Air First Six Original Movies on May 4

    May the Fourth be with you. Turner’s TBS will air all six original <em>Star Wars</em> movies on Thursday, May 4, a date known around the world as Star Wars Day. The six Lucasfilm classics will run in order, back-to-back, with limited commercial interruptions over 16+ hours. The marathon kicks off at 6:40 AM (ET/PT) with <em>Star Wars: The Phantom Menace</em> and closes with an 8:15 PM telecast of <em> Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. </em>You can watch a promo above. The marathon follows a mega domesti…

  • Watch the Obamas Throw a 'Star Wars' Dance Party (Video)

    Apparently, there is a power in the universe that can unite the Dark Side with the Light. And it’s Bruno Mars’ megahit “Uptown Funk.”

  • The Force Is Strong With Them: Celebrities in ‘Star Wars’ Looks

    Not so long ago, in a galaxy not at all far away, many celebs let it be known that they too are fans of the blockbuster Star Wars movies. On Star Wars Day, check out pics of Julia Roberts, Snoop Dogg, Pamela Anderson, and many more who are seriously into the film franchise.