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The Lion King on Broadway Inspires New Instagram Filter—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Simba-fy Your Instagram Stories with New Disney’s The Lion King Filter
Looking for a cool new way to spruce up all those Instagram stories you’ve been creating lately? (C’mon, don’t be shy; we like to give ourselves some dog ears or neon-colored glasses too.) Then look no further than a brand-new filter, courtesy our pals at Disney…

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Cast Jumps at Lightspeed Around the World

By Savannah Salazar

An epic conclusion deserves an epic celebration. Recently, the cast and crew of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker traveled around the world in honor of the highly anticipated end to the Skywalker saga, so we’ve put together a collection of some out-of-this-galaxy moments from their travels. The force is strong with these The Rise of Skywalker…

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8 Most Memorable Moments of the Star Wars Saga So Far

By Tim Lammers

More than 42 years after writer/director George Lucas took us on his first momentous trip to a galaxy far, far away with the first film in his Star Wars saga, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is finally here. Each film—from the classic trilogy and prequel trilogy to episodes 7 and 8—has had its share of defining cinematic moments, which all told…

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Punch It! Meet the New Characters of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

By Savannah Salazar

When it comes to Star Wars, there’s a lot to love—from unforgettable moments and locations to beautiful music, and, of course, a roster of the most lovable characters in the galaxy. With Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker coming to theaters soon, that list is about to grow, so we’ve put together a guide to the new characters in a galaxy far,…

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Billy Dee Williams Teases Lando’s Return in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

By Zach Johnson

Everything you’ve heard about Lando Calrissian is true—just ask Billy Dee Williams, who reprises his role in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. The final episode of the seminal Skywalker Saga marks his first onscreen appearance as the character since 1983’s Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. According to Williams, it was “a lot of fun” to pilot…

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Inside the Making of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

By Zach Johnson

When JJ Abrams called up Chris Terrio and asked him to co-write the script for what would become Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (in theaters Friday), Terrio was excited, honored… and terrified. Saying yes meant he would not only be tying up the sequel trilogy, which began with 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but he would also be ending the…

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Black Widow Teaser Trailer Spins Thrilling Web—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Several exciting new trailers from anticipated Disney films, and a first look at Frozen the Musical’s North American tour… See more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Marvel Studios’ Black Widow Teaser Trailer Debuts!
We’re not afraid to admit we’ve been waiting for this trailer for a while……

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Every Star Wars Thing to Watch on Disney+ to Prepare for Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker, Explained

By Jocelyn Buhlman

It’s that time of year again—shop windows overflowing with action figures, people everywhere cozying up in their Star Wars spirit jerseys, the charming sounds of lightsabers buzzing and orchestral fanfares blasting… If you’re a fan of the Star Wars saga, this is your moment to shine. We’re sure you’ve already started planning your…

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