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Video: Tommy Wiseau Meets Mark Hamill In ‘The Room’ / ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Mashup
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The Room's Tommy Wiseau Meets Mark Hamill In The Force Awakens

We’re nearing a year and a half now since Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released. The first spinoff movie, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has since come and gone, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi is on the way later this year.

But that doesn’t mean the internet is going to stop coming up with little gems to entertain us. A meme has made its way around the ‘net in which the man, the myth, the legend himself, Tommy Wiseau, drops his “Oh, hai Mark” line from his infamous anti-classic The Room on Mark Hamill in The Force Awakens.

Now someone has taken that meme a step further, by taking the clip of Wiseau out of The Room and superimposing him into the final scene of The Force Awakens. The result is, of course, perfect. You can check out the video below.

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Michael Fassbender Was Up For A Role In ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’
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Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs

As much as Star Wars: The Force Awakens could have had A-listers to lead the film, director J.J. Abrams chose a couple of unknowns. However, some of those bigger names managed to get in a few cameos (such as James Bond himself, Daniel Craig), while others never got their chance to be a part of a galaxy far far away. We recently learned that Eddie Redmayne tested for Kylo Ren, a role that eventually went to Adam Driver. However, the Oscar-winning actor wasn’t the only big name who was up for a role in the 2015 Star Wars sequel.

While helping promote his new film Assassin’s Creed, Michael Fassbender said he was considered for a role in The Force Awakens.

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Holiday Geek Gift Guide 2016: Blu-ray and DVD Edition
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Holiday Blu-ray Gift Guide 2016

Here’s a compendium of new movie releases to DVD and Blu-ray for fans of action, horror, comedy, fantasy, and sci-fi, as well as a selection of new and vintage TV shows in box sets for your purchasing, gift gifting, and eventually viewing pleasure. Ranging from contemporary shows to some of the most classic, these selections will help ignite the small screen and showcase just why television is still at such a high arc in the medium and why it looks to remain that way for quite some time.

Check out this year’s Holiday Geek Gift Guide: Blu-ray & DVD Edition

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Blu-ray Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens 3D Collector’s Edition
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens 3D Collector’s Edition title

Star Wars: The Force Awakens
3D Collector’s Edition Blu-ray
Writer: Lawrence Kasdan & J.J. Abrams and Michael Arndt
Director: J.J. Abrams
Cast: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Max von Sydow, Gwendoline Christie
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
Release Date: November 15, 2016

Star Wars: The Force Awakens was one of my favorite movies of 2015, and is a film I’ve written a lot about here — bottom line, I love it! Does it have its flaws? Sure, but nothing that I feel hampers the enjoyment of watching it. While there are those who feel it’s a retread of the original trilogy, I believe that it’s a worthy addition to the Star Wars universe.

The film was released in Blu-ray back in April and included a host of bonus features that delved into the making of the sequel. But, sadly, it didn’t include feature-length audio commentary, which is an extra I love on home video releases, especially for an extravaganza like this. Now, Disney has released The Force Awakens as a 3D Blu-ray Collector’s Edition that does include commentary from J.J. Abrams, which to me makes this set worth getting. It also includes the original bonus features, along with several all-new featurettes. So, if you don’t already own this, definitely grab this collector’s edition.

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Eddie Redmayne Says He Auditioned To Play Kylo Ren In ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Kylo Ren

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is well behind us, but somehow we are still uncovering more secrets about the film. With Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them just a week away from release, Eddie Redmayne making the press rounds talking about his experience on the first of five Harry Potter spinoffs. But the actor reveals that he almost did not play Newt Scamander.

At first, the actor spoke about how he auditioned to play a baddie in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Specifically, General Hux, a role that eventually went to Domnhall Gleeson. Now it appears that story has changed, as he believes he actually auditioned to play Kylo Ren. Check out the full story below.

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Kylo Ren Reacts To ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Trailers
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Kylo Ren

Last week the final trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was released. The movie is set to be released in theaters this holiday season on December 16th.

Many interested eyes watched the trailer, of course. This includes, believe it or not, none other than Star Wars: The Force Awakens villain Kylo Ren himself. In an attempt to be cool like YouTubers, Ren has been recording himself reacting to the trailers for the first spinoff from the numbered movies.

You can check out Ren’s thoughts on how the movie is looking below.

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Disney CEO Not Expecting ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ To Be As Successful As ‘The Force Awakens’
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Felicity Jones in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

The Star Wars universe will be venturing into a new galaxy this year as they will be releasing their first spinoff film. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will center on a group of Rebel fighters attempting to steal the plans to the Death Star. A true prequel that takes place before A New Hope. But the exciting part of the film is that it will focus on those who don’t have Jedi powers and have a ground war feel to it. But troubles behind-the-scenes have put the film in a very awkward position. Partially because Star Wars: The Force Awakens was such a massive hit, there are expectations that Disney should be able to follow up that same success for every new film released. And with the summer-long reshoots that took place and the addition of new creative forces, it seems like Rogue One could fall short of the expectations that The Force Awakens established last year.

And that’s what Disney CEO Bob Iger is not afraid to admit, but he is also remains optimistic that it could do very well based on the reactions to the marketing campaign. Check out what he had to say below.

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New Video Shows Off ILM’s ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Visual Effects Work
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ILM's Star Wars: The Force Awakens VFX

There were lots of practical effects used in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, as we know. Something we don’t see enough of these days, especially with movies as big as it is, and something that fans appreciated greatly. But there were also many digital effects created for the movie, of course.

Industrial Lights & Magic has released a new video showcasing some of the visual effects they worked on for The Force Awakens. The video runs about four minutes, and includes a bunch of digital effects ILM was responsible for including sets, ships, characters, and more. Mainly, it’s yet another cool look at the crazy stuff that can be accomplished on computers these days.

You can check out the video below.

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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ 3D Collector’s Edition Comes With New Bonus Features
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Collector's Edition

This should be an exciting moment for all Star Wars fans as Disney has formally announced that they will be releasing a 3D version of Star Wars: The Force Awakens alongside a real collector’s edition of the movie on home video.

While most of us do not have the 3D TVs necessary to see the film in the proper 3D format as advertised, the upcoming collector’s edition, which is set for release later this fall, does come with some cool new bonus features that weren’t included in the original DVD/Blu-ray that was released a few months ago. Hit the jump to see what kind of cool new bonus features you can see if you purchase the item.

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Video: Making The ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Props Most Can’t Afford
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Props

A video has been released showing the making of some ultra cool Star Wars: The Force Awakens Ultimate Studio Edition props made by a company that actually worked on the props for the movie itself. These collectibles include replicas of Darth Vader’s damaged helmet, Rey’s staff, and Finn’s blood-marked stormtrooper helmet.

If you’re a Star Wars fanatic who loves to purchase collectibles and prop replicas, you’re going to want to get your hands on these bad boys. They’re about as good as you can get apart from actually getting your hands on official props. But unfortunately, not many fans will easily be able to afford them.

You can find more information, including where to buy them, and see the video of some of them being made below.

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