A Star Wars fan who changed his name to Han Solo has described his struggle at getting a new passport with his intergalactic name on.
There are a number of relatively new faces in the upcoming Star Wars film, including an almost completely unheard-of young British actress.
Disney are holding open auditions in Bristol this weekend for a 'major movie' said to be the new Star Wars film.
Last year, Gilbert Taylor spoke to Henderson's Film Industries about filming the infamous attack on the Death Star for Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope..
Gilbert Taylor, the British cinematographer for Star Wars, The Omen and Dr Strangelove, has died aged 99.
His widow has told BBC News he died earlier today with his family at his bedside at his home on the Isle of Wight.
Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader have put their differences aside in time for Father's Day. A video shows their Lego characters spending the day together, going fishing and to the fair, all with a Star Wars twist. Luke famously found out that Darth Vader was his father in 'The Empire Strikes Back'.
The world's largest LEGO model has been unveiled in New York - of a Star Wars X-Wing spaceship.
The replica weighs nearly 46,000 pounds and took 32 master builders, five million bricks and over 17,000 hours to complete.
The model will remain in Times Square as an interactive exhibit until 25th May.
Chancellor George Osborne could not stop himself from making a joke after announcing that the new Star Wars film would be made in the UK – and found it quite funny.
He said: “It’s great news that one of the most famous film franchises is coming to the United Kingdom...
“I got personally involved in trying to persuade the Lucasfilm to bring Star Wars to the UK so I’m absolutely delighted.
“And it looks like the force is strong with this one.”
Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna has joined Chancellor George Osborne in welcoming the announcement that the new Star Wars film will be made in the UK.
1/2 For once I agree with George Osborne - its fantastic news for our creative industries that the new Star Wars film is to be made here
2/2 @harrietharman has set out our 5 point plan for the creative industries. My favourite of the Star Wars films: The Empire Strikes Back!
Chancellor George Osborne has said the return of the Star Wars franchise to Britain is a "fantastic vote of confidence" for the UK and its creative industries.
Speaking at the meeting of G7 finance ministers in Buckinghamshire, Mr Osborne was also pressed on his favourite Star Wars character.
"The specific answer to your question is of course Han Solo," he told reporters.