Han and Leia Reckon with New Truths in Star Wars: The Princess and the Scoundrel – Exclusive Excerpt

With the end of the Empire came new beginnings for the galaxy and those who worked so hard to set it free. For Han Solo and Leia Organa, it was a future they would explore together, good and bad.

In StarWars.com’s latest exclusive excerpt from Star Wars: The Princess and the Scoundrel, the new novel by Beth Revis arriving August 16, Han and Leia arrive at the first stop on their honeymoon cruise aboard the Halcyon starcruiser. The two discuss certain misgivings about their hosts, as well as a burden Leia now carries — the revelation that Darth Vader was her biological father. (Before you attend the galaxy’s biggest wedding, be sure to check out our previous excerpt featuring Luke and Leia, the reveal of the book’s stunning cover, and a Q&A with the author.)

“There Was No Handbook”: Lawrence Kasdan on ILM and Crafting Light & Magic

“Just think about it.”

With this simple advice, Star Wars creator George Lucas inspired the special effects artists at Industrial Light & Magic to pioneer new techniques and make the impossible a reality.

“One thing you never heard from them was ‘That’s impossible!’” Lawrence Kasdan, the director and executive producer of the new documentary series Light & Magic, tells StarWars.com. “Giving up was unacceptable.” Instead, ILM was infused with a spirit of ingenuity and a belief that there was always a way, whether it was bringing dinosaurs back from the dead or sending audiences hurtling through the stars during an epic dogfight in space. And in Kasdan’s estimation, Lucas’ approach reflects the humanistic atmosphere that made ILM special, putting people first and allowing creativity to blossom through the free

The Creators of LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation On a Scarif-Centered Beach Bash

The creative team behind the LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special and LEGO Star Wars Terrifying Tales had always hoped to make a trilogy of animated specials. And Director Ken Cunningham really hoped the third installment could fulfill his dreams of helming a rollicking musical.

With the release of LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation today on Disney+, the third special in the trifecta arrives complete with two musical numbers, including a new song sung by “Weird Al” Yankovic. Set in the time after Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the story follows Finn and his friends on a luxury vacation aboard the Halcyon starcruiser. But instead of relaxing with a good book or enjoying the pool, Finn spends his time fretting about the future, which spurs visits from three Force ghosts

LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation Is Here!

We’re here to have some fun.

LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation, a new Original special from Lucasfilm and the LEGO Group, has arrived on Disney+! Perfect for fans of all ages and eras of Star Wars, LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation is a saga-spanning tale filled with action, heart, and plenty of in-jokes. Lightsaber limbo on the beach, anyone?

In LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation, Finn arranges a surprise trip for his friends aboard the luxurious Halcyon starcruiser. The Resistance hero soon becomes separated from his pals, however, and encounters the Force ghosts of Obi-Wan Kenobi, Leia Organa, and Anakin Skywalker, who all tell tales of summer fun gone wrong — teaching Finn that holidays are about more than just having fun. 

And if that’s not enough, LEGO