Review: Carrie Fisher bio as sharp, endearing as its subject

“Carrie Fisher: A Life on the Edge” (Sarah Crichton Books; Farrar, Straus and Giroux), by Sheila Weller “Star Wars” fans may feel a lump in their throats when Carrie Fisher appears i...

Heat use 22-0 late run to top Hawks, 135-121 in OT

MIAMI (AP) — Duncan Robinson tied a franchise record with 10 3-pointers, Bam Adebayo and Jimmy Butler each had triple-doubles and the Miami Heat scored 22 unanswered points down the stretch to beat th...

Logano in another rift as he eyes title shot at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Joey Logano has again arrived at Texas in the middle of a rift with another playoff contender after some short-track shenanigans. It all comes with the defen...

Russell says Abrams' new 'Star Wars' script made her cry

NEW YORK (AP) — Keri Russell says that when J.J. Abrams sent her his version of the script for "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker," it overwhelmed her. "When I read his script that he...

Televisa draws heat for 'brownface' Yalitza Aparicio parody

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A television personality for the Mexican-based Televisa network is facing strong criticism after dressing up in "brownface" and wearing a prosthetic nose to make fun of indige...

Draft poster for "The Empire Strikes Back" sells for $26,400

DALLAS (AP) — A rare draft poster for the "Star Wars" sequel "The Empire Strikes Back" has sold at auction for $26,400. Heritage Auctions says a long-time pop culture collector who w...

'Star Wars' Chewbacca actor fights for Venezuelan children

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — He fought in epic battles against the galactic empire. Now an actor who portrayed "Star Wars" legend Chewbacca is fighting for Venezuela's poor with an online fundraising campa...

Photo of the Day: Kylo Ren throws first pitch at Taiwan baseball game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Star Wars villain Kylo Ren was spotted throwing the first pitch at the home stadium of the professional Taiwanese baseball team the Fubon Guardians before a game on Saturda...

Darth Vader, Chewbacca visit Taiwan's Presidential Office to mark Star Wars Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Darth Vader, Chewbacca, Princess Leia and a many other characters from the Star Wars film series showed up at Taiwan's Presidential Office this morning to celebrate May 4th...

Better than holograms: A new 3-D projection into thin air

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the enduring sci-fi moments of the big screen — R2-D2 beaming a 3-D image of Princess Leia into thin air in "Star Wars" — is closer to reality thanks to the smallest of screen...

'The Last Jedi' is a hit but how much did audiences like it?

NEW YORK (AP) — With glowing reviews from critics and $450.8 million of worldwide box office in the first three days of release of "The Last Jedi," all would seem to be right in the "Star Wars" univer...

Hamill's Skywalker highlights trailer for 'The Last Jedi'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney's Lucasfilm has released a new trailer for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," the second installment in the sequel trilogy to the original films that hits theaters in December. ...

Indiana farmer plants corn maize tribute to Carrie Fisher

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana farmer who created a corn maze with trails outlining the face of "Star Wars" character Princess Leia says he planted it to honor the late actress Carrie Fish...

'Star Wars' fan clubs honor Carrie Fisher at Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Four "Star Wars" costuming clubs held a tribute to their favorite fallen princess at Comic-Con. The fan groups celebrated the life and work of Carrie Fisher as Princ...

How Hollywood is giving its biggest stars digital facelifts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Johnny Depp is 53 years old but he doesn't look a day over 26 in the new "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie — at least for a few moments. There was no plastic surgeon involved, heavy ...