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 ...

The Latest: Stars begin arriving at Reynolds-Fisher memorial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a public memorial honoring late actress Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, the mother-daughter duo who died one day apart in December. (all times local): ...

Public memorial service to honor Fisher and Reynolds

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stars and fans will gather Saturday for a public memorial to honor late actresses Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher nearly three months after their deaths. The cer...

Disney CEO: 'Last Jedi' not changed due to Fisher's death

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Disney CEO Bob Iger says the upcoming "Star Wars" sequel has not been changed due to the death of Carrie Fisher. Fisher completed filming her role as Prin...

Todd Fisher says mom Debbie Reynolds set him up for death

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Todd Fisher says his mother, Debbie Reynolds, set him up "for her leaving the planet" the day his sister and Reynolds' daughter, Carrie Fisher, died in December. T...