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Kelly Marie Tran Reflects on What It Meant to Be Cast in Star Wars

Photo: Gareth Cattermole (Getty Images) For Asian American and Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander heritage month, Kelly Marie Tran (Raya and the Last Dragon) sat down with StarWars.com to discuss her experience being a part of the Star Wars universe as a first generation Asian-American when she was cast as Rose Tico in Star Wars: …

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New Star Wars Films Explained by Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy

“We are moving on from the Skywalker saga, ”says Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy. So no more Rey?Image: Lucasfilm Now that the Skywalker Saga is over, what exactly is a Star Wars movie? It’s a question Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy has been dealing with on a daily basis for years. Things on the streaming side are …

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Shanghai Says It Hit Zero Covid Milestone After Lockdown

Shanghai residents line up for mass COVID-19 testing on Monday, May 16.Photo: Chen Si (AP) The Chinese city of Shanghai may finally be coming out of a brutal six-week lockdownwith officials saying the metropolis has hit three-day goals of little-to-no community transmission among the 16 districts that make up the global financial hub. City officials …

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FDA Authorizes Pfizer Covid-19 Boosters for Kids 5 to 11

On Tuesday morning, the FDA announced that it was officially authorizing the use of covid-19 booster shots for children 5-11 years old. Specifically, the administration is authorizing a single, additional Pfizer-BioNTech booster dose for kids at least five months after the second shot in the initial course. “While it has largely been the case that …

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The Fifth Element Returns to Theaters for 25th Anniversary

Image: Sony Pictures It looks like we’re not the only ones celebrating the 25th anniversary of Luc Besson‘s surreal science fiction cult classic. Courtesy of Fathom Events, The Fifth Elementstarring Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman, and a truly career-defining performance by Chris Tucker, will rocket back into theaters for special screenings on Sunday, June …

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