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  • Review | 'Star Wars' extensions, from 'The Bad Batch' to 'Biomes' and 'Vehicle Flythroughs' May 05, 2021 02:39 PM IST

    Review | 'Star Wars' extensions, from 'The Bad Batch' to 'Biomes' and 'Vehicle Flythroughs'

    On May 4th - Star Wars Day - DisneyPlusHotstar released a treasure chest of 'Star Wars' stuff. Here's what to watch and what you can skip without losing sleep over it.

  • Star Wars toys discovered in bin bags net £400,000 for UK couple Nov 06, 2020 12:33 PM IST

    Star Wars toys discovered in bin bags net £400,000 for UK couple

    Going under the hammer was a Star Destroyer Commander, one of only two known examples still to be in its original packaging, which sold for £32,500 ($42,000) including fees.

  • The force is strong with this one: Latest Star Wars movie earns $1bn worldwide in just 21 days Jan 03, 2018 12:16 PM IST

    The force is strong with this one: Latest Star Wars movie earns $1bn worldwide in just 21 days

    The Rian Johnson Sci-Fi saga currently ranks 23rd in terms of all-time worldwide collection. However, it is expected that it will climb few more steps of the ladder

  • Daughter: Actress and author Carrie Fisher dies at age 60 Dec 28, 2016 07:56 AM IST

    Daughter: Actress and author Carrie Fisher dies at age 60

    Carrie Fisher, the daughter of Hollywood royalty who played Princess Leia in the original "Star Wars" and turned her experiences with addiction and mental illness into bestselling books, a hit film and popular stage performances, died today after suffering a medical emergency aboard a flight on Friday. She was 60.

  • VIEW: Fourth wave in IT to be technology-driven and human-led Mar 10, 2016 12:00 PM IST

    VIEW: Fourth wave in IT to be technology-driven and human-led

    As the power of software drives this new wave, today‘s workforce will be required to focus on jobs that add value and creativity. In the new world, enterprises will require employees with knowledge of coding new automation technologies and AI and skills to leverage these to enhance value

  • Technology is like Force, depends how you use it: Mahindra Jan 20, 2016 06:55 PM IST

    Technology is like Force, depends how you use it: Mahindra

    Invoking the famous Star Wars series, top industrialist Anand Mahindra today said technology is like the Force and everything depends on how we use it, as business leaders from across the world began debating here the challenges and benefits from the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

  • How Star Wars gave the toy industry its best yr in a while Dec 24, 2015 08:12 AM IST

    How Star Wars gave the toy industry its best yr in a while

    Lightsabers, First Order Star Destroyer, and remote controlled Millennium Falcon Quads are some of the newest "Star Wars" toys to have hit the shelves this year as Disney released the first movie in a decade from the beloved franchise.

  • Watch highlights of the Mumbai Film & Comic Con Dec 21, 2015 10:02 PM IST

    Watch highlights of the Mumbai Film & Comic Con

    The delayed release of the new Star Wars movie might have disappointed fans all over the country, but Mumbai fans had something to pacify them – the fifth edition of the Film and Comic Convention (Comic Con).

  • Star Wars merchandise takes over planet Earth Dec 15, 2015 09:59 PM IST

    Star Wars merchandise takes over planet Earth

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin takes stock of the Star Wars frenzy and its galactic impact on toy industry.

  • Star Wars, Spectre, Tamasha to make Q3 profitable: PVR Nov 03, 2015 03:27 PM IST

    Star Wars, Spectre, Tamasha to make Q3 profitable: PVR

    “Big Hollywood films like Spectre, Star Wars, Ranbir Kapoor's Tamasha, Dilwale, Bajirao Mastani and Salman Khan's movie coming on Diwali--Prem Ratan Dhan Payo—will be a temporary blip in the F&B income,” Ajay Bijli, CMD of PVR says.

  • Festivals, big releases, F&B biz to aid Q3 results: PVR Oct 01, 2015 10:53 AM IST

    Festivals, big releases, F&B biz to aid Q3 results: PVR

    With Hollywood‘s two big movies-- Spectre and Star Wars-- releasing with those of Salman Khan, Shahruk Khan, Ranbir Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor‘s, the year looks promising, says Nitin Sood, CFO of PVR.

  • Disney shuts down LucasArts game studios Apr 04, 2013 09:37 AM IST

    Disney shuts down LucasArts game studios

    Disney has shut down the game development studios under LucasArts. According to Kotaku, around 150 people have been laid off and both of LucasArts

  • BioWare shutting down Asia-Pacific servers for Star Wars: The Old Republic Mar 26, 2013 07:42 PM IST

    BioWare shutting down Asia-Pacific servers for Star Wars: The Old Republic

    Star Wars: The Old Republic might not be making as much money as BioWare and Electronic Arts hoped it would. BioWare is shutting down the Asia-Pacific...

  • Ford, Fisher & Hamill in talks for new 'Star Wars': Source Mar 08, 2013 03:22 AM IST

    Ford, Fisher & Hamill in talks for new 'Star Wars': Source

    "Star Wars" original cast members Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill are in talks to join the next installment of the science-fiction franchise, a person with knowledge of plans for the new film told Reuters on Thursday.

  • BioWare rethinking Star Wars: The Old Republic free-to-play restrictions Dec 06, 2012 04:50 PM IST

    BioWare rethinking Star Wars: The Old Republic free-to-play restrictions

    All is not well in the world of Star Wars: The Old Republic. According to Eurogamer, BioWare is rethinking the restrictions placed on free players and will be

  • BioWare writer hints next story arc for Star Wars: The Old Republic Nov 30, 2012 04:19 PM IST

    BioWare writer hints next story arc for Star Wars: The Old Republic

    One of the biggest massively multiplayer online games of the year has been BioWare's Star Wars: The Old Republic, and fans would be glad to know...

  • Angry Birds Star Wars: Rovio's 'best launch' yet Nov 10, 2012 11:13 AM IST

    Angry Birds Star Wars: Rovio's 'best launch' yet

    The immensely popular Angry Birds game has yet another new version. The latest edition of the game is called Angry Birds Star Wars. According to Rovio within 2.5 hours of the game's launch, the app soared to No 1 position in the US App Store.

  • Star Wars: The Old Republic going free-to-play on November 15 Nov 09, 2012 03:32 PM IST

    Star Wars: The Old Republic going free-to-play on November 15

    EA has announced the day on which its super-expensive massively multiplayer online role playing game - Star Wars: The Old Republic - will be available to play...

  • George Lucas' filmmaking rooted in rebellion Nov 05, 2012 09:26 AM IST

    George Lucas' filmmaking rooted in rebellion

    There's no mistaking the similarities. A childhood on a dusty farm, a love of fast vehicles, a rebel who battles an overpowering empire - George Lucas ...

  • Disney unlikely to change 'Star Wars' brand Nov 02, 2012 10:22 AM IST

    Disney unlikely to change 'Star Wars' brand

    Naysayers would have you believe Disney's purchase of Lucasfilm can only mean one thing: Bambi and Mickey Mouse are sure to appear in future ...

  • New 'Star Wars' movies: Dream come true, or cosmic yawn? Oct 31, 2012 07:32 AM IST

    New 'Star Wars' movies: Dream come true, or cosmic yawn?

    For years, it seemed like another "Star Wars" movie was just a dream, stillborn in a galaxy far, far away.

  • BioWare changes free-to-play model for Star Wars: The Old Republic Oct 29, 2012 01:04 PM IST

    BioWare changes free-to-play model for Star Wars: The Old Republic

    After having announced earlier this year that Star Wars: The Old Republic will be going for a free-to-play model, BioWare has now made some changes to the...

  • Star Wars: The Old Republic is going free-to-play Aug 01, 2012 11:48 AM IST

    Star Wars: The Old Republic is going free-to-play

    BioWare, a developer under Electronic Arts, recently announced that it will be expanding the story-driven, massively multiplayer online game Star Wars: The

  • EA plans to offer part of "Star Wars" game for free Jun 05, 2012 09:19 AM IST

    EA plans to offer part of "Star Wars" game for free

    Electronic Arts Inc plans to offer a big part of its "Star Wars: The Old Republic" online game for free and licensed the rights to produce

  • James Cameron, Hollywood's 3-D entrepreneur Apr 02, 2012 12:12 AM IST

    James Cameron, Hollywood's 3-D entrepreneur

    As Hollywood directors increasingly make their films in 3-D, the biggest financial winner is turning out to be one of their own: director James Cameron.

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