Star Wars http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20964/all en RIP Darth Vader http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/rip-darth-vader <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The British man who wielded the evil one's light saber underneath the black cape and helmet and choreographed Star Wars' duels has died </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Goldfarb </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Bob Anderson who has died, aged 89, was one of the foremost practitioners of the anonymous art of choreographing sword fights for movies. The job entails not just creating thrust, parry, riposte up and down staircases and over balconies and down cliff-faces but also training actors to fight as if they really know what they are doing.&nbsp; From Errol Flynn to Viggo Mortensen, Anderson trained them all.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/rip-darth-vader" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Darth Vader Errol Flynn fight choreography George Lucas Home Lord of the Rings Regions Star Wars stunt double Viggo Mortensen Entertainment Europe Culture & Lifestyle United Kingdom Europa GlobalPost Blogs Wed, 11 Jan 2012 09:29:12 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5686884 at http://www.globalpost.com Star Wars: J.J. Abrams to direct next film, beats out Ben Affleck http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/hollyworld/star-wars-jj-abrams-direct-next-film-beats-out-ben-affleck The next installment of the 'Star Wars' franchise is slated to be released in 2015. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/hollyworld/star-wars-jj-abrams-direct-next-film-beats-out-ben-affleck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Star Wars Entertainment Hollyworld Thu, 24 Jan 2013 23:52:00 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5739143 at http://www.globalpost.com Report: Harrison Ford to play Han Solo in 'Star Wars VII' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/hollyworld/report-harrison-ford-play-han-solo-star-wars-vii Report: Harrison Ford to play Han Solo in 'Star Wars VII.'<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/hollyworld/report-harrison-ford-play-han-solo-star-wars-vii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Star Wars Entertainment Hollyworld Sat, 16 Feb 2013 20:40:24 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5757750 at http://www.globalpost.com May the force (and an agent) be with you http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/entertainment/131123/star-wars-auditions-london <p style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;"><span style="font-size: 13px;">TWICKENHAM, UK &mdash; The line snaking through the gravel parking lot of England&rsquo;s top rugby stadium is long. Thousands of people long.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/entertainment/131123/star-wars-auditions-london" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Star Wars Entertainment Strange But True United Kingdom Sat, 23 Nov 2013 14:49:00 +0000 Corinne Purtill 5998015 at http://www.globalpost.com Dutch guys prank their friend by taking apart his LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/140311/dutch-guys-prank-their-friend-taking-apart-his-lego-star-wars <p>Hey, if you didn&#39;t want your friends to wreck your hopes and dreams, you shouldn&#39;t have left them lying around.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/140311/dutch-guys-prank-their-friend-taking-apart-his-lego-star-wars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Home Regions Star Wars Want to Know Europe Culture & Lifestyle Wed, 12 Mar 2014 15:21:00 +0000 Sarah Dougherty 6093062 at http://www.globalpost.com