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A POLICE force appears to have some Star Wars fans in its midst, after eight of its officers recorded their religion as "Jedi", it was revealed yesterday.
THE light-sabre has been named the favourite movie weapon of all time in a poll.
HE IS the supreme villain of the universe who has terrorised generations of film-goers. But now Darth Vader - aka veteran actor Dave Prowse - is set to appear at a Star Wars fancy dress party in Edinburgh to raise money for the Sick Kids hospital.
FILMS like Star Wars and Dirty Dancing are the ones we like to watch again and again, according to a new survey.
IN A move which begs the slogan, 'may the parcel force be with you', Ewan McGregor has been made the new face of the US Postal Service.
THE cloak worn by Sir Alec Guinness as Jedi knight Obi Wan Kenobi in Star Wars sold at auction for £54,000 in London yesterday.
NEARLY 30 years after their debut, the Imperial Army is set for battle again. The instantly recognisable white helmets and armoured spacesuits worn by the stormtroopers in the Star Wars trilogy have entered into movie history.
GEORGE Lucas, the creator of Star Wars, is getting out of the movie-making business, saying that big-budget releases are too risky, that Americans are abandoning cinemas and that the future of film will be smaller-budget releases distributed over the internet.
WHEN Star Wars fan Brian McGeachan watched Princess Leia on the big screen as a child, he never dreamt he would receive a personal phone call from her more than 20 years later.
TWO helmets used in the original Star Wars movies and recovered from a studio skip have been sold for nearly £20,000 each.
George Lucas's film company opened a digital animation studio in Singapore yesterday and said it has started work on his latest project - a television series based on Star Wars.
EIGHT people in the United States have been charged in connection with the illegal release of the final Star Wars film, Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, before its May cinema première.
THE original cloak worn by Sir Alec Guinness in Star Wars has been found in a fancy dress shop.
THE entire original Star Wars trilogy has been reduced to a one hour, one-man stage show in New York.
THE latest Star Wars movie has taken the record for highest box-office film earnings on an opening day.
TWO young Star Wars fans were critically ill in hospital last night after a homemade "lightsaber" blew up and showered them in burning petrol.
THE latest Star Wars epic opened in China with a lot of space but not much force.
A FAMOUS museum in the United States has provoked the ire of historians after turning down a Benjamin Franklin exhibition to show one on Star Wars instead.