Star Wars has most certainly returned to the forefront of minds and media in 2016 (and, yes, a bit before it). The year started with Star Wars: The Force Awakens, a box office juggernaut, entering its third week in theaters. During the movie's run, it would break more than thirty box office records, a staggering feat - but still not one of the top five stories of the year.
Whether it's funny fandom, the new standalone films, the return of an old threat or the loss of one of the most cherished members of the Star Wars family, these are the headlines that dominated for Star Wars in 2016. May the Force be with 2017.
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