DARTH VADER

  • Darth Vader hopes the force is with him in Ukraine parliamentary elections October 27, 2014

    Kiev, Ukraine: One candidate in Ukraine's parliamentary elections hopes to bring voters to the dark side: Darth Alekseyevich Vader. Dressed in full Star Wars regalia, Vader prowls the streets of Kiev atop his black campaign van wooing voters with promises to turn Ukraine into a "galactic empire." So serious is he...
  • Darth Vader's ambitions slain in Ukraine vote October 27, 2014

    Kiev: Darth Vader is in trouble in Ukraine again. A candidate posing as the iconic villain from the "Star Wars" movies already had his Ukrainian presidential ambitions thwarted by suspicious authorities in May. But the scary man from the dark side of the Force was not going down without a...
  • Doomsday: Maya apocalypse, Star Wars collide December 19, 2012

    Tikal: At the centre of the rebel base where Luke Skywalker took off to destroy the Death Star and save his people from the clutches of Darth Vader, Guatemala is preparing for another momentous event: the end of an age for the Maya. Deep inside the Guatemalan rainforest stand the ruins...
  • 'Star Wars' 7 may bring new hope, but also letdown November 22, 2012

    Los Angeles: Darth Vader is dead. The evil Emperor exploded after being thrown down a shaft. And Luke Skywalker and his allies destroyed both Death Stars, restoring balance to the Force. For The Walt Disney Co., the prospective new owner of the 'Star Wars' franchise, what's left to tell? A...
  • New 'Star Wars': Darth Vader to be resurrected? November 14, 2012

    Los Angeles: The iconic space villain Darth Vader is likely to be resurrected in the upcoming 'Star Wars Episode 7'. Vader, who died in 'Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi', may return in the much talked about new film, which will produced by its new owners Walt Disney,...
  • Potter, Darth Vader honored at Scream Awards October 17, 2011

    Universal City, California: Heroes and villains from the worlds of horror, fantasy and scifi shared the stage at Spike TVs annual Scream Awards. More television event than traditional awards ceremony, the Scream Awards were presented in an amphitheater built on the Universal Studios backlot just for the occasion. The Saturday night show...