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14 unbelievable things still considered Star Wars canon

Now Lucasfilm has decided to bring all new Star Wars stories into an over-arching continuity, it can be confusing working out what’s canon and what isn’t. With JJ Abrams' The Force Awakens just around the corner, it's important we know which parts of the Star Wars extended universe will apply to the new storyline and which we can forget about.

Does Obi-Wan Kenobi still refuse to remember R2-D2, despite spending a vast amount of time with the droid during The Clone Wars? Does Han Solo shot Greedo first, or is it the other way around? And most importantly, can we please pretend that Jar Jar Binks never existed? These are the all-important questions we need answering before December 17 and 18 so, sit back and check out our rundown of 14 unbelievable things still considered Star Wars canon and 12 that aren't. You're welcome.

Directed by JJ Abrams and starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Andy Serkis, Oscar Isaac and Gwendoline Christie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is in UK cinemas from December 17, and released in the US on December 18.

Lauren O'Callaghan
Lauren O'Callaghan

Lauren O'Callaghan is the former Entertainment Editor of GamesRadar+. You'd typically find Lauren writing features and reviews about the latest and greatest in pop culture and entertainment, and assisting the teams at Total Film and SFX to bring their excellent content onto GamesRadar+. Lauren is now the digital marketing manager at the National Trust.