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Star Wars: Filming Standalone in UK is a Win-Win

Star Wars: Filming Standalone in UK is a Win-Win

By Pam Wright June 11, 2014

The decision to film a new Star Wars standalone movie in the U.K. turns out to be a win-win situation for the country and the studios producing the films. George Osborne, U.K.’s chancellor of the exchequer, hailed the decision to …

‘Star Wars’ Comics to be Published by Marvel ‘Star Wars’ Comics to be Published by Marvel

In a move that was fairly inevitable, Disney and Lucasfilm today announced that Marvel Entertainment will be publishing Star Wars comics for the foreseeable future. Marvel is a subsidiary of Disney, as it Lucasfilm, which was purchased in 2012 from …

Darth Vader Uses ‘The Force’ to Take Selfie Darth Vader Uses ‘The Force’ to Take Selfie
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Darth Vader has taken a selfie. Whether “the force” was used to take the actual selfie remains to be seen; however, fans have clearly been enthusiastic about the photograph that included the following caption, ÔÇťAnother day at the office.” Though …

‘Star Wars Rebels’ Details Revealed in New Video ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Details Revealed in New Video

Earlier this year, Lucasfilm and Disney revealed that a new animated Star Wars series will make its debut next year. Titled Star Wars Rebels, the series is currently set to begin airing on the Disney XD channel sometime in the …

Darth Vader Posts First “Selfie” via Instagram Darth Vader Posts First “Selfie” via Instagram

The Oxford English Dictionary recently declared “selfie” as the word of the year, stating that the origins of the word date back to 2002. While the word “selfie” may have not been used until 2002 in this galaxy, the word …

Star Wars Episode VII Has An Official Release Date Star Wars Episode VII Has An Official Release Date

The whole idea of Star Wars Episode VII is certainly one of controversy, as fans of the old trilogy simply feel that the series has already been ruined with the prequels. As the film has been continually delayed for various …

Star Wars: Episode VII Releases on December 18, 2015 Star Wars: Episode VII Releases on December 18, 2015

When Disney announced one year ago that it had bought Lucasfilm and green-lighted Star Wars: Episode VII, sci-fi fandom was filled with a mixture of hope and dread. Since that time, every whisper of a rumor about the project has …

Star Wars VII: New Screenwriters On Board Star Wars VII: New Screenwriters On Board
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In news that should be exciting for fans of the original trilogy, Star Wars episode VII will now have its script written by Lawrence Kasdan, and J.J. Abrams, who is directing the film. Now, of course this next trilogy has …

‘Star Wars Rebels’ Teased in New Trailer ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Teased in New Trailer

Earlier this year, Disney and Lucasfilm announced a new animated Star Wars series titled Star Wars Rebels. The series is set to air in the fall of 2014 on the Disney XD channel. The show will be set between Star …

Saoirse Ronan, Future Jedi In Star Wars? Saoirse Ronan, Future Jedi In Star Wars?

Saoirse Ronan, the incredibly talented actress from The Lovely Bones and The Host, may make an appearance in the highly-anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII. The collaborative efforts of J.J. Abrams, Disney, and Lucasfilm have not officially released information about this; …

Skywalker Ranch Fire Caught In Time Skywalker Ranch Fire Caught In Time

A potentially-catastrophic situation was fortunately averted when a fire was contained. CBS reported that a shipping and receiving building within the Skywalker Ranch 4,000 acre compound recently caught fire. The ranch is owned by George Lucas, the famous director who …

Star Wars Spinoff Movies Are in the Works Star Wars Spinoff Movies Are in the Works

Ever since The Walt Disney Company bought Lucasfilm late last year, Star Wars fans have been alternately worried and hopeful about the world’s most famous sci-fi brand returning to the big screen. The choice of J.J. Abrams to direct Star …

New Angry Birds Star Wars Hoth Levels Out Today New Angry Birds Star Wars Hoth Levels Out Today

Mobile gamers have already conquered Sand Piggies on the sands of Tatooine, stormed the Death (Pig) Star, and completed their Jedi training on Dagobah. Those eagerly waiting for new frontiers to explore and destroy in Angry Birds Star Wars will …

George Lucas’ Money From Disney Already Earmarked George Lucas’ Money From Disney Already Earmarked
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George Lucas’ monetary worth has long been debated over and speculated on; as the creator of the insanely successful “Star Wars” franchise, he’s been able to line his pockets with gold over the past forty-odd years, and it seems everyone …