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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘lucasfilm’

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

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 film the standalone movie from the mega-hit franchise in the U.K., citing the country’s tax breaks as impetus for the …

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Star Wars: Episode VII Cast Officially Announced

After months of speculation and teases the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII has been officially announced. As had been rumored, some of the actors that gained fame in the original Star Wars movies will be reprising their roles in Episode VII. Harrison Ford will be back as Han Solo, along with Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia. Mark Hamill will …

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‘Star Wars: Episode VII’, Other Disney Movies Coming to IMAX

Filming on Star Wars: Episode VII begins in May and the hype for the return of the franchise to the big screen is growing. Today Disney added a small amount to that hype by confirming that Episode VII will indeed be coming to IMAX theaters. Walt Disney Studios today announced that it has signed an expanded agreement with IMAX to …

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Jesse Plemons Is One Of Five Actors Who Could Play Lead Role In Star Wars Episode VII

Many stars have been discussed for minor roles, but Jesse Plemons is now one of five actors who could actually play the lead role in the upcoming Star Wars Episode VII film. The casting rumors surrounding Star Wars Episode VII have been out of control recently, as new people are cast, or just mentioned briefly. The other contenders are not …

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Netflix Exclusively Gets ‘Star Wars : The Clone Wars’ Final Season, Director’s Cuts Of Past Seasons

Netflix announced on Thursday that it has secured an exclusive licensing agreement with the Disney/ABC Television Group for Star Wars content, which will see Netflix debuting the final season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars “The Lost Missions” on March 7th in the U.S. and Canada. Accompanying the thirteen-episode season will be the director’s cuts of seasons 1 – 5 …

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‘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 George Lucas for over $4 billion. Starting in 2015 Marvel will have exclusive rights to both create and publish Star …

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Darth Vader Uses ‘The Force’ to Take Selfie

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, “Another day at the office.” Though the photograph was uploaded only a day ago, 36,700 have already liked the picture. This selfie may ultimately be rated …

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‘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 fall of 2014. Few details about the series have come to light other than the fact that it will be …

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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 and practice existed a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… Or at least it did according to …

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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 reasons, a release date has finally been set for December 18, 2015, while the originally plan was for the film …

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‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Release Date: 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 been picked apart by Star Wars fans. Today Lucasfilm officially began the countdown to Episode VII‘s premiere. The movie now …

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Star Wars VII: New Screenwriters On Board

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 stirred up quite a controversy for the die hard fan base of the original films that were released, after believing …

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