All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Plot Details Leaked

A treatment for the opening scenes of Star Wars: Episode VII has apparently leaked, along with plot details involving confirmed cast members John Boyega and Daisy Ridley. Be warned of a potential spoiler alert, though it might be advisable to take any leaked intel with a grain of salt. Boyega’s character is described as a non-cloned (or cloned from a …

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‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Casts Christina Chong

English actress Christina Chong has been cast in J.J. Abrams’ upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII. Details on the casting remain vague, but it’s been revealed that Chong, who was featured on Doctor Who and 24: Live Another Day, will play a minor role. Chong will join cast mates Lupita Nyong’o, Crystal Clarke, Gwendoline Christie and Daisy Ridley. It’s been reported …

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Harrison Ford Has Surgery After Breaking His Leg

Harrison Ford is recovering from surgery after breaking his leg on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII. On Thursday, a spokesperson clarified that Harrison had in fact broken his leg after original reports suggested that he had fractured his ankle. According to British emergency services, Harrison suffered the break when a garage door fell on his leg at the …

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Harrison Ford: Leg Broken, Not Ankle

Harrison Ford reportedly suffered a broken leg during a recent accident on the set of the upcoming Star Wars film–not his ankle as previously reported. The accident took place at Pinewood Studios outside of London London last Thursday. The Han Solo actor recently underwent surgery to mend the leg and will begin rehab soon. Ford’s publicist said in a statement …

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Star Wars: Harrison Ford May Need Surgery on Ankle

Harrison Ford, who was airlifted from the set of Star Wars: Episode VII June 12 after an on-set accident, may need extensive surgery for an ankle break. According to Access Hollywood, the 71-year-old actor’s ankle injury may need a plate and screws to assure complete healing. Ford‘s son, Ben Ford, told the publication that his dad will possibly need the …

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‘Star Wars Episode VII’ Smartly Adds More Women To Cast

It was announced earlier this month that two new actresses would be added to the cast of the upcoming Star Wars Episode VII: the Oscar-winning Lupita Nyong’o and Game of Thrones’ Gwendoline Christie. While their roles haven’t been revealed, the Internet collectively rejoiced at the addition to more females to the male-dominated cast. As it stands, there are fifteen announced …

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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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Gwendoline Christie Goes From Westeros To A Galaxy Far, Far Away

Gwendoline Christie has been in acting since 2007, but she got her big break when she was cast as Brienne of Tarth in HBO’s Game of Thrones. Now she’s joining another major media property. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Christie has been cast as an unannounced character in the upcoming Star Wars Episode VII. Alongside Christie, Lucasfilm also announced that …

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Carrie Fisher Lost 40 Pounds For Star Wars: Episode VII

Star Wars: Episode VII is now filming and fans around the world are hoping that director J.J. Abrams can re-capture the Star Wars magic lost among the hit-and-miss prequel trilogy. One sign that the movie is on the right track is the movie’s cast, which was recently announced. Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, and Carrie Fisher are all returning to that …

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Domhnall Gleeson to Appear in New Star Wars Film

On April 29, the big question was answered: Who will star in J.J. Abrams’ new Star Wars flick? Domhnall Gleeson for one. Joining him are British actors John Boyega (Attack the Block), Daisy Ridley (Mr. Selfridge), and Andy Serkis (Lord of the Rings), American actors Adam Driver (HBO’s Girls) and Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis), and Swedish actor Max von …

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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 7: Original Cast Sightings in UK

Could it be coincidence that original Star Wars cast members Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher have been spotted in London just as shooting on Star Wars: Episode VII is set to begin there? Hmmmmm?? Interesting. There have also been some clues that the threesome may be in London for reasons other than just a nice little trip to …

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Star Wars: Episode VII Cast Members Arrive in London

Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher were spotted in London over the weekend, where production of Star Wars: Episode VII is soon to begin. While Disney has yet to confirm the inclusion of Han Solo, Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker in the upcoming trilogy of the Star Wars franchise, the London sightings are fairly indicative that the three will …

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Star Wars: Episode VII Cast, Names Still Not Known

Star Wars: Episode VII has been cast and filming has begun says Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn. Fans everywhere are anticipating its release so they can either love it or hate it, but the film itself has had its share of ups and downs just getting started. The screenplay, co-written by genius J.J. Abrams, has had some bumps in the …

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Star Wars: Episode VII Filming Begins

It has just been confirmed by Alan Horn that the filming of Star Wars: Episode VII is now underway. Horn, chairman of Disney Studios, was vague about where production is taking place and how long crews have been shooting, though commented that “a lot” of the actors have been selected, though casting isn’t completely finished. Horn gave details on the …

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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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Return Of The Jedi: New ‘Star Wars’ Movie Takes Place 30 Years Later

It’s official – Disney and Lucasfilm’s latest project, “Star Wars: Episode VII” will start filming in May, representatives from both companies announced on Tuesday. At the helm of the new “Star Wars” film is J. J. Abrams, who also directed two “Star Trek” and “Mission: Impossible” movies. The plot, which is set three decades after the events of “Star Wars …

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Star Wars Episode VII: New Plot Details Are Revealed

The rumors surrounding the plot, and cast, of the upcoming Star Wars Episode VII are more abundant than anything you may come across. As the film gets closer to production, the fans continue to want answers as to what to expect. Several actors have been in talks for major roles, and whether or not the main cast members will return …

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Adam Driver In Talks To Play Villain In Star Wars: Episode VII

Adam Driver, best known for his quirky character on HBO’s Girls, has reportedly been in talks to play a villain in J.J. Abrams’ anticipated film Star Wars: Episode VII, which is set to come out on December 2015. There are no details regarding the role, but he will definitely be part of the Dark Side if plans push through. Episode …

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Jesse Plemons Named As Candidate In Star Wars Film

Director J.J. Abrams has confirmed that the Star Wars Episode VII script is ready to go, and that he has talked to Breaking Bad’s Jesse Plemons about a possible role in the film. “We’re working really hard and we’ve got our script and we’re in deep prep,” Abrams told Entertainment Weekly. “Full steam ahead, y’know.” On November 8, 2013, Walt …

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Star Wars Episode 7: Boba Fett Spinoff In The Works

Many people are skeptical about the proposed Star Wars Episode 7 (VII) movie, especially since the original Star Wars guru George Lucas is not at the helm. Lost‘s J.J. Abrams is Director of the new Star Wars film; however, Lucas is involved with the film’s character development (according to IMDb). With the new Star Wars film set to be released …

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Star Wars VII Will Hit Theaters on December 18, 2015

In a galaxy far, far, away… It won’t be long now. The highly anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII will be coming to a theater near you starting on December 18, 2015. Pre-production for the seventh installment of one the most famous science fiction film collections has already commenced. Alan Horn, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios said, “We’re very excited …

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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 Rumor: Episode VII A December Release?

There have been six theatrical releases of the Star Wars movies, and no, this does not count the re-releases that came in the mid 1990s. Aside from continuing the same narrative, another thing these films have in common is that they were all released in the month of May. With the (rumored) news of J.J. Abrams beginning principle filming in …

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‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Named Worst By Fans

Fans of Star Trek have a reputation for being some of the most rabid in all of entertainment. With that in mind, it should come as no surprise that when a film in the series is subpar they are not shy about sounding off about it. During the Creation Star Trek convention in Las Vegas last weekend fans made it …

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Star Wars: John Williams Will be Back For Episode VII

For all the praise the Star Wars franchise gets for its technical accomplishments and memorable characters, the one thing the movies wouldn’t be the same without is the music. The John Williams-composed score of Star Wars is now as iconic as anything in movie history, and even critics of the Star Wars prequels agree that Williams’ music was fantastic. Fans …

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Daft Punk Excited About Abrams-helmed Star Wars Film

French electronic duo Daft Punk recently sat down with Los Angeles radio station KROQ for a rare interview. During the interview the pair talked about a wide variety of topics, but spent a lot of time discussing their optimism for the forthcoming Star Wars: Episode VII, which will be directed by J.J. Abrams. Abrams, who has most recently been involved …

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