Breaking Movie News
Straight from Cinema Blend's fiercely independent entertainment reporters.
Star Wars Launches Instagram Page With A Darth Vader Selfie
So far, the account is a nice mixture of the franchise’s legacy, and its place in a modern movie landscape. A good first step for J.J. Abrams and his team as they prepare to relaunch a massive series after a long break (and the imbalanced “Prequel Trilogy”).
Has A Full-Scale Millennium Falcon Been Built For Star Wars: Episode VII?
\Director J.J. Abrams has more than his work cut out for him withStar Wars: Episode VII, but he might just get a few brownie points with fans should this latest rumor be true. While we aren’t sure who’s going to pilot it yet, word is the Millennium Falcon has already been built, and is just sitting there, waiting for someone to take it on another Kessel Run.
J.J. Abrams Talks Episode VII's Release Date, Plays Coy About C-3PO
For a recent interview, a jovial Abrams told MTV, “I will say that it is an infinitely better situation now than when they were saying they wanted it in summer.” Disney first announced a 2015 release for the next Star Wars entry before Abrams was even on board, and since then they’ve already gone through screenwriter changes, with Abrams and Empire Strikes Back writer Lawrence Kasdan taking over for Michael Arndt (Toy Story 3).
Star Wars Characters To Appear In The LEGO Movie
Sources close to the production of the upcoming film have told the Wall Street Journal that characters from the George Lucas-created sci-fi universe will be playing parts in the movie, though at this time the details regarding who and the context remain a mystery.
The 9 Craziest Star Wars Rumors That People Actually Believed
Hey, remember when Kristen Stewart cheated on Rob Pattinson with her Snow White And The Huntsman director and she found herself the subject of at least one crazy rumor every few days for about six months? Well, Star Wars has been dealing with that same level of outlandish since A New Hope was released all the way back in 1977.
J.J. Abrams Explains Why He Wants Star Wars To Stay So Secretive
In 1977, audiences were blessed with an ignorance of the universe BECAUSE they hadn’t yet seen a single frame of footage. But audiences who will be turning up for Episode VII when it opens in 2015 (or, you know, whenever) will have obsessed over every minute of six Star Wars films, and Abrams better start figuring out how to cater to THAT crowd.
15 Mean Mugging Movie Characters Who Can Ruin Your Day With One Look
At some point or another, you’ve been mean mugged before. Whether by some bitch who is intimidated by your hotness, by some asshole who wants to step outside and throw down because he saw you making a different kind of eye at his girlfriend or maybe by your wife because you took a nap instead of going to the grocery store, you’ve been victimized by someone who has attempted to punch you in the face with their eyes.
Today Is The Most Important Star Wars Anniversary You're Not Celebrating Yet
Today might be the most important day in Star Wars history that you're not celebrating yet. It was this day one year ago, around this time in the afternoon, when Disney made a blockbuster announcement-- they had acquired Lucasfilm, and they were making a new Star Wars movie. Nerds around the Internet rejoiced.
Star Wars Bloopers Entertain Fans Who Are Starving For News
What do we get to see? Sir Alec Guinness trying to “act” alongside a Wookie. Helmets falling off. Actors blowing lines. Standard stuff, though mistakes that still draw a smile, particularly because we have seen the finished film so many times, seeing alternate takes on famous interactions can only make us laugh.
Is A Star Wars: Episode VII Trailer Coming Next Week?
At the moment, it’s all speculation. Nothing Star Wars-related could happen on Oct. 30. At the very least, if you are a Star Wars fan, prepare for something on Oct. 30 … but don’t be too surprised if we end up with more of nothing.
Short Story Saturday: A Hero Never Blasts First
Did he, or did he not shoot Mergungus the bounty hunter first? That was the question on everybody’s lips and the reason that Harold Winzer sat in a courtroom today. Harold sat next to his lawyer, Jango McClean, and turned to look around at the crowded courtroom. He mostly saw aliens.
C-3PO Confirmed For Star Wars: Episode VII?
The original C-3PO appeared at the New York Comic Con recently to host a spotlight panel that he promised would NOT divulge any new Star Wars: Episode VII secrets. And he almost made it through the entire session without revealing what might be a spoiler. Or might not be. You have to be the judge.
Star Wars 7 May Announce Cast And Title Without Harrison Ford On Board
While appearing on Graham Norton’s BBC chat show Ford was less enthusiastic when asked about Star Wars: Episode VII. In fact he says he has “not quite made the choice” over whether or not he’ll agree to play Han Solo in the film.
Star Wars Episode VII Might Be Titled Rise Of The Jedi
The rumor is that these were the titles George Lucas had in mind for his next Star Wars movie before he turned the franchise over to Disney and JJ Abrams. While Disney and Abrams are under no obligation to use George’s titles now, it’s worth remembering that earlier this week we learned that Lucas has Episode VII director JJ Abrams ear
Star Wars, Marvel And The 5 Films Gravity Is Forcing To Step Up Their Game
No matter what happens, at least in the short term, movies set in or around outer space are going to be compared to Gravity. “Sure, it looks OK, but it’s not Gravity.” Unfair? Maybe. But it’s reality. So what are the five upcoming sci-fi projects that should be a little bit concerned by the success of Cuaron’s Gravity?