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It doesnít look like Ďole Obi-Wan Kenobi will have a role when Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens hits this December. However, Ewan McGregor, who played the younger version of the grizzled Jedi and a veteran of some of the Star Wars Prequel Trilogyís most seizure-inducing lightsaber battles, has some lightsaber-related criticism on the upcoming filmís most notable new weapon.
In his career as a screenwriter, Chris Weitz has handled projects both small and big - from his Oscar-nominated adaptation of the Nick Hornby drama About A Boy, to the fantastical big screen version of The Golden Compass - but his next project definitely falls into the latter category.
Check out this amazing new mashup of the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer with Star Wars! Oh, and get this, Darth Vader is Ultron!
Spoiler culture affects 100% of George Lucas' work. The man behind the original Star Wars movies had to deal with them all the time, as paparazzi and intrepid fans tried to snap as many pics and glean as many details as they could before the films came out. Now that heís moved on to different pastures, itís not as big of a problem anymore. But that doesnít mean he likes them any less.
Set aside some extra action figure money in your Star Wars: The Force Awakens merchandising budget, as we've got a new cast member joining the long awaited sequel.
The original Star Wars trilogy was pretty damn light when it came to female characters, but the new generation of films looks to completely change that record.
It was revealed in a recent interview that George Lucas, the father of the Star Wars movies, had originally planned to make Episode 7 before Disney purchased Lucasfilm. He even began developing some ideas for the next installment, which he passed along to Disney. As it turns out, though, the Mouse House and J.J. Abrams didnít use Lucasí treatment ideas for the current script.
George Lucas apparently HAS seen the Star Wars 7 trailer. Find out why it took him so long.
When George Lucas sold his company along with the rights to the Star Wars franchise to Disney back in 2012, it certainly felt as if history had turned a page on the visionary who had given popular culture so much. However, the exact reasons he had washed his hands of the legendary sci-fi franchise that he built from the ground up has been a mystery for a while.
Did you know that Star Wars creator George Lucas originally made plans to write and direct the continuation himself before the big buy? Turns out it was a lot more extensive than he thought, which was why he put a cork on that inkling.
Pint-sized Star Wars fan, Liam Porter was dealt a physical setback that was most grievous. Just when things were looking mighty bleak for the youngster, along came a rescue from the most unlikely of sources: The dreaded Galactic Empire.
Weíre still months away from having our first Star Wars movie in theaters in years. Iím thinking a new trailer might drop soon, maybe even with some dialogue that clarifies the direction Kinberg and Abrams want this new franchise to head.
Discussion about a set of Star Wars spin-off films, is just one more reason to get excited for 2016. But, unfortunately, some bad news ahead for the first standalone film.
To mark the release of Taken 3, here are 10 threequels that are actually worth watching.
If you've been holding out for Liam Neeson's return to the Star Wars series, you're not alone. Read how Liam Neeson is keen on taking up the robes once more, and find out how it could happen.
J.J. Abrams is notoriously tightlipped when it comes to the details on his movies. Understandably, heís even more secretive when it comes to Star Wars: Episode 7. One of his stars, Dohmnall Gleeson, says heís never had to deal with so many secrets surrounding a project before, but he had an experience on set that put everything into perspective.
How fast can Daisy Ridley's speeder from The Force Awakens travel? Science has the answer for us!
Itís not uncommon for specific movie-themed toy paraphernalia to divulge secrets of their adjacent films. But did a new Star Wars figure just inadvertently solve one of the biggest mysterious of the upcoming Episode VII? Be wary of spoilersÖ
Patton Oswalt had a serious movie theater obsession in the 90s. However, after seeing one movie, all of that began to change.
In case you hadnít heard, Paulís name was loosely attached to the solo Star Wars movie that Godzilla director Gareth Edwards will direct for Disney. Some took the next step and connected Paulís name to the part of young Han Solo Ė even though we donít even know that Solo will be a character in this movie.
We've seen some pretty awesome redesigns coming out of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but this new TIE Fighter takes the cake. Take a look, after the jump.
A grandfather has built possibly the greatest fire pit in the history of fire pits, after using the Death Star from Star Wars: Return of the Jedi for inspiration.
2015 is the year that Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens hits theaters. Hopefully this year will also bring the answers to some very important Star Wars questions.
Today is the day when, all around the world, fireworks are ignited as people celebrate the departure of 2014 and the arrival of 2015. So it seems only appropriate that we would end our year in cinema with a bang as well:
J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens should give us a pretty good sense of what to expect from Rian Johnson's Star Wars: Episode VIII and Episode IX, but the films that really remain complete mysteries are the films in between - a.k.a. the spin-0ffs. These three projects have the potential to be set at any point in the Star Wars timeline and could follow an infinite number of stories.