BREAKING MOVIE NEWS
In light of this big news, weíve taken a look back at the history of Star Wars feature film subtitles and ranked them from worst to best. Will your favorite be declared king? Read on to find out!
Star Wars returns to theaters on December 18, 2015 with Star Wars Episode VII. The new film will continue the adventures of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Leia Organa. We answer all the questions you have about the new Star Wars movies. What would the new movies be about? Would they bring back classic characters or introduce new ones? Would there be new stories set outside of the trilogy?
So Star Wars: Episode VII is now called The Force Awakens... but WHAT is The Force awakening?
J.J. Abrams has wrapped principal photography on his Star Wars sequel, and with that news comes the official title.
Ok, movie trivia fans. We've got a story for you about Star Wars casting that could win you some serious points at your next Pub Quiz. It involves Luke Skywalker, Freddy Krueger, and the fickle hand of fate. To say any more would ruin the surprise.
Anthony Daniels has been around the Star Wars franchise to know what works and what doesn't. Which has us as surprised as ever to hear that he thinks Star Wars: Episode VII will beat out The Empire Strikes Back as the best sequel ever. C-3PO no he didn't!
Jonathan Nolan has admitted that the Star Wars movies he made as a child with his older brother Christopher Nolan still exist! In fact he even knows exactly where they are as he revealed that they are on his hard drive. Surely it would be a cinematic crime if he didnít release them to the world?
On the final day of filming, J.J. Abrams was quick to express his gratitude for all his crew's hard work. How you may ask?
If Lucasfilm tries to shut down your Star Wars-themed beer over claims of copyright infringement, what do you do? Call in a stormtrooper for a response video of course!
Just days ahead of the theatrical release of Horns, Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe sat down with his fans to answer some questions about his life and work.
You know what Benedict Cumberbatch sucks at? I donít know. Iím asking. Because he has to be terrible at something. Everyone is, but for some reason, whenever heís shown in public doing anything, heís awesome at it. Heís a great actor. Heís wicked charming, and oh yeah, he apparently does a spot-on Jar Jar Binks impression.
Of the three movies in the Star Wars prequel trilogy, it's Episode I: The Phantom Menace that tends to attract the bulk of the criticism from die-hard fans of the original films. From Jar Jar Binks to the less-than-stellar performance by Jake Lloyd, the first of the series has a number of easy targets that audiences have been laughing at for the last 15 years.
Have you ever thought to yourself, I wonder exactly how many lives were lost in the original Star Wars trilogy? Well, I have some great news for you. Instead of spending a ton of time analyzing every frame of the three films and doing tireless research about ship capacity and planet population sizes, you can just watch the short three minute video below! Be warned: you may end up being pretty shocked by the final tally.
Syracuseís Empire Brewing Co. has been issued a a notice of opposition from Lucasfilm because of the name of one their bock lagers, "Strikes Bock." Yup. Empire's Strikes Bock.
The last time that Han Solo dressed as a Stormtrooper, things didn't exactly go super well. Sure, he was able to sneak into the Death Star alongside Luke, Chewbacca, C-3PO and R2-D2, but the end result involved him getting shot at, getting stuck in a disgusting garbage compactor and almost crushed to death, getting shot at again, and then running for his life.
Star Warsí English connection is set to flourish after Kathleen Kennedy opened up a new Industrial Light & Magic location in London. The English capital is currently being used to shoot Star Wars: Episode VII, and Kennedy even teased that further installments to the franchise will be filmed in Blighty, too.
The main villain of the first six Star Wars movies went by a few names. Some know him as Darth Sidious, others simply call him Senator/Emperor Palpatine. Since the character's introduction in 1980's Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, however, one key element of his moniker has long been a mystery: his first name.
The Ukrainian Internet Party have released a campaign advertisement to promote their candidate Darth Vader. That's right: Darth Vader. And it really needs to be seen to be believed, because not only does it see the Sith lord strumming on a Ukrainian instrument, but he also appears to be seducing a horse.
A couple of years ago a bunch of Star Wars fans recreated Episode IV: A New Hope through a crowdsourced collaboration of epic proportions. That original effort drew a lot of attention and eventually lead to the powers that be at Lucasfilm to help bring the next chapter of the Star Wars saga to the small screen.
In the run up to the beginning of production on Star Wars: Episode VII, there were a lot of names thrown about for the prime spot in the director's chair. Among the shortlist of favorites, though, was frequent Pixar collaborator and uber geek at heart Brad Bird, but alas that was not to be.
ďTrust in the Force,Ē Obi-Wan reminds his scattered Jedi disciples. And itís a message well received by Star Wars fans figuring out how this universe will take shape.
Joel Edgerton would love to play Owen Lars in a possible Obi-Wan Kenobi Star Wars spin-off film, and he even has a great idea for it. Edgerton first came to the attention of Hollywood thanks to his portrayal as Owen in both Revenge Of The Sith and Attack Of The Clones; in fact he even shared the last scene of the trilogy as he held onto baby Luke Skywalker.
A not so long time ago, on the very website you're reading right now, we covered a persistent rumor that Disney could be on the verge of releasing a new version of the complete six film Star Wars saga to Blu-ray and other viewing platforms. While not much has been said officially on the matter, it's still a subject that kicks around from time to time, and today it seems that it has gathered some more steam.
It's well known that J.J. Abrams is a filmmaker who is a big fan of the "Big Screen Experience." This legacy has continued with the filming of Star Wars: Episode VII, and, as it turns out, the writer/director is so serious about it that he actually got special poster designed warning visitors to the set that they absolutely cannot say anything about what they get to see from the movie.
Obi-Wan continues to be one of the most popular figures in Star Wars lore, especially with a younger generation who knows the hero from the Prequel Trilogy (as played by Ewan McGregor) and the animated Star Wars: Clone Wars series.