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It’s pretty much conventional knowledge at this point that the upcoming Star Wars sequel, The Force Awakens, will see the torch is passed from the classic cast to the new players. However, the exact way in which that torch does make its cross-generational movement is something that could potentially wreck the childhoods of a lot of grown men.
The Star Wars fan site Making Star Wars has tracked every step of the production process on J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The latest rumor that they dropped, though… it’s massive.
Ever since the first Star Wars: Episode 7 trailer hit the airwaves, some fans haven’t been able to let the new lightsaber design slide.Apparently, Apple design chief Jony Ive was the one who sparked the idea in J.J. Abrams to have this, shall we say, unexpected look.
Mark Hamill just may have given some insight into the future direction of his Luke character that may dispel some big rumors that emerged towards the end of last year.
As part of the 2015 Toy Fair, which kicked off in New York City this weekend, Hasbro previewed a ton of its new movie- and TV-pegged toy lines for the press. We were on hand to get an up-close look at some of the coolest toys coming to shelves this year, and we snapped a ton of pics for you!
Writer/director J.J. Abrams' highly-anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens is still about ten months out of reach... a tough pill to swallow for any fan of the long-running saga. The good news is, like with the release the franchise's previous films, the months leading up to the predictably insane theater release are sure to be packed with Star Wars Celebration event planned for this April, which promises big things.
Mark Hamill has opened up about George Lucas' directorial style on Star Wars, and he's far from complimentary.
The concept: "What if Star Wars and Star Trek had a knock down drag out fight--who would win" is almost as old as the Superman vs. Batman battle memes. But it ain't a fair fight folks!
This may come as a shock, but James Earl Jones was not the first person to audition for the role of Darth Vader in Star Wars, nor was he George Lucas’ first choice. We know, that’s pretty much blasphemy at this point, but this comes from the mouth of Lucas himself. During a recent ceremony honoring James Earl Jones, the father of Star Wars made a special appearance to reveal the 11 other names he considered for Vader.
While it's safe to say his recent projects have been keeping him busy, Kingsman director, Matthew Vaughn still found some time to speculate on the potential of directing some very iconic franchises. We're talking “Wormie” and “Indy” big!
The rumor mills regarding Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens have been churning this week as if it were powered by Bespin-imported Tibanna gas. The latest one seems to establish a family connection in the film that may actually prove central to the still-mysterious plot of the upcoming sequel.
The name, Richard Bonehill may not immediately evoke mental imagery of the Star Wars franchise. However, rest assured, it has been greatly associated with it in the form of several characters quite visibly present in the Original Trilogy.
While rumors of a potential Spaceballs sequel have been floating around ever since, it seems that Mel Brooks’ latest comments on the matter show that he remains committed to using The Schwartz to make the film a reality and SOON.
It seems that the returning players like Hamill’s Luke Skywalker and Harrison Ford’s Han Solo might not be playing the vital central roles in the film that fans have long been picturing in their minds.
There has been a good deal of controversy in the Star Wars fan community ever since John Boyega's character was revealed in the film's first teaser trailer, as many are still under the impression that Stormtroopers are all supposed to be clones (as seen in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones).
The prequels might have been panned critically, but it wasn't all bad. These Star Wars prequels characters make the prequels worth watching.
Could there come a time when properties like Star Wars and Marvel are available exclusively on a Disney streaming service? Well, the possibility is not all that preposterous, at least if Disney’s CEO, Bob Iger has anything to say about it. -- Which, he presumably does. Some recent statements from the head Mouseketeer hints at that possibility.
Han Solo’s legendary hunka junk, the Millennium Falcon, is not just a marker of the Star Wars franchise, it’s been proven to lift all of our spirits. In honor of this crowning science-fiction achievement, one fan has created his own spacecraft in drone form. Better still, he teaches us all how to make our own!
Now that a lot of people have worked on the latest Star Wars, keeping its many secrets can be downright difficult, if not nearly impossible. There are so many people who want to go into the latest Star Wars movie unspoiled. This story is NOT for you.
With J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens in the final stretch, so much of Disney’s attention will turn to the first of the planned solo, standalone films that had been farmed out to upcoming talents.