BREAKING MOVIE NEWS
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens should be showing the world just what it's made of any day now. In fact, some people have already seen the teaser, and have reported that the villain looks a bit familiar to old fans.
Of the six Star Wars movies currently in the works at Disney and Lucasfilm, five have already found their directors. So who is directing the remaining feature? New evidence suggests that the gig could belong to up-and-coming filnmaker A.J. Edwards, and it's possible that we may already know what it will be about.
Of the many, many pop culture references contained within Phil Lord and Chris Miller's The LEGO Movie - from DC Comics to Harry Potter -perhaps the greatest is the quick appearance by Star Wars' Millennium Falcon and the likes of Han Solo, Lando Calrissian and C-3PO. What you may not know, however, is that early drafts of the movie actually had one of George Lucas' greatest creations as one of the lead characters.
Chicago conservation organization called Friends of the Parks has filed a lawsuit to stop George Lucas from planting his Lucas Museum of Narrative Art on the shores of Lake Michigan.
Itís safe to say that Star Wars: The Force Awakens hasnít been the most popular film title to ever be unveiled. In fact, the response to its announcement was rather tepid. While it hasnít been roundly chastised, it hasn't exactly been celebrated either. But who came up with it? Disney CEO Bob Iger has the answer.
As many pointed out on Twitter after the title was revealed, Awakens follows the expected Rises, Dawn and from-the-ashes tone that basically every film franchise tries to dial into nowadays. That doesnít mean that The Force Awakens is a bad title, by any stretch. Just that itís an intentionally vague one.
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.