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Ian McDiarmid Thinks He'll Play Palpatine In A Future Star Wars Movie
Ian McDiarmid will only say it “might” happen. And he’s right. Anything is possible in this brave new world of Star Wars movies.
Star Wars Reveals Its Comic-Con Plans
A project as massive as Star Wars: Episode VII doesn’t need to roll Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford (and his busted leg) and Carrie Fisher on a stage to generate headlines. The stories are going to come anyway.
Sherlock's Steven Moffatt Directing Star Wars? Here's The Full Story
If you're a true-blue sci-fi geek, then you very likely know the name Steven Moffat. An extremely prolific writer and producer, he is best known for helping resurrect Doctor Who and creating Sherlock, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman.
A Very Special Star Wars Screening Is Planned For Georgia's Oldest Movie Theater
Georgia's Plaza Theater is ready to celebrate 75 years of operation, and to celebrate they're enlisting the help of another time tested classic. If you've ever wanted to see Star Wars in movie theaters yet again, now's your shot!
Boba Fett Movie May Have Hired A Very Familiar Face
Has the identity of the actor playing Boba Fett in a standalone Star Wars movie been sitting underneath our nose this whole time? It seems possible.
Kevin Smith Left The Star Wars Episode 7 Set Crying Today
Apart from being a well-regarded director and obsessive hockey fan, Kevin Smith has turned into a sort of spokesman for the nerd/ geek community. He’s given access to long-term plans. His opinion is always asked on even the most minor superhero-related controversies, and he’s even invited on sets to view productions in progress.
Star Wars Gets The Guardians Of The Galaxy Remix Treatment
Thanks to Star-Lord's trusted Walkman and pair of bright orange headphones, we can be sure that the soundtrack to James Gunn's upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy will be packed with all kinds of great '80s rock hits - and we've already gotten a taste of that from the trailers.
Star Wars Hires Rian Johnson To Write And Direct Episode VIII
After impressing critics and audiences with the intelligent, creative Brick, The Brothers Bloom and Looper (as well as multiple stints behind the camera on Breaking Bad), writer-director Rian Johnson is graduating to one of the highest-profile gigs in the industry. He’s helming two Star Wars movies.
George Lucas Wants To Build The Lucas Cultural Arts Museum
The Lucas Cultural Arts Museum is evaluating two different build sites for its permanent home. But does it really have to be one site or the other?
Star Wars Parody Imagines A New Hope As A Disney Musical
Yes, it has the band members in the Mos Eisley Cantina playing a version of “Under the Sea” from The Little Mermaid, so Han Solo can croon a show tune while drinking with Pocahontas and Snow White. Seriously, this fan-made short film is like the hyperdrive version of Disney pop-culture overload.
Boba Fett Movie May Be Written By Lawrence Kasdan
When it comes to the Star Wars standalone movies – the ones that will exist outside of the saga being launched by J.J. Abrams – the names “Han Solo” and “Boba Fett” have been repeated by various outlets, so we just assume that they will be the focal points of those films once they launch.
Could A Discarded Star Wars TV Series Lead To A Han Solo Prequel?
Those are two wonderful filmmakers, and they could do a great deal with the early days of one of cinema's most lovable rapscallions. Harrison Ford is cool, but, admit it, once you saw him showing up in stuff like Hollywood Homicide and Morning Glory, you realized you loved Han and not Ford.
Star Wars Reveals Shooting Location Of Next Standalone Film
There are locations in and around Africa and the Middle East that can help filmmakers replicate alien territories. After that, the effects wizards being hired in house at Pinewood can recreate anything that Abrams, Edwards or Josh Trank might need.
Hear Me Out: Josh Trank's Making A Han Solo Movie With Michael B. Jordan
What if what they want is Michael B. Jordan reuniting with Chronicle and Fantastic Four director Josh Trank on a Han Solo movie? What if Jordan is playing young Lando to an as-yet-uncast Han?
Josh Trank Will Direct A Star Wars Movie
Now we have Josh Trank adding one to his busy schedule. LucasFilm and Disney are doing a terrific job of filling its stable with fresh, innovative and strong storytellers. And they appear to be giving them time to map out the universes that they want to explore, as the standalone Star Wars movies reportedly will start arriving in theaters after J.J. Abrams delivers Star Wars: Episode VII in December 2016.