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With the names of actresses like Rooney Mara, Felicity Jones and Tatiana Maslany coming up as possible leads for one of the standalone Star Wars films, we thought it would be as a good a time as any to come up with 5 female characters on which the first film could focus. So, letís see how well a lightsaber can break a glass ceiling and get to the list!
As we get closer to the release of Star Wars: Episode 7 this December 18, weíre still waiting ever so patiently to hear more about the first Star Wars spin-off film from Godzilla helmer Gareth Edwards. However, recent comments from Disney CEO Bob Iger have caused some to speculate that they might not be what Star Wars fans are expecting.
The Star Wars spinoff movie looks as though it has found its lead actress, and you've probably never heard of her.
Kids playing with their miniature 3 ĺ inch Star Wars figures back in the late 70ís and early 80ís clearly had no idea that the little plastic men they were using to recreate scenes from their favorite film would actually be worth quite a bit of money. However, there are some vintage Star Wars figures whose worth are insane, like this rare UK-issued Boba Fett figure, which just sold at an auction for the US Dollar equivalent of $27,000!
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.