Tag Archives: Kathleen Kennedy

Director Rian Johnson Tapped to Create New Star Wars Trilogy


In a conference call for investors today, Walt Disney Company Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger announced that Star Wars: The Last Jedi writer-director Rian Johnson would create a new Star Wars trilogy. The new trilogy will expand from the original nine episode story arc into “a corner of the galaxy that Star Wars lore has never before […]


Bob Iger Tops The Hollywood Reporter’s Most Powerful People


The Hollywood Reporter just released their Top 100 Most Powerful People in Entertainment and topping the list, for the second year in a row is Disney’s Chairman/CEO Bob Iger. The second annual ranking is compiled and, according to THR, from ” … one overarching criterion: the power of “yes.” THR 100 essentially is a greenlight list: who […]


Han Solo Film Loses Directors with Only 3 Weeks of Shooting Left


Some major drama has been added to the upcoming Star Wars spinoff about Han Solo, and not in a good way. In what is a completely unexpected turn for the film, directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller have left the project with only 3 weeks of shooting left for principal photography. Miller and Lord began […]


Original Theatrical Cuts of the First Star Wars Trilogy Will Not Be Released


Fans have long been awaiting the opportunity to get their hands on a Blue-ray of the original Star Wars trilogy as it was first shown: without added CGI, without a Jabba’s palace dance number, and with Han actually shooting first. Those fans are in for a galaxy of disappointment. Kathleen Kennedy, President of Lucasfilm, put […]


“The Last Jedi” Panel at Star Wars Celebration


Day 2 of Star Wars Celebration Orlando was the day every Star Wars fan has been waiting for. Everyone knew that The Last Jedi panel would feature the debut of the first teaser trailer for Episode 8, and the hype was insane leading up to the release considering how heavily guarded the story has been. The Last Jedi panel […]


What does the future hold for Princess Leia in upcoming Star Wars films?


Carrie Fisher’s unfortunate passing on December 27, 2016 has left behind a big disturbance in the force. We told you that Carrie Fisher was done filming Star Wars: Episode VIII at time of her death, but her character, Princess Leia, was set to play a bigger role in the 2019 release of Episode IX. That […]