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6 Reasons Star Wars Deserves a Large Disney Presence

The devoted population of Disney theme park fans, who are passionate about maintaining each park’s original vision, have been uneasy since The Walt Disney Company purchased Lucasfilm in 2012. Many do not approve of the expanded Star Wars presence in the parks, fearing it will lessen the nostalgic Disney feeling. While their devotion is understandable, it is unreasonable as […]

Special Look at ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Just Released

Last night during Game 7 of the World Series, fans watching were treated to a special, brand-new look at Star Wars: The Last Jedi! Take a peek yourself at the video below. Like Star Wars on Facebook Follow Star Wars on Twitter Follow Star Wars on Instagram Subscribe to Star Wars on YouTube Visit the […]

Female-Focused ‘Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny’ Comic Will Debut in 2018

Lucasfilm and IDW Publishing are giving Star Wars fans of all ages a chance to connect with the franchise’s iconic heroines in comic book form. Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny will be a weekly five-issue comic event beginning early next year. The books will highlight stories of female Star Wars characters spanning the course […]

Disney Postpones Release Date on ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

Star Wars: Episode XI was originally supposed to hit theatres on May 24, 2019, but along with yet another new director, a new release date has just been announced. The official release date has been bumped up to December 20, 2019. We’ve also learned that the live-action adaptation of Aladdin will hit theatres on May 24, 2019.

J.J. Abrams to Replace Colin Trevorrow as Director of Star Wars: Episode IX

The official Star Wars website announced that J.J. Abrams (who directed Star Wars: The Force Awakens) will write and direct the untitled, Star Wars: Episode IX. Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy said of the announcement, “With The Force Awakens, J.J. delivered everything we could have possibly hoped for, and I am so excited that he is […]

LucasFilm and Star Wars: Episode IX Director Part Ways

Disney and LucasFilm issued a statement today announcing that Colin Trevorrow will no longer be directing the upcoming Star Wars: Episode IX. No replacement was named. The statement suggests that LucasFilm and Trevorrow have “mutually chosen to part ways” and that their “visions for the project differ.” Variety is reporting that Trevorrow and studio executives […]

Han Solo Spinoff Cuts Michael Kenneth Williams’ Character Due to Reshoot Complications

A role in the upcoming Han Solo Star Wars film portrayed by Michael Kenneth Williams has been cut due to reshoot scheduling. Director Ron Howard, who replaced previous directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller, is currently conducting reshoots which conflict with Williams’ filming commitments. He is currently in South Africa working on a spy drama with […]

Ron Howard Shares Photo of New Droid from Untitled Han Solo Film

Ron Howard gave Star Wars fans a look at a new droid that will star in Disney’s upcoming film about a youthful Han Solo. The new droid bares a resemblance to franchise regular R2-D2 but with a different silver, white, and gold look. These droids can be so damn intractable. But we'll go until we […]

Netflix to Stream ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ in July

We have more exciting news for Disney movie fans as Netflix has just released their preview trailer for upcoming films that will be available for streaming next month. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has been added to July’s line-up! The contract that took effect back in September 2016 between Netflix and Disney also includes movies […]

Who Will Take Over for Miller and Lord on the Han Solo Film? Here Are the Rumored Replacements

The new Star Wars spin-off project centered around Han Solo just suffered a significant setback, as the film’s directors Christopher Miller and Phil Lord parted ways with Lucasfilm yesterday. Now, the substantial section of the internet that follows Star Wars and Hollywood is trying to discern who could be chosen to fill the captain’s chair. […]