Tag Archives: Lucasfilm

BREAKING: ‘Game of Thrones’ Creators to Write and Produce New ‘Star Wars’ Films

In an announcement from Lucasfilm, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the creators of the uber-popular HBO series Game of Thrones, will be writing and producing a new series of Star Wars films. Check out the announcement in the video below: These new films are going to be separate from both the episodic Skywalker saga and […]

Director and Cast From ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ to Stop By ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Friday

In an official press release, ABC has just announced the guests for Jimmy Kimmel Live episodes this week. ABC has revealed that the director of Star Wars: The Last Jedi Rian Johnson will be appearing on the Friday, December 1 episode along with cast members Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Adam Driver (Kylo Ren), Daisy Ridley (Rey), John Boyega […]

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 […]