Tag archive for ‘George Lucas’
By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 20th, 2015

‘Star Wars Rogue One’ details, synopsis, concept art, teaser description

At Star Wars Celebration, producer Kathleen Kennedy, Lucasfilm’s VP of Development Kiri Hart, and director Gareth Edwards unveiled a teaser trailer for the first Star Wars spin-off film Star Wars: Rogue One. While More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 10th, 2015

‘Star Wars’ films arrive on Digital HD with bonuses on each film

As anticipation builds for the December release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the first new film in the Star Wars Saga in a decade, The Walt Disney Studios, Lucasfilm Ltd., and 20th Century Fox today announced More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 23rd, 2015

‘Strange Magic’ DVD release set for may 19

“Strange Magic,” a new animated film coming to DVD and Digital on May 19, is a fairy tale—but not your average fairy tale. This magical adventure features a host of colorful characters including a princess More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 14th, 2015

‘Jupiter Asending,’ ‘Blackhat,’ ‘Seventh Son’ top list of 2015 bombs

2015 movies haven’t gotten off to a great start with five big film which have fallen flat: Jupiter Ascending, Seventh Son, Blackhat, Mortdecai and Strange Magic – totally an estimated loss of over $360 More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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New ‘Strange Magic’ featurette highlights ‘Creatures and Cast’

Fans can get a look at the new film Strange Magic, learn about the fantastical creatures and the voice cast. “Strange Magic,” a new animated film from Lucasfilm Ltd., is a madcap fairy tale musical inspired More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, June 6th, 2014

Mark Hamill talks ‘Star Wars Episode VII,’ the fandom, cast and Disney

During the popular Star Wars weekend in Disney theme parks, star Mark Hamill discussed the new film, returning with the old cast and his feelings on the fandom, old films and the sale to Disney. “I’ve altered More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, December 9th, 2013

‘Indiana Jones 5’ may have new life as Disney acquires distribution rights

Muppets, Marvel and Star Wars may be joined by another huge franchise as Disney acquired the rights to distribute and market future Indiana Jones films. Deadline reports that Paramount has given up the rights to More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, October 10th, 2013

George Lucas confirmed to be ‘heavily’ involved with ‘Star Wars Episode VII’

Disney acquired the Star Wars franchise, immediately announcing three more sequels and several other projects. George Lucas will still be involved on the new films says Jett Lucas, his son. One of the questions More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, August 8th, 2013

Harrison Ford talks about returning for an ‘Indiana Jones 5’ saying it’s ‘perfectly appropriate’

Harrison Ford has not one but two movies opening in the coming months, which means the press has double the opportunities to hound him about his involvement in Star Wars: Episode VII and the prospect of a fifth Indiana More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Famous Stop motion animator Ray Harryhausen dies at age 93

The long resume of Ray Harryhausen includes: MIGHTY JOE YOUNG (1949), IT CAME FROM BENEATH THE SEA (1955), 20 MILLION MILES TO EARTH (1957), MYSTERIOUS ISLAND (1961), ONE MILLION YEARS B.C. (1966), THER VALLEY More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Carrie Fisher confirms ‘Star Wars Episode VII’ appearance, getting into shape, like ‘being bought by Disney’

Disney acquired Lucasfilm in the late 2012, put Lucasilm’s future under the direction of President Kathleen Kennedy to get new films in theaters, based on the continuation of the story created by George Lucas, More...

By Stephen Nevets On Sunday, April 21st, 2013

LucasFilm Exec Kathleen Kennedy becomes second woman to receive Will Rogers Pioneer of the Year award

CinemaCon proved to be an exciting time for the Oscar-nominated producer and LucasFilm co-chair Kathleen Kennedy, who became only the second woman in history to receive the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation’s More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, April 18th, 2013
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Disney says a new ‘Star Wars’ film will comes to theaters every year beginning in 2015

Star Wars fans can rejoice after the news from CinemaCon on Tuesday as Disney promised a new adventure every year beginning in 2015. The ongoing “Episodes” will be complimented by unnamed solo projects, which More...

By Stephen Nevets On Saturday, April 6th, 2013

‘Being Human’ star and voice actor of Darth Maul, Sam Witwer would love the chance to join ‘Star Wars Episode VII’

Sam Witwer is just one of the latest in a line of actors who has stated interest in the new Star Wars Episode VII film. The Being Human star has also voiced the character of Darth Maul for the animated Clone Wars More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, April 4th, 2013
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Roger Ebert passes away at 70, check out memorable comments on George Lucas, Rob Schneider and Crocodile Dundee

Movie critic Roger Ebert has died at 70, according to the Chicago Sun-Times newspaper. It is with a heavy heart we report that legendary film critic Roger Ebert (@ebertchicago) has passed away — Suntimes (@Suntimes) More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, March 7th, 2013

George Lucas confirms Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill for ‘Star Wars Episode VII’

In a Business Week article profiling Disney’s reboot of Star Wars, creator George Lucas was asked if the original cast will be involved and if he notified them of the Disney deal in advance. “We had More...

By Stephen Nevets On Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Mark Hamill clarifies that talks for ‘Star Wars Episode VII’ are underway, but not a lock

Harrison Ford was rumored to be set for the next Star Wars film, but now Mark Hamill’s comments call that into question. This week Showbiz 411 reported that Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford were More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, February 18th, 2013

Composer John Williams discusses returning for ‘Star Wars Episode VII’

Composer John Williams is the latest contributor to give his thoughts on the new Star Wars movies, and sounds open to the possibility of a return, should he be asked. “Each time we play [the Star Wars theme], More...

By Stephen Nevets On Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

‘Star Wars’ standalone film projects rumored to be Young Han Solo and Boba Fett films, ‘nothing set’

Disney CEO Bob Iger’s announcement Tuesday that the studio plans new Star Wars spinoff films has caused an avalanche of rumors online about which characters will star. Young Han Solo concept art Jedi master More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, January 24th, 2013

‘Star Wars Episode VII’ will get ‘Star Trek’ director JJ Abrams

JJ Abrams may be taking over the famed “Star Wars” franchise with the first reboot, set for 2015. UPDATE: Disney released a Jan. 25 statement confirming Abrams at the director for “Star Wars Episode More...



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