Tag archive for ‘Star Wars director’
By Red Diogenes On Monday, March 19th, 2018

Rian Johnson has started on new ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy, ‘excited to dive’ in

Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi redirected the franchise by pushing it into a bold, daring direction and Johnson earned a whole new set of three new films. Disney and Lucasfilm announced that Johnson will More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Lucasfilm brings in ‘Game of Thrones’ creators for new ‘Star Wars’ films

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are going from Winterfell to a galaxy far, far away. It was announced today that Benioff and Weiss, creators of the smash-hit, Emmy Award-winning television series Game of Thrones, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, March 11th, 2016
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‘Star Wars The Force Awakens’ arrives on DVD, Blu-Ray on April Fool’s Day

Star Wars: The Force Awakens shattered box office records upon its debut to become the cinematic event of a generation with over $926 million domestic and $2.05 billion worldwide. As announced this morning by Chairman More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

‘Star Wars The Force Awakens’ gives fans a ‘New Hope’

There will be no spoilers here as J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens has successfully kept a lid on the big secrets and twists in the new film. Fans have guessed nearly every possible scenario, but More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, November 13th, 2015

JJ Abrams talks Lupita Nyong’o’s Maz Kanata, a space pirate

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has several mysterious characters, now featured beside R2-D2 and C-3PO on the poster for the movie. Now it’s confirmed the character is Maz Kanata, the character voiced by Academy More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

‘Star Wars The Force Awakens’ final cut done, JJ Abrams talks

Fans may have worried that Disney buying up Lucasfilm would result in Star Wars: The Force Awakens getting all “Disney-fied”, but director JJ Abrams is here to quell the concerns, confirming that More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, July 13th, 2015

‘Jurassic World’ director Colin Trevorrow rumored favorite for ‘Star Wars 9’

Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow has been hired by Lucasfilm to direct Star Wars: Episode 9, according to new reports just ahead of San Diego Comic-con. While nothing was made official, Heroic Hollywood first More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 12th, 2015

‘Star Wars Rogue One’ coming in 2016 with Felicity Jones, ‘Star Wars 8’ to follow in 2017

Disney has announced the writer, director and early release date of Star Wars Episode VIII, while Godzilla director Gareth Edwards’ December 2016 spinoff has its first cast member and a title: Rogue One. Fans More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, February 26th, 2015

‘Star Wars The Force Awakens’ news, spoilers, Abrams talks

The current conversations about Star Wars: The Force Awakens are surrounding details, secrets and spoilers from the upcoming film and director JJ Abrams fueled more interest after he recently admitted some of the More...

By Stephen Nevets On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
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‘Theory of Everything’ star Felicity Jones to lead Gareth Edwards’ ‘Star Wars’ film

Godzilla director Gareth Edwrds is rumored to be set on Felicity Jones as the female lead in his Star Wars standalone film, presumably co-starring with Aaron Paul. According to THR, Jones, who just received a “Best More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, January 12th, 2015

‘Star Wars’ loses writer, may get ‘X-Men’ scribe

Another writer departure is taking place on a new Star Wars film with Gary Whitta exiting the Gareth Edwards directed spin-off. A report by Slash Film points to Simon Kinberg being tapped to come on and get the More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, June 20th, 2014

‘Looper’ director Rian Johnson will helm ‘Star Wars Episode VIII’ and write ‘Episode IX’

According to new reports today Looper director Rian Johnson will write and direct Star Wars: Episode VIII, and The Wrap reports that he write a treatment for Star Wars: Episode IX.  Deadline reports that More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, January 20th, 2014

JJ Abrams confirms ‘Star Wars Episode VII’ script done, discusses casting ‘noise’ and IMAX cameras

J.J. Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan were expected to turn in a Star Wars Episode VII script in January to the Disney big execs so it’s not surprising that Abrams confirms it is complete. Additionally he addresses More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, November 25th, 2013
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JJ Abrams discusses ‘Star Wars Episode VII’ and working with Lawrence Kasdan

With new Star Wars film headed to production,  issue 214 of Total Film magazine features a brief interview with director JJ Abrams on the film and working with Lawrence Kasdan. “Working with Larry has been one More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, November 18th, 2013
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JJ Abrams, R2-D2 star in first ‘behind the scenes’photo for ‘Star Wars Episode VII’

The Star Wars: Episode VII photo has been released featuring a “behind-the-scenes” look at the production team, JJ Abrams and R2-D2. The tweet on the Bad Robot account shows Abrams and exec Kathleen Kennedy More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 8th, 2013

‘Star Wars Episode 7’ set for December 2015, Brad Bird’s ‘Tomorrowland’ delayed

Fans can sigh and mark their calendars as Disney has announced that J.J. Abrams‘ Star Wars: Episode VII will open in 3D on December 18, 2015. Episode 7 will be the first Star Wars movie to be released outside More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, October 25th, 2013

JJ Abrams taking over script for Star Wars Episode VII, still hoping for production to start in 2014

Michael Arndt (Toy Story 3) has had the responsibility of bringing the Star Wars to life in the next film series as the screenwriter for Star Wars Episode VII. Now director JJ Abrams will be taking over with the More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, September 20th, 2013

Director JJ Abrams talks ‘Star Wars Episode VII’

J.J. Abrams has been very quiet about Star Wars: Episode VII, yet he is rumored to be hard at work on the new project. Abrams breaks the silence, talking with EW. From ‘Star Trek’ to ‘Star Wars’ More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, July 22nd, 2013

‘Thor’ writers may take on ‘Star Trek 3’ as rumors of JJ Abrams leaving ‘Star Wars Episode VII’ continue

A week after a projected 2016 release date Star Trek 3 may have different writers and director JJ Abrams is at the center to rumors. According to Badass Digest, screenwriters Ashley Edward Miller and Zack Stentz (Thor, X-Men: 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...



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