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Disney Helping Carrie Fisher Get in Shape for Episode VII
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on April 29, 2013 under News, Star Wars
Even though Disney continues to deny any involvement with the Original Trilogy cast for Episode VII, it definitely seems like they're officially involved at this point. I still say Disney is planning a major reveal either at San Diego Comic Con in July or Disney's own D23 Expo in Anaheim this August. That doesn't stop the original cast from commenting on it. While Harrison Ford seems to be havi... more.
Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy Comments on the Internet and Secrets
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on April 24, 2013 under News, Star Wars
When Lucasfilm hired JJ Abrams to direct Episode VII, some people said "Great, he'll cast Mark Hamill and then lie to keep it a secret that Luke Skywalker is in the movie!" Thankfully, JJ Abrams is just a hired gun and Lucasfilm calls the shots on all things Star Wars, which is why an Oscar-winning writer is writing the movie instead of the stooges who wrote Transformers and Star Trek Into Darknes... more.
Harrison Ford Finally Confronts Chewie and Hilarity Ensues
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on April 18, 2013 under News, Star Wars
Last night, Harrison Ford made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote the movie 42 where he plays Dodgers manager Branch Rickey who brought Jackie Robinson to the team. Naturally Jimmy wanted to ask him about Star Wars, and Ford basically refused any questions as he couldn't say anything. So Jimmy had some audience questions, but since they were all from people in Star Wars costumes it w... more.
- Disney Star Wars Princesses 2 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on April 17, 2013 under Pics, Star Wars
Yearly Star Wars Movies Begin With Episode VII in 2015
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under News, Star Wars
When Disney bought Lucasfilm last year, they originally said they intended to have a new Star Wars movie out every other year. But now it looks like starting with Episode VII in summer 2015, we'll get a new Star Wars movie...every year. Disney made the announcement at CinemaCon in Nevada today, announcing that Episode VII will arrive in summer of 2015 and then standalone movies will alternate b... more.
Giacchino Says John Williams Must Score Episode VII
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under News, Star Wars
When Lucasfilm picked JJ Abrams to direct Episode VII, everyone expected Michael Giacchino to score the movie as well. After all, Abrams likes to work with the same people and it already looks like he'll be bringing his long-time editor with him on Star Wars. But Giacchino was recently in Switzerland for a live Star Trek concert, and he more.
RIP Richard LeParmentier
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on April 16, 2013 under News, Star Wars
We've learned today that Richard LeParmentier, also known as Admiral Motti in A New Hope, has passed away at the age of 66. No cause of death was announced. In addition to his famous role in the first Star Wars, LeParmentier also appeared in many other movies. Check out Who Framed Roger Rabbit? and then be shocked when you realize the detective giving Eddie Valiant a hard time was the same guy ... more.
Could Star Wars: Reclamation Be the New Animated Series?
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on April 15, 2013 under News, Star Wars
Ever since layoffs hit Lucasfilm animation, we've been saying that it's because Lucasfilm wants to move away from the Prequel-era material and focus on Original Trilogy characters due to Episode VII coming out. Dave Filoni has recently confirmed that work is underway on a new animated series, and now more.
New Animated Star Wars Series Confirmed
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on April 5, 2013 under News, Star Wars
Following the cancellation of The Clone Wars, we pointed out that Lucasfilm doing that makes sense as they're likely transitioning the creative team to an all-new Star Wars animated series. People said we were wrong because Disney was only canceling the show to be evil and that they wouldn't be thinking that ... more.
Lucasarts Shuts Down – Star Wars Games Still Coming Out
3 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on April 3, 2013 under News, Star Wars
Today Disney shut down Lucasarts. The news was revealed via Variety, which included this statement from Lucasarts: “After evaluating our position in the games market, we’ve decided to shift LucasArts from an internal development to a licensing model, minimizing the company’s risk while achieving a broa... more.