- ABC May Do the Star Wars TV Series 1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on January 11, 2013 under News, Star Wars
What’s This About a Female Skywalker in Episode VII?
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on January 8, 2013 under News, Star Wars
Yesterday, a rumor hit Twitter that has Star Wars fans speculating about who Episode VII would be about. The Tweet in question originated from SlashFilm's Peter Sciretta who tweeted: Who said the lead character in Star Wars Episode VII is going to be a male star? :)— Peter Sciretta (@slashfilm) more.
The Real Reason Behind the Star Wars Special Editions?
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on January 7, 2013 under News, Star Wars
This past Friday George Lucas officially became engaged to his longtime girlfriend. This news immediately brought up a theory surrounding the Star Wars Special Editions and the reason why we still don't have an official DVD or BluRay release of the original unaltered trilogy. While Lucas has said for the last fifteen years that the reason the changes were done to the movies was to bring them close... more.
This is Your Life
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on January 4, 2013 under Pics
If you grew up in the 80s, you'll probably recognize everything in this painting as the foundation of your geekness. Can you name everything in the painting and what movie they're from?... more.
Amazing Clone Wars Series Trailer Celebrates 100 Episodes
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on January 3, 2013 under News, Star Wars
This Saturday morning on Cartoon Network, the Clone Wars will hit a milestone by reaching episode #100. In its five seasons, the series has become the best Star Wars fans have seen since the original trilogy; despite the stigma that some fans may see on it for being set during the Prequels. In many ways the Clone Wars series is the Prequels we all dreamt about when Obi-Wan first mentioned the Clon... more.
Long Lost Lucas-financed Sword & Sorcery Short Found
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on December 31, 2012 under News, Star Wars
Back in 1980 when The Empire Strikes Back played on cinema screens in the UK and Australia, it included a 20-minute Sword & Sorcery short film titled Black Angel. The film was directed by Star Wars art director Roger Christian and made with financial help from George Lucas. After it's brief run with Empire outside the US, the film was believed to be lost, but according to more.
JJ Abrams Thankfully Turned Down Episode VII
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on December 27, 2012 under News, Star Wars
It turns out that at one point, Lucasfilm did really ask JJ Abrams to direct the new Star Wars movie. Thankfully, it looks like he wasn't interested at all so we won't have to suffer with 3D lens flares obscuring our view of the Sequel Trilogy. Abrams explained it to Empire Magazine: “There were the very early conversations and I quickly said that because of my loyalty to Star Trek, and also ... more.
The Circle is Now Complete: Disney Finishes Lucasfilm Purchase
2 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on December 26, 2012 under News, Star Wars
This weekend, Disney gave George Lucas a big Christmas present in the form of about $4.06 billion. After being cleared by officials in both the US and UK, Disney completed their purchase of Lucasfilm by giving George Lucas $2.21 billion in cash and about 37.1 million shares. With that out of the way, Disney is moving forward with all things Star Wars. Episode VII is in the earliest stages of p... more.
A Fanboy Christmas Tradition: The Star Wars Holiday Special
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on December 24, 2012 under News, Star Wars
It's that time of year again! Time to break out the Star Wars Holiday Special and be terrified all over again. Since Disney will likely never release this abomination on home video, the only way to see it is to buy a bootleg at a convention or download it off the internet. There are two versions floating around, one that's just the specials; and the other with the hilarious commercials such as the... more.
Star Wars Returning to Marvel?
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on December 21, 2012 under Comics, News, Star Wars
When Disney bought Lucasfilm, fans knew it would only be a matter of time before the comic license returned to Marvel. Those who grew up with Star Wars will probably remember that Marvel published the comics prior to Dark Horse taking over when the EU kicked off in the 90s. Now, Disney fansite Blue Sky Disney is ... more.