Disney boss reveals a live-action Star Wars TV series is on the way in 2019. But will it convince you to fork out for the Disney streaming service?
Could Star Wars fans be slightly less hyped about this new chapter in the series, with trailer views seemingly down across the board.
Star Wars actor Boyega said that he subject to so-called 'random checks' when he'd arrive in Los Angeles for auditions.
‘Star Wars’ legend Mark Hamill has shared what’s thought to be the first ever image of him as the iconic Luke Skywalker. Hamill, who’s a keen user of social media (largely Instagram and Twitter), posted the photo of him on the Tunisian set of 1977’s ‘Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope’ (as it became known). Posting to his Instagram and Twitter accounts – both @hamillhimself – the actor described the image and how it was “perhaps” the first ever snap of him in character.
‘Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi’ hits cinemas at the end of this year, so until then the world will continue to ask questions over what the title really means, who’s around to fight the First Order, and whether Luke Skywalker will be in the film for more than a silent minute this time. Note: This article contains possible spoilers and speculation for The Last Jedi. ‘Looper’ and ‘Brick’ director Rian Johnson is helming his first ever ‘Star Wars’ movie, and the step up from him previous indie work is startlingly evident.
It may have taken over 5 weeks but ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ has made a billion dollars. Gareth Edwards’ ‘Star Wars’ spin-off has, as many pundits predicted, crossed the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office, having taken 39 days to do what ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ breezed to in just 12 days. Clearly it’s unfair to compare the two. ‘The Force Awakens’ was the first film for the franchise since 2005’s ‘Revenge of the Sith’ and marked an anticipated return that was not only directed by JJ Abrams, but featured classic stars like Harrison Ford and the late Carrie Fisher.
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ almost cast Michael Fassbender. During an interview with MTV News, the 39-year-old ‘Assassin’s Creed’ star revealed that he was up for a role in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’… but was just too busy for the part. “We talked about a role,” he told Josh Horowitz on his Happy Sad Confused podcast.
‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ is just a few days away now an the first reactions have emerged after advanced screenings. Gareth Edwards’ movie marks the first ‘Star Wars’ spin-off to play in cinemas, as well become the first if the existing seven released films not to have the famous opening crawl. With the buzz around Disney latest sci-fi epic at an all time high, it appears the hype was indeed justified as fans who’d been lucky enough to see it shared their thoughts on it.
It’s one of the biggest secrets of ‘Star Wars 7’ – why does C-3PO have a red arm? It’s no surprise that things have changed a bit in the galaxy far, far away. - Who Are These New Additions To Star Trek Beyond?
On Monday’s 'Jimmy Kimmel Live,' Harrison Ford stopped by to promote the Blu-Ray release of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' but talked about his plans to film another installment of 'Indiana Jones.'
With ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ breaking box office records at the cinema - we had a look at what the actors from the original films have been up too since ‘Return Of The Jedi’ wrapped up in 1983.
Over the last decade Marvel Studios have made in common practice to put a brief teaser, featuring the likes of Nick Fury, The Collector, and Quicksilver, right at the end of their efforts to entice viewers back for further films.
Members of Liningup.net have actually been camping outside Los Angeles’ TCL Chinese Theatre since Saturday December 5, and by the time they get inside for the first screening on Thursday December 17 they will have been there for 12 straight days. You can head over to LiningUp.net, Starlight Children’s Foundation, and Star Wars Line HW’s Twitter page to donate or to just keep up to date with their staggering efforts. - Star Wars: Rogue One Script Re-Written?
During an interview with Good Morning America, the original ‘Star Wars’ star revealed that he was paid just $1000 a week for ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’. “A producer friend of mine that produced ‘American Graffiti’ somehow connived to get me to read the lines with people that were auditioning for the parts of Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker,” he said. “I thought I was just helping out… Then when the whole thing was over they asked me if I wanted to play Han Solo.
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ director J.J. Abrams has a clear favourite… and he explains why he loves that scruffy-looking nerf herder quite so much. During an interview with SiriusXM (via Entertainment Weekly) the ‘Star Wars 7’ director explained why he has ‘come to really appreciate’ Han Solo. - Star Wars: Rogue One Script Re-Written?
Another new trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ has appeared online… and this time, it reveals a little more about the Dark Side. Officially unveiled via the Star Wars Facebook Page, this explosive new trailer offers up plenty of new shots… and they might just give us even more insight into what we can expect from the upcoming ‘Star Wars’ sequel. - Star Wars: Rogue One Script Re-Written?
It’s no secret that Leia will return in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’… just don’t call her ‘Princess’. During an interview with Time Magazine, the 59-year-old ‘Star Wars’ star explained how things have changed for the hero we now know as General Leia. Along with aging comes life experience, so in every way that is consistent with even being human Leia has changed.” - Star Wars 7 Theatrical Poster Revealed - Sneak Peek of Star Wars 7’s Full Trailer - Star Wars: Rogue One Script Re-Written? Of course, we all remember Princess Leia’s stint in the gold bikini… but now Disney seems to be pushing the character in a far more modern direction.
Although we’re still yet to see Luke Skywalker in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, he’s finally opened up about his return to the galaxy far, far away. During an interview with Famous Monsters of Filmland, the 64-year-old Jedi finally spoke about ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’… and gave us a hint of what to expect. “But the fact that half a dozen cast members from the originals can be there to place it in some sort of context, to be there for the historical side of things, I think it’s wonderful.” - Star Wars 7 Theatrical Poster Revealed - Sneak Peek of Star Wars 7’s Full Trailer - Star Wars: Rogue One Script Re-Written? ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ has already introduced us to the next generation of heroes, with John Boyega’s Finn and Daisy Ridley’s Rey taking up arms against the First Order. “I’m old enough to be Luke’s grandfather now, and that’s a healthy, natural thing for people to see.” Of course, this doesn’t exactly give much away when it comes to the fate of Luke Skywalker – who has not been showcased in any of the trailers and is rumoured to be in exile following the events of ‘Return of the Jedi’.
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ villain Kylo Ren probably doesn’t consider himself to be the bad guy… but the rest of the galaxy probably wouldn’t agree. During an interview with Empire Magazine, ‘Star Wars 7’ actor Adam Driver revealed the rather zealous motivations of the film’s main villain – Kylo Ren. I never thought of the character as an evil person.” - Star Wars 7 Theatrical Poster Revealed - Sneak Peek of Star Wars 7’s Full Trailer - Star Wars: Rogue One Script Re-Written? Of course, we’ve already seen hints towards Kylo Ren’s motivation… after all, the first full trailer for ‘The Force Awakens’ featured the mysterious villain staring ominously at the helm of Darth Vader while speaking rhetorically to the long-dead Sith Lord.
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ just got even more enticing, because it’s been confirmed that the teaser trailer for ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ will debut before the blockbuster. Simon Kinberg, who is ‘X-Men Apocalypse’s’ producer and writer, made this revelation to Collider, while 20th Century Fox later confirmed this would be the case with a statement to The Hollywood Reporter. “Our first trailer will be on ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’,” Kinberg declared to the website. Kinberg then added further information regarding what we can expect to see in the trailer, even teasing its run time. - Marvel Studios Has X-Men / Fantastic Four Plans?