Star Wars: The Force Awakens Official Teaser

J.J. Abrams has finally given Star Wars fans their first glimpse at the first chapter in the new trilogy of the Star Wars Saga with an 88 second long teaser trailer for Episode VII The Force Awakens. Watch it yourself below but here’s Five of the obvious talking points: 1. Is that Benedict Cumberbatch? The [...]

Star Wars VII Force For Change Competition

Today in a special video message from the set of Star Wars: Episode VII, director J.J. Abrams announced the creation of Star Wars: Force for Change, a brand new Star Wars initiative from Disney and Lucasfilm in collaboration with Bad Robot dedicated to finding creative solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems. The first Star Wars: Force for Change campaign will raise [...]

J.J. Abrams Wants Authentic Star Wars Sequel

Director J.J. Abrams has spoken to Entertainment Weekly about his Disney backed reboot of the Star Wars franchise, insisting that while the tone of Episode VII is still “an evolving thing”  that he is nevertheless “working really hard to make a movie that feels as emotional and authentic and exciting as possible”.   Sharing his [...]

John Williams Back For Star Wars Episode VII

In welcome Star Wars news that should surprise absolutely nobody, legendary composer John Williams has been officially confirmed to be taking responsibility for the soundtrack to Star Wars Episode VII. The official confirmation came at the weekend’s Celebration Europe Star Wars fan convention in Germany. Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy shared her excitement whilst announcing the [...]

Samuel L. Jackson Talks Star Wars Episode VII

Whilst launching new Male Cancer Charity initiative One For The Boys, Samuel L. Jackson added some serious weight to recent rumours that he’s eager to be a part of the new Star Wars franchise. Speaking about his popular role in the Star Wars saga as purple lightsabre wielding Jedi Master Mace Windu, Jackson openly admitted [...]

Lucas Confirms Original Cast In New Star Wars

Not content to gracefully head off into the Tatooine triple sunset with his billions of Disney dollars George Lucas is still insisting on contributing to the constant media speculation about the new Star Wars saga. He’s now apparently confirmed in a just published interview that in fact final negotiations had begun with the main stars [...]

Disney Plan Several Star Wars Films A Year

Disney’s multibillion dollar acquisition of Lucasfilm and the Star Wars franchise was followed swiftly by news that the first of a new trilogy of space adventures would be in cinemas by summer 2015. But as the hunt intensifies for a director for Episode VII news is emerging that Disney already has even more ambitious plans [...]

Matthew Vaughn May Direct New Star Wars Film

Matthew Vaughn recently dropped out of directing X-Men First Class sequel Days Of Future Past, allowing Bryan Singer to step in to take over the franchise. He also turned down the lucrative chance to direct his other obvious superhero sequel in Kick-Ass 2. Now rumour are starting to circulate this may actually be due to [...]

George Lucas gives Star Wars Billions to Charity

Following the extraordinary news of Disney’s multi-billion dollar acquisition of Lucasfilm and the Star Wars franchise rights, George Lucas will according to a Lucasfilm spokesperson be donating “The majority of the (Disney acquisition) proceeds to his philanthropic endeavours”. Confirming these intentions George Lucas himself released the following statement: “For 41 years, the majority of my [...]