J.J. Abrams Wont Direct Star Wars

Lost and Star Trek Director J.J. Abrams has confirmed that he won’t be in the running to direct the new Star Wars Trilogy opener Episode VII for Disney. Ruling himself out of the task of continuing the beloved space saga  he admitted that he felt put off by the burden of trying to live up to the iconic original [...]

Disney May Be Buying Hasbro

Rumours are beginning to circulate that Disney is considering following their sensational acquisition of Lucasfilm, Marvel and Pixar with talks to acquire Toy Company Hasbro. Acquiring Hasbro would bring even more lucrative franchises ad merchandise lines within Disney’s rapidly expanding library. Transformers, My Little Pony and G.I. Joe would be just some of the lucrative [...]

Harrison Ford Open To New Star Wars Films

Mark Hamill had already revealed that he and Carrie Fisher spoke to George Lucas about the new Star Wars Sequels as early as August. Now Entertainment Weekly is reporting that a ‘highly placed souce’ has hinted that Harrison Ford is not only open to the idea of reprising his classic role as charismatic space smuggler [...]

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 [...]

Disney Making New Star Wars Trilogy

The Walt Disney Company has sensationally announced the acquisition of Lucasfilm Ltd in exchange for $4.05 billion in cash and stocks. Disney has also confirmed that they will immediately start work on extending the Star Wars saga beginning with a new trilogy of films for Episodes 7, 8 and 9. The sensational move by Disney [...]

John Williams Gets Brits Lifetime Achievement Award

Composer John Williams has been honored with a lifetime achievement award at the Classic Brit Awards 2012 in a glamorous ceremony held in the Royal Albert Hall. The acclaimed composer is responsible for the soundtracks of over 10o movies, including countless cinema classics. His collaborations with George Lucas and Steven Spielberg in particular gave the world  the music of  Jaws, Star Wars, [...]

Star Wars Episode II & III 3D Both Released 2013

George Lucas is one again bringing an updated version of his ever changing Star Wars Saga back to the big screen. Having seen the 3D re-release of Star Wars Episode I The Phantom Menace take over $44 million in cinemas worldwide it’s now been announced that Attack of The Clones and Revenge of The Sith [...]

Happy Star Wars Day

May 4th is officially Star Wars Day, a time to celebrate and greet your fellow Jedi with the immortal words “May the Fourth be With You”. Bizarrely we have Margaret Thatcher to thank for the origins of the delightful force based pun. On May 4th 1979 when she was elected as Britain’s first woman prime [...]