Star Wars Episode VII UK Production Announced

Lucasfilm have officially announced plans for the production of Star Wars Episode VII to take place in the UK. All six of the previous films in the series were produced at least in part at renowned UK studios like Elstree, Shepperton, Leavesden, Ealing and Pinewood.  Set for a 2015 release the first of many new [...]

Ender’s Game Official Teaser Trailer

The big screen adaptation of classic science fiction book Ender’s Game has it’s first official teaser trailer below. The film directed by Gavin Hood and based on Orson Scott Card’s novel is set 70 years after a horrific alien war and follows an unusually gifted child who is sent to an advanced military school in space to prepare for a future invasion. The film’s [...]

Ender’s Game Poster & Director’s Update

The big screen adaptation of classic science fiction book Ender’s Game has it’s first official poster above. The film directed by Gavin Hood and based on Orson Scott Card’s novel is set 70 years after a horrific alien war and follows an unusually gifted child who is sent to an advanced military school in space to prepare [...]

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 [...]

Carrie Fisher Confirms She’s In New Star Wars Film

Via the lofty literary journal of Palm Beach Illustrated Carrie Fisher has seemingly confirmed that she will indeed be in Star Wars Episode VII, reprising her role as Princess Lea. While it’s doubtful she’ll be slipping back into that iconic gold bikini, fans will probably nonetheless be excited to see precisely what kind of incessantly [...]

Mark Hammill Talks New Star Wars Trilogy

Mark Hamill has confirmed in a new interview for Entertainment Tonight that despite constant speculation and recent reports that Harrison Ford had officially joined the cast of Disney’s new Star Wars trilogy, none of the original cast have yet signed on to reprise their iconic roles. “I can tell you right away that we haven’t [...]

New Star Wars Films Include Spin-Offs

Contrary to previous reports it seems that screenwriters  Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg may not be providing scripts for Star Wars Episodes VIII and IX. Whilst the pair has been recruited by Disney to work on Star Wars projects, these may in fact be spinoffs focusing on minor characters from the existing Star Wars universe, [...]

Star Wars Episodes VIII And IX Get Writers

Having recently secured the services of Toy Story 3 writer Michael Arndt to write the seventh chapter in the Star Wars Saga, Disney has now reportedly found writers for both Episodes eight and nine as well. Simon Kinberg and Lawrence Kasdan have reportedly both signed on to help complete the rest of Disney’s new Star Wars [...]

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 [...]

Brad Bird Won’t Direct Star Wars Episode VII

Brad Bird has officially ruled himself out of the running to direct Disney’s new Star Wars film Episode VII. Despite being identified as a leading contender, The Incredibles & Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol emphatically denied he would be taking charge of Disney’s surprising re-launch of the beloved space saga during a Twitter Q&A with fans. [...]