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 [...]

Adam Driver set for Star Wars Episode VII

Girls star Adam Driver is reportedly in an advance stage of negotiations to join the cast of Star Wars Episode VII. Variety is reporting that “a deal should be finalized in the coming days” with the HBO star close to signing on subject to scheduling and other final negotiations. Most significantly Driver looks set to [...]

JJ Abrams Promises Less Star Wars Lens Flare

Director J.J. Abrams talked about the pressure of directing Star Wars Episode VII on the red carpet at the UK premiere of A New York Winter’s Tale. JJ also jokes about the fact that he won’t be using as much of his trademark lens flare for the new Star Wars films but will preserve the [...]

Gary Oldman Admits Star Wars Talks

In the latest in the endless stream of Star Wars Episode VII casting rumors Gary Oldman has admitted that he’s been approached about joining the cast of J.J. Abrams film. Talking to sky movies the actor responded to whether he’d follow up his work on massive franchises like Batman & Harry Potter by getting involved [...]

Saoirse Ronan Misses Out On Star Wars Role

Speaking at the British Independent Film Awards in London actress Saoirse Ronan confirmed that she’s officially missed out on landing a lead role in Star Wars Episode VII. The young actress had previously grabbed massive internet attention after accidentally admitting that she was one of the many young stars to have auditioned for a part [...]

JJ Abrams Apologises For Lens Flare Addiction

J.J. Abrams has not only finally admitted his obvious addiction to unnecessary lens flare, but he’s even go so far as to apologize for his previous excessive use. Whilst the constant flashes of light have become Abrams most mocked stylistic signature, the director seems to have learned his lesson making Star Trek, hopefully just in [...]

Benedict Cumberbatch Star Wars Rumours Grow

The enthusiastic but questionably reliable Latino Review is once again claiming to have news of exciting Star Wars Episode VII casting. This time they’re reporting that  Benedict Cumberbatch and Saoirse Ronan are both in various stages of joining the cast of J.J. Abrams Star Wars sequel. Reports claim that Saoirse Ronan has already had a meeting [...]

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 [...]