JJ Abrams Directing Star Wars Episode 7

New reports are suggesting that J.J. Abrams is the person that Disney have finally turned to re-launch the Star Wars franchise with Star Wars Episode 7. The Star Trek director had previously dismissed rumors linking him with the project. Speaking at the Veterans Day 2012: Celebrating Leadership and Service event, hosted at Universal Studios on 9th November JJ Abrams [...]

Kevin Smith Makes Clerks 3 His Final Film

Kevin Smith has confirmed that he plans to make a third and final chapter in the Clerks series, but that this will likely be his final ‘cinematic effort’ as a director. Clerks was Smiths first film and the ultra-low budget comedy about an eventful day in the lives of a couple of store clerks launched [...]

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. [...]

New Star Wars Film Gets Writer & Original Cast

Toy Story 3 screenwriter Michael Arndt appears to be the leading candidate for producing a script for Disney’s new Star Wars film.  The seasoned writer also wrote indie favourite Little Miss Sunshine and recently adapted the screenplay for Hunger Games Sequel Catching Fire. The most recent rumours are that Arndt has produced a 40 page [...]

Mark Hamill talks about New Star Wars Films

In a recent interview Star Wars leading man Mark Hamill aka Luke Skywalker, has admitted that he and co-star Carrie Fisher have known since August about the recent sensational news that the Star Wars Saga is now expanding to include Episodes VII, VIII and IX.  ”[L]ast August, [Big George] asked Carrie and I to have [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]