Star Wars The Force Awakens Poster

Iconic artist Drew Struzan has created the new poster below for Star Wars The Force Awakens. The artwork was revealed at the Disney’s D23 Expo event. The most notable feature is the fact that John Boyega’s character Finn is shown for the first time actually wielding a lightsaber. The poster also showcases masked villain Kylo [...]

Star Wars Episode VII Starts Filming In May

Producers have finally confirmed that Star Wars Episode VII will officially start filming in May at Pinewood Studios in London. In related news Dinsey and Lucasfim have both further confirmed the long expected news that the new film will pick up the story approximately 30 years after the climatic events of Return of The Jedi.  [...]

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 [...]

Jonathan Rhys Meyers Might Star In Star Wars

Jonathan Rhys Meyers reportedly has a part already confirmed for the next chapter in the Star Wars saga. The Tudors and Match Point star will apparently reunite with his Mission Impossible III director J.J. Abrams to join the cast of  Star Wars Episode VII. If true he would join stars of the original series Harrison Ford, [...]

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 [...]