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 [...]

Guillermo Del Toro Turns Down Star Wars

Director Guillermo Del Toro has revealed that he recently turned down an approach from Disney to be considered for directing Star Wars Episode VII the first film in the studios newly acquired franchise. “We got one phone call to my agent saying, ‘Is Guillermo interested?’ And basically I have so much stuff already of my own, and I’m pursuing stuff that I’m generating [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

George Clooney In Talks for 1952

George Clooney is in talks  for the lead role in 1952 the long-delayed science fiction project from Director Brad Bird. With a script from Damon Lindelof and Jeff Jensen the new film has been ambitiously compared to Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, with a plot surrounding a man’s contact with alien life. Disney has high hopes [...]

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 [...]