StarWars.com made a great selection of quotes from Abrams from previous interviews about the impact Star Wars has had on his life and career....
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
There's a new interview with Kathleen Kennedy at THR where she shares some new bits about the new trilogy, Lucas, Abrams and more. Read after the jump.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
We heard the rumors that actor Billy Dee Williams who played Lando in the original trilogy is in Michael Arndt's treatment for the new movies. Before any confirmation of this we've found out that Billy will take on a task that is even more challenging. Yep, that's right he is the latest addition to the cast of the TV series Annoying Orange and he'll be playing a carrot. Read the whole story after the break..
Monday, January 28, 2013
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Friday, January 25, 2013
Although movie fans are pretty familiar with J. J. Abrams, his name is a bit unknown to the general audience. That's mainly because he is relatively a newcomer in Hollywood (from 1999) and he has directed only 3 feature films. Read more after the break...
Thursday, January 24, 2013
According to The Warp the first episode of the new Star Wars trilogy will be directed by J. J. Abrams. This is still not officially confirmed by Disney or Lucasfilm. Read more after the break....
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Actor/Director Ron Howard is maybe the second closest friend (that is directing) to Lucas after Spielberg. And while Spielberg firmly declined any possibilities of him directing a Star Wars movie, that is not the case with Ron. Read after the break why Ron Howard is actually one very logical choice for the Episode 7 director's chair.
Monday, January 21, 2013
Famous artist Drew Struzan talked with Fanhattan about his recent projects and revealed that it's possible to see him back with Disney's new Star Wars movies. Read what he said after the break...
There was a certain homage to Star Wars on tonight’s episode of ABC’s fairytale drama Once Upon A Time. It was just a music theme but could it evolve into something more? Read more after the break...
Friday, January 18, 2013
In an open letter that is funny and sad at the same time, Carrie Fisher bid farewell and good luck to the most famous character she ever played. Read the full letter after the break.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Today the actor who voiced Darth Vader, James Earl Jones turns 82. Happy Birthday James. We're forever grateful for your exceptional performance. Here's what would have happened if they hired another actor for the job. Let's say.... Arnold Schwarzenegger! See after the break.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
"The Grey" director Joe Carnahan made an interesting suggestion to Disney via his twitter account. They both are huge fans of the movies and are doing some really cool action sequence.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Pretty much every director that recently did a sci-fi movie has been considered by fans and critics as a possibility for helming the upcoming Star Wars Episode 7. What are the chances for Looper director Rian Johnson to be involved with Star Wars? Read what he had to say after the break.
Monday, January 14, 2013
Back in November, the Los Angeles Times reported that Man of Steel and 300 director Zack Snyder had no interest in directing the seventh Star Wars film. But Vulture has learned that it was a bit of misdirection: He is in fact developing a Star Wars project for Lucasfilm that is set within the series’ galaxy, though parallel to the next trilogy.
We all know that George Lucas is a big fan of Akira Kurosawa and that he even offered the role of Obi Wan to Japanese actor Toshiro Mifune. Now 36 years later Toshiro Mifune's daughter spoke of an even more interesting offer that her father had. Read after the break.
Saturday, January 12, 2013
With new "Star Wars" movie coming in 2015, Avenger's director Joss Whedon was eager to see if he could be a candidate to direct it. Then he remembered that he's already busy working on ABC's SHIELD and Disney's other blockbuster The Avengers 2. Read what exactly he said after the break.
Friday, January 11, 2013
After the news that Steven Spielberg's next sci-fi project Robopocalypse is put on hold indefinitely, many people speculated that now is a good time for him to reconsider the possibility of helming a Star Wars movie. Here is why Steven should (or shouldn't) direct Episode 7.
Looks like ABC is trying to find a way to get Star Wars on television. Last we've heard about the live action TV show it was too expensive to execute although longtime Lucasfilm producer Rick McCallum shared that they have an enormous amount of material for the show. Here's what ABC entertainment president Paul Lee had to say about the project:
Monday, January 7, 2013
After J.J. Abrams, Steven Spielberg and Brad Bird the next big director to decline working on Episode 7 is Guillermo del Toro. Read what he had to say after the break: