Star Wars Episode 7 News

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

J.J. Abrams Believes John Williams Will Be Back for Episode 7. ILM Considers London for a Star Wars Work.

At a recent Star Trek Into Darkness event in Berlin, Abrams shared his opinion on who should score the next Star Wars movie. Also read why ILM wants to move part of its crew to London...

Monday, April 29, 2013

Carrie Fisher Talks Wookies, Han Solo, Jabba and Episode 7.

Carrie Fisher was attending the Calgary Comic Expo this weekend where she gave a brief interview to the Calgary Herald about her possible return in Episode 7 and more...

Friday, April 26, 2013

Kathleen Kennedy Talks Star Wars, J.J. Abrams and More.

LucasFilm co-chair Kathleen Kennedy received the annual Pioneer Of The Year award from the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation and briefly commented on the upcoming Episode 7, J.J. Abrams and more....

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

J.J. Abrams Interview With Playboy.

Very long and interesting interview with Episode 7 director J.J. Abrams. He talks about rebooting Star Trek and Star Wars, profiting off paranoia, capturing distracted fans and plenty more...

Monday, April 22, 2013

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Harrison Ford Shows He Could Still Play Han Solo at Jimmy Kimmel.

Harrison Ford was a guest at Jimmy Kimmel last night and made quite a show for the fans. At first people were wondering if Ford's reaction was a set up or he was indeed upset by the fan's questions. Then the act turned hilarious. See the video after the jump.

A Life in Film: Interview With Peter Cushing.

Author David Miller spoke with comicbookmovies about his latest book “ Peter Cushing: A Life in Film” A great story combining conversations with Cushing’s friends and colleagues, archive material held by the BBC and Hammer Film Productions, and previously unpublished correspondence with Cushing himself.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Episode 7 Confirmed for a 2015 Release. First Spin-Off Movie Coming in 2016!

After J.J. Abrams was hired to direct Episode 7 many questions were answered and the only unknown was could he really manage to get all things right for a 2015 release. Looks like now we've got the next piece of the puzzle...

UPDATE! Possible New Clues to Episode 7?

The first few pages of a a possible new animated Star Wars series called Star Wars: Reclamation were posted on IMDb which according to the guy who posted it is still in the works. If true this story not only give us some details on what the series will be about but they also offer clues to what we might see in Episode 7!

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Thursday, April 11, 2013

The Last Days of Lucas Arts.

Great article by Kotaku about the last days of Lucas Arts:

In November, just after purchasing LucasFilm, Disney CEO Bob Iger held a company-wide meeting.
During the meeting, according to a source in attendance, a few people asked what was going on. What was going to happen to them? What was the future of LucasArts, the LucasFilm subsidiary and 30-year-old video game studio responsible for a number of beloved games?......

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Star Wars 1313 Was Meant to Be a Boba Fett Game!

After Disney shut down Lucas Arts few days ago, it was announced that two of the games that were in development at the studio are cancelled - Star Wars 1313 and Star Wars: First Assault. Now few days later it is clear who would have been the main character in one of the games. Although chances are slim, fans could only hope that the game will be licensed out to a different publisher....

Friday, April 5, 2013

Dave Filoni (Clone Wars) Is Working on a New Star Wars Animation TV Series.

In his first interview since the cancellation of Clone Wars, director Dave Filoni spoke to Rebel Force Radio and revealed that he is staying at Lucasfilm Animation and will be involved with the next Star Wars animated series.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

UPDATE! Lucas Arts Is No More.

Lucasfilm has decided it leave the videogame-making business.
LucasArts has laid off all its game development and support staff, with a small team remaining to handle licensed products like the Lego “Star Wars” franchise.
What will happen with Star Wars 1313 and First Assault? Read after the jump.

Monday, April 1, 2013

The Unused Stories And Characters From George Lucas’ Star Wars That Could End Up In A New Comic Book.

Yesterday at WonderCon, Dark Horse announced a new eight issue Star Wars series for September - The Star Wars. Based on Lucas' original concept that eventually became the Star Wars films.
Read on to find out what are the differences between the original concept and the actual movie released in 1977 and what could we expect from the comics.