Star Wars Episode 7 News

Friday, January 31, 2014

UPDATE! Star Wars Twitter Buzz: First Star Wars Spin-Off Movie Pushed Back to 2017?

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Few interesting tweets from the day. The possible delay of the first spin-off movie is nothing unexpected especially after the Episode 7 release delay. Hit the jump for some cool Star Wars: Rebels tweets and why the rumors on this blog are "dumb"...

Billy Dee Williams on Star Wars: Episode7 and More.

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Blastr got the chance to chat with veteran actor, author and artist Billy Dee Williams at last week's Wizard World Portland Comic-Con. Hit the jump to find out what he said about the original movies as well as answering the question will he return as Lando in Star Wars: Episode 7...

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Meet George Lucas and Mark Hamill on Star Wars Trip.

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Here is once in a lifetime opportunity to meet George Lucas and Mark Hamill, arranged in conjunction with the Omaze charity, to benefit the Make-A-Wish foundation. Hit the jump for more details from Mark Hamill himself...

New Star Wars: Episode 7 Rumors. More on Mara Jade, the Star Wars Canon and Michael Arndt Working on Episode 8?

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We received some more tips from the same source who confirmed that there's some truth in the Mara Jade rumor posted here a few days ago. Hit the jump to find out more on Jade, what's next for Michael Arndt and more...

Carrie Fisher's Appearance on The Big Bang Theory.

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Carrie Fisher and James Earl Jones both appeared on this week's The Big Bang Theory. In this episode "Sheldon’s quest to hold his own comic book convention is going to lead to a clash of two Star Wars legends"...

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

First Star Wars: Attack Squadrons Beta Footage.

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One of the readers of posted in the comments section a video from the "Beta Project" of Disney's Interactive upcoming online combat game Star Wars: Attack Squadrons...

Monday, January 27, 2014

UPDATE! New Star Wars: Rebels Plot Details and Characters Revealed. Meet the Stubborn Droid Chopper!


Several new Star Wars: Rebels plot details and character names have been revealed. Also meet the new droid character called Chopper and check out what Dave Filoni said about the upcoming series...

Sunday, January 26, 2014

UPDATE 2! Rumor: Star Wars: Rebels to Introduce Mara Jade and to Have a Strong Connection with Episode 7?

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The following was posted in the comments section by an anonymous source under one of the older articles. I find it quite interesting but surely it's just a rumor and all of you should treat it as one...

Saturday, January 25, 2014

J.J. Abrams Discussing the Idea of Shooting Star Wars: Episode 7 in 3D.

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J.J. Abrams talked with the Telegraph discussing his latest book "S". He also revealed that Episode 7 might be shot in 3D and that the movie won't be so secretive as Star Trek: Into Darkness...

Friday, January 24, 2014

Star Wars: Rebels to Embrace the Spirit of the Original Trilogy.


Star Wars: Rebels producer Simon Kinberg spoke with Entertainment Weekly discussing the look of the new animated TV series, how it all started and what it is about. The show is expected to premiere on Disney XD this fall...

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Mark Hamill on Star Wars: Episode 7: Nothing Has Been Decided Yet.

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Mark Hamill is hosting his first Reddit AMA event today where he is answering all kinds of questions asked by the fans for one hour. Here are some of the more interesting quotes...

UPDATE! Rumor: Pixar to Make a Star Wars Movie?

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Looks like Disney's Star Wars plans are progressing on all fronts. First the new trilogy, then the spin-off movies, TV animations, comics and now an animated feature film made by Disney's Pixar...

UPDATE! Have Lucasfilm Already Started Motion Capture for Star Wars: Episode 7?

star wars writer and editor Dan Brooks posted an interesting image on Twitter. It looks like he was visiting Lucasfilm's motion capture set. Could this be our first look at the Episode 7 initial pre-shoots? ...

Monday, January 20, 2014

Carrie Fisher: We are Expected to Start Working on Episode 7 in March or April!

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Carrie Fisher is famous with her sense of humor so it really makes you wonder if she was serious when she said that. I guess we'll find out pretty soon...

Sunday, January 19, 2014

UPDATE! Officially Star Wars: Episode 7 Script is Ready. Filming Starst in May. J.J. Abrams Confirms Talks With Jesse Plemons.

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Yes, that's right. As Bad Robot tweeted yesterday it took them about 3-4 days to print the Episode 7 script using analog technology, but finally it's officially ready. The news came directly from J.J. Abrams who also confirmed that there are indeed talks with Jesse Plemons who just a few hours ago denied any Star Wars involvement...

Jesse Plemons Denies Episode 7 Rumors + More Cast Hints. (updated with video)

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The Breaking Bad star was at the SAG awards and briefly talked about the recent rumors that he has been considered for a major role in the new Star Wars movie...

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Kathleen Kennedy on Star Wars Canon and Spin-Off Movies.

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As we reported yesterday Lucasfilm has just revealed their new office in Singapore and George Lucas and Kathleen Kennedy were attending the event. Hit the jump to find out Kathleen Kennedy's brief comment on the upcoming movies...

Friday, January 17, 2014

Another Script Tweet from Bad Robot. Ewan McGregor Doesn't Think He Will Be in Episode 7. Lucasfilm's New Office in Singapore.

Hit the jump to find out the latest funny tweet from Bad Robot, Ewan McGregor's thoughts on his involvement with Episode 7 and how does Lucasfilm's new office in Singapore look...

New Episode 7 and Spin-Off Rumors. Disney Abandoned Star Wars: 1313 Trademark.

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After THR and The Wrap scoops from this week it's time for Latino Review to try their luck. So far LR has a pretty good record regarding scoops about the Marvel and DC Universe. Unfortunately most of their Star Wars scoops so far either have been debunked or sounded ... well, like they were made up by someone who never saw Star Wars...

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Final Episodes of the Clone Wars to Premiere on 15th February in Germany. Possible Titles Revealed.

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Jedi News got their hands on the possible premiere date of the upcoming final episodes of Clone Wars. Looks like the German fans will be the first to see how it all ends...

Harrison Ford Gearing Up to Reprise His Role as Han Solo?

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Yesterday The Wrap reported that Harrison Ford Joined Blake Lively and Ellen Burstyn in Drama ‘Age of Adaline’. There is one other particular sentence in the article that is very interesting. It could very well be our biggest confirmation so far that Harrison for will be in Star Wars: Episode 7...

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

What Should be Disney's Marketing Strategy For Star Wars: Episode 7?


After the great Episode 7 box office article here comes another interesting piece from Forbes about the marketing strategy that Disney should make for the upcoming Star Wars: Episode 7...

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Rumor: Yoda and Other Jedi to Appear in Episode 7 as Force Ghosts.

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Stunning discovery, right? Take this report with a huge grain of salt not because it's doubtful but because anyone could have guessed that. According to the latest rumors Yoda and some other deceased Jedi will make an appearance in Episode 7 in force ghost form...

Monday, January 13, 2014

Peter Mayhew Shares Some Really Cool Photos from the Star Wars Set.


The actor who played Chewbacca shared a pretty unique collection of photos from the set of the original Star Wars movies on Twitter. Some of them you might have seen but Peter's comments are really priceless...

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Rumor: Michael Fassbender, Hugo Weaving and Adam Driver Also Considered for Episode 7. Luke, Leia and Han Will Have Larger Roles? And More Possible Plot Details.

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Only a day after we got the most reliable rumor so far about Jesse Plemons being eyed for Episode 7 comes another portion of rumors again from very credible source. And this time it's not only about casting. Some possible plot details are also revealed...

Friday, January 10, 2014

New Picture from Star Wars: Rebels. Dave Filoni Makes a Clarification on Clone Wars Finale.


Entertainment Weekly have released a new image from Star Wars: Rebels featuring the Inquisitor and two Stormtroopers. Also hit the jump to read about Dave Filoni's thoughts and clarification on the Clone Wars finale...

On Which Character the First Star Wars Spin-Off Movie Should be Based?

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So far we've heard many rumors about possible spin-off Star Wars movies but what do the fans think? Which spin-off movie should come first...

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

The Wednesday Tease is No More.

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Last two Wednesdays were Christmas and New Year and no vintage videos were released by Today we'll find out if the Wednesday Tease articles will remain in the past so stay tuned. Still check out these Star Wars related stories from the last few days while we wait...

Magnificent Star Wars Rings.

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Check out these exceptionally well made Star Wars rings made for the twentieth anniversary of Star Wars back in 1997. They are made from silver and gold and unfortunately the license contract period was 1997-1999. So I guess it'll be extremely difficult to find any to buy...

More Details on The Star Wars Makeover of Tomorrowland.

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Few months ago it was revealed that the plan to add Star Wars to Tomorrowland was put on hold indefinitely. Now some more details emerged while still no exact date has been set for the project to begin...

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Lucasfilm Story Group Developing One Cohesive Star Wars Canon.


Here are some interesting tweets from Leland Chee suggesting that Lucasfilm are developing one cohesive Star Wars canon for all future movies, TV, games and publishing...

Monday, January 6, 2014

New Star Wars: Rebels Character Details + First Look at Rebels Lego Sets.


The new Star Wars: Rebels Lego sets revealed quite a few new details about the upcoming TV Show. Hit the jump for the names of a 2 new Characters + the name of a new ship. Also is it possible to see Expanded Universe characters in Star Wars: Rebels? ...

Saturday, January 4, 2014

REPOST! More Rumors About Boba Fett And Han Solo Stand Alone Movies.

 I'm reposting this article from February 2013 mainly because most of the movie sites think that the latest Boba Fett rumor is interesting mainly because of Kasdan's involvement. But as you will see below this is something we know from a whole year now. The interesting part is the "Deadline" update at the end. While I do believe that the first spin-off movie will be about Boba Fett I'm not sure that anyone is doing anything for the spin-off movies right now. Especially after Kasdan was also announced to write Episode 7...

Friday, January 3, 2014

Rumor: Boba Fett Spin-Off Movie Already in the Works?

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After Disney bought Lucasfilm they announced that the studio will release a spin-off movie the year after each episode from the new trilogy hits the big screen. The first one is expected in 2016. The rumors were that the first 2 movies will be about Han Solo and Boba Fett respectively. Now another rumor suggest that indeed the Boba Fett movie is happening...

Marvel Gets Exclusive Rights to Publish Star Wars Comics in 2015. Dark Horse Will No Longer be Involved.


Marvel Comics were the first to publish a Star Wars comic book back in 1977. Now it's been officially announced that Star Wars comics will again be published by Marvel, after a break of almost 25 years...

MythBusters: Star Wars Special.

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Go behind the scenes of tomorrow's episode of MythBusters dedicated to Star Wars...

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Will Disney Ever Release the pre-Special Edition Star Wars Movies?

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 This is the question that many of us have asked since Disney bought Lucasfilm. Even last year there were rumors that DIsney will indeed show their good will to the Star Wars fans and release the Original Trilogy on Blu-ray unaltered as it was meant to be. Hit the jump for one interesting opinion on the subject...

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Happy New Year! First Rumor for 2014 - Star Wars: Episode 7 Starts Filming on April 22?

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Happy New Year from StarWars7News! 2014 will surely be a great year for all Star Wars fans. After all Star Wars: Episode 7 comes out next year. Hit the jump to find out what is the first Episode 7 rumor for 2014 as well as some other stories from the day...