Star Wars Episode 7 News

Friday, February 28, 2014

Thursday, February 27, 2014

UPDATE3! Another Possible Star Wars: Episode 7 Cast Announcement? No.


This is just a speculation, so keep that in mind. Remember how Disney/Lucasfilm presented all the characters from the new animated series Star Wars: Rebels? Yes, they leaked the stories of each character to a different site. Some people were really confused by this strategy because mostly all of the Star Wars news before were coming from the official site StarWars.com. Now what if the casting announcements for Star Wars: Episode 7 actually follows the same pattern...

Officially the Name of the Sith Homeworld is Moraband!

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JediNews made an interesting discovery on one of the pages of the latest Star Wars Insider magazine. It's the official confirmation that the Sith Homeworld is no longer called Korriban, it's Moraband...

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Adam Driver to Play the Villain in Star Wars: Episode 7? Filming Starts in April.

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According to Variety the actor from “Girls” is close to signing on to play the villain in Star Wars: Episode 7. Also according to the same source filming is scheduled to begin in April at Pinewood Studios, London...

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

UPDATE! Rumor: More Fuel to the Ksenia Solo Rumor and Other Star Wars: Episode 7 Casting Bits.

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Few months ago the Latvian-Canadian actress Ksenia Solo was rumored to be one of the many names considered for a role in Star Wars: Episode 7. At that time her agent neither denied nor confirmed the rumors. Now there are some more signs for her possible involvement with J.J. Abrams' next movie...

Monday, February 24, 2014

New Rumors on Star Wars: Episode 7 Plot Details and Casting.

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Several new rumors regarding the new Star Wars movie have been posted by MarketSaw today. Hit the jump to find out what their source thinks the story of Episode 7 will be about, as well as some thoughts on the recent casting buzz...

Breathtaking Star Wars: The Clone Wars Season 6 Trailer!

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Netflix has released the trailer of the upcoming final season of The Clone Wars. The Lost Missions will be revealed on Netflix on March 7...

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Be Part of the Ultimate Star Wars Fan-Film – the Dark Resurrection Series.

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Dark Resurrection is an Italian Star Wars fanfilm written and directed by Angelo Licata and produced by Davide Bigazzi and Licata.
The story begins a few centuries after Episode VI, telling the story of a young Jedi apprentice, who lives during a period of great change in the balance between the force and the galaxy.
So far the story consists of 2 episodes with a third one being in production...

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Schedule of Star Wars Weekends 2014 Revealed.

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Star Wars Weekends are back in 2014. The Event will take place through 5 consecutive weekends in May and June. Host of the show will be James Arnold Tylor, the voice of Obi-Wan from The Clone Wars...

Friday, February 21, 2014

UPDATE 2! Transformers 4 Star Jack Reynor Rumored for a Star Wars: Episode 7 Role - Denied. New Auditions for Princess Leia?

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Jack Reynor is an Irish actor who was actually born in the US and raised in Ireland. He will be the star of the new Transformers trilogy. Beside that he's a pretty talented young actor. You can see some of his acting after the jump. The Princess Leia rumor is a bit strange and you should take it with a huge grain of salt, but still you never know...

What to Expect From the Final Season of The Clone Wars. Last 2 Episodes Revealed.

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We're only 2 weeks away from the premiere of the final Clone Wars season on Netflix (March 7, 2014). The first 11 episodes will premiere in German speaking countries first, while the remaining 2 will be released on Netflix in the US a day before their German broadcast. Hit the break for a short description of all the episodes including the last two...

Thursday, February 20, 2014

(Updated With Video) Meet Hera, the Ghost's Pilot from Star Wars: Rebels.

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Hera is a Twi’lek and is voiced by actress Vanessa Marshall. She is the 7th and final major character to be introduced from the new show Star Wars: Rebels...

How to Pronounce Admiral Ackbar Correctly and Why Darth Vader Can't Vacation on Endor.

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Ever wondered how to pronounce Admiral Ackbar's name properly? Well I'm sure you didn't. Nevertheless Conan O'Brien invites fans to find any mistakes on his shows and send him a video with the correction. There weren't many mistakes found until several Star Wars fans sent his video...

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

StarWars7News is on Top of Unleash the Fanboys' List of the Best Star Wars Fan Sites!

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That was pretty surprising, especially when it comes only just over a year after I started this blog. This appreciation means a lot to me but I'm far far away from thinking we're the best. There are many other Star Wars sites out there doing incredible job doing coverage with everything surrounding our favorite franchise. Please hit the jump to help me decide how to improve our comments system...
 

Meet the Mandalorian Weapons Specialist Sabine from Star Wars: Rebels.

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Sabine is described as "sassy," "spunky," "feisty" and has "a little bit of attitude." She has an expert's knowledge of weapons and arms, with an affinity for blowing things up. The character will be voiced by actress Tiya Sircar...

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Is Carrie Fisher/Princess Leia in Trouble?

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A few days ago the nypost posted an article about a week-long investigation, during which they witnessed Fisher repeatedly visit a "shady LA apartment, meet with someone in her car and then behave bizarrely as she went back home." At first I didn't want to post this with respect to Fisher's private life, but with the latest re-cast rumors, could there be a connection between the two? Are Disney trying to find a substitute to Carrie?

Meet Zeb - the Strong and Smart Member of the Star Wars: Rebels Crew.

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Zeb which appearance is based on an early Ralph McQuarrie concept art of Chewbacca will be voiced by Steve Blum and he is considered the muscle in the group...

Rumor: Star Wars: Episode 7 Model Makers and Prop Staff Hired for a 7-Year Contracts. Millennium Falcon Being Build at Pinewood.

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The rumor about a full scale Millennium Falcon being build at Pinewood was circling the web since September last year. So nothing interesting in that report. The cool thing is that the team continues to depend on the practical side of the VFX by hiring some model makers and prop staff...

Monday, February 17, 2014

2 New Star Wars: Rebels Teasers Revealed.

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Two new teaser trailers about the new Rebels TV Show have been officially released. They're called "Ignite" and "Spark"...

Sunday, February 16, 2014

UPDATE! R2-D2 and C-3PO to Appear in Star Wars: Rebels? New Characters and Toys Revealed!

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Several new Star Wars: Rebels characters have been revealed during the Toy Fair 2014 taking place in New York (February 16-19). Also Hasbro officially presented their new Rebels, Command and Black Series lines...

Tom Hiddleston and Alex Pettyfer Talk Star Wars: Episode 7 Rumors.

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As many others both actors were rumored for a role in Star Wars: Episode 7. While Hiddleston's rumor was more like a fan's wish, Pettyfer was definitely considered by Lucasfilm. Even a representative of the company asked the fans what they thought about the rumor...

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Actual Scenes from Star Wars: Episode 7 Have Been Used During the Open Auditions.

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Here's the extraordinary story of Irish actor Daryl McCormack, who made it through to the last round of auditions for a role in Star Wars: Episode 7. The 21-year-old talent didn't get the part but revealed some interesting bits about the open audition process...

Friday, February 14, 2014

Meet Ezra from Star Wars: Rebels. 2 Teaser Trailers Coming on Monday, February 17.

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Another character from the upcoming Rebels TV series has been introduced. Meet Ezra, a charismatic teenage con artist who is one of the main characters...

Pic of the Day: Star Wars: Episode 7 Production Meeting at Lucasfilm!

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Lucasfilm has updated their official site with some new images. The most interesting one is from what appears to be a production meeting about the new Star Wars movie...

Star Wars: Rebels Action Figures and LEGO Sets.

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Check out these LEGO sets with the rebels starships the Ghost and the Phantom. Also after the Inquisitor toy here's the first look of the Kanan action figure...

Thursday, February 13, 2014

(Updated With an Exclusive Clip) Star Wars: The Clone Wars Final Season to Debut on Netflix on March 7.

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The wait is over. Disney and Lucasfilm officially announced that the final Clone Wars season will premiere on Netflix on Friday, March 7...

Greg Weisman Talks Star Wars Rebels' Story, Characters, Canon and More.

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Star Wars: Rebels executive producer Greg Weisman talked with IGN about the upcoming TV series, discussing the new Star Wars canon, the story and tone of the show, the core characters and more...

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

ILM Expands With a New VFX Facility in London and a Doubled Head Count in Vancouver.

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The VFX division of Lucasfilm, now owned by The Walt Disney Company is getting ready to launch a new feature visual effects facility in central London. Also preparing for the upcoming Star Wars: Episode 7 and The Avengers: Age of Ultron, ILM doubled their head count in their Vancouver office...

The New Star Wars Series and Movies Will be Focused on Characters and Humanity Rather Than Effects and Technology.

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Another article from USA Today with plenty of new details about the upcoming animated TV series Star Wars: Rebels - "a show about the rebellion's early days when the leader Kanan and his ragtag group aboard The Ghost are fighting Imperial Star Destroyers"...

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Meet the Cowboy Jedi Kanan from Star Wars: Rebels.

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The first human character from Star Wars: Rebels has been revealed. It's Kanan "a gunslinger full of bravado and the Force". He is voiced by Freddie Prinze Jr...

Rumor: The Star Wars Spin-Off Movies Won't be Based on Characters from the Movieverse!

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Forget about Boba Fett, Han Solo, Obi-Wan, Jabba or Yoda. The new Star Wars stand-alone movies will be based on characters outside the stories from Episode I to Episode IX. At least that's what our source JediDigger told us...

Monday, February 10, 2014

Star Wars: Episode 7 Filming Starts in Mid May and Wraps in September?

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The site HitFix is reporting this as confirmed news although there is still no official confirmation from Lucasfilm and/or Disney. This is the second report regarding the Episode 7 filming schedule in the last few days. The previous report was with actual dates (May 19 - August 8)...

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Star Wars: The Clone Wars Bonus Content Trailer Revealed!

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The German trailer for the final 6-th season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars has been revealed. The series will premiere on the German TV network Super RTL on February 15...

Friday, February 7, 2014

Meet Leland Chee form the Lucasfilm Story Group.

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A very interesting article from 2008 shedding some light on the duties of the so called Lucasfilm Story Group and especially Leland Chee who together with Pablo Hidalgo is crafting a new and unified canon for the Star Wars franchise...

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Disney's Q1 FY14 Earnings Results Webcast.


The Q&A session with the shareholders is happening right now and here are some brief updates from Variety's Marc Graser... 

UPDATE! 6 Star Wars: Rebels Propaganda Postcards.


It looks like Lucasfilm is mailing a set of six Imperial propaganda postcards to 2500 fans around the world on Wednesday. Here are some of the images...

UPDATE! C-3PO is on the Cover of the French Magazine Studio Cine Live, Promoting New Info About Star Wars: Episode 7!

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Could this be a hint? The title says " First Info About Episode 7"!

Star Wars: Rebels Movie and Short Series Confirmed!

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After the huge propaganda from yesterday comes the news that the audience will be introduced to the Rebels series by a movie and series of shorts on Disney Channel...

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Disney Infinity to Feature Marvel and Star Wars Characters. Layoffs Expected This Week?

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The Wall Street Journal reported that the new versions of Disney Infinity will feature characters from the Marvel and Star Wars Universe. Beside the success of the brand Disney Interactive is preparing to lay off "several hundred people"...

Sunday, February 2, 2014

UPDATE! Super Bowl: Disney Seeking Last-Minute Ad Buy.

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10 days ago THR revealed that Disney after committing to a Super Bowl ad in the fall is said to be shopping for additional spots. Just a few hours before the event what this spot could be about?

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Zac Efron Confirmed Meeting With J.J. Abrams About Star Wars: Episode 7.

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Zac Efron who was rumored before as a contender for a role in Star Wars: Episode 7 confirmed that he did have a meeting with director J.J. Abrams...