After previous rumors about Kenyan/Mexican actress Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave) being cast in Episode VII, it has finally been made official along with English actress Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones). Here is the official announcement. And here’s an article on EW. Not clear yet whether either or both of these actresses are filling […]
Do you enjoy Hot Wheels toys?! Me neither, but I know some people who do! Just announced is a new collaboration with Lucasfilm to create some Star Wars-themed Hot Wheels products.
Asian studies student Nick Stember is blogging his translation of an interesting 1980s Chinese comic book adaptation of Star Wars. Princess Leia is translated as Laia Gongzhu (來阿公主), Uncle Owen is apparently a Western swashbuckler, Boba Fett and other smugglers are present at the capture of Leia, and the art is … fascinating. Worth a […]
For you gamers, Star Wars Attack Squadrons by Disney Interactive and Area 52 has been canceled. A bummer, but I hope this means greater things in the gaming world are on the horizon.
Starwars.com has announced that the first Star Wars spinoff movie (non-trilogy) will be directed by Gareth Edwards (Monsters; the 2014 Godzilla) and its screenplay written by Gary Whitta (Book of Eli; After Earth). The movie is due to be released December 16, 2016, and is not yet titled.
In this video J.J. Abrams announced Star Wars: Force for Change, which is intended to raise funds and awareness for UNICEF. Donors will become eligible for the grand prize which includes visiting the Episode VII set and other minor things. Speaking of the set, check out the video!
The first set photo was tweeted last Thursday by J.J. Abrams’s official Twitter feed, Bad Robot. The filming is taking place at Pinewood Studios in London, as the office Star Wars Facebook page reminded us in this lovely pic. Go check them out!
It’s worth mentioning that Random House has made Star Wars: A New Dawn, by John Jackson Miller, available for pre-order. A New Dawn is a prequel to the upcoming Rebels TV show and will include the story of how two of the show’s main characters (the same ones on the novel’s cover art), former Jedi […]
starwars.com has posted the full trailer for the new TV show Star Wars Rebels on YouTube today. The show will be CGI animated like Clone Wars and takes place five years before the Battle of Yavin in Episode IV: A New Hope. The rebels in question will include a Jedi on the run voiced by […]
Or should I say, the main cast (because I can’t wait to find out who else will have minor roles). The picture is long famous, but you probably want to see it again anyway. New cast in the photo are Daisy Ridley (English actress, Mr. Selfridge), Domhnall Gleeson (Irish actor in parts 1 and 2 […]