Lucasfilm have officially confirmed the veracity of my earlier Star Wars casting scoop.
Many will recognise these rumours as having elements from the Extended Universe novels, where Jaina and Jacen Solo are well-known, well-loved characters.
I just had a chat with Anthony Daniels. He did most of the chatting. I just sat back and enjoyed the show. Brilliant.
Abrams wouldn’t give a straight “yes” or “no” on whether or not the film will be based on one of the “extended universe” novels.
Including a quote from George Osborne.
You wait all year for a news piece about a returning sci-fi franchise to start filming in early 2014 and then two come along at once.
An interesting proposition as the last run of Star Wars films tended towards artificial, green-screen facilitated settings, not the more organic approach of the original Tatooine or Moon of Endor.
Improvising a fillbuster scene for Parks and Recreation, Patton Oswalt delivers an outline for Star Wars Episode VII.
Fifteen years after Return of the Jedi… fifteen years before Episode VII?
The first pre-viz footage from the next Star Wars instalment has leaked online. You might be very, very surprised at who shows up.
It’s really no longer any kind of a secret that plans for Star Wars Episode VII will see Luke, Leia and Han returning, at least for a little bit.
“Their children will be the new main characters… the bigger question is, which young actors will play their kids?”
It seems that Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill will also make some of appearance in the film, though nobody has stuck up their hand to say that’s a done deal. Yet.
Lucasfilm went to Abrams with the Star Wars VII job.
Reuters reporter got wrong end of stick.