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“Indiana Jones 5”: Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy – “Only Harrison Ford Can Play Role”

"Indiana Jones 5": Harrison Ford Says Production Begins Summer 2020

Harrison Ford is ready to don the bullwhip and Fedora at least one more time for the next installment of the Indiana Jones franchise. While the 77-year old came on The Ellen DeGeneres Show to promote his latest film, The Call of the Wild, he provided details on his next upcoming project. "It's going to […]



Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker- A Mess of a Movie, But Ultimately Enjoyable [REVIEW]

Is "Star Wars" Worth the Headache for Directors Anymore [OPINION]

When thinking about projects universally beloved by Star Wars fans, the list is awfully short. Aside from The Mandalorian on Disney+ and 2016's Rogue One from Gareth Edwards, most of the recent Star Wars projects garnered mixed reactions. Love-Hate-Hate Relationship Critics and audiences are at odds according to Rotten Tomatoes over the last two Star […]

2019 Fall Preview: What Disney/Fox Movies Bleeding Cool Staff are Hyped For (Yes, Star Wars)

What if I Hate The Rise of Skywalker: Episode III: A New Hope

Last week I started getting worried about Star Wars and, specifically, JJ Abrams and the direction of The Rise of Skywalker. This led me down a dark path, but one which I hope I have emerged from, like the cave on Ahch-To or Dagobah, with greater wisdom and perspective. This is my journey: WAR! Darkness […]


Disney Has Chance to Fix Han/Greedo Scene in Star Wars for Disney+, Makes It Worse Instead

Star Wars: The Strange Meaning Behind Greedo's "Maclunkey" Explained

Earlier this week, Bleeding Cool reported on the most recent edit to the controversial scene at the Mos Eisley Cantina between Han Solo and Greedo in Star Wars. Over the years the scene has been edited multiple times. Originally, Han shot first, killing Greedo before he could take a shot at Han. In subsequent edits, […]

Disney Has Chance to Fix Han/Greedo Scene in Star Wars for Disney+, Makes It Worse Instead

Disney Has Chance to Fix Star Wars' Han/Greedo Scene for Disney+, Makes It Worse Instead

The technical difficulties plaguing the launch day of Disney's new Disney+ streaming service aren't the biggest controversy of the day, and neither is the fact that the service does not feature the original Muppet Babies cartoon (even though that should be all people are talking about). Instead, the biggest and probably strangest decision Disney made […]

George Lucas Described Star Wars As A Disney Movie

According to a new book published today by Oscar-winning film editor Paul Hirsch, writer-director George Lucas once described Star Wars as a Disney movie. Writing about George Lucas' comments during production on the first Star Wars: "This is basically a Disney movie," he said, "and those movies always make $16 million. You can look it […]

"Star Wars": Lawrence Kasdan Talks "Solo", Moving on from Franchise

The only other person outside of creator George Lucas, who's as creatively synonymous with Star Wars, is Lawrence Kasdan. Kasdan wrote three of the nine episodic films and the standalone, Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) in the franchise. He spoke with SyFy at the Austin Film Festival about his return to Star Wars and […]

George Lucas Felt Betrayed by Disney's Direction on Star Wars

George Lucas Felt Betrayed by Disney's Direction on "Star Wars"

With the release of Bob Iger's memoir today, some new comments from George Lucas about the direction of the Star Wars franchise have been made public. What we knew before the book's publication was that Lucas delivered some story ideas to Disney when they purchased Lucasfilm in 2012 for $4 billion. There's always the worries […]


Billy Dee Williams Shares Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Photos With Some Old Friends

Billy Dee Williams Shares Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Photos With Some Old Friends

We knew last night's livestream of Disneyland's dedication ceremony to open Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge was going to be emotional for fans all over the galaxy, but we weren't expecting some of the surprise guests. Bob Iger kicked everything off in a very Iger way, and George Lucas showed up, shocking the hell out of […]

George Lucas Calls Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge "Star Tours on Steroids"

George Lucas Calls Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge "Star Tours on Steroids"

Happening right now live from Disneyland, the official dedication ceremony for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge! Bob Iger kicked things off, and to our much delighted surprise, George Lucas showed up! "It's like Star Tours on steroids," Lucas says of the new land. Billy Dee Williams showed up, and spoke about being the previous owner of the lovely […]

'The Clone Wars' Season 7 Trailer from Star Wars Celebration! [SWCC]

'Star Wars': Will Live-Action Kill The Animation Star?

Star Wars animation saved the franchise. After the disappointment of the Star Wars prequels, it was the animated show Star Wars: The Clone Wars that reinvigorated old fans and initiated new ones. In the ten years between Revenge of the Sith and The Force Awakens, Star Wars animation was the only visual source of new canon for […]

What's Going on With 'Flash Gordon' Remake Post Disney's Fox Purchase?

We're only beginning to scratch the surface of all the possibilities in a Disney-owning-Fox world; what films and limboing projects may yet see the light of day with the House of Mouse acquisitions? One that we had totally forgot about was a long-gestating reboot/remake of classic serial comic, Flash Gordon. If you know your Star Wars […]



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Clone Wars 10th Anniversary Panel: Celebrating Star Wars Animation at SDCC

Words and Pictures by Bleeding Cool's Erin Wilhelm: Ten years ago, in August 2008, Star Wars: The Clone Wars debuted first as an animated film and then as an animated series later in 2008, introducing Dave Filoni as the genius of Star Wars Animation that we know him to be today. Over six seasons, Filoni told […]

We May Still Get a Willow Sequel, Ron Howard Says

It's not uncommon for filmmakers to be asked about previous work (and upcoming projects) when doing press junkets for current releases, as made apparent by some questions Ron Howard was asked during the Solo: A Star Wars Story media day. Specifically, a question was asked about a not-so-much-beloved-classic 1988 film Willow. The high fantasy film was directed by Howard, […]