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 […]
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 […]
Sometimes FilmTwitter can be an amazing place, with creators and fans asking the right questions at the right time. This happened recently with an Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark longstanding question that needed to be answered. Mainly: what the hell is it that Marion Ravenwood (Karen Allen) holds up to her temples after winning […]
I was making the headline how Alden Ehrenreich was confirmed as Han Solo for Solo film… and realized how odd that sounded. It's been believed for months that Ehrenreich had the role for the stand-alone Han Solo film (that sounds better), but it was confirmed today at the Star Wars Celebration. The announcement was made […]
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story may have a difficult road ahead as Page Six claims the project will "go into expensive reshoots over the summer" to align the film with Disney's vision for it. The film, staring Felicity Jones, Forrest Whittaker and Mads Mikkelsen is the first in Disney's ambitious plan to create a yearly […]
According to Variety, a shortlist of actors to play the young Han Solo has surfaced featuring names like Whiplash's Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort and Dave Franco. The search began last year for the right mixture of swagger and goofball charm to bring a young Han Solo to the screen for 2018's untitled Star Wars story focused […]
While talking to UK Vogue, Star Wars: The Force Awakens star John Boyega made mention of the Episode VII script, calling it "Much darker." A slight Force Awakens spoiler follows… "My part in the next film will be much more physical," he added. "I might be in the gym a bit more." Boyega's Finn was […]
Though final numbers are not yet available, it appears Star Wars: The Force Awakens has broken the worldwide box office opening weekend record set by Jurassic World last summer. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the current estimate sets the film's earnings at $528 million, just a few million ahead of the Jurassic opening total of […]
In this video interview from BadTaste.It, Star Wars: The Force Awakens star Daisy Ridley discusses whether or not there is room in the film for a love story … or if one is even necessary. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHYVmnfeSjg[/youtube] Meanwhile, Flicks and the City has uploaded video from the Star Wars Press Conference on Sunday. Most of the […]
While talking with Wired about a variety of topics, Lawrence Kasdan — Star Wars: The Force Awakens co-writer and a writer on The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi — said Star Wars is its own genre of storytelling. "It's not really science fiction. It's really something on its own, fantasy and myth […]
As the ramp-up to the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens continues, Entertainment Weekly has released its four variant covers of this week's issue featuring characters from the film. One features John Boyega's Finn in Stormtrooper attire: The EW website has also shared a chat with actor Harrison Ford about his return to the […]
There's more casting coming. Hopefully soon. Maybe today, before midnight? No such chance.
New characters being written in, old characters getting more screen time and a revamped casting wishlist.
Joining dots. Next to be joined? Joe Johnston's involvement, I'd say...
Including the official statement from Lucasfilm.
It seems that Lucasfilm's plans for a new Star Wars trilogy were actually rather advanced before the Disney deal took place. Rumours did start as far back as 2009, and those original stories are looking more and more on the money day by day.
"Their children will be the new main characters... the bigger question is, which young actors will play their kids?"
Quotes from all and sundry. And all's dog and sundry's mother.
There's more to new Star Wars than the main saga, and Lucasfilm are planning for it already.