Posts tagged with "Episode VII"

The name of the first Star Wars stand-alone film is…

The name of the first Star Wars stand-alone film is…
Rogue One. Curious, no? The news was a part of a handful of announcements from Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger during a shareholders meeting at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. Rogue One is the first of several spin-off Star Wars movies outside of the upcoming trilogy of Star Wars films. It’s set to be directed by Gareth Edwards of Monsters and Godzilla (2014) fame from a script by Chris Weltz (who wrote the upcoming live-action... 

Star Wars Episode VII main characters names are revealed

Star Wars Episode VII main characters names are revealed
On November 28th, the world was graced with the first official trailer for Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens. It introduced three new characters to the Star Wars universe played by actors John Boyega, Oscar Isaac and Daisy Ridley. Now director/producer J.J. Abrams confirmed the names of these characters by releasing several old school baseball-style trading cards to Entertainment Weekly. The cards seem to be designed in the style of the 70s (when... 

It’s here! Star Wars The Force Awakens official teaser trailer revealed

It’s here! Star Wars The Force Awakens official teaser trailer revealed
After waiting patiently, the world has at last been graced with the official teaser trailer for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. The big question on everyone’s minds is ‘was the trailer worth the wait?’ The answer is a definite yes! “There has been an awakening” a dark, eerie voice explains over the trailer’s opening shot of a desert (which is likely to be Tatooine). A Stormtrooper then pops into shot, but this... 

Star Wars Episode VII now has its official title

Star Wars Episode VII now has its official title
Ever since a seventh Star Wars film was announced back in 2012, fans have been speculating about what the film’s title will be. After a year of guessing, Lucasfilm and Disney have now revealed the official title: Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. The announcement was made by the Star Wars social media team, when they posted a picture of the official title on twitter, confirming also that the J.J. Abrams-directed film has recently... 

Star Wars: Episode VII Cast Announced

Star Wars: Episode VII Cast Announced
Whether it was the collectable figures, the compelling soundtrack by John Williams or simply the storyline, Star Wars is a property that undoubtedly everybody has heard of.  With May 4th quickly approaching, many fans were certain that they were going to receive news about the new Disney produced Star Wars: Episode VII, and with rumours of a complete cast reading due any day now, the cast were confirmed in a Facebook post on the Star Wars fan page. An... 

Star Wars Episode VII: Character Descriptions and Location Revealed

Star Wars Episode VII: Character Descriptions and Location Revealed
The process of casting for Star Wars: Episode VII has now begun, with the release to acting agents of seven short character descriptions. In addition, it’s also been announced that filming will take place at the UK’s famous Pinewood Studios. Though brief and ambiguous, the casting calls have revealed just enough information to prompt a wave of Internet speculation about the characters’ identities. Below are the descriptions released... 

Is Harrison Ford Coming Back to Star Wars?

Is Harrison Ford Coming Back to Star Wars?
A reporter from Latino Review (El Mayimbe) took to Fox News to announce that Harrison Ford will be reprising his role as Han Solo. This is obviously big news and Latino Review are typically reliable on such things but this hasn’t been confirmed officially yet. Back in November we mentioned that Harrison Ford was open to the idea of returning despite previously saying that he had never found Han Solo to be interesting. If this does turn out... 

Star Wars news round-up. Is Matthew Vaughn directing and will Harrison Ford be back?

Star Wars news round-up. Is Matthew Vaughn directing and will Harrison Ford be back?
With the big news last week that Disney bought Lucasfilm you can expect to see a lot of Star Wars related news starting to appear. Already Collider is reporting that Matthew Vaughn’s main reason for leaving X-Men is that he is in talks with Lucasfilm to work on Episode VII. Collider state this is unconfirmed but they seem fairly confident in their sources. It seemed strange for Vaughn to step down as director (he will now be a producer) from something... 

Star Wars Episode VII Announced as Disney Purchase Lucasfilm

Star Wars Episode VII Announced as Disney Purchase Lucasfilm
The Walt Disney Company have today announced that they have acquired Lucasfilm LTD. Yes, Disney own Lucasfilm! Wait just there though, as that isn’t the only announcement. Disney have also revealed that Star Wars Episode VII is to be made with a targeted release date of 2015 (yes the same year as Avengers 2, and The Justice League). I know it’s all a bit much, but hang still, there is more. Disney have also revealed that Episodes VIII and... 
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