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Frontrunner For “Young” Han Solo Emerges

Frontrunner For “Young” Han Solo Emerges
According to Deadline, Alden Ehrenreich, who recently starred in the Coen Brothers’ Hail, Caesar!, has emerged as the frontrunner to play the young Han Solo in Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s 2018 Star Wars standalone movie. After a casting process that whittled down thousands of hopefuls to a shortlist that also included Taron Egerton and Jack Reynor, Deadline reckons that Disney is on the verge of offering the role to the 26 year-old LA-born... 

Young Han Solo Hopefuls Whittled Down To Five Actors

Young Han Solo Hopefuls Whittled Down To Five Actors
Between them, The Hollywood Reporter and Variety’s Justin Kroll have revealed the short list of candidates to play the young Han Solo in the upcoming Star Wars standalone spin-off film. They have been whittled down from over 2,5oo actors who auditioned or provided audition tapes. So the shortlist includes Alden Ehrenreich (Hail, Caesar!), Jack Reynor (Transformers: Age of Extinction), and Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service), Blake... 

Let The Wookiee Have A Part In Han Solo Movie

Let The Wookiee Have A Part In Han Solo Movie
This is probably a piece of news that 99.9% of people hearing it will go, “Well, duh!” but it’s nice to have it confirmed anyway: Han Solo’s BFF Chewbacca will be appearing in the forthcoming standalone Star Wars movie that centres on everybody’s favourite space rogue. Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed the wookiee’s involvement with the Han Solo spin-off during Deutsche Bank’s 24th Annual Media, Internet and Telecom Conference, describing... 

BUZZ News Shorts: Star Wars Rogue One, The Flash, Han Solo, Wonder Woman, Mad Max & More

BUZZ News Shorts: Star Wars Rogue One, The Flash, Han Solo, Wonder Woman, Mad Max & More
••• File under rumour (or “rumours we hope are true” at least) but according to Making Star Wars Darth Vader will appear in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Apparently a perfect replica of his A New Hope costume has been made and James Earl Jones has been asked to provide the voice. Considering the nature of the story – it’s about the mission to get hold of the Death Star plans – this doesn’t seem beyond the realms of possibility,... 

BUZZ News Shorts: Leia On Star Wars Rebels, Robin Hood, World War Z Sequel, Casting Han Solo

BUZZ News Shorts: Leia On Star Wars Rebels, Robin Hood, World War Z Sequel, Casting Han Solo
••• Princess Leia Organa (as she was then) is set to appear in Star Wars Rebels, reports TV Insider. “We thought we had an opportunity to show her learning to be a leader, experimenting with the personality that becomes the stronger more resolute character you see in A New Hope,” says executive producer Dave Filoni says. “One of the complex challenges of depicting Leia in Rebels is that we have to remind the audience that at this point... 

Commander Shepard Uncovered with Mark Meer At MCM Midlands Comic Con

Commander Shepard Uncovered with Mark Meer At MCM Midlands Comic Con
Since being released in 2007, Bioware’s hit game series Mass Effect has been met with huge acclaim around the world, receiving recognition for its great storyline and amazing characters, particularly its protagonist, Commander Shepard. At this month’s MCM Midlands Comic Con, fans of the games were given a special treat when Mark Meer, the talented voice actor behind Earth’s greatest hero, Commander Shepard, appeared on stage... 

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... 

New X-Wing design for Star Wars Episode VII revealed by J.J Abrams

New X-Wing design for Star Wars Episode VII revealed by J.J Abrams
It has been two months since J.J Abrams first took to YouTube to announce that fans could win a cameo in the next Star Wars movie via the Star Wars: Force for Change project. Since then the fans have been pledging away for the chance to (amongst other things) shoot a scene for Star Wars: Episode VIII. With the fundraiser now entering its final week, Abrams took to YouTube once again to announce that all of those who pledge during this final week... 

Star Wars News: Spin-Off Movies, Disneyland and Redefining the Canon

Star Wars News: Spin-Off Movies, Disneyland and Redefining the Canon
Following its recent take-over of the franchise, Disney has revealed that it is now working on defining a clear, unified canon for the Star Wars universe. Previously, the franchise had been divided into separate parts: the version accepted by George Lucas, comprising his two movie trilogies, and the version open for others to change and play around with through novels, comics and other media. This gave Lucas the freedom to ignore additions to the... 

Win a complete set of Star Wars Making of books!

Win a complete set of Star Wars Making of books!
To celebrate the recent release of The Making of Return of the Jedi by J.W. Rinzler, the MCM Buzz has teamed up with Aurum Publishing to give one lucky winner the chance to win not only the aforementioned title, but also the previous books in the set, The Making of Empire Strikes Back and The Making of Star Wars! This great set will give fans a true glimpse into every stage of the production on these iconic movies and includes a whole... 
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