Kathleen Kennedy’s Tenure as Lucasfilm President Extended for Three More Years

The Force is with Kathleen Kennedy. The lead producer and architect of the Star Wars franchise has renewed her contract to remain president of Lucasfilm for another three years, through 2021. Kennedy, who took command of Lucasfilm after Disney’s $4 billion acquisition from George Lucas in 2012, has overseen the relaunch of Star Wars, one … Continue reading Kathleen Kennedy’s Tenure as Lucasfilm President Extended for Three More Years

Billy Dee Williams To Return As Lando Calrissian for ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

One of the biggest mysteries that have had Star Wars fans puzzled will finally be answered next year within Episode IX. Where the hell is Lando Calrissian during the events of the new sequel trilogy and why has he not yet been at least mentioned? JJ Abrams brought back Han Solo for The Force Awakens and … Continue reading Billy Dee Williams To Return As Lando Calrissian for ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

‘Solo’ Continuing to Dip at the Box Office; May Not Break 200 Million in Total Domestic Run

Solo: A Star Wars Story does not deserve to be making the numbers that it is receiving. Personally, I did not think that I would ever see the day that the most expensive Star Wars film ever made (because of reshoots) thus far would be considered a flop. Last week the film opened up to $147.4 … Continue reading ‘Solo’ Continuing to Dip at the Box Office; May Not Break 200 Million in Total Domestic Run

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ To Open Lower Than Expected For The Holiday Weekend

Everyone always knows that the summer is always the most packed time for huge movie releases. However, it seems like this summer brought out most of the major releases earlier in the season. Three huge tentpole films were just released within a small pocket of time within each other: Avengers: Infinity War on April 27th, … Continue reading ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ To Open Lower Than Expected For The Holiday Weekend

Boba Fett Movie In Development; James Mangold To Write & Direct

The Hollywood Reporter released an exclusive announcement today that Lucasfilm has announced a Boba Fett movie will be in development, with Logan co-writer and director James Mangold. Boba Fett was introduced in 1980’s Empire Strikes Back and then appeared in 1983’s Return of the Jedi as the silent but armor-clad mercenary who brings Han Solo to the slug-like crime lord Jabba the … Continue reading Boba Fett Movie In Development; James Mangold To Write & Direct

Disney Is Being Accused of Plagiarizing ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Posters

Solo: A Star Wars Story is currently being promoted, as its premiere date is getting closer and we haven't got that much information about the film. As part of the promotion, Disney released a handful of colourful, stylish posters, which apparently are plagiarizing the work of a French artist. His name is Hachim Bahous, who designed … Continue reading Disney Is Being Accused of Plagiarizing ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Posters

‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’ Director Simon Kinberg To Write New Star Wars Film

X-Men writer and director, Simon Kinberg, is set to have an even bigger project on his hands over at Lucasfilm. After getting praise for his directing debut on X-Men: Dark Phoenix from Jean Grey herself, Kinberg is set to write a new Star Wars film as reported by Deadline. Kinberg was originally set to write an anthology Star … Continue reading ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’ Director Simon Kinberg To Write New Star Wars Film

‘The Last Jedi’ Box Office Pushes ‘Star Wars’ Franchise Past $4 Billion

When Disney purchased Lucasfilm for $4 billion five years ago, Hollywood wondered why the studio, which had just spent $5 billion on Marvel Studios, would pay so much for two defunct franchises. Well they have now officially proved everyone wrong, as the success of Star Wars: The Last Jedi has sent the franchise past $4 … Continue reading ‘The Last Jedi’ Box Office Pushes ‘Star Wars’ Franchise Past $4 Billion

Disney’s 2019 Streaming Service To Develop A Star Wars: Live-Action TV Series

Disney and Lucasfilm bring more Star Wars news. In addition to the announcement of a new Rian Johnson-led Star Wars trilogy, Disney has also announced that the Star Wars Live-Action television show will be in the works. Variety reports that Disney chairman Bob Iger made the announcement himself during a Disney's quarterly earnings call. The live-action series will reportedly be … Continue reading Disney’s 2019 Streaming Service To Develop A Star Wars: Live-Action TV Series