Neil Patrick Harris Announces AFI Movie Pick for 5/4/2020

Neil Patrick Harris announced the latest AFI Movie Club selection: STAR WARS: EPISODE IV – A NEW HOPE. The film has been a consistent fixture on AFI’s various lists of America’s greatest movies – first appearing at #15 on the original AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movies list. The film also boasts contributions by no fewer than […]

One Of The Worst Hollywood Ideas Of The Year. Pitting Cats Against Star Wars

It takes a team of dedicated people to make a feature film. If you don’t believe me just watch the ending credits of any film that has come out in the last sixty to seventy years. It takes a lot of hard work and time to tell a tale in ninety minutes, and it can take one or two executives to turn it into a flop. A case in point is the decision to open Cats around the same time as Star Wars. In fact, on further investigation according to IMDB, both films were released on the same day. It is a crazy idea to release a film like Cats against Star Wars which has a built-in fan base of forty plus years. The idea of the fandom and the fan’s thirst for this film should have been enough warning to the producers of Cats and the studio to move the release date. That means somewhere out there someone who gets paid lots and lots of money sat in a board room and the idea of a Cats and Star …

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Disney+ Reveals New Trailer For ‘The Mandalorian’

Get ready Star Wars fans! Disney+ has just revealed an all-new trailer for the highly anticipated series “The Mandalorian”. The first live-action series set in the universe created by George Lucas will be released on the streaming platform in just a few weeks’ time, on November 12. From what we can see in the trailer this new series is definitely going to be action-packed and we are on the edge of our seats anticipating what will be in store for fans from the series as a whole. The episodes in the series will explore the origins of the bounty hunter, played by Pedro Pascal (Game of Thrones, Narcos), as well as the events which shook up the outer edge of the galaxy after the fall of the Empire, between the films Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens. The Mandalorian will be directed by Jon Favreau, who’s made numerous Disney productions (Iron Man, The Lion King, The Jungle Book). The first episode was produced by Dave Filoni (The Clone Wars, Rebels, Resistance). In the end, Pedro Pascal will be …

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Creators Drop From Rumored ‘Star Wars’ Project

One announcement, other than the lackluster season finale of HBO’s “Game Of Thrones” that had everyone buzzing was that GOT creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss were gearing up to work with Lucasfilm on a new “Star Wars” trilogy. This news broke right around the same time that Benioff and Weiss had announced a partnership with Netflix for which they are supposed to helm nine productions. It has not yet been revealed whether or not these will be film or television projects. News has now been revealed that the pair are now no longer linked to any “Star Wars” film project, as they said, “We love Star Wars”, the pair said in a statement to Deadline. “When George Lucas built it, he built us too. Getting to talk about Star Wars with him and the current Star Wars team was the thrill of a lifetime, and we will always be indebted to the saga that changed everything.” It is obvious that despite the “Game Of Thrones” backlash the pair definitely have a lot on their plate coming up and we are definitely intrigued to see what …

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Dark Rey Is On The Way! View The Trailer For ‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’

Disney unveiled a ton of news at their recent D23 convention which took place in Anaheim, California, as we learned about many of the upcoming series coming to the Disney + streaming service and what will be in store for our heroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, however fans were eagerly anticipating getting to catch their first look at “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” and Disney did not disappoint! While the lucky folks who were at D23 got an exclusive first look at the trailer, it has now been released for everyone to enjoy and we can’t wait! The majority of the trailer is a nostalgic look back at the films for the past that make up the infamous trilogy, as we see Han, Luke, Leia, Anakin, Obi-Wan and Qui-Gon grace our screens, bringing back memories of the space odyssey created by George Lucas. Then comes a few unseen images, where we see the gang of rebels including Rey, Finn, Poe, Chewbacca and C-3PO. The return of Leia may be surprising to some given Carrie Fisher’s death in December …

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Boba Fett Spin-Off Could Becomes A Disney + Series

With more and more information being revealed about the upcoming Disney + streaming service fans are surely going to have a lot to look forward to when the platform is unveiled later this year. There is now news that a possible “Star Wars” spin-off featuring the character of Boba Fett could possibly be in the more »

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Chewbacca Actor Peter Mayhew Dies at 74

Chewbacca, The name alone conjures feelings of honesty, loyalty, and strength. The best friend you could ever have or want. That’s all thanks to Peter Mayhew, the man behind the “walking carpet.” With a tilt of his head, a knowing look, or a warm hug, he gave Chewbacca a soul and captured our hearts. And more »

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Star Wars Actor Peter Mayhew Dead at 74

Sad news for Hollywood tonight. Peter Mayhew,  best known for his role of Chewbacca in the Star Wars franchise, has died. He was 74 years old. The actor’s cause of death was not available at press time, but it is said he died on April 30. His family shared the news of his death on […]

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Star Wars Fans Get First Look At ‘The Mandalorian’ Which Will Air At Launch On Disney +

Photo credit: Walt Disney Co./Lucasfilm Fans of the “Star Wars” franchise were super hyped to get a first look at the upcoming “Star Wars” tv series “The Mandalorian” which will begin airing with the launch of the Disney+ streaming service on November 12th, 2019. Series creator and executive producer Jon Favreau shared the first footage more »

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LEGO Group Honors 20 Years of LEGO® Star Wars™ with GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Record-Breaking Build to Open Star Wars Celebration

STAR WARS CELEBRATION — To open Star Wars Celebration, the LEGO Group marked 20 years of LEGO® Star Wars™ by achieving a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for largest display of LEGO®Star Wars™ minifigures, kicking off a weekend-long experience. Two decades worth of products, content and collaboration between two of the world’s most beloved brands will be showcased at booth #1616 at McCormick Place in downtown Chicago, more »

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The First Look At ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Has Arrived

Star Wars Rise of SkywalkerThe first look at Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has arrived. The forthcoming film in the franchise is set for release from Disney Studios and Lucasfilm on December 20. It is the ninth chapter of the main Star Wars saga. The new Rise of Skywalker will bring the story of the Skywalker family to an end. In the movie, more »

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Disney Shares A Sneak Peek At Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Giving Star War’s fans a special holiday present Disney has revealed a behind-the-scenes sneak peek at a few of the attractions that fans will be able to experience at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. The park is without a doubt going to be a must visit for any die-hard Star Wars fan and unique enough for more »

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