It’s Official! JJ Abrams Will Return To Direct ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

(AOTN) After much speculation and a ton of shifting Disney has officially confirmed that director JJ Abrams will be returning to the “Star Wars” film franchise and is set to direct “Star Wars: Episode IX”.  Abrams will direct, as well as, co-write the film with Chris Terrio. Disney and Lucasfilm were left in a tizzy more »

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Bob Iger Gives New Details Regarding Disney Streaming App

After news broke about a month ago revealing Disney’s plans to pull their films from Netflix in order to start their own streaming app, many questions needed to be answered. Will Star Wars and Marvel films stream on the service? Will the service have exclusive content? How much content will it have? How much will it cost?

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Colin Trevorrow No Longer Directing Star Wars Episode IX

Yet another director is out of a job when it comes to directing a Star Wars film. This time it’s Colin Trevorrow. Disney has released a statement regarding the departure of Trevorrow from Star Wars: Episode IX. Via StarWars.Com Lucasfilm and Colin Trevorrow have mutually chosen to part ways on Star Wars: Episode IX. Colin more »

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Disney Reveals Plans For A Fully Immersive ‘Star Wars’ Hotel

(PCM) Disney has just made the dreams of millions of “Star Wars” fans worldwide come true by revealing their plans to create a fully immersive “Star Wars” themed hotel. When they say fully immersive, they really do mean fully immersive as each guest will actually receive their very own story line which will play out […]

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Darth Vader Works At A Memphis Hospital! Seriously!

(PCM) So, it appears that everyone’s favorite dark overlord Darth Vader is actually working at a hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. That is of course, the real life Darth Vader! Yes, this man’s birth-given name is actually Darth Vader! 39-year old Darth Vader Williamson works as as surgical technician at St. Francis Hospital in Bartlett, TN, […]

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Student Wearing A Stormtrooper Costume Forces School Evacuation On ‘Star Wars Day’

(PCM) Every fan of the “Star Wars” film franchise has a little bit of fun on “May The Fourth Be With You Day” (otherwise referred to as “Star Wars Day”) which takes place every year on, obviously, May the 4th! One student at Ashwaubenon High School decided to wear a stormtrooper costume to school to celebrate […]

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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Trailer Premieres in Select Theaters on Friday

Star-Wars1(PCM) The hype for the J.J. Abrams helmed Star Wars reboot, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, has been steadily mounting since the official cast was announced back in April of 2014.

The seventh installment in the Star Wars series, Star Wars: The Force Awakens won’t open in theaters for another year, but that hasn’t slowed the excitement from fans.

In an annoucnement that delighted Stars Wars and movie fans alike, director J.J. Abrams tweeted from the official Bad Robot Twitter account that 100 theaters around the nation would screen the 88-second teaser trailer on Friday, November 28.

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— Bad Robot (@bad_robot) November 24, 2014

The trailer will also appear on iTunes Movie Trailers on Friday, though a premiere time has yet to be specified.

Check out the full list of participating theaters, published on StarWars.com, below to see if you’ll be lucky enough to catch the trailer … Read more

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Yoda, Chewbacca And Darth Vader Set To Run For Ukrainian Parliament

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(PCM) In a bit of odd news out of the Ukraine, it seems that if Star Wars characters are now running for a place in the Ukrainian parliament. Somehow Yoda, Chewbacca, and Darth Vader have officially registered as candidates under …

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The Official Cast of “Star Wars: Episode VII” Finally Announced!

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(PCM) The official cast for the J.J. Abrams’ directed sequel to 1983′s Return of the Jedi was finally released today and there are quite a few familiar names alongside some new additions to the franchise.

Disney announced plans to continue the Star Wars franchise with a new trilogy about a year and half ago after acquiring George Lucas’ company Lucasfilm for a whooping $4.05 billion.

Star Wars: Episode VII will star John Boyega (Attack the Block), Daisy Ridley (Blue Season), Adam Driver (HBO’s Girls, Frances Ha), Oscar Isaac (Drive, Inside Llewwyn Davis), Andy Serkis (The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring, Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Domhnall Gleeson (True Grit, About Time), and Max von Sydow (The Exorcist, Shutter Island) will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels (C-3PO), Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), and Kenny Baker (R2-D2).

In a … Read more

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Star Wars Themed Funeral Fulfills A Four-Year Olds Final Wish

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(PCM) Jack Robinson, the 4-year old who tragically lost his battle with an inoperable brain tumor, had his final wish granted in the form of a Star Wars themed funeral.

His family and friends gathered together to make his final wish a reality, as his body was carried in a Star Wars coffin by horse drawn carriage flanked on all side by storm troopers and the word “Jedi” spelled out in a gorgeous floral arrangement on the side. Other floral arrangement included a light saber, and replicas of R2D2 and Yoda.

Inside the church the brass band played Luke Skywalker’s theme and the program read “Master Jack Robinson, joined the force 1st April 2014.

Prior to his passing young Master Robinson had several other wishes granted including a hospital meet and greet with Gary Barlow, host of the UK version of The X Factor and lead vocalist for Take That. … Read the rest…

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“Star Wars: Episode 7″ Casting Rumors

(PCM) As most people already know, pre-production of another Star Wars film has begun, and is expected to begin shooting in early 2014. The internet has blown up with rumors and speculation ever since Disney announced another installment in the franchise, slated to release in Summer 2015. We know the franchise is now under the direction of J.J. Abrams’ and will most likely feature the return of iconic actor’s, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, and Mark Hamill. We are now hearing about some of the new talent, Abrams’ and company could quite possibly be bringing in. According to LatinoReview, young actress Saoirse Ronan (Hanna) was recently brought in to audition for one … Continue reading

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