The Curious Case of Wedge Antilles In Rogue One

Be honest. While watching Rogue One, you were really pulling for Wedge to show up during the Battle of Scarif. We all were. Red and Gold Leaders were there, so why not Wedge? Well, there’s a very good reason for it, one most of us likely didn’t think of.Read more... SOURCE: io9 - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

When You Buy This Princess Leia Portrait, Proceeds Go to Animal Welfare

We all loved Carrie Fisher. And while Carrie Fisher may not have loved each and every one of us back, she definitely loved her dog. That’s why Mondo is taking 10 percent of sales for its new Princess Leia portrait and donating it to animal welfare causes.Read more... SOURCE: io9 - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Star Wars Episode VIII’s title is simply brilliant trolling

Disney pleasantly surprised Star Wars fans by revealing the official title of Episode VIII on Monday: The Last Jedi. With 11 months to go until the movie launches, that title practically ensures that people will be debating what it must mean. Forget about who Rey’s parents are. We want to know what this "last Jedi" thing means. That’s just brilliant trolling from Disney. Continue reading... Trending right now: iPhone 7 Plus vs Google Pixel ‘bokeh’ shootout isn’t even [Read Entire Story]

Official: Rian Johnson’s Episode VIII is Titled ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

Briefly: Lucasfilm has officially announced the new title of the next Star Wars movie - it will be called Star Wars: The Last Jedi. This is the sequel to The Force Awakens, continuing the "Skywalker" storyline and following the characters introduced in that movie: Rey, Finn, Poe and Kylo Ren. The Last Jedi is directed by Rian Johnson (of Brick, The Brothers Bloom, and Looper previously) and will open in theaters everywhere starting December 15th, 2017 at the end of this year. No other plot [Read Entire Story]

Ah, So That’s Why Leia Was at the Battle of Scarif in Rogue One

A big question Star Wars fans have been asking, even weeks after Rogue One’s release, has been: Why the heck was Princess Leia at the Battle of Scarif? Luckily, a few experts from the Lucasfilm Story Group have cleared the air.Read more... SOURCE: io9 - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

VIDEO: Woody Harrelson Confirmed To Play Han Solo’s Mentor In ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff!

Woody Harrelson has a new role! The 55-year-old Hunger Games actor will play Han Solo’s mentor in the spinoff, Variety confirms. He revealed the news at the Variety Studio during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, which you can watch below. Alden Ehrenreich will star as Han Solo and the film will hit theaters May 25, 2018. Pictured inside: Woody, his co-stars Laura Dern and Judy Greer, and their director Craig Johnson, attended the premiere of their film Wilson on Sunday (January 22) in [Read Entire Story]

Han Solo Movie: Who Else Could Be in the ‘Star Wars’ Stand-Alone?

It's a small galaxy far, far away after more SOURCE: Heat Vision - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Star Wars Bits: Woody Harrelson Talks Han Solo, More CGI Actors, and Brian Blessed Shares a Jar Jar Binks Anecdote

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Woody Harrelson thinks it will be pretty cool to mentor Han Solo. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story picks up seven VES awards nominations. The actor behind the digitally recreated Grand Moff Tarkin speaks out… …and could more digitally recreated Star Wars characters be on the way? One of the Rogue One editors talks about building the final film. Rogue One writer Gary Whitta shares pictures from the Star Wars: The Force Awakens set. Brian Blessed has a [Read Entire Story]

Carrie Fisher Will Not Be Digitally Recreated in Future ‘Star Wars’ Films

Lucasfilm has provided an update about the future of the late Carrie Fisher‘s beloved character Princess Leia in upcoming Star Wars films. Despite much speculation, the company is confirming that they do not have plans to digitally recreate Carrie in any new movies. “We don’t normally respond to fan or press speculation, but there is a rumor circulating that we would like to address. We want to assure our fans that Lucasfilm has no plans to digitally recreate Carrie Fisher’s [Read Entire Story]

‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ — Where’s the Trailer, Already?

In the age of instant gratification when it comes to movies, it's (really) hard to more SOURCE: Heat Vision - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

‘Han Solo’ Movie Directors Confirm Woody Harrelson Casting

Phil Lord and Chris Miller highlight the actor's "humor and pathos."read more SOURCE: Heat Vision - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

11 Head-Exploding Quotes From Peter Thiel’s Bonkers New York Times Interview

On Wednesday, The New York Times published an extensive interview with PayPal cofounder and Gawker-destroying billionaire Peter Thiel, a man who, though we have never met, seems totally regular and cool.Read more... SOURCE: Gizmodo - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

George Lucas Finally Has A Home For His Museum

After nearly a decade of negotiating, George Lucas has finally settled on Exposition Park in L.A. as the home for his Museum of Narrative Art (cities in the running included San Francisco and Chicago). Lucas will fund the project in it’s entirety at the cost of at least $1 billion. The museum will house Lucas’ personal art collection which includes some 10,000 paintings and illustrations. You know, the kind of stuff that you would expect to find in a traditional fine art museum. But [Read Entire Story]

George Lucas’ Museum is Officially Coming to Los Angeles

After years of back and forth, the George Lucas Museum of Narrative Arts has found its future home: Los Angeles.Read more... SOURCE: io9 - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

George Lucas’ $1 Billion Museum Is Coming to Los Angeles

The Force is strong with Los Angeles. Star Wars creator George Lucas’ planned art museum is officially coming to L.A., with the board of directors at the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art announcing Tuesday that the ambitious project will be constructed in the city’s Exposition Park neighborhood. The news means that L.A. has beaten out the runner-up city, San Francisco, to house the museum. A previous plan to build the museum in Chicago was scrapped over the summer after months of contentious [Read Entire Story]

Funko’s ‘Star Wars’ Galactic Plushes Unveiled

Funko recently unveiled SuperCute Disney Princess plushies and GOTG HeroPlushies and now they’ve rounded out the new product line with Star Wars-themed Galactic Plushes. These adorable 7-8″ plushies are available in Classic and TFA varieties and can be pre-ordered now as a set for delivery in February. They may also be available individually in select locations now. Check out the Classic versions below. Star Wars Galactic Plushies (Sets) $65.99 Send your tips to [Read Entire Story]

Woman Wears Electronic Chewbacca Mask During Labor [Video]

New mom Katie Stricker Curtis recently took the Chewbacca mask made famous by Candace Payne to the next level by wearing it during labor. Yes, it’s a bit derivative, but we have to give her credit for having fun while enduring excruciating pain. Besides, as you’ll see in the video below, Chewie’s cries really fit the situation. (via Bored Panda) Send your tips to SOURCE: Nerd Approved – News For Nerds - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

J.J. Abrams doesn’t ‘feel any desire’ to make more reboots or remakes

Following his incredibly successful television career, having a hand in the creation of shows like Felicity, Alias and Lost, J.J. Abrams was handed the keys to some of the biggest film franchises in history. It started with a sequel — Mission: Impossible III. Up next, he was asked to reboot Star Trek for the 21st century. Finally, everything culminated in Disney asking Abrams to help reboot Star Wars with a new cast of heroes. Needless to say, it's been an incredible run for the guy who wrote [Read Entire Story]

George Lucas Selects Los Angeles for $1 Billion Museum

The 'Star Wars' creator chose L.A. over a rival proposal in San more SOURCE: Movies - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Star Wars Books: A Winter 2016 Round-up

We’re back with another quarterly round-up of the Star Wars book coming (and that have come!) to a galaxy near you this winter (December 2016–February 2017). Check them out; I encourage you to read up on all the new Star Wars canon you can. For your health. It’s very important. Poe Dameron, Vol. 1: Black Squadron – Charles Soule and Phil Noto (December 13, Marvel) I will pick up anything Phil Noto draws, just based on his name alone. That’s why I was so glad to see him working on [Read Entire Story]

Golden Globes 2017: Sarah Jessica Parker pays tribute to Carrie Fisher

This article was originally published on Sarah Jessica Parker honored the late Carrie Fisher in the most fashionable way. The 51-year-old actress gave a subtle nod to the late Star Wars actress as she graced the red carpet at the 2017 Golden Globe Awards with a very Princess Leia-esque hairstyle. “I didn’t mean for that, perhaps it was in my subconscious,” Parker told NBC’s Natalie Morales. “There’s actually a photograph of my mother wearing her hair like this.” She added: “And [Read Entire Story]

See How ILM Brought Grand Moff Tarkin Back For ‘Rogue One’

If you watched Rogue One and wondered how they managed to bring Peter Cushing back to life as Grand Moff Tarkin so convincingly, the following video from Nightline should answer many of your questions. Of course, many people are questioning the ethics of bringing back deceased actors for movie and television roles, but I don’t think you can compare this to something like the wretched Fred Astaire Dirt Devil commercial. I suppose it won’t be long before major actors start dictating [Read Entire Story]

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