Well, this is both shocking and truly amazing: “Looper” writer-director Rian Johnson, known for his esoteric, often existential low-budget genre movies, has been handed the keys to the biggest franchise in… Continue reading Rian Johnson to Write and Direct 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'
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Reports have been flooding in this afternoon that Harrison Ford was injured on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII. Full details are a bit scarce at this time, but one thing is consistent: His ankle got injured by a door on the set of the Millennium Falcon. How damaged? That’s where the reports vary.
Variety initially said Ford sprained his ankle and that Disney… Continue reading Harrison Ford Injured On 'Star Wars' Set; Reportedly Air-Lifted To Hospital
Earlier this week, a photo of the Millenium Falcon being built for Star Wars: Episode VII was leaked onto the Web. This morning, J.J. Abrams sent out his own shot from the set, which cheekily confirmed that Han Solo’s ship would be making an appearance. The director won with the true geeks, of course, because his photo involved a more obscure element from the… Continue reading What Elements from the Original 'Star Wars' Trilogy Need to Be in 'Episode VII'?
We’ve seen a lot of fan-made Star Wars videos in our time, but this one has got to win an award for being–we want to say ambitious, but really it’s just kind of insane. In the following 43-minute video, Tom Murphy VII took all the English words spoken in the first Star Wars movie, then sorted them alphabetically and counted how many times each… Continue reading Trivia: The Word "Lightsaber" Is Only Used Once in the Original 'Star Wars'
We may not know what the first “Star Wars” spinoff is going to be about but at least we know who’s directing it: Gareth Edwards.