Next week, J.J. Abrams’s brand new space-set sci-fi epic “Star Trek Into Darkness” opens across the galaxy, and soon after Abrams will be faced with an even more intergalactic challenge: continuing the “Star Wars” saga for Disney. While promoting “Star Trek Into Darkness,” Abrams and his ‘Trek’ costar Simon Pegg (who plays Scotty) discussed the cultural importance of “Star Wars,” the differences between the two franchises, and how Abrams is… Continue reading JJ Abrams and Simon Pegg on 'Star Wars Episode 7': It's 'The Further Adventures of Jar Jar Binks'
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Got a case of the Monday’s keeping you down? We’ll do our best to turn those frowns upside down with some geeky goodies related to Star Wars: Episode VII, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and The Avengers 2 in today’s Geek News roundup.
First up, let’s take another trip to a galaxy far, far away.
Carrie Fisher Already Training to Play Princess Leia Again
Actress Carrie Fisher
Right now as you listen to this, Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s directorial debut, Don Jon, is enjoying its second big premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival after crushing audiences with its style, humor and fantastic performances back at the Sundance Film Festival in January. Complete with thick New Jersey accents, gym workouts, loud family arguments, angry gum chewing and plenty of porn, Don Jon (formerly… Continue reading Listen: Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Sex, Scar-Jo and 'Star Wars' Sequels
Carrie Fisher is famous for her role as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” trilogy, but she’s just as well known for her laser-sharp sense of humor and intelligence as a writer and memoirist. So, was she joking when she told Palm Beach Illustrated that she’ll be dusting off those Leia buns for J.J. Abrams’s “Star Wars VII”?
Fisher was asked outright whether she’d be joining the crew, and she replied… Continue reading Carrie Fisher in 'Star Wars 7'? Actress Says She'll Be Back as Princess Leia
With both the upcoming “Star Wars” sequels for Disney and the Oscars on everyone’s minds, it seemed like a good opportunity to mash the two together, which is what happened at the Cesar Awards (the French equivalent of the Academy Awards).
This parody, which found its way to YouTube (complete with English subtitles), hilariously mixes the “Star Wars” world with the scenario and characters from last year’s “Amour,” which just won… Continue reading ‘Star Wars' Gets the ‘Amour' Treatment in New Parody (VIDEO)