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.
That’s… Continue reading 'Godzilla' Director Gareth Edwards Will Direct the First 'Star Wars' Spinoff Movie
Hot off the monster box office opening of Godzilla, director Gareth Edwards has landed a highly coveted gig. He will direct the first Star Wars stand-alone film, based on a screenplay by Gary Whitta (The Book of Eli), due in theaters on December 26, 2016.
Edwards made his directorial debut with the atmospheric and dreamy Monsters, which imagined a near… Continue reading First 'Star Wars' Spin-off Film Goes to 'Godzilla' Director Gareth Edwards
As part of a new fundraising campaign with UNICEF, in which two lucky contributors will win a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the set of Star Wars: Episode VII, as well as a small role in the film as an extra, J.J. Abrams has recorded a new video from the set, which looks like it might be Tatooine. There’s also what appears to be a Watto-like… Continue reading Watch: J.J. Abrams Gives Our First Look at the Set of 'Star Wars: Episode VII'