Post Tagged with: "Wars"

JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars: Episode IX

September 12, 2017 12:40 pm0 comments
JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars: Episode IX

JJ Abrams, who launched the new era of Star Wars films with The Force Awakens in 2015, is returning to the series as director and co-writer of Star Wars: Episode IX. “With The Force Awakens, JJ delivered everything we could have possibly hoped for,” Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said. “I […]

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Director Colin Trevorrow exits Star Wars: Episode IX

September 6, 2017 3:52 am0 comments
Director Colin Trevorrow exits Star Wars: Episode IX

Director Colin Trevorrow has dropped out of Star Wars: Episode IX because he and Lucasfilm have differing “visions”. Episode IX is expected to star Daisy Ridley and John Boyega and is due out in May 2019. Lucasfilm will now seek a replacement for Trevorrow, who is best known for directing […]

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Has Star Wars reached peak prequel?

August 25, 2017 9:37 pm0 comments
Has Star Wars reached peak prequel?

Star Wars spin-offs are landing in a galaxy near you, with Obi-Wan Kenobi said to be next in line. Yoda and bounty hunter Boba Fett could also get their own prequels, and there’s even chatter on fan sites about a Jabba the Hutt film. Who knows what he might have […]

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Carrie Fisher's 'amazing' Star Wars send-off

August 2, 2017 9:23 am0 comments
Carrie Fisher's 'amazing' Star Wars send-off

Carrie Fisher is given an “amazing” send-off in her final Star Wars film, according to co-star John Boyega. The London-born actor said he shares “many scenes” with the late actress in Star Wars: The Last Jedi and that the sci-fi franchise “keeps her alive”. Fisher, who played the part of […]

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Comic-Con: Which fans are 'crazier' – Star Wars or Game of Thrones?

July 22, 2017 2:58 am0 comments
Comic-Con: Which fans are 'crazier' - Star Wars or Game of Thrones?

Members of any fandom are passionate, but Game of Thrones and Star Wars actress Gwendoline Christie was put in an awkward position when she was asked which of her fan bases was “crazier”. During the Game of Thrones panel at Comic-Con, a fan asked Christie – who plays Brienne of […]

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D23 Expo: Star Wars, The Avengers, Mary Poppins and more

July 17, 2017 5:06 pm0 comments

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The bi-annual convention gives fans a sneak peek at some of 2018’s biggest films and animations. BBC News – Entertainment & Arts

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General election 2017: Corbyn links terror threat to wars abroad

May 25, 2017 7:36 pm0 comments
General election 2017: Corbyn links terror threat to wars abroad

UK foreign policy would change under a Labour government to one that “reduces rather than increases the threat” to the country, Jeremy Corbyn is to say. As election campaigning resumes after the attack in Manchester, the Labour leader will point to links between wars abroad and “terrorism here at home”. […]

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John Boyega: Seven questions with the star of Star Wars

April 20, 2017 1:38 am0 comments
John Boyega: Seven questions with the star of Star Wars

You’ll probably know him best as Finn in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. But now John Boyega is putting the lightsaber aside as he prepares for his first leading role on stage. He will star in a new adaptation of Georg Buchner’s play Woyzeck at the Old Vic in London. […]

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi first trailer released

April 14, 2017 4:15 pm0 comments

Audiences are getting their first look at The Last Jedi, as a trailer for the Star Wars film is released online. The movie follows on from The Force Awakens and will feature the late Carrie Fisher as General Leia Organa. Many fans pointed out that it looks like, for a […]

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Gary Barlow lands role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

March 27, 2017 1:20 pm0 comments
Gary Barlow lands role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Take That star Gary Barlow has revealed he has a part in new Star Wars film The Last Jedi. The singer revealed the news on ITV’s Lorraine show on Monday. “I’m not a stormtrooper but I am in it,” Barlow said. But he refused to give away any clues as […]

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