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“Episode VII” Open Casting Call Picks Revealed

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Remember that open casting call held globally and online a few months ago? Well, it looks like J. J. Abrams and company have finally revealed their choices. According to StarWars.com, the relatively unknown American actress Crystal Clarke will be joining the already star-studded “Star Wars” cast along with parkour legend Pip Anderson. While nothing has been revealed about their respective ... Read More »

VIDEO: Kevin Smith Talks “Episode VII” Set Visit

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A while back, long time “Star Wars” fan, Kevin Smith, had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit the set of the highly-anticipated “Star Wars: Episode VII.” While initially Smith had stated that he signed an Non-Disclosure Agreement preventing him from speaking about what he saw, a video from a Q & A that he did at the Neuchatel International Film Festival ... Read More »

New “Episode VII” Rumors Claim Sith Witches and Mandalorians

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While J. J. Abrams and company have been keeping a pretty tight seal on plot details for the new “Star Wars” films, the Internet has been running rampant with rumors of possible villains and story arcs. Yesterday, Latino Review confirmed that the mercenaries that have been said to be key antagonists in “Episode VII” are none other than the Mandalorians. ... Read More »

“Episode VIII” Will be Written and Directed by Rian Johnson

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Huge news on the “Star Wars” front today as Deadline reports that “Looper” writer/director Rian Johnson will be taking reins from J. J. Abrams after “Episode VII.” While Lucasfilm has yet to make any official announcements on the matter, Johnson himself may or may not have confirmed the speculation with a tongue-in-cheek tweet which included this video clip: Although initial ... Read More »

“Episode VII”: Harrison Ford Injured on Set, Needs Surgery

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Last week, whilst shooting “Episode VII,” actor Harrison Ford injured his ankle during a scene featuring the iconic Millennium Falcon. According to the official Disney release, Ford “sustained an ankle injury during filming” and “was taken to a local hospital and is receiving care. Shooting will continue as planned while he recuperates.” An update from Ford’s son Ben, however, makes ... Read More »

Josh Trank Confirmed to Direct “Star Wars” Spinoff

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As we all know, Disney and Lucasfilm are planning on releasing several standalone “Star Wars” films in addition to the new trilogy being helmed by J. J. Abrams. Well, joining Gareth Edwards on the “Star Wars” spinoffs team is none other than Josh Trank, best known for “Chronicle” and his work on the upcoming “Fantastic Four” film. Here’s the official ... Read More »

More Secret “Episode VII” Set Pics Reveal Recognizable Ships

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Yesterday, TMZ practically broke the Internet by releasing 40 unofficial, never-before-seen “Star Wars Episode VII” set photos from Abu Dhabi. Well, it looks like they’re at it again. Earlier today, TMZ published a whole new set of pictures which may or may not be from Pinewood Studios in London. Clearly, the first two pictures are the most exciting because they ... Read More »

“Episode VII”: Lupita Nyong’o and Gwendolyn Christie Join Cast!

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A while back, when the official “Episode VII” cast was announced, director J. J. Abrams promised we’d be hearing more casting news in the not too distant future. Well, it looks like he’s kept his promise. Earlier today, StarWars.com released an official statement announcing the newest “Episode VII” cast members: Lupita Nyong’o and Gwendolyn Christie. Lupita Nyong’o joins the recently ... Read More »