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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 »

“Episode VII”: Andy Serkis Talks Motion Capture

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Known for his extraordinary work on “Lord of the Rings,” “King Kong,” and “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” Andy Serkis is one of the leading names in motion capture performances to date. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that the Imaginarium Studios founder might be playing another mo-cap character in the highly-anticipated “Star Wars Episode VII.” Here’s ... 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 »

First “Star Wars Battlefront” Trailer Premieres at E3 2014

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Yesterday, at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, we got an inside look at the making of DICE’s highly anticipated “Battlefront” threequel. Presented during a news conference in the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall, the trailer shows the DICE crew traveling Lucas Cultural Arts Museum as well as the original “Star Wars” movie locations in order to get an in-depth for ... 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 »