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Star Wars Episode VII to shoot at Pinewood, cast breakdown revealed!

The first film in the new Star Wars trilogy, Episode VII, will shoot at Pinewood Studios (home of the James Bond series), according to a report in Screen. Director J.J. Abrams recently confirmed he will be relocating to London in January 2014 to begin production on the movie. The film is currently being scripted by … Continue reading

New Star Wars animated TV series for 2014!

Disney have announced an animated follow-up to The Clone Wars will air in 2014. Titled Star Wars Rebels, the new series will be set in the gap between Episode III and Episode IV and will premiere as a one hour special on The Disney Channel in the US before transferring to Disney XD. X Men: … Continue reading

ABC picks up Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

The proposed spin-off series from Marvel’s The Avengers (Avengers Assemble in the UK) has been given a series order by ABC, with The Avengers director Joss Whedon as the series’ Executive Producer. The series will be Whedon’s return to TV after the failure of Dollhouse on Fox in 2010. Clark Gregg will lead the series, … Continue reading

Disney: Star Wars movies every year between 2015 and 2019!

Disney have not only recommitted to the 2015 release date for Star Wars: Episode VII (which was in some doubt when director J.J. Abrams refused to be held to it…), but the company has also announced that the ‘Episode’ films will alternate annually with the ‘stand-alone’ Star Wars movies. The means Episode VII in 2015 … Continue reading

Lucasfilm/Disney kill Star Wars: The Clone Wars!

It’s official: after a short fan campaign to save the series, Lucasfilm today announced there will be no sixth season for the Cartoon Network show Star Wars: The Clone Wars. This follows the abandonment of plans to release Episode II and Episode III in 3D. The move appears to be part of the Disney plan … Continue reading

Carrie Fisher confirms she’ll play Leia again!

Carrie Fisher has been the first cast-member to unequivocally confirm she’s returning to Star Wars for Episode VII. Asked directly by Palm Beach Illustrated in the context of Star Wars: Episode VII “Can you confirm whether you’ll reprise the role of Princess Leia?”, Fisher simply answered “Yes”. Fisher, the 56-year-old daughter of Eddie Fisher and … Continue reading

Harrison Ford signs for Star Wars: Episode VII?

According to a report on The Latino Review (via FoxNews Latino), Star Wars: Episode VII—the first of the new movies under the Disney banner—has signed its first actor, and in a big surprise the first signing is none other than Harrison Ford, Han Solo himself. Ford has had a mixed relationship with Star Wars over … Continue reading

Disney confim Star Wars spin-off movies!

Disney CEO Bob Iger has confirmed (in a business-focused interview with CNBC) that there will be several Star Wars spin-off movies alongside the already planned new trilogy of Star Wars VII, VIII and IX. Director J.J. Abrams has been confirmed for Episode VII, with a screenplay from Toy Story 3’s Michael Arndt. “There has been … Continue reading