Posts tagged "Lucasfilm"

Disney Makes J.J. Abrams’ ‘Star Wars’ Official

As Star Wars fans around the world continue to bask in the news that J.J. Abrams will direct Episode VII, Disney made everything official on Friday night.

“It’s very exciting to have J.J. aboard leading the charge as we set off to make a new Star Wars movie,” Lucasfilm chief Kathleen Kennedy announced…

By: Peggy Truong / January 26, 2013

‘Star Wars’ Sequel News: Has Disney Found Writers for ‘Episodes VIII’ and ‘IX’?

Lucasfilm and Disney have secured Toy Story 3’s Michael Arndt to write Star Wars: Episode VII, and now they’re looking at two more writers to pen the rest of the trilogy.

The Hollywood Reporter claims that Simon Kinberg and Lawrence Kasdan have locked deals to “write and produce Episodes VIII and IX.”

No…

By: Phil Pirrello / November 20, 2012

6 Things We Want To See In ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ (GALLERY)

The only thing people are talking more about than the announcement of a new Star Wars movie is what that movie will be about.

Since Disney announced both their purchase of Lucasfilm and their plan to release Star Wars: Episode VII in 2015 — the first chapter in a new trilogy – the…

By: Phil Pirrello / November 6, 2012

Movie Buzz: ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Update, Christoph Waltz In Talks for ‘Muppets 2,’ Imogen Poots Feels ‘Need For Speed’

With Hollywood still recovering from Disney buying Lucasfilm, Wednesday proved to be a slower than usual newsday.

But a few notable items managed to get our attention.

Read on for updates on Star Wars: Episode VII, a film adaptation of Stephen King’s Cell and The Muppets sequel.

By: Phil Pirrello / November 1, 2012

‘Star Wars’ Coming to Our Galaxy in 2015, After Disney Buys Lucasfilm

The internet just imploded. Why?

Disney has bought Lucasfilm and has set Star Wars: Episode VII for a 2015 release, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed Tuesday.

And no, we’re not making this up.

By: Phil Pirrello / October 30, 2012