Lucasfilm Backs Off Star Wars Stories to Focus on Episode IX

Lucasfilm Backs Off Star Wars Stories to Focus on Episode IX

Lucasfilm has announced that its focus will be on Star Wars: Episode IX and the next planned trilogy rather than filling in background details with more Star Wars Story films. The stand-alone movies have been put on hold until further notice. Solo: A Star Wars Story has been a failure by

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Deleted Finn/Phasma Scene Released

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Deleted Finn/Phasma Scene Released

Star Wars: The Last Jedi apparently left a much different version of the Finn/Captain Phasma battle on the cutting room floor. But LucasFilm’s The Star Wars Show  revealed it in all its monologuing glory. This version has Finn pointing out (at more length than one would expect) how Phasma’s cowardly

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New Star Wars Films Coming from Game of Thrones Creators

New Star Wars Films Coming from Game of Thrones Creators

In what could lead to the most epic crossover ever, a new series of Star Wars films will be written and produced by the creators of Game of Thrones. David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have been tagged to create new Star Wars universe films that are not directly connected to

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J.J. Abrams Now to Direct Star Wars: Episode IX

J.J. Abrams Now to Direct Star Wars: Episode IX

In a surprise turn of events, J.J. Abrams will now direct and co-write Star Wars: Episode IX following the departure of Colin Trevorrow from the project due to clashing artistic visions. Abrams directed 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens, bringing new life to the epic franchise. Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy says,

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Marvel, Star Wars May Get Their Own Streaming Services

Marvel, Star Wars May Get Their Own Streaming Services

In the wake of Disney’s announced separation from Netflix, the Marvel and Star Wars franchises may get their own streaming services. Disney CEO Bob Iger said the company is considering proprietary services for Marvel and LucasFilm, but no firm decision has yet been made. Iger stated that, “We’re mindful of

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Ron Howard Takes Over Han Solo Film

Ron Howard Takes Over Han Solo Film

In a dramatic turn of events, Academy Award winner Ron Howard has been tapped to finish the stand-alone Han Solo film. Lucasfilm made the announcement two days after the firing of directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller over creative differences with the screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan. Most of the principal photography was

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Lucasfilm To Let Carrie Fisher Rest In Peace

Lucasfilm To Let Carrie Fisher Rest In Peace

Lucasfilm has announced that it will not use digital effects to resurrect Carrie Fisher in any future Star Wars installments. While Fisher had shot all her scenes for Episode VIII, General Organa was rumored to still have an important role in the upcoming Episode IX. The BBC had reported that

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