Writer Gary Whitta Departs First STAR WARS Spinoff

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Update: The folks from Slashfilm are hearing that Simon Kinberg who is already guiding Lucasfilm’s Star Wars Rebels, will take over writing duties. Sounds reasonable.

Following Michael Arndt‘s departure on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, another writer departure is taking place on a new Star Wars film,

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Sweded Trailer; Plus New Look at Millennium Falcon

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We’ve seen many fan-made versions of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer including Lego, Lens Flare and George Lucas-style recreation, but this fun sweded version is so outrageous and outgoing that’s damn cool.

New STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Character Name Revealed

New Character Name Revealed

Among the Star Wars names LucasFilm and Disney have registered as trademarks on December 11–including all the new ones that were revealed last week: the ball droid named BB-8, Kylo Ren (the Sith, possibly Adam Driver), the female desert dweller Rey (Daisy Ridley)–is one called “Captain Phasma.”

New STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Character Names Revealed in Trading Cards

The Force Awakens Topps Style

Following the first trailer for The Force Awakens, J.J. Abrams and LucasFilm have revealed, in old-school trading card fashion, some of the character names for the new Star Wars heroes and villains.

The infamous “ball droid” is BB-8, Oscar Isaac is Poe Dameron, the crossguard lightsaber weilding villain is Kylo Ren (actor still unrevealed),

George Lucas Hasn’t Watched the STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Trailer

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Yep, Star Wars creator George Lucas hasn’t even seen the teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Lucas recently told Page Six that he hasn’t seen any footage from the film even though he’s officially listed as the Creative Consultant on the new J.J. Abrams film.


Star Wars Trailer Screengrab

It’s here!! Star Wars is back! The most anticipated trailer debut in recent history has finally arrived. Disney and Lucasfilm have released the first teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Hell yeah!! It looks like a modernized version of the original trilogy. It starts with a shot of John Boyega with the “I’m bout to die” look on his grill, and has a glimpse of the Millennium Falcon.

Oscar Isaac to Play Titular Villain in Bryan Singer’s X-MEN: APOCALYPSE

X-Men: Days of Future Past Follow-up

20th Century Fox has nabbed Inside Llewyn Davis star Oscar Isaac to play the titular antagonist in the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past follow-up X-Men: Apocalypse.

Well, inspired choice.