DreamWorks and Disney Studios Ending Partnership

DreamWorks Studios and Walt Disney Studios will be ending their partnership by next summer according to online sources.   The six year relationship between both studios is an amicable one and many have already approached Spielberg about a new partnership with DreamWorks.  Disney's decision not to extend the partnership, which will probably end after the July release of "The BFG", comes without many details, but rumored to not have been one that worked for either party.Universal, 20th Century … [Read more...]

Disney, Marvel and Lucasfilm Announce More Live Action Movies at the D23 Expo

 Disney, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm presented their live action film slates this morning at the D23 EXPO. The presentations, which revealed exclusive news and details about the upcoming live action films, were aided by live and video appearances from talent and filmmakers. Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn hosted the highly anticipated biennial event.“It’s quite something to be able to have Disney, Marvel and Lucasfilm all on the same stage, and it’s tremendously gratifying … [Read more...]

The New Star Wars Series “Rogue One” is Coming

Lucasfilm recently announced that their first film in the new standalone Star Wars stories series, “Rogue One,” has begun principal photography. Gareth Edwards (“Godzilla,” “Monsters”) is directing “Rogue One,” which tells the story of resistance fighters who have united to steal plans to the dreaded Death Star.The filmmakers have assembled a stellar cast, including Felicity Jones, nominated for an Academy Award® for her leading role in “The Theory of Everything”; Diego Luna, who was … [Read more...]

Star Wars: Episode IX Director Has Been Announced at D23 Expo

Today at the D23 Expo, Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn announced that writer-director Colin Trevorrow will direct Star Wars: Episode IX. It is set for release in 2019.While production won’t begin for a few years, Trevorrow is heading to Lucasfilm this year to begin working with artists and his fellow Star Wars directors. “Colin is someone I’ve been interested in working with ever since I saw ‘Safety Not Guaranteed,’” says Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy. “The power of that film … [Read more...]

Lucasfilm and HP Celebrate Star Wars: The Force Awakens With “Art Awakens” Program

In celebration of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Lucasfilm and HP proudly present “Art Awakens.”“Art Awakens” is an exciting new program for Star Wars fans old and new, across the country to revitalize creativity by “Bending the Rules” of the Force, themed around a galaxy far, far away.“Art Awakens” kicks off August 11th with the launch of a two-month-long nationwide fan art competition across the US. Amateur artists can submit their Star Wars: The Force Awakens inspired art on ArtAwakens.com … [Read more...]

STAR WARS REBELS: Complete Season One on Blu-ray and DVD September 1st

You won't have to "force" anyone to watch this one! The release of “Star Wars Rebels: Complete Season One” on Blu-ray and DVD has been confirmed by Disney and Lucasfilm and will be on store shelves September 1st. It will contain all 15 action-packed episodes plus never-before-seen bonus material and cast and crew interviews revealing the magic behind the making of Disney XD’s hit series.In the first groundbreaking season of Star Wars Rebels, young hero Ezra Bridger joins the clever but … [Read more...]

Lucasfilms reveals new Star Wars: The Force Awakes Characters

Director J.J. Abrams and Lucasfilm have just revealed the official character names of some of the new faces to be seen in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  The vintage sports type trading card look first published in Entertainment Weekly introduces us to the new characters below."BB-8" Oscar Isaac's character, "Poe Dameron" is next.Daisy Ridley's character,"Rey," below looks like she can take care of business with the best of them. And … [Read more...]

Is Indiana Jones making a come back to the big screen?

Hello there Disney Fans.... Anonymouse here with more rumors from cyber world.So the news is fluttering around everywhere that Disney will reboot the Indiana Jones franchise. What you say? Could this be true? Well, the word is that a very handsome, young, "Twilight" vampire might be playing the lead role as Indie himself. Yup! Robert Pattinson is at the top of the list as being considered for the leading role.After Disney acquired control to the franchise as part of the Lucasfilm … [Read more...]

Marvel and Lucasfilm Teaming For ‘Star Wars’ Comics

When Disney and Luasfilm merged in 2012, it was only a matter of time before we got an announcement that Marvel film, also under Disney's banner, would begin publishing 'Star Wars' comics. Not only does it make great business sense, but it would bring the history of 'Star Wars' in comics full circle, as the series' first foray into comics was at Marvel Comics in the 1970s and 1980s. The comics are currently published under Dark Horse Comics, as they have ever since the 1990s, but starting in … [Read more...]

Star Wars Episode VII to Open December 18, 2015

Pre-production is  in full-swing and a confirmed release date of December 18, 2015, has been set for Lucasfilm’s highly anticipated Star Wars Episode VII.“We’re very excited to share the official 2015 release date for Star Wars: Episode VII, where it will not only anchor the popular holiday filmgoing season but also ensure our extraordinary filmmaking team has the time needed to deliver a sensational picture,” said Alan Horn, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios.Star Wars: Episode VII … [Read more...]