Art Awakens Celebrates Star Wars: The Force Awakens

To celebrate the upcoming release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Lucasfilm is joined by Gallery 1988 and HP Inc., to present "Art Awakens."During a recent art exhibit in Los Angeles, Gallery 1988 featured a Star Wars exhibit featuring top professional and up and coming contemporary artists.  New and original pieces from the exhibit are now being auctioned off to support UNICEF Kid Power, in the name of Star Wars: Force for Change. All original pieces featured in the gallery along with … [Read more...]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Breaks Record Before Release

Star Wars Fans have a month to go before they can enjoy the latest film - Star Wars:  The Force Awakens.  The seventh film in the huge mega franchise, this film has fans already breaking records in sales.   With over $50 million in advance ticket sales, the film is already the biggest pre-seller in history.The demand is so big that theaters are adding additional showtimes to keep up with the demand.   Fandango and have both reported sales for Star Wars: The Force Awakens are … [Read more...]

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 … [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...]