Top 5 Reasons Why I’m Excited J.J. Abrams is Directing Star Wars VII

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So I usually stick to writing about Walt Disney World; but today, I'm not going to talk about that at all! Today, I'm going indulge my inner geek and rave about the latest development in my beloved Star Wars universe: Disney's announcement of Star Wars VII's director, J.J. Abrams!For those of you who don't know, J.J. Abrams is the mastermind behind such brilliant television shows as Felicity, Alias, Lost, Fringe, and this fall's newest hit, Revolution; as well as films such as Mission … [Read more...]




J.J. Abrams to Direct ‘Star Wars Episode VII’

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 We've been waiting for some time on info about who would be taking over the 'Star Wars' series, ever since George Lucas sold the franchise to Disney last year. Rumors ran rampant quickly, with names like Steven Spielberg, Matthew Vaughn, and one that was frequently popping up, was J.J. Abrams. Many assumed that with his hand so firmly in the 'Star Trek' universe right now, after rebooting the ever popular franchise. But apparently Abrams was the man for the job, at least according to … [Read more...]




Disney CEO Bob Iger Had A Very Good 2012

2012 was a very very good year for Bob Iger.  Iger got a 18 percent to his pay package last year that boosted him to $37.1 Million as the company posted record revenue, net income and earnings per share.The Walt Disney Co. also credited Iger's leadership in the $4.06 billion acquisition of "Star Wars" creator Lucasfilms, along with the launch of theme park additions, cruise ships and the expansion of the Disney Channel overseas.Iger, 61, saw the biggest jump in pay from the value of new … [Read more...]




White House Responds to ‘Star Wars’ Death Star Petition

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In what I believe was a lighthearted moment the White House officially responded to a “We the People” petition to “secure  resources and funding, and begin construction of a Death Star by 2016.”Though the White House has decided against going forward with the Death Star plan, and you can see the full version of why they oppose the idea HERE, the main points that came from the White House are:"The construction of the Death Star has been estimated to cost more than $850 quadrillion. We're … [Read more...]




Director Zack Snyder Developing a Standalone ‘Star Wars’ Film

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It looks like the 'Star Wars' train is full steam ahead right now. While we've heard about the possible new TV series on ABC, and we know that LucasFilm is planning a new trilogy set after 'Return of the Jedi', but now it looks like they're taking a page out of the Marvel book and developing films that are set outside of the new trilogy.It looks like Zack Snyder, who is currently working with DC on his new Superman film, 'Man of Steel', has quietly developing the film over at LucasFilm for … [Read more...]