Star Wars fans, especially those who follow The Clone Wars serial, have been wondering what will happen to Lucasfilm’s CGI animation studio and related universe lore.
With Empire Strikes Back, smooth and suave Billy Dee Williams was able to make a big name for himself as a sci-fi action hero Lando Calrissian.
As amazing as it would be the have the kind of success as Joss Whedon and JJ Abrams, it must also be quite exhausting.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know JJ Abrams is going to direct the next Star Wars movie, which is due to hit theaters in 2015.
JJ Abrams has plenty on his plate with the upcoming release of Star Trek Into Darkness on May 17.
Let’s face it, we all did what the Star Wars kid did. We all had toy light sabers, or rolled up posters and pretended we were light saber fencing.
Right now, rumors about the new Star Wars movie are all over the place, and one of the biggest ones going around at the moment is that the original Star Wars crew, Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher, will probably be returning.
We’ve all seen those science movies in school, or parodies of them. Without this element or compound, here’s all the things we wouldn’t have in life. Then you think about blue-screen special effects.
In recent days, rumors have been circulating that the original stars of Star Wars, namely Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and especially Harrison Ford, are planning to come back for the upcoming film.
As you probably know by now, Kevin Smith is leaving the movie business but there is apparently some confusion about what his cinematic swan song could be.
With JJ Abrams now officially on board for Star Wars, the rumors about who could be coming back to the Empire have been hitting the web fast and furious.
When the news broke that there would be more new Star Wars movies, it was quite a bombshell.
Being a long time genre fan, I’ve had the pleasure of meeting and talking to a number of great FX artists, and I can’t think of one of them that I had a bad experience with.
Earlier this week we learned that Disney, the new owners of LucasFilm, and thus the Star Wars franchise, are working on some films set in the Star Wars universe which will not directly tie into the two existing trilogies. Meaning, the protagonists will not be Skywalkers.
Rumors hit the net all the time, and some of them actually turn out to be true.
LucasFilm boss Kennedy talks about getting the new Star Trek guru to take the helm of sci-fi’s other great franchise.
So now JJ Abrams is officially aboard to helm the next Star Wars film, and he’ll be making a big leap from one amazing sci-fi franchise to another.
So everyone on planet earth and beyond knows JJ Abrams will be directing the next Star Wars movie, but now there is a big elephant in the room. Will he be back for more Star Trek movies?
Yes, JJ Abrams is going to be the director of the next Star Wars movie.
When the news broke that the next Star Wars film finally had a director, I thought it was April Fools Day joke for a moment, because the director in question had already publically claimed he turned it down.