Kathleen Kennedy News

'Star Wars 7' Wraps Filming in 3 Weeks LucasFilm head and Star Wars: Episode VII producer Kathleen Kennedy attended the grand opening of Industrial Light and Magic's new London facility, where post-production work will take place for the highly-anticipated sequel. The producer revealed at the opening that there are just three weeks left of shooting on Star Wars: Episode VII. Here's what she had to say during yesterday's event."(It's) quite remarkable standing here within three weeks of finishing filming on Star Wars: Episode VII.


Kathleen Kennedy Says STAR WARS: EPISODE VII Within Three Weeks of Finishing Filming

collider.com – Industrial Light and Magic just celebrated the opening of its very first studio in the UK in preparation for post-production on Star Wars: Episode VII and during the event, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy offered a brief status update on the production. Apparently there’s only three more weeks left of shooting and from there, the new ILM location will begin working on visual and special effects for the film.

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David Fincher Met With Lucasfilm For ‘Star Wars Episode 7′ From what we’ve heard, J.J. Abrams was always the director Kathleen Kennedy wanted to direct Star Wars Episode VII. Abrams had the ability and the insane Star Wars fandom to please executives and fans alike. However, don’t forget, he initially turned it down. History gets murky after that, with an incredible list of A-list directors who were rumored to, and reported to, have been contacted. Brad Bird, Matthew Vaughn, Jon Favreau, Guillermo del Toro and many others were mentioned in tandem with the film. Then, of course, J.J.


Kathleen Kennedy Says 'Star Wars' Spinoff Characters Won't Tie Into Main Saga, J.J. Abrams Says No IMAX For Ep. 7

fb.indiewire.com – Even as we're in the mix of the awards and festival season, at the end of the day, while prestige is nice, money is actually something you can hold on to and put into the bank. And as such, the focus at the major studios still tends to be on their tentpoles and blockusters, and increasingly these days, their world building franchises. 6 years 29 weeks ago via donnieyen

George Lucas, Kathleen Kennedy Launch Lucasfilm Facility in Singapore

feedproxy.google.com – The "Star Wars" director and Lucasfilm president swept into the city-state to unveil the company's new offices in the 242,190 square-foot "Sandcrawler" building.Escorted by a phalanx of stormtroopers and Darth Vader himself, George Lucas officially opened Lucasfilm's new Singapore HQ, part of the 22,500-square-meter (242,190 square-foot) "Sandcrawler" building, named after the Jawas' vehicle on Tatooine in Star Wars IV. 6 years 29 weeks ago via jackiechan

J.J. Abrams Talks 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Release Date

6:10 PM 11/25/2013 by Jeff Giles
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At this point, we feel like we need to begin every Star Wars-related report with a reminder that we really don't know much of anything at all about Episode VII, or anything else about Disney's plans for the revived franchise, but that we keep reporting on various bits of rumor mill effluvia because, well, it's freaking Star Wars.

J.J. Abrams Poses with R2-D2 on the 'Star Wars' Set

5:52 PM 11/14/2013 by Jeff Giles
We received word of a screenwriter change and an official release date last week, so it would seem unreasonable to expect more in the way of official information regarding Star Wars: Episode VII anytime soon. In that spirit, we're more than happy to accept a snapshot from writer/director J.J. Abrams from the Wars workshop -- especially one that seems to confirm the return of a certain beloved character.

Did Harrison Ford Demand an 'Indy 5' Before Signing on for 'Star Wars VII'?

4:20 PM 10/29/2013 by Jeff Giles
Today seems to be the day for dodgily sourced rumors to make the news, so we figure we might as well acknowledge the existence of recently circulating reports suggesting that Harrison Ford came to Disney's table with an unusual set of demands before agreeing to sign on for Star Wars:

'Star Wars: Episode VII' Has Some New Screenwriters

4:55 PM 10/24/2013 by Jeff Giles
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If you've been wondering how screenwriter Michael Arndt was handling the pressure of writing the script for the first Star Wars sequel in 30 years, wonder no more: According to a new press release issued by Disney and Lucasfilm, Arndt has been supplanted by director J.J. Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan.

Saoirse Ronan Confirms 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Audition Rumors

12:54 PM 10/1/2013 by Jeff Giles
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Thus far, the Star Wars rumor mill hasn't given us a whole lot we can point to in the way of actual confirmed information. Heck, even those early reports about Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, and Carrie Fisher coming back to reprise their roles were clamped down on pretty quickly, and although we're still sure they're true, Disney and director J.J.

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