Star Wars: Episode VII News

New 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' trailer has two new scenes, so let's watch it 100 times! South Korea just got a tiny "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" trailer and it has a smidgeon of new footage.

George Lucas Confirms He Was Working on STAR WARS Sequels before Selling Lucasfilm to Disney A great sigh of relief went out among fans when they learned George Lucas wouldn't be involved with the Star Wars sequels following the sale of Lucasfilm to Disney.  Instead, he's moved on to an original property by writing the story for the upcoming animated family film, Strange Magic.  However, since he's doing press for that film, he's still going to get asked about Star Wars, and thankfully he's been willing to comment on the upcoming sequels. Over a year ago, we reported that Lucas had been working on Star Wars: Episode VII before Disney acquired Lucasfilm, and he confirmed this report

Cool Videos: Fun sweded version of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer I have a huge soft spot for sweded videos. I love to see how creative people get with trying to recreate a trailer or scene from a movie with a limited budget. The creators of this sweded STAR WARS: EPISODE VII - THE FORCE AWAKENS teaser did a great job in my opinion, especially with the ball droid BB-8. Sure, you could just watch the real trailer again for the millionth time, but I highly recommend you instead... Read More...

6 Things Even Non-Fans of ‘Star Wars’ Can Appreciate About That New Trailer Walt Disney Studios If you’ve so far avoided checking out the first trailer for Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens because you don’t consider yourself a fan of one of the most famous, popular and profitable film franchises in cinematic history, well, that’s kind of weird. On the other hand, it’s not too late to get on board with the series, especially since we have an entire year to go until J.J. Abrams’ entry in the franchise zips into a theater near you. That’s plenty of time to catch up on six three films! Not sold on the idea?

'Star Wars: Episode 7′ Trailer Gets the George Lucas "Special Edition" Treatment ‘Star Wars’ fans have been very busy over the weekend. The trailer for ‘The Force Awakens’ was just released on Friday, and already we’ve seen fan versions hitting the internet, including a shot-for-shot recreation made entirely out of LEGOs, which is pretty impressive. But this one is a bit different, as it imagines what would happen if George Lucas gave the new ‘Star Wars’ movie the ol’ “Special Edition” treatment, adding in a bunch of extra and unnecessary CG characters. It’s so crowded! Continue reading…

Rian Johnson's STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII Will Also Shoot At Pinewood During a keynote address at the annual conference of the Confederation of British Industry, Pinewood Shepperton chief exec Ivan Dunleavy confirmed that the eight instalment in Disney/Lucasfilm's Star Wars franchise would indeed return to shoot at the U.K. studio. Episode VII (now officially titled "The Force Awakens") wrapped production there recently having also shot in Abu Dhabi and Iceland, but the still-untitled eight movie will be written and directed by Rian Johnson (Looper, Brick) with Disney scheduled to release the movie in 2017.

‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ Titled ‘The Force Awakens’ Ever since it was first announced that the Star Wars brand had been purchased by Disney, we’ve only been given minor breadcrumbs regarding what to expect from the future of our beloved Galaxy Far, Far Away. After months of searching, Lucasfilm defied the ongoing battle between Star Trek and Star Wars fans – by hiring J.J. Abrams as the director that would helm the yet-to-be-titled Star Wars: Episode 7.

C3PO Actor Suggests ‘Star Wars Episode 7′ Might End Up Being A Better Sequel Than ‘Empire Strikes Back’ Anthony Daniels, the actor who has played the famous droid C3-PO in all of the Star Warts movies including the upcoming seventh film, took to twitter to make a bold claim. Could JJ Abrams’ Star Wars Episode VII end up being the best movie sequel ever made, even better than Empire Strikes Back? Hit the jump to see Daniels comments. Anthony Daniels tweeted: “”No movie sequel is better than The Empire Strikes Back.” You might eat those words for Xmas dinner in 2015.

The Star Wars News Roundup - 10.31.14 The purpose of this roundup is to put the highlights of all things Star Wars from the last week in one location. If you read this each week, you should be able to converse fluently with any Star Wars fan on everything from the latest Star Wars: Episode VII developments to the latest toys. And maybe you'll even share with them something that they might have missed.

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