Industry News, Star Wars: Episode VII

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge fever has swept the cast and crew of Star Wars: Episode VII

hitfix.com – The popularity of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge shows no signs of slowing down. Even the cast and crew of the new "Star Wars: Episode VII" are stepping in to the proverbial ring. 6 years 33 weeks ago via jetli
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J.J. Abrams Teases Droid Hand As ‘Star Wars Episode VII’ Raises $5 Million for UNICEF

feedproxy.google.com – Several months ago, J.J. Abrams kicked off Star Wars: Force For Change, an initiative to raise money for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) with the prize being a trip to the set of Star Wars Episode VII. The first video revealed a brand new creature from the world. A second video revealed the new X-Wing fighter. 6 years 35 weeks ago via brucelee

The Download: 'Fault in Our Stars' Edging Out 'Edge of Tomorrow' and Harrison Ford's Bad Break

1:41 PM 6/14/2014 by Binh Ngo
Warner Bros.
We talk about the The Fault in Our Stars out-grossing Tom Cruise's pricey sci fi actioner Edge of Tomorrow, Harrison Ford's unfortunately accident on the set of Episode VII and more on this edition of The Download.
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‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Box Office Could Hit $2 Billion, Analysts Say

thewrap.com – “Star Wars: Episode VII” has a good shot at joining “Avatar” and “Titanic” in hitting $2 billion at the worldwide box office, industry analysts said Tuesday. “The casting for this new film is perfect from a commercial standpoint,” BoxOffice.com Vice President and Senior Analyst Phil Contrino told TheWrap. Disney, Lucasfilm and director J.J. 6 years 50 weeks ago via jackiechan
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'Star Wars' Leads ILM to Launch New London Effects Facility (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – With plans to support additional productions including "The Avengers 2" in London, and to double its head count in Vancouver, the VFX division of Lucasfilm is poised for a major expansion. 7 years 8 weeks ago via jetli
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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. 7 years 12 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Watch 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Writer Michael Arndt Talk Screenwriting For One Hour

feedproxy.google.com – When LucasFilm hired Michael Arndt to write Star Wars Episode VII, the screenwriter instantly became a household name. Even though he’d already won an Oscar for Little Miss Sunshine and scripted the billion-dollar hit Toy Story 3, this job made us extremely curious about the man. What made him tick?

8 years 15 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Director Kevin Smith: My Prayer for 'Star Wars' (Guest Column)

Kevin Smith
feedproxy.google.com – To a New Jersey kid and his best friend, the franchise was more than just movies -- in a guest column for THR, the superfan has advice for Disney on how not to screw up the new chapter. 8 years 22 weeks ago via donnieyen
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