‘Ben Is Back’ Trailer: Addiction Takes a Toll on Lucas Hedges and Julia Roberts

This awards season will see two different stories of drug addiction hitting theaters. There’s Beautiful Boy showing the turmoil that addiction creates between a father and son played by Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet, and then there’s Ben Is Back, the new film from director Peter Hedges showing how addiction impacts an entire family, with […]

Star Wars Last Jedi backlash: George Lucas replacing Kathleen Kennedy to FIX Episode 9?

Can George Lucas and JJ Abrams “fix” Star Wars? The Last Jedi took a huge $ 1.3billion at the global box office and yet it was far short of The Force Awakens’ $ 2billion and also divided fans like never before. A vocal section was so unhappy with Rian Johnson and Kathleen Kennedy’s vision they […]

George Lucas reveals his plan for Star Wars 7 through 9—and it was awful

Enlarge Friday morning was going pretty well, all things considered. I was at my desk, editing some photos and having breakfast. Then Lee Hutchinson pinged me on Slack and ruined it all. “It’s even worse than we could have possibly imagined,” said my boss. “And, as Han Solo said, I can imagine a lot.” Accompanying […]

Star Wars 9 SHOCK: Mark Hamill REVEALS George Lucas’ original plan for sequel trilogy END

Luke may have become one with the Force at the end of The Last Jedi, but before selling the rights to Star Wars to Disney in 2012, Lucas had had other plans. Originally the franchise creator was going to helm Episodes VII, VIII and IX himself and now Hamill has revealed how the filmmaker planned […]

Mark Hamill Reveals George Lucas’ Original ‘Star Wars: Episode 9’ Ending

George Lucas‘ involvement with the Star Wars franchise is (mostly) a thing of the past. But at one point, Lucas had plans for the on-going Skywalker saga. Plans that were all but abandoned when Disney took over. Now, Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill, has revealed Lucas’ original Episode 9 ending idea. There’s absolutely no chance of this […]

Ron Howard Had Guidance from George Lucas on ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Set

Ron Howard has grown up in show business. He began his acting career at a young age as one of the main characters on The Andy Griffith Show and countless appearances on plenty of other classic TV shows. He was able to ride that wave through his teens, 20s and 30s before beginning a career […]

Star Wars SHOCK: George Lucas admits ‘I went TOO FAR with The Phantom Menace’

It was supposed to be a big comeback for Star Wars after nearly a 20 year gap. Kicking off the prequel trilogy, The Phantom Menace ended up being one of the most  Star Wars movies, often derided to this day. Now The Hollywood Reporter has revealed Lucas’ comments in a making of featurette in the […]

Star Wars 8: 'Cranky' George Lucas was NOT IMPRESSED with THIS

Star Wars Episode 8 has finally made it on to the big screen. While most fans are still waiting desperately to see it, some of the Star Wars legends have given their opinions on The Last Jedi. Star Wars: The Last Jedi’s production designer Rick Heinrichs, has revealed what “cranky” Lucas thought when he toured […]

Daily Podcast: Rian Johnson Talks About His New Star Wars Trilogy, GDT, American Werewolf remake, George Lucas and Lady Bird

On the December 13, 2017 episode of /Film Daily, Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film writers Chris Evangelista and Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the latest news, including Guillermo del Toro’s Nightmare Alley, our reaction to the Annihilation trailer, Rian Johnson tells us the story of how Disney agreed to his new Star Wars trilogy, American […]

Star Wars 8 The Last Jedi: George Lucas gives his VERDICT

Tomorrow.  After two years of waiting Star Wars The Last Jedi will finally hit cinema screens on Thursday. Last night the cast and crew hit up the red carpet of the European premiere, taking place at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Now the man who started it all, Star Wars creator and director George Lucas, has […]