Star Wars 9: Lucasfilm DROPS Vice-President – Is this part of Last Jedi fan BACKLASH?

Episode Backlash filmmaker Marc John contacted Express Online about a major change at Lucasfilm and Disney. While conducting routine research for his fan backlash documentary, John checked the Lucasfilm website at the end of January – and made a surprising discovery. Kiri Hart was suddenly nowhere to be found. Previously, right up until the end […]

Star Wars 9 title reveal: Shocking new revelation from Lucasfilm insider – Is this true?

There are still ten months to go, but fans are getting impatient. A Star Wars movie has never left it so late to reveal the title. A recent leak started a frenzy with the claim that Episode 9 was called ‘ Balance of the Force.’ The general response was not particularly enthusiastic. So when will it […]

Star Wars 9 is ‘JJ Abrams' course CORRECTION for Lucasfilm after Solo FLOPPED’

Last Christmas Rian Johnson’s Star Wars The Last Jedi hit cinemas and completely divided fans. Many felt what was set up by JJ Abrams in The Force Awakens wasn’t handled well from Rey’s parents reveal to Snoke’s untimely death. Five months later and Solo hit cinemas taking less than $ 400 million at the worldwide […]

Lucasfilm releases an image, title, and more for its live-action Star Wars series

Enlarge / The first officially released image from The Mandalorian. (credit: Lucasfilm) The first details have been revealed about Lucasfilm’s live-action Star Wars TV series. We previously knew only that it was coming, that writer/director Jon Favreau (Iron Man, The Jungle Book, Swingers) would executive produce, and that it would eventually air on Disney’s coming streaming video service. […]

Why the ‘Star Wars’ Pirate Hondo Ohnaka Deserves the Attention of Fans and Lucasfilm

(Welcome to A Different Point of View, a column where we explore the supporting characters of the Star Wars universe and discuss why they deserve more time in the spotlight.) Earlier this week it was “International Talk Like A Pirate Day,” so, I figured, in honor of the Internet holiday we’d look at the most infamous pirate in […]

Star Wars Last Jedi backlash: 'Rian Johnson and Lucasfilm secretly FOUGHT over THIS'

Star Wars has weathered some fan storms across the decades. The low point occured around the time a certain Gun-gun emerged from the swamp, alongside midichlorians and the worst child actor this side of Naboo. However, the fans never abandoned their beloved franchise, never lost faith. Until now. A major section of the fandom (hardcore […]

Daily Podcast: MoviePass, Lucasfilm, It: Chapter 2, Kick-Ass 3, James Bond, TMNT, and More

On the June 21, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest news, including a Star Wars update, the latest troubles for MoviePass, It: Chapter 2 cast, Hit-Girl won’t be in Kick-Ass 3, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom box office […]

Report: Lucasfilm puts Obi-Wan film “on hold” after underwhelming Solo debut

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Lucasfilm) The film news and reviews site Collider posted an exclusive report on Wednesday concerning the fate of future Star Wars films—and in particular, a long-rumored, not-yet-announced film focused on the classic character Obi-Wan Kenobi. Citing “sources with knowledge of the situation,” Collider confirmed that all pre-production for Lucasfilm’s unnamed […]

‘Solo’ Firing Explained: Why Lucasfilm Replaced Lord and Miller With Ron Howard

Solo: A Star Wars Story has had a bumpy rode to the big screen. The film was close to completion under directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller. Then, Lucasfilm fired the duo and brought in Ron Howard to both finish and reshoot a large portion of the film. A new piece details the process behind […]

Reed Morano Confirms Meeting With Lucasfilm, But Denies ‘Star Wars’ Directing Rumors

You can stop grilling Reed Morano about Expanded Universe trivia: she’s not directing Star Wars. After The Handmaid’s Tale director emerged from a two-and-a-half hour meeting with Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennnedy earlier this week, the Star Wars community was abuzz with speculation over whether Morano would be the first female director to helm a Star Wars franchise film. But sadly, it […]