Star Wars

Disney Buys Lucasfilm For $4.05 Billion… Sets STAR WARS: EPISODE VII For 2015

In a surprise announcement by Disney, the House Of Mouse acquired Lucasfilm for $4.05 Billion, encompassing all of its properties, Lucasfilm Ltd., LucasArts, Industrial Light & Magic, and Skywalker Sound. The deal also obviously includes the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises. Under the new regime, a slate of Star Wars features will be produced. “Star Wars Episode 7” has been announced, with ...

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8mm Behind-The-Scenes Footage From RETURN OF THE JEDI Hits The Web

Courtesy of filmmaker Jeff Broz, seven minutes of grainy silent behind-the-scenes footage from the 1982 set of Return of the Jedi have hit the web. This footage was shot as the the film was going under the faux production name Blue Harvest in the Buttercup Valley, CA desert. We get some backstage looks at the battle on Jabba the Hutt’s Sail Barge ...

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George Lucas Remembers Visionary STAR WARS Artist, Ralph McQuarrie

The Star Wars community suffered a loss this weekend. Legendary artist, Ralph McQaurrie, passed away at the age of 82, which was announced last night on his website and StarWars.com. McQuarrie was responsible for countless early concept designs for characters, scenes, and creatures that defined the look and aesthetic of the galaxy seen in Star Wars: A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, ...

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Darth Maul Coming To STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS

Just because you get sliced in half by a Jedi Knight’s lightsaber and plummet down a power shaft on Naboo apparently doesn’t mean its the definitive end to a Sith Lord’s scourge of terror. That said, Darth Maul makes his long awaited first appearance on Cartoon Network’s Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and by all accounts it looks like the demon-esque villain ...

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Super Bowl Sunday Ad Mania Blowout 2012

Marvel’s The Avengers  (May 4th) G.I. Joe: Retaliation (June 29th) Transformers: The Ride 3D Universal Studios Attraction Volkswagen: “The Dog Strikes Back” Star Wars Ad John Carter (March 9th) Battleship (May 18th) The Hunger Games Pre-Game Trailer (March 23rd) MetLife: “Everyone” (featuring He-Man & Battle Cat, Voltron, The Jetsons, and The Scooby Gang) Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace 3D  ...

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New Posters For STAR WARS EPISODE ONE: THE PHANTOM MENACE 3D Hit…

Say what you will about Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. We all have something to say about 1999’s first of three prequels to the classic Original Trilogy. But you have to admit at least that the five new teaser posters revealed at Kinogallery for the upcoming re-release of Phantom Menace in 3D sit pretty high on the cool quotient. And notice, ...

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