Lucasfilm Force Awakens crosses $250M globally

Lucasfilm: Latest J.J. Abrams film beats opening day record previously set by last Harry Potter movie originally post by cbc.ca – writer Jake Coyle, The Associated Press Posted: Dec 20, 2015 10:41 AM ET Last Updated: Dec 20, 2015 10:41 AM ET A scene from Star Wars: The Force Awakens with Daisy Ridley, right, as…

Harrison Ford to make FIRST Star Wars appearance

Harrison Ford to make FIRST Star Wars promotional appearance His iconic character comes from a galaxy far, far away – but the man who plays him will be rather more accessible in December when he touches down in Sydney, Australia. ___________ originally posted by dailymail.co.uk By Jason Chester ___________ As anticipation continues to build around…

The Force Awakens isn’t even out yet and it’s already boosting Disney’s earnings

The Force Awakens Originally posted at qz.com by Ashley Rodriguez Picture: “They’re coming.” (Lucasfilm) In 2012, the Walt Disney Company paid $4 billion to acquire Lucasfilm and the rights to Star Wars. Now, it’s about to truly reap the rewards of that investment.The entertainment behemoth, which is gearing up to release Star Wars: The Force Awakens on…

Star Wars EP VIII goes back to Skellig Michael

originally posted at theguardian.com by Ben Child Star Wars EP VIII goes back to Skellig Michael Irish government announces that Rian Johnson’s space-opera sequel will film on the tiny outcrop despite the objections of conservationists Conservation controversy … Skellig Michael. Photograph: De Agostini/S. Vannini/Getty Disney and Lucasfilm will return to the remote Irish island of…

MAY THE 4TH BE WITH US ALL

MAY THE 4TH BE WITH US ALL Star Wars is Modern Mythology. In a world where faith in anything is being tested on a daily basis, Star Wars represents fantastic use of the film and its global reach. Please don’t drop the ball Disney, “The Force” is everywhere” 🙂 Cheers George. iamwill

Star Wars Spinoff Rogue One

Eyes Actor Riz Ahmed Originally posted at variety.com Star Wars Spinoff Rogue One IMAGE COURTESY OF AMANDA EDWARDS/WIREIMAGE Sources tell Variety that “Nightcrawler” actor Riz Ahmed is the top choice for the male lead in the “Star Wars” anthology film “Rogue One.” Gareth Edwards is directing and Ben Mendelsohn is also set to star as…

The Force Awakens Trailer 2: "We're home!"

OH MY …… I can’t stand the thought of wishing the year go by, but I can’t wait for this release. The Force Awakens Trailer 2 builds the storyline in so many discrete ways. ! LOVE IT ! ROLE: NAME Director: J.J. Abrams Writers: J.J. Abrams (Screenplay) | Lawrence Kasdan (Screenplay) | George Lucas (Characters) Producers: J.J. Abrams |…

Star Wars: The Force Awakens to be released this summer?

Originally posted by the telegraph.com By Rebecca Hawkes JJ Abrams is considering releasing his heavily anticipated Star Wars:The Force Awakens this summer, according to unconfirmed reports fromIkwiz and Movie Pilot. The film has a current release date of December 18 2015. According to Movie Pilot, the director is losing patience with the constant stream of…