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STAR WARS NEWS: Rian Johnson Lines Up New Trilogy for Lucasfilm

By Muuka Muyumba

Writer-director Rian Johnson has been hired to create a new Star Wars trilogy apart from the Skywalker line of films. As Lucasfilm put it, the new series will “introduce new characters from a corner of the galaxy that Star Wars

STAR WARS NEWS: JJ Abrams Coming Back for Episode IX with New Release Date (UPDATED)

By Muuka Muyumba

Lucasfilm has announced what many have posited since they parted company with former Episode IX director Colin Trevorrow: JJ Abrams will return to complete the trilogy of films he started. Abrams will co-write IX wtih Oscar-winner Chris Terrio and will

STAR WARS NEWS: Colin Trevorrow Out as Star Wars: Episode IX Director

By Muuka Muyumba

Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy has announced today that they are moving on from putative director Colin Trevorrow (Jurassic World) who has been slated to start production on Episode IX sometime in January. In what has somehow become a bit of

STAR WARS NEWS: Lucasfilm Prepares Obi-Wan for a Star Wars Story Film

By Muuka Muyumba

The long-rumored Obi-Wan Kenobi solo film is said to be in the works according to reports from The Hollywood Reporter. The reports are that Oscar-nominated director Stephen Daldry is in talks to helm the movie but word is that one-time

STAR WARS NEWS: Oscar-winner Ron Howard to Direct Han Solo Film to Completion

By Muuka Muyumba

Well, that didn’t take long…Kathleen Kennedy moved quickly to restore some faith in the untitled Han Solo film production by installing her friend, and a long-time Lucasfilm collaborator, Ron Howard as the director. Howard is best known for his more

STAR WARS NEWS: Rogue One Trailer Debuts Tomorrow!!

By Muuka Muyumba

Hot on the heels of the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on blu-ray, Lucasfilm will premiere the first trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Tune into Good Morning America tomorrow for the debut of the brand

STAR WARS NEWS: Hall H Goes Ga Ga For The Force Awakens

By Muuka Muyumba

Star Wars: The Force Awakens hit the stage tonight with much aplumb and presented the crowd in Hall H with the cast of the upcoming film, starting with Executive Producer/Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy, director JJ Abrams, and writer Lawrence Kasdan.

STAR WARS NEWS: The Force Awakens Comes to San Diego Comic-Con

By Muuka Muyumba

JJ Abrams is bringing his merry band of Jedi to as Marvel Studios removes itself from the fray of San Diego Comic Con. Star Wars: The Force Awakens is planting its flag on Saturday in Hall H with a presentation

STAR WARS NEWS: Star Wars Celebration Reveals New Teaser for The Force Awakens

By Muuka Muyumba

Han and Chewie are back in the new teaser (below0 for The Force Awakens which focuses a bit on the original castmembers. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) voices over the trailer as he discusses his family history of Force sensitivity with

CBMB: Will “Synergy” Lead to DC and Marvel Combining Forces

By Muuka Muyumba

After we watched Fox mega-billionaire, media-mogul Rupert Murdoch try and fail to acquire Time/Warner, news is trickling out that Murdoch wasn’t just chasing a dream, indeed Time/Warner may be up for grabs to the highest bidder. Yesterday, a Hollywood Reporter article

S7AR WARS NEWS: Oscar Isaac to See Expanded Role with Harrison Ford Injured

By Muuka Muyumba

Just like your favorite sport team, when a star goes down, the next man up has to be ready to fill in. So, after Harrison Ford suffered a broken leg on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII, the studio