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STAR WARS NEWS: Jon Favreau to Helm New Star Wars Series for Disney

By Muuka Muyumba

In a move that has seemed somewhat inevitable, Lucasfilm has tapped Iron Man and Jungle Book director Jon Favreau to produce a live-action Star Wars TV series for Disney’s upcoming streaming service. Favreau has one of the pillars of the

CBMB: Disney Working on Star Wars and Marvel Live-Action Series for Streaming Service

By Muuka Muyumba

Disney continues to build its war-chest for the future of its media companies, and recent reports have them using Disney lining up a new Star Wars and Marvel live-action projects for their yet-to-be-named streaming service. Disney CEO Bob Iger has

STAR WARS NEWS: Benioff and Weiss Get a Seat in the Cantina

By Muuka Muyumba

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, creators, writers, and producers on the highly popular Game of Thrones, have signed on as writing and producing partners with Lucasfilm a new series of films. Fanboys and girls know that Benioff and Weiss have

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: Lucasfilm Announces the Title of Han Solo Film

By Muuka Muyumba

Lucasfilm trotted out Oscar-winning director Ron Howard today on Twitter to announce the completion of principal photography on the Han Solo origin film, but snuck in an official title while they were at it. The film will be title Solo:

STAR WARS NEWS: The Final ‘The Last Jedi’ Trailer Hits!

By Muuka Muyumba

Star Wars: The Last Jedi premiered its final trailer ahead of the December release during ESPN’s Monday Night Football. The film will tell the story of Rey’s (Daisy Ridley) development into a full fledged Jedi under the tutelage of master

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: Episode IX Set to Strike Back to May 2019 (ICYMI)

By Muuka Muyumba

Disney recently announced several upcoming date on its movie slate, and a particular note of interest was that Star Wars: Episode IX would move to May 24, 2019. The film will reportedly be the last film in the Skywalker saga.

STAR WARS NEWS: The Trailer for The Last Jedi Debuts

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STAR WARS NEWS: Donald Glover to Play Lando in Han Solo Anthology Film

By Muuka Muyumba

In what seemed to be an easy bet, Donald Glover has cashed in and has signed on to play Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Han Solo Star Wars Story film. The film stars Alden Ehrenreich as his smuggling pal Han,

STAR WARS NEWS: Rogue One Final Trailer Hits as More Story Details Emerge

By Muuka Muyumba

The great new trailer for Rogue One debuted this morning giving us an even closer look at the stakes facing the Rebels against the Empire as they strive to destroy the first Death Star. We also found out a bit