J.J. Abrams to write and direct ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’
Sep12

J.J. Abrams to write and direct ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

After rumor buzzings following the departure of Colin Trevorrow as director on the upcoming Star Wars: Episode IX, Lucasfilm confirmed this week who will be the replacement. The change in directors also comes with a change in release date, pushing the film to a Christmas release. J.J. Abrams — who launched a new era of STAR WARS with The Force Awakens in 2015 — will be returning to complete the sequel trilogy as writer and...

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BB-9E is a new Dark-Side droid in STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI
Aug31

BB-9E is a new Dark-Side droid in STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI

The global Force Friday II merchandise event comes tomorrow but thanks to a bunch of new product teases and announcements we got our first look at a new droid we can expect to see in the upcoming STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI. His name is BB-9E and if he looks familiar that’s because he’s a newer model of 2015’s breakout star droid BB-8. BB-9E is “part of the astromech unit of the First Order that keep their starships and...

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STAR WARS: SECRETS OF THE EMPIRE promises multi-sensory VR experience at Disneyland Resort, WDW
Aug10

STAR WARS: SECRETS OF THE EMPIRE promises multi-sensory VR experience at Disneyland Resort, WDW

You might not have heard of The VOID before but they certainly made a splash last week with the announcement that they were going to be launching the new STAR WARS: SECRETS OF THE EMPIRE. What exactly is it? It’s a new VR experience and it’s coming to the Disney Parks… sorta. The hyper-reality experience is the first-of-its kind for the Star Wars brand and is being produced by the world-class teams at Lucasfilm and...

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Cast of STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI gather for sneak peek at #D23Expo
Jul19

Cast of STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI gather for sneak peek at #D23Expo

Rian Johnson, the writer and director of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”  took to the Hall D23 stage to give us a little more details about the upcoming film. Johnson thrilled the audience by introducing talent from the film, including Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Gwendoline Christie, Kelly Marie Tran, Laura Dern and Benicio Del Toro.  The audience was then treated to a special sneak peek of behind-the-scenes footage from movie....

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Walt Disney Studios bring a slew of presentations for #D23Expo from Marvel, Pixar, and more
Jun27

Walt Disney Studios bring a slew of presentations for #D23Expo from Marvel, Pixar, and more

One of the biggest events during the D23 Expo is the Walt Disney Studios Presentation. This is when us Disney nerds get to freak out on the exclusive content for some of the most anticipated movies. At two marquee Hall D23 presentations, the Studio will give fans a behind-the-scenes glimpse at its upcoming releases, with animated films from Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios showcased on Friday, July 14, and...

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Did we just see Carrie Fisher in ‘The Last Jedi’? #StarWarsCelebration
Apr13

Did we just see Carrie Fisher in ‘The Last Jedi’? #StarWarsCelebration

This morning, during the live stream of the 40 Years of Star Wars panel at the Star Wars Celebration Orland0 2017, a tribute piece to the late Carrie Fisher showed a clip of the indelible actress in a behind-the-scenes interview setup, repeating lines her iconic hologram lines from the original Star Wars film. In the brief clip, she is shown on set in what appears to be an underground base of the Resistance and is in full hair and...

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#StarWarsCelebration: Live Stream gets you into the biggest panels of the event!
Apr13

#StarWarsCelebration: Live Stream gets you into the biggest panels of the event!

Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017 is here and now courtesy of Verizon we have a live-stream that takes us into some of the hottest panels of the event! You can watch the complete 40 Years of Star Wars panel now featuring Kathleen Kennedy, Mark Hamill, Hayden Christensen, and more! But the stream goes on all weekend including looks into the following panels: THURSDAY, APRIL 13 11:00 AM ET 40 YEARS OF STAR WARS PANEL 1:30 PM ET DAVE...

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OSCAR TIME! Disney gets 9 #OscarNoms for 89th annual event
Jan25

OSCAR TIME! Disney gets 9 #OscarNoms for 89th annual event

The 89th Academy Awards are nearly upon us and Disney this year has earned itself 9 nominations once again! Last year, INSIDE OUT brought home the Oscar gold continuing to show that the House of Mouse still excels where it all started… in animation. This year Disney has TWO animated films up for the Animated Feature Oscar for MOANA and ZOOTOPIA. The latter won the Golden Globe award for this year which may be a strong indicator...

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THE LAST JEDI confirmed as title for upcoming STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII
Jan23

THE LAST JEDI confirmed as title for upcoming STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII

THE LAST JEDI is the epic new name for the upcoming STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII! Confirmed officially today, the new name fits in with the other saga subtitles and gives an awesome buildup for the final chapter in this set of trilogies. December cannot come fast enough!! THE LAST JEDI will welcome back cast members Mark Hamill, the late Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson,...

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Disney and the $7 billion box office
Dec26

Disney and the $7 billion box office

The Walt Disney Studios recently became the first studio ever to reach the $7 billion threshold at the global box office, setting a new industry record. With a powerful $290 million global debut for ROGUE ONE, Disney’s year-to-date grosses are $6,988.3 million from Jan. 1 through Dec. 18, 2016, including $2,700.4 million domestically, also an industry record, and $4,287.9 million internationally, a Disney record. These phenomenal box...

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