Leia Organa WILL appear in Episode IX, plus Billy Dee Williams and more
Jul27

Leia Organa WILL appear in Episode IX, plus Billy Dee Williams and more

Star Wars: Episode IX begins production next month and there’s some exciting news as part of the announcement. Filming will begin on August 1, 2018 at London’s famed Pinewood Studios. Big news fans will be excited for is that Leia Organa WILL be returning to the galaxy far, far away AND we’ll also see Lando Calrissian himself, Billy Dee Williams making his debut in this trilogy. The role of Leia Organa will once again be...

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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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Disney shuffles upcoming slate of film releases; Star Wars, Frozen 2, and more
May08

Disney shuffles upcoming slate of film releases; Star Wars, Frozen 2, and more

In a mad–albeit fairly typical–shuffle, Disney recently announced new release dates for several of their upcoming features. Gigantic: November 25, 2020 Directed by Meg LeFauve and Nathan Greno with music by Robert Lopez and Kristin Anderson-Lopez. Untitled Indiana Jones movie: July 10, 2020! Harrison Ford and Steven Speilberg set to return. Frozen 2: November 27, 2019 The whole team back together! The Lion King (live...

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Colin Trevorrow to direct STAR WARS EPISODE IX, set for 2019 release
Aug15

Colin Trevorrow to direct STAR WARS EPISODE IX, set for 2019 release

Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn announced that writer-director Colin Trevorrow will direct Star Wars: Episode IX, which is set for release in 2019. Star Wars: Episode IX will conclude the third trilogy of Star Wars movies that began last month with Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Full announcement below. STAR WARS EPISODE IX DIRECTOR ANNOUNCED ANAHEIM, CALIF. (August 15, 2015)—Today at D23, Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn...

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