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The Heroes of Star Wars Rebels Will Be Making Their Way to San Diego Comic-Con

The premiere of Lucasfilm’s highly anticipated animated series, Star Wars Rebels, is still a long ways off, but fans will be able to catch a big sneak peek at the San Diego Comic-Con via their special panel, The Heroes of Star Wars Rebels, on Thursday, July 24, 6pm to 7pm at Room 6BCF. The panel […]

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Josh Trank Will Be Directing a Stand Alone Star Wars Film

Lucasfilm is not content with simply continuing the main Star Wars yarn via Episode VII, as they are also planning to launch multiple stand-alone and spin-off movies based on the long running sci-fi franchise. Recently, it was announced that Godzilla’s Gareth Edwards will be helming a new spin-off movie, now, Lucasfilm and Disney have announced […]

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Gareth Edwards to Direct Star Wars Spin-Off Movie

According to a recent report by THR’s Heat Vision, Gareth Edwards, who’s fresh off the success of Godzilla at the box office, has been tapped to direct the first Star Wars spin-off film, which is going to be directed by Gary Whitta and slated for a December 16, 2016 release.

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Pixar Rumored to Be Working on a Star Wars Movie

This is pure rumor for now, but one that is not entirely baseless. Pixar’s owner, Disney, also owns LucasFilm now and The Clone Wars proved that Star Wars will work in CG form, so it’s not entirely unsurprising if people do consider it a possible that Pixar is hard at work on a new Star […]

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Marvel Nabs Star Wars License from Dark Horse

According to a recent report by Variety, comic book publisher Dark Horse has recently lost the license to the Star Wars property, which it has held for more than 2 decades. And the new owners aren’t surprising: Marvel, which is currently owned by Disney, which in turn owns LucasFilm.

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Star Wars: Episode VII to Open on December 18, 2015

Official Star Wars site, StarWars.com, has just revealed that the 7th (chronologically speaking) installment in the long running sci-fi franchise Star Wars has just been given an official release date, despite previous reports of conflicts within the expected 2015 slate and the creative team’s estimated delivery time. According to the announcement, Star Wars: Episode VII […]

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Star Wars Rebels Art and Logo Revealed by Disney

Disney has revealed new art and logo designs for the upcoming animated series Star Wars Rebels at the recent Star Wars Celebration Europe event, which was held in Germany last Saturday. The Star Wars Rebels TV series is slated for a 2014 debut on both the Disney Channel and Disney XD, and will take place […]

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Angry Birds Star Wars II Scheduled for This Fall

Lucasfilm Ltd. and Rovio Entertainment Ltd. have jointly announced that they will be continuing their collaboration via a sequel to the extremely popular inter-franchise crossover game Angry Birds Star Wars. The new game is dubbed Angry Birds Star Wars II, and is slated for a September 19 launch via app stores worldwide.

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Former Lucasfilm Head to Produce New Sci-Fi Feature R’Ha

Former head of Lucasfilm and producer of the recent Star Wars trilogy Rick McCallum has just signed on to produce a new sci-fi feature titled R’Ha, which will be his first project in said genre since leaving LucasFilm. McCallum will be sharing production duties with another LucasFilm alumnus, Steve Tzirlin, who was a producer on […]

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Exclusive Interview with Michael Price: Writer/Exec. Prod. of LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles

ToonBarn’s Marc Morrell interviews Michael Price, the Writer and Executive Producer of LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles about the upcoming Premiere on Cartoon Network, Wed, May 29 at 8 PM ET.

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Disney Planning Layoffs

According to the Hollywood trades, Disney is planning to lay off employees within the next two weeks. The layoffs will be coming primarily from the studio’s marketing and home video divisions, with a smaller number coming from animation. The layoffs are the result of an internal audit that was ordered by company CEO Bob Iger, […]

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars ‘winding down’ and Detours ‘on hold’, says Lucasfilm

StarWars.com has released an official story about the eventual fate of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the animated series from Lucasfilm Animation, as well as the postponement of another animated series, Star Wars Detours. Lucasfilm, and Dave Filoni, Supervising Director of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, are letting their fans know that The Clone Wars […]