An open letter to J.J. Abrams about making Star Wars VII

There’s nothing coming out of the London based Star Wars camp, as of late, that has me even remotely interested in how this will all turn out. No one really knows how or what, J.J. Abrams, will do with this beloved franchise. All we have to go on are his previous films, which aren’t bad,Continue reading “An open letter to J.J. Abrams about making Star Wars VII”

Dark Horse’s THE STAR WARS #1 brings to life George Lucas’s first draft

The premise of George Lucas’s “The Star Wars“, written by J.W Rinzler and illustrated by Mike Mayhew, pretty much follows what we now know as Star Wars, but with a little something different…no force, or at least not in this first issue of the Dark Horse Comic’s release. The “Force”, however, is mentioned in aContinue reading “Dark Horse’s THE STAR WARS #1 brings to life George Lucas’s first draft”

Has the Jedi mysticism in Star Wars been lost over the years

The years have not been kind to the Jedi, a once benevolent group of mystics whom occasionally had to do battle with the forces of evil to create balance in the universe. Remember when Star Wars was just about Luke Skywalker, Obi Wan Kenobi, Yoda and Darth Vader? It’s been a very long time sinceContinue reading “Has the Jedi mysticism in Star Wars been lost over the years”

Disney announces they will release a Star Wars film every summer starting in 2015

This is crazy Go NUTS! Disney announced today at Cinema Con– The National convention for theater owners in Las Vegas, that starting in 2015 they will release a Star Wars film every summer. According to Collider.com… The studio will alternate every other year with an “Episode” film and a standalone film. I really can’t speculateContinue reading “Disney announces they will release a Star Wars film every summer starting in 2015”

Dark Horse set to release George Lucas’s original-draft screenplay for The Star Wars to be adapted by J. W. Rinzler and Mike Mayhew!

The details regarding this latest adaptation are still rolling in, but the announcement was made at Wondercon that Lucas is allowing Dark Horse Comic’s to adapt his original screenplay The Star Wars, into a comic book series with J.W Rinzler adapting and Mike Mayhew (The Avenger’s) set to pencil. This is a story, mind you,Continue reading “Dark Horse set to release George Lucas’s original-draft screenplay for The Star Wars to be adapted by J. W. Rinzler and Mike Mayhew!”

Disney confirms there will be standalone Star Wars films

Today I learned via Collider.com , that Disney CEO Bob Igor has confirmed that there will be standalone Star Wars films that center around new and equally as important characters in the Star Wars mythos. In addition to this great news screenwriters Lawrence Kasdan (The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi) and Simon KinbergContinue reading “Disney confirms there will be standalone Star Wars films”

Wow! J.J. Abrams is set to direct Star Wars Episode VII!

Wow! Wow! What? I know many of you are thinking wtf? J.J. Abrams told us he wanted nothing to do with the franchise after being approached countless times by Da Mouse to pick up where George Lucas, half-assedly left off. Well it’s apparently official. The news broke today on The Wrap , that J.J. AbramsContinue reading “Wow! J.J. Abrams is set to direct Star Wars Episode VII!”

Do we want to see an old Han Solo in the new Star Wars films?

What is the consensus on bringing back characters into the new Star Wars films?  I vote no.  I don’t want to see an old arse of a Han Solo attempting to swagger around in the new Disney releases.  I have never read the books concerning the George Lucas created universe, so, I don’t know whatContinue reading “Do we want to see an old Han Solo in the new Star Wars films?”