OPINION: Why Carrie Fisher was Irreplaceable as Leia Organa Solo

There’s been some back and forth over Carrie Fisher‘s last appearance in Star Wars: Episode IX. Many people don’t think she should have been present, while others suggested a recast or even a CGI digital recreation, like in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Ultimately, Todd Fisher (her brother) and Billie Jo Fisher (her daughter) agreed to allow Lucasfilm to use unseen…Continue Reading “OPINION: Why Carrie Fisher was Irreplaceable as Leia Organa Solo”

Disney Won’t Be Making STAR WARS Movies for Streaming Service

Disney is planning a lot of exclusive content for its streaming service, titled Disney+. Among the new projects are two original shows set in the Star Wars universe. One, titled The Mandalorian, follows a lone gunfighter after the events of Return of the Jedi. The other focuses on Cassian Andor, and it takes place before…Continue Reading “Disney Won’t Be Making STAR WARS Movies for Streaming Service”

THE MANDALORIAN Casts Pedro Pascal and Gina Carano in Lead Roles

The Disney+ streaming service will be home to a lot of original shows, such as Star Wars series The Mandalorian. The show, overseen by Jon Favreau, takes place after the events of Return of the Jedi and follows a lone gunfighter in the galaxy. Now, casting has begun. As previously rumored, Pedro Pascal (Wonder Woman…Continue Reading “THE MANDALORIAN Casts Pedro Pascal and Gina Carano in Lead Roles”

STAR WARS Character Cassian Andor Getting His Own Show on Disney Streaming Service

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story introduced many new characters to the universe, such as Cassian Andor (played by Diego Luna). Unfortunately, like every other new character, Cassian died at the end. But it looks like we’ll be seeing more of him in the franchise’s future. It has been announced that a series starring Cassian…Continue Reading “STAR WARS Character Cassian Andor Getting His Own Show on Disney Streaming Service”

Rumor: Bryce Dallas Howard and Taika Watiti to Appear in STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN

With recent news of Bryce Dallas Howard (Jurassic World) and Taika Watiti (Thor: Ragnarok) set to direct episodes of Star Wars show The Mandalorian, we now have word that they are also set to appear in the series. This is coming from our friends at Discussing Film. They said that Watiti will be voicing a droid on the…Continue Reading “Rumor: Bryce Dallas Howard and Taika Watiti to Appear in STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN”

STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN – Rumor for Casting, Details, and First Images

We have our first look at the new live-action Star Wars TV show! Jon Favreau released details on his Instagram account, which you can see below. The TV series has already attracted directors Dave Filoni, Taika Watiti, Bryce Dallas Howard, Deborah Chow, and Rick Famuyiwa. Filoni will kick the series off, and well deserved for…Continue Reading “STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN – Rumor for Casting, Details, and First Images”

STAR WARS: Kathleen Kennedy Extends Lucasfilm Contract for 3 More Years

When Disney acquired Lucasfilm back in 2012, Kathleen Kennedy was appointed as president, after spending a few months as co-chairman alongside George Lucas. Since then, Kennedy has steered the ship on the Star Wars franchise to massive success. While some fans have had concerns about Kennedy’s leadership – see Solo: A Star Wars Story‘s failure…Continue Reading “STAR WARS: Kathleen Kennedy Extends Lucasfilm Contract for 3 More Years”

Disney CEO Confirms “Slowdown” on STAR WARS Movie Releases

When Disney first acquired Lucasfilm in 2012, the studio made plans to release a Star Wars movie every year, beginning in 2015. However, that plan has led to concerns of franchise fatigue, and it has manifested in the lackluster performance of this year’s Solo: A Star Wars Story. Since then, Lucasfilm has been mum on…Continue Reading “Disney CEO Confirms “Slowdown” on STAR WARS Movie Releases”