Tag: Star Wars

“Star Wars” Trailer Re-Cut To Feel Like “Guardians Of The Galaxy”

June 23, 20140 Comments

YouTuber The Unusual Suspect has edited together a more modern trailer for the original Star Wars trilogy in the style of Marvel’s upcoming blockbuster, Guardians of the Galaxy. The trailer focuses more on the comedic, slapstick moments and even uses Blue Swede’s “Hooked on a Feeling.” Check it out below.

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“Looper” Director Rian Johnson To Helm “Star Wars Episode VIII”

June 20, 20140 Comments

Well, it looks like J.J. Abrams won’t be returning after he finishes Star War Episode VII. Instead, the new trilogy will be taken over by director Rian Johnson. Deadline reports that Lucasfilm has hired Johnson to write and direct Star Wars Episode VIII. Earlier reports stated that he was writing and directing both Episode VIII […]

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Video Featurette: The Birth And History Of The Lightsaber

April 2, 20140 Comments

A new 15-Minute featurette has been released explaining the origins of the lightsaber, one of the most powerful weapons in the universe. The concept and creation is discussed by George Lucas, Mark Hamill and sound designer Ben Burtt. George Lucas recalls that Star Wars was influenced by the pirate and swashbuckling films of the ’40s, […]

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Star Wars Blooper Reel With Previously Unseen Outtakes

October 28, 2013

Lucasfilm editor and author, J.W. Rinzler, was able to track down outtakes from Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, and revealed the blooper reel at the San Diego Comic-Con. Now it has found its way online. Check it out below.

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Have Scientists Discovered How To Make Lightsabers?

September 30, 2013

Want to be a badass Jedi Knight? Well, you may not have to wait too much longer. Scientists have discovered that the famous lightsaber weapon wielded by Luke Skywalker might one day exist. Harvard and MIT physicists writing in the new edition of Nature say they have discovered a way to bind photons together in order to […]

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“Star Wars” Spinoff Movies Will Be Origin Stories

September 16, 2013

Disney has confirmed that its planned spin-off STAR WARS movies will be origin stories. The studio, which bought all rights to the franchise last October for $4.05 billion, has long said it plans to release a new film each year beginning in 2015. These will consist of a new trilogy of movies, starting with Star […]

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The Rumored Official Title For “Star War Episode VII”; Millennium Falcon And Cantina Under Construction

September 9, 2013

I’d be okay if this were the official title for STAR WARS EPISODE VII. It’s a homage to A New Hope, which I kind of thought it’d be cool if it was titled A Old Hope, referencing Luke Skywalker. Talkbacker is citing several “trusted sources” that have confirmed that this is the possible title for the […]

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Benedict Cumberbatch Cast In “Star Wars Episode VII”?

September 2, 2013

Film Chronicles reports that Benedict Cumberbatch will re-team with J.J. Abrams on the upcoming picture STAR WARS EPISODE VII. Abrams and Cumberbatch previously worked together on Star Trek Into Darkness where Cumberbatch played the iconic villain Khan. “There’s a lot of gossip swirling around that Lucasfilm are about to make a big casting announcement regarding […]

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