Seemingly ending months of uncertainty, George Lucas confirms Lucasfilm was in the “final stages of negotiation” for Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford to appear in Star Wars: Episode VII before the Disney purchase was announced.
Carrie Fisher leaves no doubt that she’ll reprise her role as Princess Leia in director J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII. “I just think she would be just like she was before,” the actress says, “only slower and less inclined to be up for the big battle.” UPDATED!
Brian Cronin travels to a galaxy far, far away to discover whether there’s any truth to the story that Steven Spielberg won a percentage of the profits to the original Star Wars in a bet.
George Lucas clarifies his consultant role on the recently announced Star Wars: Episode VII, saying he’ll serve as an encyclopedia of the universe he created, but nothing more.
Lucasfilm has quickly confirmed that Michael Arndt, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of Little Miss Sunshine and Toy Story 3, will pen Star Wars: Episode VII, which is expected to include appearances by stars of the original trilogy.
Oscar winner Michael Arndt reportedly has written a 40- to 50-page treatment for Star Wars: Episode VII, which would include a much older Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Han Solo. Updated!
Sons of Anarchy actor Jimmy Smits, who played Senator Bail Organa in two Star Wars films, acknowledges he’d be interested in reprising the role in the newly announced Episode VII. “If they want to call, let them call,” he tells Spinoff Online.
A new report contends Harrison Ford might be interested in reprising his role as Han Solo in the recently announced Star Wars Episode VII, which is set to arrive in 2015.
George Lucas met with big-name screenwriters, and actors Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher, to discuss a new live-action Star Wars trilogy months before Tuesday’s announcement that Disney is buying Lucasfilm.
Disney’s new Star Wars trilogy won’t be based on any existing material, including the bestselling Thrawn Trilogy, a Lucasfilm source contends.
Less than three years after buying Marvel for $4 billion, The Walt Disney Company has announced it will acquire Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion in cash and stock. With the news arrives word that a new Star Wars movie will be released in 2015. Updated at 3:23 p.m.
George Lucas announced fall 2013 theatrical release dates for 3D versions of Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones and Episode III – Revenge of the Sith.