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‘Star Wars: Clone Wars’ Ends Run on Cartoon Network

Lucasfilm has announced that Star Wars: Clone Wars has ended its run on Cartoon Network. “As we enter into an exciting new era focused on the next Star Wars trilogy, Lucasfilm ... Continue Reading →
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Peters Named to VES Board for Northern California

Jon V. Peters, CEO and founder of Athena Studios, has been named to the board of directors for the Visual Effects Society’s Northern California chapter. I am thrilled to play a more ... Continue Reading →
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Oz Says He’d Love to Voice Yoda Again

In the wake of news that Yoda may be one of the central figures in Disney/LucasFilm’s upcoming Star Wars films, actor/director/writer Frank Oz says he would love to be the voice of ... Continue Reading →
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It’s Official: Abrams to Direct ‘Star Wars’ Pic

While the news was leaked on Thursday, Lucasfilm and Disney both confirmed that J.J. Abrams (Lost, Star Trek) will direct the next episode of the beloved sci-fi franchise Star Wars: ... Continue Reading →
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Germany to Host Star Wars Celebration Europe

Star Wars Celebration Europe, the official Lucasfilm event for all things Star Wars, is coming to Messe Essen, Germany July 26-28, 2013. The event, which is expected to draw between ... Continue Reading →
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Zack Snyder Dev’ing Non-Trilogy ‘Star Wars’ Film

Oh those sneaky directors… Despite telling the LA Times last fall that he had no interest in directing the just-then announced Star Wars Episode VII (revealed concurrently with ... Continue Reading →
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Trey Parker, Matt Stone to Launch Own Studio

South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone have launched their own production studio, Important Studios, in order to pursue film, TV and theater projects. Their upcoming slate ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Clone Wars’ Celebrates 100th Episode

Star Wars: The Clone Wars celebrates its 100th episodes with a new installment that uncovers an elite Republic clone commando who has gone “Missing in Action,” airing Saturday, ... Continue Reading →
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The Top 12 Tech Tools of 2012

Our in-the-know visual effects expert and critic picks his favorite releases of the year (in no particular order!):       Continue Reading →
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When You Wish Upon a ‘Star Wars’

The big news in showbiz over for the last week has, of course, been the Walt Disney Company’s purchase of Lucasfilm for some four-billion-dollars and change. In many quarters the ... Continue Reading →