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The new animated Star Wars Rebels series will premiere in the fall of 2104 as a one-hour special on Disney Channel, kicking off the series on Disney XD channels around the world. The new show has a top-notch pedigree: The A-list creative involved with the production include screenwriter/producer Simon Kinberg [...]
Lucasfilm announced on Friday that production of Star Wars: Episode VII will take place in the United Kingdom. All of the six previous live-action Star Wars movies have included U.K. production at Elstree, Shepperton, Leavesden, Ealing and Pinewood Studios. “We’ve devoted serious time and attention to revisiting the origins of Star Wars as inspiration [...]
Five animated Disney series will now be available on Netflix’s subscription-based streaming service in the U.S. The multi-year, non-exclusive licensing deal features Disney XD’s Tron: Uprising, Disney Channel’s Jake and the Never Land Pirates, and preschool favorites Handy Manny, Special Agent Oso and JoJo’s Circus. Last December, Netflix landed the [...]
The organizers of the Course of the Force Star Wars-themed charity run have announced that the event will return to Southern California this summer, once again benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundations of California with 100% of registration proceeds going to the organization. Conceived by Peter Levin and Team Nerdist with partners [...]
Great news this is: Star Wars is set to return to Cartoon Network with The Yoda Chronicles, a new Star Wars story told in three animated specials. The first 30-minute special titled The Phantom Clone will premiere on Wednesday, May 29 at 8 p.m. on CN, with the second and [...]
Disney and Electronic Arts today announced a new multi-year exclusive agreement to develop and publish globally new games based on Star Wars characters and storylines. EA will develop and publish new Star Wars titles for a core gaming audience, spanning all interactive platforms and the most popular game genres, while [...]
It’s time to dust off the ol’ lightsaber as LEGO Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out [Fox, $14.98] tops our DVD watch list this week. The half-hour special, which aired on Cartoon Network last fall, is produced by Lucasfilm and Threshold Animation in space-faring CG and sees the beloved heroes [...]
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 has decided to pursue a new direction in animated programming,” the company wrote on its website Monday. “We are exploring [...]
Special effects pioneer Petro Vlahos passed away at 96 on February 10. Vlahos, who improved the composite-image process known as the blue-screen effect for the 1959 epic Ben Hur also set new standards in special effects in the memorable Dick Van Dyke dancing with the penguins in Disney’s 1964 feature [...]
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 the wise green creature. Oz, who has voiced five of the six live-action Star Wars films, told L.A. [...]