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Rian Johnson Up for Completing New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy

Another week, another Star Wars director announcement. Rian Johnson is reportedly in talks with Lucasfilm to write and direct Star Wars: Episode VIII and Episode IX. While the news ... Continue Reading →
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Licensing Reports Soaring Sales as Expo Opens

Sales of licensed merchandise from animation and VFX-based properties are on the rise and earning big bucks for the companies that own them. With the Licensing Expo now under way in ... Continue Reading →
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Breaking: ‘Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars’ Gets Premiere Date

Worlds will collide as an all-new action filled special, Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars, is set to premiere Saturday, July 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel. The story takes place a ... Continue Reading →
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Building Up to Epic

Writer-director Dean DeBlois steers Hiccup, Toothless ... Continue Reading →
Josh Trank

Josh Trank to Direct Stand-Alone ‘Star Wars’

Lucasfilm and new guardians of the franchise universe Disney announced on StarWars.com that Josh Trank (Chronicle) is the latest director slated to helm a stand-alone Star Wars film. ... Continue Reading →
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Nyong’o, Christie Cast in ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

The Force is adding a few actresses to its cast. The producers of the now-in-production Star Wars: Episode VII have announced that Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o and Game ... Continue Reading →
Gareth Edwards

‘Godzilla’s’ Edwards Directing Stand-Alone ‘Star Wars’

Disney and Lucasfilm announced that Gareth Edwards, director of the current hit Godzilla, will direct the first stand-alone Star Wars film, with a screenplay by Gary Whitta. The film ... Continue Reading →
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‘Force for Change’ Offers Chance to Appear in ‘Episode VII’

In a special video message from Star Wars: Episode VII director J.J. Abrams it was revealed that Disney and Lucasfilm have launched a new charitable initiative in collaboration with ... Continue Reading →
Jay Leno

Leno Helps ‘Phineas and Ferb Save Summer’

Jay Leno has been added as a guest voice actor to Phineas and Ferb Save Summer, a special one-hour episode set to premiere June 9 at 10 a.m. on Disney XD. The episode kicks off the ... Continue Reading →
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Star Wars Day: ‘Rebels’ Trailer, ‘Episode VII’ Greeting

We hope you enjoyed Star Wars Day on May the Fourth! In case you missed it, there were a few cool official items to come out. Up first is the full trailer for the upcoming animated ... Continue Reading →