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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: Episode VII. Star Wars creator George Lucas, who is retiring and passing the franchise on, released a statement endorsing the [...]
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 25,000 and 30,000 Star Wars enthusiasts to Essen, marks only the second time Lucasfilm has presented an official Celebration in [...]
Iberian broadcasters RTVE and Canal Panda have picked up Platinum Film’s boys’ action series Matt Hatter Chronicles. Public broadcaster RTVE will debut the 26 x 30-minute CGI series on its Clan TV channel, while Canal Panda has struck a dual territory pay TV deal for Portugal and Spain for this [...]
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 Disney’s purchase of Lucasfilm), Zack Snyder—director of comic-book adaptations Man of Steel and 300—has apparently let it leak to the entertainment watchdogs [...]
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, January 5th at 9:30am ET/PT on Cartoon Network. Star Wars: The Clone Wars often focuses on the valiant and tireless clone troopers [...]
The composers of some of the best animated soundtracks of the year discuss their craft and inspirations. Over the past year, there have been plenty of behind-the-scenes features about the visual aspects of recent animated features in theaters. While many of these movies have been absolutely stunning to look at, [...]
The hottest mobile gaming (and now merchandising/licensing) sensation of late is on track to take movie theaters by storm with the Angry Birds flick set to take flight summer of 2016. The latest step, according to The Hollywood Reporter, has been game developer Rovio Entertainment tapping Despicable Me producer John [...]
A cool new CG-augmented short titled Gumdrop premieres today (Nov. 19) on WIGS, the #1 YouTube channel for scripted drama. The short stars Gumdrop, a 27 year old Bulgarian actress who loves the Charleston, has a gift for vacuuming, has starred in films with Charlie Chaplin and Fred Astaire…and is [...]
One of Cartoon Network’s most popular series, the CG actioner Star Wars: The Clone Wars, may be packing up its light sabers and moving to a new home when its five-year run is over as a result of Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm and the Star Wars franchise, industry watchers speculate. [...]
Big business news today as The Walt Disney Company announces it has agreed to acquire Lucasfilm Ltd.—including the popular Star Wars franchise—in a stock and cash transaction from 100% owner, chairman and founder George Lucas. Under the terms of the agreement and based on the closing price of Disney stock [...]