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Thanks to Entertainment Weekly, we’ve got a few new stills from December’s hugely-anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which give us another look at Daisy Ridley’s Rey and new droid Bb-8, as well as a shot of J.J. Abrams directing the British actresss…
See Also: Watch the latest trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens here
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set for release on December 18th 2015 and sees returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C-3Po), Kenny Baker (R2-D2) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) joined by Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (A Most Violent Year), Andy Serkis (Avengers: Age of Ultron), Domhnall Gleeson (Ex Machina), John Boyega (Attack the Block), Daisy Ridley (Silent Witness), Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave), Miltos Yerolemou (Game of Thrones), Max von Sydow »
- Gary Collinson
The Star Wars franchise is going strong 38 years later. But what about the artists and filmmakers who helped make the 1977 original a hit?
In theatres all over the world in 1977, audiences thrilled at the sights and sounds of Star Wars. Harking back to a bygone age of Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers, it also pointed forward to the coming age of ubiquitous computers and special effects-led blockbusters.
But while the triumphant fanfare of John Williams' score gave Star Wars a confident swagger, its success was far from preordained. George Lucas reworked his script time and again; studios turned his concept down; even the production was rushed and torturous.
By now, the contribution George Lucas, John Williams and Star Wars' cast made to cinema is well documented. But what about some of the other artists, technicians and fellow filmmakers who helped to make the movie such a success? Here's »
For many Star Wars fans, the release of a new trailer for The Force Awakens was an event of biblical proportions. However, it clearly meant more to this guy than most.
Father Roderick posted this brilliant clip online of him watching the trailer for the first time, and he really can't handle his excitement.
"Holy cow!! Oh my gosh! Oh wow!!" he proclaims during the video, before really losing his cool when Chewbacca turns up at the end.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens unveiled a new trailer online last week ahead of the film's release this December 18.
We begin to chronicle the aftermath of Star Wars Celebration in this edition of Star Wars Bits. Below, we’ll discuss the following: An iPhone controlled Bb-8 is coming to stores, and a larger version is coming to Disney Parks. Why didn’t Josh Trank come to Star Wars Celebration? Learn the code name for the Josh Trank Star Wars Anthology […]
- Germain Lussier
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Hope you're not tired of watching the second Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer, because here it is again in Lego (via Design Taxi): And here's another version of the Force Awakens trailer set to the new Kung Fury theme song by David Hasselhoff (via Live for Films): While we're on the topic of Star Wars, literally ride along with R2-D2 in a tour of last weekend's Star Wars Celebration event (via Oh My Disney): Marvel appears to be marketing Ant-Man to actual ants over in Australia. See more pics of these tiny billboards at Slashfilm. Have you ever noticed how many Disney Villains fall to their doom? Here is a supercut to...
- Christopher Campbell
It's no secret that the first breakout star of Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a little droid named Bb-8. Like R2-D2 from the Star Wars movies and Chopper from Star Wars Rebels, Bb-8 is the latest adorable droid to make a splash in the Star Wars universe, and based on just two brief teaser trailers, the little rolling droid -- who looks to be made up of one big ball and a half-ball -- has quickly become one of this year's most popular movie characters. (We're sensing a real...
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens already features a ton of returning players, including Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher), Han Solo (Harrison Ford), Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew), C-3Po (Anthony Daniels) and R2-D2 (Kenny Baker). There.s even a throwback to Darth Vader: his charred, melted helmet popped up in the latest trailer release. In light of the potential for original characters to make their comebacks, actor Ray Park wants to return as Darth Maul. And he has an idea of how to do it. As reported by IGN, Park took the stage during a Q&A presentation at Star Wars Celebration last week. While he spent a chunk of time talking about and showing his skills with the double lightsaber, he disclosed his desire to have Darth Maul back for a standalone movie. If Darth Maul was coming back, he should be topless, tattooed, bigger horns, robotic »
On Thursday, Lucasfilm chief Kathleen Kennedy and Episode VII director J.J. Abrams gave us our latest peek at December’s hotly-anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens with the release of the second teaser for Disney’s first Star Wars offering.
Well, this won’t come as much of a surprise, but the trailer has shattered all records when it comes to online views, with the Disney announcing that it was watched over 88 million times in its first 24 hours. The previous record was held by Fast & Furious 7’s trailer, which racked up 62 million views over the same timeframe this past November.
See Also: The only thing wrong with the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set for release on December 18th 2015 and sees returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C- »
- Gary Collinson
This week Neil Calloway uncovers a poll that surveys both voting intention and favourite Star Wars characters, with some unexpected results…
On Thursday, the trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens dropped at around the same time as leaders of British political parties (minus David Cameron and Nick Clegg, who obviously stayed at home to discuss the minutiae of the trailer online) gathered for a debate ahead of the General Election on 7th May. The coincidence, as well as Snp leader Nicola Sturgeon’s offer to Ed Miliband to help him form a government, which struck me as echoing Darth Vader’s offer to Luke Skywalker to rule the galaxy as father and son at the end of The Empire Strikes Back, led me to a survey which combined the two.
If you’re British, you’ve probably heard of YouGov, the polling organisation famous for its snapshots of »
- Neil Calloway
An Unsubstantiated Opinion is a baseless and often reckless series of interconnected thoughts about what’s appearing on the pop culture landscape. The feelings expressed in this semi-regular column are admittedly troubling and often the subject of many private discussions among the Flickering Myth staff, Anghus’ family, and a coterie of therapists desperately trying to determine his ability to roam free in public…
You can’t say J.J. Abrams hasn’t warned you. It’s right there in the trailer. The new trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Disney’s latest cash cow engineered to generate enough profit to finally pioneer the resuscitative technology what will allow Walt’s cryogenically frozen head onto a new body composed of discarded cadavers from UCLA’s Medical School and organs from homeless people captured in a Most Dangerous Game »
- Anghus Houvouras
The nerd community virtually exploded yesterday morning when Jj Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy revealed the brand new teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Now that you've had a chance to digest it a few times, let's talk about what all we're seeing and why it's so important!
I had the good fortune to be in the main event Hall yesterday and watched the trailer reveal live with thousands of other fans, and it was quite the experience. Sitting their cheering with the crowd and practically bursting with excitement is something I won't soon forget. That said, even though they played it a couple times, being at the Celebration Hall didn't exactly give me much chance to really think about what I was seeing. Fortunately, I've had a few chances now to watch it again in a more intimate setting, and can pass on some more information your way »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jordan Maison)
As it turns out, Matthew McConaughey is a really big Star Wars fan, and was just one of many to go on an emotional rollercoaster while watching the new trailer for The Force Awakens. At least, that’s what this new video mashup would have us believe:
See Also: Watch the second trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set for release on December 18th 2015 and sees returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C-3Po), Kenny Baker (R2-D2) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) joined by Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (A Most Violent Year), Andy Serkis (Avengers: Age of Ultron), Domhnall Gleeson (Ex Machina), John Boyega (Attack the Block), Daisy Ridley (Silent Witness), Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones »
- James Garcia
Yesterday director J.J. Abrams and Lucasfilm chief Kathleen Kennedy kicked off Star Wars Celebration in style by releasing the second trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens [which you can watch – again – here] and now thanks to HitFix we’ve got high-resolution versions of the behind-the-scenes image shown during the panel, as well as the teaser poster (although it’s really just the logo we’ve been seeing for months)…
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set for release on December 18th 2015 and sees returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C-3Po), Kenny Baker (R2-D2) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) joined by Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (A Most Violent Year), Andy Serkis (Avengers: Age of Ultron), Domhnall Gleeson (Ex Machina), John Boyega (Attack the Block), Daisy Ridley (Silent Witness), Gwendoline Christie »
- Gary Collinson
It was a roar heard around the galaxy.
The latest trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens was unveiled on Thursday with fans watching it on YouTube and Facebook more than 25 million times. The buzz on it is insane!
Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaacs as well as veterans of the original saga Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels, and Peter Mayhew joined director J.J. Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy (producer) as they kicked off Star Wars Celebration and gave those assembled at the Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, CA a first look.
Now that the Force is back, it left millions of fans dissecting every inch of the new trailer. What’s with the new weapons? Who was Mark Hamill referring to? Will it be some reincarnation thing using the force? Is it the reason the force has awakened? And will Abrams include Darth/Anakin in the 7th film. »
- Movie Geeks
From the off-set, the inspired second trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awaken made it crystal clear that J.J. Abrams’ upcoming sequel would take place years after the events of Return of the Jedi. Heck, even the haunting opening shot included a downed Star Destroyer, crashed on Rey’s arid home planet of Jakku, hinting that the legacy of the old trilogy will underpin Abrams’ rebooted universe as opposed to influencing it directly.
As a matter of fact, it now appears that the totalitarian Empire will be referred to as the New Order, while the Rebel Alliance has been rebranded as simply The Resistance. To reflect this change, each faction has witnessed their respective logos be tweaked, too, with the most prominent being the New Order’s blood-red banner glimpsed from yesterday’s trailer. It’s a neat, wholly welcome change, and one that marks a new era for »
- Michael Briers
Beyond the opening panel, there was at least one other interview with Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams at yesterday's Star Wars celebration in Anaheim. Guillermo, from the Jimmy Kimmel show, donned some rags from a galaxy far, far away in order to speak with Abrams and ask him the truly pressing questions. If you're still riding the buzz from that amazing trailer, I think you'll find the time to enjoy Guillermo asking Abrams essential stuff like, "is Chewbacca a bear or a dog?" Also, J.J. reveals whether or not he has been probed and tastes some space juice (aka Patron). Watch the interview below. And be sure to check out some trailer screengrabs and our high resolution images from the film. You can also click here for 17 things we learned from the Celebration panel, and or go here to see the first poster. The film stars Harrison Ford, »
- Evan Dickson
It’s here!! Set approximately 30 years after the defeat of the Empire and the demise of Darth Vader, the plot follows a trio of young leads, along with characters from the previous installments. The new “Star Wars” movie stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Harrison Ford as Han Solo, Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia Organa, and Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker, with Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker as R2-D2. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” hit theaters everywhere on December 18, 2015, in IMAX. I wonder where these are coming from 2/3 pic.twitter.com/vRKFqF3jvq — Tim Veekhoven (@Sompeetalay) April 16, [ Read More ]
The post Star Wars: The Force Awakens Gets New Concept Art appeared first on Shockya.com. »
- Rudie Obias
Japan's All Nippon Airways will take passengers to a galaxy far, far away with its newly unveiled plane.
The aircraft will be used for an international route later this year, and will take to the skies in the lead-up to the cinematic release of The Force Awakens.
About half a year ago, Disney and Lucasfilm unveiled the first teaser trailer for its upcoming "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens." And now, the studio has released a second teaser trailer. Check it out below. The new installment, which picks up three decades after the events of "Return of the Jedi," brings back Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Kenny Baker (R2-D2), Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), and Anthony Daniels (C-3Po). "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens" is directed by Jj Abrams and is set to hit theaters on December 18th. Trailer: »
The Flickering Myth Podcast feels the Force…
Last night, thousands of fans from around the world gathered to be at Star Wars Celebration in California and millions watched via the live stream over at starwars.com. Flickering Myth was in attendance for the live stream at The Empire in London’s Leicester Square (see the images here) and now we bring you the audio highlights of the panel, which features J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy, Oscar Isaac, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher.
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- Luke Owen
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