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Zelda Fitzgerald: Jennifer Lawrence (Serena, above) may star as Zelda Fitzgerald in a project that's under development by Ron Howard's production company. Best known for her troubled marriage to famed author F. Scott Fitzgerald (The Great Gatsby), Zelda Fitzgerald was also a writer and in recent years has been reappraised as a unique creative talent. British TV veteran Emma Frost wrote the script. [Deadline] Han Solo: Now that we know Donald Glover will be playing young Lando Calrissian opposite Alden Ehrenreich in the Han Solo stand-alone movie, naturally we wonder about the premise. A new rumor suggests it "will tell how Lando Calrissian lost the Millennium Falcon to Han." The official Star Wars site says young smuggler and gambler Lando lost the...
- Peter Martin
New Guardians of the Galaxy & Logan trailers plus Rogue One posters cover our weekly round-upNew Guardians of the Galaxy & Logan trailers plus Rogue One posters cover our weekly round-upGarrett McCormick10/24/2016 3:51:00 Pm
The week just got a million times more exciting because The Marvel Cinematic Universe just released a brand new poster and trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 on the same day and we don't know what we did to deserve this!
The highly anticipated Logan trailer dropped this week, and we're equally excited and saddened at the prospect of saying farewell to our favourite X-Men.
Logan hits Cineplex theatres March 3rd. Check out the trailer below.
A new teaser trailer for DreamWorks Animation The Boss Baby »
- Garrett McCormick
For as long as fans have known of Rey’s existence, we’ve been wondering about her parentage, and The Force Awakens did nothing to clear things up. There’s reference to a family that’s left her behind, and this being Star Wars, the odds seem good that she’ll turn out to be related to someone we know. But all […]
The post ‘Star Wars Episode 8’ Will Reveal the Truth About Rey’s Parentage appeared first on /Film. »
- Angie Han
When Disney bought Lucasfilm from George Lucas, everyone kept a friendly door open for him to offer his input, but he politely declined and let others take the reins on “Star Wars.” But still sitting in the franchise stable is Indiana Jones, who will return to the big screen in 2019 in a new film directed by Steven Spielberg, with Harrison Ford cracking the whip, presumably for the last time.
- Kevin Jagernauth
George Lucas hasn't done a whole lot since selling Lucasfilm to Disney back in 2012. But when it was announced that Indiana Jones 5 was happening, it seemed like his old buddy Steven Spielberg would be pulling him in, since they have worked together on the other four Indiana Jones movies. It is starting to seem like that won't be the case this time around though.
In a recent interview with Collider, screenwriter David Koepp revealed that, to the best of his knowledge, George Lucas won't be involved. Being that David Koepp was hired to write the script for Indiana Jones 5, he would probably know if the Star Wars creator would be helping out in some way. Here is what he had to say when Collider asked about George Lucas' potential involvement.
"He's not, to my knowledge. I've had no contact with him."
Historically speaking, the Indiana Jones movies »
With the financial success of Star Wars: Episode VII—The Force Awakens (and for the most part, a pass from fans), the hot new Hollywood trend appears to be not asking George Lucas for any help. When asked by Collider whether the bearded one was coming on board for Indiana Jones 5, screenwriter David Koepp replied. “He’s not, to my knowledge. I’ve had no contact with him.”
Lucas, the man who wrote and directed American Graffiti and Star Wars as well as helped bring Industrial Light & Magic into the world, is also widely regarded these days as the guy who ruined Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and your childhood for good measure. Lucas was not involved at all with last December’s The Force Awakens, and it would appear he’s just fine leaving Jones behind as well. (With the previous four Indy adventures, Lucas would come up »
- Mike Vanderbilt
After the personal lesson I learnt last week with regards to distinguishing between ‘filler’ and what I just didn’t personally find that interesting, I went into this week’s episode with renewed interest and a much more open mind.
Perhaps it was karma. Perhaps it was balance in the force. Perhaps it was sheer coincidence. But this week I was given a fantastic episode that really had nothing to do with the current Original Trilogy time period. Its main achievement was to tie up a story arc from several decades ago. Filler? I don’t think so.
I’ve always wondered how much not seeing The Clone Wars beyond Season 1 (I know I know I’m a heathen and need stringing up) would damage my view of Rebels. As both are creations of Dave Filoni we should expect there to be crossover, »
- Chris Cooper
It certainly seems like a no-brainer plot point, since it was officially confirmed that Donald Glover would be co-starring in the Han Solo movie as a young Lando Calrissian, but there is now a persistent rumour that a significant plot point in the film will be the story of how Lando came to lose the Millennium Falcon to Han Solo.
First things first – the casting of Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian is both perfect, and a work of genius. Not only does he have the acting talent, and the comic timing, but fans have long been waiting for the actor to be handed a role in one of the big franchises currently being constructed. Add to that the fact that the Han Solo movie is probably one of the most anticipated films in development, and we have a very exciting project on our hands.
Secondly, the reason that the Han »
- Sarah Myles
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Broadly speaking, as a tentpole film inches closer and closer to release, eager fans begin pouring over all the minute details, searching for clues and, frankly, any indication of how the finished product stacks up – you know, before the actual review embargo lifts. One such metric that is so often the topic of conversation ahead of launch is running time, with the underlying assumption being that any movie that clocks in at over two hours and 30 minutes really needs to justify its length.
Potential pacing issues aside, those preconceptions tend to be unfair in the sense that a lengthy running times doesn’t always equate to a better quality experience, or vice versa. Think of how The Wolf of Wall Street manages to keep you locked in for a bum-numbing three hours, and you’ll begin to realize »
- Michael Briers
Something that Kellvin and others have long predicted, that makes me groan, is that the young Han Solo movie will focus on how our favorite scoundrel won the Millennium Falcon from Lando Calrissian. I'll reiterate later why the thought of that makes me cringe, but for now let me share why it would appear that this theory is actually true.
A very trusted writer, who works for the extremely reputable outlet The Hollywood Reporter, took to twitter to reveal what his sources have told him about the Young Han Solo movie:
A couple of sources tell me the #HanSolo spin-off will tell how Lando Calrissien lost the Millennium Falcon to Han.
— Borys Kit (@Borys_Kit) October 21, 2016
"A couple of sources tell me the #HanSolo spin-off will tell how Lando Calrissien [sic] lost the Millennium Falcon to Han," tweeted to his followers. Rumors about this being a plot point have run rampant »
- Mario-Francisco Robles
Lucasfilm announced today that Donald Glover, an acclaimed actor, award-winning writer, and Grammy-nominated artist, will be playing the part of Lando Calrissian in the still-untitled Han Solo Star Wars film, helmed by directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. Glover will join Alden Ehrenreich — previously cast as Han Solo — in bringing two iconic Star Wars characters back to the big screen, but at a time in their lives previously unexplored. This new film depicts Lando in his formative years as a scoundrel on the rise in the galaxy’s underworld — years before the events involving Han, Leia, and Darth Vader in The Empire Strikes Back and his rise to [ Read More ]
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Simon Brew Oct 24, 2016
Glover is set to take on the role of a younger Lando for directors Christopher Miller and Phil Lord, as the put together their young Han Solo Star Wars spin-off movie. The film doesn’t yet have a title, but Alden Ehrenreich has been confirmed for some time now as taking on the role of the young Han Solo.
Messrs Lord and Miller released an official statement confirming Donald Glover’s casting, where they said that “we’re so lucky to have an »
The official Star Wars YouTube channel has released the latest Rebels Recon featurette for Star Wars Rebels, taking us inside Saturday’s fifth episode of season three, ‘The Last Battle’. Check it out here…
On a salvage mission led by Captain Rex, the Ghost crew is captured by a unit of old Battle Droids determined to fight “one last battle” to end the Clone Wars.
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Star Wars Rebels airs on Saturday nights on Disney Xd. »
- Gary Collinson
In just under two months, the first Star Wars spin-off, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, will hit theaters, with anticipation higher than ever after the final trailer debuted. Today we have word that the lucky fans in the U.K. will actually get to see this adventure in theaters a day early, with the movie set for release on December 15, just ahead of the U.S. debut on December 16. There are a few other countries that will get to see this a bit early, ahead of the U.S. release.
The Star Wars UK Twitter broke the news today along with a brief video of the X-wing battle shown in the final trailer that dropped last week. The film's IMDb page reveals that a number of countries will get to see Rogue One on December 14, such as Denmark, Belguim, France, The Netherlands, Sweden and Taiwan. There are also several »
Yesterday, we reported the surprising news that director Tim Miller has left the highly-anticipated sequel Deadpool 2. The filmmaker was expected to return along with most of the stars from this year's blockbuster Deadpool, but now 20th Century Fox is looking for a new director. While this of the beloved Marvel comic book is not part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, one of its directors, James Gunn, expressed his dismay that Tim Miller was leaving. Here's what the filmmaker had to say below.
James Gunn made this statement on Twitter just after the news first broke. Another report that broke after the initial news revealed that Tim Miller was leaving the superhero sequel due to creative differences with star Ryan Reynolds over the casting of the iconic character Cable. »
“The Avengers: Age of Ultron” made beaucoup bucks and earned largely positive reviews, but director Joss Whedon is said to have found the experience exhausting. He’s no longer on Twitter, and word on prospective new projects has been relatively scarce. Asked about his post-election plans — Whedon has made a series of get-out-the-vote videos with an anti-Trump bent — in a new interview with Complex, Whedon discusses the World War II script he’s “extremely passionate about.”
“It’s definitely a departure from the things that I’m known for,” he continues. “It’s as dark as anything I’ve ever written…It’s a historical fiction slash horror movie about a time when the world was going insane, World War II. I got to tell you: I was in Germany and Poland doing research for this »
- Michael Nordine
Atlanta star Donald Glover being chosen to play Lando Calrissian in the untitled Han Solo movie is a perfect bit of casting, and no sooner had the studio made their choice than a very believable rumour surfaced about what we should expect from at least part of the plot. According to The Hollywood Reporter's Borys Kit, two sources have told him that the highly anticipated release will reveal how Lando ended up losing the Millennium Falcon to Han during a game of "Corellian Spike" sabacc. Honestly, this makes perfect sense, especially as it's a moment Star Wars fans have been wondering about ever since it was mentioned in The Empire Strikes Back. The story has no doubt been told in various formats over the years in the Expanded Universe, but it was the in canon Star Wars: The Force Awakens: The Visual Dictionary which made it clear that Lando »
Just before the weekend, Disney dropped some big news by confirming that Community and Atlanta star Donald Glover had landed the role of a young Lando Calrissian in the forthcoming Star Wars Story that will focus on the earlier career of the famous smuggler Han Solo, played by Alden Ehrenreich. Now one more detail has […]
The post Han Solo’s ‘Star Wars Story’ Will Show Us At Least One Iconic Piece of The Smuggler’s History appeared first on /Film. »
- Ethan Anderton
It was always a certain kind of kid in high school that would be carrying around a dog-eared copy of Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: a bit of an outcast, kept to himself, was a little bit too into Star Wars, and always knew where to get the best weed. It’s exactly that same guy who will love BBC America’s new adaptation of one of BBC radio producer turned novelist Adams’ other seminal novels Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency. For the rest of us, well, it might be a little much.
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- Brian Moylan
Back in May, filmmaker Joss Whedon teased that his next project “is very different from everything I’ve ever done”, and now he’s revealed to Complex that he’s actually been working on a horror movie set during World War II.
“I’m in the middle of a screenplay that I am extremely passionate about, and I am going to be extremely passionate about it again on November 9th,” said Whedon. “It’s definitely a departure from the things that I’m known for. It’s as dark as anything I’ve ever written. I just said, ‘Ok, id, your turn.’ I would write scenes and be like, ‘Oh this is great! I shouldn’t be allowed near people.’ It’s a historical fiction/horror movie about a time when the world was going insane, World War II. I got to tell you, I was in Germany and Poland »
- Gary Collinson
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