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Tfw 2015: Lord Scourge Speaks! What's His Favorite Scary Movie?

5 May 2015 9:05 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

I attended the 2015 Texas Frightmare Weekend and thought it made sense to post the first video of this year's video interviews in conjunction with "May the 4th Be With You Day" and "Revenge of the 5th" Day. One of the themes of this year's convention was the Scream films. I had the opportunity to interview actor and model Joseph Gatt, who voiced Lord Scourge in Star Wars: The Old Republic. He's been in movies like Thor, Star Trek Into Darkness, Pulse, Banshee, Teen Wolf, and more. Gatt also voices legendary characters in other video games such as The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, and God of War: Ascension.

I was asking all the actors at the event a two-part question that was relevant to the Scream theme: "What's your favorite scary movie and why?" Mr. Gatt was kind enough to take some »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Eric Shirey)

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Secret Cinema releases Star Wars second wave

5 May 2015 5:21 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

More than 3,000 fans attended London event on Star Wars Day (May 4).

Secret Cinema has announced that the second ticket release for its Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back event opened last night on ‘Star Wars Day’ (May 4).

Following initial sales, the event cinema specialist announced that more tickets were released for the show running from June 4 to September 27 in a secret London location.

The organisers said the event would be “the biggest multi-sensory experience of the year” and would “transport audiences into the worlds of Star Wars”, ending with a presentation of The Empire Strikes Back for a total of 100 shows.

In the run up to the event, Secret Cinema staged an event yesterday at London’s Alexandra Palace where 3,000 members tickets holders gathered, raising funds for the Refugee Council. Headline acts included DJ Yoda’s intergalactic audiovisual world show, Nightmares on Wax and Jamie Jones.

The summer event follows Secret Cinema’s Back to the Future event »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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Star Wars fans storm Alexandra Palace as Secret Cinema issues more tickets

5 May 2015 3:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Thousands of RebelX fighters stormed London's Alexandra Palace last night (May 4).

Don't worry, the world isn't coming to an end, but rather Secret Cinema were celebrating Star Wars Day with an extravagant event ahead of their Empire Strikes Back summer project.

Digital Spy were among the many Star Wars fans who came together to mark May the Fourth at Secret Cinema's latest venture, which involved us getting changed into white boiler suits and being put in our own factions.

RebelX leaders cleverly placed all 3,000 of us in specially-marked areas, so that a drone could fly above us and take some amazing photos of everyone spelling out the freedom fighters' name.

Inside the palace, the big hall was decked out for some awesome sets from DJ Yoda, Nightmares on Wax and Jamie Jones, complete with R2-D2 beeping about in the centre of the room.

The event also raised £11,000 for the Refugee Council, »

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The Second Star Wars Spin-Off Movie Will Focus On Boba Fett

5 May 2015 1:10 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

The planned second movie in the Star Wars stand-alone ‘anthology’ series will reportedly focus on a back story to one of the saga’s most famous characters, the bounty hunter Boba Fett.

The character, who first appeared in The Empire Strikes Back, Return Of The Jedi, and then in the prequels that followed, is widely loved amongst the Star Wars fan base, and if The Wrap is to be believed, the anthology film, to be released in 2018, will be based around him and a group of bounty hunters.

Lucasfilm are currently looking for a director for the project after Chronicle and Fantastic Four helmer Josh Trank jumped ship due to ‘personal reasons’ late last week.

He had this to say on his departure:

“After a year of having the incredible honor of developing with the wonderful and talented people at Lucasfilm, I’m making a personal decision to move forward on a different path. »

- Paul Heath

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Star Wars: 2018's film will be Boba Fett origin story

4 May 2015 10:14 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

The second standalone Star Wars movie is set to tell the story of Boba Fett, it's being reported.

We already know that the first standalone Star Wars Anthology movie, which goes by the name of Rogue One, will be arriving in cinemas at the end of 2016. Godzilla's Gareth Edwards is directing, and Felicity Jones has signed up to star.

At the end of last week, we learned too of a change of personnel with regards the second Star Wars Anthology film, that's due in cinemas in 2018. Chronicle and Fantastic Four's Josh Trank had been due to direct that one, but he departed the projected, and the search is on for a new director.

In the meantime, though, it seems we've discovered just what the 2018 standalone Star Wars movie will be about. And, as had been rumoured, it looks like we're going to get a Boba Fett origin movie. »

- simonbrew

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Boba Fett is rumoured to be the focus of second Star Wars spinoff movie

4 May 2015 7:28 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The second Star Wars anthology film may serve up a Boba Fett origin story, according to reports.

A spinoff focused on the Mandalorian warrior has been rumoured for sometime, but now The Wrap reports that it could follow Star Wars: Rogue One.

Josh Trank recently quit as director of the highly-anticipated project, which is slated to hit cinemas in 2018.

Last summer, the filmmaker was revealed as one of two directors helming movies that exist in the Star Wars universe while not directly connected to Jj Abrams's The Force Awakens.

Godzilla director Gareth Edwards is on board for Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One. Rogue One is set to star Felicity Jones and Ben Mendelsohn in a story based around a heist of the Death Star.

Boba Fett is a notorious bounty hunter in the Star Wars universe, having worked with the Empire, Darth Vader and Jabba the Hutt.

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Boba Fett is again rumoured to be the focus of second Star Wars spinoff movie

4 May 2015 7:28 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The second Star Wars anthology film may serve up a Boba Fett origin story, according to reports.

A spinoff focused on the Mandalorian warrior has been rumoured for some time, but now The Wrap reports that it could follow Star Wars: Rogue One.

Josh Trank recently quit as director of the highly-anticipated project, which is slated to hit cinemas in 2018.

Last summer, the filmmaker was revealed as one of two directors helming movies that exist in the Star Wars universe while not directly connected to Jj Abrams's The Force Awakens.

Godzilla director Gareth Edwards is on board for Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One, which is set to star Felicity Jones and Ben Mendelsohn in a story based around a heist of the Death Star.

Boba Fett is a notorious bounty hunter in the Star Wars universe, having worked with the Empire, Darth Vader and Jabba the Hutt.

Jeremy Bulloch »

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Will Boba Fett Be The Focus Of The Second Star Wars Anthology Movie?

4 May 2015 3:20 PM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

While Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One will be with us next year, its follow up, due out in 2018, has been making the news in a big way this week, due to Josh Trank leaving the project. Now, attention turns once again to the now directorless spin-off, with The Wrap reporting that the movie will focus on fan favourite bounty hunter, Boba Fett. This has been a turn of events that has being rumoured for quite a while now (it would be a stupid move not to exploit such a beloved character), and while the outlet says it will be an origin movie, Boba Fett’s origins have already being explored in Attack of the Clones. Most likely, if it does go ahead, the movie will follow the galaxy’s favourite bad ass on an adventure leading up to his appearance in The Empire Strikes Back. It’s all a rumour at this stage, »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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Second Star Wars Anthology movie will reportedly focus on Boba Fett

4 May 2015 3:16 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Happy Star Wars Day everyone! After new images and details from Star Wars: The Force Awakens debuted online earlier today [see here and here], The Wrap is now reporting that the second spin-off in the Star Wars Anthology series is set to focus on the origin and backstory of Boba Fett.

Due for release in 2018, the second Anthology movie was to have been directed by Chronicle and Fantastic Four director Josh Trank, although he exited the project this past week and the film is now seeking a new director before it goes before the camera sometime next year.

The character of Boba Fett first appeared on film in the second Star Wars film The Empire Strikes Back and also appearing in Return of the Jedi before featuring as a young boy alongside his father Jango Fett in the middle chapter of the prequel trilogy, Attack of the Clones. It is expected that the »

- Scott J. Davis

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Second 'Star Wars' Spinoff Confirmed to be Boba Fett's Origin Story

4 May 2015 2:42 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

For as long as we've been hearing about Star Wars spinoff films it has been presumed one would center on the bounty hunter Boba Fett, first seen in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back and almost immediately becoming every kid's favorite evil character. Well, now we have confirmation from The Wrap that the film will indeed center on Monsieur Fett and will set out to tell his origin story. Of course, this news comes only days after director Josh Trank left (was firedc) from the project as rumors swirl regarding the reason, including erratic behavior on the set of the upcoming Fantastic Four which allegedly caused producer Simon Kinberg to suggest going a different direction. readmore postid="175684" Kinberg is closely involved with the spinoff film, which, along with Gareth Edwards' Rogue One, will be outside the new trilogy of Star Wars films beginning with J.J. Abrams »

- Brad Brevet

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Boba Fett Origin Story Will Power Second ‘Star Wars Anthology’ Film

4 May 2015 2:24 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

We’ve seen the story of Boba Fett‘s youth, including the events by which he was adopted as the son of Jango Fett rather than becoming one of the first generation of Stormtroopers. But we still haven’t quite seen how Boba Fett specifically became the character who appeared in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. […]

The post Boba Fett Origin Story Will Power Second ‘Star Wars Anthology’ Film appeared first on /Film. »

- Russ Fischer

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Second Star Wars Spinoff Will Focus on Boba Fett

4 May 2015 2:17 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

The next Star Wars spinoff film will focus on the origin story of beloved bounty hunter Boba Fett.  According to The Wrap, while Gareth Edwards' Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One will delve into the world of rebel fighters, the second Star Wars spinoff is about bounty hunters. Last week, Chronicle director Josh Trank left the film, and while he claimed in a statement that it was a personal decision, insiders say Disney was concerned that Trank showed “erratic behavior” during the production of his new film Fantastic Four. Personally, I thought giving Trank a Star Wars film based solely on Chronicle seemed like a huge show of trust, and Disney and Lucasfilm moved a little too fast on choosing him. This is opposed to Edwards, who had a huge hit with Godzilla before being hired to direct the first Star Wars spinoff. [caption id="attachment_453977" align="alignright" width="350"] Image via Lucasfilm[/caption] According to The Wrap, »

- Matt Goldberg

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Trailer Trashin’: Scanning the Second Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer

4 May 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | CinemaNerdz | See recent CinemaNerdz news »

It’s here, dear readers. Our long wait is over, because Avengers: Age of Ultron has finally opened stateside. But even more exciting than that, I’m going on vacation! I’ll be out of town for the next couple weeks, and in order to not deprive you of Trailer Trashin’, I’ve written four columns that will make their way to you over the next week or so, covering four of the biggest trailers that dropped in the later part of April. The next of these is the second teaser trailer for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.

Premise: The Force Awakens is set approximately thirty years after the events of Return of the Jedi (1983), and features three new leads alongside characters returning from previous Star Wars films.

My take: The trailer opens with a slow pan across the surface of a desert planet – which is called Jakku, »

- Timothy Monforton

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The Segue Syndrome: Does Age of Ultron Suffer From Setting Up Future Films? (Spoilers)

2 May 2015 9:26 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Now that the much anticipated Avengers: Age of Ultron is out in theaters, fans and critics are commenting on the merits and detriments of the film. It’s time to ask…How well does Age of Ultron stand on its own, rather than as part of a greater series? Does it work well as a solo entity, or is it really only a link between Phase 2 and Phase 3 of the McU?

There are Spoilers below.

Avengers: Age of Ultron officially wraps up Marvel’s Phase 2 stage, and sets up Phase 3. As the middle section of a grander, overall vision, Age of Ultron has the task of linking B-to-c. There are references to earlier films of the McU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) along with definite set-ups for what’s yet to come. However, with so many interconnected franchises coming together in one movie, is it asking too much of Age of Ultron »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Rob Young)

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The Segue Syndrome: Does Age of Ultron Suffer From Setting Up Future Films? (Spoilers)

2 May 2015 9:26 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

 Now that the much anticipated Avengers: Age of Ultron is out in theaters, fans and critics are commenting on the merits and detriments of the film. It’s time to ask…How well does Age of Ultron stand on its own, rather than as part of a greater series? Does it work well as a solo entity, or is it really only a link between Phase 2 and Phase 3 of the McU?

 There are Spoilers below.

 

Avengers: Age of Ultron officially wraps up Marvel’s Phase 2 stage, and sets up Phase 3. As the middle section of a grander, overall vision, Age of Ultron has the task of linking B-to-c. There are references to earlier films of the McU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) along with definite set-ups for what’s yet to come. However, with so many interconnected franchises coming together in one movie, is it asking too much of Age of Ultron »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Rob Young)

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What was the best year in film history? HitFix readers continue the debate

1 May 2015 6:36 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

HitFix's recent spate of "Best Year in Film History" pieces inevitably spurred some furious debate among our readers, with some making compelling arguments for years not included in our pieces (2007 and 1968 were particularly popular choices) and others openly expressing their bewilderment at the inclusion of others (let's just say 2012 took a beating). In the interest of giving voice to your comments, below we've rounded up a few of the most thoughtful, passionate, surprising and occasionally incendiary responses to our pieces, including my own (I advocated for The Year of Our Lynch 2001, which is obviously the best). Here we go... Superstar commenter "A History of Matt," making an argument for 1968: The Graduate. Bullit. The Odd Couple. The Lion in Winter. Planet of the Apes. The Thomas Crown Affair. Funny Girl. Rosemary's Baby. And of course, 2001, A Space Odyssey. And that's only a taste of the greatness of that year. "Lothar the Flatulant, »

- Chris Eggertsen

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Josh Trank exits Star Wars Anthology spin-off movie

1 May 2015 4:41 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Having been absent from the ‘Gareth Edwards and Josh Trank’ panel at Star Wars Celebration last month due to “flu”, it has been announced tonight that Josh Trank (Chronicle, Fantastic Four) has vacated the director’s chair on Disney’s second Star Wars Anthology standalone movie.

“After a year of having the incredible honor of developing with the wonderful and talented people at Lucasfilm, I’m making a personal decision to move forward on a different path,” said Trank. “I’ve put a tremendous amount of thought into this, and I know deep down in my heart that I want to pursue some original creative opportunities. That said, the Star Wars universe has always been one of my biggest influences, and I couldn’t be more excited to witness its future alongside my millions of fellow Star Wars fans. I want to thank my friends Kathleen Kennedy, Kiri Hart, Simon Kinberg, »

- Gary Collinson

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Secret Cinema back online after Rebel Alliance help them out

29 April 2015 5:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Secret Cinema's website and social media have now been restored, thanks to members of RebelX.

The immersive cinema company's internet presence blacked out earlier today, prompting rumours that they had been hacked.

However, an organiser for Secret Cinema confirmed to Digital Spy that the rebel group had got them back online.

"We are eternally grateful for RebelX in this hour of need," the insider told us.

Secret Cinema confirmed on social media that the Rebel Alliance "have restored all communications". They added: "There has been a disturbance in the force."

The Rebel Alliance is now protecting Secret Cinema and have restored all communications. There has been a disturbance in the force. Tonight look out for hidden messages around the capital city which will lead you to the hidden Rebel base. Here we will be gathering on May 4th. May the Fourth be with you.

Posted by Secret Cinema on Wednesday, »

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Why 1980 Was the Best Year in Movie History

27 April 2015 12:06 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

All week long our writers will debate: Which was the greatest film year of the past half century.  Click here for a complete list of our essays. How to decide in the grand scheme of things which film year stands above all others?  History gives us no clear methodology to unravel this thorny but extremely important question. Is it the year with the highest average score of movies?  So a year that averages out to a B + might be the winner over a field strewn with B’s, despite a few A +’s. Or do a few masterpieces lift up a year so far that whatever else happened beyond those three or four films is of no consequence? Both measures are worthy, and the winner by either of those would certainly be a year not to be sneezed at. But I contend the only true measure of a year’s »

- Richard Rushfield

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Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron review

25 April 2015 3:31 PM, PDT | Shadowlocked | See recent Shadowlocked news »

Because of the anticipation surrounding this film, this review will endeavour to avoid any major specific plot spoilers, instead talking in general terms and about things that have already been revealed in trailers and interviews and so on. However, if you still want to know absolutely as little as possible about the film beforehand, then: a) go see it, it's awesome, and b) there is a scene shortly into the end credits. In any case, consider this article more a quick first reaction than an in-depth thematic analysis.

Writer-director Joss Whedon's The Avengers (or Avengers Assemble, in the UK) was a smash-hit back in 2012 for Marvel. His return to the franchise (which will also be his Avengers swansong), Avengers: Age of Ultron, is a darker, more emotionally resonant sequel (as with The Empire Strikes Back or How to Train Your Dragon 2), while still delivering spectacular superheroic action and an abundance of laugh-out-loud humour. »

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