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James Wan Unveils Image of Amber Heard as Mera in Aquaman

18 May 2017 4:59 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

With filming now underway on Aquaman, director James Wan has shared a new image of Amber Heard as Mera, a key character from the DC comic book series who is sure to make some waves on the big screen along with Jason Momoa.

Previous Press Release: Burbank, CA, May 3, 2017 – Principal photography has begun on Warner Bros. Pictures’ action adventure “Aquaman,” helmed by James Wan (“The Conjuring” films, “Furious 7”). Jason Momoa stars in the title role, returning to the character he plays in this fall’s “Justice League.”

The film also stars Amber Heard (“Justice League,” “Magic Mike Xxl”) as Mera; Oscar nominee Willem Dafoe (“Platoon,” “Spider-Man 2”) as Vulko; Temuera Morrison (“Star Wars: Episode IIAttack of the Clones,” “Green Lantern”) as Tom Curry; Dolph Lundgren (“The Expendables” films) as Nereus; Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (upcoming “Baywatch,” Netflix’s “The Get Down”) as Black Manta; with Patrick Wilson (“The Conjuring” films, »

- Derek Anderson

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Mace Windu Gets His Own Star Wars Comic, Is a Spin-Off Movie Coming?

18 May 2017 10:21 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Is Mace Windu getting his own Star Wars spin-off movie? That's completely possible, as Disney and Lucasfilm have previously announced that at least one new Star Wars movie is coming every year for infinity. We know that a spin-off movie is planned for 2020, but the title and subject has yet to be announced. Could we be getting a standalone adventure about one of the greatest Jedi that ever lived? Maybe. Maybe not. But we're at least getting a prequel comic about Mace Windu.

That's right, Samuel L. Jackson's purple toting Bmf is coming to the pages of Marvel in a new 5-issue miniseries that will expand Mace's legend in the official Star Wars cinematic canon. Star Wars News dropped the exciting announcement. And we have the official PR direct from the source.

"This party's over! Mace Windu said in Star Wars: Attack of the Clones. But for the purple-bladed-lightsaber-wielding Jedi, »

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Padme Had a Much Cooler Original Fate in Star Wars

15 May 2017 10:00 PM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

Having seen Revenge of the Sith at least 1000 times this week because of my son’s newfound obsession for it, I’ve grown to be more and more irritated with Padme.   In Phantom Menace and Attack of the Clones she was 100 times cooler.  At least in those films you saw a little action, her bravery, and yes, her shooting a gun.  But in Revenge of the Sith it’s all so mushy and lovey dovey that my son asks me to fast forward every single scene she’s in.  And I don’t blame him.  Her pregnancy must have hit her right in

Padme Had a Much Cooler Original Fate in Star Wars »

- Nat Berman

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Shooting Begins On Aquaman Starring Jason Momoa And Nicole Kidman

7 May 2017 7:11 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Principal photography has begun on Warner Bros. Pictures’ action adventure Aquaman, helmed by James Wan (“The Conjuring” films, “Furious 7”). Jason Momoa stars in the title role, returning to the character he plays in this fall’s Justice League.

The film also stars Amber Heard (“Justice League,” “Magic Mike Xxl”) as Mera; Oscar nominee Willem Dafoe (“Platoon,” “Spider-Man 2”) as Vulko; Temuera Morrison (“Star Wars: Episode IIAttack of the Clones,” “Green Lantern”) as Tom Curry; Dolph Lundgren (“The Expendables” films) as Nereus; Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (upcoming “Baywatch,” Netflix’s “The Get Down”) as Black Manta; with Patrick Wilson (“The Conjuring” films, “Watchmen”) as Orm/Ocean Master; and Oscar winner Nicole Kidman (“The Hours,” “Lion”) as Atlanna.

The film is being produced by Peter Safran, with Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder, Rob Cowan, Jon Berg and Geoff Johns serving as executive producers.

Wan’s team behind the scenes includes such frequent »

- Michelle McCue

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Funko unveils new Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Pop! Vinyl figures

4 May 2017 1:15 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Funko has revealed its second wave of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Pop! Movies vinyl figures which includes Galen Erso, Young Jyn Erso, Weeteef Cyubee and a Death Star Droid along with a new series of Star Wars Classic Galactic Plushies and Mystery Minis; check them out below…

Our Star Wars Rogue One Pop! line would not be complete without these latest additions! This series features the father-daughter pair Galen Erso and Young Jyn Erso!

A member of the Partisans and ally of Jyn Erso, Weeteef Cyubee! Also, a Death Star Droid! Coming this Summer!

Another amazing wave of Galactic Plushies have arrived! These 7-8” high-quality plushies include more Star Wars favorites! This wave features Wicket, R2D2, Yoda, Luke Skywalker and a classic Storm Trooper! These adorable Galactic Plushies are a perfect fit for your home or office! Take them with you on the go! Add them to your collection this Summer! »

- Amie Cranswick

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James Wan's Aquaman Begins Production!

4 May 2017 8:51 AM, PDT | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

With Wonder Woman less than a month away and Justice League wrapped up, Warner Bros. Pictures now have their sights set on the King of Atlantis, Aquaman. This classic DC Comics character has been ridiculed for years for his his misinterpreted ability to "talk to fish". Director James Wan and Jason Mamoa, who will be playing the Arthur Curry are ready to elevate Aquaman's superhero reputation. With that said, Warner Bros. Pictures has now announced the start of production for Aquaman.

Thanks to Slashfilm we have the press release from the studio:

Production Is Underway On Warner Bros. Pictures’ Super Hero Action Adventure “Aquaman.”

Director James Wan and star Jason Momoa dive into the Super Hero’s first-ever solo feature, along with cast mates Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Nicole Kidman and more

Burbank, CA, May 3, 2017 – Principal photography has begun on Warner Bros. Pictures’ action adventure “Aquaman,” helmed »

- Emmanuel Gomez

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How To Celebrate Star Wars Day 'May The 4th Be With You'

4 May 2017 4:05 AM, PDT | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

Happy Star Wars Day!  Since the early 1980's Star Wars fans have celebrated May 4th every year as Star Wars Day.  It wasn't until 2011 when there was an official acknowledgement by various organizations and fans that May 4th would be known as May The 4th Be With You aka Star Wars Day.   The following year fans of the Dark Side and Empire made May 5th their celebration day known as Revenge of the Fifth in honor of the third episode of the Star Wars franchise Revenge of the Sith.  Every year since 2011 the day has grown in popularity among fans and retail outlets that have Star Wars merchandise.  Below are how some different outlets are celebrating Star Wars Day.  

Television

TBS- From 6:40 Am- 11:00 Pm Est TBS will be showing the original six movies all day long with limited commercial interruptions. Listed below is the schedule of when the »

- Michael Connally

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Lego Star Wars: 13 awesome May the 4th deals!

4 May 2017 3:30 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Rob Leane May 4, 2017

Snowspeeders, Scarif and Rex's At-te feature in our latest rundown of awesome Star Wars Lego kits. Also, there are some special offers on...

Lego is, we've been told, running the following offers at the online Lego shop, from Apr 29 – May 6th 23:59:

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· 40% off one set per day, for an 8 day period!

· 10% off all Lego Star Wars sets (excluding new Snowspeeder)

· Free R2-D2 Gift with purchase over £60

Den Of Geek benefits if you click through and buy using the following link. It keeps us in biscuits. Lego Shop.

To mark May the 4th (be with you), we've pulled together another selection of excellent Lego Star Wars sets. Once again, with these beauties, you can recreate the magic of that galaxy far, far »

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Aquaman Movie Logo Unveiled

3 May 2017 6:15 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Principal photography has begun on Warner Bros. Pictures' action adventure Aquaman, helmed by James Wan (The Conjuring films, Furious 7). Jason Momoa stars in the title role, returning to the character he plays in this fall's Justice League. The film also stars Amber Heard (Justice League, Magic Mike Xxl) as Mera; Oscar nominee Willem Dafoe (Platoon, Spider-Man 2) as Vulko; Temuera Morrison (Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones, Green Lantern) as Tom Curry; Dolph Lundgren (The Expendables films) as Nereus; Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (upcoming Baywatch, Netflix's The Get Down) as Black Manta; with Patrick Wilson (The Conjuring films, Watchmen) as Orm/Ocean Master; and Oscar winner Nicole Kidman (The Hours, Lion) as Atlanna.

The film is being produced by Peter Safran, with Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder, Rob Cowan, Jon Berg and Geoff Johns serving as executive producers for Warner Bros. Wan's team behind the scenes includes such »

- MovieWeb

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Filming Begins on James Wan’s Aquaman

3 May 2017 4:37 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

After burning rubber in Furious 7 and taking the Warrens to England in The Conjuring 2, filmmaker James Wan is heading to the deep blue sea of the DC universe for his next film, Aquaman, which has officially started filming.

Press Release: Burbank, CA, May 3, 2017 – Principal photography has begun on Warner Bros. Pictures’ action adventure “Aquaman,” helmed by James Wan (“The Conjuring” films, “Furious 7”). Jason Momoa stars in the title role, returning to the character he plays in this fall’s “Justice League.”

The film also stars Amber Heard (“Justice League,” “Magic Mike Xxl”) as Mera; Oscar nominee Willem Dafoe (“Platoon,” “Spider-Man 2”) as Vulko; Temuera Morrison (“Star Wars: Episode IIAttack of the Clones,” “Green Lantern”) as Tom Curry; Dolph Lundgren (“The Expendables” films) as Nereus; Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (upcoming “Baywatch,” Netflix’s “The Get Down”) as Black Manta; with Patrick Wilson (“The Conjuring” films, “Watchmen”) as Orm »

- Derek Anderson

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Filming Officially Starts on Aquaman

3 May 2017 1:24 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

While we'll get to see the underwater superhero in action (a lot judging by the trailers) later this year in Justice League, Aquaman's long-gestating solo film has started principal photography.  

Director James Wan has been hard at work on developing the big screen Aquaman movie the character deserves and has lined up a fairly impressive cast, based on what we know so far.  Now, all those pre-production efforts are being put to use as cameras have started rolling on the film down in Australia.  

 

Months of intensive prep have led to this. Here we go. #DayOne #Ahab pic.twitter.com/Ryhl3NUtRY

James Wan (@creepypuppet) May 3, 2017

 

Sure, it's not a terribly exciting set picture, it's exciting nonetheless that the film is actually going to happen.  While I've never been the biggest fan of Aquaman, I have a lot of confidence in James Wan as a director and have enjoyed »

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10 Great Star Wars Food Scenes to Watch on May the 4th

3 May 2017 12:10 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

There is no epic greater than Star Wars, the most impactful franchise of all time (sorry, Vin Diesel). While Star Wars certainly fills our hearts with joy, can we say that it also fills our stomachs with hunger? Both food and drink pop up in the Star Wars universe more often than you might think. In honor of Star Wars Day (aka May the 4th be with you), here are the 10 best food moments from Star Wars.

The blue milk from Episode IV: A New Hope

The Star Wars food item that truly started it all was Luke’s blue milk. »

- Max Bonem

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First Aquaman Set Photo Arrives as Shooting Begins

3 May 2017 11:32 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

It was earlier reported that the highly-anticipated Aquaman movie starts filming this week. Now, director James Wan has shared the first set photo as production gets underway today! Unfortunately the photo doesn't offer our first look at Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, or any of the other stars in costume. But the filmmaker does tease the first set he's filming on, along with the first day's slate. While the director didn't offer any specifics about this first scene, it appears to be set on a ship or a submarine.

The director posted the photo on Twitter, where he also revealed the film's working title is #Ahab while stating that, "Months of intensive prep have led to this." Before yesterday's report, there was news that filming on Aquaman will begin this summer, although a specific shoot date was not announced at that time. There were also later reports claiming the production is »

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TBS Celebrates Star Wars Day with May 4th Movie Marathon

2 May 2017 4:56 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Turner's TBS is about to launch a new annual television tradition by presenting all six original Star Wars movies together on Thursday, May 4, also known around the world as Star Wars Day. TBS will present the original classics in order, rolling out the entire saga chronologically over 16+ hours. The marathon is set to kick off at 6:40 a.m. (Et/Pt) with Star Wars: The Phantom Menace and close with an 8:15 p.m. telecast of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, presented with limited commercial interruption.

Star Wars fans adopted the slogan "May the Fourth be with You" in recent years as a rallying cry to proclaim their love of the saga on May 4, a day which fans have designated to celebrate all things Star Wars. Lucasfilm, the film company that created Star Wars, has fully embraced the spirit of fandom that makes the day so special by »

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Tune Into TBS On May 4th For A Sure To Be Epic Star Wars Marathon

2 May 2017 3:41 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

As the Star Wars saga continues to expand with the sequel trilogy and a variety of spinoffs, it’s clear that this is one franchise we’d best get used to spending time with over the next little while. And with May 4th quickly approaching, it seems that mini-celebrations honoring the iconic series are starting to pop up everywhere you look.

The latest of which comes to us courtesy of TBS, who will be broadcasting the prequel and original trilogies all in one go, an event which looks set to take upwards of sixteen hours. The perfect way to spend Star Wars Day, right? Kicking off at 6:40 Am with Star Wars: The Phantom Menace and closing at 8:15 Pm with Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, the movies will reportedly be presented with limited commercial interruption, something which is sure to come as a relief for those of »

- Josh Wilding

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Star Wars Is Much More Than Just A Movie Series In The Eyes Of J.J. Abrams

2 May 2017 2:14 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

In 2001, one year before the launch of Attack of the Clones, a grassroots movement swept across a number of English-speaking countries: Jediism. The philosophy had been around for generations, of course; the Jedi belief can be traced back to the release of A New Hope in ’77, but it was only in 2001 that residents began recording their religion as Jediism on the national census. Perhaps more than anything else, that movement made one thing crystal clear: for many, Star Wars is much more than just a blockbuster movie series.

The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams echoed that sentiment while speaking at the recent Milken Global Conference (via TheWrap). Joined by Apple’s Eddy Cue and Jon Favreau (The Jungle Book, The Lion King), Abrams touched base on the franchise’s impassioned fanbase, before stating that “Star Wars isn’t a movie, it’s a religion. But this religion people have — they »

- Michael Briers

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Memes Are Helping People Learn to Love the ‘Star Wars’ Prequels

24 April 2017 8:34 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Well, whaddya know: The internet doesn’t hate the “Star Wars” prequels as much as it used to. At the forefront of this apparent reappraisal is, of course, a never-ending barrage of memes emanating from the r/PrequelMemes subreddit, whose numbers have grown more in the last few months than Jango Fett’s did in the lead-up to the Clone Wars.

In addition to being frequently hilarious, this phenomenon raises a question: Are people joining in on the fun because they already love Episodes I–III, or are the memes actually inspiring them to go a little easier on the once-loathed prequels?

The answer is probably a mixture of both, but allow me to make a case for the latter effect. Shortly before “The Force Awakens” came out, I did what I imagine many others did: watched all six existing “Star Wars” movies in order. I hadn’t seen any of them in years, »

- Michael Nordine

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Lego Star Wars Jedi Starfighter with Hyperdrive set unveiled

22 April 2017 5:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Two official promotional images have arrived online for Lego’s upcoming Jedi Starfighter with Hyperdrive from Star Wars: Episode IIAttack of the Clones. The set comes with three mini figures which includes Obi-Wan Kenobi, Jango Fett, young Boba Fett, and an R4-P17 Astromech droid figure and is expected to go on sale at around $129.99; take a look below…

See Also: New Lego Star Wars sets revealed at Toy Fair

Help Obi-Wan keep one step ahead of Jango Fett in his Jedi Starfighter! Dock with the hyperdrive, grab the handle and warp to distant planets in no time. Add some firepower with the stud shooters and spring-loaded shooters, then pull the trigger to release the ship. Will Jango be able to track you down? That’s for you to decide…

Play at warp speed with Obi-Wan’s Jedi Starfighter With Hyperdrive! Warp into action with Obi-Wan’s Jedi Starfighter With Hyperdrive, »

- Amie Cranswick

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Luke Sparke’s ‘Occupation’ to shoot on the Gold Coast

17 April 2017 10:50 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Red Billabong..

Luke Sparke is following up his feature debut.Red Billabong with sci-fi pic.Occupation..The film, about a small town that bands together after a devastating ground invasion, will shoot next month around the Gold Coast and northern Nsw.

Dan Ewing, who lead the cast of.Red Billabong, will also star in.Occupation.alongside New Zealand.s Temuera Morrison (The Osiris Child , Moana, Star Wars: Episode II and III).

Other cast include Stephany Jacobsen (Battlestar Galactica), Rhiannon Fish (The 100), Charles Terrier (Neighbours), Bruce Spence (Mad Max 2), Felix Williamson (The Great Gatsby, Underbelly), Charles Mesure (Desperate Housewives), Zachary Garred (General Hospital), Izzy Stevens (Puberty Blues), Trystan Go (The Family Law) and AFI award winner Jacqueline McKenzie (The 4400).

Occupation will be produced by SparkeFilms, with Red Billabong producer Carly Imrie returning. .

.I.m very excited and proud to bring such a varied and talented ensemble cast to this Australian film, »

- Staff Writer

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Anakin Skywalker Hates Sand, But What Does Hayden Christensen Think?

17 April 2017 6:53 PM, PDT | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

We all know how Anakin Skywalker feels about sand, based on his quote from Attack of the Clones:

"I don't like sand. It's coarse and rough and irritating and it gets everywhere."

Yes, it truly does get everywhere, especially when you live on a planet with nothing but sand. Tatoonine is so rife with it that its indigenous race, the Tuskin Raiders, are commonly referred to as Sand People. And we all know that even a short trip to the beach can leave sand in your shoes, and even your bed, for days (been there...). 

So how does Hayden Christensen, who played Anakin in Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith, feel about sand? I'm glad you asked! At Star Wars Celebration this weekend, he was asked his own opinion on sand and gave this similar response:

"Well you know, it's not very smooth. It doesn't really stay in one place, »

- Nick Doll

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