Another report has surfaced regarding Lucasfilm's Obi-Wan Kenobi movie. While the studio has yet to officially announce the film, there have been plenty of reports to suggest that it's moving forward. The latest report comes from Fanthatracks, and they say that pre-production on the movie has officially started and that the studio prepping to start shooting in 2019 for a 2020 release. Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliott, The Reader) has been rumored to be directing the film, and according to this recent update he and his writing team have been working on the development of the film since late last year. The following information is said to have come from a "well-placed" source: The project is sufficiently along that an art department is now in full pre-production mode at Pinewood Studios, England with ancillary work being carried out at Industrial Light & Magic in London. A number of concept artists, prop modellers, and storyboard artists are working as a team … [Read more...] about Lucasfilm’s OBI-WAN KENOBI Movie is Rumored to be in Pre-Production and Will Start Shooting in 2019
5 minutes ago We know that Star Wars will continue forward after Episode IX is complete, but at this point, we have no idea exactly how. That being said, it's looking more and more clear what the next Star Wars Story will be. While we know that Rian Johnson is working on an entirely new trilogy and the guys behind Game of Thrones are also working on Star Wars projects. The prevailing sentiment is that the first movie following the current trilogy will focus on Obi-Wan Kenobi, and a new rumor seems to reinforce the idea, reporting that pre-production on the project is now in full swing. The report comes from Star Wars fan site Fantha Tracks, and the source is unnamed, so at the moment let's call this a rumor, but according to the rumor, pre-production, including concept artists, storyboard artists, and prop modelers are currently working at Pinewood Studios in London with additional work being done at the London location of Industrial Light & Magic. According to the report, … [Read more...] about The Obi Wan Kenobi Movie Is Rumored To Be Moving Forward Soon
EWAN McGregor last night fuelled rumours he makes a secret cameo appearance in the new Han Solo spin-off film after he turned up at the Los Angeles premiere. The actor, who played a younger version of Jedi Master Obi Wan Kenobi in the three Star Wars prequels, arrived on the red carpet of Solo: A Star Wars Story at Hollywood's El Capitan theatre. Fans immediately voiced hopes that the 47-year-old would be appearing in the spin-off. One fan tweeted: "Is there a certain cameo we should look for here?" Another added: "Rumour has it that Ewan McGregor was at the Solo premiere. Could it mean he has a cameo. That would be awesome." Solo: A Star Wars Story stars Alden Ehrenreich as a younger Han Solo, Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian and Emilia Clarke as Qi'ra. Rumor has it that Ewan McGregor was at the Solo premiere. Could it mean he has a cameo? That would be awesome.— Robyn Eleanor (@Robyn_E_Sadler) May 11, 2018 Is there a certain cameo we should look for here?— … [Read more...] about Ewan McGregor fuels rumours he makes a secret cameo appearance as Obi Wan Kenobi in new Han Solo film as he arrives at Star Wars spin off’s premiere
The Obi-Wan Kenobi movie has yet to be officially announced by Lucasfilm or Disney, but it appears that the project is currently in the early stages of pre-production at Pinewood Studios in England as well as Industrial Light and Magic. A new report has revealed that the movie will remain in pre-production while the filming of Star Wars 9 takes place this summer and will go into filming in the spring of 2019. There is quite a bit of excitement for the Obi-Wan movie, which is a stark contrast to the announcement of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which was met with a divisive response from fans. It had been previously reported that the Obi-Wan movie was going to begin production in January of 2019 with an aim for a 2020 release date. However, a new report suggests that filming will begin in the spring instead. Additionally, the project already has prop modelers, concept artists, storyboard artists, and more already working. According to the report, everything is running smoothly even though a … [Read more...] about Obi-Wan Kenobi Movie Is in Pre-Production, Begins Shooting Spring 2019?
In just a few weeks, LucasFilm will unveil Solo, but for fans with a lot of spare cash lying around, you can take home a few pieces of Star Wars history with two upcoming auctions. Profiles In History will hold their Icons & Legends of Hollywood auction in Los Angeles from June 5-8, where one of the most prized items is the lightsaber used on screen by Alec Guinness (Obi-Wan Kenobi) in Star Wars: A New Hope. A few weeks later, Julien's Auctions will be auctioning off Harrison Ford's screen-used Han Solo blaster from Return of the Jedi, on Saturday, June 23 in Las Vegas. One thing is for certain, these items will not come cheap. The Obi-Wan Kenobi lightsaber is expected to sell between $150,000 and $250,000. Other big-ticket items from the Profiles in History auction is the Harley-Davidson motorcycle ridden by Arnold Schwarzenegger in the 1991 classic Terminator 2: Judgment Day, which is expected to sell between $200,000 and $300,000, and the chariot used by Charlton Heston in the … [Read more...] about Obi-Wan’s Lightsaber & Han Solo’s Blaster Go Up for Auction