star wars the star wars news roundup By Scott Chitwood ON April 26, 2019 Star Wars news for the week of April 26, 2019 The purpose of this roundup is to put all the Star Wars‚ news from the week of April 26, 2019 in one location. If you read this each week, you should be able to converse fluently with any Star Wars fan on everything from the latest Star Wars developments to the latest toys. And maybe you’ll even share with them something that they might have missed. Let’s get to it! The Rise of Skywalker News and Rumors ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ May Head to San Diego Comic-Con, But ‘The Mandalorian’ is Waiting for D23 https://t.co/SueYQfkRut pic.twitter.com/HasYN1yjhB — Peter Sciretta (@slashfilm) April 23, 2019 He may be out there running an empire after violently taking control of it, but Kylo is still ya boi, and he’s still about that content. https://t.co/nSaCN7xFBg https://t.co/nSaCN7xFBg — … [Read more...] about The Star Wars News Roundup for April 26, 2019
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Live-action Star Wars stories have always been on the big screen, with only animated tales getting a shot on television. Until now. The Mandalorian is the first live-action Star Wars TV series and Disney knows this is a big deal – it’s being positioned as the flagship series for the new Disney+ streaming service. Much like how CBS used a new Star Trek show to draw people into their new subscription service, Disney and Lucasfilm know that all it takes is one great show to get people hooked…and the next chapter in a beloved franchise certainly helps get people through the door. In case you weren’t able to attend Star Wars Celebration panel or watch the live stream of the event, we’ve got you covered. Here’s everything you need to know about The Mandalorian, collected from the panel. Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni: Dream Team The panel for The Mandalorian kicked off with Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm, taking the stage alongside executive … [Read more...] about Everything We Learned About ‘The Mandalorian’ at the Star Wars Celebration Panel
Jon Favreau is becoming known as a director who loves testing the boundaries of cutting-edge technology and using that to further the limits of filmmaking. But sometimes, even he loves to go old-school. The writer, creator, and showrunner of The Mandalorian revealed that the effects used to shoot the ship of the titular bounty hunter, called the Razorcrest, will be entirely practical. Inspired by the use of models to shoot the ships of the original Star Wars trilogy, Favreau and fellow executive producer Dave Filoni (Clone Wars) elaborated at Star Wars Celebration in Chicago on how they teamed up with Industrial Light & Magic to pay homage to the original Star Wars movies by shooting with old-fashioned models and rigs. Favreau and Filoni’s recruited ILM’s Doug Chiang for the design of the Razorcrest, which has a worn-out, grimy design that befits its history as a “reflective silver old army surplus gunship.” Inspired by the … [Read more...] about ‘The Mandalorian’ Features Practical Ships Built and Shot Like the Original ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy
STAR Wars villain Adam Driver has seen his star soar over recent years. We know he's the incredible Kylo Ren in Star Wars, but what else has he starred in and is he up for an Oscar tonight? And where did his career begin? Here's what we know... Who is Adam Driver? What is his background? Adam Douglas Driver, 35, was born November 19, 1983 and is an American actor. Born in California, the 6ft 3in actor’s parents Nancy and Joe divorced when he was seven and he moved to small city Mishawaka, Indiana, where his mum married a Baptist preacher Rodney Wright. He became a rebel — and a vandal, recalling escapades with pals: “We climbed radio towers, lit some things on fire. We’d buy big gallon jugs of cheap wine that would give you red teeth and a headache.” Then after watching Brad Pitt movie Fight Club aged 16, Adam took to organised street brawling. A self-confessed “misfit”, the teenager set his sights on an acting career, but when he … [Read more...] about Is Adam Driver nominated for an Oscar, how tall is the Star Wars actor and who is his wife Joanne Tucker?
By Scott Chitwood ON November 2, 2018 Star Wars news for the week of November 2, 2018 The purpose of this roundup is to put all the Star Wars news from the week of November 2, 2018 in one location. If you read this each week, you should be able to converse fluently with any Star Wars fan on everything from the latest Star Wars developments to the latest toys. And maybe you’ll even share with them something that they might have missed. Let’s get to it! Episode IX News and Rumors About last night with the best pilot in the galaxy! pic.twitter.com/KiBMXNqEuu — John Boyega (@JohnBoyega) October 29, 2018 Standalone Movie News and Rumors Boba Fett movie fails to launch, spin-off no longer in development https://t.co/Sldxi3WnGG — ComingSoon.net by Mandatory (@comingsoonnet) October 27, 2018 New Story Details Emerge About the Canceled #BobaFett Standalone Filmhttps://t.co/9NjU57rgcL — SuperHeroHype by Mandatory (@SuperHeroHype) October 29, 2018 … [Read more...] about The Star Wars News Roundup for November 2, 2018