New trilogy of Star Wars films announced

New trilogy of Star Wars films announced

A new brand Star Wars film trilogy and TV series have been announced – and it will be “separate from the episodic Skywalker saga”. To date, there have been three trilogies in the classic sci-fi franchise: the original trilogy from 1977 to 1983, the prequel trilogy from 1999 to 2005 and the current sequel trilogy. The latest trilogy kicked off with 2015’s The Force Awakens and will be wrapped up by The Last Jedi next…

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At least ten years’ worth of Star Wars films planned

At least ten years’ worth of Star Wars films planned

Star wars fans rejoice. At least 10 more years of films in the iconic sci-fi franchise are being planned. That’s according to Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy, who confirmed that the studio had at least a decades’ worth of Star Wars stories to work on. Star Wars has enjoyed a massive revival in recent years, with the latest installment, The Last Jedi, set to hit cinemas worldwide on December 15. And the future seems bright for…

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi official trailer is released – and it’s amazing

Star Wars: The Last Jedi official trailer is released – and it’s amazing

The stunning official trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been released – and you can watch it right here. The trailer offers the first extended glimpse of the sequel to 2015’s The Force Awakens after a teaser trailer was released earlier this year. Picking up from the final scene in The Force Awakens, in which Rey (Daisy Ridley) and Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) meet a mountaintop, the new trailer shows Rey brandishing a lightsaber, presumably…

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Star Wars: Episode IX release date announced

Star Wars: Episode IX release date announced

The release date for Star Wars: Episode IX has been announced – and fans will be pleased that it’s not too far, far away. Arriving on December 20, 2019, it’ll mark the last film in the current trilogy, which stars John Boyega and Daisy Ridley. A few days back, Disney confirmed that Colin Trevorrow will no longer be directing Star Wars: Episode IX. In a statement issued by Disney, creative differences were cited as the…

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Star Wars competition: Visit Han Solo movie set, the Last Jedi world premiere, and more

Star Wars competition: Visit Han Solo movie set, the Last Jedi world premiere, and more

Attention Star Wars fans – we’ve got news of the competition of a lifetime. An official charity campaign was launched yesterday by Mark Hamill and Daisy Ridley, which includes a prize to attend the premiere of Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. The pair posted the clip entitled ‘Force For Change’ yesterday, which offers prizes for every generation of fans of the sci-fi franchise. You can watch the clip below. Force for Change is…

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The UK’s favourite film soundtrack revealed

The UK’s favourite film soundtrack revealed

The UK’s favourite film soundtrack has been named as the scintillating score to Titanic. The survey was carried out by London’s Royal Albert Hall – with movie buffs voting for the 1997 epic ahead of the likes of Chariots Of Fire, Star Wars and Gladiator “You never forget a great film score: from the epic to the intimate, movie music has an unparalleled ability to evoke emotion,” said Artistic Director at the Royal Albert Hall, Lucy Noble….

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The Wire’s Michael K Williams joins Han Solo movie

The Wire’s Michael K Williams joins Han Solo movie

Michael K Williams – best known for his role as notorious Baltimore stick-up man Omar Little in The Wire – has confirmed he will join the cast of Star Wars‘ forthcoming Han Solo spin-off movie. Following reports that Williams was in talks for a role, the 50-year-old New Yorker has now confirmed the news. “Yes ma’am,” he told Entertainment Weekly when asked about the rumours. “I think it’s pretty safe to say, yeah, I think I’m going to be a part of the…

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Star Wars: Episode VIII title revealed

Star Wars: Episode VIII title revealed

The official title has been revealed for the next Star Wars film. The next instalment in the insanely popular franchise, formerly known only as Episode VIII, is set for release on December 15 and follows 2015’s The Force Awakens. And we can it will be called (drumroll, please)… The Last Jedi. The big announcement was made today (Jan 23), with an image of the Star Wars logo, along with the message: “It’s official. STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI is the…

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Woody Harrelson confirmed for Han Solo film

Woody Harrelson confirmed for Han Solo film

Hollywood star Woody Harrelson has joined the cast for the forthcoming Star Wars spin-off film about a young Han Solo. After months of rumours, the Natural Born Killers and True Detective actor has now been confirmed to play the role of Han Solo’s mentor in the origin film. “We couldn’t be more excited to work with an artist with as much depth and range as Woody,” said the film’s directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller in a statement. “His ability to…

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Star Wars’ Mark Hamill writes touching new tribute to Carrie Fisher

Star Wars’ Mark Hamill writes touching new tribute to Carrie Fisher

Actor Mark Hamill has written a touching tribute to his friend and Star Wars co-star Carrie Fisher, who died last week. The two actors, who played Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia respectively in the original Star Wars trilogy, enjoyed a close relationship that stretched back to their first time on screen together in 1977’s A New Hope. In a column for The Hollywood Reporter, 65-year-old Hamill recalled both his professional relationship and personal friendship with Fisher, who passed away on…

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