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EA Games Acquires Star Wars Rights

EA Games Acquires Star Wars Rights by Michelle Lawhorn With the closing of LucasArts by Disney just last month, all hope of the already in-progress Star Wars video games being released, including the highly anticipated 1313, seemed lost. But there is a light in the darkness! EA Games has announced that they have acquired exclusive rights to release new Star ...

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars Isn't Dead Yet!

Star Wars: The Clone Wars Isn’t Dead Yet! by Michelle Lawhorn USA Today acquired a brand new clip of the recently-cancelled animated series, and it promises to be an amazing story arc involving Jedi Master Sifo-Dyas, Jedi Master Plo Koon, and the origin of the clone army. Several arcs were planned out and produced before the surprising cancellation, so there ...

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Disney's Star Wars Movie Release Plan!

Disney announced earlier today at CinemaCon in Las Vegas that after the release of Episode VII in summer 2015, each year will see a brand new Star Wars film. The films following Episode VII will be standalone, and will alternate each year with Episodes VIII and IX. The standalone films will focus on one character from the franchise, with Boba ...

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Star Wars: The Cestus Deception Book Review

Star Wars: The Cestus Deception Book Review by Michelle Lawhorn WARNING: Mild Spoilers Below! Newcomers to the Star Wars expanded universe may be overwhelmed with the multitude of books to choose from, but fear not! Steven Barnes’ The Cestus Deception may be right up the alleys of those who enjoy the more cerebral aspect of the franchise. Following Obi-Wan Kenobi’s ...

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Original Star Wars Screenplay to Become a Comic

DarkHorse Comics and Lucas Films has announced that the original draft screenplay for Star Wars will be made into an eight issue comic book series! The series entitled, “The Star Wars”, like the original is set for release in September 2013. Thanks to the editing of this draft, we have the epic and timeless Episode 4… but what was it ...

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LucasArts Announces Shut Down of its Gaming Division

Employees at LucasArts were notified today that Disney will be discontinuing gaming production and will go forward in a “licensing model” in the future. The announcement will see over 150 employees lose their jobs. This news coming after the announcement recently that the animation department,creator of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, would also be coming to and end. “After evaluating ...

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Carrie Fisher Will Reprise Princess Leia

Palm Beach Illustrated reports a surprising confirmation from Carrie Fisher…she WILL be reprising her role as Princess Leia! Since the announcement of an episode 7 being directed by JJ Abrams, the speculations and rumors have been blasting in from every direction. My guess was that their accuracies were as good as a Stormtroopers aim. For Fisher, however, rumor became a ...

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"The Force" Behind the Next Star Wars Movie: J.J. Abrams Confirmed to Direct

The much debated topic of “who will direct the next Star Wars movie” is now over… TheWrap.Com was first to report that the Director of Disney’s first installment to the Star Wars franchise will be J.J. Abrams! When it was announced that Lucas had sold his renowned space epic to Disney, fans around the globe voiced their rage over the ...

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