Happy “Force” of July – Star Wars News & Notes

Happy 4th of July weekend! Exciting Star Wars news was unveiled this week that hints at what occurred after Episode VI: Return of the Jedi and leads up to Episode VII: The Force Awakens. It’s a small taste of what’s to come as we approach the film’s December release, and each little morsel of information leaves me hungry for another taste! Luckily, starting this September we’ll be getting more and more morsels to chew on and savor. The buildup to The Force Awakens’ will include new novels, comics, and games that start filling in the mysterious events that happened after … Continue reading Happy “Force” of July – Star Wars News & Notes

Making A Prediction About Episode VII: The Force Awakens

Less than 7 months until Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens is released worldwide. Until that glorious day, speculation (has and) will run rampant regarding the story, locations, and characters featured in this newest adventure. One area of speculation I’m most intrigued by regards what fates will befall Luke, Han, Leia and Chewbacca, our heroes from the original trilogy. I believe they’ll play major parts in the upcoming story but they won’t dominate it. They’ll need to clear the path for new heroes like Finn, Rey and Poe. Therefore it is my humble, amateur opinion, that one of them … Continue reading Making A Prediction About Episode VII: The Force Awakens

Boba Fett “Disintegrates” Second Star Wars Anthology Director

Darth Vader said it best in his warning to Boba Fett in The Empire Strikes Back: “No disintegrations.” Sounds like Boba Fett didn’t heed Vader’s warning. Prior to the announcement that the bounty hunter is starring in the second Star Wars Anthology film, the universe learned that Josh Trank will no longer be directing the film. Trank is Lucasfilm’s first casualty in its ambitious plan to release a new Star Wars film each year. In statements Trank said he’s leaving by choice, but other sources indicate Disney and Lucasfilm had second thoughts regarding his ability to direct a big budget … Continue reading Boba Fett “Disintegrates” Second Star Wars Anthology Director