It’s been thirty years since the fall of the Empire. Now the Galaxy faces a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and the First Order. But Skywalker is missing and the allies of the Resistance, led by General Leia Organa, are beginning to flounder. And when a defector Stormtrooper named Finn crash-lands on a desert planet, he meets Rey and her droid that contains a map to find Skywalker. A new hope lies with them, their ability to survive and fight against all the odds and the location of Luke Skywalker, the last of the Jedi Knights.
Probably not a very clever title but one that suits this review, this is, after all, the first Star Wars film since Episode III: Revenge of the Sith that came out way back in 2005. Wow, I suddenly feel old.
For anyone who is a true Star Wars nerd, the term “Mandalorian” shouldn’t be foreign to you. After all, it’s the Mandalorian armor that made both Boba Fett and his father, Jango Fett, amazing characters and forces to be reckoned with. But now, rumors are rising that Mandalorians will play a big part in the continuance of one of the most popular franchises. Continue reading “New Stars Wars Villain May Have Boba Fett Connection”
By: Katey Rich Just as J.J. Abrams managed to update Star Trek with younger, better-looking versions of all the original characters, he’s apparently bringing a lot of more attractive faces to Star Wars.Bleeding Cool has gotten its hands on what they swear is a 100% verified casting breakdown for agents hoping to get their actors on the call sheet for Star Wars: Episode VII, which has set up offices in the … Continue reading Star Wars: Episode VII Casting Teenage Girls And Other Attractive People
By: Troy Denning Published: March 13, 2012 Publisher: Random House Publishing Group | Lucas Books Series: Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi Genre: Science Fiction There can be no surrender. There will be no mercy. It’s not just the future of the galaxy at stake—It’s the destiny of the Force. In the stunning finale of the epic Fate of the Jedi series, Jedi and Sith face … Continue reading Apocalypse (Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi #9)
By: Christie Golden Published: August 9, 2011 Publisher: Random House Publishing Group | Lucas Books Series: Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi Genre: Science Fiction The toppling of ruthless Natasi Daala has left a political vacuum on Coruscant and ignited a power struggle between opposing factions racing to claim control of the Galactic Alliance. Surrounded by hidden agendas, treacherous conspiracies, and covert Sith agents, the … Continue reading Ascension (Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi #8)
By: Nick Venable Slap a blindfold on and a toss a rock. You’ll probably nail at least one of the many comic book adaptations currently in some form of production, not to mention the plethora that have already been released. Another well-established trend extends the universe of television shows through the comic medium. But Dark Horse Comics, no stranger to licensed product tie-ins, has lined up one of … Continue reading George Lucas’ Original Star Wars Screenplay WIll Be Adapted By Dark Horse Comics
By: Eric Eisenberg Part of the joy of playing with toys and action figures as a kid was having characters cross pop culture universes. X-Wing pilot Luke Skywalker fit surprisingly well in the model Batmobile I had growing up, and Spider-Man regularly teamed up with the Power Rangers to take down evil. It was a blast to stretch the boundaries of imagination beyond copyright laws and … Continue reading G.I. Joe And Transformers Crossover? The Producer Tells Us How It Could Happen
By: Katey Rich If all of the rumors we’ve been hearing about future Star Wars movies are true– and there’s really no evidence yet to say they will be, bear in mind– then the pieces may well be coming together. We’ve heard talk of movies that happen after the conclusion of the original trilogy, and of ways to include the original main three characters, and of Harrison Ford … Continue reading Star Wars: Episode VII To Focus On Han, Luke And Leia’s Kids?
By: Eric Eisenberg The most famous real-world Star Wars shooting location has to be the Tunisian desert. With the exception of The Empire Strikes Back, every film in the franchise has shot at least one scene in the African nation, the sandy terrain primarily used for the areas of Tatooine, which you may remember as Luke Skywalker‘s homeworld. But there is another lesser-known on-location spot … Continue reading Will Star Wars VII Have Luke Skywalker Return To Yavin 4?