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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Tickets to Go on Sale Tonight after New Trailer Reveal

star-wars-the-force-awakens-poster-headerIf you’re a Star Wars fan and onboard the hype train for Episode VII – The Force Awakens, today is the big day. After revealing the official poster, the folks at announced that the new trailer for The Force Awakens will launch during Monday Night Football tonight and tickets will go on sale today.

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Star Wars Marks Eight Months to The Force Awakens with a New Trailer

I’ve never heard of Star Wars Celebration but it’s a semi-regular convention and fan event held by LucasFilm with the first three Celebrations coinciding with the release of the prequel movies. Naturally, they held one ahead of this December’s release of Episode VII – The Force Awakens.

The highlight of this year’s Star Wars Celebration was the release of the second trailer for The Force Awakens.

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Star Wars: Episode VII Cast Announced

star-wars-episode-vii-cast-photoThe news that Star Wars fans have been waiting months for has finally been announced. LucasFilm has officially revealed the stars of the upcoming, untitled Star Wars: Episode VII. Along with some old favourites, some new actors and Hollywood legends have been added to the Star Wars universe.

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Star Wars: Episode VII Starts Shooting but Casting is Still Ongoing

star-wars-episode-vii-teaserCasting may not be done yet and the script hasn’t been finalized but it sounds like shooting is already underway for the next chapter in the Star Wars saga. Disney Studios Chairman, Alan Horn, says that filming has begun on Star Wars: Episode VII.

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Star Wars: Episode VII Undergoing Massive Changes in Pre-Production

star-wars-episode-vii-teaserRemember when you were excited for a new Star Wars trilogy to continue the story beyond what was already in the Expanded Universe. Noted Star Wars fan J.J. Abrams was directing. Oscar-winner Michael Arndt was tabbed to write the script. Everyone and their mother was meeting with Abrams. Some of the top behind the camera in Hollywood were onboard, including John Williams and Ben Burtt.

Now, the latest rumours about Episode VII are a little less promising. Nothing is confirmed or set in stone but rumours that indicate retconning established Star Wars canon concerns me.
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Everything Wrong with Abrams’ Star Trek

With Star Trek Into Darkness (which inexplicably doesn’t have a colon in the title) coming out tomorrow, what better time is there to look at everything wrong with 2009’s Star Trek reboot.

Star Wars: Episode VII On-Track to Start Shooting in 2014

Bad Robot co-founder and Star Wars: Episode VII producer, Byran Burk, has spilled the beans about some of the plans for Episode VII. He’s not talking about the plot, characters or actors in the movie though. He’s strictly talking about logistics and it looks like things are still on track for a 2015 release.

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Kirk Needs a Bigger Ship in the Latest Star Trek Into Darkness Trailer

The third Star Trek Into Darkness trailer brings us a little less Cumberbatch and a lot more Kirk as we finally get to see a bit more of what the crew of the Enterprise is up against.

In the last trailer, Cumberbatch came off as smarter and more charismatic than Kirk. Now, Cumberbatch comes off as a bit crazier and much scarier thanks to his massive ship with epic armaments. Kirk looks to be in over his head and has gotten his ship in and crew into some pretty deep shit.

Star Trek Into Darkness is hits theatres on May 17th.

The New Star Trek Into Darkness Trailer Features More Cumberbatch, Plot

We’ve gotten plenty of trailers for this summer’s reboot sequel Star Trek Into Darkness but, for the first time, we have some clues as to the plot of the movie.

The newly released international trailer for Into Darkness gives a bit more insight into Benedict Cumberbatch’s still nameless character and how Kirk and the Enterprise get involved.

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There is No Conflict: Star Trek Director J.J. Abrams to Helm Star Wars Episode VII

george-lucas-jj-abramsDespite previously saying that he declined any involvement in the next Star Wars trilogy, reports say that J.J. Abrams will add the title of director of the first movie of the new Star Wars trilogy to director of the rebooted Star Trek franchise.

In December, Abrams told Empire Magazine that there were some early discussions but he didn’t go forward with discussions over directing one of the upcoming movies because of his loyalty to Star Wars. Because of the friendly rivalry between Star Trek and Star Wars fans, it’s interesting that one director would helm both franchises. Read the rest of this entry

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