Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The Truth Behind Poe Dameron’s Name?


The Cantina’s staff member TIDMADT has done some Internet detective work and uncovered some interesting info behind the origins of Oscar Issac’s character’s name, Poe Dameron. Tell Chewie to punch it and hit the jump to lightspeed for the details!


(Poe Dameron artwork by Cantina member Erdwa. You can see more of his artwork HERE.)

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Small Update on Star Wars: Battlefront.

star-wars-battlefrontDuring a third quarter earnings call, Electronic Arts officially confirmed that the highly anticipated third installment of the Star Wars: Battlefront franchise will be released together with The Force Awakens. Find out more on this update after the jump.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Reshoots to Take Place in LA on February 15th-17th!

jj-abramsA post on Facebook suggests that there will be some additional filming taking place in Los Angeles on February 15th-17th. Read more after the jump.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Star Wars Rebels Review: S01 E10 “Vision of Hope”

Ezra LightsaberDisney has released the next episode of Star Wars Rebels: “Vision of Hope” on their Disney XD app. Join our Rebels host and read our review after the jump…

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Gareth Edwards’s Spin-Off Gets New Writer: Chris Weitz!

Chris Weitz

Following Gary Whitta’s completion of the first draft of the first Star Wars Spin-Off movie (to be directed by Gareth Edwards), he left the project to work on the script to the film adaptation of Mark Millar’s limited comic book series, Starlight. Now, a new writer has been signed on to revise and edit the script: Chris Weitz.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Star Wars Rebels Clips – “Vision of Hope”.

rebelsHit the jump for two clips from Star Wars Rebels Episode 10 “Vision of Hope”…

Monday, January 26, 2015

Oscar Isaac on J.J. Abrams’ Reaction After Harrison Ford’s Accident On The Force Awakens Set.

Ford Abrams Isaac

Back in June Harrison Ford’s left leg was broken in the injury he suffered on The Force Awakens set at Pinewood Studios. Luckly Ford recovered remarkably quickly and was back on set in no time. Now Oscar Isaac reveals J.J. Abrams’ reaction to the accident after hearing the good news that everything will be fine with Ford…

Monday, January 26, 2015

Carrie Fisher, Billie Lourd, Gwendoline Christie and Lupita Nyong’o at the SAG Awards.

Debbie Reynolds & Carrie FisherThere was a strong female presence at the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards last night. The four Star Wars actresses attended the event where Carrie Fisher presented the Lifetime Achievement award to her mother Debbie Reynolds. Check them out after the break…

Monday, January 26, 2015

Ewan McGregor on the Crossguard Lightsaber. Still Waiting for Disney’s Call.

ewan-mcgregorMTV caught up with Ewan McGregor at the Sundance Film Festival where he’s premiering his new film, “Last Days in the Desert”, and asked him if he got a call from Disney about the upcoming Star Wars movies. Hit the jump to check out the actor’s answer as well as his opinion on the new lightsaber from The Force Awakens teaser trailer…

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Sideshow Collectibles Review: Shadow Trooper

Sideshow Collectibles

If you’re like me you were probably introduced to the magical myth of Star Wars as a young kid. I mean, who can forget first seeing Darth Vader march onto the Tantive IV shrouded in the still wafting fog of war, flanked by his menacing stormtroopers. But one of the odd little enigmas that plagued my then childish mind was: Why weren’t the stormtroopers all black and evil-looking like Darth Vader? I wanted black stormtroopers. Well, thanks to Hot Toys and Sideshow Collectibles this quirky wish has been fulfilled in spades!