Friday, October 24, 2014

The Episode VII Skellig Michael Shoot Was Significantly Scaled Down.

Skellig 04As you remember back in July the Star Wars production was on the Irish island Skellig Michael for a 3 day shoot. The only stars on set were Daisy Ridley and Mark Hamill. Now it appears that the initial plan was for much longer and much bigger in scale shoot…

Thursday, October 23, 2014

ILM Original Trilogy Model Photo Gallery – Plus, Star Wars Invades The Real World.

ILM - John Dykstra and ANH StarfightersWhile not directly related to Star Wars: Episode 7, we found a couple of pages that are just too cool not to share with you all. Given the current paucity of new Episode 7 news/rumors/rumblings in the wake of last week’s big concept image leak, I thought this might be a fun way to pass a little time.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Episode VII Cast Party Honoring Carrie Fisher’s Birthday.

58th BirthdayWith recent news of Star Wars: Episode VII soon to wrap we’ve learned that there was a special cast party celebrating Carrie Fisher’s fifty-eight birthday! Read more after the hyperspace jump.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

New Star Wars: Episode 7 Set Photos, Plus a First Glimpse at the Incendiary Stormtrooper.

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(Note: the image above is from TCW)

 

Our pal Jason Ward at MakingStarWars has apparently received a handful of images (along with a bit of testimony) of a few sets at what appears to be Black Park, a rumored filming location near Pinewood Studios. One of the images contains a fleeting glimpse of what appears to be an Incendiary Stormtrooper.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Tarkin Review: Inside the Mind of the Galaxy’s Most Ruthless Imperial.

Tarkin CoverPomojema here with an advance review of James Luceno’s newest Star Wars novel, Tarkin. One of his earlier books, Dark Lord: The Rise of Darth Vader, was one of my favorite stories in the Legends continuity, and I’ve heard great things about Darth Plagueis (which was more about Palpatine than the titular Sith Lord, amusingly enough). Does lightning strike thrice with Luceno’s Wilhuff-Tarkin-centric title? You’re one click away from finding out.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Star Wars Rebels Review: S01 E03 “Rise of the Old Masters”

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Disney has released the next episode of Star Wars Rebels: “Rise of the Old Masters” on their Disney XD app. Read our review after the jump…

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Daniel Radcliffe Talks About Visiting the Star Wars: Episode 7 Set.

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Daniel Radcliffe is in London promoting his new horror film, Horns. While speaking to the press the Harry Potter star expressed his excitement about visiting the Episode VII set…