Lawrence Kasdan with George Lucas and Mark Hamill on the set of "The Empire Strikes Back"

Lawrence Kasdan on The Force Awakens

Vanity Fair have posted an extended interview with Lawrence Kasdan, and if you want more reason to be positive about The Force Awakens, this interview gives it in spades. Kasdan talks about his relationship with George Lucas, how he seemed to be one of the few people to be able to “get into [George’s] head”…

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Rogue One slowly comes into focus

Jason at Making Star Wars has posted some cool details based on concept art for Gareth Edwards’ Rogue One. In particular, it all revolves around this line from Darth Vader in Star Wars: A New Hope: “There’ll be no one to stop us this time.” Here’s the full exchange: Second Officer: Lord Vader, the battle station plans are…

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Star Wars #5 preview

The fifth issue of Marvel’s flagship Star Wars title is coming next week, and it looks like Boba Fett is close to tracking down Luke… For my money, this is the best comic running at the moment, with Kanan a close second. It really captures the feel of the original trilogy.

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Darth Vader #5 preview

StarWars.com have posted a preview for Darth Vader #5, due to be released May 13: The stunning two-page spread screams Star Wars like nothing else…

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Maz Kanata concept art for ‘The Force Awakens’

Jay at Indie Revolver has posted our first clear look at early concept art for Lupita Nyong’o’s character in The Force Awakens, the pirate Maz Kanata. She may be orange and with facial markings in the movie, but this is the direction they’re going in for this performance capture-based character.

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How ‘The Force Awakens’ came to be written

There’s been a lot of consternation among some fans as to George Lucas’ lack of involvement in the new movies, particularly The Force Awakens. Sure, he wrote the initial treatments for Episodes VII-IX, but in January he very pointedly said the following: The ones that I sold to Disney, they came up to the decision…

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Star Wars characters and playsets announced with Disney Infinity 3.0

Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition was announced yesterday with the reveal that characters and playsets from the original trilogy, the prequel trilogy, The Clone Wars and The Force Awakens will all feature. Specifically, the starter pack will include Anakin Skywalker and Ahsoka Tano from the Twilight of the Republic playset, which will also feature Yoda, Obi-Wan…