Our first look at Episode VII’s Chewbacca?

The official Star Wars Instagram account yesterday posted this photo of Bob Iger (Disney’s CEO) with Chewbacca: Chairman’s new co-pilot. #StarWarsDay A post shared by Star Wars (@starwars) on May 4, 2014 at 9:08am PDT Some people think this is our first look at Chewbacca in Episode VII; others disagree. Here are my two cents: This…

Star Wars release date set!

Well, one rumour can now be put to rest. StarWars.com has now confirmed the oft-heard rumour that Episode VII would be released late 2015. Specifically, Star Wars: Episode VII will be released December 18, 2015. As Disney CEO Bob Iger noted to shareholders, this is the same release date that Avatar was given in 2009. Earlier…

Rumour: Episode VII release pushed back?

Like sands through the hourglass… In our last instalment, Kathleen Kennedy was butting heads with Bob Iger over the release date for Episode VII, with Kennedy pushing for a 2016 release while Iger flatly refusing to budge from the expected summer 2015 release. Meanwhile, StarWars.com were only listing an open-ended 2015 release. The long-standing rumour,…

Rumour: Mayhem in the Mouse House?

This is interesting… and kind of worrying. The Hollywood Reporter has posted a story claiming that Kathleen Kennedy is pushing for a 2016 release date for Episode VII while Disney CEO Bob Iger is adamant that the film must make its scheduled summer 2015 release date “at all costs”. That’s sort of in line with…