More Anthology rumours

Update: It’s a fake. Original story: Indie Revolver, who have a good track record when it comes to Star Wars scoops, just posted this image, supposedly a slide for the San Diego Comic Con presentation: If true, this alters the game a little bit: The Miller/Lord/Kasdan/Kasdan film will involve both Han Solo and Boba Fett…

Anthology film #2 to focus on Boba Fett?

Just a quick note to say that Jeff Sneider at The Wrap is reporting that Anthology film #2, codenamed “Tin Can” and written by Simon Kinberg, will be about Boba Fett. Presumably this was to be announced at Celebration Anaheim before Josh Trank left the project. Once again I direct your attention to the noir-ish…

Marvel’s plans for Star Wars

Some exciting hints of what’s to come in Marvel’s Star Wars comic titles were dropped at Celebration Anaheim. Firstly, regarding the flagship Star Wars title, Boba Fett will catch up with Luke in issue #6. If you recall, in Darth Vader #1, Vader sent Fett on a mission to track down the Rebel pilot who…

Gareth Edwards IS directing a Boba Fett standalone film?

This one is a story that goes waaaaaay out on a limb, but bear with me… While I’d previously noted that various bits and pieces were suggesting that Gareth Edwards would not be directing a Boba Fett standalone film, the industry “film and TV production tracking database” Production Weekly recently listed two new productions: “Untitled Star…

Is Red Five the first standalone film?

There have been some conflicting rumours regarding the overall schedule for the upcoming standalone films. The leaked Hasbro schedule listed Boba Fett for 2016, Solo for 2018 and Red Five for 2020, with episodes VIII and IX appearing in between. Lawrence Kasdan had always been attached as the screenwriter on Boba Fett. But when Gary Whitta was…

What can we expect from the stand-alone features?

At the moment, we’re pretty much in the dark when it comes to the stand-alone feature films. We’ve got two directors (Gareth Edwards and Josh Trank), two writers (Gary Whitta and Simon Kinberg) and three rumoured codenames (Boba Fett, Solo and Red Five). However, a bigger picture is emerging. Three out of four of the upcoming…

What is the grand spinoff plan?

Over at Star Wars Union there’s a report from a German Hasbro presentation for retailers outlining Lucasfilm’s plans for Star Wars into 2020: Fall 2014: Rebels 2015: Episode VII 2016: Boba Fett 2017: Episode VIII 2018: Solo 2019: Episode IX 2020: Red Five Very interesting indeed. The Boba Fett and Solo spinoffs are not particularly surprising,…