Seven Samurai… in space?

Back in December last year we reported on a Seven Samurai-style movie outline written by George Lucas that could possibly be one of the proposed standalone Star Wars films. Things are now getting a little bit more interesting. /Film are currently reporting a rumour they’ve heard regarding Gareth Edwards’ Star Wars film, which goes into…

Concept art mother lode!

OK, today was a bit of a surprise. I’ve been on hiatus for a number of reasons, two of which being a wedding (mine) and an illness (also mine, which I’m currently suffering through). However, something happened that was so monumental that I couldn’t not post about it. Jason over at Making Star Wars has…

Harrison Ford injured… by the Millennium Falcon? (updated)

Apparently Harrison Ford has injured his ankle while filming a scene on the set of the Millennium Falcon. The culprit? A door on the ship. Here’s the official statement: Harrison Ford sustained an ankle injury during filming today on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII. He was taken to a local hospital and is receiving care. Shooting…

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…

J.J. Abrams responds to leaks

I’m liking J.J. Abrams more and more. In response to the TMZ leaks, Abrams tweeted the following message as a handwritten note: I wish people would stop leaking photos from Episode VII. And making ridiculous claims that the Millennium Falcon is in the movie. That note happens to be resting on a certain table from…