Standalone #1 to film at Pinewood Studios

Pinewood Shepperton CEO Ivan Dunleavy has announced that Pinewood Studios have been booked for the next Star Wars movie, the Gareth Edwards-helmed standalone film rumoured to centre around the iconic bounty hunter Boba Fett. This is not terribly surprising, except that it does indicate that there is forward momentum on the film. J.J. Abrams’ The…

Episode VII: We’re not done with Tatooine just yet…

Star Wars Episode 7 News recently posted a set photo out of Pinewood Studios which featured what appear to huts in a Tatooine settlement. Lucasfilm asked the site to remove the image,┬áso it appears that the photo was legitimate. What can we conclude? John Boyega and Daisy Ridley were apparently the only two stars out…

R2-D2 in, Nick Gillard out?

Two pieces of Episode VII news today, one coming from the official Star Wars blog and the other coming straight from the horse’s mouth. Firstly, R2-D2 will be in Star Wars: Episode VII. What of a certain golden protocol droid? I guess we’ll just have to wait and see… The photo of J.J. Abrams, Kathleen…