Tag: Lucasfilm

'Star Wars: Rivals' Coming Soon To Mobile Devices, Adds PvP Combat Mode

'Star Wars' fans, rejoice! 'Star Wars: Rivals' mobile game is coming soon to iOS and Android devices, Lucasfilm and Disney have announced.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 11, 2018

'Star Wars Land' Will Feel Like An RPG: Visitors Will Build Reputations That Shape Their Experience

Star Wars Land, expected to be completed for Disneyland in California and Disney Hollywood Studios in Orlando by 2019, will offer an experience similar to a role-playing game. Visitors will be able to develop reputations that will affect their stay.

Geek April 16, 2017

Star Wars Updates: Episode VIII Trailer Is Released And Todd Fisher Is Confused

Lucasfilm gifts the fandom with the first official teaser for ‘The Last Jedi,’ but denies Todd Fisher’s claim that Princess Leia will appear in ‘Episode IX.’

Movies/TV Shows April 15, 2017

Space Scenes In 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Directed In Virtual Reality Through HTC Vive

Gareth Edwards, the director of 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,' utilized virtual reality and the HTC Vive to direct space scenes in the movie. This allowed him to show digital artists what he wanted for the space sequences.

Movies/TV Shows February 27, 2017

Lucasfilm Debunks Rumors Of Digital Princess Leia In Future 'Star Wars' Films

There were rumors that Carrie Fisher, who passed away late last year, will be digitally recreated in future Star Wars films as Princess Leia. Lucasfilm, however, has now responded to debunk the reports.

Movies/TV Shows January 15, 2017

Lucasfilm Explains How 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Revived Faces From The Past (Warning: Spoilers)

Lucasfilm explained the decision and technology behind one of the controversial moves made for 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.' The move was questioned by die-hard fans and critics alike on whether it was ethical to do.

Movies/TV Shows December 28, 2016

Lucasfilm Takes Legal Action Against The Creator Of 'Star Wars'-Themed Lightsaber Academy

A lightsaber stage-fighting school is the target of a new lawsuit from Lucasfilm.

Movies/TV Shows October 18, 2016

Fans Want Netflix To Launch A ‘Star Wars: The Old Republic’ TV Series

Star Wars fans really want Netflix is start working on a new TV series for its platform that is set within the world of the ‘The Old Republic’ MMORPG universe.

Movies/TV Shows October 17, 2016

Fan-Made 'Star Wars Battlefront III' Shut Down By Lucasfilm, But Will Continue Without 'Star Wars' Imagery

A fan-made, to be free 'Star Wars Battlefront III' has run into issues with Lucasfilm.

Video Games August 1, 2016

Netflix Will Be The Exclusive Home For Disney, Marvel And Lucasfilm Movies Starting This September

Netflix announced it will exclusively be the streaming home for all Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm movies. The streaming company says the move is to coincide with the rise in movie watching come the beginning of summer.

Movies/TV Shows May 24, 2016

Jump Into The Wonderful World Of Disney Movies VR: Virtual Offerings Include Captain America, Star Wars And The Jungle Book

Disney Movies VR will allow users to visit themed worlds, with scenes from movies that for now include 'The Jungle Book,' 'Captain America: Civil War' and 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens.' The app is free to download.

Gadgets May 17, 2016

'Star Wars: Commander' Launches New Multiplayer Gameplay That Lets Squads Rage War On Planet Sullust

The strategy-based mobile game 'Star Wars: Commander' released a new update that features the new Squad Wars gameplay where teams battle on planet Sullust.

Video Games May 5, 2016

The 'Star Wars' Expanded Universe Is Worth Saving

The rebranded 'Star Wars' expanded universe deserves to continue, canon or not.

Geek April 22, 2016

'Star Wars' Fan Billboard Begs Lucasfilm To Continue The Original Expanded Universe

A new billboard in San Francisco is asking Lucasfilm to continue the now-defunct 'Star Wars' expanded universe.

Movies/TV Shows April 18, 2016

Harrison Ford and BB-8 Help Preview The New 'Star Wars'-Themed Land At Disney

Han Solo unveils plans for the Disney Parks' 'Star Wars Experience' during Disneyland's 60th Anniversary celebration. Take a peek at the epic plans cooked up by Disney Imagineering and LucasFilm.

Movies/TV Shows February 22, 2016

'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Begins Filming, Benicio Del Toro And Laura Dern To Join Cast

'Star Wars: Episode VIII' announced that production has begun for the second installment in the latest trilogy of the space saga. The Force has awakened and now it is back in training.

Movies/TV Shows February 16, 2016

'LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Will Expand Upon The Movie With Extra Story Levels

The next LEGO game from Traveler's Tales will return to the galaxy far, far away and will even feature levels not seen in the film.

Geek February 4, 2016

Helmet Man: The Industrial Designer Who Made The Original Stormtrooper Helmets In 'Star Wars' Was Sued By LucasFilm - And Won

LucasFilm sued the props maker who made the original Stormtrooper prototypes for selling replicas but lost the final battle. Learn the story of Andrew Ainsworth, the man who bested the force in British courts.

Internet Culture January 7, 2016

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Almost Shared Its Title With An Extended Universe Novel And Video Game

Lucasfilm creative executive Pablo Hidalgo took to Twitter to share one of the original working titles for 'The Force Awakens' - one that shares its name with a popular novel and video game.

Movies/TV Shows December 28, 2015

Interview: 'Star Wars: Battlefront' Composer Discusses Game's Original Score And John Williams' Influence

'Star Wars: Battlefront' composer Gordy Haab discusses creating the game's original score, while staying true to the 'Star Wars' sound.

Geek December 17, 2015

'Star Wars 1313' Might Not Be Dead After All

According to Kathleen Kennedy, Disney is interested in further developing cancelled projects like 'Star Wars 1313.'

Movies/TV Shows December 9, 2015

Disney Updates 'Star Wars: Commander' Mobile Game With 'The Force Awakens' Content

Disney released an update to its 'Clash of Clans'-type game that features new content from 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens.'

Apps/Software December 3, 2015

Revisiting 'Hardware Wars', The First (And Best) 'Star Wars' Parody

Like 'Star Wars'? Enjoy silliness? You'll LOVE this...

Movies/TV Shows December 3, 2015

Disney And Lucasfilm Have Already Auditioned Over 2,500 Actors To Play A Young Han Solo In 'Star Wars' Spinoff

According to sources at the Hollywood Reporter, Disney and Lucasfilm have auditioned more than 2,500 actors who are in the running to play a young Han Solo in the 2018 spinoff film.

Movies/TV Shows December 2, 2015

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Becomes Second Film In The Series To Get PG-13 Rating

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' gets a PG-13 rating, the second film besides 'Revenge of the Sith' to be given the same rating.

Movies/TV Shows November 25, 2015

Kylo Ren Is As Intimidating As Ever In New 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Image

The new villain of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is flanked by two Stormtroopers in the latest image from the film.

Movies/TV Shows November 19, 2015

According To Lucasfilm Execs, You Will Never Live To See The Last 'Star Wars' Movie

Studio heads at Lucasfilm Ltd. have more or less made it known that they plan to release a 'Star Wars' film every year — but if that's the case, then there is a distinct possibility that fans will never live to see the end of the series.

Movies/TV Shows November 17, 2015

You Can Now Learn How To Code By Creating Your Own Game Featuring The Characters Of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

A nonprofit organization known for trying to get girls interested in programming, along with Lucasfilm and Disney, have teamed up to teach students how to code by building their own 'Star Wars' game.

Apps/Software November 11, 2015

Disney Is Discontinuing All 'Slave Leia' Star Wars Merchandise

Slave Leia no more? Say it isn't so, Mickey. Reports online are saying exactly that: Disney wants to retire the Slave Leia costume from all merchandise.

Movies/TV Shows November 4, 2015

Watch The Characters Of 'Inside Out' Experience A Roller Coaster Of Emotions When Reacting To The 'Star Wars' Trailer

The cast of 'Inside Out' perfectly embodies how we felt when watching the trailer for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' in this crossover clip.

Movies/TV Shows October 28, 2015

Developer Of Cancelled Darth Maul Game Is Trying To Resurrect It

Once upon a time, we were going to get a hardcore, M-rated Darth Maul video game. And then it was canceled. Now the developer wants to get it going again.

Geek October 26, 2015

'Totally Overwhelmed’: Lucasfilm Thanks Fans For Historic ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Week

'Star Wars' fans are at it again! Lucasfilm is overwhelmed by fan reaction as the 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' has a busy but incredible week.

Geek October 24, 2015

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Streaming To Netflix In Canada In 2016: What About The US?

Canadians will be able to stream 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' via Netflix starting next year. Unfortunately for the US and other territories, such will be not the case.

Internet October 24, 2015

Most 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Advance Tickets Sold To Mid-30s Men

The Force is strong with the new Star Wars movie, two months before its release. After unprecedented advance sales, a new report explains the demographics of just who bought all those tickets.

Movies/TV Shows October 23, 2015

This Is The First Thing You'll Hear When You Sit Down To Watch 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Gone will be the familiar 20th Century Fox drum roll, instead replaced by a new fanfare from composer John Williams.

Movies/TV Shows October 20, 2015

The 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Full-Length Theatrical Trailer Is Here

It's here. The full-length theatrical trailer for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is right here. And you need to watch it.

Movies/TV Shows October 19, 2015

The Final Theatrical Poster For 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Is Full Of Clues

It's here. Feast your eyes on the theatrical poster for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens.' Han Solo, Princess Leia, BB-8, Finn, Rey, Kylo Ren — they're all here, and so much more.

Movies/TV Shows October 18, 2015

Fandango Offers Star Wars Movie Marathons Including 'The Force Awakens' Premiere

How'd you like to watch all seven Star Wars movies in one sitting? As soon as 'The Force Awakens' arrives, some theaters around the country will be offering a marathon of the entire series.

Movies/TV Shows October 17, 2015

The Empire Closes In, In New 'Star Wars Rebels' Clip

Things are looking grim for the crew of the Ghost in the latest episode of 'Star Wars Rebels.' A new clip posted online from episode 2 of the second season ramps up the tension.

Movies/TV Shows October 17, 2015

Star Wars: A Complete Chronology Of The New Canon

Lucasfilm's new canon for the Star Wars universe is a huge, sprawling collection of content. It includes not just movies and TV but novels, comics and games, too. Here's how all the pieces fit together.

Movies/TV Shows October 14, 2015

'The Force Awakens' Sequel Is Adding 2 Female Protagonists

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' may not be here yet, but its sequel is already well into pre-production. The latest news from 'Episode VIII' is that two new female protagonists are being added.

Movies/TV Shows October 3, 2015

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens': Did Kathleen Kennedy Just Drop A Big Skywalker Family Clue?

Forget Waldo. Let's play 'Where's Skywalker?' Lucasfilm's Kathleen Kennedy just confirmed that the younger members of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' cast includes at least one Skywalker.

Movies/TV Shows October 2, 2015

Disney Interactive's Jeff Bunker Talks 'Disney Infinity's Star Wars Characters (With Exclusive Concept Art)

We spoke with Disney Interactive's Jeff Bunker about working on a galaxy far, far away in 'Disney Infinity 3.0.' Learn about how the game's figures are made, what's to come, and the difficulties of turning Harrison Ford into a toy.

Geek September 25, 2015

Are The 'Star Wars' Movies Coming To Netflix?

The news that Episodes I-VI of the 'Star Wars' saga would become available on digital HD in April was a pretty big deal. Could Netflix be next?

Movies/TV Shows September 16, 2015

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Is Filming Pickup Shots On Ireland's Ancient Skellig Michael Island

Production on 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' has returned to one of its most dangerous sites, an island off the Ireland coast named Skellig Michael. But what is Lucasfilm shooting here?

Movies/TV Shows September 14, 2015

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