At this point, it’s no secret that the 2015 film slate is chock full of highly anticipated blockbuster flicks – many of the superhero genre. To make the summer more interesting, Disney and Marvel have announced that they plan to move director Edgar Wright’s Ant-Man up nearly four months from its initial November 6th, 2015 release date to July 31st, 2015. Seeing as Warner Bros. plans to release the highly anticipated Batman vs. Superman film on July 17th, 2015, it would seem as if Marvel feels good enough about Ant-Man to pit the film against the World’s Finest team up. Hit the jump to read more. Read the rest of this entry
It has been rumored that the first standalone Star Wars film over at Walt Disney Studios will center upon Yoda. We all already know that director JJ Abrams will be in the director’s chair for Episode VII. In an interview with CNBC yesterday, Disney CEO Bob Iger brought us up to speed on what their plans are for the Star Wars franchise. Iger confirmed that screenwriters Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg are currently working on standalone films for characters already established within previous installments in the franchise. According to EW, two of these spinoff films will focus on a young Han Solo and bounty hunter Boba Fett. Hit the jump to read more. Read the rest of this entry
So far, the biggest news in Hollywood this year was the announcement that JJ Abrams would be at the helm for Star Wars: Episode VII. Along with the new trilogy, Disney and Lucasfilm plan to bring standalone Star Wars features to the big screen. According to Harry Knowles over at Ain’t It Cool News, these standalone films will focus on characters already established within previous installments in the franchise. The most interesting news of all is that Knowles believes the first solo film will focus on Yoda. Hit the jump to read more.
2013 is still very young, but we just received our biggest news of the year in film. As of yesterday, according to sources, Star Trek director JJ Abrams will helm the continuation of the Star Wars franchise for Star Wars: Episode VII. Now this has to be every nerd’s dream – directing Star Trek AND Star Wars!?!? Too awesome. Hit the jump to read more. Read the rest of this entry
Big news for Star Wars fans. Academy Award winning screenwriter Michael Arndt has been confirmed to write the screenplay for Star Wars: Episode VII. Arndt was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for Disney Pixar’s Toy Story 3, and won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for the Best Picture nominee Little Miss Sunshine. Read the rest of this entry