Star Wars News Archive
Yes, looking for info on Star Wars now is kind of like sneaking a peek in the closet at Christmas presents in October, but come on!
Can you blame us?
Well, it's possible that someone found the right box in the back of the closet, because we heard an unconfirmed rumor about the plot of the next chapter, and it's pretty darn cool- if it's true.
And if U want to skip the spoiler-y speculation, we also have another video (below) from J.J. Abrams giving an update on the charity fundraiser that will give one person the chance to see the movie WAY early- and another a chance to BE IN IT!
Here we go! Again, we don't know if this is true, but SPOILER ALERT anyway! Episode VII opens with
Star Wars fans, meet Pip Andersen and Crystal Clarke. Pip Andersen and Crystal Clarke, meet Star Wars fans!
Pip and Crystal joined the cast of Episode VII and we're about as excited as if the First and Second Death Star just blew up at the same time!
Apparently, out of the 37,000 who attended the open calls across 11 cities, and the 30,000 who submitted online, this pair has made it into the cast! The shot might not be as slim as one-in-a-million like Luke's shot into a thermal exhaust port, but those odds were not in their favor!
Then again, we bet these two said, "never tell me the odds," before completely owning their auditions!
Speaking of Han Solo quotes, Harrison Ford is apparently on the mend according the Star Wars official site, and production will only stop for 2 weeks as he gets better:
This is not the criminal you're looking for!
A Salina, Kansas store owner called the police on Monday afternoon to report a man with a gun walking down the street.
Police came out in force, but fortunately when they arrived at the scene, they only found… a guy in a Star Wars costume.
The perp- a silly new Vine maker who goes by the handle of Stormtrooper Sam- was dressed in a classic stormtrooper costume; the gun was his plastic toy blaster. Sam said:
Someone Very Close To Carrie Fisher Has Reportedly Been Cast As Young Leia In Star Wars Episode VII!
But what do you do if the story requires flashbacks? Carrie had such an iconic look as Princess Leia, we'll all spot a proxy in less than 12 parsecs! (OK, we still don't know what that means…)
Well, J.J. Abrams has had a brilliant idea.
Carrie's own daughter Billie Lourd has reportedly been cast to play a young Leia Organa in flashbacks!
Ch-ch-check out the pics (above) of Billie with her mom! They're not exactly lookalikes, but we think she'll do a good job! Especially once they get those buns on her head…
Do U think she'll be a good Leia?
How Much Has The Story Of Star Wars Episode VII Been Changed After Harrison Ford's Injury? For One Actor It Might Be A LOT!
If You've Ever Dreamed Of Going To Skywalker Ranch, George Lucas Has Just Announced The Next Best Thing For Star Wars Fans
Indiana Jones, Willow, freakin' Star Wars! George Lucas is a film legend!
But in his twilight years, he's becoming known just as much for his philanthropy as his contributions to cinema. The latest example?
The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, a museum dedicated to art, movies, and memorabilia funded entirely by the man himself, with pieces from his personal collection!
The museum will open in Chicago in 2018, and Mayor Rahm Emanuel could not be happier! He said in a statement: