Star Wars

Star Wars: new writer boards 2016 spin-off movie

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Simon Brew News Jan 27, 2015

Chris Weitz, of Twilight: New Moon and About A Boy fame, is the new writer to join 2016's Star Wars movie, that Gareth Edwards is directing.

Star Wars: George Lucas confirms Disney didn't use his Episode VII ideas

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Simon Brew News Jan 22, 2015

The plans that George Lucas had for his own Star Wars: Episode VII were not the ideas Disney was looking for...

Star Wars: more casting rumours for 2016 standalone movie

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Simon Brew News Jan 22, 2015

The casting shortlist of three for the 2016 Star Wars movie has now expanded to four, as Kate Mara is linked.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens news round-up

Simon Brew News Jan 19, 2015

Mark Hamill has been chatting about re-boarding the Millennium Falcon in JJ Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens...

Star Wars: George Lucas was planning his own Episode VII

Simon Brew News Jan 14, 2015

George Lucas was planning his own Star Wars: Episode VII, it seems, as the first in a trio of new Star Wars movies.

Star Wars: X-Men writer set to pen the next film

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Simon Brew News Jan 13, 2015

Gareth Edwards' 2016 Star Wars movie loses one writer, and brings in another. This time from the world of X-Men...

Star Wars: JJ Abrams on "an intense and terrifying prospect"

Simon Brew News Jan 8, 2015

JJ Abrams has been chatting about the pressure and "weird buzz" of Star Wars: The Force Awakens...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens adds three new faces

Simon Brew News Jan 6, 2015

JJ Abrams' new Star Wars film has been recruiting some help from The Raid and The Raid 2...

Natalie Portman: after Star Wars "no director wanted to work with me"

Simon Brew News Dec 18, 2014

After taking on the Star Wars prequel trilogy, "everyone thought I was a horrible actress", says Natalie Portman.

Krypton, Gotham and the glut of TV prequels

Mark Harrison Feature Dec 18, 2014

Krypton, Gotham, Better Call Saul, The Walking Dead spin-off. Is there no end to TV's thirst for commissioning prequels?

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