Gina Carano has been cast in “The Mandalorian,” Variety has confirmed with sources. The exact nature of the actress and former mixed martial arts (MMA) star’s role in the “Star Wars” series is being kept under wraps. She joins Pedro Pascal in the series, whom Variety reported earlier this week was in negotiations to star. Carano first […]
Gina Carano has joined the cast of “The Mandalorian,” Disney’s upcoming live-action Star Wars TV show from Jon Favreau, individuals with knowledge of the project tell TheWrap. The series, which is set in the time period between “Return of the Jedi” and “The Force Awakens,” follows a Boba Fett-like character, described as “a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic…” In “Star Wars” lore, Mandalorians made the iconic armor that bounty hunter Boba Fett, and his “father” Jango Fett (he was technically an unaltered clone of Jango) wore in the films.
The Force is strong with Pedro Pascal. The Narcos actor has been tapped to lead The Mandalorian, the live-action Star Wars series coming to Disney’s streaming service. Though Pascal’s casting has not been formally announced, our sister site Variety reports that he has been offered the role and is in negotiations to star in the project. […]
Diego Luna will star in a new “Star Wars” series for Disney’s upcoming streaming service. The show will be a prequel to “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” Luna will reprise his role as rebel spy Cassian Andor, the cocky daredevil who helped Felicity Jones’ Jyn Erso steal the Death Star plans in the hit […]
UPDATED with Boba Fett movie news: We’ve confirmed reports that Disney/Lucasfilm is no longer moving forward with a Boba Fett movie for the time being, instead zeroing on the upcoming Jon Favreau-executive produced Star Wars series The Mandalorian, which the studio is prepping for its upcoming streaming service. Reportedly last night, Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy told Critics Choice Association journalist Erick Weber at a Black Panther awards reception that the Boba Fe…
Directors Rich Moore and Phil Johnston hoped Lucasfilm would understand the "loving satire" at the center of the "Wreck-It Ralph" sequel.
Author, screenwriter, blogger and comics writer Chuck Wendig said on Twitter Friday that Marvel Comics fired him for using “negativity and vulgarity” in tweets when responding to online critics and trolls of his work. Wendig said he was taken off issues 4 and 5 of a forthcoming “Star Wars” series of comics called “Shadow of Vader” for not being “civil” in his reactions to harassment he said he has received. Because of the negativity and vulgarity that my tweets bring,” Wendig wrote on Twitter and reposted on his blog terribleminds.
On Wednesday, Jon Favreau officially unveiled a teaser for the live-action "Star Wars" series expected to premiere on Disney’s upcoming streaming service in 2019.
“After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the ‘Star Wars’ universe. ‘The Mandalorian’ is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. In “Star Wars” lore, Mandalorians made the iconic armor that bounty hunter Boba Fett, and his “father” Jango Fett (he was technically an unaltered clone of Jango) wore in the films.
Ac academic study published by researcher Morten Bay investigates the real sources behind the hatred over "The Last Jedi."
Producer Kathleen Kennedy has renewed her contract to remain president of Lucasfilm for another three years, through 2021, according to a report in The Hollywood Reporter. Kennedy, an eight-time Academy Award nominee, is one of the most successful and respected producers and executives in the film industry. Kennedy has produced or executive produced more than 60 films, which have collectively garnered 120 Academy Award nominations, 25 wins, and grossed more than $11 billion worldwide.
Cronenberg got offered to direct "Return of the Jedi," but he compares making a franchise movie to "doing one episode in a well-established TV series."
“Star Wars” producer Gary Kurtz died of cancer on Sunday, his family said in a statement. He was 78. In addition to helping bring the Skywalker stories to the big screen, Kurtz produced “American Graffiti” and “The Dark Crystal.” His career was closely aligned with that of George Lucas, but the two parted ways after the […]
After the underperformance of Solo: A Star Wars Story last spring, which hit theaters just a few months after The Last Jedi, the CEO and chairman of The Walt Disney Co. says the media giant may have rushed Lucasfilm too much to create new films. In a new interview with Matthew Belloni of The Hollywood Reporter, Bob Iger acknowledged they may have burned out fans with too much Star Wars.
"Star Wars" fans are in stitches after Mark Hamill shared why his moment with Princess Margaret looks so awkward.
Since “Solo: A Star Wars Story” hit theaters in May, fans have wondered how much of the creative input of ousted directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller made it into Ron Howard’s final cut. According to co-writer Jon Kasdan, the answer is… quite a bit. To mark the film’s digital release, Kasdan posted a list of fun facts on Twitter about its development and production, noting four scenes that Lord & Miller — who left the project midway through production due to creative differences and were replaced with Howard — added to the project.
Actor Oscar Isaac, who currently stars in the reality-based Nazi-hunting film "Operation Finale," is excited that "the conversation continues and can stir real emotions" when it comes to the controversial "Star Wars" film "The Last Jedi."