Patty Jenkins, already the first woman to direct a major superhero movie, will be the first to helm a "Star Wars" movie. She tells us how she landed her "Rogue Squadron" gig.
The first trailer for the Disney+ series "The Mandalorian" premiered at D23 and "Star Wars" fans are thrilled.
J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy and John Boyega talk about the first trailer and new title for Episode IX.
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.
The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted to present Honorary Awards to publicist Marvin Levy, composer Lalo Schifrin, and actress Cicely Tyson, and the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award to producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall. The honors will be presented at the Academy’s 10th annual Governors […]
An online petition calling for the 21-time Oscar nominee to replace Carrie Fisher in "Star Wars: Episode IX" has gained a surprising amount of support, but recasting Leia isn't likely.
Lucasfilm announced that Jon Favreau will write and executive-produce a live-action Star Wars series for Disney's new streaming platform.
Lucasfilm leads us to wonder: Is it trying to win back the small, vocal group of fans nostalgic for a white, male-dominated 'Star Wars'?
The filmmaker will introduce "characters from a corner of the galaxy that 'Star Wars' lore has never before explored."
J.J. Abrams, who previously directed 'The Force Awakens,' will also co-write the film with Chris Terrio, according to a press release on StarWars.com
While Lucasfilm chief Kathleen Kennedy deals with fallout over her decision to fire Han Solo directors, one person who absolutely understands her position is Kevin Feige, the producing force behind another valuable Disney-owned galaxy: the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Star Wars producer Kathleen Kennedy wouldn’t make so drastic a decision unless she believed it was necessary to save the picture. But it’s hard not to wonder what will be lost in the transition from Lord and Miller to Howard.
Ron Howard and Joe Johnston reported to be possible contenders to replace Phil Lord and Christopher Miller to complete summer 2018 'Star Wars' standalone
Lots of smiles for the cameras and sharp fashion from participants at panel for Episode VIII at Star Wars Celebration in Orlando on April 14, 2017
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story received mostly positive reviews, but also criticism for its CGI characters — Grand Moff Tarkin and Princess Leia. Rogue One director Gareth Edwards told Fandango that Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy told him, “[Fisher] didn’t realize it was CGI.
Disney weighs options for the future of the iconic character as directors for the upcoming 'Episode VIII' and 2019's 'Episode IX' plan out how she will fit into the rest of the franchise films
Exec tells Empire Magazine no matter how well the first standalone Star Wars performs at the box office, this story is one and done
The biggest reaction from the audience came at the very end of the panel, at the very end of a short sizzle reel introduced by Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy and produced exclusively for Star Wars Celebration that will never be publicly released.
The Force Awakens was a groundbreaking chapter in the Star Wars universe: the seventh installment was the first to feature a female lead in Daisy Ridley’s desert warrior Rey. Rogue One, the eighth live-action film — and first standalone “Star Wars Story” — also has a woman as the central protagonist in Felicity Jones’s Rebel Alliance recruit, Jyn Erso. The female focus is a major sign of progress, and judging from the cosplayers at this weekend’s Star Wars Celebration in London, it’s making an impact.
Just before the lights dimmed and the main attraction began at Monday night’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens world premiere in Hollywood, Kathleen Kennedy offered a lovely, extremely personal story that illustrated the interconnectedness — and serendipity — of the Star Wars galaxy.
THR exclusive: In recent interviews, the director has called his relationship to the franchise “a divorce” and said his involvement in the new film would “probably ruin a vision.”