Posts Tagged ‘Star Wars Episode VII’


Jul22

Star Wars Episode VII X-Wing & Rebels trailer

2014 at 01:11 pm by admin | Comments Off

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Star Wars has been going through a revival over the past year, as news and announcements have steadily been released regarding the new sequel trilogy, directed by J.J. Abrams, alongside a new series of animated movies. Two new pieces of juicy information regarding these projects have just been released, giving fans more insight into the bright future that the Star Wars franchise has in store for us!



First off is the reveal of the classic X-Wing starfighter, re-imagined for the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII! The newly released video continues to remind viewers of the Force For Change initiative, which is a joint effort from Disney, Lucasfilm, and Bad Robot in order to raise funds for UNICEF’s Innovation Labs and to benefit children in need. Every fan who pledges at least $10 to this effort has a chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime experience, including a free tip to London to get a behind-the-scenes look of Episode VII as VIPs, with meet-and-greets with members of the cast and even a guest appearance in Episode VII! The new film is scheduled for release on December 18th, 2015.



A brand-new, full length trailer of the upcoming Star Wars Rebels animated movie was also released, showing off never-before-seen footage of the new series! The new movie, which is set to take place in between the events of Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope, follows the tale of a small band of insurgents fighting against the iron grip of the Galactic Empire, and will focus on the origins of the Rebel Alliance. The new movie is set to release in October as a one-hour special on the Disney Channel, and will then be followed by an episodic series on Disney XD.

May21

Star Wars Episode VII first look

2014 at 06:26 pm by admin | Comments Off

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With information steadily coming out about the upcoming Star Wars Episode VII movie set to release on December 18, 2015, fans have been treated to the first look at one of the new sets for the movie! The video, hosted by director JJ Abrams, shows off the set located in the Abu Dhabi desert, and even shows off the first exclusive look at one of the new aliens from the movie. The video also announces the Star Wars: Force for Change contest, in which fans can donate money to have a chance to appear in the brand new film! Prizes for this contest include the opportunity to meet cast members, and to appear on film as a Star Wars character in the movie. Check out the video for more information!

Apr08

Star Wars Episode VII details revealed as filming begins

2014 at 12:10 pm by admin | Comments Off

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Originally announced in 2012, news on the upcoming Star Wars Episode VII movie has been few and far between, with rumors constantly circulating about the plot, characters, and other details of this anticipated sequel. Fans can now rest a little easier, as filming has officially begun starting on April 7th, and a variety of new information along with it. The new movie, set to release on December 18th, 2015, will star the original cast of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Leia Organa, as well as their offspring, and will take place around 35 years after the end of ‘Return of the Jedi’.

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Other actors, including Peter Mayhew, who originally played the role as Chewbacca in the first trilogy, will return for the new movie, and R2-D2 will reappear in the movie as well, though it is unknown whether original actor Kenny Baker will return to portray the robot. The movie will be directed and penned by JJ Abrams, known for his work in other sci-fi films such as ‘Super 8′ and TV series ‘Lost’, alongside writer Lawrence Kasdan, who helped co-write ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ and ‘Return of the Jedi’. Finally, classic series composer John Williams is confirmed to once again provide the score for the film. With so many details coming out as we get closer to the late 2015 release date, Star Wars fans can definitely start getting excited for this new installment!