While most of the news over the past few days has been about the Xbox One, there's still the matter of the industry's biggest convention happening in just a few weeks. We're all eager to see what games are going to arrive at launch for Sony's and Microsoft's new consoles, but E3 will also give us a look at games coming out a little further down the road. Games like those EA is developing under the 'Star Wars' license.
From the moment Disney announced it would begin "winding down" 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' as it began building a new era of the 'Star Wars' franchise, fans have wondered where the animated arm of the franchise would reach next. Now, we've learned that the newest project will take the name 'Star Wars Rebels,' chronicling the time between trilogies after the formation of the Empire! Preview the newest 'Star Wars' series inside!
'Star Wars Episode 7' will bring back original franchise cast members like Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher, but we may have learned which new actor will be joining them in the most anticipated film in years. Drumroll, please...are 'Star Wars' fans ready to see Jonathan Rhys Meyers join the saga?
The geek world was torn asunder when J.J. Abrams jumped off 'Star Trek' and signed on to direct 'Star Wars: Episode 7.' However, it turns out that his decision to do so went beyond simply preferring one franchise over another. According to a new report, Abrams felt strangled by legal red tape wrapped around the 'Star Trek' franchise, which prevented him from creating a true multimedia platform (and making a lot more money).
Remember a few weeks back when Harrison Ford appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! to field questions from the audience? Kimmel once again turned to the audience for 'Star Wars' advice when he had 'Star Trek Into Darkness' and 'Star Wars Episode 7' director J.J. Abrams on. And you won't believe who showed up and had some very interesting ideas for 'Star Wars.'
One of the main questions regarding 'Star Wars: Episode 7' is, "Will J.J. Abrams be able to follow in George Lucas' footsteps?" Many, including 'Star Trek Into Darkness' star Simon Pegg, believes yes, as he's already reinvigorated the 'Star Trek' universe. But what exactly will he bring to the next chapter? As Pegg said, "All the things that we loved about the first three."
A few days ago, a special screening of 'Return of the Jedi' was held at Entertainment Weekly's CapeTown Film Festival and audiences found themselves treated to a special appearance by Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill. Over the course of two Q&As, the beloved actor spoke about his involvement in 'Star Wars: Episode 7' and the 'Star Wars' franchise as a whole confirming some information we already unofficially knew and revealing a bit more about the new trilogy.