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Alden Ehrenreich Officially Introduced as Han Solo, Was the First to Audition For the Role

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by Erin Whitney July 17, 2016 @ 11:52 AM
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We’ve known for months that Alden Ehrenreich was our new Han Solo, but the closing panel at Star Wars Celebration Europe brought the official announcement, plus a surprise appearance by the actor.

Our Full ‘Episode VIII' and ‘Han Solo’ Report from the Future Filmmakers Panel at Star Wars Celebration

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by Erin Whitney July 17, 2016 @ 8:57 AM
It's been an eventful weekend full of Star Wars news and reveals, but Lucasfilm has saved the biggest surprises for last. Sunday's Future Filmmakers panel closes out the three day-long Star Wars Celebration Europe with big announcements for Episode 8 and the Han Solo spinoff. While the panel won't be live streamed as the Rogue One panel was on Friday, ScreenCrush's Erin Whitney is in London to bring you all the latest updates straight from Celebration.

‘The LEGO Movie Sequel’ Taps ‘BoJack Horseman’ Creator For Script Rewrite

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by Britt Hayes July 7, 2016 @ 5:21 PM
Warner Bros.
Scripts get rewritten and revised all the time, but coupled with a big release date change, it’s the sort of thing that seems a bit worrisome. Such is the case with The LEGO Movie Sequel, which was recently pushed back to 2019 and is undergoing some rewrites — which definitely does not sound like everything is awesome. But there is some good news, which should make fans of The LEGO Movie and a certain Netflix series pretty happy.

‘Star Wars‘ Celebration to Host ‘Future Filmmakers’ Panel With Rian Johnson, Kathleen Kennedy and More

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by Britt Hayes June 29, 2016 @ 4:29 PM
Lucasfilm
Star Wars Celebration is heading to Europe this year, but if you’re a particularly huge fan of the franchise with enough money to spare for a geeky vacation, then it might just be worth the trek to London next month. The latest addition to the festival lineup is a special “Future Filmmakers” panel featuring Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, Episode VIII director Rian Johnson and more — and yes, there will be some surprises.

Animated ‘Spider-Man’ Movie Finds New Director as Sony Preps Animated Slate

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by Matt Singer June 20, 2016 @ 4:46 PM
Disney
The Hollywood Reporter has a new article about a bunch of animated content coming in the years ahead from Sony Pictures. The biggest news of the bunch is the director on the animated Spider-Man movie that was originally announced as a Phil Lord and Chris Miller joint last year. Lord wrote the movie’s screenplay, without Miller apparently, but both are still aboard the project as producers. Replacing them as director(s) is Bob Persichetti, an animator who was the head of story on Puss in Boots and The Little Prince. As for the rumor that this Spider-Man would focus on Miles Morales, the half-black and half Hispanic teenager who replaced Peter Parker in the series Ultimate Spider-Man, THR says “the company was mum on rumors.” The animated Spider-Man is on course for a December 21, 2018 release.

‘Spider-Man’ Animated Movie Will Reportedly Feature Miles Morales

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by Britt Hayes May 27, 2016 @ 5:22 PM
Marvel
Leading up to the two most recent Spider-Man reboots, some fans expressed a desire to see the Miles Morales version of the web-slinger on the big screen instead of rehashing the same ol’ Peter Parker story. It looks like those fans may get their wish, as Morales is rumored to be the focus of Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s upcoming animated Spider-Man film — which does make sense, as the project is said to be separate from Sony and Marvel’s reboot with Tom Holland.

FOX 2016 Trailers: ‘24: Legacy,’ ‘The Exorcist,’ ‘Rocky Horror’ and More!

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 16, 2016 @ 7:19 PM
FOX
Boy, did you think a Prison Break revival trailer all FOX had to offer at the chaos of 2016 Upfronts? Carve out some time and pull up a chair, as brand trailers arrive for everything from 24: Legacy, to The Exorcist, Lethal Weapon, new Lord and Miller comedies and even Laverne Cox’s Rocky Horror Picture Show.