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Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Was Supposed To Be Tatooine At The Start

That would have been a disaster, especially for those Disney park-goers who already felt Star Wars was infringing on their turf.As to why they abandoned the plans for a more OT focused park, Cockerell says Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy was the one who questioned that decision: "They said, 'Well, yesterday Bob Iger met with Kathleen[...]


Willow: Ron Howard Updates Series Status Confirms Warwick Davis On Board

"Willow": Ron Howard Updates Series' Status; Confirms Warwick Davis On Board

With Disney+ still in its early streaming stages but with a proven hit with The Mandalorian and the end of an era with the international success of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, (though things are a little questionable in the Disney + Obi-Wan department) you would think Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy has enough on[...]

Willow Series Pilot Writer Jonathan Kasdan: The Office Is Open [IMAGE]

"Willow" Series Pilot Writer Jonathan Kasdan: "The Office Is Open" [IMAGE]

With Disney+ still in its early streaming stages but with a proven hit already in The Mandalorian and the end of an era with the blockbuster success of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, you would think Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy has enough on her plate But Kennedy wouldn't have the position - or career[...]

Willow Series Pilot Script From Solo Co-Writer Jonathan Kasdan Complete

"Willow" Series Pilot Script From "Solo" Co-Writer Jonathan Kasdan Complete

With Disney+ still in its early release stages but with a proven hit already in The Mandalorian and the end of an era about to happen with the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, you would think Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy has enough on her plate right now But Kennedy wouldn't have the[...]

Star Wars: Lawrence Kasdan Talks Solo Moving on from Franchise

"Star Wars": Lawrence Kasdan Talks "Solo", Moving on from Franchise

Kasdan’s history with Lucas also expands to his Indiana Jones franchise with Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). Returning to Star Wars When Kasdan was approached for The Force Awakens by Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, he was initially reluctant The meeting came on the heels of Disney’s acquisition of the company. “[Star Wars]’ been very kind to me,[...]


Lucasfilm Promotes Michelle Rejwan to Live Action SVP

Lucasfilm Promotes Michelle Rejwan to Live Action SVP

Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy has just promoted Michelle Rejwan to the Senior Vice President of Live Action Development and Production for the massive entertainment company There is absolutely no clever way to abbreviate that title into something zippy and cool.Rejwan has been a producer for Lucasfilm for some time, having already spent time in the[...]

Star Wars: Will Live-Action Kill The Animation Star

'Star Wars': Will Live-Action Kill The Animation Star?

Now with a struggling Resistance and at least another nine months to wait for those promised The Clone Wars episodes, Star Wars animated series run the risk of being relegated to nostalgia panels at conventions.The Clone Wars may have been saved the franchise, but does Lucasfilm Animation have a future?Its up to Kathleen Kennedy, Filoni, and[...]

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic SOMETHING Coming from Disney

'Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic' SOMETHING Coming from Disney

Like THIS interview with LucasFilm President Kathleen Kennedy from MTVNews, which touches on two big things.Namely, the return of Ian McDiarmid as Emperor Palpatine during the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker teaser trailer (and subsequent panel), as well as confirmation that YES, something based on the Knight of the Old Republic is in the works[...]

Star Wars: Bob Iger Says Hiatus Kathleen Kennedy Says 10 More Years

'Star Wars': Bob Iger Says "Hiatus", Kathleen Kennedy Says "10 More Years"

The team behind Game of Thrones David Benioff and Dan Weiss are also working on....something...so it's not like we aren't getting more Star Wars.[caption id="attachment_1017725" align="aligncenter" width="600"] LucasFilm President Kathleen Kennedy during Star Wars Celebration 2019Photo by Bill Watters[/caption]Cut to what LucasFilm President Kathleen Kennedy said to The Hollywood Reporter during Celebration in Chicago about "planning the next 10 years[...]

Kathleen Kennedy on What Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Title Means [SWCC]

Kathleen Kennedy on What 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' Title Means [SWCC]

Almost immediately, everyone had a theory as to what the title could possibly mean.LucasFilm President Kathleen Kennedy had some thoughts on Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, and shared them with Kevin Polowy following the title reveal and teaser during the panel for Episode IX (You can see the clip here.)[caption id="attachment_1017725" align="aligncenter" width="600"] LucasFilm President Kathleen[...]

The Mandalorian Was Kathleen Kennedys Idea says Alan Horn

'The Mandalorian' Was Kathleen Kennedy's Idea says Alan Horn

As Disney and Lucasfilm move towards the next chapters of the Cosmic Conflict saga which includes forays into streaming service Disney+ Star Wars television series like The Mandalorian, Disney Film Chief Alan Horn has some things to say about the future for the House of Mouse. While speaking with The Hollywood Reporter, Horn touched on a few different […]

Did You Know: Kathleen Kennedy Was a Dancer in Temple of Doom

Did You Know: Kathleen Kennedy Was a Dancer in 'Temple of Doom'?!

Last night, the annual Governor's Awards ceremony happened in California, and one of the evenings' honorees was none other than LucasFilm president Kathleen Kennedy.[caption id="attachment_923188" align="aligncenter" width="600"] LucasFilm president Kathleen KennedyPhoto by DFree / Shutterstock.com[/caption]The long-time Spielberg collaborator and producer received the Irving G Thalberg Memorial Award, to honor creative producers, whose bodies of work reflect a[...]

Lucasfilm Reveals First Image From The Mandalorian Names Episode Directors

Lucasfilm Reveals First Image From The Mandalorian, Names Episode Directors

Additional episodic directors include Deborah Chow (Jessica Jones), Rick Famuyiwa (Dope), Bryce Dallas Howard (Solemates), and Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok). It will be executive produced by Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, Kathleen Kennedy, and Colin Wilson Karen Gilchrist will serve as co-executive producer Stay tuned to StarWars.com for updates. https://www.instagram.com/p/BofTUzhBtrZ/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_linkIt was earlier this week when Favreau revealed the premise of the show,[...]

Kathleen Kennedy Will Stay at LucasFilm for [at Least] 3 More Years

Kathleen Kennedy Will Stay at LucasFilm for [at Least] 3 More Years

It would appear that LucasFilm has extended Kathleen Kenndy's company President contract for an additional 3 years, past whatever the existing limit was. The Hollywood Reporter says: Sources say that the near future of Star Wars lies in television with Kennedy-led Lucasfilm planning on expanding the universe with new characters in that medium. The shows at this stage […]

Report Claims Star Wars Spinoff Films are on Hold

Report Claims Star Wars Spinoff Films are "on Hold"

From completely fabricated stories about LucasFilm head Kathleen Kennedy stepping down (she's not, by the way) amid angry fan reaction to films like Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Solo: A Star Wars Story, to today's kyber gem.According to Collider, a source has told them plans for the spinoff films are currently on hold so the company can[...]

Kathleen Kennedy Talks Solo with Entertainment Weekly

Kathleen Kennedy Talks 'Solo' with Entertainment Weekly

Many Star Wars fans are *gasp* shockingly torn over the first teaser trailer released for the upcoming standalone film, Solo: A Star Wars Story about our favorite galactic smuggler.If you missed the teaser trailer, here you go:https://youtu.be/dNW0B0HsvVsAnyhow, in this week's issue of Entertainment Weekly, Solo is the cover story, and within the pages there are some words about[...]

Reed Morano Could Be Star Warss First Female Director

Reed Morano Could Be Star Wars's First Female Director

According to a tease in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Morano had a two-and-a-half-hour meeting with Lucasfilm's Kathleen Kennedy about an unnamed project, sparked by Kennedy's appreciation for Morano's work on the Hulu series However, Morano joked that Kennedy probably thought Morano was a man when she invited her to the meeting."I guess she[...]

Fortune and Glory Kid: Spielberg Eyeing Indiana Jones 5 to Direct Next

Fortune and Glory, Kid: Spielberg Eyeing Indiana Jones 5 to Direct Next

What will Steven Spielberg direct next? Sources are swirling in Tinseltown that maybe, just maybe, he'll be returning to a particular popular archaeology professor.[caption id="attachment_705782" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Photo by Gage Skidmore[/caption]Last year it was reported that Spielberg was definitely planning a 5th installment in the Indiana Jones franchise, and Kathleen Kennedy confirmed (in 2015) that both Steven and Harrison Ford[...]