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“Indiana Jones 5”: Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy – “Only Harrison Ford Can Play Role”

"Indiana Jones 5": Harrison Ford Says Production Begins Summer 2020

Jonathan Kasdan, son of Lawrence Kasdan who co-write Raiders, is co-writing the fifth film of the franchise with David Koepp, who co-wrote Crystal Skull Spielberg expects to return.The first four films were distributed by Paramount globally With Disney’s purchase of Lucasfilm, the company will split distribution with Paramount internationally Unlike Fox with Star Wars before[...]

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

The only other person outside of creator George Lucas, who’s as creatively synonymous with Star Wars, is Lawrence Kasdan Kasdan wrote three of the nine episodic films and the standalone, Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) in the franchise He spoke with SyFy at the Austin Film Festival about his return to Star Wars and[...]

Marion Ravenwood's 'Raiders' Hangover Cure Finally Revealed

This happened recently with an Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark longstanding question that needed to be answered.Mainly: what the hell is it that Marion Ravenwood (Karen Allen) holds up to her temples after winning the drinking contest?Ian McCamey recently asked this question out loud on Twitter, and thankfully instead of the usual bout of[...]

Alden Ehrenreich Confirmed As Han Solo

It will be written by Lawrence Kasdan and his son Jon Kasdan wrote The Empire Strikes Back and The Force Awakens.The film will take place in the time between episodes 3 and 4, before we find him and Chewie on Tatooine The film will be released May 25th, 2018. I was making the headline how[...]

Rumored Rogue One Reshoots Suggest Film In Trouble

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story may have a difficult road ahead as Page Six claims the project will "go into expensive reshoots over the summer" to align the film with Disney's vision for it. The film, staring Felicity Jones, Forrest Whittaker and Mads Mikkelsen is the first in Disney's ambitious plan to create a yearly […]

Your Young Han Solo Shortlist Emerges

According to Variety, a shortlist of actors to play the young Han Solo has surfaced featuring names like Whiplash's Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort and Dave Franco. The search began last year for the right mixture of swagger and goofball charm to bring a young Han Solo to the screen for 2018's untitled Star Wars story focused […]

John Boyega Says Episode VIII Is "Darker" With Finn Getting A More "Physical" Role

Abrams and screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan to insert into The Force Awakens Kasdan himself said the next film will "some weird thing." Critics of the current film's familiar tone and plot will no doubt be anticipating the change in style.Star Wars: Episode VIII is scheduled for release on May 26th, 2017. While talking to UK Vogue,[...]

The Force Awakens Breaks Weekend Box Office Records And Other Tales Of The Star Wars

By the time Isaac agreed to play the part, Abrams had revised the story to the actor's relief.The actor also provided GQ with his Force Awakens acoustic version of Bill Murray's lounge act Star Wars lyrics:[youtube][/youtube]And lastly, Abrams and screenwriters Michael Arndt and Lawrence Kasdan discussed some of the abandoned plot ideas and workings of[...]

Daisy Ridley On The Possibility Of A Love Story And Other Tales Of The Star Wars

In this video interview from BadTaste.It, Star Wars: The Force Awakens star Daisy Ridley discusses whether or not there is room in the film for a love story … or if one is even necessary. [youtube][/youtube] Meanwhile, Flicks and the City has uploaded video from the Star Wars Press Conference on Sunday. Most of the […]

Lawrence Kasdan Calls Star Wars Its Own Genre

While talking with Wired about a variety of topics, Lawrence Kasdan -- Star Wars: The Force Awakens co-writer and a writer on The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi -- said Star Wars is its own genre of storytelling."It’s not really science fiction It’s really something on its own, fantasy and myth and[...]

JJ Abrams And Lawrence Kasdan's Star Wars Video At Least Has Promise

It's May 4th and people* would cry if nothing new and Star Wars happened, so JJ Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan have filmed and posted.. well, not much really.[youtube][/youtube]So there's more casting coming Hopefully soon Maybe today, before midnight? No such chance.Anyway, expect to hear that Maisie Richardson-Sellers is joining the cast..[...]

Rumour Joins The Dots: Lawrence Kasdan Writing The Boba Fett Spin-Off Movie

I will never reveal my source, but it is the one written by Lawrence Kasdan. Hardly an earth-shaker, and really just the joining of some dots.. dots that were close enough together that you may have already reasonably assumed they were connected.In the short term, Lawrence Kasdan will be working with JJ Abrams on the final[...]

New Star Wars Script Being Rewritten By JJ Abrams And Lawrence Kasdan

Though JJ Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan have a number of good screenwriting credits between them - in the case of Kasdan, this includes The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi of course - I'm not encouraged by their appointment as re-writers on Episode VII.The main reason is that this appears to end Michael Arndt's relationship[...]