The Force Awakens in San Diego. The Star Wars Comic Con Panel

If there was ever a must-not-miss panel at Comic Con, this year’s Star Wars panel, in Hall H would be it.   Hosted by Chris Hardwick, in what must have been the height of his nerdgasm of a career, and featured just about the entire cast of the eagerly awaited sequel. “Guys, we are in this! This is happening right now! This is the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Panel.” gushed the comedian, sharing his memories of seeing the original Star Wars with his father, almost 40 years ago. First up, Director J.J. Abrams, Screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan, and Lucasfilm President Kathleen … Continue reading

Could Anyone Else Play Indiana Jones?

  There is a rumor going around that Disney is about to announce a date on their schedule for a fifth Indiana Jones flick. With Hollywood loathed to stray too far from tried and true franchises, another film featuring everyone’s favorite archeologist is inevitable.  Harrison Ford‘s schedule has him busy a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away (after his leg heals, that is) but could the 72-year-old actor be up to don the fedora and whip one more time?   “In a New York minute” is what the aging action star told British talk show host Graham … Continue reading

STAR WARS VII CAST ANNOUNCED

It really isn’t a huge surprise, but now it is official.  Luke, Han, and Leia will return. The Star Wars website announced the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. Joining original trilogy stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher, and Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker are John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow, From Director, JJ Abrams, “We are so excited to finally share the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. It is both thrilling and surreal to watch the beloved original cast and these brilliant new performers … Continue reading