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

J.J. Abrams Wants Star Wars: The Force Awakens to Open This Summer – UPDATED

UPDATE: A source inside the studio has told us “There has been no serious discussions about changing Disney’s December 18th release date of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” When there is an event like a new Star Wars film on the horizon, fans want as much information as they can get.  And the internet is glad to give it to them.  So some folks are going to go looking for the story, and spoilers bring lots of eyeballs to sites that offer even the slightest glimmer of information. With Star Wars: The Force Awakens still almost 11 months away, it … Continue reading

Star Wars: The Teaser Awakens…

  The seven year old inside of me just punched the air in triumph…   The Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer debuts today, in a handful of theatres around the country, and lucky for the rest of us, on the internet (via the Star Wars Youtube page, among other places.)  But to save you the trouble of hunting for it, we went and put it right here.     Few films defined my childhood as much as the original Star Wars, and it’s two sequels.   So when the prequel trilogy came out (15 years ago?!) me, and many … Continue reading