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[10 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Released

Star Wars fans got a real treat during the Monday Night Football game on ESPN. That’s when the second trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi premiered.
Earlier in the evening the new movie poster for the film debuted online and it features all the major players from the film.
The new trailer leaves a lot of unanswered questions including who is Supreme Leader Snoke addressing? Why is Luke so angry? And, is Kylo Ren really extending his hand in peace to Rey?
You can watch the trailer here. Maybe watch it a …

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[29 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Title Announced for ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’, New DFB Guide Launched, and More

Happy last Sunday in January! It’s been a really long month, right? But this past week was full of exciting news so let’s check it out.
The official title for Star Wars Episode VIII was finally announced – Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The film arrives in theaters in December so we have a whole year to debate who the “last Jedi” might be.
Our friends at the  Disney Food Blog launched the 2017-18 edition of the DFB Guide to Magic Kingdom Snacks! You can get 25 percent off the cover price …

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[23 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
Title Announced for ‘Star Wars Episode VIII’

The title for the next installment in the Star Wars saga has been announced.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the name of Star Wars: Episode VIII.
There isn’t much detail about the film yet, but we believe Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher (in her final role as General Leia Organa), Daisy Ridley, Adam Drivers, and John Boyega – are all reprising their roles from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi was written and directed by Rian Johnson. The film was produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman and executive …

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[16 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
Principal Photography Begins on ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’

Principal photograph has started on Star Wars: Episode VIII, about a month later than initially expected.
The film is written and directed by Rian Johnson and continues the story from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. J.J. Abrams, the director of The Force Awakens, is serving as an executive producer on the film.
Cast members for Episode VIII include Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwedonline Christies, and Andy Serkis.
New cast members include Academy Award winner Benicio Del Toro, Laura Dern, …

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[24 Jan 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: New Summer Vacation Offer, Change in ‘Star Wars’ Release Date, and More

Happy weekend! We hope you’re staying warm wherever you are! It was a big week for Disney news so let’s dive right in.
Walt Disney World Resort announced a new summer vacation offer for guests traveling May 29 through June 30 and from July 5 through August 15. The Summer Quick Service resort offer gives guests one free Quick Service meal per day for the length of your stay.
This offer must be booked by February 29.
A new light-up lotus blossom popcorn bucket will debut later this spring at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, …

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[22 Jan 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Studios Changes Release Date for ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’

We’re going to have to wait a little bit longer to see the next Star Wars movie.
The Walt Disney Studios has announced that the release date for Star Wars: Episode VIII has been pushed back to December 15, 2017. The film was slated for a May 26, 2017 release.
Currently, Episode VIII is in pre-production and filming is set to begin next month in London. Previous reports said filming was slated to begin this month. The film was written by and will be directed by Rian Johnson. JJ Abrams will serve …

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[4 Jan 2016 | No Comment | ]
Release Dates for Next Five ‘Star Wars’ Movies Announced

If you can’t get enough Star Wars in your life, listen up! The release dates for the next five Star Wars films have been announced.
Several of the films are anthology films – not directly related to the new trilogy.
You only have to wait until December 16 for Rouge One: A Star Wars Story. This film stars Felicity Jones, Forest Whitaker, and Mads Mikkelsen and tells the story of a band of Rebel fighters who are planning to steal the plans for the Death Star.
Next up is Star Wars: Episode VIII …

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[13 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces ‘Frozen 2’ and More ‘Star Wars’ Updates

It’s not time to Let It Go just yet – Disney just announced that Frozen 2 is in the works.
Bob Iger, John Lasseter, and Josh Gad (Olaf’s voice) made the announcement during Disney’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders this week in San Francisco.
The film reunites director Chris Buck, director and writer Jennifer Lee, and producer Peter Del Vecho. There is no word on a release date or any production details.
In other movie new Iger also announced that the first stand-alone Star Wars movie, Rogue One, is in the works as is …

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[23 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ to Be Directed by Rian Johnson

The next Star Wars film, Episode VIII, will be directed by Rian Johnson, best-known for directing films including Looper and several memorable episodes of Breaking Bad.
Johnson will also write the script for Star Wars: Episode VIII according to several sources. Ram Bergman will be part of the production team for Episode VIII.
Deadline is also reporting that Johnson will direct Episode IX, but other sources say that’s merely a rumor, although it is likely he will give his input into the story for the final episode of the new trilogy.
Johnson’s hiring …