Star Wars Bits is back with some great casting rumors, game information, behind the scenes stories and more. Below, read about the following:
- The latest rumor is Tatiana Maslany has won that role in the Star Wars Standalone.
- An iconic alien race may be appearing in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
- Why is May 13, 2015 a significant date in Star Wars history?
- George Lucas talked about The Force awakening in his early treatment to Star Wars.
- Watch The Force Awakens teaser trailer in Neon.
- The Force Awakens will do some additional shooting February in Los Angeles.
- A rumor says Michael Fassbender is a front runner to play Boba Fett.
- A possible origin for Poe Dameron’s name is revealed.
- Find out how to make your own BB-8.
- See Star Wars Battlefront concept art and read about its connections to The Force Awakens.
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Since 1977, fans have dreamt of visiting the world of Star Wars, of setting foot on the sands of Tatooine, the snow of Hoth or swamps of Dagobah. 99.9% of fans never get that chance, as production on the movies is so secretive. But a select few get to visit the set during filming. And for the shoot of The Empire Strikes Back, The Muppets made the trip. We know this because photos were taken. Photos that recently were posted on the Internet, finally becoming accessible to the entire world.
You get a hint above, but see the rest of the Muppets Empire Strikes Back photos below. Read More »
Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens December 18 of this year. The first Star Wars standalone film opens December 16, 2016. After that, we have a good idea of what the next few years have in store for Star Wars but nothing is 100% set in stone. For example, though every single outlet in the world has confirmed Rian Johnson is directing Star Wars Episode VIII, along with the filmmaker himself, the company has yet to acknowledge it. And though we’ve heard there will be a Star Wars movie every single year, only the two dates above are confirmed.
However, the long-term future of Star Wars was recently mentioned by Disney CEO Bob Iger. In a Disney shareholders report, he talked about seeing footage from The Force Awakens, confirmed the release years for the next two films in “this” trilogy, and failed to mention the second standalone film. There’s more, too. Read the extremely loaded Star Wars sequel trilogy quote below. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, January 29th, 2015 by Angie Han
American audiences finally got the chance to dig into Black Mirror last month when the acclaimed British series hit Netflix. And now that we’ve acquainted ourselves with its excellence, we could be getting our own version of Black Mirror in the near future.
A U.S. take on the sci-fi anthology show is in in the works, as confirmed by production company Endemol. More on the developing Black Mirror US version after the jump. Read More »
There are a couple quick glimpses of a new Terminator in the Terminator Genisys super bowl spot, which just went online this morning. While most of the footage is culled from the first trailer, this spot promises “a new threat” before showing off a not-quite skeletal metal warrior with a familiar-looking skull face. Check out the spot below.
UPDATE: There’s also a new poster to go with the trailer — take a look after the jump.
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Earlier today, you read about all the films that are going to have Super Bowl commercials. One of the semi-surprises on the list was Brad Bird‘s Tomorrowland. Well, Disney has released a brief tease of the spot, basically one sixth of it, with one new shot. It’s not much, but it’s a little morsel before the bigger meal on Sunday. Watch the Tomorrowland Super Bowl tease below. Read More »
When you think post-apocalyptic movies, you probably think about action. You think zombies, or destruction. You probably don’t conjure up water wheels, a turkey dinner, and romance. But that’s what you get with Z for Zachariah. Directed by Craig Zobel (Compliance), the film is almost an anti-post-apocalyptic movie as it’s much more concerned with human relationships than anything else going out around them. With a cast including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Margot Robbie and Chris Pine, that’s both a blessing and a curse. Read more of our Z for Zachariah review below. Read More »
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Posted on Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 by Angie Han
If all had gone according to plan, we would have seen Andy and Lana Wachowski‘s Jupiter Ascending last summer. But Warner Bros. postponed the sci-fi epic at the last second, so this weekend’s Sundance secret screening was the very first public unveiling of the movie.
While Jupiter Ascending reviews won’t be out for another few days, reports from the event offer some hints about what we’re in for when the film opens next month. And they are… not good. Get the Jupiter Ascending early buzz after the jump. Read More »