Star Wars Episode 9 theory

After Star Wars: The Force Awakens took great pains to establish the mystery of Rey’s parentage, Rian Johnson came along with Star Wars: The Last Jedi and created one of the all-time best mic drop moments in the franchise’s history: Rey’s parents are nobodies. It was a reveal that clearly removed the film’s heroine from a famous family lineage, making it clear that heroes don’t need a specific last name to be one of the most important figures in a galaxy far, far away.

But this new Star Wars Episode 9 theory may have found a way for writer/director J.J. Abrams to reverse that reveal and make Rey’s parents two characters with whom audiences are already very familiar. In the words of Alec Guinness’s Obi-Wan Kenobi, “I fear something terrible has happened.” Read More »

maniac trailer

From the mind of True Detective season 1 director Cary Fukunaga comes a new mind-bending series starring former Superbad co-stars. Emma Stone and Jonah Hill reunite in a Netflix limited sci-fi series that is (literally) worlds away from the 2007 raunchy comedy that helped launch both Oscar darlings’ careers.

In the offiial Maniac trailer, the two play strangers who meet at a mysterious pharmaceutical trial and end up navigating a weird, wild multi-mindverse that runs the gamut of alternate realities, from Lord of the Rings-esque adventures to Jazz Age society soirees.

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Prime 1 Studio Jurassic Park T-Rex Statue

Jurassic Park is getting all sorts of commemorative treatment this year, especially when it comes to one of the most iconic scenes in the movie. There’s a 1/10 scale diorama statue of the suspenseful tyrannosaurus rex breakout coming from Iron Studios and Chronicle Collectibles, but Prime 1 Studio is also releasing an impressive take on the iconic scene with a 1/15 scale statue of the tyrannosaurus rex escaping her enclosure. Plus, if you get the exclusive version of the statue from Prime 1 Studio, it comes with the best possible prop to go along with it. Read More »

It is time to boldly go. Once more. With an old friend.

CBS has officially announced that Patrick Stewart will reprise his role as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in an upcoming Star Trek series coming to CBS All Access. Plot details remain unknown, but that doesn’t matter – this the kind of news that can fill our souls for weeks and months ahead. One of the greatest characters in science fiction history is coming back for one last journey through the cosmos. Engage.

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Y The Last Man Series

There has been a lot of news about FX’s adaptation of Y: The Last Man, simply titled Y for the network. The cast so far includes Diane Lane, Imogen Poots, Barry Keoghan and most recently Timothy Hutton. But now FX has provided some new details about the forthcoming series adaptation.

During FX’s Television Critics Association session, FX CEO John Landgraf explained why he preferred the title to simply be Y (including plans to play with it graphically), Aftewards, he spoke to /Film about the show’s updated post-apocalyptic setting, the monkey Ampersand and the presence of another man in the cast who isn’t Yorick, the last man. Read More »

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Edward James Olmos Cut from The Predator

Edward James Olmos was cast in The Predator in March of 2017, however, as the September release date nears, the Battlestar Galactica star told /Film during the publicity rounds for his new FX show Mayans M.C. that he’s been cut out of the movie entirely. The good news is that Olmos doesn’t have any hard feelings about it, and cutting his character may turn out better for the movie. Read More »

bloodshot cast

Lamorne Morris — AKA Winnie the Bish, AKA the best character on New Girl — has just joined the Bloodshot cast. Morris will be starring opposite Vin Diesel in the feature film adaptation of the Valiant comic book.

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Han Solo Jacket Auction

The world of collectible movie props is a lucrative business, but as we learned in the wake of an Iron Man helmet being stolen from a storage facility in Southern California, it can also be a shady business. However, there are also plenty of legitimate sales happening in broad daylight thanks to auction houses around the world. And one of them is about to bring one of the coolest yet simple jackets to the auction block from a galaxy far, far away.

Han Solo’s navy blue jacket worn by Harrison Ford in The Empire Strikes Back will be up for auction in the United Kingdom, and the wardrobe item worn on screen is expected to snag $1.3 million Read More »

Carrie Fisher in Episode 9

When the Star Wars: Episode 9 cast was announced, the line-up included a big surprise: Carrie Fisher. Fisher died before the release of The Last Jedi, and many assumed her character, Leia Organa, wouldn’t be featured in the next film. According to the Episode 9 cast announcement, director J.J. Abrams plans to utilize unused Force Awakens footage of Fisher. Now, Fisher’s brother is claiming the film will also employ additional, unused Last Jedi footage as well.

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Star Wars TV Rights

Back in 2016, a few years after Disney acquired Lucasfilm, the studio sold the television rights to all of the Star Wars movies, from the original trilogy to the most recent sequels and spin-offs, to AT&T’s recently acquired Turner Broadcasting. At that time, Disney hadn’t yet finalized plans for their own subscription service. Now that the studio is looking to launch their exclusive streaming service in 2019, they want all those movies back. But if Disney wants the Star Wars movies back, they’re gonna have to pay. Read More »