2020 was basically a wash in terms of traveling, but as the coronavirus vaccine begins to be more widely distributed, you may be finding yourself planning a vacation to finally get out of your home. In a new Instagram post, producer Jon Landau inadvertently makes the case that you might consider heading to Pandora, the fictional planet at the heart of James Cameron‘s Avatar franchise, because the new piece of Avatar 2 concept art he shared looks just like a super expensive Airbnb that you might find in an island nation like Tahiti. Read More »
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker disappointed me personally, but I’ll be the first to admit it had some great visuals. Whatever that film lacks in storytelling, it mostly makes up for with J.J. Abrams‘ direction, Dan Mindel‘s cinematography, and the great effects work from Industrial Light and Magic. Like most Star Wars films, Rise of Skywalker had a coffee table art book with all sorts of concept art – but usually, those art books tend to leave out stuff that can be considered spoiler material. Now, spoiler-centric art that never made it to print is available for the first time, and it looks pretty damn cool.
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Lucasfilm has slowly been revealing new characters and details about the forthcoming new publishing initiative Star Wars: The High Republic. But what we haven’t seen yet are some of the new vehicles that have been imagined for this new series of adventures set 200 years before the events of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.
But even though it’s set two centuries before the sequel, Lucasfilm concept artists have taken inspiration for Star Wars: The High Republic vehicles and ships from how the prequesl reimagined the saga’s aesthetic by going in a more elegant and refined direction. So with this new era, they’ve also refined the look of the the Republic a bit. On top of that, they had a chance to create new vehicles for the villainous marauders known as the Nihil, and they were even able to use some ideas originally created for the Star Wars sequel trilogy that didn’t make it to the big screen. Read More »
Are you ready to get excited about Westeros again?
After revealing the game-changing news about how Warner Bros. is going to handle releasing its film slate in 2021, WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar wasn’t done. No, he still had one more thing to unleash upon the world: the first ever concept art for House of the Dragon, the upcoming Game of Thrones spin-off show that’s intended to debut on HBO sometime in 2022. Check out the images below to see the new dragons that are set to appear in the show.
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The Mandalorian made Star Wars history as the first live-action TV series. Now you can find out how the project came together at Lucasfilm as one of the first original programs on Disney+ thanks to The Art of The Mandalorian. The book not only features ample amounts of concept art that show off the developmental evolution of the characters, settings, weapons, aliens, and more from the first season of The Mandalorian, but it also digs into the inception of the series and behind-the-scenes details from each of the first eight episodes. Read More »
Last weekend’s episode of The Mandalorian introduced us to another terrifying creature in the Star Wars universe…and it’s not the Child’s hunger for eggs. After the Razor Crest landed on an unknown ice planet, Mando, the Child, and a new passenger encountered some nasty spiders lurking in a cavern. This is the first time the deadly creatures have been introduced in the live-action Star Wars universe, but their inception goes all the way back to concept art created by Ralph McQuarrie for The Empire Strikes Back. Read More »
Move over, Baby Yoda: Baby Gizmo might be coming soon to a TV near you.
Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai, the animated prequel series that is currently in the works at HBO Max, has released its first piece of concept art, and it features a younger Gizmo than the one we’ve seen in the two live-action Gremlins movies. Could Baby Gizmo fever be about to sweep the nation? Check out our first look at some Gremlins prequel concept art below. Read More »
Adam F. Goldberg will never say die on his mission to get The Goonies 2 made. The creator of the ABC series The Goldbergs, a family comedy series which revels in the nostalgia of the 1980s, has spent the long months of quarantine taking his nostalgia for the beloved 1985 Richard Donner adventure film and doing something with it. And finally, Goldberg revealed that he has set up a pitch meeting with Donner, aided by some brand-new concept art by Michael Barnard, to try to sell the filmmaker on the idea of The Goonies 2.
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We’ve already met some of the new Jedi who will be trying to keep peace and order when a galaxy-wide crisis strikes in the upcoming Lucasfilm publishing initiative Star Wars: The High Republic. But those are the skilled Jedi who have plenty of experience. What about the up and coming Padawans? Today we’ve got a look at four new Jedi Padawan characters, including a Wookiee who wields a big lightsaber, and some details about the stories in which they’ll be debuting. Read More »
This December, fans of the Star Wars series The Mandalorian will be able to get their hands on some of the incredible concept art from the making of the first season. Lucasfilm and Abrams Books are releasing The Art of Star Wars: The Mandalorian by Lucasfilm creative art manager Phil Szostak, and he’s just revealed a sneak peek at some of the concept art from inside the book, including alternate designs for the Mandalorian himself and some adorable new images of The Child affectionately called Baby Yoda. Read More »