Billie Lourd is Not a Young Princess Leia in The Force Awakens

There has been a lot of speculation surrounding the casting of Carrie Fisher’s daughter, Billie Lourd, in the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  Most of it has surrounded the possibility that she would play a young Princess Leia in a flashback of some kind. But during an interview with ET in which she was discussing an upcoming show that she will be in, called Scream Queens, Lourd confirmed that…

First look at Gwendoline Christie's Captain Phasma from The Force Awakens

Vanity Fair just has us all aglow this Star Wars Day with the photos they’ve been releasing from their upcoming issue!  This time it’s Game of Thrones star Gwendoline Christie as Captain Phasma (previously nicknamed the ChromeTrooper from her appearance in the trailer). Rumors had been circulating for some time that the actress best known for her portrayal of the formidable Brienne of Tarth was indeed the mysterious figure behind…

Josh Trank leaves second Star Wars Anthology Film

Josh Trank, who is directing the new Fantastic Four reboot, had been set to direct the as yet unnamed second Star Wars Anthology film. He said through the official StarWars.com website: “After a year of having the incredible honor of developing with the wonderful and talented people at Lucasfilm, I’m making a personal decision to move forward on a different path. I’ve put a tremendous amount of thought into this,…

Star Wars Brings the Power of Hope to HopeKids Event

With the Star War Celebration that occurred in Anaheim the internet has been abuzz with Star Wars themes.  The Force is Strong in all of us, but nothing shows it more than when Star Wars fans can use their power for good, even when they dress for the dark. This past weekend my family and I attended a Star Wars Charity event.  It was held by HopeKids.  A group that…

"Rogue One" to follow the stealing of the Death Star plans

The Star Wars Anthology Film “Rogue One” will be a prequel to Episode IV: A New Hope and will follow the brave band of people who steal the Death Star plans that we assume we see Princess Leia slipping in to R2-D2. Felicity Jones has been confirmed to be playing a Rebel soldier in the movie. The news was revealed at a panel with Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, Lucasfilm SVP…

R2D2 Airplane to Fly the Friendly Skies this Autumn

If you’ve ever dreamed of flying on a Star Wars themed airplane – here’s your chance! ANA (All Nippon Airways) has unveiled a new paint job on one of its Boeing 787 Dreamliners.   The plane has been decorated to look like everyone’s favorite blue and white droid with the words “Star Wars” emblazoned on the side. While there is no news on exactly what route it will be flying, the…

JJ Abrams releases new Star Wars Trailer at Star Wars Celebration

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JJ Abrams & Kathleen Kennedy Buy Pizza For Those in Line for Star Wars Celebration

Twitter was alight last night as people posted that Director JJ Abrams and LucasFilm President Kathleen Kennedy bought pizza for those waiting in line overnight for the opening panel of Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, CA. For those following the Celebration on Twitter the hashtags are  #SWCA, #SWCVII, #SWCelebration