Posts Tagged 'Lucasfilm'

Harrison Ford Injured on the Set of ‘Star Wars: Episode VII

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Originally posted by Variety.com

Harrison Ford has been injured on the set of Disney and Lucasfilm’s new “Star Wars” movie.

According to Disney, the 71-year-old actor was hospitalized after sustaining a bad ankle injury during filming on Wednesday.

“He was taken to a local hospital and is receiving care,” the statement reads.

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Josh Trank to Direct ‘Star Wars’ Standalone Movie

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“Chronicle” and “Fantastic Four”-helmer Josh Trank will direct a standalone “Star Wars” movie,Lucasfilm and Disney have announced.

The subject of the movie has not been revealed, but would feature characters from the “Star Wars” universe and not be part of the upcoming trilogy, starting with next year’s “Star Wars: Episode VII” ...

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Disney has announced it will control any future “Indiana Jones” movies..

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 — but does the world really want any future “Indiana Jones” movies?

 

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The other shoe has finally dropped. Disney and Paramount have come to an agreement over the other big franchise most people connect with Lucasfilm: Indiana Jones. More important than the actual deal, however, is what’s implied by the terms — that we’ll be seeing another Indiana Jones movie before too long.

After all, surely that’s the ...
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Neill Blomkamp Turned Down The Opportunity To Work On Star Wars

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WHAT?!?!?

July 16, 2013Alexander Lowe1

Neill Blomkamp LA 010810 540x360 Neill Blomkamp Turned Down The Opportunity To Work On Star Wars

When Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm was first announced, a lot of Neill Blomkamp fans wanted the District 9 director to take on Star Wars: Episode VII. After all, with his best picture nominated debut he created a wonderful dystopian film that not only appealed to sci-fi nuts, but to moviegoers ...

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Lego X-wing fighter touches down in New York’s Times Square

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Biggest-ever brick model to plug Disney show

Danish toymeister Lego has unveiled the largest model yet using its eponymous plastic chunks: a 43ft (13.1 meters) X-wing fighter that’s a claimed 1:1 scale replica of George Lucas’ Death Star destroyer, and is 42 times the size of the same kit that Lego offers to children (old and young).

A Lego X-Wing fighter in Times Square 

A Lego droid is also included

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Lucas Engaged

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George Lucas Engaged to DreamWorks Chairwoman Mellody Hobson
05 January 2013

With all of the recent news around Lucasfilm being bought by Disney, fans might be getting riled up, but it looks like George Lucas himself is living the sweet life.
Looks like everything is coming up roses for the director, as he recently got engaged to Dreamworks Animation chairwoman Mellody Hobson, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The pair have reportedly been together since 2006 and the engagement is coming as ...

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