Lucasfilm’s ‘Willow’ Series Officially Moving Forward At Disney+ With Jon M. Chu Directing The Pilot – Production Will Return To Wales

A series sequel based on the 1988 Ron Howard and George Lucas fantasy film Willow has been in the works for a while now from Solo: A Star Wars Story screenwriter Jonathan Kasdan. Disney has announced they’ve finally greenlit the sequel series for Disney+. They also confirmed that production will be returning to Wales whereContinue reading “Lucasfilm’s ‘Willow’ Series Officially Moving Forward At Disney+ With Jon M. Chu Directing The Pilot – Production Will Return To Wales”

Jon Favreau Hopeful Season 3 of ‘The Mandalorian’ Will Begin Filming Before The End of 2020 and Is Open To Making A Movie

In a new interview with Variety, showrunner Jon Favreau states that Season 3 of The Mandalorian is seemingly on schedule to begin filming before the end of the year as soon as Pedro Pascal finishes up a film he’s working on in Europe. Executive producer and showrunner Jon Favreau told Variety that The Mandalorian isContinue reading “Jon Favreau Hopeful Season 3 of ‘The Mandalorian’ Will Begin Filming Before The End of 2020 and Is Open To Making A Movie”

Disney To Prioritize Content For Their Streaming Services From Sports, Television, and Film Arms – Adds New Division Called Media & Entertainment Distribution

Yesterday, the Walt Disney Company announced a new initiative to get more content going for its streaming services such as Disney+, ESPN+, and Hulu from its sports, television, and film divisions. The new division will be called The Media & Entertainment Distribution group led by Kareem Daniel.  It sounds like they’ll be dedicating a lotContinue reading “Disney To Prioritize Content For Their Streaming Services From Sports, Television, and Film Arms – Adds New Division Called Media & Entertainment Distribution”

Ewan McGregor Says His ‘Star Wars’ Series ‘Kenobi’ Begins Shooting In March

Ewan McGregor previously chatted with Entertainment Tonight to promote Apple TV+’s Long Way Up, where he revealed that production on Kenobi has been pushed to the spring and is indeed being planned as a single standalone season.  MCGREGOR: “Spring next year we start, I’m really excited about it. It’s gonna be great, I think. As I understand,Continue reading “Ewan McGregor Says His ‘Star Wars’ Series ‘Kenobi’ Begins Shooting In March”

‘Indiana Jones 5’ Screenwriter David Koepp Alludes To Steven Spielberg Exiting Due To Script Issues

There seems to have been some major script issues on Indiana Jones 5 that has been key to the film’s hiccups and delays. Den of Geek was able to speak with screenwriter David Koepp, who revealed he was brought back to work on the sequel after Lucasfilm hired Solo: A Star Wars Story screenwriter JonathanContinue reading “‘Indiana Jones 5’ Screenwriter David Koepp Alludes To Steven Spielberg Exiting Due To Script Issues”

Alden Ehrenreich Suggests He’s Moved On From Han Solo Role – “It’s Not A Huge Part of My Life Anymore”

Despite all the internet rumors of Alden Ehrenreich reprising the role of Han Solo in film sequels and various Disney+ shows the actor himself seems to be moving on to other projects like his new science fiction series Brave New World. While promoting the Peacock original series based on the classic Aldous Huxley novel, AldenContinue reading “Alden Ehrenreich Suggests He’s Moved On From Han Solo Role – “It’s Not A Huge Part of My Life Anymore””

Toby Haynes Replaces Tony Gilroy As Director On First Three Episodes of Lucasfilm’s ‘Cassian Andor’ Series

Yet another production hiccup on a Star Wars project. Deadline reports that Tony Gilroy has stepped down as director on the upcoming Cassian Andor series with Black Mirror’s Toby Haynes said to replace him, who will direct the first three episodes. They are using COVID-19 travel restrictions as the reason for Tony deciding against directingContinue reading “Toby Haynes Replaces Tony Gilroy As Director On First Three Episodes of Lucasfilm’s ‘Cassian Andor’ Series”

Temuera Morrison’s Agency Confirms He Is Playing Boba Fett In ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2

It looks like Boba Fett’s return is now confirmed for The Mandalorian! The credit and listing comes from a portal from Temuera Morrison’s New Zealand agency Robert Bruce Agency that links to a CV on Showcast (the latter spotted by Making Star Wars) where it clearly states his role is Boba Fett on the series.Continue reading “Temuera Morrison’s Agency Confirms He Is Playing Boba Fett In ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2”

‘Kenobi’ Filming Start Bumped To Spring and Will Have A Single Season Confirms Ewan McGregor

Earlier in the year, Obi-Wan Kenobi actor Ewan McGregor said on the red carpet of Birds of Prey that the Star Wars series unofficially referred to as Kenobi would begin shooting in January of 2021.  Ewan recently spoke with Entertainment Tonight to promote Apple TV+’s Long Way Up, where he revealed that production on Kenobi has beenContinue reading “‘Kenobi’ Filming Start Bumped To Spring and Will Have A Single Season Confirms Ewan McGregor”

Daisy Ridley Reveals Rey’s Parentage Wasn’t Locked-Down Even During Filming – Confirms Obi-Wan Connection Was Discussed

With Star Wars in the rearview for actress Dasiy Ridley, she is dishing about behind the scenes development of the trilogy and her character Rey to Jimmy Kimmel Live guest host Josh Gad. Revealing that Rey’s parentage wasn’t always meant to be that of the grandchild of Emperor Palpatine (the daughter of his son/clone) and that she wasContinue reading “Daisy Ridley Reveals Rey’s Parentage Wasn’t Locked-Down Even During Filming – Confirms Obi-Wan Connection Was Discussed”