Star Wars, Ms. Marvel director joins Wild Gift

Creative collective Wild Gift, home to some of advertising and entertainment’s most exciting storytellers, is pleased to announce that it has signed world-renowned Pakistani-Canadian director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy for commercial and branded entertainment assignments in the U.S., her first representation for commercial work. Obaid-Chinoy is a global figure – a journalist, filmmaker and humanitarian widely known for … Continue reading “Star Wars, Ms. Marvel director joins Wild Gift”

Ahsoka reunites with Star Wars Rebels in new trailer

Today, at Star Wars Celebration in London, Disney+ and Lucasfilm unveiled the thrilling teaser trailer for the highly anticipated Disney+ original series Ahsoka, starring Rosario Dawson in the title role. Set after the fall of the Empire, Ahsoka follows the former Jedi knight Ahsoka Tano as she investigates an emerging threat to a vulnerable galaxy. Dawson unveiled a teaser poster … Continue reading “Ahsoka reunites with Star Wars Rebels in new trailer”

Star Wars celebration offers breaking news

Lucasfilm’s Star Wars Celebration kicked off its opening day in London today with a non-stop series of announcements about some of Lucasfilm’s most highly anticipated productions—from Disney+ original series such as Star Wars: Ahsoka and Star Wars: Skeleton Crew to upcoming feature films like Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny. Taking place at the ExCel London Convention Center, Friday’s activities … Continue reading “Star Wars celebration offers breaking news”

Disney+ releases ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ trailer to kick off Star Wars Day

Happy Star Wars Day! Today, to kick off Star Wars Day, Disney+ released a brand-new trailer and key art for Obi-Wan Kenobi (starring Ewan McGregor), offering a riveting look at the highly anticipated limited series.  The story begins 10 years after the dramatic events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith where Obi-Wan Kenobi faced his greatest defeat—the … Continue reading “Disney+ releases ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ trailer to kick off Star Wars Day”

Valentine’s Day gifts for ‘Star Wars’ and Disney lovers

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and we’re here to share some chic jewelry options for the special Disney and/or Star Wars fans in your life! These gifts can be for a loved one, a bestie, or even, for yourself!  Limited Edition “The Child” (aka Baby Yoda) Necklace from the hit series The Mandalorian. … Continue reading “Valentine’s Day gifts for ‘Star Wars’ and Disney lovers”

Redefining ‘Star Wars’ with new ‘Mandalorian’ score

For decades, the sound of Star Wars had been defined by one man: John Williams. And then Ludwig Göransson came along. Six months before cameras rolled on Disney+’s The Mandalorian—the first-ever live-action Star Wars series—showrunner, writer, director, executive producer and Disney Legend Jon Favreau invited Göransson, a Grammy®-and Oscar®-winning composer, to visit his production headquarters in Playa Vista, California. “That … Continue reading “Redefining ‘Star Wars’ with new ‘Mandalorian’ score”

Disney pushes ‘Mulan,’ ‘Avatar’ and ‘Star Wars’

The summer “Blockbuster Season” is officially lost. As COVID-19 cases surge in the United States, forcing cities to restrict openings and keep theaters closed, Disney has been forced to shuffle its release window for the next few years, affecting 2020 films including the highly-anticipated Mulan. The live-action version of Mulan has been postponed indefinitely and … Continue reading “Disney pushes ‘Mulan,’ ‘Avatar’ and ‘Star Wars’”

Turning love of ‘Star Wars’ into a functioning vacuum

God bless you Matthew Scott Hunter. Since Bud Light is bringing back its “Real Men of Genius” campaign, may we nominate Hunter for this? This real genius has combined his desire to have clean floors with his love of Star Wars and created an R2-D2-like Roomba. Meet R9-D9. According to the story on tech site, … Continue reading “Turning love of ‘Star Wars’ into a functioning vacuum”

11 things you need to know about ‘Star Wars’ fans

Happy May the Fourth! If you are a die-hard Star Wars fan you know that today is official Star Wars Day. As the universe and fandom have expanded (like a Death Star exploding) over the last four decades, May the Fourth has grown from a niche tradition among hardcore fans into an international sensation and … Continue reading “11 things you need to know about ‘Star Wars’ fans”

Female-led ‘Star Wars’ coming from ‘Russian Doll’ creator

Leslye Headland, the co-creator, showrunner, and executive producer of Netflix’s critically acclaimed series Russian Doll, will bring a new all female-led Star Wars to Disney+. This news comes following the reveal that work has already started on The Mandalorian season three. Obi-Wan Kenobi also landed a writer not too long ago, while Cassian Andor has made some big casting additions. Russian Doll was nominated … Continue reading “Female-led ‘Star Wars’ coming from ‘Russian Doll’ creator”

Rumor mill: Lucas open to returning to ‘Star Wars’

Take this with a Death Star-sized grain of salt. But according to several different reports surfacing on various outlets, George Lucas has apparently told someone to hold his lightsaber, because he is reportedly interested in returning to the galaxy he created a long time ago. If…. And that, friends, wookies and X-wing pilots is a … Continue reading “Rumor mill: Lucas open to returning to ‘Star Wars’”

Non-spoiler review: ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

Well cinephiles and Jedis, The Rise of Skywalker is no Avengers: Endgame, Toy Story 3 or Return of the King. But it’s also nowhere near as bad as Twilight: Breaking Dawn or Hunger Games: Catching Fire. In other words, director J.J. Abrams landed the behemoth 9-film saga, but he didn’t stick it. Like the Millennium … Continue reading “Non-spoiler review: ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’”

BK, Germany offers free whopper to spoil ‘Star Wars’

Talk about having a last meal. Created by Hamburg agency Grabarz & Partner, Burger King Germany is offering free Whoppers to fans… for a price – spoil Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker before it opens on December 18. Oh, BK. I’d rather get my hand chopped off by Darth Vader. However, that’s me. If … Continue reading “BK, Germany offers free whopper to spoil ‘Star Wars’”

mcgarrybowen, United go full force for ‘Star Wars’

Brands are now coming out in full force (see what I did there?) for their cross-promotions with the film that could possibly outgross this year’s Avengers: Endgame. Yes, we’re talking Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and United is all in with their tie-“fighter”-in. Last week, we reported on United’s new Star Wars branded Boeing … Continue reading “mcgarrybowen, United go full force for ‘Star Wars’”

Dad, daughter play ‘Star Wars’ fantasy for EA, Xbox

When my daughter Chloe was say, 5 or 6, we would watch the classic animated show Justice League on Cartoon Network. Chloe, in her pajamas, would run to our TV and scream out every superhero’s name that would appear on screen during the opening credits. “Batman.. Wonder Woman… Green Lantern… Superman… Martian Manhunter… Flash… Hawkgirl.” … Continue reading “Dad, daughter play ‘Star Wars’ fantasy for EA, Xbox”

The force is with new United ‘Star Wars’ 737

The galaxy just got a little friendlier as United Airlines has teamed up with Disney and LucasFilm for the upcoming release of the highly-anticipated conclusion to the Skywalker Saga, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Passengers will begin flying to known worlds in November when United officially unveils an all-new Star Wars-themed paint design on … Continue reading “The force is with new United ‘Star Wars’ 737”

Watch final trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

It’s a poorly kept secret that your ol’ pal, The Geek, was not a fan of Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi. No, unlike many trolls living in their mother’s basement, I did not object completely to the pandering of Social Justice Warriors and #Metoo. Although, the pandering was ridiculously overt. No, I hated … Continue reading “Watch final trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’”

New ‘Star Wars’ footage features “Dark Rey”

We are four months away from seeing how the 42-year-old, 9-episode Star Wars saga ends. Saturday at D23, Disney’s annual convention for all things Disney in Anaheim, saw J.J. Abrams and the cast of The Rise of Skywalker present a sneak peek of the upcoming blockbuster. Onstage to present the new footage and poster was … Continue reading “New ‘Star Wars’ footage features “Dark Rey””

‘Star Wars’ panel unveils Episode IX title and trailer

The Rise of Skywalker. Hyperdrive on that for a minute, Jedis. After almost 40 years, director JJ Abrams and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy have announced the title of Episode IX to an adoring and excited Star Wars crowd comprised of Jedi and Sith lovers on the first day of the weekend-long Star Wars Celebration 2019. … Continue reading “‘Star Wars’ panel unveils Episode IX title and trailer”

Gary Kurtz, Producer on ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Empire Strikes Back’ dies

He was the man who came up with the title, The Empire Strikes Back. Not George Lucas. Gary Kurtz. And today, The BBC is reporting that the producer on Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back, lost his battle to Cancer and passed away on Sunday in North London, England. According to a statement by … Continue reading “Gary Kurtz, Producer on ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Empire Strikes Back’ dies”