Filmoria Visits…Star Wars Identities – The Exhibition
This week, we were lucky enough to be invited to Lucasfilm and X3 Production’s fabulous new Star Wars exhibition – Star Wars Identities – at The O2 Arena in North Greenwich, London. Open until 3rd September, this fantastic interactive...
Production On Han Solo Star Wars Story Gets Underway
Principal photography on the currently untitled Han Solo spinoff film has gotten underway at Pinewood Studios in London. Directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller of The LEGO Movie and 21 Jump Street fame, the new Star Wars Story (in the same vein as Gareth...
Woody Harrelson Joins Han Solo Spinoff Movie
It has been officially revealed today by Lucasfilm that Woody Harrelson has signed on to star in the currently untitled Han Solo spinoff anthology movie. This will serve as the second in the new assortment of singular Star Wars stories in the wake of...
Filmoria Visits…Star Wars Identities – The Exhibition
This week, we were lucky enough to be invited to Lucasfilm and X3 Production’s fabulous new Star Wars exhibition – Star Wars Identities – at The O2 Arena in North Greenwich, London. Open until 3rd September, this fantastic interactive experience takes fans inside the heart of A Galaxy Far, Far Away, by offering a new perspective on our beloved intergalactic heroes. Star Wars Identities’ foundation is built upon the two figures... Read more
First Version Of Rogue One Gave K-2SO A Different Ending
In case you’ve not seen Rogue One:A Star Wars Story – really? – here’s a big fat spoiler alert. Everybody dies. They all perished in the Battle of Scarif; an ending with guts but also the right one as well. But the way they died changed while the film was in development and actually being written. And actor Alan Tudyk, who played the deliciously sarky droid K-2SO, has revealed that in the first version of the script, he was destined to... Read more
City Of Tiny Lights Gets A Noirish UK Poster
Ahead of its anticipated UK release next month, the good folks at Icon Film have provided us with this sleek, noir-inspired quad poster for City of Tiny Lights. Starring Rogue One: A Star Wars Story‘s Riz Ahmed, and Penny Dreadful‘s Billie Piper, the film was a big hit at the BFI London Film Festival last October, and looks set to thrill viewers this April. Directed by Pete Travis, and featuring a fresh British supporting cast including... Read more
First Footage From Star Wars: The Last Jedi Screened
It’s official, we are well and truly on the road to one of this year’s biggest releases – the next chapter in the Star Wars Saga, The Last Jedi. And over at Disney, at the annual shareholders gathering – the lucky folks in attendance were able to see first glimpses of the December blockbuster. Star Wars: The Last Jedi is one of Filmoria’s 20 Must-See Movies Still to Come in 2017 There has been much debate and speculation... Read more
The Wire Star Joins Young Han Solo Movie
News has broken that Michael Kenneth Williams – the hugely talented and universal performer – has officially joined the forthcoming Han Solo Star Wars Story. The LEGO Movie‘s Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are directing the untitled Han Solo Star Wars movie, in which Williams will join the mightily impressive cast including Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian, Thandie... Read more
Watch: Hilarious Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Parody Video
We at Filmoria absolutely LOVE Star Wars, and we said Gareth Edwards’ Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was “absolutely astonishing entertainment,” in our official review last year. Still, we also appreciate a good joke poked at A Galaxy Far, Far Away, which is exactly what How It Should Have Ended (HISHE) have provided with this side-splitting new video. Now rather obviously, this video contains major spoilers, but come on, who hasn’t... Read more
Production On Han Solo Star Wars Story Gets Underway
Principal photography on the currently untitled Han Solo spinoff film has gotten underway at Pinewood Studios in London. Directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller of The LEGO Movie and 21 Jump Street fame, the new Star Wars Story (in the same vein as Gareth Edwards’ masterpiece, Rogue One), will explore Han and Chewbacca’s adventures before the events of Episode IV: A New Hope, including their early encounters with that other card-playing... Read more
Woody Harrelson Joins Han Solo Spinoff Movie
It has been officially revealed today by Lucasfilm that Woody Harrelson has signed on to star in the currently untitled Han Solo spinoff anthology movie. This will serve as the second in the new assortment of singular Star Wars stories in the wake of Gareth Edwards’ incredible Rogue One. Harrelson, known for wide-ranging roles in film and TV such as The Hunger Games, No County For Old Men, True Detective, Cheers, and Zombieland, will... Read more
Watch: Fascinating Look At How Rogue One Resurrected Grand Moff Tarkin
Gareth Edwards’ enthralling masterpiece Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is currently storming the global box-office, and with good reason: the film is incredible. But a big question upon the lips of many is just how Lucasfilm’s Industrial Light & Magic managed to digitally recreate Peter Cushing’s legendary Imperial operative Grand Moff Tarkin, considering the actor passed away in 1994. Well thanks to ABC News, we now have a wider... Read more
Stunning Star Wars Rebels Season 3 Mid-Season Trailer
We at Filmoria love Star Wars Rebels; Disney XD’s exhilarating animated offering which bridges the gap between Episodes III and IV via Rogue One. Following the dramatic midseason finale back in December, the show is set to return this Saturday (7th January), and to celebrate, the good folks at Lucasfilm have unleashed an incredible new trailer. Featuring plentiful glimpses at Sabine with the Darksaber, Grand Admiral Thrawn’s diabolical... Read more
Rogue One Finishes 2016 As The Biggest Film At The UK Box Office
It was almost an inevitability, but it’s now been confirmed that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is officially the UK’s biggest film of the 2016 box office. With the figures all tallied up at the close of last year, Rogue One ended as the most successful film of the annual calendar with a staggering £50.7m in total. It pipped Warner Bros’ Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them in the final hours and achieved the feat in just 17 days... Read more
Carrie Fisher Had Completed Work On Star Wars: Episode VIII
In the wake of the great Carrie Fisher’s untimely passing – with her mother Debbie Reynolds also leaving us just a single day later – news has broken that the legendary Star Wars actress had completed her work on the forthcoming Saga entry, Star Wars: Episode VIII. The sequel to J.J. Abrams’ The Force Awakens, director Rian Johnson (Looper) had wrapped filming in July and is currently in the midst of post-production. Variety... Read more