A number of key sequences from Rian Johnson’s forthcoming epic Star Wars: The Last Jedi have been filmed with IMAX cameras, following J.J. Abrams’ usage of the technology on Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 2015. In an official press release, IMAX...
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...
Without a doubt, Boba Fett is one of the most revered characters in the Star Wars saga. Mainly known in the original Star Wars trilogy, with a debut in The Empire Strikes Back, Boba Fett was known to be a man of mystery and a cool jet pack. The prequels...
A number of key sequences from Rian Johnson’s forthcoming epic Star Wars: The Last Jedi have been filmed with IMAX cameras, following J.J. Abrams’ usage of the technology on Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 2015. In an official press release, IMAX and Lucasfilm have announced that the Looper director has captured scenes using IMAX’s extremely high-resolution cameras, which promise to provide audiences greater scope and increased image... Read more
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
Without a doubt, Boba Fett is one of the most revered characters in the Star Wars saga. Mainly known in the original Star Wars trilogy, with a debut in The Empire Strikes Back, Boba Fett was known to be a man of mystery and a cool jet pack. The prequels shed more light into the clone’s backstory, as the son of the dangerous bounty hunter Jango Fett. Any fan of the Star Wars franchise will know his story, but these are 6 things that you might... Read more
After the announcement of a director for its live action version of Mulan, Disney’s now turned its attention to the re-boot of The Lion King, helmed by Jon Favreau. After the overwhelming success of The Jungle Book, the omens have to be good for The Lion King, although the absence of any human characters does dangle a question mark over the idea of it being live action. But, with his background in big budget blockbusters and indie movies, if anybody... Read more
Harry Potter fans, Star Wars fanatics and Battlestar Galactica obsessive unite as we’ve been treated to a brilliant new infographic from SBO.net that features the fictional sports from our favourite television and film properties that have actually been made into real life sports. If you’ve ever wondered about games such as Pazak and beyond then look no further than the infographic below, which lists just ten of the sports forged from... Read more
Here’s the news that many of us have been waiting for, Rian Johnson’s Star Wars Episode VIII is now officially titled, Star Wars: Last Of The Jedi. The news certainly poses many a question, with us already knowing that technically the only Jedi currently living in the universe are Luke Skywalker, found at the close of The Force Awakens and newfound Force wielder Rey. Does the title refer to this pair of are there another group of the last... Read more
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
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
Over the Christmas period we lost two of Hollywood’s most charismatic and loved souls in mother and daughter pairing, Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. Reynolds, the Hollywood sweetheart who had wowed audiences in Singin’ In The Rain and made us laugh over and over again in Will And Grace, and Fisher who was the quintessential Princess as Leia in the Star Wars series: icons and forever sorely missed. Thankfully, their memory lives on... Read more
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
Adam Driver is one of the hottest tickets in the industry right now, and with good reason indeed. He has rendered himself a fascinating career in an extremely short period of time, and interesting roles are set to continue as he is to lead in Sylvester Stallone’s upcoming veteran drama Tough as They Come. Stallone – who’ll also star alongside the Star Wars: The Force Awakens actor – will take on the challenge of adapting US... Read more
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