Collider reported earlier this evening that the Disney+ Obi-Wan series has been put on hold due to executive producer Kathleen Kennedy’s displeasure with the show’s scripts. This news comes on the heels of rumors that there were disagreements behind the scenes with regards to the character and show’s presentation. The Hollywood Reporter further revealed thematic… Continue reading Kathleen Kennedy Halts Obi-Wan Production for Script Rewrites
It looks like the creator of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is going to the galaxy far, far away. The Hollywood Reporter reports that Kevin Feige is going to be making a Star Wars film. Amid movies from David Benioff and DB Weiss and a potential new trilogy from Rian Johnson, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy is… Continue reading Kevin Feige to Make a Star Wars Movie
If you had told me ten years ago that Star Wars fans would be in an uproar over Disney’s handling of the legendary space opera franchise, I’d have chuckled at the very least. George Lucas’ final trilogy outing of his historic and groundbreaking creation was certainly met with some criticism by the fandom, and some… Continue reading The Saga Ends
Mainstream entertainment companies are really working hard to take the “entertainment” out of the entertainment industry. Marvel, EA, Lucasfilm, Blizzard, Bethesda, Wizards of the Coast – to name a few – are run by executives who only understand the business aspect of the ecosystem and who are more concerned with an ever-growing bottom line that, realistically, can’t just grow… Continue reading Corporatism vs. Nerdom: Repeating Industry-Killing Mistakes
Yesterday afternoon, Lucasfilm announced a new animation project to be released this very November 30th, 2018. Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures will be released in the new Star Wars Kids site and its new YouTube channel. These shorts will focus on the original Star Wars trilogy for the time being, mixing animation with the audio from… Continue reading Lucasfilm Drops Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures on an Unsuspecting Internet
Do you dislike The Last Jedi? Then dasvidaniya, comrade. Hyperbole out of the way (on my end, anyway), I’m referring to a recently released study by Morten Bay, a researcher from University of Southern California, entitled “Weaponizing the haters: The Last Jedi and the strategic politicization of pop culture through social media manipulation” [sic]. Dr.… Continue reading Russia Hacked Star Wars!