Hackers Make Good On Threat To Leak HBO Programs

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When the news broke that hackers had broke into servers ranging from Disney to Netflix to HBO, they promised that over time they would be releasing episodes and cuts of films on the internet to any studio that refused to pay up. Some, like Disney, called their bluff … [Read more...]

Netflix Trying to Keep Star Wars and Marvel as Disney Develops Own Service


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) By now everyone has heard of Disney's plans to pull out of their exclusive deal with Netflix to stream Disney, Marvel and Lucasfilm content, in favor of launching their own rival services in 2019. We're getting word that Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos is lobbying the … [Read more...]

Disney Unveils New Details For Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Theme Park


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Last weekend at the D23 Expo, Disney fans got their first three dimensional sneak peak at Disneyland's new immersive Star Wars Land based on the Lucasian Epic. And with it came a name change to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge. … [Read more...]

The Future Of Star Wars Plans May Have Been Revealed

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I love me some Star Wars! Disney buying Lucasfilm has been one of the best things to ever happen to the property, since they not only revived it with a new trilogy, but added in anthology-style films, as well. Both Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Star Wars: The … [Read more...]

Update: Tron 3 Could Be Rebooted With Jared Leto Starring

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Update: THR is reporting Jared Leto is in talks to star in a reboot of the film. He'll play a character named Ares, who was to be in TRON 3. We can probably assume that parts of what would've been the third film will make it into this reboot/sequel. There is no writer or director attached, yet TRON: … [Read more...]

No Star Wars TV Series For a Number of Years


By Danny F. Santos We've heard on and off again reports about a live-action Star Wars television series since even before Disney's purchase of Lucasfilm for $4 billion dollars back in late 2012 (was it really that long ago?). And even after the purchase, it looked like it would still happen, … [Read more...]

Lucasfilm Will Decide Leia’s Fate in Star Wars


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There are possible spoilers for Star Wars: Episode VIII and Star Wars: Episode IX to follow. You have been warned! The passing of Carrie Fisher came as a shock to the world. The actress reprised her role as Leia from the original Star Wars trilogy in The Force … [Read more...]

Domestic Box Office Soars, But International Gross Is Down In 2016


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) This year was a good year for Hollywood and another record breaking one to boot. Studios have posted $11.37 billion gross at the domestic box office in 2016, enjoying their biggest year ever according to ComScore (via Variety). That beats the previous high of $11.1 … [Read more...]

Star Wars Story Group Committed To Shared Universe


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I love a large story. One of the things that attracts me to the Marvel Cinematic Universe is all of these stories taking place within the same meta-narrative, where you can see all the connective tissue. When Disney bought Lucasfilm, they took the entire … [Read more...]

Here’s How To Make A Rogue One Prequel [Spoilers!]


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) This article contains massive spoilers for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story! You have been warned. It's been a week since I sat down to watch Rogue One. Following its release, a whole bunch of easter eggs and behind-the-scenes news have poured out. One of the more … [Read more...]

Rogue One Box Office: Second Biggest Domestic December Opening


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) As expected, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story enjoyed a massive opening weekend around the world – raking in $290.5 million in global box office receipts. Disney's first standalone Star Wars film since buying Lucasfilm also earned an enormous $155 million in North … [Read more...]

Studios Talking with Theaters About a 17-Day Theatrical Release Window


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Earlier this month, we reported that Apple was lobbying Hollywood studios for earlier access to movies via their iTunes platform. It seemed that Hollywood was open to the idea, and now we're beginning to get some news that biggest obstacles to a deal — namely the … [Read more...]

Movie Review — Rogue One: A Star Wars Story


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Lucasfilm and Disney have a lot riding on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. In fact, I'll argue that this film is the one that will justify or not the $4.05 billion dollar price tag for acquiring Lucasfilm that Disney spent. It's one thing to buy Star Wars but at that … [Read more...]

Tons of New Rogue One Footage and an IMAX TV Spot


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is just days away from premiering at your local cinema, and Disney has been pushing the Lucasfilm movie hard in marketing. Today, we have several new clips, a new featurette, and a new TV spot with brand new footage. The press … [Read more...]

Gareth Edwards Talks About the Extensive Rogue One Reshoots


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There have been a lot of rumors about the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story reshoots. We know that they were extensive and took eight weeks to complete, and it was recently revealed that Tony Gilroy made quite a bit of money off of the reshoots, along with getting a … [Read more...]

Report: Bourne Writer Tony Gilroy Made Millions Off Rogue One Reshoots


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will be released in just a couple of weeks. Visual effects have been completed and delivered, and major reshoots wrapped up earlier this summer. At the time, it was being reported that the Rogue One reshoots could be replacing up to … [Read more...]