It’s Official – Solo: A Star Wars Story

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The Star Wars Han Solo spinoff has gone through some rough times. Written by Lawrence and Jon Kasdan, the film was initially directed by Chris Miller and Phil Lord, who were fired deep into production. With little time to waste, Lucasfilm quickly hired Ron Howard … [Read more...]

JJ Abrams Officially Returns to Direct Star Wars: Episode IX

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Lucasfilm hasn't had a very good track record when it comes to directors since the company was bought by Disney. The first sign of trouble was when Josh Trank stepped down from directing an anthology film, which was then followed by issues plaguing Rogue One with … [Read more...]

Who Will Direct Star Wars: Episode IX?


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) It was just last night we heard the huge news that yet another director has 'parted ways' from a Star Wars movie, in this case Episode IX's Colin Trevorrow had exited the picture. While I'm sure we'll hear more reports about what really happened, the big question … [Read more...]

What Took Lucasfilm So Long To Fire Star Wars: Han Solo Directors?


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The fallout of Chris Miller and Phil Lord being fired from Star Wars: Han Solo continues to reveal new details. Unlike most Hollywood stories about upheaval behind a film, the narrative for Lord and Miller's exit has remained almost completely intact. The … [Read more...]

Star Wars: Han Solo – Ron Howard Officially Taking Over As Director


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) When Lucasfilm said they would shortly be revealing a new director for the Star Wars: Han Solo spinoff, they weren't kidding. It has been less than 48 hours since the studio announced that Chris Miller and Phil Lord have been let go of the project, and we now know … [Read more...]

More Star Wars: Han Solo Fallout – What Happens Now? [Updated]

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Updated: Ron Howard has been hired to take over directing duties. Read our article here for the latest. Last night, Star Wars fans were blind-sighted by the news that Phil Lord and Chris Miller had parted ways with Lucasfilm in the midst of shooting the Han Solo … [Read more...]

How Trevorrow Will Approach Making Star Wars 9 Without Carrie Fisher

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Star Wars: Episode IX was dealt a massive blow when Carrie Fisher unexpectedly passed away last December. The sequel trilogy brought back all of the classic characters from the original Star Wars trilogy in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Han Solo was killed off in … [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...]

Han Solo to Shoot in February, Star Wars: Episode VIII Trailer in Spring

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is currently dominating at the multiplex, but that doesn't mean fans are happy to revel in just the current film. No, we want mor,e and the perfect person to ask when we'll get more Star Wars is none other that Lucasfilm president … [Read more...]

Is Felicity Jones Returning for a Star Wars: Luke Skywalker Spin-Off? [Spoilers!]


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) If you haven't seen Rogue One: A Star Wars Story yet, you really should not be reading this article. You have been warned that major spoilers for the film are ahead and you really don't want to get spoiled. Now that that is out of the way, The Hollywood Reporter … [Read more...]

Kathleen Kennedy Talks Star Wars, Rogue One, and Han Solo


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) After spending over $4 billion on Lucasfilm, Disney spent no time waiting to start off a new trilogy of Star Wars movies and several anthology films. With saga creator George Lucas stepping down, he gave the keys to Lucasfilm over to long time producer Kathleen … [Read more...]

Filmmakers Talk Rogue One’s Reshoots, Dark Tone


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Director Gareth Edwards has quashed rumors that Lucasfilm bosses were 'in a panic' over the tone of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The spin-off underwent four weeks of reshoots, which were first reported back in May, leading to stories that the Disney-owned studio … [Read more...]

Darth Vader In Rogue One, Plus New Character Descriptions


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the things that has always been suspected once the plot for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was announced, which centers around stealing the Death Star plans just prior to Star Wars: A New Hope, is that Darth Vader would be in the film, something we predicted … [Read more...]

Rogue One Comes To Star Wars Celebration, Talk Show Launched


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Each Star Wars film, in both the original and prequel trilogies, averaged about three years in between each episode. Toss in the 16 year wait and average that out, and it comes out to about a half decade wait per episode. Which is why I love that Disney is only … [Read more...]

Rian Johnson Teases Maz Kanata’s Return in Star Wars: Episode VIII


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Star Wars: Episode VIII director Rian Johnson is currently helming the next chapter in the saga, and has released a new image via Tumblr of Lupita Nyong’o as Maz Kanata. Of course, the character is brought to life with motion capture and visual effects, so … [Read more...]

Live Action Star Wars TV Series Is Still Being Developed


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Fans of the Star Wars saga have wanted a live action television show for decades — or at least I have at any rate. With the advances in computer graphics that have made producing visual effects cheaper and cheaper it seemed like it was only a matter of … [Read more...]