Star Wars: The Last Jedi Reshoots May Deal With Carrie Fisher’s Passing

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Word has come in that reshoots for Star Wars: The Last Jedi will commence in March. According to reports, the reshoots are taking place in Austria, Scotland, and Ireland. Ireland is a pretty interesting location, since the Skellig Michael island that subs in for … [Read more...]

First Look at the Cast of Star Wars: Han Solo Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) For as long as I can remember I've always wanted a Han Solo prequel Star Wars film. Even though they really took their time, Lucasfilm has finally gotten around to making one with a fantastic cast and crew. How fantastic are they? Well, feast your eyes on the … [Read more...]

Disney Research Takes Next Step In Streamlined Mo-Cap System

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Motion Capture. It's all the rage these days for big budget films. Without it, Lucasfilm couldn't have virtually brought back Peter Cushing to reprise his role as Grand Moff Tarkin in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Nor could Benedict Cumberbatch have been the dragon … [Read more...]

Is Disney Negotiating With Carrie Fisher’s Estate for Future Star Wars Appearances?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The world was shocked when Carrie Fisher passed away over the holidays after suffering a massive heart attack. The actress finished filming her role for Star Wars: Episode VIII, but it was revealed that she would have had an even larger role in the next chapter … [Read more...]

No Star Wars TV Series For a Number of Years

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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...]

Confirmed: Woody Harrelson Cast In Han Solo Spinoff

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Updated: Woody Harrelson has been confirmed by Lucasfilm to have a role in the Han Solo spinoff. Here's what they said: "We couldn’t be more excited to work with an artist with as much depth and range as Woody. His ability to find both humor and pathos, often in … [Read more...]

Donald Glover On Playing Lando Calrissian In Star Wars: Han Solo

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Very rarely in the original Star Wars trilogy do you see a character who is grappling with having to make a difficult decision. That's actually what makes Billy Dee Williams' character Lando Calrissian so intriguing in The Empire Strikes Back — he was a suave … [Read more...]

Lucasfilm Will Decide Leia’s Fate in Star Wars

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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...]

Star Wars Story Group Committed To Shared Universe

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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...]

Rogue One Director Says There’s A 4K Restoration Of Star Wars: A New Hope

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is out in theaters, and loads of news is coming in about making that film and how it ties into everything. Characters from the movie will be reintroduced in Star Wars Rebels, and we may even see events from the film in that animated … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

Director Gareth Edwards Reveals Very Different Rogue One Ending [Spoilers!]

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) If you haven't watched Rogue One: A Star Wars Story yet ,then you really shouldn't read this article at all. We'll be talking about the end of the film and revealing mass spoilers. You have been warned! For months we've heard rumors that the ending of Rogue One … [Read more...]

A Rogue One Character is Coming to Star Wars Rebels

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the things I really loved about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was all of the connective tissue between all of the films. What I was surprised to learn about was how much the film had links to the animated Star Wars Rebels television series. We didn't see any … [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!]

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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...]

Movie Review — Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

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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...]