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...]

Kathleen Kennedy Shines Light On Star Wars Anthology Han Solo Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) When a new trilogy of Star Wars films were announced, it was also announced that the newly acquired Lucasfilm would be producing standalone series of films under the Star Wars Anthology banner. The two most assumed films that they would be producing have been Boba … [Read more...]

Beloved Doctor Who Star Tom Baker Says He’s Been Cast In Star Wars

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Do you like Star Wars and Doctor Who? Well you're in luck, as one of the Doctors is crossing the intergalactic divide between both properties, and travelling to a galaxy far, far away. During the Day of the Doctors convention in Slough this weekend, the Fourth … [Read more...]

Simon Kinberg Talks Star Wars Writers Room; Is This The Way Of Future Film Franchises?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Writing for film and writing for television are two vastly different approaches to writing for motion media. Writing for film tends to be a very solitary experience, while television requires a team of writers who break stories together, and one of them is assigned … [Read more...]

Director Implies Studio Ruined Fantastic Four; Everyone Distancing Themselves From Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Most critics who have seen Fantastic Four (including me) have agreed that it was awful, just stunningly awful. It's been battered by critics so hard, that it's "enjoying" a 10% "rotten" rating on Rotten Tomatoes. One person who seems to agree with the critics … [Read more...]

Is Lucasfilm Planning Three Live-Action Star Wars Series For Netflix?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Star Wars seems to be coming back with a vengeance. The Force Awakens is just a mere 4 1/2 months away, Star Wars Rebels returns this fall along with at least 20 books as part of the Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens series. But earlier in March, there … [Read more...]

Han Solo Spinoff Film Gets 21 Jump Street Directors, Plus Darth Vader To Appear In Rogue One

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) My favorite starship ever has always been the Millennium Falcon and of all the characters in the Star Wars universe, Han Solo gets my vote as the best character, hands down. There's something about a character who is in over his head, but somehow manages to … [Read more...]

Filming Starts On Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Cameras are reportedly rolling on the set of spinoff movie Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One. According to fan site, Star Wars Aficionado, production started “at least three weeks ago” at London's Pinewood Studios. The site also reports that Godzilla director … [Read more...]

Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One Adds Forest Whitaker To Cast

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The cast for Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One has added a new cast member to its Rebel infiltration unit: Forest Whitaker. According to Variety, he joins Felicity Jones, Riz Ahmed, Diego Luna, and Ben Mendelsohn as a part of a team who attempt to steal the Death … [Read more...]

Director Josh Trank Explains His Exit From Star Wars Anthology Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There have been massive rumors surrounding Josh Trank exiting the Star Wars Anthology film, and his behavior on the set of Fantastic Four. In fact, if rumor is to be believed, then his antics on the latter is what forced producer Simon Kinberg to approach Lucasfilm … [Read more...]

Rumor: A New Star Wars Trilogy With Obi-Wan Kenobi, Starring Ewan McGregor

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) For all the issues I've had with the Star Wars prequels, one thing I did like was Ewan McGregor's performance as Obi-Wan Kenobi. Some of his mannerisms were pretty close to Alec Guinness', that you could easily see him transition from a younger Obi-Wan to the one … [Read more...]

Matthew Vaughn & Jon Favreau Latest Directors Rumored For Han Solo & Boba Fett Star Wars Anthology Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Ever since Josh Trank bowed out of the second Star Wars Anthology film (or was fired), there's been a lot of speculation concerning why he left, and who will replace him. Of the former the big rumor is that his antics on the set of Fantastic Four, which is being … [Read more...]

Colin Trevorrow Won’t Be Directing Jurassic World Sequel

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) In just a few weeks, the first Jurassic Park film in 14 years will premiere in theaters. Jurassic World is tracking for a big release this June, and eyes are already looking to see what's ahead for the franchise. While we've yet to hear any word on whether … [Read more...]

Brad Bird To Direct The Incredibles 2 Next, Open To Star Wars

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Last year, Pixar confirmed that The Incredibles 2 was in development, which is exciting, since I think it's one of the best comic book movies. As a story, it's as much a parody and homage to superheroes as The Watchmen, is but on the opposite end of the … [Read more...]

Joss Whedon Rumored To Direct Star Wars: Episode IX

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Joss Whedon is riding pretty high after delivering two blockbuster film hits for Marvel in the form of Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron, plus bringing Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. to ABC. While he's stepping down from his Marvel obligations, Get Your Geek On podcast … [Read more...]

Full Character Reveals: Fantastic Four & Casey Jones From Ninja Turtles

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The best look yet at the Fantastic Four costumes! By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) When it comes to translating comic book superheroes to a live action movie, one of the first questions is, 'What will their costumes look like?' Sure, this is a pretty superficial question, but some of those … [Read more...]