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...]

Lucasfilm Announces Star Wars Virtual Reality Experience


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) "OH MY GOD!!" That was the reaction from my teenage son when he saw the trailer for Disney and Lucasfilm's latest Star Wars epic. With audiences hungering for more beyond blockbuster movies like The Last Jedi and the upcoming Han Solo spinoff film, along with … [Read more...]

New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer!


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) With just over two months until its debut, Lucasfilm and Disney are ramping up the promotion of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and have debuted a new trailer! Let's check it out! With trailers these days, they can … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday Luke Skywalker

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Editor’s note: This was one of our most popular articles, and it’s appropriate that we re-publish it in honor of Mark’s Birthday! By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) Mark Hamill was only 25 when he swung his first light saber, and some would say that it was the highlight of his career. The Jedi … [Read more...]

Top 5 Robots of the Silver Screen

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNews) This weekend Optimus Prime once again gets to save the human race from those pesky Decepticons in Transformers: Age of Extinction. Since people began wondering about the future of industry back before Eli Whitney created the cotton gin (the only fact I still remember … [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...]

Lucasfilm Parts Ways With Star Wars: Ep. XI Director Colin Trevorrow


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) First it was Josh Trank. Then Phil Lord and Chris Miller, and now Star Wars: Episode IX director Colin Trevorrow has gotten the axe. Toss in Tony Gilroy handling reshoots for Gareth Edwards on Rogue One, and Lucasfilm replacing Star Wars: The Force Awakens original … [Read more...]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Force Friday Toys Give New Clues

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With just about three months left until the premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, we're getting some pretty valuable intel on what is happening in the backdrop surrounding the plot. From Finn being chased across the galaxy by Executioner Stormtroopers, to how Luke … [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...]

Loads of New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Details and Images!

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L to R: Rey (Daisy Ridley) and Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill)

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Fans are desperate for any information on Star Wars: The Last Jedi. And that also includes any new images. Fortunately, Entertainment Weekly was able to interview many of the cast and revealed some really cool stuff. Some of the revelations are about the … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny: Heavy Metal Star Wars


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Maybe this isn't a Friday's Funny Feature so much as a really creative heavy metal band riffing (literally) on Star Wars. They are Galactic Empire, and I heard they're on tour, so here's one awesome and creative metal song and video. And you can buy their album … [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...]

New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Behind the Scenes Video, Posters, and More

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I love Star Wars. Lots of my friends have memories of the first time they saw the original trilogy, but for me they've always just been there. As if I was born with the franchise imprinted in my brain. So every time there's just a little morsel of new Star Wars, I … [Read more...]

Screenwriting 101: The Dynamic Protagonist

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By Brock Cooper (DoddleNews) When was the last time you watched a movie and thought, “Wow, that was an awesome hero?” You probably remember the bad guy far more than the good guy, am I right? Who do you remember most from Silence of the Lambs, Clarice Starling or Doctor Lecter. While the … [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...]