J.J. Abrams To Write & Direct Star Wars: Episode IX

The official Star Wars website has updated with the announcement that J.J. Abrams will return and direct Star Wars: Episode IX.  For those who are unaware the original director for the film, Colin Trevorrow, left directorial duties earlier last week.  J.J. Abrams will not only direct the film, but will also work as a co-writer with the help of Chris Terrio.  The film is produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Abrams, Bad Robot, and Lucasfilm. Lucasfilm president, Kathleen Kennedy had this to say about his return. “With The Force Awakens, J.J. delivered everything we could have possibly hoped for,…

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Review: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi 6 Inch Black Series Rey (Jedi Training)

Hello Hero Club this is Darkon633 and I am back with another toy review. Following up with the Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi 6 Inch Black Series releases we will now look at Rey in her “Jedi Training” gear. It is crazy to think that at one point time it was a miracle to find any products based on Rey during Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. Sadly this did cause a major burn-out by the time the line ended and even going into the Rogue One…

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New Writer Announced For Star Wars Episode IX

The Hollywood Reporter has reported that a rewrite is in the works for Star Wars Episode IX. To go along with the rewrite the team has added Jack Thorne to help with the script for the upcoming Star Wars sequel.  According to the website’s sources, Jack Thorne will be revising the current script by director Colin Trevorrow and his writing partner, Derek Connolly,  since “a fresh pair of eyes was needed.”   Production for Star Wars Episode IX will start next January and the film is set to premiere on May 24, 2019. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for…

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D23 Expo News: The Last Jedi Behind The Scenes

D23 Expo continues as we have a behind the scenes look at Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Watching the video itself, it just reminds me how much I love the Force Awakens for making me a Star Wars fan. Hearing how this film will ensure that we learn about the new cast. I just cannot wait to watch it, my history with Star Wars. I was on and off it where I did not consider myself a “fan” sort to speak. Star Wars was something I would put on in…

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Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi Vanity Fair Covers Revealed

The official Vanity Fair magazine website has updated with the reveal of four new magazine covers that feature Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. The covers feature several of the new outfits for the returning cast including a first full look at Rose, played by Kelly Marie Tran.  Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi will premiere in theaters on December, 15, 2017.    Personally I think that Vanity did a great tribute to Carrie Fisher and I hope she has a great final role in the upcoming film.  Source: Vanity Fair

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The Last Jedi Official Teaser Trailer

Happy Friday Heroes, we have the official teaser for Star Wars Episode 8: The Last Jedi. I haven’t had a chance to check it out. So once this is live, I’ll be watching it. I’ll update this article once a YouTube link is available. Hopefully, the Twitter video will play. Be sure to comment and share with your friends. Until the next post, I’m still XBen3000 and I’m out! Star Wars: #TheLastJedi. Arriving in your galaxy December 15. pic.twitter.com/txUht2OtO8 — Star Wars (@starwars) April 14, 2017

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SWCO 2017: Star Wars Forces Of Destiny Toyline Announced

Disney and Hasbro has announced at Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017 that they are teaming up to create a new toyline called Star Wars Forces of Destiny.   The toyline will be accompanied by a micro series of shorts focusing on several of the main female heroes of the franchise.  Some of the characters include Princess Leia, Sabine Wren, Jyn Erso, Rey, and more.  The series will launch on Disney’s official Youtube channel in July and a two part TV special including eight new shorts will air on the Disney Channel this Fall. Disney and Lucasfilm Celebrate Iconic Heroes from a Galaxy Far, Far…

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Star Wars Episode VIII Title Revealed

Coming at you with some news this morning. Star Wars.com revealed the title for the upcoming episode VIII film. It is entitled Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi.  I have to say that I’m excited to see this film. The Force Awakens was what really got me into Star Wars. So to see that were eleven months away from the sequel out.  I’m very excited to see what’s in store as we get closer to the release date. Like always sound off down below. I’m still XBen3000 and I’m…

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