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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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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SDCC 2017: Pacific Rim 2: Uprising Teaser Trailer

We have a teaser trailer for Pacific Rim 2: Uprising and I’m screaming at work. Okay, maybe not screaming but I’m definitely hyped for this one. I loved the first Pacific Rim film, others cough Wheelchair21 cough weren’t the biggest fans but that’s okay. Why? Because I got my sequel and its all I could ask for right now.  Check it out and let us know what you think.   What is a Jaeger? It's you, times a thousand. Now accepting pilot applications at https://t.co/wmtSHdTiHq. #PacificRimUprising pic.twitter.com/NUaOoRQf8t — Pacific Rim…

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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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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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Pacific Rim Sequel – Pacific Rim: Maelstrom Filming Begins

Recently the director for the sequel film for Pacific Rim, Steven S. DeKnight, has confirmed that production for the film is currently underway.   The sequel is currently named Pacific Rim: Maelstrom and filming is starting at Sydney, Australia. Day 1 of shooting. The adventure begins… #PacificRim2 pic.twitter.com/IONAg1gsfd — Steven DeKnight (@stevendeknight) November 9, 2016 John Boyega also posted a photo featuring his copy of his script of the film. First day on Pacific Rim today. Here's to a great adventure ahead ✌🏿 A post shared by BOYEGA (@johnboyega) on Nov 9, 2016 at 10:14am PST Pacific…

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Tamashii Nations 2016 Day 2: S.H.Figuarts & S.H.Monsterart Reveals

Tamashii Nations 2016 is still going strong with more new reveals for the S.H.Figuarts line and one more new reveal for the S.H.Monsterarts line. The new reveals include: Star Wars S.H.Figuarts FN-2187 (Finn) S.H.Figuarts Rey (Resistance Outfit) Kamen Rider S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Ichigo S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Accel S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Nazca Dopant S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Skull S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Double Heat Metal Ultraman S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Tiga Multi Type S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Dyna S.H.Monsterarts S.H.Monsterarts MechaGodzilla Poster Ver. Source: Taghobby, Taghobby 2 ,  Erasu Twitter

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Star Wars Episode VII : The Force Awakens 3D Collector's Edition Announced

Entertainment Weekly has recently announced that they will be a special 3D Collector’s Edition for Star Wars Episode VII : The Force Awakens.  The “3D Collector’s Edition” will be a four disc set that includes more bonus features not included with the previous releases. The set will include the previous bonus features along with the following extras. A look at how sound technicians blend action with audio effects in the featurette Foley: A Sonic Tale. Sounds of the Resistance, another audio themed doc showing how the sound designers blended real recordings into otherworldly effects…

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