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Sunday, December 2, 2012

George Lucas: 'I Don't Really Have Much To Do' As 'Consultant' On Star Wars

Producer Rick McCallum — who was instrumental in the resurrection of the Star Wars franchise, from the “Special Edition” re-releases of the first trilogy to the prequel trilogy Star Wars films — is leaving Lucasfilm to pursue producing independent films. more
Entertainment Weekly ( 12/2/2012 12:17:50 PM -08:00 )

A new hope for 'Star Wars' fans as Lucas relinquishes his death grip on the
Since Disney bought Lucasfilm at the end of October for a cool $4.05bn (€3.14bn), the internet has been awash with overheated rumours about the possibility of further Star Wars films. Disney has confirmed it will indeed be making at least three new movies, more
Irish Independent ( 12/1/2012 10:00:48 PM -08:00 )

George Lucas: 'I Don't Really Have Much To Do' As 'Consultant' On Star Wars
George Lucas: LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- George Lucas attends the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences' 4th annual Governors Awards Caption George Lucas attends the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences' 4th annual Governors Awards at The Ray more
Access Hollywood ( 12/2/2012 3:59:16 PM -08:00 )

Longtime Star Wars Producer Rick McCallum Leaves Lucasfilm
Now that George Lucas has passed off the Star Wars franchise to Disney and Kathleen Kennedy, Rick McCallum, who produced the three Star Wars prequels and the special edition re-releases of the originals, is parting ways with Lucasfilm. In a statement, he more
Vulture ( 12/2/2012 3:16:00 PM -08:00 )

Rick McCallum ankles Lucasfilm
Rick McCallum ankles LucasfilmAs "Star Wars" fans try to figure out the future of the franchise now that Disney owns it and George Lucas has stepped aside, another major creative figure has left the sci-fi series: producer Rick McCallum. On Saturday, McCallum officially announced, through more
Variety ( 12/2/2012 10:58:11 AM -08:00 )

Parody: George Lucas Reassures Fans With Sneak Peeks Of 'Star Wars VII'
'Star Wars' fans take hope. Ever since the announcement that Disney now owns the rights to 'Star Wars,' fans have worried about the fate of their beloved franchise. Well, we're here to tell you that George Lucas has heard your concerns and in a new video more
Science Fiction ( 12/2/2012 9:49:45 AM -08:00 )

Star Wars: The search for a new director continues
Speculation as to who will direct the next Star Wars film has been flying fast and furious ever since the deal with Disney was announced. Quite a number of interesting potential choices have been floated out there by fans, and another very intriguing possibility more
TG Daily ( 12/1/2012 8:57:57 PM -08:00 )

'Star Wars 7' Director to be Named Soon: 3 Guys Being Considered?
Star Wars 7 movie news might start coming fast and furiously this month—Disney has already revealed that the director will be announced soon. Unfortunately there's no word on if "soon" means within the next few days or the next few weeks. Disney studio more
Gather.com ( 12/1/2012 6:40:49 PM -08:00 )

David Fincher's Name Is Now Being Tossed Around To Direct The New "Star
David FincherIn recent weeks, every director short of the reanimated corpse of Orson Welles has been linked to the new Star Wars trilogy. And now, according to Deadline, David Fincher is rumored to perhaps be “game” to direct one of these movies for Disney. Fincher has more
Complex.com (blog) ( 12/1/2012 2:55:42 PM -08:00 )

Jon Favreau and David Fincher in the running for Star Wars: Episode VII
Jon Favreau and David Fincher in the running for Star Wars: Episode VIIFollowing the news that both Steven Spielberg and J.J. Abrams have taken themselves out of the running to direct Star Wars: Episode VII and Brad Bird opting to direct 1952 comes word that Iron Man's Jon Favreau and The Social Network's David Fincher are more
The Fan Carpet ( 12/1/2012 1:22:20 PM -08:00 )

'Star Wars' news: Jon Favreau wants to direct new movie
Related topics. Star Wars Episode VII · Star Wars · Jon Favreau · Iron Man. Advertisement. There have been a lot of rumors about who will direct the upcoming 2015 blockbuster, "Star Wars: Episode VII." According to Deadline on Nov. 30, another name has more
Examiner.com ( 12/1/2012 11:10:10 AM -08:00 )

Jon Favreau and David Fincher in the Running for Star Wars?
Jon Favreau and David Fincher in the Running for Star Wars?It's been over a week since the last rumor about a potential director for Star Wars made the rounds and to make up for lost time, there are two more names allegedly in the running. Directors Jon Favreau (Iron Man, Cowboys & Aliens) and David Fincher (The more
Mighty Action ( 12/1/2012 10:53:46 AM -08:00 )

Star Wars Episode 7: Five Most Likely Directors Still In The Running
Star Wars Episode 7: Five Most Likely Directors Still In The RunningMatthew Vaughn With Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn revealing that the Star Wars Episode 7 director will be announced soon, we're betting the announcement comes with the next George Lucas and Kathleen Kennedy video that is set to be released on more
Comicbook.com (blog) ( 12/1/2012 9:33:07 AM -08:00 )

Star Wars Episode 7: Disney Says Director Will Be Name Soon
Star Wars Episode 7: Disney Says Director Will Be Name SoonThe man who will lead us on a return journey to a galaxy far, far away, will soon be announced by Disney's Kathy Kennedy, according to Disney studio chairman Alan Horn. In a recent interview with Vulture, Horn said an announcement regarding the director more
Gamenguide ( 12/1/2012 8:48:07 AM -08:00 )

Lucasfilm Confirms Rick McCallum's Departure From the Company
StarWars.com has confirmed the departure of Star Wars producer Rick McCallum from Lucasfilm. McCallum worked on The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, the Star Wars prequels, and Red Tails. Star Wars.com released the following post about McCallum more
411mania.com ( 12/1/2012 8:13:55 AM -08:00 )

David Fincher Rumoured For Star Wars: Episode VII, Jon Favreau Too
It's difficult to know with this one how much truth there is in it, but in the melee of rumour that have erupted ever since Disney bought Lucasfilm and announced Star Wars: Episode VII, a new name has emerged as a potential director – David Fincher. more
Big Gay Picture Show ( 12/1/2012 3:53:18 AM -08:00 )

Directors Favreau and Fincher Up for "Star Wars" Sequel
Earlier this month, it was reported that director/actor Jon Favreau was giddy as a schoolgirl when it came to news about the seventh Star Wars film having an opening for a director. Now word has it that Favreau is “panting after this job,” and filmmaker David more
Nuke The Fridge ( 11/30/2012 9:18:07 PM -08:00 )

Star Wars: Episode VII director rumors: Is Jon Favreau, David Fincher
Star Wars: Episode VII director rumors: Is Jon Favreau, David FincherLet's me be honest, Star Wars is one of the greatest sci-fi franchises ever created (sorry Trekkies). I'm not the only one who feels this way too as many people in the entertainment industry would say that Star Wars is one of their inspirations. So one would think more
Nerd Reactor ( 11/30/2012 7:21:12 PM -08:00 )

What If Spielberg directed Bond?
What If Spielberg directed Bond?With the resurrection of Star Wars, possible lists of directors have shown up all over the 'Net, yet right now it's just fanboy wishful thinking. Even Steven Spielberg's name was mentioned, but he respectfully declined because Star Wars is totally Lucas's trip. more
TG Daily ( 11/30/2012 6:09:20 PM -08:00 )

Jon Favreau and David Fincher in Talks for "Star Wars: Episode 7"?
Actor Jason Flemyng recently revealed that Matthew Vaughn is in talks to direct "Star Wars: Episode 7." But Deadline has now learned that Jon Favreau (Iron Man) and David Fincher (Fight Club, The Social Network) are also being considered. Favreau has more
WorstPreviews.com ( 11/30/2012 6:09:04 PM -08:00 )