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Alden Ehrenreich Frontrunner to Play Han Solo

This news has not yet been confirmed or denied by Lucasfilm/Disney, but it is believed that after an extensive search Alden Ehrenreich (Hail, Caesar!) will be portraying Han Solo in a stand alone/prequel film (and possibly a cameo in Rogue One).  The initial auditions consisted of over 2,500 actors vying for the coveted role with news that the field was narrowed down to 5 finalists just over a month ago.  According to Deadline they may have found their man. Continue reading Alden Ehrenreich Frontrunner to Play Han Solo

What Does the Future Hold for Indiana Jones?

Last week Disney/Lucasfilm officially announced that Indiana Jones 5 is in the works with a July 19, 2019 release date.  It was also indicated that Harrison Ford would be returning to the iconic role.  With Indiana Jones having strong brand recognition, Disney/Lucasfilm are no doubt trying to figure out a way to continue the franchise for many movies to come (similar to their return to the Star Wars money-maker).  What will this look like moving forward? Continue reading What Does the Future Hold for Indiana Jones?

It’s Official- Indiana Jones 5 Gets a Release Date!

Coming Soon is reporting that Indiana Jones 5 is officially on Disney/Lucasfilm’s movie slate for a July 19, 2019 release date.  Steven Spielberg is back to direct with Harrison Ford on board to star and Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall set to produce the film.  Since Disney purchased Lucasfilm back in 2012 it was only a matter of time before a new Indiana Jones adventure found its way to the big screen, but it was unknown whether that would be a continuation of the story with Ford returning to the iconic role or a soft reboot with a new actor wearing the fedora, similar to the James Bond franchise.  Check out the official announcement below. Continue reading It’s Official- Indiana Jones 5 Gets a Release Date!

Screenshots from Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens Trailer

The Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens Trailer arrived last night during halftime of the Monday Night Football game and can be seen here.  Additionally, I’ve posted stills from the trailer below, in case you want to look through and see if there’s anything you missed.  Check out the reaction to the trailer from stars Daisy Ridley and John Boyega. Continue reading Screenshots from Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens Trailer