Has ‘Girls’ Star Adam Driver Been Cast In ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’? – MTV.com

MTV.comAccording to a report from Variety, the “Girls” breakout star is nearing a deal to join “Star Wars: Episode VII” as the movie’s villain. The J.J. Abrams continuation of George…

Sam Mendes Out Of James Bond 24; Bring In Steven Spielberg

Sam Mendes has told the news website of the magazine Empire that he’s backing out of directing the next James Bond movie, or what’s referred to as ‘Bond 24’ for…

George Lucas And Mellody Hobson Engaged; Twitter On Fire

George Lucas And Mellody Hobson, the seven-year-long relationship between the legendary filmmaker, creator of Star Wars, and Irish Coffee-lover (I had one with him at the old Aqua Restaurant in…

Lucasfilm Bought By Disney For $4 Billion

Disney under Robert Iger has become the only true media giant. It owns Pixar, Marvel Entertainment, Cap Cities / ABC, ESPN, whatever small company this blogger can’t think of, and…

Star Wars’ Ralph McQuarrie Passes In Berkeley At 82

The man who I remember as giving a look” to Star Wars, even before I heard of the movie was Ralph McQuarrie. This was 1976, and my friend Lars Frykman…

Star Trek’s 45th Anniversary Celebration

On Thursday, 45 years ago, I stayed up late to watch a television show that would come to have a dramatic impact on my life: Star Trek. Star Trek has…

Darth Vader’s ‘Nooo!’ in Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi, Works

There’s a small controversy brewing in Star Wars and pop-culture fandom about the newly remixed Star Wars: Episode VI – Return Of The Jedi on Blu Ray. There some some,…

Star Wars Blueprint Book Introduced At Comic Con 2011

For sci-fi fans like this blogger, owning the Star Trek Blueprints of the late 70s were like owning gold. Now, Star Wars fans can enjoy the same engineering drawings for…

Space Shuttle Atlantis Final Launch Marks End Of Intellectual Curiosity

The Space Shuttle Atlantis lifted off from Kennedy Space Center this morning, and high into the sky and eventually into Earth’s orbit. It marks the final launch – the last…