Category Archives: Lucasfilm

How The Lightsaber Came to Star Wars

Who hasn’t dreamed of being a Jedi Knight with their own special powers and laser sword? There’s a new mini-documentary from Star Wars on the birth of the lightsaber, one of the coolest weapons ever conceived in film. Star Wars … Continue reading

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Star Wars – The Galaxy Is Not So Far Away Anymore

Editors Note: Chris has added Star Wars to his beat here on The Disney Blog. His first post is a look at what has transpired since Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm. It has been very interesting to watch and compare Disney’s … Continue reading

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How will Disney and Lucasfilm Adapt the Star Wars Canon for New Films?

As we know, Disney now owns Lucasfilm and has committed to finishing the trilogy of movie trilogies, plus a spin-off or two. Fans of Star Wars may debate whether episodes 1-2-3 were any good or not, but we’ve almost all … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Episode VII Release Date set for December 18, 2015

This just in from Disney and Lucasfilm. Star Wars Episode VII has a release date. No official title yet, but we now know that it will open December 18, 2015. Pre-production is in full-swing and shooting is scheduled to begin … Continue reading

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Winnie The Pooh as Darth Vader, It Happened

Back in July Connecticon had a special panel featuring the talents of voice actor Jim Cummings. Among his many voice roles include firefly Ray from The Princess and the Frog, Darkwing Duck, and Winnie The Pooh. During the panel he … Continue reading

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