Charles Soule is a name that has grown more and more familiar to Star Wars fans in recent years. The author has written an impressive number of titles, including the comic series Lando, Obi-Wan & Anakin, Poe Dameron, Darth Vader (2017), The Rise of Kylo Ren, and currently writing the main Star Wars line, which [...]
George Lucas and Kathy Kennedy honored with the Producers Guild Milestone Award!
On Saturday night, the Producers Guild Awards presented the prestigious Milestone Award to George Lucas and Kathleen Kennedy for their contributions to filmmaking. The Producers Guild describes the Milestone Award as a recognition for a person's "historic contribution to the motion picture industry," stating that it is "the Guild's highest honor." Past recipients of the [...]
To no surprise, Lucasfilm is focusing only on their established brands right now
A while ago, Deadline reported that Lucasfilm was no longer developing the film adaptation of Tomi Adeyemi's bestselling novel Children of Blood & Bone. Paramount Pictures has acquired the rights to develop the trilogy of films, with Adeyemi writing the screenplay and executive producing. Nothing about Lucasfilm was mentioned except for the fact that they [...]
Lucasfilm is no longer developing the Children of Blood and Bone film, as Paramount Pictures has acquired the rights
In a bit of non-Star Wars news, yet still very much related to Lucasfilm, it was recently reported by Deadline that Paramount Pictures has acquired the rights to develop a trilogy of films based on Tomi Adeyemi's bestselling novel Children of Blood and Bone. What's significant is that, last we had heard, Lucasfilm had the [...]
George Lucas and Kathy Kennedy are being honored with the Milestone Award from the Producers Guild of America for their leadership of Lucasfilm
George Lucas and Kathy Kennedy are set to receive a very prestigious award recognizing their numerous contributions to the film industry, as the Producers Guild of America will present them with the 2022 Milestone Award at the 33rd Producers Guild Awards on March 19. The award is described as the PGA's "highest honor" and it [...]
2022 will be the biggest year of content in Star Wars history!
As Disney endures transitions, Kathy Kennedy’s leadership at Lucasfilm is as important as ever
We are just days away from a pretty significant moment for the Walt Disney Company, as Bob Iger is officially stepping down as Executive Chairman of the Board on December 21, 2021. Iger will be succeeded as Chairman by longtime board member Susan Arnold. Iger is one of the most accomplished executives in Disney's storied [...]
Disney+ officially confirms that there will be at least five Lucasfilm shows dropping in 2022!
This isn't exactly news, since we knew it was all happening already, but in a recent trailer promoting the new content that will be coming to the Disney+ streaming service in 2022, we got further, official confirmation that there are going to be a ton of major projects from Lucasfilm hitting the platform next year. [...]
Warwick Davis introduces us to the cast of the Willow Disney+ series in a new feature!
On Disney+ Day last Friday, amidst the various announcements across the various Disney brands, there was a cast announcement trailer for another project: the upcoming Willow series for Disney+! The trailer features star Warwick Davis conducting a humorous get-to-know-you interview of sorts with the new generation of cast members working to bring this Willow sequel [...]
Lucasfilm President Kathy Kennedy reportedly signs three-year contract extension!
One of the most accomplished producers in movie history is staying at Lucasfilm for another few years at least. According to Matthew Belloni, a former editor at The Hollywood Reporter who now writes for Puck Newsletter, Kathleen Kennedy recently signed another three-year contract extension. Though that's not exactly official confirmation, it seems to be corroborated [...]