Disney+ Day has come and gone, a day celebrating the two-year anniversary of the streaming service that promised new arrivals, reveals, and plenty more. And for the most part, it lived up to the hype. This was the biggest day of the year for Disney's streaming service, and it included plenty of significant premieres, announcements, [...]
Lucasfilm reportedly will hire Chris Coxall to be the next VP, Publicity & Communications
A few days ago, The Hollywood Reporter revealed that Lynne Hale will be retiring at the end of 2021 from her role running Lucasfilm's PR, stepping down from the role of VP, Publicity & Communications. Hale had been running the company's public relations for 35 years, working for many years alongside George Lucas and, in [...]
Lynne Hale, the longtime PR head for Lucasfilm, is retiring at the end of the year
The Hollywood Reporter recently broke the news that Lynne Hale will be retiring at the end of 2021, bringing to a close a run of 35 years leading Lucasfilm's public relations. Hale, who is currently Lucasfilm's Vice President of Publicity & Communications, joined the company in 1986 and played a pivotal role in the Star [...]
Dave Filoni was quietly promoted to Executive Creative Director at Lucasfilm last summer!
Dave Filoni was quietly promoted to Executive Creative Director at Lucasfilm last summer, a company rep confirmed to Variety. The Lucasfilm website was just updated this week with the new job title for Filoni, and he is now listed among the senior leadership for the entire company, on the level with studio vice presidents. And [...]
Harrison Ford and John Williams both returning for Indiana Jones 5; Phoebe Waller-Bridge joins the cast!
We have a bit of non-Star Wars news that nonetheless is pretty relevant to many Star Wars fans and to Lucasfilm overall, and it pertains to the fifth installment of the Indiana Jones franchise, which is set to hit theaters on July 29, 2022. On Friday, Lucasfilm announced a few notable people who will have [...]
Momita SenGupta named new EVP Phsyical Production at Lucasfilm!
In what feels like a pretty significant move for the studio, Lucasfilm has hired Momita SenGupta as Executive Vice President of Physical Production, according to a report from Deadline on Friday. SenGupta previously worked as the VP of Production at Netflix, and before that was the EVP of Prodcution at Viacom, so she has worked [...]
A new Indiana Jones game is coming from Lucasfilm Games!
This isn't Star Wars news, but it's exciting news from Lucasfilm that was announced recently: Bethesda is developing a new Indiana Jones video game in partnership with the newly rebranded Lucasfilm Games! According to the official release, "the game will tell a wholly original, standalone tale set at the height of the career of the [...]
Star Wars games are being brought under the rebranded Lucasfilm Games label
Lucasfilm has a long history of working on video games, first under the Lucasfilm Games label and then later under the more well-known LucasArts label. In more recent years, since the disbanding of LucasArts, the games haven't really been grouped under any sort of unified label - until now. Lucasfilm announced yesterday that all their [...]
Lucasfilm is developing a Willow TV series for Disney+!
Lucasfilm is widely known for Star Wars, and understandably so - since, after all, not only is the Star Wars franchise the most popular Lucasfilm product, but also most of Lucasfilm's projects are related to the universe. But the studio does more beyond just Star Wars, and some of their upcoming projects continue that theme. [...]
Indiana Jones 5 pushed back to 2022, but next Star Wars film still planned as scheduled
On Friday Disney announced a series of new release dates for their upcoming films, as the schedule has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Though we should be reminded that these dates could still change (especially given the uncertain nature of the timetable for the virus outbreak), of particular note is that 2022 could be [...]