Tag Archives: Lawrence Kasdan

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” sets box office records with a $529,000,000 worldwide opening

Well, this won’t really surprise anybody, but Star Wars: The Force Awakens did really well this weekend. Yes, with a domestic opening at the box office of $247,000,000 (not to mention an A Cinemascore), audiences throughout the United States joined critics in worshipping this return to the Star Wars saga.[...]

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” drops one final Trailer

After much hype, yesterday during Monday Night Football the last Trailer for Episode VII of the Star Wars saga was dropped on the masses. I’ll have it for you below, of course, but I’m going to use this occasion to talk a bit more and perhaps even repeat myself about[...]

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” gets a New Trailer that will give you chills

A few minutes ago, Disney dropped a cinematic bomb on us by releasing the newest Trailer for the upcoming Episode VII of the Star Wars saga. This one, called Star Wars: The Force Awakens, is the start of a new trilogy and a direct sequel to the main trilogy that[...]

Disney confirms J.J. Abrams to direct Star Wars: Episode VII

J.J. Abrams will direct Star Wars: Episode VII, the first of a new series of Star Wars films to come from Lucasfilm under the leadership of Kathleen Kennedy. Abrams will be directing and Academy Award-winning writer Michael Arndt will write the screenplay. “It’s very exciting to have J.J. aboard leading the[...]

Los Angeles Film Festival Keynote Speaker Chris McGurk

HollywoodNews.com: Several new events at the 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival were announced this morning including this year’s Festival Keynote Speaker, Chris McGurk, Chariman and CEO of Cinedigm Entertainment group. On June 16, McGurk will speak on the art and business of independent film by addressing the Renaissance of Indie[...]

Sundance 2012: What’s Up?

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: The 2012 Sundance Film Festival films were announced recently. And while the list of those that made it looks interesting, Sundance may not have the star power of previous seasons. Several movies that were anticipated simply vanished and didn’t make the cut. One that I thought might[...]

“The Bodyguard” being remade, but whom should they cast?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: And I … will always … love you! Just not enough, so you’re going to have to be remade. Don’t feel bad, “The Bodyguard.” Anything with sentimental value and nostalgic worth is being dug up by Hollywood’s eager face-lifters. It’s just your turn in the barrel, so to[...]

Exclusive: Michael Biehn digs up details about the making of ‘Tombstone’

By Todd Gilchrist On April 27, Tombstone arrives on Blu-ray. The film, one of two competing efforts to chronicle the life of legendary lawman Wyatt Earp, encountered almost historic problems when the film’s original writer-director, Kevin Jarre, was fired from the production, and replced by George P. Cosmatos. Thankfully, all of[...]