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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[...]

George Lucas Talks About Star Wars

HollywoodNews.com: Sirius XM Radio today announced that it will broadcast an in-depth interview conducted by Senator Bill Bradley with award-winning filmmaker George Lucas—the legendary creator of the Star Wars Saga and Indiana Jones series and chairman of Lucasfilm, Ltd.—on a special edition of Senator Bradley’s SiriusXM show American Voices. Lucas[...]

First trailer for Lucasfilm’s “Red Tails” adventure

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We have been tracking the progress of Anthony Hemingway’s “Red Tails,” which tells the story of history’s first all African-American aerial combat unit. Produced by Lucasfilm, the movie will be distributed by 20th Century Fox and released on Jan. 20, 2012. The first full trailer debuted[...]

Tom Cruise narrated ‘ILM’ documentary to debut on Encore

HollywoodNews.com: Since its founding 35 years ago, Industrial Light & Magic has been the movie industry’s undisputed leader in groundbreaking visual effects, thrilling audiences and making hits into blockbusters. On Sunday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m. (et/pt), Encore presents an original documentary celebrating that legacy. “Industrial Light & Magic: Creating[...]

“Star Wars” celebration to air live on satellite radio

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The “Star Wars” items continue to roll in as “Star Wars Celebration V” edges closer. SIRIUS XM Radio will launch Star Wars Celebration Radio, a four-day channel broadcasting live from “Star Wars Celebration V” at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando starting Thursday, Aug. 12[...]

“Toy Story 3”: An inside look at making the sound

HollywoodNews.com: Join Skywalker Sound’s Re-Recording Mixer and Sound Designer Tom Myers, Sound Re-Recording Mixer Michael Semanick, Director Lee Unkrich, and Stuart Bowling, Technical Marketing Manager at Dolby Laboratories as they take you behind-the-scene and discuss the sound of “Toy Story 3.” “Toy Story 3” will be released in Dolby Surround[...]