Posts tagged Star Wars
Disney teamed up with EA to help produce more Star Wars video game titles after closing down LucasArts. The developers assigned to produce these new games include BioWare, Visceral and DICE. There are no details on what these games are going to be like, but now that E3 is coming next month, EA has More >
Police were recently called to a sci-fi convention (NOR-CON IV) held at the University of East Anglia to stop an argument between a Star Wars fan and a Doctor Who fan. There was no physical fight. There was no lightsaber – sonic screwdriver battle. It was just a verbal argument between two More >
Disney recently teamed up with EA to help produce more Star Wars games after Disney closed down LucasArts. One of the studios under EA already has experience with Star Wars games. BioWare worked on Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, which is one of my all-time favorite games. Other studios More >
When Disney bought out Lucasfilm, one of the things on their to do list was to abandon LucasArts. Gamers and Star Wars fans worldwide were disappointed, because they were afraid that there weren’t going to be any more Star Wars games in the foreseeable future. Star Wars 1313 was a highly More >
I’m pretty sure Hasbro’s Star Wars Boba Fett figure will get a lot of nerds all excited when San Diego Comic-Con 2013 hits. Not only does this SDCC exclusive comes with a 6″ Boba Fett figure, but it also comes with Han Solo frozen in Carbonite.
The special edition figurine set will be sold at the More >
Here’s a Star Wars parody video just in time for May the Fourth weekend. The video parodies the Mos Eisley Cantina scene with Han Solo and Greedo, but with cats, dogs and cuteness. This isn’t the special edition, so there’s no need to ask who shot first. Yeah, that Haz Alone? is one ballsy cat. More >
It’s a sad thought to think that there would be a new Star Wars movie without John Williams back as composer. Well, we already lost the battle with him not returning to compose the Man of Steel movie. Then again, that movie is like a reboot of sorts. With J.J. Abrams directing Star Wars: Episode More >
I’ve seen some pretty interesting costumes for pets over the years here at Nerd Reactor. How could we forget Iron Man Croc? Costume Craze has just released new images for their upcoming lineup of new Star Wars themed dog costumes. Costume Craze has done Star Wars dog costumes before, but not like More >
Walt Disney Pictures and LucasFilm just announced at this year’s CinemaCon in Las Vegas that starting from Summer 2015, there will be a Star Wars film (whether a standalone or complete) every summer.
Star Wars: Episode VII will open in theaters in the summer of 2015 and then every summer will More >
It’s a sad day today for Star Wars fans. Actor Richard LeParmentier, who played Admiral Motti in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, has passed away.
You may remember him as the cocky Admiral who had no faith in the Force, thus resulting in Lord Vader force-choking him.
LeParmentier was also in Who More >
Since Disney bought out Lucasfilm, some fans were worried that Disney would ruin the Star Wars franchise. I think Disney has already proven themselves with the way they handled the Marvel films, so yes, I have faith in Disney’s Star Wars. That doesn’t mean we can’t make fun of them though.
Here’s More >
If you live in or near the Orange County area and are into Star Wars and burlesque shows, you should definitely check out the Star Wars Burlesque show by Live Effects and Devil’s Playground. We’ve been to many of their burlesque shows, and it’s always a fun time.
The event will take place on May More >
LucasArts recently went under due to Disney wanting to focus all their Star Wars efforts on the films. One of the games that LucasArts was working on was the highly anticipated Star Wars 1313 that premiered during E3 2012. The game looked really impressive, since the demo was running on a high-end More >
At WonderCon 2013, Kotobukiya showcased their Spring Preview line which included previous announcements from New York Toy Fair and a couple of new announcements exclusive for WonderCon. I am especially loving the new “Cu-poche” line, which has similarities to the Nendoroid line but features a More >
It’s not a great week for gaming companies, first Activision let go a good portion of the workers (around 40) from High Moon Studios who were working on the upcoming Deadpool game, then Square Enix’s CEO steps down while also releasing around 40 workers from the Square Enix Los Angeles offices as More >
Before Star Wars and Anakin Skywalker, there was Annikin Starkiller and The Star Wars. The Star Wars was the original screenplay draft from George Lucas that was put on paper three years before the film came out. The first draft had many different changes, including Han Solo as an alien lizard and More >
This has been out for a while, but I just recently stumbled upon it and thought it was amazing. These people deserve the Nobel prize for this. You have to be really dedicated to it, or it will come out horrible. If you are a Star Wars fan you have to check this out. For the tech savvy folks out More >
If there’s one thing Disney knows how to do, it’s selling a product. And guess what’s the newest ones to roll out the factory doors? Star Wars Merch of course! With the recent buyout of the franchise and the announcement of “Star Wars Weekends” happening at Disney Hollywood Studios, we’ll be More >
Lego Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out came out on DVD this week, and to celebrate the release, we’re having a contest where two winners can win a DVD copy. Not only that, but the DVD comes with a Darth Vader LEGO Minifigure. Sweet!
The Rebel Alliance including Luke, Han and Leia are faced with a More >
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson talks about possible Fast and Furious spin-offs and wanting to be in Star Wars
Dwayne Johnson has been quite busy lately, with G.I. Joe Retaliation (releasing this Thursday) as well as three other movies (Snitch, Pain and Gain, Fast Six) releasing this year. Obviously out of the four films he’s set to star in, Fast Six would have to be the biggest of them all. In recent More >
We’ve had George Lucas announcing that Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, and Mark Hamill were all going to return in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII. A part of me wishes that it wouldn’t be revealed, since I’d rather be surprised when I finally watch it. Just imagine them coming out of nowhere on More >
We all remember Billy Dee Williams as the dashing Lando Calrissian! Now, we possibly may get to see him again in Disney’s Star Wars Episode VII!
Right now, we have Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford agreeing to appear in the next movie. Now, we are just waiting on our favorite More >
George Lucas says Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford have signed on for Star Wars: Episode VII
There have been many talks as to whether the cast from the original Star Wars trilogy (Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford) would be back for the J.J. Abrams-directed Star Wars: Episode VII. George Lucas has chimed in and said that they have already signed all three of them.
“We had More >
Carrie Fisher, who first donned the Princess Leia buns in 1977 in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, confirmed YES, she will be returning as Princess Leia for Disney’s Star Wars sequels.
In an interview with Palm Beach Illustrated, Fisher was asked, “Disney is going to continue the Star Wars saga, More >
Michael Haneke was nominated as Best Director for Amour during the Oscars. Now what would happen if Disney and Lucasfilm hired him as director for Star Wars: Episode VII instead of J.J. Abrams? Well, we’d get a super Luke Skywalker who can now touch the blade of a lightsaber. Now that’s a Master More >