Posts Tagged ‘JJ Abrams’

RIP Anton Yelchin, 1989-2016

by Mark Cantyon 19/06/2016
It has been announced this evening that the Russian-born actor, Anton Yelchin, has passed away in a tragic accident at the age of 27. The actor is best known by SF fans as Chekov in the rebooted Star Trek universe, but had shown a versatile range and great talent in many roles during his career. […]

The Bait and Switch Problem

by Callum Tyndallon 06/11/2015
WARNING: BIG SPOILERS FOR STAR TREK: INTO DARKNESS AND SPECTRE TO FOLLOW. Alright, Now that that’s out of the way, let’s get to the issue at hand. You remember Khan from Star Trek: Into Darkness? We were told for months and months, throughout the entire pre-release period in fact, that Benedict Cumberbatch would be playing John Harrison, an entirely new […]

Should we stop getting HYPED?

by Andrew Corbanon 04/06/2015
Fallout 4… Suicide Squad… Game of Thrones… Does the hype train ever stop? When it comes to geeky things I like, I will happily be the first guy to get SUPER hyped up about the latest trailer, announcement, casting decision, etcetera etcetera… but as we get older we start to recognise how that may hurt […]

THE FORCE AWAKENS – What we now know, and TRAILER

by Daniel Delargyon 16/04/2015
So, earlier today, Star Wars Celebration held a panel for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The full panel can be viewed below. So, for those of you who don’t wish to sit through the whole thing (officially runs 00:38:00 – 01:36:40), what are the main tid-bits to take away from this panel? – Well, Abrams apparently originally turned […]

News From a Galaxy Far Far Away

by TheWookieon 06/11/2014
Star Wars fans rejoice. We now have confirmation and the title of Episode VII.   The Morning of November 6th, 2014, I Woke up to my Star Wars notifications going off on my phone. I figured they were late to the party on telling me that they had wrapped up filming for Episode VII. In […]

Star Wars Episode VII Plot Reveal

by Ben Feeon 31/07/2014
COLOSSAL SPOILERS TO FOLLOW: No-one likes spoilers. They ruin films, break up families and bring nations toppling into the ground. Every now and again you’ll hear a rumour that you just have to share; juicy spoilerific gossip from an inside source that blows your tiny fragile mind. Here at Geek Pride towers we have recently […]

Star Wars Episode VII Cast Announcement

by Becca Harperon 29/04/2014
After a long and speculative wait the casting for Star Wars Episode VII has finally been announced, here is the full press release: The Star Wars team is thrilled to announce the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow […]

Star Wars: Episode VII to be Set 30 Years After Return Of The Jedi

by Liam Gilroyon 18/03/2014
When Disney bought the Star Wars franchise from George Lucas back in October of 2012, fans of the saga were promised a succession of new Star Wars movies (namely episode VII, VIII & IX) starting with episode VII in 2015 and since then have been eager to find any chunks of information regarding the narrative […]

J.J. Abrams releases mysterious teaser ‘Stranger’

by Becca Harperon 20/08/2013
J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot productions released this teaser trailer titled ‘Stranger’ yesterday.  J.J. is not known for being particularly open and talkative about his projects so it’s pretty much expected that this release leaves us a little perplexed. No one has yet confirmed which project this is linked to, although as you would expect there […]

Star Wars Episode VII: Ryan Gosling and Zac Efron?

by LadyNoctison 25/07/2013
The Star Wars franchise rumour mill continues,  Latino Review have claimed that Gosling and Efron recently met with Disney executives to discuss the prospect of being cast; and to be on the shortlist of those to be considered for roles within Star Wars Episode VII. It is rumoured that Gosling will be taking on the […]