EA Wants To Double Down On LucasArts And Disney Partnership To Make More Star Wars Games

It looks like there’s going to be more Star Wars from EA in the foreseeable future. In a recent investor call, company CEO Andrew Wilson touched on the success of the license currently under EA and how the partnership between LucasArts and Disney will strengthen moving forward. Continue reading “EA Wants To Double Down On LucasArts And Disney Partnership To Make More Star Wars Games”

Rise of Skywalker Novelization Confirms Palpatine Clone Leak

Leading up to Palpatine’s ultimate victory aka the Rise of Skywalker, the Fandom Menace was greeted nearly weekly with fresh leaks coming out of the movie’s production. Some obviously from disgruntled employees, but at a certain point, even the channels covering and delivering the leaks began to suspect at least some of them were being released intentionally by Disney. In an effort to gauge the hardcore Star War’s fans reactions to the movie that continued to test poorly with test audiences. Continue reading “Rise of Skywalker Novelization Confirms Palpatine Clone Leak”

Star Wars Movies Officially On Hiatus Disney Will Focus on Disney Plus For Now

During Disney’s recent investor conference call, Disney’s CEO Bob Iger confirmed to investors there are no plans for any Star Wars movie at this time. That the entire series on film will be taking a hiatus for the foreseeable future. With all attention focusing on developing new content for Disney plus. Continue reading “Star Wars Movies Officially On Hiatus Disney Will Focus on Disney Plus For Now”

Rumored Leaks Blame Disney Not J.J. Abrams For Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker Failure

Before delving into the latest leaks it is important to stress that this in unconfirmed information that cannot be independently verified. Previous confirmed leaks have indicated there is a J.J. cut so the information provide here after may paint a picture of what transpired from the J.J. Abrams camp. Continue reading “Rumored Leaks Blame Disney Not J.J. Abrams For Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker Failure”

J.J. Abrams and Disney Receive Death Threats Over Rise of Skywalker

(Warning this Article Contains Spoilers)

Upon reading the title you probably rolled your eyes and said “sure they are.” After all who could blame you after the sheer number of times they’ve cried wolf? If consumers are saying they’re unhappy, magic death threats that they’ll never share proof of manifest from the ether, but never leave any proof of their existence. Continue reading “J.J. Abrams and Disney Receive Death Threats Over Rise of Skywalker”

Rumor: LucasFilm Is Trying To Bring George Lucas Back on As a Producer

There’s no denying at this point the Rise of Skywalker has been an absolute failure. With classic and new fans absolutely hating the production and the 59% decline in week-over-week box office intake, it will be a miracle if the movie even breaks even at this junction, especially after taxation. Continue reading “Rumor: LucasFilm Is Trying To Bring George Lucas Back on As a Producer”

Respawn Entertainment Is Reportedly Working On A New Third-Person Star Wars Game

Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment are reportedly working on a new third-person action-adventure game set in the realm of Star Wars. According to the report that spotted the job listings regarding Respawn’s Star Wars team making a new game, it’s believed to be related to Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. Continue reading “Respawn Entertainment Is Reportedly Working On A New Third-Person Star Wars Game”

Report Says EA To Release New Star Wars Game Before Fiscal Year 2022 Ends

Do you want more Star Wars? Well, if you do or if you don’t, there seems to be more endless Star Wars coming to you in the near future. A new report cites another section from EA’s investor call regarding the company to release this new Star Wars game before the end of Fiscal Year 2022. Continue reading “Report Says EA To Release New Star Wars Game Before Fiscal Year 2022 Ends”

Bob Iger Admits George Lucas Hates Disney’s Star Wars and How They Ignored His Vision

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Disney’s Star Wars is not in a good spot, to put it mildly. Toy sales, the indomitable juggernaut of the Star Wars brand, continue their downward spiral that began years ago. Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge continues to be virtually empty with reports of the longest line being a two hour wait for the bar. Solo: A Star Wars Story commercially flopped and Disney has already began lowering expectations for ticket sales of Episode 9 with the series going on hiatus after its release. Continue reading “Bob Iger Admits George Lucas Hates Disney’s Star Wars and How They Ignored His Vision”

Game Developers, It’s Time To Stop Listening To VG247

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Yesterday VG247 released an op-ed entitled “Game developers, it’s time to stop listening to the fans.” I found the piece so outrageously horrible I decided to come out of retirement from talking about video games and respond to it. GamerGate was almost five years ago and still some people have learned nothing. It’s wild to come across a repackaged “Gamers don’t have to be your audience” narrative after all this time. Continue reading “Game Developers, It’s Time To Stop Listening To VG247”

LucasFilm’s Kiri Hart Moves Into Consultancy Role After Joining MRC Diversity Initiative

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Former Lucasfilm story group overseer for Star Wars, Kiri Hart, has moved into a new position at Lucasfilm as a consultant. The news comes courtesy of the announcement of the MRC diversity initiative headed up by former head of development at Mad Rabbit, Elsie Choi, who has joined forces with Dan Lin’s production company Rideback. Continue reading “LucasFilm’s Kiri Hart Moves Into Consultancy Role After Joining MRC Diversity Initiative”

LucasFilm Steps In To Remove Unauthorized Monetization Claim On Darth Vader Fan Film

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Star Wars Theory has been put through a rough couple of days after Warner Chappell and the Disney Music label claimed monetization rights to a Darth Vader fan film he produced with money out of his own pocket. The claimant made things stressful for a while, but LucasFilm stepped in to save the day for Disney and save some face by running damage control. Continue reading “LucasFilm Steps In To Remove Unauthorized Monetization Claim On Darth Vader Fan Film”

Disney Music Publisher Claims Darth Vader Fan Film On YouTube And Monetizes It

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[Update 1/16/2019:] The monetization claim from Disney and Warner Chappell has been removed from the Darth Vader fan film thanks to LucasFilm stepping in to save the day.

[Original article:] YouTuber Star Wars Theory posted a video on January 14th, 2019 about Disney’s music publisher Warner Chappell claiming the monetization on his fan-film starring Darth Vader that was originally published on December 21st, 2018. The 16 minute short film was originally not supposed to be monetized due to the rules that LucasFilm and Disney have in place regarding fan creations, but Disney’s Warner Chappell monetized it anyway. Continue reading “Disney Music Publisher Claims Darth Vader Fan Film On YouTube And Monetizes It”