The third-act appearance of Kevin Spacey as ‘Seven’ killer John Doe blindsided opening weekend audiences, since Spacey was unbilled on posters and in the opening credits, and unseen in the trailers and TV spots. It’s a good trick—and part of a long-running tradition of surprise, unbilled appearances by actors and actresses of note. …Read More
A finance site proposes charging “somewhere around $30 for non-3D/IMAX showings, and between $35 and $40 for the 3D/IMAX screens” for “the opening-weekend privilege” of seeing a …Read More
Casting for the female lead of Star Wars: Episode VIII has been narrowed to a small group of actresses, including Orphan Black‘s Tatiana Maslany, Jane The Virgin star Gina Rodriguez and Bates Motel’s Olivia Cooke.
Easy, breezy, beautiful… android? iO9 reports that the Star Wars franchise has entered a whole new realm of merchandising by partnering with CoverGirl cosmetics. The full campaign won’t be revealed until Allure rolls it out, but the line includes lipstick, nail glosses, and mascara with quotes from The Force Awakens on the tubes to drive speculation even higher. Props to Star Wars for marketing outside the stereotypical geek demographic, though.
We are well beyond the innocent days of being surprised by content illegally leaking, though it still comes as a somewhat sad surprise when pilots of shows become readily available to the critical eyes of audiences months before they air.
While we’re still in the thick of all the rumors and counter-rumors about The Force Awakens, casting for the following Star Wars installment, Episode VIII, seems to have already begun, and will shortly spur a whole new set of theories.
“It’s being done with such love and such enthusiasm from everybody, I think you’ll be able to feel that coming off the screen,” Oscar Isaac says in a new behind-the-scenes …Read More
Star Wars, Star Wars, Star Wars, Star Wars, Star Wars. Yes, it’s Star Wars‘ world and we all just live in it. Today, Disney announced details of the second anthology film, which will focus on the trials of Han Solo, before Luke and Obi Wan ever bumped into him at the Mos Eisley.