Michael Arndt to Write Screenplay for Star Wars: Episode VII

November 9, 2012 at 8:36 pm | Posted in Episode VII | Leave a comment

StarWars.com has revealed that Michael Arndt will write the screenplay for Episode VII!!

As pre-production of Star Wars: Episode VII begins, Lucasfilm has confirmed that award-winning writer Michael Arndt will write the screenplay for the new Star Wars film. As revealed in the ongoing video series posted here on StarWars.com, Kathleen Kennedy and George Lucas have begun story conferences with Arndt. Arndt won an Academy Award® for Best Original Screenplay for writing Little Miss Sunshine (2006), and was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay for writing Toy Story 3 (2010).

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Around the Web

November 9, 2012 at 3:32 pm | Posted in Around the Web, Comic Books, Movies, News, Television, The Clone Wars | Leave a comment
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George Lucas and Kathleen Kennedy talk more about the sequels in a new video. (via starwars.com)

The ForceCast roundtable discussion of The Clone WarsThe Gathering” features special guests Steve Glossen (Geek Out Loud) and Tricia Barr (FANgirl Blog) this week and is worth checking out. You can also catch a new episode of Jedi Journals featuring special guest Del Rey Editor Erich Schoeneweiss. (via forcecast.net)

You can catch a special sneak peak video of Darth Maul in The Clone Wars Season 5 over on starwars.com.

It seems the rumored purchase of Hasbro by Disney is just that, a rumor, and according to Hasbro there is “absolutely nothing going on.” (via providencejournal.com)

MTV Geek has an exclusive first look at the comic adaption of Joe Schreiber’s Chasing the Dead. The comic will be written by Matthew Scott and Tim Westland, with art by Dietrich Smith, colors by Sendol Arts, and lettering by Comicraft. You can take a look at the 7 page preview here. (via geek-news.mtv.com)

In movie news, Digital Spy has an exclusive look at the trailer for World War Z starring Brad Pitt. Director Michael Bay confirms Mark Wahlberg will star in Transformers 4, which has a June 27, 2014 release date. Plus Steven Spielberg is now officially off the dream list for Star Wars Episode VII. Last but not least, the newest entry in the Bond franchise, Skyfall, hits theaters today.

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SWTOR Goes Free-to-Play

November 9, 2012 at 12:10 pm | Posted in Star Wars News, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Video Games | Leave a comment

Finally there’s been an official announcement on when Star Wars: The Old Republic MMO will go free-to-play: November 15th. You can check out the official statement here and details on the restrictions can be found here.

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Looking for Free Fiction?

November 9, 2012 at 10:24 am | Posted in Books, Contest, Fantasy | Leave a comment
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Forgotten Realms fans, if you’re looking for some free fiction, head on over to author Erin M. Evan’s website to check out here Lesser Evils giveaway. Just leave a comment and you could win a free copy of Brimstone AngelsBrimstone Angels: Lesser Evils, or the Waterdeep Omnibus. Click here to enter.

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Roqoo Depot Interview with Drew Karpyshyn

November 9, 2012 at 8:35 am | Posted in Celebration, Interview, Star Wars Books, Star Wars: The Old Republic | 3 Comments
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drewkarpyshynNext Tuesday Drew Karpyshyn’s The Old Republic: Annihilation will be out and to help get fans in the mood, we’ve created a transcript of our interview with Drew from Star Wars Celebration VI. The interview covers Annihilation, Theron Shan, Darth Karrid, as well as some of Drew’s other work including his upcoming series Children of Fire. We’ll also have a new interview next week with some spoiler questions. For now, you can enjoy our spoiler free interview with Drew Karpyshyn below. Continue Reading Roqoo Depot Interview with Drew Karpyshyn…

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