Due to marketing/licensing issues between Paramount and CBS, J.J. Abrams wasn't able to create a "multi-platform Star Trek experience" with his 2009 reboot. As a result, this may have been a factor in his decision to direct Star Wars: Episode VII.
Well, the actors who've played them do! Check out a vid from the Star Trek Into Darkness director's appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, in which he takes advice for his upcoming Star Wars movie from audience members -- and a couple of familiar faces chime in with some hilarious suggestions..
The director of the highly anticipated Tomorrowland talks about two potential projects that many fans want to see him tackle; one - a sequel to his animated hit The Incredibles, the other - working on a Star Wars film. Bird says Kennedy and Lucas did approach him.
The Sherlock & Star Trek Into Darkness star talks with Total Film about the possibility of appearing in Star Wars: Episode 7 . Hit the jump to check out what Mr Harrison had to say!
We'd heard rumblings, but it has now been confirmed that Star Wars Episode VII will indeed be shot in the UK, similar to other upcoming Disney blockbusters Guardians of the Galaxy and Marvel's The Avengers 2. Read on for more!
Courtesy of Total Film Simon Pegg opened up about the much anticipated Star Wars Episode 7 and what J.J. Abrams will be bringing back to the franchise. Millennium Falcon? Check. Original characters? Check. Find out more after the jump.
Despite Disney confirming that a new Star Wars film will be released every year starting in 2015, Episode VII director J.J. Abrams seemingly suggests that the success of the next installment will allow all the other movies to be made.
With this week's announcement that EA will develop new Star Wars video games with Disney, a slew of new domains have been registered by Lucasfilm which all redirect to the official Star Wars website.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars may be coming to an end, but Disney XD do reportedly have plans to continue exploring galaxy far, far away in another animated series of some sort. Has supervising director Dave Filoni inadvertently offered us our first look at it?
Electronic Arts, creators and publishers of The Sims, Battlefield, SimCity, Mass Effect, Need For Speed and FIFA have signed a multi-year deal with Disney to create the next couple years' worth of Star Wars video games!
Star Trek Into Darkness producer Bryan Burk offers an update on Disney/Lucasfilm's Star Wars: Episode VII, confirming that production will likely begin early 2014 and that the focus right now is the script.
The fact that JJ Abrams has directed Star Trek Into Darkness and will be directing 2015′s Star Wars Episode VII, has led to the launching of this periodic comic strip that has a little fun in the world of Bad Robot and beyond.
Total Film have posted the second part of their video roundup of interviews with various stars being asked if they'd have any interest in being involved with the new Star Wars flicks. Hear from Aaron Eckhart, Zoe Saldana, Famke Janssen, Ryan Reynolds and more after the jump.
Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker) talks about his surprise at finding out that he would be reunited with the original cast for J.J. Abrams' Star Wars Episode VII, his desire for the new film to "find a proper balance between CGI and old school FX" and much more! Check it out.
While the information doesn't come from the most reliable of sources, it is widely being reported that J.J. Abrams' Star Wars Episode VII may be heading to Scotland to shoot key scenes for the movie. Hit the jump for further details.
Michael Giacchino discusses a range of different topics with OutNoeCH including his immense excitement about hearing John Williams' score for Star Wars: Episode VII
To celebrate May the 4th (National Star Wars Day), a new interview with Simon Kinberg, who will be writing a spin-off film and is consulting on Episode VII for Disney, has gone online. Check out what he has to say after the jump.
Star Trek Into Darkness director J.J. Abrams talks with actor Simon Pegg about the impact Star Wars has made, and the future of the franchise. Hit the jump to have a look!
Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Alice Eve, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana and Simon Pegg all share their thoughts on J.J. Abrams helming Star Wars: Episode VII and reveal whether or not they hope to reunite with the director on that movie and Star Trek 3.
The Star Trek Into Darkness director talks a little about how he's going to approach Star Wars Episode VII, and whether he plans to cater to what the fans want to see. He also says he's not worried about Trek comparisons..