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Lucasfilm Officially Details Plans for The New Expanded Universe; Announces New...

A while ago, we reported on Lucasfilm forming a group specifically to organize the Star Wars Expanded Universe (or EU) which comprised of it's books, games, comics, etc.  The overall goal, would be to finally give Star Wars a unified canon spread out between it's films and everything else.  A lot of cleaning up had to be done, especially with new movies on the way, and today Lucasfilm has officially announced their plans for the EU moving forward, on top of some new books to look forward to that'll be officially part of the new canon.  Come inside to check it all out!

Star Wars: Episode VII Will Return to Tatooine

Last week, Bad Ass Digest reported that filming for Star Wars: Episode VII was set to begin in the middle of May and starting in Morocco, supposedly to film scenes that would take place on Tatooine.  Now it looks like that report is true, as today it's been reported that the production crew is currently hard at work on building out extensive sets for the Tatooine landscape!

Cameras Have Started Rolling on Star Wars Episode VII

I'm going to be honest here folks, I've been waiting a long time to type in this headline, and now I finally get the chance.  Over the weekend, Disney's chairman Alan Horn revealed the shooting on Star Wars: Episode VII has finally started, sending geeks the world over into pure bliss. 

Star Wars: Episode VII Start Date and Timeline OFFICIALLY Revealed

While official news regarding Star Wars: Episode VII is still pretty slim, today an official announcement has landed, in which Lucasfilm has now confirmed that filming/production will begin in May of this year (only a couple months away).  While no casting info was given, they announcement did confirm that the film will take place 30 years after the first trilogy! 

The Force gets Balanced on the Wii U This Week

Star Wars Pinball (one of my favorite virtual pinball games) the table expansion for Pinball FX 2 from Zen Studios is expanding once again on the Wii U.  While it's second set of three table, called the Balance of the Force, has been available for a little bit on the 360 and PS3, it's now finally heading to Wii U owners later this week!

Get Your Lightsabers Ready, Lucasfilm Now Acception Online Auditions for Star...

If you have dreams of acting in the newest Star Wars movie (who doesn't), and aren't able to make any of the open casting calls held around the country, then you're in luck.  Lucasfilm is now accepting online video auditions for roles in Star Wars: Episode VII.  Come inside to find out how!

Star Wars: Episode VII Gets an Official Holiday 2015 Release Date!

Disney has finally given Star Wars fans something they've been wanting, official news on the upcoming film, Episode VII, and wouldn't you know it, it's come in the form of the release date!  Come inside to find out exactly when you'll be seeing Star Wars return to the big screen in 2015!

Darth Vader TV Specials Inbound, Plus Episode VII Still on Track...

It's the end of the week and barely any Star Wars news (or rumors) have come out, which either means something's wrong, or something awesome is on the way.  It looks to be the latter as today brings word from a licensing expo over in Europe on a plethora of Star Wars topics, and the best part is...it's all official!  Come inside to check out some info on upcoming LEGO games, Darth Vader TV specials, and possible confirmation that Episode VII is still coming in Summer 2015. 

The Star Wars Spinoffs Will Be Origin Story Films

Today we finally get the chance to bring you some OFFICIAL news regarding the upcoming Star Wars film, and not just pure rumor and speculation!  During an investors conference, Disney's chief financial officer Jay Rasulo spoke about their plans for lucrative Star Wars franchise.  In which he confirmed the films will be hitting between the numbered sequels (giving us one every year starting in 2015) and that they will focus on individual characters by being "origin story films".  Come inside for the full report.  

Focal Point: Ultra HD Snobbery

Some betrayals are hard to forgive in this week's edition of the Focal Point webcomic! There is absolutely no denying that I'm a "snob"...