Once The Force Awakens was released to financial and critical acclaim, the movie managed to rekindle the Star Wars flame, showing people that they could trust in the franchise again.
The studio and the filmmaker have struck a deal to develop a new "Star Wars" trilogy, Disney Chairman Bob Iger announced.
Details about this upcoming trilogy is unknown.
Lucasfilm'sKathleen Kennedy says Johnson "will do unbelievable things with the blank canvas". He will write and direct the first movie in the new trilogy, which Lucasfilm has not announced a timeline for. While there is always the chance that Disney will opt to start a brand new original story, there is actually a character already in their arsenal that would make for the flawless character for a television series... and her name is Doctor Aphra.
The force of "Star Wars" lifted Walt Disney Co shares as the promise of a new film trilogy overshadowed disappointing quarterly results and struggles at the media company's television business.
"The Last Jedi" isn't in theatres yet, but its director, Rian Johnson, is already getting a big vote of confidence from Disney.
Johnson served as writer and director of "The Last Jedi", which is set to hit theaters on December 15.
That's high praise indeed when you consider Kennedy has butted heads with other directors who have contributed to Star Wars in recent years.
The Last Jedi, which follows on from 2015's hit film The Force Awakens and is expected to focus on Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), will be in theatres in Singapore on Dec 14.
Disney is also making three standalone Star Wars films, including last year's Rogue One and next year's Solo: A Star Wars Story, following the origins of the charming roguish smuggler Han Solo, made famous by Harrison Ford in the franchise.
Belicek added that the ceremony shows students to always have respect for the veterans and what they have done. The program was concluded with a special thank you to veterans for their dedication, service, and sacrifice.
Even if he is out for the rest of the season, Davis is still a talented player on the defensive side of the football. Then he hurt his groin, missed more than a month and never quite got back to where he wanted to be.
Rene Boucher pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of assaulting his longtime neighbor while Paul was mowing his lawn last week. Boucher's lawyer said Monday that the attack was "a very regrettable dispute" that was "trivial".
The buyer? None other than entertainment reporter and former host of Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous , Robin Leach . Leach was both the auctioneer and winning bidder, as he seemingly couldn't resist owning a piece by Spears.
Targeting the mosquito population of an entire city would require the weekly production of millions of the special mosquitoes. The idea is that infected males will mate with females, and the Wolbachia strain will prevent the offspring from surviving.
According to the policy, private vehicles are allowed to run based on the last number of their licence plates. Like previous year , cars driven by women, CNG-run cars and two-wheelers would be exempt from the scheme.
The service will launch with "a lot of high quality" content and will increase its price as the platform adds titles over time. Disney originally announced its intention to withdraw content from Netflix during an earnings report in early August.
An Israeli startup has filed suit against Apple, accusing the tech giant of using its dual-camera technology without permission. That is actually more or less common knowledge but it's a different matter if Apple openly makes such a boast.
Fans learned of the Smiths' kindness and simple request after Tyrese took to the internet to publicly write about it. Tyrese Gibson thanked Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith for giving him $5 million, in an Instagram post Monday.
Harry Potter to come under augmented reality spell
Despite previously denying that it had any plans to make a Harry Potter AR game, Niantic has partnered with Warner Bros. Details on the game are pretty scarce, so it's not clear what the game will involve or what its mechanics will be.
Places around Madison for Veterans Day discounts
TOMS: Verified members of the armed services can get 15% off regular-priced purchases at TOMS , now through November 15. Starbucks will be offering any veteran, active duty military and military spouse a free tall coffee on November 11th.
GST on over 200 items may be reduced today
The meetings have resulted in an array of changes to ease compliance burden on businesses as well as provided relief to consumers. In an interview to PTI, Revenue Secretary said: "There is a complete overhauling that is required".
Suarez reveals why Coutinho want to leave Liverpool
Barcelona made several attempts to land him in August, with bids in the region of £100 million made, but they were knocked back. Suarez during his Liverpool days. " He is a footballer, who today, plays at a very high level ", he said.