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  1. Is J.J. Abrams the Right Choice for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'? | Heat Vision

    11:22 am PDT 09/20/2017
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    Heat Vision writers Aaron Couch, Ryan Parker, and Borys Kit discuss J.J. Abrams returning to the 'Star Wars' franchise. READ MORE

  2. 'Star Wars' Director Drama: How J.J. Abrams Jilted Paramount for 'Episode IX'

    6:30 am PDT 09/20/2017
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    The director takes on the Lucasfilm gig despite a $10 million obligation to his "home" studio, leaving newly crowned Jim Gianopulos to ask Disney for make-good money. READ MORE

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  3. Is J.J. Abrams the Right Choice for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'?

    11:19 am PDT 09/12/2017
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    The 'Force Awakens' filmmaker is the safe choice who has learned from a 'Star Trek' sequel that didn't go over so well. READ MORE

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  4. J.J. Abrams to Replace Colin Trevorrow as 'Star Wars: Episode IX' Writer and Director

    7:39 am PDT 09/12/2017
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    The film has been shifted to a Dec. 20, 2019, release date. READ MORE

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  5. Rian Johnson Has No Plans to Direct 'Star Wars: Episode IX'

    10:52 am PDT 09/11/2017
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    "Whoever does it, I’m going to be really excited to be an audience member again," says the 'Last Jedi' filmmaker about the future replacement for Colin Trevorrow. READ MORE

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  6. Should 'Star Wars: Episode IX' Be Delayed?

    12:20 pm PDT 09/06/2017
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    Fans are likely willing to be patient so they can enjoy a film made well as opposed to a film made quickly. READ MORE

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  7. Why Do 'Star Wars' Films Keep Losing Directors?

    6:04 pm PDT 09/05/2017
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    What happens after 'Jurassic World' helmer Colin Trevorrow leaves a galaxy far, far away? READ MORE

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  8. Colin Trevorrow Out as 'Star Wars: Episode IX' Director

    2:49 pm PDT 09/05/2017
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    It's the latest helmer shake-up on a Lucasfilm title. READ MORE

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  9. Disney to Pull Movies From Netflix, Launch Streaming Service

    1:15 pm PDT 08/08/2017
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    Disney's announcement coincided with a mixed quarterly earnings report, which sunk its stock 3 percent in after-hours trading. READ MORE

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  10. 'Star Wars: Episode IX' Gets a New Writer (Exclusive)

    4:02 pm PDT 08/01/2017
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    Colin Trevorrow is directing the movie, which is eyeing a January 2018 start date. READ MORE

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  11. Colin Trevorrow Defends 'Star Wars: Episode IX' Directing Gig After 'Book of Henry' Reviews

    8:35 am PDT 07/15/2017
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    He also critiqued the tabloid response to the Han Solo movie director swap. READ MORE

  12. Will a 'Star Wars' Movie Hit Theaters in 2020?

    6:15 am PDT 04/26/2017
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    Disney announced Tuesday that 'Episode IX' — the end of the current Skywalker trilogy — will open in summer 2019, but didn't claim any other dates for the continuation of the revived film empire. READ MORE

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  13. 'Star Wars: Episode IX' Sets Summer 2019 Release Date

    11:06 am PDT 04/25/2017
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    In other major moves, Disney pushes back the release of the next 'Indiana Jones' a year to make room for 'The Lion King,' while 'Frozen 2' will hit theaters in November 2019. READ MORE

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  14. Carrie Fisher Will Not Appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'

    3:02 pm PDT 04/14/2017
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    "We will see a lot of Carrie in '[Episode] XIII,' " Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy assured fans on Friday. READ MORE

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  15. 'Star Wars': Carrie Fisher to Appear in 'Episode IX,' Says Brother Todd Fisher

    5:51 pm PDT 04/07/2017
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    The late star's family has given Lucasfilm permission to use recent footage of the actress to bring Leia into the 2019 film. READ MORE

  16. 'Star Wars: Episode IX' Director Colin Trevorrow to Mentor Young Filmmakers at Italian Fest

    12:18 pm PDT 05/25/2016
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    The 'Jurassic World' director is headed to Tuscany. READ MORE

  17. 'Mad Max,' 'Star Wars' Lead Nominations for U.K.'s Empire Awards

    3:28 am PST 02/18/2016
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    'The Hollywood Reporter' is sponsoring the best British film category at the annual London shindig. READ MORE

  18. 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Lands China Release Date

    6:40 pm PST 11/30/2015
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    Disney has begun a major marketing push for J.J. Abrams' reboot of the storied franchise. READ MORE

  19. Gordy Haab to Score 'Star Wars: Battlefront' Video Game

    5:23 am PDT 10/21/2015
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    The composer's credits include scores for Activision/AMC's 'The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct' and Microsoft's 'Kinect: Star Wars.' READ MORE

  20. 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Sets World Premiere Date and City

    11:22 am PDT 10/08/2015
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    J.J. Abrams' film, starring John Boyega, Daisy Ridley and Oscar Isaac, also will have star-studded premieres around the world. READ MORE

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