Disney's announcement coincided with a mixed quarterly earnings report, which sunk its stock 3 percent in after-hours trading. READ MORE
Colin Trevorrow is directing the movie, which is eyeing a January 2018 start date. READ MORE
He also critiqued the tabloid response to the Han Solo movie director swap. READ MORE
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
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
"We will see a lot of Carrie in '[Episode] XIII,' " Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy assured fans on Friday. READ MORE
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
The 'Jurassic World' director is headed to Tuscany. READ MORE
'The Hollywood Reporter' is sponsoring the best British film category at the annual London shindig. READ MORE
Disney has begun a major marketing push for J.J. Abrams' reboot of the storied franchise. READ MORE
The composer's credits include scores for Activision/AMC's 'The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct' and Microsoft's 'Kinect: Star Wars.'
J.J. Abrams' film, starring John Boyega, Daisy Ridley and Oscar Isaac, also will have star-studded premieres around the world. READ MORE
Anthony Daniels — who has played C-3PO since the first installment — adds that the secrecy around 'The Force Awakens' "has been beyond ludicrous." READ MORE
Poll findings reveal startlingly different opinions between young and old viewers regarding "The Hobbit", "Star Wars" reboots, and Sesame Street's fallen Elmo creator. READ MORE
As the makeup artist gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Baker says George Lucas' last few Episodes "lost reality." READ MORE
The writer-director behind "Safety Not Guaranteed" has found himself in the middle of "Episode VII" speculation, which has provided some very surreal moments. READ MORE
Ron Shusett, who wrote the 1990 "Total Recall" and "Alien," tells THR the timing of the new adaptation could be tricky -- but that many other pieces are falling nicely into place. READ MORE
The pair will write either Episode VIII or Episode IX — their exact division of responsibilities is yet to be determined — and they will also come aboard to produce the films. READ MORE
The "Incredibles" helmer squashed fan hopes with this simple tweet: "Not doing Star Wars." READ MORE
A day after THR reported news of the 'Toy Story 3' writer's treatment, confirmation of an in-progress screenplay is posted on StarWars.com. READ MORE
A new interpretation of George Lucas' classic sci-fi series.
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