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  1. 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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  2. '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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  3. 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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  4. '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

  5. '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

  6. '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

  7. '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

  8. 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

  9. '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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  10. J.J. Abrams Is "More Collaborative" Than George Lucas, Says 'Star Wars' Actor

    1:40 am PDT 09/04/2015
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    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

  11. Sesame Street Sex Scandal, 'Hobbit' Animal Deaths and Returning 'Star Wars' Stars: THR Poll Results

    6:50 pm PST 12/04/2012
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    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

  12. Rick Baker Wants to Work on the New 'Star Wars' Movies

    8:00 am PST 11/30/2012
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    As the makeup artist gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Baker says George Lucas' last few Episodes "lost reality." READ MORE

  13. Colin Trevorrow Tiptoes Around 'Star Wars' Speculation, Looks to the Future

    7:50 am PST 11/27/2012
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    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

  14. Biggest Challenge to New 'Star Wars' Is Time, Screenwriter Says

    7:00 am PST 11/23/2012
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    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

  15. Sources: Lawrence Kasdan, Simon Kinberg Lock Deals to Write and Produce 'Star Wars' Installments

    4:41 pm PST 11/20/2012
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    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

  16. Brad Bird Shoots Down 'Star Wars' Speculation

    7:22 pm PST 11/17/2012
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    The "Incredibles" helmer squashed fan hopes with this simple tweet: "Not doing Star Wars." READ MORE

  17. Lucasfilm Confirms Michael Arndt to Write 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

    5:20 pm PST 11/09/2012
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    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

  18. New 'Star Wars' Movie Has Treatment by 'Toy Story 3' Writer

    1:22 pm PST 11/08/2012
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    Sources confirm Michael Arndt has written a 40- to 50-page extended outline for the new movie and will likely write a draft of the script. READ MORE

  19. Todd McCarthy's 7 Suggestions for the New 'Star Wars' Trilogy

    7:00 am PST 11/08/2012
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    Sorry, Jar Jar, THR's chief film critic (and 15-year-old son) want serious, realistic movies. READ MORE

  20. Director Kevin Smith: My Prayer for 'Star Wars' (Guest Column)

    7:00 am PST 11/08/2012
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    To a New Jersey kid and his best friend, the franchise was more than just movies. In a guest column for THR, the superfan has advice for Disney on how not to screw up the new chapter. READ MORE