The Reason 'Star Wars' Canon Is Being Rewritten

The Reason 'Star Wars' Canon Is Being Rewritten
Joshua Rowe
Joshua Rowe posted on Jan 17, 2018 @ 6:28pm

The dissolution of the Star Wars Expanded Universe was a move by Disney and Lucasfilm that many fans didn't take lightly. Now we have some new light shed on the reason why it was removed and what we can expect.

When Disney acquired Lucasfilm in 2012, one of the first things they did was remove the Expanded Universe, a vast collection of stories spanning over two decades, from Star Wars canon. The Expanded Universe was filled with many moments that some fans were glad to have lost, and moments that didn't mesh with Disney's overall plan for the future of the franchise.
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Disney Releases Official Synopsis for 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'

Disney Releases Official Synopsis for 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'
Joshua Rowe
Joshua Rowe posted on Jan 16, 2018 @ 3:28pm

The rumored release dates for the first official Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer have come and gone, but that hasn't stopped Disney from giving out a few juicy details, providing the first official synopsis for the much-anticipated film.

Although many fans had anticipated an official trailer during Good Morning America last week and the latest football game, neither TV events hosted the trailer leaving many fans scratching their heads and others disappointed. But even though we didn't get to see anything yet, Disney has provided an official synopsis that will keep us excited for the short bit until the actual trailer is released. The synopsis reads:
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'Teen Titans Go! To The Movies' First Teaser Trailer

'Teen Titans Go! To The Movies' First Teaser Trailer
Joshua Rowe
Joshua Rowe posted on Jan 15, 2018 @ 8:35pm

The first teaser trailer for Cartoon Network, DC Entertainment, and Warner Bros.' animated feature Teen Titans Go! to the Movies is here and hilarious!

The teaser shows how the Teen Titans themselves are longing for their own feature film like other superheroes including Wonder Woman and Aquaman, so they set off to Hollywood to make it happen. A similar approach to this story was made in their 200th episode where the team attempted to create their own animated series. If you loved that episode, it looks like you'll love this.
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Marvel Is Giving Black Widow Her Own Standalone Movie

Marvel Is Giving Black Widow Her Own Standalone Movie
Joshua Rowe
Joshua Rowe posted on Jan 15, 2018 @ 8:08pm

Black Widow, portrayed by Scarlett Johansson, made her first appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe starring in Iron Man 2. Now, after about eight years of waiting, fans will finally get to see her star in her own standalone movie.

The studio has hired screenwriter Jac Schaeffer to write a script for the currently untitled film. A final green light hasn't been given since the project is still in the early stages of development, but it's a great sign that Marvel is getting the ball rolling. This will be Shaeffer's first time working in the Marvel Universe.
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'Star Wars' Comic Explains Rey's Connection to The Force

'Star Wars' Comic Explains Rey's Connection to The Force
Joshua Rowe
Joshua Rowe posted on Jan 15, 2018 @ 3:38pm

Back in the Star Wars prequel trilogy, we were introduced to young Anakin Skywalker and learned how he was born and able to use The Force. Though not a pleasing result for many fans, we still had an answer. Rey's origin may still be up in the air, but her ability to use The Force has been confirmed.

Writer Charles Soule and illustrator Giuseppe Camuncoli give us some insight into Rey's Force-user abilities in the new, tenth issue of the Darth Vader comic series.
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Conan The Barbarian to Return After 18 Year Absence

Conan The Barbarian to Return After 18 Year Absence
Joshua Rowe
Joshua Rowe posted on Jan 15, 2018 @ 3:07pm

Conan Properties International revealed that Conan The Barbarian will be returning to the Marvel Universe in a new agreement where Marvel will be taking over the franchise in January 2019.

Marvel owned the license to the Conan franchise from 1970 to 2000. After a successful 30-year run publishing hundreds of stories featuring the character, Dark Horse Comics took over the rights. Marvel has yet to announce any specific books or creative teams involved. It's also not clear whether or not they will continue where the story that Dark Horse Comics left off, or if they'll be creating a new story centered around the hero.
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Multiple Man Gets Trademarked by Marvel

Multiple Man Gets Trademarked by Marvel
Joshua Rowe
Joshua Rowe posted on Jan 15, 2018 @ 11:57am

Multiple Man, first appearing with the X-Men in various comics and spinoffs, has the superpower of generating multiple versions of himself through kinetic energy.

There have been recent discussions on whether or not the character will get his own feature film from Fox. If this is the case, it's rumored that actor James Franco will portray the superhero.
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'Star Wars: Battlefront II' Patch Will Fix Numerous Bugs

'Star Wars: Battlefront II' Patch Will Fix Numerous Bugs
Joshua Rowe
Joshua Rowe posted on Jan 15, 2018 @ 11:32am

Star Wars: Battlefront II is running strong since its release a few months back, and new content is still emerging for players to take advantage of. But just like any other game with downloadable content, it has its share of bugs.

Community manager Mat Everett has stated that the upcoming patch will target many player-reported bugs, including stormtrooper adjustments, hero tweaks, Wookiee Warrior tweaks, weapons fixes, and overall enhancements:
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Bruce Lee Fighting With Nunchuck Lightsabers Wins the Internet

Bruce Lee Fighting With Nunchuck Lightsabers Wins the Internet
Joshua Rowe
Joshua Rowe posted on Jan 14, 2018 @ 11:14pm

One YouTuber found hilarity in creating a fan-made video of Bruce Lee fighting with nunchuck lightsabers, and the results will not disappoint you!

Patrick Nan published a fan-made version of 1972's Fist of Fury starring Bruce Lee with one very important edit: Bruce Lee now wields a set of deadly lightsaber nunchucks against his opponent equipped with a red lightsaber, originally a katana.
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'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Trailer Release Date Rumored for Monday

'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Trailer Release Date Rumored for Monday
Joshua Rowe
Joshua Rowe posted on Jan 12, 2018 @ 11:27am

A trailer for the upcoming Han Solo anthology film Solo: A Star Wars Story is long overdue at this point. However sources say that the trailer will be coming this week.

Despite the Han Solo anthology film's troubled past, everything still seems to be on schedule, including the trailer that Ron Howard said "it won't be long," according to his Twitter account.
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