Star Wars Episode VII Story Round Up

October 31, 2012 at 10:18 am

Star Wars Episode VII Story Round Up | What Will Episode 7 Be About?

STAR WARS EPISODE VII IN 2015!

Since I began this blog, I’ve tried to stay away from general news stories. My reason is simple. I go to other sites that report the news a lot better than I can. So I don’t report the news but I sure as hell react to it. Yesterday was one of the biggest game changing days in movie history. Disney purchased LucasFilm and immediately announced a new Star Wars movie we all thought we would never see.

This is a single announcement that will fuel internet speculation for years. Disney is poised to absolutely dominate 2015 with The Avengers 2 & a brand new Star Wars adventure!

… I’m still trying to grasp the reality that Star Wars Episode VII is happening.

Star Wars Episode VII Story Round Up | What Will Episode 7 Be About?

3 BURNING QUESTIONS

  1. What will the new Star Wars movie be about?
  2. Who will write and who will direct?
  3. How will George Lucas be involved?

2 questions that, once answered, will be analyzed and debated non stop around the world. I’m a huge fan of the original trilogy and 2 of the 3 prequels. Having said that, I never really dug into the novels or details of George’s vision for the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy.

Here are my theories on Star Wars VII Day 1:

  • Question 1: Based on George’s vision and not the novels.
  • Question 2: Steven Spielberg / Guillermo Del Toro
  • Question 3: He’s already stated that he will consult

WHAT WILL STAR WARS 7 BE ABOUT?

Just what did George Lucas have planned for Episode VII? Will Disney honor that vision? So over the last day, I’ve been searching online for answers. I certainly can’t speculate but there are plenty of experts out there who can. So I thought I’d pass along some of the most informative and FUN pages I could find:

THE LONG WINDING SHAPE SHIFTING TRAIL TO EPISODES VII, VIII, IX | THE OFFICIAL STAR WARS BLOG

STAR WARS MOVIE DREAMS | IGN

THE SEQUEL TRILOGY | WOOKIEPEDIA

5 SUGGESTIONS FOR WHO COULD DIRECT STAR WARS EPISODE VII | COLLIDER

HOW WILL STAR WARS BE DIFFERENT UNDER DISNEY & WITHOUT GEORGE LUCAS? | /FILM

SO, STAR WARS… WHAT HAPPENS NOW? | AICN

STAR WARS EPISODE VII: THE STORY SO FAR | TOTAL FILM

THE FUTURE OF STAR WARS: POSSIBLE PLOTS FOR EPISODE VII | EMPIRE ONLINE

WHAT WILL THE NEW STAR WARS BE ABOUT & WHO WILL DIRECT IT? | MOVIEFONE

YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED: WHAT WE KNOW AND SPECULATION | /FILM

LUCASFILM + DISNEY = MORE STAR WARS AND GREAT TIMES FOR FANS | THE OFFICIAL STAR WARS BLOG

HEY DISNEY! HERE’S HOW TO MAKE A GREAT STAR WARS 7 | MTV

HOW DISNEY COULD MAKE STAR WARS EPISODE VII AWESOME | THINKPROGRESS

WHO SHOULD & SHOULDN’T DIRECT STAR WARS EPISODE VII | FILM SCHOOL REJECTS

STAR WARS VII: WHERE CAN THE STORY GO FROM HERE? | HUFFINGTON POST

WHAT WILL HAPPEN IN STAR WARS EPISODE VII | CINEMABLEND

TWENTY STORIES THAT WILL ABSOLUTELY RUN THE WEEK STAR WARS VII IS RELEASED | WDIY.ORG

FORCED TO EXPLAIN: 10 THINGS STARS WARS SHOULD RESOLVE | NBC TODAY

ON THE BRINK OF THE FUTURE | THE OFFICIAL STAR WARS BLOG

THEY’VE ALREADY MET WITH WRITERS? | COLLIDER

STAR WARS EPISODE 7 & DISNEY: 5 BURNING QUESTIONS | MTV

STAR WARS SEQUEL TRILOGY | WIKIPEDIA

7 QUESTIONS WE HAVE ABOUT STAR WARS EPISODE VII | VULTURE

STAR WARS ON TV: DISNEY XD COULD AIR FUTURE PROGRAMMING | IGN

STAR WARS EPISODE VII: IS IT A GOOD IDEA? | RADIOTIMES

WHAT DO YOU THINK?

This:

Star Wars Episode VII Story Round Up | What Will Episode 7 Be About?

Or This:

Star Wars Episode VII Story Round Up | What Will Episode 7 Be About?

Let the speculation begin!

XTRA | The People vs George Lucas vs Me