Thursday, 7 January 2016

Chewbacca 2.0

We have a new Chewbacca for the prequel trilogy! Peter Mayhew, who has previously played Chewbacca in the Star Wars movies to date, suffers from ill health due to his height and passed off some of the more "active" scenes to a new actor:

Joonas Suotamo, a 29 year old Finnish native played some of the Chewbacca scenes in The Force Awakens. See more on the actor here.

Star Wars The Force Awakens - Highest Grossing Movie of all time in the USA

‘Force Awakens’ Passes ‘Avatar’ As Top-Grossing Film in the USA.

It's true - all of it...

It has taken only 20 days but The Force Awakens, the 7th Episode in the Star Wars saga has officially become the highest grossing film of all time in the US market.

Considering that the movie is released into China later this week, Avatar, the global highest grossing movie of all time full stop, might be starting to quake in it's blue skin...

Check out the official release from Disney here

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story trailer to show before Captain America Civil War?

Morning all,

So if the rumours are true, we will see the first trailer for the upcoming standalone Star Wars movie called Rogue One, on screen for the first time in cinemas with Captain America: Civil War.

We've already seen the above cast photo on set, and Mads Mikkelson is now confirmed to be in the movie.

For more information, check out the below link to

Friday, 8 May 2015

Captain America: Civil War starts filming!

Captain America: Civil War
So, exciting news in the ever expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe - Captain America Civil War, the first chapter of the Phase 3 movies, has started filming in Atlanta, Georgia and will eventually include Germany, Puerto Rico and even Iceland!

The timings of where the film takes place are still to be confirmed but will pick up approximately one year after Avengers: Age of Ultron.

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At the end of Age of Ultron, we have a whole new set of Avengers. Hawkeye is now living with his family, Thor has returned to Asgard, Tony Stark is taking a step back from active field duty and the Hulk has run away. The New Avenger line up includes the Scarlet Witch, War Machine, Falcon and the Vision - together with Black Widow and Captain America!

Joining the cast it would seem, is pretty much anybody who has ever been in a Marvel movie as below! 

Chris Evans (“Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron”) as the Super Soldier character Steve Rogers/Captain America

Robert Downey Jr. (“Avengers: Age of Ultron,” Marvel’s “Iron Man 3”) as Tony Stark/Iron Man

Scarlett Johansson (“Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”) as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow

Sebastian Stan (“Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” “Captain America: The First Avenger”) as Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier

Anthony Mackie (“Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”) as Sam Wilson/Falcon

Paul Bettany (“Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Iron Man 3”) as The Vision

Jeremy Renner (“Avengers: Age of Ultron,” Marvel’s “The Avengers”) as Clint Barton/Hawkeye

Don Cheadle (“Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Iron Man 3”) as Jim Rhodes/War Machine

Elizabeth Olsen (“Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Godzilla”) as Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch

Paul Rudd (“Ant-Man,” ”Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues”) will make his first appearance alongside the Avengers as Scott Lang/Ant-Man

Chadwick Boseman (“42,” “Get on Up”) as T’Challa/Black Panther

Emily VanCamp (“Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” “Revenge”) as Sharon Carter/Agent 13

Daniel Brühl(“Inglourious Basterds,” “Bourne Ultimatum”)

Frank Grillo (“Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” “Warrior”) as Brock Rumlow/Crossbones

William Hurt (“A History of Violence,” Marvel’s “The Incredible Hulk”) as General Thaddeus “Thunderbolt” Ross

Martin Freeman (“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”).

Over the coming weeks, I'll be digging into each of the characters in more detail as the world gears up for Ant-Man and then Captain America: Civil War!