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Category Archives: Star Wars

Superman: On this day – June 28th

By Alex Wiggan This year, iconic comic book character, Superman celebrates two titanic anniversaries. The first is the 40th anniversary of Superman: The Movie (1978) and the second is the 80th anniversary of the first appearance of Superman (1938). Both are HUGE events. To commemorate this momentous occasion, the Honcho-SFX blog is presenting a different Superman fact a day! Yep, … Continue reading

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Watch: Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer

By Alex Wiggan It’s trailer time! A new trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story has landed… and it looks pretty swish! The trailer – which you can watch below – arrived in the small hours of last night and serves up more footage from the forthcoming movie. Solo: A Star Wars Story stars Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover, Woody Harrelson, Emilia … Continue reading

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Jon Favreau appointed as writer/producer on Star Wars show

By Alex Wiggan Jon Favreau is to write and produce a live-action Star Wars movie. Speaking to Star Wars.com, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, said: “I couldn’t be more excited about Jon coming on board to produce and write for the new direct-to-consumer platform.” She added: “Jon brings the perfect mix of producing and writing talent, combined with a fluency in the Star … Continue reading

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More Star Wars on the way

By Alex Wiggan Another new Star Wars project has been announced – this time from the duo behind TV series, Game of Thrones. David Benioff and DB Weiss are to make a new series of Star Wars movies. The films will not be part of the Skywalker saga and will not be connected to the proposed trilogy from Rian Johnson. … Continue reading

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Watch: Solo: A Star Wars Story official trailer

By Alex Wiggan It’s here. It’s finally here. The first official trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story has arrived. Last night the TV spot landed, as part of the US Superbowl and now, as promised the full-length trailer has been released. Click on the video below and see what you think. Solo: A Star Wars Story hits cinemas in … Continue reading

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Watch: Solo: A Star Wars Story TV spot

By Alex Wiggan The moment we’ve all been waiting for has arrived! No, it’s not the first official trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story – that’s coming tomorrow, apparently – it is instead the first footage of Solo. Erm… hurrah?! Hmm… I can’t help but feel like we should be just getting the trailer now, you know? Anyway, a … Continue reading

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The all-time box office Top Twenty – was 2017 the year of change?

By Alex Wiggan At the beginning of 2017, the Honcho-SFX blog looked at the worldwide box office Top Twenty, to discuss the highest grossing movies of all-time. The object of the post was to set out what the Top Twenty looked like at the beginning of the year, with a follow-up post to appear at the end of the year … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #99: Black Panther – What the critics think

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! The latest Marvel Studios movie, Black Panther, is on the horizon. The movie – which hits UK cinemas on the 12th February – is directed by Ryan Coogler, stars Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa/Black Panther, Michael B. Jordan as Killmonger and Lupita Nyong’o as Nakia and is the 18th entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Last … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #94: Comic shops 101 – A guide to your local store

By Alex Wiggan Recently, I posted a Honcho Round-up called ‘UK comic shop focus’, which cast an overview of comic shops in and around the UK. Today, I want to create an extension of that original post, by offering up a guide to what you should/shouldn’t expect to find in your local store. I appreciate that comic stores aren’t a … Continue reading

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The Last Jedi passes the $1 billion mark

By Alex Wiggan Well, it happened just in time for the New Year – Star Wars: The Last Jedi has clocked up more than $1 billion at the worldwide box office. The new Star Wars movie reached the $1 billion mark yesterday, raking in $1,040,444,228, according to Box Office Mojo. This figure moves The Last Jedi into third place on … Continue reading

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