New Star Wars trilogy announced

By Alex Wiggan A new Star Wars trilogy has been announced. The new Star Wars trilogy will be overseen by Rian Johnson, the director of forthcoming Star Wars movie, The Last Jedi. Johnson will create the new trilogy and will write and direct the first chapter, alongside long-time collaborator and producer, Ram Bergman. The trilogy will be separate from the … Continue reading

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J.J. Abrams back for Star Wars Episode IX

By Alex Wiggan Following last week’s news that Jurassic World director, Colin Trevorrow will no longer direct Star Wars Episode XI, comes news that a new director has been appointed. And it’s someone you know! J.J. Abrams will direct Star Wars Episode IX. The director previously helmed Episode VII: The Force Awakens. In a statement, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy, said: … Continue reading

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Colin Trevorrow out of Star Wars Episode IX

By Alex Wiggan Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow will no longer direct Star Wars Episode IX. The director has parted ways with Lucasfilm due to creative differences. In a statement, via Star Wars.com, Lucasfilm said: “Lucasfilm and Colin Trevorrow have mutually chosen to part ways on Star Wars: Episode IX. Colin has been a wonderful collaborator throughout the development process … Continue reading

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Ron Howard takes over Han Solo movie

By Alex Wiggan Ron Howard will direct the forthcoming Han Solo movie. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the director will take over the project following the departure of directing duo Phil Lord and Chris Miller. The directing duo, best known for their work on the Jump Street films and The Lego Movie left the Star Wars spin-off project over creative … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #25: 40 Years of Star Wars

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! Today marks the 40th anniversary of Star Wars. Wow, just let that sink in for a second – Star Wars is now four decades old. Boy, do we feel old. Anyway, throughout 2017, the Honcho-SFX blog has been celebrating all things Star Wars, and will continue to celebrate the epic space saga right until the end … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-Up #17: Star Wars Celebration 2017 – Afterthoughts

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes, As you’re no doubt aware, this weekend saw the arrival of Star Wars Celebration 2017 – a four-day event focused squarely on the biggest sci-fi saga on the planet. If you missed out on the event then don’t worry, we have two suggestions for you, which will help you get your Star Wars fix. Suggestion … Continue reading

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Movies coming your way in 2017

By Alex Wiggan So, 2016… where do we even start? Well, it’s fair to say this year has not been the best year for movies. We’ve covered this in greater detail in our blog post, ‘The summer movies of 2016: What went wrong?’, but to simplify, the films of 2016 were largely a bit… meh. From Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie … Continue reading

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Exactly how close did we come to seeing a Boba Fett solo movie?

By Alex Wiggan Cast your mind back to early last year, when there was a lot of buzz surrounding the Star Wars standalone movies – Star Wars tales that exist outside of the main saga. Amongst the proposed collection of movies – of which, this year’s Rogue One is the first – was talk of a Boba Fett film, to … Continue reading

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New Rogue One Star Wars trailer arrives

By Alex Wiggan A new trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has arrived online and we’re excited. We’re excited because this trailer offers up a much bigger (and better) look at what to expect when the movie hits cinema screens later this year. Directed by Gareth Edwards, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is the first in a … Continue reading

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Do you want to see Indiana Jones 5?

By Alex Wiggan Star Wars, Star Wars, Star Wars – that’s all anyone (including this blog) is talking about at the moment (and rightly so), but what about Lucasfilm’s other big property, Indiana Jones? Will we ever see another adventure with Indy? Well, it seems that we might indeed – although the popularity of Star Wars is the big stumbling … Continue reading

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