What is it about the hit science-fiction thriller Arrival that makes it seem more plausible than most Hollywood alien movies? The answer may be, simply, science. For a new episode of his web series Science vs. Cinema, astrophysics professor and self-described film geek Andy Howell takes an in-depth look at how realistic the science of Arrival actually is.
Introduced in ‘The Empire Strikes Back’, the tiny, green-skinned Jedi Master teaches Luke Skywalker the ways of the Force. During an interview with StarWars.com, comic book author Jason Aaron discussed how an upcoming issue of the official ‘Star Wars’ comic delved into Yoda’s past… and might finally give us a glimpse into his early years.
Announced during Star Wars Celebration Europe, the upcoming Darth Vader VR movie is being produced by ILMxLabs – much like the recently unveiled (and completely awesome) ‘Trials on Tatooine’ experience. “You are the visitor in this story that is happening in and around you, and to a certain extent you might even have some effect on,” said David S. Goyer. After experiencing ‘Trials on Tatooine’ for myself, I’m very excited by the prospect of a Darth Vader VR experience.
Announced during the Future Filmmakers panel at Star Wars Celebration Europe, it looks as though the Han Solo movie is preparing to haul jets. “It’s still very, very early,” said ‘Han Solo’ director Lord and Miller. “We’re still working on the script with Larry and Jon Kasdan… [cameras will role] probably end of January, very early February so we’ve got a good six months of prep.