Disney made the announcement yesterday
Oscar Isaac and Andy Serkis part of cast
Production will take place at Pinewood Studios

This episode, which follows chronologically "Return of the Jedi," is expected to be released in North America in the fall of 2015. Casting for this new sequel will be composed of veteran actors from the previous trilogies as well as some new faces. Han Solo, Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker and Chewbacca all will resume their duties. The announcement was made by Disney yesterday. It's anyone's ... more >

“PAPERMAN” woos online audience | OSCARS

Disney's strategy paying off

The film may have already convinced the Oscars jury, but internet users will now be able to make up their own opinion about it: "Paperman," a short film presented at the Annecy animad film festival last June, was added last week to Disney's Youtube channel. The seven-minute film, which was screened in cinemas as the opener for "Wreck-it Ralph," will compete in the "Best Animated Short" category ... more >

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J.J. Abrams tapped by Disney to shoot next “Star Wars” installment

The Star Wars wager is a costly one for the cartoon company

Betting on the fact that franchise fatigue is all in your head Disney is concretizing plans for "Star Wars," wagering that the Force is with them. After its acquisition of Lucasfilm last October for $ 4.05 billion, the group had announced the creation and addition of new episodes to the saga, an all-around miraculous money machine which has brought in $ 4.4 billion worldwide since its launching in ... more >

RECRUITING FROM WITHIN: Brangelina’s youngest to act

Might the entire brood, in fact, follow?

Young Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, 4, may soon be taking her first steps on a movie set, performing against her mother Angelina in "Maleficent," the Disney spin-off of "The Sleeping Beauty," centered on the character of the wicked witch. Already-attached Elle Fanning will therefore probably not be alone in confronting Angelina Jolie's evil witch Aurora since the toddler may portray Fanning's character as ... more >