Disney+ ‘Star Wars’ Series Starring Diego Luna Taps Stephen Schiff As Showrunner

Disney+ ‘Star Wars’ Series Starring Diego Luna Taps Stephen Schiff As Showrunner

EXCLUSIVE: The recently announced Star Wars series for Disney’s upcoming family focused streaming service, Disney+, is being shepherded by former The Americans executive producer Stephen Schiff. Schiff serves as executive producer and showrunner on the live-action series, a Star Wars prequel based on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which is toplined by the film’s star Diego Luna reprising his role as Cassian Andor. Lucasfilm produces the series, which follows the adventures…Read full story

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Trump OKs seismic tests in Atlantic that can harm thousands of dolphins & whales

Trump OKs seismic tests in Atlantic that can harm thousands of dolphins & whales

The Trump administration is about to take a preliminary step toward oil and natural gas drilling off the Atlantic shore, by approving requests from energy companies to conduct “deafening seismic tests that could harm tens of thousands of dolphins, whales and other marine animals,” reports the Los Angeles Times. From the Times: The planned Friday announcement by the National Marine Fisheries Service, a division of the Commerce Department, to issue “incidental take” permits allowing companies to harm wildlife is likely to further antagonize a dozen governors in states on the…

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Astronomea: a gorgeous, handmade, astronomy inspired desk lamp

Astronomea: a gorgeous, handmade, astronomy inspired desk lamp

Art Donovan (previously) writes, “Delivered. A very special design commission for the Project Director of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. A ‘white glove’ delivery, in fact. The first lamp in 28 years that I simply could not trust to survive the ravages of FedEx.” It took a while to complete, as it grew more ambitious by the week. I went, “O.G” for the design- “Original Galileo”, using his telescopes first three astronomical targets as visual influence: The Moon, Jupiter and Saturn. At the outset, the Director suggested I use the…

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‘First Reformed’ Director Paul Schrader Complains About Audiences, Then Says Dumb Stuff About Kevin Spacey

‘First Reformed’ Director Paul Schrader Complains About Audiences, Then Says Dumb Stuff About Kevin Spacey

Perhaps desperate to slow down any Oscar momentum surrounding First Reformed, Paul Schrader has decided to complain about movie audiences, and then say some really dumb stuff about Kevin Spacey. The writer and filmmaker first sat down to an interview to bemoan the sad state of unserious movie-goers. Later, he hopped onto his Facebook page to reveal he really wants to make a movie with Kevin Spacey, despite the allegations of sexual misconduct against the actor. Needless to say, this has raised a few eyebrows. Paul Schrader is responsible for one of…

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‘First Reformed’ Director Paul Schrader Complains About Audiences, Then Says Dumb Stuff About Kevin Spacey

‘First Reformed’ Director Paul Schrader Complains About Audiences, Then Says Dumb Stuff About Kevin Spacey

Perhaps desperate to slow down any Oscar momentum surrounding First Reformed, Paul Schrader has decided to complain about movie audiences, and then say some really dumb stuff about Kevin Spacey. The writer and filmmaker first sat down to an interview to bemoan the sad state of unserious movie-goers. Later, he hopped onto his Facebook page to reveal he really wants to make a movie with Kevin Spacey, despite the allegations of sexual misconduct against the actor. Needless to say, this has raised a few eyebrows. Paul Schrader is responsible for one of…

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Could The Game Awards Tell Us More About The Upcoming Avengers Game?

Could The Game Awards Tell Us More About The Upcoming Avengers Game?

One of the least talked about but biggest games set to come out is the Avengers project that is currently being worked on by various game studios under the Square Enix publishing label. It was briefly teased but hasn’t been discussed much thereafter. However, some speculation has arisen… Read full story

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