Star Wars: Episode VII Gets a Real Title—Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: Episode VII Gets a Real Title—Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: Episode VII isn’t called Star Wars: Episode VII anymore. The title for director J.J. Abrams’ revival of the space opera franchise was announced today on social media: Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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Angry Nerd: Will the New Star Wars Rebels Series Fall to the Dark Side?

Angry Nerd: Will the New Star Wars Rebels Series Fall to the Dark Side?

Star Wars Rebels is Disney’s latest foray into the Star Wars universe, but will this animated installment use the power of the force for good, or take a trip to the dark side?

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Cape Watch: A Deadpool Movie (Finally) and a Batmobile Star Wars Cameo

Cape Watch: A Deadpool Movie (Finally) and a Batmobile Star Wars Cameo

As Ben Parker once almost said, with great power comes great possibility of a multi-picture franchise—as long as you’ve got the right costume, powers, and crossover appeal. The summer may be over, but all that really means is that planning for future summer blockbusters is the order of the day. Directors are being courted for new superhero movies. Release dates are being announced for projects we all assumed were long gone. And Star Wars is boldly taking the Batmobile where it’s never gone before (Yes, we know we’re crossing the nerd streams. It’s fine.) Here are the highlights of this week’s superhero movie news.

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