RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 139,591
Posts: 5,404,105
Members: 24,867
Currently online: 586
Newest member: jack@gerryander

TrekToday headlines

Star Trek: Gold Key Archives Vol. 2 Comic
By: T'Bonz on Oct 1

Cumberbatch In War Of Roses Miniseries
By: T'Bonz on Oct 1

Trek 3 Filming Location Revealed
By: T'Bonz on Oct 1

October-November 2014 Trek Conventions And Appearances
By: T'Bonz on Sep 30

Cho Selfie TV Alert
By: T'Bonz on Sep 30

TPTB To Shatner: Shhh!
By: T'Bonz on Sep 30

Mystery Mini Vinyl Figure Display Box
By: T'Bonz on Sep 29

The Red Shirt Diaries Episode Five
By: T'Bonz on Sep 29

Shatner In Trek 3? Well Maybe
By: T'Bonz on Sep 28

Retro Review: Shadows and Symbols
By: Michelle on Sep 27


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Entertainment & Interests > Science Fiction & Fantasy

Science Fiction & Fantasy Farscape, Babylon 5, Star Wars, Firefly, vampires, genre books and film.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old April 9 2014, 06:12 AM   #526
JD
Admiral
 
JD's Avatar
 
Location: Arizona, USA
Re: New Casting and Story Rumors re: EPISODE VII

Glad to hear that Mayhew is back. Is he the first officially confirmed cast member?
__________________
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it is not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance. - Terry Pratchett, Equal Rites
JD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 9 2014, 12:22 PM   #527
Mr Light
Admiral
 
Location: Pennsylvania
Re: New Casting and Story Rumors re: EPISODE VII

After R2D2, yeah.
__________________

Mr Light is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 9 2014, 06:02 PM   #528
Ghouleddie74
Fleet Admiral
 
Ghouleddie74's Avatar
 
Location: The Halloween System in the Warped Sector of the Demented Quadrant
View Ghouleddie74's Twitter Profile
Re: New Casting and Story Rumors re: EPISODE VII

Daniels (Threepio) hasn't been officially confirmed, but as I said earlier in the thread he all but told a convention audience that he was indeed going to be in Episode VII. Now we just have to wait for the official studio word that Anthony's returned.
__________________
"On Halloween night the Great Temporal Pumpkin rises out of the Chroniton patch and flies through space to bring new timelines to all the good little children of the galaxy." -cooleddie74
Ghouleddie74 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old April 9 2014, 06:51 PM   #529
AgentCoop
Fleet Captain
 
AgentCoop's Avatar
 
Location: Chillin' in the Black Lodge since June 10th, 1991
View AgentCoop's Twitter Profile
Re: New Casting and Story Rumors re: EPISODE VII

I wonder if they aren't deliberately doling out the announcements this way. Generate some excitement by announcing these fan-favorite secondary characters before rolling out the big news about the main cast and the returning "Big Three".
AgentCoop is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 11 2014, 12:41 AM   #530
sojourner
Admiral
 
sojourner's Avatar
 
Location: I'm at WKRP
Re: New Casting and Story Rumors re: EPISODE VII

I just read that Karen Gillian('s hair) has been cast in the movie.
__________________
Baby, you and me were never meant to be, just maybe think of me once in a while...
sojourner is online now   Reply With Quote
Old April 11 2014, 12:45 AM   #531
Set Harth
Rear Admiral
 
Set Harth's Avatar
 
Location: Police State
Re: New Casting and Story Rumors re: EPISODE VII

People really want their Mara Jade, I guess.
__________________
Thank you very much for your concern, sir, but he does not need your religion, he has science and socialism and birthdays.
Set Harth is online now   Reply With Quote
Old April 11 2014, 12:48 AM   #532
davejames
Vice Admiral
 
Location: Sac, Ca
Re: New Casting and Story Rumors re: EPISODE VII

AgentCoop wrote: View Post
I wonder if they aren't deliberately doling out the announcements this way. Generate some excitement by announcing these fan-favorite secondary characters before rolling out the big news about the main cast and the returning "Big Three".
Actually it sounds to me like they're just reluctantly confirming what certain actors (like Mayhew) have already let slip out. If it was up to the studio, they'd probably prefer to wait and announce everybody all at once.
davejames is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 11 2014, 12:56 AM   #533
Ghouleddie74
Fleet Admiral
 
Ghouleddie74's Avatar
 
Location: The Halloween System in the Warped Sector of the Demented Quadrant
View Ghouleddie74's Twitter Profile
Re: New Casting and Story Rumors re: EPISODE VII

Set Harth wrote: View Post
People really want their Mara Jade, I guess.
She's one of the oldest existing and most-recognized names from the EU so I imagine she'd be one of the more likely characters from the books to make an appearance in the new trilogy. Given that there've been multiple action figures of her over the years and she was the wife of Luke Skywalker she definitely has a strong fan following.
__________________
"On Halloween night the Great Temporal Pumpkin rises out of the Chroniton patch and flies through space to bring new timelines to all the good little children of the galaxy." -cooleddie74
Ghouleddie74 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old April 11 2014, 02:44 AM   #534
RoJoHen
Awesome
 
RoJoHen's Avatar
 
Location: QC, IL, USA
Re: New Casting and Story Rumors re: EPISODE VII

I've never read a single Star Wars novel, and I'm not even the biggest fan of the Star Wars films, but even I know who Mara Jade is.
__________________
I am the Quintessential Admiral.
RoJoHen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 11 2014, 02:58 AM   #535
Ghouleddie74
Fleet Admiral
 
Ghouleddie74's Avatar
 
Location: The Halloween System in the Warped Sector of the Demented Quadrant
View Ghouleddie74's Twitter Profile
Re: New Casting and Story Rumors re: EPISODE VII

See?

Even people who don't give a Bantha's ass about the books know who she is. That matters. Whether it means she'll be in the new movie remains to be seen.
__________________
"On Halloween night the Great Temporal Pumpkin rises out of the Chroniton patch and flies through space to bring new timelines to all the good little children of the galaxy." -cooleddie74
Ghouleddie74 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old April 11 2014, 04:26 AM   #536
Mr. Adventure
Admiral
 
Mr. Adventure's Avatar
 
Location: Mr. Adventure
Re: New Casting and Story Rumors re: EPISODE VII

JD wrote: View Post
Glad to hear that Mayhew is back. Is he the first officially confirmed cast member?
The local morning radio guys reported the story by saying they decided to go with a veteran instead of a wookiee. Ba-dum-tish
Mr. Adventure is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 11 2014, 04:47 PM   #537
thumbtack
Commodore
 
Location: Ankh-Morpork
Re: New Casting and Story Rumors re: EPISODE VII

Two cameos are certain. The Bad Robot will play a barely visible background droid. The starship Enterprise will be barely visible in a crowded space scene.
__________________
"What went wrong!? All my sockpuppets loved this movie!" - Kevin Smith
thumbtack is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 11 2014, 05:15 PM   #538
Mr. Adventure
Admiral
 
Mr. Adventure's Avatar
 
Location: Mr. Adventure
Re: New Casting and Story Rumors re: EPISODE VII

^ Will the Cloverfield monster be in the Rancor pit?
Mr. Adventure is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 11 2014, 05:39 PM   #539
Ghouleddie74
Fleet Admiral
 
Ghouleddie74's Avatar
 
Location: The Halloween System in the Warped Sector of the Demented Quadrant
View Ghouleddie74's Twitter Profile
Re: New Casting and Story Rumors re: EPISODE VII

No, but Hurley from Lost will be the guy piloting the big freighter marked "47" in Aurebesh.
__________________
"On Halloween night the Great Temporal Pumpkin rises out of the Chroniton patch and flies through space to bring new timelines to all the good little children of the galaxy." -cooleddie74
Ghouleddie74 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old April 11 2014, 05:40 PM   #540
Mr. Adventure
Admiral
 
Mr. Adventure's Avatar
 
Location: Mr. Adventure
Re: New Casting and Story Rumors re: EPISODE VII

^ He could be Porkin's son
Mr. Adventure is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
episode vii, star wars

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 11:52 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.