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Startup energy brings Disney's BB-8 droid toy to life

...entertain a new idea, the new "Star Wars" droid, BB-8, wouldn't be...brainchild of filmmakers behind "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens...Disney characters from "Frozen" to "Star Wars.""If you could mesh that with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-11/startup-energy-brings-disn
'Fantastic Four' try to get their franchise footing in latest film

...after Trank's mysterious no-show at the fan event Star Wars Celebration, and his subsequent abrupt departure from the Star Wars anthology film he had been slated to direct. His statement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-08-08/fantastic-four-try-get-t
Today's box office pales to 'Gone With the Wind'

...the hint is at the top ? Gone With the Wind (1939), which sold $1.64 billion in tickets.It is followed by Star Wars (1977), The Sound of Music (1965), E.T. (1982) and Titanic (1997).Next come: The Ten Commandments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-20/todays-box-office-pales-gone-
Pop Rocks: Film festival could fill out fun

...or completed. Pinewood Studios, the British filmmaking facility best known as the home to James Bond, Alien and the Star Wars series, recently opened a satellite studio ? its first ? near Atlanta. That said, Augusta has seen very little of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-07-29/pop-rocks-film-festiv
Work on new movie theater accelerates

Georgia Theater Co. is in a race with Star Wars.Star Wars: Episode VII ? The Force Awakens is set for release Dec. 18. The theater company is trying to get its new 14-screen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-11/work-new-movie-theater-acc
Michaux: McIlroy's injury a summer bummer

...the golf world Monday, there was the world's No. 1 golfer leaning on crutches with his left ankle encased in some Star Wars storm trooper boot. The words accompanying the photo were even less encouraging."Total rupture of left ATFL (ankle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-06/michaux-mcilroys-injury-summ
Theme parks across US look to skies, stars for newest attractions

...fans to experience pop culture in a whole new way."Star Wars, Justice League, Fast and Furious ? all are represented...of track.Legoland California in Carlsbad opens Lego Star Wars Miniland Death Star, with models of classic movie scenes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-13/summer-fun-coasters-pop-culture-rid
Actor Christopher Lee dies

...as the wicked wizard Saruman in "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy and the evil Count Dooku in two of George Lucas' "Star Wars" prequels. But for many he will forever be known as the vampire Count Dracula in a slew of "Hammer Horror" movies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-11/actor-christopher-lee-dies
New Disney toys combine high-tech gadgets, old-school play

...sub-plots from "The Avengers," ''Star Wars" and "Frozen."It's Disney's...and throwing imaginary objects. "Star Wars" themed packages will roll out in 2016, after "Star Wars: Episode 7 - The Force Awakens...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-02/new-disney-toys-combine-hi
2015 Summer Camps Guide: ARTS

...Camp; July 13-17, Alice in Wonderland; July 20-24, Camp Hinion; July 27-31, Wizarding Week; Aug. 3-7, Star Wars; Aug. 10-14, Super Heroes IIART AND SOUL: 3850 Washington Road, Martinez; (706) 550-8385; khwaters11@bellsouth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-04-30/2015-summer-camps-gui