You have reached your limit of free articles this month.

Enjoy unlimited access to myStatesman.com

Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks.

GREAT REASONS TO SUBSCRIBE TODAY!

  • IN-DEPTH REPORTING
  • INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING
  • NEW TOPICS & COVERAGE
  • ePAPER
X

You have read of premium articles.

Get unlimited access to all of our breaking news, in-depth coverage and bonus content- exclusively for subscribers. Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks

X

Welcome to myStatesman.com

This subscriber-only site gives you exclusive access to breaking news, in-depth coverage, exclusive interactives and bonus content.

You can read free articles of your choice a month that are only available on myStatesman.com.

'Star Wars' spoof in works by 'Scary Movie' team


The brains behind the "Scary Movie" franchise has it's targets set on a galaxy far, far away.

Jason Friedberg and Aaron Setzer have announced their latest film parody: "Star Worlds Episode XXXIVE=MC2: The Force Awakens the Last Jedi Who Went Rogue."

The Hollywood Reporter announced that, while the film is still in the planning stages, it will begin shooting this fall.

Friedberg and Seltzer wrote "Scary Movie," as well as wrote and directed "Disaster Movie," "Vampires Suck" and "Best Night Ever."

"Star Worlds" is a second project under a deal between Covert Media and Broken Road Productions, according to The Hollywood Reporter

The first project is "Resurface," which is being billed as an underwater action thriller.


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Movies & TV

Hip-hop music has fewer drug references than any other genre, but still dominates
Hip-hop music has fewer drug references than any other genre, but still dominates

Think Migos and other rap artists mention molly and marijuana the most in their songs? Think again, because hip-hop has the least number of drug references compared to any other musical genre, according to a recent study.  Using data from Songmeanings API, Addictions.com analyzed eight music categories to determine which style’s lyrics mentioned...
George Clooney takes trip back in time through classic movies in new coffee ad
George Clooney takes trip back in time through classic movies in new coffee ad

Actor George Clooney journeys through a number of classic movies in a new coffee commercial for Nespresso. Clooney, with the help green screen technology, travels from a remote movie set through scenes of six famous movies to get to a Nespresso store for a cup of coffee, only to find out that Andy Garcia has made it in the end to the original remote...
Willie Nelson away on his birthday? That’s OK, Trey Anastasio will play along
Willie Nelson away on his birthday? That’s OK, Trey Anastasio will play along

Willie Nelson turned 84 on Saturday. Suzanne Cordeiro for American-Statesman 2016 Out west at the annual Stagecoach Festival in the California desert, Willie Nelson celebrated his 84th birthday Saturday night with a show that included an all-star jam at the end featuring the likes of Neil Young, Jamey Johnson, Margo Price and X’s John Doe...
End of an era as Ringling Bros. gears up for last two shows 
End of an era as Ringling Bros. gears up for last two shows 

It’s the end of an era.  After 146 years, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is folding up the big tent forever, shuttering the ticket windows and putting the animals out to pasture. The circus has been a staple of American entertainment since the mid-1800s, wowing audiences with an array of exotic animals, breathtaking acrobatics...
This week’s music picks: Petty and Gary, Carrie and friends, Levitation Presents and more
This week’s music picks: Petty and Gary, Carrie and friends, Levitation Presents and more

Tuesday: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Gary Clark Jr. at Erwin Center. Outside of Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, it’s hard to find a still-ticking act that’s more representative of classic American rock ’n’ roll than Petty and his longtime backing crew.
More Stories