Movie News

Americans demand ‘begin construction of a Death Star by 2016’

Movie News

Olivia Marne is a Melbourne-based University graduate and full-time publisher who joined Moviehole in 2011.

It’s safe to say that the frenzy surrounding the movie franchise “Star Wars” shows no signs of wavering just yet. The first film was released back in 1977 but, thanks to advances in technology, LucasFilm has recently confirmed the cinema dates for 3D versions of the next two films in the ”Star Wars” prequel trilogy for a limited period next year.

While the onscreen excitement continues, a more unusual sort of hype has also emerged. Over 13,000 Americans have signed an online White House petition to ‘secure resources and funding’ for the construction of ultimate weapon, the Death Star.

The founder of the campaign outlines the benefits of the campaign for America, claiming that the construction of the Death Star would provide an employment boost as well as enhancing America’s defences.

The petition contends that ‘By focusing our defence resources into a space-superiority platform and weapon system such as a Death Star, the government can spur job creation in the fields of construction, engineering, space exploration, and more, and strengthen our national defence.’

Although the petition seems to be gathering increasing support, it would require around 20,000 signatures for it to be officially reviewed by the White House.

Meanwhile, back on planet Earth, ”Star Wars” fans are eagerly awaiting the international release dates for the new movies, which will take a 3D format, and are set to be announced soon.

ShareShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on Pinterest

About OLIVIA MARNE

Olivia Marne is a Melbourne-based University graduate and full-time publisher who joined Moviehole in 2011.

View All Posts

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Subject

Your Message

captcha

More in Movie News

BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards - Arrivals

Sacha Baron Cohen is Freddie Mercury

Ashleigh DaviesMarch 29, 2015
hugh-jackman-the-wolverine

Is Hugh Jackman playing Wolverine for the ‘last time’?

Ashleigh DaviesMarch 29, 2015
mallrats2

Jeremy London, Ethan Suplee returning for Mallrats 2

Caffeinated ClintMarch 28, 2015
stephendorff

Dorff gets a badge for Texas Chainsaw prequel

Caffeinated ClintMarch 28, 2015
COACH

Another ’90s TV Hit returning!

Caffeinated ClintMarch 28, 2015
supertroopers

Super Troopers 2 director answers those lingering questions!

Caffeinated ClintMarch 28, 2015
seanyoung

Blade Runner actress nixed from sequel?

Caffeinated ClintMarch 28, 2015
transformers

Transformers sequels, spin offs in the works

Caffeinated ClintMarch 28, 2015
julialouis

Seinfeld fave in talks for Force Majeure remake

Caffeinated ClintMarch 28, 2015

Login

Lost your password?