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By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
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Carrie Fisher confirms ‘Star Wars Episode VII’ appearance, getting into shape, like ‘being bought by Disney’

Disney acquired Lucasfilm in the late 2012, put Lucasilm’s future under the direction of President Kathleen Kennedy to get new films in theaters, based on the continuation of the story created by George Lucas, More...

By Stephen Nevets On Sunday, April 21st, 2013
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LucasFilm Exec Kathleen Kennedy becomes second woman to receive Will Rogers Pioneer of the Year award

CinemaCon proved to be an exciting time for the Oscar-nominated producer and LucasFilm co-chair Kathleen Kennedy, who became only the second woman in history to receive the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation’s More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, April 18th, 2013
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Disney says a new ‘Star Wars’ film will comes to theaters every year beginning in 2015

Star Wars fans can rejoice after the news from CinemaCon on Tuesday as Disney promised a new adventure every year beginning in 2015. The ongoing “Episodes” will be complimented by unnamed solo projects, which More...

By Stephen Nevets On Saturday, April 6th, 2013
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‘Being Human’ star and voice actor of Darth Maul, Sam Witwer would love the chance to join ‘Star Wars Episode VII’

Sam Witwer is just one of the latest in a line of actors who has stated interest in the new Star Wars Episode VII film. The Being Human star has also voiced the character of Darth Maul for the animated Clone Wars More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, April 4th, 2013
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Roger Ebert passes away at 70, check out memorable comments on George Lucas, Rob Schneider and Crocodile Dundee

Movie critic Roger Ebert has died at 70, according to the Chicago Sun-Times newspaper. It is with a heavy heart we report that legendary film critic Roger Ebert (@ebertchicago) has passed away — Suntimes (@Suntimes) More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 24th, 2013
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‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ director JJ Abrams discusses starting ‘Star Wars Episode VII’ process and Steven Spielberg being supportive

Director JJ Abrams is already discussing his jump to the Star Wars franchise, specifically the new film Star Wars Episode VII set to open on theaters in 2015. Talking with Empire Magazine, the Super 8 director talks More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, March 7th, 2013
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George Lucas confirms Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill for ‘Star Wars Episode VII’

In a Business Week article profiling Disney’s reboot of Star Wars, creator George Lucas was asked if the original cast will be involved and if he notified them of the Disney deal in advance. “We had More...

By Stephen Nevets On Saturday, February 23rd, 2013
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Mark Hamill clarifies that talks for ‘Star Wars Episode VII’ are underway, but not a lock

Harrison Ford was rumored to be set for the next Star Wars film, but now Mark Hamill’s comments call that into question. This week Showbiz 411 reported that Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford were More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, February 18th, 2013
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Composer John Williams discusses returning for ‘Star Wars Episode VII’

Composer John Williams is the latest contributor to give his thoughts on the new Star Wars movies, and sounds open to the possibility of a return, should he be asked. “Each time we play [the Star Wars theme], More...

By Stephen Nevets On Wednesday, February 6th, 2013
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‘Star Wars’ standalone film projects rumored to be Young Han Solo and Boba Fett films, ‘nothing set’

Disney CEO Bob Iger’s announcement Tuesday that the studio plans new Star Wars spinoff films has caused an avalanche of rumors online about which characters will star. Young Han Solo concept art Jedi master More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
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Disney confirms ‘Star Wars’ standalone film projects

J.J. Abrams will be helming Star Wars: Episode VII, and Tuesday Disney CEO Bob Iger took part in a television appearance where he provided some updates on the studio’s Star Wars franchise. It was previously More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
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JJ Abrams talks ‘Star Wars Episode VII,’ says ‘It’s wildly surreal’ but ‘too early’ for specifics

“Star Wars” fans now have a director to target for the praise or criticism of the franchise as JJ Abrams will add the saga to his growing resume. Speaking to E! Online on the red carpet of the Producer More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, January 24th, 2013
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‘Star Wars Episode VII’ will get ‘Star Trek’ director JJ Abrams

JJ Abrams may be taking over the famed “Star Wars” franchise with the first reboot, set for 2015. UPDATE: Disney released a Jan. 25 statement confirming Abrams at the director for “Star Wars Episode More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 29th, 2012
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Matthew Vaughn confirmed as ‘Star Wars’ director by ‘Seven Psychopaths’ star

The new “Star Wars” film appears to have a director as Jason Flemyng confirmed Matthew Vaughn’s involvement in the reboot of the franchise during an interview with HeyUGuys published Wednesday. Matthew More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, November 6th, 2012
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‘Star Wars VII’ news: Harrison Ford open to returning as Han Solo

There has been a ton of Star Wars news and rumors since Disney’s recent purchase of Lucasfilm. Now looks as if Harrison Ford may be open to reprising the role of Han Solo in the planned sequel trilogy.   Reports More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
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Disney spends $4.5 billion to acquire Star Wars universe, Lucasfilm -sets new film for 2015 VIDEO

Bob Iger just announced that The Walt Disney Company is acquiring Lucasfilm, the global entertainment company founded by George Lucas and the home of the legendary Star Wars franchise. UPDATE: The sales figure More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
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Star Wars Celebration VI: Weird finds, fun stuff and surprise faces

There were plenty of excitement at Star Wars Celebration VI this last weekend, celebrating all things Star Wars. From great celebrities to laser tag to a surprise visit by George Lucas himself, the convention had More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
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Jake Lloyd moves on from ‘Star Wars’ to pursue writing and directing

Jake Lloyd is famous for his role in “Star Wars: Phantom Menace,” playing the young Anakin Skywalker. Lloyd was present at the massive Star Wars Celebration VI this weekend, reminiscing with fans about More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, August 27th, 2012
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‘Attack of the Clones’ and ‘Revenge of the Sith’ get 3D release dates in 2013

Back in 2010 George Lucas and Lucasfilm detailed plans to re-release the “Star Wars” films in 3D beginning with “Phantom Menace” in 2012. Now a panel at the Star Wars Celebration in Orlando More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, August 26th, 2012
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Star Wars Celebration VI cosplay dominates convention

While Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill were present and a massive setup at the Orange County Convention Center welcomed fans for Star Wars Celebration VI, it was the fans dressed like their favorite Star Wars characters More...


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