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    Rumor: J.J. Abrams & Kathleen Kennedy Still Want May 2016 Release Date For 'Star Wars: Episode 7'

    This is probably not the kind of buzz Disney wants about eighteen months out from the still scheduled December 18, 2015 release date for "Star Wars: Episode 7." With Harrison Ford's recent injury prompting speculation that production might be delayed to the point where the movie will have to be push...

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    Speculate This: Will ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Be Delayed Until 2016?

    "Star Wars" good news only lasts so long. The most infamous ankle break in the history of below the waist bone breaks—since Joe Namath of course— is causing so much pain for so many. In case you've been living under an embargo of no ligament related news, you’ve probably heard by now that Harrison F...

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    Rian Johnson in Talks to Write and Direct Next Two 'Star Wars' Flicks

    Congrats to Rian Johnson of "Looper" fame, who is "in talks," report Deadline and Variety, to take on a massive new job: writing and directing the next two follow-ups to J.J. Abrams' "Star Wars: Episode VII," which is currently in production in London.

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    David Oyelowo Probably In ‘Star Wars: Episode 7’ As Villain Who Is Possibly Maybe Not A Jedi Hunter

    Boy, this is going to be a convoluted one, and why is reading certain sites for news like trying to figure out the Sunday New York Times crossword in a mirror? Are you caught up with your “Star Wars: Episode VII” rumors and tall tales of late? They sort of go like this, and as usual, potential spoil...

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    J.J. Abrams Hits Twitter To Ask For 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Set Photo Leaks And Speculation To Stop

    Here's something that in light of the "Ant-Man" news and this current "Star Wars: Episode 7" update, that might be worth remembering: studios, directors and artists working on films owe you absolutely nothing until they are ready to show off what they've been putting together. But over the past week...

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    What's Next for Lupita Nyong'o? 'Star Wars'!

    With the Academy Awards in the cultural rearview mirror, many of us wondered when and how we'd see a preternatural talent, and first-time Oscar winner, like Lupita Nyong'o on the big screen again. On Oscar night, the Mexican-born, Kenyan-raised Yale graduate who swept awards season with her sublime ...

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    WATCH: J.J. Abrams Launches UNICEF Awareness Campaign, Grand Prize Winner Gets to Appear in Upcoming Star Wars Installment

    For every ten dollars contributed, fans will be entered for a chance to win a trip to the "Star Wars: Episode VII" set, meet the cast and appear in a scene.

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    Watch: 'Star Wars' Day Greeting From J.J. Abrams And Lawrence Kasdan

    May the fourth be with you! As you know, Star Wars Day is here, and while fans were hoping for casting announcements....those broke earlier this week. So what's left? Well, if you're a fan of the extended universe, the first full trailer for the animated series "Star Wars Rebels" dropped (see below)...

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    Tribeca Interview: Billy Crudup Compares 'Glass Chin' To 'Watchmen,' Wants Role In 'Star Wars 7'

    One of the absolute highlights of this year's unusually robust Tribeca Film Festival was Noah Buschel's "Glass Chin" (read our review here). It's the tale of a down on his luck former boxer named Bud (played by Corey Stoll) who gets seduced by the criminal underworld. And there's no one more seducti...

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    Some Thoughts on the STAR WARS: EPISODE VII Casting Announcement and the Reaction To It

    The "Star Wars" prequels made a lot of money, but not as much as they could have. Only "Phantom Menace" cleared a billion dollars at the box office. Lucas left money on the table, and a bad taste in fans' mouths. Disney should be doing everything they can to change that. Instead, they’re creating mo...

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