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    Is R2-D2 In 'Star Wars: Episode 7'? J.J. Abrams Hangs With The Iconic Droid In Behind-The-Scenes Pic

    While an official name hasn't been decided yet, a release date has been set, one that Disney folks promise will give J.J. Abrams and his creative team the perfect amount of time to "optimize quality." And while there is still so much more to come in terms casting, official story details, logos, post...

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    ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Sets December 2015 Release Date; Brad Bird's 'Tomorrowland' Pushed To 2015

    There's still no title, and it seems even J.J. Abrams is a bit punchy about delivering the movie in time, but mark your calendars as Disney has gone ahead and slated "Star Wars: Episode 7" for a late 2015 release.

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    J.J. Abrams Says “Time Frame” For ‘Star Wars 7’ Led To Replacing Michael Arndt

    It was two weeks ago when there was a disturbance in the Force known as "Star Wars: Episode 7." News arrived that celebrated screenwriter Michael Arndt had been replaced on the highly anticipated sequel by director J.J. Abrams himself and franchise veteran Lawrence Kasdan. Then about a week later, r...

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    Disney Says No To Kathleen Kennedy's Request To Push 'Star Wars 7' To 2016

    With the "Star Wars" YouTube channel suddenly posting vintage trailers for the original series of films in the last month or so, and with the one-year anniversary of Disney's purchase of Lucasfilm arriving this week, many fans thought perhaps there would be some kind of official announcement this we...

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    A History of Movie Trailers

    Surveying 80 years of movie trailers, it's clear that the best directors have made advance advertising a part of their art.

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    Lawrence Kasdan & J.J Abrams Replace Pixar Scribe Michael Arndt On 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Writing Duties

    OK, don't push the panic button yet, but maybe a little bit of uh oh if you're a hardcore "Star Wars" fan and you demand to see "Star Wars: Episode VII" in theaters summer 2015 as "promised" (read: the intended, hopeful date—shit happens). And yes, because Disney/LucasFilm/Kathleen Kennedy and direc...

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    Watch: Trailer For J.J. Abrams-Produced "Ro-Bromance" Series 'Almost Human' Starring Karl Urban

    Named as one of our 10 Most Promising Network Shows For Fall 2013, we have to admit a certain curiosity about the J.J. Abrams-produced "Almost Human" based on the premise alone. That, and it has the potential to give us a weekly serving of Karl Urban in full on snark mode, which we wouldn't complain...

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    'Star Wars': Watch Scene From Abandoned Live-Action TV Show; George Lucas "Torn" About Leaving, Chloe Moretz Denies Rumors

    Barely a week has passed since word was kicking around about the future of the "Star Wars" franchise, which is now sitting in the hands of J.J. Abrams, and even though 'Episode 7' is still a distance from its 2015, it seems it's all anyone can talk about. Moreover, it looks like George Lucas is feel...

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    'Star Wars' Live Action TV Series Rumored Again, J.J. Abrams Says Franchise Won't Be Disney-fied

    As long as there has been "Star Wars," there has been hopes/wishes/dreams/aspirations for a live action television series to branch off from the main saga and explore new worlds. In the animated realm, the franchise has done well, with numerous spinoffs, but a live action series has been a tough nut...

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    J.J. Abrams Admits That Sometimes He Overdoes It With The Lens Flare

    From Alfred Hitchcock's numerous cameos to Spike Lee's rapid dolly shot to Wes Anderson's unique tableaux, filmmakers have a long tradition of marking their films with distinct visual trademarks. And J.J. Abrams has been no different, with his films littered throughout with cool blue lens flare, so ...

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