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    Kathleen Kennedy Says 'Star Wars' Spinoff Characters Won't Tie Into Main Saga, J.J. Abrams Says No IMAX For Ep. 7

    Even as we're in the mix of the awards and festival season, at the end of the day, while prestige is nice, money is actually something you can hold on to and put into the bank. And as such, the focus at the major studios still tends to be on their tentpoles and blockusters, and increasingly these da...

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    'Breaking Bad' Star Jesse Plemons Is Being Eyed For A Leading Role In ‘Star Wars Episode VII’

    If J.J. Abrams, Lawrence Kasdan and Kathleen Kennedy are looking to shake things up and have their “Star Wars” movie 'Episode VII' stand out, they might just have find the right maneuver, and it's one in very atypical casting.

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    J.J. Abrams Admits ‘Star Trek: Into Darkness’ Secrecy Went Too Far; Talks Reluctance To Rush 'Star Wars' Release Date

    Considering the hatred that grew for it this year, it's very possible you care for J.J. Abrams’ mystery box signature trait much less than we do. What’s the mystery box exactly? “What are stories, but mystery boxes? . . . What’s a bigger mystery box than a movie theater?,” Abrams said in a 2008 Ted ...

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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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