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    Watch: Fanboy Kevin Smith Explains Why He Cried On A 'Star Wars' Set Visit

    Last week Kevin Smith was invited onto the set of J.J. Abrams' "Star Wars Episode VII." While there, Smith says he actually cried. At Neuchatel International Film Festival in Switzerland, he explained what actually happened.

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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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    Showtime Gives Thumbs Up to Cameron Crowe and J.J. Abrams's 'Roadies' Pilot

    Showtime is producing an hour-long pilot for Cameron Crowe and J.J. Abrams's long-wished half-hour comedy "Roadies," which will focus on a group of characters that works behind-the-scenes on a traveling rock tour.

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    Showtime Orders Cameron Crowe's 'Roadies,' a Comedy Pilot About the Crew Powering Rock Concerts

    Cameron Crowe already gave us a film based on his touring experiences as a music journalist for Rolling Stone. Now, the director's latest project, a comedy TV pilot ordered by Showtime, will take a look at the unexamined lives of crew members on tour.

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    9 Actors Who Succeeded at Making Leap From Indies to Blockbusters and 3 Who Failed

    In honor of Lupita Nyong'o casting in "Star Wars," we've highlighted nine actors who fared well at leaping from indies to blockbusters, and three who didn't follow in their steps.

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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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    'Star Wars' Cast Revealed on Facebook, Arndt and Lucas Not Mentioned

    After all the speculation over recent months, Disney and Lucasfilm--whose leaders Robert Iger and Kathleen Kennedy have joined forces-- announced the cast of the new J.J. Abrams "Star Wars" movie. On Facebook.

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    New 'Star Wars' Will Cost $200 Million, Casting "Almost Done," George Lucas Still Consulting on Films

    Disney chair Alan Horn sat down with Jon Erlichman of Bloomberg Television to discuss the on-the-horizon "Star Wars" trilogy set to unfold over the next several years. Quote highlights, below.

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    Alfonso Cuarón Successfully Scales Down to The Small Screen With His First-Ever TV Series 'Believe'

    "Believe" begins with an elaborate, nearly three-minute shot (or collection of shots seamless stitched together) that starts in the car in which Bo (Johnny Sequoyah), a little girl, is riding with her foster parents, and ends in the rain outside its wreck.

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    Watch: A New Trailer for NBC's Sci-fi/Fantasy Series 'Believe,' Created by Alfonso Cuarón

    "Believe," the new NBC drama premiering March 10th, has a sci-fi/fantasy premise that may sound a little familiar: a girl is born with extraordinary powers, and a man finds himself conscripted to serve as her protector, with the fate of the world in the balance. But -- it comes from the Oscar-nomina...

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