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    Peter Mayhew Returns As Chewbacca For 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

    We may be headed to a galaxy far, far away, but the characters are looking very much the same. With production already started on "Star Wars: Episode 7," Disney exec Alan Horn admitted that casting was still being solidified. Well, here's another puzzle piece put into place.

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    George Lucas Credits 'Star Trek' With Paving The Way For The Success Of 'Star Wars'

    Has George Lucas just quashed the decades-long beef between "Star Trek" nerds and "Star Wars" dorks? For years, dudes with tape holding together their glasses and pocket protectors protruding proudly from their shirt pockets have debated amongst themselves about which franchise had the most sci-fi b...

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    Franchise Compromise Sucks: Neill Blomkamp On Why He Wouldn't Do 'Star Trek' Or Any Other Franchise

    Franchises and "edgy" visions just don't mix. See Darren Aronofsky's takes on "The Wolverine" or "Batman: Year One" (pre-Christopher Nolan takes), Joe Carnahan and "Daredevil," Joss Whedon's "Wonder Woman," etc. Studios are generally looking for something within the comfort zone of a property. You c...

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    WATCH: Leonard Nimoy vs. Zachary Quinto in Battle of Spocks (VIDEO)

    Watch this actually funny Audi commercial that features a battle of navigational skills between actors Zachary Quinto and Leonard Nimoy.

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    WATCH: 7-Minute Video on the Making of 'Star Trek: Into Darkness'

    Unlike most promo featurettes, Paramount Pictures' seven minutes of behind-the-scenes footage on the making of "Star Trek: Into Darkness" isn't glossily spliced with interviews. It actually tries to capture what it was like during filming on the set of the J. J. Abrams' film. (It's not completely s...

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    Empire Special J. J. Abrams Issue: 'Star Trek,' 'Star Wars,' and 'Lost'

    J.J. Abrams fans, get thee to a newstand. Empire Magazine has published a special fold-out edition for a special "J. J. Abrams" issue, which devotes a whopping 75 pages devoted to the film and TV writer-director-producer.

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    Mark Wahlberg Reveals J.J. Abrams Asked Him To Play Kirk's Father In 'Star Trek'

    ...well, that certainly would've been different. Mark Wahlberg hasn't dipped his toes into the sci-fi genre much, and we'd reckon maybe that's because of the whole "Planet Of The Apes" thing. And while he's reuniting with his bud Michael Bay for "Transfomers 4,&quo...

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    EW Previews 'Star Trek Into Darkness,' Madness of Abrams' Career

    J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek" reboot opened in 2009 and earned $386 million worldwide. Four years later the director returns with "Star Trek Into Darkness" -- out May 17. He tells EW in their sneak preview issue that his career--complete with a "Star Wars" reboot--is currently "madness."

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    Weekend Recap: 'Only God Forgives' Teaser, Naomi Watts as Princess Di, Twenty-Somethings on 'Girls,' and HBO/Hulu Changes

    Film Comment posted the "50 Best Undistributed Films of 2012," beginning with "Our Children" (Joachim Lafosse, Belgium/Luxembourg/France/Switzerland), followed by "Memories Look at Me" (Song Fang, China) and "First Cousin Once Removed" (Alan Berliner, U.S.). Read their full list here.

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    Immersed in Movies: Previewing JJ Abrams' 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Prologue

    I got an early glimpse on Sunday of the nine-minute prologue for "Star Trek into Darkness" in IMAX 3D, followed by a meet and greet yesterday at director J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot studio in Santa Monica...

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