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    Lucasfilm Denies J.J. Abrams Leaving 'Star Wars: Episode VII;' New Writers May Beam Aboard 'Star Trek 3'

    Someone had a little too much fun at Comic-Con: today, while running down rumors of a new writing team boarding the third 'Star Trek' installment for Bad Robot and Paramount, Badass Digest writer Devin Faraci struck a nerve when he insinuated that director J.J. Abrams would soon be dropping out of t...

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    'Star Trek 3' Shooting In 2014 With J.J. Abrams Directing? Set Phasers To Keep Dreaming

    Actors love to talk out of turn and all too often their wishful thinking is pretty much the equivalent of fanboy daydreaming. Take comments from “Star Trek” actor Zachary Quinto that seem to have been taken at face value across the entire Internet. Quinto “supposes” that “Star Trek 3” will shoot nex...

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    Neill Blomkamp Has Written An 18-Page Treatment For 'District 10,' Turned Down Chance To Work On New 'Star Wars'

    Most directors would kill to have the kind of support (personally backed by Peter Jackson) and success ($210 million worldwide, Best Picture nomination) Neill Blomkamp did on this feature debut, "District 9." And some filmmakers might have felt pressured to keep Hollywood in their favor, and undoubt...

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    Analyst Already Predicting $1.2 Billion Box Office For 'Star Wars: Episode 7'

    With the last two years finding Disney dropping two expensive mega-bombs -- "John Carter" which hit the studio for $200 million in losses and "The Lone Ranger" expected to wind up in the negative somewhere between $150-190 million -- you might think that shareholders and Wall Street types would be g...

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    Marvel Wants To Meet Vin Diesel For Some Reason & Armie Hammer Is Not Ant-Man

    It seems rumors are flying fast and furious this week for nerd franchises, so let's get a handle on them, and kick off with one that is actually legit, followed by a couple others that are sort of ridiculous...

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    George Lucas Says He Hasn't Talked To J.J. Abrams About 'Episode VII' Yet: Is That A Good Thing Or A Bad Thing?

    There are many, many questions regarding the continuation of the "Star Wars" series -- the first of which, "Episode VII," is now being worked on by J.J. Abrams -- but one of the most pertinent of them is the extent to which franchise granddaddy George Lucas will be involved. As the creator of the se...

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    'Star Wars' Rumor Roundup Plus A Vintage 1977 Burger Chef Promo TV Ad

    A couple "Star Wars" rumors have been floating through the interwebs over the last week, ranging from the absurd to the plausible so let's dive right in....

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    Why 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Suggests J.J. Abrams Needs To Leave His Mystery Box Alone For A While

    In 2007, J.J Abrams gave a TED talk about the mystery box; principally, a Tannen's Mystery Box he was bought by his grandfather from a magic store when he was a child. Abrams, in a typically articulate, engaging and funny address, talked about how the box had come to represent, for him, infinite pos...

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    Rumor: Jonathan Rhys Meyers In Talks For 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Role

    Now "Star Trek Into Darkness" is in theaters (to somewhat underwhelming grosses), JJ Abrams attention will now move exclusively (well, excluding the dozens of projects in the works at his company Bad Robot -- read about those here) toward "Star Wars Episode VII," his much-anticipated renewal of the ...

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    Watch: J.J. Abrams Gets Notes On 'Star Wars Episode VII' From Billy Dee Williams & William Shatner

    The Star Wars prequels weren’t exactly well-received by fans of the franchise, with many irked by a variety of plot points in those first three episodes. Well Jimmy Kimmel has a great idea for how J.J. Abrams can avoid that problem this time around – take ideas directly from the fans. Now we’d sugge...

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