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    Rumor: Simon Pegg Has Filmed A Secret Role In 'Star Wars Episode VII'

    We can't even go to sleep without some new "Star Wars" rumor hitting the internet. Yesterday brought whispers that "Empire Strikes Back" writer Lawrence Kasdan might be penning a Boba Fett movie (which in turn, means that Gareth Edwards is probably making something else for his 2016 spin-off film), ...

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    So If Lawrence Kasdan Is Writing The Boba Fett Movie, What's Gareth Edwards' 'Star Wars' Spin-Off About?

    Another day, another "Star Wars" rumor, but one that, if it turns out to be true, would throw an interesting twist into the developing details over the grand Disney plan over the next few years. At this point, we know that "Episode VII" is coming out at Christmas 2015, with at least "Episode VIII" a...

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    Cancelled 'Star Wars: Underworld' TV Series Would Have Featured Young Versions Of Han, Chewie & Lando

    We're about to hit an era of non-stop "Star Wars"—next year will bring J.J. Abrams' "Episode VII," with Gareth Edwards' spin-off a year later, and "Episode VIII" and "Episode IX" following, with the Josh Trank stand-alone picture coming down somewhere in between. But the new phase of "Star Wars" cou...

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    Lupita Nyong'o is Going to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

    Could the casting of Lupita Nyong'o is Star Wars be the beginning of a new day for women of color in sci-fi and fantasy movies?

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    'Chronicle' & 'Fantastic Four' Director Josh Trank To Helm 'Star Wars' Standalone Spinoff Movie

    We gotta say, we like Disney's gameplan here. With J.J. Abrams shepherding the mainline saga continuing "Star Wars: Episode 7," the studio is tapping rising young talent for their planned standalone spinoff films. "Godzilla" director Gareth Edwards will be doing the first one, due into cinemas in 20...

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    J.J. Abrams Hits Twitter To Ask For 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Set Photo Leaks And Speculation To Stop

    Here's something that in light of the "Ant-Man" news and this current "Star Wars: Episode 7" update, that might be worth remembering: studios, directors and artists working on films owe you absolutely nothing until they are ready to show off what they've been putting together. But over the past week...

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    Watch: All The Words From 'Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope' In Alphabetical Order In 45 Minutes

    There are things in life you didn't know you needed until you have them, and then suddenly you can't live without them. A 40-minute YouTube video of very word spoken in “Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope” rearranged alphabetically... is not one of those things. But the internet is one of those thin...

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    These Great Behind-the-Scenes Photos of Star Wars IV, V & VI Show Magic in the Making

    "Star Wars: Episode VII" is on everyone's minds these days--if you missed it, yesterday we brought you the news that the newest star to join the film's every-growing cast is Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong'o--but Empire Magazine had decided to take a look back in Star Wars history to, you might say, a lon...

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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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