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2 hrs ago | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Mark Hamill talks his "contractually obligated" 'Star Wars' beard

Mark Hamill's not in Comic-Con this weekend, but he did have some choice quotes for Star Wars fans around the world.

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Related Topix: Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Video Games, Celebrities, Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford

4 hrs ago | MTV

'Batman V Superman' Crosses Over With 'Star...

Somebody please explain this picture tweeted by " Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice " director Zack Snyder, because our brains may officially be broken: That's the Man of Steel himself Henry Cavill , wearing the Superman costume under a Jedi-esque cloak, holding a lightsaber, because Comic-Con, maybe? Or they thought it was a funny joke? Not that ... (more)

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Related Topix: Man of Steel, Henry Cavill, Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Video Games

8 hrs ago | Newsday

'The Force' comes to County Kerry.

Is Skellig Michael, off the coast of County Kerry, about to be a location in the latest Star Wars movie? It's light sabres at the ready in County Kerry as one the biggest movie franchises in the galaxy prepares to roll into town.

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Related Topix: Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Video Games

13 hrs ago | Radio Times

Darth Vader and Boba Fett have a higher approval rating than Barack Obama and Hilary Clinton

But thanks to some clever number crunching from Walt Hickey, a writer for political statistician Nate Silver's site FiveThirtyEight , we now have concrete proof that the likes of Darth Vader and Boba Fett are more popular than Barack Obama and Hilary Clinton.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Video Games

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Cardboard Connection

2014 Topps Return of the Jedi 3D Widevision Trading Cards

At long last, the original trilogy is complete. 2014 Topps Return of the Jedi 3D Widevision finally rounds out the original batch of films in the enhanced over-sized format.

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Related Topix: Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Video Games, Vocal, Empire, Pop/Rock

USA Today

Hijinks strike back in 'Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars'

Hijinks strike back in 'Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars' From an offscreen Porkins to blue ice-cream treats, the Force is strong with Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars.

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Related Topix: Phineas and Ferb, Entertainment, Television, Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Video Games, Vocal, Dan Povenmire

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Raw Story

Congress is officially less popular than the worst 'Star Wars' character ever

Congress' approval ratings are low enough that they trail even the least popular character in the Star Wars franchise, the Huffington Post reported.

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Related Topix: Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Video Games

Bit-tech.net

Star Wars: The Old Republic is one of five MMOs making more than $100m annually

Star Wars: The Old Republic is currently the fourth most profitable MMO in the world and has a 6% share of the MMO market.

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Related Topix: Star Wars, Video Games, Electronic Arts, BioWare, Star Wars: The Old Republic

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Kotaku

The Origins Of A Classic Lucasarts Adventure

In a lot of ways, Maniac Mansion is where it all began for Lucasarts . The company's first big adventure game hit, it set the tone for a decade of classic titles that would define PC gaming for an entire generation.

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Related Topix: Video Games, Monkey Island

CNN

'Star Wars: Episode VII': Get a look at the X-wing

The cast of "Star Wars: Episode VII" unites well-known "Star Wars" names with some up-and-coming actors.

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Related Topix: Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Video Games, Vocal, Celebrities, Carrie Fisher, Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television, Gwendoline Christie, Movies

The Post-Standard

'Star Wars 7' update: New X-Wing revealed, plot details allegedly leak

"Star Wars: Episode VII" director J.J. Abrams reveals the new X-Wing design in a promo video for the "Force for Change" charity.

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Related Topix: Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Video Games, Theater, Arts, Peter Mayhew, Entertainment

Daily Mail

Star Wars director J.J. Abrams arrives Hans Solo at Chiltern...

Star Wars director J.J. Abrams arrives Hans Solo at Chiltern Firehouse dressed down in slogan T-shirt and jeans Star Wars director and producer J.J Abrams looked cool as a cucumber as he arrived at the Chiltern Firehouse, where he is currently staying, in London on Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Star Trek, Video Games, World News, Belgium

Sun Jul 20, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

Christina Chong joins Star Wars

British actress Christina Chong has joined the cast of "Star Wars: Episode VII," sources confirm.

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Related Topix: Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Video Games, Celebrities, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford

OhNoTheyDidnt

Star Wars: Episode VII Plot Details Revealed

A hand. The driving force that possibly kicks off the first Star Wars movie we have seen in years might be a hand.

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Related Topix: Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Video Games, Vocal

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Star Wars Ewok dwarf actor caught on camera snorting cocaine and necking out-of-date booze

Paul Grant, who has also appeared in the Harry Potter series and films such as Legend, Labyrinth and Willow, admits his life has spiralled out of control The 4ft 4in dwarf appeared as an Ewok in Return of the Jedi and says he also stood in for actor Kenny Baker as R2D2 in the final scenes.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Star Wars, Family, Action Movies, Labyrinth, Adventure, Musical Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Video Games, Vocal, Willow, Comedy Movies

WebProNews

'Star Wars: Episode VII' Casts Christina Chong

Details on the casting remain vague, but it's been revealed that Chong, who was featured on Doctor Who and 24: Live Another Day , will play a minor role.

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Related Topix: Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Video Games, Vocal, Celebrities, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher

The Fresno Bee

Lisa Birrell: Ninja mother stays focused on son's world

There is a crescent of stars on my son's back, little freckles he was born with in the shape of the Big Dipper.

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Related Topix: Ninja!, Video Games, Star Wars, Activision, Call of Duty

Fri Jul 18, 2014

AusGamers

Star Wars: The Old Republic Generates $165 Million for 2013, WoW Still on Top

Blizzard spoke with us recently about what separates the Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Ultimate Evil Edition experience over the PC and spoke about platform differences.

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Related Topix: Star Wars, Video Games, Blizzard Entertainment, World of Warcraft, Electronic Arts, BioWare, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Diablo III, EVE Online, Atari, CCP, Dragon Age: Inquisition

Fort Morgan Times

'Star Wars' taps '24: Live Another Day' actress for role

"Star Wars" fans woke up to the news Friday morning that JJ Abrams has cast another buzz-worthy actress in the seventh installment of the sci-fi franchise.

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Related Topix: Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Video Games, East Moriches, NY, Moriches, NY

Chicago Reader

Escape From the Battle for the Conquest of the Dawn of the Rise of...

You can probably guess my age from the fact that, despite years of dumping on every fantasy-movie franchise from Star Wars to Harry Potter, I'm a hopeless sucker for the Planet of the Apes movies.

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Related Topix: Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Video Games, Waking Life, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Dazed and Confused, Drama Movies, The Card, The Horse's Mouth

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