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  1. Star Wars 7 gets a title: a The Force AwakensaRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Edinburgh-festivals.com

    The official @starwars Twitter account also announced that principal photography is complete on the upcoming movie, which is directed by J.J. Abrams and written by Lawrence Kasdan . Starring original actors Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher, veteran great Max Von Sydow, motion capture specialist Andy Serkis, Inside Llewyn Davis guys Adam Driver and Oscar Isaac, and rising star Domhnall Gleeson, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set to hit cinemas worldwide on December 18, 2015.

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  2. Why Disney Didn't Want George Lucas' Star Wars 7 IdeasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Cinema Blend News

    It was all the way back in January that we exclusively reported that George Lucas' ideas for Star Wars: Episode 7 were ignored by J.J. Abrams and company, as the production decided to go in a different direction with what would wind up being Star Wars: The Force Awakens . But why was it exactly that the Star Wars creators notes were ignored? Apparently it was because the filmmaker wanted the story to focus on younger characters, while the studio was afraid of heading back into Phantom Menace territory.

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  3. Hollywood reboots, remakes, sequels: That old familiar feelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | The Age

    ... a drop of milk is left in the udder of this gigantic cash cow); and of course the sequel-cum-reboot of them all, Star Wars: The Force Awakens , film seven in a franchise that will run to nine in its main series, with at least three planned for a ...

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  4. George Lucas' new Star Wars trilogy was about teens, but Lucasfilm said nopeRead the original story

    Saturday May 9 | Polygon

    George Lucas wanted the third Star Wars trilogy to star teenagers, but those in charge after he sold his empire to Disney and relinquished creative control - including his hand-picked successor - rejected Lucas' plans. According to the cover story in this month's issue of Vanity Fair , Lucas courted his friend Kathleen Kennedy to take over his production company at a lunch meeting in April 2012.

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  5. 'Star Wars' to propel Oscar Isaac into celebrity stratosphereRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Bangkok Post

    Rising star Oscar Isaac is already well known from movies like the Coen brothers' quirky hit "Inside Llewyn Davis" -- but he is set to soar into the Hollywood firmament in the new "Star Wars" film. Cast members Oscar Isaac, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" wave to fans at the kick-off event during Disney's Star Wars Celebration 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center April 16, 2015.

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  6. When Rugged Off-Road 4WD Vehicle Meets Boat, You Get the Amphibious AmphibicruiserRead the original story

    Saturday May 9 | TechEBlog

    ... view the first image in this week's funny demotivational posters gallery. Continue reading for Mark Hamill's first Star Wars screen test.

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  7. Several George Lucas' Ideas, Characters Jettisoned for Star Wars: The Force AwakensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | IGN

    George Lucas might not be involved with Star Wars: The Force Awakens , but that doesn't mean the original Star Wars creator hadn't previously sketched out some ideas for the sequels. According to Vanity Fair , Lucas already had a vision for episode VII, VIII, IX by the time he sold Lucasfilm to Disney.

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  8. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | KFI

    There was a brief moment for potential awkwardness at last week's Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim. On the third night of the fan convention during a Q&A with Mark Hamill, an audience member had a request.

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  9. Summer's almost over as 'Phineas and Ferb' wraps productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... including specials highlighting crossovers with Marvel superheroes, a "Lost"-inspired episode and a very detailed "Star Wars" offshoot. The "Phineas and Ferb" voice cast includes Vincent Martella as Phineas Flynn, Thomas Sangster as Ferb Fletcher, ...

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  10. Why Disney Changed Star Wars Writers At The Last MinuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Cinema Blend News

    While writing a Star Wars film admittedly sounds like the greatest job in the history of mankind it's also a mammoth undertaking that is packed with responsibility. And the huge pressure that came with scribing Star Wars: The Force Awakens was clearly too much for the film's original screenwriter Michael Arndt, who despite being brought in the relaunch the franchise ultimately never even completed a draft.

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  11. Why Disney Scrapped George Lucas' Plans for 'Star Wars Episode VII'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | /film

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens is inspired by George Lucas ' creations, but it is not itself a George Lucas creation. Lucas has stressed that he has "no idea what they're doing," and expressed his eagerness to "enjoy it like anybody else."

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  12. LIVE from Ottawa's Comiccon: Super-hero-lovers assemble for annual bashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Canada.com

    ... The list of who we get to talk to just landed, and it includes Peter Mayhew, the man who plays Chewbacca in the Star Wars films, and Billy Boyd, who played Peregrin "Pippin" Took in the Lord of the Rings triology. There's also Lance Henriksen, of ...

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  13. Harrison Ford makes his peace with Han SoloRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    ... so much since then, but nobody seems to notice." I have to think that's a bit how Harrison Ford feels every time Star Wars comes up. Over the years, Ford's made it very clear that he's not a big fan of everyone's favorite smuggler from the galaxy ...

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  14. Greatest Classic Adventure Movie Speeches: 3 Memorable MonologuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | News Max

    ... gods, are abandoned or forgotten, the stars will never fade. Never. They will burn till the end of the time." 3. "Star Wars" (1977) Princess Leia Organa (Carrie Fisher) a speech that includes a plea for help: "General Kenobi: Years ago, you served ...

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  15. A Surprising Election in BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The Atlantic

    ... stations, shelling from the sea, and establishing a blockade. George Lucas is not involved with the creation of Star Wars: The Force Awakens . When interviewed by Stephen Colbert about the forthcoming sequel, the now-retired filmmaker said "I'm ...

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  16. The Importance of April's Jobs ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The Atlantic

    ... the biggest gain since August 2013," notes Bloomberg Business. George Lucas is not involved with the creation of Star Wars: The Force Awakens . When interviewed by Stephen Colbert about the forthcoming sequel, the now-retired filmmaker said "I'm ...

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  17. The Star Wars Sequel Lucas Didn't Get to MakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The Atlantic

    George Lucas is not involved with the creation of Star Wars: The Force Awakens . When interviewed by Stephen Colbert about the forthcoming sequel, the now-retired filmmaker said "I'm excited, I have no idea what they're doing" - they being director J.J. Abrams and his team.

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  18. J.J. Abrams wins over every Star Wars fan on the planetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | FansShare

    ... at this confirmation of his death. We cannot wait to see the new movie and keep our eyes open for the The new Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens trailer has been released and it has split fans around the world It has been revealed that ...

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  19. No surprise, the new a Star Warsa expected to break the bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | KJBX-FM Jonesboro

    The new "Star Wars" movie is tipped to become the highest-grossing film of all time after experts predicted the blockbuster will make in excess of $100 million in its opening weekend. "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens," which features original cast members Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill, is set for release in Dec. 18. Experts have now predicted it will dominate the box office across the globe, making in excess of $100 million domestically, and overtake "Avatar" as the highest-grossing movie of all time.

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  20. JJ Abrams admits he's considered killing off 'Star Wars'' Jar Jar Binks - Film NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | NME

    JJ Abrams, director of this year's Star Wars: The Force Awakens , has admitted he has considered killing off one of the sci-fi franchise's most controversial characters. Jar Jar Binks, a clumsy, bumbling Gungan from the planet Naboo, made his debut in 1999's Episode I: The Phantom Menace , playing a significant part in George Lucas's first Star Wars prequel film.

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