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  1. EMP's Star Wars exhibit shows off the blockbuster movies' costumesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    And that golden bikini Princess Leia wore while enslaved by Jabba the Hutt, well, it's just as hot on a faceless gray mannequin. "Rebel, Jedi, Princess, Queen: Star Wars and the Power of Costume" opens today at Seattle's EMP Museum and runs through Oct. 4. It's the first stop on a 12-city tour developed by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service in a partnership with the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art and in consultation with Lucasfilm Ltd. On display are about 60 genuine costumes worn by our favorite heroes and villains in the first six Star Wars films.

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  2. 5 Things Electronic Arts Inc.'s Management Wants You to KnowRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    ... the next installment in its popular Battlefield franchise in March, but its 2015 marquee title is likely to be Star Wars: Battlefront . Unfortunately, Electronic Arts hasn't given an exact release date for the game, but it's likely to debut sometime ...

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  3. A galaxy far, far away: Get up close with real costumes from 6 'Star Wars' moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    And that golden bikini Princess Leia wore while enslaved by Jabba the Hutt, well, it's just as hot on a faceless gray mannequin. "Rebel, Jedi, Princess, Queen: Star Wars and the Power of Costume" opens today at Seattle's EMP Museum and runs through Oct. 4. It's the first stop on a 12-city tour developed by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service in a partnership with the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art and in consultation with Lucasfilm Ltd. On display are about 60 genuine costumes worn by our favorite heroes and villains in the first six Star Wars films.

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  4. Disney CEO Bob Iger confirms Release Years for "This" TrilogyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Examiner.com

    Many Star Wars fans are wondering why George Lucas didn't sign on to direct the third Star Wars trilogy, including upcoming film Star Wars: The Force Awakens.In an interview with USA Today posted this week, the 70-year-old director, screenwriter,... " Star Wars : Episode VII - The Force Awakens " will arrive in theaters nationwide on December 18th, but fans of the space-faring franchise cant stop humming about the untold future of Star Wars, which may include more trilogies. In a recent interview, Disney CEO Bob Iger gushed over the Star Wars footage he's seen and confirmed the release years of the next two films in " this " trilogy.

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  5. DICE on Star Wars Battlefront: A unique shooter, 'fully born from Star Wars'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Examiner.com

    While 2015 doesn't have a whole lot of games announced for release during the second half of the year, we know Star Wars Battlefront is making its way to retailers in the fall. Since E3 2014 though, EA and DICE have been quiet regarding the upcoming shooter, which has left fans of the game wondering how things are going.

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  6. Berlin: The Works Taking 'Star Wars' Doc To EFMRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hollywood Reporter

    With just 10-and-a-half months until Star Wars Episode VII - The Force Awakens hits cinemas with an almost-guaranteed explosion of noise, buyers at the Berlinale next month will be able to head back to a galaxy far, far away , to where it all quietly began in the summer of 1976. U.K.-based The Works announced Friday that it had picked up exclusive worldwide sales for Elstree 1976 , Jon Spira 's documentary looking at the filming of the very first Star Wars in the U.K. capital, long before anyone had any idea of the cultural empire it would spawn, and the effects it would have on those involved.

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  7. Oscar Isaac enjoys teasing Star Wars fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ContactMusic.com

    'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' actor Oscar Isaac has revealed he thinks it's ''fun'' to tease people about the new movie. The 35-year-old actor has been cast in the much-anticipated new film and has been sworn to secrecy about its plotline, but admits he likes keeping friends and family on the edge.

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  8. Norfolk Star Wars enthusiast creates fan film on the original movie sets in TunisiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Eastern Daily Press

    Star Wars fans will soon be able to enjoy a new take on the galaxy far, far away thanks to Norfolk filmmaker Oliver Thompson. Ollie Thompson has created a Star Wars fan film on the original movie sets in Tunisia.

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  9. Star Wars fans will absolutely want to get into the Battle PodRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Gaming Nexus

    Back in October, Lucasarts and Lucasfilms partnered together to create the next great arcade game, dubbed Star Wars Battle Pod . It was unveiled at New York Comicon and fans of the franchise lost their collective minds.

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  10. Ewan McGregor would have happily starred in new Star Wars film if he'd been askedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Daily Mail

    Ewan McGregor would have happily starred in new Star Wars film if he'd been asked... but admits filming tech-heavy blockbusters is like 'watching paint dry' The actor claimed he was ready to take on the role of Obi Wan Kenobi in the JJ Abrams reboot, starting with The Force Awakens, due to hit cinemas at Christmas. Forced out: Nobody asked Ewan McGregor back to the upcoming Star Wars film, the actor said in an interview and accompanying photoshoot for Nylon magazine How McGregor would have slotted in remains to be seen: his character was killed off in Star Wars: A New Hope when it was released in 1977.

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  11. LEGO Jurassic World Has Been Revealed - IGNRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | IGN

    Details are scarce at the minute but we do know the game will follow a similar route taken by LEGO Star Wars in that players will be able to play through Jurassic Park, Jurassic Park: The Lost World, Jurassic Park III, and of course the LEGO video game version of the forthcoming Jurassic World in their entirety. LEGO Jurassic World is currently scheduled for a June release for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, 3DS, and Windows PC.

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  12. Steve Jobs Movie Has Officially Started ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | TG Daily

    ... ld be Xmas, but we're not sure if the Steve Jobs movie wants to compete with the three-ton gorilla of the holiday, Star Wars. Whenever it's ready, we hope this will indeed be the definitive Steve Jobs biopic that will give the man his due.

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  13. Battlefield, New Need For Speed Scheduled for 2015 ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | AusGamers

    We take a look at the upcoming Xbox One version of popular MOBA Smite to see just what Hi-Rez is cooking on the console platform We take a deep look into the newest expansion for Blizzard's popular MMO World of Warcraft to find just what has changed in the lands of Draenor Electronic Arts has confirmed during their Q3 2015 earnings call that two big franchises from the publisher's IP stables are on track for 2015 releases. Last October we saw EA tweet that Battlefront would be available in holiday 2015, and today the publisher confirmed that the game would be out before Christmas, and would "be aligned with the Star Wars movie rollout," which is scheduled to release in theaters on December 18th.

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  14. Read Patton Oswalt's Epic Rant About Star Wars RacistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Cinema Blend News

    There has been a great deal of Star Wars -related nitpicking ever since the first trailer for J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens arrived online last year, but arguably the dumbest of the bunch are those complaining that the footage features a black actor in a Stormtrooper uniform. Thankfully, these comments have been shouted down many times across the internet over the last few months, but now comedian Patton Oswalt has come in with his two cents on the issue - and he thinks its patently ridiculous.

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  15. EA News: 'Star Wars: Battlefront' Slated For 2015 ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | International Business Times

    After the release of the new "Star Wars" movie trailer, everyone was excited. Though it's still a long ways away, it got fans talking about the new technology being used, the possible story that would be taking place and of course the brand new lightsaber shown.

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  16. Oswalt: Racist 'Star Wars' backlash is 'depressing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | USA Today

    When the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer blew nerds' brains back in November, racist buzz soon surrounded British actor John Boyega, who featured prominently in the clip. Boyega, cool guy that he is, fired back with "get used to it" to those who weren't happy about seeing a black Stormtrooper. 1 comment

  17. Star Wars: The Weird Way J.J. Abrams Reacted After Harrison Ford's InjuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Cinema Blend News

    ... Some choose to internalize everything until it explodes out of them in a fury or tears. But if you're like Star Wars: Episode 7 director J.J. Abrams, you might turn all this pent-up energy into an emotional speech about how beautiful the moon is. At ...

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  18. Digital archeology: How Double Fine, Disney, LucasFilm and Sony resurrected Grim FandangoRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Polygon

    ... Blu-ray, with special features but without the walkie-talkies of E.T. or the supersaturated animals of the Star Wars Special Editions. But things never worked out with LucasArts, the original developer that also controlled the intellectual property ...

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  19. Electronic Arts Inc. Soars on Strong Holiday SalesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Motley Fool

    ... Electronic Arts will release the next installment in its Battlefield series, and later in the year, it will launch Star Wars: Battlefront in concert with the debut of Star Wars: Episode 7 . The past 12 months have been great for Electronic Arts' ...

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  20. Star Wars alum Ewan McGregor is reluctant about new lightsaberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Daily Mail

    ... Cuomo's decision to completely shutdown New York subway during storm 'I was a bit dubious about the hilt': Star Wars alum Ewan McGregor is reluctant about the new lightsaber... but is still waiting for the call to join the cast The 43-year-old star ...

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