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  1. Review: 'Star Wars #1'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Star Wars can be a sensitive, hot-buttoned subject matter for many- It is a beloved franchise that transcends the science fiction genre, because of its classic good vs. evil plot, the magical quality to its cinematography that inspired a generation, and the rich cast of characters that have been closely mimicked countless times across a myriad of mediums since. Whether it be discussing favorite characters, locales, the best film in the franchise, or the major differences in the second trilogy to the first fans always find something to nitpick, debate, and argue about.

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  2. Boba FettRead the original story

    Yesterday | On Social Marketing and Social Change

    PROTIP: Press 'i' to view the image gallery, 'v' to view the video gallery, or 'r' to view a random entry. Boba Fett is an immensely popular character from the sci-fi movie series Star Wars .

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  3. 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens': Daisy Ridley reveals Rey secretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... that could help her survive. We also know Rey is one of the new lead characters in this journey back to the Star Wars universe, her destiny intersecting with a runaway stormtrooper named Finn (John Boyega) and a Resistance fighter pilot named Poe ...

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  4. Carrie Fisher on protecting the Star Wars legacy: 'I'm the custodian of Leia'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Entertainment Weekly

    While Princess Leia fights the good fight throughout the galaxy, Carrie Fisher is the one battling behind the scenes on her behalf. Exactly where we find the character in December's Star Wars: The Force Awakens , three decades after the events of Return of the Jedi , is top-secret information worthy of Bothan spies, but at Star Wars Celebration last week Fisher was able to tease fans with, at the very least, promise of another distinctive look - even if Leia's signature hairstyle is no longer en vogue.

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  5. From 'Forrest Gump' to 'Star Wars': 10 Times National Parks Played a Role in Your Favorite MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The White House

    ... Park. According to Death Valley National Park , while many of the shots for A New Hope were taken abroad, the 1977 Star Wars film crew and George Lucas came to Death Valley to film some short transition scenes. Filler shots were taken at Mesquite ...

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  6. Friday A/V Club: The Only Good Star Wars SequelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    The Internet is abuzz with excited speculations about the next Star Wars movie. This is a little odd, given that pretty much every "next Star Wars movie" in history has been terrible.

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  7. Who could Sam Claflin play in Star Wars: Rogue One?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Radio Times

    It's been just over a week since Star Wars fans basked in the glow of the second teaser for The Force Awakens and the rumour mill for spin-off flick Rogue One due for release in December 2016 is already churning. British Hunger Games star Sam Claflin is the latest name being touted for a big role in the film, which stars Theory of Everything Oscar nominee Felicity Jones .

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  8. Will Rogue One and other spin-offs dilute Star Wars brand?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Trojan

    The arrival of a new Star Wars movie is typically greeted with the kind of fanfare one associates with rare astronomical events. Like a meteor shower or a total lunar eclipse, it prompts people to behave strangely, don peculiar costumes and stay out at ungodly hours, all for the chance to catch a glimpse of something with the potential to inspire feelings of wonder and awe.

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  9. Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One Casts the Best Supporting Actor of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Film School Rejects

    Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One already has one of the best actresses of 2015. In fact, Felicity Jones , a recent Oscar nominee for last year's The Theory of Everything , is the only on-screen talent so far confirmed for the Star Wars spinoff prequel.

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  10. Illinois lawmakers fast-track OKs for Obama, Lucas museumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    The Illinois Legislature quickly approved a bill Thursday to ensure that Chicago has legal authority to use public park land as potential sites for Barack Obama's presidential library and film producer George Lucas' proposed museum. The legislation comes amid a controversy mostly centered on whether the city can build the Star Wars creator's museum, which is supported by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, on formerly submerged lakefront property.

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  11. Chris Pratt Talks Hawaiian Vacation With Anna Faris and Son Jack: ''We Had the Best Time''--WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | E! Online

    ... Jurassic Park franchise since he was cast in the fourth installment. "For me, Jurassic Park was really kind of my Star Wars . I lined up at the theater to see it, I saw it opening night, I saw every sequel. I've seen it a whole bunch of times," he ...

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  12. 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens': Decoding the trail of hidden clues left by J.J. AbramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Sorry, Jedi Master. One week after getting the most in-depth look yet at Star Wars: The Force Awakens , nobody's heeding that little, green guy's advice.

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  13. Star Wars fans share videos of babies' reactions to the movie's new trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Daily Mail

    The Force is strong with them! Star Wars fans share entertaining videos of their babies' brilliant reactions to the sci-fi movie's new trailer Since the first teaser trailer for the latest Star Wars movie was released late last year, parents who are fans of the franchise have wasted no time introducing it to their young children - and then eagerly posting videos of their babies' reactions online. The hilarious recordings show babies too young to know a Wookiee from an Ewok watching with entranced expressions as droids, light sabers, and Stormtroopers appear on screen during the first and second promotional videos for Star Wars Episode VII - The Force Awakens.

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  14. Lawmakers quickly OK bill on Obama library, Lucas museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Monterey County Herald

    The Illinois Legislature quickly approved a bill Thursday to ensure that Chicago has legal authority to use public park land as potential sites for Barack Obama's presidential library and film producer George Lucas' proposed museum. The legislation comes amid a controversy mostly centered on whether the city can build the Star Wars creator's museum, which is supported by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, on formerly submerged lakefront property.

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  15. 'Star Wars Epic Yarns', A Board Book Series Based on the Original ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Laughing Squid

    Star Wars Epic Yarns is an adorable board book series by Jack and Holman Wang of Cozy Classics based on the original Star Wars trilogy that "features 12 iconic scenes, handcrafted in felt and pithily summarized in just a single word." The books are available to purchase online from publisher Chronicle Books and Amazon .

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  16. 'Star Wars: Rogue One casting': Riz Ahmed in talks, Sam Claflin considered for leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | TheCelebrityCafe

    The cast for Star Wars: Rogue One is finally taking shape, just days after we learned what it will be about. Riz Ahmed, who dealt with Jake Gyllenhaal's crazy orders in Nightcrawler is in talks for a part, while The Hunger Games ' Sam Claflin is in talks for another important role.

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  17. Sam Claflin Eyed to Star in - Star Wars: Rogue One'; Riz Ahmed in TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | News Times

    Sam Claflin is being eyed for one of the starring roles in "Star Wars: Rogue One," while Riz Ahmed is in talks to join the cast as well, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap . Felicity Jones and Ben Mendelsohn are set to star in "Rogue One," which was recently revealed to be a heist actioner involving a group of resistance fighters who unite to steal the plans to the Death Star.

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  18. It's the Most Craved Summer Movie Trailers SpecialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | ComingSoon.net

    In the player above, you can check out the latest episode of Most Craved , our weekly online discussion series wherein our hosts tackle the biggest entertainment news of the week. In this, our 48th episode, we're taking advantage of the recent swell of summer movie trailers to look ahead at what's to come in a very blockbuster-heavy 2015! Records were broken last Thursday with the release of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer, which gave us a glimpse at beloved characters not seen on the big screen since Return of the Jedi .

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  19. Star Wars: Rogue One May Have Found Its Male LeadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Cinema Blend News

    There's a fair amount of mystery still swirling around Star Wars: Rogue One , even after the panel hosted by Gareth Edwards at Star Wars Celebration. We know that Edwards is directing the heist story about a team retrieving Death Star plans.

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  20. 'Star Wars' Is "Racist" and Homophobic? BBC Falls for Prank InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Hollywood Reporter

    The BBC welcomed a Twitter satirist onto its airwaves last week to talk about his gripes with Star Wars . But a producer for BBC World Service didn't realize his accusations were a joke.

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