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[17 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
New Trailer Released for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

The latest trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released this week as part of the Star Wars Celebration event in Anaheim.
In the trailer fans hear the voice of Luke Skywalker and it’s the speech he gave to Leia in Return of the Jedi. The image on the screen is that of Darth Vader’s burned out and partially melted mask.
But the addition of the line “And you have the power too” leaves fans wondering: who is Luke talking to?
Other images in the trailer include a glimpse of a crashed …

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[28 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Official Teaser Trailer Now Online

The Force has awakened.
In a move that was sure to break the Internet, Disney released the official teaser trailer for Star Wars – The Force Awakens on iTunes today. The trailer is also being shown in 30 theaters around the country.
But there’s no need to buy a $10 movie ticket just to see the trailer when you can visit iTunes to watch the 88-second trailer over and over and over again.
After this weekend the trailer can be seen in theaters around the world beginning December 1.
If you haven’t seen the …

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[26 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
First Teaser Trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ to Play in 30 Theaters Starting November 28

You might have noticed a great disturbance in The Force this week as millions of voices (in select cities) cried out in joy when they realized they will get to see an 88-second teaser trailer for Star Wars – The Force Awakens.
Starting Friday, November 28 this very short – but much anticipated – trailer will play in 30 theaters around the country.
Word of this “teaser” trailer first leaked out early in the week on the Regal Cinemas website in a post that was quickly taken down. Then director J.J. Abrams’ …

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[7 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Movies News – ‘Toy Story 4’ is Happening and ‘Star Wars Episode VII’ Gets an Official Title

If you’re a fan of Disney/Pixar films or Star Wars – or both – this was definitely your week.
Two big movie related stories broke from the House of the Mouse on November 6. First, it was announced that Star Wars: Episode VII has an official title – The Force Awakens.
The film wrapped its final day of shooting on Thursday as the announcement was made. Don’t get too excited though – the film still has many months of post-production ahead and it doesn’t arrive in theaters for another year.
Which means Star …

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[23 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ to Be Directed by Rian Johnson

The next Star Wars film, Episode VIII, will be directed by Rian Johnson, best-known for directing films including Looper and several memorable episodes of Breaking Bad.
Johnson will also write the script for Star Wars: Episode VIII according to several sources. Ram Bergman will be part of the production team for Episode VIII.
Deadline is also reporting that Johnson will direct Episode IX, but other sources say that’s merely a rumor, although it is likely he will give his input into the story for the final episode of the new trilogy.
Johnson’s hiring …

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[6 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Academy Award Winner Lupita Nyong’o Joins Cast of ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

There is more casting news surrounding the production of Star Wars: Episode VII.
Best Supporting Actress Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave) has been added to the cast. Gwendoline Christie, who currently stars at Brienne of Tarth on Game of Thrones has also been cast in the film.
They join John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow as new cast members. Original cast members Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, and Mark Hamill are reprising their roles as Princess Leia, Han Solo, and …

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[26 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Stand-alone ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff Headed to Theaters in 2016

Just when you thought the Star Wars movie news couldn’t get any more exciting than the Episode VII cast announcement a few weeks ago, there’s even bigger news to report.
A stand-alone Star Wars movie is in the works and will be directed by Godzilla director Gareth Edwards.
The as-yet-untitled film is being written by Gary Whitta (Book of Eli) and is scheduled to premiere on December 16, 2016.
Earlier this spring Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger said there were plans to make at least three spinoff Star Wars films, but there …

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[23 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
‘Star Wars’ Fans Have a Chance to be In ‘Star Wars Episode VII’ through Force For Change Campaign

If you have ever wanted to be part of the cast of a Star Wars movie, now might be your chance.
Star Wars Episode VII director J.J. Abrams recently announced the creation of Star Wars: Force for Change, a brand new initiative from Disney and Lucasfilm in collaboration with Bad Robot that is dedicated to finding creative solutions to some of the world’s problems.
The first Force for Change campaign is raising funds and awareness for the United Nation’s Chidlren’s Fund (UNICEF) Innovation Labs.
Disney has already committed $1 million to support the …

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[4 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News – Anniversaries, Free Dining, and Star Wars

It’s been a very busy week in the world of Disney news, including some major news announced Friday at the Walt Disney World Resort!
But first, since it is Star Wars Day (May the Fourth Be With You!), let’s start this weekly recap with the news that we’ve all been waiting for.
Star Wars Episode VII Cast Announced!
That’s right – the disturbance you felt in the Force earlier this week was millions of fans crying out in joy when the cast for Star Wars Episode VII was announced.
Original cast members Harrison Ford, …

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[29 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Cast Announced for ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

After many months of speculation – and news that Luke, Han, and Leia were recently spotted in London – the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII has been announced.
Drumroll, please.
The cast for Star Wars: Episode VII includes: John Boyega (24: Live Another Day), Daisy Ridley (Silent Witness), Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis), Andy Serkis (Gollum in The Lord of the Rings films), Domhhall Gleeson (About Time), and Max von Sydow (The Exorcist).
Original cast members Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels (C3PO), Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), and …