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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Synopsis

Lucasfilm and visionary director J.J. Abrams join forces to take you back again to a galaxy far, far away as Star Wars returns to the big screen with Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

The film stars Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Max Von Sydow. Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burk are producing with Tommy Harper and Jason McGatlin serving as executive producers. The screenplay is by Lawrence Kasdan & J.J. Abrams and Michael Arndt. Star Wars: The Force Awakens releases in U.S. theaters on December 18, 2015.

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Did Ben Affleck Almost Direct A Star Wars Movie? Here's What He Says Did Ben Affleck Almost Direct A Star Wars Movie? Here's What He Says
The line of people hoping to direct a Star Wars movie likely ran pretty long, but we'll never really know who made it onto that list unless they discuss it in public. Steven Spielberg tells an interesting story of how he recruited J.J. Abrams to The Force Awakens by wining and dining Abrams' wife. (Smart move.) Now we're discovering that before Abrams signed on the dotted line, Ben Affleck might have been offered the job, only to turn it down.

Did Ben Affleck Almost Direct A Star Wars Movie? Here's What He Says

How Steven Spielberg Got JJ Abrams On Board For Star Wars: The Force Awakens How Steven Spielberg Got JJ Abrams On Board For Star Wars: The Force Awakens
J.J. Abrams ushered in a new era of Star Wars last December by directing Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and it turns out, we have Steven Spielberg to putting the whole thing in motion years back.

How Steven Spielberg Got JJ Abrams On Board For Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The Reason John Williams Wants To Keep Doing The Star Wars Music The Reason John Williams Wants To Keep Doing The Star Wars Music
The music of John Williams is as much a part of the Star Wars mythos as lightsabers and the Force. His themes have become not just the soundtrack to the movies of Steven Spielberg and George Lucas, but of Hollywood in general.

The Reason John Williams Wants To Keep Doing The Star Wars Music

Watch Princess Leia Get Her Own Hilarious Political Attack Ad Watch Princess Leia Get Her Own Hilarious Political Attack Ad
Princess Leia has secrets she doesn't want you to know about. Learn about those secrets and more in this hilarious political attack add explaining why she's the worst choice to run the New Republic.

Watch Princess Leia Get Her Own Hilarious Political Attack Ad

Why Han Solo's Big Moment Was So Painful, According To Daisy Ridley Why Han Solo's Big Moment Was So Painful, According To Daisy Ridley
The actress, who plays newcomer Rey in J.J. Abrams’ The Force Awakens, was being interviewed by The Big Issue where she opened up about Han Solo’s big moment, and the impact it had on the Star Wars community.

Why Han Solo's Big Moment Was So Painful, According To Daisy Ridley

Saturday Night Live Shares More Hilarious Failed Star Wars Auditions Saturday Night Live Shares More Hilarious Failed Star Wars Auditions
Several months ago, Saturday Night Live rolled out a skit of “celebrities” reading alongside real-life Star Wars: The Force Awakens stars Daisy Ridley and John Boyega. The skit went over so well, they’ve now decided to release additional footage of celebs being weird, and SNL players doing their best impressions.

Saturday Night Live Shares More Hilarious Failed Star Wars Auditions

New Theory Suggests That Star Wars: The Force Awakens Suffered Due To This Classic Character New Theory Suggests That Star Wars: The Force Awakens Suffered Due To This Classic Character
If you could remove one classic character from the Star Wars trilogy from the entire experience of The Force Awakens, who would it be? Read on to see which character this new theory suggests should have sat our the last Star Wars movie.

New Theory Suggests That Star Wars: The Force Awakens Suffered Due To This Classic Character

The New Star Wars Vinyl Reveals A Cool Secret When You Play It The New Star Wars Vinyl Reveals A Cool Secret When You Play It
Star Wars: The Force Awakens' vinyl doesn't just play John Williams' epic score for the film, but it also includes a hologram of the Millennium Falcon. And it looks amazing.

The New Star Wars Vinyl Reveals A Cool Secret When You Play It

New Star Wars Theory Connects Rey To Yet Another The Force Awakens Character New Star Wars Theory Connects Rey To Yet Another The Force Awakens Character
A brand new Star Wars theory regarding the lineage of Daisy Ridley's Rey has emerged. But this one actually has some credence, as some hard evidence has come into play to support it.

New Star Wars Theory Connects Rey To Yet Another The Force Awakens Character

Beauty And The Beast Has Topped Star Wars In One Important Poll Beauty And The Beast Has Topped Star Wars In One Important Poll
Yesterday, Disney released the first teaser trailer for their live action Beauty and the Beast remake, and this preview just broke an important record.

Beauty And The Beast Has Topped Star Wars In One Important Poll

Chewbacca Mom Just Got An Awesome Star Wars Surprise, Watch It Now Chewbacca Mom Just Got An Awesome Star Wars Surprise, Watch It Now
Now, Rian Johnson, it’s your turn. Find a cameo role for Candace Payne. Put her in a Stormtrooper suit. Make her laugh at the very end of the scene. It’s the least you can do.

Chewbacca Mom Just Got An Awesome Star Wars Surprise, Watch It Now

Don't Expect These Two Star Wars Characters To Get Romantically Involved In Episode VIII Don't Expect These Two Star Wars Characters To Get Romantically Involved In Episode VIII
One of the most talked about aspects of the new Star Wars trilogy is romance. John Boyega recently opened up regarding this possibility in Episode VIII.

Don't Expect These Two Star Wars Characters To Get Romantically Involved In Episode VIII

Star Wars Just Took Its Most Definitive Stance Yet On That Popular Snoke Rumor Star Wars Just Took Its Most Definitive Stance Yet On That Popular Snoke Rumor
When Star Warsfans aren’t busy arguing about the possible parentage of Rey, they turn their attention to other questions. Like exactly who is this Supreme Leader Snoke guy?

Star Wars Just Took Its Most Definitive Stance Yet On That Popular Snoke Rumor

Who Tom Hardy May Be Playing In Star Wars: Episode VIII Who Tom Hardy May Be Playing In Star Wars: Episode VIII
There hasn't been many revelations regarding what to expect from Star Wars: Episode VIII, what little news we are are receiving appears to be answers to questions we didn’t really know we had, like who Tom Hardy will be playing.

Who Tom Hardy May Be Playing In Star Wars: Episode VIII

J.J. Abrams And Lin-Manuel Miranda's Star Wars 7 Cantina Song Is Finally Here, Listen To It Now J.J. Abrams And Lin-Manuel Miranda's Star Wars 7 Cantina Song Is Finally Here, Listen To It Now
Now the ball is back in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s court. Does he want to try and top John Williams, and pen an even-more memorable track for Star Wars: Episode VIII? “Jabba Flow” was a good start, but if we go back to Maz’s drinking establishment in Rian Johnson’s movie, we could use one more memorable tune to tap our toes to.

J.J. Abrams And Lin-Manuel Miranda's Star Wars 7 Cantina Song Is Finally Here, Listen To It Now

Watch J.J. Abrams And Lin-Manuel Miranda Rap The Force Awakens Cantina Song Watch J.J. Abrams And Lin-Manuel Miranda Rap The Force Awakens Cantina Song
May the Fourth brought us some interesting tidbits and surprises, but nothing can prepare you for Lin-Manuel Miranda and J.J. Abrams performing their cantina song from Star Wars: The Force Awakens live.

Watch J.J. Abrams And Lin-Manuel Miranda Rap The Force Awakens Cantina Song

Star Wars: Episode VIII Rumor Makes Luke Sound Like A Badass Star Wars: Episode VIII Rumor Makes Luke Sound Like A Badass
While Luke’s participation in The Force Awakens was a glorified walk-on role, he will surely be a major character in Episode VII. And, if one rumor is to be believed, he will be both powerful and have a temper.

Star Wars: Episode VIII Rumor Makes Luke Sound Like A Badass

How Star Wars: The Force Awakens Was Going to Open, According To Mark Hamill How Star Wars: The Force Awakens Was Going to Open, According To Mark Hamill
There were so many different rumors about Star Wars: The Force Awakens that it was just short of impossible to keep them all straight. Well, now Luke Skywalker himself has informed us that one of the old rumors wasn’t entirely untrue.

How Star Wars: The Force Awakens Was Going to Open, According To Mark Hamill

Star Wars 7 As Told By Emojis Is Adorable And Clever, Watch It Now Star Wars 7 As Told By Emojis Is Adorable And Clever, Watch It Now
Younger generations seem incredibly adept at picking up the language of the internet, because even high-concept sci-fi adventures like Star Wars: The Force Awakens can now be conveyed in something as simple as emojis.

Star Wars 7 As Told By Emojis Is Adorable And Clever, Watch It Now

Star Wars Fan Comes Up With The Best Reason Yet Why Kylo Ren Punched His Own Wound Star Wars Fan Comes Up With The Best Reason Yet Why Kylo Ren Punched His Own Wound
There are many questions left unanswered following Star Wars: The Force Awakens. However, here's one we haven't spent much time on. Why does Kylo Ren punch himself?

Star Wars Fan Comes Up With The Best Reason Yet Why Kylo Ren Punched His Own Wound

Star Wars' Chewbacca Just Had A Weird Honor Bestowed Upon Him Star Wars' Chewbacca Just Had A Weird Honor Bestowed Upon Him
Scientists in Papua New Guinea have decided to honor the iconic Star Wars character Chewbacca in an incredibly weird fashion.

Star Wars' Chewbacca Just Had A Weird Honor Bestowed Upon Him

Watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens Get Wrecked In New Video Watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens Get Wrecked In New Video
Well, we knew this was coming eventually. No movie is without sin, according to the guys over at CinemaSins, and that certainly includes one of the most popular movies ever made.

Watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens Get Wrecked In New Video

Star Wars: Go BTS Of Rey's Introduction In New Video Star Wars: Go BTS Of Rey's Introduction In New Video
If there's one thing you can count on for Star Wars DVD's, it's that there will be at least a few cool special features. We've got a look at one of these BTS videos that go into the making of Rey's costume.

Star Wars: Go BTS Of Rey's Introduction In New Video

How J.J. Abrams Used Harrison Ford's Millennium Falcon Injury To Improve The Force Awakens How J.J. Abrams Used Harrison Ford's Millennium Falcon Injury To Improve The Force Awakens
Star Wars: The Force Awakens almost had a huge problem at its core. Yet strangely enough, the injury Harrison Ford sustained on set was all it took to help right the ship. Read on to see why Ford's broken ankle helped save the day.

How J.J. Abrams Used Harrison Ford's Millennium Falcon Injury To Improve The Force Awakens

Rey In Star Wars: Episode 8 - Everything We Know Rey In Star Wars: Episode 8 - Everything We Know
In Star Wars: The Force Awakens, there is nobody more interesting than Rey. She is in the dark about much of her own history, so we are forced to make some suppositions about her role in Episode 8.

Rey In Star Wars: Episode 8 - Everything We Know

Star Wars: J.J. Abrams Backtracks Statement About Rey's Parents Star Wars: J.J. Abrams Backtracks Statement About Rey's Parents
After making what seemed like a pretty definitive statement over the identity of Rey's parents, J.J. Abrams has taken a step back to clarify his remark. Let the fans theories keep rolling in.

Star Wars: J.J. Abrams Backtracks Statement About Rey's Parents

J.J. Abrams Just Revealed This Detail About Rey's Parents J.J. Abrams Just Revealed This Detail About Rey's Parents
J.J. Abrams has just been asked point blank, 'Who are Rey's parents?' Here's what he said.

J.J. Abrams Just Revealed This Detail About Rey's Parents

Why Mark Hamill Was Hesitant To Star In The Force Awakens Why Mark Hamill Was Hesitant To Star In The Force Awakens
J.J. Abrams has admitted that he needed to convince Mark Hamill that his brief appearance in Star Wars: The Force Awakens wouldn't come across as "silly."

Why Mark Hamill Was Hesitant To Star In The Force Awakens

The Story Behind C-3PO's Red Arm Finally Has Been Revealed The Story Behind C-3PO's Red Arm Finally Has Been Revealed
We now finally know how C-3PO lost his arm before Star Wars: The Force Awakens. And it's actually a doozy of a story.

The Story Behind C-3PO's Red Arm Finally Has Been Revealed

Han Solo's Jacket Just Sold For A Massive Amount Of Money Han Solo's Jacket Just Sold For A Massive Amount Of Money
Han Solo's jacket is a pretty expensive trophy, rivaling only the price on the man's head itself. Ok, so maybe it didn't fetch that much money, but you should read on to see how much the piece of Star Wars: The Force Awakens memorabilia fetched.

Han Solo's Jacket Just Sold For A Massive Amount Of Money

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