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In Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the First Order has taken up the cause of the Empire, and J.J. Abrams just revealed the nefarious inspiration they drew on to create these new villains.
We’re getting closer and closer to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and even though director J.J. Abrams likes to keep a tight lid on his Mystery Box, some new details about the villainous Kylo Ren have emerged.
In the Star Wars movies, there really isn't much gray area when it comes to theEmpire: they're just straight up evil. Even if we didn't hear about oppression around the galaxy, or see them blow up a planet, there's the fact that their leadership actively worships something referred to as "the dark side."
Asking a filmmaker to rank their favorite characters is a bit like asking parents to rank their children. And while we don't know enough about Star Wars: The Force Awakens to pick our own yet, director J.J. Abrams just revealed his favorite.
Simon Pegg is multitalented actor and writer. He's also a huge nerd, especially when it comes to Star Wars. While we knew he has a small role in The Force Awakens, it turns out he had a bigger role shaping the film than we thought.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens suffered what could have been a major setback in the middle of production when Harrison Ford broke his leg. However, according to director J.J. Abrams, it became something of a blessing in disguise.
We already learned that Adam Driver’s Sith character received the name Kylo Ren after joining the organization known as The Knights of Ren. So what about the central trio, as well as folks like Captain Phasma, General Hux and that lovable, rolling droid BB-8?
As a lifelong fan, J.J. Abrams was torn about whether or not to direct the next Star Wars movie. In the end, however, it was one simple question that he needed to know the answer to that inspired him to take the job.
You signed on to direct the first chapter of a planned trilogy, but you knew that several more movies were on the docket, including the conclusion to a trilogy you were starting, as well as several spinoff movies. Would you be able to stop at just one movie, or would your creative curiosity get the better of you?
Star Wars: The Force Awakens delivered its last trailer at the Star Wars Celebration Expo this past April, and while bits and pieces of footage have found their way online since, fans have been chomping at the bit to see more of the sci-fi blockbuster. If you feel this way, I have some bad news.
George Lucas made some sweeping changes to the Star Wars universe with his prequels, but when we sit down to watch The Force Awakens later this year, J.J. Abrams promises there's one thing we won't see.
Unfortunately for The Force Awakens director, J.J. Abrams, who tried to help Ford after his on-set leg injury last year, he got a firsthand lesson about the ironic dangers of grace-deprived good intentions when he suffered an injury of his own.
It’s not enough for Daniel Criag to deny involvement in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, he also needs to attempt to drive a wedge between Star Trek collaborators Pegg and Abrams? Talk about having a license to be catty.
Kevin Smith soldiered on, and ended up playing to nearly 2,000+ people, according to reports – or as Smith calls it, one-third of the room. Listen to the whole Podcast. It’s a terrific recount of it, where Smith talks honestly about how his greatest nightmare was always the fear of showing up to a Hall H panel and finding no one in the room.
The history of superhero movies is littered with actors who almost played legendary characters, and as it turns out, Magic Mike XXL's Matt Bomer is one who almost landed the biggest hero of them all.
Ahead of whatever special look we'll be getting from The Force Awakens, Hasbro unleashed a look at its new Comic-Con exclusive Stormtrooper toy and with it comes some new information about these updated squadron of Imperial soldiers.
There are many different divisive elements within the Star Wars universe, but certainly ranking near the top is the existence of the furry little aliens known as Ewoks. If you think that they're too kid-friendly and stupid, you may want to brace yourselves.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is very much expected to be the continuation of the original saga, picking things up 30 years later with the likes of Luke Skywalker, Leia Organa and Han Solo - but don't expect there to be too many callbacks to that portion of the franchise.
Vanity Fair recently debuted their latest issue, filled with incredible photography by Annie Leibovitz of the cast of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. However, the magazine also revealed a new video of director J.J. Abrams maneuvering around the set with his star-studded cast. Watch it now.
As the new mega-franchise maestro of the Star Wars brand, J.J. Abrams most certainly gets inundated with requests from fans. However, a duo of amateur astronomy enthusiasts decided to make their own special request float above the pack by launching an X-Wing fighter into actual space! Well…an X-Wing fighter model, anyway.