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Star Wars: Episode 7 - What We Know So Far
Star Wars returns to theaters on December 18, 2015 with Star Wars Episode VII. The new film will continue the adventures of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Leia Organa. We answer all the questions you have about the new Star Wars movies. What would the new movies be about? Would they bring back classic characters or introduce new ones? Would there be new stories set outside of the trilogy?
First Look At Star Wars: Episode VII Concept Art, Probably
With that enhancement you that the Millennium Falcon is pictured in one of the Star Wars: Episode VII photos. The others are harder to make out, but the bottom involves a long-range desert landscape shot. Tatooine? The top one has four different images and one of them looks like Alec Guinness as Obi Wan.
Watch University Of Georgia Students Film An Elaborate Star Wars Tribute Video
An “epic battle” happened over the weekend on the Athens campus of the University of Georgia, where Conley hired friends and fans to shoot various Star Wars scenes in full costume. And because we live in the age of social media, Twitter blew up with amazing photographs involving Stormtroopers, UGA students and men’s head football coach Mark Richt.
13 Fascinating Things We Learned About Mark Hamill During His AMA
There are few things the Internet collectively gets more excited about than Reddit Ask Me Anything sessions. One of those things is Star Wars; so, it should come as a surprise to no one that Mark Hamill’s Ask Me Anything session earlier today was surrounded by an absolute flood of interest.
Is Pixar Planning Its Own Star Wars Movie?
I'm not really sure how much stock to put in this story. On the one hand, it's totally feasible that Disney is looking for any way to make money off of their new sci-fi franchise, but at the same time this report is so vague that it could be totally fake and unprovable. Basically, believe that this story could be true, but don't necessarily believe that it is.
Disney Is Using A Story Team To Determine What Is Or Isn't Star Wars Canon
Over at Disney, Lucasfilms has their own “story team” which employs a man named Leland Chee, and Chee has recently been doing some mythbusting on his Twitter.
Disneyland's Long Rumored Tomorrowland Remodel Will Be Influenced By Star Wars Episode VII
Rumors of a Disneyland remodel and more specifically, alterations to Tomorrowland to coincide with Star Wars: Episode VII have been swirling for months, but without anything more than vague hints from the decision makers at Disney, it’s been tough to separate the baseless speculation from the real possibilities.
Tupac Shakur Was Almost A Jedi In Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace?
"He was telling me that he was supposed to read for George Lucas and them," said Death Row Records engineer Rick Clifford. "They wanted him to be a Jedi. Yes, I'm serious — Samuel L. got Tupac's part."
Star Wars: Episode VII Circling British Actor Jack O'Connell For Key Role
Will it happen? No idea. Star Wars trades in rumors and hearsay. But we’ve been hearing O’Connell’s name for some time now, and I’m willing to bet that where there’s smoke, there is fire. As soon as news breaks, we’ll bring it to you. In the meantime, if you know another about O’Connell, tell us which performances we should look into.
Star Wars Launches Instagram Page With A Darth Vader Selfie
So far, the account is a nice mixture of the franchise’s legacy, and its place in a modern movie landscape. A good first step for J.J. Abrams and his team as they prepare to relaunch a massive series after a long break (and the imbalanced “Prequel Trilogy”).
Has A Full-Scale Millennium Falcon Been Built For Star Wars: Episode VII?
\Director J.J. Abrams has more than his work cut out for him withStar Wars: Episode VII, but he might just get a few brownie points with fans should this latest rumor be true. While we aren’t sure who’s going to pilot it yet, word is the Millennium Falcon has already been built, and is just sitting there, waiting for someone to take it on another Kessel Run.
J.J. Abrams Talks Episode VII's Release Date, Plays Coy About C-3PO
For a recent interview, a jovial Abrams told MTV, “I will say that it is an infinitely better situation now than when they were saying they wanted it in summer.” Disney first announced a 2015 release for the next Star Wars entry before Abrams was even on board, and since then they’ve already gone through screenwriter changes, with Abrams and Empire Strikes Back writer Lawrence Kasdan taking over for Michael Arndt (Toy Story 3).
Star Wars Characters To Appear In The LEGO Movie
Sources close to the production of the upcoming film have told the Wall Street Journal that characters from the George Lucas-created sci-fi universe will be playing parts in the movie, though at this time the details regarding who and the context remain a mystery.
The 9 Craziest Star Wars Rumors That People Actually Believed
Hey, remember when Kristen Stewart cheated on Rob Pattinson with her Snow White And The Huntsman director and she found herself the subject of at least one crazy rumor every few days for about six months? Well, Star Wars has been dealing with that same level of outlandish since A New Hope was released all the way back in 1977.
J.J. Abrams Explains Why He Wants Star Wars To Stay So Secretive
In 1977, audiences were blessed with an ignorance of the universe BECAUSE they hadn’t yet seen a single frame of footage. But audiences who will be turning up for Episode VII when it opens in 2015 (or, you know, whenever) will have obsessed over every minute of six Star Wars films, and Abrams better start figuring out how to cater to THAT crowd.