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Star Wars: Episode VII Looking At 12 Years A Slave Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong'o
As things stand, the only actor who we're 99% sure is going to be in Star Wars: Episode VII is Girls' star Adam Driver, who will reportedly be playing a villain with a role similar to the one played by Darth Vader in the original trilogy. We haven't even heard anything about Mark Hammill, Carrie Fisher or Harrison Ford.
Star Wars: Episode VII Lead Role Down To 5 Diverse Actors
We keep hearing a lot of the same names. This report has a few new ones. What do you think of the actors who, according to the trade, have moved to the top of Abrams’ wish list? Is there one who you would prefer to see over the others?
Carrie Fisher Is Supposedly Gonna Be On The Star Wars Set For How Long?
Of the three main stars of the original Star Wars trilogy, it has been Carrie Fisher who has been the most publicly wishy-washy on the subject of Star Wars Episode VII. On more than a couple occasions the actress has suggested that she is going to be a part of the production but still there hasn't been any kind of confirmation from the studio one way or the other.
Star Wars: Episode VII Close To Signing Adam Driver To Play The Villain
The trade stresses that no deal is done yet, but says that the actor is very close to a deal and even calls him "the first cast member to be revealed for Walt Disney Studios and LucasFilm’s highly-anticipated Star Wars installment." He may not have signed on the dotted line just yet, but it would seem that the pen is definitely in his hand.
Latest Star Wars Rumors Confirm Popular Casting, Tease Jacen And Jaina Solo
The MarketSaw report goes so far as to claim that “changes are being taken to bring the original cast to the forefront of the story,” but that the future story line “ultimately [is] about twins, and which will take a path towards darkness and which will follow in their fathers footsteps.”
Star Wars Casting Rumor Swirls Around Transformers 4 Co-Star
Needless to say, this should be taken with a grain of salt until it is confirmed by a source at the studio, but a popular name is being linked to J.J. Abrams’ effort, and that rumor is starting to take a few laps around the ‘Net.
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.
Star Wars: Episode VII Triggers Massive ILM Expansion Overseas
This is a shot in the arm for the U.K. film industry, but a potential concern for U.S. effects houses that likely would have competed for the opportunity to work on these major blockbusters on Hollywood’s release schedule.
Star Wars: Episode VII Confirmed To Start Production In May?
It won't be long until the cinematic Star Wars universe begins to expand. In target of the film's 2015 release date, Star Wars: Episode VII will be going into production later this year, and HitFix has now reportedly confirmed exactly when that will be.
Gary Oldman Confirms He Was Called About Star Wars: Episode VII
Well, J.J. Abrams hasn’t signed Oldman to a role in Episode VII, but as you can hear from the actor above they did call and “inquire” about his interest in joining the next generation of Star Wars movies. It’s unclear whether the journalist was merely fishing, or if they had a lead about Oldman’s actual involvement. Either way, he bit.
Star Wars: Episode VII Characters Rumored To Be Inspired By The Expanded Star Wars Universe
There is a report that claims that the character's of Star Wars' expanded universe will serve as inspiration of sorts for the new original ones in Episode VII. The source specifically points to four of the characters closest to the Skywalker/Solo clan: Luke's wife, and Han, Luke and Leia's children.
Guess What J.J. Abrams' Staff Does To Help Ensure Star Wars Secrecy?
We know Abrams is a big fan of his “Mystery Box,” the hypothetical place where he locks away secrets that only he and Bad Robot’s staff must know. Well, that need for secrecy must be contagious… to the point where even Abrams is shocked.
Carrie Fisher Expects To Start Filming Star Wars: Episode VII In March Or April
We know that Abrams is aiming Episode VII for a December 2015 release date. He has said he wants to use practical effects. He has said that he wants to recapture the vibe of the initial trilogy. And it appears that he wants to hang his hopes on the actors who launched this franchise in the first place.
New Judi Dench Star Wars Rumor Is Almost Certainly Nonsense
Speculation is one of the most fun things about being a fan of something. I can't even begin to count the number of hours I've spent sitting on a couch talking with friends about where we see things going for Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and I've loved every minute of it (even when it occasionally degrades into insults and shouting). Where speculation becomes dangerous, however, is when it becomes widespread enough to be upgraded to the status of "rumor."
J.J. Abrams Confirms Star Wars Casting Rumor, Says Script Is Done
Abrams is said to have wanted to shift the focus of his Episode VII storyline back to Luke, Leia Han, giving the original trio one last romp in a galaxy far, far away before handing over the lightsabers to a new generation of Jedi. Did that happen? No one outside of Bad Robot really knows yet. Very few rumors pertaining to Star Wars get confirmed.