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One name tripped us up, though. Who is Daisy Ridley? She is occupying the couch with Harrison Ford at the Star Wars table read. But her name never surfaced as numerous actors showed up for auditions at J.J. Abramsí Bad Robot production facilities.
If the reported difficulties United Kingdom movie theaters were experiencing over advance ticket sales for Star Wars: The Force Awakens were any indication, we were in for a scramble tonight when presale tickets on this side of the pond became available.
After all of this time, we finally know how Darth Vader factors into the plot of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Discover what it is yourself, after the jump.
Still two months out, anticipation for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is already intense. In fact, movie theaters are already having problems keeping up with the demand for advance tickets.
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?
The producers of Star Wars: The Force Awakens would like as many plot points as possible to stay a mystery. Here's part of their plan for keeping things that way.
John Boyega has drawn some fire for his casting in the new Star Wars film. Read his perfectly measured response after the jump.
While weíve been pondering the questions left by the Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser this past day, one fan took it upon himself to recreate the trailer in Lego form, and uploaded just 14 hours later.
The mysterious narrator behind the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer has been revealed. Or have they?
When are we going to get our first look at Star Wars: The Force Awakens? Last week there were rumors that the first ever trailer for the movie would be attached to The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, but it turns out that the debut footage may actually be hitting a theater near you this weekend.
We donít have a concrete date as to when you will see the first footage for The Force Awakens, but we did just hear a description of the footage that might be shown.
Itís safe to say that Star Wars: The Force Awakens hasnít been the most popular film title to ever be unveiled. In fact, the response to its announcement was rather tepid. While it hasnít been roundly chastised, it hasn't exactly been celebrated either. But who came up with it? Disney CEO Bob Iger has the answer.
J.J. Abrams has wrapped principal photography on his Star Wars sequel, and with that news comes the official title.
Anthony Daniels has been around the Star Wars franchise to know what works and what doesn't. Which has us as surprised as ever to hear that he thinks Star Wars: Episode VII will beat out The Empire Strikes Back as the best sequel ever. C-3PO no he didn't!
If ever you needed final proof that Star Wars: Episode VII is a real movie, which will one day come out of in theatres, in this galaxy, then look no further than the Instagram evidence of a glitzy wrap party. Having spent the past few months shooting around the UK, the cast and crew threw it down at London's Science Museum (how fitting) on Saturday night to celebrate completion of the eagerly-awaited film.
On the final day of filming, J.J. Abrams was quick to express his gratitude for all his crew's hard work. How you may ask?
The last time that Han Solo dressed as a Stormtrooper, things didn't exactly go super well. Sure, he was able to sneak into the Death Star alongside Luke, Chewbacca, C-3PO and R2-D2, but the end result involved him getting shot at, getting stuck in a disgusting garbage compactor and almost crushed to death, getting shot at again, and then running for his life.
So now that Warwick Davis is signed on for Star Wars: Episode VII, what do you think the odds are that we'll get to see the Ewoks again? We evaluate and give our ruling inside.
Warwick Davisí first screen role was as the Ewok Wicket in the 1983 film Star Wars: Episode VII. Though he also had a role in 1999ís The Phantom Menace, Davis has stayed busy in the Star Wars community as a host and moderator for numerous fan events around the globe.
Star Warsí English connection is set to flourish after Kathleen Kennedy opened up a new Industrial Light & Magic location in London. The English capital is currently being used to shoot Star Wars: Episode VII, and Kennedy even teased that further installments to the franchise will be filmed in Blighty, too.