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We all react to incidents in different ways. But if youíre like Star Wars: Episode 7 director J.J. Abrams, you might turn all this pent-up energy into an emotional speech about how beautiful the moon is. At least, this was what happened after Harrison Ford broke his leg.
If you think about how gluttonous we all are around Star Wars: Episode 7 clues, teases and spoilers, just imagine how desperate those pesky paparazzi are to get their hands on the next look. According to Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill, he and the rest of the cast and crew have had to take extra precautions on the set to avoid some pretty crazy methods.
We all know that J.J. Abrams lured these legends back to the franchise for what amounts to Episode 7. Why didnít we see them? Well, it turns out theyíll likely be in the next tease, and now we know when it is coming.
Did you know that Star Wars creator George Lucas originally made plans to write and direct the continuation himself before the big buy? Turns out it was a lot more extensive than he thought, which was why he put a cork on that inkling.
Weíre still months away from having our first Star Wars movie in theaters in years. Iím thinking a new trailer might drop soon, maybe even with some dialogue that clarifies the direction Kinberg and Abrams want this new franchise to head.
Want to know how many lens flares are actually used in Star Trek Into Darkness? Because someone has actually counted, and you'll be quite amazed at how many times J.J. Abrams turned to the special effect.
The pressure has got to be getting to J.J. Abrams. Not only did he switch sides during the great and unsaid war between Star Trek and Star Wars, but heís been bombarded day in and day out by impatient fans looking for their next Star Wars: Episode 7 fix. Well, guess what? Weíre right. Abrams is not just anxious by all the attention, heís damn near terrified.
Justin Lin has been named director of Star Trek 3. With a new director on board, we can expect a few changes in the Star Trek franchise.
The video is a culmination of a fundraising effort J.J. Abrams started months ago to drive awareness and funds to UNICEF. Those who contributed were competing to earn a walk-on part in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
It looks like J.J. Abrams is adding another sci-fi title to his resume. Heís now scooped up another exciting project. Abrams and the folks at Bad Robot are now set to back a mysterious, untitled, new sci-fi project, to be directed by Chris Alender, which is currently in development at Sony Pictures.
The Wes Anderson spoof isnít the only one out there, of course. But itís one of the most clever weíve seen, because it understands exactly how the ďvoiceĒ of certain footage can change so drastically with mild alterations to tone, music and specific edits.
This morning it looked like only nine movie theaters nationwide would be showing the special early teaser trailer for the hotly anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but it turns out that list only consisted of the Regal Cinemas that were participating in the event. In actuality, there will be 30 theaters around the United States and Canada playing the first look footage, and now all of those locations have been identified.
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.
As many pointed out on Twitter after the title was revealed, Awakens follows the expected Rises, Dawn and from-the-ashes tone that basically every film franchise tries to dial into nowadays. That doesnít mean that The Force Awakens is a bad title, by any stretch. Just that itís an intentionally vague one.
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?
J.J. Abrams has a lot of pressure to deliver with the first trailer for December 2015ís Star Wars: Episode VII. So, what do we hope that he chooses to include in the first teaser (when it eventually drops)? Letís run through the options.
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.
It's well known that J.J. Abrams is a filmmaker who is a big fan of the "Big Screen Experience." This legacy has continued with the filming of Star Wars: Episode VII, and, as it turns out, the writer/director is so serious about it that he actually got special poster designed warning visitors to the set that they absolutely cannot say anything about what they get to see from the movie.
Zack Snyder's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: Episode VII are without question the two biggest Hollywood films currently in production, but what's strange is the fact that there appears to be a bizarre rivalry that exists between them. As it turns out, there is one man fully responsible for the whole thing.
Earlier this week, the mother of all Star Wars spoilers hit the Internet. Weíre not here to debate the ethics of whether or not it should exist. Instead, now that itís out there, weíre here to talk about what it means or could mean. Hell, weíre here to talk about whether or not itís even legitimate.
With J.J. Abrams at the helm, we all expect that Star Wars: Episode VII will be jam-packed with references to the original trilogy Ė even beyond the fact that every member of the main cast is coming back. That fact only makes this fresh rumor more believable.
Oscar Isaac talks about his upcoming projects, including a little movie called Star Wars: Episode VII, in this new interview. Find out what he really loves about JJ Abrams' new production.
J.J. Abrams is bound to hide some Easter Eggs and include some fan service cameos in Star Wars: Episode VII. Today we take a look at seven characters we'd like to catch up with.
Clearly, Jeremy Renner loves his franchises. Thatís why heís a key player in not just The Avengers, but the Hansel & Gretel, Mission: Impossible and Bourne film series too. It turns out though that even he was previously worried about his roles in each of these franchises, and that he only took the part of William Brandt in Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol because Tom Cruise kept nagging him and he wanted to get off the phone.
Do you regard yourself as a Star Wars nut? Do you think your knowledge and devotion to George Lucasí series is beyond compare? Now ask yourself; would you buy a drone and fly it over Pinewood Studios just to get a glimpse of Star Wars Episode VII being filmed? If you said no, then youíre not even close to be on the top echelon of Jedi connoisseurs. If you said yes, Iím not sure whether to be impressed or ashamed of your antics. I think I'm a bit of both.