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Simon Kinberg Explains Why Josh Trank Fits for 'Star Wars'

Simon Kinberg Explains Why Josh Trank Fits for 'Star Wars'

For those wondering how Josh Trank ended up directing one of Disney’s many Star Wars spinoffs, Simon Kinberg has shared more about how the Chronicle director happened to be hired by Lucasfilm. 

Kinberg, of course, is responsible for the screenplay to Trank’s Fantastic Four reboot from Fox next year and is also working on Star Wars projects for Lucasfilm, including serving as executive producer of Star Wars Rebels, the new series launching on Disney XD in October.

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JUL
27
4 WKS

Marvel's 'Star Wars' Comic Book Creators Talk About Their New Series

Marvel's 'Star Wars' Comic Book Creators Talk About Their New Series

As announced Saturday, Marvel Entertainment will visit a galaxy far, far Away in early 2015, with three new comic book series launching and solo series for both Darth Vader and Princess Leia joining a core title called, simply, Star Wars.

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JUL
26
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Comic-Con: Marvel Unveils Three New 'Star Wars' Comic Book Series for 2015

Comic-Con: Marvel Unveils Three New 'Star Wars' Comic Book Series for 2015

Come January 2015, the Force will be with Marvel Entertainment. Not only is that the month when the publisher will release the first in a series of hardcover collections featuring Marvel's original Star Wars comics, published concurrently with the original trilogy, but it's also the month which launches a new line of Star Wars comic books, created by high-profile creators including Jason Aaron, Kieron Gillen and John Cassaday.

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JUL
25
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'Star Wars: Episode VII': Mark Hamill on 'Fantastic' New Cast and Harrison Ford's Injury

'Star Wars: Episode VII': Mark Hamill on 'Fantastic' New Cast and Harrison Ford's Injury

Mark Hamill stepped out for Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy U.K. premiere at London's Empire Leicester Square on Thursday, but his conversations inevitably centered on the 2015 installment of his own Disney universe, Star Wars.

PHOTOS Meet the 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Cast

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JUL
24
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Zack Snyder Introduces Henry Cavill as Super Jedi With Lightsaber (Photo)

Zack Snyder Introduces Henry Cavill as Super Jedi With Lightsaber (Photo)

Star Wars and Superman — could it ever really happen?

Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice director Zack Snyder set fanboys dreaming on Thursday night when he tweeted a mysterious photo of Henry Cavill holding a lightsaber.

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JUL
22
4 WKS

Comic-Con: Mattel Offering First-Ever 'Star Wars' Hot Wheels Toy

Comic-Con: Mattel Offering First-Ever 'Star Wars' Hot Wheels Toy

Standing in line to meet your favorite comic book artist or your favorite actor who guest-starred on an episode of Once Upon a Time is part of the Comic-Con experience. And so is standing in line to get the latest toy exclusives from Mattel.

PHOTOS Meet the 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Cast

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JUL
15
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Marvel Announces 'Star Wars: The Original Marvel Years' Collections

Marvel Announces 'Star Wars: The Original Marvel Years' Collections

Ahead of the expected announcement of new Star Wars comics from Marvel Entertainment—the publisher announced that it would take over the comic book license from current rights holder Dark Horse Comics earlier this year—Marvel has announced the publication of Star Wars: The Original Marvel Years.

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JUN
23
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'Star Wars' Gets Recut As a Marvel Movie (Video)

'Star Wars' Gets Recut As a Marvel Movie (Video)

If you thought that Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy has a kind of Star Wars vibe to it — what with the scum and villainy of the universe playing a role in saving the day armed only with moxie and humor, Han Solo-style — then prepare to feel that bond grow even stronger with a fan-cut trailer for the original Star Wars trilogy in the style of Guardians.

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JUN
20
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'Star Wars': Why Rian Johnson Is Disney's Most Surprising Director Choice Yet (Analysis)

'Star Wars': Why Rian Johnson Is Disney's Most Surprising Director Choice Yet (Analysis)

On Friday, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that Looper helmer Rian Johnson will write and direct Star Wars: Episode VIII and write a treatment for Episode IX

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JUN
20
2 MOS

'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Sets Director

'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Sets Director

The Force must be strong with Rian Johnson.

The Looper director is in talks with Lucasfilm to write and direct the next Star Wars film, Episode VIII, according to sources.

PHOTOS Meet the 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Cast

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JUN
18
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Comic-Con 'Star Wars' Shadow Storm Trooper Figure Unveiled by JAKKS (Exclusive)

Comic-Con 'Star Wars' Shadow Storm Trooper Figure Unveiled by JAKKS (Exclusive)

With San Diego Comic-Con 2014 just over a month away, manufacturers have started to announce their con-exclusive releases for this year’s show. Amongst those exclusives, and revealed exclusively by THR, is JAKKS Pacific’s 31” Star Wars Shadow Storm Trooper.

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JUN
4
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New 'Star Wars' Canon Started Earlier Than Fans Knew

New 'Star Wars' Canon Started Earlier Than Fans Knew

The new Star Wars expanded canon started earlier than anyone had expected, it turns out, with the latest issue of official magazine Star Wars Insider revealing that it has been running new canon material since before Lucasfilm redefined the role of ancillary material in the fictional universe.

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JUN
4
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Josh Trank to Direct 'Star Wars' Stand-Alone Film

Josh Trank to Direct 'Star Wars' Stand-Alone Film

Chronicle helmer Josh Trank will direct a Star Wars stand-alone film, Disney and Lucasfilm announced Wednesday.

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MAY
28
3 MOS

Forgotten Chinese Comic Book Adaptation of 'Star Wars' Comes to Light

Forgotten Chinese Comic Book Adaptation of 'Star Wars' Comes to Light

A long time ago, in a "galaxy" far far away (China), an enterprising Guangzhou publishing house released a Chinese comic book adaptation of George Lucas' Star Wars -- without legal permission, of course.

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