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JUN
23
3 MOS

'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
3 MOS

'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
3 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
3 MOS

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
3 MOS

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
3 MOS

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
4 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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MAY
22
4 MOS

Which 'Star Wars' Character Makes the Most Sense for a Standalone Movie?

Which 'Star Wars' Character Makes the Most Sense for a Standalone Movie?

On Thursday, The Hollywood Reporter exclusively reported that Godzilla director Gareth Edwards had been hired to helm a Star Wars standalone film. 

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MAY
19
4 MOS

Marvel 'Star Wars' Comics May Be Coming Sooner Than Expected

Marvel 'Star Wars' Comics May Be Coming Sooner Than Expected

When it was announced in January that Disney was moving the Star Wars comic license to Marvel Entertainment as part of the corporation's ramping up of the property ahead of 2015's J.J. Abrams-directed Star Wars: Episode VII, it was believed that the changeover would be happening at the start of next year. Two recent developments suggest it will actually be coming much sooner.

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MAY
5
4 MOS

Bob Iger and Chewbacca Share 'Star Wars' Selfie

Bob Iger and Chewbacca Share 'Star Wars' Selfie

Disney chairman Bob Iger celebrates Star Wars Day with a particular gift for fans: what many believe may be the first selfie released from the set of Star Wars: Episode VII -- with a glimpse at the return of a much-loved character from the original trilogy.

Appearing on the official Star Wars Instagram feed Sunday, the image featured Iger standing in front of Chewbacca, with the caption "Chairman's new co-pilot. #StarWarsDay."

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MAY
1
5 MOS

Disney, Lucasfilm Launch 'Star Wars Journeys' App Series

Disney, Lucasfilm Launch 'Star Wars Journeys' App Series

The Force can now be with younger audiences who have never seen the original Star Wars movies.

Lucasfilm and Disney Publishing Worldwide have teamed up to launch Star Wars Journeys, a series of apps targeted at ages 6-8 that mix immersive storytelling with gameplay, activities and background information about the characters and concepts within the story, designed to bring the Star Wars saga to life for a new generation of fans.

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APR
29
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'Star Wars: Episode VII': Breaking Down the First Cast Photo

'Star Wars: Episode VII': Breaking Down the First Cast Photo

The cast for the new Star Wars was officially announced Tuesday with a black-and-white image of the first table read in London. Some familiar faces, others you might not recognize.

STORY: 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Cast Revealed

"We are so excited to finally share the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. It is both thrilling and surreal to watch the beloved original cast and these brilliant new performers come together to bring this world to life, once again," said writer-director J.J. Abrams.

PHOTOS: 'Star Wars' Actors: Then and Now

Filming begins in London in a few weeks. No doubt you're wondering who all those people are in the photo, past and future. Check out The Hollywood Reporter's handy guide below.

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APR
25
5 MOS

New 'Star Wars' Expanded Universe Plans Greeted With Resignation, Nostalgia

New 'Star Wars' Expanded Universe Plans Greeted With Resignation, Nostalgia

When Lucasfilm announced on Friday that the Expanded Universe of the Star Wars franchise -- essentially, all of the stories told in ancillary material outside of the six core movies and Clone Wars television series -- was no longer part of the larger continuity of the franchise, more than thirty years’ worth of stories appeared to be thrown away. So how did the fans of those stories take the news?

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APR
25
5 MOS

Disney, Del Rey to Launch New 'Star Wars' Book Line

Disney, Del Rey to Launch New 'Star Wars' Book Line

On the heels of Lucasfilm's announcement of a new, coordinated approach between Star Wars movies, animated series and spinoff material, Disney Publishing Worldwide has unveiled a new line of Star Wars prose, to be published with Del Rey Books.

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