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  1. J.J. Abrams, Collaborators Talk 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' After Academy Screening (Exclusive Video)

    5:15 am 12/23/2015

    The co-writer/director of the hit film was joined by producer Kathleen Kennedy, co-writer Lawrence Kasdan and several below-the-line contributors at a Q&A moderated by THR's Scott Feinberg.Read more

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  2. 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Q&A at the Academy

    3:01 pm 12/22/2015

    THR's awards analyst Scott Feinberg sits down for a discussion with the film's director J.J. Abrams, producer Kathleen Kennedy, co-writer Lawrence Kasdan, VFX supervisor Roger Guyett, editors Mary Jo Markey and Maryann Brandon, cinematographer Daniel Mindel, costume designer Michael Kaplan and co-production designer Rick Carter.Read more

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  3. Inside the 'Star Wars' Writers Room: Meet the 5 Architects of the Franchise

    9:00 am 12/9/2015

    Who has been trusted with charting the course of this latest cycle of movies? An Oscar winner, a tentpole ninja, an old gunslinger and two experts in the ways of the Force. Read more

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  4. 'Star Wars': Lawrence Kasdan Talks About His Unexpected Return, Co-Writing 'Force Awakens'

    11:07 am 11/18/2015

    "The feeling we wanted was from the first trilogy, which was, it’s fun, it’s delightful, it moves like a son of a bitch, and you don’t question too much."Read more

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  5. Han Solo's 2018 Spotlight Will Be Lawrence Kasdan's Last 'Star Wars' Movie (Report)

    4:07 pm 11/10/2015

    German tabloid 'Bild' quotes the writer/director as saying he's done "enough" with the franchise.Read more

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  6. Angela Lansbury, Lawrence Kasdan Awarded Honorary Degrees by AFI

    6:19 pm 6/10/2015

    They offered advice and inspiration to future filmmakers at the commencement ceremony for the Conservatory of the American Film Institute.Read more

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  7. Lando Calrissian's Story May Not Be Over, 'Star Wars: Force Awakens' Screenwriter Says

    4:39 pm 5/18/2015

    Lawrence Kasdan also says the character won't appear in the latest film. Read more

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  8. Angela Lansbury, Lawrence Kasdan Tapped for AFI Honors

    9:00 am 5/14/2015

    The two will receive honorary degrees at the AFI Conservatory's commencement ceremonies.Read more

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  9. 'The Empire Strikes Back' Live Read Surprises With Mark Hamill, Ellen Page

    2:04 am 12/19/2014

    Gender reversals, 'The Interview' jokes and a new spin on Yoda in Thursday's installment of the Film Independent seriesRead more

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  10. 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Gets December 2015 Release Date

    1:25 pm 11/7/2013

    UPDATED: J.J. Abrams is directing the Lucasfilm and Disney tentpole, which originally hoped to hit theaters in Summer 2015.Read more

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