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  1. 'Star Wars' Heading Back to London's Pinewood Studios

    6:58 am 11/10/2014

    The first spinoff will be shot at the London facility that served as home to 'Episode VII,' now titled 'The Force Awakens'Read more

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  2. 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Director on Series Nostalgia and Lucasfilm's One Demand

    7:41 am 9/19/2014

    Says Rian Johnson: "Honestly, it’s the most fun I’ve ever had writing — it’s just joyous"Read more

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  3. Rian Johnson Says Next 'Star Wars' Will Have Less CGI, More Practical Effects

    10:09 am 8/18/2014

    The virtual sets of the prequel trilogy are a thing of the pastRead more

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  4. 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Director Rian Johnson Talks Prep and Fake Plans

    11:00 am 7/29/2014

    "I can only assume it was a clerical error," the director of "Brick" and "The Brothers Bloom" joked about the reason why Lucasfilm brought him on board to direct "Episode VIII."Read more

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  5. Harrison Ford Injured on the 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Set

    11:35 am 6/12/2014

    UPDATED: The actor broke his ankle Thursday while shooting J.J. Abrams' film and was hospitalizedRead more

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  6. J.J. Abrams on 'Star Wars' Plans: 'Honoring But Not Revering' Past

    6:35 pm 6/8/2013

    Speaking at the Produced By Conference, the "Episode VII" director says production will likely begin in London early next year and reveals what he'd like to see George Lucas tackle next.Read more

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  7. J.J. Abrams to Direct 'Star Wars': the Best Twitter Reactions

    10:16 pm 1/24/2013

    Fans rejoice -- but can't help cracking a few "Star Trek" and lens flare jokes. Read more

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  8. Sesame Street Sex Scandal, 'Hobbit' Animal Deaths and Returning 'Star Wars' Stars: THR Poll Results

    1:52 pm 11/30/2012

    Poll findings reveal startlingly different opinions between young and old viewers regarding "The Hobbit", "Star Wars" reboots, and Sesame Street's fallen Elmo creator.Read more

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  9. Rick Baker Wants to Work on the New 'Star Wars' Movies

    8:00 am 11/30/2012

    As the makeup artist gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Baker says George Lucas' last few Episodes "lost reality."Read more

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  10. Star Wars: How Writers Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg Will Expand the Galaxy

    8:00 am 11/28/2012

    Sources tell THR that each will write separate projects, not necessarily "Episode 8" and "Episode 9" -- a plan similar to Marvel's movies around "The Avengers."Read more

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