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  1. '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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Colin Trevorrow Tiptoes Around 'Star Wars' Speculation, Looks to the Future

    5:09 am 11/27/2012

    The writer-director behind "Safety Not Guaranteed" has found himself in the middle of "Episode VII" speculation, which has provided some very surreal moments.Read more

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  9. Biggest Challenge to New 'Star Wars' Is Time, Screenwriter Says

    7:00 am 11/23/2012

    Ron Shusett, who wrote the 1990 "Total Recall" and "Alien," tells THR the timing of the new adaptation could be tricky -- but that many other pieces are falling nicely into place.Read more

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  10. Sources: Lawrence Kasdan, Simon Kinberg Lock Deals to Write and Produce 'Star Wars' Installments

    4:24 pm 11/20/2012

    The pair will write either Episode VIII or Episode IX — their exact division of responsibilities is yet to be determined — and they will also come aboard to produce the films. Read more

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