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  1. It's Official: JJ Abrams Closes Deal to Direct 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

    6:06 pm 1/25/2013

    The "Star Trek" filmmaker will work with writer Michael Arndt to develop the script.Read more

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  2. J.J. Abrams Nearing Deal to Direct Next 'Star Wars'

    1:50 pm 1/24/2013

    The "Star Trek" director is negotiating to take over the famed franchise. Read more

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  3. 'Star Wars' Responds to White House Death Star Rejection With Sneering Letter

    11:09 am 1/15/2013

    "It is doubtless that such a technological terror in the hands of so primitive a world would be used to upset the peace and sanctity of the citizens of the Galactic Empire," the Empire wrote in a statement.Read more

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  4. Guillermo Del Toro Turns Down 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

    12:31 pm 1/7/2013

    The director says that his upcoming schedule is "busy enough" without adding the space opera sequel to his slate. Read more

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  5. 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition's' 'Star Wars' Placement Was a Coincidence

    10:37 am 12/4/2012

    Sparking outrage on Twitter and among bloggers, the incidental corporate synergy was filmed more than a year ago and couldn't have anything to do with ABC parent company Disney's recent acquisition of Lucasfilm.Read more

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  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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