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  1. Ron Howard on Turning Down ‘Star Wars’ Prequel: "Too Daunting"

    11:47 pm 11/28/2015

    “He didn’t necessarily want to direct them," said Howard of George Lucas. “He told me that he had talked to [Robert] Zemeckis, he talked to me, he talked to Steven Spielberg.”Read more

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  2. Disney Chief Downplays Huge 'Star Wars: Force Awakens' Opening Weekend Expectations

    3:28 pm 11/23/2015

    "There are a number of things that put this film in uncharted territory, literally uncharted territory, making it even more difficult than usual to predict what the opening weekend will be," Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn told THR a day before J.J. Abrams' tentpole is set to hit tracking. Read more

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  3. Why George Lucas Won't Direct Mainstream Movies: "It's Not Much Fun"

    2:42 pm 11/18/2015

    "You can't experiment, you can't do anything," the director says of contemporary filmmaking.Read more

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  4. Stephen Colbert Seeks Redemption After Embarrassing Himself in Front of George Lucas

    9:56 am 11/10/2015

    "For the next five minutes, I’m just sitting there waiting for the cameras to go off so I could say, ‘I know they’re called lightsabers.' "Read more

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  5. 'Elstree 1976': London Review

    6:38 pm 10/12/2015

    Documentary maker Jon Spira tracks down some minor actors who appeared in the orginal 'Star Wars' movie, from Darth Vader to tiny background roles. Read more

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  6. 4 Stephen Colbert Interviews to Prepare You for Tuesday's 'Late Show' Premiere

    12:45 pm 9/7/2015

    Take a look at the few times Colbert has interviewed people without playing his 'Colbert Report' conservative character to get a sense of what to expect when the host talks to George Clooney and Jeb Bush.Read more

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  7. Locarno: Oscar Winner Walter Murch Pays Tribute to 'A Conversation'

    9:48 am 8/14/2015

    The triple Oscar winner recreates the Francis Ford Coppola classic through sound. Read more

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  8. 'Star Wars': Michael Jackson Wanted to Play Jar Jar Binks, Says Ahmed Best

    1:03 am 7/24/2015

    "Michael wanted to do the part, but he wanted to do it in prosthetics and makeup like Thriller."Read more

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  9. Kennedy Center Honors Tap George Lucas, Carole King, Rita Moreno

    8:26 am 7/15/2015

    Actress Cicely Tyson, American rockers Eagles and conductor Seiji Ozawa will also be feted at Dec. 29 event.Read more

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  10. U.K. Box Office: 'Empire Strikes Back' Returns to Top 10

    2:35 am 6/10/2015

    The 'Star Wars' sequel has made a dramatic return to the charts 35 years after its original release thanks to Secret Cinema's new immersive experience.Read more

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