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  1. Oscars: 'Star Wars' and the All-Out Scrum of a Race Without a Frontrunner

    7:55 am 12/16/2015

    As 'The Force Awakens' premieres, Academy voters reveal their favorites and annoyances with the season: "I have never been so assaulted by screenings and events and screeners." Read more

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  2. George Lucas, Frank Marshall Joke Whether 'Force Awakens' Will Open Bigger Than 'Jurassic World'

    9:16 pm 12/14/2015

    "'Jurassic' is No. 1. Remember that." Read more

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  3. 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens': George Lucas Amazed by How Big Franchise Has Become

    1:58 pm 12/14/2015

    Lucas attended Monday night's premiere of the seventh episode in Hollywood more than 38 years after his original 'Star Wars' debuted there.Read more

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  4. 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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  5. George Lucas to Attend 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Premiere: "He Really Liked It" (Exclusive)

    1:37 pm 12/4/2015

    In recent interviews, the director has called his relationship to the franchise "a divorce" and said his involvement in the new film would "probably ruin a vision."Read more

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  6. Toshiro Mifune Turned Down Obi Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader Roles, Says Daughter

    7:12 pm 12/3/2015

    The legendary leading man of Akira Kurosawa turned down offers from George Lucas, said his daughter at an event with Steve Wozniak to announce Tokyo Comic Con. Read more

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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