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  1. J.J. Abrams: I Turned Down 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

    5:54 am 12/26/2012

    In a recent interview, the filmmaker said he had discussions with Lucasfilm but ultimately would "rather be in the audience."Read more

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  2. Lucasfilm Gets $1.2 Million Pregnancy Bias Verdict Overturned

    7:20 am 12/11/2012

    An appeals court orders a retrial in a case involving a woman hired to work at George Lucas' home who never started after becoming pregnant.Read more

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  3. 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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  4. Does Anybody Really Want an Old Han Solo? (Opinion)

    7:00 am 11/9/2012

    The original actors who played Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Han Solo might be on board for "Star Wars: Episode VII," but is that a good thing?Read more

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  5. Director Kevin Smith: My Prayer for 'Star Wars' (Guest Column)

    7:00 am 11/8/2012

    To a New Jersey kid and his best friend, the franchise was more than just movies. In a guest column for THR, the superfan has advice for Disney on how not to screw up the new chapter.Read more

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  6. Todd McCarthy's 7 Suggestions for the New 'Star Wars' Trilogy

    7:00 am 11/8/2012

    Sorry, Jar Jar, THR's chief film critic (and 15-year-old son) want serious, realistic movies.Read more

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  7. Composer John Williams Honored by Education Through Music-LA; Reveals Steven Spielberg Played Clarinet on 'Jaws' Theme

    1:45 pm 11/5/2012

    The non-profit's annual benefit gala, held at Los Angeles' Skirball Center on Sunday, raised more than $150,000 and jabbed at the $4 billion Disney-Lucasfilm deal.Read more

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  8. George Lucas' 2010 Philanthropy Pledge

    2:19 pm 10/31/2012

    In the director's commitment to The Giving Pledge, he announced he would be "dedicating the majority of my wealth to improving education.Read more

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  9. George Lucas Will Use Disney $4 Billion to Fund Education

    2:16 pm 10/31/2012

    Spokesperson for Lucasfilm tells THR the majority of the sale price will go toward educational philanthropy.Read more

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