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  1. J.J. Abrams Wants to See Ava DuVernay Direct a 'Star Wars' Film

    12:22 pm 12/9/2015

    The 'Selma' director would "just kill it," says 'The Force Awakens' helmer.Read more

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  2. An Oscar-Winning Composer's Ode to John Williams and the 'Star Wars' Score (Guest Column)

    9:00 am 12/9/2015

    Michael Giacchino — who has written the music for every J.J. Abrams project from 'Alias' through 'Star Trek' — explains why he's fine sitting this one out.Read more

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  3. How 'Star Wars' Will Change Hollywood (Again)

    8:55 am 12/9/2015

    'The Force Awakens' is equal parts Death Star (ready to destroy competition) and Jedi savior (promising billions to a hungry box office). In between, there is a studio whose $4 billion investment in Lucasfilm must pay off, from merchandise to theme parks to video games. Says one analyst: "No wonder J.J. Abrams is nervous." Read more

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  4. 'Star Wars: Force Awakens' Will Debut in 3D, a First for the Franchise

    2:57 pm 12/8/2015

    J.J. Abrams' movie will be the first film in the 'Star Wars' series to be released in 3D during its initial run — alongside 2D and Imax versions.Read more

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  5. 'Star Wars': J.J. Abrams Explains Why Leia Is a General, Not a Jedi (for Now)

    2:47 pm 12/8/2015

    "Clearly, we've seen, and will see again, that she's still Force strong," admits the 'Force Awakens' director.Read more

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  6. Lin-Manuel Miranda Explains How He Ended Up Working With J.J. Abrams on 'Star Wars'

    3:08 pm 12/7/2015

    "I was joking...and he took me up on it."Read more

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  7. 'The Force Awakens': J.J. Abrams, Cast Talk 'Star Wars' and Reveal Characters Not in Movie

    5:50 pm 12/6/2015

    J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy and the cast of the film particpated in a wide-ranging panel discussion headed by Mindy Kaling. Read more

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  8. 'Star Wars': J.J. Abrams Wrote Cantina Band Music With 'Hamilton' Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda

    6:12 am 12/1/2015

    It just so happened that film composer John Williams had told Abrams that he'd prefer not to handle the tunes for the new film's nostalgic scene.Read more

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  9. J.J. Abrams on 'Star Wars' Secrecy: "Don't Want to Ruin the Movie"

    7:50 am 11/30/2015

    The 'Force Awakens' director also talked to 'Good Morning America's' George Stephanopoulos about what he hopes kids get out of the movie.Read more

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  10. 'Star Trek Beyond' to Get Imax Release

    12:11 pm 11/24/2015

    The Paramount Pictures project is added to the large format exhibitor's movie slate for next year. Read more

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