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  1. 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Sets World Premiere Date and City

    12:34 pm 10/2/2015

    J.J. Abrams' film, starring John Boyega, Daisy Ridley and Oscar Isaac, also will have star-studded premieres around the world.Read more

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  2. Sexually Explicit Casting Contract for HBO's 'Westworld' Extras Has SAG-AFTRA Concerned

    1:43 am 9/30/2015

    Fully-nude bareback riding and "genital-to-genital touching" are among the acts that background performers on the show may be tasked with at a Wednesday shoot.Read more

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  3. J.J. Abrams to Host Obama at $33,400-Per-Person Roundtable Discussion

    8:57 pm 9/29/2015

    Obama will hold a Q&A with high-dollar donors at the home of Abrams and wife Katie McGrath on Oct. 10 as part of a whirlwind fundraising trip to Los Angeles. Read more

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  4. J.J. Abrams Is "More Collaborative" Than George Lucas, Says 'Star Wars' Actor

    1:37 am 9/4/2015

    Anthony Daniels — who has played C-3PO since the first installment — adds that the secrecy around 'The Force Awakens' "has been beyond ludicrous."Read more

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  5. Stephen Colbert to Host Conversation With J.J. Abrams to Benefit Montclair Film Festival

    1:02 pm 9/2/2015

    The 'Late Show' host will indulge his inner nerd when he sits down with the 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' director for his fifth annual fundraiser to benefit the New Jersey film festival.Read more

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  6. What If Darth Vader Became a Martyr in 'Star Wars: Force Awakens'?

    9:05 am 8/25/2015

    Kylo Ren really isn't what you think he is.Read more

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  7. J.J. Abrams Broke His Back While Filming 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

    8:10 am 7/31/2015

    The director was trying to lift the Millennium Falcon door after it broke Harrison Ford's ankle.Read more

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  8. Comic-Con: New 'Star Wars' Behind-the-Scenes Footage Debuts

    4:41 pm 7/6/2015

    Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy and director J.J. Abrams took over Hall H Friday.Read more

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  9. L.A.'s Walt Disney of Shopping: Rick Caruso on Expansion Plans, Whose Advice He Seeks in Hollywood

    9:00 am 5/21/2015

    The billionaire developer of L.A.'s The Grove — which draws more yearly visitors than Disneyland and generates the second-highest revenue per square foot of any shopping center in the U.S. — now has his sights on Los Angeles' wealthy Pacific Palisades neighborhood as the visionary goes after the one thing he still hasn't won: critical respect.Read more

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  10. Angela Lansbury, Lawrence Kasdan Tapped for AFI Honors

    9:00 am 5/14/2015

    The two will receive honorary degrees at the AFI Conservatory's commencement ceremonies.Read more

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