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  1. Popular Postproduction System Manufacturer to Support Dolby Vision: Are HDR Versions of 'Star Wars,' 'The Hobbit' on the Way?

    8:02 am 4/28/2014

    Dolby Vision displays high-dynamic range (HDR), which is getting attention in Hollywood for its ability to expand the range between the darkest and brightest images a TV can produce.Read more

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  2. 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Cast Revealed

    11:27 am 4/23/2014

    J.J. Abrams is helming the new "Star Wars" film, which will be set 30 years after the events of "Return of the Jedi."Read more

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  3. Disney Chief Talks 'Star Wars' Casting, Budgets and Expectations

    9:41 am 4/22/2014

    "We need to give the audience a full meal in return for their affection and devotion and love for these properties," says Alan Horn about next year's "Episode VII."Read more

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  4. Could 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Be Too Enamored With the Original Movies?

    10:59 am 4/9/2014

    With each new reveal, the latest chapter gains something in common with George Lucas' original trilogy.Read more

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  5. 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Filmmakers Re-Creating Tatooine in the Desert

    2:16 pm 4/8/2014

    Sources tell THR that J.J. Abrams and Disney are planning an extensive re-creation of the desolate home of Luke and Anakin Skywalker in a Morocco-like environment.Read more

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  6. 'Star Wars: Episode VII' to Begin Filming in May

    12:00 pm 3/18/2014

    The film will be set 30 years after the events of "Return of the Jedi," Disney and Lucasfilm announced Tuesday.Read more

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  7. Bradley Cooper, Stephen Colbert, J.J. Abrams Invited to Dine at the White House With Francois Hollande

    2:55 pm 2/11/2014

    UPDATED: Other Hollywood guests expected to attend a state dinner honoring the French president include Jeff Zucker, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Mindy Kaling and Viacom's Philippe Dauman.Read more

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  8. Abrams on 'Star Wars' Secrecy: 'There's a Purity in Not Knowing'

    12:16 pm 1/27/2014

    The co-writer and director of next year's "Star Wars" revival argues that, despite tradition, maybe some things should stay secret about "Episode VII" until the movie's release.Read more

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  9. Sundance 2014: 8 Thoughts, Predictions and Trends to Look for at This Year's Fest

    10:12 am 1/15/2014

    Breakout stars, doc trends, the emergence of female directors: THR anticipates what to expect from indie film's biggest week.Read more

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  10. Sundance Preview: Mark Ruffalo's Very Personal 'Infinitely Polar Bear'

    1:59 pm 1/14/2014

    First time writer-director Maya Forbes tells THR about making the transition from comedy writer to indie filmmaker on the film, which sees the star playing a bipolar dad trying to win back his family.Read more

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