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  1. Sesame Street Sex Scandal, 'Hobbit' Animal Deaths and Returning 'Star Wars' Stars: THR Poll Results

    6:50 pm PST 12/04/2012
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    Poll findings reveal startlingly different opinions between young and old viewers regarding "The Hobbit", "Star Wars" reboots, and Sesame Street's fallen Elmo creator. READ MORE

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  2. Rick Baker Wants to Work on the New 'Star Wars' Movies

    8:00 am PST 11/30/2012
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    As the makeup artist gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Baker says George Lucas' last few Episodes "lost reality." READ MORE

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  3. Colin Trevorrow Tiptoes Around 'Star Wars' Speculation, Looks to the Future

    7:50 am PST 11/27/2012
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    The writer-director behind "Safety Not Guaranteed" has found himself in the middle of "Episode VII" speculation, which has provided some very surreal moments. READ MORE

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  4. Biggest Challenge to New 'Star Wars' Is Time, Screenwriter Says

    7:00 am PST 11/23/2012
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    Ron Shusett, who wrote the 1990 "Total Recall" and "Alien," tells THR the timing of the new adaptation could be tricky -- but that many other pieces are falling nicely into place. READ MORE

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  5. Sources: Lawrence Kasdan, Simon Kinberg Lock Deals to Write and Produce 'Star Wars' Installments

    4:41 pm PST 11/20/2012
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    The pair will write either Episode VIII or Episode IX — their exact division of responsibilities is yet to be determined — and they will also come aboard to produce the films. READ MORE

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  6. Brad Bird Shoots Down 'Star Wars' Speculation

    7:22 pm PST 11/17/2012
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    The "Incredibles" helmer squashed fan hopes with this simple tweet: "Not doing Star Wars." READ MORE

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  7. Lucasfilm Confirms Michael Arndt to Write 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

    5:20 pm PST 11/09/2012
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    A day after THR reported news of the 'Toy Story 3' writer's treatment, confirmation of an in-progress screenplay is posted on StarWars.com. READ MORE

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  8. New 'Star Wars' Movie Has Treatment by 'Toy Story 3' Writer

    1:22 pm PST 11/08/2012
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    Sources confirm Michael Arndt has written a 40- to 50-page extended outline for the new movie and will likely write a draft of the script. READ MORE

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

    7:00 am PST 11/08/2012
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    Sorry, Jar Jar, THR's chief film critic (and 15-year-old son) want serious, realistic movies. READ MORE

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

    7:00 am PST 11/08/2012
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    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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  11. Disney Characters Audition for 'Star Wars: Episode VII' in Parody Clip (Video)

    8:41 pm PST 11/07/2012
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    Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy recite dark lines from “Attack of the Clones” while Sebastian from “The Little Mermaid” channels Obi-Wan Kenobi. READ MORE

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  12. A Nerd's Plea for 'Star Wars'

    6:00 am PST 11/06/2012
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    THE REPORT: As Disney plots a new chapter, here's how to not screw it up. READ MORE

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  13. 'Star Wars' As Directed By ...

    6:00 am PST 11/06/2012
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    THE REPORT: Steve Brodner imagines how some top helmers would imagine a galaxy far, far away. READ MORE

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  14. 15 Potential Writers for the New 'Star Wars' Films

    7:00 am PDT 11/02/2012
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    With the latest trilogy slated to begin in 2015, there's a new contender for the most coveted writing gig in Hollywood. Here's a wish list of potential writers who might fit the bill. READ MORE

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  15. 15 Potential Directors for the New 'Star Wars' Films

    8:15 am PDT 10/31/2012
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    Could it be J.J. Abrams? Matthew Vaughn? "Harry Potter" helmer David Yates? With all of Hollywood likely to want the job, here are some real choice options. READ MORE

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  16. Robert Iger to Wall Street: Disney Bought Lucasfilm for 'Star Wars'

    5:10 pm PDT 10/30/2012
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    In a call with investors, CEO Bob Iger says the $4.05 billion purchase price is two percent of the company's market value. READ MORE

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  17. New 'Star Wars' Movie: 3 Reasons for Fans to Celebrate (Analysis)

    4:56 pm PDT 10/30/2012
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    UPDATED: A superfan's view of why Kathleen Kennedy's hands on the next set of adventures could turn the series away from the Dark Side. READ MORE

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  18. What a New 'Star Wars' Movie Might Look Like (Analysis)

    3:12 pm PDT 10/30/2012
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    Think less "Phantom Menace" and more "Empire Strikes Back" as a new director will be in place for the first time since 1983. READ MORE

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  19. Disney to Buy Lucasfilm for $4.05 Billion; New 'Star Wars' Movie Set for 2015

    12:54 pm PDT 10/30/2012
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    UPDATED: Kathleen Kennedy will become Lucasfilm's president, reporting to Walt Disney Studios chair Alan Horn; the company plans new "Star Wars" films every two to three years READ MORE

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  20. What Disney's Lucas Deal Means for 'Star Wars'

    6:00 am PDT 10/30/2012
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    THE REPORT: Three new movies (at least) and a global brand blitz will greatly expand one of Hollywood's biggest franchises. READ MORE

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