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  1. 'Star Wars: Episode VII' to Shoot in Abu Dhabi

    5:30 pm PDT 04/10/2014
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    The J.J. Abrams-led production will very likely be re-creating Tatooine, the desert planet home to Anakin and Luke Skywalker. READ MORE

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

    1:04 pm PDT 04/09/2014
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    With each new reveal, the latest chapter gains something in common with George Lucas' original trilogy. READ MORE

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

    7:04 am PDT 04/09/2014
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    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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  4. 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Adds Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca (Exclusive)

    12:06 pm PDT 04/07/2014
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    The actor, who played the Wookiee in the original trilogy, will reprise his role in Disney and Lucasfilm's sequel. READ MORE

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  5. Disney Chief Reveals 'Star Wars: VII' Casting Almost Complete, Says Film Is Already Shooting (Video)

    8:42 pm PDT 04/05/2014
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    Chairman Alan Horn acknowledged problems getting the script right for the anticipated sequel. Asked by THR if the screenplay was where it needed to be, he added: "It actually is now." READ MORE

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  6. 'Star Wars: VII' Casting Almost Complete Says Alan Horn

    6:00 pm PDT 04/05/2014
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    The Disney chairman says, "We have a lot of them [in place]," he said about the main actors, whose names have not been disclosed. "We’re just not completely done yet." READ MORE

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  7. With 'Black Mass' Casting, Jesse Plemons Likely Out of 'Star Wars: VII'

    1:55 pm PDT 04/02/2014
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    The actor is in talks to join the Johnny Depp-starring Whitey Bulger biopic. READ MORE

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  8. Disney to Release Next 'Star Wars,' 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' in Imax

    5:06 am PDT 03/20/2014
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    The giant-screen exhibitor has renewed its deal with the studio, covering several upcoming films, including "Maleficent," "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Avengers: Age of Ultron." READ MORE

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

    12:20 pm PDT 03/18/2014
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    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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  10. ILM Launches New Vancouver Visual Effects Facility

    2:31 pm PDT 03/17/2014
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    The 30,000-square-foot studio in the downtown Gastown district is expected to service production on "Star Wars Episode VII." READ MORE

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  11. Lupita Nyong'o Meets With J.J. Abrams for 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

    3:26 pm PDT 03/14/2014
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    The "12 Years a Slave" breakout star won the best supporting actress Oscar earlier in March. READ MORE

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  12. Adam Driver to Play Villain in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

    12:33 pm PST 02/26/2014
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    J.J. Abrams is directing the new installment. READ MORE

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  13. 'Star Wars' Leads ILM to Launch New London Effects Facility (Exclusive)

    7:10 am PST 02/12/2014
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    With plans to support additional productions including "The Avengers 2" in London, and to double its head count in Vancouver, the VFX division of Lucasfilm is poised for a major expansion. READ MORE

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

    12:16 pm PST 01/27/2014
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    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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  15. 'Star Wars' Rumors: Who Is J.J. Abrams Eyeing for 'Episode VII'?

    6:14 pm PST 01/11/2014
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    Michael Fassbender, Adam Driver and Hugo Weaving are among the many actors to catch director J.J. Abrams eye -- while sources indicate Luke, Leia and Han will have larger roles in the film than originally thought. READ MORE

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  16. U.K.'s Pinewood Shepperton First-Half Earnings Rise

    11:22 pm PST 11/25/2013
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    UPDATED: The studio facilities operator, known as the British home of the James Bond franchise, hosted such productions as Disney's "Cinderella" and Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" but reiterated the need for more studio space amid a U.K. capacity crunch. READ MORE

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  17. 'Star Wars: Episode VII,' 'Batman-Superman' and 3 Other Hot Movies Looking for Stars

    8:00 am PST 11/25/2013
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    "Fifty Shades"? So last month, as studios use the final weeks of the year to find fresh faces for tentpoles in 2015 and beyond, while agents hope to land their clients the next big hits. READ MORE

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  18. 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Behind-the-Scenes Photo Features R2-D2

    4:31 pm PST 11/14/2013
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    J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot unveils a look at the director, the robot and Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy. READ MORE

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  19. 'Star Wars: Episode VII' to Hold Casting Call in Chicago (Report)

    5:55 pm PST 11/08/2013
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    Lucasfilm is searching for a young man and a young woman to fill two roles in the 2015 tentpole. READ MORE

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  20. 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Gets December 2015 Release Date

    1:25 pm PST 11/07/2013
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    UPDATED: J.J. Abrams is directing the Lucasfilm and Disney tentpole, which originally hoped to hit theaters in Summer 2015. READ MORE

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