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  1. 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Director Rian Johnson Talks Prep and Fake Plans

    11:00 am PDT 07/29/2014
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    "I can only assume it was a clerical error," the director of "Brick" and "The Brothers Bloom" joked about the reason why Lucasfilm brought him on board to direct "Episode VIII." READ MORE

  2. Harrison Ford Injured on the 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Set

    11:35 am PDT 06/12/2014
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    UPDATED: The actor broke his ankle Thursday while shooting J.J. Abrams' film and was hospitalized READ MORE

  3. J.J. Abrams on 'Star Wars' Plans: 'Honoring But Not Revering' Past

    6:54 pm PDT 06/08/2013
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    Speaking at the Produced By Conference, the "Episode VII" director says production will likely begin in London early next year and reveals what he'd like to see George Lucas tackle next. READ MORE

  4. J.J. Abrams to Direct 'Star Wars': the Best Twitter Reactions

    10:51 pm PST 01/24/2013
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    Fans rejoice -- but can't help cracking a few "Star Trek" and lens flare jokes. READ MORE

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Star Wars: How Writers Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg Will Expand the Galaxy

    8:00 am PST 11/28/2012
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    Sources tell THR that each will write separate projects, not necessarily "Episode 8" and "Episode 9" -- a plan similar to Marvel's movies around "The Avengers." READ MORE

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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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  17. 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

  18. '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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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