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  1. How Apple's Jony Ive Influenced That New 'Star Wars' Lightsaber Design

    9:02 am PST 02/16/2015
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    "I thought it would be interesting it if were less precise and just a little bit more spitty." READ MORE

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  2. J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy Will Attend 'Star Wars Celebration' in April

    12:47 pm PST 02/13/2015
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    Could a new 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' trailer be unveiled at that time? READ MORE

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  3. 'Star Wars': Hasbro to Debut Customizable Toy Lightsaber Line

    1:56 pm PST 02/12/2015
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    Suddenly, a lightsaber with plasma crossguards just seems unambitious. READ MORE

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  4. Chewbacca Gets Furby-ized

    9:46 am PST 02/12/2015
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    Furbacca is here, and he sings. READ MORE

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  5. Grantland Oscar Preview Includes TV Special on ESPN, ABC (Exclusive)

    12:45 pm PST 02/11/2015
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    Bill Simmons, Chris Connelly and Wesley Morris will cover Oscar topics including predictions, favorite performances not nominated and the nominees that have the most at stake career-wise. READ MORE

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  6. Maker CEO Ynon Kreiz on Disney Acquisition: "It's Been a Great Honeymoon Period"

    6:20 pm PST 02/10/2015
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    It's been nearly one year since Disney offered up to $950 million for the YouTube multi-channel network. READ MORE

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  7. Mark Hamill on 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens': "It's Just a Movie"

    9:43 am PST 02/09/2015
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    "These people that build it up in their minds like it's going to be the second coming of, I don't know what — they're bound to be disappointed" READ MORE

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  8. Marvel Unveils All-Female Avengers Comic Book 'A-Force'

    9:52 am PST 02/06/2015
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    'Secret Wars' spin-off focuses on brand-new all-women team READ MORE

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  9. 'Star Wars,' 'Minions' to Lead Record Year for Toy Industry

    5:00 am PST 02/06/2015
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    Licensed toys, which includes Hollywood-created intellectual property, represented 31 percent of total toy sales ($5.7 billion) and showed an increase of 7 percent in 2014, thanks in part to 'Frozen' mania. READ MORE

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  10. Disney's (Presumed) Next CEO Continues a Trend of Money Men Running Media Companies

    5:00 am PST 02/06/2015
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    The appointment of Tom Staggs as COO Thursday is the latest in a long line of business executives being tapped to run publicly-traded entertainment companies. READ MORE

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  11. 'Star Wars' Actor Richard Bonehill Dies at 67

    4:28 pm PST 02/05/2015
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    The British fencer played a host of characters, ranging from Stormtroopers to Nien Nunb, in 'The Empire Strikes Back' and 'Return of the Jedi.' READ MORE

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  12. Oscars: Why This Year's VFX Winner Could Be Exported

    10:00 am PST 02/05/2015
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    So long, L.A.! Foreign-based visual effects houses are responsible for four of the five nominees, from 'Guardians of the Galaxy' to 'Interstellar,' as much of the business has fled the city. READ MORE

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  13. Oscars: 5 Ways to Depolarize the Broadcast

    8:00 am PST 02/05/2015
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    A politically charged environment filled with controversy over 'American Sniper' and charges of Academy racism over the 'Selma' snubs means only one thing: A makeover must happen — fast — for the show on Feb. 22, Hollywood's biggest night to market itself to the world. READ MORE

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  14. Berlin: Hayden Christensen Sets Sights on Action-Horror Title 'Untot' (Exclusive)

    10:30 am PST 02/04/2015
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    The film is set during World War II in the mountains of Poland. READ MORE

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  15. Locarno Film Fest to Honor Oscar-Winning Editor and Sound Designer Walter Murch

    8:29 am PST 02/04/2015
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    The three-time Oscar winner will receive the festival's Vision Award. READ MORE

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  16. Yoda Waxwork Unveiled at Madame Tussauds, 'Star Wars' Experience Opening Soon

    9:41 pm PST 02/03/2015
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    When they make a wax statue of you, you'd better hope you look good. READ MORE

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  17. Marvel Announces 'Secret Wars 2099' Series, Launching 'Warzones' Branding

    2:16 pm PST 02/03/2015
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    Prepare to meet the Avengers of the future. READ MORE

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  18. Disney Quarterly Earnings Exceed Expectations as Bob Iger Touts Marvel, 'Star Wars'

    1:21 pm PST 02/03/2015
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    Chief Executive Bob Iger calls 'Cinderella,' due next month, "a stunningly beautiful film." READ MORE

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  19. 'Star Wars' Stand-alone Movie to Star Felicity Jones (Exclusive)

    10:47 am PST 02/03/2015
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    Chris Weitz was just hired to write the new draft. READ MORE

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