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First official teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

It's been a long time coming. When Disney bought out Lucasfilm two years ago and announced their plans for another Star Wars trilogy, we all went into some sort of nerd shock. Whether or not you're a fan of the films, you understand the ki...

 
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Star Wars: Episode VII gets official title

This morning, the official twitter for Star Wars revealed that Episode VII's principal photography finished shooting... and they also threw in a graphic that contains the film's subtitle. The Force Awakens leaves me with a lot of questions...

 
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Star Wars: Episode VII has an X-Wing in it

There's not much to say about this. As part of the promotion for the UNICEF "Force for Change" campaign, J.J Abrams recorded a video in front of an X-Wing (technically a Headhunter, but every other site says "X-Wing" and I want to be popula...

 
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Harrison Ford's injury shouldn't delay Star Wars: Episode VII

As we all know geriatric Han Solo is not as lithe as young Han Solo and so when that damn Millennium Falcon door fell Harrison Ford got injured, reportedly breaking his ankle and having some hip issues. Now that it's been a few days and For...

 
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Star Wars: Episode VII adds some badass women to the cast

With Star Wars: Episode VII's 2015 release date getting closer and closer, we have some more casting news. After the major reveal in April, we have a two new women joining a crew that was severely lacking in them. Thankfully, these two wome...

 
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3 Star Wars spin-off movies in development right now

It appears that everyone wants of a piece of that sweet, money-making Marvel universe building action. A Disney executive recently revealed that side from the upcoming trilogy of Star Wars films fans can expect at least three spin-off ...

 
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Rumor: Star Wars: Episode VII titled The Ancient Fear

Have to slap this one with a rumor, but Ain't It Cool is usually pretty solid when it comes to leaks so we're leaning towards the truth. They've been informed twice now that the current working title for Star Wars: Episode VII is The A...

 
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Star Wars: Episode VII cast revealed

Pre-empting possible leaks, with shooting taking place in just a few weeks (and possibly in celebration of May the 4th), the Star Wars: Episode VII crew has announced the cast of the film. And given this huge cast of notable names, I can't ...

 
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The new Star Wars has its first villain

If you watch Girls then you probably know Adam Driver. You've probably never thought that he should be the villain in a massive science fiction space opera, but now he is. Variety is reporting that the actor is close to a done deal on ...

 
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Star Wars VII script complete, Jesse Plemons in talks

There are a LOT of Star Wars: Episode VII rumors floating around. From script problems, to crazy actor castings, to story points and so on. We here at Flixist don't want to clog you guys with all of that mumbo jumbo, and will only report th...

 
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R2-D2 is back for Episode VII

Now that Episode VII has a date and is moving ahead with production, the nerds of the world finally have a semi-reasonable excuse to pick apart every rumor and tease. Back when the movie was still in the planning stages, it was a little sil...

 
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Disney having Star Wars: Episode VII open casting calls

Although news broke for Star Wars: Episode VII's casting calls hit a bit ago, those casting calls were limited to a small amount of cities (including Chicago and Austin!). Now Disney, has completely expanded that casting call nationwide as ...

 
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Star Wars: Episode VII gets dated, Tomorrowland delayed

After some noted rumblings behind the scenes (which we didn't get to cover here, unfortunately, because sometimes the Star Wars rumor mill is staggering) with Michael Arndt exiting and JJ Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan taking over, the producti...

 
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Rumor: Chiwetel Ejiofor for Star Wars Ep. VII?

Star Wars casting rumors are about as rampant as a bad case of the tribbles (SCI-IF UNIVERSE CROSS REFERENCE), but this one is both too good and too random to pass up. A The Times reporter walked into a interview with J.J. Abrams...

 
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Star Wars Episode VII shooting on 35mm, Dan Mindel is DP

Yesterday at an industry event in Los Angeles, it was announced that J.J. Abrams will shoot Star Wars Episode VII on 35mm (Kodak film stock 5219) rather than going digital. Dan Mindel will be the film's cinematographer. Mindel has previousl...

 
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John Williams will score Star Wars: Episode VII

It's now official: John Williams will be back to score Star Wars: Episode VII and likely the rest of the new trilogy. The announcement was made over the weekend by Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy during Star Wars Celebration Europe. Wi...

 
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Rumor: Gosling and Efron rumored for Star Wars

Things are gearing up for the new Star Wars films and if this rumor turns out true then things are gearing up to make ladies swoon. Both Zac Efron and Ryan Gosling may be cast in the film. Both actors supposedly went in for auditions for th...

 
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Rumor: Star Wars Episode VII character details

I will like to ensure everyone that I am not spoiling Episode VII. This is just a casting breakdown of different characters for the movie. I would also like to say that this very well could be correct, but it may very well just be a rumor t...

 
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Jonathan Rhys Meyers in talks for Star Wars: Episode VII?

So far the actors who'll likely be in Star Wars: Episode VII are Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford, all of whom would reprise their roles from the original trilogy. They're still in negotiations, as far as anyone knows. No offic...

 
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John Williams likely to score Episode VII

J.J. Abrams spoke at a press conference recently in Berlin for Star Trek Into Darkness. He was inevitably asked questions regarding his next project, Star Wars: Episode VII. While he guided questions away from the subject, he let slip who m...

 
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Carrie Fisher is Princess Leia in Star Wars: Episode VII

Well, looks like we're going to have a reunion of sorts for the new Star Wars trilogy. Comic Book Movie spotted the following exchange from an interview Carrie Fisher did with Palm Beach Illustrated: Disney is going to continue the Star Wa...

 
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Mark Hamill sets us straight on Star Wars: Episode 7

We've had so much Star Wars: Episode VII speculation going on lately about Harrison Ford returning to play Han Solo and Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher hopping back aboard as well. Now, we're getting the record set straight by Mark Hamill him...

 
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Rumor: Mark Hamill & Carrie Fisher back for Ep. VII?

It's a day ending in "y", which means we have more Star Wars rumors and speculation for you. First off, there's a rumor that Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher are being sought to reprise their roles and Luke and Leia. This seems consistent with...

 
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John Williams hoping for a return to Star Wars

Practically everyone who has ever been involved in Star Wars has been wondering if they will be involved in Star Wars: Episode VII. The most recent is now John Williams wondering what he might be doing. For those who don’t know who Wi...

 
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UPDATE: Harrison Ford playing Han Solo in Episode VII

[UPDATE: A source with Geoff Boucher (formerly of the LA Times, now with Entertainment Weekly) says that the Harrison Ford has not yet signed and may not for a while. Bocher tweeted: "Harrison Ford deal? My source says not yet. 'It will not...

 
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Frank Oz wants to be Yoda again

Regarding the recent rumors about who may or may not be getting a stand-alone film, Yoda was considered as a potential character within the rumor mill. While some don't want one, others think that it may be a good idea. Besides the point, t...

 
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Lawrence Kasdan & Simon Kinberg talk new Star Wars films

Jim Vejvoda of IGN had a chance to speak briefly with Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg at the Final Draft Big Break screenwriting awards. Both writers were brought on to consult/script some of the new Star Wars material on the horizon. (We...

 
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J.J. Abrams will direct the next Star Wars movie

Get ready for the damn world to explode. J.J. Abrams, the man who is currently revitalizing the Star Trek franchise, has been tapped to direct the next Star Wars movie (at the moment dubbed Star Wars 7). That's right. The two biggest scienc...

 
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Guillermo Del Toro was approached for Star Wars Episode 7

As the hunt continues for a director who's willing to take on one of the biggest film franchises the world has ever known, we continue to only receive news of all of those who have turned down the job. From big shots like Steven S...

 
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Colin Trevorrow in line for Star Wars Episode VII?

Last time on "Star Wars Episode VII Rumors", Matthew Vaughn was supposedly in talks with Disney to direct the next Star Wars film. But since this is the internet, rampant speculation has to run wild.This latest directing rumor com...

 

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