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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Reveals New Set Photos, Awesome BB-8 Magazine Cover

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by Britt Hayes 6 days ago
Earlier today Lucasfilm dropped a new Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser on Instagram (which also showed off the app’s new widescreen capabilities), but lost amid all the excitement for the new footage were some new photos from the highly anticipated film. Lucasfilm has revealed two new set photos and a pretty outstanding magazine cover featuring your new favorite droid.

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Reveals Secrets Behind the Making of BB-8

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by Britt Hayes 7 days ago
Each trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens has offered plenty to dissect, and although we don’t know too much about several of the key players, fans are already figuring out which ones will be their favorites. Amid badass new characters like Kylo Ren, Finn, Rey and Captain Phasma, there’s one little co-star that stands out among its larger peers: BB-8. From the very first trailer we’ve been curious not only about who this droid is and what it does, but how J.J. Abrams & Co. brought it to life.

Get ‘LOST’ With 15 Mysterious Facts About ABC’s Island Drama

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 7 days ago
ABC’s LOST may not have answered every mystery set up over the course of five seasons, but did you know that J.J. Abrams first pitched the island drama to ABC as having no serialized mystery whatsoever? Or that the costly pilot got ABC’s then-president fired for his trouble? We don’t have to go back, the 21st episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?’ is right here, smoking out all the island secrets of LOST!

J.J. Abrams Says ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Villain Kylo Ren Is ‘Not a Sith’

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by Jacob Hall August 25, 2015 @ 9:40 AM
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The Star Wars movies have always been very straightforward tales of good versus evil, of light versus dark, of plucky young farm boys versus cyborgs and old men with electricity powers. Perhaps the most intriguing aspect of Star Wars: The Force Awakens is how it looks to reinvent this dynamic. The bad guys aren’t so easily defined this time around. At least that’s what director J.J. Abrams keeps on telling us.

WookieeLeaks: Is This the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Opening Crawl?

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by Jacob Hall August 21, 2015 @ 11:09 AM
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ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything Star Wars! From The Force Awakens, to the upcoming spinoffs and the TV shows, if it pertains to that long ago, far away galaxy, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, a Star Wars tabletop game drops something very interesting, Drew Struzan gets hyperbolic, and J.J. Abrams discusses his new bad guys.

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Director J.J. Abrams Says Simon Pegg Helped With the Script

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by Britt Hayes August 14, 2015 @ 5:14 PM
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Thanks to the behind the scenes reel from Comic-Con, we know Simon Pegg has a small part in Star Wars: The Force Awakens — he’s completely suited-up from head to toe as an alien, though, so you won’t have an easy time spotting him in the film. Pegg’s eagerness to have such a minor, unrecognizable background role is proof enough of his fandom, but apparently his involvement goes much deeper than that.

WookieeLeaks: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Toy Images Have Leaked Online Because Of Course They Have

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by Jacob Hall August 14, 2015 @ 10:35 AM
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ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything 'Star Wars'! From The Force Awakens, to the upcoming spinoffs and the TV shows, if it pertains to that long ago, far away galaxy, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, gaze upon the new Star Wars toys, compare the latest The Force Awakens news to the old rumors, and catch up on the latest Anthology updates.

‘Star Wars: Episode 9’ Will Not Be Directed by J.J. Abrams

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by Britt Hayes August 12, 2015 @ 3:51 PM
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Amid today’s flurry of new stills and details from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, you may have missed one little nugget of news. J.J. Abrams has confirmed that he will not be returning to direct Star Wars: Episode 9 following Rian Johnson’s work on Episode 8. What remains unconfirmed is whether Lucasfilm is eyeing Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow for the gig.

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Reveals New Details About Kylo Ren

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by Jacob Hall August 12, 2015 @ 11:57 AM
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the subject of the next Entertainment Weekly cover story, which means the release valve on details has been ever-so-slightly loosened. Earlier today, we got a look at a fresh batch of photos from the insanely anticipated film. Now, director J.J. Abrams, the man of mystery himself, has loosened his lips. The topic is the film’s villain, Adam Driver’s Kylo Ren, and he certainly has some interesting things to say.

Blast Through a New Gallery of ‘Star Wars’ The Force Awakens’ Images

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by Matt Singer August 12, 2015 @ 9:05 AM
Okay so the bad news is there’s no new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer coming this weekend as part of the Disney hullabaloo known as D23. But the good news, there’s a bunch of new Star Wars stuff hitting the web today, starting with these brand-new images of the film, courtesy of Entertainment Weekly. Maybe you can print them all out and turn them into a flipbook and create your own new trailer until Lucasfilm actually gives us one.