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Watch the New ‘Star Wars: Episode 7’ Trailer!

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by Mike Sampson April 16, 2015 @ 1:05 PM
The brand new Star Wars: Episode 7 trailer premiered this morning at Star Wars Celebration, as J.J. Abrams and the film’s cast showed off the footage to a packed audience of hardcore Star Wars fans. But, you don't have to be in Anaheim to get a new look at The Force Awakens: we've got the trailer for you right here, right now!

Kylo Ren Emerges in New ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Promo Art

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by Matt Singer April 16, 2015 @ 9:59 AM
It’s a big day for Star Wars fans. Today kicks off this year’s Star Wars Celebration, a giant, Lucasfilm-sanctioned Star Wars convention where Disney will finally unveil the first full trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. So get ready for a full day of videos and images and news from the con, starting with this mysterious new Force Awakens promo art that’s popping up on social media. They offer the clearest look yet at new Force Awakens baddie (and hilted-lightsaber wielder) Kylo Ren and at lead Stormtrooper Captain Phasma.

J.J. Abrams Buys Pizza For the Thousands of Fans Waiting in Line at Star Wars Celebration

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by Mike Sampson April 16, 2015 @ 9:49 AM
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Because Star Wars Celebration is delivering our first look at the new Star Wars: Episode 7 trailer (among other surprise things), anticipation is high. We're here in Anaheim and last night when doors opened at 6pm, fans rushed to begin the long overnight campout on the concrete floors of the Anaheim Convention Center. It's not a fun way to spend a night, but these are Star Wars fans who are dedicated to the cause. The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams is in town to introduce the new trailer and once he got wind of the massive line, he did right by them and had pizza delivered for every single person on line.

WookieeLeaks: Will We Ever Get to See the Original ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy Again?

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by Jacob Hall April 10, 2015 @ 12:55 PM
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ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything 'Star Wars'! From Episode VII, 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, learn what you’re getting (and not getting) in the new Star Wars digital releases, listen to some George Lucas stories, and dive into the latest The Force Awakens spoilers.

WookieeLeaks: A Fourth ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy is on the Way (But It’s Not What You Think)

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by Jacob Hall March 20, 2015 @ 2:02 PM
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ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything Star Wars! From Star Wars: Episode 7, 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, the details on four upcoming books are revealed, a few directors are apparently in contention for Star Wars: Episode 9, and Star Wars: Rogue One finds a composer.

J.J. Abrams Returning to Direct ‘Star Wars: Episode 9’?

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by Mike Sampson March 18, 2015 @ 7:11 AM
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When Rian Johnson was officially announced as the Star Wars: Episode 8 director last week, one name was conspicuously absent from the initial press release: J.J. Abrams. Among the producers listed — Kathleen Kennedy, Ram Bergman (Looper) and Johnson — Abrams was nowhere to be found. An updated release was later sent with Abrams noted as an Executive Producer, but it only fueled the flames that J.J. Abrams may be one-and-done with the Star Wars franchise. Not so fast.

WookieeLeaks: This Massive ‘Star Wars’ Spoiler Is Totally Predictable (But You Still Shouldn’t Read It)

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by Jacob Hall February 20, 2015 @ 10:41 AM
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ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything Star Wars! From Star Wars: Episode 7 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, we dive into one of the biggest spoilers for yet for The Force Awakens, ponder the lineage of the new cast, and figure out exactly when a new trailer will arrive.

Some ‘Star Wars: Episode 7’ Spoilers Are True, Says J.J. Abrams

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by Mike Sampson February 20, 2015 @ 9:47 AM
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Star Wars: Episode 7 spoilers are a dime a dozen on the internet. The hard part is, it's difficult to determine whether any of those spoilers are actually true. Director J.J. Abrams, himself a fierce protector of spoilers confirmed that some of the stuff you're reading online is actually true.

J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Developing a Thomas Edison Biopic Thanks to the Inventions of Thomas Edison

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by Britt Hayes February 18, 2015 @ 5:57 PM
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J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot production company has selected one of their next projects: a biopic about Thomas Edison, whose brilliant inventions make it possible for Bad Robot to make a movie about the genius inventor, thus completing the cinematic circle of life. Edison, also very awesomely known as “The Wizard of Menlo Park,” is credited as one of the founding fathers of cinema.