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'Star Wars: Episode 7' Details Reveal New Characters and Old Locations

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by Jacob Hall October 01, 2014 01:28 PM
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We still know next-to-nothing about 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' but with a production this massive and anticipated, the rumor mill never stops churning. The next batch of information about J.J. Abrams' top secret sequel concerns the identity of certain characters, information about a few key locations, and the possible disfigurement of everyone's favorite Wookiee. Although everything written below is unconfirmed until we see the movie with our own eyes, consider this your spoiler warning. Read on with caution!

Leaked 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Photo Reveals the New Chrome Trooper

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by Nick Romano September 25, 2014 12:44 PM
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We've seen tons of leaked photos of 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' from Adam Driver in an unexpected uniform to new filming locations to the Millennium Falcon, but there's still plenty more over which to geek out. For example, a new image has been revealed that showcases a new breed of Stormtrooper, called a Chrome Trooper.

'Star Wars: Episode 7': First Official Footage of the Millennium Falcon Has Landed

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by Nick Romano September 18, 2014 10:37 AM
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It's here, folks! After weeks of seeing leaked images of 'Star Wars: Episode 7' set pieces and cast and crew members, the first official footage of the Millennium Falcon has landed. Better still, it's a continuation of J.J. Abrams and Zack Snyder's ongoing 'Star Wars'-'Batman' crossovers.

'Star Wars: Episode 7': Does J.J. Abrams' Apple Tweet Reveal a New Secret?

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by Jacob Hall September 10, 2014 09:48 AM
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'Star Wars: Episode 7' is being produced inside of director J.J. Abrams' infamous "mystery box," where even the most minor story details are being kept behind a thick shroud of secrecy. That's why there's no official plot synopsis. That's why we don't know who any of the new characters are. In the case of today, it's why we're taking some time to over-analyze Abrams' latest Tweet, which, on the surface, seems to be all about the recently announced Apple Watch, but may reveal a lot more.

WookieeLeaks: 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Resumes Filming as a Familiar Villain is Revealed

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by Jacob Hall August 29, 2014 09:01 AM
ScreenCrush’s WookieLeaks 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, 'Star Wars: Episode 7' resumes filming, an old bad guy prepares a comeback, and 'Star Wars Rebels' reveals a new clip.

Watch the 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Cast Take the Ice Bucket Challenge

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by ScreenCrush Staff August 25, 2014 09:00 AM
As the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge charity drive starts to wind down, there are only a few celebrities left who haven't yet gotten in on the action. A lot of those are ones who are very busy on the very top secret 'Star Wars: Episode 7' set. But, as the challenges continue to pour in, the 'Episode 7' cast has started to do their part, by dumping freezing buckets of ice water on their head.

WookieeLeaks: 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Rumors Tease New Villains and Old Heroes

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by Jacob Hall August 22, 2014 08:19 AM
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ScreenCrush’s WookieLeaks 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 parse through a whole bunch of crazy new rumors, learn when 'Star Wars Rebels' will premiere, and salivate over a new 'Star Wars' board game.

J.J. Abrams’ HBO ‘Westworld’ TV Series Casts Ed Harris, James Marsden

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 11, 2014 03:00 PM
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Despite seeming dormant for the better part of a year, HBO's forthcoming J.J. Abrams-produced 'Westworld' adaptation continues to fire up some major star power for its pilot. Not only has 'X-Men' star James Marsden been confirmed for a role, but Ed Harris has landed his first regular TV gig as the major big bad of HBO's 'Westworld.'

WookieeLeaks: Chewbacca Speaks, 'Episode 7' Leaks, and 'Star Wars Rebels' Sneaks

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by Jacob Hall August 08, 2014 02:30 PM
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ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything 'Star Wars'! From '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, Peter Mayhew talks about 'Episode 7,' Disney plans more 'Star Wars' attractions, and 'Star Wars Rebels' unveils its first seven minutes.

J.J. Abrams’ HBO ‘Westworld’ TV Series Adds Jeffrey Wright, 'Raising Hope' Star and More

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 06, 2014 07:55 PM
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HBO's Bad Robot-helmed 'Westworld' remake series seemed all but shelved until casting finally moved forward with Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood, and now the Abrams-Nolan collaboration has made some major additions to its fictional fantasy. In addition to 'The Hunger Games' and 'Boardwalk Empire' star Jeffrey Wright, HBO's 'Westworld' has added 'Raising Hope' lead Shannon Woodward, a '300' star and more!