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

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by Jacob Hall August 8, 2014 @ 2:30 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 6, 2014 @ 7:55 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!

'Star Wars: Episode 7' Set Photos: Luke Skywalker Heads to Skellig Island

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by Nick Romano July 29, 2014 @ 10:18 AM
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Though Comic-Con 2014 offered nothing of J.J. Abrams' 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' the first installment of the brand-new trilogy continues filming to meet its December 2015 release date. From the deserts of Abu Dhabi to London's Pinewood Studios, production now sets up shop on Ireland's remote Skellig Michael Island to film scenes involving Mark Hamill's Luke Skywalker, and we have the first photos of the locale!

J.J. Abrams' HBO 'Westworld' TV Series Lands Anthony Hopkins, Evan Rachel Wood

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 22, 2014 @ 8:14 PM
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It's been a good long while since we've heard anything concrete (or metal?) from Bad Robot's proposed HBO adaptation of 1973 sci-fi classic 'Westworld,' but with 'True Detective' raising the network's bar for casting, the J.J. Abrams-produced drama has assembled some major A-list talent. Joining the 'Westworld' pilot are none other than Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood, with 'X-Men' star James Marsden in talks for a role as well.

Report: 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Plot Details Reveal Main Characters and Weapon of Mass Destruction

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by Jacob Hall July 20, 2014 @ 11:52 AM
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After months of mystery and teases, it looks like our first real details on the actual 'Star Wars: Episode 7' plot made their way online ... hopefully ... maybe. Although this leak only describes the plot in the vaguest sense possible, know that these are potential spoilers and that you should steer away if you want to go in completely blind.

'Star Wars: Episode 7' Confirms Shooting in IMAX, Comic-Con 2014 Details

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by Britt Hayes July 8, 2014 @ 5:48 PM
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It seems like kind of a no-brainer at this point, but after a tease earlier this year that J.J. Abrams' 'Star Wars: Episode 7' may be shooting in IMAX, it was confirmed today that this is definitely the case. And along with that cool bit of nerd-friendly news, we've got some details on the 'Star Wars' presence at Comic-Con 2014.

Will the 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Release Date Be Delayed Because of Harrison Ford's Broken Leg?

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by Mike Sampson June 23, 2014 @ 2:54 PM
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Now, comes word that the 'Star Wars: Episode 7' production team convened early this morning to discuss the nature of Ford's injury and how it will impact the shooting schedule. The early word from those meetings was that 'Star Wars: Episode 7' "could be pushed back by a substantial amount of time."

Cameron Crowe Showtime Comedy 'Roadies' Gets Pilot Order with J.J. Abrams

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 18, 2014 @ 5:00 PM
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Showtime has been a bit light on comedy since production on Philip Seymour Hoffman's 'Happy-ish' ceased for obvious reasons, but the network has some major names in mind for its latest effort. 'Almost Famous' visionary Cameron Crowe will make his TV debut with the J.J. Abrams-produced music comedy 'Roadies,' now officially picked up for a network pilot.

WookieeLeaks: Han Solo's 'Star Wars 7' Injury, 'Phineas and Ferb' Use the Force, and More

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by Jacob Hall June 13, 2014 @ 1:10 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, Harrison Ford suffered an injury on the 'Star Wars: Episode 7' set, Simon Pegg might have a secret role to play, and a bunch of new merchandise arrives to kill your wallet.