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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.

Rumor: Does Simon Pegg Secretly Have a 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Role?

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by Nick Romano June 12, 2014 @ 8:19 AM
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J.J. Abrams is notorious for keeping his cards close to the chest, whether it's straight-up lying to the press about casting and plot twists, or releasing head-scratching footage for his "secret projects." With 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' it was incredible how nearly the entire cast was kept under wraps until the big announcement, but is there at least one more big name to be revealed? We're referring to his 'Star Trek Into Darkness' buddy Simon Pegg.

J.J. Abrams From the 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Set: "I Wish People Would Stop Leaking Photos"

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by Mike Sampson June 4, 2014 @ 10:23 AM
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This week has seen over 50 images leak from the 'Star Wars: Episode 7' set showing off new creatures, the Tatooine set and confirming the existence of the Millennium Falcom. This is all highly unusual for a J.J. Abrams movie, where he likes to keep things as secretive as possible and, today, Abrams responded to the many leaks on Twitter with a note from the set.

'Star Wars: Episode 7' Adds Oscar-Winner Lupita Nyong'o and 'Game of Thrones' Star Gwendoline Christie

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by Nick Romano June 2, 2014 @ 11:13 AM
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Remember how, back when 'Star Wars: Episode 7' announced its primary cast members, one of the primary complaints was how few female roles there were. We soon learned that casting wasn't technically over yet, and now all the haters can eat their words as Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o and 'Game of Thrones' favorite Gwendoline Christie have been added to the cast.

Read J.J. Abrams' Heartfelt Note to the 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Cast and Crew as Filming Begins

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by Mike Sampson May 19, 2014 @ 9:28 AM
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Director J.J. Abrams and the cast and crew of 'Star Wars: Episode 7' have an uphill battle ahead of them as they launch the new trilogy in the 'Star Wars' franchise. How do you motivate your team when you're embarking on one of the biggest and riskiest cinematic ventures in recent history? Well, as filming began on Friday, J.J. Abrams wrote a note to inspire everyone working on the film (and, it might just get 'Star Wars' fans excited too).