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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Featurette Offers More New Footage

by Britt Hayes November 14, 2015 @ 3:18 PM
While we won’t be seeing another full trailer for The Force Awakens before it hits theaters next month, that hasn’t stopped Disney and Lucasfilm from delivering more new footage from the latest chapter in the Star Wars franchise. Over the past week we’ve seen a Japanese trailer, a TV spot, a special preview on ABC, several new photos and lots and lots of character details. Today brings another look at The Force Awakens featuring even more new footage, in case you were feeling particularly greedy.

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Unleashes New Footage in Special TV Preview

by Britt Hayes November 12, 2015 @ 9:42 PM
If you didn’t tune into ABC’s TGIT tonight to catch the debut of the new preview for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, then you’re in luck — the footage has arrived online, and although it features some familiar sequences re-edited in a different order, there are a couple of new pieces of footage we haven’t seen before.

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Details Reveal Leia’s New Title, Empire Propaganda and More

by Britt Hayes November 11, 2015 @ 5:32 PM
Disney and Lucasfilm have been quite busy over the past week, dropping a Japanese trailer, the first official TV spot and lots of new images from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. And although we’ve seen more than enough to sustain our excitement until December, there’s still so much we don’t know — like why does Han Solo have to tell Finn and Rey that “the stories” were true? And why haven’t we seen Luke in the marketing? And what’s the deal with Princess Leia these days?

New ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Set Photos, Plus J.J. Abrams Talks ‘Episode 8’

by Britt Hayes November 9, 2015 @ 6:29 PM
Just when you thought Star Wars might lay a little low this week after unleashing a new trailer, posters and a TV spot, we’ve got a couple of updates on the franchise, as Lucasfilm has released a new set of behind the scenes photos from The Force Awakens, while director J.J. Abrams is opening up about his involvement in the franchise, both present and future.

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Reveals Teasers for New Official Trailer

by Britt Hayes October 18, 2015 @ 11:29 AM
At long last, Lucasfilm and Disney finally revealed the first official poster for Star Wars: The Force Awakens this morning as we prepare for tomorrow’s big Star Wars-centric happenings, including a new trailer and the kick-off of ticket pre-sales. In addition, star John Boyega is helping to maintain our excitement by revealing a teaser for tomorrow’s full trailer.

‘Star Wars’ Star John Boyega Says Robert Downey Jr. Has Been Mentoring Him

by Britt Hayes October 7, 2015 @ 5:29 PM
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John Boyega is having one hell of a year. After impressing audiences with his role in the Edgar Wright-produced, Joe Cornish-directed sci-fi film Attack the Block, Boyega was on many fans’ wish lists for big blockbuster projects. He finally got his chance with a lead role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and although the film doesn’t hit theaters until December, it’s already given him a huge break. But how is Boyega handling his newfound fame? He has a very special mentor to give him some guidance.

WookieeLeaks: Max von Sydow’s ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Role Revealed

by Jacob Hall September 28, 2015 @ 8:49 AM
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, John Boyega talks about getting cast in The Force Awakens, Gwendoline Christie describes the importance of Captain Phasma, and the name of Max von Sydow’s character has been revealed.

Karen Gillan Enters ‘The Circle’ With Tom Hanks and Emma Watson

by Britt Hayes September 1, 2015 @ 7:48 PM
The cast of James Ponsoldt’s The Circle is shaping up to be a fairly exciting lineup: Tom Hanks, Emma Watson and John Boyega were previously announced for the adaptation of Dave Eggers’ novel, and now he’s gone and cast your favorite former Doctor Who companion and Guardians of the Galaxy star Karen Gillan. Ugh, this movie sounds terrible.

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

by Britt Hayes August 27, 2015 @ 7:18 PM
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.

New ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Covers Highlight the Dark Side and the Light

by Jacob Hall August 21, 2015 @ 9:50 AM
By the time Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits theaters this December, it will have graced the cover of every major magazine in the world. Following cover stories in Vanity Fair and Entertainment Weekly, the highly anticipated sequel to the world’s most popular movie trilogy has landed on the cover of Empire. Heh. Empire. Because, you know, Star Wars. Insert your own joke there. And, like any magazine issue that fancies itself a collector’s item, Empire’s 2015 Winter Preview issue will have two covers – one for the heroes and one for the villains.