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Watch the Full ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Panel From Comic-Con 2015

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by Jacob Hall July 11, 2015 @ 1:45 PM
Last night’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens panel has already gone down as one of the biggest triumphs in Comic-Con history. While there wasn’t a new trailer or new footage, there was something special in the air. The enthusiasm of the cast, old and new, was palpable. A behind-the-scenes featurette moved the audience to tears. Even grumpy ol’ Harrison Ford bothered to show up and he…actually smiled? A lot? And yes, there is video evidence of this phenomenon because the whole hour-long panel has made its way online (and it’s all nice and official, too).

‘Star Wars’ Writer Lawrence Kasdan Teases Lando Calrissian’s Future in the Franchise

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by Britt Hayes May 18, 2015 @ 5:09 PM
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Billy Dee Williams’ name was absent from the cast list for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which left many fans feeling slightly disappointed (I say “slightly” because most of you are still pretty stoked for a new Star Wars movie with or without him). A few months ago, Williams cryptically teased fans about the possible return of his beloved Lando Calrissian character, giving us all a little hope. And now veteran Star Wars writer Lawrence Kasdan is adding to that hope, further teasing Lando’s return.

'Star Wars: Episode 7': J.J. Abrams Wishes Fans a Happy 'Star Wars' Day From the Set!

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by Britt Hayes May 4, 2014 @ 1:38 PM
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We've got even more 'Star Wars' goodies for you! Director J.J. Abrams is getting in on the action today with a very special "video selfie" with screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan, wishing fans a happy 'Star Wars' day from the set of 'Star Wars: Episode 7' in London, and he seems to be teasing some additional casting.

'Star Wars: Episode 7' Director J.J. Abrams Reveals the Reason Behind the Writer Swap

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by Nick Romano November 7, 2013 @ 12:51 PM
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A couple weeks ago, Lucasfilm decided to change things up for its highly anticipated 'Star Wars: Episode 7' by switching out writer Michael Arndt for the combined efforts of J.J. Abrams and 'Empire Strikes' back writer Lawrence Kasdan on the screenplay. While this swap threw fans into a frenzy over whether or not this meant the film was in trouble, the director recently broke his silence over the matter.

'Star Wars Episode 7' -- Lawrence Kasdan Wants to "Start Fresh"

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by Jacob Hall February 10, 2013 @ 12:09 PM
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There was much fanboy rejoicing when is was learned that Lawrence Kasdan was on board to write a new 'Star Wars' spin-off movie and consult on 'Star Wars Episode 7.' After all, this is the man who wrote 'The Empire Strikes Back,' a movie that isn't just the best 'Star Wars' movie, but one of the best science fiction movies ever made. Although the full details of whatever Kasdan is working on (a Yoda movie? Young Han Solo?) are buried in an underground bunker somewhere, he recently spoke about his involvement in the new films.

'Star Wars' Latest: Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg to Write and Produce Episodes 8 and 9

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by Damon Houx November 20, 2012 @ 6:04 PM
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'Star Wars' rumoring isn't going to stop with just 'Episode 7' even if that picture hasn't signed a director or cast yet. On top of those rumors, we're now going to be hearing gossip about the entire next trilogy, and possibly all the spin-off movies after that. If the internet implodes on itself, it's going to be because of 'Star Wars.' Today's latest news: That they've approached Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kindberg to write and produce Episodes 8 and 9.