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WookieeLeaks: The Curious Case of Andy Serkis and Other ‘Force Awakens’ Chatter

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by Jacob Hall 2 days ago
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ScreenCrush’s WookieLeaks 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, ponder who Andy Serkis is playing, learn the possible identity of Captain Phasma, and watch a special video starring Chewbacca.

‘Star Wars: Episode 7’: Mark Hamill on His Absence From the Trailer and Using a Practical BB-8

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by Britt Hayes December 13, 2014 @ 12:17 PM
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If you’re appearing in a new ‘Star Wars’ movie and you sit down for an interview about anything else, chances are pretty high that the interviewer is going to have lots of questions about your return to a beloved franchise. And that’s exactly what happened when Mark Hamill sat down for a new interview about the upcoming ‘Elf’ musical TV special. After answering questions about his voice role in the new animated TV film, Luke Skywalker himself opened up about his absence from the first trailer for ‘The Force Awakens,’ his “contractually obligated” beard, and how that adorable little droid named BB-8 is actually a practical effect.

WookieeLeaks: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Reveals Character Names and George Lucas Shrugs Off the New Trailer

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by Jacob Hall December 12, 2014 @ 12:55 PM
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ScreenCrush’s WookieLeaks 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, the names of three new characters are revealed, George Lucas reveals that he doesn’t really care about the new trailer, and the identity of the new villain is debated.

CW’s ‘The Flash’ Sets Mark Hamill to Return as DC’s Trickster

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 8, 2014 @ 10:24 AM
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‘Star Wars’ icon Mark Hamill will soon reprise one of his most legendary roles, and we’re not talking about Luke Skywalker. The ‘Force Awakens’ star will return to different roots for The CW’s ‘The Flash’ in an upcoming episode, reprising his role from the 1990's CBS series as DC villain The Trickster, but with a tricky twist!

Mark Hamill Was Talking About 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Way Back in 1983

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by Britt Hayes November 28, 2014 @ 7:39 PM
It’s become common practice these days for studios to plot out their franchises years in advance, but Marvel wasn’t the first studio to start that trend. George Lucas always had ideas in mind for more ‘Star Wars’ stories and liked to think ahead (or in the case of the prequels—think back). But it might surprise you to know that he had plans for Mark Hamill to have a role in something that sounds awfully similar to ‘The Force Awakens.’

WookieeLeaks: Some Pretty Major ‘Star Wars: Episode 7’ Spoilers Have Hit the Web

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by Jacob Hall November 21, 2014 @ 10:27 AM
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ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks 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, the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ trailer inspires a bunch of rumors, a few huge spoilers appear online, and details about this year’s ‘Star Wars’ Celebration are revealed.

WookieeLeaks: 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Has a Title Now and Mark Hamill's Beard Contains Many Mysteries

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by Jacob Hall November 7, 2014 @ 10:14 AM
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ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks 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' finally gets titled, Mark Hamill's beard reveals a new mystery, and new details about Daisy Ridley and John Boyega's characters are revealed.

Freddy Krueger Is Responsible for Mark Hamill's Casting in 'Star Wars'

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by Britt Hayes November 5, 2014 @ 8:08 PM
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It's hard to imagine Luke Skywalker being played by anyone but Mark Hamill in the original 'Star Wars' trilogy, but it very well could have happened. And according to 'Nightmare on Elm Street' icon Robert Englund, better known to audiences as Freddy Krueger, it might not have happened at all had he not once told a teenage boy about the part after coming home from a failed 'Star Wars' audition himself.

'Elf' Animated Christmas Musical Coming to NBC, Jim Parsons to Voice

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 29, 2014 @ 11:31 AM
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Will Ferrell's 'Elf' has long become a Christmas classic in its own right, but while NBC busies itself with live-action musicals of 'Peter Pan,' Buddy will have his own song to sing with a brand-new animated musical special 'Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas.' 'The Big Bang Theory''s Jim Parsons will lend his voice to the title role, but who else will be heard when NBC sings loud for all the world to hear?

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

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by ScreenCrush Staff August 25, 2014 @ 9:00 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.