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'A Most Violent Year' Trailer: Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain Fight to Protect Their Family

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by Jacob Hall November 03, 2014 11:45 AM
On paper, 'A Most Violent Year' doesn't sound like anything special. It's a story we've seen a hundred times before: a criminal finds his bloody business creeping into his family life, threatening to tear down everything he's worked so hard to build. However, when you put J.C. Chandor in the director's chair and cast people like Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain in the lead roles, what was once old starts to feel new again.

'Ex Machina' Trailer: Domhnall Gleeson and Oscar Isaac in a Robotic Love Triangle

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by Jacob Hall October 30, 2014 08:58 AM
There are a number of interesting things going on in the first 'Ex Machina' trailer, but let's get the weird one out of the way first: this is a 2015 science fiction film starring Domhnall Gleeson and Oscar Isaac that is not called 'Star Wars: Episode 7.' The fact that these two very interesting actors are starring in next year's biggest sci-fi adventure as well as this small, cerebral sci-fi indie only deepens our appreciation for both of them.

'Doctor Strange' Casting Back to Square One: Now Matthew McConaughey and Jake Gyllenhaal in the Mix

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by Mike Sampson October 15, 2014 01:09 PM
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For a long time, Marvel had their eye on Joaquin Phoenix to star in 'Doctor Strange.' In fact, he was far enough along in his negotiations that Marvel hoped to bring him out on stage at Comic-Con to introduce him to the crowd. Phoenix, in case you haven't noticed, is mercurial and negotiations stalled. And, then they stalled some more. And, then finally Marvel decided to move on completely. Now, here we are back at square one as Marvel has a completely new shortlist of actors to star in their next superhero film. We previously told you about Ewan McGregor, but who else does Marvel have their eye on?

WookieeLeaks: The 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Spoilers You Should Read and the Ones You Should Avoid

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by Jacob Hall October 03, 2014 09:20 AM
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ScreenCrush’s WookeieLeaks 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, a massive spoiler leaks online, a whole bunch of not-so-massive spoilers leak as well, and learn which major director could have directed 'Star Wars: Episode 7.'

'A Most Violent Year' Trailer: 'Star Wars 7' Actor Oscar Isaac Faces NYC's Darkest Times

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by Nick Romano September 18, 2014 12:56 PM
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A24 Films released the first 'A Most Violent Year' trailer, while simultaneously announcing its official release date for December 31, officially placing it in this year's Oscar race. As the frontrunners of awards season begin to take shape, the first footage of director J.C. Chandlor's latest pegs this dark and gritty film as one to watch.

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

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by ScreenCrush Staff August 25, 2014 09:00 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.

'Star Wars: Episode 7' Details Reveal Han Solo's New Ship

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by Britt Hayes August 15, 2014 01:41 PM
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Just when you thought you were out, we pull you back in with even more 'Star Wars: Episode 7' news. On the heels of new revelations regarding the villains of J.J. Abrams' new installment in the franchise, we now also know which ship Harrison Ford's Han Solo will be piloting, as well as some other info about the various spacecrafts, Oscar Isaac's character, and more.

'Star Wars: Episode 7' May Expand Oscar Isaac's Role Following Harrison Ford Injury

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by Mike Sampson June 25, 2014 09:53 AM
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Earlier this week, we speculated that 'Star Wars: Episode 7' could see its release date pushed to 2016 due to the severity of Harrison Ford's on-set injury; once thought to be a broken ankle that would keep him out two months, now confirmed to be a broken leg that might mean upwards of six months of rehab. Disney and Lucasfilm would like to do everything they can to avoid having to move the release date again, and one of the things they're reportedly ready to do is expanding Oscar Isaac's role in the film.

Everything You Need to Know About the New 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Cast

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by Jacob Hall April 29, 2014 01:55 PM
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It's happened: they've officially announced the cast of 'Star Wars: Episode 7.' We knew that original trilogy stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher would be returning to the roles that made their careers, but it's the new cast members that have us really excited. It's going to be nice to see Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Leia Organa reunited on the big screen, but it's going to be truly exciting to see what characters director J.J. Abrams will create from scratch.
The new cast members are a fantastic combo of established character actors, on-the-rise stars, living legends and complete unknowns. But, just in case you aren't familiar with them we've assembled a basic primer. Here's what you need to know about each of the new additions to the 'Star Wars' universe!