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'Star Wars: Episode 7' Recruits Two New Cast Members; Production Delay Confirmed

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by Britt Hayes July 6, 2014 @ 4:17 PM
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Looks like 'Star Wars: Episode 7' isn't quite done with casting just yet. Disney has just announced that two new faces will join the cast of J.J. Abrams' upcoming film following a major casting call, and that production will take a brief hiatus in August due to Harrison Ford's injury, giving the newbies plenty of time to get acquainted with their fellow cast members.

Reel Women: Do Actresses Have to Go to Space for Better Roles?

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by Britt Hayes July 3, 2014 @ 4:30 PM
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Must women leave Earth in order to have a more fulfilling and interesting existence? In a new interview with Zoe Saldana, the star of Marvel's upcoming intergalactic superhero flick 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' said that she feels that there are better...

'Star Wars: Episode 7' Casts Carrie Fisher's Daughter as a Young Princess Leia

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by Jacob Hall July 1, 2014 @ 9:23 AM
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We knew that 'Star Wars: Episode 7' was going to be a little nostalgia-heavy with the return of the original trilogy's stars to the franchise, but it turns out that it goes even deeper than that. A new report claims that the new film will not only...

Andy Serkis Improvises a Conversation Between Gollum and Caesar the Ape on Conan

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by Kate Erbland June 26, 2014 @ 11:40 AM
On last night's 'Conan,' host Conan O'Brien and Andy Serkis talked quite a bit about some of his best roles, which Serkis then gleefully imitated for the entire crowd. Ever wonder what it would sound like if Gollum and Caesar the ape had a chat? Wonder no 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 @ 9:53 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.

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."

'Star Wars: Episode 8' Taps Rian Johnson to Direct and Write

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by Nick Romano June 20, 2014 @ 1:55 PM
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When J.J. Abrams was brought on to direct 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' and eventually to rework the script with Lawrence Kasdan, he was not guaranteed to work on the other installments in the new trilogy -- that job will be (partly) going to 'Looper' director Rian Johnson!

WookieeLeaks: Harrison Ford's Ankle, Domhnall Gleeson's Beard and Other 'Episode 7' Oddities

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by Jacob Hall June 20, 2014 @ 8:53 AM
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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's injury steals the spotlight again, Domhnall Gleeson dodges questions about his beard, and the rumor mill starts cranking out information about the villains of 'Episode 7.'

'Star Wars: Episode 7' Ankle Watch: Harrison Ford Sidelined for Two Months

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by Jacob Hall June 16, 2014 @ 12:10 PM
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Last week, the internet couldn't stop talking about Harrison Ford's 'Star Wars: Episode 7' injury. Oh, the jokes! Oh, the memes! There's a certain amount of comedy to be found in an elderly Han Solo injuring his ankle thanks to the door of the Millennium Falcon. But now is the time to quit with the laughter: Ford's injury, while certainly not life-threatening, is bad enough that he won't be able to return to the set for eight weeks.