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'Star Wars: Episode 7' Eyes Trio of Actors and Plot Details Surface

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by Britt Hayes January 12, 2014 04:07 AM
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While 'Star Wars: Episode 7' has been gearing up for production, plenty of names have been rumored to have taken meetings with J.J. Abrams for roles in the upcoming trilogy. Now comes word of three actors whom Abrams has been eyeing for a possible leading role: Michael Fassbender, Hugo Weaving, and 'Girls' star Adam Driver. And we've also got some details on Abrams' reworked script, which is said to focus more heavily on Luke, Leia, and Han.

'Star Wars: Episode 7' May Cast 'Breaking Bad' Star Jesse Plemons

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by Damon Houx January 10, 2014 05:46 PM
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It's been a while since we've heard any rumblings about 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' likely because the film went/is still going through a page one rewrite, but if the film is going to make its December 18, 2015 release date, we're going to start hearing about who's getting cast shortly. The latest word is that 'Breaking Bad' star Jesse Plemons is being courted for a role.

'Star Wars: Episode 7' Has Already Built the Millennium Falcon

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by Britt Hayes November 29, 2013 01:23 PM
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Although they're still searching for their cast and the script is being reworked, we can report a bit of wonderfully optimistic news: some serious work has reportedly begun on J.J. Abrams' 'Star Wars: Episode 7' -- namely, a very important spacecraft has already been put together. If what we've learned is true, the Millennium Falcon has been built and is ready for take off!

'Star Wars Episode 7' Casting Not Just For Kids, Now Looking For an Experienced Jedi Officer

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by Britt Hayes November 25, 2013 02:29 PM
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Just last week, Disney announced an open casting call for 'Star Wars Episode 7,' looking for teenagers in major cities across the country to join the cast of J.J. Abrams' upcoming film. And now we're getting a little more of an idea about what they're looking for with this casting tidbit that says the production is looking to fill the shoes of a military officer role -- but it's 'Star Wars,' so shouldn't there be several of those?

'Star Wars: Episode 7' Audition Script Revealed, Plus Is 'Doctor Who' a Possible Contender?

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by Nick Romano November 21, 2013 08:30 AM
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Michael B. Jordan put the whole 'Star Wars: Episode 7' casting rumor mill perfectly, saying something to the effect of, "Yes, I've auditioned, but who hasn't?" So many names have been said to have auditioned for the new characters in the next installment, and to give you an idea of what the process is like for them, we've got a peek at their material.

'Star Wars' Characters to Appear in 'The Lego Movie'!

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by Mike Sampson November 20, 2013 02:11 PM
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Can't wait for 'Star Wars: Episode 7' to hit the big screen in December, 2015? Turns out you won't have to.
In addition to Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and all the DC Comics superheroes, 'Star Wars' characters will be making an appearance in 'The Lego Movie' next February. We didn't think it was possible to get more excited for this movie.

'Star Wars: Episode 7' Plans to Create a Better R2-D2 With New Droid Builders

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by Nick Romano November 19, 2013 02:41 PM
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It's confirmed! After the 'Star Wars: Episode 7' team recently teased the return of the iconic R2-D2 with a behind-the-scenes photo, Lucasfilm has revealed that the droid will indeed be back for the seventh installment. But he's not alone. Two new production members, from the R2-D2 Builders Club no less, have been added to help mold a better bot.

Samuel L. Jackson Says 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Director J.J. Abrams Hasn't Contacted Mark Hamill

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by Damon Houx November 18, 2013 06:38 PM
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'Star Wars: Episode 7' has been rumoring the return of original cast members since the project was announced, but as the film is taking a new direction now that J.J. Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan have taken over scripting duties, it's possible that the original cast may no longer have a role in the production. Former Jedi Samuel L. Jackson has spoken to Mark Hamill about returning as Luke Skywalker, and revealed that Hamill hasn't spoken to Abrams.

'Star Wars: Episode 7': J.J. Abrams Teases the Return of an Iconic Character

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by Jacob Hall November 14, 2013 02:37 PM
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There have only been a handful of characters who have appeared in every 'Star Wars' movie so far. So, it's not too surprising to see that one of the saga's most important (and popular) seems to be officially back for 'Star Wars: Episode 7.' Straight from the Twitter account for J.J. Abrams and his Bad Robot production company, here's a look at at the 'Star Wars: Episode 7' workshop.

'Star Wars: Episode 7' Confirms December 2015 Release Date

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by Britt Hayes November 07, 2013 03:29 PM
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There's been a lot of speculation over whether J.J. Abrams and Disney could reach an agreement over the release date of 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' with Abrams recently scrapping Michael Arndt's script to rework the story and characters. But now we have official confirmation that the latest entry in the 'Star Wars' franchise will indeed be released on December 18, 2015, putting it right up against Duncan Jones' 'Warcraft.'