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'Star Wars: Episode 7' -- Saoirse Ronan Talks Her Audition With a Lightsaber

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by Nick Romano October 04, 2013 12:58 PM
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Lucasfilm and J.J. Abrams are currently searching for stars to beef up their highly anticipated 'Star Wars: Episode 7.' 'The Host' star Saoirse Ronan recently confirmed she went in to read for a part, but clarifies that "everyone has auditioned for it." Still, she has now opened up about the process, teasing a small tidbit about a new character.

'Warcraft' May Go Up Against 'Star Wars: Episode 7' in December 2015

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by Damon Houx October 01, 2013 05:30 PM
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'Warcraft' is looking to join the fray of 2015's big movies, and has announced a release date of December 18, 2015.That's a bold move as 'Star Wars: Episode 7' has yet to announce their release date yet, but word was that the film was eying a December launch. Might there be a release date war for December 2015 already?

'Star Wars: Episode 7' -- Original Chewbacca Intends to Pursue a Reprisal

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by Nick Romano September 24, 2013 09:45 AM
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Original Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew seemed unlikely to reprise his role in the upcoming 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' given that he only recently underwent double knee-replacement surgery and needs ample time to recuperate. However, the actor is not only hellbent on walking again in a timely fashion, but to also bring back our favorite Wookiee.

'Star Wars: Episode 7' Director J.J. Abrams Opens Up About the New Film

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by Nick Romano September 20, 2013 10:19 AM
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Although fans weren't in as quite an uproar when J.J. Abrams was announced to director 'Star Wars: Episode 7' as, say, when a certain 'Daredevil' took on The Dark Knight, but there was a pocket of die hards doubting whether the 'Star Trek' helmer could carry the next chapter of 'Star Wars.' For those still questioning his abilities, Abrams recently opened up about the next installment.

'Star Wars: Episode 7': Michael B. Jordan and David Oyelowo Looking to Join?

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by Nick Romano September 20, 2013 08:11 AM
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Lucasfilm seems content with leaving us completely in the dark side when it comes to 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' refraining from announcing any castings. However, they haven't stopped the rumors and reports from leaking out as to which stars are looking to join the franchise. Following a report that 'The Host' star Saoirse Ronan was looking to join the new trilogy, the latest word on the street is that two more major stars are wanting in.

'Star Wars: Episode 7' Rumor Patrol: Saoirse Ronan Might Be a Sith and Benedict Cumberbatch is Not Out

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by Damon Houx September 18, 2013 10:37 PM
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Though we're still months away from production, rumors about who's in 'Star Wars: Episode 7' are likely to persist until the movie screens for audiences. The latest round of rumoring is that Saoirse Ronan is up for a role, and that -- contrary to the denials -- Benedict Cumberbatch is very much in the new trilogy.

'Star Wars: Episode 7' -- Jonathan Rhys Meyers Denies Rumors, Mark Hamill Starts Training

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by Nick Romano September 16, 2013 08:32 AM
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Lucasfilm and Disney will soon kick off production on 'Star Wars: Episode 7' for release in 2015. Original players Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fischer (Princess Leia) and Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker) are all, without official announcements, reportedly reprising their roles for the affair, but who are some of the new stars taking on this new trilogy? One person it seems it's not is NBC's new 'Dracula,' Jonathan Rhys Meyers.

J.J. Abrams Says the 'Star Trek' Video Game Was a Huge Disappointment and Hurt the Movie

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by Mike Sampson September 13, 2013 09:22 AM
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We, as fans, can admit that the 'Star Trek' video game released this summer, pretty much sucked. Critics were also not kind, with IGN saying "there isn't a scrap of imagination or originality in this whole thing, and it's a flat-out waste of the source material."
In general, video games based on movies are not very good, and while fans and critics may admit that, you traditionally don't ever hear the director of the movie bashing the video game adaptation. But, J.J. Abrams has come out and said he was "emotionally hurt" by how terrible the 'Star Trek' game was and believes that it's quality (or lack thereof) hurt his movie too.

'Star Wars: Episode 7' Likely to Feature the Return of the Millennium Falcon

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by Damon Houx September 11, 2013 06:34 PM
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If we feel a little mixed about 'Star Wars: Episode 7' bringing back Harrison Ford's Han Solo, or Carrie Fisher's Princess Leia, it's only because seeing the passage of time on the actors might be distracting. But the original 'Star Wars' trilogy's ships and technology are ageless, so it's exciting the latest rumor is that the Millennium Falcon will be a part of the new films.