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'Fantastic Four' Director Josh Trank to Helm His Own 'Star Wars' Spinoff Movie

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by Nick Romano June 4, 2014 @ 11:09 AM
This is turning into a massive week for 'Star Wars'! Just days after a slew of photos leaked from the set of 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' and Lucasfilm announced two new major additions to the film's cast, it was announced Wednesday that Josh Trank, the man behind 'Chronicle' and the forthcoming 'Fantastic Four' reboot is set to helm his own 'Star Wars' spinoff movie.

J.J. Abrams From the 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Set: "I Wish People Would Stop Leaking Photos"

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by Mike Sampson June 4, 2014 @ 10:23 AM
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This week has seen over 50 images leak from the 'Star Wars: Episode 7' set showing off new creatures, the Tatooine set and confirming the existence of the Millennium Falcom. This is all highly unusual for a J.J. Abrams movie, where he likes to keep things as secretive as possible and, today, Abrams responded to the many leaks on Twitter with a note from the set.

'Star Wars' Nerdgasm Choir Grunts Their Praises on 'Conan'

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by Kate Erbland June 4, 2014 @ 10:08 AM
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You may have heard that they are making a new 'Star Wars' film -- actually, they're making a whole mess of new 'Star Wars' films, but you get the drift. Even if you're well aware of the production, you probably don't react to any bit of news about the film in the same way as Conan O'Brien's all-grunting, all-groaning 'Star Wars' Nerdgasm Choir, making their debut on last night's 'Conan.'

The Rise of Gwendoline Christie: Why We Love the New Addition to 'Star Wars 7'

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by Britt Hayes June 3, 2014 @ 12:57 PM
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When news broke yesterday morning that Gwendoline Christie joined the cast of 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' there really couldn't be anything cooler (except that maybe also Lupita Nyong'o is joining her; #TrueDetectiveSeason2). Best known for her role as badass Brienne of Tarth on 'Game of Thrones,' Christie also recently joined the cast of 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' films. 'Star Wars,' 'Game of Thrones,' and 'The Hunger Games'?! She's dominating our favorite franchises and quickly becoming one of our new favorites, thanks to her commitment to playing strong women.

'Star Wars: Episode 7' Adds Oscar-Winner Lupita Nyong'o and 'Game of Thrones' Star Gwendoline Christie

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by Nick Romano June 2, 2014 @ 11:13 AM
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Remember how, back when 'Star Wars: Episode 7' announced its primary cast members, one of the primary complaints was how few female roles there were. We soon learned that casting wasn't technically over yet, and now all the haters can eat their words as Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o and 'Game of Thrones' favorite Gwendoline Christie have been added to the cast.

Read J.J. Abrams' Heartfelt Note to the 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Cast and Crew as Filming Begins

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by Mike Sampson May 19, 2014 @ 9:28 AM
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Director J.J. Abrams and the cast and crew of 'Star Wars: Episode 7' have an uphill battle ahead of them as they launch the new trilogy in the 'Star Wars' franchise. How do you motivate your team when you're embarking on one of the biggest and riskiest cinematic ventures in recent history? Well, as filming began on Friday, J.J. Abrams wrote a note to inspire everyone working on the film (and, it might just get 'Star Wars' fans excited too).