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Has 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Cast the Star of 'Transformers 4'?

by Mike Sampson February 18, 2014 @ 7:37 AM
Paramount Pictures
'Star Wars: Episode 7' is scheduled to begin filming in May (just about two-and-a-half months from now), so you'd think casting announcements are imminent. So far, we've heard precious little information about who will actually be starring in the new 'Star Wars' films (aside from Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford and others from the original trilogy), but is that about to change? The latest rumor has it that the star of one of this year's biggest movies - 'Transformers 4' - will be the star of one of next year's biggest movies, 'Star Wars: Episode 7'.

Gary Oldman Says "They've Called" Him About a Role in 'Star Wars: Episode 7'

by Mike Sampson February 6, 2014 @ 8:22 AM
Warner Bros.
In addition to an Oscar-nominated career, Gary Oldman has also had an impressive run in movie franchises of late. From 'Harry Potter' to 'The Dark Knight' to 'Planet of the Apes,' Oldman is turning into the new Samuel L. Jackson. The only thing he's missing is a role in the biggest franchise in the world: 'Star Wars'. But, it turns out he might not be missing that for very long.

'Star Wars: Episode 7' Script Complete, Says J.J. Abrams

by Britt Hayes January 20, 2014 @ 9:10 AM
Finally, after months of development, J.J. Abrams has confirmed that he's ready to move on to the next stage: this weekend at the Television Critics Association, the director confirmed that the script has been completed for 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' and that the production is now in "deep prep" on the upcoming film, which is scheduled for a December, 2015 release. Well that's a relief.

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

by Britt Hayes January 12, 2014 @ 4:07 AM
Getty Images
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

by Damon Houx January 10, 2014 @ 5:46 PM
AMC, Lucasfilm
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

by Britt Hayes November 29, 2013 @ 1:23 PM
20th Century Fox
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

by Britt Hayes November 25, 2013 @ 2:29 PM
20th Century Fox
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?

by Nick Romano November 21, 2013 @ 8:30 AM
Getty Images/BBC
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'!

by Mike Sampson November 20, 2013 @ 2:11 PM
Telltale Games
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

by Nick Romano November 19, 2013 @ 2:41 PM
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.